Research & Collections News
November 25, 2013
Conservation: A New Home for a Ruby Glass Ambrotype
Recently this ambrotype portrait of a member of the prominent 19th-century Wilson family of Wilmington was brought into the conservation lab. The specific identity of the man is a bit of a mystery, but we do know that the Wilsons owned the Wilson Line Steamship Co.
November 24, 2013
Be A Man: Fashion in the World of Business
If you are like me, you have trouble. And if you are like me, you know the trouble I’m talking about. That’s right...I’m talking about fashion: specifically, men’s business fashion. I confess that I am confused by color, puzzled by patterns, stumped by shirts, and thrown by ties. But cheer up!
October 16, 2013
“This joyful occasion of gifts and good wishes”: The du Pont family celebrates the New Year
This year the theme of Holidays at Hagley is the celebration of New Year’s Day. The exhibit cases in the Library building lobby will feature letters, account books and gifts which document the du Pont family tradition of New Year’s Calling.
September 2, 2013
“Created for Life”: New DuPont Consumer Products Collections
The Manuscripts and Archives Department of the Hagley Library is pleased to announce the addition of two new collections related to the marketing successes of a variety of DuPont consumer products, including Stainmaster, Corian, and paint and car care lines.