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.

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Salvage
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Book of Happiness
Psychological aspects of color; color in interior decoration; from Cover: 'Predicated upon the scientific selection of colors for interior and exterior decoration by Professor A.J. Snow ', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
San Francisco: The Exposition City
A book of color illustrations of various sites around San Francisco during the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: 92.241, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Best made, highest grade, Hamilton Carhartt & Co., Detroit, Mich.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Pam 2000.139, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Exposition universelle internationale de 1889 à Paris : palais, jardins, consturctions diverses, installations générales, Volume 1
Illustrates all principal buildings of the exposition, some of the smaller pavilions, tramways, parks, gardens, illuminated fountains, and the Eiffel Tower. This may be the fullest published record of the layout and architecture of the 1889 exposition. Charles Garnier, one of the administrators of the exposition, assisted in the preparation of the monograph. This is a presentation copy inscribed to 'Monsieur Chautemps, Député, membre de la Commission de Contrőle et de Finance.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: * ff N4803 .A86, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Intérieurs en couleurs, France : cinquante planches en couleurs / accompagnées d'une préface par Léon Deshairs.
Portfolio of fifty color images of contemporary French interiors. The images were part of the Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes (1925 : Paris, France)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: f NK2049 .I57 1926, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Scent for a Beautiful Christmas
Catalog of perfumes and gift sets offered by John Wanamaker. Includes image, description, and price for each item., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Spectacles, Eye Glasses, Opera Glasses, Microscopes, Telescopes, Thermometers, Barometers, Photographic Materials
Catalog of items offered for sale by John Wanamaker. Includes price and description for each item and illustrations for some items., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Personalized for You...for Gifts
Catalog of monogrammed gifts available from John Wanamaker. Includes illustration, description, price, and ordering coupon for each item., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Personalized for You...for Gifts
Catalog of monogrammed gifts available from John Wanamaker. Includes illustration, description, price, and ordering coupon for each item., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Men's Store Gifts
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Suggesting the Volland Art Publications for Christmas and New Year
Catalog of printed materials featuring Volland Art offered by John Wanamaker. Includes calendars, gift books, and placecards. Includes illustrations, descriptions, and prices., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Reflections in Good Taste
Portfolio of furniture ensembles photographed at the John Wanamaker Store, Philadelphia., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Store and Home (Spring 1924)
V. 16, no. 1 ; Catalog of spring clothing and housewares offered by John Wanamaker. Includes illustration, description, and price for each item., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Store and Home (Spring 1922)
V. 14, no. 1 ; Catalog of spring clothing and housewares offered by John Wanamaker. Includes illustration, description, and price for each item., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Store and Home (Summer 1925)
V. 17, no. 2 ; Catalog of summer clothing and housewares offered by John Wanamaker. Includes illustration, description, and price for each item., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Store and Home (Fall 1925)
V. 17, no. 3 ; Catalog of fall clothing and housewares offered by John Wanamaker. Includes illustration, description, and price for each item., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Store and Home (Holiday 1926)
V. 18, no. 4 ; Catalog of holiday gifts, clothing, and housewares offered by John Wanamaker. Includes illustrations, descriptions, and prices., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Store and Home (Spring 1928)
V. 20, no. 1 ; Catalog of spring clothing and housewares offered by John Wanamaker. Includes illustration, description, and price for each item., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
New Nylon Racket Strings Made of DuPont Nylon
Advertisement pamphlet for racket strings made from DuPont Nylon., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Fashion Frocks : Style Cards
Contents (incomplete set): Style 621, The amazing tweed; Style 674, The luxurious look of antique taffeta; Style 675, A lustrous silk-like print; Style 715, Gingham with a go-everywhere future; Style 766, Fashion acclaims...; Style 767, Your favorite sideline., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Trade Cat .F2487 195-, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Machine-Age Exposition Catalogue
Exhibition catalog of Machine-Age Exposition, May 16-28, 1927, 119 West 57th Street, New York, organized by Little Review, New York, [et al]., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: *Pam 97.1, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Steel Fabrication and Erection
Pamphlet containing information on the business activities and production of steel at the Consolidated Western Steel Corporation, located in the California region., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
DuPont Safety Poster Contest
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Jaguar : The Uncommon Luxury Sedan
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Call number: Pam 2003.631, Published Collections, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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