Fonds F 1498
1.2 metres of textual records
Fonds consists of originals and copies of records created and received by Geen's Prescription Pharmacy.
Fonds includes prescription slips (1939-1950), a copy of "Druggists' Bulletin Service Price Book" (1951), suppliers' advertisements, product descriptions, price lists and order forms .
The fonds also contains photocopies of articles and photographs including a computer printout of a "History of Geen's Drugstore of Belleville, Ontario" for the period 1833- , by A.F. Geen, written November 1994; photocopied excerpts from articles published in the Belleville "Intelligencer" pertaining to the Geen Pharmacy and family, which contain photographs of the pharmacy's exterior and interior, as well as of P.W. Geen and A.F. Geen. Also included are photocopies of photographs depicting exterior and interior views of the Geen Pharmacy at various times: 186-; 1865-1870; 1871-1887; October 1896; 1925-1930. Other materials include photocopied newspaper advertisements for the Geen Pharmacy and for the drugstore operated by A.M. Sheldon ca. 1833- 1835. There are also photocopies of a receipt regarding the sale of the Holden Drug Co. to Albert L. Geen, signed by the seller J.C. Holden. The receipt includes an itemized list of the company's assets involved in the sale, along with the price paid for each, and notes on the manner in which payment was made. Similarly, a "Memorandum of Agreement" dated August 1907 is included, outlining the terms and conditions of the contractual relations between Albert L. Geen and Parke, Davis & Co., pharmaceutical product wholesalers.
Geen's Prescription Pharmacy, founded in 1833 by A.M. Sheldon, was a pharmaceutical business situated in Belleville, Ontario.
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Related records, including a letterbook of A.L. Geen, 1891-1908, are held at Queen's University Archives, Kingston, Ontario.
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Accession numbers 14919, 29851.
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