Trade catalogs from Sears, Roebuck and Co. Inc.

Date range
1800s-1900s
Company Name
Sears, Roebuck and Co. Inc.
Related companies
Simpsons-Sears Ltd. (Toronto, Canada)
Place
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Notes content
1982 reprint of the first Christmas Catalog (1933) ; annual reports (1965, 1991) ; craftsman power and hand tools ; 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
Includes
Trade catalog, price lists, manual and samples
Types of samples
paint
Includes
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description
146 pieces; 9 boxes
Record ID
SILNMAHTL_18420
Topic (Romaine term)
Agricultural tools and machinery
Appliances (household)
Architectural designs and building materials
Automobiles and automotive equipment (including trucks and buses)
Clocks and watches (including clock-making and watch-making equipment)
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.
Farm equipment and supplies (including dairy and poultry equipment)
Fences
Firearms
Furniture and furnishings
Garden and lawn equipment and supplies
Hardware and hand tools
Heating; ventilation and air conditioning
Jewelry
Leather products; tanning and equestrian supplies
Lighting (electric; gas; candle; oil; etc.)
Machine tools and metalworking equipment
Medical and surgical instruments and supplies
Musical instruments
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.
Photographic equipment and supplies
Radios and radio equipment
Educational institutions; equipment and supplies (includes playground equipment)
Sewing machines and equipment
Silverware
Sporting goods
Surveying supplies
Television
Toys and games
Woodworking machinery and wood crafts
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)
Topic
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"
"Schools -- Furniture, equipment, etc."
Adhesives
Agricultural implements
Agricultural machinery
Air conditioning
Architectural design
Automobiles
Briefcases
Building materials
Cameras
Candles
Clocks and watches
Clothing and dress
Commercial catalogs
Dairying
Department stores
Dress accessories
Dry-goods
Engines
Farm equipment
Fence industry
Firearms industry and trade
Furniture industry and trade
Games
Garden ornaments and furniture
Location
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source
Smithsonian Libraries