du Pont, Antoine Bidermann (1865-1919) Papers, 1900-1960
Held by The Filson Historical Society
Creator: du Pont, Antoine Bidermann, 1865-1919
Title: Papers, 1900-1960
Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, contact the Collections Department.
Size of Collection: 0.66 cubic feet
Location Number: Mss. A D938
Scope and Content Note
Papers contain newspaper clippings concerning du Pont’s career, arbitration negotiations, and Thomas Loftin Johnson, 1900-1960; periodicals (primarily Cleveland political and city news) and pamphlets of a business, biographical, and technical nature; photographs; blueprints regarding research and inventions du Pont worked on; patents for his inventions; legal material; business correspondence, 1907-1915; arbitration negotiation material involving Cleveland and Cleveland street railway companies; and utilities research. The collection contains abundant information on the political and transportation systems of early 20th century Cleveland.
1837 Born in Wilmington, Delaware.
1854 Moved to Louisville.
1857 Became a partner in the A. V. Du Pont Company.
1861 Married Ellen Coleman of Louisville.
1923 Died and was buried in Cave Hill Cemetery.
1 Newspaper clippings about du Pont, 1900 Dec. 11-1901 Jan. 3.
2 Newspaper clippings about Thomas Loftin Johnson of Cleveland, and the Cleveland transit system, 1942-1960.
3 Pamphlets and periodicals, 1900-1919.
4 The Townsman: the Cleveland municipal weekly. 1909 Oct.-Nov.
5 Blueprints and technical pamphlets, 1900-1913.
6 Patents and legal material, 1905-1912.
7 Correspondence, 1907-1915, and n.d.
8 Arbitration materials between the city of Cleveland and the Cleveland Electric Railway Co., 1907 Oct. 3.
9 Street railway fare dispute question and settlement. Referendum election literature, 1908-1910.
10 Thomas Loftin Johnson mayoral campaign material, 1909.
11 Arbitration concerning a street railway schedule between the city of Cleveland and the Cleveland Railway Co., 1912 Apr. 18.
12 Arbitration related correspondence, 1913-1915.
13 “The Transportation problem of greater Cleveland.”
14 Photographs, n.d.
15 Scrapbook regarding contract arbitration between the city of Cleveland and the Cleveland Railway Co., 1913 Apr. 29-July 10.
16 Notebook regarding utilities, 1914-1915.