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Computer & Communications Industry Association IBM antitrust trial records, 1969-1982
Creator: Computer & Communications Industry Association (U.S.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1912
Extent:   90 linear feet, 945 microfiche
Abstract:   The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) was involved in duplicating and making available court documents of interest to their members. CCIA assembled documents, assigned their own numbering scheme, and in some cases created microfiche copies of the records. The IBM antitrust trial records consists of CCIA photocopies and microfiche copies of trial transcripts, trial exhibits, depositions, legal memoranda, motions, subpoenas, and other documents relating to antitrust suits brought against IBM throughout the 1970s.
Christiana Bank & Trust Company records, 1988-2007
Creator: Christiana Bank and Trust Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2710
Extent:   0.5 linear foot
Abstract:   The Christiana Bank & Trust Company formed in 1992 to conduct a banking and trust business for Greenville, Delaware, and nearby communities in New Castle County, Del., and Chester County, Pennsylvania. The records include initial business and organizational plans, including stock offerings; annual reports; shareholder and directors lists; board minutes; quarterly financial reports, and documents covering the merger of the bank with National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
Pennsylvania Railroad stations and bridges viewbook, undated
Creator: Chisholm Bros.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2000.222
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   The Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) was chartered in 1846 to complete an all-railroad network across the state. Between 1855 and 1874, the PRR underwent rapid expansion and emerged as one of the two largest railroad systems in the region east of the Mississippi and north of the Ohio. In 1910, the PRR entered Manhattan through tunnels under the Hudson and East Rivers. This is a viewbook or souvenir album containing views related to the Pennsylvania Railroad in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, including stations, bridges, and tracks.
Simon B. Camacho papers, 1859-1906
Creator: Camacho, Simon B., (Simon Bolivar), 1859-1906
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2704
Extent:   0.4 linear foot
Abstract:   Diaries of a traveling sales representative for the American Bank Note Company, mostly relating to business travels in Latin America, but also containing information on daily events in the New York City area, news of the day, and domestic, personal and religious reflections.
Canada Dry beverages sales album, 1938
Creator: Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.248
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   Canada Dry is a brand of soft drinks best known for its ginger ale. Canada Dry had its beginning when John McLaughlin (1865-1914) opened a small carbonated water plant in Toronto, Canada, in 1890 to manufacture soda water. In the 1930s the company introduced other Canada Dry mixers. Canada Dry expanded worldwide during this period. The album was created as a salesman's flip chart for Canada Dry distributors to show retailers. There are images of Canada Dry products, views of bottling plants and the manufacturing process, as well as advertisements and merchant testimonials.
Miscellaneous (mostly railroad) stock certificates, 1848-1907
Creator: Canada Southern Railway Company. Cincinnati Northern Railroad Company. Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Railroad Company. Cleveland and Toledo Railroad Company. Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway Company. Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati & Indianapolis Railway Company. Cleveland, Painesville and Ashtabula Rail Road Company. Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway. Little Falls and Dolgeville Railroad Company. Mahoning Coal Railroad Company. McKeesport and Belle Vernon Railroad Company. Merchants Despatch Transportation Company. Michigan Central Railroad Company. Michigan Southern & Northern Indiana Railroad Company. New York and Northern Railway Company. New York and Ottawa Railway Company. New York, West Shore & Buffalo Railway Company. Niagara Falls Branch Railroad. Peoria and Eastern Railway Company. Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg Railroad Company. Ulster and Delaware Railroad Company. Utica and Schenectady Railroad Company. Wallkill Valley Railroad.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.233
Extent:   104 items
Abstract:   Historically, a stock certificate is a paper record of ownership in a company. Certain information is included on a stock certificate: number of share, identification number, a corporate seal, and signatures. This collection consists of predominantly unissued stock certificates for American railroad companies. There are also four certificates of tax free municipal bonds of the City of Philadelphia.
Donald F. Carpenter photographs, circa 1920-1968
Creator: Carpenter, Donald F.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2003.203
Extent:   500 items
Abstract:   Donald Fell Carpenter (1899-1985) was General Manager of the Film Department at Du Pont. The collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets and a few letters relating to Donald Carpenter's personal life and career.
