Bucher-Ortmann Pharmacy Collection

Call number:  MG-211

1 box     6 folders     .25 cubic ft.

Repository:  LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 5

Description: This collection contains memorabilia from the Bucher Pharmacy and Ortmann Pharmacy in Columbia, including an account book and prescription recipe books. The business began with the Bucher family in 1895 and continued when Werner Ortmann purchased the store in 1953.

Creator:  Ortmann, Werner.

Conditions for Access:  No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English, German

Source of Acquisition:  Gift of Werner Ortmann, May 1992.

 

Folder 1

1. Newspaper article. Photocopy. Announces Werner Ortmann as the new owner of Bucher Pharmacy. 1953.

2. Newspaper article. Photocopy. Announces Werner Ortmann as the new owner of Bucher Pharmacy. [1953].

3. Newspaper clipping. Photocopy. Picture of the demolition of the Bucher Building. 15 December 1967.

 

Folder 2

Insert 1 Envelopes. Ortmann Pharmacy. 403 Locust St., Columbia, PA. (2)

 

Folder 3 Account book. “Began business Sept. 1895.” 6th and Walnut Sts. Moved 17 June 1898. 1895-1903.

Folder 4 Prescription recipe book. No date. (fragile condition)

Folder 5 Prescription recipe book. Includes recipes for liquors. Some in German, some in English. No date. (fragile condition)

 

Folder 6 Prescription recipe book. No date. (fragile condition)

Insert Prescription from book for tooth wash.