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Office layout

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Office interiors

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

DuPont Company Chart Room and Hush-a-Phone photographs

Accession: 1974-298

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. The company was established in 1802 by Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) and his son Éleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834); the company began with the production of gunpowder. In 1919, the DuPont Company created a room dedicated to large charts showing important financial statistics for its explosives business and emerging chemical ventures. The Chart Room was located on the ninth floor of the DuPont Building in Wilmington, nearby the offices of Executive Committee members. This collection consists of four photographs, three of which are panoramic and mounted on cardboard. They consist of three undated views of the DuPont Company Chart Room, taken approximately between 1919 and 1930.

Dates: 1919-1930

DuPont Company President Crawford Greenewalt's office transparencies

Accession: 1968-026

Crawford Hallock Greenewalt (1902-1993) was a chemist and President of the DuPont Company from 1948 to 1962. This collection consists of five color transparencies of the DuPont Company President's office interiors, (previously identified as Pierre S. du Pont's office, but now believed to be Crawford Greenewalt's office).

Dates: circa 1948-1962

Philadelphia Quartz Company office negative

Accession: 1994-340

Philadelphia Quartz Company began as a family soap and candle business in 1831. It was founded in Philadelphia by Joseph Elkinton (1830-1905). It began producing and selling sodium silicate in 1861 as a builder to replace rosin in soap formulations. This image of office includes three male clerks and one visitor.

Dates: circa 1895-1900

Saxon Motor Car Company album

Accession: 1973-294

The Saxon Motor Car Company was located in Detroit, Michigan and had offices in Troy, New York. It began producing automobiles in the winter of 1913-1914, when the company introduced a two-seater roadster. The album contains photographs of the Saxon Motor Car Company's offices in Troy, New York and Detroit, Michigan.

Dates: circa 1915

Seagram Building photographs

Accession: 2001-238

The Seagram Company was one of the world's largest alcoholic beverage firms. Completed in 1958 and designed according to the minimalist principles of International Style, the Seagram Building was built of glass and metal, foregoing the stone and brick ornamental facades of preceding buildings. This collection consists of photographs of the Seagram Building in New York City.

Dates: 1958

The boardroom of the Swedish Match Company postcard

Accession: 1992-253

The Swedish Match Company manufactures and distributes snus, moist snuff, cigars, chewing tobacco, matches and lighters. This is a postcard with a photograph of a fireplace in the boardroom of the Swedish Match Company, Stockholm.

Dates: 1928-1931