Calenduline Company, Archive

Scope and Content

1 box of items relating to the Calenduline Company of Chicago, including: share certificates, advertising labels, posters, endorsements, manufacturing contracts, information leaflets, sales records, photographs, invoices.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Calenduline Company was based in Chicago and manufactured products including "Lowry's Calenduline" a treatment for the eye, throat, urethra, nose, stomach, bladder and pyogenic membranes. Material relating to Lowry's Calenduline makes up the majority of the collection based at the Thackray Museum of Medicine. Other products sold by Calenduline included Mintanol Mouth Wash, Lowry's Eczema Dressing, Lowry's Liquid Bismuth and Lowry's Eye Tonic.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Purchased by Paul Thackray for the Thackray Museum of Medicine, 1999

Conditions Governing Use

Not permitted.


Not expected.