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Major Reybold (ship) photograph of painting, 1852-1907
Creator: Reybold, John B., Col.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.057
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Major Reybold was an iron excursion steamer, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This collection contains a photographic copy print of a painting of the steamship.
Making Blasting Caps film, circa 1930
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.243
Extent:   1.0 item
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 Éleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) the company began with the production of gunpowder. This item is the film Making Blasting Caps which documents the process of making blasting caps.
Manitou and Pikes Peak railway viewbook, circa 1925
Creator: Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2001.213
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   The Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway, which takes passengers to the summit of Pikes Peak mountain in Colorado, is the highest rack railway in the world and the highest railway in North America. This collection consists of a viewbook consisting of eight pages with photographs of the railway.
Manuel Eyre business papers, 1796-1815
Creator: Eyre, Manuel, 1777-1845
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1003
Extent:   332 items
Abstract:   Manuel Eyre, a Philadelphia merchant of Quaker ancestry, joined with Charles Massey, Jr., in 1803, to form the mercantile firm of Eyre & Massey. Their records include shipping papers, ship's articles, accounts, manifests and bills of lading, and letters from corresponding merchants.
Manuel Eyre business papers, 1796-1834
Creator: Eyre, Manuel, 1777-1845
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1144
Extent:   5 items
Abstract:   Manuel Eyre was a Philadelphia merchant who joined with Charles Massey in 1803 to form the mercantile firm of Eyre & Massey. His business papers are concerned shipping and trading activities.
The Manufactories and Manufacturers of Pennsylvania of the Nineteenth Century engravings, 1875
Creator: Robson, Charles; Galaxy Publishing Co. (Philadelphia)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1971.MSS.725
Extent:   4 items
Abstract:   Charles Robson was a nineteenth century author, editor and publisher of various biographies and histories, mostly about Pennsylvania. This collection consists of four engravings from the book "The Manufactories and Manufacturers of Pennsylvania of the Nineteenth Century," edited by Charles Robson and published by Galaxy Publishing Co., Philadelphia in 1875.
Marc Harrison papers, 1928-1996
Creator: Harrison, Marc, 1928-1996
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2193
Extent:   35.5 linear feet
Abstract:   The collection consists of Marc Harrison's business papers, legal records from cases in which Harrison served as a professional witness, files on exhibitions of Harrison's work, and publications featuring Harrison and products he designed.
Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America engineering drawings, 1905-1921
Creator: Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2464.83
Extent:   8 linear feet
Abstract:   The Marconi Wireless Telegraph Corporation of America was founded in 1899 as the American branch of Guglielmo Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph & Signal Company of London. Because of its emphasis on providing radio transmitter receivers for ships and fostering oceanic communications, the U.S. Navy commandeered the company during World War I. After the war, both government and industry colluded to buy out the British company; they created the Radio Corporation of America in its stead in 1919. This collection includes around 1,300 engineering and technical drawings from the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America . Subjects depicted range from circuit diagrams, wiring layouts, and switchboard schematics to architectural plans for aerial towers and carrying case designs.
Margaret Izard Manigault papers, 1779-1857
Creator: Manigault, Margaret Izard, 1768-1824
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0502
Extent:   4.2 linear feet
Abstract:   Manigault's papers consist of her own diaries and correspondence between her and Gabrielle Josephine du Pont (1770-1836), both which document the life of a female member of Charleston's merchant-planter elite during the Early National Period, and the web of connections linking Charleston, New York and Philadelphia society.
Margaret M. (Meg) Mulrooney working files, 1981, 1990-2000
Creator: Mulrooney, Margaret
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   AVD.MMM.201401
Extent:   195 digital files
Abstract:   Dr. Margaret (Meg) M. Mulrooney is Associate Professor of History and Associate Vice-Provost of University Studies at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The collection primarily consists of research data, notes, and drafts for Mulrooney's doctoral dissertation "Labor at Home: The Domestic World of Workers at the du Pont Powder Mills, 1802-1902."
Margaretta du Pont Coleman papers, 1852-1915
Creator: Coleman, Margaretta du Pont, 1862-1938
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2027
Extent:   4.33 linear feet
Abstract:   Margaretta “Meta” du Pont Coleman (1862-1938) collected these papers which primarily consist of family correspondence from the Louisville, Ky. branch of the du Pont family.
Marguerite du Pont Lee family photographs, undated
Creator: Lee, Marguerite du Pont, 1862-1936
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.021
Extent:   4 items
Abstract:   Marguerite du Pont Lee (1862-1936) 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 Eleuthere Irenee 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 small collection consists of four items belonging to Marguerite du Pont Lee. Two individual portraits, a photograph of a gate, and a decorative leaf.
Marshall Johnson collection of cookware and appliance design drawings, 1922-1989
Creator: Johnson, Marshall, 1938-
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2268.II
Extent:   10 linear feet
Abstract:   This collection consists of various drawings which detail the conception and design of household consumer goods produced by Wear-Ever Aluminum, Inc., a subsidiary of the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa). More specifically, these goods consist of cooking utensils, giftware, and appliances.
Marshall Johnson collection of trade literature and ephemera, 1922-2003, bulk 1972-2000
Creator: Johnson, Marshall, 1938-
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2268.I
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   The Marshall Johnson Collection of Trade Literature and Ephemera consists of materials collected by Johnson during his time with Wear-Ever/Proctor-Silex, including product catalogs, news clippings, and advertisements, with a small amount of manuscript materials.
Martha Furnace daybook/diary, 1808-1815
Creator: Martha Furnace (Washington, N.J.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0339
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   Martha Furnace was an iron plantation built in 1793 by the Pennsylvania ironmaster Isaac Potts (1750-1803) on a branch of the Wading River two miles above Harrisville in eastern Burlington County, New Jersey. The volume is a combined daybook and diary, containing a comprehensive account of the operation of a Pine Barrens iron plantation during the early 1800s.
Mary A. Ferraro portrait, circa 1860-1870
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2011.328
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   Mary A. Ferraro (b. 1851) is presumably the mother of Pierre Ferraro (b. 1878) and Eugene Ferraro, both of which worked for the DuPont Company and were all residents of Walker's Bank at Hagley Mills. This item is a portrait of a woman identified only as the mother of Ferraro.
Maryland Steel Co. photograph album, 1890-1894
Creator: Maryland Steel Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2008.224
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   Maryland Steel Company was a steel-works and shipyard operated from 1891 until 1916, when Bethlehem Steel acquired the Pennsylvania Steel Company and its subsidiary, Maryland Steel. This collection consists of 3 albums containing 204 cyanotype photographs taken at the Maryland Steel Company's steel plant and shipyard between 1890 and 1894. The photographs show steel buildings, steel workers, shipyard buildings, ship construction, tugs and steamships.
Match cover albums, 1954-1970
Creator: Various.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2015.295
Extent:   1.25 linear feet
Abstract:   A match cover or a matchbook cover is a thin piece of cardboard that is folded around a set of match sticks. Joshua Pusey (1842-1906?) was an inventor and attorney who patented match sticks in 1827, and matchbook covers in 1892. Within a short time hotels, restaurants, airlines, and all kinds of stores began advertising using matchbook covers. This collection is eight volumes of matchbook covers, each volume contains approximately 330-570 matchbooks. The matchbooks are graphic advertisements for various businesses, services, or products. The industries most represented are hotels, restaurants, clubs, and bars. There are a large amount of matchbooks from banks/insurance companies, automobile companies, airlines, food stores, drug stores, clothing stores, among others.
Materials collected for the Hagley exhibit, "Machine, Monument & Metropolis: New York's Pennsylvania Station", 1903-2003
Creator: Hagley Museum and Library
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2180
Extent:   347 items
Abstract:   A combination of orginial and reconstructed architectural drawings of the original Pennsylvania Station in New York City, used to construct a cutaway model in HO scale (approximately 1/8 inch to the foot) as the centerpiece of a Hagley Museum exhibit entitled "Machine, Monument and Metropolis: New York's Pennsylvania Station." Historical drawings were collected by Christopher T. Baer of the Manuscripts & Archives Department. Reconstructed drawings from which the model was produced were drawn by retired architect William Wills.
