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Alexis I. du Pont autograph album

 Collection
Accession: 2653-I
Abstract:

Alexis I. du Pont (1816-1857) was proprieter of his family's business, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, which began in the manufacture of gunpowder in 1802. Betweeen 1829 and 1931, he attended the boarding school New Haven Gymnasium to prepare for his higher education at the University of Pennsylvania. The volume is an autograph book of mostly blank pages. Internal evidence suggests that it was begun by his older siblings as a memento for him when he first left home for school as he entered his teens. Later, Alexis du Pont used the same volume to collect samples of poetry verses on the theme of "friendship" as mementos of his schoolmates when he left preparatory school and entered college.

Dates: 1828-1909

Alexis I. du Pont family papers

 Collection
Accession: 2659
Abstract:

Dr. 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 eponymous 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). The collection contains correspondence between Alexis I. du Pont Jr. and his mother Joanna while he was attending the Episcopal Academy in Philadelphia. In addition, there are also letters from his father and sister.

Dates: 1854-1858

Alexis Irénée du Pont family papers

 Collection
Accession: 2618
Abstract:

Dr. Alexis Irénée du Pont (1843-1904) was a businessman and non-practicing physician who resided in both Louisville, Kentucky, and Wilmington, Delaware. The Alexis Irénée du Pont family papers primarily consist of both outgoing and incoming correspondence from A. I. du Pont and his immediate family.

Dates: 1850-1913

Alexis Irénée du Pont ledger

 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

Alfred I. du Pont portrait

 Collection
Accession: 2012-229
Abstract:

Alfred Irénée du Pont (1864-1935) was the eldest son of E.I. du Pont (1829-1877). He joined the family gunpowder firm in 1884. This item is portrait of Alfred I. du Pont, dated September 1881.

Dates: 1881

Alfred Victor du Pont letters to William Kemble

 Collection
Accession: 2230
Abstract:

Alfred Victor du Pont (1798-1856) was the eldest son of E.I. du Pont (1771-1834) and a senior partner of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The collection contains three letters he wrote to William Kemble (1795-1881), operator of the West Point Foundry and DuPont powder sales agent in New York City, about sales and shipments of gunpowder and credits.

Dates: 1849 June 9-1849 June 16

Alice Belin du Pont letter to Haynes Battan

 Collection
Accession: 0835
Abstract:

Alice Belin du Pont (1872-1944) was a member of several social clubs and became very involved with philanthropic work. She was the daughter of Henry Belin Jr. (1843-1918) and Margaretta Lammot Belin (1846-1927), and wife of Pierre S. du Pont (1870-1954). The letter is from du Pont to Haynes Battan (1898-1979), a Longwood employee.

Dates: undated

Amelia E. du Pont divorce proceedings (photocopy)

 Collection
Accession: 0581
Abstract:

Amelia Elizabeth du Pont (1796-1869) was a granddaughter of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) founder 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 contains a photocopy of the act of the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware by which Amelia Elizabeth du Pont's (1796-1869) marriage to Nathaniel Perkins, alias Nathaniel H. Clifford, was dissolved and a declaration that their child Gabrielle du Pont (1813-1891) was legitimate.

Dates: 1816

Amelia Elizabeth du Pont papers (microfilm)

 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

Arminda du Pont and Henry Francis du Pont, at Delaware Antiques Show photograph

 Collection
Accession: 1969-005
Abstract:

The Delaware Antiques Show includes guest speakers and antique dealers to display American antiques and decorative arts. Arminda du Pont (1927-1997) was the founder and the first chairperson of the Delaware Antiques Show. Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1869) was a major collector of American decorative arts, his home, became the Winterthur Museum in 1951. This collection includes one candid photograph of Arminda du Pont (Mrs. E. I. du Pont) and Henry Francis du Pont at the 1967 Delaware Antiques Show.

Dates: 1967

Atlantic Aviation Corporation photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1999-223
Abstract:

Atlantic Aviation was begun by Henry Belin du Pont (1898-1970) in 1927 to provide services for business aviation. In 1948 it moved from the Du Pont Airport to the new New Castle County Airport south of Wilmington, Delaware. Soon it expanded to other airports around the country. The collection includes portraits and views of Atlantic Aviation facilities at various airports. There are also a few photographs of airplanes, including the Spirit of St. Louis.

