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Du Pont, H. A. (Henry Algernon), 1838-1926



  • Existence: 1838-07-30 - 1926-12-31




Languages Used

  • English

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred I. Du Pont, H. A. Du Pont, Correspondence, 1921 - 1922

 File — Box 17: [Barcode: 35101013592303], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Records contain correspondence regarding the operation of the Wilmington Morning News and other newspapers and their duPont influenced editorial policy. Other records related to E. M. Davis and T. W. Jakes, political informants on the duPont payroll, and Alfred's views on women's suffrage, World War I, welfare reform, and a host of other topics.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1921 - 1922

Col. H. A. Du Pont, Family Recollections, 1926

 File — Box 10: [Barcode: 35101013592469], Folder: 13
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

This series is made up of Alfred's extensive correspondence with cousins, nieces, and nephews, many of whom received his financial support. These included members of his third wife Jessie's family whom he adopted as his own. In his letters to his children he was especially warm and lighthearted, showing a side of his character which was not always evident in adult relations.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1926