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Eugenol U. S. P.

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Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Category
Dental
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Dental
Accession Number
019002004
Description
Small rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle of Eugenol U. S. P. with non-removable cylindrical black plastic screw cap; three quarters full with liquid; while sealed, there is a slight odor of the scent of cloves; flat side walls with top arch and beveled corners; round shoulders taper to…
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Accession Number
019002004
Category
Dental
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Dental
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- container -- bottle
Dental Care
Analgesics
Anesthetics, Local
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics -- container
Toothache
Root Canal Therapy
Pain -- drug therapy
Description
Small rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle of Eugenol U. S. P. with non-removable cylindrical black plastic screw cap; three quarters full with liquid; while sealed, there is a slight odor of the scent of cloves; flat side walls with top arch and beveled corners; round shoulders taper to short cylindrical neck, round neck ring, and cylindrical finish with external thread; mold lines on sides from base to top and around neck and base; circular mold mark and embossed manufacturers information on bottom; rectangular cream paper label with product information wrapped around all sides; cap has slightly rounded top, vertical ridges on exterior sides and internal thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor; in use at Kingston Penitentiary, Kingston, Ontario Canada.
Maker
Anachemia Chemicals LTD.
Dates
1955
1965
circa 1955-1965
Date Remarks
Anachemia Chemicals founded in 1955
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
ink: black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: “8 ML. // 6505-21-114-6231 // EUGENOL U. S. P. // ANACHEMIA CHEMICALS LTD.”; hand written on label: “TOOTH // ACHE // g h s”; stamped on proper back of label in blue ink: “571124”; embossed on bottom: “D // 1829 // 13”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row B
Length
6.0 cm
Width
2.1 cm
Depth
2.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor yellowing all over label; minor soiling all over label; minor soiling on sides of cap
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Document
Reference Comments
“Eugenol U.S.P.” Darby Dental Supply Company, 2019. Accessed 14 June 2019.
Miller, George L. and Elizabeth A. Jorgensen. “Some Notes on Bottle Mould Numbers from the Dominion Glass Company and its Predecessors.” Park Canada, 1984.
Kingston Penitentiary is a former maximum security prison located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, between King Street West and Lake Ontario. Opened : June 1, 1835; Closed: 2013 Security class : Maximum security Capacity : 564; a national historic site.
Research Facts
Eugenol is an anesthetic and analgesic used to treat tooth pain; commonly used for root canal therapy.
The D in diamond symbol embossed on the bottom indicates the bottle itself was made by Canadian glass manufacturer Dominion Glass Company.
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Fluogen syringes

