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Finding Aid for the Albert F. Bush Papers, ca. 1930-1976
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Albert F. Bush Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1930-1976
    Collection number: 1680
    Creator: Bush, Albert F.
    Extent: 32 boxes (16 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Albert Francis Bush (1916-1976) joined the faculty of UCLA's College of Engineering in 1949, taught in the UCLA Public Health Department, and served for 14 years on the Board of Directors of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. He was also active in the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Public Health Association, American Society for Engineering Education, American Industrial Hygiene Association, and Water Pollution Control Federation. The collection consists of Bush's research notes, course materials, and photographs documenting his many areas of interest, research, and publications.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Biography

    Albert Francis Bush was born January 20, 1916 in Boise, Idaho; as a high school student and college undergraduate, worked with Topographic Mapping Division of U.S. Geographical Survey in Idaho and Montana; in 1940 received BA in civil engineering from Stanford University, and joined Pacific Board of Fire Underwriters in Los Angeles; from 1941-43, he worked for the firm of Leeds, Hill, Barnard and Jewett, and for the U.S. War Department; from 1943-49 was industrial hygiene engineer for the California Department of Public Health; MS in Public Health Engineering from Harvard University in 1947; joined faculty of UCLA College of Engineering in 1949, becoming full professor in 1960; also taught in the UCLA Public Health Department; active in American Society of Civil Engineers, American Public Health Association, American Society for Engineering Education, American Industrial Hygiene Association, and Water Pollution Control Federation; served for 14 years on Board of Directors of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California; died August 29, 1976 in Idaho.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of research notes, course materials, and photographs of UCLA Professor Albert F. Bush of the Engineering and Public Health departments. Documents Bush's many areas of interest, research, and publications.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Bush, Albert F.--Archives.
    University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Engineering--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Civil engineers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
    Water-supply engineering--Research.