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Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America engineering drawings, 1905-1921
Creator: Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2464.83
Extent:   8 linear feet
Abstract:   The Marconi Wireless Telegraph Corporation of America was founded in 1899 as the American branch of Guglielmo Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph & Signal Company of London. Because of its emphasis on providing radio transmitter receivers for ships and fostering oceanic communications, the U.S. Navy commandeered the company during World War I. After the war, both government and industry colluded to buy out the British company; they created the Radio Corporation of America in its stead in 1919. This collection includes around 1,300 engineering and technical drawings from the Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America . Subjects depicted range from circuit diagrams, wiring layouts, and switchboard schematics to architectural plans for aerial towers and carrying case designs.
Maryland Steel Co. photograph album, 1890-1894
Creator: Maryland Steel Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2008.224
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   Maryland Steel Company was a steel-works and shipyard operated from 1891 until 1916, when Bethlehem Steel acquired the Pennsylvania Steel Company and its subsidiary, Maryland Steel. This collection consists of 3 albums containing 204 cyanotype photographs taken at the Maryland Steel Company's steel plant and shipyard between 1890 and 1894. The photographs show steel buildings, steel workers, shipyard buildings, ship construction, tugs and steamships.
Milton Bradley's Official World's Fair Game and Official World's Fair Jigsaw Puzzle, 1963-1964
Creator: Milton Bradley Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.206
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   The Milton Bradley Company is a creator and manufacturer of board games located in Springfield, Massachusetts. 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 two Milton Bradley products, the Official World's Fair Game and the Official World's Fair Jigsaw Puzzle.
Morgan Paper Company plant photographs, circa 1930
Creator: Morgan Paper Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.102
Extent:   1 folder
Abstract:   Morgan Paper Company plant manufactured tissue paper. The plant located in Lititz, Pennsylvania was built by John H. Wickersham Engineering and Construction Company. The collection contains four photographic prints of Morgan Paper Company plant.
Mount Carbon Railroad Company laborers receipts, 1829-1838
Creator: Mount Carbon Rail Road Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0205
Extent:   13 items
Abstract:   The Mount Carbon Railroad Company was incorporated in Pennsylvania on April 20, 1829, for the purpose of building a railroad from the Schuylkill Canal at Mount Carbon up Norwegian Creek to the forks and thence to Wadesville on the East Branch and Mount Laffee on the West Branch. The collection consist of thirteen laborers receipts issued for the construction of the railroad in 1829 and 1830 by William R. Hopkins, superintendent.
"No Room For Gloom. Those who put things over are too busy to be blue. HOPING BEATS MOPING." (poster), 1929
Creator: Mather & Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2009.235
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   Mather & Company was a printer of motivational workplace posters, based out of Chicago, Illinois between 1923 and 1929. This item is a poster designed by Frank Beatty (1899-1984) and used to motivate workers after the Stock Market Crash.
Maxim Silencer Company photographs, circa 1900-1909, 1943-1945
Creator: Maxim Silencer Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2015.288
Extent:   29 images
Abstract:   The Maxim Silencer Company was the first company to manufacture gun silencers for commercial use. The company was founded in 1908 as the Maxim Silent Firearms Company by Hiram Percy Maxim (1869-1936) in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1912 Maxim incorporated his business as the Maxim Silencer Company. Maxim was an engineer and inventor. This small collection consists of photographs of rifles with silencers, the company's World War II Army E. Navy award ceremony, and a few images of Hiram Percy Maxim and his son Hiram Hamilton Maxim.
Merchants Coal Company photographs, 1901-1902
Creator: Merchants Coal Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1991.227
Extent:   22 images
Abstract:   The Merchants Coal Company mined semi-bituminous coal in the early twentieth century. These are images of early construction at the Merchants Coal Company in Boswell, Pennsylvania.
MCI Communications Corporation photographs and audiovisual materials, 1915-2001, bulk 1975-1997
Creator: MCI Communications Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2000.239
Extent:   140 linear feet
Abstract:   MCI Communications Corporation (MCI) was a large telecommunications company. It was organized in October 1963 in Joliet, Illinois, by John D. (Jack) Goeken (1930-2010), as Microwave Communications, Inc. Goeken and his partners were planning to provide point-to-point private line microwave communications between Chicago and St. Louis to small businesses. This large collection documents the activities of the MCI Communications Corporation and its subsidiaries as well as the development of a competitive telecommunications industry in the United States and worldwide. The materials focus on MCI corporate life, public relations, technical operations, and sales and marketing activities. A vast amount of videotapes makes up a significant portion of the MCI collection, however, there are also photographs, slides, digital files, and audio cassette tapes.