Dates: 1927-circa 1990

Aurora Gun Club records

 Collection
Accession: 2488
Abstract:

Aurora Gun Club is a private target shooting organization and social club. It has had six locations since its founding in 1895 by brothers Eugene du Pont (1873-1954) and Alexis I. du Pont (1869-1921), are all centered in the area around Wilmington, Delaware. The records of the Aurora Gun Club are comprised of records collected by the club presidents and treasurers from approximately 1955 through 2006. The records range from membership rosters, club bulletins and shoot results to financial records.

Dates: 1930-2006; Majority of material found within 1955-2006

Catherine Irving letter to W.W. Laird

 Collection
Accession: 1378
Abstract:

Catherine C. Irving (1884-1982) was the wife of Alexander Duer Irving (1873-1941). He was an aide to President Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) at the Versailles peace treaty negotiations in 1919 after World War I. The letter from Irving to W.W. Laird (1910-1989), she recounts an anecdote about Col. H.A. du Pont (1838-1926).

Dates: 1973 January 14

Copeland family papers

 Collection
Accession: 2203
Abstract:

Consists of the family papers of former DuPont CEO Lammot du Pont Copeland (1905-1983) and his wife Pamela Cunningham Copeland (1906-2001). The Copelands' papers document the lives and interests of a wealthy American couple in the twentieth century. In particular, the papers of Pamela C. Copeland are an important source of information about the public activities of women in the areas of historic preservation, gardening and horticulture, and philanthropy.

Dates: 1637-1998; Majority of material found within 1950-1998

Crawford H. Greenewalt films and sound recordings

 Collection
Accession: 2014-225
Abstract:

Crawford Hallock Greenewalt (1902-1993) was a chemical engineer and the President of the DuPont Company from 1948 to 1962. He had a passion for the natural sciences, and combined his love of ornithology with photography. He was especially known for his high speed photographs of hummingbirds. The bulk of the collection consists of nature films shot by Greenewalt, primarily of hummingbirds. The collection is divided into three series: Nature films, DuPont films and Sound recordings.

Dates: 1950-1985

Dimmick family correspondence (microfilm)

 Collection
Accession: 0418
Abstract:

The Dimmick family were descendants of the founders of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical research and manufacturing company. The collection contains a microfilm copy of correspondence between Joanna (Smith) du Pont (1815-1876) and her daughter, Joanna (du Pont) Dimmick (1854-1901), and letters from Sophie M. du Pont (1810-1888) to her niece, Dimmick, and the latter's step-daughter, Lavinia Elizabeth Dimmick (1874-1946). The letters are personal in nature, including du Pont family news.

Dates: 1873-1887

du Pont Bradford family photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2010-228
Abstract:

Edward G. Bradford, II (1848-1928) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. He married Eleuthera Paulina du Pont in 1872. This collection consists of photographs of the du Pont family and estate, as well as numerous postcards.

Dates: 1828-1948

Du Pont de Nemours correspondence (photocopies)

 Collection
Accession: 0591
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours 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. Francoise (Robin) Poivre du Pont was his second wife. His grandson, Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865) was an Admiral in the United States Navy and fought in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War. This collection consists of twenty-three photocopied letters, primarily from Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817), but also Francoise du Pont de Nemours (1748-1831) and Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865). The correspondence is primarily to Marie Anne Lavoisier Thompson (1758-1836), a French chemist and close friend of the family.

Dates: 1788-1818; undated

Du Pont family miscellany

 Collection
Accession: 2587
Abstract:

This small collection of du Pont family miscellany came to Hagley from Winterthur as an assortment of various family items that did not relate to their individual library holdings. The items, though extremely fragmentary, represent over two centuries of du Pont family history.

Dates: 1824-circa 1980

du Pont family photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1969-043
Abstract:

Alexis I. du Pont (1816-1857) was proprieter of his family business, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, which began in the manufacture of gunpowder in 1802. He was the youngest child of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), the founder of the DuPont Company. This collection contains thirteen photographic items, mostly portraits of Alexis I. du Pont and other du Pont family members.

Dates: 1871-1925, undated

Du Pont, Kemble, De Forest family correspondence

 Collection
Accession: 2156
Abstract:

This collection of family correspondence encompasses several generations of the du Pont, Kemble, and de Forest families. Victorine du Pont (1825-1887), the eldest child of Alfred Victor du Pont (1798-1856), senior partner in E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and Margaretta Elizabeth (Lammot) du Pont (1807-1898), married Peter Kemble (1825-1887), son of William Kemble the company's New York business agent. One of their daughters, Meta Kemble (1852-1933), married New York artist Lockwood de Forest (1850-1932).

