Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00208 - Lanman and Kemp Papers

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Lanman and Kemp Papers


  • 1850-1880 (Creation)

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1 box

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The company that was to become Lanman and Kemp was first established in 1808 by Robert I. Murray. In 1835, he was joined by D.T. Lanman and the business was conducted under the firm name Murray & Lanman. In 1835 the firm name was changed to David T. Lanman and Co., and in 1861 to Lanman & Kemp.

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A small collection from the pharmaceutical firm of Lanman and Kemp, New York, that consists of orders received from Canadian firms and individuals.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form:

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  • English

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