Fonds CR-33 - Fisher's Drug and Bookstore fonds

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Fisher's Drug and Bookstore fonds

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CA DMA CR-33

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  • 1902-1950 (Creation)
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    Fisher's Drug and Bookstore (Delta, B.C.)

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1.29 m of textual records

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Fisher's Drug and Bookstore was operated by pharmacist Simeon Whidden Fisher. The store operated from around 1900 to 1950.

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Custodial history is unknown. The ledgers were found in the Delta Archives collection. Accession 1985-086 was transferred from the Delta Museum Collection.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of records created by Simeon Fisher during the course of owning and operating Fisher's Drug and Book Store. There are several wholesale invoices as well as nine large prescription invoice ledgers and correspondence between Mr. Fisher, local residents and National Drug Co. where he purchased wholesale drugs for his pharmacy. These records cover the years between 1902 and 1948 when his business was in operation. The fonds is arranged in three series: Correspondence; Prescription Invoices; Drug Invoices.

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BCAUL control number: DMA-86

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Final

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Partial

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Revised by BCANS Coordinator, July 21, 2014

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