The papers contain a scrapbook, 1903-1912; publications of C. G. Elliot, head of the USDA's drainage work; papers and reports on drainage pumping plants, tile, and ditches, 1916-1920, 1926, 1931; and historical studies of drainage work, 1937-1938, 1947,1957,1961.
Biographical / Historical:
John G. Sutton was a drainage engineer for the soil conservation Service of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
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