Manuscript Collection

Report on the Geological and Agricultural Survey of the State of South Carolina, 1844 - Accession 1320 - M657 (711)

Title

Report on the Geological and Agricultural Survey of the State of South Carolina, 1844 - Accession 1320 - M657 (711)

Authors

Michael Tuomey

Files

Identifier

Accession 1320 - M657 (711)

Inclusive Dates

1844

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

16 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a publication titled Report On The Geological And Agricultural Survey Of The State of South Carolina by M. (Michael) Toumey, Geological Surveyor of the State (SC) published in Columbia, SC by A. S. Johnston in 1844. M. Toumey (1805-1857) as State surveyor spent the year of 1843 travelling and surveying the state of South Carolina to offer a more comprehensive view of the geology and agriculture of South Carolina. Toumey was the State Geological Surveyor from 1843-1846. Also included in this publication is a section titled, “Supplemental Report of the Agricultural Survey for 1843: Secondary and Miocene Marls on and Near Lynch’s Creek, in Darlington, Sumter, Williamsburgh, and Marion Districts” by Edmund Ruffin (1794-1865).

Provenance

Transferred from Special Collections.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Report on the Geological and Agricultural Survey of the State of South Carolina, 1844 - Accession 1320 - M657 (711)

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