Keep The Quality Up
- Martha Parfet (2015), hardcover, $45 at the Kalamazoo Nature
Center, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, the Gilmore Car Museum
and Irving's Marketplace. This 2-volume book covers the history
of the Upjohn and Parfet families. It includes Martha's
remininscences of the years when Donald Gilmore and Ted Parfet
were the CEOs of Upjohn.
A Century of Caring -
Robert D. B. Carlisle, hardcover: 256
pages; Publisher: Benjamin Co (1986). This was written for
distribution during the 1986 centennial. Often available on eBay
for around $10.
Upjohn: Two Early Journals and A Study in Ancestry -
Richard Light, hardcover: 156 and 287
pages respectively; Privately published (1990). This is a rare
book, very occasionally available on eBay or found in eclectic
A String in the Fabric
- Frederick Lawrence Redpath, hardcover, privately published
(1975). This is the
history of the Upjohn family in a Princeton University
senior thesis. It was submitted in April 1939. 200 copies of it
were reprinted in 1975 by Richard Light and distributed to
members of the Upjohn family. This is a very rare book.
Medicine Makers of
Kalamazoo - Leonard Engel,
hardcover: Publisher, McGraw-Hill (1961). Occasionally available
on eBay for $10 - $25 and on Google Books.