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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1818-1925
Creator:
Allen family,
Extent: 1 linear foot
Horatio Allen (1802-1889) was a noted civil engineer and inventor, who worked with the Delaware & Hudson Canal Company, the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company, the Croton Aqueduct, and the New York & Erie Railroad. The bulk of his the papers is personal correspondence (1818-1864), and biographical materials collected by his family. Also included is a small collection of Allen's business papers, particularly concerning his work on the New York & Erie Railroad. (View full finding aid.)
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Allen family papers
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Allen family,
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1978
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1 linear foot
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1818-1925
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Horatio Allen (1802-1889) was a noted civil engineer and inventor, who worked with the Delaware & Hudson Canal Company, the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company, the Croton Aqueduct, and the New York & Erie Railroad. The bulk of his the papers is personal correspondence (1818-1864), and biographical materials collected by his family. Also included is a small collection of Allen's business papers, particularly concerning his work on the New York & Erie Railroad.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1903-1986
Creator:
Hounshell, David A.,
Smith, John K. (John Kenly), 1951-,
Extent: 8 linear feet
The collection consists of research files compiled by David A. Hounshell and John K. Smith for the purpose of writing Science and Corporate Strategy: DuPont R&D, 1902-1980. (View full finding aid.)
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David A. Hounshell and John K. Smith research notes for Science and Corporate Strategy
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Hounshell, David A., Smith, John K. (John Kenly), 1951-,
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1850
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8 linear feet
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1903-1986
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The collection consists of research files compiled by David A. Hounshell and John K. Smith for the purpose of writing Science and Corporate Strategy: DuPont R&D, 1902-1980.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1917-1935
Creator:
Delaware State Tax Department. Delaware School Auxiliary Association
Extent: 12 linear feet
Miscellaneous records including information about educational facilities in Delaware. (View full finding aid.)
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Delaware State Tax Department, Delaware School Auxiliary Association and School Foundation records
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Delaware State Tax Department. Delaware School Auxiliary Association
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1123
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12 linear feet
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1917-1935
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Miscellaneous records including information about educational facilities in Delaware.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1904-2014
Creator:
Leeds & Northrup Company., Author
Nathan, Cohn, 1907-1989, Author
North American Power Systems Interconnection Committee., Author
Extent: 3 linear feet
The Leeds & Northrup Company thrived throughout the twentieth century as a premier manufacturer of precision measuring and scientific equipment. The bulk of the Leeds & Northrup Electrical Power Systems records come from three employees, whose work at Leeds & Northrup spanned from 1928-1981: W. Spencer Bloor (1918-2002), Nathan Cohn (1907-1989), and S. Byron Morehouse. All worked within the Instrumentation and Controls for Electric Power Application Division. The records include papers, presentations, correspondence, memos, blueprints, and other materials relating to the development of a national electrical power grid in the United States. Technological and commercial developments in automatic electric power generation control, stabilization of energy load across regions, and problems of interconnection feature prominently in these materials. (View full finding aid.)
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Electrical power systems records
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Leeds & Northrup Company., Author Nathan, Cohn, 1907-1989, Author North American Power Systems Interconnection Committee., Author
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2612
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3 linear feet
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1904-2014
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The Leeds & Northrup Company thrived throughout the twentieth century as a premier manufacturer of precision measuring and scientific equipment. The bulk of the Leeds & Northrup Electrical Power Systems records come from three employees, whose work at Leeds & Northrup spanned from 1928-1981: W. Spencer Bloor (1918-2002), Nathan Cohn (1907-1989), and S. Byron Morehouse. All worked within the Instrumentation and Controls for Electric Power Application Division. The records include papers, presentations, correspondence, memos, blueprints, and other materials relating to the development of a national electrical power grid in the United States. Technological and commercial developments in automatic electric power generation control, stabilization of energy load across regions, and problems of interconnection feature prominently in these materials.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1782-1838
Creator:
du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834.
Extent: 1.7 linear feet
This collection primarily consists of E.I. du Pont's personal and business correspondence; writings and notes; school materials; memoranda on manufactures and tariffs; legal agreements; patents; and land surveys. Also included are Sophie (Dalmas) du Pont's correspondence and household account records. (View full finding aid.)
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Eleuthère Irénée du Pont Papers
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du Pont, Eleuthère Irénée, 1771-1834.
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LMSS:III
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1.7 linear feet
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1782-1838
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This collection primarily consists of E.I. du Pont's personal and business correspondence; writings and notes; school materials; memoranda on manufactures and tariffs; legal agreements; patents; and land surveys. Also included are Sophie (Dalmas) du Pont's correspondence and household account records.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1962-1994
Creator:
Baughman, James P.
Extent: 2 linear feet
This collection of James P. Baughman's personal and professional papers document some of his teaching career at Harvard Business School, and a large part of his consulting and teaching work through his long employment at General Electric. (View full finding aid.)
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James P. Baughman papers
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Baughman, James P.
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2483
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2 linear feet
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1962-1994
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This collection of James P. Baughman's personal and professional papers document some of his teaching career at Harvard Business School, and a large part of his consulting and teaching work through his long employment at General Electric.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1927-1989
Creator:
Reed, Philip D. (Philip Dunham), 1899-1989
Extent: 46 linear feet
Philip Dunham Reed went to work in the law department of the General Electric Company in 1927 and was appointed assistant to president Gerard Swope ten years later. In 1939 he became chairman of the board, a position he held for eighteen years until his retirement. His papers cover Reed's private and governmental activities, not his official duties as chairman of General Electric. (View full finding aid.)