Mohawk Liqueur Corporation album, 1934
Creator: Mohawk Liqueur Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.249
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   The Detroit Mohawk Liqueur Corporation formed in 1933 at the end of Prohibition and operated through 1966. This album consists of three groups of images. The first group of photographs show a working American liquor company in Detroit, Michigan. The second group consists of different Mohawk bottled liquor products. The third part is eighteen pages of original Mohawk Liqueur labels attached to scrapbook pages.
Threshold of Tomorrow film, circa 1960s
Creator: Masonite Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.253
Extent:   1 film reel
Abstract:   The Masonite Corporation was a construction and interior design company established in 1925 by William H. Mason (1877-1940) as the Mason Fibre Co. This item is a sponsored public relations film by the Masonite Corporation about their advanced production of wood products that are "wood better than wood." The technology of wood and creative industrial process of creating 'hardwood,' siding, panelling, and a great range of products.
McShain family oral history interviews, 1990
Creator: McShain family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1990.271
Extent:   13 items
Abstract:   John McShain (1898-1989) was a Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.-based building contractor, whose firm, John McShain, Inc., was by 1950 the fiftieth largest construction firm in the United States, with contracts in excess of $100,000,000. This collection consists of thirteen audiotapes of oral history interviews with John McShain's family and friends. People interviewed include Mary McShain, Polly McShain, Vincent and Jacqueline O'Brien, and Cardinal Krol.
Meigs family papers, 1848-1958, bulk 1875-1910
Creator: Meigs family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2162
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   The papers document the lives and careers of three generations of the immediate and extended family that began with famed Civil War officer Montgomery C. Meigs (1816-1892). The most notable members include his son, engineer Montgomery Meigs (1847-1931) and granddaughter and author Cornelia Meigs (1884-1973). The materials are about equally divided between professional activities and domestic family concerns.
National Association of Manufacturers centennial calendar, 1995
Creator: Manufacturing Institute.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1995.281
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is an industrial trade association and advocacy group. NAM was organized in January of 1895 when approximately 600 manufacturers met during the 1890s depression in Cincinnati, Ohio, to formulate a program for economic recovery. Since its inception, it has pursued the objectives of American business, such as the building of the Panama Canal and opposition to both Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and Lyndon Johnson's Great Society. This calendar was created to celebrate the National Association of Manufacturers' 100th year. Each month features archival and contemporary photographs from a company belonging to the organization.
Wallace Hume Carothers photographs, 1915-1925
Creator: Machentanz, Wilko Gustard, 1895-1973
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2001.224
Extent:   4 photographic prints
Abstract:   Wallace Hume Carothers (1896-1937) was chemist and inventor of Neoprene artificial rubber and Nylon synthetic fiber. He worked as a chemist in E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company's Fundamental Research Program from 1928 until his death in 1937. These items consist of four photographs preserved by Wilko Gustad Machetanz (1895-1973), Carothers's Tarkio College roommate and lifelong friend.
Hagley Yard buildings, DuPont Company offices and laboratory, and powder labels, circa 1890-1928
Creator: Macklem, J.W.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.011
Extent:   32 items
Abstract:   This collection of John William Macklem contains 15 photographs of structures in the Hagley Yards after they closed in 1921, DuPont Company office staff in Equitable Building, Wilmington, Delaware, and 16 gunpowder labels for A.F. & Co. FF gunpowder and DuPont superfine HFg gun powder.
John W. Macklem collection of DuPont Company powder yards photographs, 1889-1936
Creator: Macklem, J.W.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1968.010
Extent:   0.25 linear feet
Abstract:   John W. Macklem (1867-1948) began working for E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company as an errand boy at a young age and remained with the company his entire career. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. This collection comprises photographs of buildings and scenes in DuPont Company explosives manufacturing plants along the Brandywine Creek near Wilmington, Delaware, including the Eleutherian Mills (or Upper) yard, the Upper Hagley yard, and the Lower Hagley yard.
