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Samuel Russell collection of DuPont Company photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-201
Abstract: Samuel R. Russell (1880-1943) was the senior dynamite technician for the DuPont Company from 1907 to 1943. This collection consists primarily of photographs taken at various sites around the United States and South America where Samuel Russell rigged and supervised dynamite blasts.
Dates: 1912-1940

Samuel Vauclain family travel photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-271
Abstract: Samuel Vauclain (1856-1940) was an engineer, inventor, and was president of Baldwin Locomotive Works from 1919 to 1929. This collection contains album pages with snapshot photographs recording a month long Canada-U.S. transcontinental railroad voyage taken in July and August 1922 by Mrs. and Mrs. Samuel Vauclain, their daughter, and granddaughter in their private car, "Manhattan."
Dates: 1865-1940; Majority of material found within 1922

Sara Armstrong Mahler miscellany

 Collection
Identifier: 2318
Abstract: Sara Armstrong Mahler (1930-2004) was a pediatric doctor and an executive in the Clinical Division at the DuPont Pharmaceutical Company from 1964 to 2001, where she was involved in both the domestic and foreign development and approval of drugs and radiopharmaceutical imaging products. Mahler invented Symmetrel, an antiviral therapy initially used to treat influenza until widespread drug resistance developed; however, it is still an effective treatment for Parkinson's Disease. This small collection consists of two items related to her time at the DuPont Pharmaceutical Company and her invention of Symmetrel. There is one newspaper clipping and one prescription, the first prescription issued for Symmetrel in 1967.
Dates: 1967; 2001

Sarah A. Evarts papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2164
Abstract: Sarah A. Evarts (1833-1901) was one of many women who invested in the Woman's Land Syndicate in Chicago. The Syndicate sought a real estate project developed and managed by women, but ultimately failed. The papers consist of brochures, maps, and testimonial letters describing the work of the Syndicate and the prospects and new industries of the adjoining developments of South Waukegan and North Chicago.
Dates: 1892-1898

Sarah S. Dennen biographical notes

 Collection
Identifier: 0385
Abstract: Sarah Dennen (1882-1970) was a descendant of G.W. Peirce, the original owner of Peirce's Park (now Longwood Gardens). The collection includes biographical notes and brief reminiscence of Peirce's Park in the late nineteenth century.
Dates: undated

Savery family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1534
Abstract: The Savery family of Chester County, Pennsylvania, produced two generations of eminent mechanical engineers. The Savery family papers consist primarily of those of Thomas H. Savery (1837-1910), his son William H. Savery (1865-1949), and William H. Savery's daughter Sara L. Savery (1897-1979) conerning the family papermaking machinery businesses, financial investments, and real estate activities documented through both personal and professional correspondence, business records, blueprints, and reports.
Dates: 1835-1960

Savery family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1822
Abstract: The Savery family of Chester County, Pennsylvania, produced two generations of eminent mechanical engineers. Savery family papers consists of materials of the eldest son William H. Savery's (1865-1949) diaries, his father Thomas H. Savery (1837-1910) correspondence and notebooks documenting his career as a mechanical engineer, and the documents relating to Savery/Webb family property near Longwood Gardens, Hamorton and Parkerville, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1713-1949

Saxon Motor Car Company album

 Collection
Identifier: 1973-294
Abstract: The Saxon Motor Car Company was located in Detroit, Michigan and had offices in Troy, New York. It began producing automobiles in the winter of 1913-1914, when the company introduced a two-seater roadster. The album contains photographs of the Saxon Motor Car Company's offices in Troy, New York and Detroit, Michigan.
Dates: circa 1915

Schuykill Navigation Company subscription list for loans

 Collection
Identifier: 1215
Abstract: The Schuylkill Navigation Company constructed a canal along the Schuylkill River from Philadelphia to the anthracite coal field near Pottsville between 1815 and 1825. The item is a small notebook with subscriptions to the company's loans in 1823 and 1824.
Dates: 1824

Scranton, Pennsylvania viewbook

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-270
Abstract: Scranton is a small city in northeastern Pennsylvania. It sat on one of the largest deposits of hard anthracite coal in the country. The coal industry and railroad development led to a boon for the city in the ninteenth and early twentieth centuries. This twelve page booklet contains twenty-two colored, halftone photographs of buildings and sights in or near Scranton, Pennsylvania. Includes two pages of text. Illustrations appear to be reprinted postcard images.
Dates: 1908

