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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Rex wind mills
Catalogue no. 5.
Type N governor
Bulletin no. 103, March 1905.
Type Q governor
Bulletin no. 106, April 1, 1906.
Special race for steam yachts : Saturday, September 19th, 1903
"Open to yachts of 100 to 150 ft. waterline and of over 100 gross tons, enrolled in recognized yacht clubs."--caption. "The prize cup to be presented by Commodore Frank Tilford."