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Upjohn, W. E. (William Erastus), 1853-1932



William E. Upjohn (1853-1932) was a graduate of the University of Michigan in 1875 and became a physician. He was an inventor and the founder of the Upjohn Pill and Granule Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

The Martha Gilmore Parfet Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3505
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one Holy Bible belonging to William and Carrie Sherwood Gilmore Upjohn and two Cottage Bibles belonging to Maria and Cyrus Sherwood.The Cottage Bible was first printed in London in 1825-27 and was reprinted many times. Rev. William Patton (1798-1879) added extensive notes and edited the American edition, where it was first published in 1833-34. The Bible was primarily designed for home use, and a home Bible study today is still sometimes called a...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1909, 1957