North Carolina Geological Collection

1891-1913, 1935, undated
Manuscript Collection #196
Pratt, Joseph Hyde, 1870-1942
Physical description
0.25 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
North Carolina Geological Collection (#196), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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This collection (1891-1913, 1935, undated) contains clippings, signed petitions, correspondence, field notes and blueprints relating to Big Cold Water Creek Drainage District in Cabarrus Co., to the Hazel Creek section of Swain and Graham counties and to North Carolina Fisheries Committee activities (re oysters and fish) affecting mainly northeastern North Carolina--especially Ocracoke and also Pamlico and Dare counties. There are indications that the material may have originated with N.C. State Geologist Joseph Hyde Pratt.

Administrative information
Custodial History

March 1, 1972, (unprocessed addition 1), Papers (1856 - 1913), consisting of correspondence, petitions, charts, maps, proclamations, clippings, and miscellaneous. Transferred from J.Y. Joyner Library

Source of acquisition

Gift of J.Y. Joyner Library

Processing information

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Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Key terms
Personal Names
Pratt, Joseph Hyde, 1870-1942
Conservation of natural resources--North Carolina
Drainage districts--North Carolina
Fishery law and legislation--North Carolina
Cold Water Creek (N.C.)
Hazel Creek (N.C.)

Container list
Box 1 Petitions and related documents concerning fish industries of eastern N.C., 1891-1935