Guide to the Fournet Drugstore Collection
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0346
Creators:
Fournet, Fred G.
Hallmark.
Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Fournet Drugstore.
Dates:
1950-1977
undated
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
3 Cubic feet
7 boxes, 8 oversize folders
Repository:
The collection consists primarily of advertising and promotional materials for products sold by the Fournet Drugstore. In addition, there are photographs of the African American community in St. Martinville, Louisiana.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection consists primarily of advertising and promotional materials for products sold by the Fournet Drugstore in St. Martinville, Louisiana. Most of these materials are from well-known companies such as Hallmark Cards, Johnson & Johnson, Yardley of London and Max Factor. Of particular interest are the photographs of the African American community dating primarily from the 1950s.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into three series.
Series 1: Photographs, 1950-1967; undated
Subseries 1.1: Identified Prints, 1950-1967; undated
Subseries 1.2: Unidentifed Prints,1956-1964; undated
Series 2: Hallmark Materials, 1971-1977; undated
Series 3: Point of Purchase Displays and Packaging, 1973-1977; undated

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
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Administration
Processing Information
Processed by Vanessa Broussard-Simmons and Camille Bethune Brown
Author
Vanessa Broussard Simmons
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated to the Museum by Magdell F. Theriot and Fred G. Fournet in 1984.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Fournet Drugstore Collection, 1950-1977, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred from the Division of Medical Sciences to the Archives Center in 1989.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
St. Martinville (La.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trade catalogs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Louisiana Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Packaging Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Family-owned business enterprises Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hand coloring Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American weddings Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drugstores Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertisements -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Medical Sciences, Division of, NMAH, SI. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives