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Chambers' Cold Tablets
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Details

Object ID 002519

Object Name Chambers' Cold Tablets

Object Desc Chambers' Cold Tablets box with slide out container of tablets and paper directions and tablets (24?)

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002249a-c

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 4, Shelf 14

Object Date

Start Year Range 1906

End Year Range 1936

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Chambers' Cold Tablets,Medicine,pills,Chambers Medicine Co.,


Title Chambers' Cold Tablets

Description Chambers' Cold Tablets box with slide out container of tablets and paper directions and tablets (24?) Box is a tan color with two ends missing and with black and red text that says "Chambers' Cold Tablets. Each Tablet Contains One Grain Acetanilide. For La GRIPPE and COLDS. CCT. Does not affect the head like the sulphate of quinine. Price 30 cents. Chambers Medicine Co., St. Louis, Mo." Other 3 sides are printed too: "Pleasant to take. No bad effects." and "For Colds and Headaches" and the back side is printed with directions. The slideout container is white and is a rectangular shape and the tablets are brown and circular. The paper directions are brown and are folded up.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 0.25

Length 2.2

Width 1.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The measurements above are for the box. The slideout container is relatively the same size as the box. The tablets are approx. 3/8 in. in diameter and the folded paper directions are approx. 1 5/8 x 1 1/8 in. folded up

Quantity 0

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Chambers Medicine Co.

Maker Details St. Louis, MO

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY2249a-c

Description

Conditions

Date JUN 19,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor SK

Notes The cold tablet package is in fair condition due to the discoloration of the package and the deterioration of the tablets. All the parts are present. An attempt to slide the slideout container back into the box cause a small tear on the bottom corner.


Events

Date JUN 19,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date JUN 19,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to On-Site Storage from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date JUN 26,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 1 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date AUG 29,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 14 from Room 4, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes