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"Cape Cod Canal" (2 copies)

MS028.05.007.006 (RS196010)

Description

A pamphlet with unknown publisher, including a history of attempts to build the Cape Cod Canal, descriptions of the engineering features and uses of the Canal. Information about wrecks around Cape Cod, weather conditions, the effect of the Canal on food supply, the costs of the Canal, and the acquisition of the canal by the United States government.

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Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
undated
Date of Acquisition
2006
Physical Description
1 pamphlet; 5.5 x 8.5 inches; 28 pages
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gifts of Nina Heald Webber, 2006 and 2011.
GUSN
309282
Reference Code
MS028.05.007.006

Record details

Other Organizations
United States. Congress
Descriptive Terms
canals
engineering
local history (discipline)
publications
Material Type
pamphlets
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Location Note
Folder 3.7

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