Eileen Gray prints, circa 1992
Creator: Catterall, Claire. Gray, Eileen, 1878-1976.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.217
Extent:   25 items
Abstract:   Eileen Gray (1878-1976) is considered one of the most important and influential furniture designers and architects of the early twentieth century, inspiring both modernism and Art Deco movements. She was among the vanguard of the International Style in her use and interpretation of geometric forms and industrially produced materials. This collection is a boxed set of postcard-size reproductions of black and white photographs of houses, rooms, and objects designed by her.
Centennial Exhibition photograph and ephemera, circa 1872-1877
Creator: Centennial Exhibition. (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2003.255
Extent:   9 linear feet
Abstract:   The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundreth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. This collection contains Centennial Exhibition photographs, albums, scrapbooks, and ephemera
World's Fair and travel postcards, 1933-1955
Creator: Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934: Chicago, Ill.); Sesqui-centennial International Exposition (1926: Philadelphia, Pa.)
Repository:   Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.224
Extent:   9 images
Abstract:   World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. This small collection consists of nine postcards primarily of buildings and exhibits from World's Fairs.
World's Fair ephemera, 1933-1965
Creator: Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934: Chicago, Ill.); New York World's Fair (1939-1940); New York World's Fair (1964-1965)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2011.210
Extent:   22 images
Abstract:   World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. These fairs are open to the general public and can run for three weeks to six months. This is a small collection of ephemera from various World's Fairs.
Century of Progress miniature photographs, 1933-1934
Creator: Century of Progress International Exposition (Chicago, Ill.: 1933-1934)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.258
Extent:   25 images
Abstract:   World's Fairs or International Expositions are large-scale exhibitions that highlight technology, agriculture and other innovations of national or cultural significance. The Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park from May 27, 1933 to November 1, 1933. This collection contains twenty-five miniature views show landmarks in the city of Chicago and fourteen exterior views of different buildings and amusements at the 1933 Century of Progress exhibition.
1933 Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition ephemera, 1933
Creator: Century of Progress International Exposition. (Chicago, Ill.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2016.299
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   The Chicago Century of Progress International Exposition was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park from May 27, 1933 to November 1, 1933. The theme was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms." This collections consists of two items from the Exposition. One item is a folded card containing five sets of sewing needles and a threader. The second item is a set of eleven souvenir cards from Ripley's Believe It Or Not Odditorium, with original envelope and booklet.
Elva M. Chandler papers, 1917-1988, bulk 1965-1972
Creator: Chandler, Elva M., 1900-1990
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2057
Extent:   22 linear feet
Abstract:   Elva M. Chandler was an active clubwoman, active in many women's professional, church, and political organizations and president of the local Business and Professional Women's Club. Chandler's papers document her role in business and professional women's organizations and the changing role of women in business life from the 1950s to the 1970s.
Theophilus P. Chandler sketches of Eleutherian Mills, 1873
Creator: Chandler, Theophilus P. (Theophilus Parsons), 1845-1928
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.114
Extent:   4 oversize folders
Abstract:   Theophilus P. Chandler (1845-1928) was an architect, artist and professor. He designed churches, houses and bridges, trainstations and other structures, such as the bear pits at the Philadelphia Zoo. He married Sophie M. du Pont (1851-1931), daughter of Henry du Pont (1812-1889) and Louisa Gerhard (1816-1900), in March 1873. The collection consists of 4 wash drawings of various scenes at Eleutherian Mills, then the residence of Henry du Pont (1812-1889).
Christ Church Christiana Hundred photograph collection, 1859-1998; bulk 1900-1998
Creator: Christ Church Christiana Hundred (Greenville, Del.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2011.222
Extent:   0.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Christ Church Christiana Hundred is an Episcopal church in Greenville, Delaware, founded in 1848 by the du Pont family and Reverend Samuel Brinckle.This collection of Christ Church photographs consists primarily of pictures documenting changes to the church site, both exterior and interior, between 1890 and 1983.
Christ Church Christiana Hundred records, 1831-1998, bulk 1888-1987
Creator: Christ Church Christiana Hundred (Greenville, DE)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2437
Extent:   16 linear feet
Abstract:   Founded in 1848 by Reverend Samuel Brincklé and members of the du Pont family, Christ Church Christian Hundred located in Greenville, DE is one of the oldest Episcopal churches in the Diocese of Delaware. Their records chronicle the activities of Christ Church over a span of nearly one hundred fifty years and include administrative and vital records.
