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Accident reports

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Official or formal records of an investigation related to an unexpected happening, in the form of documents containing presentations of facts, proceedings, investigations, or an outline of events preceding the accident.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

DuPont Company powder explosion reports

Accession: 2129

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. Originally established as a black powder manufactory in 1802, the company eventually ventured into explosives, creating the Explosives Department in 1903. This small collection contains six reports on black powder and other accidental explosions at DuPont facilities. Additional materials are related to the DuPont Company's activities in the explosives industry. These include a history of explosions at the Brandywine Works from 1815 to 1898 and the Carney's Point Works from 1893 to 1903.

Dates: 1909-1973