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.

    Image: Cover of 1977 catalog for Dinky Die Cast Toys. Click to view.

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Early papermills of New-England
"Read at a meeting of the Maine Historical Society, at Bath, Feb. 19, 1874, and communicated to the Historic and Genealogical Register for April, 1875." -- [P. 1]., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 86.164, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Speech of Victoria C. Woodhull, on the great political issue of constitutional equality -- & together with her secession speech, delivered at Apollo Hall, May 12, 1871
At head of title: Supplement to Woodhull Claflin's weekly, New York, Saturday, August 12, 1871., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A plea for the incorporation of co-operative loan and building associations
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Travelling salesmen : their opportunities and their dangers : an address delivered before the Boston Young Men's Christian Union
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Report of General Herman Haupt, chief engineer, and of Professor J.P. Lesley, geologist, to the Shenandoah Valley Railroad Co.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A list of rules and regulations voted upon and accepted by the Cheerful Workers
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The duty on coal, being a few facts connected with the coal question, which will furnish matter for thought to the friends of American industry
With appendix, p. [23]-31., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Reports on the Arcadia Furnace Iron Property, comprising 24,000 acres of land and a blast furnace, with water power, located near Buchanan, Virginia, on the James River, and the line of the Richmond and Alleghany Railroad : also, a view of James River Rol
Contents: Report of the Arcadia Iron Property / L.F. Beckwith -- Geological features of the Arcadia Iron Property / J.L. Campbell -- Report / J. Hotchkiss., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Geological report upon the iron ore, coal and other mineral deposits found along the line of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Powder-magazine near Fort Mifflin, Delaware : letter from the Secretary of War, in relation to the proposed construction of a powder-magazine on the old Lazaretto tract, near Fort Mifflin, Delaware
Includes letters from E.I. du Pont de Nemours Co., February 4, 1874. Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs and ordered to be printed., (United States. Congress (43rd, 1st session : 1873-1874). House. Ex. doc. ; 105), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Philadelphia lawn mowers, for 1872
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Philadelphia lawn mowers for 1876
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Philadelphia lawn mowers for 1879
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Lancaster Copper Works -- & manufacturer of all descriptions of copper ware
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
J.H. Steward's new catalogue of optical, philosophical, mathematical, surveying, and meteorological instruments
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Stow flexible shaft
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Poole & Hunt, founders and machinists
Interspersed with calendar for 1880., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
D. Eddy & Son, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in refrigerators, Harrison Square, Boston, Mass., established 1847
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .E19 1871, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Illustrated catalogue of the Douglas Axe Manufacturing Co.
Includes index., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .D735 1877, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
American dishes at the centennial
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2000.539, 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 Ramapo Wheel and Foundry Company
Circular., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, PAM (R), Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Illustrated catalogue and price list of Warren Smith & Bro., manufacturers of furniture mountings in the latest Eastlake and Queen Ann styles, antique and modern styles, on hand and made to order ... : we also manufacture carriage mountings, hearse rails
"Discount sheet" ([1] leaf : ill. ; 13 cm.) bound in between front cover and P. [1], [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .S6595 1879, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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