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Kalamazoo Publishing Company

 Organization

According to the Compendim of history and biography of Kalamazoo County, Mich., the Kalamazoo Publishing Company was originally founded in 1844 by L. B. Kendall, L. M. Gates, O. and R. Illing, Dwight May, George M. Buck and Arthur Brown. L. B. Originally a joint stock company, the Kalamazoo Publishing Company merged with the Kalamazoo Telegraph when Lucius Kendall became the joint propietor with James Stone in March 1874.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

C.H. Dickinson General Hardware Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3772
Scope and Contents C.H. Dickinson’s General Hardware was a hardware store on N. Burdick St. during the latter part of the 19th century. The store moved locations in 1884, but stayed within the 100-200 block of Burdick St. The store was owned and ran by Chase H. Dickinson, who was born on 8 December 1837 in Vermont. In the 1870 U.S. Census Mr. Dickinson is living in South Haven, MI. By 1880, Dickinson was living in Kalamazoo. The earliest his general hardware store on Burdick St was found is 1881 in Kalamazoo City...
Dates: 1892

Financial Records

 Series
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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

Kalamazoo Publishing Company Bindery Account Book, September 1897-December 1909

 Item — Box: 8-DD_Financial
Scope and Contents Bindery lists customers, clients, addresses, description of project, style of binding, and cost. Clients include schools, individuals, libraries, governments. Names include Durant-Dort Carriage Company, Northern Michigan Asylum and the Honorable A.M. Todd. Binding projects include books, magazines, journals.
Dates: September 1897-December 1909