KAREN HARRIS COLLECTION

 

OF PRINTED EPHEMERA

 

 

(Mss 303)

 

 

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

 

March 2002

 

 

Contents

 

 

Summary

 

List of Series and Subseries

 

Container List

 

Index Terms

 

Procedures for Requesting Special Collections Materials

 

 

 

Summary

 

 

Size:                          .5 linear foot

 

Geographic

locations:                 New Orleans, Franklin, Houma, and Thibodaux, La.; Melbourne, Australia

 

Inclusive

dates:                        ca. 1890-1913

 

Summary:                Ephemera accumulated by Karen H. Harris, Professor Emerita of Library Science.  The collection includes apothecary labels collected by Mrs. Harris’s uncle, a New Orleans pharmacist.

 

Related

collections:              K & B Archives (Mss 310); K & B Archives, Addendum 1 (Mss 313); K & B Archives, Addendum 2 (Mss 314); K & B Archives, Addendum 3 (Mss 315)

 

Source:                     Gift, March 2002

 

Access:                     No restrictions

 

Copyright:                Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.

 

Citation:                    Karen Harris Collection of Printed Ephemera, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

 

 

 

List of Series and Subseries

 

 

Series I.         Materials associated with pharmacy

 

Subseries I.1    Product labels

 

Subseries I.2    Periodicals

 

Series II.        Performing arts programs and periodicals

 

 

 

Container List

 

 

Series I.  Materials associated with pharmacy

 

                        Subseries I.1.  Product labels

 

303-1        Albert’s Pharmacy (New Orleans, La.).  2 items.

                        French Looch for Cough

                        Hartshorn

 

303-2        Ames Laboratory (New Orleans, La.).  1 item.

                        Eureka Hair Tonic

 

303-3        Belanger (H. F.) Co. (Houma, La.).  1 item.

                        Flax Seed Meal

 

303-4        Bradburn (W. P.), Pharmacist (New Orleans, La.).  8 items.

                        Alcohol

                        Gum Arabic

                        Hoffman’s Drops

                        Orange Flower Water

                        Perfumed Castor Oil (2 copies)

                        Sabadilla Seeds

                        Tinct. [Tincture of] Iron

 

303-5        Delahoussaye (A. J.), Pharmacist (Franklin, La.).  2 items.

                        Sweet Spirits Nitre (2 copies)

 

303-6        Domestic Remedy Co. (New Orleans, La.).  1 item.

                        Universal Headache Tablets

 

303-7        Earbern Laboratories (New Orleans, La.).  2 items.

                        Coco-Shampoo

                        Kreo-Koff

 

303-8        Fourment (John), Druggist and Apothecary (New Orleans, La.).  14 items.

                        Aqua Ammonia

                        Assafoetida

                        Baume Tranquille (2 copies)

                        Borax

                        Cod-Liver Oil

                        Dewee’s Carminative

                        Hair Oil

                        Laudanum

                        Powdered Alum

                        Sedative Water (2 copies)

                        Sugar Lead (2 copies)

 

303-9        Galle (Joseph E.), Pharmacist (New Orleans, La.).  1 item.

                        Glycerine

 

303-10      Hart (E. J.) & Co., Ltd., Manufacturing Chemists (New Orleans, La.).  7 items.

                        Antiseptic

                        Lac-Bismo (6 labels, all different)

 

303-11      Hébert (C. C.) Pharmacy (New Orleans, La.).  1 item.

                        Benedict’s Solution

 

303-12      Herpesine Co. (New Orleans, La.).  1 item.

                        Arabian Toothache Drops

 

303-13      Hills (S. W.), Pharmacist and Chemist (New Orleans, La.).  2 items.

                        Ess. [Essence of] Peppermint

                        Paregoric

 

303-14      Hood & Co., Chemists (Melbourne).  3 items.

                        Dr. Marshall’s Pile Ointment (2)

                        Menthol, Eucalyptus & Cinnamon Pastilles

 

303-15      Javelet (Albert), Druggist (New Orleans, La.).  1 item.

                        Black Diamond Powder

 

303-16      Larrieu (E. A.), Apothecary (New Orleans, La.).  28 items.

                        [Generic label for “E. A. Larrieu, Pharmacien-Droguiste”]

                        Aromatic Spts. [Spirits of] Ammonia

                        Balsam Capaiva

                        Baume de Vie (2 copies)

                        Brown Mixture

                        Chlorate of Potash

                        Cholera Drops

                        Citrate of Magnesia

                        Eau-de-vie de Gayac (2 copies)

                        Elder Flowers

                        Elixir de Viande Nutritif

                        Elixir of Calisaya Bark, with Iron

                        Epsom Salts

                        Extract of Lemon

                        Fleurs de Tilleul

                        Oil Cloves

                        Oil Sweet Almonds

                        Paregoric

                        Pure Newfoundland Cod Liver Oil

                        Rose Honey

                        Sure Cure No. 26

                        Tinct. [Tincture of] Assafoetina

                        Tinct. [Tincture of] Iodine

                        Vin de Quinquina

                        Zaze et Lise Cologne (2 copies)

 

303-17      Legendre’s Drug Store (New Orleans, La.).  10 items.

                        Ant Poison (4 copies)

                        Bay Rum

                        Cresoperls

      Eau de Cologne (2 copies)

                        Soap Liniment

                        Tincture Myrrh

 

303-18      Lyons (I. L.) & Co., Ltd. (New Orleans, La.).  1 item.

                        Comp. Spirit Ether

 

303-19      Mainegra’s Pharmacy (New Orleans, La.).  3 items.

