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[Trade catalogs from Pitt & Scott]

Variant company name:
Est. 1876 ; New York, NY ; Liverpool, United Kingdom ; Paris, France  Search this
Company Name:
Pitt & Scott  Search this
Notes content:
Steamship passenger agents ; information for steamship passengers and travelers in Europe
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
London, United Kingdom
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Ships  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_33969
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_33969

[Trade catalogs from London & North Western Railway of England]

Variant company name:
New York, NY  Search this
Company Name:
London & North Western Railway of England  Search this
Notes content:
Passenger and freight railway service ; "Royal Mail Route" ; Liverpool to London, Glasgow or Edinburgh to London ; with focus on American promoting the line to American passengers including international baggage checking from steamships in New York to locations like London, Glasgow, and Edinburgh on the London & North Western line ; also service to Paris, France ; with schedules, fares, route maps and "Places of Interest"
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
London, United Kingdom
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Briefcases  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27499
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27499

[Trade catalogs from Midland Railway of England]

Company Name:
Midland Railway of England  Search this
Related companies:
Midland Railway Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Railway line between Glasgow, Liverpool, London, and other destinations in the United Kingdom
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Derby, United Kingdom
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Briefcases  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_31292
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_31292

[Trade catalogs from Lockheed Aircraft Corp.]

Company Name:
Lockheed Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Aerol Co., Inc. [Subsidiary] ; Lockheed Missles & Space Co. ; Automotive Products Co. Ltd. (London, United Kingdom and Leamington Spa, United Kingdom)  Search this
Notes content:
Letters to W. A. Lenzer of the Cincinnati Butcher's Supply Co. from A. T. Gardiner, Jr. of Aerol Co., Inc. regarding mounting data and installation of "Aerol-Seal" wheels and Airlite "sealed hub wheels" ; three blueprints for "Aerol-Seal" wheels ; "Airlite" wheels ; other Aerol industrial wheels or casters ; "Materials Handling & Packaging Standards: Volume III" from the Lockheed Missles & Space Co. ; "Facts About the Lockheed in Which You Are Flying", an information booklet for passengers ; Lockheed "Lodestar" airplane ; "LI-1500: A Silica Composite Thermal Insulation" by R. M. Beasley and Y. D. Izu "...Presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society..." ; "Look to Lockheed for Leadership" engineering and manufacturing plant ; Lockheed "Lodestar" scale model building instructions and drawings ; Lockheed "12" airplane ; Lockheed "Electra Model 10E" specifications ; Lockheed "Vega Model 5C" specifications ; Lockheed "Orion Model 9D" specifications ; Lockheed "14" airplane ; Lockheed brake fluid ; "Lockheed-Gates Straight Line Brake Servo System" ; "Lockheed-Gates" booster ; "Lockheed Fluid Remote Control for Marine Engines" ; "Airdraulic" shock absorbers ; "Lockheed Hydraulic Actuation" for aircraft ; "Lockheed" trailer brakes ; "Purolator" metal element filters ; "Lockheed" hydraulic remote controls ; "Autoloc" slave cylinders ; "Lockheed-Babcock Hydraulic Remote Damper Control Gear" ; "Lockheed" hydraulic brakes ; hydraulic brake service manual ; "Lockheed Avery Hoses & Self-Sealing Couplings" ; Lockheed Concept 80 ; cardiac monitoring system
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and manual
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
66 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Burbank, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Military equipment and supplies (including uniforms)  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Armed Forces -- Equipment  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Glass  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Medical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Military supplies  Search this
Military uniforms  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Surgical instruments and apparatus industry  Search this
Travel  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_27340
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_27340

[Trade catalogs from Peck & Hills Furniture Co.]

Variant company name:
New York, NY (1922) ; Philadelphia, PA  Search this
Company Name:
Peck & Hills Furniture Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Catalog from 1922 for retailer (or wholesaler?) of home furnishings ("Hoosier-style" kitchen cabinets, bedroom suites, fold-up beds, wicker furniture, Davenport sofas, trays, clocks, tables, lamps, Egyptian-revival stools, pianos, children's furniture) ; trunks ; baby carriages ; bicycles ; invalid wheel chairs ; sewing machines ; dinner dishes ; school furniture ; church furniture (for pulpit and pews) ; washing machine ; electric vacuum cleaner ; rugs and linoleum. Catalog from 1954 for home furnishings (sofas, mattresses, ashtrays, cabinets, tables and dinettes) ; small appliances (carpet sweepers, toasters, waffle irons, coffee percolators) ; carpet ; kitchen cabinets ; luggage and office furniture. 1922 flyers for basswood and cedar furniture (matting covered commode box, utility box) ; Queen Anne-revival bedroom furniture. Aug. 1922 circular for retailers filled with "Open stock suggestions."
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
5 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Appliances (household)  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Office equipment and supplies  Search this
Retailers equipment and supplies  Search this
Sewing machines and equipment  Search this
Smoking and tobacco accessories  Search this
Textiles and textile machinery  Search this
Topic:
Briefcases  Search this
Candles  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Garden tools  Search this
Glass  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Household appliances  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Office equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Retail trade equipment industry  Search this
Sewing machines  Search this
Smoking paraphernalia  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Textile machinery industry  Search this
Tobacco industry  Search this
Tobacco jars and boxes  Search this
Tobacco pipes  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_29509
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_29509

[Trade catalogs from Paramount Electrical Supply Co.]

Company Name:
Paramount Electrical Supply Co.  Search this
Notes content:
1926 wholesale catalog for Paramount Electrical Supply: porcelain knobs ; outdoor brackets ; ceiling plates ; cleats ; switches ; Leviton sockets ; bells ; buzzers ; mailboxes ; fuses ; plugs ; lamps (bulbs) ; guards ; shades ; reflectors ; National Mazda ; hanging fixtures ; kitchen and bathroom fixtures ; brackets (sconces) ; outdoor lantern brackets ; desk and table lamps ; electric irons ; waffle irons ; toasters ; heating elements ; percolators ; heaters ; heating pad ; vacuum brush ; curling iron ; iron waver ; Marcel waver ; vibrator ; electric stove ; hot plate ; vacuum cleaner ; Havalite Jr. cigar lighter ; Eveready flashlights and batteries ; electric logs and grates ; radio sets ; radio table ; head phones (spelled "fones" in catalog) ; Steinite Long Distance Crystals ; Bosdh Jr. Ambotone cone speaker ; Brandes Headsets ; Utah Book Speaker; Thorola reproducer ; Silver circuits ; homcharger ; eliminator ; Fan Steel Balkite chargers ; Jewell Voltmeter ; tibe tester ; condensers ; transformer ; coils ; Mar-co Illuminated Control (dial) ; potentiometer ; jacks ; lightning arresters. March 1936 Catalog: Plate auto battery ; spark plugs ; mirror-clocks ; automobile tires ; Delco automobile radio set ; car seat slip covers ; Monarch tire tube ; tire patches ; cemented tire shoes ; radiator faucet ; Schrader valve cores ; tire gauges ; sport goggles ; airplane type auto compass ; golding lugage racks ; portable refrigerator ; Trico windshield wipers ; electric auto fans ; electric windshield cleaner ; Ingersoll Auto Clock ; Bakelite Visolite lighter ; radiator insect screen ; Ford car equipment - greyhound radiator ornaments ; Chevrolet equipment - radiator caps ; locking gas cap ; Tiger-Ey tail and stop lamp for Chevrolet ; door handles ; horns and sirens ; draft shields ; Pathfinder auto bulbs ; Dupont Duco cleaner ; Simoniz wax and cleaner ; hydraulic guns and fittings ; Alemite hoses ; oil gun ; Kap fire extinguisher ; bumper bar for 1932 Ford ; Pennsyline motor oil ; King Bee step-plates ; floor mats ; jacks ; Imperial radiator ; springs ; batteries ; hydrometers ; Bakelite distributor caps ; ignition points ; Zenith carburetors ; brake lining ; Plymouth mufflers ; Blackhawk piston rings ; copper or cork cylinder head gaskets ; battery pliers ; drill press ; pipe bender ; vise ; electric motor driven lathe ; bench grinders ; electric drills ; Imperial superheterodyne AC radio ; Macgregor golf clubs ; Fleetwing Golf Balls ; 1936 Delco-General Motors Auto (radio with speakers) sets with robot-controlled Synchro-tuning and custom-built controls for 1934-35-36 motor cars.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Appliances (household)  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Bells and bell foundries  Search this
Cleaning tools and supplies  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Metalwork products (architectural and ornamental)  Search this
Plastics and rubber  Search this
Radios and radio equipment  Search this
Sound recording and playback equipment (including phonographs; microphones; and phonograph records)  Search this
Telephone; telegraph and telecommunications equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Architectural metal-work  Search this
Art metal-work  Search this
Audio equipment industry  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Bell founding  Search this
Bells  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Candles  Search this
Cleaning compounds  Search this
Cleaning machinery and appliances  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Coal  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Engines  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Hardware  Search this
Household appliances  Search this
Lamps  Search this
Lighting  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Machine-tools  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Metal-working machinery  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28559
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28559

