A typescript description of Cooper's experiences in land drainage, 57 pages.
Turner Cooper: Twenty-five years' experience of a land-drainer
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- Dates of Creation1951
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume
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Administrative / Biographical History
Turner Cooper bought a mole drainer in 1926, when he was farming two hundred and fifty acres of land near Leicester, parts of which were wet and difficult to cultivate. He progressed to other forms of drainage thereafter, including pipe drainage.
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Transferred from the Department of Applied Biology, Cambridge, 1975.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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