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Dates
1981
circa 1981
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
General Treatment
Vaccination
Accession Number
000001288 a-o
Description
A cardboard box (a) containing two cardboard trays (b,c) each holding five syringes (d-m); syringes have glass barrels, plastic plungers and needle shields and metal needles; there is a product information leaflet (n) and an instruction sheet (o) in the box as well.
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Accession Number
000001288 a-o
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
General Treatment
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Viral Vaccines -- therapeutic use
Vaccination
Influenza
Injections
Drugs -- vaccines -- container
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe -- container
Description
A cardboard box (a) containing two cardboard trays (b,c) each holding five syringes (d-m); syringes have glass barrels, plastic plungers and needle shields and metal needles; there is a product information leaflet (n) and an instruction sheet (o) in the box as well.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 13.7 cm x Width 7.8 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
b - tray - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Width 7.6 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
c - tray - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Width 7.6 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
d - syringe - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
e - syringe - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
f - syringe - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
g - syringe - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
h - syringe - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
i - syringe - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
j - syringe - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
k - syringe - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
l - syringe - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
m - syringe - Size: Length 12.2 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
n - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 17.7 cm x Width 10.1 cm
o - instruction sheet - Size: Length 12.6 cm x Width 7.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1981
circa 1981
Date Remarks
Based on expiry date
Material
metal: silver
paper: white; blue; orange
cardboard: white; blue
glass: clear; black
plastic: translucent white; red; black
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "ten 0.5 ml Steri-Dose® Syringes DIN 248991 // INFLUENZA VIRUS VACCINE, TRIVALENT, TYPES A AND B // Stock 4-4079-510-70 // FLUOGEN® Subvirion Vaccine // 25 g x 3/4" needle // Contains no less than 21 micrograms of HA antigen content per 0.5 ml dose in the recommended ratio of 7µg of HA of the A influenza virus component representative of // A/Brazil/78 (H1N1), 7 µg of HA of the A influenza virus component representative of A/Texas/1/77 (H3N2), and 7µg of HA of the B influenza component // representative of B/Hong Kong/5/72. The vaccine is of chick embryo origin. Standardized according to the NACI and the US PHS requirements for the 1979-80 season. // Dose - Persons 27 years and older, a single injection of 0.5 ml; persons 3 years through 26 years, 2 injections of 0.5 ml, 4 or more weeks apart; persons 6 months through // 35 months, 2 injections of 0.25 ml, 4 or more weeks apart. Inject intramuscularly. See package insert. // Preservative: 0.01% thimerosal (mercury derivative). Polysorbate 80, USP, added during manufacture. // Store at temperature between 2° and 8° C (36° and 46° F). Freezing destroys potency. // Preparing syringe for use – Push needle shield and barrel firmly together until two clicks are heard or felt. // Following removal of the needle shield, the syringe is ready for use. // To prevent re-use of the syringe, re-apply the needle shield and break off needle assembly. Discard entire unit. // U.S. Lic. No. 1. // [above text repeated in French] // Parke, Davis & Co / Detroit, Mi 48232 USA C"; right side: "ten 0.5 ml Steri-Dose syringes // INFLUENZA VIRUS VACCINE, TRIVALENT, TYPES A AND B // FLUOGEN Subvirion Vaccine // 25 g x 34" needle. [printed] // Exp date and lot // Feb 10, 1981 YH598 [stamped] // PARKE-DAVIS // Printed in USA 01 4079 40 70 1 [printed]"; front: "CK // NES // BY"; (d-m) "INFLUENZA // VIRUS VACCINE, // TRIVALENT, // TYPES A AND B // FLUOGEN® // Exp. 2/10/81 Lot YH598 // PARKE-DAVIS // N 0071-4979-40 // 1/2 ML 1 ML // FOR IM USE"; (n) "FLUOGEN® // (INFLUENZA VIRUS VACCINE, TRIVALENT, TYPES A AND B) // Subvirion Vaccine/Immunizing Antigen, Ether Extracted // DESCRIPTION // [text follows] // ACTION // [text follows] // PARKE-DAVIS // 121 887150/C-KF // FLUOGEN // (INFLUENZA VIRUS VACCINE, TRIVALENT, TYPES A AND B) // [text continued from Action] // INDICATIONS // [text follows] // 2 121 887150/C-KF // FLUOGEN // (INFLUENZA VIRUS VACCINE, TRIVALENT, TYPES A AND B) // [text continues from Indications] // CONTRAINDICATIONS // [text follows] // WARNING // [text follows] // PRECAUTIONS // [text follows] // ADVERSE REACTIONS // [text follows] // 3 121 887150/C-KF // FLUOGEN // (INFLUENZA VIRUS VACCINE, TRIVALENT, TYPES A AND B) // [text continues from Adverse . . .] // DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION // [text follows] // STORAGE // [text follows] // PACKAGE INFORMATION // [text follows] // REFERENCES // [text follows] // Unpublished data available upon request. // Issued June 1979 // Parke, Davis & Co/Detroit, Mi 48232 USA 121 887150/C-KF"; (o) "HOW TO USE THE // Steri-Dose® Syringe // PUSH needle shield and syringe barrel firmly together until two [underlined] clicks are // heard and/or felt. // CLICK No. 1 means the butt end of the double-ended needle has punctured // the diaphragm that separates the needle assembly from the medication. // CLICK No. 2 is made by the flange on the needle assembly striking the hub // of the syringe. Syringe is activated and ready for use. // [above text is repeated in French] // PARKE-DAVIS // Parke, Davis & Co/Detroit, Mi 48232 USA // 41 4079 40 70 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row B
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Condition Remarks
Box is somewhat dirty, dented; trays somewhat dirty; ink fading on some of the syringes; no apparent problems with instruction sheet or leaflet.
Copy Type
Original
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vaccination shield