[Trade catalogs from A. C. McClurg & Co.]

Company Name:
A. C. McClurg & Co.  Search this
Related companies:
A. C. McClurg  Search this
Notes content:
One envelope OVERSIZE. Department store distributor ; books ; gifts ; tableware ; prints ; novelties ; cosmetics ; stationery ; sporting goods ; "Buck Rogers 25th Century caster" lead toy casting set ; clocks ; seasonal decorations ; holiday decorations ; Christmas cards and wrapping paper ; masks ; school supplies ; office supplies ; furniture ; toys ; play sets ; train sets ; dolls ; lawn furniture and toys ; kitchen and electric appliances ; "Universal" vacuum cleaners ; housewares ; ceramics ; ceramic figurines ; World War II wartime publication ; marbles ; phonographs and records ; musical instruments ; other products
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and samples
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
Paper samples : wrapping paper , crepe paper , ruled writing paper
Physical description:
77 pieces; 10 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Appliances (household)  Search this
Artists; drafting; crafts materials and supplies  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Cleaning tools and supplies  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Curios; novelties and souvenirs  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Educational institutions; equipment and supplies (includes playground equipment)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Flags  Search this
Foods and beverage products and processing equipment (including brewing; distilleries; beer; wine; etc.)  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Library equipment and supplies  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Office equipment and supplies  Search this
Packaging materials and shipping  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Printing; publishing; paper and bookselling (including type specimens)  Search this
Radios and radio equipment  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Silverware  Search this
Smoking and tobacco accessories  Search this
Sound recording and playback equipment (including phonographs; microphones; and phonograph records)  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Toys and games  Search this
Topic:
"Schools -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Artists' materials  Search this
Audio equipment industry  Search this
Beverage industry  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Book industries and trade  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Business  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Cleaning compounds  Search this
Cleaning machinery and appliances  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Collectibles  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Cosmetics  Search this
Cutlery  Search this
Cycling  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Distilleries  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_30300
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_30300

[Trade catalogs from Philadelphia Railway Track Equipment Co.]

Company Name:
Philadelphia Railway Track Equipment Co.  Search this
Notes content:
1899 catalog for type of single girder rail joint for street and suburban railways ; rail configurations ; cross-overs ; includes diagrams
Includes:
Trade catalog and manual
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Briefcases  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_32025
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_32025

[Trade catalogs from Park Mfg. Co. (Minnesota)]

Company Name:
Park Mfg. Co. (Minnesota)  Search this
Related companies:
formerly Park Wagonstock Co.  Search this
Notes content:
sled runners and bases for farming operations, logging, grocery and other deliveries. The company, formerly called Park Wagonstock Co., also made neck yokes for farming draft animals ; iron wagon straps, braces and rods ; wagon wrenches and pin clevis.
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Physical description:
3 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Minnesota Transfer, Minnesota, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Carriages; wagons and accessories  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Lumber; logging; timber and forestry  Search this
Topic:
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Carriage and wagon making  Search this
Carriages and carts  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Forests and forestry  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Lumber  Search this
Timber  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28588
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28588

[Trade catalogs from Park Away Parks, Inc.]

Company Name:
Park Away Parks, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
Circa 1970 brochures created as proposals for potential investors in chain of recreational vehicle (RV) parks and camp grounds ; "Opportunity for Investment in the Bright Future of Recreational Travel" ; flyer announcing available franchises ; duplicate color brochures entitled "Own a Piece of the Outdoor Action: The Prime Profit Opportunity for the 70's and Beyond"
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
4 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Camping equipment  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Topic:
Advertising  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Business  Search this
Camping equipment industry  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Outdoor recreation  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28620
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28620

[Trade catalogs from Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co.]

