Contains reports and other documents relating to the hydrology of Israel.
Hydrological engineer and entrepreneur Simcha Blass was born in 1897 in Warsaw, Poland, the second of five children. As a
boy, his education consisted of both religious and secular studies, and early on he developed a strong interest in engineering
and also became intent on settling in the Jewish homeland. At the age of 17 he began his studies at the Wawelberg-Rotband
mechanical-technical institute. In 1919 he was drafted and spent 18 months as a private in the Polish Army. After his discharge,
he completed his studies and obtained an engineering credential.
5 linear ft.
6 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box, 1 flat box, 2 map folders
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