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Savory and Moore, dispensing chemists

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/16
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Savory and Moore, dispensing chemists
Date(s): 1912-1944
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 17 volumes
Name of creator(s): Savory and Moore


Administrative/Biographical history:

Savory and Moore was a firm of dispensing chemists based at Chapel Street, London SW1. The shop closed in 1968.


Scope and content/abstract:

Savory and Moore prescription registers, 1912-1944.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

17 volumes in chronological order.

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Hard copy finding aid available in the Wellcome Library.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These registers were received from Savory and Moore in 1968, apparently along with some museum materials, when the Chapel Street shop closed.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See GC/26, records of Martindale and Company (dispensing chemists of New Cavendish Street, London W1), which was acquired by Savory and Moore in 1933.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Barbara Ball from the Wellcome Library online catalogue.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
January 2009

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