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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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
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 National Industrial Recovery Act, its relation to trade associations : what should existing trade associations do? how to form a trade association
Mimeographed., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Our President's Faith in American Business : From an Address by President Richard Nixon, Delivered at the Diamond Anniversary Dinner of the National Association of Manufacturers
Pamphlet from NAM that contains script of an address delivered by President Richard Nixon., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807