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S. Hallock du Pont collection of du Pont family photographs, 1883-1913
Creator: du Pont, S. Hallock, Mrs.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1975.280
Extent:   73 items
Abstract:   This collection contains photographs of Brandywine, Hagley area, family of Lammot du Pont, and DuPont Co. Conestoga wagon.
Sally Rand photograph, circa 1933
Creator: Unknown.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.223
Extent:   1 photographic prints
Abstract:   Sally Rand (1904-1979) was a burlesque dancer, most well-known for her performances of the "bubble dance" and the "fan dance." This item is a publicity photograph showing Sally Rand and her fans.
Sally Rand's fan dance at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair photographic reproductions, 1933
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2011.209
Extent:   8 photographic prints
Abstract:   Sally Rand (1904-1979) was a burlesque dancer, most well-known for her performances of the "bubble dance" and the "fan dance." The Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park from May 27, 1933 to November 1, 1933. The theme was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms."This small collection consists of eight copy prints made from photographs of Sally Rand's Fan Dance which she performed at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair.
Samples of Wedding and Visiting Cards, sample book, circa 1875
Creator: Goffe, Henry A.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.225
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Henry A. Goffe was a stationer and engraver who operated his business in Albany, New York in the 1880s. This item is a bound sample book of wedding invitations, envelopes, and visiting cards.
Samuel Eldon Homsey and Victorine du Pont Homsey portrait, circa 1943
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1989.281
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   The architectural firm of Victorine & Samuel Homsey, Inc. was founded in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1935. It was one of the first husband-and-wife architectural practices in the U.S.
Samuel Francis du Pont papers, 1812-1865
Creator: du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   WMSS:IX:A-C
Extent:   15 linear feet
Abstract:   Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865) was the fourth child and second surviving son of Victor Marie du Pont and his wife, Gabrielle Josephine de la Fite de Pelleport. His papers document du Pont's professional and personal life against the background of the pre-Civil War service.
Samuel Hartshorne account book, 1772-1781
Creator: Hartshorne, Samuel
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0095
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   Consists of a letter book used by Samuel Hartshorne, former Miller of Milford Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, during the late sixteenth century.
Samuel Russell collection of DuPont Company photographs, 1912-1940
Creator: Russell, Samuel R., Jr.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2009.201
Extent:   0.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Samuel R. Russell (1880-1943) was the senior dynamite technician for the DuPont Company from 1907-1943. This collection consists primarily of photographs taken at various sites around the United States and South America where Samuel Russell rigged and supervised dynamite blasts.
Samuel Vauclain family travel photographs, 1865-1940, bulk 1922
Creator: Vauclain, Samuel M. (Samuel Matthews), 1856-1940
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1989.271
Extent:   138 images
Abstract:   Samuel Vauclain (1856-1940) was an engineer, inventor, and was president of Baldwin Locomotive Works from 1919 to 1929. This collection contains album pages with snapshot photographs recording a month long Canada-U.S. transcontinental railroad voyage taken in July and August 1922 by Mrs. and Mrs. Samuel Vauclain, their daughter, and granddaughter in their private car, "Manhattan."
Sawmill/gristmill at Monocacy Creek, Pennsylvania photographs, 1969
Creator: Howard, Robert, (staff)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.034
Extent:   4 items
Abstract:   The Gristmill of Monocacy Creek was founded in 1807 and is located along the Monocacy Creek in Southeastern Pennsylvania. This collection contains 4 photographic prints of equipment from the mill, specifically an up and down sawmill.
Saxon Motor Car Company album, circa 1915
Creator: Saxon Motor Car Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1973.294
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   The Saxon Motor Car Company was located in Detroit, Michigan and had offices in Troy, New York. It began producing automobiles in the winter of 1913-1914, when the company introduced a two-seater roadster. The album contains photographs of the Saxon Motor Car Company's offices in Troy, New York and Detroit, Michigan.
Schuykill Navigation Company subscription list for loans, 1823-1824
Creator: Schuylkill Navigation Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1215
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Schuylkill Navigation Company constructed a canal along the Schuylkill River from Philadelphia to the anthracite coal field near Pottsville between 1815 and 1825. The item is a small notebook with subscriptions to the company's loans in 1823 and 1824.
