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Patent medicines [series], circa 1800-1965

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
24 cubic feet (74 boxes)
Type:
Account books
Advertising blotters
Advertising cards
Advertisements
Almanacs
Articles
Blotters (writing equipment)
Booklets
Business cards
Calendars
Caricatures
Circulars
Cookbooks
Correspondence
Customs records
Invoices
Journals (periodicals)
Labels
Leaflets
Lithographs
Order forms
Pamphlets
Photographs
Postcards
Receipts
Reports
Reviews (documents)
Songbooks
Date:
1800
1965
circa 1800-1965
Summary:
Consists primarily of advertising cards, pamphlets, leaflets, booklets, calendars, postcards, advertisements, articles, blotters, almanacs, cookbooks, correspondence, import/export documents, reports, medical journals, labels, invoices and receipts, business cards, order forms, circulars, lithographs, photographs, caricatures, songbooks and clippings from manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers of proprietary medicines and other drugs. Contains a substantial amount of material from James C. Ayer, Foster Milburn Company, C.T. Hood, Johnson and Johnson, Lehn and Fink, Lyons Manufacturing Company, Miles Medical Company, Parke Davis, Lydia Pinkham, Power Taylor Drug Company, Rumford Chemical Works, S.T.W. Stanford and Son, Seabury and Johnson, W.H. Schieflein and Company, E.R. Squibb and Sons, and H.H. Warner. The bulk of the material dates from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Cite as:
Patent Medicines, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box #, folder ##, digital file ###
Topic:
Drugs, Nonprescription
Medicine
Patent medicines
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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