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Dr. Van Buren's Kidney Cure

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Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002053
Description
Empty rectangular transparent aqua-tinted glass bottle with minor bubbles in glass for a patent medicine with sloped shoulders and a long neck, recessed beveled side panels; tapered at the neck without stopper; tan paper label covers one side; label lists the manufacturer, price and directions for …
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Accession Number
014002053
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty rectangular transparent aqua-tinted glass bottle with minor bubbles in glass for a patent medicine with sloped shoulders and a long neck, recessed beveled side panels; tapered at the neck without stopper; tan paper label covers one side; label lists the manufacturer, price and directions for use.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Lowden & Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1900
circa 1885-1900
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: green
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle under paper label: "GRAY'S // VITA (two letters illegible) NE;" printed on label: "DR. VAN BUREN'S // KIDNEY CURE // A SURE REMEDY FOR // Bright's Disease, Stone in the Kidneys // and Bladder, Dropsy, Catarrh of // the Bladder, Pains in the // Back or Female Weak- // ness, and all Kidney // Diseases. // PRICE, - $1.00 // Directions - Shake the bottle well // before taking the medicine. The bowels // should be kept open - a movement once a // day is essential. // The diet must be of the most nutritious // kind, and should consist only of LIGHT FAR- // INACEOUS SUBSTANCES, RARE BEEF STEAKS, // MUTTON CHOPS, BEEF TEA, BROTHS, MILK, // GRAHAM BREAD, TOMATOES AND ASPARAGUS. // ALL rich or greasy food, as well as Po- // tatoes, Cabbage, Hot Bread, Cakes, Pies, // Tea, Coffee, Salt Meats of all kinds, Beer, // Wine and Spirits, ARE STRICTLY FORBIDDEN. // Clothing should be of the warmest kind, // and flannel must always be worn next the // skin. // Full directions, with the description of // these diseases, will be found in our Pam- // phlet, which can be obtained by addressing // LOWDEN & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 6.8 cm x Depth 4.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is yellowed and brittle; frayed along all edges with a minor tear along the upper right hand corner; and a minor light brown stain along the upper left hand side
Copy Type
Original
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financial ledger

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Dates
1901
1908
circa 1901 - 1908
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Archival Items
Financial Records
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Financial Record Keeping
Accession Number
014002225
Description
Hardbound rectangular financial ledger with transaction histories for 542 pharmacy accounts hand written on both sides of paper pages in ink; dark brown leather on exterior of cardboard covers and spine; covers have a grey metal frame around perimeter of front, back and spine attached inside to the…
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Accession Number
014002225
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Archival Items
Financial Records
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Financial Record Keeping
MeSH Heading
Accounts Payable and Receivable
Books
Records
Archival
Pharmacy
Description
Hardbound rectangular financial ledger with transaction histories for 542 pharmacy accounts hand written on both sides of paper pages in ink; dark brown leather on exterior of cardboard covers and spine; covers have a grey metal frame around perimeter of front, back and spine attached inside to the spine with metal hinges; box spine has a metal frame and a key hole on the front centre; paper dividers separate sections of the ledger and have leather covered tabs with letters stamped on the front and back in gold ink; very heavy thick ledger with lined pages with thirteen accounting column headings; key missing; 474 pages (double sided).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
The Copeland-Chatterson Co., Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1901
1908
circa 1901 - 1908
Date Remarks
Start date is latest patent date recorded on the ledger; end date is the latest hand written entry
Material
paper: cream, tan
leather: dark brown
metal: grey
ink: blue, black, gold, pink
Inscriptions
Stamped on front cover in gold ink: “CURRENT LEDGER // No. 1 // R. D. STILES”; stamped on the spine in gold ink: “CURRENT LEDGER // No. 1 // R. D. STILES // PATENTED 1901”; printed inside front and back cover in blue ink: “C-C // PERPETUAL // LEDGER // Patented Feb. 6, 1896. // ‘May 1, 1898. // Other Patents Pending, and in United States, Great // Britain and other Foreign Countries.”; printed on piece of paper affixed to the front of the first page in black ink: “INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPERATING THE // C-C // Retail Monthly Account System.” // “THE COPELAND – CHATTERSON CO., LIMITED, // DEVISERS AND MANUFACTURERS OF BUSINESS SYSTEMS, // MONTREAL TORONTO.”; printed on the back of first page and front of last page in blue ink: “How to Open Accounts in Perpetual Ledger; // THE COPELAND-CHATTERSON CO., LIMITED. // Devisers and Manufacturers of Business Systems. // GENERAL OFFICES AND WORKS, // TORONTO. // HOPE BUILDING, // OTTAWA. // MERCHANTS BANK BUILDING, // MONTREAL.”; printed at the top of each account page in blue ink: “SHEET NO. ACCOUNT NO. // NAME // ADDRESS”; printed at the top of each account table in blue ink: “THE C-C PERPETUAL LEDGER. PATENTED 1896 AND 1900. THE COPELAND-CHATTERSON Co., LIMITED, SOLE MAKERS, TORONTO."; column headings: "DATE // DESCRIPTION // FOLIO // DEBITS // CK // CREDIT // BALANCE”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Permanent Location Notes
In front of Dingbats folio storage
Length
31.5 cm
Width
23.6 cm
Depth
8.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions when the ledger is closed
Condition Remarks
Minor soiling to covers, spine, and pages; minor rusting of metal pieces, especially around key hole on front of spine; minor tears and loss to edges of leather tabs and edges of several pages
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Artifact (book)
Reference Comments
“Pictou Parade.” Haggis: The McCulloch Heritage Centre. 2016. Accessed 15 May 2019.
