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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001038
Description
Small cylindrical bottle which tapers to a thin neck; black screw on cap; paper label wrapped around body of bottle; partially filled with liquid contents.
Accession Number
996001038
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Muscle Relaxation
Tinea Pedis -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- podiatric remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small cylindrical bottle which tapers to a thin neck; black screw on cap; paper label wrapped around body of bottle; partially filled with liquid contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection from Scott Jordan in Oct. 1993 in Ottawa.
Maker
W.F. Young Inc.
Site Made (City)
Springfield
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Absorbine Jr. // Active Ingredients: Worm- // Wood, thymol, Menthol // and Acetone blended with // essential oils and tinctures // ... // W.F. Young Inc. // Springfield, Mass., U.S.A.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.5 cm. x Diam. : 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper discoloured and slightly dog-eared
Copy Type
Original
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Lea's shield intra-vaginal barrier contraceptive

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Dates
1995
circa 1995
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
003003009 a-e
Description
(a) Lea's shield intra-vaginal barrier contraceptive with (b) tube of spermicidal gel, (c) instruction sheet and (d) invoice in (e) a cardboard box; (a) the contraceptive shield is made of moulded silicone rubber in a round bowl-shaped design that has a semicircular solid loop at the bottom; the bo…
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Accession Number
003003009 a-e
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Contraceptive Devices, Female
Description
(a) Lea's shield intra-vaginal barrier contraceptive with (b) tube of spermicidal gel, (c) instruction sheet and (d) invoice in (e) a cardboard box; (a) the contraceptive shield is made of moulded silicone rubber in a round bowl-shaped design that has a semicircular solid loop at the bottom; the bottom of the "bowl" has an open, round hole; the outside of the bowl has a flat, hollow valve that attaches around the hole in the "bowl" and hangs down 4.7 cm; the shield comes with (b) a tube of spermicide; the tube is made of plastic with a flat, straight bottom that flares out slightly and ends with a round top; the top tapers in to a small, round nozzle that is sealed with a foil cover and has a round cap screwed on over it; the tube is filled with Noroxynol-9 spermicidal gel; the shield also comes with (c) an instruction sheet; this is a piece of folded paper with printed instructions and illustrations--English on one side and French on the other side; the shield also comes with (d) an invoice; this is a folded piece of paper with printed information on one side; parts (a-d) are housed in (e) a cardboard box; the box is rectangular in shape with a flap at the top and bottom; all sides of the box have printed information on them; the bottom of the box is sealed shut with a plastic sticker; the top of the box was originally sealed the same way, but the seal has been broken.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - contraceptive - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 5.4. cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - tube of gel - Size: Length 12.8 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
c - instruction sheet (folded) - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 9.4 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
d - invoice (folded) - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 7.9 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
e - cardboard box - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Width 15.7 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Paul MacKenzie at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
YAMA Incorporated
Site Made (City)
Springfield
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1995
circa 1995
Date Remarks
