Location: Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Burroughs’ contribution to pharmaceutical developments in manufacturing in the 1880s and 1890s and to the crucial first 15 years of the firm Burroughs Wellcome & Co has been unfairly overlooked. Indeed many of his achievements have been attributed to Wellcome. Not only was he a superb salesman but his ambition, energy, ideas and contacts were essential elements of that success.
British Society for the History of Pharmacy lecture