"Cape Cod Canal"

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

people in commerce and business
speech (psychological concept)
canals
publications
history (discipline)
geography
books

Physical Description

1 book; 6.5 x 9.75 inches; 18 pages

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2006

Reference Code

MS028.05.001.005

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Monument River (Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [river]

Record Details

Originator

Parsons, William Barclay, 1859-1932 (Author)
Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Company (Publisher)

Material Type

books

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Folder 3.1