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achievement medals

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Dates
circa 1893-1894
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010020157 a-d
Description
Two achievement medals from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in a round brown leather box; box lid (a) lined with white silk with the manufacturer's name printed with gold ink; box base (b) lined with white fabric; round silver medals (c, d) with the school and year engraved on front surrounded b…
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Accession Number
010020157 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Numismatics
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Two achievement medals from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in a round brown leather box; box lid (a) lined with white silk with the manufacturer's name printed with gold ink; box base (b) lined with white fabric; round silver medals (c, d) with the school and year engraved on front surrounded by decorative leaves; student's name, award and class engraved on back.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 6.9 cm
b - box base - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 6.9 cm
c - medal - Size: Depth 0.4 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
d - medal - Size: Depth 0.4 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Duhme Company
Site Made (City)
Cincinnati
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1893-1894
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
leather: brown
fabric: white
metal: silver
paper: white
ink: yellow, black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed inside box: "The Duhme Company // Cincinnati"; (b) printed on sticker on bottom of box: "G // Knighs"; (c) engraved on front: "OHIO COLLEGE OF DENTAL SURGERY // SESSION // 1892-93"; engraved on back: "Awarded to // E. G. Barnett // For the best // Examinations in // Prosthetic Dentistry and Metallurgy // in the // Junior Class"; (d) engraved on front: "OHIO COLLEGE OF DENTAL SURGERY // SESSION // 1893-94"; engraved on back: "Awarded to // Edward G. Barnett // For the // Best Examinations in // Anatomy & Oral // Surgery // in the // Senior Class"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Box is slightly chipped; fabric inside (b) slightly yellowed; dark mark on fabric on (a)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Ohio History Central" website; Dr. Ralph Crawford
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford from Winnipeg, Manitoba; the item was purchased in an antique store in Ottawa, Ontario; the Ohio College of Dental Surgery, founded in 1845, was the second dental college in the United States; it was beat only by the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, the first dental school in the world, founded five years earlier; note that in this period, only two years of dental school were necessary to become a dentist after finishing high school
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advertising brochure

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Dates
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
010020143
Description
Advertising brochure for Williams Mat Gold; rectangular white page folded into three sections, printed on both sides with black ink; cover has grey and red background with manufacturer's name printed with black ink and black and white illustration of a hand holding a condenser and plugging a tooth …
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Accession Number
010020143
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Dental Restoration -- advertisements
Dental Materials -- advertisements
Description
Advertising brochure for Williams Mat Gold; rectangular white page folded into three sections, printed on both sides with black ink; cover has grey and red background with manufacturer's name printed with black ink and black and white illustration of a hand holding a condenser and plugging a tooth with gold foil; information on Williams Mat Gold, when to use it, how to fill cavities, and price list inside; illustration of product's new molded box printed with red, white and black ink inside
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Williams Gold Refining Co.
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1950-1970
Date Remarks
Based on similar artefacts
Material
paper: white
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "Nothing can equal // a PLUGGED // gold filling // Williams MAT GOLD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 21
Dimension Notes
Length 16.2 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Worn horizontal fold mark across front; water damage along top of front; blue water mark on back; page quite worn at folds
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Material in Dentistry: Principles and Applications, 2nd ed.", Jack L. Ferracane, 2001, p. 3, 140-141
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; gold is still used by some dentists, despite it being more costly and more difficult to work with than amalgams or composites; gold was first used to fill cavities around 1500 C.E. in early modern Italy; while gold is a very soft metal, it becomes harder when compressed, and pieces weld together in the mouth; it requires twice as much force as amalgam does to be compressed, however, and there is a danger of hurting the tooth being filled; mat gold are clumps of gold, as opposed to thin foil sheets or powdered gold
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advertising brochure

