"Cape Cod Canal" (2 copies)

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

engineering
local history (discipline)
publications
canals
pamphlets

Physical Description

1 pamphlet; 5.5 x 8.5 inches; 28 pages

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Date of Acquisition

2006

Reference Code

MS028.05.007.006

Credit Line

Gifts of Nina Heald Webber, 2006 and 2011.

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]

Record Details

Material Type

pamphlets

Other Organizations

United States. Congress

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Folder 3.7