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150th Anniversary time capsule being buried at Eleutherian Mills photograph, circa 1952
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1968.005A
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company a chemical company, was founded in 1802. The DuPont Company celebrated its 150th anniversary on July 18, 1952, on the site of the original Eleutherian Mills. This item is a black and white photograph of the 150th Anniversary time capsule being buried at Eleutherian Mills.
T. Coleman du Pont's estate "Old Mill Farm" photographs, 1908-1940
Creator: Brooks Studio
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.237
Extent:   15 images
Abstract:   The "Old Mill" was constructed in 1909 and 1910 as a weekend home for T. Coleman du Pont in an area near Greenville, Delaware. These photographs document the Old Mill, retreat of T. Coleman du Pont, and the surrounding gardens planted by his wife, Alice.
T. Peter Brody papers, 1915-2011
Creator: Brody, T. Peter, (Thomas Peter), 1920-2011
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2532
Extent:   23 linear feet
Abstract:   Thomas Peter Brody (1920-2011) was a theoretical physicist whose work in tunnel diodes and semiconductor device theory resulted in numerous electronic uses for thin film technology, eventually leading to his invention of active matrix flat panel display technology, or liquid crystal display (LCD) technology. The collection describes Dr. Brody's education, personal and professional character, scientific achievements, business successes and disappointments, as well as personal praise. Included are lecture notes, private and professional correspondence, research studies, patents, contracts, business records, and other documents related to Dr. Brody's career and the development of LCD technology.
Tallman Family Papers, 1799-1949
Creator: Tallman family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0419
Extent:   6 linear feet
Abstract:   The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, notebooks, and memorabilia relating to the Tallman family, although the bulk of materials pertain to Frank Gifford Tallman.
Taylor-Wharton Iron and Steel Company photographs and films, 1776, 1780, 1870-1965
Creator: Taylor-Wharton Iron & Steel Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1971.530
Extent:   7 linear feet
Abstract:   The Taylor-Wharton Iron & Steel Company produced frogs, switches and other railroad fittings including couplings, axles and wheels, as well as war material during both World Wars. The company was incorporated in 1912 as successor to the Taylor Iron & Steel Company. The collection contains photographs primarily of products such as dredging equipment, railroad tracks, rollers, crushers, and buckets. The films document dredge buckets in operation and were shot in the United States and at international locations. The collection has been organized into four series: Company history, Plant views, Products, and Films. Each series is arranged alphabetically.
Testimony in the case of Anthony S. Earl vs. Thomas E. Deacon, 1832
Creator: New Jersey. Circuit Court (Burlington County)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1003
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Earl family owned extensive landholdings near Pemberton, Burlington County, N.J., during the 19th century. The record consists of notes of testimony in the suit of Anthony S. Earl vs. Thomas E. Deacon involving the Pemberton grist and sawmills and containing descriptive accounts of them.
Testimony in the case of Samuel and Jonathan L. Shreve vs. Thomas E. Deacon, 1845-1846
Creator: New Jersey. Circuit Court (Burlington County).
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1003
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   The record contains testimony in a case of the Shreves over land and water rights at Birmingham and contains many references to dams, grist mills, sawmills, woolen mills and fulling mills in the vicinity.
Theophilus Miles Smith ledger, 1777-1818
Creator: Smith, Theophilus Miles, 1757-1850
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2039
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   Theophilus Miles Smith (1757-1850) was a Connecticut shoemaker and leather worker. The ledger is a record of Smith's careers as a shoemaker and leatherworker and other business endeavors selling deer skin, calf skin, pig skin, veal, packaged pork, working the docks, slaughtering hogs, and packaging hay.
