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Allen H. Tweddle collection of railroadiana

 Collection
Identifier: 2639
Abstract: A collection amassed by a retired conductor successively employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail and Amtrak. It consists partly of company publications and documents collected on the job, and partly of advertisements, timetables, brochures, maps and other railroadiana from many different companies bought from dealers and other collectors. It is particularly useful for the Amtrak manuals relating to things like consumer satisfaction, employee health and safety and equipment maintenance.
Dates: 1878-2011

Allied Kid Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 2218
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.
Dates: 1937-1951

Amalgamated Leather Companies, Inc. photographs and label

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-230
Abstract: Amalgamated Leather Companies, Inc. manufactured black and colored glazed kid and other classes of leather used largely in making shoes in the early to mid-twentieth century. This collection consists of four photographs of employees at various events, and one factory exterior. There is also a color label.
Dates: 1900-1948

Amelia E. du Pont divorce proceedings (photocopy)

 Collection
Identifier: 0581
Abstract: Amelia Elizabeth du Pont (1796-1869) was a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical research and manufacturing company. She was the eldest child of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and Gabrielle Josephine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837). The collection contains a photocopy of act of the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware by which Amelia Elizabeth du Pont's (1796-1869) marriage to Nathaniel Perkins, alias Nathaniel H. Clifford, was dissolved and declaration that their child Gabrielle du Pont (1813-1891) was legimate.
Dates: 1816

Amelia Elizabeth du Pont papers (microfilm)

 Collection
Identifier: 0634
Abstract: Amelia Elizabeth du Pont (1796-1869) was a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical research and manufacturing company. She was the eldest child of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and Gabrielle Josephine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837). The collection is a microfilm of selected papers pertaining to the Pennsylvania property owned by du Pont.
Dates: 1826-1854

American Car and Foundry Company and Hamilton Watch Company sheet music for company songs

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-284
Abstract: This collection contains two pieces of sheet music: "Volume for Victory," the song of the A.C.F. (American Car and Foundry Company) and "Hamiltonia," song of the Hamilton Watch Company. The American Car and Foundry, Company was founded in 1899 and is still considered a leading American manufacturer of railcars and railcar parts. The Hamilton Watch Company was founded in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1892. Among other milestones, it produced the first electric wristwatch in 1957 and the first digital watch in 1970. The Hamilton brand is currently owned and manufactured by the The Swatch Group out of Switzerland.
Dates: 1940-1942

American Car and Foundry Company, Jackson and Sharp Company miscellany

 Collection
Identifier: 0275
Abstract: American Car and Foundry Company is a manufacturer of railroad rolling stock and railcar parts, founded in 1899. In 1901, the company began leasing the facilities of a railroad rolling stock and shipbuilding manufacturer, the Jackson and Sharp Company. The records include photocopies of a history of the Wilmington plant, incorporation papers, and deeds.
Dates: 1909-1946

American Car and Foundry Company World War II era photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-257
Abstract: American Car and Foundry Company is a manufacturer of railroad rolling stock and railcar parts, founded in 1899. In 1901, the company began leasing the facilities of a railroad rolling stock and shipbuilding manufacturer the Jackson and Sharp Company. From the end of World War One to 1938, the plant built small pleasure boats. These photographs document different activities at the American Car and Foundry Company Jackson and Sharp Plant shipyard in Wilmington, Delaware, during World War II. There are several photos taken on the occasion of the presentation of the Army-Navy "E" award in 1942.
Dates: 1943-1944

American Car and Foundry woodwork

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-007
Abstract: American Car and Foundry Company is a manufacturer of railroad rolling stock and railcar parts, founded in 1899. In the company's early years, American Car and Foundry Company constructed its railcars from wood. Additionally, the company engaged in architectural millwork for buildings. This collection features twenty-five copy photographs of building interiors and exteriors with emphasis on wooden architectural elements.
Dates: circa 1924

American Decalcomania Company sample album

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-230
Abstract: Decalcomania is the process of transferring pictures or designs from specially prepared paper to glass, ceramic, metal, or other material. The American Decalcomania Company was a major decalcomania company in the early twentieth century in the United States. This collection is an undated loose leaf album showing samples of American Decalcomania Company's commercial decal products.
Dates: circa 1920

