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.

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Inventing standard time
Includes bibliographical references (p. [24])., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 84.136, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Le Panthéon, symbole des révolutions : Montréal, du 20 septembre au 19 novembre 1989 : symbol of revolution, Montreal, 20 September-19 November 1989
Exhibit held 1989 in Paris at the Hôtel Sully and at the Canadian Center for Architecture in Montreal., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 90.87, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Petroleum industry at the New York World's Fair
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 91.105, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Centennial exhibition of 1876
"Text by Dennis T. Lawson ; edited by Donald H. Kent and William A. Hunter,"--cf. p. 4., (Historic Pennsylvania leaflet ; no. 30), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Report of the Committee of arrangements of the First National Fair for the Exhibition of American Manufacturers : held at the City of Washington, in May, 1846
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Report of the second annual Exhibition of the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, New York World's Fair 1939
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 94.209, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Flushing Meadow Park : the ultimate development of the World's Fair site
In: Landscape architecture, v. 29, no. 4 (July 1939)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 95.374, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Preliminary circular respecting the exhibition of education at the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 96.287, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Industrial Arts Exposition number
Includes official program of Industrial Arts Exposition held at Rockefeller Center from April 15 to May 15, 1935 under the auspices of the National Alliance of Art and Industry., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 98.131, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The petroleum exhibit : at the Golden Gate International Exposition
"Souvenir of The Petroleum Exhibit, Vacationland Building, Golden Gate International Exposition, Treasure Island 1939" ([1] leaf : mounted sample ; 9 x 23 cm.) laid in., Mounted sample is a petroleum dollar produced for the Exposition., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2001.218, 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
Official souvenir program : American Historical Review Motion Picture Exposition and Monroe Doctrine centennial, Los Angeles, California, July 2nd to August 4th, 1923
Includes advertisements., Souvenir postcard laid in., The exposition is "under management of the World Amusement Service Association of Chicago" (p. [3]), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2000.733, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Paris 1937 : Exposition internationale : arts et techniques
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2000.735, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Description of Pompeian ruins, restorations and scenes exhibited at the Pompeian Museum, & Fairmount Park
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2004.671, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Descriptions of the following silver and steel repoussé works of art: : the "Helicon vase," the "Milton shield," and the "Pompeian plate." With a few words on cloisonné and champ-levé enamels
Title and text printed inside ornamental borders., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2004.539, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The last world's fair of the 20th century : Lisbon, 1998
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2006.080, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Maxwell did it! : photographing the Atlantic City Boardwalk 1920s-1950s : highlights from the R.C. Maxwell Company collection
"This catalog was produced by the Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising Marketing History at Duke University on the occasion of the exhibition 'Maxwell Did it! Photographing the Atlantic City Boardwalk 1920s-1950s' held January 11 through March 26, 2006, in the Special Collections Gallery, Perkins Library, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708." -- Cover verso., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2006.198, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Speedwell Ironworks : a history of workers and work : the John H. Culbertson Memorial Exhibition
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2008.280, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
San Francisco: The Exposition City
A book of color illustrations of various sites around San Francisco during the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: 92.241, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Exposition universelle internationale de 1889 à Paris : palais, jardins, consturctions diverses, installations générales, Volume 1
Illustrates all principal buildings of the exposition, some of the smaller pavilions, tramways, parks, gardens, illuminated fountains, and the Eiffel Tower. This may be the fullest published record of the layout and architecture of the 1889 exposition. Charles Garnier, one of the administrators of the exposition, assisted in the preparation of the monograph. This is a presentation copy inscribed to 'Monsieur Chautemps, Député, membre de la Commission de Contrőle et de Finance.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: * ff N4803 .A86, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Intérieurs en couleurs, France : cinquante planches en couleurs / accompagnées d'une préface par Léon Deshairs.
Portfolio of fifty color images of contemporary French interiors. The images were part of the Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes (1925 : Paris, France)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: f NK2049 .I57 1926, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Nunn Bush Stock Styles [Spring/Summer, 1933]
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Trade Cat .N973 1933, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Machine-Age Exposition Catalogue
Exhibition catalog of Machine-Age Exposition, May 16-28, 1927, 119 West 57th Street, New York, organized by Little Review, New York, [et al]., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: *Pam 97.1, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Souvenir of the Southern Exposition and the City of Louisville
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: f T1 .I3 , Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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