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Finding Aid for the Irvin T. Bush Papers, 1883-1897
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Irvin T. Bush Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1883-1897
    Collection number: 401
    Creator: Bush, Irvin
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Irvin T. Bush (1850-1897) performed in vaudeville productions on both the East and West Coast. The collection consists of theatrical ephemera related to Bush's career as a writer, actor, and female impersonator.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Library Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Irvin T. Bush Papers (Collection 401). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709534 


    Bush was born ca. 1850 in Massachusetts; he performed in various local vaudeville productions on both the East and West Coast; managed Club Theatre in Los Angeles; died November 28, 1897.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of theatrical ephemera related to Bush's career as a writer, actor, and female impersonator. Includes a theatrical scrapbook, route books, photographs, sheet music, and part of a costume. Sheet music is in the oversize box.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Bush, Irvin--Archives.
    Female impersonators--United States--Archival resources.
    Actors--United States--Archival resources.
    Song sheets.