Finding Aid for the Collection of Commercial Catalogs, 1923-

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Finding Aid for the Collection of Commercial Catalogs, 1923-

Collection number: 2059

UCLA Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections staff



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • UCLA Library Special Collections staff
  • UCLA Library Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
UCLA Library Special Collections staff, 1994
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, June 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Commercial Catalogs,
Date (inclusive): 1923-
Collection number: 2059
Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.) 9 cartons (9 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Commercial Catalogs (Collection 2059). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232722 

Scope and Content

Collection consists of brochures and catalogs of commercial products, mostly from California, including clothing, toys, hardware, furniture and interior decorating, electronics, automobiles, art, gardening, food and drink, jewelry, musical instruments, perfume, saddles, sporting goods, and travel merchandise. Stores include Broadway, Bullock's, Robinsons, Williams-Sonoma, Cable Car Clothiers, Frederick's of Hollywood, Greenpeace, Gump's, Hammacher Schlemmer, Neiman-Marcus, Nordstrom, The Nature Company, Talbots, the Sierra Club, and Victoria's Secret.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Trade catalogues--United States.


Container List

 

Department Stores

Box 1

Bloomingdale's.

Box 1

Bowdit Teller.

Box 1

Broadway.

Box 1

Bullock's.

Box 1

Fed Company.

Box 1

Geary's.

Box 1

Gump's.

Box 1

I. Magnin.

Box 1

Joseph Magnin.

Box 1

Macy's.

Box 1

May Company.

Box 1

Neiman-Marcus.

Box 1

Robinson's.

 

Museums

Box 1

Boston. Museum of Fine Arts.

Box 1

Chicago--Art Institute.

Box 1

Los Angeles--County Museum of Arts.

Box 1

New York--Metropolitan Museum of Arts.

Box 1

New York--Metropolitan Opera.

Box 1

New York--Museum of Modern Art.

Box 1

Philadelphia--Museum of Art.

Box 1

Seattle--Art Museum.

Box 1

Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institute.

 

Specialty

Box 2

Adam York.

Box 2

American Express.

Box 2

Caswell & Massey.

Box 2

Collector's Guild.

Box 2

Horchow Collection.

Box 2

Kaleidoscope.

Box 2

Paragon.

Box 2

Prestige Gifts.

Box 2

Propinquity.

Box 2

Shannon Airport (Ireland).

Box 2

Trifles.

Box 2

U.N.I.C.E.F.

Box 2

United Stated Purchasing Exchange.

Box 2

Williams-Sonoma.

Box 3

Animals, pets, etc.

Box 3

Art: ceramics, glass, etc.

Box 3

Automobiles.

Box 3

Books.

Box 3

Children.

Box 3

Crafts, games, etc.

Box 3

Electronics.

Box 4

Food and drink.

Box 4

Gardening, etc.

Box 4

Hardware supplies.

Box 5

Improted/Foreign.

Box 5

Jewlery.

Box 5

Make-up.

Box 5

Musical instruments.

Box 5

Office equipment/supplies.

Box 5

Perfume.

Box 5

Records.

Box 5

Saddles.

Box 6

Sporting goods.

Box 6

Tools.

Box 6

Trading stamps.

Box 6

Travel merchandise.

 

Specialty: Miscellaneous

Box 7

A - N unsorted.

Box 7

Furniture, interior design, hardware.

Box 8

N - Z unsorted.

Box 9

Furniture.

Box 9

Hardware supplies.

Box 9

Interior decorating.

Box 10

Austin Street Market.

Box 10

Birkenstock.

Box 10

B.N. Genius.

Box 10

Brookstone.

Box 10

Bullock's.

Box 10

Cable car Clothiers.

Box 10

California Cuisine.

Box 10

Calyx & Corolla.

Box 10

Catalogue Revue.

Box 10

Chambers.

Box 10

Circuit City.

Box 10

Conran's.

Box 10

Cottura.

Box 10

Crescent Jewlers.

Box 10

DAK Indistries.

Box 10

Earth Tools.

Box 10

Fedco.

Box 10

Fortune's Almanac.

Box 10

Fredrick's of Hollywood.

Box 10

Friedlander's.

Box 10

Fuller Brush.

Box 10

Gardener's Eden.

Box 10

Gateways Institute.

Box 10

Geary's.

Box 11

Greenpeace.

Box 11

Gump's.

Box 11

Hammecher-Schlemmer.

Box 11

Haverhills.

Box 11

Hearth Song.

Box 11

Hold Everything.

Box 11

Hold Everything.

