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Wilhelmina du Pont letters

1915-1952
 Collection
Identifier: 1591

Abstract

Wilhelmina du Pont (1906-2000) was the daughter of William K. du Pont (1875-1907) and Ethel Hallock (1876-1951), a fourth generation descendent from E.I. du Pont (1771-1834). The letters are to Wilhelmina du Pont from her cousin Alice (Belin) (Mrs. Pierre S. du Pont) (1872-1944); mother Ethel (Mrs. William Kemble du Pont); cousin Alice (du Pont) (Mrs. T. Coleman du Pont) (1863-1937); and uncle Pierre S. du Pont (1870-1954).

Dates

  • 1915-1952

Creator

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Biographical Note

Wilhelmina du Pont (1906-2000) was the daughter of William K. du Pont (1875-1907) and Ethel Hallock (1876-1951), a fourth generation descendent from E.I. du Pont (1771-1834). She attended Tower Hill School and graduated from Westover School in Middlebury, Connecticut. In 1928, she married Donald P. Ross (1902-1973). The couple made their home at Applecross in Greenville, Delaware. The couple had three children.

Du Pont was president and active in the Visiting Nurse Association, chairman of the Advisory Committee of Longwood Gardens, and a member of the Wilmington Garden Club and the Garden Club of America. She died June 25, 2000.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence to Wilhelmina du Pont (1906-2000) from her cousin Alice (Belin) (Mrs. Pierre S. du Pont) (1872-1944); mother Ethel (Hallock) du Pont (Mrs. William Kemble du Pont) (1872-1944); cousin Alice (du Pont) (Mrs. T. Coleman du Pont) (1863-1937); and uncle Pierre S. du Pont (1870-1954).

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access; this collection is open for research.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

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Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Wilhelmina du Pont letters
Status:
Online
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2021: Ashley Williams

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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