Fonds 081 - Dundarave Pharmacy fonds

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Dundarave Pharmacy fonds

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  • Textual record

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WVAN 081

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13 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

Dundarave Pharmacy was opened ca. 1925 by James Finlayson. From 1937 to 1942, it was owned by pharmacist W.L. Ker, and from 1942 to 1944 by Alex Steven. It was also known informally as Libby's Pharmacy, when owned by Frank Libby after 1959.

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of records created by the Dundarave Pharmacy including prescriptions and pharmaceutical formulas.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Pharmaceutical formulas
Series 2: Prescriptions

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  • English

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Access to records in series 2, Prescriptions, is restricted. Records must be reviewed before access is provided.

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Associated materials

See West Vancouver Archives fonds file 081 for an article for Dundarave/Libby's Pharmacy. See 1490.WVA.RAH for a photograph of Dundarave/Libby's Pharmacy.

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Created March 26, 2010

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