Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

[Round Oak Company Letter, October 16, 1940]


This is a typed letter on Round Oak Company letterhead to the Vernier-McLaughlin-Proeck Co., Archbold, Ohio, from H.R. Rutter, Assistant Sales Manager of Round Oak, dated October 16, 1940. At the left top is the Doe-Wah-Jack logo in red, black and white inset above a black-and-white drawing of the Round Oak Company plant, "Since 1871." The text of the letter states that there were two enclosures: "New 2-Oven Combination Range For Coal, Wood Or Gas -- Hiawatha" catalog and "Confidential Dealer Net Price List, Effective May 20, 1940 [Round Oak Hiawatha and Miami Ranges]," each entered separately and available in this database. There is additional information about features of the ranges and a request for a reply.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Round Oak Stoves

Publisher: Round Oak Company (Dowagiac, Mich.)


27.6 x 21.2 cm

Letters (correspondence)

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: [Round Oak Company Letter, October 16, 1940]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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