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 Edsel Ford and John C. Lodge expressways, Detroit
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, City Planning Vertical File (Accession 2184), Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The substance abuse program
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2010.354, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Best made, highest grade, Hamilton Carhartt & Co., Detroit, Mich.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Pam 2000.139, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Trip Through The World's Most Modern Automobile Factory
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807