Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content: The drawings in this series document a sample of McShain's projects such as apartment and office buildings, colleges, churches, and shopping centers in Philadelphia and Washington, DC There are also drawings for well-known projects including the Franklin D. Roosevelt library at Hyde Park, N.Y.; the Jefferson Memorial, John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Longfellow Building in Washington, DC; and the Philadelphia International Airport.
Abstract: Archmere Academy is a private college preparatory school founded in 1932 on the former John J. Raskob (1879-1950) estate in Claymont, Delaware. The collection contains architectual drawings of various floors, bathrooms, and other rooms in the Academy.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Associated Factory Mutual Fire Insurance Companies maps and plans
Abstract: The Associated Factory Mutual Fire Insurance Companies comprised twenty-eight mutual insurance firms that specialized in industrial fire insurance. The collection consists of seventy original hand-colored plans and maps primarily depicting textile mills, paper products factories and foundries in New England and New York.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > C.W. Huff architectural plans for Eugene du Pont's Windsor Farm, Virginia home, copies
Abstract: Windsor Farms is one of Richmond's first planned neighborhood, primarily of Colonial Revival design. Architects included Duncan Lee, William Lawrence Bottomley, and C.W. Huff Jr. This collection includes plans, elevations, details, and typed specifications for a house built for Eugene E. du Pont (1914-1995) by architect C.W. Huff Jr.
Found in: Audiovisual Collections > DuPont Company Savannah River Plant, defense waste processing facility photograph
Abstract: The Savannah River Plant was built near Aiken, South Caroline, and manufactured plutonium and tritium for the U.S. nuclear program. This item is a color photograph of the architect's rendering.
Abstract: Gilpin, Van Trump & Montgomery, Inc. provided insurance sales and service to property owners. The business was established in 1865 in Wilmington, Delaware, by businessman James Woolley (1818-1886). By the early-to-mid twentieth century, the company specialized in real estate sales and service, as well as mortgages, becoming Delaware's only full-service real estate organization. The records include minutes, corporate histories, publicity material, as well as information on company properties, and documents the company's rise from a small insurance company to a large, multi-service insurance, real estate, mortgage, and investment firm.
Abstract: James W. Flaherty Inc. was a general contractor company in Wilmington, Delaware that operated between 1949 and 1983. Consists of drawings and plans for various local properties, including du Pont family estates.
Abstract: Longwood Gardens is a series of formal display gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania that was developed by Pierre S. du Pont (1870-1954) after he purchased the site from the Peirce family in 1906. The collection includes two 1925 blueprints for two of the three bungalows that were built at Longwood.
Dates: 1946-2006; bulk 1969-2006
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Proposed DuPont Company Pavilion for the 1964 New York World's Fair presentation book
Abstract: Domenico Mortellito (1906-1994) was a muralist, sculptor, and designer noted for his work in plastics and other synthetic materials. He worked with E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company from 1945 to 1979. The 1964, the New York World's Fair was held in Flushing Meadows, New York, from April 22, 1964 to October 18, 1964, and then again from April 25, 1965 to October 17, 1965. The theme was "Peace through Understanding." This item is Mortellito's designer presentation book of the proposed DuPont Company pavilion for the 1964 New York World's Fair.