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Object ID 003440

Object Name Meritol Powdered Orris Root

Object Desc Cardboard cylinder containing powdered orris root.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003076

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General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Bay View Pharmacy

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Meritol,medicine,powdered orris root,oral hygiene,American Drug and Press Assn.,

Title Meritol Powdered Orris Root

Description Cardboard cylinder containing powdered orris root (contents included, blue checkerboard graphic all around, front> Meritol (logo), Powdered Orris root (Florentine) 1 oz. packed by American Drug and Press Association Decorah, IA; back lists uses; top has a decal with directions for opening


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Diameter 1.5

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Weight 1

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Quantity 1



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Maker American Drug and Press Association

Maker Details Description of company:,+IA&source=bl&ots=cDkJsCzttk&sig=wYlLmljr1YoQqudprNT7dYibVtE&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CB4Q6AEwAGoVChMIqd_I0I6IxgIVRwySCh1j0wDQ#v=onepage&q=American%20Drug%20and%20Press%20Association%20Decorah%2C%20IA&f=false

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Image Caption CMY3076



Date JUN 11,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Megan Hindman

Notes a few stains


Date JUN 13,2015

Summary Status change

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

Date JUN 13,2015

Summary Location change

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