American Iron and Steel Institute (AI&SI) records

 Collection
Identifier: 1631
Abstract: The records of the American Iron and Steel Institute and its predecessors provide an overview of the American iron and steel industries from their roots in the mid-eighteenth century to the early 1980s. The bulk of the archive consists of the Institute's library. Most of the Institute's own publications, plus a large collection of steel industry annual reports, are cataloged individually and stored in the general Imprints Department stacks.
Dates: 1872-1985; Majority of material found within 1908-1975

American Iron and Steel Institute photographs and audiovisual materials

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-268
Abstract: The American Iron and Steel Institute is a trade association of North American steel producers. The group’s mission includes advocating for public policy, education and innovation for the Iron and Steel Industry. The Institute was established under the leadership of Elbert H. Gary (1846-1927) in 1908, after the Panic of 1907 brought an end to industry-wide consolidations. This collection consists of photographs, research notes, audio, film, and video which document the history of the steel industry. The images cover the entire scope of the steel industry from basic raw materials through the multiple aspects of steelmaking. In addition to images documenting the technical aspects of steel production, there are photographs showing steel in use. These include a variety of industrial and consumer applications and images related to the steel industry and environmental issues. The Albert T. Keller (1869-1940) photographs depict the sites or remains of early ironworks primarily in the mid-Atlantic states and New England states during the 1930s and there are over fifty blast furnace complexes pictured. The Walter C. Woodman (1903-1979) photographs and research notes document the history of iron furnaces and Saugus Iron Works becoming a national historic landmark.
Dates: 1851-1980

American Meat Institute, "Eat the Right Foods" poster

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-298
Abstract: The American Meat Institute (AMI) is a large trade organization for the meat and poultry industry. Founded in 1906 as the American Meat Packers Association in Chicago. During World War II, the AMI stressed the importance of a balance diet in order to keep both civilians and servicemembers strong and healthy. The AMI produced many posters to promote their efforts. This poster shows categories of food along with how many servings is recommended daily.
Dates: circa 1942

Amtrak Northeast Corridor Improvement Project records

 Collection
Identifier: 2731
Abstract: The National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) first began operations on May 1, 1971, following the passage of the Rail Passenger Service Act of 1970. Through the passage of the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976, Congress authorized the Northeast Corridor Improvement Project (NECIP), a comprehensive program with the goal of improving intercity rail passenger service between Washington, D.C., through New York City, to Boston, the most heavily used passenger train corridor in the United States. Records related to Amtrak's involvement in the NECIP include preliminary and ongoing technical and financial reports, leases and agreements, as well as minutes, agendas, and other working project files.
Dates: 1956-1994

Amtrak Train calendar

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-214
Abstract: The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak, is a passenger rail service in the United States. This item is a standard twelve-month calendar, with an image on the top portion of each month featuring an Amtrak train.
Dates: 1994

Andrew Gray Wilson family miscellany

 Collection
Identifier: 2592
Abstract: Andrew Gray Wilson (1844-1905) was well-known among shipbuilders as a preeminent marine engineer and naval architect. This small collection consists of genealogical papers related to the Wilson family, as well as the Driver family and the Merritt family of New York.
Dates: 1803-1942

Anna Lea cartes-de-visite album

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-233
Abstract: Anna Lea (1849-1927) was the daughter of William Lea (1805-1876) and Jane Scott Lovett (1817-1888). Since the 1770s, the Lea family were among the largest flour mill operators at the Brandywine Falls, north of Wilmington, Delaware. This item is a carte-de-visite photograph album which contains portraits of the Lea and related families, primarily the families of William and Jane Scott Lea’s children (Anna’s siblings, their spouses, nieces, nephews, and friends).
Dates: circa 1860s

Ansco G. Bruinier, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2699
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.
Dates: 1934-1962

Ansco G. Bruinier, Jr. photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-217
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.
Dates: 1919-1969

Anthony Morris letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: 0951
Abstract: Anthony Morris (1766-1860) was a lawyer and merchant of Philadelphia. Morris was active in the East India trade. Morris's letters are largely concerned with business affairs, administration and sale of lands, and state politics. The letters date from 1800 to 1808.
Dates: 1800-1808

