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Charles M. Cooper papers

 Collection
Accession: 2275
Abstract:

Charles Milton Cooper (1900-1971) was a chemical engineer and an executive at the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. His papers primarily include notes and photographs produced during his time conducting bubble formation experiments at the DuPont Company’s Belle Plant, in Charleston, West Virginia.

Dates: 1925-1968

Delaware State Tax Department, Delaware School Auxiliary Association and School Foundation records

 Collection
Accession: 1123
Abstract:

Miscellaneous records including information about educational facilities in Delaware.

Dates: 1917-1935

Eugene Shallcross Ferguson papers

 Collection
Accession: 2249
Abstract:

Eugene S. Ferguson (1916-2004) was one of the founders of the discipline of the history of technology, both through teaching at Iowa State University and the University of Delaware and by working at the Smithsonian Institution and the Hagley Museum. This collection documents the first twenty years of the history of technology as an academic discipline, and networking among its practitioners.

Dates: 1937-2001; Majority of material found within 1960-1995

John J. Beer papers

 Collection
Accession: 2279
Abstract:

John Joseph Beer (1927-) was a professor of the history of science and chemistry at the University of Delaware until his retirement in 1992. Beer played a major role in developing the university’s program in the history of technology and the Hagley Fellowship Program. The bulk of the papers consists of correspondence, notes, research materials, and drafts for a projected book or article on "Russia iron," a highly finished, wear-resistant iron produced in Russia during the nineteenth century.

Dates: 1835-1991; Majority of material found within 1961-1991

University of Delaware postcards

 Collection
Accession: 1993-210
Abstract:

The University of Delaware is the largest university in Delaware. Many of the buildings on campus have a Georgian style facade. This collection consists of twelve postcards showing building exteriors at the University of Delaware and one of St. Thomas Church, Newark, Delaware.

Dates: 1931-1940