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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Salvage
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Book of Happiness
Psychological aspects of color; color in interior decoration; from Cover: 'Predicated upon the scientific selection of colors for interior and exterior decoration by Professor A.J. Snow ', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
New York's pioneer steel shipbuilders, established 1895
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 95.271, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Baltimore Dry Docks & Ship Building Co. : builders of steel cargo carriers, oil tankers, barges and tugs
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, f Pam 96.040, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Mills of the Stehli Silks Corporation
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, f Pam 97.233, 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
New parks for New York
"A proposal for a network of small mid-town parks, prepared by Zion Breen Associates, Site Planners, Landscape Architects, and presented at the Architectural League of New York in 1963"--Title page verso., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, William Pahlmann papers (Accession 2388), Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
An illustrated guide to the photographs in the special exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, 1965
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2013.0486, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
8 New Ones from Chrysler Corporation for 1961 : Serving America's New Quest for Quality
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Robert K. Austin picture file on the history the automobile in America (Accession 1979.262.2664), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Do You Have What It Takes To Drive Like A Pro?
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Robert K. Austin picture file on the history the automobile in America (Accession 1979.262), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, 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
Budd Company Wheel and Brake Division Clinton Plant
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Budd Company photographs (Accession 1999.228), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Budd Company Detroit Plant Visit
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Budd Company photographs (Accession 1999.228), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Best made, highest grade, Hamilton Carhartt & Co., Detroit, Mich.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Pam 2000.139, 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
Scent for a Beautiful Christmas
Catalog of perfumes and gift sets offered by John Wanamaker. Includes image, description, and price for each item., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Spectacles, Eye Glasses, Opera Glasses, Microscopes, Telescopes, Thermometers, Barometers, Photographic Materials
Catalog of items offered for sale by John Wanamaker. Includes price and description for each item and illustrations for some items., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Personalized for You...for Gifts
Catalog of monogrammed gifts available from John Wanamaker. Includes illustration, description, price, and ordering coupon for each item., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Personalized for You...for Gifts
Catalog of monogrammed gifts available from John Wanamaker. Includes illustration, description, price, and ordering coupon for each item., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Men's Store Gifts
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Suggesting the Volland Art Publications for Christmas and New Year
Catalog of printed materials featuring Volland Art offered by John Wanamaker. Includes calendars, gift books, and placecards. Includes illustrations, descriptions, and prices., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Reflections in Good Taste
Portfolio of furniture ensembles photographed at the John Wanamaker Store, Philadelphia., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Store and Home (Spring 1924)
V. 16, no. 1 ; Catalog of spring clothing and housewares offered by John Wanamaker. Includes illustration, description, and price for each item., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Store and Home (Spring 1922)
V. 14, no. 1 ; Catalog of spring clothing and housewares offered by John Wanamaker. Includes illustration, description, and price for each item., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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