Mauch Chunk and Mount Pisgah chromolithograph, circa 1875
Creator: Clay & Richmond.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.245
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   Mauch Chunk, a town in northeastern Pennsylvania now known as Jim Thorpe, was founded in 1818 by Josiah White (1781-1850). It grew up around the coal industry. This is a colorful view looking down on Mauch Chunk with Mount Pisgah in background.
Mauch Chunk, the "Switzerland of America" souvenir viewbook, circa 1900
Creator: Rau, William Herman, 1855-1920
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.206
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   William Herman Rau (1855-1920) was a prominent photographer and native Philadelphian, best known for his work documenting the development of American railroads. This item is a hard cover souvenir with eighteen views of sights in Mauch Chunk, the "Switzerland of America." Images are on 12 unpaginated folded panels.
Maurice D'Onofrio collection of Johnson family postcards, 1903-1949
Creator: D'Onofrio, Maurice, 1917-2014
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.222
Extent:   0.25 linear feet
Abstract:   The patriarch of the Johnson family of Cape May New Jersey was Eldridge Johnson (1839-?), a prominent merchant, trustee of the Presbyterian Church, and president of the Cape May Saving Fund and Building Association. The Johnson family of Cape May resided at 225 Congress Place, a house which was moved to 33 Perry Street in the 1970s and is today known as the Pink House. This collection consists of postcards from a states in the United States and a few from Canada. The postcards depict landscapes, street scenes, prominent buildings and monuments, as well as Presbyterian Churches from a variety of cities. These postcards were sent to members of the Johnson family between 1910 and 1949.
Maurice du Pont Lee collection of du Pont family photographs, 1871-1925, undated
Creator: du Pont family.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.043
Extent:   12 items
Abstract:   Alexis I. du Pont (1816-1857) was the youngest child of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), the founder of the DuPont Company, and was a partner in E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (1837-1857). This collection contains thirteen photographic items, gifted by Maurice du Pont Lee, that are part of a larger collection of du Pont family materials (Accession 1128).
Maurice du Pont Lee photographs, circa 1895-1970
Creator: Brooks Studio.; Cohen, Edward.; Lee, Maurice du Pont, 1885-1974--Family.; Lubitsh & Bungarz.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1975.271
Extent:   98 items
Abstract:   Maurice du Pont Lee (1855-1974) was the General Advisor to the Chief Engineer of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The collection includes photographs of Maurice du Pont Lee's family members, including his mother, Marguerite du Pont Lee, and his brother, Cazenove Gardner Lee, as well as Mrs. Maurice du Pont, Mrs. Alfred I. du Pont and other unidentified family members. The collection also includes a group of public relations photographs of Maurice du Pont Lee, dating from 1950 to 1969.
Maxim Silencer Company photographs, circa 1900-1909, 1943-1945
Creator: Maxim Silencer Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2015.288
Extent:   29 images
Abstract:   The Maxim Silencer Company was the first company to manufacture gun silencers for commercial use. The company was founded in 1908 as the Maxim Silent Firearms Company by Hiram Percy Maxim (1869-1936) in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1912 Maxim incorporated his business as the Maxim Silencer Company. Maxim was an engineer and inventor. This small collection consists of photographs of rifles with silencers, the company's World War II Army E. Navy award ceremony, and a few images of Hiram Percy Maxim and his son Hiram Hamilton Maxim.
May B. Kenney collection of photographs, circa 1860
Creator: Kenney, Mae B.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.014
Extent:   7 items
Abstract:   Contains photographic prints from a family who once resided in Laurel, Delaware.
