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    Alan and Elaine Levitt Advertisement Collection, 1920 - 1960s.
     
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    Creator: 
    Levitt, Alan (collector).
    Title: 
    Alan and Elaine Levitt Advertisement Collection, 1920 - 1960s.
    Uniform Title: 
    Coca-Cola (Trademark)
    Kodak (Brand name)
    Phy. Description: 
    5 cu. ft.: 5 boxes and 3 oversize folders.
    Bio / His Notes: 
    Alan Levitt owned and operated Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York, 1973-1985. The pharmacy was originally opened May 9, 1895. He and his wife Elaine donated a number of pharmaceutically related objects and archival materials, primarily advertising.
    Scope and Content: 
    Advertising materials relating to pharmaceutical and other supplies as part of the stock of retail pharmacies from 1920 to the early 1960s, mostly advertisements for cigars, cigarettes, Coca-Cola, Kodak, veterinary supplies, and patent medicines.
    Organization: 
    Divided into 10 series: (1) Cigars, (2) Cigarettes, (3) Coca-Cola, (4) Advertisements for enlargements, (5) Photoprints, (6) Veterinary supplies, (7) Patent medicines, (8) Booklets and Pamphlets, (9) Price Lists, (10) Miscellaneous.
    Provenance: 
    Transferred from the Division of Medical Sciences, 4/29/1988.
    Finding aids: 
    Register.
    Cite as: 
    Alan and Elaine Levitt Advertisement Collection, 1920-early 1960s, National Museum of American History.
    Restrictions: 
    Unrestricted access by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Patent medicines
    Advertising -- History -- 1920-1970
    Cigarettes -- Advertising -- 1920-1970
    Cigars
    Advertising -- Photography--Apparatus and supplies -- 1920-1970
    Pharmacology -- 1920-1970
    Pharmaceutical industry -- 1920-1970
    Pharmacists -- 1920-1970
    Photography -- Apparatus and supplies
    Cigarettes -- Advertising -- 1920-1970
    Veterinary supplies industry -- 1920-1970
    Drugstores
    Subject - Geographical: 
    Chautauqua County (N.Y.) -- 1920-1970
    Subject-Name: 
    Sherman Pharmacy (Sherman, N.Y.)
    Eastman Kodak Co.
    Form / Genre: 
    Business records -- 20th century.
    Advertisements
    Booklets -- 1920-1970
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Local Number: 
    1988.3039 (NMAH Acc.)
    Co-Creator: 
    Levitt, Elaine (collector).
    Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    Item Information
    RepositoryCall No. 
    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 0303Add Copy to MyList

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