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IBM computer photographs, 1954-1958
Creator: International Business Machines Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.225
Extent:   2 photographic prints
Abstract:   International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) became a giant in the field of electronic data processing by the mid-1950s. There are two photographs (one each) of the IBM 650 computer and IBM 305 computer.
Indiana Ordnance Works, Ballistics Lab photographs, 1941
Creator: Indiana Ordnance Works (U.S.).
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2001.209
Extent:   24 photographic prints
Abstract:   The Indiana Ordnance Works was built by the DuPont Company for the U.S. Government beginning in 1940. It manufactured military explosives, propellants, and smokeless powder. This collection consists of photographs of the Ballistics Lab of the Indiana Ordnance Works.
Indiana Ordnance Works panoramic photographs, 1941
Creator: Indiana Ordnance Works
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.143
Extent:   2 oversize folders
Abstract:   The Indiana Ordnance Works was built by the DuPont Company for the U.S. Government beginning in 1940. It manufactured military explosives, propellants, and smokeless powder. The panoramic photographs show overviews of the Indiana Ordnance Works facilities, Charlestown, Indiana.
Insurance & Financial Communicators Association records, 1933-2008
Creator: Insurance & Financial Communicators Association.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1942
Extent:   17 linear feet
Abstract:   The Insurance & Financial Communicators Association was formed in 1933 to provide a context for the exchange of information and ideas in the life insurance industry. The primary value of the collection is in its capacity for documenting trends in the marketing of life insurance, and the rationale behind particular advertising campaigns. Case histories and publications aimed at the industry are of most use in this regard. The bulk of the records are of interest only in documenting the internal functions of the organization and the issues which it has perceived as important to the insurance industry.
Insurance Society of Philadelphia records, 1899-1961
Creator: Insurance Society of Philadelphia.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1934
Extent:   2.5 linear feet
Abstract:   The organization was formed in 1901 to provide a forum for persons engaged in the fire insurance business. The records consist of vertical files and scrapbooks which document various aspects of the insurance industry, the Society, and its members.
Interior designs by Lyman W. Cleveland, circa 1920-1965
Creator: Cleveland, Lyman W.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.237
Extent:   0.25 linear feet
Abstract:   This is a collection of photographs and drawings of interiors designed by the firm of Lyman W. Cleveland, Interior Architecture & Design, of Philadelphia, PA.
Inter-Society Color Council photographs, 1930-1980
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2003.228
Extent:   7 linear feet
Abstract:   The Inter-Society Color Council coordinates the activities of leading technical societies relating to the description, specification, and standardization of color, and promotes the practical application of this knowledge in science, art, and industry. Dorothy Nickerson (1900-1985) worked in the research laboratory of the Munsell Color Company from 1921-1926, and is known for her numerous contributions to the field of color science. This collection consists of materials from the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum.
Inter-Society Color Council records, 1879-2000, bulk 1895-1985
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2188
Extent:   166.5 linear feet
Abstract:   The Inter-Society Color Council records represents a wide array of individuals and organizations and their contributions to the development of standardized systems for identifying and evaluating color. This collection documents the advancement of color technology in the twentieth century and its practical application to problems related to color in science, art, and industry.
Interstate Commerce Commission railroad abandonment index, 1920s-1985
Creator: Interstate Commerce Commission (U.S.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   AVD.ICC.2014.001
Extent:   6 digital files
Abstract:   The Transportation Act of 1920 required railroads to file with the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) for permission to eliminate tracks from their system. The collections consists of index cards to finance dockets involving the Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central Transportation Company, and Conrail.
Irene Carpenter Draper photograph collection, circa 1850-1950
Creator: Draper, Irene Carpenter, 1911-1991
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1992.208
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   Irene (Renee) Carpenter (1911-1991) 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. She was the second child of R.R.M. Carpenter (1877-1949) and Margaretta Lammot du Pont (1884-1973) and a granddaughter of Lammot du Pont (1831-1884). The collection consists of photographs of Irene Carpenter Draper, as a child and as a young adult, and her extended family.
Irénée du Pont's Cuban estate "Xanadu" photographs, circa 1930, 1997
Creator: American Photo Studio (Havana, Cuba).
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.231
Extent:   21 photographic prints
Abstract:   Xanadu was the name of the opulent Cuban estate of Irenee du Pont (1876-1963). He bought land on the Hicacos Peninsula of Cuba to build the four-story estate. This collection consists of photographs of the exterior and interior of the home near Varadero, Cuba.
Irénée du Pont photograph collection, circa 1860-1960
Creator: du Pont, Irénée, 1876-1963
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1986.252
Extent:   2.0 linear feet
Abstract:   Irénée du Pont (1876-1963) was a chemical engineer. He began work for E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. in 1903 in the Construction Division of the Black Powder Operating Department. After holding several positions within the company he went on to be the president of the DuPont Company. He served in this capacity from 1919 until 1926. The collection consists of photographs related to Irénée du Pont's family, personal interests, and involvement with organizations such as the Delaware Safety Council.
Irv Koons Papers, 1946-1996, bulk 1955-1985
Creator: Koons, Irvin L., 1922-2017
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2132
Extent:   68.5 linear feet
Abstract:   The Irv Koons Papers include marketing research studies, business correspondence, public relations files, and materials from the designer's packaging courses. In addition to this textual component, the archive contains original artwork, sketches, comprehensives, mock-ups, and final product packaging. These materials document not only the career of Irv Koons, but also the growth and development of the packaging industry in the second half of the twentieth century.
Ivan F. Baker papers, 1923-1971
Creator: Baker, Ivan F. (Ivan Franklin), 1887-1976
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2175
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   Ivan F. Baker was a career executive with the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. He was assigned to Japan from 1919 to 1927 and to Europe from 1927 to 1938. Consequently, he played an important role as the company navigated post-1945 reconstruction, the restoration of international trade, and the divisions of the Cold War. The papers include engineering reports, memoranda, handbooks for trade fairs, Westinghouse publications, and Baker’s speeches and writings.