Box 11

Home Book.

Box 11

International Male.

Box 11

Jensen's.

Box 11

Ken Nolan Incorporated.

Box 11

Laura Ashley.

Box 11

Lotus Fortune Cookies.

Box 11

Matinique.

Box 11

May Company.

Box 11

Mellow Mail.

Box 11

Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Box 11

Miss Grace Lemon Cake Company.

Box 11

National Cowboy Hall of Fame Collection.

Box 11

Nieman-Marcus.

Box 11

Nordstrom.

Box 12

Abercrombie & Fitch.

Box 12

A-2-Z.

Box 12

AT & T.

Box 12

Bloomingdale's.

Box 12

Bronson Pharmeceuticals.

Box 12

Brooks Brothers.

Box 12

Builder's Emporium.

Box 12

Bullock & Jones.

Box 12

Coach Leatherware Company.

Box 12

Eddie Bauer.

Box 12

Gucci.

Box 12

Hammacher Schlemmer.

Box 12

House of Almonds.

Box 12

International Wildlife Coalition.

Box 12

Laura Ashley.

Box 12

Music+Plus.

Box 12

The Nature Company.

Box 12

Renovator's Supply.

Box 12

Sharper Image.

Box 12

Singer Style.

Box 12

Talbot's.

Box 12

Tiffany & Company.

Box 12

Walt Disney.

Box 13

Point Loma Publishers.

Box 13

Pottery Barn.

Box 13

Phelan's.

Box 13

G.B. Ratto & Company.

Box 13

Road Runner Sports.

Box 13

Real Goods Trading Company.

Box 13

Red Rose.

Box 13

REI.

Box 13

Rogersound Labs.

Box 13

Sam's Town Western Emporium.

Box 13

Sav-on Drugs.

Box 13

Script City.

Box 13

Selfcare.

Box 13

Seventh Generation.

Box 13

Sierra Club.

Box 13

Smith & Hawken.

Box 14

Sweats & Surf.

Box 14

Stor.

Box 14

Tasch Company.

Box 14

Trader Joe's.

Box 14

Travel Company.

Box 14

Victoria's Secret.

Box 14

Wiener's.

Box 14

Williams-Sonoma.

Box 14

Wine List.

Box 7, Folders 1-8

Fine gifts [miscellaneous catalogs: H]. [v.p.] c. 1975-1988.

Box 8, Folders 1-6

Fine gifts [miscellaneous catalogs: K - N]. [v.p.] v.d.

Box 9, Folders 1-9

Furniture, interior decorating... [various]. [v.p.] c. 1923-1986.

Box 10, Folder 1

Austin Street Market. Ukiah, California. 1991.

Box 10, Folder 2

Birkenstock. Los Angeles (Westwood), California. 1991.

Box 10, Folder 3

B.N. Genius. Bothell, Washington. 1989.

Box 10, Folder 4

Bookstone. New Hampshire. 1989.

Box 10, Folder 5

Bullock's. Pasadena, California. c. 1987.

Box 10, Folder 6

Cable Car Clothiers. San Francisco, California. 1991-1992.

Box 10, Folder 7

California Cuisine. Ukiah. 1991.

Box 10, Folder 8

Calyx & Corolla. San Fancisco, California. 1990.

Box 10, Folder 9

Catalogue Revue. Burbank, California. n.d.

Box 10, Folder 10

Chambers. San Francisco, California. 1991.

Box 10, Folder 11

Circuit City. v.p. 1990.

Box 10, Folder 12

Conran's Habitat. Los Angeles, California. 1990.

Box 10, Folder 13

Cottura. Los Angeles, California. 1990.

Box 10, Folder 14

Crescent Jewelers. Los Angeles (Westwood), California. n.d.

Box 10, Folder 15

Dak Industries. Canoga Park, California. 1988-1991.

Box 10, Folder 16

Earth Tools. Shadow Hills, California. 1991.

Box 10, Folder 17

Fedco. Los Angeles, California. 1989-1990.

Box 10, Folder 18

Fortune's Almanac. San Francisco, California. 1990-1991.

Box 10, Folder 19

Frederick's of Hollywood. Hollywood, California. 1990-1991.

Box 10, Folder 20

Friedlander's. Los Angeles, California. 1990.

Box 10, Folder 21

Fuller Brush. Rural Hall, North Carolina. 1988.

Box 10, Folder 22

Gardener's Eden. San Francisco, California. 1990-1991.

Box 10, Folder 23

Gateway's Institute. Ojai, California. 1990.