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Philip D. Reed papers
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Reed, Philip D. (Philip Dunham), 1899-1989
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1984
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46 linear feet
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1927-1989
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Philip Dunham Reed went to work in the law department of the General Electric Company in 1927 and was appointed assistant to president Gerard Swope ten years later. In 1939 he became chairman of the board, a position he held for eighteen years until his retirement. His papers cover Reed's private and governmental activities, not his official duties as chairman of General Electric.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1769-1831
Creator:
du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Pierre Samuel du Pont (1739-1817) was a noted French Physiocrat and economic advisor to Jacques Necker and King Louis XXVI. In the aftermath of the French Revolution he and his family emigrated to the United States where his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont established the gun powder manufacturer E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The collection consists primarily of correspondence and special papers documenting his service during the Necker ministry and the establishment of the DuPont Company. Also included are the papers of his second wife Françoise Poivre (1748-1841). (View full finding aid.)
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Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours papers
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du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, 1739-1817.
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LMSS:I
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1.5 linear feet
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1769-1831
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Pierre Samuel du Pont (1739-1817) was a noted French Physiocrat and economic advisor to Jacques Necker and King Louis XXVI. In the aftermath of the French Revolution he and his family emigrated to the United States where his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont established the gun powder manufacturer E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The collection consists primarily of correspondence and special papers documenting his service during the Necker ministry and the establishment of the DuPont Company. Also included are the papers of his second wife Françoise Poivre (1748-1841).
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1812-1865
Creator:
du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865
Extent: 15 linear feet
Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865) was the fourth child and second surviving son of Victor Marie du Pont and his wife, Gabrielle Josephine de la Fite de Pelleport. His papers document du Pont's professional and personal life against the background of the pre-Civil War service. (View full finding aid.)
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Samuel Francis du Pont papers
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du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865
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WMSS:IX:A-C
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15 linear feet
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1812-1865
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Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865) was the fourth child and second surviving son of Victor Marie du Pont and his wife, Gabrielle Josephine de la Fite de Pelleport. His papers document du Pont's professional and personal life against the background of the pre-Civil War service.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1910-1970
Creator:
Sperry Corporation. Sperry Gyroscope Division.
Extent: 76 linear feet
The Sperry Gyroscope Company was originally organized by electrical inventor Elmer Ambrose Sperry for the purpose of manufacturing and marketing his ship gyrostabilizer, gyrocompass, and high-intensity searchlight. The records describe the development and marketing of the marine and airplane stabilizer, the high-intensity searchlight, fire control systems, the gyrocompass, airplane automatic pilot, bombsights, and the aerial torpedo. They trace the evolving relationship between Sperry and the military and the impact of World Wars I and II. (View full finding aid.)
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Sperry Gyroscope Company Division records
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Sperry Corporation. Sperry Gyroscope Division.
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1915
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76 linear feet
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1910-1970
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The Sperry Gyroscope Company was originally organized by electrical inventor Elmer Ambrose Sperry for the purpose of manufacturing and marketing his ship gyrostabilizer, gyrocompass, and high-intensity searchlight. The records describe the development and marketing of the marine and airplane stabilizer, the high-intensity searchlight, fire control systems, the gyrocompass, airplane automatic pilot, bombsights, and the aerial torpedo. They trace the evolving relationship between Sperry and the military and the impact of World Wars I and II.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1830-1975, bulk 1920-1955
Creator:
Sperry Rand Corporation. Remington Rand Division.
Extent: 30 linear feet
Remington Rand Inc. was incorporated in 1927 as a merger of the Remington Typewriter Company and the Rand Kardex Bureau, Inc. It merged with the Sperry Corporation to form the Sperry Rand Corporation in 1955. The collection contains a large quantity of advertising literature, trade catalogs, and public relations material which the company used to promote its major products, including typewriters, typewriter supplies, record control and storage systems, fire-proof safes, duplicator supplies, punch-card tabulating machines, adding and bookkeping machines. (View full finding aid.)
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Sperry Rand Corporation. Remington Rand Division records, Subgroup III. Advertising and Sales Promotion Department
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Sperry Rand Corporation. Remington Rand Division.
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1825.III
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30 linear feet
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1830-1975, bulk 1920-1955
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Remington Rand Inc. was incorporated in 1927 as a merger of the Remington Typewriter Company and the Rand Kardex Bureau, Inc. It merged with the Sperry Corporation to form the Sperry Rand Corporation in 1955. The collection contains a large quantity of advertising literature, trade catalogs, and public relations material which the company used to promote its major products, including typewriters, typewriter supplies, record control and storage systems, fire-proof safes, duplicator supplies, punch-card tabulating machines, adding and bookkeping machines.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department [Contact Us]
1778-1827
Creator:
du Pont, Victor Marie, 1767-1827.
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Victor du Pont (1767-1827), the eldest son of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, first came to the United States in 1788 as part of the French diplomatic mission. In 1800 he emigrated with his family and set up the firm Victor du Pont de Nemours & Co. The collection consists primarily of family correspondence and business papers. (View full finding aid.)
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Victor du Pont papers
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du Pont, Victor Marie, 1767-1827.
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LMSS:II
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0.5 linear feet
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1778-1827
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Victor du Pont (1767-1827), the eldest son of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, first came to the United States in 1788 as part of the French diplomatic mission. In 1800 he emigrated with his family and set up the firm Victor du Pont de Nemours & Co. The collection consists primarily of family correspondence and business papers.
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