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1836 Pennsylvania Railroad passenger car photograph, circa 1893
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.006
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   Founded in 1846, Pennsylvania Railroad Company (PRR) was a leading industrial and transportation force throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This collection features a cyanotype and a photographic copy print of an image depicting the first passenger car created for PRR, most likely taken in 1893 in relation to Chicago World's Columbian Exposition.
Pamela C. and Lammot du Pont Copeland family photographs, 1810-1994
Creator: Copeland family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1999.243
Extent:   563 photographic prints
Abstract:   The collection contains photographs of Pamela and Lammot du Pont Copeland and family members. Many of the pictures document the couple's various activities and philanthropic interests.
Panama-Pacific International Exposition photographic souvenir viewbook, 1916
Creator: Panama-Pacific International Exposition.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.253
Extent:   1.0 item
Abstract:   The item is a small novelty souvenir viewbook from the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. It opens up to display 15 attached, folded halftone photographic views of the San Francisco area. The exposition was a world's fair held in San Francisco for nine months in 1915. The official reason for it was to commemorate the completion of the Panama Canal. It also furnished a platform to showcase a revitalized San Francisco that had been devastated by the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906.
Parry Norling collection of DuPont Company audiovisual materials, 1990-1996
Creator: Norling, Parry
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.205
Extent:   0.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Parry Norling was a career research chemist and manager with E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. This small collection consists of DuPont Company-related videotapes and slides accumulated by Parry Norling while in his role as Planning Director at DuPont's Central Research and Development during the 1990s.
Parry Norling collection of DuPont records, 1902-2004, bulk 1980-1995
Creator: Norling, Parry
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2510
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   Parry Norling was a career research chemist and manager with E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Records consists of company documents and outside publications collected by Norling during his time at DuPont.
Paul Arthur, Jr. Papers, 1967-1994, bulk 1967-1977
Creator: Arthur, Paul, 1915-2000
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2536
Extent:   0.5 linear feet
Abstract:   The collection is comprised of material relating to the work of Dr. Paul Arthur, Jr. collected by his sister, Dorothy Arthur.
Penn Central Railroad memorabilia auction poster, 1972
Creator: Penn Central Transportation Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.261
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Pennsylvania New York Central Transportation Company was the creation of a 1968 merger of the Pennsylvania and New York Central railroads. In 1970, the "Penn Central" Transportation Company filed for bankruptcy and auctioned off Pennsylvania Railroad and New York Central Railroad memorabilia, pictures, and other materials. This collection consists of a poster for the auction of Penn Central railroad memorabilia. The poster includes images of lanterns and a locomotive, both in black, on brown paper with text announcing dates for auction and preview.
Penn Central Transportation Company employee timetables, 1968-1986
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2667
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   A complete set of employee timetables for each region and division of the Penn Central Railroad.
Penn Virginia Corporation records, 1864-1981
Creator: Penn Virginia Corporation
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1764
Extent:   117.3 linear feet
Abstract:   Penn Virginia Corporation was incorporated as the Virginia Coal & Iron Company on January 6, 1882. It was one of many firms established by a group of interrelated entrepreneurs headed by John Leisenring (1819-1884), a Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania, civil and mining engineer. The records of Penn Virginia Corporation cover the development and operations of the Virginia Coal & Iron Company, a large southern Appalachian land company, with some information on its immediate neighbors and local support facilities.
Pennsylvania Indemnity Corporation Auto Trails Atlas, 1929
Creator: Pennsylvania Indemnity Corporation; Rand McNally and Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.221
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Pennsylvania Indemnity Corporation was an automobile insurance company located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This item is a road atlas containing 32 pages of maps of the northeastern United States. Published by Rand McNally and Company.
Pennsylvania iron industry correspondence, bills, and receipts, 1807-1892, undated
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1003
Extent:   25 items
Abstract:   Consists of correspondence, bills, and receipts concerning the iron industry in Pennsylvania during the nineteenth century.
Pennsylvania Power & Light Company records, 1883-1941
Creator: Pennsylvania Power & Light Company. Predecessor and subsidiary companies. Local transit companies.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1552
Extent:   85 linear feet
Abstract:   The collection is composed primarily of minute books and financial records of some sixty-five local transit companies, documenting the process of franchise acquisition and system building through merger.