Anthony Morris letterbooks and ledger

 Collection
Identifier: 1004-2
Abstract: Anthony Morris (1766-1860) was a lawyer and merchant of Philadelphia. Morris was active in the East India trade. This collection includes two letterbooks and one ledger. The letterbooks are mostly concerned with his business affairs. The letters date from 1787 to 1800. His ledger includes household accounts and records of expenses on voyages to China, India and England. The ledger dates from 1800 to 1806.
Dates: 1787-1806

Antietam Woolen Manufacturing Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 1422
Abstract: The Antietam Woolen Manufacturing Company was a small textile mill in Funkstown, Maryland and operated a domestic store in Hagerstown. The collection represents an incomplete record of a small textile mill company in the early nineteenth century. The records include bills, orders, accounts, inventories and cost estimates. Of particular interest are a series of reports on visits to similar mills operated by Du Pont, Bauduy & Company near Wilmington, Delaware, and by Fisher & Gougher in Germantown, Pennsylvania, with notes on workers, machinery and administrative methods.
Dates: 1814-1843; Majority of material found within 1814-1816

Apollo 15 photograph

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-223
Abstract: Apollo 15 was the fourth manned lunar landing mission. The three-man crew was made up of David R. Scott (1932-), Alfred J. Worden (1932-), and James B. Irwin (1930-1991). The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. DuPont materials were used in whole or in part for twenty of the twenty-one layers of the Apollo spacesuits. This is a NASA photograph of James Irwin on moon, August 1, 1971. Attached are strips naming the twenty-one different layers of his space suit.
Dates: 1971

Archibald Johnston papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1770
Abstract: Archibald Johnston (1864-1948) was a mechanical engineer, who joined the Bethlehem Iron Company in 1889 where he was responsible for the erection of the gun forging and armor plate plant. In 1901 he was elected to the company's Board of Directors, and between 1906 and 1908 was president of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation. The bulk of this collection is concerned with Johnston's work at Bethlehem Steel; a smaller portion consists of strictly personal papers.
Dates: 1894-1923

Archmere Academy drawings

 Collection
Identifier: 2368
Abstract: Archmere Academy is a private college preparatory school founded in 1932 on the former John J. Raskob (1879-1950) estate in Claymont, Delaware. The collection contains architectual drawings of various floors, bathrooms, and other rooms in the Academy.
Dates: 1930-1939

Arminda du Pont and Henry Francis du Pont, at Delaware Antiques Show photograph

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-005
Abstract: The Delaware Antiques Show includes guest speakers and antique dealers to display American antiques and decorative arts. Arminda du Pont (1927-1997) was the founder and the first chairperson of the Delaware Antiques Show. Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1869) was a major collector of American decorative arts, his home, became the Winterthur Museum in 1951. This collection includes one candid photograph of Arminda du Pont (Mrs. E. I. du Pont) and Henry Francis du Pont at the 1967 Delaware Antiques Show.
Dates: 1967

Arnold M. Kneitel collection of mylar photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-306
Abstract: Arnold M. Kneitel (1923-2012) worked for E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. in sales and corporate information. He worked on sales of mylar when it was introduced in 1954. The collection consists primarily of 35mm slides of displays, advertisements, and presentations on mylar, including its use in electronic equipment and, primarily in magnetic tape for information processing equipment.
Dates: 1954-1973

Arthur D. Hall III papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2628
Abstract: Arthur D. Hall (1924-2006) was a systems engineer who spent the first part of his career with Bell Telephone Laboratories and later taught at the University of Pennsylvania and conducted an independent consulting business. In the latter capacity he developed a patented automated agricultural production system that the called "Autofarm," but was unable to make the leap from invention to true innovation. It was an early, but failed attempt at "green" farming. The Arthur D. Hall III papers represent a portion of his total archive that survived at the time of his death and was removed from his home office in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The main focus of the papers is Hall's work to develop Autofarm and his unsuccessful attempts to secure funding and market the concept to paying customers. There are smaller amounts of material dealing with his career at Bell Labs and his writing and publishing efforts.
Dates: 1951-1999

Arthur Wood Tocher photographs of trucks

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-204
Abstract: Arthur Wood Tocher (1919-2005) was a transportation history enthusiast, specializing in large vehicles with an emphasis on trucks. This collection consists of truck and car related images. The bulk of the collection contains photographs that Tocher took at truck shows in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The collection also includes images of construction vehicles, postcards of classic cars, a calendar with images of classic trucks, and a large truck photograph mounted on wood.
Dates: 1983; 1999-2000

