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

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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 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 Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging 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.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

This collection was transferred to the UCLA Library Special Collections from the UCLA Water Resources Center Archives in 1991.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Albert F. Bush Papers (Collection 1680). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4230432 

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.


Container List

Boxes 1, 5-6, 23-24, 29

Air pollution.

Note

See boxes 25-28.
Box 7

Air pollution sub projects.

Boxes 2-3, 14-16, 18, 22

Water reclamation.

Box 3

Waste water treatment.

Boxes 20-21

UCLA water reclamation, lab water reclamation.

Box 23

Water reclamation and algae project.

Box 24

Waste water reclamation.

Box 2

Fires.

Boxes 8-11, 14, 24

Fire research.

Note

See boxes 25-28.
Box 3

Course material Engineering 132.

Box 5

Notebook for Engineering 132.

Box 3

Miscellaneous material from other courses.

Box 4

Notebook - lecture notes and other materials.

Boxes 5-6, 8

Water resources.

Box 23

Unidentified water resource papers.

Box 7

Sea water allocation of funds.

Box 12

Incinerators.

Boxes 13, 18

Hyperion treatment plant.

Boxes 17, 24

Algae.

Box 23

Water reclamation and algae project.

Box 17

Saline water.

Boxes 18, 24

Sea water.

Box 19

Water recharge barriers.

Box 22

Sewage treatment.

Box 23

CUT UP report.

Boxes 25-28

Photographs and notes - bacteria, air pollution, fire research, water pollution, incineration.

Box 29

Electron microscopy.

Box 30

Department of Engineering.

Box 30

School of Public Health - miscellaneous items.

Boxes 30, 32

Course material - Engineering 184D.

Box 31

Engineering 184D field trip.

Box 32

Engineering 184D field trip reports.

Box 31

Field trip reports. 1974-1976