Skip to main content

Nylon -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company nylon correspondence

Identifier: 2022-522
Scope and content

This collection consists of a small file consisting of three letters concerning items of apparel made from Du Pont Nylon fibers. These letters were clearly regarded by Du Pont as historically valuable. The oldest, from February 15, 1937 concerns stockings made from Rayon 66. The other two concern stockings made from nylon and the first commercial shirt made of nylon. Letters are from C. E. Sparks, Hazel K. Greigg, and L. A. Yerkes.

Dates: 1937-1969

The Papers of Elmer Otto Kraemer

Identifier: 86-08

These are lectures notes, reprints and page proofs mostly by Elmer O. Kraemer and dealing with colloids and proteins.

Dates: 1925-1941