Box 10, Folder 24

Geary's. Beverly Hills, California. 1990-1991.

Box 11, Folder 1

Greenpeace. San Francisco, California. 1989-1992.

Box 11, Folder 2

Gump's. San Francisco, California. 1990.

Box 11, Folder 3

Hammacher Schlemmer. Fairfield, Ohio. 1988-1989.

Box 11, Folder 4

Haverhills. San Francisco, California. 1989.

Box 11, Folder 5

Hearth Song. Sebastopol, California. 1990.

Box 11, Folders 6-7

Hold Everything. San Francisco, California. 1988-1991.

Box 11, Folder 8

Home Book. San Francisco, California. 1991.

Box 11, Folder 9

International Male. San Diego, California. 1989-1990.

Box 11, Folder 10

Jensen's. Indio, California. n.d.

Box 11, Folder 11

Ken Nolan, Incorporated. Irvine, California. 1990.

Box 11, Folder 12

Laura Ashley. Mahwah, New Jersey. 1987.

Box 11, Folder 13

Lotus Fortune Cookies. San Francisco, California. n.d.

Box 11, Folder 14

Matinique. Los Angeles, California. 1990.

Box 11, Folder 15

May Company. North Hollywood, California. n.d.

Box 11, Folder 16

Mellow Mail. San Rafael, California. n.d.

Box 11, Folder 17

Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, New York. 1990.

Box 11, Folder 18

Miss Grace Lemon Cake Company. Beverly Hills, California. 1991.

Box 11, Folder 19

National Cowboy Hall of Fame. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1990-1992.

Box 11, Folder 20

Neiman - Marcus. Dallas, Texas. c. 1990.

Box 11, Folder 21

Nordstrom. Seattle, Washington. c. 1987-1989.

Box 12, Folder 1

Abercrombie & Fitch. Huston, Texas. n.d.

Box 12, Folder 2

A2Z. Somers Point, New Jersey. 1988.

Box 12, Folder 3

AT&T. n.p. 1987-1988.

Box 12, Folder 4

Bloomingdale's. Salem, Virginia. 1987.

Box 12, Folder 5

Bronson Pharmaceuticals. La Canada, California. 1988.

Box 12, Folder 6

Brooks Brothers. San Francisco, California. 1937-1988.

Box 12, Folder 7

Builder's Emporium. v.p. 1988.

Box 12, Folder 8

Bullock & Jones. San Francisco, California. 1987.

Box 12, Folder 9

Coast Leatherware. New York, New York. 1988-1990.

Box 12, Folder 10

Eddie Bauer. Seattle, Washington. 1987-1988.

Box 12, Folder 11

Gucci. n.p. 1988.

Box 12, Folder 12

House of Almonds. Bakersfield, California. 1987.

Box 12, Folder 13

International Wildlife Coalition. Oxnard, California. 1988.

Box 12, Folder 14

Music Plus. Los Angeles, California. 1988.

Box 12, Folder 15

The Nature Company. Berkeley, California. 1988.

Box 12, Folder 16

Renovator's Supply. Miller's Falls, Massachusetts. 1988.

Box 12, Folder 17

Sharper Image. San Francisco, California. 1986.

Box 12, Folder 18

Singer Style. New York, New York. 1988.

Box 12, Folder 19

Talbots. Hingham, Massachusetts. n.d.

Box 12, Folder 20

Tiffany & Company. New York, New York. 1988.

Box 12, Folder 21

Walt Disney. Lakewood, New Jersey. 1988.

Box 13, Folder 1

Point Loma Publications. San Diego, California. n.d.

Box 13, Folder 2

Pottery Barn. San Francisco, California. 1988-1992.

Box 13, Folder 3

Phelan's. Sausalito, California. 1991.

Box 13, Folder 4

G.B. Ratto & Company. Oakland, California. n.d.

Box 13, Folder 5

Road Runner Sports. San Diego, California. 1991.

Box 13, Folder 6

Real Goods Trading Company. Ukiah, California. 1990.

Box 13, Folder 7

Red Rose. San Francisco, California. 1991.

Box 13, Folder 8

REI. Seattle, Washington. 1990.

Box 13, Folder 9

Rogersound Labs. Canoga Park, California. 1987-1990.

Box 13, Folder 10

Sam's Town Western Emporium. Las Vegas, Nevada. 1989.

Box 13, Folder 11

Sav - On Drugs. Los Angeles, California. 1991.

Box 13, Folder 12

Script City. Hollywood, California. n.d.