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Dates
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
010020144
Description
Advertising brochure for Dee Gold; rectangular white page folded lengthwise, then into four sections, printed on both sides with black and yellow ink; cover has product name and manufacturer printed with yellow ink, brochure information printed with black ink on yellow background; inside chart on y…
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Accession Number
010020144
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Dental Restoration -- advertisements
Dental Materials -- advertisements
Description
Advertising brochure for Dee Gold; rectangular white page folded lengthwise, then into four sections, printed on both sides with black and yellow ink; cover has product name and manufacturer printed with yellow ink, brochure information printed with black ink on yellow background; inside chart on yellow background shows all Dee Gold products and their physical properties; illustrations of Dee Gold machines, and other products, illustration of Handy & Harman plant in Toronto, information on Dee Gold in general inside
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Handy & Harman of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1950-1970
Date Remarks
Based on similar artefacts
Material
paper: white
ink: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "DEE // GOLD // HANDY & HARMAN // OF CANADA LTD. // Physical Property Listing // to Assist and Guide You in // Selecting the Gold Best // Suited for Every Dental // Requirement"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 21
Dimension Notes
Length 15.2 cm x Width 8.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Page worn at folds; 17 cm tear in middle of page at right
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Material in Dentistry: Principles and Applications, 2nd ed.", Jack L. Ferracane, 2001, p. 3, 140-141
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; gold is still used by some dentists, despite it being more costly and more difficult to work with than amalgams or composites; gold was first used to fill cavities around 1500 C.E. in early modern Italy; while gold is a very soft metal, it becomes harder when compressed, and pieces weld together in the mouth; it requires twice as much force as amalgam does to be compressed, however, and there is a danger of hurting the tooth being filled
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advertising brochure

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Dates
circa 1960-1975
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
010020151
Description
Advertising brochure for a stress-breaker; rectangular white page folded into four sections, printed on both sides with black and blue ink; cover has blue background with product name printed with black ink on white circle; description, dimensions and illustrations of the mini-rest, MS attachment, …
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Accession Number
010020151
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis -- advertisements
Dental Restoration -- advertisements
Dental Equipment -- advertisements
Description
Advertising brochure for a stress-breaker; rectangular white page folded into four sections, printed on both sides with black and blue ink; cover has blue background with product name printed with black ink on white circle; description, dimensions and illustrations of the mini-rest, MS attachment, and mortice rest inside; illustration and dimensions of assembled stress-breaker on back of page, with description of the product and a black and white illustration of the stress-breaker with a restored tooth.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The J. M. Ney Company
Site Made (City)
Bloomfield
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1960-1975
Date Remarks
Based on similar item
Material
paper: white
ink: black, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "STRESS- // BREAKER & // ATTACHMENTS // for // restorative // additions // look for the "tag of quality" from NEY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 22
Dimension Notes
Length 15.3 cm x Width 8.7 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Page is worn at folds
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
010020150
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Oskar Sykora from Halifax, Nova Scotia
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advertising brochure

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Dates
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
010020153
Description
Advertising brochure for a Harvey dental surveyor-parallelometer; rectangular textured green cardstock folded in two horizontally; cover with product name and black and white illustration of the surveyor and a dental cast; description of product along with two illustrations printed with black ink i…
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Accession Number
010020153
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis -- advertisements
Dental Restoration -- advertisements
Dental Equipment -- advertisements
Denture, Partial
Description
Advertising brochure for a Harvey dental surveyor-parallelometer; rectangular textured green cardstock folded in two horizontally; cover with product name and black and white illustration of the surveyor and a dental cast; description of product along with two illustrations printed with black ink inside; further description, dimensions of product and manufacturer's information on back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Harvey Dental Specialty Co.
Site Made (City)
Gardena
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on similar item
Material
paper: white
ink: green, black
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "announcing ... the new modern // HARVEY // Surveyor-Parallelometer // for dental schools, laboratories, offices"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 22
Dimension Notes
Length 16.1 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Page is worn at edges and fold
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
010020112
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Oskar Sykora from Halifax, Nova Scotia; surveyors are used in the construction of partial dentures
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advertising card

