Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1501 - 1521 of 1521

Woodlawn Trustees, Incorporated photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-276
Abstract: The Woodlawn Trustees, Incorporated, is a non-profit real estate development firm incorporated in Delaware on December 12, 1918, by textile manufacturer William Poole Bancroft (1835-1928). Records consist primarily of 35mm slides, mostly dating from 1989 to 2002, documenting Woodlawn Trustees properties throughout Wilmington and Brandywine Hundred, including low-income city housing, preserved farmland, greenways along the Brandywine Creek, and commercial properties on Concord Pike and the Wilmington waterfront.
Dates: 1910-1920; 1982-2002

World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago World's Fair tickets

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-223
Abstract: World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. This small collection consists of four printed tickets to the World's Columbian Exposition, each bearing a different portrait: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Christopher Columbus, a Native American.
Dates: 1893

Worlds Columbian Exposition fan

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-239-1
Abstract: World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. Souvenir paper fan containing a colored lithographic bird's-eye-view of the fairgrounds.
Dates: circa 1893

World's Columbian Exposition lagoon area stereographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-264
Abstract: World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. These two stereographs show two different views of the lagoon area at the World's Columbian Exposition.
Dates: circa 1893

World's Columbian Exposition paper pop-up toy

 Collection
Identifier: 1992-235
Abstract: World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. The cover of the pop-up toy shows a bird's eye view of some buildings at the Exposition. The interior is composed of three facades.
Dates: 1893

World's Columbian Exposition pop-up books

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-274
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. This small collection consists of four "pop-up books" from the 1893 Columbian Exposition.
Dates: 1893

World's Columbian Exposition souvenir flyer

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-261
Abstract: World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. This is a flyer advertising the American Aristotype Paper and G. Cramer photographic dry plates.
Dates: 1893.

World's Fair and travel postcards

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-224
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. This small collection consists of nine postcards primarily of buildings and exhibits from World's Fairs.
Dates: 1933-1955

World's Fair ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-210
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. These fairs are open to the general public and can run for three weeks to six months. This is a small collection of ephemera from various World's Fairs.
Dates: 1933-1965

"World's Fair March Collection" book of sheet music

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-225
Abstract: World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. World's Columbian Exposition, the Chicago World's Fair which was staged from May to October, 1893, commemorated 400 years since Columbus's New World arrival. This item is a book containing a collection of thirty-nine marching songs written as instrumentals for the piano.
Dates: 1892

Worth Steel Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 1529
Abstract: The Worth Steel Company was a manufacturer of steel plates in Claymont, Delaware. Its records consist of papers from its operations and from its predecessor companies (Viaduct Iron Works and Worth Brothers Company, both of Coatesville, Pennsylvania). Items include correspondence, accounts, data sheets, agreeements, closing papers in sale to Colorado Fuel and Iron Corporation in 1951.
Dates: 1863-1951

Wright family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1665
Abstract: Samuel Gardiner Wright (1781-1845) was a West Jersey Quaker merchant and ironmaster who conducted a wide-ranging mercantile business based in Philadelphia, iron furnaces in the New Jersey Pine Barrens and in southern Delaware and maintained a country house and farm in Monmouth County, N.J. The papers document his varied business interests, especially iron manufacture and sales. There are smaller quantities of papers from his wife, sons and grandson.
Dates: 1785-1902, bulk 1809-1876

Wright family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2575
Abstract: Papers of four generations of the Wright family of Monmouth County, N.J., and Luzerne County, Pa., particularly of Samuel G. Wright (1781-1845), Philadelphia merchant and general entrepreneur, and his son, Harrison Gardiner Wright (1810-1885), a gentleman farmer.
Dates: 1805-1887

Wurts family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1982
Abstract: The Wurts family were involved in the anthracite coal industry. In 1823 four brothers: Maurice Wurts (1783-1854), William Wurts (1788-1858), Charles Stewart Wurts (1790–1859), and John Wurts (1792-1861) founded the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company originally to mine anthracite coal and transport the resource to New York. The company built the Delaware and Hudson Canal and later became the Delaware and Hudson Railway. The Wurts family papers were collected by John Sparhawk Wurts (1876-1958) and reflect both family papers and business records.
Dates: 1699-1964

W.W. Laird collection of graphic materials and family movies

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-316
Abstract: William Winder ‘Chick” Laird, Jr. (1910-1989) was a director of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and a financial advisor, starting his own brokerage firm in Wilmington, Delaware. This collection includes photographs of interiors and exteriors of du Pont family estates and homes in Delaware, as well as portraits and snapshots of du Pont and Laird family members. The collection also contains a large number of lantern slides, blueprints, maps, and film reels of home movies and family skits.
Dates: circa 1880-1975

Wyomissing Development Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 1905
Abstract: The Wyomissing Development Company was a housing development firm for the employees of a manufacturer of knitting machinery, the Textile Machine Works. Both companies were incorporated by Henry Janssen (1866-1948) and Ferdinand Thun (1866-1948). The collection contains two minute books which document the organization of the Wyomissing Development Company, the acquisition of land for the company town and other public facilities including stores, parks, playgrounds, schools, and hospitals.
Dates: 1913-1934

York Oil Burner Company's industrial oil burning equipment album

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-083
Abstract: The York Oil Burner Company was a manufacturer of oil-fired residential and commercial oil heating equipment. This collection consists of one album containing 80 black & white photographic prints of industrial equipment of the York Oil Burner Co., Inc. Many of the photographs are interior views of building basements showing York Oil Burner Co. equipment installed in the building's furnace system.
Dates: circa 1936

Young, McAllister, and Warner family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0427
Abstract: The Young and McAllister families were prominent families in the Associate Presbyterian community in Philadelphia. William Young (1755-1829) was a Philadelphia bookseller and later a manufacturer at Rockland, Delaware. John McAllister Jr. (1786-1877) ran the Philadelphia optical firm of that same name. This small collection of papers relate to the Young, McAllister, and Warner families. Approximately half of the material are correspondence from John Young, William Young, John McAllister Jr., and Joseph T. Warner; the other half are miscellaneous documents related to the families and businesses they were involved with including Rockland Manufacturing Company and McAllister Spectacle Company.
Dates: 1794-1871

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 20100108-ZTV
Abstract: Consists of Z. Taylor Vinson's collection of transportation ephemera, which focuses primarily on automobile history but also documents other forms of transportation. Includes trade catalogs, books, magazines, and artifacts in addition to manuscripts relating to Vinson's career at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Dates: 1860-2011; bulk 1893-2009

Z. Taylor Vinson collection of transportation lithographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-203
Abstract: For over sixty years, Zachary Taylor Vinson (1933-2009) amassed a large and comprehensive collection of printed material documenting on the history of transportation, particularly automobiles. This small collection of French lithographs depicts early aeronautical and motor vehicle subjects. All but one were designed by either Ernest Montaut (1879-1909) or his wife, Marguerite Montaut (1883-1936). The final print is by poster artist Georges Hamel (1900-1972).
Dates: circa 1906-1913; undated

Zanol Products Company salesman's case and ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-301
Abstract: The Zanol Products Company was a door-to-door consumer goods distributor. Founded in Cincinnati, Ohio circa 1908, Zanol developed its own line of household products which the company sold directly to consumers via door-to-door representatives. This collection consists of one salesman's case containing pamphlets, trade cards, trade catalogs, sewing needle cases, books of blank order forms, and other ephemera from the Zanol Products Company.
Dates: 1926-1933

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Repository
Manuscripts and Archives 846
Audiovisual Collections 673
Published Collections 2
 
Subject
Correspondence 236
Railroads 115
Advertisements 98
Gunpowder industry 79
Social history 77
∨ more
Chemical industry 73
Explosives industry 65
Exhibitions 64
Financial statements 53
Textile industry 48
Steel industry and trade 43
Research, Industrial 42
Exhibition buildings 39
Iron industry and trade 39
Textile fibers, Synthetic 39
Account books 37
Portraits 37
Reports 37
Ephemera 36
Electronic industries 35
Patents 35
Postcards 35
Scrapbooks 35
Ships 34
Diaries 33
Domestic relations 32
Group portraits 32
Wilmington (Del.) 32
Aeronautics 31
Minutes 31
Construction projects 30
Marketing 30
Photograph albums 30
Factories 29
World War, 1939-1945 29
Genealogies 28
Inventors 28
Panoramic photographs 28
Railroads -- Rolling stock 28
Testing laboratories 28
Du Pont family -- Homes and haunts 27
Industrial chemists 25
Industrial design 25
Papermaking 25
Biography 24
Oral histories 24
Powder mills 24
Dyes and dyeing 23
Industrial safety 23
Planographic prints 23
Weapons industry -- Employees 23
Automobile industry and trade 22
Investments 22
Coal mines and mining 21
Gunpowder, Smokeless 21
Packaging -- Design 21
Railroad stations 21
Aerial photographs 20
Merchants 20
Posters 20
Blast furnaces 19
Maps 19
Pennsylvania 19
Business and politics 18
Chemical plants 18
Iron and steel workers 18
Sales promotion 18
Steel-works 18
Technical drawings 18
Textile factories 18
Trade associations 18
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 18
Historic sites 17
Industrial housing 17
Philadelphia (Pa.) 17
Speeches 17
World War, 1914-1918 17
Banks and banking 16
Commerce 16
Computer industry 16
Firearms 16
Industrial relations 16
Laboratory notebooks 16
Paper mills 16
Railroads -- Buildings and structures 16
Railroads -- Rolling stock -- Design and construction 16
United States. Navy -- Officers 16
Wages 16
Europe -- Description and travel 15
Finishes and finishing 15
Gardens 15
Industrial films 15
Nylon 15
Printing industry 15
Receipts (Financial records) 15
Dwellings 14
Electric industries 14
Mechanical engineering 14
Papermaking machinery 14
Real property 14
∧ less
 
Language
English 1467
French 62
German 3
Italian 2
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Du Pont family 188
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 178
Unknown 54
Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817 49
Pennsylvania Railroad 40
∨ more
Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865 31
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Experimental Station 25
Du Pont, Sophie Madeleine, 1810-1888 19
RCA Corporation 18
Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834 16
Du Pont, H. A. (Henry Algernon), 1838-1926 16
United States. Navy 16
Dick, John A., 1879-1972 14
Du Pont de Nemours, Francoise Robin Poivre, 1748-1841 14
New York World's Fair (1964-1965 : New York, N.Y.) 14
Joseph Bancroft & Sons Co 13
Savery, Thomas H., 1837-1910 13
Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954 12
Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, Pa.) 12
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.) 12
Eleutherian Mills (Greenville, Del. : Estate) 11
Pusey and Jones Company 11
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 10
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Textile Fibers Department 10
Greenewalt, Crawford H., 1902-1993 10
Jackson Laboratory (E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company) 10
World’s Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 10
Carothers, Wallace Hume, 1896-1937 9
Du Pont, Francis Gurney, 1850-1904 9
Du Pont, Victor Marie, 1767-1827 9
Loewy, Raymond, 1893-1986 9
Pusey & Jones Corporation 9
Reading Company 9
Baldwin Locomotive Works 8
Bethlehem Steel Corporation 8
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
∧ less