Box 13, Folder 13

Selfcare. Healdsburg, California. 1991.

Box 13, Folder 14

Seventh Generation. Colchester, Vermont. 1990.

Box 13, Folder 15

Sierra Club. San Francisco. 1989-1992.

Box 13, Folder 16

Smith & Hawken. Mill Valley, California. 1990-1991.

Box 14, Folder 1

Sweats & Surf, Incorporated. Chatsworth, California. n.d.

Box 14, Folder 2

Stor. City of Industry, California. 1989-1991.

Box 14, Folder 3

Tasch Company. Santa Rosa, California. 1989.

Box 14, Folder 4

Trader Joe's. Pasadena, California. 1988-1990.

Box 14, Folder 5

Travel Company. Atherton, California. 1991.

Box 14, Folder 6

Victoria's Secret. Columbus, Ohio. c. 1990.

Box 14, Folder 7

Wiener's. Santa Monica, California. n.d.

Box 14, Folder 8

Williams - Sonoma. San Francisco, California. 1988-1991.

Box 14, Folder 9

Wine List. Los Angeles, California. 1989.

Box 15, Folder 1

Allen Allen, U.S.A. Rancho Dominguez, California. 1992.

Box 15, Folder 2

Bazaar del Mundo. San Diego. ca. 1992.

Box 15, Folder 3

Bloomingdale's. New York. 1992.

Box 15, Folder 4

Bullock's. Los Angeles. ca. 1992(?).

Box 15, Folder 5

Cheyenne Outfitters. Cheyenne, Wyoming. 1992.

Box 15, Folder 6

Coach Leatherware Company. New York. 1991-1992.

Box 15, Folder 7

Coldwater Creek. Sandpoint, Idaho. 1992.

Box 15, Folder 8

Daily Planet. New York. 1992.

Box 15, Folder 9

Donum. Random Lake, Wisconsin. 1994.

Box 15, Folder 10

Finlandia. Laguna Hills, California. 1994(?).

Box 15, Folder 11

Flax. San Francisco, California. 1991-1992.

Box 15, Folder 12

Gardener's Eden. San Francisco, California. 1992.

Box 15, Folder 13

Garnet Hill. Franconia, New Hampshire. 1992.

Box 15, Folder 14

Gump's. San Francisco, California. 1991-1992.

Box 15, Folder 15

Hamaker Judaica. Niles, Illinois. 1993.

Box 15, Folder 16

Hearth Song. Sebastopol, California. 1991.

Box 15, Folder 17

Heartland. El Segundo, California. ca. 1992.

Box 15, Folder 18

International Male. San Diego, California. 1979-1986.

Box 15, Folder 19

Nature Company. Berkeley, California. 1993.

Box 15, Folder 20

Neiman-Marcus. Dallas, Texas. ca. 1992.

Box 15, Folder 21

Nordstrom. Seattle, Washington. 1986, n.d.

Box 15, Folder 22

Novelty Catalogs. various. ca. 1990- .

Box 15, Folder 23

Pep Boys. Los Angeles, California. 1994(?).

Box 15, Folder 24

Peruvian Connection. Tonganoxie, Kansas. ca. 1992.

Box 15, Folder 25

Petrossian Paris. New York. ca. 1992.

Box 15, Folder 26

Porsche Design. Los Angeles, California. ca. 1992.

Box 15, Folder 27

Pottery Barn. San Francisco, California. 1992.

Box 16, Folder 1

Real Goods. Ukiah, California. 1992.

Box 16, Folder 2

Red Cooper. Alamo, Texas. n.d.

Box 16, Folder 3

Red Rose. San Francisco, California. 1992.

Box 16, Folder 4

Phelan's. Sausalito, California. ca. 1992.

Box 16, Folder 5

Script City. Hollywood, California. 1991-1992.

Box 16, Folder 6

Self Care. Emeryville, California. 1992.

Box 16, Folder 7

Smith & Hawken. Mill Valley, California. 1991-1992.

Box 16, Folder 8

Smithsonian. Washington, D.C. 1992.

Box 16, Folder 9

South Coast Plaza. Orange County, California. 1992.

Box 16, Folder 10

Sharper Image. San Francisco, California. ca. 1992.

Box 16, Folder 11

Sundance. Salt Lake City, Utah. ca. 1992.

Box 16, Folder 12

Victoria's Secret. Columbus, Ohio. 1991-1992.

Box 16, Folder 13

Video Catalogs. various. ca. 1990- .

Box 16, Folder 14

William-Sonoma. San Francisco. 1991.