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Finding Aid for the Albert F. Bush Papers, ca. 1930-1976
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
32 boxes (16 linear ft.)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
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.