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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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
Things you want to know in advance of your trip to a Century of Progress
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The store and A Century of Progress 1934, Marshall Field & Company, Chicago
Map on inside front cover., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, f Pam 2001.229, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The store of service : Marshall Field & Company, Chicago
Map of downtown Chicago on back cover., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2004.266, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Nunn Bush Stock Styles [Spring/Summer, 1933]
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Trade Cat .N973 1933, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807