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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The Wireless show! : 130 classic radio receivers, 1920s to 1950s
At head of title: Victoria & Albert Museum., "A loan exhibition presented by the Museum in association with the British Vintage Wireless Society, October to December 1977." Includes indexes. Bibliography: p. 8-9., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 91.235, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Socialism's legacy to Churchill
Reprinted from Fortune, Dec. 1951, for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Inc., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Lettre a M. le comte Charles de Scheffer : Paris, 20 août 1773
The letter is a critique of Jean Louis de Lolme's Constitution de l'Angleterre, 1771., Avis de l'éditeur--p. [1]., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, N* B2019 .D82 1788lm, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Divided by design? : gender and the labour process in the design industry
Includes bibliographical references (p. 24-26)., Paper for 7th annual UMIST/Aston Conference 'Organisation and Control of the Labour Process,' UMIST, Manchester, 29-31 March 1989. "CP-08.", [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 91.141, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
15 facts on the proposed British loan\u2026
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) records (Accession 2345), Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807