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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Standard and intermediate price schedules of large Mazda lamps : March first, nineteen twenty-nine
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .G32 1929, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The architectural trade catalog in America, 1850-1950 : selections from the Avery Library ; Low Memorial Library, Columbia University, April 3-20, 1985, and July 3-19, 1985
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 85.222, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
New styles of solid brass type : for use with the Matthews box-printing outfit
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, f Trade Cat .M43 19--, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A History of Sperry Rand Corporation
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 85.276, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Report of the Special Conference Committee : revising and supplementing the progress report published July 24, 1919, and including annual reports dated December 15, 1922, and December 6, 1923
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 86.14, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The history of United Elastic Corporation, 1927-1968
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 86.9, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Early papermills of New-England
"Read at a meeting of the Maine Historical Society, at Bath, Feb. 19, 1874, and communicated to the Historic and Genealogical Register for April, 1875." -- [P. 1]., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 86.164, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Story of borax
Includes bibliographical references (p. 56)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 86.152, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Gilkie camp trailers : for pleasure, health and economy
Accompanied by "letter-folder" (4 p. : ill. ; 27 cm. fold. to 14 x 20 cm.) showing camp scenes and testimonials, laid in., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .G474 1934, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Tileston & Hollingsworth Co., papermakers for 135 years
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 86.253, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Exide batteries : fifty years of achievement, 1888-1938
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 86.246, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The story of an oyster
"Presented in the interest of the oyster industry in New Jersey by the New Jersey State Board of Shell Fisheries, the Maurice River Cover Oyster Growers and Dealers Association, [and] the State Oyster Investigation Laboratory." -- Cover., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 86.264, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A revolution in progress : a history of Intel to date
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 87.75, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The gunpowder industry
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31)., (Shire album ; 160), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 87.124, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Handbook of hard rubber and plastics
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 87.273, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Explosibility of methane and natural gas
"Under auspices of Carnegie Institute of Technology, United States Bureau of Mines, and Mining and Metallurgical Advisory Boards.", Includes bibliographical references and index., (Mining and metallurgical investigations bulletin ; 30), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 87.461, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Story of the plastics industry
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 89.121, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Gulf Oil Corporation : a capsule history
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 89.75, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Ice tools : descriptive catalogue, 1903-1904
Includes price list (p. 51-56)., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Trade Cat .W881 1903, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The history of the Accounting research bulletins, 1939-1946
"This is the first paper of a two-paper series on the history of Accounting research bulletins."--P. 1., Includes bibliographical references (p. 29-33)., (Academy of Accounting Historians. Working paper ; no. 74), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, f HF5605 .A2 no.74, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Tennessee Eastman Corporation, Kingsport, Tenn. : its creative work in cellulose acetate field wins new markets and extends fabric frontiers
Reprint. From: Textile age., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 89.539, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Plexiglas : crystal-clear plastic
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 89.570, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Plexiglas : methods of installation
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 89.568, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Le Panthéon, symbole des révolutions : Montréal, du 20 septembre au 19 novembre 1989 : symbol of revolution, Montreal, 20 September-19 November 1989
Exhibit held 1989 in Paris at the Hôtel Sully and at the Canadian Center for Architecture in Montreal., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 90.87, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Federal Energy Administration
Includes bibliographical references (p. 16-19)., DOE/OSE-0005., (Energy history series ; v. 1, no. 3), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, 90.74, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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