Hagley reference file

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This is a small collection of articles, excerpts, and essays from Hagley Library's reference file. The material pertains to the history of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, other related Brandywine River Valley topics, and Hagley Library’s archival collections.

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Origin of the Name 'Brandywine'
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Brandywine Valley as a Conservation Area
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Scenes on the Brandywine
Clipping from Harper's Weekly, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Kentmere and Rockford Mills
Excerpted from larger manuscript 'Brandywine Cotton Industry, 1795-1865', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A Brief Outline History of Breck's Mill
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A Brief History of the Du Pont Company
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dupont Chamber of Commerce Publication
Clipping from Wilmington Chamber of Commerce (vol. 2, no. 5), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Explosion, March 19,1818
Extract from vol. 42, 1817-1818, Wint. Mss. 10-40, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Interpretive Packet on Explosions
This packet gives dates of explosions at the DuPont Brandywine powder mill and the names of people who died in each explosion., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont Background
Contents: 'A Brief History of the DuPont Company' and 'A Brief History Conoco, Inc.: A Wholly Owned Subsidiary', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Powder Mill
Clipping from Saturday Evening Post, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont Short History
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Oliver Evans, Inventive Genius of the American Industrial Revolution
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Powder Testers du Pont used...and gave away!
Article on the Regnier V-spring design powder testers used by E.I. du Pont during the first decades of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company operations., Published in the Arms Gazette, February 1975., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Black Powder Manufacture
Article details nineteenth-century process of producing black gunpowder and outlines significant changes in gunpowder manufacture from its initial development to the 1970s., Published in The Journal of the Society for Industrial Archeology, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Summer 1975), pages 13-28., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A Primer on Waterwheels
Article details the following four basic type of waterwheels: horizontal, undershot, breast, and overshot or pitchback., Published in Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. 15, No. 3 (1983), pages 26-33., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A Primer on Water Turbines
Article details the mechanical concepts of the water turbine, reflecting observed practice in the Mid-Atlantic region., Published in Bulletin of the Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. 8, No. 4 (1976), pages 45-53., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The History of the DuPont Oval
Article on the DuPont Co. trademark., Originally published in DuPont Magazine, midsummer, 1941., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Don Pedro and the du Pont Textile Mills
Leaflet on the Spanish merino ram, Don Pedro, brought to Delaware by E.I. du Pont in 1805., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Biographical Essay on Lammot du Pont
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Chronology of E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.
Excerpted from: John Beverly Riggs, A Guide to the Manuscripts in the Eleutherian Mills Historical Library., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Chronology of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont
Excerpted from: John Beverley Riggs, A Guide to the Manuscripts in the Eleutherian Mills Historical Library., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont Announces Nylon
Clipping from DuPont Magazine (Holiday Number, vol. XXXII, no. 12), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
This is DuPont: The Story of Safety
Pamphlet outlining DuPont Co.'s philosophy on safety. Includes short articles on safety and injury statistics, protective clothing, safety equipment, public safety efforts, safety in construction industry, and industrial research on safety., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sketch of Wilmington and its Industries
Clipping from Harkness Magazine, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Hagley reference file (Accession 2016.201), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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