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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Handy Book of Reference for Butterine
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2008.565), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Armour's Veribest Oleomargarine
Served at the best tables; Save and solve the food problem., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2008.572), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
How to Color Jelke High Grade Margarine For Your Own Family Table
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2010.165), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Mottet's Celebrated Virgin Olive Oil
Flyer advertising Mottet's olive oil from the Alps Maritimes, France to the American market (in English)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2010.212), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Using Kitchen Fats: Bake and Fry with Fats Saved in the Kitchen
Use meat drippings in your cooking. Save wartime fats., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2010.204), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Salads for Health
Recipe booklet advertising the Pompeian Corporation's Olive Oils. Includes an illustration of the tin., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2010.198), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Recipes for Salads
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2011.054), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Crisco New Cooking Suggestions
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2010.185), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Don't Let Butter Rationing Scare You!
Flyer telling how to make your butter go twice as far by blending with milk and Knox gelatine. Recipes., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2006.341), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Cottolene: A Public Secret
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2009.841), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Cut Down Your Butter Bill
Item contains needles., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2010.222; Pam 2010.223), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dixie Vegetable Oleomargarine: America's Finest Spread
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2010.180), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Faulds Flavor-oll
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2010.149), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
New Snowdrift Cook Book
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2010.190), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Six Important Salad Dressings
Recipes to be made with Wesson Oil, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2010.214), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Durkee Famous Foods
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Litchfield Collection on the History of Fatty Materials (Call Number Pam 2008.300), Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807