Guide to the Fournet Drugstore Collection
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0346
Creators:
Fournet, Fred G.
Hallmark.
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences
Fournet Drugstore.
Dates:
1950-1977, undated
Languages:
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
Collection consists primarily of advertising and promotional materials for products sold by the Fournet Drugstore in St. Martinsville, Louisiana. Most of these materials are from well-known companies such as Hallmark Cards, Incorporated; Johnson & Johnson; Yardley of London; and Max Factor & Company. Of particular interest are the photographs documenting the African American community 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 Cards, Incorporated, 1971-1977, undated
Series 3, Point of Purchase Displays and Packaging, 1973-1977, undated

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.

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Parke, Davis Research Laboratory Records, NMAH.AC.0001
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subject: Patent Medicine, NMAH.AC.0060
Norcross Greeting Card Collection, NMAH.AC.0058
Albert W. Hampson Commercial Artwork Collection, NMAH.AC.0561
Syntex Collection of Pharmaceutical Advertising, NMAH.AC.0821
Marion O'Brien Donovan Papers, NMAH.AC.0721
Alka-Seltzer Oral History and Documentation Project, NMAH.AC.0184
Product Cookbooks Collection, NMAH.AC.0396
NW Ayer Advertising Agency Records, NMAH.AC.0059
Binney & Smith, Incorporated, Records, NMAH.AC.0624
Carolyn Jones Papers, NMAH.AC.0552
Beverly Partridge Shopping Bag Collection, NMAH.AC.0493

Custodial History
Custodial History
Collection transferred from the Division of Medical Sciences (now Division of Medicine and Science) to the Archives Center in 1989.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
St. Martinville (La.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trade catalogs Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Louisiana Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Packaging Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Family-owned business enterprises Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hand coloring Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American weddings Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drugstores Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertisements -- 20th century Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Medical Sciences 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