Dates: 1840-1882

DuPont Company photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1971-423
Abstract:

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. During World War I, the DuPont Company entered the dye industry. This small collection of photographs is primarily of DuPont Company plant sites of dye works and explosives. There are numerous views of the Carrollville, Wisconsin, plant and the Terre, Indiana, plant.

Dates: 1802-1928; 1944

DuPont Company's Public Relations photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1968-025
Abstract:

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company. Founded in 1802, the company began with the production of gunpowder. This collection contains 27 photographs of various du Pont family members, family gravestones, DuPont employees (groups), cartoons related to the DuPont company, and exterior views of acquired company buildings.

Dates: 1909-1951

E. I. du Pont and Peter Bauduy articles of agreement

 Collection
Accession: 0212
Abstract:

Peter Bauduy (1769?-1833) and E.I. du Pont (1771-1834) were partners in several business ventures together, including Du Pont, Bauduy, & Co., a textile manufacturing firm and E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The collection includes an official certified copy of the articles of agreement between Bauduy and du Pont, forming a partnership for the powder manufacturing company that would become E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.

Dates: 1801

E. Paul du Pont collection of Hagley Yard and du Pont family photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1975-250
Abstract:

E. Paul du Pont (1887-1950) established Du Pont Motors, Inc., a manufacturing company of luxury automobiles, in 1919 in Wilmington, Delaware. He worked for a short time at the family business, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company which manufactured gunpowder. He was one of ten children of Francis Gurney du Pont (1850-1904) and Eliza Wigfa Simons du Pont (1849-1919). This small collection contains photographs of DuPont powder yards; family photographs; home exteriors; and postcard views of Longwood Gardens.

Dates: 1882-1906

E.I. du Pont and Pierre Bauduy litigation notes (photocopies)

 Collection
Accession: 0561
Abstract:

Peter Bauduy (1769?-1833) and E.I. du Pont (1771-1834) were partners in several business ventures together, including Du Pont, Bauduy, & Co. (a textile manufacturing firm) and E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The collection contains photocopied notes from Judge Jacob Stout (1765-1855) made during an appeal in the case of E.I. du Pont and Victor du Pont v. Peter Bauduy, et al., cocnerning the sale of certain mill seats on the Brandywine River near Wilmington.

Dates: 1812-1828

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Public Affairs Department records

 Collection
Accession: 1410
Abstract:

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. The Public Affairs Department began as the Publicity Bureau in 1916, to deal with issues raised by the great increase of business spawned by World War I. Prior to this time, publicity had been handled by the Advertising Division, created in 1911. The Public Affairs Department records contain biographical sketches of deceased officers, employees, and du Pont family members, as well as histories of company plants, predecessor companies, and all line and staff departments. The alphabetical history file contains press releases, memoranda, and pamphlets that were assembled for various public relations campaigns.

Dates: 1912-1983

E.I. du Pont love letters

 Collection
Accession: 2343
Abstract:

Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) was the founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The collection contains original love letters from du Pont to his wife, Sophie (Dalmas) du Pont (1775-1828). He writes of how much he loves his wife and misses her when away. English transcribed extracts of several letters were done by their daughter, Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888).

Dates: undated

E.I. du Pont's daughters album and scrapbook (microfilm)

 Collection
Accession: 1611
Abstract:

Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828) had four daughters: Victorine (1792-1861), Evelina (1796-1863), Eleuthera (1806-1876), and Sophie (1810-1888). The daughters maintained this album (in microfilm form) of prints, sketches, watercolor designs, selection of poetry, and autographs. It was returned to Victorine after the original recipient died in 1823, at which point she continued it.

Dates: 1823-1837

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

Eleuthera du Pont Smith and Sophie Madeleine du Pont letters to Mary Wilkinson

 Collection
Accession: 0259
Abstract:

Eleuthera du Pont Smith (1806-1876) and Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888) were daughters of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828). This collection contains letters from the du Ponts to Mary Wilkinson, a former student at the Brandywine Manufacturers' Sunday School. The letters discuss domestic matters, including family news, health, faith, and needlework for the mills.

