Internal Improvement in South Carolina, 1817-1828

Title

Internal Improvement in South Carolina, 1817-1828

Call Number

TA 24 .S6 K6

Date of Publication

1938

Collection Size

1 bound volume; 633 pages

Restrictions

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

Language

English

Historical Note

David Kohn was a textile engineer in Columbia, S.C. The son of Theodore Kohn, he was born in Orangeburg, S.C. in 1880. He was married to Camille Lansburg Jacobs. He died in Columbia, S.C. in 1973 and is buried in the Hebrew Benevolent Society Cemetery. David Kohn's brother was August Kohn, a journalist and author.

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Description

Internal Improvement in South Carolina is a compilation of reports of the S.C. Superintendent of Public Works and various pamphlets, letters, newspaper clippings, maps and other documents chronicling the condition, improvements, and fiscal reports of roads, public buildings, water systems, canals, and other public works in South Carolina from 1817 through 1828. Please see the attached scans of the Contents, Illustrations, and Index.

Additional Notes

Complete title: Internal Improvement in South Carolina, 1817-1828: From the Reports of the Superintendent of Public Works and from Contemporary Pamphlets, Newspaper Clippings, Letters, Petitions, and Maps.

Number 90 of an edition of 400 copies

Signed by the compiler and editor David Kohn

Provenance

Gift of the editor and compiler

Publisher

Privately printed

City

Washington, D.C.

Keywords

Public Works, South Carolina History, Rivers, Roads, Railroads, Canals

Disciplines

Engineering | History | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Social History

Internal Improvement in South Carolina, 1817-1828

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