McCullough Iron Company, Octoraro Works exterior photograph, circa 1870
Creator: McMullin, Samuel, b. 1819
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1971.MSS.713
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   McCullough Iron Company produced the first galvanized sheet iron in the United States, and then went on to produce charcoal blooms and iron bars. The Octoraro Rolling Mill was built in 1828, originally owned by Joseph Roman and purchased by McCullough & Co. in 1857. It operated until 1893. This item is a panoramic-type 19th century albumen photograph showing the town of Rowlandsville, Maryland, on Octoraro Creek in Cecil County. The iron-works may be in the distance, and the houses may be predominantly worker's housing.
MCI Communications Corporation photographs and audiovisual materials, 1915-2001, bulk 1975-1997
Creator: MCI Communications Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2000.239
Extent:   140 linear feet
Abstract:   MCI Communications Corporation (MCI) was a large telecommunications company. It was organized in October 1963 in Joliet, Illinois, by John D. (Jack) Goeken (1930-2010), as Microwave Communications, Inc. Goeken and his partners were planning to provide point-to-point private line microwave communications between Chicago and St. Louis to small businesses. This large collection documents the activities of the MCI Communications Corporation and its subsidiaries as well as the development of a competitive telecommunications industry in the United States and worldwide. The materials focus on MCI corporate life, public relations, technical operations, and sales and marketing activities. A vast amount of videotapes makes up a significant portion of the MCI collection, however, there are also photographs, slides, digital files, and audio cassette tapes.
McShain family oral history interviews, 1990
Creator: McShain family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1990.271
Extent:   13 items
Abstract:   John McShain (1898-1989) was a Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.-based building contractor, whose firm, John McShain, Inc., was by 1950 the fiftieth largest construction firm in the United States, with contracts in excess of $100,000,000. This collection consists of thirteen audiotapes of oral history interviews with John McShain's family and friends. People interviewed include Mary McShain, Polly McShain, Vincent and Jacqueline O'Brien, and Cardinal Krol.
Meigs family papers, 1848-1958, bulk 1875-1910
Creator: Meigs family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2162
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   The papers document the lives and careers of three generations of the immediate and extended family that began with famed Civil War officer Montgomery C. Meigs (1816-1892). The most notable members include his son, engineer Montgomery Meigs (1847-1931) and granddaughter and author Cornelia Meigs (1884-1973). The materials are about equally divided between professional activities and domestic family concerns.
Men of Progress -- American Inventors engraving, 1863
Creator: Sartain, John, 1808-1897; Schussele, Christian
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1980.202
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   Christian Schussele (1824-1879) was an artist and teacher at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. John Sartain (1808-1897) was a Philadelphia printmaker and engraver, and director of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. The engraving is a group portrait of nineteen nineteenth-century American inventors and industrialists, collected around a table with examples of their inventions, and beneath a portrait of Benjamin Franklin.
Mendes Cohen report on the economy of a new system of working the engines on the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road Company, 1854
Creator: Cohen, Mendes, 1831-1915
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0460
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Mendes Cohen (1831-1915) worked for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, chiefly in the Motive Power Department, from 1851 to 1855, where he adaptated wood-burning locomotives to coal-burning and devised the method for handling traffic on the 10% temporary grade over the Kingwood Tunnel. The report covers a series of tests and improvements conducted in 1853 and 1854 with the aim of reducing flue wear and tear and fuel consumption in the large coal-burning engines
Mercantile advertising circulars and prices current, 1784-1804
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1215
Extent:   23 items
Abstract:   Consists of advertising circulars and prices current, addressed to several Philadelphia merchants.
Merchants Coal Company photographs, 1901-1902
Creator: Merchants Coal Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1991.227
Extent:   22 images
Abstract:   The Merchants Coal Company mined semi-bituminous coal in the early twentieth century. These are images of early construction at the Merchants Coal Company in Boswell, Pennsylvania.
Merchant's coupons, circa 1900
Creator: Unknown.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.259
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   Trading stamps were small paper coupons, given to customers by merchants, that had a minimal cash value. Customers could save these coupons and exchange them with the trading stamp company for premiums. The use of these coupons grew with the proliferation of chain gas stations and supermarkets in the early 20th century. Two perforated sheets of "merchant's coupons" (possibly trading stamps) are included, one with fifteen stamps and the other with ten. The coupons in this collection have no markings to determine the merchant or trading stamp company of origin.
