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Kilburn
Marketing in the Modern Era:
Trade Catalogs and the Rise of 19th-Century American Advertising
Selected Bibliography
 
Primary Sources:

Allen, Edward Charles, Business records, 1871-1896, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

Allen-Lane Company, Records, 1853-1941, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

American Steel & Wire Co, Records of American Steel and Wire Company and its predecessors, 1822-1936, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

Basset, William R. et al, Industrial Machinery Pamphlets, 1874-1924.

Comstock family, Business records, 1833-1876, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

Eddy, Darius, Account books, 1842-1867, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

Ericsson's Caloric Engine Articles Descriptive of the Caloric Ship Ericsson, and of her Trial Excursion of January 12th, 1853. Washington Gideon & Co., Printers, 1853.

Kilburn, Lincoln Machine Company, Records, 1846-1869, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

Kirstein, Louis Edward, Business records, 1909-1942, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

Logbooks of whalers from Massachusetts, 1836-1879, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

Morgan, S. Griffitts, Business records, 1843-1863, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

Papers relating to R. H. Macy and Company, 1858-1965, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

Puffs and Mysteries, or, The Romance of Advertising: With Tracings from the Capital of the Second Column of the "Times" ... London: W. Kent and Co., 1855.

Reed & Barton, Records, 1828-1931, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

Sargent, John O. A Lecture on the Late Improvements in Steam Navigation and the Arts of Naval Warfare, with a Brief Notice of Ericsson's Caloric Engine. New York and London: Wiley and Putnam, 1844.

Slater family, Business records, 1793-1926, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

Tudor Company, Records, 1752-1902, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

Villard, Henry, Business papers, 1862-1900, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

Wood, William T. Ledger, 1835-1849, Part of Account books of blacksmiths, New England and New York, 1703-1858, Baker Library, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

 

Secondary Sources:

Abbey, Charles A. Before the Mast in the Clippers: Composed in Large Part of the Diaries of Charles A. Abbey Kept While at Sea in the Years 1856 to 1860. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937.

Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Corporation. History of the Baldwin Locomotive Works, 1831 to 1907. Philadelphia: Edgell, 1907.

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Baldwin Locomotive Works. History of the Baldwin Locomotive Works, 1831-1920. Philadelphia: The Works, [1920?].

Baldwin Locomotive Works. History of the Baldwin Locomotive Works, 1831-1923. Philadelphia: Bingham, 1924.

Bishop, J. Leander. A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860: Exhibiting the Origin and Growth of the Principal Mechanic Arts and Manufactures, from the Earliest Colonial Period to the Adoption of the Constitution. 3d ed., rev. & enl. Vol. I, II, and III. Philadelphia: E. Young, 1868.

Braden, Donna R. Leisure and Entertainment in America. Dearborn, Mich.: Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, 1988.

Brewer, John and Roy Porter, eds. Consumption and the World of Goods. London and New York: Routledge, 1997.

Brown, John K. The Baldwin Locomotive Works, 1831-1915: A Study in American Industrial Practice. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.

Butsch, Richard, ed. For Fun and Profit: The Transformation of Leisure into Consumption. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1990.

Cheadle, Dave. Victorian Trade Cards: Historical Reference and Value Guide. Paducah, Ky.: Collector Books, 1996.

Clark, Victor S. History of Manufactures in the United States. Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1916-28.

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Crom, Theodore R. Trade Catalogues, 1542-1842. Melrose, Fla.: T.R. Crom, 1989.

Cutcliffe, Stephen H. and Terry S. Reynolds, eds. Technology & American History: A Historical Anthology from Technology & Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997.

Darrah, William Culp. The World of Stereographs. Gettysburg, Pa: Darrah, 1977.

Dolge, Alfred. Pianos and Their Makers. Covina, Calif.: Covina Publishing, 1911-13.

Dublin, Thomas. Transforming Women's Work: New England Lives in the Industrial Revolution. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1994.

Dulles, Foster Rhea. A History of Recreation: America Learns to Play. 2d ed. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1965.

Fox, Richard Wightman and T.J. Jackson Lears, eds. The Culture of Consumption: Critical Essays in American History, 1880-1980. New York: Pantheon Books, 1983.

Fox, Stephen R. The Mirror Makers: A History of American Advertising and Its Creators. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997.

Greeley, Horace. The Great Industries of the United States: Being an Historical Summary of the Origin, Growth, and Perfection of the Chief Industrial Arts of this Country. Hartford: J. B. Burr & Hyde, 1872.

Green, Constance McLaughlin. Holyoke, Massachusetts: A Case History of the Industrial Revolution in America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1939.

