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Abstract: The Allied Kid Company was a major manufacturer of kid leather and suede; it was one of the most important specialty leather firms in Wilmington. The records are a miscellaneous collection of Allied Kid Company materials preserved by Alexander Ulin of the Specialty Division of the company in Wilmington. The bulk of the records consist of laboratory and production notebooks giving chemical formulae and instructions for tanning and dyeing batches of hides, including calfskin, goatskin, and suede.
Abstract: Ansco G. Bruinier, Jr. (1898-1993) was the Technical Advertising Manager for the Dyestuffs Division, Organic Chemicals Department at DuPont in the mid-twentieth century. His papers, which are fragmentary and include both work and personal documents, give insight into World War II and post-war era corporate sales and advertising strategies. Included in his work papers are interoffice correspondence, DuPont departmental organizational charts, and Dyestuffs Division advertisement proofs used in various trade journals representing the cotton, wool, paper, and textiles industries.
Abstract: Ansco G. Bruinier, Jr. (1898-1993) served as the DuPont Company’s Technical Advertising Manager for its Organic Chemicals Department, Dyestuffs Division at Deepwater, New Jersey, from the 1930s until his retirement in 1963. In 1917, the Jackson Laboratory was established at Deepwater, New Jersey, as a major production facility for dyestuffs. This small collection consists of photographs which document a selection of highlights of Bruinier's career working in the Jackson Laboratory and in the Organic Chemicals Department. The photographs date from 1919 through 1969.
Abstract: The Philadelphia chemical manufacturing firm of Carter & Scattergood was founded in 1834. It continued to do business under that name until 1911, when it was sold to the Henry Bower Chemical Manufacturing Company. Their records include day books, ledgers, receipt books, laboratory books containing records of wages, materials, processes and apparatus; production tables; correspondence including one describing in detail the first four years of the firm's operations; and receipts and bills.
Abstract: Donald Robert Hull (1911-1995) was a longtime employee at the DuPont Company mainly working with nylon and textile fibers. The collection pertains to his work at DuPont and Hull's consulting firm, Fiber Concepts, Inc.
Abstract: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. The Chamber Works was constructed as a dyeworks at Deepwater Point, New Jersey in 1914. This item is a panoramic photograph shows the New Ponsol Colors Building under construction at DuPont's Chambers Works in Deepwater, New Jersey on July 13, 1936.
Abstract: DuPont (China), Inc. was a firm established to manage the exports of dyestuffs manufactured in China by the DuPont Company's Organic Chemicals Department. The collection consists of materials from DuPont's Organic Chemicals Department in China and a group of reports and notebooks describing the beginnings of DuPont's dyestuffs ventures in East Asia.
Dates: 1921-1951; Majority of material found within 1941-1950
Abstract: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. During World War I, the DuPont Company entered the dye industry. This small collection of photographs is primarily of DuPont Company plant sites of dye works and explosives. There are numerous views of the Carrollville, Wisconsin, plant and the Terre, Indiana, plant.
Dates: 1802-1928; 1944
Abstract: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. The company was established in 1802 with the production of gunpowder. Throughout the 1900s and 1910s, the company shifted its focus away from gunpowder production and towards chemistry innovations. Ponsol is the DuPont trade name of a line of anthraquinone vat dyes first commercially produced in the United States in 1919. The poster shows a woman in a blue sweater holding a branch of cherry blossoms. Chinese legend around the sides of the image translates
Fabrics dyed in Ponsol never fade.
Dates: circa 1930
Abstract: The DuPont Company constructed a dye works at Deepwater Point, New Jersey (also called just Deepwater, New Jersey) during World War I to enter the market for dyes left vacant by Germany's absence. This collection consists of fifteen panomaric photographs of views of the Deepwater Point, New Jersey dye works of the DuPont Company, including ground before building started, building exteriors, and a group portrait of employees of the Jackson Laboratory.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Jackson and Technical laboratories at the Dye Works panoramic photographs
Abstract: The Jackson Laboratory and the Technical Laboratory was established by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company at its Deepwater, New Jersey, in 1917 and 1920 respectively to manufacture and research dyes. This collection consists of two panoramic photographs of exteriors of the laboratories.