Meta Coleman collection of du Pont family portraits, circa 1860-circa 1900
Creator: Coleman, Margaretta du Pont, 1862-1938
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1968.021
Extent:   37 items
Abstract:   Margaretta “Meta” du Pont Coleman (1862-1938) 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. The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. She collected family portraits while compiling a family genealogy. This collection includes daguerrotypes, tintypes, ambrotypes and other early portrait photographs of various family members.
Metropolitan Steamship Co. ship General Whitney lithograph, circa 1870-1880
Creator: Endicott & Co., lithographers; Metropolitan Steamship Co.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.233
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   The Metropolitan Steamship Co. was a steamship line which provided service between Boston and New York and later between San Francisco and Los Angeles. This item is a prnt of the steamship General Whitney from the Metropolitan Steamship Co.'s Outside Line between New York and Boston.
Michael Munroe of Lobdell Works pouring steel, photograph, 1840s
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.058
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Lobdell Car Wheel Company was founded as a small manufacturing firm of Jonathon Bonney, Charles Bush, and George Lobdell in Wilmington, Delaware in 1837. This collection contains a photographic print depicting Michael Munroe of Lobdell Works pouring steel.
Michael Tenenbaum papers, 1913-2005
Creator: Tenenbaum, Michael, 1913-2005
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2276
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   Michael Tenenbaum was a prominent metallurgist and executive with Inland Steel Company. Tenenbaum's papers consist of a series of his writings and speeches and a small number of Inland Steel Company publications.
Michel Adanson notes on nitrate, undated
Creator: Adanson, Michel, 1727-1806.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0906
Extent:   20 leaves
Abstract:   During his lifetime, French botanist Michel Adanson (1727-1806) assembled a large number of notes and documents for a projected but never completed scientific encylcopedia. This collection of Adanson's notes focuses on nitrates, including saltpeter.
Midvale Steel Company plant album, circa 1905
Creator: Midvale Steel and Ordnance Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1974.362
Extent:   1 items
Abstract:   The Midvale Steel Company manufactured steel parts for the railroad industry and the armaments industry. The company was known for casting, forging, and machining high-quality steels, including alloy steels. This album contains photographs showing exteriors and interiors of Midvale Steel facilities in the Nicetown area of Germantown.
Mike Karwowski collection of Budd Company photographs, 1916, 1919
Creator: Karwowski, Mike
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.207
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   This collection contains two enlarged reproduction black and white photographs (24"x36"). Both photographs were taken at the Hunting Park plant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One is of the Budd Company's drafting room and the second is of the Budd Band float during a parade.
Milton Bradley's Official World's Fair Game and Official World's Fair Jigsaw Puzzle, 1963-1964
Creator: Milton Bradley Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.206
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   The Milton Bradley Company is a creator and manufacturer of board games located in Springfield, Massachusetts. The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace Through understanding." This small collection consists of two Milton Bradley products, the Official World's Fair Game and the Official World's Fair Jigsaw Puzzle.
Miscellaneous (mostly railroad) stock certificates, 1848-1907
Creator: Canada Southern Railway Company. Cincinnati Northern Railroad Company. Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Railroad Company. Cleveland and Toledo Railroad Company. Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway Company. Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati & Indianapolis Railway Company. Cleveland, Painesville and Ashtabula Rail Road Company. Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway. Little Falls and Dolgeville Railroad Company. Mahoning Coal Railroad Company. McKeesport and Belle Vernon Railroad Company. Merchants Despatch Transportation Company. Michigan Central Railroad Company. Michigan Southern & Northern Indiana Railroad Company. New York and Northern Railway Company. New York and Ottawa Railway Company. New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railway Company. Niagara Falls Branch Railroad. Peoria and Eastern Railway Company. Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg Railroad Company. Ulster and Delaware Railroad Company. Utica and Schenectady Railroad Company. Wallkill Valley Railroad.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.233
Extent:   104 items
Abstract:   Historically, a stock certificate is a paper record of ownership in a company. Certain information is included on a stock certificate: number of share, identification number, a corporate seal, and signatures. This collection consists of predominantly unissued stock certificates for American railroad companies. There are also four certificates of tax free municipal bonds of the City of Philadelphia.