Scranton, Pennsylvania viewbook, 1908
Creator: Unknown.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.270
Extent:   1.0 item
Abstract:   This twelve page booklet contains 22 colored, halftone photographs of buildings and sights in or near Scranton, Pennsylvania. Includes two pages of text. Illustrations appear to be reprinted postcard images. Scranton is a small city in northeastern Pennsylvania. It sat on one of the largest deposits of hard anthracite coal in the country. The coal industry and railroad development led to a boon for the city in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Seagram Building photographs, 1958
Creator: Stoller, Ezra
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2001.238
Extent:   11 photographic prints
Abstract:   The Seagram Company was one of the world's largest alcoholic beverage firms. Completed in 1958 and designed according to the minimalist principles of International Style, the Seagram Building was built of glass and metal, foregoing the stone and brick ornamental facades of preceding buildings. This collection consists of photographs of the Seagram Building in New York City.
Seagram Museum collection, 1682-1996, bulk 1930-1990
Creator: Seagram Museum (Waterloo, Ont.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2173
Extent:   170 linear feet
Abstract:   The Seagram Museum in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada was the city's final operational remnant of the world-renowned distillery founded by Waterloo entrepreneur Joseph E. Seagram in the mid-19th century. The collection consists of the Bronfman family papers, official Seagram Company records, and other materials collected or created to document the history of the Bronfman family, the Seagram Company, Ltd., and its products.
Seagram Museum collection of photographs and audiovisual material, 1732-2003, bulk 1950-1986
Creator: Seagram Company, Ltd.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2000.202
Extent:   84 linear feet
Abstract:   The Seagram Museum collected and exhibited materials related to the history of distilling wine and spirits from 1984 to 1997. Seagram Museum collection of graphics and audiovisual material contains images, moving images, and sound recordings of the Bronfman family, company personnel, properties, plants, products, advertisements, special events, annual reports, Distillations magazine, Seagram Collection of Paintings Tour, company profiles, company philanthropy, Bronfman family philanthropy, and personnel profiles.
The Seagram Spotlight photograph collection, 1947-1957
Creator: Seagram (Joseph E.) and Sons, Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.310
Extent:   3.25 linear feet
Abstract:   The Bronfman family of Canada acquired the Joseph E. Seagram & Sons Co. of Waterloo, Ontario, in 1927. By the 1950s, Seagram was one of the world's largest alcoholic beverage firms. This collection is composed of photographs used as illustrations in The Seagram Spotlight, a "monthly house organ published by and for the staff of Seagram Distiller's Corporation," according to the 20th anniversary issue (December 1936).
Sears, Roebuck and Company ephemera, 1904
Creator: Sears, Roebuck and Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1992.255
Extent:   7 items
Abstract:   Sears, Roebuck & Company is a department store chain. This collection consists of seven pieces of ephemera from the company.
Sexual harassment in the office postcard, 1900-1909
Creator: Unknown.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.227
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The history of sexual harassment in America dates back to slavery and domestic servitude in colonial times. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Women’s Christian Temperance Movement and groups like them, along with labor activists, lobbied to protect women from sexual harassment. This collection is a postcard with an illustration showing a male employee with a female employee on his lap in an office setting.
Seymour Yuter collection of Technitrol, Inc., lawsuit records, 1945-1976
Creator: Yuter, Seymour C.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1901
Extent:   23 linear feet
Abstract:   Technitrol Inc., was incorporated in 1947 in order to develop computer technology for military and industrial purposes. The collection consists of copies of trial records collected by Seymour C. Yuter, a patent attorney for Technitrol, Inc. including documents from the interlocking suits of Technitrol v. Control Data Corp., Technitrol v. Sperry Rand, and Technitrol v. U.S.A., in which the principal point at issue was, who was the inventor of the magnetic storage drum.
Shoemaking machinery photographs, 1950-1960
Creator: United Shoe Machinery Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1997.222
Extent:   2 photographic prints
Abstract:   The United Shoe Machinery Company was founded upon the 1899 merger of the Goodyear Machinery Company, Consolidated and McKay Lasting Machine Company, and McKay Shoe Machinery Company. The company grew quickly from its inception. In its heyday, the company employed 9,000 people and manufactured eighty-five percent of shoe making machinery in the United States. Of these two prints, one shows an assembly line using United Shoe Machinery Corporation equipment, while the other shows a worker demonstrating a United Shoe Machinery Company machine.
