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E. Butterick & Cos. report of ladies fashions, 1876
Creator: E. Butterick and Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.294
Extent:   1 photographic prints
Abstract:   The Butterick Company produced sewing patterns used to make clothing, as well as numerous publications focused on fashion and home clothing design. The company began in 1863 with Ebenezer Butterick (1826–1903) a tailor from Sterling, Massachusetts and his wife Ellen August Pollard Butterick (1831-1871) when they invented the graded sewing pattern, which revolutionized the practice of home sewing. This item is a colorful print showing ladies and girls dresses along with two insets showing several types of hats. The fashions in the print reflect the winter 1876-1877 season.
E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Chestnut Run Technical Library collection, 1902-2011
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2632
Extent:   12 linear feet
Abstract:   The collection contains files from the technical library at DuPont's Chestnut Run site in Wilmington, Delaware.
E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Experimental Station photographs, 1920-1988
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Experimental Station.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2008.223
Extent:   12 photographic prints
Abstract:   E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company was established in 1802 by Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) and his son Éleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834). In 1903 the DuPont Company's Executive Committee established the Experimental Station, a research facility located on the banks of the Brandywine Creek across from DuPont's first black powder works. This collection contains photographs of general views of the Experimental Station showing its growth over time.
E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hanford Engineer Works photographs and films, 1943-1945
Creator: Hanford Engineer Works
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1974.389
Extent:   6 items
Abstract:   The Hanford Engineer Works in Hanford, Washington, was constructed during World War II. Sponsored by the Army Corps of Engineers, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company acted as the prime contractor. This collection contains two captioned albums, one of the Medical Division between 1943 and 1945, and the other of Hanford Yuletide Carnival in 1943. There are also three original film reels of 16mm silent, captioned film. These films have been transferred to videocassette.
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. Tyvek plant construction photographs, 1987-1988
Creator: Du Pont de Nemours (Luxembourg) S.A.
Repository:   Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.249
Extent:   22 photographic prints
Abstract:   E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. The company was established in 1802 by Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) and his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834). DuPont Luxembourg was founded in 1962 and is one of the largest investments the DuPont Company has made in Europe. These photographs document interior and exterior views of construction at a DuPont Tyvek plant in Luxembourg.
E. Paul du Pont collection of Hagley Yard and du Pont family photographs, 1882-1906
Creator: du Pont, E. Paul, Mrs.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1975.250
Extent:   0.25 linear foot
Abstract:   This collection contains photographs of DuPont powder yards; family photographs; and postcard views of Longwood Gardens.
Eastern Air Lines postcard, 1948
Creator: Eastern Air Lines.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.234
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   Eastern Air Lines operated from 1927 to 1991 and was one of the Big Four airlines (others included United, Delta, and American) that for almost fifty years dominated commercial airline travel in the United States. This item is a postcard with the illustration of Eastern's Modern DC-4 Silverliner airplane.
E.B. Leisenring, Jr., papers, 1888-2011, bulk 1953-2004
Creator: Leisenring, E. B., Jr., (Edward Barnes), 1926-2011; Leisenring, E. B., Sr., (Edward Barnes), 1895-1952; Leisenring, Edward B., (Edward Barnes), 1845-1894
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2558
Extent:   4.75 linear feet
Abstract:   Business and personal papers of Philadelphia corporate executive Edward Barnes "Ted" Leisenring, Jr., and his immediate family, with estate papers of his father, mother and paternal grandfather. He was the CEO of a fourth-generation family coal-mining business as well as the quintessential "Philadelphia gentleman" as that category was defined by the sociologist E. Digby Baltzell.
E.B. Leisenring, Jr., papers, 1888-2009, bulk 1953-2004
Creator: Leisenring, E. B., Jr., (Edward Barnes), 1926-2011
Repository:   Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2558
Extent:   4.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Business and personal papers of Philadelphia corporate executive Edward Barnes "Ted" Leisenring, Jr., and his immediate family, with estate papers of his father, mother and paternal grandfather. He was the CEO of a fourth-generation family coal-mining business as well as the quintessential "Philadelphia gentleman" as that category was defined by the sociologist E. Digby Baltzell.
