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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How to Make Friends by Telephone
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Pam 96.184, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Telephone Courtesy
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Pam 96.183, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Voice With a Smile : a Pamphlet on Good Telephone Speech
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
You and Your Telephone : a Digest of Good Telephone Usage
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Pam 96.183, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807