Dates: 1862-1886

Eleuthère Irénée du Pont graphic materials

 Collection
Accession: 1997-267
Abstract:

Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1921-1994) was a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company with his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) in 1802. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. This collection consists of graphic materials including a photographic print of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1921-1994), booklets, a copy of a photographic print of Johan Andreas Philip Ludwig (1753-1803), the Ludwig family crest and a genealogy of the Pelleport family.

Dates: 1913-1972

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

Eleuthère Irénée du Pont receipts

 Collection
Accession: 0017
Abstract:

Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), with his father Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817), was the founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. This collection includes his recipts for hotel and livery stable bills.

Dates: 1816-1823

Elise Simons du Pont household receipts

 Collection
Accession: 1667
Abstract:

Elise Simons du Pont (1849-1919) was the wife of Francis Gurney du Pont (1850-1904), a vice president of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. The records consist of itemized household receipts, primarily from three Wilmington, Delaware grocers and one from John Wanamaker's department store in Philadelphia. The receipts give descriptions of goods and prices.

Dates: 1902-1903

Ernest du Pont portrait

 Collection
Accession: 2012-206
Abstract:

Ernest du Pont (1880-1944) and his elder brother Francis Irenee du Pont (1873-1942) founded the U.S.F. Powder Company in 1919, which produced flashless cannon powder. This item is a cabinet card photograph of Ernest du Pont (1880-1944) as a young child.

Dates: circa 1883

Eugene du Pont Jr. papers

 Collection
Accession: 1599
Abstract:

Eugene du Pont Jr. (1873-1954) was a director of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company from 1917 until 1954, and a great grandson of company founder, Éleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834). The collection contains the personal papers of Eugene du Pont, Jr., and the records of the Kinloch Gun Club, a private shooting club which he founded. It also contains a separate collection of correspondence between his brother Alfred I. du Pont, vice president and general manager of the DuPont Company, with his assistant Frank L. Connable, which is an important source for the history of the company in the early 1900s.

Dates: 1835-1956

Eugene du Pont Jr. papers

 Collection
Accession: 2656
Abstract:

Eugene du Pont Jr. (1873-1954) was a director of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company from 1917 until 1954, and a great grandson of company founder, Éleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834). The papers of Eugene du Pont Jr. include reports to the DuPont Company Board of Directors by the executive committee and the treasurer of the DuPont Company. In addition, there are several copies of letters to du Pont family members.

Dates: 1811-1957

Eugene E. du Pont scrapbook

 Collection
Accession: 2653-II
Abstract:

Eugene Eleuthère du Pont (1882-1966) was an industrialist and a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) and his son, Éleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), who founded E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company in 1802, a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. He attended Harvard University from 1899 to 1903, graduating with an A.B. degree before joining the family business. Eugene E. du Pont kept this scrapbook during his years at Harvard, continuing to the year of his world travels. There are a few pieces relating to the Harvard Class of 1903. However, the bulk of the material consists of articles, particularly poetry.

Dates: 1828-1909

Francis Gurney du Pont and family papers

 Collection
Accession: 1490
Abstract:

Francis Gurney du Pont (1850-1904) was the youngest son of Alexis I. du Pont (1816-1857) and Joanna Smith du Pont (1815-1876), and grandson of Éleuthère Irénée "E.I." du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. The collection consists primarily of correspondence from du Pont to his wife, Elise Wigfall Simons (1849-1919), but include items from other family members, as well as a journal of du Pont's, manuscripts written by him, and plays and novels by Alice Simons (1849-1891).

Dates: 1868-1916

Francis Gurney du Pont letterbooks, with additional miscellany

 Collection
Accession: 1462
Abstract:

Francis Gurney du Pont (1850-1904) was the youngest son of Alexis I. du Pont (1816-1857) and Joanna Smith du Pont (1815-1876), and grandson of Éleuthère Irénée "E.I." du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. The collection contains two letter books of du Pont to F.G. Thomas (-1901) of the Iowa Powder Mills, photocopies of selected documents by Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) on gunpowder, and on awards to John Paul Jones (1747-1792) for his victory over HMS Serapis, and letter from Samuel Courtauld (1752-1821) to Captain Joseph H. Rees (1789-1821).

Dates: 1780-1937

Francis Gurney du Pont papers

 Collection
Accession: 0504
Abstract:

Francis Gurney du Pont (1850-1904) was the youngest son of Alexis I. du Pont (1816-1857) and Joanna Smith du Pont (1815-1876), and grandson of Éleuthère Irénée "E.I." du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. The papers of du Pont describe both his business activities at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, his family life, and his activities in the Episcopal Church.

