Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

J.L. Hudson The Man And The Store

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The front cover is off white with black lettering and the Newcomen Society in North America logo. The back cover has a poem: "The roads you travel so briskly lead out of dim antiquity. And you study the past chiefly because of its bearing on the living present and its promise for the future." -LIEUTENANT GENERAL JAMES G. HARBORD, K.C.M.G., D.S.M., L.L.D., U.S. ARMY (RET.) (1866-1947) Late American Member of Council at London The Newcomen Society of England. The front end page has some information about the Newcomen Society. From page 4: "This Newcomen Address, dealing with the history of The J. L. Hudson Company, was delivered at the "1954 Michigan Dinner" of The Newcomen Society in North America, held at the Ballroom of The Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel, at Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A., when Mr. Webber was the guest of honor, on November 8, 1954." The back end page has the history of the Newcomen Society in North America.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Webber, Oscar

Printer: Princeton University Press (Princeton, N.J.)

Brand Name: J.L. Hudson

Publisher: Newcomen Society in North America (New York, N.Y. ; San Francisco, Calif. ; Montreal, Quebec)


28 p.

22.8 x 15.2 cm


Language: English

Key term: Michigan

Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Webber, Oscar. J.L. Hudson The Man And The Store. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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