Variant company name:
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,729472,00.html?promoid=googlep ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southeastern_Pennsylvania_Transportation_Authority ; http://www.septa.org/inside/history.html  Search this
Company Name:
Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co.  Search this
Related companies:
PTC (Philadelphia Transportation Company) ; SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority)  Search this
Notes content:
Draft of lease and agreement between City of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company for Frankford Elevated Railway and 35th Ward Surface Line (dated April 6, 1922) ; report on Sept.-Oct. 1919 testimony before Federal Electric Railways Commission in Washington, DC entitled "Philadelphia's Answer to the Traction Question" by T. E. Mitten
Includes:
Manual and histories
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Bridges  Search this
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Road building machinery and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Advertising  Search this
Bridge construction industry  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Business  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Road machinery  Search this
Roads -- Design and construction  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_32022
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_32022

[Trade catalogs from Philadelphia Transportation Co.]

Variant company name:
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,729472,00.html?promoid=googlep ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southeastern_Pennsylvania_Transportation_Authority ; http://www.septa.org/inside/history.html  Search this
Company Name:
Philadelphia Transportation Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Philadelphia Rapid Transit Co. ; SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Co.)  Search this
Notes content:
1949 Annual Report ; trolley and bus public mass transportation
Includes:
Trade catalog and histories
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Printing; publishing; paper and bookselling (including type specimens)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Advertising  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Book industries and trade  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Business  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Printing machinery and supplies  Search this
Publishers and publishing  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_32057
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_32057

[Trade catalogs from Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Rail Road Co.]

Variant company name:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philadelphia,_Wilmington_and_Baltimore_Railroad  Search this
Company Name:
Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Rail Road Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Philadelphia and Delaware County Rail-Road Co. ; Philadelphia and Baltimore Central Rail Road Co. ; Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad ; Pennsylvania Railroad, Amtrak  Search this
Notes content:
Annual Reports (1843, 1848-1850, 1854, 1858, 1859, 1862-1863, 1876, 1889)
Includes:
Histories
Black and white images
Physical description:
8 pieces; 8 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Advertising  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Business  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_32059
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_32059

[Trade catalogs from Pennsylvania Railroad Co.]

Company Name:
Pennsylvania Railroad Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington Railroad Co. ; Northern Central Railroad Co. ; West Jersey & Seashore Railroad Co. ; Pennsylvania Steel Co. ; Westinghouse Church Kerr & Co., Engineers  Search this
Notes content:
UNIQUE set of railroad trade literature ; 1847-1877 annual reports ; late 19th Century leisure travel books, tour announcements and schedules (3-week Golden Gate tour of California, 1890 ; 1887 Summer excursion routes to New England, the Catskills, the Adirondaks, New Jersey Shore, Quebec, Niagara Falls, Saratoga Springs, NY, Bar Harbor and Mt. Desert Island, ME, Ashville, NC, Mackinac Island, MI, Newport, RI, Fire Island, NY ; 1892 tour book for Florida illustrated with photographs) ; 1916 company history entitled "Seventy Years of America's Greatest Railroad" ; 1908 schedule with map of the line to Atlantic City, NJ ; 1899 manual for employees of the company's Signal Department ; circa 1913 company pamphlets (subjects range from resuscitation from electric shock to elementary principles of electricity) ; 1929 pamphlet on container car service ; bound set of 1915 leaflets (directed to employees and to the public) on issues of efficiency and safety (including "Making Automobile Drivers Believe in Signs") ; 1916 company history entitled "Seventy Years of America's Greatest Railroad: The Pennsylvania 1846-1916" ; 1946 safety manual ; illustrated 1949 brochure for Pullman sleeping car train called "the General" that ran between New York and Chicago in 16 hours ; circa 1880 map showing alignment of original railroads in Philadelphia, PA, now included as part of the Pennsylvania Railroad System ; 1916 booklet with description of PRR System's "Main lines and branches with notes of the historical events which have taken place in the contiguous territories" ; 1946 annual report including beautiful color illustrations of company's 100th anniversary ; 1890 record of transportation lines operated by PRR ; 1927 pamphlet about the PRR 6000 freight weighing machines (scales) ; 1930 newsletter about development of industry (warehouses, glass) and agriculture (dairy, potatoes, corn) along route of PRR ; 1926 brochure entitled "Modern Cars and locomotives" ; company's Book of Rules (1941, 1943, 1947, 1948) ; 1916 and 1940s instructions regarding signaling apparatus ; 1930 history of Allegheney Portage Railroad ; booklet about grain elevators at ports (1930) ; 1904 booklet about Passenger Car Ventilation Systems ; January 1908 book illustrated with photographs entitled "The New York Passenger Terminal of the Pennsylvania Railroad (Under Construction)", later called Pennsylvania Station ; 1860 booklet entitled "Report of Experiments with Coal-Burning Locomotives made on the Pennsylvania Railroad April-August 1859" ; 1872 illustrated technical pamphlet showing standard steel rail sections made by Pennsylvania Steel Co. for Pennsylvania Railroad
Includes:
Trade catalog, manual and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
52 pieces; 12 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Business services (advertising; marketing; organizational management; etc.)  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Educational institutions; equipment and supplies (includes playground equipment)  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Engineering consultants and contractors  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Foundries; supplies and equipment  Search this
Fuel (includes oil; petroleum; gas; coal; etc.)  Search this
Furnaces and boilers  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
"Schools -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Boilers  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Business  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Coal  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Consulting engineers  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Engines  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Foundries  Search this
Fuel  Search this
Furnaces  Search this
Glass  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Marketing  Search this
Motors  Search this
Petroleum  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_30164
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_30164