Women fishing Illustrations, 1885-1910
Creator: Christy, F. Earl, 1882-1961.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1996.316
Extent:   3 images
Abstract:   Angling is a method of fishing by means of using an angle or fish hook. The hook itself can be dressed with lures or bait to attract the fish. F. Earl Christy (1883-1961) was an illustrator whose early works glorified the society college girl. After the college girl craze ran its course, he painted more mature men and women, movie stars, and political figures in his romantically idealized style. These three items show women with fishing poles. One of the postcard illustration's artwork is by F. Earl Christy.
Culley family collection of Cinecraft Productions audiovisual materials, 1937-2016, bulk 1937-1975
Creator: Cinecraft Productions, Inc.; Culley family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2018.201
Extent:   5 linear feet
Abstract:   Cinecraft Productions was founded in 1939 by Ray Culley (1904-1983) and Betty Culley (1914-2016) in Cleveland, Ohio. Ray Culley served as president of the company until his retirement in 1970. During his tenure, Cinecraft specialized in commercial productions for business, industry, trade organizations, and, in some cases, government agencies and social service organizations. Cinecraft was one among hundreds of production houses in the U.S. during the middle decades of the 20th century that specialized in motion pictures commonly referred to as non-theatrical, industrial, business and/or sponsored films. This collection documents the history of the company, the people that worked there, and some of the company's film and educational projects. The collection has been arranged into three series: Company and personnel history; Films; and Educational materials. The materials date from 1937 to 2016 with a bulk of the collection dating from 1937 to 1975.
Interior designs by Lyman W. Cleveland, circa 1920-1965
Creator: Cleveland, Lyman W.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.237
Extent:   0.25 linear feet
Abstract:   This is a collection of photographs and drawings of interiors designed by the firm of Lyman W. Cleveland, Interior Architecture & Design, of Philadelphia, PA.
Mendes Cohen report on the economy of a new system of working the engines on the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road Company, 1854
Creator: Cohen, Mendes, 1831-1915
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0460
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Mendes Cohen (1831-1915) worked for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, chiefly in the Motive Power Department, from 1851 to 1855, where he adaptated wood-burning locomotives to coal-burning and devised the method for handling traffic on the 10% temporary grade over the Kingwood Tunnel. The report covers a series of tests and improvements conducted in 1853 and 1854 with the aim of reducing flue wear and tear and fuel consumption in the large coal-burning engines
Margaretta du Pont Coleman papers, 1852-1915
Creator: Coleman, Margaretta du Pont, 1862-1938
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2027
Extent:   4.33 linear feet
Abstract:   Margaretta “Meta” du Pont Coleman (1862-1938) collected these papers which primarily consist of family correspondence from the Louisville, Ky. branch of the du Pont family.
Meta Coleman collection of du Pont family portraits, circa 1860-circa 1900
Creator: Coleman, Margaretta du Pont, 1862-1938
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1968.021
Extent:   37 items
Abstract:   Margaretta “Meta” du Pont Coleman (1862-1938) was a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company with his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) in 1802. The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. She collected family portraits while compiling a family genealogy. This collection includes daguerrotypes, tintypes, ambrotypes and other early portrait photographs of various family members.
Christiana Machine Company records, 1877-1929, bulk 1877-1915
Creator: Christiana Machine Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2135
Extent:   36.3 linear feet
Abstract:   The Christiana Machine Company is a small, general purpose machine shop and foundry located in Christiana, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Their records cover the operation of the company under the Broomells and Burnham from 1877 to 1915 and are typical of the records of a small machine shop.
Coal mine inspection trip album, 1914
Creator: Coal Lands Securities Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1986.238
Extent:   50 images
Abstract:   Coal Lands Securities Co. was one of several mining companies owned in large portion by Thomas J. Foster (1843-1936), a publisher. Lackawanna Coal and Lumber Company and Highland Lumber Company were also part of Foster's holdings. The album contains photographs taken during an inspection trip made by a party from the Coal Lands Securities Company to properties in West Virginia owned by the Lackawanna Coal and Lumber Company and the Highland Lumber Company.
Curtis Paper Company records, 1823-1942
Creator: Curtis Paper Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0394
Extent:   5 linear feet
Abstract:   The Curtis Paper Company was a small producer specializing in high-quality paper located in Newark, Delaware. Their records consist primarily of account books, with some organization papers, deeds, and correspondence.
Special Court Reporter, 1975-1982
Creator: CRR Publishing Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2379
Extent:   61 volumes
Abstract:   The Special Court was a federal court created to oversee and expedite the reorganization of six bankrupt northeastern railroads and the creation of a federally-funded Consolidated Railroad Corporation (Conrail). The Reporter was created for the information of the large number of lawyers involved in the cases. It covers the entire reorganization but is weighted towards procedural matters concerning what constitutes a fair valuation of appropriated property. It does not included actual testimony or exhibits.
Conoco files on films To Fly and Flyers, 1974-1996, bulk 1978-1985
Creator: Conoco, Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2527
Extent:   0.7 linear foot
Abstract:   The records consists of contract and production documents for two celebrated IMAX films sponsored by Conoco, Inc., and made for the National Air and Space Museum, with an accompanying juvenile storybook.
Charles M. Cooper papers, 1925-1968
Creator: Cooper, Charles M. (Charles Milton), 1900-1971
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2275
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   Charles M. Cooper (1900-1971) was employed at E.I. du Pont de Nemours &Company as an engineer at several facilities. His papers include biographical data, speeches and articles, photographs, and a selection of correspondence.
Electrical Exposition and Motor Show miniature posters, 1912-1915
Creator: Cooper, F.G., b. 1883
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1991.245
Extent:   9 images
Abstract:   Frederic G. Cooper (1883-1962) was an honorary member of the Society of Illustrators. He worked for New York Edison from 1905 to 1926. These are miniature souvenir posters for the Electrical Exposition and Motor Shows sponsored by the New York Edison Company.
David H. Cope photographs, 1890-1988
Creator: Cope, David H., 1913-2001
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2001.242
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   David Harrison Cope (1913-2001) held a lifelong interest in railroads and, in particular, steam locomotives. He began collecting photographs at an early age. This collection primarily consists of black and white photographs and negatives of steam locomotives from a variety of railroads, but it includes some other rolling stock, station photos, related railroad items such as coaling stations and some street railroads, interurbans, and trolley images.
Hagley area and Charles Copeland estate photographs, 1895-1944
Creator: Copeland, Charles, 1867-1944; Gentieu, Pierre A., 1842-1930; Sanborn Studio (Wilmington, Del.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1987.243
Extent:   0.5 linear foot
Abstract:   Charles Copeland (1867-1944) was Secretary of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company from 1921 to 1935. He also served on the Board of Directors from 1921 to 1942. This small collection primarily consists of scenic views of the Hagley property. The collection has been organized into three series: Brandywine and Hagley areas of Copeland estate; Rolling wheels, and Pierre Gentieu prints.
Conrail photographs, 1900-1979
Creator: Consolidated Rail Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.231
Extent:   24 linear feet
Abstract:   The Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) was incorporated in October 1974. It was formed under the auspices of the United States Railway Association, a quasi-public agency established for the purpose of solving the problems of bankrupt railroads in the Northeast and Midwest. The Conrail photograph collection consists of a large number of images from its company files, but the majority of the material comes from its predecessor companies: Pennsylvania Railroad and Penn Central Transportation Company. These items are predominanatly composed of photographs, negatives, transparencies, lantern slides, and films.
Plymouth television commercial film, 1960
Creator: Chrysler Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.264
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Plymouth was brand of automobiles produced by the manufacturing company the Chrysler Corporation. Plymouth's first appeared in 1928 as a low-priced option to compete with Chevrolet and Ford. This item is a television commercial film for a 1960 Plymouth Fury.
Music from the banks of the Brandywine sound recording, 1993
Creator: Cox, Brian; du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935; New Tankopanicum Orchestra.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.245
Extent:   1 item
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, eventually becoming co-owner. He was an accomplished musician who composed many scores, however, he destroyed most as he became deaf. Only six survive. This compact disc contains six sound recordings of scores composed by Alfred I. du Pont. Performed by the New Tankopanicum Orchestra, conducted by Brian Cox, Published in Greenville, DE : Tank CD p1993. Includes program notes (1 folded sheet [6] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Craven-McDade family papers, 1899-1954
Creator: Craven, William E.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2308
Extent:   7 folders
Abstract:   Papers related to the Craven and McDade Family of Henry Clay villiage in Delaware.