Grover, Kathryn, ed. Hard at Play: Leisure in America, 1840-1940. Amherst, Mass.: University of Massachusetts Press; Rochester, N.Y.: Strong Museum, 1992.

Hall, Henry. The Ice Industry of the United States, with a Brief Sketch of its History and Estimates of Production in the Different States. [Northampton? Mass. Early American Industries Association, 1974].

Hardy, Stephen. How Boston Played: Sport, Recreation, and Community, 1865-1915. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1982.

Hart, James David. The Popular Book: A History of America's Literary Taste. New York: Oxford University Press, 1950.*

Hedrick, U. P. A History of Agriculture in the State of New York. New York: Hill and Wang, 1966.

Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum. Trade Catalogues at Winterthur: A Guide to the Literature of Merchandising, 1750-1980. New York: Garland Publishing, 1984.

Hindle, Brooke. Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution, 1790-1860. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1986.

Hunter, Louis C. A History of Industrial Power in the United States, 1780-1930. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1991.

Jones, Joseph C. America's Icemen: An Illustrative History of the United States Natural Ice Industry, 1665-1925. Humble, Tex.: Jobeco Books, 1984.

Laird, Pamela Walker. Advertising Progress: American Business and the Rise of Consumer Marketing. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1998.

Lauer, Conrad Newton. Engineering in American Industry The Development of Industry in these United States During One Hundred and Twenty Years. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1924.

Lears, Jackson. Fables of Abundance: A Cultural History of Advertising in America. New York: BasicBooks, 1994.

Licht, Walter. Industrializing America: The Nineteenth Century. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1995.

Loesser, Arthur. Men, Women and Pianos: A Social History. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1954.

London Science Museum. Handbook of the Collections Illustrating Agricultural Implements & Machinery: A Brief Survey of the Machines and Implements which are Available to the Farmer, with Notes on Their Development. London: H.M. Stationery Office, 1930.

McGurn, James. On Your Bicycle: An Illustrated History of Cycling. New York: Facts on File Publications, 1987.

McPherson, Natalie. Machines and Economic Growth: The Implications for Growth Theory of the History of the Industrial Revolution. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994.

McVey, Frank Le Rond. Modern Industrialism An Outline of the Industrial Organization as Seen in the History, Industry, and Problems of England, the United States, and Germany. New York: D. Appleton, 1904.

Monod, David. Store Wars: Shopkeepers and the Culture of Mass Marketing, 1890-1939. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996.

Norris, James D. Advertising and the Transformation of American Society, 1865-1920. New York: Greenwood Press, 1990.

Noverr, Douglas A. The Games They Played: Sports in American History, 1865-1980. Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1983.

Paine Furniture Co., Boston. One Hundred Years at Paine's, 1835-1935: A History of America's Oldest Furniture Store. Boston: The Co., 1935.

Pope Manufacturing Company. An Industrial Achievement, 1877-1907. Hartford, Conn.: The Company, 1907.

Porter, Glen, and Harold C. Livesay. Merchants and Manufacturers: Studies in the Changing Structure of Nineteenth-Century Marketing. Baltimore: John Hopkins Press, [1971].

Punch, Walter T., ed. Keeping Eden: A History of Gardening in America. Boston: Bulfinch Press, 1992.

Romaine, Lawrence B. A Guide to American Trade Catalogs, 1744-1900. New York: R.R. Bowker, 1960.

Sampson, Henry. A History of Advertising from the Earliest Times Illustrated by Anecdotes, Curious Specimens and Biographical Notes. London: Chatto and Windus, 1874.

Siemens, Georg. History of the House of Siemens. Vol. I and II. Freiburg: Karl Alber, 1957.

Smith, Gaye. Trade Catalogues: A Hundred Years, 1850-1949. Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University Library, 1992.

Tice, Patricia M. Gardening in America, 1830-1910. Rochester, N.Y.: Strong Museum, 1984.

Walls, Nina de Angeli. Trade Catalogs in the Hagley Museum and Library. Wilmington, Del.: The Library, 1987.

Westing, Fred. The Locomotives that Baldwin Built. New York: Bonanza Books, 1966.

Whiting, Robert B. Estey Reed Organs on Parade: A Pictorial Review of the Many Parlour, Cabinet, Boudoir, Philharmonic, and Other Types of Reed Organs Made Over a 100-Year Period by the Famous Estey Organ Company, Together with a Brief Corporate History. Vestal, N.Y.: Vestal Press, [1981].

 

* Available at another Harvard University Library, check HOLLIS.

 

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