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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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
Bessemer diesel engines : vertical 4-cycle stationary type
Catalog G.S. 744., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .B55 1928, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Standard and intermediate price schedules of large Mazda lamps : March first, nineteen twenty-nine
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .G32 1929, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Explosibility of methane and natural gas
"Under auspices of Carnegie Institute of Technology, United States Bureau of Mines, and Mining and Metallurgical Advisory Boards.", Includes bibliographical references and index., (Mining and metallurgical investigations bulletin ; 30), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 87.461, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Pittsburgh street series lighting system with mazda lamps \u2026
Bulletin no. 1160., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .P692 1921, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Fifty years; commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of Lehn & Fink, Inc
Statement of responsibility from title page verso., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, RS68.L43 F5, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The XVIIIth amendment
"Compliments of Henry B. Joy, Detroit, Mich.", [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Chemical independence : an address by Francis P. Garvan : letters from John P. Wood and Brigadier-General Amos A. Fries : report of president Chas. H. Herty
Extracts from the Proceedings of the second annual meeting of Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association of the United States, Hotel Pennsylvania, New York, on March 8, 1923., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Electric Company system
"Drawings ... executed especially for the Philadelphia Electric Company system by Herbert W. Pullinger.", Issued as souvenir of the 47th convention of the National Electric Light Association, Atlantic City, May 19-23, 1924., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Canada liquor crossing the border
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Membership in the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Comfortable homes in New York City at $9.00 a room a month : history of the building enterprise of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The effect of alcohol upon longevity : a study in life insurance statistics
(Nylic medical notes ; no. 3), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The parks and playgrounds of Wilmington, Delaware
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A new port, the Port of Wilmington, Delaware
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Twenty years of municipal research
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The main entrance
Presidential address at the meeting of the American Stomatological Association, New York, April 6th, 1926. "Reprinted from June [1926] issue, American Dental Surgeon.", [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The prohibitors
Reprinted from Anti-prohibition news, December 1st, 1925. Read before the Germantown Homeopathic Medical Society, Philadelphia., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Baum safes : perfect protection because they are fireproof, indestructible
Bulletins 201-210., Accompanied by a price list, effective May 15, 1922., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Fairbanks-Morse type "Z" friction clutch pulleys for the "Z" and horizontal "Y" engines
Bulletin H261A., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Catalog 1922
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
After sunset - Lightolier : the charm of a well lighted room
Catalogue no. 25., Accompanied by price list, May, 1922., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Manufacturers of precision machinery, special tools and machinery, punches and dies, jigs, and fixtures
Price list, in effect Sept. 1, 1921., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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