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Perry's Pharmacy collection

 Collection — Folder: S2000
Identifier: S2000

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a commercially printed card from Perry's Pharmacy in Indianapolis, Indiana regarding business advertising.


  • circa 1870s

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Joseph R. Perry was born in England about 1840. He married Elizabeth [Eliza] Hall in Warwickshire, England on August 12, 1862 and they had two children. He was a druggist and editor and publisher of the Indiana Pharmacist. He died March 19, 1903 and is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana.

"Perry, Joseph". 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/08/07.

"Perry, Joseph". Birmingham, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937. Retrieved 2014/08/07.

"Perry, Joseph R.". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/08/07.

"Perry, Joseph". Indianapolis, Indiana Directories, 1887-90. Retrieved 2014/08/07.

"Perry, Joseph". U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989. Retrieved 2014/08/07.

Administrative History

Perry's Pharmacy was operated by Joseph R. and Ross W. Perry in downtown Indianapolis, at Market and Pennsylvania Streets. There was a note in the Indianapolis Evening Journal, on July 13, 1874, advertising the company.

Indianapolis Evening Journal July 13, 1874, c. 4 Retrieved 2014/08/07


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed EAD finding aid created 1998 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid revised 2014/08/07 by Edythe Huffman
Perry's Pharmacy collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.