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The library of the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum holds books and periodicals related to the history of pharmacy and medicine, as well as prescription files, pharmacists' recipe books, individual prescriptions, patent medicines, ephemera, posters and photographs.  A substantial part of our collection is from New Orleans or elsewhere in Louisiana and dates from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Links to digitized copies of items have been included as much as possible.

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Books, periodicals, prescription files, pharmacists' recipe books, and all paper items such as ephemera, posters, trade cards and advertisements are currently searchable: