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Patent medicines

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Cocktail Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-027
Abstract

The Cocktail Ephemera Collection is a collection that was created in 2013. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (i.e., postcards, pamphlets, and adverstising ephemera) relating to the history of the cocktails, spirits, and wine, dating from the about the 1870s to the present.

Dates: c.1870s-2000s

Culinary Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-028
Abstract

The Culinary Ephemera Collection was established in 2013. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (postcards, menus, children's activities, advertising pamphlets, and more) that relate to food, nutrition, and medicine, dating from the early 19th century to the present.

Dates: c.1900s-2000s

Culinary Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-002
Abstract

The collection includes small publications and pamphlets created and distributed by culinary, appliance, and food-related companies from about the 1870s to the 1990s. Most pamphlets contain advertisements, recipes, product information, testimonials, or some combination of all four.

Dates: c. 1870s-1990s

Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil Trade Card

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-064
Abstract

The Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil trade card is an advertisement for a cure-all serum marketed most popularly during the Victorian era. This particular trade card was distributed by James Aumann, M.D.—a druggist and chemist from Wytheville, Virginia.

Dates: [c.1875-1940?]

S. P. Hite Company Daybook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Ms-1986-005
Abstract

This collection contains a daybook maintained by S. P. Hite Company, a manufacturer and distributor of patent medicines operating in Roanoke, Virginia during the early 20th century.

Dates: 1905 - 1909

"Nye's Genuine Eye Water" Label

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-018
Abstract

This item is a bottle label for Nye's Genuine Eye Water, prepared by A. H. Nye of Emory, Virginia. The label states directions for proper use and storage of the product. Label also has a depiction of the product bottle on the left side of the paper.

Dates: n.d.