E.B. Leisenring, Jr. photographs, 1954-1994
Creator: Leisenring, E. B., Jr. (Edward Barnes), 1926-2011
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.210
Extent:   0.5 linear feet
Abstract:   E.B. (Edward Barnes) “Ted” Leisenring Jr. (1926-2011) was the CEO of a fourth-generation family coal-mining business. He was president of Westmoreland Coal from 1961 to 1988, and remained as chairman of the board until 1992. This small collection of photographs is from Leisenring’s personal office files, which date between 1954 and 1994. The photographs consist of group and individual portraits, snapshots. The bulk of the material centers around two events: the 1964 Westmoreland Coal Company expansion and the 1970 delegation to the USSR.
Edith Marion DeBlois collection fo Expo 67 publications and ephemera, 1966-1967
Creator: DeBlois, Edith Marion, 1920-2000
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2329
Extent:   1.6 linear feet
Abstract:   The materials collected by Mrs. DeBlois include a variety of publications and ephemera associated with the 1967 International and Universal Exposition held in Montreal, also known as Expo 67.
Edward D. deLuca papers, 1932-1985
Creator: deLuca, Edward D., 1910-1985.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2190
Extent:   4.5 linear feet
Abstract:   The papers of Edward D. deLuca cover his work as a management expert both in private practice and for the Agency for International Development and the cities of Baltimore and Pittsburgh.
Edward H. Weber collection of railroad timetables, 1856-2009, bulk 1930-1976
Creator: Weber, Edward H.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2573
Extent:   3.75 linear feet
Abstract:   The major portion of a collection of railroad public and employee timetables amassed by railroad enthusiast and historian Edward H. Weber, best known for his systematic photography of railroad stations and structures. Although the oldest date from the 19th century, most cover the period of decline and restructuring of North American passenger service that began in the Depression and accelerated in the years after World War II.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. Gunpowder advertising card, circa 1820
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.250
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. This item is an advertising card for E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. Gunpowder manufactured on the Brandywine in Wilmington, Delaware and sold through dealers in Philadelphia, New York City and Boston.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Deepwater Point Works panoramic photographs, 1916-1923
Creator: Dick, John A.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.140
Extent:   15 oversize folders
Abstract:   The DuPont Company constructed a dye works at Deepwater Point, New Jersey (also called just Deepwater, NJ) during World War I to enter the market for dyes left vacant by Germany's absence. This collection consists of 15 panomaric photographs of views of the Deepwater Point, New Jersey dye works of the DuPont Company, including ground before building started, building exteriors, and a group portrait of employees of the Jackson Laboratory.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. dynamite works panoramic photograph, 1922
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.155
Extent:   1 oversize folder
Abstract:   The Louviers dynamite works began production in 1908 and provided explosives primarily for mines in the region. The panoramic photograph shows a view of the DuPont Company dynamite works at Louviers, Colorado, including the magazine area, powder line, and overall view.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Experimental Station and Country Club panoramic photograph, circa 1947
Creator: Dick, John A.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.144
Extent:   1 oversize folder
Abstract:   The DuPont Company's Executive Committee established the Experimental Station, a research facility located on the banks of the Brandywine Creek across from DuPont's first black powder works. The panoramic photograph provides an overview of the DuPont Company Experimental Station and Country Club, outside of Wilmington, Delaware. It shows temporary structures and construction for expansion of the Experimental Station.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Guncotton plant panoramic photographs, 1918-circa 1920
Creator: Dick, John A.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.145
Extent:   22 oversize folders
Abstract:   The DuPont Company purchased a site near City Point, Virginia on the James River in 1912 in order to build a dynamite plant located closer to the southern market. The panoramic photographs show exteriors of the plant, views of the workers' housing, the town (including the African American section), and a photograph of the Hopewell China Corporation, a post-war reuse of one of the facilities.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Haskell Works panoramic photographs, circa 1920
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.141
Extent:   2 oversize folders
Abstract:   In 1902, DuPont took control of Laflin & Rand, including the Haskell Works. Infallible and Ballistite powders were manufactured there. The works played an important role in smokeless powder production during World War I. The panoramic photographs depict views of the DuPont Company's smokeless powder works in Haskell, New Jersey and the workers village nearby.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Jackson and Technical laboratories at the Dye Works panoramic photographs, undated
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.156
Extent:   2 oversize folders
Abstract:   The Jackson Laboratory and the Technical Laboratory was established by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company at its Deepwater, New Jersey, in 1917 and 1920 respectively to manufacture and research dyes. This collection consists of 2 panoramic photographs of exteriors of the laboratories.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Neoprene B plant panoramic photographs, 1938
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Deepwater Point Works.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.158
Extent:   3 oversize folders
Abstract:   The Neoprene B plant was located at DuPont's Deepwater Point, New Jersey site, which was later named the Chambers Works. This collection consists of three panoramic photographs showing the construction of the Neoprene B plant.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Old Hickory plant panoramic photographs, 1918
Creator: Dick, John A.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.159
Extent:   24 oversize folders
