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The Alan J. Klawans collection


Held at: Science History Institute Archives [Contact Us]315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Science History Institute Archives. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Alan J. Klawans is a working artist who served for many years as the the Director of Design for the marketing division of SmithKline Beckman. He claims credit for being the co-inventor of the term "Cultural Psychiatry.".

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The material in this collection has been artifically grouped by product being advertised.

Collection consists of advertising ephemera. It covers the full spectrum of SmithKline Beckman products that Klawans was involved in marketing. The collection includes information on Stelazine, Thorazine, Dyazide, Tagamet, Eskalith Dyrenium, Uripas and Ornex.

These papers were donated to Science History Institute by Alan J. Klawans.

Source of acquisition--Klawans, Alan J. . Method of acquisition--Gift;; Date of acquisition--2005..

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Access Restrictions

Some of the material in this collection is on permanent display in the Molecules that Matter exhibit and is unavailable for research.

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