Pharmacy ledger, 014.002.224
Research Facts
The ledger contains hand written records of account transactions from 1902 to 1908 for the pharmacy operated by R. D. Stiles. R. D. Stiles was a druggist and apothecary and was a colleague of J. D. B Fraser. He operated several of J. D. B. Fraser's drugstore branches.
Images
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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002011
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle of glycerine with sloped shoulders, no neck, ridges on sides of bottle with approximately one third full of clear thick liquid; black plastic screw cap; one side of bottle has tan paper manufacturer's label affixed, label displays dispensary's address and phone number…
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Accession Number
014002011
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle of glycerine with sloped shoulders, no neck, ridges on sides of bottle with approximately one third full of clear thick liquid; black plastic screw cap; one side of bottle has tan paper manufacturer's label affixed, label displays dispensary's address and phone number, embossed on bottom is bottle number; cap sealed with hot glue.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
F. W. Musgrove
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Dates of phone number style and bottle design
Material
glass: clear
paper: tan
ink: blue
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Embossed on base: "Rd. 1933," "D" within Diamond shape; printed on label: "GLYCERINE // PHONE 2-3711 // DRUG MUSGROVE'S STORE // F. W. MUSGROVE // THE DISPENSARY // COR. BANK AND NEPEAN STS. OTTAWA "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 13.5 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper yellowed and cap shows minor wear
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Ribbed edges on pharmeceutical containers were used to indicate a hazardous substance withong and caution when taking product.
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Golden Rod Indian Liniment

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Dates
1915
1925
circa 1915-1925
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002003
Description
Empty rectangular clear glass bottle of Golden Rod Liniment tapered at neck with tan cork stuck in opening; paper yellow manufacturer's label wraps around roughly 90 percent of bottle; label provides ingredients, instructions; product advertised to cure all pains, for external use only.
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Accession Number
014002003
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty rectangular clear glass bottle of Golden Rod Liniment tapered at neck with tan cork stuck in opening; paper yellow manufacturer's label wraps around roughly 90 percent of bottle; label provides ingredients, instructions; product advertised to cure all pains, for external use only.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Golden Rod Remedy Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1915
1925
circa 1915-1925
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: yellow
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "GOLDEN ROD // INDIAN LINIMENT // CONTAINS // SNAKE OIL // FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY// RELIEVES // Headaches Rheumatism // Lumbago // Swellings // Stiff Joints // Sprains // Head Noise // and all Pains //removes Pain form Corns and Bunions Instantly // PRICE $1.00 // Golden Rod Remedy Co. //161 Queen Street West, TORONTO, Ont // No. 12285 - The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row A
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Dimension Notes
Length 10.1 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label has overall fading and stains, shows minor wear along edges, tear in middle of label and missing piece, brown stain on label, cork missing several pieces
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002004 a-c
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle (a) of "Indian Oil" with original box (b) tapered at the neck with a tan cork stopper stuck in opening; full of yellow transparent liquid; red paper manufacturer’s label is affixed to one side of bottle; label has imagery of man with feathered headpiece holding arrows…
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Accession Number
014002004 a-c
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle (a) of "Indian Oil" with original box (b) tapered at the neck with a tan cork stopper stuck in opening; full of yellow transparent liquid; red paper manufacturer’s label is affixed to one side of bottle; label has imagery of man with feathered headpiece holding arrows in a quiver and what appears to be a tomahawk; faded rectangular red cardboard box missing bottom includes folded paper packaging (c) with directions for use and patent law information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – bottle – Size: Length 15.8 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b – box – Size: Length 15.9 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
c – paper – Size (unfolded) Length 22.5 cm x Width 10.4 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
J. P. Lamb, Druggist
Site Made (City)
Athens
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: red, brown
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on bottle label: "INDIAN // OIL // PRICE - 25 CENTS // J. P. LAMB, DRUGGIST // AGENT FOR THE DOMINION // ATHENS, ONT." Printed on packaging: "INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL // REMEDY // Contains No Alcohol, Cayenne // or Ammonia. // DOSE, SMALL - EFFECT, SURE // For full directions, see inside // Circular.”; on side of box: “INDIAN OIL // CURES // Headache // Toothache // Sore Throat // Neuralgia // Earache // Cramps // Pleurisy // Sprains // Bruises // Burns // Cuts // Frost Bites // Rheumatism // Lame Back // Chilblains // Corns // And Wounds // of // Every // Description “; on other side: “INDIAN OIL has no equal as a Horse Liniment for Scratches, // Cuts, Corks, Galls, Sprains, Bruises, and the many ailments and accidents // they are subject to. Keep a bottle in your stable and you will use no other."; printed on instructional paper: " No. 647 - The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row A
Condition Remarks
Bottle label shows minor fading and wear along edges; part of the bottle's base is covered with a frayed red paper; brown substance covers the tan cork; bottom of bottle's interior holds a thick white filmy substance; bottle has a what appears to be an interior flaw or crack on back edge; box is faded and stained along bottom, missing bottom panel, shows wear all over with minor missing red paper along bottom edge; paper sheet is brittle and aged brown
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Imagery on bottle and packaging represents the manufacturer's depiction of an "Indian" person and may not correlate to an accurate historical representation of any Indigenous person.
