Research & Collections News
May 18, 2021
What Every Shareholder Should Know
I had decided to come to the Hagley Library and Museum to better understand how corporate managers responded to the activities of shareholder activists featured in my dissertation. Hagley had been recommended to me as a great repository of material from companies like DuPont and General Motors, p
April 26, 2021
April showers bring May flowers? : Seed Catalogs at Hagley
In 1802, the du Pont family came to the banks of the Brandywine River and built their home, which came to be called Eleutherian Mills. Along with his work to establish the business of making gun powder, E.I. du Pont was an avid botanist who ordered seeds and plants from France.