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Wilmington Trapshooting Association photographs

1913-1987
 Collection
Identifier: 2013-204

Abstract

The Wilmington Trapshooting Association (WTA) was organized in 1910 and continues to be active today. This collection consists of photographs of members of the Wilmington Trapshooting Association at various events from the early 1900s through the 1980s.

Dates

  • 1913-1987

Creator

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

General Physical Description

5 photographic prints : b&w ; 7.5 x 9.5 in. mounted on board. 39 photographic prints : color ; 8 x 10 in. 2 photographic prints : b&w ; 4 x 6 in. or smaller. 24 photographic prints : color ; 8 x 10 in. 3 photographic prints : color ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Historical Note

The Wilmington Trapshooting Association (WTA) was organized in 1910 as the Du Pont Gun Club which disbanded in 1915. The shooting club reestablished itself in 1916 as the Wilmington Trapshooting Club. In 1971 the WTA merged with the Frenchtown Sportsmen’s Association and bought the current property in Glasgow, Delaware. The property today exceeds 40 acres and offers 14 trap fields and the Biggs’ Skeet Fields.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of photographs of members of the Wilmington Trapshooting Association at various events from the early 1900s through the 1980s. There are photographs of men and women shooters engaging in shoots, as well as spectators at events. There are several images of the clubhouse and aerial views of the grounds. There are portraits of individual shooters and group photographs.

Access Restrictions

Access restrictions may apply; please contact staff in advance of research visit at research@hagley.org for instructions on how to apply for access to material.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Additional Description

Separated Materials

Wilmington Trapshooting Association records (Accession 2552), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library.

Related Names

Creator

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Wilmington Trapshooting Association photographs
Status:
Date:
2013
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

Contact:
PO Box 3630
Wilmington Delaware 19807 USA
302-658-2400