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Guide to the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Collection
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0206
    Creator: Smith, Willet.
    Title: San Francisco earthquake and fire collection
    Dates: 1906-1979
    Physical Description: 1 Linear feet (6 boxes)
    Summary: Eyewitness accounts of the 1906 earthquake at Stanford; eyewitness account of earthquake damage to the Stanford and Hopkins houses in San Francisco; and magazine and newspaper accounts of the earthquake and its aftermath.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.

    Ownership & Copyright

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Cite As

    [identification of item], San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Collection (SC0216), Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection includes eyewitness accounts of the 1906 earthquake at Stanford; and eyewitness account of earthquake damage to the Stanford and Hopkins houses in San Francisco by Ah Wing, employee of the Stanford family (in Chinese with an English translation). Also included are magazine and newspaper accounts of the earthquake and its aftermath; and a 1908 map of San Francisco showing reconstruction of the city.

    Access Terms

    Beymer, Jeannette Hayward
    Bishop, Beryl Boewell
    Burr, Myron Carlos, 1884-1977
    Clark, George A.
    Evans-Wentz, W. Y. (Walter Yeeling), 1878-1965
    Franklin, E. C.
    James, William, Mrs.
    Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
    Klauber, Laurence Monroe, 1883-1968
    Marx, Charles David, 1858-1940
    Mosher, Clelia Duel, 1863-1940
    Otto Gerdes Fund.
    Smith, Edgar C.
    Smith, Ernst Nathaniel
    Stanford University--Earthquake, 1906.
    Stansky, Leo
    Treat, Payson J. (Payson Jackson), 1879-1972
    Wing, Ah
    San Francisco (Calif.)--Earthquake and fire, 1906.