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William E. Dean Papers, 1949-1965

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Author:
Dean, William E Jr. civil engineer -1965
Donor:
Dean, W.E. Mrs
Physical description:
0.3 cu. ft
1 box
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Technical papers
Specifications
Correspondence
Place:
Florida
Date:
1949
1949-1965
20th century
1930-1950
Notes:
Dean, a native of Florida, graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in civil engineering. In 30 years of service with Florida State Highway Department, he became noted as a pioneer in the design and use of pre-stressed concrete members in highway bridges. He died in 1965 at age 56.
Summary:
Dean's technical papers on pre-stressed concrete bridge construction, standard specifications on such bridges, photographs of bridges and promotional brochures on concrete use; also, biographical material, including an obituary.
Cite as:
William E. Dean Papers, ca. 1949-1965, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Mrs. W. E. Dean
Topic:
Civil engineers
Civil engineering
Bridges
Prestressed concrete
Mechanical engineering
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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