Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Wednesday Wonderful Collection - Hall Drug Company Records, MS.000381


Charles Thomas Hall was born in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, the son of John T. and Elizabeth Heard Hall. He began his career in the pharmacy business there. In 1912 he moved to North Little Rock, Arkansas, where he was in the pharmacy business four years. He then moved to El Dorado, Arkansas, and in 1916 opened the Hall Drug Company, which he operated for thirty-three years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and the El Dorado Masonic Lodge No. 13. He was a Scottish Rite Mason and Shriner. His son, Mack Hall, was manager of the Hall Drug Company.
This collection contains prescription registers, correspondence, pharmacy licenses, and memorabilia.

  • 1. Correspondence, 1934-1935 (Box 1)
  • 2. Correspondence, 1935, 1937, 1941, 1942
  • 3. Correspondence, undated
  • 4. Prescriptions, 1919-1942 and undated
  • 5. Invoices, 1927-1939 and undated
  • 6. List of employees, 1937 and undated
  • 7. Missouri Pacific Hospital Association, admission slips, 1933 and 1936
  • 8. Pharmacy registration, licenses, 1935, 1937, and 1941
  • 9. Article "Preparing the way for the prescription department up front," 1933
  • 10. The Rotary Club of El Dorado, Arkansas, lists of categories, 1928
  • 11. Petition for initiation to the Masons, El Dorado Lodge No. 13, undated
  • 12. Advertisements, 1934 and undated
  • 13. Profit margin, circa 1940s
  • 14. United States Department of Agriculture, 1917
  • 15. Notes, undated
  • 16. Hall Drug Company stationery
  • 17. Hall Drug Company label, undated
  • 18. Blank checks and softdrink tax form, 1933 and undated
  • 19. Artwork, Arkansas Razorback and Texas Longhorn undated
  • Ledgers: Prescription registration
    • 20. 1911-1913 (Box 2)
    • 21. 1913-1915
    • 22. 1915-1917 (Box 3)
    • 23. 1917-1918
    • 24. 1918-1919
    • 25. 1919-1921 (Box 4)
    • 26. 1921-1923
    • 27. 1923-1925 (Box 5)
    • 28. 1925-1926
    • 29. 1926-1927 (Box 6)
    • 30. 1927-1928
    • 31. 1928 (Box 7)
    • 32. 1928-1930
    • 33. 1930-1931 (Box 8)
    • 34. 1931-1933
    • 35. 1933-1935 (Box 9)
    • 36. 1935-1937
    • 37. 1937-1939 (Box 10)
    • 38. 1939-1941
    • 39. 1941-1943 (Box 11)
    • 40. 1943-1945
    • 41. 1945-1947 (Box 12)
    • 42. 1947-1949
    • 43. 1949-1950 (Box 13)
    • 44. 1951-1952
    • 45. 1952-1954 (Box 14)
    • 46. 1954-1956
    • 47. 1957-1960 (Box 15)
    • 48. 1960-1964 (Box 16)
    • 49. 1964-1968 (Box 17)
    • 50. 1968-1973 (Box 18)
    • 51. 1973-1974 (Box 19)
    • 52. 1974-1976 (Box 20)
    • 53. 1976-1977 (Box 21)
    • 54. 1977-1978 (Box 22)
    • 55. 1979-1980 (Box 23)
    • 56. 1981-1982 (Box 24)
    • 57. 1982-1984 (Box 25)
  • Ledgers: Accounts payable
    • 58. 1927-1929 (Box 26)
    • 59. 1927-1930, 1938 (Box 27)
    • 60. 1927-1943

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