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Fertilizer industry

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Baugh & Sons photographs

Accession: 1980-250

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

DuPont Company, Agricultural Products Department records

Accession: 2256

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company's Agricultural Products Department was responsible for the research, development, and manufacturing of organic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, and other agricultural chemicals. The records include a history of the department, chronology of the benzimidazole fungicide development, history of the technical development of Benomyl, and a small collection of papers from Ralph K. Iler (1909-1985) describing the department's fundamental research program on inorganic chemistry.

Dates: 1939-1986