The Dreadful accident on the North Pennsylvania Railroad lithograph, 1856
Creator: Magee, John L.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1971.568.1
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   The event known as Great Train Wreck of 1856, occurred on July 17, when two trains were traveling on the same track towards one another and collided at Camp Hill, just below Fort Washington, Pennsylvania. This item is a hand colored print of the railroad accident aftermath.
Charles E. Magoon collection on produce marketing, 1880-1970
Creator: Magoon, Charles E.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2016.214
Extent:   6.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Charles E. Magoon (1928-2006) was director of research at the United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association (UFFVA), a national organization that represented member growers, shippers, packers, processors, marketers and distributors of fresh produce in the United States. Magoon took a personal interest in the history of the trade. This collection contains approximately 1,500 black and white copy prints of photographs which document the marketing and distribution of produce in the United States from 1880 to 1970.
Alexander Magoun advertising collection, 1888-1989
Creator: Magoun, Alexander B.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2464.81
Extent:   1.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Alexander Magoun was the curator for the David Sarnoff Library from 1998 until 2000. After earning his Ph.D. in American History from the University of Maryland in 2000, he led the David Sarnoff Library as the Executive Director from 2000 until 2009. This collection includes advertisements from RCA and other companies for radios, televisions, phonographs, and other consumer electronics.
1964 New York World's Fair slides, 1964
Creator: Maier, Richard
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2005.202
Extent:   11 slides
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 is a small collection of slides showing various views of the 1964 New York World's Fair.
Margaret Izard Manigault papers, 1779-1857
Creator: Manigault, Margaret Izard, 1768-1824
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0502
Extent:   4.2 linear feet
Abstract:   Manigault's papers consist of her own diaries and correspondence between her and Gabrielle Josephine du Pont (1770-1836), both which document the life of a female member of Charleston's merchant-planter elite during the Early National Period, and the web of connections linking Charleston, New York and Philadelphia society.
Manitou and Pikes Peak railway viewbook, circa 1925
Creator: Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2001.213
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   The Manitou and Pikes Peak Railway, which takes passengers to the summit of Pikes Peak mountain in Colorado, is the highest rack railway in the world and the highest railway in North America. This collection consists of a viewbook consisting of eight pages with photographs of the railway.
John Margolies collection of travel photographs and postcards, 1880-2007, bulk 1910-1960s
Creator: Margolies, John
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2017.254
Extent:   21 linear feet
Abstract:   John Margolies (1940-2016) was an American photographer and architecture critic with a fondness for novelty architecture. This is his personal collection of postcards and photographs from across North America. These materials primarily cover the United States’ most popular tourist spots along with various businesses. There is heavy coverage of the Northeast region of the United States, where Margolies lived most of his life. Postcards are primarily from the first half of the twentieth century, and photographs primarily span circa 1890-1920s. Postcards cover a wide range of subjects from famous attractions to local businesses, and photographs are almost entirely local businesses, many being interior views of family owned businesses with their owners. Few objects are contained within the collection, including signs from local businesses and a scrapbook from the honeymoon of an unidentified couple. A small amount of transparencies and negatives conclude the collection, which were used for the planning of some of Margolies books. It is important to note that this collection does not contain John Margolies original photography, except for the few postcards that advertise his exhibits.
Thomas C. Marshall photographs, 1900-1950
Creator: Marshall, Thomas Clarence, 1885-1969
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1990.270
Extent:   1166 items
Abstract:   The collection primarily consists of images featuring the Marshall family and their relatives and friends, both in formal group portraits and more casual poses.
Martha Furnace daybook/diary, 1808-1815
Creator: Martha Furnace (Washington, N.J.)
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0339
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   Martha Furnace was an iron plantation built in 1793 by the Pennsylvania ironmaster Isaac Potts (1750-1803) on a branch of the Wading River two miles above Harrisville in eastern Burlington County, New Jersey. The volume is a combined daybook and diary, containing a comprehensive account of the operation of a Pine Barrens iron plantation during the early 1800s.
Hudson Maxim papers, 1851-1925
Creator: Maxim, Hudson, 1853-1927
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2147
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   Hudson Maxim was a freelance American inventor who was the first in the U.S. to produce smokeless powder. His older brother Hiram Maxim invented the Maxim gun, the world’s first truly automatic machine gun. Hudson Maxim was later a somewhat eccentric writer on a number of social, cultural and political issues. His last years were spent developing resort property at Lake Hopatcong, N.J. This collection focuses on his attempts to float his inventions in England during the late 1890s, his anti-pacifist crusade, and his work at Lake Hopatcong.
Sophie du Pont May papers, 1892-1998, bulk 1960-1995
Creator: May, Sophie du Pont, 1900-2001
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2402
Extent:   4 linear feet
Abstract:   Sophie du Pont (1900-2001) was the eldest daughter of Irénée and Irene du Pont. She married Ernest Nugent May (1901-1985) in 1925. The collection consists of Sophie du Pont May's family and financial correspondence.
Charles Copeland portrait, 1930
Creator: McBey, James, 1883-1959
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1988.243
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   Charles Copeland (1867-1944) was Secretary of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company from 1921 to 1935. The portrait shows Charles Copeland seated and in 3/4 profile etched by the artist, James McBey.
Jacquelin L. McConaughey's prints of paintings of DuPont facilities, 1979
Creator: McConaughey, Jacquelin L., 1920-2001
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2013.252
Extent:   3 items
Abstract:   Jacquelin Lee McConaughey (1920-2001) was an artist and longtime employee of the DuPont Company. This collection consists of three photographic prints of her paintings that she created for the DuPont Company's Environmental Color System.
Collection of wedding cakes and caterers photographs, circa 1925-1946
Creator: McConnell, Edith N.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.026
Extent:   13 items
Abstract:   Collection consists of 13 black and white prints, mostly dating from circa 1945.
James J. McGillan papers, 1984-2010
Creator: McGillan, James J., 1941-2013
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2635
Extent:   5 linear feet
Abstract:   James J. McGillan (1941-2013) was a lawyer and businessman who specialized in corporate transactions and telecommunications systems. He was co-founder of Private Transatlantic Telecommunications System, Inc. (PTAT), which constructed the first privately owned transatlantic fiber optic telecommunications cable from the United States and England. Later, he was co-founder of Med-Tel International Corp., which operated Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) clinics in the U.S. and United Kingdom. McGillan's papers largely include the corporate records of both PTAT and Med-Tel International, documenting corporate buyout policies and transactions, high level executive and managerial decision making, federal licensing, and corporate law within the telecommunications industry.
McCullough Iron Company, Octoraro Works exterior photograph, circa 1870
Creator: McMullin, Samuel, b. 1819
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1971.MSS.713
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   McCullough Iron Company produced the first galvanized sheet iron in the United States, and then went on to produce charcoal blooms and iron bars. The Octoraro Rolling Mill was built in 1828, originally owned by Joseph Roman and purchased by McCullough & Co. in 1857. It operated until 1893. This item is a panoramic-type 19th century albumen photograph showing the town of Rowlandsville, Maryland, on Octoraro Creek in Cecil County. The iron-works may be in the distance, and the houses may be predominantly worker's housing.
1939 New York World's Fair postcards, 1939-1940
Creator: McRae, Wendell; Curt Teich & Co., Inc.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1972.320
Extent:   27 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 collection consists of postcards featuring exterior and aerial views of the New York World's Fair grounds.
John McShain papers, 1925-1989
Creator: McShain, John, 1898-1989
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2000
Extent:   266 linear feet
Abstract:   John McShain was a Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.,-based building contractor, whose firm, John McShain, Inc., was by 1950 the fiftieth largest construction firm in the United States, with contracts in excess of $100,000,000. John McShain's personal and business papers document his business career, the construction industry, and his investments in hotels, car dealerships, parking garages, transit lines, and racehorses.
John McShain photograph collection, circa 1900-1990
Creator: McShain, John
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1990.268
Extent:   3,942 items
Abstract:   The collection contains graphic materials documenting John McShain's family life and personal interests, his career as a building contractor, and his involvement in horse racing.
John Farrell Metten collection, 1969
Creator: Metten, William F., Jr.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.029
Extent:   58 items
Abstract:   John Farrell Metten (1873-1968) was a marine engineer and shipbuilding industry executive. This collection contains photographic prints, postcards, documents, drawings, and an identification card pertaining to the career of John Farrell Metten and views of Naval ships built at the New York Shipbuilding Company, Camden, N.J.
