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Coal mine inspection trip album

 Collection
Accession: 1986-238
Abstract:

Coal Lands Securities Co. was one of several mining companies owned in large portion by Thomas J. Foster (1843-1936), a publisher. Lackawanna Coal and Lumber Company and Highland Lumber Company were also part of Foster's holdings. The album contains photographs taken during an inspection trip made by a party from the Coal Lands Securities Company to properties in West Virginia owned by the Lackawanna Coal and Lumber Company and the Highland Lumber Company.

Dates: 1914

Coca-Cola Company "Star Salesman" training kit

 Collection
Accession: 2022-223
Abstract:

The Coca-Cola Company is a software beverage manufacturer. It was formulated in 1886 by Dr. John Stith Pemberton (1831-1888) as a medicinal syrup for headaches. The company has since evolved into a corporation producing beverages and associated products. This small collection is a 1949 salesman training kit. Researchers interested in merchandise and training procedures regarding the Coca-Cola Company would find this collection useful.

Dates: 1949; 1953

Collection of Philadelphia merchants records

 Collection
Accession: 0095
Abstract:

The Collection of Philadelphia merchants records comprises the papers of major and minor merchant houses in Philadelphia throughout the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, and primarily documents trade with major port cities in Western Europe and the West Indies. Included are the papers of merchants Andrew Clow & Co., Dutilh & Wachsmuth, Manuel Eyre, and George Louis de Stockar, along with records of other miscellaneous merchants from the Philadelphia area. The records include correspondence, accounts, bills, orders, invoices and other material that give insight into the rise of capitalism in the Early Republic.

Dates: 1750-1850

Collection of photographic miscellany

 Collection
Accession: 1992-242
Abstract:

Aristo Gold was a product of the American Aristotype Co. which was purchased by Eastman Kodak Company before 1920. This is a small group of material all related to photography. There are three stock photographs, company samples all printed on Aristo Gold "pure collodian-matt surface for sepia effects" paper; a letter, a price list and a tearsheet.

Dates: circa 1920

Colonel J. Victor Dallin films

 Collection
Accession: 2018-226
Abstract:

Colonel J. (John) Victor Dallin (1897-1991) was an aviator and photographer who founded the Dallin Aerial Surveys Company in 1924. This small collection of films were shot by Dallin. There are five films, three are home movies, one is the reception for Charles Lindbergh in Philadelphia, and the fifth film contents is unidentified at this time.

Dates: 1927; 1940s

Color Association of the United States records

 Collection
Accession: 1983
Abstract:

The Color Association of the United States (CAUS) was organized on February 19, 1915 as the Textile Color Card Association (TCCA) for the purpose of standardizing colors for the textile trade. Their records include minutes; reports; staff and membership files; publications; advertisements; cloth samples; seasonal bulletins; and color cards. Color standardization services for the government and various industries are documented as well.

Dates: 1915-1983

Complaints to du Pont de Nemours in France (photocopies)

 Collection
Accession: 1094
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) was a French political economist, writer, publisher, and public administrator. This collection contains photocopies of five complaints submitted to du Pont de Nemours when he was a deputy from Chevannes to the Assemblee des Trois Ordres du Bailliage de Nemours.

Dates: 1789 March

Computer & Communications Industry Association collection of IBM antitrust trial records

 Collection
Accession: 1912
Abstract:

The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) was involved in duplicating and making available court documents of interest to their members. CCIA assembled documents, assigned their own numbering scheme, and in some cases created microfiche copies of the records. The IBM antitrust trial records consists of CCIA photocopies and microfiche copies of trial transcripts, trial exhibits, depositions, legal memoranda, motions, subpoenas, and other documents relating to antitrust suits brought against IBM throughout the 1970s.

Dates: 1969-1982

Concetta "Tina" Cacciola's Avon artwork and ceramics

 Collection
Accession: 2022-204
Abstract:

Avon Products, Inc. is a manufacturer and direct selling company of beauty products. It is one of the oldest direct selling companies in the United States. Avon diversified in the 1970s, introducing costume jewelry, fine jewelry, gift, and decorative items to the product line. Concetta "Tina" Cacciola (1924-2016) was an illustrator; she was employed at Avon Products from 1977 to 1985. This collection consists of photographic prints and sketches of figurines, prototypes, and final products of primarily "Precious Moments" figurines.