Pennsylvania Railroad Company records, 1813-1968
Creator: Pennsylvania Railroad Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1807
Extent:   2,000 linear feet and 181 microfilm reels
Abstract:   The Pennsylvania Railroad Company was the largest railroad in the United States in terms of corporate assets and traffic from the last quarter of the nineteenth century until the decline of the northeast's and midwest's dominance of manufacturing. These records provide nearly comprehensive coverage of corporate matters for the entire time span and reasonably complete coverage of the functional departments from 1920 to 1950, with less coverage from 1893 to 1920 and from 1950 to 1968.
Pennsylvania Railroad flyers and brochure, 1963-1965
Creator: Pennsylvania Railroad Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.262
Extent:   6 items
Abstract:   The Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) was chartered in 1846 to complete an all-railroad network across the state. Between 1855 and 1874, the PRR underwent rapid expansion and emerged as one of the two largest railroad systems in the region east of the Mississippi and north of the Ohio. In 1910, the PRR entered Manhattan through tunnels under the Hudson and East Rivers. This collection consists of flyers and a brochure for Pennsylvania Railroad special fares or trains.
Pennsylvania Railroad public timetables, 1919-1968
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2603
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   Timetables issued periodically to the public, generally at ticket offices, showing the schedules of passenger trains on various routes.
Pennsylvania Railroad stations and bridges viewbook, undated
Creator: Chisholm Bros.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2000.222
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   The Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) was chartered in 1846 to complete an all-railroad network across the state. Between 1855 and 1874, the PRR underwent rapid expansion and emerged as one of the two largest railroad systems in the region east of the Mississippi and north of the Ohio. In 1910, the PRR entered Manhattan through tunnels under the Hudson and East Rivers. This is a viewbook or souvenir album containing views related to the Pennsylvania Railroad in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, including stations, bridges, and tracks.
Pennsylvania Railroad stations and Whitney Dam, North Carolina postcards, 1909-1912
Creator: Pennsylvania Cement Co.. Pennsylvania Railroad.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1992.234
Extent:   3.0 images
Abstract:   This is a small collection of three postcards. Two postcards have images of Pennsylvania Railroad stations in Greensburg and Swissvale, Pennsylvania. The third postcard is an advertisement for Pennsylvania Cement Co. showing the Whitney (N.C.) Dam. The Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) was chartered in 1846 to completing an all-rail road across the state. In 1857 the Pennsylvania Railroad purchased the old Main Line system and eventually brought the entire line from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh under one management.
Pennsylvania Water & Power Company presidential records, 1905-1946
Creator: Pennsylvania Water & Power Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2627
Extent:   56.2 linear feet
Abstract:   The Pennsylvania Water & Power Company formed in 1910 to finish construction of the Holtwood hydroelectric facility along the lower Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania. The company achieved numerous advancements in hydroelectric and steam power development in the early twentieth century, and helped bring about the electrification of Baltimore and, later, much of the Chesapeake and eastern Pennsylvania area. The records largely consist of correspondence to and from Pennsylvania Water & Power's chief engineer and later president, John Abbet Walls, and other company heads relating to operations, customers, dam construction, and numerous subjects associated with the hydroelectric industry.
Pennsylvania Water and Power Company photographs, circa 1916-1992, bulk 1931-1954
Creator: Pennsylvania Water & Power Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2015.293
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   Pennsylvania Water and Power Company was established to store, transport, and generate water power for both commercial and manufacturing purposes. The Holtwood facility outside of Lancaster, Pennsylvania was the first power plant to have both a hydroelectric generator and a coal power generator. The company was originally called McCall’s Ferry Power Co. and founded in 1905. This small collection consists of photographs that depict the progress of several construction projects at the Holtwood and Safe Harbor plants. Most of these images date from 1951 to 1954, well after the original construction of both sites.
"People are Inspired by display gardens" lecture and accompanying slides, 1978
Creator: Seibert, Russell J.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1991.241
Extent:   30 items
Abstract:   Russell J. Seibert was the former director of Longwood Gardens. This collection consists of a typewritten script of a speech, a cassette recording of the speech, and accompanying slides.
People's Steam Navigation Company stock certificate, 1833
Creator: People's Steam Navigation Company.; Eyre, Manuel, 1777-1845
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1247
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Stock certificate for 100 shares issued to Manuel Eyre of Philadelphia, August 2, 1833.