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Dates
1902
1920
circa 1902-1920
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Vaccination
Accession Number
000001504 a-g
Description
A vaccination shield (c) shaped like a hemisphere with a flattened rim; there are 5 holes arranged in a circle on the hemisphere for breathability, and two slots on eah side of the rim through which adhesive strips (d,e) may be passed, to hold the shield in place; it is in a cardboard box in two pa…
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Accession Number
000001504 a-g
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination -- instrumentation
Vaccination
Description
A vaccination shield (c) shaped like a hemisphere with a flattened rim; there are 5 holes arranged in a circle on the hemisphere for breathability, and two slots on eah side of the rim through which adhesive strips (d,e) may be passed, to hold the shield in place; it is in a cardboard box in two parts (a,b) along with two paper leaflets (f,g).
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - box bottom
b - box top
c - shield
d - adhesive strip
e - adhesive strip
f - leaflet (unfolded)
g - leaflet (unfolded)
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1902
1920
circa 1902-1920
Date Remarks
Received licence in 1902
Material
paper: white; black
celluloid: translucent yellow
cardboard: blue; black; yellow
fabric: white; brown
Inscriptions
(b) Top: "ASEPTIC // VACCINATION SHIELD // THIS SHIELD IS COMPOSED OF CELLULOID // WHICH BEING TRANSPARENT, ALLOWS THE // VACCINATED SURFACE TO BE INSPECTED AND // THE PROGRESS OF THE CASE NOTED // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICHIGAN, U.S.A."; front: "IN CASE OF EXUDATIONS FROM THE SITE OF VAC- // CINATION THE SHIELD MAY BE REMOVED // AND CLEANSED BY WARM WATER OR // ANY SUITABLE ANTISEPTIC. // DIRECTIONS: REMOVE THE GAUZE FROM ADHE- // SIVE PLASTER STRIPS, PASS THROUGH // THE OPENINGS IN ENDS OF // SHIELD AND APPLY."; back: "INASMUCH AS THIS SHIELD IS NOT ABSORBENT // IT IS PERFECTLY ASEPTIC, WHICH IS OF // THE UTMOST IMPORTANCE. // DIRECTIONS: [repeated from front]"; (e) "DIRECTIONS FOR USING // Vaccine Points (P.D. & Co.) // IN LEE'S PATENT BREAKABLE TUBES. // LICENCE No. 1 // ISSUED TO PARKE, DAVIS & CO., BY THE SECRETARY // OF THE TREASURY, U.S.A. // Under provision of Act approved July 1, 1902. [printed] // [directions follow] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // LABORATORIES: DETROIT, MICH., U.S.A.; WALKERVILLE, ONT., // CAN.; HOUNSLOW, ENG. // BRANCH HOUSES: [15 other cities listed]"; (f) "VACCINE (GLYCERINATED) // IN TUBES // WITH NEEDLE FOR SCARIFYING // LICENCE No. 1 // [text follows] // DIRECTIONS: // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY. // LABORATORIES: // DETROIT, MICH., U.S.A.; WALKERVILLE, ONT., CAN.; HOUNSLOW, ENG. // BRANCH HOUSES: // [15 cities listed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row B
Temporary Location
On loan to Brooklyn Historical Society, NY, for exhibit on Health and Disease in Brooklyn L-2019-2 22 March 2019 - 31 Dec 2022.
Dimension Notes
a - box bottom - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
b - box top - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
c - shield - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
d - adhesive strip - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Width 1.7 cm
e - adhesive strip - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Width 1.7 cm
f - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm
g - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 22.2 cm x Width 14.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Box bottom is torn at all four corners, and yellowing; box top is torn on front edge and has been repaired with tape; is scuffed and yellowing; cellulose shield is yellowed; adhesive strips are stiff and yellowed; paper leaflets are yellowing.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On loan to Museum of Health Care Education Department for Seniors’ Learning Program 22 Aug 2016.
On loan for exhibit "Smallpox and Rev. John Clinch," Trinity Historical Society Inc., Newfoundland, 21 May 2014.
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Baunscheidt's Lebenswecker (scarifier)

