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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Second letter on the condition and prospects of the Reading railroad, in March, 1885
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Report of General Herman Haupt, chief engineer, and of Professor J.P. Lesley, geologist, to the Shenandoah Valley Railroad Co.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Pennsylvania route : Northern Central Railway, Baltimore Division, between Baltimore and Parkton and intermediate stations and Greenspring Branch
Schedule in effect May 11th, 1890., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Northern Pacific Railroad : its route, resources, progress and business
Map on back cover., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charter and by-laws of the Chestnut Hill Railroad Company, 1851
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Report of William Milnor Roberts, chief engineer of the Cumberland Valley Rail Road Company, made to the board, on the 23d Oct. 1835
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The story of Baldwin
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Report upon the locomotive engines, and the police and management of several of the principal rail roads in the northern and middle states : being a sequel to the Report of the 8th of January, 1838 upon railway structures
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HE2751 .K7, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sixteenth annual report of the Cumberland Valley Rail Road Company
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HE2791.C96 A2, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Twenty-sixth annual report of the Cumberland Valley Railroad Company
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HE2791.C96 A2, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Twenty-seventh annual report of the Cumberland Valley Railroad Company
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HE2791.C96 A2, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Thirty-second annual report of the Cumberland Valley Rail Road Company
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HE2791.C96 A2, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Thirty-third annual report of the Cumberland Valley Railroad Company
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HE2791.C96 A2, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Thirty-fourth annual report of the Cumberland Valley Rail Road Company
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HE2791.C96 A2, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Thirty-fifth annual report of the Cumberland Valley Railroad Company
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HE2791.C96 A2, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Thirty-sixth annual report of the Cumberland Valley Rail Road Company
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, HE2791.C96 A2, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Floor plans : Pennsylvania Station, Philadelphia.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Now all-new, the Pittsburgher, all-private-room train, Pittsburgh-New York
Marketing brochure, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Transportation Problem: Long and Short Haul
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The transcontinental railway : remarks at Rutland
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: HE2761 1869, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807