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Patent medicine bottle collection

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Title:Patent medicine bottle collection
Date range:1850-1920
Creator:Greer, David S.
Extent:7.0 Linear feet
Abstract:Consists of 212 patent medicine bottles and 8 objects related to patent medicine dating from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century and a binder of slides documenting an additional 30 bottles and 3 objects. The collection was assembled by Dr. David S. Greer, Dean of Medicine at Brown University from 1981-1992 and professor emeritus in the Community Health Department in the Division of Biology and Medicine.
Language of materials:English
Repository:John Hay Library, University Archives and Manuscripts
Collection number:Ms.2008.002