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Colcord, Philbrick & Company Account Book

A description of its account book at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: LMD
Date: 17 Feb 2010

Biographical History

Colcord, Philbrick & Co. was a pharmacy and chemist in Great Falls, New Hampshire (now called Somersworth) during the mid-nineteenth century. It was connected to Colcord, Philbrick & Co. (later called Philbrick & Trafton) of Boston, founded by Samuel Runnels Philbrick and Samuel M. Colcord.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Colcord, Philbrick & Company Account Book contains a 240+ page ledger from Great Falls, New Hampshire (now Somersworth) covering the years 1847 to 1852. The book contains names of customers (many of them physicians), lists of items purchased, prices, and dates.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

Colcord, Philbrick & Company.


Pharmacists -- New Hampshire -- Somersworth.
Physicians -- New Hampshire -- Somersworth.


Somersworth (N.H.) -- History.

Genres and Forms

Account books.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Colcord, Philbrick & Company Account Book,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1968.

Table of Contents

Account Books