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Winterthur Museum Library

The library at the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum is a research center that contains a wide variety of written and visual materials that promote the interdisciplinary study of American art, material culture, and everyday life in America into the 20th century. It includes books, periodicals, archival material, printed ephemera, and both historical and modern photographs. Special strengths include manufacturers' and retailers' catalogs, resources that describe craft techniques, advice l...



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Winterthur Museum Library
by Sears, Roebuck and Company
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Topics: Department stores--Catalogs, Manufactures--Catalogs.
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by Taylor, Alan
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Topic: United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Winterthur Museum Library
by Sears, Roebuck and Company
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Topics: Department stores--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Department stores.
Winterthur Museum Library
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January 1909.
Topics: Furniture--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Furniture
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topics: Art glass--Catalogs, Glass painting and staining--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Art glass, Trade...
Winterthur Museum Library
by Sears, Roebuck and Company
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Topics: Architecture, Domestic--Designs and plans--Catalogs, Prefabricated houses--Catalogs, Trade...
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by Berger, John
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"Based on the BBC television series with John Berger."
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Topics: Visual perception, Art, Perception visuelle, Schilderkunst, Psychologische aspecten
Winterthur Museum Library
by Sears, Roebuck and Company
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Topics: Department stores--Catalogs, Manufactures--Catalogs.
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by Seymour, John, 1914-
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Forgotten arts: Woodland crafts -- Building crafts -- Crafts of the field -- Workshop crafts -- Textiles -- Forgotten household crafts: Kitchen crafts -- Dairy crafts -- Laundry crafts -- Around the home -- Textile crafts -- Decorative crafts
Topic: Handicraft
Winterthur Museum Library
by Jeremiah Rotherman & Co. (London, England)
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Topics: Interior decoration--Catalogs, Clothing and dress--Catalogs.
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by Beckert, Sven
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xxii, 615 pages : 25 cm
Topics: Cotton textile industry -- History, Cotton trade -- History, Cotton plantation workers -- History,...
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xx, 1097 p.; 24 cm
Topic: Art, Modern -- 19th century -- Philosophy
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by Rice, Prudence M
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Bibliography: p. 487-542
Topics: Pottery, Ceramics
Winterthur Museum Library
by Threlkeld Granite Co. Ltd. (Keswick, Cumberland, Eng.)
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Topics: Tiles--Catalogs, Granite, Trade catalogs--Tiles.
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topics: Department stores--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Department stores.
Winterthur Museum Library
by Prang Educational Company
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Topics: Decoration and ornament--History, Prints--Catalogs, Commercial catalogs--Prints.
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topics: Clothing and dress--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Clothing and dress.
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by Chevalier, Jean
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Topics: Signs and symbols -- Dictionaries, Folklore -- Dictionaries, Mythology -- Dictionaries, Symbolism...
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by Hockney, David.
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Topics: Painting -- Technique -- History, Drawing -- Technique -- History, Painting -- Technological...
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xxxi, 654 p. : 28 cm
Topics: Pennsylvania -- History, Pennsylvania -- Civilization
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by Mintz, Sidney W. (Sidney Wilfred), 1922-2015
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xxx, 274 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : 24 cm
Topics: Sugar -- Social aspects -- History, Sugar trade -- Social aspects -- History, Sucre -- Aspect...
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324 p., [8] p. of plates : 26 cm
Topics: Art -- Themes, motives, Aesthetics, Primitivism in art
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by Lesy, Michael, 1945- comp; Van Schaick, Charles
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Originally presented as the author's thesis, Rutgers
Topic: Depressions
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by William Cronon
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Topics: Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century, Chicago...
Winterthur Museum Library
by Stickley, Gustav, 1858-1942
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Topic: Architecture, Domestic--Designs and plans.
Winterthur Museum Library
by Robert Wood & Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Topics: Architectural ironwork--Catalogs, Decoration and ornament--Catalogs,...
Winterthur Museum Library
by H. O'Neill & Co. (New York, N.Y.)
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Topics: Clothing and dress--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Clothing and dress.
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Suburbs, Suburban life, Housing, Vie de la banlieue, Banlieues, Logement, Suburbanisatie,...
Winterthur Museum Library
by Perry, Dame & Co.
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Topic: Clothing and dress--Catalogs.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 364-411)
Topics: Ballard, Martha, 1735-1812, Midwives, Midwifery, Sages-femmes
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-235) and index
Topics: Social history, Women's studies, United States - State & Local - General, History: American,...
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by Elizabeth Barlow Rogers
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Topics: History of specific subjects, Landscape art & architecture, Landscape architecture,...
Winterthur Museum Library
by Christie & Co. (New York, N.Y.)
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Topic: Lace and lace making--Catalogs
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Architectural--Catalogs, Plasterwork, Decorative--Catalogs, Trade...
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by Said, Edward W
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xi, 368 p. ; 25 cm
Topics: Orientalism, Imperialism, East and West, Asia -- Foreign public opinion, Occidental, Middle East --...
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by Boyer, Paul S., author
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xxi, 231 pages : 25 cm
Topics: Porter family, Putnam family, Putnam, Porter, Witchcraft -- Massachusetts -- Salem, Witchcraft --...
Winterthur Museum Library
by Montgomery Ward
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Topics: Household supplies--Catalogs, Dry-goods--Catalogs, Clothing and dress--Catalogs.