"A short account of my viage (sic!) into America with Mary Rogers my companion", 1697-1699
Creator: Webb, Elizabeth, 1663-1726.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0096
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   Elizabeth Webb (1663-1726) was a minister of the Society of Friends, wife of Richard Webb of Gloucestershire, England and later of Birmingham Township, Chester County, Pa. Her journal is a record of Webb's first visit to America in 1697 with her companion, Mary Rogers.
Simon E. Gluck collection of photographs of EDVAC and MSAC computers, 1948-1951
Creator: Gluck, Simon E.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1990.232
Extent:   36 items
Abstract:   Computer pioneers John W. Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert and their associates at the Moore School of Electrical Engineering built six of the world's first electronic digital computers between 1943 and 1951. This collection consists of undated black and white photographs and slides; twelve of the eighteen slides are duplicates of the photographs. Two of the images are engineering drawings (EDVAC's block diagram and control panel) and the rest are images of the EDVAC and MSAC computers.
Singer Building souvenir, circa 1908
Creator: Singer Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.280
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Singer Company was once the world's leading producer of sewing machines that achieved peak domestic and foreign influence by the late nineteenth century. In 1902 the Singer Company began plans to enlarge its headquarters in downtown Manhattan. Ernest Flagg was selected as the architect, and his initial design was for a thirty-five story tower; however, the company decided to almost double its height. The Beaux-Arts style skyscraper, made of red brick and bluestone, was completed in 1908 and stretched to 612 feet. This two sided souvenir shows three photographs of the Singer Building from 1907 to 1908; the reverse side is a longitudinal cross sectional drawing of the tower with engineering and architectural data.
Singer Company photographs and advertising cards, circa 1857-1951
Creator: Singer Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2003.249
Extent:   0.5 linear feet
Abstract:   The Singer Company was once the world's leading producer of sewing machines that achieved peak domestic and foreign influence by the late nineteenth century . The collection consists of photographs, trade cards and other ephemera related to the Singer Company.
Singer Company records, 1851-1990
Creator: Singer Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2207
Extent:   8 linear feet
Abstract:   The Singer Company, once the world's leading producer of sewing machines, was the successor to I.M. Singer & Co., established in 1851. The records of the Singer Company comprise a group of materials from its Trademark Department. The largest file is devoted to trademark registrations for all the countries in which Singer sold its products, plus U.S. and Canadian registrations for the Wheeler & Wilson Manufacturing Company. The other major category of materials relates to company history, particularly records assembled for or created in connection with the company's centennial.
Singer Manufacturing Company records, 1860-1878
Creator: Singer Manufacturing Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2526
Extent:   0.5 linear feet
Abstract:   This collection helps to document the history of Singer Manufacturing Company during the period 1860 through 1880. After success in forming one of the first U.S. patent pools the Singer Company was ready to capitalize and built several new factories. Since the demand for family sewing machines had increased substantially, Singer made it economically possible to buy the new and improved machines by offering installment payment plans.
Sophie du Pont May papers, 1892-1998, bulk 1960-1995
Creator: May, Sophie du Pont, 1900-2001
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2402
Extent:   4 linear feet
Abstract:   Sophie du Pont (1900-2001) was the eldest daughter of Irénée and Irene du Pont. She married Ernest Nugent May (1901-1985) in 1925. The collection consists of Sophie du Pont May's family and financial correspondence.
Special Court Reporter, 1975-1982
Creator: CRR Publishing Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2379
Extent:   61 volumes
Abstract:   The Special Court was a federal court created to oversee and expedite the reorganization of six bankrupt northeastern railroads and the creation of a federally-funded Consolidated Railroad Corporation (Conrail). The Reporter was created for the information of the large number of lawyers involved in the cases. It covers the entire reorganization but is weighted towards procedural matters concerning what constitutes a fair valuation of appropriated property. It does not included actual testimony or exhibits.
