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Price lists

Date
1881-1983
Reference
WF/M/PB/32
Part of
Wellcome Foundation Ltd
  • Archives and manuscripts

Collection contents

About this work

Description

Burroughs Wellcome & Co price lists, giving information on the cost of products produced by the company.

The price lists cover both the UK and overseas markets, and illustrate the extent of the company's growth between the 1880s and the 1980s.

Included here are overseas price lists produced for: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Central Africa, Ceylon, China, East Africa, Egypt & Middle East, France, India, Irish Republic, Italy, New Zealand, Pakistan, Portugal, Russia, Singapore and Federation of Malaya, South Africa, Spain, USA and West Africa.

For more information on the pricing of BW&Co products, see: Roy Church & E. M. Tansey, Burroughs Wellcome & Co: Knowledge, Trust, Profit and the Transformation of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, 1880-1940, (Lancaster: Crucible Books, 2007)

Publication/Creation

1881-1983

Physical description

19 boxes

Arrangement

Arranged into the following order:

- UK Price Lists (WF/M/PB/32/01-WF/M/PB/32/14)
- Overseas Price Lists (WF/M/PB/32/15-WF/M/PB/39)
- Veterinary Price Lists (WF/M/PB/32/40)

Ownership note

Please see main WF collection description (ref. 'WF').

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