Pew Charitable Trusts digital archive, 1995-2014
Creator: Pew Charitable Trusts.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   AVD.2020
Extent:   1704 digital files
Abstract:   The Pew Charitable Trusts are a major philanthropic organization based in Philadelphia, Pa. Part of the Pew Charitable Trusts records in the Manuscripts and Archives Department, the digital archive consists primarily of eGrant products and Pew publications.
Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company engraved copper plates and medallions, circa 1838, 1907
Creator: Philadelphia and Reading Railway Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.242
Extent:   15 items
Abstract:   Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company (succeeded by the Reading Company) began construction in 1833 and the mainline from Philadelphia to Pottsville opened in 1842. This is a small collection of copperplate engravings and some medallions. They are presumably some sort of seat check for destinations along the mainline. The collection also contains three medallions, two related to the Jamestown Centennial Exposition in 1907 and one from Baldwins Standard dried beef.
Philadelphia Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, Main Line bridge photographs, circa 1910
Creator: Pennsylvania Railroad
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   AVD.PRR.2012.001
Extent:   40 images
Abstract:   The collection consists of digital scans of photographs of bridges on the Philadelphia Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad, which ran from Philadelphia to Harrisburg.
Philadelphia Electric Company records, 1836-1953, bulk 1890-1915
Creator: Philadelphia Electric Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1780
Extent:   36 microfilm reels
Abstract:   The Philadelphia Electric Company was incorporated under the laws of Pennsylvania on October 31, 1929, as a merger of The Philadelphia Electric Company (incorporated in Pa. on October 27, 1902), the Philadelphia Suburban-Counties Gas & Electric Company, and three other small utility companies. It is the primary gas and electric company for Philadelphia, its surrounding counties and Cecil and Harford Counties in northeastern Maryland. Their records consist of microfilm copies of the minute books of about 150 of the predecessor companies of the Philadelphia Electric Company.
Philadelphia factories lithographs, 1849-1865
Creator: Beaulieu, E.; Herline & Company; King & Baird Co.; W.H. Rease; Wagner & McGuigan
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1975.279
Extent:   9 images
Abstract:   The lithographs include the following Philadelphia printers' names: E. Beaulieu; Herline & Co.; King & Baird; Wagner & McGuigan; and W.H. Rease. This is a group of nine mid-19th century lithographs showing illustrations of Philadelphia factories.
Philadelphia ice and coal companies advertising cards, 1870-1890
Creator: Knickerbocker Ice Co. (Philadelphia) ; Philadelphia Ice Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2002.221
Extent:   0.5 linear foot
Abstract:   Ice and coal companies delivered ice in summer and coal in winter to meet the growing demands of consumers and businesses for refrigeration and heat. The collection consists of trade cards from 71 companies that were used as advertisements and as order tickets for ice and coal.
Philadelphia Quartz Company office negative, circa 1895-1900
Creator: Philadelphia Quartz Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.340
Extent:   1 negatives
Abstract:   Philadelphia Quartz Company began as a family soap and candle business in 1831. It was founded in Philadelphia by Joseph Elkinton. It began producing and selling sodium silicate in 1861 as a builder to replace rosin in soap formulations. This image of office includes three male clerks and one visitor.
Philadelphia Quartz (PQ) Company records, 1733-1983, bulk 1831-1981
Creator: Philadelphia Quartz Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1865
Extent:   40 linear feet
Abstract:   Founded in 1831 as the Elkinton Company and later renamed, Philadelphia Quartz Company became an important innovator during World War I by discovering silica gels could be used as a base to manufacture catalysts for cracking crude oil molecules to make high-octane gasoline and developing potassium silicate which was adopted for use in cathode ray tubes. The company's records includes business records and the personal papers of the company's founding family.
Philadelphia railroad stations, Red Arrow Lines trolley track and bus photographs, 1926-1965
Creator: Jennings, William Nicholson,, 1860-1946. Lawrence S. Williams, Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.238
Extent:   40 items
Abstract:   The Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Company operated bus and trolley lines, many of which originated in Upper Darby Township on the western border of Philadelphia and served Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties. Suburban Station and the Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company building are both located in Center City. The Red Arrow transportation lines are found in Philadelphia's western suburbs. This small collection consists of photographs of Suburban Station, railroad and trolley tracks, and bus shelters.
