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Abstract: Anna J. Schwartz (1915-2012) was an American economist who worked at the National Bureau of Economic Research in New York City. The collection consists of a microfilm copy of an unpublished paper by Schwartz collecting banking statistics for the states of Pennsylvania (1829-1863) and New York (1831-1863), along with an extended essay describing their derivation.
Dates: 1829-1963, undated
Abstract: Founded in 1861, the Artisans Savings Bank of Wilmington, Delaware assisted working people to save and make money available for home mortgages. This collection primarily consists of their financial records.
Abstract: Elliott, Johnson & Co. was a well-known banking and brokerage firm of Wilmington, Delaware, in the late nineteenth century. Henry du Pont (1812-1889) was an American military officer and son of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828). The collection consists of two letters from Elliott, Johnson & Co. regarding the purchase of bonds in two Florida railroads, the Sanford & Lake Eustis Railroad Company and the Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West Railway Company.
Abstract: William du Pont (1855-1928) was an industrialist and member of the promienent du Pont family of Delaware, whose family business was the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, also known as the DuPont Company which was a large manufacturer of gunpowder. He worked for the first DuPont dynamite manufacturer, Repauno Chemical Company, as secretary and treasurer (1880-1884) and after the tragic death of Lammot du Pont (1831-1884), as president (1884-1892). This small group of papers encompass both correspondence and various financial and investment accounts, largely covering his ten years spent in England after leaving the United States in 1893.
Abstract: The Wilmington Savings Fund Society was established in 1831 as a "safe depository for the earnings of working people" which also promoted the opportunity for homebuilding and lending money for home mortgages. Their records consist primarily of minutes and account books.
Abstract: The Wilmington Trust Company is a financial institution that was started as a banking, trust, and safe deposit company for the du Pont family and other Delaware wealthy families. It is now a subsidiary of M & T Bank. The records contain some information on the workings of the Trust Department, but are more useful for the information they contain on the individual companies in which the department invested. It includes account reviews, responsibility reviews, and security reviews, but is largely investment analysis files, by company.
Dates: 1909-1958; Majority of material found within 1931-1954
- Mortgages 2
- Railroads 2
- Agriculture 1
- Correspondence 1
- Domestic relations 1
- Du Pont family -- Homes and haunts 1
- Financial statements 1
- Gunpowder industry 1
- New York (State) 1
- Pennsylvania 1
- Wilmington (Del.) 1 ∧ less
- Artisans' Savings Bank (Wilmington, Del.) 1
- Bringhurst, Joseph, Jr., 1807-1880 1
- Bush, George W., 1824-1900 1
- Du Pont, Annie Rogers, 1858-1927 1
- Du Pont, Henry, 1812-1889 1