[Trade catalogs from Penn Central Co.]

Company Name:
Penn Central Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Penn Central Railroad Co.  Search this
Notes content:
1968 Annual Report and Notice of Annual Meeting and Election for Penn Central Railroad Co. (dated April 10, 1969)
Includes:
Trade catalog, manual and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Railroad; streetcar; subway and tramway equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
Briefcases  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Railroad equipment industry  Search this
Street-railroads  Search this
Subways  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_29824
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_29824

[Trade catalogs from Sears, Roebuck and Co. Inc.]

Company Name:
Sears, Roebuck and Co. Inc.  Search this
Related companies:
Simpsons-Sears Ltd. (Toronto, Canada)  Search this
Notes content:
1982 reprint of the first Christmas Catalog (1933) ; annual reports (1965, 1991) ; craftsman power and hand tools (1985-86, 1988-89, 1995-96) ; blacksmith supplies ; wood and metal working machinery ; sporting goods ; paints ; auto tires ; photography equipment ; electric and gas lighting fixtures ; farm implements ; fences ; garden and lawn equipment ; surgical and medical instruments and supplies ; school furniture and supplies ; shoes ; clothing ; musical instruments ; surveying instruments ; engines ; Hercules oil heating equipment ; humidifier ; Kenmore washer, vacuum cleaner ; sewing machine ; household electrical appliances ; radio apparatus ; televisions ; stoves ; mosquito canopies, window screens, and fixtures ; concrete machinery ; building materials ; toys ; luggage ; firearms ; clocks ; silverware ; furniture ; jewelry ; equestrian equipment ; "Kenmore" microwave oven (use and care guide) ; "Kenmore" dehumidifier ; "Uniforms '74" catalog ; home care and convalescent needs catalog 1973 ; Home Care Health specialog 1985/1986 and 1986/87 ; Uniforms specialog 1985/1986 ; wheelchairs ; hospital beds ; mastectomy needs ; health care and rehabilitation garments ; exercise equipment ; blood pressure monitors ; diabetic aids ; bath and shower therapeutic and assistive equipment ; "Kenmore" grill-waffler ; fabric samples in sample book no. 81 V spring & summer 1915 ; portable typewriters
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists, manual and samples
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
paint ; wallpaper
Physical description:
170 pieces; 17 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Appliances (household)  Search this
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)  Search this
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Educational institutions; equipment and supplies (includes playground equipment)  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Fences  Search this
Firearms  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies  Search this
Hardware and hand tools  Search this
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Leather products; tanning and equestrian supplies  Search this
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Machine tools and metalworking equipment  Search this
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Office equipment and supplies  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Radios and radio equipment  Search this
Sewing machines and equipment  Search this
Silverware  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Surveying supplies  Search this
Television  Search this
Toys and games  Search this
Woodworking machinery and wood crafts  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
"Schools -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Air conditioning  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Candles  Search this
Clocks and watches  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Engines  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Fence industry  Search this
Firearms industry and trade  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Games  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_18420
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_18420

[Trade catalogs from Ford Motor Co.]