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Dates
1891
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
010020070
Description
Rectangular advertising card made of beige cardstock; front of card features white border; illustration of a young girl with rosy cheeks, blue eyes, blond curly hair, wearing a white dress; she rests her head on her hands on a pink chair with two yellow flowers on it; name of manufacturer, products…
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Accession Number
010020070
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- advertisements
Description
Rectangular advertising card made of beige cardstock; front of card features white border; illustration of a young girl with rosy cheeks, blue eyes, blond curly hair, wearing a white dress; she rests her head on her hands on a pink chair with two yellow flowers on it; name of manufacturer, products, prices with brown ink; back of card has calendar for 1891, illustration of a house, with smoking chimney and surrounded by trees, on a hill by a river with tall plants, information on products, manufacturer's information, prices, pharmacist's information printed with brown ink
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
E.W Hoyt & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1891
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: beige
ink: brown, white, blue, pink, yellow, green
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "PERFUMED WITH // HOYT'S GERMAN // COLOGNE // The // MOST FRAGRANT AND LASTING // OF ALL PERFUMES. // PRICE TRIAL SIZE 25 CTS // MEDIUM SIZE 50 CTS // LARGE BOTTLES $1.00 // USE // RUBIFOAM // FOR THE TEETH. DELICIOUSLY FLAVORED. // PRICE 25 CTS A BOTTLE."; written on back: "HOYT'S // GERMAN COLOGNE // HAS BEEN KNOWN FOR OVER TWENTY // YEARS AS THE MOST FRAGRANT AND LASTING // OF ALL PERFUMES. DO NOT CONFOUND IT WITH THE // NUMEROUS TRASHY PERFUMES THAT USURP ITS NAME, // OR STYLES OF BOTTLE. REFUSE SUBSTITUTES. TRIAL SIZE 25 c MEDIUM SIZE 50 c LARGE BOTTLES $1.00. // Put up by E.W. HOYT & CO. LOWELL, MASS. U.S.A. Manufacturers of // RUBIFOAM FOR THE TEETH. // For sale by E.C. Lowe, Under Whitney House, // Westboro, Mass., // DEALER IN // DRUGS AND FANCY GOODS."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 20
Dimension Notes
Length 14.1 cm x Width 8.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Worn at edges; bent at top left corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hoyt's German Cologne & Rubifoam" website
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; Rubifoam toothpaste was introduced in 1887 and was named for its red bright colour; this card would have been soaked in E.W. Hoyt's original product, their German cologne; the company first started advertising with sample bottles, but as it grew too expensive they began producing advertising cards soaked in the perfume; the cards were made with an extra-porous type of paper in order to soak up the cologne
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advertising card

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Dates
1890
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
010020071
Description
Rectangular advertising card made of beige cardstock; front of card features white border; illustration of a young girl with rosy cheeks, blue eyes, blond hair, wearing a purple dress with white lace; she holds a bottle of tooth powder in her left hand; she stands against a yellow and brown sunset …
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Accession Number
010020071
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- advertisements
Description
Rectangular advertising card made of beige cardstock; front of card features white border; illustration of a young girl with rosy cheeks, blue eyes, blond hair, wearing a purple dress with white lace; she holds a bottle of tooth powder in her left hand; she stands against a yellow and brown sunset background, bordered by bouquets of purple, white, blue and pink flowers; name of manufacturer, products, price printed with red, blue and brown ink; back of card has information on product, manufacturer's information, price printed with red ink
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
E.W Hoyt & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: beige
ink: red, purple, white, green, pink, blue, yellow, brown
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "RUBIFOAM // FOR THE // TEETH 25 CENTS // A BOTTLE. // PUT UP BY // E.W. HOYT & CO. // PROPRIETORS OF // HOYT'S GERMAN COLOGNE. // LOWELL, MASS. U.S.A. // COPYRIGHT 1890"; written on back: "RUBifOAm // FOR THE TEETH. // Deliciously Flavored A Perfect Liquid Dentifrice. // Cleanses, Preserves and Beautifies the Teeth. Heals // and hardens the gums. Leaves a refreshing coolness in // the mouth. Imparts a delightful fragrance to the breath. // Beautifully put up. // Modest in price. Convenient to use. // Large Bottles, 25 Cents. // SOLD BY DRUGGISTS. REFUSE SUBSTITUTES // Sample vial of Rubifoam mailed free to any address. // PREPARED AND GUARANTEED BY // E. W. HOYT & CO., - - Lowell, Mass., U.S.A., // MANUFACTURERS OF THE CELEBRATED // HOYT'S GERMAN COLOGNE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 20
Dimension Notes
Length 11.8 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Worn at corners, dark mark in middle of back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hoyt's German Cologne & Rubifoam" website
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; Rubifoam toothpaste was introduced in 1887 and was named for its red bright colour; this card would have been soaked in E.W. Hoyt's original product, their German cologne; the company first started advertising with sample bottles, but as it grew too expensive they began producing advertising cards soaked in the perfume; the cards were made with an extra-porous type of paper in order to soak up the cologne
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air compressor unit