Mohawk Liqueur Corporation album, 1934
Creator: Mohawk Liqueur Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.249
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   The Detroit Mohawk Liqueur Corporation formed in 1933 at the end of Prohibition and operated through 1966. This album consists of three groups of images. The first group of photographs show a working American liquor company in Detroit, Michigan. The second group consists of different Mohawk bottled liquor products. The third part is eighteen pages of original Mohawk Liqueur labels attached to scrapbook pages.
Morgan Paper Company plant photographs, circa 1930
Creator: Morgan Paper Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.102
Extent:   1 folder
Abstract:   Morgan Paper Company plant manufactured tissue paper. The plant located in Lititz, Pennsylvania was built by John H. Wickersham Engineering and Construction Company. The collection contains four photographic prints of Morgan Paper Company plant.
Morris travel albums, 1881-1906
Creator: Morris, John T. , 1847-1915; Morris, Lydia T. , 1849-1932
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1976.432
Extent:   14 items
Abstract:   The Morris family of Philadelphia were brewers, merchants, land speculators, manufacturers, and prominent participants in public affairs. This collection contains fourteen albums of photographs and postcards of foreign scenes between 1881 and 1906.
Morse-Lea photograph collection, circa 1800-circa 1840
Creator: Lea family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1970.018
Extent:   31 items
Abstract:   The Lea family were among the largest flour mill operators at the Brandywine Falls, north of Wilmington, Delaware, since the 1770s, when Thomas Lea joined in partnership with Joseph Tatnall. The album contains considerable genealogical information on the Lea family, as well as 38 silhouette portraits of members of the Lea and related families. These include family names such as Tatnall, Baily, Bellah, Warner, Pusey, and Rodman.
Motion picture Stars and Stripes Forever film stills, 1952
Creator: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1980.358
Extent:   5.0 images
Abstract:   This collection consists of five publicity photographs from the motion picture Stars and Stripes Forever. It was produced by 20th Century Fox and released in 1952. It tells the story of John Philip Sousa, portrayed by Clifton Webb.
Mount Carbon Railroad Company laborers receipts, 1829-1838
Creator: Mount Carbon Rail Road Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0205
Extent:   13 items
Abstract:   The Mount Carbon Railroad Company was incorporated in Pennsylvania on April 20, 1829, for the purpose of building a railroad from the Schuylkill Canal at Mount Carbon up Norwegian Creek to the forks and thence to Wadesville on the East Branch and Mount Laffee on the West Branch. The collection consist of thirteen laborers receipts issued for the construction of the railroad in 1829 and 1830 by William R. Hopkins, superintendent.
Mrs. Willhoits Whittier Cleaning and Dye Works album, circa 1940s
Creator: Whittier Cleaning and Dye Works.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2015.283
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   Whittier Cleaning & Dye Works was a small, dry cleaning business in Whittier, California. Mrs. Willhoit operated the business and eventually put her name in the title. This album contains images of the exteriors of the store, the interiors of the store showing Mrs. Whitter working, Whittier exiting a company car with clothing on hangers, a worker at the press, and Mrs. Whittier with an armed serviceman. There are several snapshots of Mrs. Whittier with a group of young women.
Music from the banks of the Brandywine sound recording, 1993
Creator: Cox, Brian; du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935; New Tankopanicum Orchestra.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.245
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Alfred Irénée du Pont (1864-1935) was the eldest son of E.I. du Pont (1829-1877). He joined the family gunpowder firm in 1884, eventually becoming co-owner. He was an accomplished musician who composed many scores, however, he destroyed most as he became deaf. Only six survive. This compact disc contains six sound recordings of scores composed by Alfred I. du Pont. Performed by the New Tankopanicum Orchestra, conducted by Brian Cox, Published in Greenville, DE : Tank CD p1993. Includes program notes (1 folded sheet [6] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
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