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TWA passenger timetable, circa 1937
Creator: Trans World Airlines.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.283
Extent:   1.0 item
Abstract:   Trans World Airlines (TWA) was a major American airline from 1925 until 2001. It was created by the 1930 merger of Transcontinental Air Transport and Western Air Express. TWA was plagued through its history by financial deals that were not in the best interest of the company. These deals led to heavy debt and its eventual acquisition by American Airlines after its third bankruptcy filing. This airline timetable includes photographs illustrating the airline's sleeper service on cross country flights.
C.N. Vicary's Clothing Store album, circa 1890-1950
Creator: The C.N. Vicary Co.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2015.296
Extent:   1 volume
Abstract:   Vicary’s Clothing Store was a men’s clothing store located in Canton, Ohio founded by C.N. (Charles Newell) Vicary (1858-1921) in 1905. This album contains brochures, reports, stock certificates and photographs of the clothing store and its employees. There are exterior views of the store front at various locations, interior views of the store showing different fixtures, different departments, including staff members in the store and individual portraits of staff members.
Tonopah Canadian Mines Company on Miller Lake aerial photograph, circa 1935
Creator: Tonopah Canadian Mines Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.229
Extent:   1 image
Abstract:   The Tonopah Mining Company of Nevada was incorporated on July 12, 1901 in Delaware for the purpose of developing and operating a gold and silver ores property at Tonopah, Nevada. One aerial photograph showing small mineral mining operation at Gowanda on Miller Lake, Ontario, Canada.
Trojan Chemical Company loading plant, war workers, plant officials, and employees panoramic photograph, 1918 November 26
Creator: Trojan Chemical Company
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1969.146
Extent:   1 oversize folder
Abstract:   The Allentown Non-Freezing Powder Co. built this plant in 1903 to manufacture commercial explosives using its proprietary ingredient, nitrostarch. The panoramic photograph shows employees of the Trojan Chemical Company explosives plant in Seiple, Pennsylvania.
Taylor-Wharton Iron and Steel Company photographs and films, 1776, 1780, 1870-1965
Creator: Taylor-Wharton Iron & Steel Company.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1971.530
Extent:   7 linear feet
Abstract:   The Taylor-Wharton Iron & Steel Company produced frogs, switches and other railroad fittings including couplings, axles and wheels, as well as war material during both World Wars. The company was incorporated in 1912 as successor to the Taylor Iron & Steel Company. The collection contains photographs primarily of products such as dredging equipment, railroad tracks, rollers, crushers, and buckets. The films document dredge buckets in operation and were shot in the United States and at international locations. The collection has been organized into four series: Company history, Plant views, Products, and Films. Each series is arranged alphabetically.
Motion picture Stars and Stripes Forever film stills, 1952
Creator: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1980.358
Extent:   5.0 images
Abstract:   This collection consists of five publicity photographs from the motion picture Stars and Stripes Forever. It was produced by 20th Century Fox and released in 1952. It tells the story of John Philip Sousa, portrayed by Clifton Webb.
Thiokol Corporation records, 1928-2007
Creator: Thiokol Corporation.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2509
Extent:   2 linear feet
Abstract:   The Thiokol Chemical Corporation was formed in 1929 for the production of synthetic rubber and other related chemicals. Headquartered in Trenton, New Jersey, the company moved into defense contracting in the 1940s and, after the Second World War, their product further evolved as both a rocket fuel and a binding agent in one. Thiokol eventually began the manufacture of rocket engines and grew into one of the world’s largest producers of solid rocket motors for the aerospace and defense industries. The records largely consist of documents related to the history and development of Thiokol, annual reports, information on the development of rockets, as well as publications relating to the aerospace industry.
Tallman Family Papers, 1799-1949
Creator: Tallman family
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   0419
Extent:   6 linear feet
Abstract:   The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, notebooks, and memorabilia relating to the Tallman family, although the bulk of materials pertain to Frank Gifford Tallman.
