Fonds AM613 - Nelson's Drug Store fonds

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Nelson's Drug Store fonds

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0.1 m of textual records

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Nelson's Drug Store Limited was founded in Vancouver around 1886 by Charles Nelson (1862-1926). In 1901, Nelson formed the Nelson, MacPherson, Sutherland Drug Company with seven stores, but by 1903 the partnership had failed and Nelson had only one store. The business was purchased by W. M. Harrison & Company in 1910.

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The fonds consists of a single volume of prescriptions from 1901 to 1902.

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  • Box: 569-C-02