Seagram Building photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-238
Abstract: The Seagram Company was one of the world's largest alcoholic beverage firms. Completed in 1958 and designed according to the minimalist principles of International Style, the Seagram Building was built of glass and metal, foregoing the stone and brick ornamental facades of preceding buildings. This collection consists of photographs of the Seagram Building in New York City.
Dates: 1958

Seagram Museum collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2173
Abstract: The Seagram Museum in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada was the city's final operational remnant of the world-renowned distillery founded by Waterloo entrepreneur Joseph E. Seagram in the mid-nineteenth century. The collection consists of the Bronfman family papers, official Seagram Company records, and other materials collected or created to document the history of the Bronfman family, the Seagram Company, Ltd., and its products.
Dates: 1682-1996; Majority of material found within 1930-1990

Seagram Museum collection of photographs and audiovisual material

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-202
Abstract: The Seagram Museum collected and exhibited materials related to the history of distilling wine and spirits from 1984 to 1997. Seagram Museum collection of graphics and audiovisual material contains images, moving images, and sound recordings of the Bronfman family, company personnel, properties, plants, products, advertisements, special events, annual reports, Distillations magazine, Seagram Collection of Paintings Tour, company profiles, company philanthropy, Bronfman family philanthropy, and personnel profiles.
Dates: 1732-2003; Majority of material found within 1950-1986

Sears, Roebuck and Company ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-255
Abstract: Sears, Roebuck & Company is a department store chain. This collection consists of seven pieces of ephemera from the company.
Dates: 1904

Sexual harassment in the office postcard

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-227
Abstract: The history of sexual harassment in America dates back to slavery and domestic servitude in colonial times. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Women’s Christian Temperance Movement and groups like them, along with labor activists, lobbied to protect women from sexual harassment. This collection is a postcard with an illustration showing a male employee with a female employee on his lap in an office setting.
Dates: 1900-1909

Seymour Yuter collection of Technitrol, Inc., lawsuit records

 Collection
Identifier: 1901
Abstract: The collection consists of copies of trial records collected by Seymour C. Yuter (dates unknown), a patent attorney for Technitrol, Inc. They include documents from the interlocking suits of Technitrol v. Control Data Corp., Technitrol v. Sperry Rand, and Technitrol v. U.S.A., which came to trial between the late 1950s and the mid 1970s. The principal point at issue was, who was the inventor of the magnetic storage drum. The records provide a fascinating picture of the early history of the computer industry and trace the role played by the military in the years immediately after World War II.
Dates: 1945-1976

Shoemaking machinery photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-222
Abstract: The United Shoe Machinery Company was founded upon the 1899 merger of the Goodyear Machinery Company, Consolidated and McKay Lasting Machine Company, and McKay Shoe Machinery Company. The company grew quickly from its inception. In its heyday, the company employed 9,000 people and manufactured eighty-five percent of shoe making machinery in the United States. Of these two prints, one shows an assembly line using United Shoe Machinery Corporation equipment, while the other shows a worker demonstrating a United Shoe Machinery Company machine.
Dates: 1950-1960

Shubrick and Crofton family material

 Collection
Identifier: 1385
Abstract: The Crofton and Shubrick families were descendants of a prominent French American diplomat and businessman, Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827), and represent middle-class American families in the mid-to-late nineteenth century. The collection includes a small amount of material from the Shubrick and Crofton family from the nineteenth century to mid-twentieth century.
Dates: 1837-1851; undated

Shubrick and Crofton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1325
Abstract: The Crofton and Shubrick families were descendants of a prominent French American diplomat and businessman, Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827), and represent middle-class American women in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This collection primarily consists of the papers of Gabrielle Josephine Crofton (1873-1952) and Mary Ethel Crofton Hunt (1875-1962), daughters of Gabrielle Shubrick Crofton (1835-1894) and Robert E.A. Crofton (1834-1898). It includes diaries, autograph book, notebook, and letters.
Dates: 1824-1941

