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Young, McAllister, and Warner family papers

 Collection
Accession: 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
Accession: 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
Accession: 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
Accession: 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

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Manuscripts and Archives 974
Audiovisual Collections 726
Published Collections 4
 
Subject
Correspondence 259
Railroads 121
Advertisements 104
Gunpowder industry 91
Social history 87
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Chemical industry 82
Explosives industry 69
Exhibitions 65
Financial statements 64
Textile industry 57
Steel industry and trade 50
Research, Industrial 49
Account books 46
Patents 45
Reports 45
Textile fibers, Synthetic 45
Iron industry and trade 41
Exhibition buildings 40
Ephemera 39
Scrapbooks 38
Minutes 37
Photograph albums 37
Portraits 37
Diaries 36
Electronic industries 36
Aeronautics 35
Construction projects 35
Domestic relations 35
Postcards 35
Ships 35
World War, 1939-1945 35
Factories 33
Industrial chemists 33
Wilmington, Del. 33
Group portraits 32
Industrial design 32
Du Pont family -- Homes and haunts 31
Inventors 31
Marketing 31
Oral histories 31
Railroads -- Rolling stock 29
Testing laboratories 29
Genealogies 28
Panoramic photographs 28
Automobile industry and trade 27
Papermaking 27
Dyes and dyeing 26
Powder mills 26
Biography 25
Industrial safety 25
Merchants 25
Weapons industry -- Employees 25
Planographic prints 24
Trade associations 24
Gunpowder, Smokeless 23
Investments 23
Railroad stations 23
Textile factories 23
Coal mines and mining 22
Wages 22
Blast furnaces 21
Packaging -- Design 21
Sales promotion 21
Aerial photographs 20
Business and politics 20
Chemical plants 20
Computer industry 20
Pennsylvania 20
Posters 20
Technical drawings 20
World War, 1914-1918 20
Banks and banking 19
Iron and steel workers 19
Maps 19
Steel-works 19
Industrial films 18
Industrial housing 18
Industrial relations 18
Philadelphia (Pa.) 18
Speeches 18
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 18
Electric industries 17
Gardens 17
Historic sites 17
Nylon 17
Railroads -- Buildings and structures 17
Railroads -- Rolling stock -- Design and construction 17
Stores, Retail 17
Commerce 16
Cotton manufacture 16
Firearms 16
Laboratory notebooks 16
Machine-tools 16
Mechanical engineering 16
Paper mills 16
Public relations 16
United States. Navy -- Officers 16
Dwellings 15
Europe -- Description and travel 15
Finishes and finishing 15
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Language
English 1649
French 66
German 3
Italian 2
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Du Pont family 207
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 200
Unknown 55
Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817 50
Pennsylvania Railroad 41
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Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865 31
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Experimental Station 25
Du Pont, Sophie Madeleine, 1810-1888 19
Du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834 17
RCA Corporation 17
Du Pont, H. A. (Henry Algernon), 1838-1926 16
United States. Navy 16
Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954 15
Joseph Bancroft & Sons Co 15
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
Savery, Thomas H., 1837-1910 13
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Textile Fibers Department 12
Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, Pa.) 12
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.) 12
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 11
Eleutherian Mills (Greenville, Del. : Estate) 11
Jackson Laboratory (E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company) 11
Pusey and Jones Company 11
Carothers, Wallace Hume, 1896-1937 10
Du Pont, Francis Gurney, 1850-1904 10
Greenewalt, Crawford H., 1902-1993 10
Reading Company 10
World’s Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) 10
Du Pont, Henry, 1812-1889 9
Du Pont, Victor Marie, 1767-1827 9
Loewy, Raymond, 1893-1986 9
Pusey & Jones Corporation 9
Baldwin Locomotive Works 8
Bethlehem Steel Corporation 8
Crowninshield, Louise du Pont, 1877-1958 8
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Brandywine Works 8
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Central Research and Development Department 8
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Chestnut Run Laboratories 8
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Organic Chemicals Department 8
Hanford Engineer Works 8
National Association of Manufacturers (U.S.) 8
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co 8
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority 8
Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935 7
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Carney's Point Works 7
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Engineering Department 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
Hagley Museum and Library. Library. Oral History Project Office 7
International Business Machines Corporation 7
Maxim, Hudson, 1853-1927 7
Radio Corporation of America 7
Victor Talking Machine Company 7
Amtrak 6
Avon Products, Inc 6
Brandywine Manufacturers Sunday School 6
Budd Company 6
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 6
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Grasselli Chemicals Department 6
General Electric Company 6
Lea family 6
Lehigh Valley Railroad Company 6
Lukens Steel Company 6
Manhattan Project (U.S.) 6
Penn Central Transportation Company 6
Sperry Rand (Corporation). Univac Division 6
Spohn, Benjamin (staff) 6
Thayer, Horace H., 1878-1959 6
Young, William, 1755-1829 6
All American Engineering Company 5
American Telephone and Telegraph Company 5
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 5
Bauduy, Peter, 1769-1833 5
Bauduy, Victorine du Pont, 1792-1861 5
Cinecraft, Inc 5
DeMirjian, Charles H., 1925-2021 5
Du Pont Motors, Incorporated 5
Du Pont, Alfred Victor, 1798-1856 5
Du Pont, Irénée, 1876-1963 5
E.I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Company 5
General Motors Corporation 5
Hercules Powder Company 5
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.) 5
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 5
Ramsay, William G. (William Gouverneur), 1866 - 1916 5
Raskob, John J. (John Jakob), 1879-1950 5
Remington Arms Company 5
Smith, Eleuthera du Pont, 1806-1876 5
Staël, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817 5
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 5
University of Delaware 5
William Sellers & Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 5
American Car and Foundry Company 4
American Car and Foundry Company. Jackson & Sharp Plant 4
American Iron and Steel Institute 4
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