Scrapbook, 1909 -- 1915

This series is part of Vannevar Bush Papers, 1909 -- 1988

Series Overview

Title: Scrapbook
Dates: 1909 -- 1915
Call Number: MS169.002
Size: 1.2 Linear Feet
Language(s): English.  


This series contains Vannevar Bush's scrapbook. It contains a collection of photographs, dance books, event programs, newspaper clippings, notes and other objects documenting his student years from 1909-1913, as well as his early professional years from 1914-1915. Included are cigar wrappers, a small watercolor painting, a fishing sinker, and two small silk pillows, along with a small collection of postcards and holiday greeting cards and a collection of signatures from Bush's friends and colleagues. This book provides documentation of student life at Tufts in the early 20th century, providing background on student interests and activities, Tufts-related events, and social interactions.


This series contains one object.

Access and Use

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Detailed Contents List

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Vannevar Bush's Tufts Scrapbook 1909 -- 1915

This box contains Vannevar Bush's scrapbook documenting his years as a student at Tufts University. The scrapbook contains programs from Tufts events, dance books, cigar wrappers, notes, invitations, football scorecards, ticket stubs and photographs from 1909-1915. Materials in the book include photographs, leather-bound books, silk pillows and ribbons, postcards, watercolor sketches, pencil sketches, postcards, and a fishing sinker.
Location: 39090015515147y
Item ID: MS169.002.002.00001
Type: Item
Access: Open for research.
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