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American Architects Directories:
Biographical listing in 1962 American Architects Directory
Biographical listing in 1970 American Architects Directory
Biographical information:
Contributed by NCSU Libraries Special Collections Research Center:
C. Frank (Cicero Franklin) Branan was born in 1922, and he grew up in Sanford, Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida in 1942. He practiced architecture in Daytona Beach, Florida, before relocating to Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1955 when he joined the architectural firm of William H. Deitrick (later Guy Crampton and Associates). Branan later became consulting architect for the State of North Carolina in the Office of Historic Preservation, retiring in 1990. He passed away in 2004.


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NCSU Libraries Special Collections Research Center
MC 00079 C. Frank Branan Architectural Drawings, 1924 - 1976
This collection contains architectural drawings created or received by C. Frank Branan. Included are blue prints and tracings. Buildings represented include residences designed by Branan and located in Florida and North Carolina. The collection also contains plans for some buildings designed by other architects, such Crampton and Deitrick, for whom Branan once worked. While the materials span the time period 1924 - 1976, most documents date from 1949 - 1968.
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