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"Cape Cod Canal Inspection Trip"

MS028.05.003.002 (RS196023)

Description

This pamphlet, written by the Maritime Association of the Boston Chamber of Commerce, details the Cape Cod Canal before its inspection. The itinerary of the Canal inspection trip is laid out first, followed by a brief history of the Canal. Then the authors provide the construction costs of the Canal as well as its engineering features (length, width, depth, etc.). After describing the Canal's specifics, the authors recommend improvements for certain reasons that they explain in the concluding paragraphs.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1922-09-22
Date of Acquisition
2006
Physical Description
1 pamphlet; 5 x 8 inches; 20 pages
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
292733
Reference Code
MS028.05.003.002

Record details

Originator
Boston Chamber of Commerce (Author)
Goodman Bros. Inc. (Publisher)
Maritime Association (Author)
Descriptive Terms
canals
civic improvement
construction (assembling)
engineering
history (discipline)
inspection
itineraries
layout features
publications
Material Type
pamphlets
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Location Note
Folder 3.3

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