Kentucky medical prescriptions

Abstract

The Kentucky medical prescriptions (dated 1880s-1890s; 0.02 cubic feet; 1 folder) includes handwritten medical formulas for patient illnessed to be made by pharmacists.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Kentucky medical prescriptions
Extent
0.02 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions.
Medicine -- Kentucky.
Pharmacy
Arrangement
Collection is arranged alphabetically
Finding Aid Author
Taylor Sturgill
Preferred Citation
2012ms513: [identification of item] Kentucky medical prescriptions, 1880s-1890s, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
The Kentucky medical prescriptions (dated 1880s-1890s; 0.02 cubic feet; 1 folder) includes handwritten medical formulas for patient illnessed to be made by pharmacists. The collection contains 148 prescriptions written on prescription pad paper or scrap paper and 2 recipes. Presciptions from the 1800s were hand written mostly in Latin. Each formula consisted of several ingredients with a measurement that comes from the apothecaries' unit of measure. The papers show location of apothecaries where the compound is made in Kentucky, the formula for each compound, and the signed name of the doctor who prescribed the medication.
Pharmacies and doctors represented include W. P. Smith; James T. Cooke; Dedman and Curry; Alfords New Drug Store; Wallace Green; J. M. Dalton; Logan and Eastland; George A. Newman Company; Morgan Brothers; Pompey's Pharmacy; J. W. Fowler; Dr. E. M. Wiley; Curry and Company; J.J. Curd and Company; Henry W. Heuser; Dr. R. P. Guerrant; D. J. Woods; J. B. Baird; J. M. Owen and Son; Wallace Green; Vincent Davis; Wycoff and Mayes; Overstreet and Wilson; Smith and Witherspoons; S. R. Owens; Frisby and Sprauge; James and Terhune; Bodine and Schoettlin; and W. H. DeBaum.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Kentucky medical prescriptions, 1880s-1890s

  • Box MS-5, folder 1
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