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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company web archives

Accession: WA-2014-005

In the twenty-first century, the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, better known as the DuPont Company focused on science with a diverse set of interests and products. It operates in more than ninty countries with corporate headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, and employs more than 60,000 people worldwide, including 10,000 scientists and engineers. This is a collection of websites owned by or affiliated with the DuPont Company, between 2011 and present. Complete web archive is available at

Dates: 2011-2020

Fingerman collection of ephemera

Accession: 2009-213

Items with a specific and limited use, created with the intention of being discarded after serving their purpose, are called ephemera. This collection consists of mixed-format ephemera from various endeavors within American culture, primarily the manufacturing and selling of products or services.

Dates: circa 1848-1968

George Y. Swickard collection

Accession: 2003

George Y. Swickard (1906-1958) was a medical doctor involved in industrial medicine who worked with E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. During World War II, Swickard worked as a medical supervisor with the DuPont Company at various locations, including atomic research projects at Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and at Hanford, Washington. This collection consists of certificates, newsletters, pamphlets, and souvenir programs amassed by Swickard, mostly in the course of his work for DuPont.

Dates: 1944-1959

Keystone Mushroom Farms, Inc. records

Accession: 1574

Keystone Mushroom Farms, Inc. was a producer, canner, and distributer of mushrooms in Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was the successor of two previous businesses, L.F. Lambert Spawn Co. and Keystone Mushroom Company, Inc., which were formed in the early 1920s with complementary functions of spawn research; production and sales; and mushroom propagation, canning, and distribution. These records document the L.F. Lambert Spawn Co. and the Keystone Mushroom Company, Inc. The collection includes financial records, correspondence, payroll, reports, and shipment and inventory information. Of special interest are the records documenting Lambert's work with the War Production Board to produce penicillin.

Dates: 1904-1964

Nineteenth-century pharmacists formula books

Accession: 1713

Two nineteenth-century pharmacists formula books, one from William King (1823-1903), of Philadelphia, and one from Edward S. Townsend (1844-1913), of Philadelphia and Dover, Delaware. William King was a Philadelphia druggist and worked in the oil business, first as a jobber and then as a refiner. Edward S. Townsend was a druggist in Philadelphia and Delaware.

Dates: 1842-1901

Pew Charitable Trusts digital archive

Accession: AVD.2020

The Pew Charitable Trusts are a major philanthropic organization based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Part of the Pew Charitable Trusts records in the Manuscripts and Archives Department, the digital archive consists primarily of eGrant products and Pew publications.

Dates: 1995-2022

Ron Roach papers, 1970-2001

Accession: 2464-09Identifier: 2464-09-4.-IV.
Scope and Content:

The Ron Roach papers consist of patent applications and disclosures, and notes, presentations, photographs, slides, and subject files pertaining to projects overseen by Roach.

Eleven of Roach's lab notebooks (1967-1991) can be found in Record group 26.

Dates: 1970-2001

Stuart Trott audiovisual materials and ephemera

Accession: 2019-211

Stuart “Stu” Trott (1932-2017) was a New York advertising executive during the second half of the twentieth century, serving as Vice President and creative lead at the agencies of Benton & Bowles, Inc, and Norman, Craig & Kummel, Inc. before starting his own marketing consultancy. This collection of moving images, audio reels, slides, and ephemera document Trott’s work developing new advertising campaigns for some of the world’s best-known brands. Products advertised include Texaco gasoline, Crest toothpaste, Playtex bras, Ajax cleaning supplies, and Ziploc bags.

Dates: circa 1958-1979

Triton Biosciences, Inc. records

Accession: 2855

Triton Biosciences, Inc. was a biotechnology research company that focused on cancer diagnosis and treatment products. The company began in 1983 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell Oil Company. Triton Biosciences partnered with Cetus Corporation, a leading biotechnology research firm. By 1990, Triton had grown to approximately 300 employees and had two pharmaceutical products in late-stage development: Betaseron and Fludara. Betaseron is an injectable drug that is approved for use and treatment of symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Fludara is a chemotherapy medication approved for use and treatment of leukemia and lymphoma. The Triton Biosciences, Inc. records document the company's structure, goals, operations, research, and achievements from its formation to its sale to Schering AG. The collection is arranged into two series: General files and Evaluations and offerings. The General files series consists of presentations, publications, meeting minutes, and marketing materials. The Evaluations and offerings series consists of consulting groups' company analyses of Triton, Triton's self-assessment, prospective buyers' offering memorandums, and materials related to Triton's sale to Schering AG. This collection would interest those researching biotechnology, the pharmaceutical industry, patent medicine development, or company acquisitions.

Dates: 1980-1995; 2024