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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Hanford
A pictorial record of the construction of the Hanford Engineer Works, Hanford, Washington, during World War II. Its construction was sponsored by the Army Corps of Engineers, with E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company as prime contractor.--Cf. foreword., Copy has manuscript annotation: 'Prepared in 1945 ; security clearance granted in 1956 ; released and distributed (15 copies) in Dec. 1957.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: f HD9698.U54 H23, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Here's Hanford
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807