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Amelia Elizabeth du Pont papers (microfilm)

1826-1854
 Collection
Accession: 0634

Abstract

Amelia Elizabeth du Pont (1796-1869) was a granddaughter of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817), founder of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical research and manufacturing company. She was the eldest child of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and Gabrielle Josephine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837). The collection is a microfilm of selected papers pertaining to the Pennsylvania property owned by du Pont.

Dates

  • 1826-1854

Creator

Extent

54 item(s)

Biographical Note

Amelia Elizabeth du Pont (1796-1869) was a granddaughter of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817), founder of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical research and manufacturing company. She was the eldest child of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and Gabrielle Josephine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837), born in South Carolina. In 1812, du Pont married William Clifford, and they had a daughter, Gabrielle (1813-1891). The marriage was annulled by an act of the General Assembly of Delaware, and she resumed her maiden name. In 1860, du Pont went to live with her daughter in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Scope and Contents

Microfilm of selected papers pertaining to Pennsylvania property owned by Amelia Elizabeth du pont (1796-1869). Includes bonds, mortgages, and contracts.

Location of Originals

Originals held by the Bradford County Historical Society, Towanda, Pennsylvania.

Access Restrictions

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

Use Restrictions

Not to be reproduced. Permissions should be granted by Bradford County Historical Society, Towanda, Pennsylvania.

Related Materials

Amelia E. du Pont divorce proceedings (photocopy) (Accession 0581), Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library.

Papers of the children of Victor du Pont (WMSS: V), Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Related Names

Creator

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Amelia Elizabeth du Pont papers (microfilm)
Status:
Author:
John Beverly Riggs
Date:
1970
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