Theophilus P. Chandler sketches of Eleutherian Mills, 1873
Creator: Chandler, Theophilus P. (Theophilus Parsons), 1845-1928
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.114
Extent:   4 oversize folders
Abstract:   Theophilus P. Chandler (1845-1928) was an architect, artist and professor. He designed churches, houses and bridges, trainstations and other structures, such as the bear pits at the Philadelphia Zoo. He married Sophie M. du Pont (1851-1931), daughter of Henry du Pont (1812-1889) and Louisa Gerhard (1816-1900), in March 1873. The collection consists of 4 wash drawings of various scenes at Eleutherian Mills, then the residence of Henry du Pont (1812-1889).
Thiokol Corporation records, 1928-2007
Creator: Thiokol Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2509
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   The Thiokol Chemical Corporation was formed in 1929 for the production of synthetic rubber and other related chemicals. Headquartered in Trenton, New Jersey, the company moved into defense contracting in the 1940s and, after the Second World War, their product further evolved as both a rocket fuel and a binding agent in one. Thiokol eventually began the manufacture of rocket engines and grew into one of the world’s largest producers of solid rocket motors for the aerospace and defense industries. The records largely consist of documents related to the history and development of Thiokol, annual reports, information on the development of rockets, as well as publications relating to the aerospace industry.
Thomas C. Marshall photographs, 1900-1950
Creator: Marshall, Thomas Clarence, 1885-1969
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1990.270
Extent:   1166 items
Abstract:   The collection primarily consists of images featuring the Marshall family and their relatives and friends, both in formal group portraits and more casual poses.
Thomas E. Gillingham papers, 1932-1983, bulk 1960-1975
Creator: Gillingham, Thomas E. (Thomas Ellwood), 1912-2004
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2331
Extent:   6 linear feet
Abstract:   Thomas Gillingham (1912-2004) was a mining engineer and a geologist. His career included work for the Atomic Energy Commission and as a consultant for W.R. Grace & Company. Gillingham’s papers document his career as a geological consultant.
Thomas J. Godson collection of DuPont Company photographs, circa 1925, 1943-1960
Creator: Godson, Thomas J., 1894-1992
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2011.202
Extent:   24 items
Abstract:   Thomas J. Godson (1894-1992) was an employee of the DuPont Company for thirty four years, primarily working in the Paint and Varnish Division. This collection consists primarily of photographs of DuPont's Buffalo, New York Refinish Service Warehouse and group portraits of the office staff, salesmen, and warehouse crew working there.
Thomas J. Godson papers, 1925-1974, bulk 1925-1959
Creator: Godson, Thomas J., 1894-1992
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2342
Extent:   0.75 linear foot
Abstract:   Thomas Godson (1894-1992) joined E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company in 1925 as a salesman of "Duco" quick-dry nitrocellulose-based finishes that transformed painting in the automotive industry. The papers reflect the career of an early salesman of "Duco" paints.
Thomas Lamb papers, 1916-1988
Creator: Lamb, Thomas, 1896-1988
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2181
Extent:   71 linear feet
Abstract:   Thomas Lamb was a industrial designer most noted for his design of physiologically efficient handles. His papers contain drawings, sketches, and artifacts pertaining to Lamb's career, which trace the development of his unique handle design, as well as his pursuits in the fields of textiles, cartoons, and writing, particularly for children.
Thomas Parke Hughes papers, 1912-1984
Creator: Hughes, Thomas Parke
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2259
Extent:   18 linear feet
Abstract:   Thomas Parke Hughes (1923-2014), was one of the leading historians of technology of his era. Consists of files relating to the research and production of Professor Hughes' two prize-winning books, Networks of Power, and Elmer Sperry: Inventor and Engineer. Also includes are Elmer Sperry's original desk diaries.
Threshold of Tomorrow film, circa 1960s
Creator: Masonite Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.253
Extent:   1 film reel
Abstract:   The Masonite Corporation was a construction and interior design company established in 1925 by William H. Mason (1877-1940) as the Mason Fibre Co. This item is a sponsored public relations film by the Masonite Corporation about their advanced production of wood products that are "wood better than wood." The technology of wood and creative industrial process of creating 'hardwood,' siding, panelling, and a great range of products.
