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Christopher T. Baer's research notes on 19th century toll roads, 1981-1993
Creator: Baer, Christopher T.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2686
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   Notes and maps from an unfinished project to map the turnpike and plank road networks of the states from New York to Virginia/West Virginia down to 1860 and for two completed journal articles on the turnpikes and plank roads of New York State during the same period.
Bailey, Banks & Biddle records, 1832-2003, bulk 1880-1980
Creator: Bailey, Banks & Biddle Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2453
Extent:   59 linear feet
Abstract:   Bailey, Banks & Biddle (BB&B) was a renowned upscale jewelry firm that made and sold high quality merchandise.
James Bailey collection of DuPont Company images and videos, 1977-2002
Creator: Bailey, James E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.234
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   The DuPont Experimental Station is a large industrial research facility founded in 1903; focused on chemistry research. James Bailey was an employee at the DuPont Company for forty years. The materials in this small collection consist of photographs, videos and ephemera related to the DuPont Company.
Disposor Corporation album, circa 1930s
Creator: Baker, Eric J.;Disposor Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.258
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Disposor Corporation was the sales agent for the General Fan Corporation of New York City in the 1930s. This collection consists of fourteen photographs of the General Fan Corporation's various mechanical products (ventilation and cooling units) on display at exhibits or installed in businesses, including a ship and restaurants. The album was put together by the Disposor Corporation for sales purposes.
Ivan F. Baker papers, 1923-1971
Creator: Baker, Ivan F. (Ivan Franklin), 1887-1976
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2175
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   Ivan F. Baker was a career executive with the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. He was assigned to Japan from 1919 to 1927 and to Europe from 1927 to 1938. Consequently, he played an important role as the company navigated post-1945 reconstruction, the restoration of international trade, and the divisions of the Cold War. The papers include engineering reports, memoranda, handbooks for trade fairs, Westinghouse publications, and Baker’s speeches and writings.
Baldwin Locomotive Works Trades Exhibit Constitutional Centennial Celebration album, 1887
Creator: Baldwin Locomotive Works.. Vauclain, Samuel M., (Samuel Matthews), 1856-1940
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1983.237
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Baldwin Locomotive Works was a manufacturer of railroad locomotives from 1825 until 1972. The company was originally located in Philadelphia and then later moved to Eddystone, Pennsylvania. This album contains twenty two photographs of Baldwin Locomotive Works train engines, train cars, and parts. The album appears to have been created by company President S.M. Vauclain for the Trades Exhibit at the Constitutional Centennial Celebration.
The Fair of the Iron Horse : Baltimore and Ohio Centenary Exhibition and Pageant souvenir postcards, 1927
Creator: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.280
Extent:   15 items
Abstract:   The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was the first common carrier railroad in the nation began operating in 1827. It spanned as far north as New York and as far west as St. Louis and Chicago. This is a small collection of souvenir postcards that were published for the The Fair of the Iron Horse, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's centenary exhibition and pageant of 1927. It was held near Baltimore, Maryland.
Francis Bannerman family photographs, circa 1870-1970, bulk 1969-1970
Creator: Bannerman family; Bannerman, Francis, 1851-1918
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2001.229
Extent:   0.25 linear feet
Abstract:   Francis Bannerman Sons was a major purveyor of military goods to sportsmen and collectors in New York City over three generations. The collection consists of photographs of Francis Bannerman and his family, including his wife, Nelly Boyce Bannerman, and his sons, David and Francis. The collection also includes photographs of Bannerman's Island Arsenal, including images of the 1969 fire in full blaze and its destructive aftermath.
James P. Baughman papers, 1962-1994
Creator: Baughman, James P.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2483
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   This collection of James P. Baughman's personal and professional papers document some of his teaching career at Harvard Business School, and a large part of his consulting and teaching work through his long employment at General Electric.
James P. Baughman papers, 1962-2001
Creator: Baughman, James P.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2708
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   James Porter Baughman (born August 8, 1936) became a member of the Harvard Business School faculty in 1962 and served as consultant to a vast array of private firms and public companies. His papers describe the successful career of a renowned business manager, lecturer, consultant, and world wide resource for developing future business management practices in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.
