The main result of our project is the exhaustive catalogue of the History of Pharmacy Collection in Cluj-Napoca, but the most relevant discoveries, especially the results of the chemical analyses of the 18th century materia medica still preserved in the old containers, will be published in focused articles and conference presentations.


  • Ana-Maria Gruia, ”Project presentation: PHARMATRANS. ALL THINGS APOTHECARY IN 16TH-20TH-CENTURY TRANSYLVANIA. THE HISTORY OF PHARMACY COLLECTION IN CLUJ-NAPOCA.” accepted for publication in Acta Musei Napocensis II Historica, 58/2021 (indexed CEEEOL and ERIH PLUS).



– Ana-Maria Gruia, “From bezoar and cantharidis to deer antler. Medicines of animal origin in the History of Pharmacy Collection in Cluj-Napoca”, during the international conference entitled “Health, disease and healing in old Cluj (The history of healthcare until the end of the 19th century)”, organized online by the Erdélyi Múzeum-Egyesület, October 1-2, 2021.

– Ioana Cova, “Cum devin obiectele arheologice bunuri culturale muzeale: cazul unei colecții de sticlă arheologică farmaceutică” (How the Archaeological Objects turn into Museological Goods: the Case of a Pharmaceutical Collection
of Archaeological Glass), during the international conference of the graduate students in thistory, 16th edition, entitled ”Vechi și nou în cercetarea istorică: surse, metode, interpretări / Old and New in Historical Research: Sources, Methods, Approaches”, organized online by the The Doctoral School “History. Civilization. Culture”, UBB Cluj, November 12-13, 2021.


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