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 house on Jones Neck : the Dickinson mansion
Map inside back cover., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Abolition Society of Delaware, 1801-1807
Offprint from Delaware history, v. 10, no. 4, October, 1963., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Memorial of the president and directors of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company
December 27, 1824. Read, and referred to the Committee of the Whole House, to which is committed the bill to authorize the subscription of stock in the Delaware and Chesapeake Canal Company., Signed: James C. Fisher, President., (United States. Congress (18th, 2nd session : 1824-1825). House. [Doc.] ; 23), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
du Pont family gardens
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 99.742, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Delaware puzzle book
A trip to the nation's first state provides the basis for this collection of word games and questions and answers., Road map of Delaware (1 folded sheet ; 22 x 10 cm when folded) laid in., Highlights which way USA., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2011.066, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Volunteerism at the Hagley Museum and Library : a thirty year history
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2014.0165, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Atlas of the State of Delaware
From title page: 'From actual surveys by and under the direction of D. G. Beers.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: D* G1265.B4.1868, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Message of William H. Ross, Esq. Governor of Delaware to the General Assembly at the Biennial Session
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: F168 .R827, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807