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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Thomas Newcomen, engineer : 1663-1729
"Written by the late Dr. H. W. Dickinson, 1929. Revised by Percy Russell, 1952."--p. 3., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 82.103, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Trenton story : past, present, future
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 89.586, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Longwood Library
Separate from the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, v. 51, 3rd quarter, 1957., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A ninetieth anniversary address
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
John Abbot : pioneer naturalist of Georgia
In The Georgia historical quarterly, v. 41, no. 2, June, 1957., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Alathon suggests new solutions to problems of product design : du Pont polyethylene resin offers many useful properties
Property and application data on Zytal, Alathon, Teflon, Lucite., (Product engineering bulletin ; 1955, no. 4), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Product applications highlight ten desirable properties of Du Pont Zytel nylon resin
Property and application data on Zytel, Alathon, Teflon, Lucite., (Product engineering bulleting ; 1955, no. 2), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Basic factors influencing industrial relations trends
This is the text of an address by Howard S. Kaltenborn, a member of our staff, before an Executive Conference arranged by the Hawaii Employer's Council on February 4, 1953, at Honolulu, Hawaii. In response to requests for copies of the address, it has been reproduced for distribution in our 'Industrial Relations Memos' series., Typescript., (Industrial relations memos ; no. 130), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A short history of Ladies' home journal
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Páez in Philadelphia
"Reprinted from the Hispanic American historical review, v. XL, no. 1, February, 1960.", [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The exhibition in the palace, a bibliographical essay
At head of title: Reprinted from the Bulletin of the New York Public Library, v. 64, September 1960, no. 9., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Guide to methods of listing, indexing and reporting on business archives
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Foundations for company giving
Caption title on leaf [2]: Company giving through foundations., Reprinted from Management record, v. 14, no. 1, Jan. 1952., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Trading stamps help keep food prices down : a report to America's consumers
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Forced union membership steals your freedom! : Americans must have the right, but not be compelled, to join labor unions
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Automation : a prime source of more and better jobs
(Its. Economic series ; no. 81), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Report of Committee on History and Research : Wilmington, Delaware, October 6, 1955 : The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Delaware
Typescript., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Automation and jobs
(Its Industry's view ; Dec. 1955), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The training of Saudi Arab employees : Arabian American Oil Co.
Reprinted from "The Year book of education, 1954.", [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The romantic story of man and sheep
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Aerostation (Baltimore, 1838)
(Hampton Books reprints of rare aviation history ; no. 1), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Calling all jobs : an introduction to the automatic machine age
Includes bibliographical references (p. 22-[23])., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Blueprint for industrial statesmanship : an address by H.C. McClellan -- & before the Manufacturers Association of Syracuse, Syracuse, N.Y., April 15, 1954
News from the National Association of Manufacturers., Typescript., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The public relations aspects of safety
Remarks before Meeting of Safety Representatives, United States Steel Corporation Subsidiaries, October 8, 1951, Chicago, Illinois., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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