Name:

Apothecary and Historical Exhibits

Type:
Museum
Address:
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 262 Kapoor Hall University at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York 14214-8033
United States
Contact:
Cindy Konovitz, Assistant Dean for Informatics and Director of the Apothecary and Historical Exhibits
Telephone:
716-645-3002
Telephone:
1 716-645-3002
Fax: 716-829-6568
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Abstract:

The broad history of pharmacy and its profession can be viewed through the exhibits and a turn-of-the-century apothecary. Items used in both the instruction and the practice of pharmacy from the 1800s until the mid-20th century are highlighted. Events in United States history can also be realized through many of the displays.

Holdings:

Photographs of people and events involving pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences in Buffalo, York. Books, manuals, and documents related to pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences. Personal prescriptions and prescription ledgers from the late 1800s - early 1900s.
Tools used in the creation of medicine as well as original containers of medicines, cosmetics and items from apothecaries.

Subject Strengths:
History of Pharmacology and Pharmacy; Pharmacy Education; Pharmacy in Buffalo, New York, USA
Last Updated:
14 May 2014