Welcome to the Digital Collections of the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy

The mission of the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy is "Advancing knowledge and understanding of the history of pharmacy and medicines."

AIHP is a partner of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Pharmacy, and this digital library includes items from the historical and archival collections of AIHP and the UW–Madison School of Pharmacy. New objects, collections, and exhbits are routinely added, so please check back often!

For more information about AIHP and its historical collections, please visit our website: https://aihp.org.

For more information about objects in this digital library—or to inquire about high-qualiy reproductions of images from this site—please send us an email: aihp@aihp.org.

Recently Added Items

What You Should Know About Cancer 3 Poster Set for Pharmacy Windows

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Set of three posters for pharmacy windows titled "What You Should Know About Cancer" printed in 1958. These "ethical displays" were designed and…

Cardalin

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Advertisement for Cardalin, a medication manufactured by Irwin, Neisler & Company to treat bronchial asthma. This ad was sent by direct mail to a…

Dexedrine-Sulfate

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Advertisement for Dexedrine-Sulfate, a medication manufactured by Smith, Kline & French Laboraties to suppress appetite and support weight loss.

Parbexin-S

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Advertisement for Parbexin-S, a Vitamin B complex supplement manufactured by the Carroll Dunham Smith Pharmacal Co. This ad was sent by direct mail to…

Percodan

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Advertisement for Percodan, a medication manufactured by Endo Products, Inc. to treat coughs. The ad includes information on the medication Hycodan.…

Percodan

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Advertisement for Percodan, a medication manufactured by Endo Products, Inc. to treat coughs. The ad includes information on the medication Hycodan.…