RCA/Thomson Lancaster records, 1929-2006
Creator: Thomson Multimedia.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2464.74
Extent:   91 linear feet
Abstract:   The Radio Corporation of America (RCA)’s Picture Tube Division, later known as the Video Component and Display Division, was headquartered at a research and production facility in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In 1987, the French firm Thomson Consumer Electronics acquired RCA’s consumer electronics business, including the Lancaster plant, and operated the facility until Thomson shut down its consumer electronics operations in 2005. Materials in the collection document a diverse array of activities at the RCA/Thomson Lancaster plant between the facility’s early days of operation and its closure. Corporate memoranda, correspondence, product technical data, photographs, and audiovisual materials trace the development of RCA/Thomson’s picture tube product line. Corporate publications chronicle major moments in company history.
Tonopah Mining Company of Nevada records, 1901-1956
Creator: Tonopah Mining Company of Nevada.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   1972
Extent:   38 linear feet
Abstract:   The majority of the records for the parent company consist of correspondence, both incoming and outgoing, primarily generated by or for company officers and/or directors.
Michael Tenenbaum papers, 1913-2005
Creator: Tenenbaum, Michael, 1913-2005
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2276
Extent:   1 linear foot
Abstract:   Michael Tenenbaum was a prominent metallurgist and executive with Inland Steel Company. Tenenbaum's papers consist of a series of his writings and speeches and a small number of Inland Steel Company publications.
The boardroom of the Swedish Match Company postcard, 1928-1931
Creator: Tengbom, Ivar
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1992.253
Extent:   1 item
Abstract:   The Swedish Match Company manufactures and distributes snus, moist snuff, cigars, chewing tobacco, matches and lighters. This is a postcard with a photograph of a fireplace in the boardroom of the Swedish Match Company, Stockholm.
Houses in Wilmington, Delaware, circa 1910
Creator: Thayer, Horace B.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1968.023
Extent:   1 folder
Abstract:   This collection contains photographs of fifteen homes in Wilmington, Delaware around 1910. The images are of exterior views only.
Experimental Station building and site photographs collected by James R. Thomen, circa 1900-1951
Creator: Thomen, James R., Mr.
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2012.210
Extent:   0.25 linear feet
Abstract:   The DuPont Experimental Station is a large industrial research facility founded in 1903; focused on chemistry research. This collection consists primarily of photographs of buildings at DuPont's Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware taken between 1910 and 1950.
Cyril C. Thompson papers, 1921-1976, bulk 1928-1955
Creator: Thompson, Cyril C., (Cyril Clowes), 1892-1976
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2554
Extent:   3 linear feet
Abstract:   Cyril C. Thompson (1892-1976) had a long career in the accounting, management and public relations sides of the aviation industry, joining near the beginning of commercial aviation in 1928 and retiring just as the era of commercial jets began. Thompson was as an executive of United Air Lines for eighteen years, and later an airport planner, consultant, and prolific author and speaker.
Birkenhead Rolling Mill and the courthouse sketches, 1992-1993
Creator: Tigani, Bill
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1993.224
Extent:   2 items
Abstract:   The Birkenhead Mill at Hagley Museum and Library has a sixteen-foot wooden breast wheel whose reproduction was based on archaeology and archival records. These are reproductions of two pen and ink drawings: the Birkenhead rolling mill on the property of the Hagley Museum and Library and the historic courthouse in New Castle, Delaware.
Arthur Wood Tocher photographs of trucks, 1983, 1999-2000
Creator: Tocher, Arthur Wood
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2014.204
Extent:   2.25 linear feet
Abstract:   Arthur Wood Tocher (1919-2005) was a transportation history enthusiast, specializing in large vehicles with an emphasis on trucks. This collection consists of truck and car related images. The bulk of the collection contains photographs that Tocher took at truck shows in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The collection also includes images of construction vehicles, postcards of classic cars, a calendar with images of classic trucks, and a large truck photograph mounted on wood.
