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Triage Drugs of Abuse Panel - PCP, Benzodiazepines, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Marijuana, Opiates, and Barbiturates

Distributor:
Fisher Scientific Company  Search this
Maker:
Biosite Diagnostics, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5.1 cm x 9.6 cm x 1.1 cm; 2 in x 3 25/32 in x 7/16 in
Object Name:
illegal drug test
diagnostic
Place made:
United States: California, San Diego
Date made:
ca 1992
Credit Line:
Gift of Larry J. Kricka and Peter Wilding
ID Number:
2014.0247.16
Accession number:
2014.0247
Catalog number:
2014.0247.16
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1757109
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Sodium Amytal (Sodium Iso-amyl Ethyl Barbiturate, Lilly), No. 386

Maker:
Eli Lilly and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
sodium iso-amyl ethyl barbiturate, 0.25 gm (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 3 5/8 in x 3/4 in; 9.2075 cm x 1.905 cm
overall: 3 in x 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
pharmaceutical
Place made:
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
Date made:
1938 - 1952
ID Number:
2013.0077.09
Accession number:
2013.0077
Catalog number:
2013.0077.09
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1452406
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Military Records and Personal Information - Gen. Davis.

Collection Creator:
Davis, Benjamin O., Jr., 1912-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964-1968
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Collection, Acc. 1992.0023, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1992-0023-ref1777
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Delvinal sodium - a therapeutic advance in the field of sedation

Author:
Sharpe & Dohme  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1940
Ca1940
Topic:
Barbiturates  Search this
Call number:
35152
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_278641

RM Barbiturates 1938-1959

Collection Creator::
Science Service  Search this
Container:
Box 60 of 69
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-105-refidd1e37914

RM Barbiturates 1960-1964-1969

Collection Creator::
Science Service  Search this
Container:
Box 60 of 69
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa90-105-refidd1e37926

Drugs and the Young

Artist:
Robert S. Crandall, born 1921  Search this
Medium:
Chromogenic print on paper
Dimensions:
43.2cm x 48.2cm (17" x 19"), Accurate
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1969
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.78.TC46
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.78.TC46

Sterling Drug, Inc. Records

Creator:
Sterling Drug, Inc.  Search this
Winthrop Chemical Company  Search this
Bayer Company  Search this
Donor:
History Factory (Chantilly, Virginia)  Search this
History Factory (Chantilly, Virginia)  Search this
Names:
Eastman Kodak Co.  Search this
Extent:
120 Cubic feet (261 boxes, 16 map-folders)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Business records
Brochures
Advertisements
Manuals
Catalogs
Price lists
Financial records
Photographs
Press releases
Newsletters
Clippings
Date:
1867-1993
Scope and Contents:
The collection contains domestic and foreign advertising for both pharmaceutical and consumer health care products; sales and marketing materials for pharmaceuticals aimed at physicians, such as brochures, package inserts, reports, catalogs, price lists, manuals; the company's business and administrative papers, including annual reports, news releases, clippings, newsletters and publications, financial and corporate files, histories, and photographs.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into four series. In most instances, original folder titles were retained. In circumstances where there was no folder title, the processing archivist created one derived from the nature of the materials. The contents of some folders were combined.

Series 1: Products, 1946-1948

Series 2: Advertising, 1902-1984

Series 3: Sales and Marketing, 1881-1979

Series 4: Corporate, 1896-1993
Historical:
Sterling Drug was founded in Wheeling, West Virginia in 1901 by two childhood friends, William E. Weiss and Albert H. Diebold, to manufacture and sell a pain-relieving preparation called "Neuralgine." The company's original name was Neuralgyline. Within a few years, Weiss and Diebold realized that expansion required more product lines and that this would be best obtained by acquisition. This policy continued throughout the life of the organization. At least 130 companies were acquired directly or indirectly between 1902 and 1986. In 1913, Weiss and Diebold established intangible assets (trademarks, patents, and copyrights) and tangible assets (offices and plants). By 1914, the company set-up proprietary agencies for overseas trading. Weiss and Diebold changed the name of the company in 1917 from Neuralgyline, which was difficult to say, to Sterling Products.

Sterling Products benefited from World War I. Because supplies of drugs from Germany were cutoff by the Allied blockade, they established the Winthrop Company to manufacture the active ingredients. After the war, Sterling acquired the American Bayer Company in December 1918. They established a separate subsidiary, the Bayer Company, to market Bayer Aspirin. During the 1930s, Winthrop made Sterling a leader in the pharmaceutical field with such renowned products as Luminal, the original phenobarbitol; Salvarsan and Neo-Salvarsan, the first effective drugs in the treatment of syphilis; Prontosil, the first of the sulfa drugs; and Atabrine, the synthetic antimalarial that replaced quinine during World War II. The company expanded overseas in 1938, and eventually operated about seventy plants in about forty countries. Sterling was especially profitable in Latin America. By 1942, the use of Sterling Products as a name was confusing and could not be licensed to conduct business in some states. Therefore, the company namechanged to Sterling Drug, Inc.

In 1988, in order to avoid a hostile takeover by Hofmann-LaRoche, Sterling became a division of Eastman Kodak and remained one until 1994 when Kodak disposed of its health-related businesses. This left Sterling broken up with Sanofi purchasing Sterling's ethical business; Nycomed of Norway purchasing the diagnostic imaging; and SmithKline Beecham purchasing the worldwide over-the counter pharmaceutical business.