Dates: circa 1977-1983

Conectiv, Inc. photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2000-237
Abstract:

Conectiv, Inc. was formed in 1998 by the merger of Atlantic Electric Incorporated and Delmarva Power and Light Company, two large regional power utilities that supplied Southern New Jersey and the Delmarva Peninsula. Almost all the images in this collection came originally from the corporate archive of the Delmarva Power and Light Company (DP&L).The majority of the images in this collection come from the Delmarva Power and Light Company (DP&L), a predecessor of Conectiv, Inc. The images can generally be divided into three categories: DP&L equipment and facilities, DP&L employees, and views of buildings, both commercial and residential, throughout northern Delaware.

Dates: circa 1940-1982

Conestoga wagon tool box contents list

 Collection
Accession: 1995-259
Abstract:

This collection is a list on cardboard of the contents of a Conestoga wagon toolbox. Conestoga wagons were used to haul freight between farms and cities in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and Ohio between the years 1750 and 1855.

Dates: undated

Conoco files on IMAX films "To Fly" and "Flyers" Files

 Collection
Accession: 2527
Abstract:

The records consists of contract and production documents for two celebrated IMAX films sponsored by Conoco, Inc., and made for the National Air and Space Museum, with an accompanying juvenile storybook.

Dates: 1974-1996; Majority of material found within 1978-1985

Conrail advertising portfolio

 Collection
Accession: 2514
Abstract:

The Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) was incorporated in October 1974. It was formed under the auspices of the United States Railway Association, a quasi-public agency established for the purpose of solving the problems of bankrupt railroads in the Northeast and Midwest. The portfolio contains sixty-eight examples of proof copies of advertisements created by the advertising agency of Ogilvy & Mather, Inc. (later Ogilvy & Mather Partners, Inc.), between Conrail's start up in April 1976 and 1990. There are also two pages of proxy instructions that appear to date from the first CSX takeover bid in 1997.

Dates: 1976-1997; Majority of material found within 1976-1990

Conrail photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1993-231
Abstract:

The Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) was incorporated in October 1974. It was formed under the auspices of the United States Railway Association, a quasi-public agency established for the purpose of solving the problems of bankrupt railroads in the Northeast and Midwest. The Conrail photograph collection consists of a large number of images from its company files, but the majority of the material comes from its predecessor companies: Pennsylvania Railroad and Penn Central Transportation Company. These items are predominanatly composed of photographs, negatives, transparencies, lantern slides, and films.

Dates: 1900-1979

Consumer electronics history collection

 Collection
Accession: 2464-79
Abstract:

The Radio Corporation of America (renamed RCA Corporation in 1969) was best known for its pioneering radio and television development and manufacturing. This small collection consists of non-RCA material collected by the David Sarnoff Library, as well as clippings relating to the library's closure.

Dates: 1920-2015

Continental Oil Company revaluation of assets and change of capital structure

 Collection
Accession: 1989
Abstract:

Isaac Elder Blake (1844-1906) founded the Continental Oil and Transportation Company in 1875 in Utah as a distributor of oil, kerosene, and other products. In 1929, the company merged with the Marland Oil Company, continuing to operate using the name Continental Oil Company. This volume contains extracts of minutes and auditor's reports concerning a revision of the company's finances during the Great Depression and an analysis of the company's financial position and prospects.

Dates: 1933

Cooper & Hewitt records

 Collection
Accession: 1754
Abstract:

Cooper & Hewitt partners were iron businessmen who purchased ironworks, property, and iron mines. In 1845, a rolling mill complex was incorporated as the Trenton Iron Company, and in 1847 iron mines at Andover, New Jersey, were purchased. The records consist of two payroll sheets from 1848, as well as eighty-two inbound letters, mostly from 1849 to 1850. The letters are primarily operating reports from the superintendent of the Andover mine.

Dates: 1848-1870

Copeland family papers

 Collection
Accession: 2203
Abstract:

Consists of the family papers of former DuPont CEO Lammot du Pont Copeland (1905-1983) and his wife Pamela Cunningham Copeland (1906-2001). The Copelands' papers document the lives and interests of a wealthy American couple in the twentieth century. In particular, the papers of Pamela C. Copeland are an important source of information about the public activities of women in the areas of historic preservation, gardening and horticulture, and philanthropy.

