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Firefighting reference collection, 1933-2018
MVC065  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • Biographical / Historical
  • Scope and Contents
  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Contributing Institution: Museum of Ventura County
    Title: Firefighting reference collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MVC065
    Physical Description: 1.28 Cubic Feet (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): 1933-2018
    Abstract: This is an artificial, rapid response collection put together by staff while researching firefighting within the county following the Thomas Fire in 2017. Items include reports, plans, and other publications from the Ventura County Fire Department and other fire departments within the county. There are also some indexes for researchers interested in other resources on the topic.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site and advance notice required for timely retrieval. Please contact the Research Library reference desk prior to your visit.
    Language of Material: English .

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Open for research. All requests to access materials must be made in advance by contacting the Research Library staff via email: library@venturamuseum.org

    Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the Museum of Ventura County. Literary rights, including copyright, have not been determined. Contact the Research Library for further information: library@venturamuseum.org

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Firefighting reference collection, (Collection MVC065), Museum of Ventura County, Research Library, Ventura, California.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Staff; Rapid Response collecting, 2018.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Krystell Jimenez, 2018.

    Biographical / Historical

    This is an artificial collection put together by staff while researching on firefighting within the county following the Thomas Fire in 2017. Some of the items were collected in the immediate aftermath of the fire.

    Scope and Contents

    Items include reports, plans, and other publications from the Ventura County Fire Department and other fire departments within the county. There are also some indexes for researchers interested in other resources on the topic. The Ventura Strong items and the handouts on housing resources were collected by staff following the Thomas Fire. The letter from Patricia Clark Doerner was sent to the Research Library and recounts her personal experience of surviving the fire.

    Organization and Arrangement

    This collection has been arranged at the folder level. Folders are in alphabetical and then chronological order.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Ventura County (Calif.) Fire Department
    Ventura (Calif.). Fire Department
    Forest fires -- Prevention and control
    Fire fighters
    Wildfire fighters