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E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Engineering Department

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DuPont Company Engineering Department photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1982-300
Abstract:

The E.I. du Pont de Nemours is a chemical company commonly known as the DuPont Company was established in 1802, and began by manufacturing gunpowder and later chemical compounds. The foundations for the Engineering Department were laid in 1902. The department’s purpose was to design and construct high explosives plants, design powder machinery and create extensions to existing plants. The DuPont Engineering Department collection consists of photographic material documenting Twentieth century construction projects throughout the many different E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company work sites, including some outside construction projects within the explosives and chemical industry. There are 209 work sites which are arranged in alphabetical order.

Dates: 1903-1987; Majority of material found within 1903-1945

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  • Subject: Explosives industry X
  • Subject: Gunpowder, Smokeless X