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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.
Winterthur Museum Library
by Sears, Roebuck and Company
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Topics: Department stores--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Department stores.
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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 Taylor, Alan
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Topic: United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
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: Department stores--Catalogs, Manufactures--Catalogs.
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 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
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by Chevalier, Jean
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Topics: Signs and symbols -- Dictionaries, Folklore -- Dictionaries, Mythology -- Dictionaries, Symbolism...
Winterthur Museum Library
by Stickley, Gustav, 1858-1942
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Topic: Architecture, Domestic--Designs and plans.
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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
Winterthur Museum Library
by Threlkeld Granite Co. Ltd. (Keswick, Cumberland, Eng.)
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Topics: Tiles--Catalogs, Granite, Trade catalogs--Tiles.
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Bibliography: p. 233-239
Topics: Embroidery, Women in art, Femininity
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by Gomez, Michael Angelo
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Winterthur Museum Library
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Topics: Clothing and dress--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Clothing and dress.
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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
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by Elizabeth Barlow Rogers
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Topics: History of specific subjects, Landscape art & architecture, Landscape architecture,...
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by Chenoune, Farid
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336 p. : 29 cm
Topics: Men's clothing -- History, Fashion -- History
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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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xxxi, 654 p. : 28 cm
Topics: Pennsylvania -- History, Pennsylvania -- Civilization
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
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Topics: Slavery, Slaves, Esclavage, Esclaves, Slavernij, Negers, Sklaverei
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by Jackson, John Brinckerhoff, 1909-
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129 p. ; 23 cm
Topics: Landscape assessment -- United States, United States -- Description and travel
Winterthur Museum Library
by Robert Wood & Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Topics: Architectural ironwork--Catalogs, Decoration and ornament--Catalogs,...
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512 p., 500 col. plates ; 30 cm
Topic: Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Catalogs
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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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Originally published as hbk.: c1991
Topics: Cultural Literacy and Humanities, Reading Level-Adult
Source: removedNEL
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xxxviii, 910 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Anthropology, Prehistoric, Human evolution
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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
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Topics: Department stores--Catalogs, Dress accessories--Catalogs, Dry-goods--Catalogs, Musical...
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xx, 1097 p.; 24 cm
Topic: Art, Modern -- 19th century -- Philosophy
Winterthur Museum Library
by Wernicke Co. (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
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Topics: Bookcases--Catalogs, Furniture--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Bookcases, Trade catalogs--Furniture
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by Alexander, Edward P. (Edward Porter), 1907-
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x, 428 p. : 25 cm
Topics: Museum directors -- Europe -- Biography, Museum directors -- United States -- Biography, Museum...
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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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Topics: Department stores--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Department stores.
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by Christie & Co. (New York, N.Y.)
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Topic: Lace and lace making--Catalogs
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by Montgomery Ward
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Topics: Household supplies--Catalogs, Dry-goods--Catalogs, Clothing and dress--Catalogs.
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Topic: Tiles--Catalogs.
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by Paragon Embroidery Co. (Yokohama, Japan)
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Topic: Embroidery--Japan--Catalogs.
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by Rice, Prudence M
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Bibliography: p. 487-542
Topics: Pottery, Ceramics
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topics: Built-in furniture--Catalogs, Woodwork--Catalogs, Millwork (Woodwork)--Catalogs, Trade...
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by Glover, Thomas J
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542 p. : 14 cm
Topics: Technology -- Tables, Science -- Tables
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by Wolfgang Schivelbusch
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Topics: Drinking customs., Drug abuse., Spices., Manners and customs.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 364-411)
Topics: Ballard, Martha, 1735-1812, Midwives, Midwifery, Sages-femmes
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by Steele, Valerie
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vii, 199 p. : 29 cm
Topics: Corsets -- History, Corsets -- Social aspects, Clothing and dress -- Erotic aspects
Winterthur Museum Library
by Prang Educational Company
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Topics: Decoration and ornament--History, Prints--Catalogs, Commercial catalogs--Prints.
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xi, 288 p. ; 25 cm
Topics: Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes, Presidents -- United States -- Biography --...
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-413) and index
Topics: National characteristics, British, Nationalism, Britanniques, Nationalisme, Civilization, Nationale...
Source: removedNEL
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by Hockney, David.
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Topics: Painting -- Technique -- History, Drawing -- Technique -- History, Painting -- Technological...
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194 p. : 22 cm
Topics: Brunelleschi, Filippo, 1377-1446, Santa Maria del Fiore (Cathedral : Florence, Italy), Domes --...
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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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 Harris & Company (Salem, Oh.)
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Topics: Commercial art--Catalogs, Drugs--Labeling--Catalogs, Pharmacy paraphernalia--Catalogs, Trade...
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by Tuan, Yi-fu, 1930- author
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vi, 235 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Space perception, Geographical perception, Perception géographique, Kognitive Landkarte,...
Source: removedNEL
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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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xiii, 241 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Orchard House Museum (Concord, Mass.), Historic house museums -- United States -- History,...
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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 Martin, Thomas R., 1947-
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xiii, 252 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Greece -- History -- To 146 B.C, Greece, Greece -- History -- 0-323, Greece -- Civilization
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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 Pye, David, 1914-
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Originally published, London: Cambridge University Press, 1968
Topic: Design, Industrial
Winterthur Museum Library
by Chicago House Wrecking Company.
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No. 63
Topics: Architecture, Domestic--Designs and plans--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Architecture,...
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xvi, 496 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Sex role -- Virginia -- History, Women -- Virginia -- Social conditions, Social classes -- Virginia...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-248) and index
Topics: Hewes, George R. T. (George Robert Twelves), 1742-1840, Boston Tea Party, 1773, Shoemakers, Memory,...
Winterthur Museum Library
by Perry, Dame & Co.
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Topic: Clothing and dress--Catalogs.
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by Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-303)
Topics: Happiness, Attention, Bonheur
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by R. Williamson & Company
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Topics: Electric lighting--Catalogs, Interior lighting--Catalogs, Glass lampshades--Catalogs
Topics: Jewelry--Catalogs, Clocks and watches--Catalogs, Silverware--Catalogs, Goldwork--Catalogs,...
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by Pakenham, Thomas, Hon
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Topics: Europe -- Colonies -- Africa -- History -- 19th century., Europe -- Colonies -- Africa -- History...
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by Craven, Wayne
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687 p. : 28 cm
Topics: Art, American, Art -- United States
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320 p. : 31 cm
Topics: Architecture -- Human factors, Interior decoration -- Human factors, Anthropometry -- Tables
Winterthur Museum Library
by Sheboygan Chair Co.
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Topics: Furniture--Catalogs, Chairs--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Furntiure, Trade catalogs--Chairs
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by Berger, John
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DHCL: Stashu Kybartas Collection
Topics: Visual perception, Art
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Bibliography: p. 290
Topics: Buildings, Environnement, Technique de l' (Constructions)
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by Gregory, R. L. (Richard Langton)
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191 p. 25 cm
Topic: Visual perception