Scope and Content
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.
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.
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.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Bush, Albert F.--Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Engineering--Faculty--Archival resources.
Civil engineers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.