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Ernst R. Habicht papers

Accession: 2253

Ernst R. Habicht (1902-1987) was the general manager of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company's ammonia production plant at Belle, West Virginia. His papers include newspaper clippings, correspondence, a long memorandum, and a humorous poem by Habicht relating to the 1947-1948 strike at the Belle plant.

Dates: 1948

Eugene du Pont Jr. papers

Accession: 1599

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

Lukens Steel Company records

Accession: 0050

Lukens Steel Company was a medium-sized producer of specialty steel products and one of the top three U.S. producers of steel plate. The Lukens Steel Company records documents all aspects of the business from the early nineteenth century through the 1970s.

Dates: 1798-1993

Penn Virginia Corporation records

Accession: 1764

Penn Virginia Corporation is an oil and gas company, incorporated as the Virginia Coal & Iron Company on January 6, 1882. It was one of many firms established by a group of interrelated entrepreneurs headed by John Leisenring (1819-1884), a Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania, civil and mining engineer. The name changed to Penn Virigina Corporation in 1967. The records of Penn Virginia Corporation cover the development and operations of the Virginia Coal & Iron Company, a large southern Appalachian land company, with some information on its immediate neighbors and local support facilities.

Dates: 1864-1981

Reading Company records

Accession: 1520

Chartered in 1871, Reading Company was the holding company for the system of railroads, canals and coal mines assembled by the predecessor Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Company between 1833 and 1896. The collection consists of the corporate records of the Reading Company (1871-1976), the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Company (1833-1896), the Philadelphia & Reading Railway Company (1896-1923), and 159 predecessors and subsidiaries.

Dates: 1795-1979

Wharton School, Industrial Research Unit records

Accession: 2296

The Industrial Research Unit of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania mission was to "study the economic and social problems of business." Herbert Roof Northrup (1918-2007) was chairman of the Department of Industry and director of the Industrial Research Unit. The records consist of surveys, notes, interviews and background materials for the studies produced by the Industrial Research Unit and its predecessor from 1941 to 1990 and collected and maintained by Northrup. The bulk of the files are from the 1970s and 1980s.

Dates: 1941-2001; Majority of material found within 1968-1988

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Bath Iron Works, Ltd 1
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Habicht, Ernst R., 1902-1987 1
Harris, Joseph S. (Joseph Smith), 1836-1910 1
Huston & Penrose 1
Huston, A. F. (Abram Francis), 1852-1930 1
Huston, Charles L. (Charles Lukens), 1906-1982 1
Huston, Charles L., 1856-1951 1
Huston, Charles, 1822-1897 1
Huston, Penrose & Company 1
Huston, Stewart, 1898-1971 1
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Kinloch Gun Club 1
Knight, Edward C. (Edward Collings), 1813-1892 1
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Laurel Iron Works (Newlin, Pa. : Township) 1
Lehigh & Susquehanna Rail Road (Firm) 1
Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company 1
Leisenring family 1
Leisenring, E. B. (Edward Barnes), 1895-1952 1
Leisenring, E. B., Jr. (Edward Barnes), 1926-2011 1
Leisenring, Edward B. (Edward Barnes), 1845-1894 1
Leisenring, John, 1819-1884 1
Lewis, Edwin M. 1
Lorenz, William, 1826-1884 1
Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company 1
Lukens Co-operative Store, Ltd 1
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