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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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
A case of federal propaganda in our public schools
([Its Special report ; no. 1]), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HC101 .N287 no.1, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Is compulsory health insurance desirable? : October, 1919
([Its Special report ; no. 4]), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HC101 .N287 no.4, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The vital issues in the Industrial Conference at Washington, D.C., November, 1919
([Its Special report ; no. 5]), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HC101 .N287 no.5, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Unwarranted conclusions regarding the eight-hour and ten-hour workday : a critical review of a "Comparison of an eight-hour plant and a ten-hour plant"
(Its Special report ; no. 14), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HC101 .N287 no.14, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Problems of labor and industry in Germany
(Its Special report ; no. 15), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HC101 .N287 no.15, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Vacations with pay for wage earners
(Its Studies ; no. 215), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HD5261 .N277, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807