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Object ID 003076

Object Name Chandler's Expectorant Syrup Box

Object Desc A green and black empty box.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002770

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

Object Date 1941

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords boxes,cough syrup,Chandler's,medicine,

Title Chandler's Expectorant Syrup Box

Description A tall green box with black text. Text: Chandler's Expectorant Syrup Contains: 3% Alcohol, 2 1/2 M. Chloroform per fluid ounce with Horehound, Wild Cherry, Pine Tar, Syrup White Pine Comp. N.F. and Ammonium Chloride Flavored with Oil of Lemon. For coughs due to colds Directions For adults one teaspoonful every two hours contents 2 fluid ozs. Price 25 cents distributed by Chandler Distributors, Inc. St. Louis, MO. Sides list other products to try from the brand. Top label advertises for tablets, and 'open this end.' Bottom tab has made in USA and packaging adopted in April 1941.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.75

Length 2

Width 1.06

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Chandler Distributors, Inc.

Maker Details Company established in St. Louis in 1888. Not much known after 1941. Produced many wellness items.

Maker Mark Chandler Distributors, Inc.


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Image Caption CMY2770



Date MAR 7,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes Wear is minimal on the edges, dusty, and a few smudges on the bottom. The bottle of syrup is missing.


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