Invoice dated May 31, 1995
Material
paper: white, pink, purple, black
plastic: white, pink, purple
silicone: cream
ink: purple; pink
Inscriptions
(b) the front of the tube reads, "Spermicidal // Lubricant // Lubrifiant // Spermicide // Lea's spermicidal gel // femina inc. // 60 ml // MARKHAM ONTARIO L3R 3J9 // EXP 0597" the back of the tube reads, "Vaginal contraceptive gel for use with Lea's Shield®. Colorless, non // staining, contains active spermicidal lubricant; Water soluble. Contains // no hormones, safe to use with condoms. // Active ingredient: 3% Noroxynol-9 // AX5097 // 950111"; this is followed by the same information in French; (c) the instruction sheet reads, "Reusable Vaginal Contraceptive // Lea's // Shield® // INSTRUCTIONS // FOR INSERTION // AND REMOVAL // READ AND KEEP THIS INFORMATION // DATE OF FIRST USE —— // Lea's Shield® // A. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION // [listed] // B. INSERTION [listed] // C. REMOVAL OF LEA'S SHIELD® [listed] // D. USE OF LEA'S SHIELD® [listed] // E. CARE OF LEA'S SHIELD® [listed] // F. WARNINGS [listed] // G. RISK OF TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME [listed] // Femina Inc. // 144 Steelcase Road // Markham, Ontario L3R 3J9 // Tel 1-800-410-4030 // Fax 905-415-1440 // Manufactured by: // YAMA INCORPORATED // Springfield, New Jersey 07081"; the other side of this sheet has the same information in French; printed information is supplemented with diagrams; (d) invoice reads: "femina inc. // 144 Steelcase Road W. // Markham, Ontario L3R 3J9 // Tel. (905) 415-1864 // Fax: (905) 415-1440 // INVOICE NO./No [the "o" superscripted] DE LA FACTURE // 10109 // SOLD TO/VENDU À // DR. PAUL MCKENZIE // KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL // KINGSTON, ONTARIO // K7L 2V7 // SHIPPED TO/EXPÉDIÉ À // DR. PAUL MCKENZIE // KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL // KINGSTON, ONTARIO // K7L 2V7 // INVOICE DATE DE LA FACTURE // May/31/95 // CUST. NO./No [the "o" superscr.] DE CLIENT // MEIKLE // CUSTOMER P.O. NO./No [the "o" superscr.] DE COMM. DU CLIENT // SAMPLE // SHIPPED VIA/EXPÉDIÉ PAR // DATE SHIPPED/DATE D'EXPEDITION // AGENT // ORDERED // EN COMM. // 1 // PRODUCT CODE // 600 // DESCRIPTION // LEAS SHIELD // QUANTITY/QUANTITÉ // B/O-B-C // SHIPPED/EXP. // 0 // 1 // UNITE PRICE // PRIX UNITÉ // 0.00 // G.S.T. // T.P.S. // 1 // P.S.T. // T.V.P. // AMOUNT // MONTANT // 0.00 // ALSO SEND ONE PHYSICIAN GUIDE // GST STATUS // 0=ZERO RATED // 1=GST TAXABLE // GOODS & SERVICES TAX 0.00 // PROVINCIAL SALES TAX 0.00 // FREIGHT & HANDLING 1 0.00 // NET AMOUNT/MONTANT NET // G.S.T./T.P.S. 0.00 // TERMS/TERMES 2% 10 DAYS NET 30 PLEASE PAY THIS AMOUNT // VEUILLEZ PAYER CE MONTANT ; 0.00 // GST #R138124227 // INVOICE – CUSTOMER COPY // FACTURE – COPIE DU CLIENT"; box front reads, "INTRA–VAGINAL // BARRIER CONTRACEPTIVE // OBTURATEUR CONTRACEPTIF // INTRA–VAGINAL // Lea's // Shield® // Reusable . Reliable . Comfortable // Réutilisable . Fiable . Confortable // Easy to use and remove // Facile à insérer et à retirer"; box top reads, "Reusable // Intra-vaginal // Barrier // Contraceptive // Lea's // Shield ® // Obturateur // Contraceptif // Intra-vaginal // Réutilisable // Caution: Read and keep enclosed insert for instructions // Mise en garde: Lire et garder le mode d'emploi ci-inclus."; box bottom reads, "Lot 941212 // Exp. 5/98 // Lea's // Shield"; there is also a UPC code with the numbers, "7 79157 00005 7"; box top and bottom are sealed with a round, clear plastic sticker that reads, "IF SEAL IS // BROKEN DO NOT // PURCHASE // SI LE SEAU EST // BRISE NE PAS // ACHETER"; the top seal has been broken; right side of box reads, "Lea's // Shield® // Reusable intra-vaginal Barrier Contraceptive // Obturateur Contraceptif Intra-vaginal Réutilisable // Caution: Read and keep enclosed insert for instructions // Mise en garde: Lire et garder le mode d'emploi ci-inclus."; left side of box reads, "Lea's // Shield® // Contains: // [filled-in square] Non-spermicidal silicone rubber vaginal contraceptive // [filled-in square] 60 ml tube of Lea's® spermicidal gel (Noroxynol-9) // Contenu: // [filled-in square] Un obturateur en silicone non-spermicide // [filled-in square] Un