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Dates
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020032
Description
Black-enamelled metal air compressor unit; cylindrical air compressor sits on rectangular base atop cylindrical motor with square base; whole unit atop rounded cylindrical base; black rubber band around five-spoked silver metal wheel, attached to compressor base, and smaller wheel, attached to moto…
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Accession Number
010020032
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
Description
Black-enamelled metal air compressor unit; cylindrical air compressor sits on rectangular base atop cylindrical motor with square base; whole unit atop rounded cylindrical base; black rubber band around five-spoked silver metal wheel, attached to compressor base, and smaller wheel, attached to motor; black rubber electrical wire coming from base, black and yellow plastic plug at end; silver metal pipe goes from top to air compressor base; black fabric-covered wire goes from motor to air compressor base; broken black rubber wire coming from unit base
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Ritter Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
metal: silver
enamel: black, yellow
rubber: black
fabric: black
plastic: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on unit: "AUTOMATIC AIR COMPRESSOR UNIT // MANUFACTURED BY // THE RITTER DENTAL MFG. CO. // ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, U.S.A. // PAT. NOV 7, 1916 // MAR. 27, 1917 // OTHER PATS PENDING // SERIAL NO. 5832 MODEL -A- // -IMPORTANT- // TO OIL COMPRESSOR, REMOVE THUMB SCREW BELOW THIS NAME PLATE. THEN FILL // WITH COLUMBIA COMPRESSOR OIL THROUGH FILLING HOLE LOCATED ABOVE NAME // PLATE UNTIL OIL FLOWS OUT SCREW HOLE BELOW. POUR VERY SLOWLY // SEE PRINTED DIRECTIONS MADE IN U.S.A.", "AUTOMATIC // MRD CO. // SWITCH // BRITISH PATENT // NO. 16130 OF 19[Illeg.]1"; printed on motor: "THE RITTER DENTAL MFG CO // ROCHESTER, NY // SPECIAL // EMERSON // AIR COMPRESSOR MOTOR // NO. 599862 // VOLTS 110 TYPE 7342 NT // CYCLES 60 AMPS 4.3 // PHASE 1 SPEED 1750 // FOR ALTERNATING CURRENT // PATENTED"; embossed on wheel: "NATIONAL HARDWARE SPECIALTIES LTD // MADE IN DRESDEN ONTARIO CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W2
W2-536-4-1
Dimension Notes
Length 1.02 m x Width 34.0 cm x Depth 34.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber wires taped together with masking and electrical tape; one wire end is broken off; whole unit is greasy; rubber wires are brittle; enamel chipping heavily around base
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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Aloin tablet bottle

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Dates
circa 1910-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
010020392
Description
Brown glass bottle for aloin tablets with cork closure; square bottle with white paper label on front printed with black ink stating product and manufacturer's information; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; brown wooden cork at top; blue sticker affixed to to cork printed with white ink stati…
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Accession Number
010020392
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Brown glass bottle for aloin tablets with cork closure; square bottle with white paper label on front printed with black ink stating product and manufacturer's information; bottle tapers at neck to round opening; brown wooden cork at top; blue sticker affixed to to cork printed with white ink stating manufacturer's information; bottle contains white cotton
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1910-1940
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: brown
wood: brown
paper: white, blue
ink: black, white
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "100 // TABLET TRITURATES // No. 11 // ALOIN // COMPOUND // Rx A // Aloin .. .. 1-8 gr. // Podophyllum Resin .. .. 1-8 gr- // DOSE: One to four tablets. // 4639 // Charles E. Frosst & Co. // Montreal, Can."; printed on sticker at top: "CHAR [Illeg.] SST & CO // MFG. // CHEMISTS // MONTREAL"; embossed on bottom: "808"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-7
Dimension Notes
Length 6.9 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label is worn; hole at side of cork; sticker on top of cork is worn around edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Wikipedia" website
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; aloin was used as a laxative.
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Anacin analgesic tablet

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Dates
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
010020249
Description
Anacin tablet tin with clasp closure at front; rectangular silver metal tin, enamelled in yellow; product information, directions, manufacturer's information printed with black and red enamel in English and French on front and back; extra information printed on underside of lid; tin is empty
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Accession Number
010020249
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Anacin tablet tin with clasp closure at front; rectangular silver metal tin, enamelled in yellow; product information, directions, manufacturer's information printed with black and red enamel in English and French on front and back; extra information printed on underside of lid; tin is empty
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Whitehall Pharmacal (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on packaging
Material
metal: silver
enamel: black, red, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "THIRTY TABLETS // ANACIN // TRADE MARK REG IN CANADA // FOR FAST RELIEF OF HEADACHES, // COMMON COLDS, NEURALGIA, // ARTHRITIC AND RHEUMATIC PAIN. // WHITEHALL PHARMACAL (CANADA) LIMITED // TORONTO, ONTARIO // PRESS // HERE"; printed on back: "DOSE: 2 tablets with water. Repeat // if necessary, 1 tablet 3 times daily. // No. 21311 Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act. // Each tablet contains 3 grains Phenacetin // and 3 1/4 grains Acetylsalicylic Acid. // Pour le soulagement des douleurs dues // aux maux de tete, rheumes nevraligies, // extractions de dents, et douleurs // causees par les troubles mentruels. // DOSE: Prendre 2 comprimes avec de l'eau. Si // necessaire, repeter 1 comprime 3 fois par jour. // MADE IN U.S.A. // CONTAINS NO NARCOTICS // 70-A "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row G
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length 6.6 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Enamel faded on tin; rust visible in parts
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford
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anaesthetic inhaler

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13482
Dates
circa 1910-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020361 a-b
Description
Silver metal anaesthetic inhaler mask; wire mesh mask with rounded solid metal border (a); cylindrical piece of metal in an oval, covered with coiled spring (b); forms loop at top; spring fits into border of mask
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Accession Number
010020361 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Anesthesia, Dental
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Silver metal anaesthetic inhaler mask; wire mesh mask with rounded solid metal border (a); cylindrical piece of metal in an oval, covered with coiled spring (b); forms loop at top; spring fits into border of mask
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - mask - Size: Length 11.7 cm x Width 8.1 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - spring - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Width 7.4 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
circa 1910-1940
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved on handle: "U // S // H // GERMANY // CHROME"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-12
Condition Remarks
Wire mesh partly detached from solid metal ring
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments", Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 25 (similar to model #1309); "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality", Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p. 2008 (similar to model #B/-168)
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Norman Ironstone from Ottawa, Ontario; this most resembles a Yankauer's chloroform mask; it would be used with a piece of fabric in between the spring and the mask, which would be infused with the anaesthetic
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anaesthetic inhaler

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13483
Dates
circa 1910-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020362 a-c
Description
Silver metal anaesthetic inhaler mask; wire mesh mask with rounded solid metal border (a); cylindrical piece of metal in an oval, covered with coiled spring (b); forms loop at top; spring fits into border of mask; white fabric mesh cover (c) goes around mask, held in place by spring
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Accession Number
010020362 a-c
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Anesthesia, Dental
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Silver metal anaesthetic inhaler mask; wire mesh mask with rounded solid metal border (a); cylindrical piece of metal in an oval, covered with coiled spring (b); forms loop at top; spring fits into border of mask; white fabric mesh cover (c) goes around mask, held in place by spring
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - mask - Size: Length 11.6 cm x Width 7.7 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
b - spring - Size: Length 13.3 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
c - fabric - Size: Length 12.1 cm x Width 9.8 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (City)
Long Island
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1910-1940
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
fabric: white
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved on handle: "EU.S.A. // Sklar"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-12
Condition Remarks
Fabric (c) is worn; metal slightly tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments", Codman & Shurtleff, 1920, p. 25 (similar to model # 1309); "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality", Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p. 2008 (similar to model #B/-168); "The Finest Instruments Ever Made", Audrey B. Davis and Mark S. Dreyfuss, 1986, p. 296
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford from Winnipeg, Manitoba; this most resembles a Yankauer's chloroform mask; the fabric would be infused with the anaesthetic; Sklar was established in 1892
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antitoxin syringe

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13509
Dates
1900-1929
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
010020388 a-e
Description
Antitoxin syringe in case with Luer Lok needles; silver metal oval case (a) with locking clasp closure; manufacturing information engraved on top; metal inserts inside to hold syringe; silver metal syringe (b) consists of central hollow cylindrical barrel with oval openings at sides, covered with c…
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Accession Number
010020388 a-e
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Drug Therapy
Antitoxins
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
Antitoxin syringe in case with Luer Lok needles; silver metal oval case (a) with locking clasp closure; manufacturing information engraved on top; metal inserts inside to hold syringe; silver metal syringe (b) consists of central hollow cylindrical barrel with oval openings at sides, covered with clear glass; cylindrical plunger with grey rubber tip inside barrel; end tapers to small hole; top of barrel has two finger grips coming out at sides; round hollow circle at top acts as thumb grip to push plunger into barrel; needle (c) with round end covered in black rubber; needle (d) with round end; holder without needle (e) with black rubber end
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 15.3 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
b - syringe - Size: Length 14.3 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
c - needle - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
d - needle - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
e - end - Size: Length 1.6 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
H. K. Mulford Company
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900-1929
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black, grey
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved on case: "IMPROVED ANTITOXIN SYRINGE // H. K. MULFORD COMPANY, // PHILADELPHIA. CHICAGO."; engraved on side: "PAT APLDFOR"; (b) engraved on syringe: "H. K. MULFORD Co. // PHILA. CHICAGO"; (d) engraved on side: "27"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-4
Condition Remarks
Metal tarnished on case (a) and syringe (b); rubber deteriorating inside syringe, on needle (c) and end (e)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality", Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p. (similar to model #B/-9347); "History of Drug Containers and their Labels", George Griffenhagen et al., 1999, p. 88
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; the H. K. Mulford Co. was established in Philadelphia in 1891, and was taken over by Sharpe & Dohme in 1929
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automatic mallet dental instrument

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14115
Dates
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020624
Description
S. S. White Automatic Malletto place gold foil fillings with silver cylindrical instrument with two sections of ridged black Bakelite material grips near tip and engraved ridges in the handle; with a #7 S. S. White plugger point tip; company name and logo engraved at centre of instrument handle
Accession Number
010020624
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dental Restoration, Permanent
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- mallet
Description
S. S. White Automatic Malletto place gold foil fillings with silver cylindrical instrument with two sections of ridged black Bakelite material grips near tip and engraved ridges in the handle; with a #7 S. S. White plugger point tip; company name and logo engraved at centre of instrument handle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Maker
The S. S. White Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's marks engraved at centre of handle: "THE S. S. WHITE DENTAL MFG. CO. // U. S. A. PAT. MAR. 17. 03 // MADE IN U. S. OF A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B2
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Diam 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Very minor surface wear and some wear on tip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
“S. S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S. S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1917, p. 37-38
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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baby bottle nipple adaptor

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13385
Dates
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010020263
Description
Nipple adaptor for a baby bottle; circular piece of pink plastic, slightly domed with a circular cut-out in midde at top; one half with raised, rounded wall around cut-out; small bumps around rest of cut-out
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Accession Number
010020263
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Bottle Feeding -- instrumentation
Infant Nutrition
Description
Nipple adaptor for a baby bottle; circular piece of pink plastic, slightly domed with a circular cut-out in midde at top; one half with raised, rounded wall around cut-out; small bumps around rest of cut-out
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa). Original donor: Dr. Wallace F. Walford from Perth, Ontario.
Site Made (State)
Texas
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
plastic: pink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-10
Dimension Notes
Depth 0.9 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
Condition Remarks
In good condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Wallace F. Walford
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008.
This adaptor for a baby's bottle was invented by an American dentist from Texas who spoke in Montreal around 1938; he was concerned about the bottles of the time, which were just long tubes through which the baby sucked; he believed they were causing infants to have dental problems later in life; he designed this adaptor to recreate more closely a baby naturally breastfeeding, where the baby uses more jaw motions to drink milk; unfortunately his product did not take off as bottle companies began to change their design almost immediately afterward.
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Barnes dental gold casting machine

