Abbott Laboratories

Abbott Laboratories
Item# 2223

Abbott Laboratories
In 1888, Dr. Wallace C. Abbott began producing dosimetric granules in his apartment on Chicago's North Side. Twelve years later, in 1900, he incorporated is his company as the Abbott Alkaloidal Company. In 1915, the company became Abbott Laboratories.

In 1936, Abbott introduced the anesthetic agent Pentothal, developed by Abbott scientists Drs. Ernest Volwiler and Donalee Tabern. For this discovery, they were named to the U.S. Inventors Hall of Fame in 1986. Other products produced by this important company include:

Similac (baby products)
Ensure (adult nutritional products)
Depakote (epilepsy treatment)
Hytrin (hypertension treatment)
Norvir (HIV treatment)
Biaxin (pneumonia treatment)
Erythromycin (antibiotic)

Certificate: Sinking Fund Debenture Bond, issued in the 1970s

Printer: Security-Columbian Bank Note Company

Dimensions: 8 (h) x 12 (w)

State: IL-Illinois

Subject Matter: Drug Companies | Consumer Products

Vignette Topic(s): Male Subject | Laboratory Equipment Featured

Condition: Vertical fold lines, punch hole cancels in the signature areas and body.

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