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D. C. & H. C. Reed & Co. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3710
Scope and Contents

Letter to the Ward and Dolson Company in Charlotte, Michigan from D. C. and H. C. Reed and Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan on May 4, 1886. The letter was written by Geo A. Douglas asking Ward and Dolson to ship one buggy to Orson Douglas, Constantine, Michigan.

The letter contains two parts. The first part is a request for a buggy to be shipped to Constantine Michigan and the second part adding a question about record keeping.

Dates: Date of the letter is unknown. Know the company existed in the years 1882-1913 and possibly beyond.

D.C. Wooden Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3773
Scope and Contents The D.C. Wooden Company was founded by Durward C. Wooden (18 Jul 1892 - Nov 1986) of Kalamazoo, MI. The earliest the company is found in the city directories is 1922, at 419-421 Church St. By 1935 the company had relocated to 344 Henrietta St. D.C. Wooden was married twice and in both situations his wife held a role in the company, usually the company treasurer. The company would last into the 1960s, until it was sold to Victor Comptometer in 1964. At the time it had 20 employees and was...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1960

Doubleday Brothers and Company

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-1205
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of ledgers, photographs, catalogs, promotional material and other miscellaneous items from the Doubleday Brothers and Company which produced blank books, forms for schools, banks and governments and stationery and also printed and sold office supplies and furniture. The company began in 1898 and left Kalamazoo in 2005. It exists as a digital printing company called Fidlar Doubleday and is located in Iowa.

Dates: 1925-1973

Dunwell Drug Company

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-2480
Scope and Contents

This contains a 1913 newsletter from the Dunwell Drug Company.

Directory Listings:

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

Dates: 1913

Edwards & Chamberlin Hardware Co. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3264
Abstract

The collection is composed of materials from the Edwards and Chamberlin Hardware Company, a Kalamazoo firm in business from 1889 until 1931. The materials date from 1911 until 1931.

Dates: 1911-1931

General Gas Light Company Pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3936
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of a pamphlet as an advertisement from the General Gas Light Company located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Published in 1928, it promoted their Humphrey Radiantfire, an indoor gas heater which could fit in the fireplace. The pamphlet advertised 24 radiators which came in various colors such as brown, bronze, black, rich maroon, green, wrought iron, pierced hearth and various shades of brass. Other products advertised included 6 brass fenders...
Dates: 1928

John Deere Farmers Pocket Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3943
Scope and Contents

The Farmers Pocket Ledger appears to be a general guide produced by the John Deere Company and distributed to several hardware or farming stores. This ledger served as a personal guide for farming tactics while also promoting and advertising the products and tools the John Deere Company had to offer.

Dates: Publication: Majority of material found within 1934 - 1935

Joseph Bodmer Records

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4328
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials related to the Allied Paper Corporation of Kalamazoo, MI and one of its supervisors, Joseph Bodmer (1882 – 1975).

Dates: 1920’s - late 1930’s

Kalamazoo and Suburban Express Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3696
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of a sign from the Kalamazoo and Suburban Express Company. The sign simply says “Kalamazoo and Suburban Express Co.” in black on both sides. This sign likely dates to the latter portion of the 19th century. The sign was created approximately between 1880-1900.

Dates: Actual date of sign is unclear but the estimated date is between the years 1880-1900.

Kalamazoo Creamery Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3701
Scope and Contents “This leaflet and recipes are provided you through the courtesy of your milkman,” and explains the correct way to whip cream and how to use it to enhance different dishes and desserts. When whipping cream, day old heavy whipping cream is the best to use and has to be cold (32-44 degrees) and the bowl and whipper must also be chilled. If the cream becomes too warm (48 degrees or warmer) it will likely turn to butter. Whipping forces air between the clusters of fat globules and the more air...
Dates: 1907-1997

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Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Kalamazoo Publishing Company 2
Kalamazoo Sled Company 2
A.K. Edwards and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
A.L. Pratt & Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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Allied Paper Corporation 1
Alvan Motor Freight Inc. 1
American Tool & Die Works (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American Tool & Engineering Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Blossom Shop (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Blossom, Alice E., -1936 1
Bodmer, Joseph, 1882-1975 1
C. H. Dickinson General Hardware (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
CBS-Hytron Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Chamberlin Hardware Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Chamberlin, Charles 1
Chase H. Dickinson 1
Clarage Division of Zurn Industrial (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Clarage Foundry and Manufacturing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Clarage and Sons (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Comstock Manufacturing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
D. C. Wooden Company 1
D. C. and H. C. Reed and Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Demming School (Cooper Township, Mich.) 1
Dickinson, Chase H., 1837-1893 1
Dolson Automobile Company (Charlotte, Mich.) 1
Doubleday Brothers and Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Doubleday, Fred U. (Fred Ulysses), 1869-1963 1
Doubleday, Ward F. 1
Doubleday-Huber-Dolan Company 1
Douglas, Geo A. 1
Douglas, Orson 1
Dunwell Drug Company 1
E.B. Russell Grocery (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Edwards & Chamberlin Hardware Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Fidlar Doubleday (Davenport : Iowa) 1
General Gas Light Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Hall, Freeman 1
Jackson, Charles Arthur, 1915-2005 1
Kalamazoo Creamery Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo Loose Leaf Binder Company 1
Kalamazoo Public Library 1
Kalamazoo Valley Museum 1
Kalamazoo and Suburban Express Company 1
Kromdyk & Son (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Kromdyk, Peter, 1859-1935 1
Kromdyk, Roy P., 1884-1961 1
Lacey-Webber Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Lockshore Farms 1
Lull Carriage Company 1
McCaul's Printers (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Michigan Buggy Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Morgan, Ward C., 1907-1997 1
Pacific Gas and Electric Company 1
Pease & Son Printers (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Phelps & Bigelow Windmill Company 1
Remington Rand, Inc. 1
Robert G. McCaul 1
Russell, E.B. 1
Steward, L.J. 1
Taylor, Theophilus, 1849-1922 1
Van Zoeren, Albert, 1898-1970 1
Van Zoeren, Charles A. 1
VanderWeele, C. John 1
Wooden, Durward C., 1892-1986 1
Yonkerman Chemical Company 1
Yonkerman, Derk P., 1859-1923 1
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