MSS 00071 Norfolk Southern Farms, A Land Reclamation Project: Report, 1918

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[Box 2, Folder MSS 71]
A report on reclamation of the Great Dismal Swamp. Includes 7 photographs, charts on wheat exports (1891-1915), average hog prices (1896-1915), average corn prices (1891-1917), Norfolk Southern Farms policy, climate information, transportation information, and soil analysis.


Jacobs, H. W.


1.0 item

General Physical Description note

77 pages


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Acquisitions Information

Received from Jospeh G. Svodoba, University of Nebraska Archives, June 28, 1974


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Scope and Content Note

"Norfolk Southern Farms, A Land Reclamation Project," a report by H. W. Jacobs, January 1918. This 77-page report focuses on the reclamation of the Great Dismal Swamp, and includes seven photographs, charts on wheat export, 1891-1915; average hog prices, 1896-1915; average corn prices, 1891-1917; Norfolk Southern Farms policy; climate information; transportation information; and soil analysis.

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[Identification of item], Norfolk Southern Farms, A Land Reclamation Project: report, 1918, MSS 71, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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