Sperry Corporation Aerospace Division photographs, 1955-1965
Creator: Sperry Corporation. Aerospace Division.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2001.202
Extent:   19 photographic prints
Abstract:   The Sperry Corporation's Aerospace Division traces its origins to Engineering Research Associates (ERA), a St. Paul, Minnesota firm founded by William Norris (1911-2006) and Howard Engstrom (1902-1962). In 1952 ERA merged with Remington Rand, Inc., where it became part of its Eckert-Mauchly Division. In 1960, five years after the Sperry-Remington Rand merger, it was renamed the Military Division, and in 1975 it became Sperry Rand's Aerospace Division. These photographs show details of identified laboratory testing of computer components.
Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials, 1910-1989, bulk 1946-1985
Creator: Sperry Rand Corporation. Univac Division.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1985.261
Extent:   52 linear feet
Abstract:   The collection documents predecessor organizations to the Sperry Corporation, including the Remington Typewriter Company, the Rand Kardex Company, and the Sperry Gyroscope Company; the formation of the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation; the development of the UNIVAC brand under Remington Rand, Inc.; Philadelphia and St. Paul branches of the UNIVAC division; the UNIVAC manufacturing plant in Bristol, Tennessee; and Sperry divisions outside of UNIVAC, including Sperry Gyroscope Flight and Defense Systems, and Remington Rand office equipment.
Sperry Gyroscope Company Division records, 1910-1970
Creator: Sperry Corporation. Sperry Gyroscope Division.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1915
Extent:   76 linear feet
Abstract:   The Sperry Gyroscope Company was originally organized by electrical inventor Elmer Ambrose Sperry for the purpose of manufacturing and marketing his ship gyrostabilizer, gyrocompass, and high-intensity searchlight. The records describe the development and marketing of the marine and airplane stabilizer, the high-intensity searchlight, fire control systems, the gyrocompass, airplane automatic pilot, bombsights, and the aerial torpedo. They trace the evolving relationship between Sperry and the military and the impact of World Wars I and II.
Sperry Gyroscope Company photographs and films, 1915-1962, bulk 1940-1960
Creator: Sperry Gyroscope Company, Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1986.273
Extent:   100 linear feet
Abstract:   The Sperry Gyroscope Company researched, developed, and manufactured navigation equipment; three of the premiere products were the marine gyrostabilizer, the gyrocompass, and the high-intensity searchlight. The company was founded by Elmer A. Sperry (1860-1930) in 1910. Sperry Gyroscope Company photographs and films consists primarily of images of products and inventions developed between 1912 and 1965, a bulk of materials date from 1940 through 1960. The collection has been organized into five series: Personnel; Plants, Sperry School, and Museum; Products; Public Information Department; and Visitors, exhibits, models, and patents.
Sperry Gyroscope historical card file, 1945-1961
Creator: Sperry Corporation. Sperry Gyroscope Division.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2366
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   The Sperry Gyroscope Company was originally organized by electrical inventor Elmer Ambrose Sperry for the purpose of manufacturing and marketing his ship gyrostabilizer, gyrocompass, and high-intensity searchlight. Their card file documents over 60 years of the company's history.
Sperry Rand Corporation, Engineering Research Associates (ERA) Division records, 1949-1965
Creator: Sperry Rand Corporation. Engineering Research Associates Division.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2015
Extent:   18 linear feet
Abstract:   Engineering Research Associates (ERA) origins can be traced to the classified World War II-era Navy project to break the German secret codes by using electronic data processing. After the war, ERA became a private sector company that did pioneering work in computer development. In 1952, it was purchased by Remington Rand. The records include the correspondence of ERA's founding engineers including William Norris and Arnold Cohen. Also included is business and technical correspondence, legal records, patents, and oral histories.
Sperry Rand Corporation. Remington Rand Division records, Subgroup III. Advertising and Sales Promotion Department, 1830-1975, bulk 1920-1955
Creator: Sperry Rand Corporation. Remington Rand Division.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1825.III
Extent:   30 linear feet
Abstract:   Remington Rand Inc. was incorporated in 1927 as a merger of the Remington Typewriter Company and the Rand Kardex Bureau, Inc. It merged with the Sperry Corporation to form the Sperry Rand Corporation in 1955. The collection contains a large quantity of advertising literature, trade catalogs, and public relations material which the company used to promote its major products, including typewriters, typewriter supplies, record control and storage systems, fire-proof safes, duplicator supplies, punch-card tabulating machines, adding and bookkeping machines.