Artisans' Savings Bank of Wilmington, Delaware records

 Collection
Identifier: 1099
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.
Dates: 1861-1960

Associated Factory Mutual Fire Insurance Companies maps and plans

 Collection
Identifier: 2087
Abstract: The Associated Factory Mutual Fire Insurance Companies comprised twenty-eight mutual insurance firms that specialized in industrial fire insurance. The collection consists of seventy original hand-colored plans and maps primarily depicting textile mills, paper products factories and foundries in New England and New York.
Dates: 1893-1942

Associated General Contractors of America records

 Collection
Identifier: 2727
Abstract: The Associated General Contractors of America formed in 1918 as a trade organization representing the interests of the construction industry. Initially organized as a response to the demands placed on contractors during the First World War, today the Association has over 26,000 member firms. The records of the Associated General Contractors of America consist of annual convention and board meeting reports; minutes, digests of action, and resolutions of the executive committee; an unpublished history of the organization, and general and internal policy statements.
Dates: 1926-2002

Atlantic Aviation Corporation photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-223
Abstract: Atlantic Aviation was begun by Henry Belin du Pont (1898-1970) in 1927 to provide services for business aviation. In 1948 it moved from the Du Pont Airport to the new New Castle County Airport south of Wilmington, Delaware. Soon it expanded to other airports around the country. The collection includes portraits and views of Atlantic Aviation facilities at various airports. There are also a few photographs of airplanes, including the Spirit of St. Louis.
Dates: 1927-circa 1990

Atlantic Dynamite Company payroll books

 Collection
Identifier: 2706
Abstract: The Atlantic Dynamite Company was one of the largest manufacturers of dynamite in the United States between 1882 and 1904. These are four volumes containing entries listing employees, hours worked, and wages paid at a dynamite plant at Kenvil, New Jersey.
Dates: 1872-1898

Atlas Powder Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 1516
Abstract: Incorporated in 1912, Atlas Powder Company functioned as an independent explosives and chemicals company until 1971, when it was purchased by Imperial Chemical Industries Limited (U.K.) and became its American affiliate under the name ICI Americas, Inc. The collection consists of minutes, reports, and correspondence from Atlas in addition to both predecessor and subsidiary companies.
Dates: 1868-1958, bulk 1912-1958

Aurora Gun Club records

 Collection
Identifier: 2488
Abstract: Aurora Gun Club is a private target shooting organization and social club. It has had six locations since its founding in 1895 by brothers Eugene du Pont (1873-1954) and Alexis I. du Pont (1869-1921), are all centered in the area around Wilmington, Delaware. The records of the Aurora Gun Club are comprised of records collected by the club presidents and treasurers from approximately 1955 through 2006. The records range from membership rosters, club bulletins and shoot results to financial records.
Dates: 1930-2006; Majority of material found within 1955-2006

Austin Powder Company album

 Collection
Identifier: 1973-231
Abstract: The Austin Powder Company is a Cleveland-based manufacturer of industrial explosives and provider of blasting services around North America. The company began in 1833 at a site south of Cleveland, Ohio along the Cuyahoga River. The album contains photographic prints of the Austin Powder Company's plant near Solon, Ohio, circa 1900.
Dates: circa 1900

Automatic Merchandising Company album

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-202
Abstract: Automatic Merchandising Company operated and installed vending machines. A signature product was the Auto-Snak, a set of food vending machines which dispensed soda, coffee, milk, sandwiches, soup, salads, pastries and ice cream. This album is a promotional salesman sample album of automatic food vending machines for factories, universities, and offices. The album promotes the company's Auto-Snak machines.
Dates: circa 1955

Avon Products Inc. photographs and audiovisual materials

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-209
Abstract: Avon Products, Inc. is a manufacturer and direct selling company of beauty products. It is one of the oldest direct selling companies in America. The company was founded in 1886 by David H. McConnell (1856-1937) as the California Perfume Company (CPC). McConnell established a manufacturing headquarters and research laboratory in Suffern, New York, in the 1890s. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, CPC expanded its line of products to include cosmetics, household cleaners, food flavorings, and toiletries. The collection consists of photographs, negatives, slides, films, videos and sound recordings date from 1856 to 2000. The materials depict Avon products, their manufacture, packaging and sale, Avon employees and representatives and the offices, laboratories, factories and other structures owned by Avon Products, Inc. The collection is organized into ten series: Administration, Conferences, Non-sales employees, Domestic locations, International locations, Public relations, Sales managers and representatives, Selling methods and sales aids, Company history and philosophy, and Library, music, and museum.
Dates: 1858-2007