Images
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Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002042
Description
Cylindrical white milk glass jar of mentholatum ointment (a) with silver metal screw on cap (b) closure and thin oilskin cap liner (c) full of thick gold substance; tan paper label includes product name, directions for use, the manufacturer's name, address, and signature of authenticity.
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Accession Number
014002042
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
Cylindrical white milk glass jar of mentholatum ointment (a) with silver metal screw on cap (b) closure and thin oilskin cap liner (c) full of thick gold substance; tan paper label includes product name, directions for use, the manufacturer's name, address, and signature of authenticity.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
The Mentholatum Co.
Site Made (City)
Bridgeburg
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: white
metal: silver
paper: tan
ink: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "MENTHOLATUM // AN EXTERNAL APPLICATION TO RELIEVE OR SOOTHE // SORE THROAT, HEADACHE , BURNS, CATARRH, MUSCULAR RHEUMATISM // BRUISES, SUNBURN, CHAPPED HANDS, CROUP, // HAY FEVER, INSECT BITES, ETC. // DIRECTIONS: APPLY OVER PART AFFECTED; BARBERS // WILL FIND THIS AN // ANTISEPTIC AND HEALING APPLICA- // TION AFTER CLOSE SHAVING // IF NOT IN DRUG STORE // MAILED ON RECEIPT // OF PRICE. // SEE DIRECTIONS // IN BOOKLET”; embossed on cap: "MENTHOLATUM"; embossed on jar's base: "MENTHOLATUM // REG // TRADE // MARK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 5.4 cm x Diam. 4.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Printed on label.
Research Facts
Product used to treat skin and muscular illnesses, as well as other common illnesses.
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Dates
1890
1915
circa 1890-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002023
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle with sloped ridged shoulders tapered at neck with tan cork stuck in neck; graduated measures along back sides; minor amount of transparent amber liquid; tan paper manufacturer's label has manufacturer's name, address, directions for use, and logo displayed.
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Accession Number
014002023
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Insect Repellents
Description
Transparent rectangular glass bottle with sloped ridged shoulders tapered at neck with tan cork stuck in neck; graduated measures along back sides; minor amount of transparent amber liquid; tan paper manufacturer's label has manufacturer's name, address, directions for use, and logo displayed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
The Ottawa Drug Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1890
1915
circa 1890-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: transparent
paper: tan
ink: green
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "MOSQUITO // OIL // ODC // 8 FL. OZS // WILL NOT INJURE THE // MOST DELICATE // SKIN // FOR MOSQUITOES // BLACK FLIES, GNATS // FLEAS, ETC. // DIRECTIONS - Apply freely // to face and hand, or if // preferable, to handkerchief // or pillow. // THE OTTAWA DRUG CO // LIMITED // OTTAWA - CANADA."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper is yellowed, shows minor wear along edges, surface has minor grime and missing a minor section on both upper corners; a thin layer of black residue covers the exterior of the cork
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002097
Description
Transparent rectangular clear galss bottle of turpentine tapered at neck with tan cork stuck in neck; full of transparent pale yellow liquid; with recessed panels on three sides; tan paper manufacturer's label has the product and manufacturer's name, address; label has both black wax pencil scribbl…
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Accession Number
014002097
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Transparent rectangular clear galss bottle of turpentine tapered at neck with tan cork stuck in neck; full of transparent pale yellow liquid; with recessed panels on three sides; tan paper manufacturer's label has the product and manufacturer's name, address; label has both black wax pencil scribble and lead pencil marks on label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
The Alpha Chemical Company
Site Made (City)
Kitchener
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream
ink: blue
cork: tan
wax: black
graphite: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "RECTIFIED // SPIRITS // TURPENTINE // THE ALPHA // CHEMICAL // COMPANY // KITCHENER, ONT."; embossed on base: "2486"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 15.7 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label yellowed, cork with several minor cracks
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail

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