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Gov Docs in the Real World

My intent is to provide a place to document the progress we're making (or not making) in replacing the 3 million maps, aerial photographs, and government documents that were damaged or destroyed in the 2004 Hamilton Library flood.

Sunday, November 6, 2005

Gwen’s Flood Index

Number of documents treated at Belfor: 40,768

Number of documents treated locally: 12,759

Estimated number of documents destroyed in the flood: 2,870,135

Estimated number of destroyed documents replaced as of 10/31/05: 750,000

Estimated percentage of replacement documents that have been barcoded: <1

 

Estimated number of maps salvaged from the flood: 40,000

Estimated number of maps destroyed in the flood: 122,000

Estimated number of years it will take to replace destroyed documents and maps: 7

Estimated number of hours we have spent compiling data for FEMA, insurance, etc.: 1,080

 

Anticipated number of trips we will make back and forth to Dole Cannery in the next 30 months: 520

Distance in miles between Sinclair Library and Dole Cannery: 4.4

 

Probable number of months we will continue to reside temporarily at Sinclair Library: 30

Estimated number of times I have been asked if I am related to Gregg Sinclair, for whom Sinclair Library is named: 500

Estimated number of times I have been asked if we have moved back to Hamilton Library yet: 200

Estimated number of times I have been asked, “You’re not moving back to the basement, are you?” 50

 

 

 

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Hamilton Library 2004 Flood 
It's not over yet!