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James Bailey collection of DuPont Company images and videos

1977-2002
 Collection
Identifier: 2013-234

Abstract

The DuPont Experimental Station is a large industrial research facility founded in 1903; focused on chemistry research. James Bailey was an employee at the DuPont Company for forty years. The materials in this small collection consist of photographs, videos and ephemera related to the DuPont Company.

Dates

  • 1977-2002

Creator

Extent

2 Linear Feet

General Physical Description

3 videocassettes (VHS). 1 wall hanging : textile ; 16.5 x 26 in. 1 sign : white with red letters, oval ; 20 in. 1 photographic print : b&w ; 11 x 14 in. in matte signed.1 photographic print : color ; 8 x 10 in. in matte. 1 poster : color ; 18 x 24 in.

Historical Note

The DuPont Experimental Station is a large industrial research facility founded in 1903; focused on chemistry research. The facility located on the banks of the Brandywine Creek across from DuPont's first black powder works. Initially, the Experimental Station was to be a small laboratory to screen inventions which were coming into the company from outside independent inventors, but soon its mission was altered and it became a large industrial research facility focused on innovative advancements in chemistry.

Scope and Content

James Bailey was an employee of the DuPont Company for forty years. The materials in the collection consist of photographs, videos and ephemera related to the DuPont Company. There are two photographs of DuPont facilities, a reproduction of a DuPont gunpowder poster and video from DuPont's 200 year anniversary.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Related Names

Creator

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
James Bailey collection of DuPont Company images and videos
Status:
Author:
Laurie Rizzo
Date:
2014
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