DuPont Company Museum collection

About this collection

The DuPont Company Museum collection consists of photographs and prints that document the history of the DuPont Company. The materials in this collection were originally compiled by the DuPont Company Museum, transferred to the Hagley Museum in 1954 and subsequently to the Hagley Library in 1968. The collection has not been digitized in its entirety, and the online collection is a curated selection of items. Among other subjects, the image depict the 1901 Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York; the construction of Coleman du Pont Road; production of Phenolin; game birds advertising series; Haskwell Works explosion aftermath, cartoons of employees; a female employee baseball league; and company plants at Old Hickory, Tennessee and Farmingdale, New Jersey. For a detailed description of the DuPont Company Museum collection, click here to view the finding aid. Image: Mexican employees at Old Hickory, Tennessee plant. Click to view.

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Le Lido des Champs Elysees
A pamphlet with photographs and descriptions of Le Lido casino in Paris, France., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Greater yellow-legs, golden plover, black-bellied plover
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Ring-necked pheasant
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Golden-eye or whistler, white-winged scoter
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
White-fronted goose, greater snow goose, canada goose
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dusky grouse, ruffed grouse
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Pintail, black duck, bald-pate
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Bob-white
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Mallard
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Wilson's snipe
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Brant, black brant
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Wood duck, green-winged teal, blue-winged teal
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Wild turkey
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Upland plover, Hudsonian curlew or jack curlew
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Mountain quail, California quail
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Scaup or broad-bill
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Gadwall or gray duck, shoveller or spoonbill
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Virginia rail, clapper rail, coot, king rail, sora
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Canvas-Back, Redhead
Our American Game Birds Series [First edition-1917?], Same image depicted in Hagley ID: 73_306_038, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Front of mailing envelope for print set
Our American Game Birds Series [Second edition-1919?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Front of mailing envelope for print set
Our American Game Birds Series [Second edition-1919?], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont Company Girl's Baseball League
Left - Miss Polly Gaffigan, catcher, Mailing Department team, right - Miss Eloise Burns, pitcher, Mailing Department team., Same image depicted in Hagley ID: 1968001G54001413_0002, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont Company Girl's Baseball League
Caption reads 'Batting practice. The fiar batter is Miss Eloise Burns, one of the speed merchants of the du Pont League. Miss Polly Gaffigan is the catcher. The Girls' Baseball League has proved very successful.', Same image depicted in Hagley ID: 1968001G54001413_0001, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont Company Girl's Baseball League - Mailing Department team
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont Company Girl's Baseball League
Olive Jordan, pitcher, Administrative team., Same image depicted in Hagley ID: 1968001G54001413_0005, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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