Papers, 1907-1979, 1920-1963.


Papers, 1907-1979, 1920-1963.

Correspondence, speeches, manuscripts of technical papers, maps, plans, charts, photographs, books, pamphlets, and journals relating to marine growth, flood control (particularly to the development and installation of revetments on the Mississippi River), and other civil engineering topics and projects.

23 cu. ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 6906461

New Orleans public library

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