Dates: 1818-1911

Francis Gurney du Pont rifle scores

 Collection
Accession: 0918
Abstract:

Francis Gurney du Pont (1850-1904) was the youngest son of Alexis I. du Pont (1816-1857) and Joanna Smith du Pont (1815-1876), and grandson of Éleuthère Irénée "E.I." du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. The collection consists of a volume containing a record of rifle scores of du Pont.

Dates: 1880 May 30-1880 August 20

Francis Gurney du Pont scrapbook

 Collection
Accession: 1512
Abstract:

Francis Gurney du Pont (1850-1904) was the youngest son of Alexis I. du Pont (1816-1857) and Joanna Smith du Pont (1815-1876), and grandson of Éleuthère Irénée "E.I." du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. His scrapbook includes newspaper clippings on a variety of subjects, including astronomy, religious and church matters, DuPont Company fires and explosions, the statue of Samuel Francis du Pont in Washington, Swedish colonists in Delaware, and obituaries.

Dates: 1886-1904

Francis I. du Pont portrait

 Collection
Accession: 1969-015
Abstract:

Francis I. du Pont (1873-1942) was a chemist, inventor, and stockbroker most celebrated for his involvement with the partnership of Francis I. du Pont and Company, stockbrokers in New York, and the Delaware Chemical Engineering Company in Wilmington. This collection contains a color photograph of a portrait of Francis I. du Pont painted by Gordon Stevenson (1892-1984).

Dates: undated

Francis Victor du Pont family papers

 Collection
Accession: 0351
Abstract:

Francis Victor du Pont (1894-1962) was a civil engineer and political figure in Delaware and Maryland. This collection combines papers and memorabilia of Francis Victor du Pont and those of his parents and ancestors.

Dates: 1804-1961, bulk 1915-1960

Francoise du Pont de Nemours letters to Madame Aublay and cousin Albert

 Collection
Accession: 0032
Abstract:

Francoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) a promienent French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. The letters are from du Pont to Madame Clarice Aublay (nee Hortode) and cousin Albert.

Dates: 1834-1835

Frank P. Gentieu papers

 Collection
Accession: 0717
Abstract:

Francis “Frank” Pierre Gentieu (1876-1950) was a ballistic engineer at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. Gentieu worked at DuPont's Carney's Point Plant in New Jersey from 1901 to 1941. This small collection contains an account by Gentieu entitled "The First Fifty Years at Carney's Point" (1891-1941); correspondence with du Pont family members; a list of his father Pierre Gentieu's photographs of the DuPont Company and Brandywine area; and a recollection written by Samuel Brown of a conversation with Sophie M. du Pont (1810-1888) related to the Brandywine Manufacturers Sunday School.

Dates: 1944-1948

Gabriel Manigault papers

 Collection
Accession: 0009
Abstract:

Gabriel Manigault (1758-1809) was a Charleston merchant, plantation owner, architect, and South Carolina state Representative. In 1805, Manigault sold part of his property in South Carolina and moved to Clifton, an estate near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. These are copies of Manigault's letters relating to members of the du Pont family.

Dates: 1800-1862; Majority of material found within 1800-1807

Gabrielle Josephine du Pont household account book

 Collection
Accession: 0431
Abstract:

Gabrielle Josephine de La Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837) was the wife of Victor du Pont (1767-1827), a French American diplomat, politician, and businessman. He was the brother of Éleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), the founder of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The account book is supposedly the household account book of du Pont and contains handwriting of various people, including her son Charles I. du Pont (1797-1869). Entries include purchases of coal, whiskey, soap, candles, and other items, as well as construction materials and tools.