Variant company name:
Dearborn, MI  Search this
Company Name:
Ford Motor Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Continental Div. ; Lincoln Motor Co. ; Lincoln Motor Car Div. ; Fordson Div. ; Mercury Div. ; Lincoln-Mercury Div. ; Henry Ford & Son, Inc. ; C.E. Johansson, Inc. ; Dearborn Village ; Ford Tractor Operations (Troy, MI) ; Ford Motor Co. Ltd. (Dagenham, Essex, United Kingdom) ; Upholstery Leather Group, Inc. (New York, NY)  Search this
Notes content:
Five envelopes OVERSIZE ; Organized by divisions and subject categories
Includes:
Trade catalog, manual and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
892 pieces; 34 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Date range:
1900s-2000s
Topic (Romaine term):
Agricultural tools and machinery  Search this
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Aviation (aircraft; balloons; etc.)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)  Search this
Iron and steel products (castings; sheet steel; steel wire; wire rope; pig iron and structural steel products )  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Agricultural implements  Search this
Agricultural machinery  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Airships  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Automobiles  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Dairying  Search this
Farm equipment  Search this
Hobbies  Search this
Iron industry and trade  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Recreation industry  Search this
Ships  Search this
Steel industry and trade  Search this
Travel  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_16108
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_16108

[Trade catalogs from Mars Motel & Restaurant Supply Co.]

Company Name:
Mars Motel & Restaurant Supply Co.  Search this
Notes content:
motel supplies ; resort supplies ; motel business cards ; advertising cards ; registration cards ; letterheads ; envelopes ; key tags ; door notices ; printed forms ; ice buckets ; pitchers ; ash trays ; drinking glasses ; cleaning supplies ; waste baskets ; soaps ; luggage racks ; serving trays ; desk sets ; coat hangers ; bath mats ; roll-a-way cribs ; maid carts ; linen carts ; cleaners carts ; hand trucks
Includes:
Trade catalog, price lists and samples
Black and white images
Color images
Types of samples:
business card sample
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Cleaning tools and supplies  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Hotel; bar and restaurant supplies  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Materials handling equipment (includes barrels; bottling and filling; casters; chains; etc.)  Search this
Office equipment and supplies  Search this
Topic:
"Hotels -- Furniture, equipment, etc."  Search this
Barrels  Search this
Bars (Drinking establishments)  Search this
Bottling  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Cleaning compounds  Search this
Cleaning machinery and appliances  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Industrial equipment  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Office equipment and supplies industry  Search this
Restaurants  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_44450
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_44450

[Trade catalogs from Priscilla Needlework Co.]

Company Name:
Priscilla Needlework Co.  Search this
Related companies:
Priscilla Publishing Co.  Search this
Notes content:
needlework supplies ; embroidery hoops ; embroidery floss ; yarn ; needlework instruction books ; sewing machines ; embroidered items (baby clothes, aprons, nightgowns, bags, cases, linens, towels)
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
5 pieces; 2 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)  Search this
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Sewing machines and equipment  Search this
Topic:
Briefcases  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
Hats  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Sewing machines  Search this
Shoes  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_33766
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_33766

[Trade catalogs from Peerless Motor Car Corp. (Cleveland)]

Variant company name:
The brochure states that the company was founded in 1900. File also contains a hard copy of a history of the company that states that it went out of business in 1931 (source http://www.s515.com/peerless.html).  Search this
Company Name:
Peerless Motor Car Corp. (Cleveland)  Search this
Related companies:
Peerless Motor Car Co.  Search this
Notes content:
Unique, beautifully ilustrated 1910 catalog (copyright 1909) for the Peerless Motor Car Co. Brochure includes descriptions and illustrations of the 1910 four- and six-cylinder models and their parts (motor, crank case, crank shaft, carburetor, wiring, clutch, transmission, axles, springs, wheels, body, etc) as well as specifications. The seat covers, trunk (a suitcase with handle) and windshield were sold as options for ($65, $40 and $70, respectively.) Also, a circa 1927 brochure for the Peerless Six-90 Landaulet convertible. Peerless tractors ; trucks with trailers ; motor trucks ; automobiles ; motor cars
Includes:
Trade catalog, manual and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
22 pieces; 5 boxes
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Motor vehicles  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28563
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28563

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