Sperry Rand Corporation, Univac Division records, 1935-1985
Creator: Sperry Rand Corporation. Univac Division.
Repository:   Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1825.I
Extent:   616 linear feet
Abstract:   The collection documents most of Sperry-Univac's major company functions and includes a large body of materials generated by the Sperry-Honeywell lawsuit that revolved around the question about who invented the first electronic-digital computer.
Sperry Rand Corporation, Univac Division records, 1935-1985
Creator: Sperry Rand Corporation. Univac Division.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1825.I
Extent:   616 linear feet
Abstract:   The collection documents most of Sperry-Univac's major company functions and includes a large body of materials generated by the Sperry-Honeywell lawsuit that revolved around the question about who invented the first electronic-digital computer.
Sperry-UNIVAC records, 1874-1995
Creator: Sperry Rand Corporation. UNIVAC Division.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1825.II
Extent:   237.25 linear feet
Abstract:   Consists of the administrative, financial, marketing, personnel, and legal records of Sperry UNIVAC and its predecessor companies. Also included are manuals, reports, and publications on hardware and software developed by Sperry UNIVAC; task force reports and studies for developing new products; printed materials from the Systems Programming Library Service; and biographical and historical data.
St. Clair Coal Company photographs, 1920-1951
Creator: St. Clair Coal Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1989.237
Extent:   17 images
Abstract:   The St. Clair Coal Company was a medium-sized independent anthracite producer located near Saint Clair, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. Photographs from St. Clair Coal Company show miners at work, collieries, storage banks, an aerial view of the operation, strip mining, a yard locomotive (probably built by Vulcan Locomotive), and the office.
Stanton power plant in Harding, Pennsylvania photographs, 1934-1976, bulk 1934-1936
Creator: Pennsylvania Power & Light Company. Stanton Operating Company (Exeter, Pa.).
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.265
Extent:   73 items
Abstract:   The Stanton steam-generated power plant began operation at Harding, Pennsylvania in 1927. It was run by the Scranton Electric Company, which was later acquired by the Pennsylvania Power & Light Company. Most of the photographs in this collection are snapshots showing the plant and employees between 1934 and 1936. There are many that show a flood which took place on March 17, 1936. The three newspaper clippings report on the demolition of the plant between 1973 and 1976.
Steel Industry Wage Bureau records, 1931-2002, bulk 1945-2000
Creator: Steel Industry Wage Bureau.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2273
Extent:   21 linear feet
Abstract:   The records of the Steel Industry Wage Bureau document the process of establishing wage rates and job descriptions in the U.S. steel industry.
Stephanie Kwolek photographs, 1938-1995
Creator: Unknown.
Repository:   Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.202
Extent:   13 images
Abstract:   Famous chemist and Kevlar inventor Stephanie L. Kwolek (1923-2014) was a research associate at DuPont for forty years. These photographs document her career.
Stephanie Kwolek photographs and videotapes, circa 1920, 1948-2010; bulk 1970-1997
Creator: Kwolek, Stephanie, 1923-2014
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.248
Extent:   3.25 linear feet
Abstract:   Stephanie Louise Kwolek (1923-2014) was an American chemist known for inventing Kevlar. She worked for the DuPont Company for forty years. Kwolek's main area of research was polymers, including high-performance fibers. This collection contains photographs, albums, slides and videotapes related to Kwolek's career and achievements, including her work on Kevlar.
Stephanie L. Kwolek papers, 1937-2014
Creator: Kwolek, Stephanie, 1923-2014
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2607
Extent:   13 linear feet
Abstract:   The papers of Stephanie L. Kwolek chronicle her work over a forty year span at DuPont. The collection includes patents, journal articles, awards, subject files, and speeches that were either produced by or aided Kwolek in her work.
Stonega, Virginia coal camp photograph, circa 1900
Creator: Stonega Coke and Coal Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.251
Extent:   1.0 photographic prints
Abstract:   This photograph is of a coal camp in Stonega, Virginia built and operated by the Stonega Coke and Coal Company. The Stonega Coke & Coal Company was a typical large southern Appalachian bituminous coal producer with mines in Virginia and West Virginia. Coal operations and their associated towns, or coal camps, consisted of company-built houses, churches, schools, theatres, dance halls, and even graveyards. The company provided each camp with a doctor, nurse, and hospital.