C. Robert Werle collection of visual materials, 1920-1930
Creator: Bayha, Edwin, 1906-1990; Werle, C. Robert, 1893-1990
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.236
Extent:   19 images
Abstract:   C. Robert Werle (1893-1990) was an industrial engineer who worked for Cooley & Marvin Company of Boston conducting time studies, as well as analysis of accounting and plant methods for a variety of clients, mostly in the textile, leather, woodworking and metalworking industries. This collection consists of images, advertisements, and sales flyers, for various clients of Werle, specifically a metal packaging company, a cedar chest manufacturer, duplex homes for sale.
Bridesburg Machine Works lithograph, circa 1856
Creator: Beaulieu, E.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.163
Extent:   1 folder
Abstract:   The Bridesburg Machine Works of Alfred Jenkins & Son were manufacturers of cotton and wool carding spinning and weaving machinery, shafting and millgearing. The lithograph shows the plant exterior, people in the street, and a delivery wagon carrying textile machinery. Vignettes of machines surround the main view.
Philadelphia factories lithographs, 1849-1865
Creator: Beaulieu, E.; Herline & Company; King & Baird Co.; W.H. Rease; Wagner & McGuigan
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1975.279
Extent:   9 images
Abstract:   The lithographs include the following Philadelphia printers' names: E. Beaulieu; Herline & Co.; King & Baird; Wagner & McGuigan; and W.H. Rease. This is a group of nine mid-19th century lithographs showing illustrations of Philadelphia factories.
Fred L. Bechly papers, 1944-2004
Creator: Bechly, Fred L., 1924-2004
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2586
Extent:   0.5 linear foot
Abstract:   Fred L. Bechly (1924-2004) was an electrical engineer who worked for RCA's Camden, New Jersey, plant, where he aided in the invention of the Tricolor Kinescope Monitor, which became the standard for color television. His papers describe his work with RCA in television and video recording from 1944 to 1983.
Paul L. Bechly papers, 1990-1993
Creator: Bechly, Paul L.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2723
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   Paul L. Bechly worked in various positions for E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company between 1980 and 1993, including research and development, engineering, distribution, sales, and product management. Bechly's papers document his efforts at developing and implementing a successful perfluorocarbon (PFC) policy for the DuPont Company in the early 1990s. The papers also reflect DuPont’s companywide initiative to be at the forefront of environmental policy with regard to the global reduction of PFC emissions.
Clinton Blackburn work papers, 1945-1982
Creator: Blackburn, Clinton H.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2177
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   Clinton H. Blackburn was a mechanical engineer with E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Blackburn's papers are a sample of work-related materials he retained upon retirement.
Eugene Blery's engravings of Nemours, 1851, 1870
Creator: Blery, Eugene, 1805-1887
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.004
Extent:   2 images
Abstract:   Eugene Blery (1805-1887) was a French artist, engraver and lithographer. This collection contains two etchings of pastoral views of Nemours in Normany, France. One depicts the French ancestral home of the du Pont family.
Blockley Cotton Factory records, 1819-1882, undated
Creator: Blockley Cotton Factory (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1003
Extent:   60 items
Abstract:   The Blockley Cotton Factory was established ca. 1819 in Blockley Township, now part of West Philadelphia, by Philadelphia merchant Manuel Eyre. These records relate to the erection and operation of the factory.
Bond, Crown and Cork Company negatives, circa 1939
Creator: Bond, Crown and Cork Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2007.228
Extent:   4 linear feet
Abstract:   This collection of glass-plate and acetate negatives of bottle caps was made by the Bond, Crown and Cork Company of Wilmington, Delaware. The designs are for various beer and soft drink labels. Some of the negatives are dated from 1939, and the remainder appear to be from that time period as well.
Hardy Jefferson Bowen papers, 1948-1993
Creator: Bowen, H. Jefferson (Hardy Jefferson), 1913-2003.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2292
Extent:   0.85 linear feet
Abstract:   While working in the Engineering Dept. of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Hardy Jefferson Bowen (1913-2003) used scale models as an aid in the design and construction of a chemical plant. With an order from DuPont, Bowen founded Industrial Models, Inc. in 1947. He operated model shops in the United States, Holland, England, and Germany. Bowne’s papers consist of a series of fragments, primarily documenting his model making business.