Abstract:   The War Department of the United States Government contracted with the DuPont Company to build and run a smokeless powder plant called the Old Hickory plant on the Cumberland River near Nashville, Tennessee during World War I. These panoramic photographs show overall views of DuPont Company's Old Hickory smokeless powder plant, also views of exterior and interior details.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc., Parlin, New Jersey plant panoramic photographs, 1918, 1925
Creator: Dick, John A.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.139
Extent:   7 oversize folders
Abstract:   In 1904, the DuPont Company purchased the International Smokeless Powder and Chemical Company, which was then producing smokeless powder and nitrocellulose products in their plant in Parlin, New Jersey. This collection consists of 7 panormaic photographs that show views of the Parlin, New Jersey plant, including views of production facilities and worker housing.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Penniman shell loading plant panoramic photographs, 1918
Creator: Dick, John A.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.161
Extent:   3 oversize folders
Abstract:   The DuPont Company acquired a site on the York River in Virginia on which they planned to build a dynamite plant. The U.S. Government took over the property in 1918 and got the DuPont Company to build a shell loading plant instead. These three panoramic photographs show overall views of the shell loading plant at Penniman, Virginia during World War I.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Pompton Lakes panoramic photographs, 1918, 1943
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.152
Extent:   2 oversize folders
Abstract:   In 1902 the DuPont Company acquired the Smith Electric Fuze Company and some other properties in the Pompton Lakes, New Jersey area. DuPont continued the manufacture of fuses, blasting caps, and other blasting supplies at the plant, adding a shell plant and other facilities. One panoramic photograph shows an overview of the DuPont Company plant at Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, 1918, and the other is a group portrait of staff, August 25, 1943.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Racine explosive plant engineers panoramic photograph, undated
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.147
Extent:   1 oversize folder
Abstract:   In 1918, the company opened an additional plant in Racine, Wisconsin to increase the production of smokeless powder to meet the growing demand in order to support the war effort. This panoramic photograph shows a group of engineers outside of the plant.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Repauno plant panoramic photographs, 1919, 1926
Creator: Dallin Aerial Surveys; Dick, John A.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.142
Extent:   2 oversize folders
Abstract:   In 1880, Lammot du Pont incorporated the Repauno Chemical Company and built a plant near Gibbstown, New Jersey to manufacture dynamite. The panoramic photographs show two views of the dynamite works and workers village at the DuPont Company's Repauno plant.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Spruance plant panoramic photograph, 1935 March 12
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.157
Extent:   1 oversize folder
Abstract:   In 1927 the DuPont Company constructed a plant to manufacture viscose rayon. This panoramic photograph depicts an overview of the DuPont Company's Spruance Plant in Richmond, Virginia.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Cellophane Division cellophane packaging photographs and sales materials, circa 1957
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Cellophane Division. Photo Associates.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.254
Extent:   87 items
Abstract:   E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. While cellophane was invented in Switzerland, it was not until DuPont acquired the patent in 1923 that allowed DuPont scientist William Hale Charch to improve it so that it was impervious to water vapor. DuPont produced cellophane until 1986. This collection consists of undated photographs, one saleman's album, and one poster that all relate to cellophane packaging.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Chestnut Run Technical Library materials, 1945-2005
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2631
Extent:   19 linear feet
Abstract:   The collection contains files from the technical library at DuPont's Chestnut Run site in Wilmington, Delaware.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Engineering Physics Laboratory historical files, 1939-1988
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Engineering Department.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2504
Extent:   0.5 linear foot
Abstract:   A collection of random publications, photographs, and objects associated with DuPont's Engineering Physics Laboratory. A number of the items appear to be associated with Paul M. Tannenbaum, once Senior Research Physicist at the Laboratory.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Experimental Station aerial photograph, 1987
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Experimental Station.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.287
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   The DuPont Experimental Station is a large industrial research facility founded in 1903; focused on chemistry research. An aerial view of the DuPont Company's Experimental Station taken in 1987.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Experimental Station lower gates photographs, 1950
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Central Research and Development Department.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.269
Extent:   3 images
Abstract:   This collection contains three documentary photographs of both sides of the lower gates of the DuPont Company Experimental Station.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Hall of Records images, circa 1906-1975
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Secretary's Dept.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.258
Extent:   23 images
