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"Cape Cod Canal"

MS028.05.001.005 (RS195433)

Description

This book is simply a complete transcription of a speech delivered to the Boston Chamber of Commerce by William Barclay Parsons. Parsons begins his address by recounting the history of the Cape Cod Canal dating back to the 17th century. He then goes on to relay his geographical plan for the Canal, summarizing the Monument River route he selected. In the final portion of this address, Parson enlightens the Chamber members as to the future impact of the Canal and its anticipated commercial success.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1910-05-25
Date of Acquisition
2006
Physical Description
1 book; 6.5 x 9.75 inches; 18 pages
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
292622
Reference Code
MS028.05.001.005

Record details

Originator
Parsons, William Barclay, 1859-1932 (Author)
Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Company (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
canals
geography
history (discipline)
people in commerce and business
publications
speech (psychological concept)
Material Type
books
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Monument River (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [river]
Location Note
Folder 3.1

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