Dates: 1828-1835

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Names
Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865 25
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 24
Du Pont, Sophie Madeleine, 1810-1888 17
Du Pont, H. A. (Henry Algernon), 1838-1926 13
United States. Navy 11
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Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834 8
Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817 7
Du Pont, Francis Gurney, 1850-1904 7
Du Pont, Henry, 1812-1889 6
Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954 6
Crowninshield, Louise du Pont, 1877-1958 5
Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935 5
Du Pont, Victor Marie, 1767-1827 5
Bauduy, Peter, 1769-1833 4
Eleutherian Mills (Greenville, Del. : Estate) 4
Unknown 4
Bauduy, Victorine du Pont, 1792-1861 3
Du Pont de Nemours, Francoise Robin Poivre, 1748-1841 3
Du Pont, Alexis I. (Alexis Irénée), 1843-1904 3
Du Pont, Irénée, 1876-1963 3
Du Pont, Margaretta Lammot, 1807-1898 3
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Carney's Point Works 3
Foster, Victorine du Pont, 1849-1934 3
Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, Pa.) 3
Ree, Lavinia Dimmick, 1874-1946 3
Coleman, Margaretta du Pont, 1862-1938 2
Copeland family 2
Copeland, Lammot du Pont, 1905-1983 2
Copeland, Louisa d'A du Pont (Louisa d'Andelot du Pont), 1868-1926 2
Copeland, Pamela C. (Pamela Cunningham), 1906-2001 2
Draper, Irene Carpenter, 1911-1991 2
Du Pont, A. Felix (Alexis Felix), 1879-1948 2
Du Pont, Alexis I. (Alexis Irénée), 1816-1857 2
Du Pont, Amelia, 1796-1869 2
Du Pont, Elise Simons, 1849-1919 2
Du Pont, Eugene E. (Eugene Eleuthère), 1882-1966 2
Du Pont, Eugene, 1873-1954 2
Du Pont, Henry Belin, 1898-1970 2
Du Pont, Henry Francis, 1880-1969 2
Du Pont, Jean Kane Foulke, 1891-1985 2
Du Pont, Lammot, 1880-1952 2
Du Pont, Mary (Belin), 1839-1913 2
Du Pont, Natalie Wilson, 1877-1918 2
Du Pont, T. Coleman (Thomas Coleman), 1863-1930 2
Du Pont, William, 1855-1928 2
Du pont, Sophie Dalmas, 1775-1828 2
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Brandywine Works 2
Ford, Sophie du Pont, 1871-1957 2
Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum 2
Kemble, Victorine Elizabeth du Pont, 1825-1887 2
Laird, W. W. (William Winder), 1910-1989 2
Layton, Greta B., 1924-2014 2
Lee family 2
Lee, Marguerite du Pont, 1862-1936 2
May, Sophie du Pont, 1900-2001 2
Montpelier (Va. : Estate) 2
New York Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations (1853-1854 : New York, N.Y.) 2
Smith, Eleuthera du Pont, 1806-1876 2
United States Military Academy 2
Wilson family (Wilson, Andrew Gray, 1844-1905) 2
de Forest, Meta Kemble, 1852-1933 2
du Pont, Wilhelmina, 1906-2000 2
Aiken, James C., 1806-1884 1
Ammen, Daniel, 1820-1898 1
Atlantic Aviation Corporation 1
Aurora Gun Club 1
Austin, Ben W., -1898 1
Battan, Hayes 1
Bauduy, Ferdinand, 1791-1814 1
Biddle, Walt (Walter Arthur), 1925-1995 1
Bidermann, Evelina du Pont, 1796-1863 1
Bidermann, James Antoine, 1790-1865 1
Bidermann, James Irenee , 1817-1890 1
Bradford, Edward G., II, Judge, 1848-1928 1
Bradford, Eleuthera Paulina du Pont , 1848-1906 1
Brandywine Manufacturers Sunday School 1
Brooks Studio (Wilmington, Del.) 1
Brown, Greta Barksdale, 1891-1965 1
Brown, J. Paul, 1850-1904 1
Brunot, Mary, -1899 1
Chandler, T. P. (Theophilus Parsons), 1807-1886 1
Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856 1
Coleman family 1
Coleman, R. Bannen (Robert Bannen), 1856-1898 1
Connable, Frank L. (Frank Lee), 1871-1947 1
Cox, Brian 1
Crofton, Gabrielle Josephine Shubrick, 1835-1894 1
Crowninshield, Francis Boardman, 1869-1950 1
Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870 1
Davies, Marie Delphine du Pont, 1916-2009 1
Davis, Henry Winter, 1817-1865 1
Delaware Antiques Show 1
Delaware Trust Company 1
Delaware. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Delaware. General Assembly. Senate 1
Dimmick, Joanna du Pont, 1854-1901 1
Doremus, T. E. (Thomas E.), 1874-1962 1
Du Planty, Raphael Defredot, 1776-1854 1
Du Pont, Alexis I. (Alexis Irénée), 1869-1921 1
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