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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Iron ore possibilities, Oriskany Mine and vicinity, Virginia
The Oriskany Mine was owned by the Alleghany Ore and Iron Company, a subsidiary of the Lukens Steel Company., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Reports on the property of the New York and Richmond Coal Company
Includes the reports by several geologists., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Geological report upon the iron ore, coal and other mineral deposits found along the line of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Hampshire and Baltimore Coal Company of Virginia and Maryland
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807