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Object ID 004072

Object Name Elixir Medinal Soluble Barbital

Object Desc Trial size unopened box of Elixir Medinal brand soluble barbital with plastic wrapping.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY004059

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 5

Object Date 1922

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords elixir,Medinal,barbital,Schering & Glatz Inc.,

Title Elixir Medinal Soluble Barbital

Description Light brown trial size unopened box of Elixir Medinal brand soluble barbital. The labels are printed in blue and the box's design has gold accent designs. The front and back labels are the same while the left, right, and bottom side are blank. The top flap has a makers mark also printed in blue, it is a diamond shaped logo with "Schering / & Glatz Inc." printed in small text below. The entire box is wrapped in a clear thin plastic that is secured both at the top and bottom. On one side there is a white paper sticker with "50" written on it.


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.75

Length 0

Width 2

Depth 1.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Schering & Glatz, Inc.

Maker Details Schering & Glatz, was launched in 1876 to distribute medicines produced by the parent company. However, 40 years later during World War I when the United States and Germany became enemies, the German-owned subsidiary was dissolved.

Maker Mark diamond shape with company name below


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Image Caption CMY4059



Date MAR 20,2016

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Nicole Burdick

Notes Box has little to no fading or ware, the plastic protective wrap around the box is slightly dirty.


Date MAR 20,2016

Summary Status change

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

Date MAR 20,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 5 from Speakeasy Exhibit - automatic entry by admin