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Trade Catalogs in the Library of Congress

Collections and Guides

The Library of Congress has a representative collection of trade catalogs dispersed throughout the General Collections; additional titles in a broad range of subject areas can be found in custodial collections including the Manuscript Division, Prints and Photographs Division and the Rare Book and Special Collections Division.  The following selected materials are linked to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog.

Because trade literature is is available under various subject terms, researchers accessing trade catalogs must resort to several research strategies (see Search Strategies). Please consult a reference librarian for guidance in consulting these collections.


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