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13530
Dates
1918-1927
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020409 a-d
Description
Dental casting machine (a); brown wooden rectangular base; cylindrical yellow metal pump to one side; brown wooden cylindrical handle at top; larger cylindrical yellow metal tank with raised border around middle and gauge at top, printed with black enamel and covered with clear glass; gauge shows n…
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Accession Number
010020409 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete
Denture, Partial
Dental Restoration, Permanent
MM= Dental Casting Technic -- casting appliance
Description
Dental casting machine (a); brown wooden rectangular base; cylindrical yellow metal pump to one side; brown wooden cylindrical handle at top; larger cylindrical yellow metal tank with raised border around middle and gauge at top, printed with black enamel and covered with clear glass; gauge shows numbers 0-30; red rubber tube comes from tank, would attach to press; metal valve coming from bottom of tank; black rubber tube goes between tank and pump; black-enamelled silver metal press in middle of base; lever with brown wooden bulbous handle at front; pulling lever down causes silver metal cylinder to move down toward base; metal disc (b) with five perforated holes in middle fits into base underneath lever; smaller disc (d) screws onto bottom of silver metal cylinder; cylindrical dish (c) with matching perforated holes sits on larger disc; white fabric tube, covered with red rubber, goes from bottom of cylinder up to top of press
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - machine - Size: Length 55.0 cm x Width 54.6 cm x Depth 22.3 cm
b - disc - Size: Depth 3.0 cm x Diam. 10.5 cm
c - dish - Size: Depth 3.5 cm x Diam. 6.8 cm
d - disc - Size: Depth 2.3 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Burns Dental Casting Machine Co.
Site Made (City)
Flushing, Long Island
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1918-1927
Date Remarks
Based on patent dates
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow, silver
rubber: red, black
enamel: red, black
glass: clear
fabric: white
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on side of machine: "BURNS DENTAL CASTING MACH. // PAT JULY 16-18"; printed in gauge: "BURNS // DENTAL CASTING MACHINE. // NATIONAL GAUGE AND EOPT. CO. // LA CROSSE, WIS. // 1251-G"; engraved at top: "BURNS DENTAL CASTING MACHINE // PATENTED JULY 16,1918. JULY 10,1917. JULY 16,1918. // OTHER PATENTS PENDING // MANUFACTURED BY // BURNS DENTAL CASTING MACHINE CO. // FLUSHING, L.I., N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-T1-3
Condition Remarks
Wood base is very worn; black enamel peeling heavily from press; masking tape holds fabric tube onto bottom of press; tube is ripped, does not attach to top of press; red rubber tube from tank does not attach to press; all rubber is brittle; some tarnishing on metal
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Free Patents Online" website; "Edward M. Feinberg, D.M.D." website
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford from Winnipeg, Manitoba; the company patented another casting maching design in 1927, so this machine most likely dates before that year; William Taggert designed the first casting machine in 1907; it had a very similar design to this item
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Teeth in Time," Case #2, 29 March 2011 - November 2014
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Beldent Instruction Manual [manufacturer's pamphlet]

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Dates
circa 1965-1980
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
010020136
Description
Manufacturer's pamphlet for the Beldent portable dental unit; white and blue cardstock cover folded into three sections and printed with black ink; title and photograph of the item on front cover; back covers show manufacturer's information and a photograph of a man using the unit; inside pages are…
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Accession Number
010020136
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Dentistry
Pamphlets
Description
Manufacturer's pamphlet for the Beldent portable dental unit; white and blue cardstock cover folded into three sections and printed with black ink; title and photograph of the item on front cover; back covers show manufacturer's information and a photograph of a man using the unit; inside pages are white and printed with black and blue ink attached via two staple closure; headings include "Introduction", "Operation", "Equipment", "Beldent Supporting Unit" and "Maintenance"; information is divided into six columns in six different languages - English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish; 28 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Belvac International Industries Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Long Island
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
circa 1965-1980
Material
paper: white
ink: black, blue
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "Beldent Instruction Manual // BAC-20-PE // BAC 6"; printed on back cover: "BELDENT // BELVAC INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES LTD. // 45-10 Court Square, Long Island City, N.Y.11101, U.S.A. // GUEST-BELVAC MEDICAL & DENTAL PRODUCTS A.G. // Weinbergstrasse 5, 6301 Zug, Switzerland."; printed on top of cover: "English Francais Deutsch Italiano Portugues Castellano"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 21
Dimension Notes
Length 30.0 cm x Width 20.9 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Edges and spine very worn; front cover is detached from spine at bottom; inside front cover is worn in spots
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Brian Barrett from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
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Dates
circa 1947-1980
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010020052 a-b
Description
Yellow metal belt buckle; right side piece (a) with circle with rectangular shape cut out in the middle; vertical hollow rectangle on the right; left side piece (b) with circle embossed with Royal Canadian Dental Corps logo attached via horizontal metal piece to vertical hollow rectangle; the circl…
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Accession Number
010020052 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
Description
Yellow metal belt buckle; right side piece (a) with circle with rectangular shape cut out in the middle; vertical hollow rectangle on the right; left side piece (b) with circle embossed with Royal Canadian Dental Corps logo attached via horizontal metal piece to vertical hollow rectangle; the circle of (b) fits into the cut-out circle of (a) to form buckle
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - right side - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - left side - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1947-1980
Date Remarks
Based on name of association
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on buckle: "ROYAL CANADIAN DENTAL CORPS"; (b) embossed on buckle: "RCDC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Few small scratches and dents
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Forces" website
CD #9
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Pasquale Duronio from Windsor, Ontario; dentists first served the Canadian Forces during the Boer War; the name 'Royal Canadian Dental Corps' was conferred upon the association in 1947
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Blair's Pyorrhoea Remedy

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13683
Dates
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
010020515 a-c
Description
Pyorrhoea remedy comes in a clear glass bottle (a) with a seam on either side; bottle is stoppered with a brown cork and sealed around the top with white wax; bottle is rectangular in shape and rounds and tapers near the top forming a thin neck and tapering out slightly to form the lip; liquid insi…
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Accession Number
010020515 a-c
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Periodontal Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Pyorrhoea remedy comes in a clear glass bottle (a) with a seam on either side; bottle is stoppered with a brown cork and sealed around the top with white wax; bottle is rectangular in shape and rounds and tapers near the top forming a thin neck and tapering out slightly to form the lip; liquid inside is brown with some dark brown sediment at the bottom; there is a yellow label adhered to the front of the bottle printed on in black ink; rectangular box (b) is made out of cardboard and is ivory, yellow and green in colour, product information is printed in black ink on all sides of the box; inside, there is a brown corrugated cardboard support for the bottle (c) which is 'L' shaped and has four ridges which run lengthwise.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle
b - box
c - support
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Maker
Blair Medicine Company
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: clear
paper: ivory, green, yellow
cardboard: brown
cork: brown
wax: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on yellow label: "BLAIR'S // PYORRHOEA // REMEDY // Use equal parts of Mouth Wash and // water. keeping well to the back of // the throat working the solution // between the teeth with the // tongue. Use morning and // at night. // ZincChloride Cassia Formaldehyde, // Menthol, With their Astringent // and Antisepties // Net contents 6 oz. // PRICE 50 CENTS // BLAIR MEDICINE CO. // Toronto Ont."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 5 Row D
Length
a - 15.7 cm b - 18.9 cm c - 10.5 cm
Width
a - 5.8 cm b - 6.7 cm c - 5.2 cm
Depth
a - 3.8 cm b - 4.5 cm c - 4.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
(a) is in good condition and does not leak despite some cracks around the wax sealant; (b) shows signs of foxing around the edges and staining on the bottom of the box; the top flaps have all detached; one top flap was reattached with acid free tape, the other pieces were discarded due to their extremely poor condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Free Dictionary" website
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
pyorrhoea is the inflammation of the gums and tooth sockets and can often lead to loosening of the teeth
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Bone Resorption in Red Marrow Hyperplasia in Human Jaws [dental journal]

http://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13269
Dates
1936
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
010020147
Description
Dental journal; grey cardstock cover with two staple closure; white glossy pages inside printed with black ink; first section is an introduction by the author; second section consists of sixteen magnified black and white images of resorption in jaw bones with explanatory text below; 28 pages
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Accession Number
010020147
Author
Harold Keith Box
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Journalism, Dental
Societies, Dental -- periodicals
Description
Dental journal; grey cardstock cover with two staple closure; white glossy pages inside printed with black ink; first section is an introduction by the author; second section consists of sixteen magnified black and white images of resorption in jaw bones with explanatory text below; 28 pages
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Canadian Dental Research Foundation
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: white, grey
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "Bone Resorption in Red Marrow Hyperplasia // in Human Jaws // BY // HAROLD KEITH BOX, D.D.S., PH. D., F.R.M.S. (ENG.) // Research Professor of Periodontology, // Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto // BULLETIN NUMBER TWENTY-ONE // ISSUED BY // THE CANADIAN DENTAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION // July, 1936"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 21
Dimension Notes
Length 22.7 cm x Width 15.2 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover worn at binding; cover faded around front edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Dynamo in Dentistry", Bruce Ward, The Ottawa Citizen, August 9, 1991, p. B8; CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; Dr. Harold Keith Box (1890-1956) was born in Carleton Place, Ontario; he became internationally well-known in the 1920s, creating a stir when he discovered the cause of pyorrhea, a common tooth disease where the gums were inflamed, causing teeth to be loosened; he discovered the disease began in the lining of the tooth socket, between the bone and the tooth, as opposed to beginning by tartar or in another part of the body; he also proved that a tooth in which the pulp and the dentine were diseased could be saved, instead of extracted, as long as the cementum, the bone covering the dentine within the root, was healthy; he spent his career doing research at the University of Toronto and never wished for financial gain or fame, though at the time his discoveries were seen as comparable to Banting and Best's discovery of insulin, which happened only a few years prior at the same university
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