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Alfred Victor du Pont (1798-1856) was a senior partner in E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a gunpowder manufacturer. This collection of papers documents Alfred V. du Pont’s business affiliations, relations with other family members, and relationship with du Pont workers. The bulk is comprised of correspondence, and the collection also includes a small number of advertising circulars.
Clinton H. Blackburn (1916-1993) was a mechanical engineer with E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Blackburn's papers are a sample of work-related materials he retained upon retirement.
This collection contains research reports for the purpose of developing and elaborating exhibits and interpretations of the Hagley Museum. The reports were prepared by a permanent research staff and by participants in the Hagley Fellowship Program. The research reports also include scholarly articles that use Hagley's collections or are about subjects that pertain to Hagley's mission.
Henry Miller (1845-1926) was first employed at the Brandywine Works of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. In 1922, he was one of the oldest surviving employees when he was interviewed by Alfred I. du Pont (1864-1935). In the interview, Miller describes the layout of the Brandywine Works as it changed over time, as well as the various apparatus and processes used in the manufacture of gunpowder and its constituent ingredients.
- Correspondence 1
- Industrial management 1
- Industrial safety 1
- Mechanical engineering 1
- Oral histories 1
- Papermaking 1
- Personnel management 1
- Reports 1
- Research, Industrial 1
- Textile industry 1
- Textile workers 1 ∧ less
- French 1
- Du Pont family 2
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 2
- Blackburn, Clinton H., 1916-1993 1
- Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935 1
- Du Pont, Alfred Victor, 1798-1856 1