The E. I du Pont de Nemours & Company minute books document an important era in the history of the company from just before the turn of the twentieth century through the 1930s. The DuPont Company in this time went through many changes in structure...
"The following verse by E.I. du Pont is on the back of the portrait; 'Vous le voyez; des sa plus tendre enfance/De fragiles chateaux l'occupaient tout entier/Il travailla plus tard au bonheur de la France/Ce n'est pas changer de metier."
Body styles include De Luxe Tudor Sedan, De Luxe Convertible Coupe, De Luxe Convertible Club Coupe, De Luxe Fordor Sedan, De Luxe Coupe, Standard Tudor Sedan, Standard Fordor Sedan, De Luxe Club Coupe, De Luxe Convertible Sedan, and Standard Coupe.
Cartes de visite; Military officers; Uniforms; Portrait photographs
Carte de visite from an album possibly assembled by Henry Algernon du Pont. Handwritten caption: "H. V. de Hart. Capt. 5 Arty." Captain de Hart was mortally wounded at the battle of Gaines Mill, Virginia, 27 June 1862.
Body styles include New Ford De Luxe Tudor Sedan, De Luxe Fordor Sedan, De Luxe Coupe, Convertible Cabriolet, De Luxe Coupe, De Luxe Phaeton, De Luxe Roadster, Tudor Touring Sedan, and Fordor Touring Sedan.
De Forest Willard, a Philadelphia physician, writes on behalf of a Mrs. Hughes who was injured in the 1854 explosion of three DuPont Company powder wagons in Wilmington, Delaware. Willard requests that the DuPont Company give Mrs. Hughes...