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Successful Rabbit Breeding Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3450

Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of seven issues of the publication Successful Rabbit Breeding published by the Hustling and later Chambers Publishing Companies in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The dates of the seven issues range from 1927 to 1930.

The Kalamazoo City Directories do not list either of these publishing companies or the Reliable Rabbit Supply Company that had an advertisement in the June, 1930 issue. The Ross Coller file does list an entry in 1933 for the Kalamazoo Rabbit Breeder's Association. In addition, there were no entries in the Kalamazoo Gazette found on the America’s Historical Newspaper database.


  • Publication: 1927-1930


Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions


0.05 Cubic Feet

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Source of Acquisition

A-1195 Michigan History Division Collection

Physical Description

For the most part they are in fair shape although the covers are yellowed and brittle. There are some tears and spotting on them.

Physical Description

The collection amounts to .05 cubic feet and is composed of seven issues of the publication Successful Rabbit Breeding ranging from 8”x11” to 10 ¾” to 7 ½”. The issues in this collection are from the years 1927 to 1930 and were published in Kalamazoo by the Hustling Publishing Company and the Chambers Publishing Company. The publication is called the "National Trade Journal for the Commercial Rabbit Industry." The magazines are approximately 15 pages with a colored cover of two rabbits with the words, "A Monthly Magazine for those in Business for Profit." The amount of color on the cover varies.

Successful Rabbit Breeding Collection Finding Aid
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Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository

Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US
(269) 387-8490