The Government Information Center collects federal, state and local government documents about the Loma Prieta earthquake and other seismic topics. Many of the items listed below are digitized from paper originals in the collections of the Government Information Center.
**Digitization is ongoing. Please check back for additions to the collection.
Reports by City & County of San Francisco Government Agencies
Reports by Regional Agencies
Reports by State of California Government Agencies
Department of Housing and Community Development : poor administration of certain aspects of the California Natural Disaster Assistance Program for Loma Prieta earthquake victims could result in inappropriate loan forgiveness. (2001)
**Report of the Seismic Safety Commission to Governor George Deukmejian in response to executive order D-86-90. (1990)
Reports by the United States Government Agencies
Guidelines to strengthen and retrofit your home before the next earthquake / adopted by the Washington Military Department, Emergency Management Division and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (2001)
In the interest of earthquake safety : findings and conclusions / by members of the Task Force on Earthquake Hazard Reduction, Office of Science and Technology, Executive Office of the President (1971)
Loma Prieta response : five years later : a follow-up survey to the summary and analysis of hazardous materials response and recovery operations following the Loma Prieta earthquake of October 17, 1989 (1994)
The Loma Prieta Earthquake : lessons learned : hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, December 4, 1989.
USGS Professional Papers
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) created a series of Professional Papers on the Loma Prieta earthquake. These papers were published from 1989 to 2004. The digitized versions are hosted on the USGS webpage. Paper copies are available in the Government Information Center.