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

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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

Collection number: 401

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of 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
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
George Chacon, 1972
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, May 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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. Department of 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, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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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 Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of 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). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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.
Vaudeville.
Actors--United States--Archival resources.
Song sheets.


Container List

 

Irvin T. Bush Collection of Theatrical Ephemera. [v.p., ca. 1883- ]

Creator/Collector: Bush, Irvin T., 1850(?)-1897
Physical Description: (1 box and 1 oversize box)

Scope and Content Note

Contains a theatrical scrapbook, route books, photographs and part of a costume. Bush was a writer, actor, and female impersonator. An oversize package contains manuscript music used by Bush.