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Saalfield Publishing Company, Catalogs, 1899-1976, incomplete

Inventory

Prepared by Cara Gilgenbach, September 4, 2001
3 document cases, 1 cubic foot, 11th floor


Scope and Content

This collection contains Saalfield Publishing Company catalogs dating from 1899 through 1976, but holdings are incomplete. Also included are several undated catalogs and miscellaneous sales flyers and brochures.


Please see our page of Frequently Asked Questions about the Saalfield Collection for more information on this collection.


Box 1: 1899-1939 [incomplete]

Folder -- Contents
  1. Werner Company's Illustrated Book Catalogue. 1899-1900. [2 copies; one lacks covers] [Note: The Werner Company was the original name of Saalfield Publishing Co.]
  2. Illustrated Book Catalogue of the Saalfield Publishing Company. 1904-1905.
  3. Illustrated Book Catalogue of the Saalfield Publishing Company. 1908-1909.
  4. Illustrated Book Catalogue of the Saalfield Publishing Company. [1918].
  5. Condensed Catalog-Order List of the Saalfield Publishing Company. [1927-1928].
  6. General Catalog of The Saalfield Publishing Company. [Cover title: The Saalfield Books for the Year 1929]
  7. Publications of the Saalfield Publishing Co. [1931].
  8. Publications of the Saalfield Publishing Co. [1932].
  9. Publications of the Saalfield Publishing Co. [1933].
  10. Publications of the Saalfield Publishing Co. 1934.
  11. Publications of the Saalfield Publishing Co. 1935. [3 copies; one hardcover; one copy includes "1935 Price List" tipped in]
  12. Publications of the Saalfield Publishing Co. [1936].
  13. Publications of the Saalfield Publishing Co. 1937. [2 copies; one hardcover]
  14. Books to Retail at Twenty-Five Cents, 1937.
  15. General Catalog. 1938
  16. in Today's Spotlight by The Saalfield Publishing Co., January Listing, 1938.
  17. Saalfield Books for Schools and Libraries, [1938-39]
  18. Chain Store Listings for Fall 1939.
  19. Saalfield Books for 1939-40
  20. Books to Retail at Five Cents, Fall 1939

Box 2: 1940-44

Folder -- Contents
  1. in Today's Spotlight, January 1940
  2. Chain Store Fall Listings, 1940
  3. General Catalog, 1940-41
  4. Saalfield Books and Puzzles, 1941
  5. Winter and Spring Chain Store Listings, Saalfield Books and Puzzles, 1941
  6. Winter and Spring Book Line, 1940-41
  7. Fall and Winter Book Line, 1941
  8. Paper Doll Cut-Outs...Retail 5c, Spring 1941
  9. General Catalog, 1942-43
  10. Chain Store Listings, Fall 1942
  11. Winter and Spring Chain Store Listings, 1942
  12. Paper Doll Books--Retail 5 Cents, Spring 1942
  13. Paper Doll Books--Retail 5 Cents, Fall 1942
  14. [General Catalog], 1943
  15. Chain Store Listing, Winter-Spring 1943
  16. General Catalog, 1943-44

Box 3: 1951-1976 [incomplete], undated catalogs, miscellaneous

Folder -- Contents
  1. Saalfield List of Rand McNally Hard-Bound Books for Boys and Girls [distrubuted by Saalfield], 1951
  2. Saalfield Books for Children, January 1953
  3. Saalfield New Items, January 1953
  4. Ding Dong School Books [distributed by Saalfield], 1953
  5. Saalfield List of Rand McNally Hard-Bound Books for Boys and Girls [distrubuted by Saalfield], 1953
  6. Saalfield Books for Children, "J", [1954]
  7. Saalfield Books for Children, "R", [1954]
  8. Saalfield Books, [1955]
  9. Rand McNally Books [distributed by Saalfield], Winter and Spring, 1955
  10. Rand McNally Books [distributed by Saalfield], Fall 1956
  11. Saalfield Books, Playthings, 1957
  12. Saalfield Supplement to Our 1956 General Catalog, Winter and Spring, 1957
  13. Rand McNally Lower-Priced Books [distributed by Saalfield], Fall and Holidays, 1957
  14. Saalfield Leading Assortments, 1961
  15. Catalog '65, 1965
  16. Saalfield Books and Playthings, [1966]
  17. Catalog: Children's Books and Activities, 1973
  18. Saalfield Catalog, 1976
  19. [Catalogs, no date]
  20. [Miscellaneous flyers, sales brochures]

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