Turner Cooper: Twenty-five years' experience of a land-drainer

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A typescript description of Cooper's experiences in land drainage, 57 pages.

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.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Department of Applied Biology, Cambridge, 1975.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

None.