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The Brandywine Manufacturers Sunday School (BMSS) was organized in 1817 as a non-sectarian school for the children of the local factory workers, with instruction in reading, writing, arithmetic, and religion. Éleuthère Irénée du Ponts (1771-1834), founder of the DuPont Company, was one of its chief subscribers, and the school building was located on his property. Primarily generated and maintained by the du Pont women, the BMSS records include the school's constitution, and financial records such as bills and receipts and accounts. Most of the records pertain to students with information about premiums which were given as rewards for attendance and scholarly excellence.
The Brandywine Manufacturers Sunday School (BMSS) was organized in 1817 as a non-sectarian school for the children of the local factory workers, with instruction in reading, writing, arithmetic, and religion. This collection contains eleven Kodachrome prints of exterior views of the school building taken by Nancy Wootten (of Wilmington), between 1963 and 1966.
Founded in 1848 by Reverend Samuel Brincklé (1796-1863) and members of the du Pont family, Christ Church Christian Hundred located in Greenville, Delaware is one of the oldest Episcopal churches in the Diocese of Delaware. Their records chronicle the activities of Christ Church over a span of nearly one hundred fifty years and include administrative and vital records.
- Manuscripts and Archives 2
- Audiovisual Collections 1
- Correspondence 2
- Account books 1
- Administration 1
- Church and education 1
- Community life 1
- Education 1
- Families 1
- Financial statements 1
- Religious education 1
- School buildings 1
- Wilmington (Del.) 1 ∧ less
- Christ Church Christiana Hundred (Greenville, DE) 2
- American Sunday-School Union 1
- Bauduy, Victorine du Pont, 1792-1861 1
- Bidermann, Evelina du Pont, 1796-1863 1
- Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834 1