Dunwell Drug Company
Scope and Contents
This contains a 1913 newsletter from the Dunwell Drug Company.
1905-1916 S. Hoyt Dunwell 819 S. West and 737 W. Main 1917-1919 Edgar A. Dunwell 747 W. Main 1921-1924 No Listing 1926-1927 Edgar A. Dunwell 775 W. Main 1929 Edgar A. Dunwell 771-773 W. Main 1930-1970 Maurie E. Dunwell 769 W. Main
- Dunwell Drug Company (Organization)
Biographical / Historical
The Dunwell Drug Company was founded in 1905 in Kalamazoo, Michigan by Stephen Hoyt Dunwell. The Company owned two drug stores located at 737 W. Main St. and 819 South West St. in Kalamazoo. S. Hoyt operated the business until 1916, when he enrolled in the army to fight in World War One. In 1917, S. Hoyt’s brother, Edgar Addison Dunwell took over the business until 1929. In 1930, Edgar’s son, Maurie Dunwell became owner and operated the business until it closed in 1970.
Language of Materials
This collection contains one newsletter from the Dunwell Drug Company. It contains articles on Cinchona Tree Bark (“The Countess of Chinchon,”), the origins of St. Valentine’s Day, the uses of apples, and various others. It is in good condition.
It was removed from the Starring Collection (A-2480).
- Dunwell Drug Company Finding Aid
- Katie Jones
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Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository
Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
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Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US