What is this page?
This is a collection guide. It is a description of archival material held in the Special Collections Division,
J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University. The materials described here are physically available in our
reading room. None of the original documents in this collection are digitally available online at this time.
Advertising material mainly for drugs. It includes advertisements, package inserts, warning labels, pamphlets, 1 wrapper, and 1 fan.
Advertisements for medicine, likely from between 1870 and 1910. The advertisements include patent medicine trade cards, blotter paper advertisements, broadside advertising sheets, booklets, and calendars. “Patent medicines” were often promoted as “cure-alls” for many parts of the body and their ingredient list (if any) was often inaccurate.
Papers (1826-1887, undated) including correspondence, journals, leaflets, diaries, verse, printed material, a drawing and miscellany.