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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The production of gunpowder in Pennsylvania during the American Revolution
Photocopy. From: Pennsylvania magazine of history and biography, v. 99, no. 4, Oct. 1975., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 83.271, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Master plan for the Village of Eckley Anthracite Museum Complex
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 83.353, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Story of the plastics industry
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 89.121, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Federal Energy Administration
Includes bibliographical references (p. 16-19)., DOE/OSE-0005., (Energy history series ; v. 1, no. 3), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 90.74, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The best company in the world : Lord Le Despencer and Benjamin Franklin at West Wycombe Park
Preface signed: Whitfield, J. Bell, Jr., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A rural war industry : the impact of saltpetre production in Sweden
Xerox copy from: Acta/International Commission for Military History ; no. 2 (1975)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Gas oder Elektrizität? : zur Konkurrenz zweier Beleuchtungssysteme, 1880-1914
Reproduced from typescript. "Wird veröffentlicht in: 'Technikgeschichte', Bd. 47, 1980, Heft 1 oder 2.", [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The French Benevolent Society of Philadelphia and the bicentennial
Reproduced from typescript., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Twenty years of progress, 1958-1978
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Reflections from Southeastern Sussex
Contains "history, folklore, legends, home remedies and old fashioned recipes from Southeastern Sussex County"--cf. cover., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Program planning & proposal writing
Reprinted from Grantsmanship Center news, 1974., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
1980-81 directory of visiting Fulbright scholars : university lecturing and advanced research in the United States
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
1976-1977 directory of visiting lecturers and research scholars in the United States under the Mutual Educational Exchange Program (Fulbright-Hays Act)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Urban studies and the university : the Ford Foundation experience
"Adapted from an address delivered at the New Orleans Regional Conference of the Office of Urban Affairs, American Council on Education, April 5, 1974.", [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The search for an optimum sanitation jurisdiction : the Metropolitan Sanitary District of Greater Chicago, a case study
Includes bibliographical references., A Xerox copy., (Essays in public works history ; no. 10), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
John Davidson Godman (1794-1830) : physician and naturalist
Reprinted from Transactions & studies of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 4th ser., v. 41, no. 4, April, 1974., Includes bibliographical references (p. 302-303)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The complete checklist of American button makers, manufacturers and outfitters, 1710-1976
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Recording the historic structures and early architecture of the United States and possessions by measured drawings, photographs and manuscripts
Originally published under the title The Historic American Buildings Survey, by National Park Service, 1936., Circular of information., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The end of colonialism in the Middle Atlantic iron industry
Reprint from Pennsylvania history, v. XLI, no. 1, January 1974., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Skil April 1, 1974 consumer catalog CP-524
A label pasted on front cover: Wiltool, inc., Wilmington, Del., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
1979 Annual report : Chamber of Commerce of the United States, Washington, D.C.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, f HF296 .A12, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
1980 Annual report : Chamber of Commerce of the United States, Washington, D.C.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, f HF296 .A12, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Single women in the London marriage market : age, status and mobility, 1598-1619
Includes bibliographical references., Reproduced from typescript., (The Newberry papers in family and community history ; 80-2), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HN5 .N5 1980-2, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Gustaf de Laval, the flexible shaft and the gas turbine ; Dynamics of the turbine rotor from Gustaf de Laval to the present day
Includes bibliographical references., "On the occasion of presenting the de Laval medal, awarded Professor Dr. Walter Traupel by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, 21 May 1973.", (De Laval memorial lecture ; 1973), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2002.266, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Speed lines to city and suburbs : A summary of rapid transit development in metropolitan Philadelphia from 1879 to 1974 [typescript]
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, PAM (S), Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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