The war between the United States and Mexico illustrated, copy photographs, 1851
Creator: Boyot Lithographers; Nebel, Carl, 1805-1855
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.017
Extent:   12 items
Abstract:   This collection contains photographic prints of illustrations from George Wilkins Kendall's The war between the United States and Mexico, a publication from 1851.
du Pont Bradford family photographs, 1828-1948
Creator: Bradford, Edward G., II, Judge, 1848-1928; du Pont Bradford, Eleuthera Paulina, 1848-1906
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2010.228
Extent:   0.25 linear feet
Abstract:   Edward G. Bradford, II (1848-1928) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. He married Eleuthera Paulina du Pont in 1872. This collection consists of photographs of the du Pont family and estate, as well as numerous postcards.
T. Peter Brody papers, 1915-2011
Creator: Brody, T. Peter, (Thomas Peter), 1920-2011
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2532
Extent:   23 linear feet
Abstract:   Thomas Peter Brody (1920-2011) was a theoretical physicist whose work in tunnel diodes and semiconductor device theory resulted in numerous electronic uses for thin film technology, eventually leading to his invention of active matrix flat panel display technology, or liquid crystal display (LCD) technology. The collection describes Dr. Brody's education, personal and professional character, scientific achievements, business successes and disappointments, as well as personal praise. Included are lecture notes, private and professional correspondence, research studies, patents, contracts, business records, and other documents related to Dr. Brody's career and the development of LCD technology.
Maurice du Pont Lee photographs, circa 1895-1970
Creator: Brooks Studio.; Cohen, Edward.; Lee, Maurice du Pont, 1885-1974--Family.; Lubitsh & Bungarz.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1975.271
Extent:   98 items
Abstract:   Maurice du Pont Lee (1855-1974) was the General Advisor to the Chief Engineer of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The collection includes photographs of Maurice du Pont Lee's family members, including his mother, Marguerite du Pont Lee, and his brother, Cazenove Gardner Lee, as well as Mrs. Maurice du Pont, Mrs. Alfred I. du Pont and other unidentified family members. The collection also includes a group of public relations photographs of Maurice du Pont Lee, dating from 1950 to 1969.
Gabrielle Shubrick Crofton and Alfred I. Du Pont individual portraits, circa 1875-1882
Creator: Brown, J. Paul
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1982.254
Extent:   2.0 images
Abstract:   Alfred Irénée du Pont (1864-1935) was the eldest son of E.I. du Pont (1829-1877). He joined the family gunpowder firm in 1884. Gabrielle Shubrick Crofton (1835-1894) was the daughter of Alfred I. du Pont's first cousin, Julia Sophia du Pont (1806-1882) and Irvine Shubrick (1797-1849). This collection consists of two individual portraits, one of Gabrielle Shubrick Crofton and the other of Alfred I. Du Pont.
Harry F. Brown papers, 1921-1970, bulk 1938-1965
Creator: Brown, Harry F. (Harry Farnsworth), 1886-1980
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2340
Extent:   0.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Harry F. Brown was an electrical engineer specializing in railroad electrification who spent most of his career with the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad. The papers consist of materials relating to American railroads outside of New England and consist almost entirely of engineering reports and memoranda relating to railroad electrification and electric locomotives and cars.
J. Crosby Brown collection of steamboat copy photographs, 1795-1930
Creator: Brown, J. Crosby
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.212
Extent:   34 images
Abstract:   James Crosby Brown, Jr., was born in Hartford, Conn., in 1929 and spent most of his life in Philadelphia, where he pursued a career in business. After retiring in 1981, he turned full-time to his life-long avocation of maritime history. This collection consists of copy photographs of steamboats, many on the Schuylkill River.
Kay Brownlee papers, 1906-1964, bulk 1939-1964
Creator: Brownlee, Kay, 1912-1971
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2261
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   Kay Brownlee (1912-1971) was employed at the Philadelphia department store B.F. Dewees. She was originally a buyer for women's fashions, but later rose to be personnel director, a post she held until the store closed in the late 1960s. Her papers contains some personal and family items but mostly documents the operations of the B.F. Dewees department store and its female employees.
Ansco G. Bruinier, Jr. collection of DuPont photographs, 1919-1969
Creator: Bruinier, Ansco G., Jr., 1898-1993
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.217
Extent:   0.25 linear foot
Abstract:   Ansco G. Bruinier, Jr. (1898-1993) was an employee in the textiles department at the DuPont Company's Chambers Works plant in Deepwater, New Jersey. The Chamber Works was constructed during World War I and entered the market for dyes left vacant by Germany's absence. This small collection consists of photographs which document a selection of highlights of Bruinier's career working in the Jackson Laboratory. The photographs date from 1919 through 1969.
