Trade catalogs and pamphlets

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This digital collection contains a selection from Hagley Library's collection of trade catalogs and pamphlets. The materials date from 1783 to 1988 and vary in size. The trade catalogs contain lists, often illustrated, of items sold by an assortment of manufacturers, mostly American. The pamphlets largely consist of promotional materials, although other subjects are included. A comprehensive view of Hagley's trade catalogs and pamphlets can be found by searching our online catalog.

    Image: Cover of 1977 catalog for Dinky Die Cast Toys. Click to view.

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A few illustrations selected from 220 installations : of the "chloride accumulator" operated in street railway service installed by the Electric Storage Battery Co.
Published for Street Railway Convention, Detroit, Oct., 1902., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .E38 1902, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Specifications for the construction of a side wheel car ferry and transfer boat : for the Morgan's Louisiana & Texas Railroad and Steamship Company, New Orleans, La
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 84.53, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Ice tools : descriptive catalogue, 1903-1904
Includes price list (p. 51-56)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .W881 1903, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The DeRemer water wheel : embracing in its design and application : the DeRemer system of water power
Includes testimonials., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .D431 1908, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The value of advertised trademarks
"Reprinted from Printer's Ink of Nov. 18, 1903.", [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Rex wind mills
Catalogue no. 5., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Illustrated catalogue, manufacturers of edge tools and hammers
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Illustrated catalogue of the new improved Rochester automatic lubricators for stationary engines, marine engines, steam pumps, locomotive and hydraulic elevators
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Directions for installing and operating Cochrane feed-water heaters and receivers
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Columbian Echo, 1910 pattern
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Macbeth "Pearl glass" and "Pearl top" lamp glasses
At head of title: Price list no. 11 for 1901., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Type N governor
Bulletin no. 103, March 1905., Xerox reproduction of the original., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Type Q governor
Bulletin no. 106, April 1, 1906., Xerox reproduction of the original., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Factory of the crafters
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Tindale music cabinets
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dental office furniture
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Gold winner, ginseng
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 92.149, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Illustrated price list of repair parts for American Champion, light Champion, steel Champion, improved steel Champion, Victor, Pennock, and Daisy road machines
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .G646 1906, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
F.F. Slocomb & Co. incorporated, Wilmington, Del., U.S.A. : manufacturers of pneumatic tools
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .S6334 1905, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Mahlon Betts, 1795-1867
Library's copy inscribed by Edward Betts, son of Mahlon Betts., "The following sketch of Mahlon Betts, of Wilmington, Delaware, is taken verbatim ... from the 'Semi-Centennial of the Harlan Hollingsworth Company,' compiled by Mr. H.T. Gause ..."--P. [1]., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, VM140 .B48 1909, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company; Art founders
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, PAM (H), Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Claims of certain religious orders of the Roman Catholic Church in the Philippine Islands \u2026
Report, by Mr. du Pont, to accompany S. 2863., (United States. Congress (61st, 2nd session : 1909-1910). Senate. Rept. ; 70), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, D*, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Forest City Furniture Company : catalog number seventy two, Fall 1909-Spring 1910
Includes index., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .F715 1909, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Special race for steam yachts : Saturday, September 19th, 1903
"Open to yachts of 100 to 150 ft. waterline and of over 100 gross tons, enrolled in recognized yacht clubs."--caption. "The prize cup to be presented by Commodore Frank Tilford.", [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2012.0016, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Special circular to members : December 30, 1903
"The Regatta Committee submit herewith the plans and outline specifications for the building of a class of One Design Knockabouts"--caption., This circular was used to advertise the Indian Harbor 17 ft. Knockabout, designed by Morgan Barney (naval architect), to members of the Indian Harbor Yacht Club., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2012.0017, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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