Trade catalogs and pamphlets

About this collection

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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The Gasoline Problem Solved
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Building Maintenance Aids For Ford, Mercury, and Lincoln Dealers
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Pam 2000.241, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Steel Frame Standard Gasoline Service Stations
Bulletin 12, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Trade Cat .S81415 1928a, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Better Parts and Accessories Merchandising
Item only partially digitized (28 of 43 pages)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Pam 2000.047, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Exciting World of Dinosaurs: Sinclair Dinoland, New York World's Fair 1964-65
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Pam 2008.395, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Oil Storage Systems: Pumps, Tanks, & Appliances Plate Book
Mixed pagination, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Your Success: A Handbook of 'Helps' For Sunoco Dealers and Their Employees
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: PAM 95.473, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Oil Serves America
A souvenir of the Sun Oil Company's exhibit in the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: PAM 88.229, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Super Service Station
March 1937 issue of the periodical publication. Library has: v. 16, no. 3-4 (Mar.-Apr. 1937), v. 18, no. 3 (Mar. 1938., Item only partially digitized (23 of 80 pages)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: f TL153.A1 S87, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Goodyear News
Volume 51, no. 9, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
What Can You Do When Gas Gets Low?
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Austin Twin-Wall Buildings: As Adapted to Standard Oil Company Service Station Designs
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Trade Cat .A923 1950a, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807