Ansco G. Bruinier, Jr. papers, 1934-1962
Creator: Bruinier, Ansco G., Jr., 1898-1993
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2699
Extent:   3.4 linear feet
Abstract:   Ansco G. Bruinier, Jr. (1898-1993) was the Technical Advertising Manager for the Dyestuffs Division, Organic Chemicals Department at DuPont in the mid-twentieth century. His papers, which are fragmentary and include both work and personal documents, give insight into World War II and post-war era corporate sales and advertising strategies. Included in his work papers are interoffice correspondence, DuPont departmental organizational charts, and Dyestuffs Division advertisement proofs used in various trade journals representing the cotton, wool, paper, and textiles industries.
G. C. Murphy Company store windows and interior photographs, 1930-1935
Creator: Buckingham Studio, Inc. G. C. Murphy Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.247
Extent:   9 photographic prints
Abstract:   G.C. Murphy Co. was a chain of discount variety stores. George Clinton Murphy founded the G.C. Murphy Co. in 1906 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. it grew to more than 500 stores before its acquisition by Ames Department Stores Inc. in 1985. These photographs document window displays at a G.C. Murphy store in Washington, D.C. In 1906.
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Co. Coal Department photographs, 1903-1915
Creator: Bunnell, W. B.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1990.267
Extent:   35 images
Abstract:   The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western (DL&W) Railroad was one of the largest and most prosperous anthracite transporting and mining companies in Pennsylvania. This collection consists of dated and undated views of a boiler, breakers, collieries, fan houses, hoist, mule barns, pumps, shafts, steam plant, tunnels and an electric power plant in the anthracite mining areas in Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties of eastern Pennsylvania.
Plymouth Cordage Company album, circa 1900
Creator: Butterfield, D.W. Plymouth Cordage Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1982.231
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Plymouth Cordage Company of North Plymouth, Massachusetts, was founded in 1824 and was involved, as their name implies, in the rope-making industry, particularly for use by the shipping and fishing industries. This album contains sixteen photographs of plant interiors showing machinery and manufacturing processes, and two exterior views of the building.
Bowlus-Du Pont Sailplane Company drawing, circa 1935
Creator: Bowlus-Du Pont Sailplane Co.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1986.249
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   Bowlus-Du Pont Sailplane, Inc. was a short-lived company which combined the financing of record holding glider pilot, Richard du Pont (1911-1943), and the engineering skills of Hawley Bowlus. This reproduction drawing (there are two copies) includes elevations and cross sections of an Albatross II.
Bethlehem Steel Co. viewbook, 1911
Creator: Bethlehem Steel Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1989.232
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   At the turn of the century, under the direction of Charles Schwab and Eugene Grace, Bethlehem Steel Corporation became the second largest American steel company; combined with its other venture, Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., it became a leading 20th century American business. This item is a viewbook which contains exterior views of the Bethlehem Steel Works. These include numerous images of both the plant and office, most of which were taken at street level.
Budd Company historical file, 1914-1993, bulk 1929-1982
Creator: Budd Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2411
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   The Edward G. Budd Company (19121-1946), later the Budd Company, pioneered in the fabrication of goods from light steel sheets by stamping and welding techniques. A continuous maker of automobile and truck bodies and parts, the company was famous for the production of streamlined stainless steel railroad and transit passenger cars between 1934 and 1985. This collection is an artificial file of historical materials assembled for public relations purposes at the company’s current Michigan headquarters.
Brown Instrument Company records, 1925-1960
Creator: Brown Instrument Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1728
Extent:   54 linear feet
Abstract:   The records of the Brown Instrument Company consist of research files documenting the development of measuring instruments and industrial control systems used in continuous process manufacturing.
Bethlehem Steel Corporation and Bethlehem Ship Corporation photographs, 1786-1966
Creator: Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1980.300
Extent:   200 linear feet
Abstract:   At the turn of the century, under the direction of Charles M. Schwab (1862-1939) and Eugene Grace (1876-1960), Bethlehem Steel Corporation became the second largest American steel company; combined with its other venture, Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., it became a leading twentieth century American business. The collection includes a wide range of photography which documents the company’s long history and the breadth of its enterprises from east to west coasts and overseas. It contains eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth century industrial and non-industrial images and of management and workers. As a research tool, its use will be as varied and extensive as the corporation itself was during its years as an American industrial giant.