Source

Collins, Joseph C. and John R. Gwilt. "The Life Cycle of Sterling Drug, Inc." Bulletin for the History of Chemistry, Volume 25, Number 1, 2000.
Related Materials:
Materials at the Archives Center, National Museum of American History

NW Ayer and Sons Incorporated Advertising Agency Records (AC0059)

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series: Patent Medicines (NMAH.AC.0060)

Parke-Davis Company Records (NMAH.AC.0001)

Norwich Eaton Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Records (NMAH.AC.0329)

Syntex Collection of Pharmaceutical Advertisements (NMAH.AC.0821)

Garfield & Company Records (NMAH.AC.0820)

Materials at the National Museum of American History

Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collection

Division of Medicine and Science holds artifacts related to Sterling Drug, Inc. that include a banner, flag, product packaging, memorabilia, a colander, and a soap dispenser. See accessions 2001.0314, 2004.0129, and 2018.5001.
Provenance:
Collection donated to the Archives Center by the History Factory through Bruce Weindruch (President and CEO), in 2001.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research, but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Antibiotics  Search this
Anesthesia  Search this
advertising  Search this
Analgesics  Search this
Barbiturates  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Pharmaceutical industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records -- 20th century
Brochures
Advertisements -- 20th century
Manuals
Catalogs
Price lists
Financial records
Photographs -- 20th century
Press releases
Newsletters -- 20th century
Clippings
Citation:
Sterling Drug, Inc. Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0772
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Sterling Drug, Inc. Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0772
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What Happens in the Brain When Music Causes Chills?

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 18:46:07 +0000
Topic:
Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_bf4c9384198d3b834a9d580d90e29dba

Just the Right Touch

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Sun, 01 Dec 2002 05:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_f29063ec52f2ba0c4f1c5647682ee458

The Woman Who Stood Between America and an Epidemic of Birth Defects

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 08 May 2017 14:51:50 +0000
Topic:
Search this
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_4891f47f63a4ed1cf53369f702ac4fb9

Treatment of Acute Drug Overdose

Collection Creator:
Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI.  Search this
Division of Medical Sciences, NMAH  Search this
Container:
Item RF12 222.13
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Presented by Eli Lilly & Company ; producer-director, Dick Ham ; script by Gordon Waldear. [197-?] 1 reel (33 min.) : sd., col. ; 16mm. positive. Credits: Presented with cooperation of the staff of Haight-Ashbury Free Medical Clinic ; George R. "Skip" Gay, M.D., Director of Heroin Clinic, Haight-Ashbury Free Medical Clinic and Project Director, Drug Detox Program ; Irving Klompus, M.D., Chief of Medical Services, Heroin Section, Haight-Ashbury Free Medical Clinic. Accompanying material states: This film depicts the effects of acute drug overdosage of heroin, amphetamines, barbiturates, and hallucinogens and illustrates methods of maintaining airway, respiration, and cardiovascular support and use of certain pharmacologic agents. This film is intended for use with medical, paramedical, and law enforcement personnel, who have first contact with persons requiring emergency care for drug overdose. Summary: The film shows the effects of overdosing, how to give emergency care, awareness of combinations of drugs used, treatment in some cases to bring the patient down and in other situations (LSD, for example) just to let the cycle complete itself.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Medical Sciences Film Collection, circa 1930s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Medical Sciences Film Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0222-ref179

Theophylline, 0.6 Gm. with Cyclopal, 0.1 Gm.

Maker:
Upjohn Company  Search this
THE UPJOHN COMPANY  Search this
Physical Description:
theophylline (overall material)
cyclopentenyllal-barbituric acid (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 5/8 in x 5 3/8 in x 3/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 13.6525 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
pharmaceutical
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Kalamazoo
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard H. Bogard
ID Number:
2000.0137.065
Accession number:
2000.0137
Catalog number:
2000.0137.065
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1215389

The chemistry of mind-altering drugs : history, pharmacology, and cultural context / Daniel M. Perrine

Author:
Perrine, Daniel M. 1943-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 480 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1996
Topic:
Psychotropic drugs  Search this
Drugs of abuse  Search this
Psychopharmacology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_602762

Prescribed : writing, filling, using, and abusing the prescription in modern America / edited by Jeremy A. Greene and Elizabeth Siegel Watkins

Title:
Writing, filing, using, and abusing the prescription in modern America
Author:
Greene, Jeremy A. 1974-  Search this
Watkins, Elizabeth Siegel  Search this
Physical description:
x, 329 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2012
Topic:
Prescription writing--History  Search this
Prescription writing--Law and legislation  Search this
Substance abuse--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1003601

Raptor biomedicine / Patrick T. Redig ... [et al.], editors ; Trudi Hahn, technical editor

Author:
Redig, Patrick Thomas  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 265 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Birds of prey--Diseases  Search this
Bird Diseases  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_457145

Hans Asperger ‘Actively Assisted’ Nazi Eugenics Policies, Study Claims

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Interviews
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:24:10 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_bd010b8333c577685b645e64d1763087

How Advertising Shaped the First Opioid Epidemic

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:30:00 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_547a1f0bc84e2ce3ac41b03214a13b83

A Window into the World of Diane Arbus

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Conversations and talks
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_ef4fe374356333f69e4e89ac706bd34e

Barbiturate Study Shows Blessings Far Outweigh Press-Cited Abuses, Drug Topic

Collection Creator:
Sterling Drug, Inc.  Search this
Winthrop Chemical Company  Search this
Bayer Company  Search this
Collection Donor:
History Factory (Chantilly, Virginia)  Search this
Container:
Box 245, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945-11-26
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research, but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Sterling Drug, Inc. Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Sterling Drug, Inc. Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0772-ref1153

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