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 purpose of operations research & synthesis in modern business, by M. L. Hurni
"Talk given at Harvard Annual Business Conference, at Harvard University, Boston, Mass., on June 11, 1955.", [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, PAM (G), Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Present status of the work of managing; by Harold F. Smiddy
"Presented at the second annual convention of the Institute of Management Sciences meeting, October 20, 1955, New York, N.Y.", [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, PAM (G), Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807