Louise du Pont Crowninshield papers, 1896-1958
Creator: Crowninshield, Louise du Pont, 1877-1958.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0471
Extent:   19.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Louise du Pont Crowninshield (1877-1958) was an early leader in the field of historic preservation and a collector of antiques and hooked rugs. The collection includes her papers as well as those of her husband Francis Boardman Crowninshield, her mother, and other family members.
Louise du Pont Crowninshield photographs, 1860-1945
Creator: Crowninshield, Louise du Pont, 1877-1958
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1971.mss.471
Extent:   5 linear feet
Abstract:   Louise Evelina du Pont (1877-1958) was an heiress and preservationist, who was the great granddaughter of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771–1834), the founder of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. She was the last du Pont to live on the Eleutherian Mills estate. This collection consists of photographic and graphic materials primarily of Crowninshield's extended du Pont family and friends. The collection has been organized into four series: Family portraits, Travel photographs, Residences, and Mary Pauline Foster du Pont sketches and collection of travel souveniers.
Hotel Varadero Internacional, Cuba postcard, 1951
Creator: Cue.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.242
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   The Hotel Varadero Internacional, built in 1950, was next to Xanadu, Irenée du Pont's (1876-1963) estate that was built in Cuba around 1930. The postcard gives a black and white photographic view of the entrance to the driveway to the Hotel Varadero, with the hotel in the background.
Francis Curtis record book, 1807-1808
Creator: Curtis, Francis
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0095
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Record book of Francis Curtis, a Maryland lawyer during the early seventeenth century.
New York World's Fair postcards, 1939
Creator: Curtis, Jane Wright
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.205
Extent:   3 items
Abstract:   The New York World’s Fair of 1939 was held in Flushing Meadows on Long Island between April 30, 1930 and October 31, 1939. This small collection consists of three official postcards of the 1939 New York World's Fair.
Cushman picture collection, circa 1700-1993
Creator: Cushman, Helen
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.270
Extent:   4 linear feet
Abstract:   Helen Baker Cushman, the daughter of Westinghouse vice president Ivan F. Baker, ran a business history consulting service in Westfield, N.J., under the style of H.M. Baker Associates. In the course of conducting her business, Mrs. Cushman collected a wide variety of business publications, trade cards, ephemera, and other memorabilia with special emphais on world expositions. She also assembled her own general picture archive for use in her business.
Helen Baker Cushman business papers, 1853-1992
Creator: Cushman, Helen Baker
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2175
Extent:   26 linear feet
Abstract:   Helen Baker Cushman, the daughter of Westinghouse vice president Ivan F. Baker, ran a business history consulting service in Westfield, N.J., under the style of H.M. Baker Associates. Her papers consist primarily of correspondence with clients and potential clients; notes, drafts and printer's mechanicals and negatives for her publications; data files created in the course of her work; and some business publications and ephemera.
1939 New York World's Fair souvenirs, 1939, 1949
Creator: Chicago Railroad Fair (1948-1949); New York World's Fair (1939-1940)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.223
Extent:   13 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 New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The theme was "The World of Tomorrow." This small collection consists of souvenir items from the 1939 New York World's Fair.
Copeland family papers, 1637-1998, bulk 1950-1998
Creator: Copeland family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2203
Extent:   14 linear feet
Abstract:   Consists of the family papers of former DuPont CEO Lammot du Pont Copeland and his wife Pamela Cunningham Copeland.
Pamela C. and Lammot du Pont Copeland family photographs, 1810-1994
Creator: Copeland family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1999.243
Extent:   563 photographic prints
Abstract:   The collection contains photographs of Pamela and Lammot du Pont Copeland and family members. Many of the pictures document the couple's various activities and philanthropic interests.
Central Railroad Company of New Jersey records, 1839-1973
Creator: Central Railroad Company of New Jersey
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1869
Extent:   27 linear feet
Abstract:   The Central Railroad Company of New Jersey operated a main line between New York and Scranton with numerous branches within the state of New Jersey. It was one of the more important anthracite-carrying railroads, with important commuter and terminal facilities in the New York area. The collection primarily consists a set of incomplete minutes of parent, predecessor, and subsidiary companies.
Centennial Exhibition puzzle blocks, 1876
Creator: Centennial Exhibition (1876: Philadelphia)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.314
Extent:   11 items
Abstract:   The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. Five wooden "jigsaw" puzzles showing buildings at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, PA. Also five prints of the same views as the ones on the puzzle, and the original wooden box.
