Guide to the Loma Prieta earthquake collection

Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives. Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
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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 inEnglish.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

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

Stanford University--Buildings.
Earthquakes --California --Personal narratives.
Earthquakes--California--Loma Prieta Region.
Photoprints.


Collection Contents

 

Records

Box 1, Folder 1

Press releases from the Stanford University News Service, 1989-1991

Box 1, Folder 2

Notices, newsletters, news articles with related photographs

Box 1, Folder 3

Personal accounts A-K

Box 1, Folder 4

Personal accounts L-Z

Box 1, Folder 5

Photographs by Linda Long of interior and exterior damage to Stanford buildings,

Box 1, Folder 6

Photographs of interior and exterior damage: b/w contact sheets by Visual Arts Services and color negatives of photos by Phil Leighton

Box 1, Folder 7

Photos of Math/CS library and university libraries in general

Box 1, Folder 8

Photos, Special Collections department

Box 1, Folder 9

Photos, Stanford Housing Center

Box 1, Folder 10

Photos, miscellaneous negatives

Box 1, Folder 11

Letter to parents, alumni and friends from Donald Kennedy, Dec. 1, 1989

 

Newspapers

Box 2

Wall Street Journal, Oct. 19, 1989

Box 2

San Jose Mercury News, Morning Final, Oct. 18, 1989

Box 2

San Jose Mercury News, Oct. 19, 1989

Box 2

San Francisco Chronicle, Extra, Oct. 18, 1989

Box 2

San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 19, 1989

Box 2

San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 20, 1989

Box 2

Los Angeles Times, Special Report, Oct. 20, 1989

Box 2

[Stanford] Campus Report, Oct. 18 and Oct. 19, 1989

Box 2

"CLASS Forum," Winter 1990 [Cooperative Library Agency for Systems and Services – includes image from SUL interior damage]

Box 3

Slides