Dates: 1637-1998; Majority of material found within 1950-1998

Correspondence between David Sarnoff and Ethel Lippman

 Collection
Accession: 2508
Abstract:

Ethel Lippman (1891-1987) and David Sarnoff (1891-1971) were friends in their youth; her parents supposedly objected to their marriage. The collection consists of a few copies of Ethel Lippman's handwritten letters and all of David Sarnoff's replies.

Dates: 1917-1970; Majority of material found within 1950-1970

C.P. Wahmann collection of railroad records

 Collection
Accession: 2482
Abstract:

Records collected by Christopher P. Wahmann during his career as a manager in the Operating Department of Amtrak between the mid-1970s and mid-1990s, including Amtrak documents and those of other railroads and commuter agencies over which Amtrak operates or that operate trains over Amtrak's lines.

Dates: 1952-1994; Majority of material found within 1982-1994

Craven-McDade family papers

 Collection
Accession: 2308
Abstract:

The Craven-McDade family had several family members working in the gunpowder and explosives industry for the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company and later the Hercules Powder Company. These papers related to the Craven and McDade family of Henry Clay village in Delaware.

Dates: 1899-1954

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

Crawford H. Greenewalt collection of DuPont Company photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1983-267
Abstract:

Crawford Hallock Greenewalt (1902-1993) was a chemical engineer and the President of the DuPont Company from 1948 to 1962. The collection consists of photographs relating to the career of Crawford H. Greenewalt. The album consists of photographs of a trip Greenewalt made to Argentina in 1956 related to expansion plans for the Ducilo plant. The views were primarily taken at the Buenos Aires airport and at a banquet meeting.

Dates: circa 1927-1965; bulk 1945-1965

Crawford H. Greenewalt films and sound recordings

 Collection
Accession: 2014-225
Abstract:

Crawford Hallock Greenewalt (1902-1993) was a chemical engineer and the President of the DuPont Company from 1948 to 1962. He had a passion for the natural sciences, and combined his love of ornithology with photography. He was especially known for his high speed photographs of hummingbirds. The bulk of the collection consists of nature films shot by Greenewalt, primarily of hummingbirds. The collection is divided into three series: Nature films, DuPont films and Sound recordings.

Dates: 1950-1985

Crawford H. Greenewalt papers

 Collection
Accession: 1814
Abstract:

Crawford H. Greenewalt (1902-1993) was an executive with the DuPont Company and president of the firm from 1948 to 1962. This collection consists of Greenewalt's papers from his time as president and chairman of the board. There is a broad range of external correspondence, internal company communications and reports, presidential working papers, transcripts of speeches, and published articles that make up the collection.

Dates: 1928-1968; Majority of material found within 1942-1968

Crawford H. Greenewalt personal papers

 Collection
Accession: 2016
Abstract:

Crawford H. Greenewalt (1902-1993) was an executive with the DuPont Company and president of the firm from 1948 to 1962. He had a passion for the natural sciences, and combined his love of ornithology with photography. He was especially known for his high-speed photographs of hummingbirds. His ornithological interests included bird songs, the radiance of hummingbird feathers, and the evolution of shapes and sizes of birds in relation to their flight abilities. Greenewalt's personal papers are primarily focused on his retirement years and his avocational interests. The papers document Greenewalt's political activities in the Republican National Committee and include exchanges with many of the leading political and business figures of the day. Of particular significance are the papers describing Greenewalt's work in photography and ornithology, beginning in 1948. These materials trace his research interests in the hummingbird and bird flight and his trips to places like Brazil, Peru, Venezuela, the Antilles, New Guinea, and the Galapagos Islands in order to observe and photograph birds in their natural habitats. Other files describe Greenewalt's work on the visiting committee at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1965-1987), which evaluated the school's academic programs.

Dates: 1948-1992

Crawford H. Greenewalt's Manhattan Project diaries

 Collection
Accession: 1889
Abstract:

Crawford H. Greenewalt (1902-1993) was an executive with the DuPont Company and president of the firm from 1948 to 1962. In 1942, when the DuPont Company agreed to participate in the Manhattan Project, Greenewalt was named chief liaison, working with the physicists at the University of Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, including Arthur Compton (1892-1962) and Enrico Fermi (1901-1954), who were developing techniques for plutonium separation. The collection consists of eight volumes of Greenewalt's diaries, which describe the history of the Manhattan Project and the development of the United States' first atomic bombs that were used to end the Second World War. The diaries describe the technical history of the project, as well as the relationships that developed between scientists.