Abstract:   E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company was established in 1802 by Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) and his son Éleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834). The du Ponts purchased a mill site on the banks of the Brandywine River just North of Wilmington, Delaware. The pulp keg mill, after the powder yards closed, was used for record storage by the DuPont Company. (Currently, it is a Hagley Museum and Library property, the Hall of Records.) In 1903, the DuPont Company's Executive Committee established the Experimental Station, a research facility located on the banks of the Brandywine Creek across from the du Pont's first black powder works. This collection consists of photographs and negatives from the DuPont Company's Secretary's Department showing the Hall of Records at various times and one aerial view of the Experimental Station.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Inc. Smokeless Powder plant and workers housing panoramic photographs, 1915-1918
Creator: Dick, John A.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.138
Extent:   20 oversize folders
Abstract:   The DuPont Company purchased the land for a smokeless powder plant at Carney's Point, New Jersey (across the Delaware River from Wilmington, Delaware) in 1890. In 1892 it produced its first guncotton, and then the first smokeless powder. This collection consists of twenty panoramic photographs of Carney's Point smokeless powder plant, including exteriors of various buildings and groups of workers.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company minute books, 1899-1940
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2530
Extent:   11 linear feet (56 volumes)
Abstract:   The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company minute books document an important era in the history of the company from just before the turn of the twentieth century through the 1930s. The DuPont Company in this time went through many changes in structure under the leadership of cousins T. Coleman du Pont, Alfred I. du Pont, and Pierre S. du Pont.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Organic Chemicals Dept., Dyestuffs Division manuals and notebooks, 1924-1977
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Dyestuffs Division.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2419
Extent:   1.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Formally organized in 1921, DuPont's Dyestuffs Department was once one of the four major U.S. dye producers and controlled twenty-five percent of the market.Their records consist of notebooks and procedures on dyes, which describe the colors, uses, applications, tests, and fastness and dying properties for dyes manufactured by DuPont and its competitors.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company organizational charts, 1941-2001
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2486
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   The collection consists primarily of an incomplete set of organizational charts for departments at the Pioneering Research Laboratory in the Experimental Station, particularly DuPont Fibers and its predecessors (Fibers Department, Textile Fibers Department, Rayon Department).
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company photographs, 1900-1920
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.256
Extent:   49 images
Abstract:   E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. The company was established in 1802 by Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and his son Éleuthère Irénée du Pont the company began with the production of gunpowder. This collection consists of photographs that document two separate activities. First grouping shows a nyalite (and explosive) outdoor safety demonstration (1905) probably conducted in the Hagley powder yards.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Pontchartrain Works records, 1946-1997
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Elastomer Chemicals Department.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2665
Extent:   1.5 linear feet
Abstract:   E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company's Pontchartrain Works in LaPlace, Louisiana, was a major producer of Neoprene and other elastomers in the latter half of the twentieth century. The records consist of manuals, technical reports, brochures, bulletins, and other material from Du Pont's Louisville Works, Montague Works, and its Maydown Works located in the United Kingdom. Most documents were created by the company's Elastomer Chemicals Department and deal with the manufacture of various synthetic rubbers in the 1950s and 1960s.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company powder mills postcard, circa 1913
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.278
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. The company was established in 1802 by Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and his son Éleuthère Irénée du Pont the company began with the production of gunpowder. The postcard consists of a view of the DuPont Powder Yards in Wilmington, Delaware.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Repauno Works historical files, 1918-1983, bulk 1965-1983
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. Repauno Works.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2387
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   In 1880, Lammot du Pont and others formed the Repauno Chemical Company and began to manufacture dynamite at a remote site on the Delaware River near Gibbstown, N.J. E. I du Pont de Nemours & Company assumed operations in 1902. This accession consists of material collected for the 100th anniversary of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Repauno Works.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Wilmington Shops photographs, 1934-1944
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Wilmington Shops.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.282
Extent:   84 images
Abstract:   The Wilmington Shops were preceded by the first DuPont Company machine shop facilities on the Brandywine River. This is a collection of photographs from the DuPont's Company Wilmington Shops, a large machine shop that produced specialized equipment which was used in DuPont Company plants. A few of the images show the interior of the shops, but the majority picture individual machines
E.I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Company advertising cards, circa 1908
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1980.304
Extent:   6 items
Abstract:   E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. The company was established in 1802 by Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and his son Éleuthère Irénée du Pont the company began with the production of gunpowder. This collection is a series of six advertising cards for E.I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Company's smokeless powders for shotguns (DuPont smokeless; Hazard smokeless; New E.C. Improved; New Schultze; Infallible smokeless) and black sporting powders (DuPont Rifle; Hazard Kentucky Rifle; L. & R. Orange Extra Sporting).
