Lammot du Pont Jr., son of Lammot du Pont Sr., who was president of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, assembled a large collection of materials related to aeronautics and the history of flight from the first balloon flights through the 1940s. The collection was donated to the Hagley Library in 1965.
Approximately 650 images from the collection have been digitized. A detailed description of the collection is available in the Hagley Library Catalog.
To access additional items from the Lammot du Pont Aeronautical Collection, please contact 302-658-2400 ext 276 or Ask Hagley.
Image: "1937 Bomber." Click to view