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McKesson's Castor Oil
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Details

Object ID 002981

Object Name McKesson's Castor Oil

Object Desc A small green glass bottle with a white label. It advertises Castor Oil on a red background.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002688

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords McKesson's,castor oil,medicine,bottles,


Title McKesson's Castor Oil

Description A small green glass bottle with a white label. The label advertises Castor Oil and has directions on use printed in red. There is also a warning-do-not-use-when: section. The bottom advertises the makers McKesson and Robbins. The cap is black and has the scales of justice on it. The bottle is almost full and still contains the origional liquid.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 4.4

Length 2

Width 0.8

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker McKesson Corporation

Maker Details McKesson Corporation is an American company distributing pharmaceuticals at a retailsale level and providing health information technology, medical supplies, and care management tools. Founded in New York City as Olcott & McKesson by Charles Olcott and John McKesson in 1833, the business began as an importer and wholesaler of botanical drugs. In 2010, McKesson acquired leading cancer services company US Oncology, Inc. The company is still in operation.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY2688

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 18,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Carly Sass

Notes There is a substance on the label that discolors it in spots and there are smudges on the glass.


Events

Date JUL 2,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3 from On-Site Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 4 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin


Date OCT 1,2015

Summary Status change

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


Date OCT 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Bay View Pharmacy from Room 3, Shelf 4 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes