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Scope and Contents
The collection consists of prescription receipts, photographs, a prescription recipe book, and a customer prescription book.
Dates: 1892-1951; Majority of material found within 1928-1951
Scope and Contents This handwritten notebook was titled "Practical Notes and Formulae. By J. W. Eighmy, M. D." by its author, and dated October 10th, 1875. It is a collection of 77 recipes and formulae for treatments to numerous illnesses. Eighmy wrote these in a blank book of prescription forms from "J. H. Burnham, Druggist and Apothecary, Commercial Block, Sutter Street, Folsom, California." Formulas are included for a variety of ailments, including: whooping cough, "bites of serpents and...