tube de 60 mL - Lea's® spermicide gel (noroxynol-9)"; box back reads, "A NEW CONCEPT IN FEMALE CONTRACEPTION // . Reusable - up to six months unlimited use // . Reliable - unsurpassed among barrier // methods // . Easy to insert - flexible construction aids // insertion // . Practical - covers the cervix for // up to 48 hours of continual, // convenient protection // . Comfortable - one way valve helps // drain cervical fluids // . Easy to remove - unique loop aids // removal // . Economical, odourless, non-toxic, // free from hormones // Distributed in Canada by // femina inc. Markham, Ontario, Canada L3R 3J9 Patented // Manufactured by YAMA, Incorporated, Springfield N.J. 07081 U.S.A."; box bottom has the same information in French as well and a diagram of the product.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-5
Condition Remarks
#1: All pieces are unused; (a) the shield shows no wear or stains; (b) the tube is unused and sealed; it has some dents, but no punctures or folds; all printing is fully legible; (c) the instruction sheet has fold marks and shows minor bend marks; there are no tears or missing sections; all printing is fully legible; (d) the invoice has fold marks and also shows some minor bend marks; there are no tears ormissing sections; all printing is fully legible; (e) the box shows minor wear and bend marks at the front and back; the seal on the top flap has been broken; there are no tears or missing sections; all printing is fully legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Robert Reid; came with Physicians' Information Manual ( filed in Contraceptive Document file); CD #2
Research Facts
Production of Lea's shield was discontinued in 2008.
Exhibit History
History of Contraception exhibit, Fraser-Armstrong 5, Kingston General Hospital; March 2004 - Case #3
Images
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Principles and methods of sterilization in health sciences, 2nd ed. [book]

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Dates
1969
Collection
Reference Library Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
REF WO 113 P449 1969
Description
xix, 560 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Accession Number
REF WO 113 P449 1969
Author
John J. Perkins, M.S., LL.D., F.R.S.H.
Collection
Reference Library Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Reference Books
Description
xix, 560 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from KGH via Graeme McKay
Item is part of the nursing history collection
Maker
Charles C Thomas
Site Made (City)
Springfield
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1969
Permanent Location
Bookshelves
Dimension Notes
Length 25.5 cm x Width 17.9 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001696
Description
Small paper trade card for K Cough Drops; front: chromolithograph of a young girl framed in a circle with a bouquet extending diagonally "under" it; back: tells where to buy it and the cost, etc.
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Accession Number
996001696
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Cough -- drug therapy, advertisements
Description
Small paper trade card for K Cough Drops; front: chromolithograph of a young girl framed in a
circle with a bouquet extending diagonally "under" it; back: tells where to buy it and the cost,
etc.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
Kibbe Bros. & Co.
Site Made (City)
Springfield
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
paper: blue; red; black; green; yellow
Inscriptions
Front: "K COUGH DROPS // TRADE MARK"; back: "FOR COUGHS & COLDS, // NOTHING BETTER THAN // K COUGH
DROPS. // Ask for the // DECORATED 1-4 lb. BOX, ONLY 10c. // MANUFACTURED BY // KIBBE BROS. & CO.,
..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.5 cm. x Width: 7.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: quite messy; many small spots where top coat has come off or
worn away to white; a number of dark brown dots all over front; top middle edge is slightly torn;
back: dark brown stains, bottom right; large light brown stain centre
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
Images
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