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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Photography at the Chicago exposition : photography plays an important part in the Burroughs Wellcome & Co. exhibit
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 94.017, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Florida tropical home at a Century of Progress, 1933
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 98.235, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The store and A Century of Progress 1934, Marshall Field & Company, Chicago
Map on inside front cover., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, f Pam 2001.229, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807