Archives Center, National Museum of American History

William E. Dean Papers

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0230
Creators:
Dean, W.E., Mrs.
Dean, William E., Jr., -1965 (civil engineer)
Dates:
1949-1965
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.3 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
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.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
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.

Administration
Author
Don Darroch
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Mrs. W. E. Dean.
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (now Division of Work and Industry), 8/7/86.
Processing Information
Collection processed by Don Darroch, 1986

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
William E. Dean Papers, ca. 1949-1965, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Mrs. W. E. Dean.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Civil engineering Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 1930-1950 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Civil engineers Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bridges Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mechanical engineering Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- 20th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Florida Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prestressed concrete Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Specifications Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu