Papers of John W. Cusic
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John W. Cusic was born in Alerton, Illinois on August 8, 1908. He attended De Pauw University and received his M.S. degee from the University of Illinois in 1932. He worked for G.D. Searle and Company in Chicago as a research chemist in 1936 and remained with Searle unitl his retirement in 1972. Among the drugs he created for Searle are Dramamine, Pro-Banthine, Banthine, and Norpace.
For a more detailed inventory, please view this record in our library catalog: https://othmerlib.sciencehistory.org/record=b1049971~S6
Collection consists of three notebooks, two ring binders of reprints of personally held patents and folders of patents Cusic assigned to Searle.
Archival material relating to the career of John W. Cusic who formulated Dramamine and other pharmaceutical products for G.D. Searle and Company.
Source of acquisition--Beaver, Eileen . Method of acquisition--gift ;; Date of acquisition--2007..
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