Collection ARC6600 - Robert Bradford Browne Collection, 1923-1987

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ARC6600

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Robert Bradford Browne Collection, 1923-1987

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Robert Bradford Browne was a Coconut Grove architect noted for his distinctive designs of tropical homes and buildings.
Born in Jacksonville, Florida in 1922. He graduated from The University of Florida School of Architecture, and moved to Miami in 1952.
Browne served as chief architect and coordinator of the Inter-American Cultural Trade Center (Interama) project in the 1960s. He died in Miami in 1987.
Browne is listed in the AIA Historical Directory of American Architects (ahd1005515)

http://public.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki/Wiki%20Pages/ahd1005515.aspx

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Robert Bradford Browne was a Coconut Grove architect noted for his distinctive designs of tropical homes and buildings.
Born in Jacksonville, he graduated from The University of Florida School of Architecture, and moved to Miami in 1952.
Browne served as chief architect and coordinator of the Inter-American Cultural Trade Center (Interama) project in the 1960s.

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This collection is open for research.

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Archival materials are accessible for room use only in the architecture Library Monday through Friday between the hours of 10AM and 4PM.

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This collection was considered part of the Visual Resources Collections at the School of Architecture.  The VR collections were systematically weeded between 2008-2009, the process by which original photography was identified and kept, and the removal of copy-stand images from books and some commercial slides,  The Robert Bradford Browne slide collection was kept on-site at the Architecture Library for further processing.

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Gift of Sally Ann Browne

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Robert Bradford Browne architectural records, 1960-1965, History Miami Research Center 00/2008355

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