The Story of Modern Home Comfort film, circa 1940s
Creator: Johns-Manville Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.255
Extent:   1 film reel
Abstract:   The Johns Manville Corporation is an American insulation manufacturer. This film is a rare post-war era industrial film from Johns-Manville, Luther Reed productions about the importance of insulating your home.
Strawbridge & Clothier records, 1793-1996
Creator: Strawbridge & Clothier.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2117
Extent:   47 linear feet
Abstract:   Strawbridge & Clothier was a major department store chain in the Greater Philadelphia area focused on a middle-class clientele. It was founded as a partnership by Justus C. Strawbridge and Isaac H. Clothier in 1868 and was family-owned until its sale to the May Department Store Company of St. Louis in 1996. The records are a mix of corporate and legal documents and materials that provide a good overall picture of the evolution of retailing in the Philadelphia area, particularly in the 20th century.
Strawbridge and Clothier photographs and audiovisual materials, 1878-1990
Creator: Strawbridge & Clothier.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.250
Extent:   15 linear feet
Abstract:   Strawbridge & Clothier was the last family-owned major department store chain in the Greater Philadelphia area. The store was founded as a partnership by Justus C. Strawbridge (1838-1911) and Isaac H. Clothier (1837-1921) on July 1, 1868 at 8th and Market Streets in Center City Philadelphia. This collection contains photographs, negatives, transparencies, lantern slides, glass negatives, slides, audio tapes, videotapes, and films from Strawbridge & Clothier. It is valuable to those researching all aspects of retail: history, architecture, department stores, shopping malls, employment, operations, promotion, advertising, fashion, and merchandising. Other topics include family-owned businesses, distinguished Quaker families, business response on the homefront during World War II, the Gallery and Market East, and Philadelphia and its environs. There are also proposal albums from the Pavlik Design Team of store design for the Cherry Hill, King of Prussia, and Willow Grove stores and from Neil/Carter Design Associates for Heritage Hall in the Market Street store.
Strother MacMinn's Cars of Tomorrow prints, circa 1950
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Fabrics and Finishes Department. MacMinn, Strother, 1918-1998
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1997.268
Extent:   6 images
Abstract:   Strother MacMinn (1918-1998) was a designer, writer and influential teacher of automotive design. He assisted in the design of automobiles at General Motors, Opel, and Oldsmobile. But his main position was as an instructor of automotive design at the distinguished Art Center College of Design in California. These are six prints of car models designed by MacMinn for DuPont.
A Study of Railway Transportation photographs and manuals, 1951
Creator: Association of American Railroads.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.253
Extent:   57 photographic prints
Abstract:   Founded in 1934, the Association of American Railroads is a leading railway organization that focuses on productivity and safety of the U.S. rail industry. Members include major freight railroads in North America and Amtrak. This collection is an educational kit composed of three parts created by the Association of American Railroads. There are two teacher's manuals and loose photographs.
Sunoco Company bowling league program, 1932
Creator: Sun Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2000.212
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Sunoco Oil Company is a leading provider of oil for the United States. The company was founded in the 1800s in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is currently based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This collection features an event program cut in the shape of the diamond and arrow Sunoco logo. The program contains a menu for the banquet, a list of special guests, caricatures of some of the bowlers, as well as the results of the company's employee bowling league's 1931-1932 season.
Sunoco March sheet music, 1930
Creator: Sanford, Harold.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.254
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Sunoco Inc. is a petroleum manufacturer with headquarters in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. This musical score is the theme song of the Sunoco Show. The Sunoco Show began in 1930 and aired weekly on NBC radio networks. The show offered popular "melodic" music to its listeners and included an orchestra that was directed by Harold Sanford (1879-1945). Pictured on the cover is the Sunoco Orchestra along with the Ramblers Quartet and guest soloists. Lyrics and music by Harold Sandford.
Swords Bros, Photographers advertising card, undated
Creator: Swords Bros.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.222
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Swords Bros was a photography studio, gallery and frame makers in York, Pennsylvania in the late-nineteenth century. This item is an advertising card for Sword Bros Photographers on 25 West Market Street for their frame department.
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