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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.
Kim Burdick is a public historian, preservationist and former advisor to the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Louise du Pont Crowninshield (1877-1958) was an early leader in the field of historic preservation. The collection includes photocopies of all known surviving Crowninshield letters and Burdick's notes.
Louise du Pont Crowninshield (1877-1958) was an early leader in the field of historic preservation and a collector of antiques and hooked rugs. The collection includes her papers as well as those of her husband Francis Boardman Crowninshield, her mother, and other family members.
P.S. du Pont (1870-1954) and Louise du Pont Crowninshield (1877-1958) were second counsins and both had an interest in preservation. In the letter, du Pont suggests Eleutherian Mills and Hagley property be preserved as a historic site.
Wawaset Park was a planned community, commissioned by the DuPont Company for its company executives. The records describe the park, its residents, and history through corporate records, maps and deeds of the property, lists of corporate officers and residents, as well as histories of the park, the City of Wilmington, and the state of Delaware.
- Correspondence 3
- Gardens 2
- Architect-designed houses 1
- Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations 1
- Company towns 1
- Crowninshield garden 1
- Dwellings 1
- Genealogies 1
- Horticulture 1
- Housing development 1
- Maps 1
- Philanthropists 1
- Planned communities 1
- Scholarships 1
- Technical drawings 1
- Wilmington (Del.) 1
- Women authors, American 1 ∧ less
- Crowninshield, Louise du Pont, 1877-1958 3
- Du Pont family 3
- Burdick, Kim 1
- Copeland family 1
- Copeland, Lammot du Pont, 1905-1983 1