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Guide to the Loma Prieta earthquake collection
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0566
    Creator: Stanford University
    Title: Loma Prieta earthquake collection
    Dates: 1989-1990
    Physical Description: 1.75 Linear feet
    Summary: This collection of various materials concerning the effect of the October 17, 1989, earthquake includes press releases from the Stanford University News Service, photographs of interior and exterior damage to Stanford buildings, slides (approx. 180) of damage to and repairs done at the museum, personal accounts from university staff and students, miscellaneous university newsletters with quake-related stories, and special editions of assorted newspapers.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Loma Prieta Earthquake Collection (SC0566). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Description of the Collection

    This collection of various materials concerning the effect of the October 17, 1989, earthquake includes press releases from the Stanford University News Service, photographs of interior and exterior damage to Stanford buildings, slides (approx. 180) of damage to and repairs done at the museum, personal accounts from university staff and students, miscellaneous university newsletters with quake-related stories, and special editions of assorted newspapers.

    Access Terms

    Earthquakes --California --Personal narratives.
    Earthquakes--California--Loma Prieta Region.
    Photoprints.