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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This is where we work: and our work is helping to shorten the war
1 folded sheet (23 x 24 cm.) laid in as want ad seeking '200 more women and girls for munitions work.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Pam 2010.044, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Announcing America's foremost malting plant
Title from cover, [Description and dates], Hagley ID 08068704, Pam 95.411, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The great Pabst brewery Milwaukee
Title from cover, [Description and dates], Hagley ID 08071759, Pam 97.293, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807