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Sonoma County Office of Emergency Services records, 1981-2004
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Scope and Contents
  • Access Terms
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Sonoma County Office of Emergency Services records,
    Date (inclusive): 1981-2004
    Identification: SCG.00066
    Creator: Sonoma County (Calif.). Office of Emergency Services
    Physical Description: 32 boxes
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Sonoma County Library Archives
    c/o Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library, Sonoma County Library
    725 Third Street
    Santa Rosa, CA,
    Abstract: This collection contains records of the Office of Emergency Services, covering the Emergency Management Division, Hazardous Waste Division, Emergency Planning Division and Fire Services. Includes files relating to natural disasters occuring in Sonoma County.

    Scope and Contents

    Files documenting all aspects of actual disasters which occur in Sonoma County. Directives with permanent reference value which establish or revise policy, procedures, standards and plans.

    Arrangement of the collection

    Organized into four series and eight subseries:
    1. Emergency Management Division, 1986-1996
      • 1.01. Policies, procedures, standards and plans (CAAR-0400), 1986-1994
      • 1.02. Sonoma County disaster files (SEM-050), 1995
    2. Hazardous Materials Division, 1988-2004
      • 2.01. Hazardous materials files (SHM-030), 1986-2004
      • 2.02. Hazardous materials incident reports (ESHM-0040), 1996-1997
    3. Emergency Planning Division, 1982-1994
      • 3.01. Incident reports (GSES-0040), 1982-1994
      • 3.02. Policies, procedures, standards and plans, disaster plan -- cities (CAAR-0400), 1981-1994
      • 3.03. Sonoma County disasters (GSES-0120), 1982-1994
    4. Fire Services, 1987-1994(?)
      • 4.01. Occupancy files and plan files, 1987-1994(?)

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Topical Terms:

    Disasters--California--Sonoma County
    Emergency management--California--Sonoma County
    Floods--California--Sonoma County
    Hazardous substances--California--Sonoma County
    Buildings--California--Sonoma County

    Genre and Format Terms

    Plans (reports)
    Official reports
    County government records
    Archival materials

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Conditions Governing Access:

    Materials stored offsite, but collection is open to research. In many cases, further details on individual volumes can be found by calling staff at the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library. To view these materials, please call staff at 707 308-3212 to request they be brought from the Archives to the Library

    Conditions of Use

    Collection does not circulate and may be photocopied or photographed by arrangement only.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the Sonoma County Library. The Sonoma County Library has made this collection available and believes that the collection is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Collection may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Preferred credit line is: Courtesy, the Sonoma County Library. Please see additional reproduction and reuse information at https://sonomalibrary.org/locations/sonoma-county-history-and-genealogy-library/order-photo

    Preferred Citation:

    Sonoma County Office of Emergency Services records, 1981-2004. SCG.00066, Sonoma County Archives, Sonoma County Library, Rohnert Park, California.