Research & Collections News
January 22, 2016
Published Collections: The World Its Campus
A curious item was recently obtained by the Published Collections Department. It is a catalog for the 1927-28 academic year, published by International University Cruise, Inc. The catalog is entitled Floating University “Aurania” for Men and Women Students.
January 21, 2016
Conservation: Lights, Colors, Action!
In the Conservation Lab we now have a few dozen illustration boards laid out with photographs showing the process of cathode ray television tube production. These are part of the David Sarnoff Library Collection at Hagley, documenting the Radio Corporation of America.
December 18, 2015
The DuPont Company's Chart Room
My last article reviewed the development of return on investment (ROI) by Donaldson Brown and its rapid adoption by DuPont as its primary financial measure. As a young treasurer, Brown was challenged with not only improving understanding of the new concept by the company’s Executive Committee bu