Collected records, 1855-1923

American Institute of the History of Pharmacy

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  • Records of retail pharmaceutical businesses in Wisconsin, Indiana, New York, and South Carolina, consisting of prescription registers and financial records. Prescription registers, which primarily document firms in Madison, Wisconsin (1859-1907), Charleston, South Carolina (1868-1882), New York City (1859-1923), and Indianapolis, Indiana (1870-1905) consist of microfilmed scrapbooks of physicians' handwritten prescription slips. Most extensively documented are the New York City pharmacy Ewen McIntyre & Son and the Madison firm Dunning & Sumner. Records of the latter firm also include daybooks, ledgers, and other miscellaneous financial records covering the period 1859-1914.


  • Forms part of the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Archives collection.
  • Portions of this collection are available only on microfilm.
  • Presented by the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, Madison, Wisconsin, 1971, 1972, 1987, and 1988.
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