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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.
Correspondence, Mrs. Samuel Francis (Sophie) Du Pont to Samuel Francis Du Pont, 1861-11-20
Correspondence regarding the destruction caused by the November 20, 1861 explosion in the powder yards (Press Room, Grain Mill, and Dust Mill in Upper Yard). Three people were killed including Joseph Russell, John Vichie, and Charles Mulherrin.
Du Pont, Sophie Madeleine, 1810-1888Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865
American Civil War (1861-1865)ExplosionsIndustrial accidents
1 item (4 pages)
Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Winterthur Manuscripts (Accession WMSS)
Described in 'A Guide to Manuscripts in the Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, accessions through the year 1965' by John Beverly Riggs
Group 9, Series D, Box 61, Item W9-23052
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Winterthur Manuscripts (Accession WMSS), Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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