Willson Monarch Laboratory Records, 1889-1966

Summary Information

Title: Willson Monarch Laboratory Records
Inclusive Dates: 1889-1966

  • Willson Monarch Laboratory
Call Number: Whitewater Mss BJ; PH 3819

Quantity: 12.6 c.f. (24 archives boxes and 10 flat boxes), and 35 photographs and 6 negatives

Archival Locations:
UW-Whitewater Library / Whitewater Area Research Ctr. (Map)
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Records, mainly 1911-1959, of a manufacturer of patent medicine, cosmetics, and animal remedies located in Edgerton, Wisconsin, from 1889 until the late 1960s. Included are articles of incorporation and stock records; administrative correspondence; exchanges with the numerous salesmen and women who sold the firm's products door-to-door throughout the Midwest concerning their day-to-day activities and problems; photographs of sales staff; files on product labeling problems; motivational newsletters and other company publications; and miscellaneous financial, employment, and manufacturing records.


Forms part of the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Archives Collection

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-whit00bj
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