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Alexis Irénée du Pont ledger

1893-1904
 Collection
Accession: 2711-I

Abstract

Alexis Irénée du Pont (1843-1904) was a businessman and non-practicing physician who resided in both Louisville, Kentucky, and Wilmington, Delaware. The ledger documents his various financial and business accounts from October 1893 until November 1904, just before his death.

Dates

  • 1893-1904

Creator

Extent

1 volume(s)

Biographical Note

Alexis Irénée du Pont (1843-1904) was a businessman and non-practicing physician who resided in both Louisville, Kentucky, and Wilmington, Delaware. He was a grandson of Éleuthère Irénée du Pont de Nemours (1771-1834), the founder of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company in Wilmington, Delaware, and son of Alexis Irénée du Pont (1816-1857) and Joanna Maria Smith du Pont (1815-1876).

Du Pont held interests in numerous businesses, including banking, gas, electric, and railroads. By the early 1890s, he became one of the senior partners of the E. I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Company, and was later named vice president of the Repauno Chemical Company.

Scope and Contents

The ledger documents Alexis I. du Pont's (1843-1904) various financial and business accounts from October 1893 until November 20, 1904, six days before his death.

Access Restrictions

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

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Related Names

Creator

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Alexis Irénée du Pont ledger
Status:
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