Abstract: The E.I. du Pont de Nemours Niagara Plant produces a number of specialty chemicals, such as polymer acetates, sodium cyanide, and methyl chloride; the plant was purchased by the DuPont Company in 1930. This small collection of Niagara Plant historical files consists of plant histories, photographs, biographical information on personnel, drawings of plant buildings, and some artifacts.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Organic Chemicals Department, Dyestuffs Division manuals and notebooks
Abstract: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company was a chemical company and began a research program in dyes in 1916. By the late 1920s the DuPont Company was one of the four major U.S. dye producers and controlled twenty-five percent of the market. The records consist of notebooks and procedures on dyes, which describe the colors, uses, applications, tests, and fastness and dying properties for dyes manufactured by DuPont and its competitors.
Abstract: A collection of bulletins and reports from the library of DuPont's Jackson Laboratory. Most were generated by the Organic Chemicals Department, which operated Jackson Laboratory, but others come from other DuPont Departments and their laboratories.
Dates: 1931-1997; bulk 1944-1963
Abstract: John Joseph Beer (1927-) was a professor of the history of science and chemistry at the University of Delaware until his retirement in 1992. Beer played a major role in developing the university’s program in the history of technology and the Hagley Fellowship Program. The bulk of the papers consists of correspondence, notes, research materials, and drafts for a projected book or article on "Russia iron," a highly finished, wear-resistant iron produced in Russia during the nineteenth century.
Dates: 1835-1991; Majority of material found within 1961-1991
Abstract: The L. & R. Organic Products Co., Inc. records consist of invoices for imports as well as business and personal correspondence.
Abstract: The Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company operated cotton textile mills in Wilmington, Delaware, where they manufactured, bleached, dyed, and finished a variety of cotton-made goods. The Pusey & Jones Corporation were shipbuilders, founders, and machinists of Wilmington, Delaware, which later expanded into papermaking machinery manufacturing. This collection consists of eleven small notebooks from the two companies regarding their work.
Abstract: Rolf Dessauer (born 1926) began a lengthy career with E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company in 1952 as a research chemist at Jackson Laboratory, DuPont’s center for dye research. Dessauer invented chemistry in which exposure to visible light stabilized the background enabling dark and light areas to retain their contrast. Intense research and patent studies led Dessauer and his colleagues to a new technology, UVI – Ultraviolet Imaging. His papers document Dessauer’s career as a noted scientist and chemist.
- Subject: Dyes and dyeing X
- Manuscripts and Archives 12
- Audiovisual Collections 6
- Dye industry -- Employees 4
- Chemical industry 3
- Chemical plants 3
- Panoramic photographs 3
- Testing laboratories 3
- Textile industry 3
- Commerce 2
- Laboratory notebooks 2
- Polymers 2
- Textile fabrics -- Sample books 2
- Textile fibers, Synthetic 2
- Advertisements 1
- Advertising executives 1
- Chemical engineering 1
- Chemical laboratory technicians 1
- Chemical plants -- Design and construction 1
- Chemistry, Organic 1
- China -- Foreign relations 1
- Chrome-yellow 1
- Color 1
- Correspondence 1
- Cotton manufacture 1
- Deepwater Point (N.J.) 1
- Employees -- Training of 1
- Explosives industry 1
- Factories 1
- Group portraits 1
- Industrial chemists 1
- Industrial housing 1
- Iron industry and trade 1
- Japan 1
- Kanto Earthquake, Japan, 1923 1
- Leather -- Sample books 1
- Leather industry and trade 1
- Leather workers 1
- Manuals (Instructional materials) 1
- Market surveys 1
- Minutes 1
- Notebooks 1
- Office workers 1
- Patents 1
- Photochemistry 1
- Posters 1
- Potassium dichromate 1
- Prussian blue 1
- Refrigerants 1
- Reports 1
- Shipbuilding 1
- Ships 1
- Tanning 1
- Testing 1 ∧ less
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 5
- Jackson Laboratory (E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company) 5
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Organic Chemicals Department 3
- Bruinier, Ansco G., Jr., 1898-1993 2
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Chamber Works 2
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Technical Laboratory 2
- Allied Kid Company 1
- American Trading Company 1
- Beer, John J. 1
- Carter & Scattergood 1
- Chemours Company 1
- Dessauer, Rolf 1
- Dick, John A., 1879-1972 1
- Du Pont family 1
- DuPont (China), Inc 1
- E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Company. Organic Chemicals Department. Dyestuffs Division 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Deepwater Point Works 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Niagra Plant 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Textile Fibers Department 1
- Fiber Concepts, Inc. 1
- Hagley Museum and Library 1
- Hull, Donald R., 1911-1995 1
- Joseph Bancroft & Sons Co 1
- L. & R. Organic Products, Co., Inc 1
- Pusey & Jones Corporation 1
- Pusey and Jones Company 1
- Ulin, Alexander 1
- University of Delaware 1 ∧ less