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DISASTERS BIBLIOGRAPHY

California Preservation Foundation Publications

Eichenfield, Jeff.  20 Tools That Protect Historic Resources after an Earthquake: Lessons learned from the Northridge Earthquake, California Preservation Foundation, 1996.

Harthorn, Roy W. CBO. Temporary Shoring & Stabilization of Earthquake Damaged Historic Buildings, California Building Officials, Santa Barbara, 1998.

Kariotis, John, Krakower, Mike, and Roselund, Nels. The Engineer’s View, Loma Prieta: Historic Buildings, Earthquake Damage & Seismic Strengthening, California Preservation Foundation, 1991.

M2A Milofsky and Michali Architects, Krakower and Associates, and the Roselund Engineering Company. Earthquake-Damaged Historic Chimneys: A Guide to the Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Chimneys, Historic Preservation Partners for Earthquake Response, July 1995.

Swartley, Paige J. Model Ordinance: Post-Disaster Alteration, Repair, Restoration, Reconstruction and Demolition of Historic and Cultural Resources, California Preservation Foundation.


California Seismic Safety Commission, Commercial Property Owner’s Guide to Earthquake Safety, 2006 Edition, Sacramento.

California Seismic Safety Commission, Homeowner’s Guide to Earthquake Safety, 2005 Edition, Sacramento.

California Seismic Safety Commission, Status of the Unreinforced Masonry Building Law; 2003 Report to the Legislature, SSC 2003-3, Sacramento.

Disaster Management Programs for Historic Sites, ed. by Spennemann, Dirk H.R. and Look, David W., Association for Preservation Technology, Western Chapter, San Francisco, USA, U.S. National Park Service and The Johnstone Centre, Charles Sturt University, Albury, Australia, 1998.

FEMA, Heritage Preservation, and National Endowment for the Arts, Before and After Disasters; Federal Funding for Cultural Institutions, FEMA 533, September 2005.

Federal Emergency Management Agency Region 1, Safeguarding Your Historic Site: Basic Preparedness and Recovery Measures for Natural Disasters, Boston, n.d. (Provides summary outline before a disaster strikes, during a disaster, and after a disaster - preventive measures,)

FEMA, Integrating Historic Property and Cultural Resource Considerations Into Hazard Mitigation Planning; State and Local Mitigation Planning How-To Guide, FEMA 386-6, May 2005.

Merritt, John F., History at Risk.  Loma Prieta: Seismic Safety & Historic Buildings, California Preservation Foundation, 1990.

Minnesota Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office, Thinking About the Unthinkable: A Disaster Plan For Historic Properties in Minnesota, prepared by Claybaugh Preservation Architecture, Inc., September 1999.

National Park Service, Cultural Resource Management, Cultural Resource Protection and Emergency Preparedness, Volume 24, No. 8, 2001. (downloadable)

National Park Service, Cultural Resource Management, Disaster Management, Volume 23, No. 6, 2000. (downloadable)

Nelson, Carl L., Protecting the Past from Natural Disasters, The Preservation Press, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1991.

Treatment of Flood-Damaged Older and Historic Building,” Information Booklet 81, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1993.

Utah Division of State History, Bracing for the Big One (downloadable)



Articles and Videos of Interest

Greensburg aims for a platinum shade of green (reconstruction of town destroyed by tornado on May 4, 2007)

Traditional Building On-Line – April 2006 – Picking up the Pieces: New Orleans and Gulf Coast

Historic Henry Miller Library Saved from Big Sur Fire (YOUTUBE video)