Santa Cruz County History - Disasters & Calamities



Bibliography for the History of Floods on the San Lorenzo River in the City of Santa Cruz
by Daniel McMahon

California Disaster Office, The Big Flood — California 1955, 1956, California State Printing Office

Chase, John, The Sidewalk Companion to Santa Cruz Architecture, 1979, Paper Vision Press, Santa Cruz, Ca.

Clark, Donald T., Santa Cruz County Place Names, 1986, Santa Cruz Historical Society, Santa Cruz, Ca.

Coehen Torchiana, H. A. van, Story of the Mission Santa Cruz, 1933, Paul Elder and Co., San Francisco, Ca.

Copeland, Ronald R., San Lorenzo River Sedimentation Study, 1986, Department of the Army, Waterways Experimentation Station, Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg Mississippi.

Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army Engineer District, Report on the Floods of 4-6 January 1982 in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Areas, 1983, San Francisco, U.S. Army Engineer District.

Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, Department of the Army, Flood Plain Information — San Lorenzo River — Boulder Creek — Felton, 1973, San Francisco, Corps of Engineeers.

Gordon, Burton L., Monterey Bay Area: Natural History and Cultural Imprints, 1974, Dept. of Geology, San Francisco State University.

Koch, Margaret, Santa Cruz County — Parade of the Past, 1973, Western Tanager Press, Santa Cruz, Ca.

Lindsey, John L. (Editor), The Storm of '82, 1982, Santa Cruz Sentinel Publishers, Santa Cruz, Ca.

Lydon, Sandy, Chinese Gold — The Chinese in the Monterey Bay Area Region, 1985, Capitola Book Co., Capitola, Ca.

McMahon, Daniel, Flooding on the San Lorenzo River in Santa Cruz, 1992, a paper for Sandy Lydon's History 25B at Cabrillo College, Aptos, Ca.

Office of Watershed Management, Planning Department, County of Santa Cruz, San Lorenzo River Watershed Management Plan, 1979, Protected Waterways Program, Department of Fish and Game, Resources Agency, State of California.

Office of Watershed Management, Planning Department, County of Santa Cruz, San Lorenzo River Watershed Management Plan, Hydrology Technical Section, 1979, Protected Waterways Program, Department of Fish and Game, Resources Agency, State of California.

Rowland, Leon, Santa Cruz, the Early Years, 1980, Paper Vision Press, Santa Cruz, Ca.

Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce, San Lorenzo River Flood -- December 22, 1995, 1956, prepared by the Flood Control Committee of the S.C. Chamber of Commerce, Santa Cruz, Ca.

Santa Cruz, City of, The River Task Force, San Lorenzo River Design Concept Plan, 1987, River Task Force, Santa Cruz, Ca.

Santa Cruz Sentinel 1982, 1940, 1938, 1931, 1927, 1911, 1890, 1889, Santa Cruz, Ca.

Santa Cruz Sentinel-News 1941, 1955, 1956, 1958, Santa Cruz, Ca.

Santa Cruz Morning Sentinel 1907, Santa Cruz, Ca.

Santa Cruz Daily Sentinel 1881, 1880, 1871, Santa Cruz, Ca.

Pacific Sentinel 1862, Santa Cruz, Ca.

State of California, Department of Public Works, Division of Water Resources, Floods of December 1955 in California, 1956, State of California, Dept. of Public Works.

State of California, Department of Public Works, Division of Water Resources, California Floods of 1958, 1959, State of California, Dept. of Public Works.


© 1997 Daniel McMahon. Reproduced by permission of the author.

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