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Remington Arms Company


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bruce A. Bydal papers

Accession: 2692

Bruce A. Bydal (1937-) worked as a research engineer at the DuPont Company for over twenty years, is an expert in gun primers and chemicals, and an avid gun collector. He also worked with the Remington Arms Company, a subsidiary of the DuPont Company, to develop a new shotgun. The papers include descriptions of Bydal's work in DuPont's food and packaging division and his work at the Nylon plant in Martinsville, Virginia. However, approximately one-half of the records pertaining to his work in applied mathematics at Remington Arms, a gun manufacturing company acquired by DuPont during the great depression.

Dates: 1901-2001

Donald F. Carpenter papers

Accession: 2159

Donald Fell Carpenter (1899-1985) was general manager of the Film Department at the DuPont Company. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a degree in engineering in 1922. Between 1927 and 1933 he held increasingly important managerial positions with the DuPont Viscoloid Company, and between 1933 and 1948 with the Remington Arms Company. In 1947 to 1948 he was a member of the Industrial Advisory Group to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Broadly speaking, the materials in this small collection of his papers cover Carpenter's entire career, from his senior thesis at MIT (the design for an addition to his father's tinsmithing shop) to his involvement with political and civic affairs during his retirement.

Dates: 1922-1984

Donald F. Carpenter photographs

Accession: 2003-203

Donald Fell Carpenter (1899-1985) was General Manager of the Film Department at the DuPont Company. The collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets and a few letters relating to Donald Carpenter's personal life and career.

Dates: circa 1920-1968

DuPont Company exhibits photographs

Accession: 1971-mss-876

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. This collection consists of images of the DuPont Company’s show windows between 1937 and 1957. The images are primarily of displays at the Wilmington, Delaware site, but also at other locations such as Atlantic City, New Jersey, New York City, New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Canada.

Dates: 1937-1957

Exhibition Target Shooting film

Accession: 2014-260

Remington Arms Company is one of the oldest American manufacturer of firearms and ammunition the largest producer of shotguns and rifles in the United States. This film is a documentary short on target shooting, featuring a demonstration by expert marksmen.

Dates: circa 1960s

William Hilles Ward papers

Accession: 2278

William Hilles Ward (1892-1961) was a chemist, who specialized in explosives serving in high positions at the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company and the Remington Arms Company, Inc. The collection includes press clippings, speeches, photographs of Ward and the DuPont Board of Directors, birth and death certificates for Ward and his wife Sophie Hodges Ward (1894-1968), obituaries and memorials.

Dates: 1894-1970

Additional filters:

Chemical industry 2
Firearms 2
Group portraits 2
Ammunition 1
Boards of directors 1