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Sylmar Earthquake photograph collection
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  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: 1971 Sylmar Earthquake collection of photographs
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.0143
    Physical Description: 1 unknown (1 oversize box)
    Date: 1971
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in English.

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of Photographs from the 1971 Sylmar Earthquake (Collection 143). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Manuscripts Division staff, December 1992.
    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.
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    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 9942328413606533 

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains photographs and scrapbooks documenting the effects of the 1971 earthquake on the Sylmar, California area. Photographs include Olive View Hospital, Foothill Medical Center and Nursing Home, Indian Hill Medical Center, Pacoima Lutheran Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Veterans Hospital, Van Norman Dam, Jensen Filtration Plant, Sylmar Converter Station, Boys Market, Howard Johnson's, Holiday Inn, North Oaks Shopping Center, Panorama Towers, schools, and freeway and railroad damage.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Earthquakes -- California -- San Fernando Valley -- Photographs.