Simon B. Camacho papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2704
Abstract: Simon Bolivar Camacho (1859-1906) was a traveling sales representative for the American Bank Note Company, a dominant American producer of bank notes, stock and bond certificates and similar commercial paper. The collection includes his diaries between 1892 and 1904, mostly relating to business travels in Latin America, but also containing information on daily events in the New York City area, news of the day, and domestic, personal and religious reflections.
Dates: 1859-1906

Simon E. Gluck collection of early computer documents

 Collection
Identifier: 1987
Abstract: Simon E. Gluck was an engineer educated at the University of Pennsylvania's Moore School of Electrical Engineering, who worked on most of its computer projects during the late 1940s and early 1950s. The collection consists of research reports, progress reports, engineering drawings, published articles, and lecture notes which describe the development of the ENIAC, EDVAC, MSAC, and SEAC computers.
Dates: 1944-1976; Majority of material found within 1948-1958

Simon E. Gluck collection of photographs of EDVAC and MSAC computers

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-232
Abstract: Computer pioneers John W. Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert and their associates at the Moore School of Electrical Engineering built six of the world's first electronic digital computers between 1943 and 1951. This collection consists of undated black and white photographs and slides; twelve of the eighteen slides are duplicates of the photographs. Two of the images are engineering drawings (EDVAC's block diagram and control panel) and the rest are images of the EDVAC and MSAC computers.
Dates: 1948-1951

Singer Building souvenir

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-280
Abstract: The Singer Company was once the world's leading producer of sewing machines that achieved peak domestic and foreign influence by the late nineteenth century. In 1902 the Singer Company began plans to enlarge its headquarters in downtown Manhattan. Ernest Flagg was selected as the architect, and his initial design was for a thirty-five story tower; however, the company decided to almost double its height. The Beaux-Arts style skyscraper, made of red brick and bluestone, was completed in 1908 and stretched to 612 feet. This two sided souvenir shows three photographs of the Singer Building from 1907 to 1908; the reverse side is a longitudinal cross sectional drawing of the tower with engineering and architectural data.
Dates: circa 1908

Singer Company photographs and advertising cards

 Collection
Identifier: 2003-249
Abstract: The Singer Company was once the world's leading producer of sewing machines that achieved peak domestic and foreign influence by the late nineteenth century. The collection consists of photographs, trade cards and other ephemera related to the Singer Company. Most of the photographs feature Singer sewing machines and many of these are identified by date and model number.
Dates: circa 1857-1951

Singer Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 2207
Abstract: The Singer Company, once the world's leading producer of sewing machines, was the successor to I.M. Singer & Co., established in 1851. The records of The Singer Company comprise a group of materials from its Trademark Department that were collected by a former employee.
Dates: 1851-1990

Singer Manufacturing Company miscellany

 Collection
Identifier: 2681
Abstract: The Singer Manufacturing Company, once the world's leading producer of sewing machines, was incorporated in 1863 as the successor to I.M. Singer & Co., established in 1851. This collection contains five items regarding the lease of a sewing machine and an instruction manual for the model no. 115 sewing machine.
Dates: 1868-1915

Singer Manufacturing Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 2526
Abstract: This collection helps to document the history of Singer Manufacturing Company during the period 1860 through 1880. After success in forming one of the first U.S. patent pools the Singer Company was ready to capitalize and built several new factories. Since the demand for family sewing machines had increased substantially, Singer made it economically possible to buy the new and improved machines by offering installment payment plans.
Dates: 1860-1878

Singer Manufacturing Company sewing machine patent litigation reports

 Collection
Identifier: 2641
Abstract: The Singer Manufacturing Company, once the world's leading producer of sewing machines, was incorporated in 1863 as the successor to I.M. Singer & Co., established in 1851. The records are mostly different drafts of internal reports created for the use of company officers explaining the progress of various patent and trademark suits brought against the company in both the United States and Europe.
Dates: 1923-1941

Soo Hardware Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 2102
Abstract: The Soo Hardware Company was a full-service hardware wholesale and retail store located in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. It carried a complete line of building materials, plumbing and electrical supplies, stoves and furnaces, major and minor domestic appliances, housewares, sporting goods, and bicycle and auto parts. The records consist of inbound correspondence received between the years 1911 and 1918. The bulk of the correspondence consists of sales letters and invoices from manufacturers and wholesalers, covering the wide range of semi-finished and manufactured goods sold by the Soo Hardware Company. A large number appear to be unsolicited mailings from salesmen, while others document a long working relationship.
Dates: 1911-1918