Centennial Exposition photographs, 1876
Creator: Centennial Exhibition (1876: Philadelphia)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1970.122
Extent:   8 items
Abstract:   The Centennial Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. The collection consists of eight photographic prints with views of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition buildings and grounds.
Centennial Exhibition buildings print, 1876?
Creator: Centennial Exhibition (1876: Philadelphia).
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.217
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. This print gives a general view of the grounds and buildings.
Centennial scrapbook, circa 1876
Creator: Centennial Exhibition (1876: Philadelphia).
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2016.297
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Centennial Exhibition of 1876 celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of American Independence. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. This item is an empty scrapbook with a decorative cover celebrating the Centennial Exhibition.
Mauch Chunk and Mount Pisgah chromolithograph, circa 1875
Creator: Clay & Richmond.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1998.245
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   Mauch Chunk, a town in northeastern Pennsylvania now known as Jim Thorpe, was founded in 1818 by Josiah White (1781-1850). It grew up around the coal industry. This is a colorful view looking down on Mauch Chunk with Mount Pisgah in background.
Carter & Scattergood records, 1826-1903
Creator: Carter & Scattergood.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0376
Extent:   0.8 linear feet
Abstract:   The Philadelphia chemical manufacturing firm of Carter & Scattergood was founded in 1834. It continued to do business under that name until 1911, when it was sold to the Henry Bower Chemical Manufacturing Company. Their records include day books, ledgers, receipt books, laboratory books containing records of wages, materials, processes and apparatus; production tables; correspondence including one describing in detail the first four years of the firm's operations; and receipts and bills.
Glimpses of Coatesville, Pa. postcards booklet, circa 1920
Creator: C.N. Speakman & Sons
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.132
Extent:   1 folder
Abstract:   Coatesville is a city along the Brandywine River in Chester County, Pennsylvania. This item is a booklet containing 16 postcards with images of sites in and around Coatesville, Pennsylvania.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, circa 1880s-2011
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230
Extent:   500 linear feet
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series II. Nation's Business photographs, 1890s-2004, bulk 1940s-1960s
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230.II
Extent:   35 linear feet
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series III. Negatives and slides, 1981-2001, 2003
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230.III
Extent:   31 linear feet
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series VI. Audio, 1970-1995
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230.VI
Extent:   2.5 linear feet
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series VII. Breakfast Bunch audio, 1979-1992
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230.VII
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series X. TV spots videocassettes (VHS), 1987, 1990-2002
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230.X
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States records, 1912-2011
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1960
Extent:   107 linear feet
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States has matured into the largest lobbying group in Washington. Formed in April of 1912, at the request of President William Howard Taft, the Chamber's commitment to being the voice of business is well documented. The records contain articles of incorporation, Bylaws, resolutions and minutes of annual meetings, Presentations to Congress, speeches by members, and conferences hosted by the Chamber. Little correspondence is found in the collection. Numerous publications give insight into the concerns facing American businesses in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series I. Chamber photographs, 1920-2011, Bulk 1946-1975
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230.I
Extent:   40 linear feet
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series IV. Digital images, 2000-2011
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230.IV
Extent:   1.02 terabytes
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series IX. Living Legends videos, 1988-1992
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230.IX
Extent:   21 linear feet
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series V. Ephemera, 1979-1982, undated
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230.V
Extent:   1.5 linear feet
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series VIII, Video, 1982-2009
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230.VIII
Extent:   74 linear feet
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series XI. Film, 1948, 1958, 1962-1977
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230.XI
Extent:   471 film reels
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series XII. It's Your Business videos, 1979-1998
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230.XII
Extent:   225 linear feet
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series XIII. Videos (1" open reel), 1982-1989
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230.XIII
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series XIV. Digital records, 1994-2011
Creator: Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.230.XIV
Extent:   1698.0 digital files
Abstract:   The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. This collection contains photographs, negatives, slides, digital images, sound recordings, videos, and films that document the history of the Chamber from its founding to the 21st century. The materials provide a record not only of the activities of the Chamber but also of the political landscape surrounding key issues related to business. The collection focuses on the legislation, regulations, and litigation impacting the economy, immigration reform, pensions, health care, trade, Social Security, air quality, global warming, workplace safety, and taxes, as well as major industries such as energy, aviation, automobiles, agriculture, transportation,mining, shipping, and technology.
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