Philip D. Reed papers, 1927-1989
Creator: Reed, Philip D. (Philip Dunham), 1899-1989
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1984
Extent:   46 linear feet
Abstract:   Philip Dunham Reed went to work in the law department of the General Electric Company in 1927 and was appointed assistant to president Gerard Swope ten years later. In 1939 he became chairman of the board, a position he held for eighteen years until his retirement. His papers cover Reed's private and governmental activities, not his official duties as chairman of General Electric.
Phoenix Steel Corporation records, 1827-1963, bulk 1856-1949
Creator: Phoenix Steel Corporation
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0916
Extent:   77.3 linear feet
Abstract:   The Phoenix Steel Company was established in the late 18th century as a manufacturer of cut nails. It later became a major producer of railroad rails and iron and steel structural members. Their records include minutes (1856-1929); stock ledgers; brief of title papers and property maps; legal and financial correspondence and tax papers; account books; and a works diary.
Photo-history magazine, 1937 July
Creator: Childs, R.S.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.207
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Photo-history was a quarterly magazine, each of which centered upon a specific topic and had an unique title. This is a copy of Photo-history titled "Labor's Challenge." It includes heavily illustrated articles about the American labor movement.
Pierre A. Gentieu Brandywine River Valley photographs, 1883-1917
Creator: Gentieu, Pierre A., 1842-1930
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1970.001
Extent:   356 items
Abstract:   Pierre A. Gentieu (1842-1930) was a long-time employee of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Gentieu was born in France in 1842. He emigrated to the United States around 1859. He began working for DuPont in 1877. This collection is comprised of images taken by DuPont Company employee Pierre Gentieu from approximately 1880 to 1920. Gentieu's images document the DuPont Company Powder Yards along the banks of the Brandywine River in Wilmington Delaware. The collection documents the surrounding community along the Brandywine including worker's families, du Pont family homes, churches in the area, DuPont Company exposition displays, and other facets of social and work life in the area.
Pierre and Frederic A. Gentieu photographs, 1884-1920
Creator: Gentieu, Frederic A.; Gentieu, Pierre A., 1842-1930.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1989.280
Extent:   4 images
Abstract:   Pierre A. Gentieu (1842-1930) was a long-term employee of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company who created an invaluable photographic record of the company's Brandywine Mills at the turn of the century. This is a small group of photographs related to northern New Castle County, Delaware. There are two photographs taken by Pierre and Frederic A. Gentieu, father and son, who photographed an August outing with a large group of men, women, and children.
Pierre Gentieu Hagley area photographs and DuPont Company ephemera, 1880-1900
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company; Gentieu, Pierre A., 1842-1930
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.261
Extent:   16 photographic prints
Abstract:   Pierre A. Gentieu was a long-term employee of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company who created an invaluable photographic record of the company's Brandywine Mills at the turn of the century. 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 small collection includes original drymounted photographic prints of views near Henry Clay Village in Delaware by Pierre Gentieu. Several have simple hand drawn decorative borders on them and are signed. There are also several items related to DuPont Gunpowder and rifles.
Pierre S. du Pont portrait, circa 1940-1945
Creator: Unknown.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2011.204
Extent:   1 photographic prints
Abstract:   Pierre Samuel "P.S." du Pont (1870-1954) was the great grandson of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and that company played a major role in P.S. du Pont's life. He is most well-known for developing the preeminent botanical gardens, Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. This item is a matted portrait of P.S. du Pont, autographed on front beneath image area.
Pierre S. Dupont Liberty ship photograph, circa 1940s
Creator: United States Maritime Commission.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.285
Extent:   1 photographic prints
Abstract:   A Liberty ship was a World War II EC2 type cargo ship designed for the emergency ship building program. Over 2,700 of these ships were built. This item is a photograph which shows a stern of EC-2 Liberty ship.
Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours papers, 1769-1831
Creator: du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   LMSS:I
Extent:   1.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Pierre Samuel du Pont (1739-1817) was a noted French Physiocrat and economic advisor to Jacques Necker and King Louis XXVI. In the aftermath of the French Revolution he and his family emigrated to the United States where his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont established the gun powder manufacturer E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The collection consists primarily of correspondence and special papers documenting his service during the Necker ministry and the establishment of the DuPont Company. Also included are the papers of his second wife Françoise Poivre (1748-1841).
