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Bellevue Hall land records

 Collection
Identifier: 2406
Abstract: Bellevue estate, now the Bellevue State Park, is a historic estate that was once a series of farms owned by members of the Orr, Grubb, and Stevenson families and later purchased by William du Pont (1855-1928). The records are a series of deeds covering the conveyance of the Bellevue property from 1782 to 1920. There are also three maps of the estate, including one showing the location of the house and landscaping.
Dates: 1782-1920

Maps and photographs of the DuPont Brandywine Works property

 Collection
Identifier: 2666
Abstract: This collection consists of photographs and maps depicting the property of the Brandywine Works of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The maps and blueprints show how the property of the Brandywine Works was divided among du Pont family members for estates after the works closed. A small series of large-format photographs depict various scenes and events from the Brandywine Works and the city of Wilmington in general.
Dates: 1826-1985; Majority of material found within 1903-1927

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Deeds 1
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Wilmington (Del.) 1
 
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Du Pont, William, 1855-1928 1
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 1
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Brandywine Works 1
Grubb family 1
Pierce, Mary Jane H. (Mathewson) 1