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Alfred I. du Pont portrait

1881
 Collection
Identifier: 2012-229

Abstract

Alfred Irénée du Pont (1864-1935) was the eldest son of E.I. du Pont (1829-1877). He joined the family gunpowder firm in 1884. This item is portrait of Alfred I. du Pont, dated September 1881.

Dates

  • 1881

Creator

  • Unknown (Photographer, Organization)

Extent

1 item(s)

General Physical Description

1 photographic print : b&w ; carte-de-visite.

Biographical Note

Alfred Irénée du Pont (1864-1935) was the eldest son of E.I. du Pont (1829-1877). He joined the family gunpowder firm in 1884, after attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In the 1902 reorganization, he became co-owner and general manager. As a result of a family quarrel, he left the firm in 1916 and eventually built his own banking and real estate empire in Florida. He was an accomplished musician and played the violin, flute, clarinet, cornet, piano, and bass and founded the Tankopanicum Musical Club in 1901.

Scope and Content

This item is portrait of Alfred I. du Pont, dated September 1881.

Location

GL Box 1.

Access Restrictions

This item is open for research.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Related Names

Creator

  • Unknown (Photographer, Organization)

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Alfred I. du Pont portrait
Status:
Online
Date:
2015
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

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