Eileen Gray prints, circa 1992
Creator: Catterall, Claire. Gray, Eileen, 1878-1976.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.217
Extent:   25 items
Abstract:   Eileen Gray (1878-1976) is considered one of the most important and influential furniture designers and architects of the early twentieth century, inspiring both modernism and Art Deco movements. She was among the vanguard of the International Style in her use and interpretation of geometric forms and industrially produced materials. This collection is a boxed set of postcard-size reproductions of black and white photographs of houses, rooms, and objects designed by her.
Electric substations and transformers in Wilmington, Delaware photographs, 1926
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.237
Extent:   52 images
Abstract:   Delaware Power & Light Company had its beginnings in the 1880s as a number of small power companies sprang up to provide electric service to the Delmarva Peninsula. These 1926 images document the construction of gas towers and substations at the Christiana and Brandywine power plants in the Wilmington, Delaware.
Electrical Exposition and Motor Show miniature posters, 1912-1915
Creator: Cooper, F.G., b. 1883
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1991.245
Extent:   9 images
Abstract:   Frederic G. Cooper (1883-1962) was an honorary member of the Society of Illustrators. He worked for New York Edison from 1905 to 1926. These are miniature souvenir posters for the Electrical Exposition and Motor Shows sponsored by the New York Edison Company.
Electrical power systems records, 1904-2014
Creator: Leeds & Northrup Company. Nathan, Cohn, 1907-1989 North American Power Systems Interconnection Committee.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2612
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   The Leeds & Northrup Company thrived throughout the twentieth century as a premier manufacturer of precision measuring and scientific equipment. The bulk of the Leeds & Northrup Electrical Power Systems records come from three employees, whose work at Leeds & Northrup spanned from 1928-1981: W. Spencer Bloor (1918-2002), Nathan Cohn (1907-1989), and S. Byron Morehouse. All worked within the Instrumentation and Controls for Electric Power Application Division. The records include papers, presentations, correspondence, memos, blueprints, and other materials relating to the development of a national electrical power grid in the United States. Technological and commercial developments in automatic electric power generation control, stabilization of energy load across regions, and problems of interconnection feature prominently in these materials.
Eleuthera Carpenter Fiechter collection of du Pont family photographs, circa 1860s-2012
Creator: du Pont family. Moxham family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.267
Extent:   5.25 linear feet
Abstract:   Eleuthera Carpenter Fiechter is a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company with his son Éleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) in 1802. The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. This collection contains family albums and photographs that document the genealogy of the du Pont, Carpenter, Wooten, Moxham, Coleman, Dwyer, Bradford and Canby families. The materials have been assembled, collected, and handed down several generations.
Eleutherian Mills and Longwood Gardens aerial views, circa 1930s
Creator: Dallin, J. Victor, Col.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1968.017
Extent:   13 items
Abstract:   Glass negatives of aerial views of Eleutherian Mills and Longwood Gardens taken by Dallin Aerial Surveys Company.
Eleutherian Mills garden photographs and film, circa 1950-1970
Creator: Unknown.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.342
Extent:   14 items
Abstract:   From 1802 to 1921, Eleutherian Mills was a gunpowder mill site used for the manufacture of explosives by the du Pont family business. The name also refers to the house and gardens on the hill above the mills, which was the first du Pont family home in America. This collections contains slides and color snapshot photographs of the garden at Eleutherian Mills. Also included is an 8 mm. home movie.
