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

Page 3 of the 1934 Indian Herb Gardens Almanac

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Page from the 1934 Indian Herb Gardens Calendar with a "personal message to all." The message reads in part, "This is due to the fact that in…

Page 2 of the 1934 Indian Herb Gardens Almanac

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Page from the 1934 Indian Herb Garden Calendar featuring a letter to customers. The letter states in part, "The use of herbs, roots, etc., for…

Bottle of Echinacea Extract

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4 fluid oz. bottle labeled "Lloyd's Echinacea," c. 1950. The label lists it as being "from the laboratories of LLoyd Brothers Pharmacists Inc." in…

Morse's Indian Root Pill Cook Book front cover

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Morse's Indian Root Pill Cookbook cover c. 1895, depicting a stereotypical image of a Native American man on a horse wielding a spear against a bear

Swamp-Root Almanac front cover 1937

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Swamp-Root Almanac cover 1914 depicting a stereotypical image of a Native American woman next to text that reads "Dream Book." There are similarly…

Herbalist Almanac front cover 1930

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The Herbalist Almanac 1930 cover depicting a group of stereotypical Native American men and women grouped around a campfire with tipis in the…