Sophie du Pont Ford letter to Greta du Pont Barksdale Brown

 Collection
Identifier: 1236
Abstract: Sophie du Pont Ford (1871-1957) was the daughter of Victor du Pont (1828-1888) and Alice Hounsfield du Pont (1833-1904) and the wife of Bruce Ford (1873-1931). The letter indicates Ford is giving a lacquered Chinese-work box to her niece, Greta du Pont Barksdale Brown (1924-2014).
Dates: 1943 March 12

Sophie du Pont Ford papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0086
Abstract: Sophie du Pont Ford (1871-1957) was the daughter of Victor du Pont (1828-1888) and Alice Hounsfield du Pont (1833-1904) and the wife of Bruce Ford (1873-1931). Her papers consist primarily of her diaries but also include a scrapbook with news clippings relating to the DuPont Company, an address book with family birth dates, and a book with watercolor and text entitled "Life of Branch H. Giles."
Dates: 1891-1927

Sophie du Pont May papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2402
Abstract: Irene "Sophie" Sophie du Pont May (1900-2001) was a churchwoman, a philanthropist, and a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company with his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) in 1802. The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. The collection consists of Sophie du Pont May's family correspondence and financial correspondence as well as correspondence between her father Irénée du Pont (1876-1963) and his older sister Louisa d'Andelot du Pont Copeland (1868-1926).
Dates: 1892-1998; Majority of material found within 1960-1995

Sophie Madeleine du Pont and Samuel Francis du Pont letters

 Collection
Identifier: 0659
Abstract: Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888) was the youngest daughter of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828), and the wife of Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865). The collection contains twelve letters and documents regarding the du Pont family, discussing family and church news, as well as a letter from Samuel B. Brown regarding the Brandywine Manufacturers' Sunday School.
Dates: 1824-1922

Sophie Madeleine du Pont letter to Eliza Gardner (Henderson) Jones

 Collection
Identifier: 1027
Abstract: Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888) was the youngest daughter of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828), and the wife of Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865). The letter to Eliza Gardner (Henderson) Jones (1826-1877) concerns family matters and the Civil War.
Dates: 1861

Sophie Madeleine du Pont letter to Lammot du Pont

 Collection
Identifier: 1253
Abstract: Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888) was the youngest daughter of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828), and the wife of Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865). The letter from du Pont to Lammot du Pont (1831-1884) concerns the disposal of a book of her husband's on marine artillery.
Dates: undated

Sophie Madeleine du Pont letter to Mary Brunot

 Collection
Identifier: 2021
Abstract: Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888) was the youngest daughter of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828), and the wife of Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865). In the letter to Mary Ann (Hogg) Brunot (1822-1899), du Pont thanks her for a sermon Brunot sent and reflects du Pont's concern with religious and domestic matters.
Dates: 1860

Sophie Madeleine du Pont letter to Theophilus Parsons Chandler

 Collection
Identifier: 1248
Abstract: Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888) was the youngest daughter of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828), and the wife of Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865). The letter from du Pont to Theophilus Parsons Chandler (1807-1887) concerns her trip to White Sulphur Springs, Virginia, with her husband Eliza J. Schlatter (1809-1892).
Dates: 1837 June 30

Sophie Madeleine du Pont letters to Henry Ferris

 Collection
Identifier: 0115
Abstract: Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888) was the youngest daughter of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828), and the wife of Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865). The two letters to Henry Ferris (1855-1941), a printer in Wilmington, Delaware, concern a religious tract and a subscription to the Wilmington Weekly.
Dates: 1882-1886

Sophie Madeleine du Pont notes on the Ten Commandments for niece Victorine E. du Pont

 Collection
Identifier: 1048
Abstract: Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888) was the youngest daughter of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828), and the wife of Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865). The collection contains notes from du Pont on the Ten Commandments prepared for her niece, Victorine Elizabeth du Pont (1849-1934), with a scripture lesson.
Dates: 1865-1866

