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U.S. President George H.W. Bush Campus Visit Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: U.S. President George H.W. Bush Campus Visit CollectionAdd to your cart.

ID: WUA/01/wua00155

Primary Creator: University Archives - Washington University in St. Louis

Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of two boxes of memorabilia from the visit of President George Bush to Washington University.  The first box contains photo albums, press kits, videotapes and manuscript materials.  The second box contains photographs.

Collection Historical Note

On February 17, 1989, President George Bush came to Washington University.  Mr. Bush was the first president ever to visit Washington University while in office.  While at the university, President Bush gave a major public address on student volunteerism and attended a luncheon in Umrath Hall lounge with a group of students and individuals who have worked in or had been supported by volunteer activities at Washington University.

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: Accurals are interfiled with collection.

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method: This material was donated to the University Archives.

Preferred Citation: [Item description]. From the [collection title, series, box, folder]. University Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Processing Information: Processed by Sarah Pabarcus in January 2006. Updated by Sarah Schnuriger in Summer 2016.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Hannah Barg in August 2012. Updated by Sarah Schnuriger in Summer 2016.


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Folder 1: Photo Album:  "The Visit of President George Bush to Washington University" 8x10 color prints showing the Field House, President Bush, student and university speakers, and the luncheon which followed the address. (2 copies)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Photo Album: photographs showing President Bush, student and university speakers, the luncheon which followed the address, transportation, and Air Force One. (2 copies)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Videotapes (3/4" U-MATIC) of Bush's address (2 copies)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Copy of February 16, 1989 Washington University Record -- Bush's appearance is the lead story.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Folder containing letter from Chancellor Danforth and President Bush's reply; and information about student groups at Washington University.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Folder containing the transcript of President Bush's remarks, issued by the White House Press Secretary (7 copies), the president's schedule, a Student Life article about the visit, a copy of Computing at Washington University with the article "George Bush, Student IDs and Magnetic Strips", a photo of President Bush, and a diagram of the Field House set-up.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Press kit, prepared for the media by W.U. Public Affairs Office -- includes campus information, press releases, and samples of tickets. (3 copies)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Advance kit, prepared by W.U. Public Affairs Office for President Bush's White House advance team, February 12, 1989. Includes campus information and b&w photos of the Field House.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Photos: 8x10 photos documenting President George H.W. Bush's visit to Washington University, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Admission ticket (5 copies)Add to your cart.


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