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Pharmaceutical trade cards

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1008

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Content Description

This artificially assembled collection contains trade cards produced by a variety of creators during the late 19th century, mostly in the 1890s, advertising pharmaceutical products for health and beauty applications. Some include ingredients that are now controlled substances, such as opium and cocaine. See file description for more information on individual cards.

Dates

  • Creation: 1880 - 1899

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.19 Cubic Feet (1 letter half box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This artificially assembled collection contains trade cards from the late 19th century advertising pharmaceutical products for health and beauty applications. Some include opium and cocaine as ingredients.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in March 2024 by Jenelle Clark.

Title
Guide to the Pharmaceutical trade cards
Author
Jenelle Clark
Date
March 2024
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA