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…
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
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Start date is latest patent date recorded on the ledger; end date is the latest hand written entry
paper: cream, tan
leather: dark brown
ink: blue, black, gold, pink
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”
Storage Room 2005
Unit Of Measure
Dimensions when the ledger is closed
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
“Pictou Parade.” Haggis: The McCulloch Heritage Centre. 2016. Accessed 15 May 2019.
Pharmacy ledger, 014.002.224
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.
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Instructional note pad for dental patients; 23 rectangular white pages printed with black ink held together by a strip of clear glue at top; front of sheets has box to fill in patient's next appointment in English and French; back of sheets offers instructions for post tooth extraction care in Engl…
Instructional note pad for dental patients; 23 rectangular white pages printed with black ink held together by a strip of clear glue at top; front of sheets has box to fill in patient's next appointment in English and French; back of sheets offers instructions for post tooth extraction care in English and French; white cardstock at back of pad features company address, place for stamp and mailer's address to order more pads
Number Of Parts
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Poloris Division, Block Drug Company (Canada) Ltd.
Printed on front of sheets: "YOUR NEXT APPOINTMENT // VOTRE PROCHAIN // RENDEZ-VOUS // MONDAY/LUNDI // TUESDAY/MARDI // WEDNESDAY/MERCREDI // THURSDAY/JEUDI // FRIDAY/VENDREDI // SATURDAY/SAMEDI // Please notify if unable // to keep appointment. // Veuillez prevenir si vous ne // pouvez venir au rendez-vous // PRINTED IN CANADA PXC/B // INSTRUCTIONS // FOR // POST EXTRACTION // CARE // CONSEILS // A SUIVRE // APRES UNE // EXTRACTION"; printed on cardstock: "FROM/DU // Dr // Street/Rue // City/Ville Prov. // (PRINT YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS CLEARLY) // ECRIVEZ VOS NOM ET ADDRESSE EN LETTRES MOULEES // PLACE // STAMP // HERE // 6 c // COLLEZ // UN TIMBRE // A ICI // TO/A // POLORIS DIVISION // BLOCK DRUG COMPANY (CANADA) LTD. // 36 NORTHLINE RD. // TORONTO 16, ONT. // Additional supplies of Instructions for Post Extraction Care will be mailed on request // Des exemplaires supplementaires de Conseils a Suivir apres un extraction seront envoyes sur demande"
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 20
Length 14.0 cm x Width 10.1 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Top piece of paper is yellowed; cardstock is worn, bent in middle
"Postal Zones Going to Three Digits", Globe and Mail, Sept. 25th, 1968, p. 1
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