Eleutherian Mills property development posters, undated
Creator: Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation. Director's Office.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1968.011
Extent:   7 items
Abstract:   Eleutherian Mills was a gunpowder mill site used for the manufacture of explosives by the du Pont family business from 1802 to 1921. Eleutherian Mills is now the site of the Hagley Museum and Library. This collection contains six prints of posters which illustrate the development of the property at Eleutherian Mills as a production site.
Eleutherian Mills residence, garden, and surroundings snapshot photographs, circa 1955
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1989.336
Extent:   6 images
Abstract:   The Eleutheurian Mills are located on the banks of the Brandywine River just North of Wilmington, Delaware and is the site of the gunpowder mills established in 1802 by Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and his son Éleuthère Irénée du Pont. This collection consists of six black & white snapshot photographs of the Eleutherian Mills Residence.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation collection of DuPont Company websites, 2011-2014
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   EMHF.AVD.2014.005
Extent:   17 websites
Abstract:   Collection of websites owned by or affiliated with the DuPont Company, between 2011 and 2014. Complete web archive is available at https://archive-it.org/collections/2606. Sites will continue to be added to the collection in the future.
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation research reports, 1942-2007
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1645
Extent:   7.5 linear feet
Abstract:   This collection contains research reports for the purpose of developing and elaborating exhibits and interpretations of the Hagley Museum. The reports were prepared by a permanent research staff and by participants in the Hagley Fellowship Program. The research reports also include scholarly articles that use Hagley's collections or are about subjects that pertain to Hagley's mission.
Eleuthère Irénée du Pont graphic materials, 1913-1972
Creator: Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1921-1994
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1997.267
Extent:   6 items
Abstract:   Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1921-1994) was a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company with his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) in 1802. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. This collection consists of graphic materials including a photographic print of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1921-1994), booklets, a copy of a photographic print of Johan Andreas Philip Ludwig (1753-1803), the Ludwig family crest and a genealogy of the Pelleport family.
Eleuthère Irénée du Pont ledger, 1814-1818
Creator: Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1618
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   Éleuthère Irénée du Pont de Nemours (1771–1834) was a French American chemist and industrialist who founded the gunpowder manufacturer, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. This ledgers documents his accounts current between the years 1814 and 1818.
Eleuthère Irénée du Pont Papers, 1782-1838
Creator: du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   LMSS:III
Extent:   1.7 linear feet
Abstract:   This collection primarily consists of E.I. du Pont's personal and business correspondence; writings and notes; school materials; memoranda on manufactures and tariffs; legal agreements; patents; and land surveys. Also included are Sophie (Dalmas) du Pont's correspondence and household account records.
Ellis Leroy Hawk, Jr. polypropylene plant construction scrapbook and travel memoir, circa 1990, 2005
Creator: Hawk, Ellis Leroy, Jr.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2015.284
Extent:   2 volumes
Abstract:   Ellis Leroy "Lee" Hawk, Jr. (1926-2012) was a chemical engineer with Hercules Inc., and later the engineering director at Himont. He was involved in establishing polypropylene plants all over the world during the 1950s through the 1980s. This small collection consists of a scrapbook of photographs showing plant construction and a travel memoir written by Hawk about his career in the chemical industry. The memoir provides context for the scrapbook and an interesting portrait of an American businessman during the early stages of globalization.
Elmer Ambrose Sperry papers, 1876-1931
Creator: Sperry, Elmer Ambrose, 1860-1930
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1893
Extent:   27 linear feet
Abstract:   Elmer Sperry (1860-1930) was one of America’s electric pioneers. He founded the Sperry Gyroscope Company in order to develop, manufacture, and market marine gyrostabilizing devices. The papers document Sperry's research and development work and entrepreneurial activities.
Elmer Sperry photograph collection, 1847-1945
Creator: Hughes, Thomas; Sperry, Elmer Ambrose, 1860-1930
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1985.257
Extent:   14.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Elmer A. Sperry (1860-1930) was an electrical engineer who established the Electric Light, Motor, and Car Brake Company in 1883 and then founded the Sperry Electric Mining Machine Company in 1886. After selling his patents to General Electric, he went to work for the company as a consultant. This collection includes original materials, as well as copy work from other sources and images which show Sperry's inventions; there is some ephemera, family photos, employees, and views of the Sperry Company's Brooklyn drafting rooms.
