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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Red Cross Low Freezing Dynamite
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
New Nylon Racket Strings Made of DuPont Nylon
Advertisement pamphlet for racket strings made from DuPont Nylon., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Modern Color Schemes for Your Home : Practical Exterior Color Schemes by Prominent Architects, Applied and Illustrated for Various Types of Homes, and Interior Color Planning, Suggestions for Rooms
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Pam 94.287, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
What you should know about Du Pont trademarks
Description of various Du Pont trademarks such as Cronar, Freon, and Mylar with information on how trademarks are named and how to apply use of trademarks in business., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Body repaint and repairs picture price list
Item only partially digitized (12 of 24 pages)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Pyralin Toiletware : Ivory Pyralin, Amber Pyralin, Shell Pyralin, Ivorytone Pyralin, Shelltone Pyralin
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont Black and Smokeless Powders for Rifles, Shotguns, Pistols and Revolvers
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Trade Cat .D93 1923, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
E. I. du Pont de Nemours Gunpowder
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Du Pont American industries : 1918 advertising survey
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: f HF5809.D9 A3, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sporting ballistite manufacture at Haskell
Brief description of plant buildings, equipment and operations as of February, 1920., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807