                        Brown Mixture (no list of ingredients)

                        Brown Mixture (with list of ingredients, 2 copies)

 

303-20      Meyer Drug Store (Thibodaux, La.).  34 items.

                        Alimentary Elixir

                        Aromatic Syrup Rhubarb (3 copies)

                        Assafoetida

                        Balsam Copaiba

                        Bay Rum

                        Camphor Grease

                        Canary Seeds (2 copies)

                        Cinchona

                        Cologne

                        Cologne Water

                        Epsom Salts

                        Ess. [Essence of] Banana

                        Ess. [Essence of] Jamaica Ginger

                        Ess. [Essence] of Lemon

                        Ess. [Essence of] Strawberry

                        Florida Water

                        Glycerine

                        Insect Powd’r [Powder]

                        Iron Rust

                        Meyer’s Itch Ointment (2 copies)

                        Powd. [Powder of] Mustard

                        Prepared Chalk

                        Quinine

                        Rochelle Salts (2 copies)

                        Spts. [Spirits of] Turpentine (2 copies)

                        Syrup Tolu

                        Tinct. [Tincture of] Arnica

                        Zinc Oxide Ointment

 

303-21      Mucoseptin Chemical Co. (New Orleans, La.).  2 items.

                        [Generic label attesting to the authenticity of the product]

                        Mucoseptin Antiseptic

 

303-22      Purity Pharmacy (New Orleans, La.).  20 items.

                        Carbolic Acid (4 copies)

                        Comp. Licorice Powder (2 copies)

                        Glyco-Thymoline

                        Javelle Water (5 copies)

                        Lysol

                        Muriatic Acid

                        Sideritis (2 copies)

                        Sweet Spirit of Nitre (2 copies)

                        Syr. [Syrup] of Ipecac

                        Tinct. [Tincture of] Larkspur

 

303-23      Ramos (H. C.), (New Orleans, La.).  1 item.

                        “Imperial Cabinet” [aluminum card; on verso: calendar for 1902]

 

303-24      Samson (Max), Inc., Pharmacists (New Orleans, La.).  12 items.

                        Cold Cream

                        Compound Extract of Sasparilla and Stillingia with Iodide Potassium

                        Crescent Hair Tonic
      English Lavender Water (2 copies)

                        Gasoline

                        Neroli Cologne

                        Placidia

                        Samson’s Fruit Laxative

                        Tuma’s Diarrhoea Cordial (3 copies)

 

303-25      Schapire (J.), Pharmacien (New Orleans, La.).  4 items.

                        Eau de Sedlitz

                        Eau Sedative

                        Oxymel

                        Vin de Quinquina

 

303-26      Washington Ave. Pharmacy (New Orleans, La.).  9 items.

                        Aromatic Cascara

                        Dewee’s Carminative

                        Listerine

                        Milk Asafoetida (2 copies)

                        Pure Norwegian Cod Liver Oil (3 copies)

                        Toothache Drops

 

303-27      Miscellaneous labels.  2 items.

                        Murine

                        Superior Bay Rum

 

                  Subseries I.2.  Periodicals

 

303-28      The Druggists Circular and Chemical Gazette 39 (November 1895).

 

303-29      The National Druggist 30 (April 1900).

 

303-30      The Pharmaceutical Era 16 (August 6, 1896).

 

 

Series II.  Performing arts programs and periodicals

 

303-31         Brooke and His Famous Chicago Marine Band.  Saturday, July 10, 1897.”

 

303-32         The Grand (New Orleans, La.).  “L’Ami Fritz, Comedy in 3 acts by M. Erckmann-Chatrain.”  [ca. February-March  1894].

 

303-33         The Grand (New Orleans, La.).  “Frou-Frou, Comedy in 5 acts by Meilhac and Halevy.”  [ca. February-March  1894].

 

303-34         New Orleans Theatre Gazette.  “Bidwell’s New St. Charles Theatre. . . . Commencing Sunday, Oct. 18th . . . The Mikado!”  [1886?].

 

303-35         New Orleans Theatre Gazette.  “Grand Opera House . . . Sunday Evening, Nov. 8.   . . . Edward E. Kidder’s Romantic Drama, Niagara, The Adventuress.”  [1886?].

 

303-36         New Orleans Theatre Gazette.  “Grand Opera House . . . A Short Season of Grand Italian Opera by the Milan Opera Company . . . Commencing Sunday, Nov. 15.”  On p. [2]: La Traviata.

 

303-37         New Orleans Theatre Gazette.  “Grand Opera House . . . A Short Season of Grand Italian Opera by the Milan Opera Company . . . Commencing Sunday, Nov. 15.”  On p. [2]: Il Trovatore.  [1886?].

 

303-38         New Orleans.  World’s Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition, 1884-1885.  Music Hall.  “Souvenir and Musical Programme of Music Hall, World’s Exposition, 1885.  [New Orleans] (12 Union St., [New Orleans]): Patterson & Co., Printers, 1885.  Program for “German Day,” Sunday, March 15th, 1885.

 

303-39         Original Fabacher’s Restaurant.  “Program, F. Ramos’ Orchestra.”  Printed on p. [4] of dinner menu, Monday, June 2, 1913.

 

303-40         West End.  “Programme.  Paoletti’s Concert Band.  Saturday, July 11, 1896.”  With sheet music for “They All Love Jack,” lyrics by F. E. Weatherly, music by Stephen Adams.

 

303-41                 Grand Opera House ticket.

 

 

 

Index Terms

 

 

New Orleans.  World’s Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition, 1884-1885

Opera—LouisianaNew Orleans

Performing Arts—LouisianaNew Orleans

Pharmacy—LouisianaNew Orleans

Theater—LouisianaNew Orleans