Science, Medicine and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI)
350 cu. ft
Ledgers (account books)
A pharmacy established in 1852 which operated in Charleston, South Carolina for over 100 years. During the Civil War the store served as an official dispensary for the Confederate States of America, and the top three floors were converted to a hospital. The store remained in the family and in business until 1978.
The day-to-day business records of a Charleston, South Carolina pharmacy, including day books, ledger books, cash books, prescription books, invoices, letterpress copybooks, and formula books.
G.W. Aimar Drug Company Records, 1864-1972, Archives Center, National Museum of American History