Elva M. Chandler papers, 1917-1988, bulk 1965-1972
Creator: Chandler, Elva M., 1900-1990
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2057
Extent:   22 linear feet
Abstract:   Elva M. Chandler was an active clubwoman, active in many women's professional, church, and political organizations and president of the local Business and Professional Women's Club. Chandler's papers document her role in business and professional women's organizations and the changing role of women in business life from the 1950s to the 1970s.
Empire Steel & Iron Company records, 1857-1991, bulk 1903-1918
Creator: Empire Steel and Iron Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2285
Extent:   0.6 linear feet
Abstract:   The Empire Steel and Iron Company (1899-1927) was a holding company that combined a number of older blast furnaces, iron ore and coal mines in a failed attempt to stay competitive with the new big integrated steel companies. This selection of company documents are photocopies of originals held by the National Canal Museum. They also cover the subsequent history of the company’s Mount Hope Iron Mine in New Jersey.
Enron Corp. board records, 1997-2002
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2487
Extent:   3.0 linear feet
Abstract:   This collection contains meeting minutes, supporting materials and other documents relating to the Department of Justice investigation into the Enron Corp. from 1997-2002.
EPCOT Center guide booklet, 1982
Creator: Walt Disney Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.282
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Epcot, the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, opened in 1982. It was conceived by Walt Disney to "take its cue from the new ideas and new technologies that are now emerging from the creative centers of American industry." This booklet is a guide to the attractions at Future World and the World Showcase at the EPCOT Center in Florida. It also includes advertising matter for Eastman Kodak Company disc and instant cameras. Eastman Kodak Company, commonly known as Kodak, is best known for photographic film products, which it produced throughout most of its history. In 1982, Kodak launched the Kodak Disc film format for consumer cameras
Erie City Iron Works photographic reproductions, 1871
Creator: Erie City Iron Works--Buildings.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1989.273
Extent:   6 images
Abstract:   The Erie City Iron Works in Erie, Pennsylvania, was a major manufacturer of boilers, stationary and portable engines, and machinery for sawmills and steam riveting. These are five reproductions of 19th century photographs from the Erie City Iron Works. One is an exterior of the plant. The four others are posed photographs of employee groups.
Erie City Iron Works records, 1864-1937
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0905
Extent:   14 linear feet
Abstract:   The Erie City Iron Works was founded by Pennsylvania capitalist Bethuel Boyd Vincent (1803-1876) as the Presque Isle Foundry in 1840. The Works was a major manufacturer of boilers, stationary and portable engines and machinery for sawmills and steam riveting as well as railroad freight and passenger cars. Their records are largely comprised of accounting records.
Erie City Iron Works technical illustrations, circa 1912-1924
Creator: Erie City Iron Works
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1973.419
Extent:   7 items
Abstract:   The Erie City Iron Works in Erie, Pennsylvania, was a major manufacturer of boilers, stationary and portable engines, and machinery for sawmills and steam riveting. The collection consists of technical diagrams of engines.
Ernest Dichter papers, 1936-1991, bulk 1956-1986
Creator: Dichter, Ernest, 1907-1991
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2407
Extent:   215 linear feet
Abstract:   This collection consists of the business records of Ernest Dichter and the several consulting firms through which he operated fully document his role as a pioneer of motivational research, from the beginnings of his career in the United States until a few months before his death.
Ernest Dichter papers, Series I. Research proposals and reports, 1937-1988
Creator: Dichter, Ernest, 1907-1991
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2407A
Extent:   125 linear feet
Abstract:   This series, which accounts for over half the collection, is comprised of Dr. Dichter's research proposals and studies, created by Ernest Dichter and his staffs between his arrival in the United States in 1938 and 1988.
Ernest Dichter photographs and sound recordings, 1941-1988
Creator: Dichter, Ernest, 1907-1991
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2009.226
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   Ernest Dichter (1907-1991) was one of the pioneers in consumer motivational research. He started his own consulting business in 1946. It was incorporated in New York as the Institute for Research in Mass Motivations, Inc. in 1952 and renamed the Institute for Motivational Research, Inc. in 1955. This collection consists of photographs, negatives, slides, contact sheets, and audio cassettes.