Winterthur Museum Library
by Belcher Mosaic Glass Co. (New York, N.Y.)
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Topics: Mosaics, Glass painting and staining, Glass, Colored--Catalogs
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by Glover, Thomas J
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542 p. : 14 cm
Topics: Technology -- Tables, Science -- Tables
Winterthur Museum Library
by Paragon Embroidery Co. (Yokohama, Japan)
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Topic: Embroidery--Japan--Catalogs.
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topic: Tiles--Catalogs.
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: National characteristics, French, Folklore
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topics: Slavery, Slaves, Esclavage, Esclaves, Slavernij, Negers, Sklaverei
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topic: Musical instruments--Catalogs.
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Bibliography: p. 233-239
Topics: Embroidery, Women in art, Femininity
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by White, Deborah G. (Deborah Gray), 1949-
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-208) and index
Topics: Women slaves, Plantation life, Slaves, Femmes esclaves, Vie dans les plantations, Esclavage,...
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by Burcaw, George Ellis, 1921-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Museums, Museum techniques, Museumkunde, Museumbeheer, Musées, Muséologie, Museumskunde
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xxv, 534 pages : 25 cm
Topics: Art -- Psychology, Symbolism in art, Symbolisme dans l'art, Art -- Psychologie, Kunst, Waarneming,...
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by Blakesley, Rosalind P. (Rosalind Polly)
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272 pages : 30 cm
Topics: Arts and crafts movement -- History, Artes decorativas, Arts and crafts movement -- Histoire, Arts...
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xi, 288 p. ; 25 cm
Topics: Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes, Presidents -- United States -- Biography --...
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by Meggs, Philip B
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xiii, 510 p. : 28 cm
Topics: Graphic design (Typography) -- History, Book design -- History
Topics: Jewelry--Catalogs, Clocks and watches--Catalogs, Silverware--Catalogs, Goldwork--Catalogs,...
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ix, 81 p., [4] leaves of plates : 21 cm
Topic: Color -- Study and teaching
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by Carl F. Kaestle
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Topics: Public schools -- United States -- History -- 18th century, Public schools -- United States --...
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by Lewis Manufacturing Company (Bay City, Mich.)
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Topics: Architecture, Domestic--Designs and plans--Catalogs, Prefabricated houses--Catalogs, Trade...
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by Wolfgang Schivelbusch
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Topics: Drinking customs., Drug abuse., Spices., Manners and customs.
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361 p. : 29 cm
Topic: Performing arts -- United States -- History
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by Itten, Johannes, 1888-1967; van Haagen, Ernst, translator
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Translation of: Kunst der Farbe
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Topics: Color, Painting, Aesthetics
Source: folio
Winterthur Museum Library
by Charles P. Limbert Co.
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Booklet no. 114.
Topics: Furniture Catalogs. Arts and crafts movement Catalogs. Cabinetmakers Catalogs, Trade catalogs...
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287 p. : 30 cm
Topics: Spirit photography -- Exhibitions, Mediums -- Portraits -- Exhibitions, Photography, Artistic --...
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by Sawyer, Donald T; Heineman, William R; Beebe, Janice M; Reilley, Charles N. Experiments for instrumental methods
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"This manual derives from a much earlier version by the late Charles N. Reilley and Donald T. Sawyer"--P. xiv
Topic: Instrumental analysis
Winterthur Museum Library
by Jacob & Josef Kohn (Firm)
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Topics: Bentwood furniture--Catalogs, Furniture--Austria--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Bentwood furniture,...
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504 p. : 31 cm
Topic: Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
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by Ariès, Philippe
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Translation of L'homme devant la mort
Topic: Death
Topics: Furniture--Catalog, Cabinetwork--Catalogs, House furnishings--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Furniture,...
Source: folio
Winterthur Museum Library
by Hartman Furniture & Carpet Co. (Chicago, Ill.)
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Topics: House furnishings--Catalogs, Furniture--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--House furnishings, Trade...
Winterthur Museum Library
by Sears, Roebuck and Company
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Topics: Wallpaper--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Wallpaper
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by Lowenthal, David
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xxvii, 489 p. : 25 cm
Topics: History -- Philosophy, History
Source: removedNEL
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by Cowan, Ruth Schwartz, 1941-
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x, 342 p. : 24 cm
Topic: Technology -- Social aspects -- United States -- History
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194 p. : 22 cm
Topics: Brunelleschi, Filippo, 1377-1446, Santa Maria del Fiore (Cathedral : Florence, Italy), Domes --...
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v, 344 p. : 27 cm
Topics: Architecture and society -- Great Britain -- History, Country homes -- Great Britain -- History,...
Source: removedNEL
Winterthur Museum Library
by Harris & Company (Salem, Oh.)
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Topics: Commercial art--Catalogs, Drugs--Labeling--Catalogs, Pharmacy paraphernalia--Catalogs, Trade...
Winterthur Museum Library
by Craftsman. Dept. of Interior Furnishings.
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Topics: Furniture--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Furniture
Source: folio
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by McAlester, Virginia, 1943-; McAlester, A. Lee (Arcie Lee), 1933-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 501-510) and index
Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Architecture domestique
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by West, J. B; Kotz, Mary Lynn
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Bibliography: p. 369-371
Topics: West, J. B, West, J. B. (Majordomus), Presidents' spouses, Erlebnisbericht