Leonard W. Walton collection of Milprint, Inc. photographs, 1942-1987
Creator: Milprint, Inc..
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2008.219
Extent:   0.25 linear feet
Abstract:   Milprint, Inc., founded by brothers Max T. and William Heller in 1899, was named the Milwaukee Printing Company. In 1908, the Hellers succeeded in developing printing techniques for flexible media used in commercial packaging, at first, glassine paper, and later, cellophane, foil and polyethylene. This collection of photographs related to Milprint, Inc was collected by Leonard W. Walton. A majority of the photographs show Milprint employees attending events, banquets, and dinners, including Quarter Century Club celebrations
Louis F. Moose papers, 1928-1991
Creator: Moose, Louis F., 1918-2009
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2605
Extent:   4 linear feet
Abstract:   This collection contains papers from Louis F. Moose from his early days as a student at the University of California, Berkeley, to his retirement from Bell Laboratories, Allentown, Pennsylvania, as an electrical engineer and department head. They date from 1928 with the bulk of the documents from 1942 to 1982 covering his work and activities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Bell Laboratories. Throughout his career, Mr. Moose was involved with the early research and development of magnetrons/microwave tubes used in radar for military use and for Bell Systems applications.
Morris travel albums, 1881-1906
Creator: Morris, John T., 1847-1915; Morris, Lydia T., 1849-1932
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1976.432
Extent:   9 linear feet
Abstract:   The Morris family of Philadelphia were brewers, merchants, land speculators, manufacturers, and prominent participants in public affairs. This collection contains fourteen albums of photographs and postcards of foreign scenes between 1881 and 1906.
Margaret M. (Meg) Mulrooney working files, 1981, 1990-2000
Creator: Mulrooney, Margaret
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   AVD.MMM.201401
Extent:   195 digital files
Abstract:   Dr. Margaret (Meg) M. Mulrooney is Associate Professor of History and Associate Vice-Provost of University Studies at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The collection primarily consists of research data, notes, and drafts for Mulrooney's doctoral dissertation "Labor at Home: The Domestic World of Workers at the du Pont Powder Mills, 1802-1902."
Ernest Munster papers, 1917-1946, bulk 1930-1939
Creator: Munster, Ernest, 1885-1965.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2031
Extent:   7 linear feet
Abstract:   The Ernest Munster Papers reflect Munster's work which necessitated his familiarity with international trade and incorporation laws and taxation policies. The collection primarily consists of records Munster maintained during his years as president of Lawyers International Corporation, with some papers dating back to his employment with International Corporation Company in the late 1930s.
Charles Murray glass plate negatives of Wilmington, Delaware and Albany, New York, circa 1912
Creator: Murray, Charles
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1975.242
Extent:   60 images
Abstract:   Charles B. Murray (b. 1873) worked as a foreman in building construction and was a resident of Wilmington, Delaware with his wife Christina. The collection consists of sixty glass negatives taken by Charles Murray of Wilmington, Delaware, and Albany, New York. Many of the views are of families, children and other groups of people, some of which were taken in parks or other recreational areas such as beaches. There are also views of the Wilmington Malleable Iron Company showing both equipment and employees, including the "office group" and the workers in the carpenter shop. There is also a view of the Jessup & Moore Paper Company Mills on the Brandywine in Wilmington.
Midvale Steel Company plant album, circa 1905
Creator: Midvale Steel and Ordnance Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1974.362
Extent:   1 items
Abstract:   The Midvale Steel Company manufactured steel parts for the railroad industry and the armaments industry. The company was known for casting, forging, and machining high-quality steels, including alloy steels. This album contains photographs showing exteriors and interiors of Midvale Steel facilities in the Nicetown area of Germantown.
1939 New York World's Fair postcard sets, 1939-1940
Creator: Meridien Gravure Co.; Underwood & Underwood.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1981.251
Extent:   41 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 New York World's Fair took place in Flushing Meadows, Queens from April 30, 1939 to October 31, 1940. The collection consists of two sets of different postcards from the 1939 New York World's Fair. One set by Underwood & Underwood shows miscellaneous scenes at the fair, primarily buildings. The other set is comprised of photographs of the sculpture at the Fair, printed by the Meridien Gravure Co., Meridien, Connecticut.
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