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DuPont Company President Crawford Greenewalt's office transparencies

Accession 1968.026

Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library


PO Box 3630
Wilmington, Delaware, 19807
302-658-2400
research@hagley.org

Finding aid prepared by Laurie Rizzo in 2013., 2013

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-18T10:05-0400

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Cite items for this collection in the following format:
[Description and dates], Box/folder number, DuPont Company President Crawford Greenewalt's office transparencies (Accession 1968.026), Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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Descriptive Summary

Title: DuPont Company President Crawford Greenewalt's office transparencies
Dates: circa 1948-1962
Accession Number: 1968.026
Creator: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Extent: 5 items
Physical Description: 5 transparencies, color, 4 x 5 in.
Location: GL Box 2
Language of Material: English
Repository: Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Abstract: Crawford Hallock Greenewalt (1902-1993) was a chemist and President of the DuPont Company from 1948 to 1962. This collection consists of five color transparencies of the DuPont Company President's office interiors (previously identified as Pierre S. du Pont's office, but now believed to be Crawford Greenewalt's office).
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Administrative Information


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Crawford Hallock Greenewalt (1902-1993) was a chemist and President of the DuPont Company from 1948 to 1962. Born August 16, 1902 in Cummington, Massachusetts, Crawford H. Greenewalt was the son of Frank Lindsay and Mary Elizabeth Hallock Greenewalt. He graduated from William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia and earned a BS in chemical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1922. Immediately after graduating from MIT, Greenewalt began a life long career with the DuPont Company. He began working as a control chemist in the Philadelphia Works of the Paint, Lacquer and Heavy Chemicals Department. He went on to be elected as Vice President of the DuPont Company on May 19, 1947 and as President of the DuPont Company on January 19, 1948.

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of five color transparencies of the DuPont Company President's office interiors (previously identified as P.S. du Pont's office, but now believed to be Crawford Greenewalt's office).

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Series Descriptions and Inventory