Pit card game, 1904
Creator: Parker Brothers, Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.264
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Inspired by the Chicago Board of Trade and the U.S. Corn Exchange, PIT is a fast-paced card game where players try to corner the market on a specific commodity. This collection is the bull and bear edition of the game.
Pittsburgh Steel Company album, circa 1905
Creator: Pittsburgh Steel Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2006.208
Extent:   1 items
Abstract:   The Pittsburgh Steel Company manufactured steel products. Early products included wire, barbed wire, nails, wire fence, and pipe. This item is an album containing photographs of birds-eye-views of the Monessen plant, an exterior of the office building, views in boiler houses, open hearth furnaces, soaking pits, power plants, engines, and an electric power plant.
Place du Pont in Nemours, France photographs, 1995
Creator: Unknown.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.289
Extent:   2 photographic prints
Abstract:   Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours(1739-1817) was a noted French Physiocrat and economic advisor to Jacques Necker and King Louis XVI. In 1784, Louis XVI made him a noble through the process of noblesse de lettres, which added the de Nemours suffix to his name. In the aftermath of the French Revolution he and his family emigrated to the United States where his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont established the gun powder manufacturer E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. These photographs show a close-up of the Place Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours metal plaque and the building on which it hangs in Nemours France, ancestral home of the du Pont family.
Plan of old garden at Eleutherean [sic] Mills drawing, 1925
Creator: Foster, Victorine du Pont, 1849-1934.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1971.458
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Victorine Elizabeth du Pont Foster (1849-1934), daughter of Henry du Pont and Louisa Gerhard du Pont, grew up at Eleutherian Mills, near Wilmington, Delaware. The drawing is a detailed plan of the formal garden at Eleutherian Mills. Placement of trees, flowers, and vines, etc., are indicated on the drawing.
Plant Patrol Division, Military Explosives plant panoramic photograph, 1941 March 5
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.154
Extent:   1 oversize folder
Abstract:   During World War II, the DuPont Company was contracted to produce smokeless powder, TNT and DNT explosives for the military. This panoramic photograph is a group portrait of uniformed guards at a military explosives plant in Memphis, Tennessee, 1941.
Plymouth Cordage Company album, circa 1900
Creator: Butterfield, D.W. Plymouth Cordage Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1982.231
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Plymouth Cordage Company of North Plymouth, Massachusetts, was founded in 1824 and was involved, as their name implies, in the rope-making industry, particularly for use by the shipping and fishing industries. This album contains sixteen photographs of plant interiors showing machinery and manufacturing processes, and two exterior views of the building.
Plymouth television commercial film, 1960
Creator: Chrysler Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.264
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Plymouth was brand of automobiles produced by the manufacturing company the Chrysler Corporation. Plymouth's first appeared in 1928 as a low-priced option to compete with Chevrolet and Ford. This item is a television commercial film for a 1960 Plymouth Fury.
President Coolidge with group in front of White House photograph, undated
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1968.005B
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Photograph of President Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933), Governor John G. Townsend, Jr. (1871-1964) of Delaware, Senator Lewis Heisler Ball (1861-1932) of Delaware and a group of unidentified women standing infront of the White House.
The Presidential Puzzle from the campaign of Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1932
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1977.420
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Presidential election of 1932 was between Republican candidate and incumbent Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) and the Democratic candidate Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945). This item is a small wooden puzzle, The Presidential Puzzle, from the campaign of Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932.
Provident Mutual Life Insurance Company of Philadelphia records, 1832-1982
Creator: Provident Mutual Life Insurance Company of Philadelphia.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1930
Extent:   35 linear feet
Abstract:   The Provident Mutual Life Insurance Company was organized by a group of Philadelphia Quakers in 1865, and by World War I it had become one of the largest life insurance companies in the country with a strong presence in the New York and Boston markets. The records of the Provident Mutual Insurance Company of Philadelphia are a collection of fragments assembled by the Advertising Department in connection with the company's centennial history.
Pulp Keg Mill in the Hagley Yard album, circa 1902-1905
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.093
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   The pulp keg mill was built around 1904 to manufacture an experimental design of black and smokeless powder container made essentially from paper. This album contains photographic prints of the construction of the pulp keg mill in the Hagley Yard of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. near Wilmington, Delaware around 1902 through 1905.
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