- Collection ID:
Hoopes Brother & Darlington, Inc.
- Physical Description:
4.6 Cubic feet
4 boxes, loose blueprints
Records document the activities of the Hoopes, Brother & Darlington Company in West Chester, Pennsylvania
Records document the activities of the Hoopes, Brother & Darlington Company in West Chester, Pennsylvania in 1867 as a manufacturer of wooden spokes for wheels, and by the 1880s it had become one of the largest wooden wheel makers in the United States. Materials include photographs, blueprints, price lists, catalogs, patents, correspondence, articles, book drafts, film script, and an oral history transcript with Thomas Hoopes, Jr.
Collection is unarranged.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Work and Industry in September 2022.
Collection is unprocessed.
Using the Collection
Thomas Hoopes (1834-1925) and William Hoopes (1830-1917)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Hoopes Bro. & Darlington, Inc., Recordss, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
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