Avon Products Inc., Suwanee, Georgia site photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-264
Abstract: Avon Products, Inc., manufactures and sells beauty, household and personal care products. In 1989, ground was broken on a new distribution center and warehouse in Suwanee, Georgia. The construction of the site was completed in May 1991 and officially opened in February, 1992. This is a small collection of photographic color prints that document the construction of the Suwanee distribution and warehouse site
Dates: 1989-1992

Bailey, Banks & Biddle records

 Collection
Identifier: 2453
Abstract: Bailey, Banks & Biddle (BB&B) was a renowned upscale jewelry firm that made and sold high quality merchandise in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Bailey Banks & Biddle records were collected and maintained in-house as a combination of archival documents and historical research files and used primarily for public relations purposes. The collection primarily documents the sales and remounting of diamonds between 1879 and 1962.
Dates: 1832-2003; Majority of material found within 1880-1980

Baldwin Locomotive Works Trades Exhibit Constitutional Centennial Celebration album

 Collection
Identifier: 1983-237
Abstract: Baldwin Locomotive Works was a manufacturer of railroad locomotives from 1825 until 1972. The company was originally located in Philadelphia and then later moved to Eddystone, Pennsylvania. This album contains twenty two photographs of Baldwin Locomotive Works train engines, train cars, and parts. The album appears to have been created by company President S.M. Vauclain for the Trades Exhibit at the Constitutional Centennial Celebration.
Dates: 1887

Baldwin Locomotive Works World War Two workers group photograph

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-246
Abstract: Baldwin Locomotive Works was a manufacturer of railroad locomotives from 1825 until 1972. This image shows group of about forty male employes and fifteen factory visitors or managers posed on a 8-inch (?) railway gun mount in the Eddystone, Pennsylvania, plant.
Dates: 1943

Bank facades in Wilmington, Delaware photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1975-270
Abstract: Wilmington is the largest city in Delaware located on the Christiana and Brandywine Rivers. This collections contains four mounted photographic prints showing facades of Wilmington, Delaware, bank buildings
Dates: 1931-1941

Bannerman family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2210
Abstract: The collection consists of Francis Bannerman's personal papers, correspondence, travel diaries, and financial documents concerning Bannerman Island.
Dates: 1857-1974

Bartley Crucible and Refractories, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: 1973
Abstract: Bartley Crucible & Refractories, Inc. manufactured graphite crucibles in a plant at 67 Oxford Street in Trenton, New Jersey, a major center for the pottery industry. The company was originally named the Jonathan Bartley Crucible Company and was incorporated on February 24, 1908. This collection consists of the business records of the firm throughout its various name changes and the personal papers of two owners: Lewis H. Lawton (1876-1953), a former master bricklayer, and Walter L. Shearer (1900-1984), a ceramic engineer who had been a consultant to Bartley since 1930. None of the records are complete. The business records and the Shearer papers and ephemera represent selections of much larger bodies of material, while the Lawton papers are an accidentally preserved sample from the plant. Substantive correspondence has been sifted from a large mass of orders, bills, and receipts. A sample of more routine correspondence has been saved to give an accurate picture of each firm's trading relationships. The Shearer materials have been sampled to present a picture of his education, personality, and social life.
Dates: 1909-1986

Barton H. Jenks papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1852
Abstract: The Jenks family produced talented inventors over many generations. Between the 1820s and the 1870s the family businesses were the leading cotton textile machine builders in Pennsylvania. During the Civil War, the firm operated a rifle factory as part of the Union war effort. The collection consist of a series of fragments handed down in the Jenks family related to several of their business ventures.
Dates: 1830-1910

Bauduy family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0978
Abstract: The Bauduy family was associated with the prominent du Pont family, who immigrated to the United States from France in 1802 and established the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, which manufactured gunpowder at mills on the banks of the Brandywine River just north of Wilmington, Delaware. Peter Bauduy (1769?-1833), a French refugee from Santo Domingo who was a partner of Eleuthère Irénée "E.I." du Pont (1771-1834). This collection contains correspondence of Hélène Bauduy (1806-1881), Peter Bauduy's daughter, and Alexandrew Aristide Bretton de Chapelles, and a journal kept by Eulalia Keating (1801-1873), Bauduy's daughter-in-law.
Dates: 1823-1839

