Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
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.
DuPont American Industries was formed in 1918 as a holding of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company in order to purchase a substantial portion of General Motors and Chevrolet stock. This item is a portrait of a large group of male employees of DuPont American Industries.
DuPont Company employees series dates from 1937 to 1987 and contains group portraits of Experimental Station executives, proofs of articles for DuPont Today magazine, one issue of DuPont Today, portraits of Crawford H. Greenewalt, Salim Ibrahim and Charles J. Pedersen and a chart titled "CIS-IFS-ABS update." There are also three certificates which were awarded to the DuPont Company from professional organizations.
The DuPont executive team holds top-line responsibility for driving DuPont’s vision and ensuring that its core values are upheld across the company.This collection consists of individual portraits of DuPont Company executives. It also includes group portraits of the Executive Committee, Finance Committee, and Board of Directors.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly known as the DuPont Company. It was established in 1802 and began by manufacturing gunpowder, later moving into chemical compounds. During the 1920s and 1930s, under the leadership of Irénée du Pont (1876-1963), president from 1919 to 1926, and Lammot du Pont (1880-1952), president from 1926 to 1940, the company became the world's leading chemical manufacturer producing smokeless powder, dynamite, dyes, cellophane, textile fibers, and artificial rubber. The records primarily document the presidency of Lammot du Pont, with some fragmentary records from the Irénée du Pont period.
Eugene du Pont Jr. (1873-1954) was a director of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company from 1917 until 1954, and a great grandson of company founder, Éleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834). The papers of Eugene du Pont Jr. include reports to the DuPont Company Board of Directors by the executive committee and the treasurer of the DuPont Company. In addition, there are several copies of letters to du Pont family members.
This series describes the history of the company during the 1960s, a period during which it steadily lost market share to IBM. The correspondence of President R.E. McDonald and Vice Presidents F.R. Raach and G.H. Geick documents corporate strategy, organization changes, technological innovation, and sales policies.
H. Ledyard Towle (1890-1973) was a commercial artist, portrait painter, and color consultant to various industries. This collection consists of a matted photographic portrait of H. Ledyard Towle.
Lammot du Pont Copeland (1905-1983) held various roles at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, culminating in his tenure as the company's president from 1961 to 1971 and chairman of the board from 1967 to 1971. The collection documents Copeland's years as President and Chairman of the Board. There is also limited material from his earlier roles as Secretary and Vice President. The papers reflect the company's strategy of international expansion during the 1960s, apparent in Copeland's voluminous correspondence with the International Department.
This series consists of correspondence between corporate secretaries and president Herbert J. Tily. Much of it concerns bank financing, authorizations, and accounts. There are also executive payrolls (1931-1950), employment contracts for top executives, and notes on executive development programs.
The Manufacturers' Club of Philadelphia was founded on May 19th, 1887 by members of the Philadelphia Manufacturers Association, a group of leading Philadelphia industrialists that predominantly consisted of textile executives. The guest book for the Manufacturers' Club of Philadelphia contains the names and signatures of both guests and the members that accompanied or introduced them, along with the city from which they were visiting.
The National Industrial Conference Board (NICB), later named The Conference Board, is a non-profit membership organization specializing in economic research. This collection contains photographic prints, primarily portraits, of early NICB members.
The Philadelphia, Easton and Water-Gap Railroad Company was incorporated in Pennsylvania on April 6, 1852, and renamed the North Pennsylvania Railroad Company on October 3, 1853. The collection consists of nineteenth and twentieth century portraits of officers and presidents.
William E. Mullestein (1911-2005) was president of the Lukens Steel Company from 1969 to 1974 and chairman from 1974 to 1978. These seven photographs relate to his career at Lukens Steel.
At the time of his death, William G. Ramsay (1866-1916) was chief engineer, a director and vice president of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. This is a small collection of photographs of executives of the DuPont Company. Most of them are copies of other photographs. All but one is identified.