Time To Think film, 1984
Creator: Rank Audio Visual Limited. Roundtable Films, Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2016.210
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   This item is a manager training film. The film narrative is about a manager who is not in control and having problems and how he turns things around.
Tonopah Canadian Mines Company on Miller Lake aerial photograph, circa 1935
Creator: Tonopah Canadian Mines Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.229
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   The Tonopah Mining Company of Nevada was incorporated on July 12, 1901 in Delaware for the purpose of developing and operating a gold and silver ores property at Tonopah, Nevada. One aerial photograph showing small mineral mining operation at Gowanda on Miller Lake, Ontario, Canada.
Tonopah Mining Company of Nevada records, 1901-1956
Creator: Tonopah Mining Company of Nevada.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1972
Extent:   38 linear feet
Abstract:   The majority of the records for the parent company consist of correspondence, both incoming and outgoing, primarily generated by or for company officers and/or directors.
Trattato de fuochi artificiali da guerra, e del modo della loro construzione, sperimentata ed usata in Napoli, circa 1793
Creator: unknown
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0365
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   The collection consists of a handwritten volume, in Italian, on the construction, testing, and use of ordnance during war in Naples, Italy.
A Trip Through the Anthracite Coal Mines viewbook, circa 1913
Creator: Jones & Evans
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1986.229
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Anthracite is a metamorphosed type of coal that contains a high carbon content and is extremely hard, it burns slowly producing little smoke. This item is a viewbook or fold-out packet of twenty-seven black and white halftone photograph reproductions of various activities at a coal mine, images are connected by accordion folds published by Jones & Evans; Scranton News Company, distributors.
Trojan Chemical Company loading plant, war workers, plant officials, and employees panoramic photograph, 1918 November 26
Creator: Trojan Chemical Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.146
Extent:   1 oversize folder
Abstract:   The Allentown Non-Freezing Powder Co. built this plant in 1903 to manufacture commercial explosives using its proprietary ingredient, nitrostarch. The panoramic photograph shows employees of the Trojan Chemical Company explosives plant in Seiple, Pennsylvania.
TWA passenger timetable, circa 1937
Creator: Trans World Airlines.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.283
Extent:   1.0 item
Abstract:   Trans World Airlines (TWA) was a major American airline from 1925 until 2001. It was created by the 1930 merger of Transcontinental Air Transport and Western Air Express. TWA was plagued through its history by financial deals that were not in the best interest of the company. These deals led to heavy debt and its eventual acquisition by American Airlines after its third bankruptcy filing. This airline timetable includes photographs illustrating the airline's sleeper service on cross country flights.
Tyler McConnell Bridge and surrounding area aerial and ground photographs, 1994
Creator: Delaware. Department of Transportation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.259
Extent:   32 images
Abstract:   These aerial photographs of the Tyler McConnell Bridge and ground views of the nearby area of Henry Clay Village, Delaware, including the Hagley Museum and Library's entrance, were commissioned by the State of Delaware Department of Transportation. The Tyler McConnell Bridge over the Brandywine River on Route 141 (Centre Road) opened in 1952. The area was documented when research began on building another bridge to replace the current two-lane bridge. There are also views of the Charles I. du Pont house.
Typewriter trade cards, 1925-1935
Creator: Royal Typewriter Company. Underwood Typewriter Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.225
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   The Underwood Typewriter Company was founded in 1895 by John T. Underwood (1857-1937). The "No. 5" model was so successful it outsold all of its competitors combined for the first two decades of the twentieth century. The Royal Typewriter Company was founded in 1904 and began operating in 1906 in Brooklyn. By 1908 it had transferred to Hartford, Connecticut. One card features a photograph of a small image of an Underwood "No. 5" typewriter. The second one features a man posing with a Royal typewriter.
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