Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract: Founded in 1934, the Association of American Railroads is a leading railway organization that focuses on productivity and safety of the U.S. rail industry. Members include major freight railroads in North America and Amtrak. This collection is an educational kit composed of three parts created by the Association of American Railroads. There are two teacher's manuals and loose photographs.
Abstract: The Brandywine Manufacturers Sunday School (BMSS) was organized in 1817 as a non-sectarian school for the children of the local factory workers, with instruction in reading, writing, arithmetic, and religion. Éleuthère Irénée du Ponts (1771-1834), founder of the DuPont Company, was one of its chief subscribers, and the school building was located on his property. Primarily generated and maintained by the du Pont women, the BMSS records include the school's constitution, and financial records such as bills and receipts and accounts. Most of the records pertain to students with information about premiums which were given as rewards for attendance and scholarly excellence.
Abstract: Charles Lee Reese, Sr. (1862-1940) was a chemist and scientist at the E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company from 1902 to 1931. The Charles L. Reese papers are a group of material from his student days, the texts of lectures and articles, biographical materials and genealogical notes.
Dates: 1831-1947; Majority of material found within 1880-1936
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Delaware State Tax Department, Delaware School Auxiliary Association and School Foundation records
Abstract: Miscellaneous records including information about educational facilities in Delaware.
Abstract: Eugene S. Ferguson (1916-2004) was one of the founders of the discipline of the history of technology, both through teaching at Iowa State University and the University of Delaware and by working at the Smithsonian Institution and the Hagley Museum. This collection documents the first twenty years of the history of technology as an academic discipline, and networking among its practitioners.
Dates: 1937-2001; Majority of material found within 1960-1995
Abstract: Joshua Gilpin (1765-1841) was a merchant and paper manufacturer in Delaware. This collection is a microfilm of letters in a scrapbook, including correspondence from Gilpin, Thomas Gilpin (1776-1853), and others.
Abstract: Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945), known as N.C. Wyeth was one of America's foremost illustrators and painters. This poster shows a figure in the center holding up a torch. A pageant of historically costumed figures surrounds her with a log cabin on the left and a modern city on the right.
Scope and Content: This series consists of teaching materials used by Irv Koons in his packaging seminars, particularly the Fundamental of Packaging Seminar, an intensive three day course developed as part of a curriculum for design professionals offered by New York University's School of Continuing Education. This course briefly covered the history of packaging and every aspect of the design process from research and development through final production. It was based on earlier seminars which Koons had conducted under the auspices of the Package Designers Council. In addition to Koons's syllabus, lecture notes, and supplementary course materials, the records in this series include seminar and conference bulletins, packaging and design newsletters, a clippings file, conference papers, and manufacturers' catalogs and product specifications for various packaging materials.
Dates: 1946-1996; Majority of material found within 1955-1985