Finding Aid for the Henry J. Bruman papers, 1913-1989

Processed by Clay Stalls and UCLA LSC Library staff, 1999; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library Special Collections
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry J. Bruman papers
Date (inclusive): 1913-1989
Collection number: 1665
Creator: Bruman, Henry J.
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Abstract: Henry John Bruman (1913- ) was a assistant and associate professor (1945-55), professor, and from 1957-61, chairman of the Department of Geography at UCLA. He specialized in cultural history and the geography of Latin America. The collection consists of photographs, ephemera, memorabilia and a list of his publications.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Language of the Material: Materials are in English.
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 UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.

Processing Note

Processed by Clay Stalls and UCLA LSC Library staff, 1999.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Henry J. Bruman papers (Collection Number 1665). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography/History

Henry John Bruman was born on March 25, 1913 in Berlin, Germany; AB, UCLA, 1935; Ph.D, UC Berkeley, 1940; assistant and associate professor (1945-55), afterwards professor, and from 1957-61, chairman of the Department of Geography, UCLA; specialized in cultural history and the geography of Latin America; publications include Aboriginal Drink Areas in New Spain (1940).

Scope and Content

Collection consists of materials of UCLA geography professor Henry Bruman used in an exhibit about him, including photographs, ephemera, and memorabilia. Includes photographs of Bruman's mountaineering activities, a list of his publications, a 1947 American Association for the Advancement of Science certificate, 1987 Bruman Map Library brochures, and his 1989 UCLA Alumni Award.

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Bruman, Henry J.--Archives.
University of California, Los Angeles--Dept. of Geography--Faculty--Archival resources.
Geography teachers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Material

Photographs.

Related Material

Henry J. Bruman Map Collection (1274). Administered by the Charles E. Young Research Library Collections, Research, and Instructional Services department (CRIS).
Selected digitized images from the Henry J. Bruman Map Collection (1274) are available through UCLA Library's Digital Collections  
Generous Teacher, Gracious Benefactor [oral history transcript] / Henry J. Bruman, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, c1989. Available at Library Special Collections, UCLA.

Container List

 

Research and Professional Activities

Box 1 , Folder 1

13 maps depicting 16th century Central Mexico: Relaciones geograficas 1940s.

Note

Copies; maps are rolled.
Box 2 , Folder 2

Correspondence, faculty biographies and curriculum vitae, essay on department's beginnings. 1962.

Note

Not originally in folder; Correspondence, essay n.d.
Box 2 , Folder 3

Correspondence, notes, photos, and receipts for textbook on South American geography; co-author Langdon White, of Stanford University. 1954-1961.

Note

Dates broken.
Box 2 , Folder 4

Notes, correspondence, and typewritten manuscript for chapter in textbook on Latin America. 1957-1958.

Box 2 , Folder 5

Correspondence re Bruman's conference talk at Luso-Brazilian Symposium at University of Wisconsin; transcript of radio talk for KNX based on this conference paper. 1960.

Box 2 , Folder 6

Report by University of Wisconsin geography professor Kirk Stone on High Latitude Fringes of Settlement for Office of Naval Research and for University of Wisconsin. 1960.

Physical Description: Mimeograph.

Note

Originally not in folder.
Box 2 , Folder 7

Correspondence re Bruman report for Department of Navy, Office of Naval Research. 1958.

Box 2 , Folder 8

Correspondence, receipts, articles, maps, publications re stay with expedition on Galapagos Islands. 1956-1961.

Physical Description: Clippings deteriorated.

Note

Dates broken.
Box 2 , Folder 9

Correspondence, program re Educators' Conference held by Du Pont company. 1958-1959.

Box 2 , Folder 11

Budgets, correspondence and notes re Bruman's work for Office of Naval Research. 1950-1952.

Box 2 , Folder 17

Personal notes of Bruman on holdings of books and manuscripts in such libraries as the Library of Congress. n.d.

 

Teaching

Box 2 , Folder 10

Bruman's notes, official paperwork and forms for graduate students under his direction. 1948-1976.

Note

Dates broken.
 

Geography Courses

Box 2 , Folder 1

Course handouts for Geography 1B and Geography 250. n.d.

Physical Description: Mimeographs.

Note

Not originally in folder.
Box 2 , Folder 12

Test questions. 1978.

Physical Description: Carbon copies.
Box 2 , Folder 13

Midterms and final examinations for various geography courses. 1951-1977.

Note

Dates broken.
Box 2 , Folder 14

Midterms and final examinations for various geography courses. 1951-1977.

Note

Dates broken.
Box 2 , Folder 15

Final examinations for Geography 122A, plus miscellaneous test questions. n.d.

Box 2 , Folder 16

Midterms and final examinations for various geography courses. 1952-1976.

Note

Dates broken.
Box 2 , Folder 18

Notes, article, and clipping for Geography 5 (course). n.d.

Physical Description: Clipping deteriorated.

Note

Clipping dated 1943; from New York Times.