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The College of Pharmacy Museum

The Carolina Pharmacy Museum at the UofSC College of Pharmacy preserves the rich history of the pharmacy profession through an extensive collection of historical artifacts.

About the Museum

The Carolina Pharmacy Museum is housed on the first floor of the UofSC College of Pharmacy, in the Coker Life Sciences Building.

After undergoing extensive renovations, the museum was officially dedicated on November 16, 2017, to Deans Emeriti Julian H. Fincher and Randall C. Rowen - along with the many students, faculty, and loyal supporters who made these efforts possible. 

Our Pharmacy Artifacts

The pharmacy artifacts, prescription labels, books and many other artifacts you will find in our museum were generously donated by James M. Smith and Charles R. Yandell in our early endeavors and remain focal points in the museum today. The remaining donations were retrieved from storage, or have been graciously donated since the opening of our pharmacy museum that now houses over 2,000 pharmacy artifacts.

The College of Pharmacy Museum curator, Assistant Professor Kathy Quarles Moore, recruited students who were passionate about pharmacy history to help catalog and assemble artifacts. Some of our artifacts are available to view online in our gallery. To schedule an in-person tour of the Carolina Pharmacy Museum, please contact us.


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