The Alabastine Company was organized in New York, in 1879, by Melvin B. Church. The company had an office at 910 Grandville Avenue, Grand Rapids, Michigan, circa 1920. The first mine shaft was dug in Wyoming, Michigan in 1907 and remained active until 1948, when the company went bankrupt due to mismanagement.
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Scope and Contents The collection is composed of a book titled Artistic Home Decoration published by The Alabastine Company, circa 1920. The contents of the book concern the history of wall decoration, Alabastine, and what color combinations are harmonious. There are several colored drawings of what The Alabastine Company considers to be aesthetically pleasing wall decorations. Several pages are written in a Q and A format, with many questions concerning the...