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Collection Number: HC0014

Collection Title: Spurlock-Neal Company Scrapbook, circa 1906

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Size 0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1 items)
Abstract Spurlock-Neal Company started out as a drug store in Nashville, Tennessee in 1868, expanding later into a wholesale distributor of products from cough medicine and sarsaparilla to candies and syrups. By 1910, the company had become one of the largest retail druggists in the South. Scrapbook contains product boxes and labels from the Spurlock-Neal Company of Nashville, Tennessee, with accompanying price information. Includes: Jackson's Compound Extract of Sarsaparilla; Dr. Samuel Hodges' Alternative Compound Sarsaparilla; Jackson's Tono-Lax; Dr. Samuel Hodges Vegetable Liver Regulator; Rich's Tasteless Chill Tonic; Es-En-Co Horse and Cattle Colic Remedy; Rich's Great Southern Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy; Rich's Dead Shot Worm Oil; Rich's Laxaline; Deodorized Benzine for Removing Grease, Pains, Stains, Etc.; Dr. Hunt's Ran-Gum-Rut Liniment; Es-En-Co Bitter Laxative Chill Tonic; Rich's Head-Ake-Powders; Spurlock's Essence Jamaica Ginger; Spurlock's Cherry Horehound and Pine Tar Cough Syrup; Rich's Syrup Cinchona Alkaloids; Epsom Salts; Flowers of Sulphur; Ethiopian Pile Ointment; Rich's Carbolic Salve Compound; Rich's Little Liver Eggs; Menth-Alba; Mascot Vanilla Flavor Artificial; Mascot Imitation Lemon Flavor; Mascot Strawberry Flavor Artificial; Spurlock's Fruit Flavors Es-En-Co. Vanilla Extract; Mascot Red Coloring Purely Vegetable; Es-En-Co Brand Rock Candy Crystals; Pains Kill 'Em Plaster; Le Grande Carnation Borated Talcum Powder; Phyto-Gingerin; Baby Mine Borated Talcum Powder; Le Grande Liquid Green Soap; Le Grande Violet Witch Hazel; Le Grande Violet Sea Salt; Le Grande Violet Ammonia; Witch Hazel Toilet Jelly; Le Grande Bay Rum; Le Grande Hair Oil; Pure Spirits Turpentine; Pure Cold Pressed Castor Oil; and Pure Sewing Machine Oil. Scrapbook is undated, but some products are guaranteed under the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906.
Creator Spurlock-Neal (Firm).
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
Scrapbook is extremely fragile. Please handle with care.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Spurlock-Neal Company Scrapbook #HC0014, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Kathleen A. McGraw, 2007.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Spurlock-Neal Company started out as a drug store in Nashville, Tennessee in 1868, expanding later into a wholesale distributor of products from cough medicine and sarsaparilla to candies and syrups. By 1910, the company had become one of the largest retail druggists in the South.

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Scrapbook contains product boxes and labels from the Spurlock-Neal Company of Nashville, Tennessee, with accompanying price information. Includes: Jackson's Compound Extract of Sarsaparilla; Dr. Samuel Hodges' Alternative Compound Sarsaparilla; Jackson's Tono-Lax; Dr. Samuel Hodges Vegetable Liver Regulator; Rich's Tasteless Chill Tonic; Es-En-Co Horse and Cattle Colic Remedy; Rich's Great Southern Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy; Rich's Dead Shot Worm Oil; Rich's Laxaline; Deodorized Benzine for Removing Grease, Pains, Stains, Etc.; Dr. Hunt's Ran-Gum-Rut Liniment; Es-En-Co Bitter Laxative Chill Tonic; Rich's Head-Ake-Powders; Spurlock's Essence Jamaica Ginger; Spurlock's Cherry Horehound and Pine Tar Cough Syrup; Rich's Syrup Cinchona Alkaloids; Epsom Salts; Flowers of Sulphur; Ethiopian Pile Ointment; Rich's Carbolic Salve Compound; Rich's Little Liver Eggs; Menth-Alba; Mascot Vanilla Flavor Artificial; Mascot Imitation Lemon Flavor; Mascot Strawberry Flavor Artificial; Spurlock's Fruit Flavors Es-En-Co. Vanilla Extract; Mascot Red Coloring Purely Vegetable; Es-En-Co Brand Rock Candy Crystals; Pains Kill 'Em Plaster; Le Grande Carnation Borated Talcum Powder; Phyto-Gingerin; Baby Mine Borated Talcum Powder; Le Grande Liquid Green Soap; Le Grande Violet Witch Hazel; Le Grande Violet Sea Salt; Le Grande Violet Ammonia; Witch Hazel Toilet Jelly; Le Grande Bay Rum; Le Grande Hair Oil; Pure Spirits Turpentine; Pure Cold Pressed Castor Oil; and Pure Sewing Machine Oil. Scrapbook is undated, but some products are guaranteed under the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Dawne Lucas, May 2016

Encoded by: Dawne Lucas, May 2016

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