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Report on the Great Salt Lake Diking Project

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Title Report on the Great Salt Lake Diking Project
Creator Crane, Jacob L. (Jacob Leslie), 1892-1988
Subject Utah. State Planning Board--History; Agriculture; Agriculture and Natural Resources; Antelope Island (Utah)--Description and travel; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Economics and Banking; Environment and Conservation; Environmental Conditions; Fisheries and Wildlife; Great Salt Lake (Utah)--Description and travel; Politics, Government, and Law; Public Finance; Public Works; Territorial Government; Water and Water Rights; Water resources development--Utah; Water--Storage--Utah
Description Biographical/Historical note: Jacob Leslie Crane, Jr., also known as Jacob L. Crane, was born on September 14, 1892 in Benzonia, Michigan. During his career as an engineer, Jacob L. Crane was the planning consultant for the Great Salt Lake Diking Project in Utah. In 1933, he prepared a report for the Research Corporation in New York, New York to determine the feasibility of the project. Later in life, Jacob L. Crane wrote Urban Planning-Illusion and Reality: A New Philosophy for Planned City... The Great Salt Lake Diking Project, a typewritten engineering report prepared by Jacob L. Crane, Jr. in 1933 for the Research Corporation of New York, concerns the diking of the Great Salt Lake east of Antelope Island to create a fresh water embayment of particular use to Salt Lake City, Utah. Information in the report, such as historical background, electric power, the Salt Lake Basin watershed, hydrology, importance of water storage, and estimated cost pertain to the feasibility of the...
Publisher L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
Date 1933
Language Materials are in English.
Rights Open for public research. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Jacob L. Crane Great Salt Lake Diking Project report must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Format 1 folder (0.96 linear ft.) ead
Identifier SC 246

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