Sophie Madeleine du Pont papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1818
Abstract: Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888) was the youngest daughter of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828), and the wife of Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865). The miscellaneous personal papers include her drawings and poems, a list of the trousseau, an essay that gives a detailed description of items in the parlor at Eleutherian Mills, letters she wrote to her niece Sophie du Pont Chandler (1851-1931), and her obituary.
Dates: 1830-1888

Sophie Madeleine du Pont will (photocopy)

 Collection
Identifier: 0920
Abstract: Sophie Madeleine du Pont (1810-1888) was the youngest daughter of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., and Sophie Madeleine Dalmas du Pont (1775-1828), and the wife of Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865). The collection consists of a photocopy of du Pont's will, dated October 21, 1882, and codicil of June 22, 1883.
Dates: 1882-1883

Special Court Reporter

 Collection
Identifier: 2379
Abstract: The Special Court was created under the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 (signed January 2, 1974) for the purpose of adjudicating conflicting claims arising out of the act-mandated transfer of viable properties of six bankrupt railroad systems to a new government-funded entity to be called the Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail). The Special Court Reporter constitutes a step-by-step account of its proceedings and the playing out of the final stages of railroad reorganization in the Northeast, but it is heavily weighted towards procedural matters concerning what constitutes a fair valuation. It does not contain actual testimony or exhibits.
Dates: 1975-1982

Sperry Corporation Aerospace Division photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-202
Abstract: The Sperry Corporation's Aerospace Division traces its origins to Engineering Research Associates (ERA), a St. Paul, Minnesota firm founded by William Norris (1911-2006) and Howard Engstrom (1902-1962). In 1952 ERA merged with Remington Rand, Inc., where it became part of its Eckert-Mauchly Division. In 1960, five years after the Sperry-Remington Rand merger, it was renamed the Military Division, and in 1975 it became Sperry Rand's Aerospace Division. These photographs show details of identified laboratory testing of computer components.
Dates: 1955-1965

Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials

 Collection
Identifier: 1985-261
Abstract: The Sperry Corporation was an electronics company and the UNIVAC Division manufactured the first commercial digital computer. The Sperry UNIVAC division has its origins in the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC), founded in 1946 by J. Presper Eckert (1919-1995) and John W. Mauchly (1907-1980). In 1950, Eckert and Mauchly sold their firm to Remington Rand, Inc, a major manufacturer of business machines, who continued development of the UNIVAC system. The collection documents predecessor organizations to the Sperry Corporation, including the Remington Typewriter Company, the Rand Kardex Company, and the Sperry Gyroscope Company; the formation of the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation; the development of the UNIVAC brand under Remington Rand, Inc.; Philadelphia and St. Paul branches of the UNIVAC division; the UNIVAC manufacturing plant in Bristol, Tennessee; and Sperry divisions outside of UNIVAC, including Sperry Gyroscope Flight and Defense Systems, and Remington Rand office equipment.
Dates: 1910-1989; Majority of material found within 1946-1985

Sperry Gyroscope Co. historical card file

 Collection
Identifier: 2366
Abstract: The Sperry Gyroscope Company was originally organized by electrical inventor Elmer Ambrose Sperry (1860-1930) for the purpose of manufacturing and marketing his ship gyrostabilizer, gyrocompass, and high-intensity searchlight. Their card file documents over sixty years of the company's history.
Dates: 1945-1961

Sperry Gyroscope Company Division photographs and films

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-273
Abstract: The Sperry Gyroscope Company researched, developed, and manufactured navigation equipment; three of the premiere products were the marine gyrostabilizer, the gyrocompass, and the high-intensity searchlight. The company was founded by Elmer A. Sperry (1860-1930) in 1910. Sperry Gyroscope Company photographs and films consists primarily of images of products and inventions developed between 1912 and 1965, a bulk of materials date from 1940 through 1960. The collection has been organized into five series: Personnel; Plants, Sperry School, and Museum; Products; Public Information Department; and Visitors, exhibits, models, and patents.
Dates: 1915-1962; Majority of material found within 1940-1960

Sperry Gyroscope Company Division records

 Collection
Identifier: 1915
Abstract: The Sperry Gyroscope Company was originally organized by electrical inventor Elmer Ambrose Sperry for the purpose of manufacturing and marketing his ship gyrostabilizer, gyrocompass, and high-intensity searchlight. The records describe the development and marketing of the marine and airplane stabilizer, the high-intensity searchlight, fire control systems, the gyrocompass, airplane automatic pilot, bombsights, and the aerial torpedo. They trace the evolving relationship between Sperry and the military and the impact of World Wars I and II.
Dates: 1910-1970

Sperry Rand Corporation, Engineering Research Associates (ERA) Division records

 Collection
Identifier: 2015
Abstract: Engineering Research Associates (ERA) origins can be traced to the classified World War II-era Navy project to break the German secret codes by using electronic data processing. After the war, ERA became a private sector company that did pioneering work in computer development. In 1952, it was purchased by Remington Rand. The records include the correspondence of ERA's founding engineers including William Norris and Arnold Cohen. Also included is business and technical correspondence, legal records, patents, and oral histories.
Dates: 1949-1965

Sperry Rand Corporation. Remington Rand Division records, Subgroup III. Advertising and Sales Promotion Department

 Collection
Identifier: 1825-III
Abstract: Remington Rand, Inc. was a business machines manufacturer, most well-known for its typewriters and operated between 1927 and 1955. In 1955, Remington Rand merged with a major electronics company, the Sperry Corporation to form the Sperry Rand Corporation. The collection contains a large quantity of advertising literature, trade catalogs, and public relations material which the company used to promote its major products, including typewriters, typewriter supplies, record control and storage systems, fire-proof safes, duplicator supplies, punch-card tabulating machines, adding and bookkeping machines.
Dates: 1830-1975; Majority of material found within 1920-1955

Sperry Rand Corporation, Univac Division records

 Collection
Identifier: 1825-I
Abstract: The Sperry Corporation was an electronics company and the UNIVAC Division manufactured the first commercial digital computer. The Sperry UNIVAC division has its origins in the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation (EMCC), founded in 1946 by J. Presper Eckert (1919-1995) and John W. Mauchly (1907-1980). In 1950, Eckert and Mauchly sold their firm to Remington Rand, Inc, a major manufacturer of business machines, who continued development of the UNIVAC system. The collection documents most of Sperry-Univac's major company functions and includes a large body of materials generated by the Sperry-Honeywell lawsuit that revolved around the question about who invented the first electronic-digital computer.
Dates: 1935-1985

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World’s Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 10
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Crowninshield, Louise du Pont, 1877-1958 8
Du Pont, Henry, 1812-1889 8
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Brandywine Works 8
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Organic Chemicals Department 8
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority 8
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Carney's Point Works 7
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Central Research and Development Department 7
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Chestnut Run Laboratories 7
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Hagley Yard 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
International Business Machines Corporation 7
Maxim, Hudson, 1853-1927 7
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co 7
Victor Talking Machine Company 7
Amtrak 6
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 6
Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935 6
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Grasselli Chemicals Department 6
General Electric Company 6
Lea family 6
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company 6
Manhattan Project (U.S.) 6
National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.) 6
Penn Central Transportation Company 6
Radio Corporation of America 6
Thayer, Horace H., 1878-1959 6
Young, William, 1755-1829 6
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 5
Bauduy, Peter, 1769-1833 5
Brandywine Manufacturers Sunday School 5
Budd Company 5
DeMirjian, Charles H., 1925-2021 5
Du Pont, Irénée, 1876-1963 5
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Engineering Department 5
E.I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Company 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
Lukens Steel Company 5
Ramsay, William G. (William Gouverneur), 1866 - 1916 5
Remington Arms Company 5
Staël, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817 5
University of Delaware 5
William Sellers & Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 5
All American Engineering Company 4
American Car and Foundry Company 4
American Car and Foundry Company. Jackson & Sharp Plant 4
American Iron and Steel Institute 4
American Telephone and Telegraph Company 4
Bauduy, Victorine du Pont, 1792-1861 4
Bethlehem Steel Company 4
Bradford, Phoebe George, 1794-1840 4
Brandywine Hundred (Del.) 4
Central Railroad of New Jersey 4
ConRail 4
Du Pont Motors, Incorporated 4
Du Pont, Alfred Victor, 1798-1856 4
Du Pont, Charles I. (Charles Irénée), 1797-1869 4
Du Pont, Jean Kane Foulke, 1891-1985 4
Du Pont, Margaretta Lammot, 1807-1898 4
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