Norfolk Southern Farms, A Land Reclamation Project: Report by H. W. Jacobs 1918 January

Creator
Jacobs, H. W.
Size
0.08 items
Call number
MSS 00071
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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.

Scope/content

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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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Norfolk Southern Farms, A Land Reclamation Project: Report by H. W. Jacobs, MSS 00071, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

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

Processing information

Processed by Special Collections staff, 2005; updated by Susan C. Rodriguez, 2015 November.

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Norfolk Southern Farms, A Land Reclamation Project: Report by H. W. Jacobs 1918 January

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.

Legal box MSS 3, Folder 00071-2
Cover of report [1918]
Legal box MSS 3, Folder 00071-1

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Norfolk Southern Farms, A Land Reclamation Project: Report by H. W. Jacobs, MSS 00071, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.