Advertisements -- Medicines, Patent, proprietary, etc.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains almanacs issued annually by American and a few Canadian companies to promote the sale of their proprietary remedies. Of special note is a complete collection of Hostetter's Almanac from 1867 through 1910.
The collection includes materials from Iowa physician Thomas Siveter (1800-1893), a prominent surgeon in Salem, Iowa from 1845-1893 and a founding member of the Iowa State Medical Society. The collection includes a patient logbook, advertisements for medications and medical products, correspondence, and a few items of ephemera.