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Eleuthera Bradford du Pont collection

 Collection
Accession: 0146
Abstract:

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. The company was established in 1802 by Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) and his son Éleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) for the production of gunpowder. The papers in this collection date from the lifetime of E.I. du Pont and document important aspects of the early history of the DuPont Company.

Dates: 1799-1834

Eleuthère Irénée du Pont papers

 Collection
Accession: LMSS-III
Abstract:

This collection primarily consists of E.I. du Pont's personal and business correspondence; writings and notes; school materials; memoranda on manufactures and tariffs; legal agreements; patents; and land surveys. Also included are Sophie (Dalmas) du Pont's correspondence and household account records.

Dates: 1782-1838

"Love for life: a self-portrait of the first three generations of du Ponts in America, 1791-1834" by Gertrude Ruhnka

 Collection
Accession: 2001
Abstract:

Gertrude Ruhnka (1891-1981) was a research librarian at the Huntington Library in California. The collection contains her unpublished manuscript, "Love for life: a self-portrait of the first three generations of du Ponts in America, 1791-1834," and two letters from Ruhnka to J.B. Lippincott Company and Dr. Walter J. Heacock of the Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation.

Dates: 1976

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours papers

 Collection
Accession: LMSS-I
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. He was an advocate for a national educational system and promoted Franco-American trade relations. The collection consists of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours correspondence and writings in addition to correspondence of his second wife, Françoise (Robin) Poivre.

Dates: 1769-1831

Victor Marie du Pont papers

 Collection
Accession: LMSS-II
Abstract:

The collection consists of correspondence, business and personal papers, and writings of Victor Marie du Pont and his wife, Gabrielle Joséphine (de la Fite de Pelleport) du Pont.

Dates: 1778-1827

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  • Names: Du Pont, Victor Marie, 1767-1827 X
  • Names: Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834 X

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Gunpowder industry 4
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E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 4
Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817 3
Du Pont family 3
Du Planty, Raphael Defredot, 1776-1854 2
Du Pont de Nemours, Pere et Fils & Cie 2