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Charles H. DeMirjian speeches

 Collection
Accession: 2481
Abstract:

Charles H. DeMirjian (1925-) was a packaging design manager with E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. This collection consists of texts of two speeches given by DeMirjian on package design at National Packaging Week in 1975 and 1976.

Dates: 1975 October 28; 1976 October 27

Crawford Greenewalt photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1994-333
Abstract:

Crawford H. Greenewalt (1902-1993) was an executive with the DuPont Company and president of the firm from 1948 to 1962. The collection consists of photographs and other materials related to Crawford Greenewalt's career with the DuPont Company and his involvement with corporate boards and other business and scientific organizations, etc., such as Boeing, M.I.T., Smithsonian Institution, and Radio Free Europe.

Dates: 1920-1991; bulk 1950-1970

du Pont de Nemours letters (photocopies and microfilm)

 Collection
Accession: 0316
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. Françoise Robin du Pont (1748-1841) was the second wife of du Pont de Nemours. The collection contains photocopies of letters written by both du Pont de Nemours regarding brochures.

Dates: 1803-1820

E. G. Bailey papers

 Collection
Accession: 2092
Abstract:

Ervin George "E. G." Bailey (1880-1974) was a combustion engineer, inventor, and businessman. His personal papers include correspondence and articles on subjects relating to combustion engineering, and information about awards and honors Bailey received and conferences he participated in. Bailey's papers include copies of numerous speeches and publications on combustion engineering and engineering education.

Dates: 1873-1991

E.B. Leisenring, Jr., papers

 Collection
Accession: 2558
Abstract:

E.B. (Edward Barnes) “Ted” Leisenring Jr. (1926-2011) was the CEO of a fourth-generation family coal-mining business. He was president of Westmoreland Coal from 1961 to 1988, and remained as chairman of the board until 1992. This collection consists of the Philadelphia corporate executive's business and personal papers and his immediate family, with estate papers of his father, mother and paternal grandfather.

Dates: 1888-2011; Majority of material found within 1953-2004

Edward G. Jefferson papers

 Collection
Accession: 2041
Abstract:

Edward Graham Jefferson (1921-2006) was a research chemist and chief executive officer of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Jefferson's papers consist of his "personal" business files, and do not include his official correspondence as CEO of the DuPont Company. The papers primarily reflect Jefferson's "Head of State" role at DuPont and his membership on the boards of numerous business, trade, and educational organizations. The papers have been arranged in three series: DuPont Company and personal activities, Outside board memberships, and Speeches.

Dates: 1948-1992; Majority of material found within 1979-1987

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Chestnut Run Technical Library materials

 Collection
Accession: 2631
Abstract:

DuPont Company's Chestnut Run Laboratories first laboratory was the Textile Research Laboratory whose purpose was to test the effects of normal wear and tear on DuPont's line of synthetic fibers and fabrics, it opened in 1954 near Wilmington, Delaware. The Chestnut Run Technical Library is a branch of the DuPont Technical Libraries, which began in 1958. This collection consists of files related to the work of the scientists at the laboratory; their speeches, research articles, and some periodicals and scrapbooks related to textile design. There are also materials related to human resources polices and procedures; documents from a program about the future growth of the company; and a library subject file.

Dates: 1945-2005

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company DuPont Building files

 Collection
Accession: 2629
Abstract:

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. The DuPont Building was one of the first high-rises in Wilmington, Delaware; it occupied an entire block bound by 10th, 11th, Orange, and Market streets. Until early 2015 the building housed DuPont's headquarters. The collection documents the history of the DuPont Company, as well as its finances, corporate values, special events, and company communications.

Dates: 1802-2015

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Lavoisier Library archival collection

 Collection
Accession: 2632
Abstract:

The Textile Fibers Department of the DuPont Company was established in 1936 (known then as the Rayon Department) which specialized in researching and developing synthetic fibers for fabrics such as Rayon, Nylon, Teflon, Corian, and Kevlar. Lavoisier Library is the library at the DuPont Company's Experimental Station, a large industrial research facility focused on innovative advancements in chemistry located in Wilmington, Delaware. The records in this collection consists of files assembled to document various aspects of the company's history, its policies and products, and the writings and speeches of executives and researchers.

Dates: 1902-2011

Emile F. du Pont papers

 Collection
Accession: 2252
Abstract:

Emile F. du Pont (1898-1974) was director of the Employee Relations Department for DuPont Company beginning in 1945. His papers largely consist of speeches he gave, most of which were given to DuPont employees, on the history of the company. There are also files related to his role in the National Safety Council and production of "The Du Pont Story" film.

Dates: 1946-1974

Henry A. du Pont dinner mailing list

 Collection
Accession: 1624
Abstract:

Henry Algernon du Pont (1838-1926) was a military officer, a politician from Delaware, and vice president of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. On November 10, 1915, du Pont was honored with a dinner put on by the younger men of the family. The collection includes a mailing list for a booklet to commemorate the dinner, along with a booklet which lists those attending, describes the presentation of the gift, and includes the remarks prepared by du Pont.

Dates: 1915

Herman Schroeder papers

 Collection
Accession: 2468
Abstract:

H.E. Schroeder (1915-2009) was a research chemist who spent most of his career with E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. His papers consist of documents and memorabilia covering his family and professional life.

Dates: 1901-1997

Michael Tenenbaum papers

 Collection
Accession: 2276
Abstract:

Michael Tenenbaum (1913-2005) was a metallurgist and President of the Inland Steel Company from 1971 to 1978. This small collection of his papers consist of a series of his writings and speeches and a small number of Inland Steel Company publications.

Dates: 1937-1983

Morris Sayre speeches

 Collection
Accession: 1720
Abstract:

In 1932, Morris Sayre (1885-1953) became a director of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), which he became president of in 1948. The collection contains speeches given by Morris Sayre on behalf of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

Dates: 1906, 1932-1952, undated

"People are Inspired by display gardens" lecture and accompanying slides

 Collection
Accession: 1991-241
Abstract:

Russell J. Seibert (1914-2004) was the former director of Longwood Gardens. This collection consists of a typewritten script of a speech, a cassette recording of the speech, and accompanying slides.

Dates: 1978

Richard E. Heckert papers

 Collection
Accession: 2070
Abstract:

Richard E. Heckert (1924-2010) was chairman and CEO of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company from 1986 to 1989. His papers consist of his "personal" business files, most of which were generated by his membership on the boards of businesses and non-profit organizations.

Dates: 1973-1992

Robert W. Sarnoff papers

 Collection
Accession: 2464-04
Abstract:

Robert W. Sarnoff (1918-1997), son of RCA founder David Sarnoff, became president of NBC in 1956 and succeeded his father as president of RCA in 1965. This collection consists of films, videos and sound recordings dating from 1953 to 1979 documenting the life and career of Robert W. Sarnoff. The collection has been organized into six series: Events, Meetings, Press and media coverage, Speeches, Travel, and General.

Dates: 1944-1979

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