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Doubleday Brothers and Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.)

 Organization

Doubleday Brothers and Company began in 1898 when brothers Fred U. and Ward F., sons of Abner Doubleday, purchased the bindery of the Kalamazoo Publishing Company. Initially they sold office supplies whoesale to banks and governmental offices and eventually moved into the retail market. The company closed Kalamazoo operations in 2005 and is now part of Fidlar Doubleday, Davenport, Iowa.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Catalogs

 Series
Scope and Contents Catalogs from Doubleday Brothers and Company. Catalogs include office supplies and equipment, forms, probate blanks and other records.
Dates: 1925-1973

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

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

Forms and Directories, 1950-1953, 1955-1956

 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: 1950-1953, 1955-1956

Promotional Items, 1930-1973

 Series
Scope and Contents Promotional items were produced by Doubleday Brothers and Company. Items include calendars, memo books and a promotional fans.
Dates: 1930-1973