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Frank Baron Papers
BANC MSS 2003/244 c  
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Description
The Frank Baron Papers, 1886-1994, comprises records of Baron's accomplishments as student, professor, researcher, and structural engineer. It consists of student notebooks, lecture materials, writings (published and unpublished), consulting reports, notes, calculations, correspondence, materials documenting Baron's involvement on academic and professional committees, and research files. Occasional blueprints, maps, slides, and photographs are also included.
Background
Francis (Frank) Martin Baron, born July 7, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, served as professor of civil engineering at University of California, Berkeley and held an international reputation as a an expert in the fields of bridge and roof-structure design, and seismic and wind analysis. He was twice the recipient of the prized Leon S. Moisseiff Award issued annually by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and among his manifold professional affiliations, served as chairman of the US Council of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering.
Extent
Number of containers: 15 cartons, 2 oversize folders Linear feet: 18.75
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.