Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, legal and financial documents, and other papers of six generations of Bidwell family members. Principal figures include Barnabas Bidwell (1763-1833), lawyer and politician in Massachusetts and Kingston, Ontario; and his son, Marshall Spring Bidwell (1799-1872), lawyer and politician in Kingston and New York City.
The collection documents the business activities of the Hall-Benedict Drug Company, a pharmacy in New Haven, Connecticut, from 1909 to circa 1980. The collection contains prescription logbooks, financial ledgers in bound volumes and loose pages, customer account/address cards, and a newspaper article.
This artificial collection is composed of correspondence, journals, account books, manuscripts, scrapbooks, and printed material relating to the study and practice of medicine, primarily in Connecticut and New York, primarily in the nineteenth century.
Correspondence and William Priest's medical day book detailing medical services provided to patients (1807-1810) and the fees charged. The letters also relate to medicine: one from a doctor describing his diagnosis and prescription for a patient with liver trouble and another concerning the uses of a variety of medicines.
Three branches of the Trowbridge family of New Haven, Connecticut are represented in these papers: the Stephen Trowbridge family, Francis Trowbridge, and Thomas Rutherford Trowbridge. Included are deeds and financial papers of the Stephen Trowbridge family, a notebook of medicinal and household prescriptions kept by Francis Trowbridge, and a scrapbook of Thomas Rutherford Trowbridge.