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Prescription record book

Identifier: Mss 1072

Collection Overview

The prescription book (1887-1889) includes hand-written prescriptions which are glued to the pages of the volume. Each prescription includes the prescription number, patient's name, date, dosage, and formulation of the prescription. The prescriptions were written primarily by Dr. Myre S. Iseman, but also included are prescriptions written by Dr. G.E.T. Sparkman, Dr. J.W. Folk, and Dr. T.P. Bailey, as well as other physicians practicing in Georgetown, S.C. The prescriptions are recorded starting on September 9, 1887, with prescription number 4219, and end on July 28, 1889, with prescription number 8263.


  • Creation: 1887-1889


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Dr. Myre S. Iseman (1853-1919) was born in Marion, S.C. He graduated from the University of Louisville in 1880. He ran a drugstore in Darlington, S.C. and later in Georgetown. Iseman practiced medicine in Atlanta, Washington, and Los Angeles. He also published a book, Race suicide, in 1912. Iseman's Drugstore was located at 807 Front Street in Georgetown, S.C. It was a wholesale and retail druggist which also sold stationary, perfume, fancy goods, and toilet articles. It began operation in 1887 and closed in 1973.


1.25 linear feet (1 oversize box)

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated by Ira Rosenberg.

Inventory of the Prescription Record Book, 1887-1889
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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Repository Details

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