Dates: 1942-1945

Creed and Company Limited manufacturing plant album

 Collection
Accession: 2000-225
Abstract:

Creed and Company Limited was originally founded as Creed, Bille & Company Limited by Frederick George Creed (1871-1957) and Harald Bille (1879-1916) in 1912 to manufacture and sell telegraphy equipment. In the early 1900s, Creed had invented several machines that facilitated the sending and receiving of Morse code messages. Much of Creed and Company's manufacturing capacity was in Croydon, London, England. These photographs show a group tour of the Creed and Company Limited plant in Croydon on October 14, 1954.

Dates: 1954

Crofton and Shubrick family correspondence

 Collection
Accession: 1205
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 mid-to-late nineteenth century. Two generations of women married military men who were stationed across the world. This collection spans three generations of women (Julia du Pont Shubrick, Gabrielle Josephine Shubrick Crofton, and Julia du Pont Crofton Walcutt) from these families and contains correspondence regarding everyday life.

Dates: 1852-1898

Crossing site of the Wilmington and Northern Railroad and Peoples Railway photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1994-277
Abstract:

These photographs document the abandoned site where the Peoples Railway trolley car passed under the tracks of the Wilmington and Northern Railroad in Rockford Park near the Brandywine Creek. The Peoples Railway Company started in 1900 to bring visitors via electric trolley to the Brandywine Springs Amusement Park outside of Wlimington. The Wilmington and Northern Railroad Company was a branch of the Reading railroad system running in a north-south direction between Wilmington, Delware and Reading, Pennsylvania. Its object was to connect the various industrial plants located along Brandywine Creek with other railroads leading to the west and to the anthracite coal regions.

Dates: 1994

Crowninshield Garden at Eleutherian Mills photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1989-324
Abstract:

Louise Evelina du Pont (1877-1958) was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Algernon du Pont. In 1922 Henry A. du Pont purchased the original family home, Eleutherian Mills, for his daughter who, with her husband, began restoring the house and building a Renaissance garden adjoining it. This collection consists of twelve black and white photographs of Louise and Frank Crowninshield's garden at Eleutherian Mills, apparently taken by Horace Dugdale during a visit, circa 1938. Also two photographs of the abandon Hagley House which stood nearby.

Dates: 1938

Culley family collection of Cinecraft Productions audiovisual materials

 Collection
Accession: 2018-201
Abstract:

Cinecraft Productions was founded in 1939 by Ray Culley (1904-1983) and Betty Culley (1914-2016) in Cleveland, Ohio. Ray Culley served as president of the company until his retirement in 1970. During his tenure, Cinecraft specialized in commercial productions for business, industry, trade organizations, and, in some cases, government agencies and social service organizations. Cinecraft was one among hundreds of production houses in the U.S. during the middle decades of the 20th century that specialized in motion pictures commonly referred to as non-theatrical, industrial, business and/or sponsored films. This collection documents the history of the company, the people that worked there, and some of the company's film and educational projects. The collection has been arranged into three series: Company and personnel history; Films; and Educational materials. The materials date from 1937 to 2016 with a bulk of the collection dating from 1937 to 1975.

Dates: 1937-2016; bulk 1937-1975

Curtis family miscellany

 Collection
Accession: 2105
Abstract:

Members of the Curtis family were paper manufacturers at Newton Lower Falls, Massachusetts, and Newark, Delaware. Alfred A. Curtis (1848-1945) was president of the family paper company from 1911 to 1926. The papers consist of personal and family items collected by Alfred A. Curtis. Included in the collection is a scrapbook of photographs and newspaper clippings, a number of loose papers and clippings, and several histories of the Curtis Paper Company. The papers also contain some letters and notes of Alfred A. Curtis, many connected with genealogy and family history.

Dates: 1835-1991

Curtis Paper Company records

 Collection
Accession: 0394
Abstract:

The Curtis Paper Company was a small producer specializing in high-quality paper located in Newark, Delaware. Their records consist primarily of account books, with some organization papers, deeds, and correspondence.

Dates: 1823-1942

Curtis Paper Company records

 Collection
Accession: 1365
Abstract:

The Curtis Paper Company was a small producer specializing in high-quality paper located in Newark, Delaware. This small collection of records consists of incorporation papers from 1911 and financial reports dating from 1941 to 1946. There are two agreements and two letters related to the sale of the company from Alfred A. Curtis (1848-1945) to Charles M. Levis (1859-1941) and Herbert W. Mason (1882-1939) in 1926.

Dates: 1911-1946

Curtiss and Wright airplane competition photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1992-247
Abstract:

For what appears a brief moment in early aviation history, the Wright Brothers competed their airplanes in public demonstrations. The Curtiss Exhibition Co.'s Glenn Curtiss piloted one of his biplanes, and Walter Brookins piloted a Wright biplane. Three photos show the Curtiss biplane on the beach before take-off with a Boardwalk crowd nearby. Two others show the Curtiss and Wright airplanes separately in flight.

Dates: 1910

C.W. Huff architectural plans for Eugene du Pont's Windsor Farm, Virginia home, copies

 Collection
Accession: 2518
Abstract:

Windsor Farms is one of Richmond's first planned neighborhood, primarily of Colonial Revival design. Architects included Duncan Lee, William Lawrence Bottomley, and C.W. Huff Jr. This collection includes plans, elevations, details, and typed specifications for a house built for Eugene E. du Pont (1914-1995) by architect C.W. Huff Jr.

Dates: 1936

C.W. Parker Amusement Company records

 Collection
Accession: 2730
Abstract:

The C.W. Parker Amusement Company produced various amusement devices, such as shooting galleries and ferris wheels, but was best known for its carousels named "Carry-Us-Alls." When the company was founded in 1894 by C.W. Parker (1864-1932) in Abilene, Kansas, it was the only carousel manufacturer not on the east coast. This small collection of records documents the professional life of C.W. Parker, the "Amusement King" and his company. The collection comprised of textual material, including financial records, correspondence with other manufacturing vendors, and publications regarding the company's progress.

Dates: 1890-1955

Cyril C. Thompson papers

 Collection
Accession: 2554
Abstract:

Cyril C. Thompson (1892-1976) had a long career in the accounting, management and public relations sides of the aviation industry, joining near the beginning of commercial aviation in 1928 and retiring just as the era of commercial jets began. Thompson was as an executive of United Air Lines for eighteen years, and later an airport planner, consultant, and prolific author and speaker. The papers of Cyril C. Thompson consist of a selection of items that he retained as mementos of the different stages of his career, plus materials and drafts for an unpublished biography of Idaho Senator William E. Borah and a never-completed personal history of United Air Lines on which he was working at the time of his death.

Dates: 1921-1976; Majority of material found within 1928-1955

Cyrus J. Sharer research files on the iron ore and steel industries

 Collection
Accession: 2183
Abstract:

This collection represents materials collected by Cyrus J. Sharer for his research on the iron and steel industry and particularly the world iron ore trade. The main emphasis is on the iron ore trade of the Great Lakes. The period covered, mid-1960s to mid-1980s, was one of crisis and reorganization in the American steel industry and in the lake ore trade, and this is reflected in the records.

Dates: 1943-1987

Dallin Aerial Survey Company photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1970-200
Abstract:

The Dallin Aerial Surveys Company produced aerial photographs for newspapers, businesses, municipalities, and private individuals. The company was founded in 1924 by Colonel J. (John) Victor Dallin (1897-1991), a Royal Flying Corps-trained pilot who served in World War One. During WWI he became involved in aerial photography on a reconnaissance mission during the latter stages of the war. This collection consists of over 13,000 aerial photographs primarily of the Mid-Atlantic region taken between 1925 and 1941. The company made vertical and oblique aerial photographs of factories, private estates, schools, country clubs, towns, airports, rivers, and many other sites and some news events of the day. The subject with the largest number of views is the city of Philadelphia.

Dates: 1925-1941

Dan Dee Pretzel and Potato Chip Company films

 Collection
Accession: 2022-216
Abstract:

Dan Dee Pretzel and Potato Chip Company was an American snack food manufacturer based in Cleveland, Ohio. This collection consists of nine short, silent film reels depicting select manufacturing and packaging processes at the company's factory and warehouse.

Dates: 1961

Daniel Cauffiel papers

 Collection
Accession: 1997
Abstract:

Daniel Cauffiel (1867-1930) was a merchant, real estate developer, and entrepreneur of Johnstown, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware. The Daniel Cauffiel papers depict his career as a small business entrepreneur and as an agent or employee of the du Pont family and in their various businesses.

Dates: 1867-1930

Daniel Rochford papers

 Collection
Accession: 2114
Abstract:

Daniel Rochford (1900-1989) spent the bulk of his career as a publicist in the Employee Relations Department of the Standard Oil Company. Before joining Standard Oil in 1944, he worked a series of jobs trying to utilize his skills in publicity and public relations throughout the 1930s and early 1940s. Rochford's papers are a mix of business and personal items, assembled over the course of his varied career.

Dates: 1925-1983

David A. Hounshell and John K. Smith research notes for "Science and Corporate Strategy"

 Collection
Accession: 1850
Abstract:

Science and Corporate Strategy is a scholarly history of Research and Development at the DuPont Company authored by David A. Hounshell (1950-) and John Kenly Smith (1951-). The collection consists of research files compiled by Hounshell Smith for the purpose of writing the book. Research files include copies of correspondence, articles, reports, patents, chronologies, organizational charts, and contracts from the DuPont Company from 1903 though 1980.

Dates: 1903-1986

David H. Cope photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2001-242
Abstract:

David Harrison Cope (1913-2001) held a lifelong interest in railroads and, in particular, steam locomotives. He began collecting photographs at an early age. This collection primarily consists of black and white photographs and negatives of steam locomotives from a variety of railroads, but it includes some other rolling stock, station photos, related railroad items such as coaling stations and some street railroads, interurbans, and trolley images.

Dates: 1890-1988

David H. Dawson papers

 Collection
Accession: 2817
Abstract:

David H. Dawson (1908-1976) was a chemist, senior vice president, and Executive Committee member at the DuPont Company, where he worked for forty years. Dawson's papers consist of speeches and published papers related to his professional life. They also include materials related to his undergraduate education at Drexel University and The Ohio State University, including his doctoral dissertation on heavy water, which probably relates to the hydrogen bomb's development during World War II. There are also some early engineering publications.

Dates: 1925; 1930-1978

David Sarnoff Library collections

 Collection
Accession: 2464
Abstract:

David Sarnoff (1891-1971) was president of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), one of the country’s leading manufacturers and vendors of radios, phonographs, and televisions. He established the David Sarnoff Library, to house his private papers and professional records. The collections developed further with the acquisition of papers of former RCA executives, scientists, and engineers. There are twenty collections from the David Sarnoff Library. Cumulatively it includes thousands of linear feet of documents, reports, photographs, films, and publications detailing the rise and fall of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) and of Sarnoff, its longtime leader. The list of links in this resource will take you to the finding aids for collections within the David Sarnoff Library at Hagley.

Dates: 1899-2015

David Sarnoff Library records

 Collection
Accession: 2464-73
Abstract:

The David Sarnoff Library was established at the David Sarnoff Research Center in Princeton, New Jersey in 1967 as a showcase for the accomplishments of long-time Radio Corporation of America (RCA) head David Sarnoff. After five years of activity, the Library was largely moribund until the arrival of Alex Magoun as Curator (later Executive Director) in 1998. Under his leadership, the Library expanded its mission to include the history of RCA in general and the David Sarnoff Research Center in particular. Due to lack of funding, the David Sarnoff Library closed in 2009. The collection documents the creation and evolution of the Library through board of directors records, correspondence, reports, oral histories, and photographs.

Dates: 1960-2009

David Sarnoff papers

 Collection
Accession: 2464-55
Abstract:

David Sarnoff (1891-1971) was the iconic leader of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) for most of the company's history. For many years the only Jewish executive in the communications field, Sarnoff was highly influential in the development of radio and television. The focus of the David Sarnoff papers is the original David Sarnoff Collection assembled by Sarnoff to celebrate his career. However, the papers also include the extensive photographic, publicity, and administrative files created by his staff at RCA and a substantial audiovisual component.

Dates: 1871-1983

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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. 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
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. Engineering Department 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
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
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
Hagley Museum and Library. Library. Oral History Project Office 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
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
Bethlehem Steel Company 4
Bradford, Phoebe George, 1794-1840 4
Brandywine Hundred (Del.) 4
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