1964 New York World's Fair greeting cards, 1963
Creator: Banner Publishing Company; New York World's Fair (1964-1965)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.229
Extent:   12 items
Abstract:   World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The 1964 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 small collection consists of twelve greetings cards which are illustrated with color drawings (architects' renderings) of various buildings from the fair.
LeCarpentier, Green and Baker family photographs, circa 1865-1928
Creator: Baker family; Green family; LeCarpentier family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1985.256
Extent:   0.25 linear foot
Abstract:   This collection contains photographs of the LeCarpentier, Green and Baker families who were farmers and merchants in the Delaware valley area. The majority of the collection consists of formal portraits of family members, a small number of which are identified, as well as views of various locations around Wilmington, Delaware.
Bannerman family papers, 1857-1974
Creator: Bannerman family.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2210
Extent:   1.8 linear feet
Abstract:   Francis Bannerman (1820-1872) was a Brooklyn, N.Y., ship chandler who began selling Civil War military surplus as a side line. His son Francis (1851-1918) developed a three-generation dealership in military surplus and military antiques serving sportsmen and collectors. He also built a private arsenal on an island in the Hudson Highlands that is now a romantic ruin. This collection consists of Bannerman’s personal papers, travel diaries and financial documents concerning Bannerman’s Island.
Buckley Music System, Inc. album, circa 1940-1941
Creator: Buckley Music System Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2016.301
Extent:   0.25 linear feet
Abstract:   Buckley Music System, Inc. was a manufacturer and distributor of jukebox music systems for businesses. This album is a salesman sample catalogue marketing the Buckley jukebox system for restaurants, bars, and clubs. The album consists of thirty-two photographs showing the interiors establishments who have implemented the system.
Beaver Meadow Railroad and Coal Company stock transfer books, 1833-1863
Creator: Beaver Meadow Railroad and Coal Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0669
Extent:   2 volumes
Abstract:   Incorporated in 1830, Beaver Meadow Railroad & Coal Company transported anthracite coal mined in Beaver Meadow to Philadelphia markets. The company merged into the Lehigh Valley Railroad in 1864. Their records consist of stock transfer books in two volumes, dated 1833 to 1846 and 1861 to 1863, which list transactions of the company shares and changes in ownership.
Brandywine Manufacturers Sunday School (BMSS) records, 1817-1899
Creator: Brandywine Manufacturers Sunday School.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0389
Extent:   2.5 linear feet
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. E.I. du Pont, 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.
Betts & Seal records, 1828-1867
Creator: Betts & Seal.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2179
Extent:   9.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Mahlon Betts (1795-1867) established a foundry in Wilmington, Del., in 1828, which was later operated by his son Edward Betts (1825-1917) and the latter’s cousin Joshua Seal (1820-1896). They were all connected to the larger network of metal-working technicians in the Greater Philadelphia area. The records offer a rare time-capsule look at the workings of a small but innovative foundry during the first phases of American industrialization.
Baugh & Sons photographs, circa 1940
Creator: Baugh & Sons.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1980.250
Extent:   12.0 images
Abstract:   The collection consists of photographs of feed supply stores displaying signs advertising Baugh's Fertilizer. Baugh & Sons Company was founded in 1855 and was one of the oldest and largest fertilizer manufacturers in the United States during the late nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries.
T. Coleman du Pont's estate "Old Mill Farm" photographs, 1908-1940
Creator: Brooks Studio
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.237
Extent:   15 images
Abstract:   The "Old Mill" was constructed in 1909 and 1910 as a weekend home for T. Coleman du Pont in an area near Greenville, Delaware. These photographs document the Old Mill, retreat of T. Coleman du Pont, and the surrounding gardens planted by his wife, Alice.
Baldwin Locomotive Works World War II workers group photograph, 1943
Creator: Baldwin Locomotive Works
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.246
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   Baldwin Locomotive Works was a manufacturer of railroad locomotives from 1825 until 1972. This image shows group of about forty male employes and fifteen factory visitors or managers posed on a 8-inch railway gun mount in the Eddystone, Pa. plant.
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