E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company employees, 19th century

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A selection of images and documents related to employees of the DuPont Company during the 19th century from the Hagley Digital Archives chosen by our staff. This does not include all material we have on this topic. For a more thorough search, start on our Search Hagley Collections page. If you have additional questions please contact us at AskHagley@hagley.org.

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Passage Receipt Book, 1853
Book of receipts for pre-paid passages on George McHenry & Co.'s Liverpool to Philadelphia shipping line., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
List of Passengers sent for by us from Mr. Robert Taylor of Philadelphia
List of names includes James Cassidy, Michael Cassidy, Rosannah Foster, John Richey, Robert Coulter, Elizabeth Richey, Henry King, James King, Jane Corvan (and baby), William Boyd, William Coile, James Coile, Robert Baxter, Dennis McGuire, Francis McGuire, John Lynch, Hugh Lynch, Mary Anne Rogers, Soloman Gardiner, Mary Watson, Robert Watson, and Arch Watson., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
List of Passages from Ireland
List includes the names of Eleanor Holland, Nancy Holland, John Holland (child), Anne Holland (child), Patrick Holland, Francis Boice, Andrew McHugh, Patrick Smith, Patrick McHugh, Bernard McIlhenny, Mary McIlhenny, Patrick McIlhenny, Peggy Dougherty, Neil Dougherty, Francis McGuire, Francis McGuire, Jr., James Ward (child), Alice Ward (child), Ellen Shannon, James McGuire, and John Shannon., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
List of Passages from Ireland
List includes Eleanor Holland, John Holland (child), Ann Holland (child), Nancy Holland, Patrick Holland, John Holland, and Francis Boice., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
List of Passages from Ireland
List includes Neil Dougherty, Peggy Forran, Peggy Dougherty, Patrick Dougherty, Joseph, Nancy and Rebecca McGarvey, and Uphia McKendrick for James and Philip Williams., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
List of Passages from Ireland
List includes Bernard McIlhenny, Mary McIlhenny, Patrick McIlhenny, Andrew McHugh, Patrick Smith, Patrick McHugh, and John Fleming., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Passengers from Londonderry for Robert Taylor, Market Street
List includes John Boice, Henry Boice, Francis Boice (paid with his account), Patrick Dougherty, Charles Dougherty (paid with his account), Bernard McIlhenny, Daniel McIlhenny, Mary McIlhenny, Bidelia McIlhenny, Patrick McIlhenny (paid with his account), Mary McKenna, Anne McKenna, John McKenna (paid with his account), William Coyle, Neil Toy, Daniel Toy (paid with his account), Francis McGuire, Francis McGuire, Jr., James Ward (child), Alice Ward (child), James McGuire (paid with his account), Joseph, John , Nancy, Rebecca, and Nancy McGarvey, James McGarvey (paid with his account), Uphia McKendrick for account of James and Philip Williams, John Fleming, James Tommony John Tommony (paid with his account), Nicholas, Margaret, Nancy, Patrick, Hannah, and Mary Travers, Dennis Travers and John Travers (paid with these accounts)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Boarding Book 1802-1823 (Petit Ledger 1802-1806)
Petit Ledger section (p. 1-25): Record of accounts between E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. and its employees, pensioners, and other individuals from 1802 to 1806. Includes itemized accounts of pay and other expenses of DuPont employees. Boarding Book section (p. 26-198): Record of boarding accounts showing monies transferred from persons boarding to the account of the person owning the boarding house., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Petit Ledger D, 1820-1822
Record of accounts between E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. and its employees, pensioners, and other individuals. Includes itemized accounts of pay and other expenses of DuPont employees., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Petit Ledger F, 1825-1828
Record of accounts between E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. and its employees, pensioners, and other individuals. Includes itemized accounts of pay and other expenses of DuPont employees., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Petit Ledger G, 1829-1832
Record of accounts between E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. and its employees, pensioners, and other individuals. Includes itemized accounts of pay and other expenses of DuPont employees., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Petit Ledger A, 1834-1837
Record of accounts between E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. and its employees, pensioners, and other individuals. Includes itemized accounts of pay and other expenses of DuPont employees., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Petit Ledger C, 1840-1841
Record of accounts between E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. and its employees, pensioners, and other individuals. Includes itemized accounts of pay and other expenses of DuPont employees., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Petit Ledger E, 1845-1846
Records of accounts between E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. and its employees, pensioners, and other individuals. Includes itemized accounts of pay and other expenses of DuPont employees., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Petit Ledger H, 1850-1851
Record of accounts between E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. and its employees, pensioners, and other individuals. Includes itemized accounts of pay and other expenses of DuPont employees., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Petit Ledger J,1854-1855
Records of accounts between E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. and its employees, pensioners, and other individuals. Includes itemized accounts of pay and other expenses of DuPont employees., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company records (Accession 0500.I), Manuscripts and Archives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Employees and new machine shop on Hagley Yard
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company powder yards in Wilmington, Delaware., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pierre Gentieu photographs of the Brandywine River Valley (Accession 1970.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Group of four employees at E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company powder yards
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pierre Gentieu photographs of the Brandywine River Valley (Accession 1970.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Joseph Maxwell driving the DuPont Express horse-drawn wagon
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pierre Gentieu photographs of the Brandywine River Valley (Accession 1970.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Moses Campbell with glazing barrel
A glazing barrel was used for rounding the edges of gunpowder grains., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pierre Gentieu photographs of the Brandywine River Valley (Accession 1970.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Moses Campbell and Anthony Dougherty with glazing barrel
A glazing barrel was used for rounding the edges of gunpowder grains., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pierre Gentieu photographs of the Brandywine River Valley (Accession 1970.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
William Flanigan by packing house car
Car is on rails and has an attached chute used for emptying powder into the pack house bin., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pierre Gentieu photographs of the Brandywine River Valley (Accession 1970.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Employees building new glazing mills in Hagley Yard
Employees working on stone wall at the bottom of a hill for new glaze mill.
Samuel Frizzell, office boy on Hagley Yard
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company powder yards in Wilmington, Delaware., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pierre A. Gentieu Brandywine River Valley photographs (Accession 1970.001), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Hand railcar used for transporting charges from incorporating mills to press house
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company powder yards in Wilmington, Delaware. Building in background is the Rumford Dawes house.

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