Ernest du Pont portrait, circa 1883
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.206
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   Ernest du Pont (1880-1944) and his elder brother Francis Irenee du Pont (1873-1942) founded the U.S.F. Powder Company in 1919, which produced flashless cannon powder. This item is a cabinet card photograph of Ernest du Pont (1880-1944) as a young child.
Ernest Munster papers, 1917-1946, bulk 1930-1939
Creator: Munster, Ernest, 1885-1965.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2031
Extent:   7 linear feet
Abstract:   The Ernest Munster Papers reflect Munster's work which necessitated his familiarity with international trade and incorporation laws and taxation policies. The collection primarily consists of records Munster maintained during his years as president of Lawyers International Corporation, with some papers dating back to his employment with International Corporation Company in the late 1930s.
Eugene Blery's engravings of Nemours, 1851, 1870
Creator: Blery, Eugene, 1805-1887
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.004
Extent:   2 images
Abstract:   Eugene Blery (1805-1887) was a French artist, engraver and lithographer. This collection contains two etchings of pastoral views of Nemours in Normany, France. One depicts the French ancestral home of the du Pont family.
Eugene du Pont papers, 1835-1956
Creator: du Pont, Eugene, 1873-1954
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1599
Extent:   13 linear feet
Abstract:   Consists of the personal papers of Eugene du Pont, Jr. and the records of Kinloch Gun Club, a private shooting club which he founded near Georgetown, South Carolina.
Eugene Shallcross Ferguson papers, 1937-2001, bulk 1960-1995
Creator: Ferguson, Eugene S.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2249
Extent:   26 linear feet
Abstract:   Eugene S. Ferguson (1916-2004) was one of the founders of the discipline of the history of technology. He taught at Iowa State University and the University of Delaware and worked at the Smithsonian Institution and the Hagley Museum. The papers provide evidence on the development and maturation of Ferguson’s thought, on the first 20 years of the history of technology as an academic discipline, and of the networking amongst its practitioners.
Exhibition Target Shooting film, circa 1960s
Creator: Peters Cartridge Co.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.260
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Remington Arms Company is one of the oldest American manufacturer of firearms and ammunition the largest producer of shotguns and rifles in the United States. This film is a documentary short on target shooting, featuring a demonstration by expert marksmen.
Experimental Station building and site photographs collected by James R. Thomen, circa 1900-1951
Creator: Thomen, James R., Mr.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.210
Extent:   0.25 linear feet
Abstract:   The DuPont Experimental Station is a large industrial research facility founded in 1903; focused on chemistry research. This collection consists primarily of photographs of buildings at DuPont's Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware taken between 1910 and 1950.
Experimental Station staff photographs transferred from Lavoisier Library, 1910-1987
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. Experimental Station.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.208
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   The DuPont Experimental Station is a large industrial research facility founded in 1903; focused on chemistry research. This collection consists primarily of group photographs of new employees in the Central Research Department at DuPont's Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware for the years 1922 to 1959. All individuals pictured are identified.
Explosion at the DuPont Company's Belin Works plant photographs, 1930
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.232
Extent:   21 photographic prints
Abstract:   The Belin plant in Moosic, Pennsylvania was built by the DuPont Company in 1908 for the production of black powder, which it was doing by 1912. This collection consists of photographs of the aftermath of an explosion that occurred there on August 1, 1930.
Exposition Coloniale Internationale de Paris photographs, 1931
Creator: Exposition coloniale internationale de Paris. (Data of meeeting of treaty signing--(1931).; )
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.290
Extent:   37 photographic prints
Abstract:   The Paris Colonial Exposition was a six month exhibit held outside of Paris, France in 1931 displaying the culture and resources of the colonial possessions of France. Opening May 6, 1931, the exhibition was visited by an estimated crowd of seven to nine million people. This collection includes twenty eight photographs of architectural renderings of buildings at the exposition, two photographs of models of buildings, six photographs of the actual buildings (some under construction), and one portrait photograph of M. Marcel Oliver (circa 1880s-1940s), an organizer of the event and former Governor-General of Madagascar. Each photograph is stamped on the back and has the name of the architect responsible.
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