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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Interview with Willard B. Crichton and Patsy Crichton, 1985 March 6 [audio](part 1)
Willard Crichton describes the state of the house after the move and the surrounding area in detail, as well as the changes made to it by the Crichton family. He also describes the surrounding area and the gardens. His interview details family history, the changes to the area following the opening of Hagley Museum, and briefly refers to a career with DuPont.
Crichton, WillardCrichton, Patsy
McKelvey, FrankMayer, John
Willard B. Crichton (b. 1918) and his family moved to Free Park in 1924, renting the Belin House from Mrs. Charlie Copeland in exchange for renovating it.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
1 of 2
begins mid-conversation; tape flips at 46:57; tape cuts off and on as participants are walking around the grounds (last few minutes of the interview); ends somewhat abruptly but continues on part 2
2 sound cassettes (90 min.) : analog. TRT 2:50:20.
Digitized by Hagley Museum and Library. Software: Adobe Audition CS6 (Windows). Encoding: Microsoft PCM. Constant 2304kbps, 96KHz, 24-bps. 1.34 GB.
A and B
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370)
Box 4, Casette 124-125
[Description and dates], 1970370_102413_crichton_part1, Box 4, Casette 124-125, Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation interviews on the history of the DuPont Company Powder Yard (Accession 1970.370), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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