Bauduy family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0945
Abstract: The Bauduy family was associated with the prominent du Pont family, who immigrated to the United States from France in 1802 and established the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, which manufactured gunpowder at mills on the banks of the Brandywine River just north of Wilmington, Delaware. Peter Bauduy (1769?-1833), a French refugee from Santo Domingo who was a partner of Eleuthère Irénée "E.I." du Pont (1771-1834). The bulk of the collection consists of letters from Juliette Bauduy (1773-1837) to her daughter Mimika (1793-1855). Also included are letters from Peter and Juliette to her sister, and the Bauduy children to their aunt.
Dates: 1801-1812

Baugh & Sons photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1980-250
Abstract: The collection consists of photographs of feed supply stores displaying signs advertising Baugh's Fertilizer. Baugh & Sons Company was founded in 1855 and was one of the oldest and largest fertilizer manufacturers in the United States during the late nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries.
Dates: circa 1940

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New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.) 14
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Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834 11
World’s Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 10
Carothers, Wallace Hume, 1896-1937 9
Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954 9
Eleutherian Mills (Greenville, Del. : Estate) 9
Greenewalt, Crawford H., 1902-1993 9
Jackson Laboratory (E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company) 9
Loewy, Raymond, 1893-1986 9
Pusey and Jones Company 9
Baldwin Locomotive Works 8
Bethlehem Steel Corporation 8
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 8
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Textile Fibers Department 8
Joseph Bancroft & Sons Co 8
Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, Pa.) 8
Pusey & Jones Corporation 8
Reading Company 8
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Chestnut Run Laboratories 7
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Organic Chemicals Department 7
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Pioneering Research Laboratory 7
Gentieu, Pierre A., 1842-1930 7
Gilpin, Joshua, 1765-1841 7
Hagley Museum and Library 7
Hanford Engineer Works 7
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co 7
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority 7
Amtrak 6
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 6
Crowninshield, Louise du Pont, 1877-1958 6
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Carney's Point Works 6
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Central Research and Development Department 6
General Electric Company 6
International Business Machines Corporation 6
Lea family 6
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company 6
Maxim, Hudson, 1853-1927 6
Radio Corporation of America 6
Victor Talking Machine Company 6
Young, William, 1755-1829 6
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 5
Brandywine Manufacturers Sunday School 5
Budd Company 5
DeMirjian, Charles H., 1925- 5
Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935 5
Du Pont, Irénée, 1876-1963 5
Du Pont, Sophie Madeleine, 1810-1888 5
Du Pont, Victor Marie, 1767-1827 5
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Brandywine Works 5
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Hagley Yard 5
General Motors Corporation 5
Hagley Museum and Library. Library. Oral History Project Office 5
Hercules Powder Company 5
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.) 5
Manhattan Project (U.S.) 5
National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.) 5
Penn Central Transportation Company 5
Ramsay, William G. (William Gouverneur), 1866 - 1916 5
Remington Arms Company 5
University of Delaware 5
All American Engineering Company 4
American Car and Foundry Company 4
American Iron and Steel Institute 4
American Telephone and Telegraph Company 4
Bethlehem Steel Company 4
Brandywine Hundred (Del.) 4
Central Railroad of New Jersey 4
ConRail 4
Du Pont, Richard C. (Richard Chichester), 1911-1943 4
Du Pont, T. Coleman (Thomas Coleman), 1863-1930 4
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Elastomer Chemicals Department 4
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Engineering Department 4
E.I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Company 4
Jackson and Sharp Company 4
Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Inc 4
Kwolek, Stephanie, 1923-2014 4
Lukens Steel Company 4
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4
Midvale Steel and Ordnance Company 4
New York Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations (1853-1854 : New York, N.Y.) 4
Pedersen, Charles J., 1904-1989 4
Radio Corporation of America. RCA Victor Division 4
Richardson, George A., 1886-1976 4
Savery, William H., 1865-1949 4
Sperry Rand (Corporation). Univac Division 4
Spruance, William C. (William Corbit), 1873-1935 4
Thayer, Horace H., 1878-1959 4
Watson, Robert B. 4
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