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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
General Treatment
Vaccination
Accession Number
1930.5.1 a-d
Description
Wooden scarifier consisting of (a) the main shaft, (b) scarifier with spring body and 29 sharp prongs, (c) a wooden cap, and (d) a barrel-shaped wooden midsection.
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Accession Number
1930.5.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
General Treatment
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Irritants
Vaccination
Description
Wooden scarifier consisting of (a) the main shaft, (b) scarifier with spring body and 29 sharp prongs, (c) a wooden cap, and (d) a barrel-shaped wooden midsection.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - main shaft - Size: Length 16.8 cm
b - scarifier - Size: Length 23.0 cm
c - cap - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
d - scarifier - Size: Length 3.8 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Col. McAlpine; owned and used by Dr. John McAlpine, who practised at Lindsay 1880-1925.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
wood: dark brown
metal: dark golden brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Temporary Location
On loan to Brooklyn Historical Society, NY, for exhibit on Health and Disease in Brooklyn L-2019-2 22 March 2019 - 31 Dec 2022.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
This device was used with an irritating oil as a counter-irritant for vaccinations.
Exhibit History
On loan to Museum of Health Care Education Department for Seniors’ Learning Program 22 Aug 2016.
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Baunscheidt's Lebenswecker

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899.
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
General Treatment
Vaccination
Accession Number
1969.209.1
Description
Flute-like wood body, spring-loaded head (scarifier)with pull release; wooden body.
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Accession Number
1969.209.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
General Treatment
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Irritants
Vaccination
Description
Flute-like wood body, spring-loaded head (scarifier)with pull release; wooden body.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899.
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
wood: brown
horn: brown
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue for 1915, p. 1142 item #A7145
Research Facts
Originally labelled "Vaccination Scarificator," but see Kny-Scheerer catalogue. This device is used with an irritating oil as a counter-irritant.
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Baunscheidt's Lebenswecker (scarifier)

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Dates
1850
1900
circa 1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
General Treatment
Vaccination
Accession Number
1969.283.1 a-d
Description
Flute-like wooden body with a brass spring and steel needles, the Lebenswecker consists of (a) a cap; (b) the body; (c) a spring with a handle at one end and lancets at the other; (d) wooden piece of the body.
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Accession Number
1969.283.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
General Treatment
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Irritants
Vaccination
Description
Flute-like wooden body with a brass spring and steel needles, the Lebenswecker consists of (a) a cap; (b) the body; (c) a spring with a handle at one end and lancets at the other; (d) wooden piece of the body.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - cap - Size: Depth 3.2 cm
b - body - Size: Length 15.6 cm
c - spring - Size: Length 21.5 cm
d - body part - Size: Depth 3.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1850
1900
circa 1850-1900
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
This device was used with an irriating oil as a counterirritant to vaccinations.
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vaccination scarificator

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
General Treatment
Vaccination
Accession Number
997001941
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Accession Number
997001941
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
General Treatment
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Condition Remarks
Needles rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
Exhibit History
On loan for exhibit "Smallpox and Rev. John Clinch," Trinity Historical Society Inc., Newfoundland, 21 May 2014.
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