John Gilles Townsend Jr. papers, 1908-1977
Creator: Townsend, John Gillis, Jr., 1871-1964
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2017.247
Extent:   1.5 linear feet
Abstract:   John G. Townsend Jr. (1871-1964) was a politician, a businessman, and a banker. He served as Governor of Delaware from 1917 to 1921 and as Delaware’s U.S. Senator from 1929 to 1941. He operated a lumber business, cannery, orchard, and then a large poultry farm called Townsend Inc. Farms. This small collection documents Townsend’s work in politics and in the poultry industry. There is a fair amount of biographical information authored by Louise Stanton Johnson, who worked as Townsend’s secretary during his time as Senator. The collection has been arranged into four series: Governor and Senatorial papers; Townsend Inc. Farms records; Louise Stanton Johnson papers and Printing plates and seals. The materials in the collection date from 1908 to 1977, with a bulk of the materials from the 1930s through the 1950s.
Walter E. Trabbold papers, 1950-1978
Creator: Trabbold, Walter E., 1921-
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2683
Extent:   0.5 linear feet
Abstract:   Walter E. Trabbold (1921- ) was vice president of the Bank of Delaware from 1968 to 1981, and spent forty-one years in the banking industry. He was a pioneer in bank automation, bank information systems, and cash management systems. The papers include Trabbold's personal collection of technical bulletins, annual reports, correspondence, several of his publications on the banking industry, as well as newspaper clippings and other material related to data and information management systems related to banking.
Harry Tubis New Castle County and Chester County aerial photographs, 1940
Creator: Tubis, Harry
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1977.202
Extent:   1.0 volume
Abstract:   The collection consists of 46 nitrate negatives and one folio filled with 46 vertical aerial photographs of New Castle County, Delaware and the surrounding areas, including nearby southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. The flight altitude was approximately 25,000 feet and the resulting vertical photographs had a scale of approximately 1 inch to 3,100 feet.
John F. Tucker collection of Philadelphia transit photographs, 1905-2004, bulk 1966-1990
Creator: Tucker, John F., III
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   1994.224
Extent:   986 items
Abstract:   John Foster Tucker III (1950-2008) was a Philadelphia-born rail transit operating official and rail history enthusiast. This collection consists of photographs of trolleys, trains, rails lines, and rail stations in Philadelphia and the city's Pennsylvania suburbs, as well as offices, maintenance shops, and garages used by transit authorities. Most of the collection is devoted to SEPTA, but predecessor companies PTC (Philadelphia Transportation Company) and PSTC (Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Company) are also represented.
John F. Tucker collection on transit history, 1895-2002, bulk 1920-1990
Creator: Tucker, John F. (John Foster), 1950-2008
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2046
Extent:   30.1 linear feet
Abstract:   The John F.Tucker Transit History Collection consists of official documents produced or used by Mr. Tucker during his career as a public transit official, records of the pre-SEPTA Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company (1907-1939) and the Philadelphia Transportation Company (1940-1968) that he preserved from loss or destruction, and materials collected out of his interest in the history of transit systems, particularly electric traction lines. The collection traces the evolution of the Philadelphia transit system, its extent, routes and services, and of North American rail rapid transit generally.
Allen H. Tweddle collection of railroadiana, 1940s-1950s, 1994, 2009
Creator: Tweddle, Allen H., (Allen Harrison), 1949-
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Accession Number:   2015.304
Extent:   0.5 linear foot
Abstract:   Allen H. Tweddle (1949-) is a retired railroad conductor and avid collector of railroadiana. Railroadiana are artifacts related to current or former railways. This small collection consists of photographs, prints, and note cards related to railroad locomotives. There are photographs of train stations, train cars and engines and one stereoview showing an elevated railway street scene of New York City. There is an album containing many different Amtrak trains, several blotters from the Association of American Railroads, and a few series of note cards. Notably there is a large collection of railroad locomotive trading cards from the Topps Chewing Gum Company series called "Rails and Sails" published in 1954.
Allen H. Tweddle collection of railroadiana, 1878-2011
Creator: Tweddle, Allen H., (Allen Harrison), 1949-
Repository:   Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Accession Number:   2639
Extent:   15 linear feet
Abstract:   A collection amassed by a retired conductor successively employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail and Amtrak. It consists partly of company publications and documents collected on the job, and partly of advertisements, timetables, brochures, maps and other railroadiana from many different companies bought from dealers and other collectors. It is particularly useful for the Amtrak manuals relating to things like consumer satisfaction, employee health and safety and equipment maintenance.
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