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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Harriton carved glass
"Memo from: Harriton Carved Glass" ([1] sheet : ill. ; 23 x 35 cm. folded to 23 x 18 cm.) laid in., "Gold & silver medals, Paris Exposition 1937"--Back cover., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .H3225 1938, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Paris 1937 : Exposition internationale : arts et techniques
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Pam 2000.735, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807