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hypodermic needles, holder

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995003070 a-l
Description
(a) Two-piece cardboard box which contains (b) a small sheet of brass with 24 small oval pieces cut out and turned up to form semicircles in order to hold (c-l) 10 identical steel hypodermic needles; each needle has a hollow base which is open at the bottom and encloses upward at the top to hold a…
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Accession Number
995003070 a-l
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
(a) Two-piece cardboard box which contains (b) a small sheet of brass with 24 small oval pieces
cut out and turned up to form semicircles in order to hold (c-l) 10 identical steel hypodermic
needles; each needle has a hollow base which is open at the bottom and encloses upward at the
top to hold a hollow needle
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box (two-piece) - Size: Length 8.0 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 1.2 cm.
b - metal needle holder - Size: Length 7.5 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Depth 0.8 cm.
c-l - needles x 10 - Size: Length 3.4 cm. x Width 0.8 cm.
Maker
Randall Faichney Corp.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: green; off-white
Inscriptions
Box top reads, "One-dozen (6-4320) Nuer X-L-N-E Stainless Steel Hypodermic Needles // Randall
Faichney Corp. Boston, Mass., U.S.A."; the needles all have the number "23" stamped onto one
side at the base and "RANFAC" on the other
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
(a) the box bottom is yellowed acidic and the top has three broken corners; (b) the holder
shows minor wear and fingerprints; (c-l) the ten needles are unused and show no wear or
corrosion in the steel; all items were dirty and dusty; #3: the box is falling apart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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Dr. Seth Arnold's Balsam

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001030
Description
Small clear glass rectangular bottle; four indented sides; slight kickup; embossed label on each of two narrow sides; thin cylindrical neck
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Accession Number
996001030
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine 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
Small clear glass rectangular bottle; four indented sides; slight kickup; embossed label on
each of two narrow sides; thin cylindrical neck
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received as a gift from J. Milligan by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection;
in Sept. 1993
Maker
Gilman Brothers
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Dr. Seth Arnold's // Balsam
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.2 cm. x Width: 4.5 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some slight residue on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001162
Description
Circular amber glass bottle; one large paper label with black text; cylindrical neck with cork stopper; contents inside.
Accession Number
996001162
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine 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
Circular amber glass bottle; one large paper label with black text; cylindrical neck with cork stopper; contents inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct. 1993.
Maker
United Drug Company
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: amber
paper: cream
cork: brown
Inscriptions
4 fluid ounces // Fluid Extract // Rumex // N.F. (4th Ed.) // Yellow Dock // Rume N. F. Species // No: - FE 272 // Contains 34 per cent Alcohol // United Drug Company // Boston, USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 5 Row C
Length
12.5 cm
Diameter
5.7 cm
Condition Remarks
** Bottle leaks ** ; paper slightly discoloured
Copy Type
Original
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Genuine Sanford's Ginger

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001218
Description
Rectangular tinted green glass medicine bottle; three recessed panels each with embossed writing on glass; on flat side; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper
Accession Number
996001218
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine 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 tinted green glass medicine bottle; three recessed panels each with embossed
writing on glass; on flat side; cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich U.S.A.
in Oct. 1993
Maker
Potter Drug & Chem. Corp.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: green
Inscriptions
Potter Drug & Chem. Corp. // Genuine Sanford's Ginger // A delicious combination of // Ginger,
French Brandy and // Choice Aromatics, regd 1876
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.8 cm. x Width: 6.0 cm. x Depth: 3.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some accumulation of surface grime
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001248
Description
Loose dried plant material which has been pressed and packed into a square shape and wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of paper; there is a paper label on the front of the package to identify the contents.
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Accession Number
996001248
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Loose dried plant material which has been pressed and packed into a square shape and wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of paper; there is a paper label on the front of the package to identify the contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA, in Oct. 1993.
Maker
B.O & G.G. Wilson Wholesale Botanic Druggist
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plant material: brown
paper: light blue; off-white
Inscriptions
Top label reads, "SOUTHERNWOOD. // Artemisia Abrotanum // B.O. & G.G. WILSON // WHOLESALE // BOTANIC DRUGGISTS // 18 & 20 CENTRAL ST. // BOSTON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row A
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.3 cm. x Width: 5.2 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper wrapper has several holes in it (likely from insects); there is a missing section at the front side, through which plant material leaks out.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Artemisia Abrotanum
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Potain's aspirator

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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.23.1 a-u
Description
Aspirating set in a velvet-lined mahogany case (u), consisting of: (a) silver-plated brass syringe with one-way valve and two fittings; (b) silver-plated brass screw cap valve with two outlets; (c,d) rubber tubing with metal fittings; (e) metal plunger with director, with valve; (f) metal trocar; (…
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Accession Number
1969.23.1 a-u
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction
Description
Aspirating set in a velvet-lined mahogany case (u), consisting of: (a) silver-plated brass syringe with one-way valve and two fittings; (b) silver-plated brass screw cap valve with two outlets; (c,d) rubber tubing with metal fittings; (e) metal plunger with director, with valve; (f) metal trocar; (g) metal plunger with director; (h) thin metal trocar; (i,j,k) metal aspirating needles; (l,m) trocar and canula (?); (n,o) metal directors; (p) thin metal trocar; (q) thick metal director; (r) thin metal trocar; (s) small metal clip; (t) glass bottle; (b) screws on the top of (t).
Number Of Parts
21
Part Names
a - syringe - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Diam. 3.3 cm
b - valve - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 9.0 cm
c - rubber tubing
d - rubber tubing
e - plunger - Size: Length 13.5 cm
f - trocar - Size: Length 13.5 cm
g - plunger - Size: Length 11.0 cm
h - trocar - Size: Length 10.0 cm
i - aspirating needle - Size: Length 10.4 cm
j - aspirating needle - Size: Length 9.5 cm
k - aspirating needle - Size: Length 9.5 cm
(l,m) - trocar & canula - Size: Length 11.7 cm
n - director - Size: Length 9.0 cm
o - director - Size: Length 9.3 cm
p - trocar - Size: Length 10.5 cm
q - director - Size: Length 9.5 cm
r - trocar - Size: Length 10.0 cm
s - clip - Size: Length 3.0 cm
t - bottle - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Diam. 7.5 cm
u - case - Size: Length 23.5 cm x Width 13.5 cm x Depth 10.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown; used by Dr. C.M. Smith.
Maker
Codman & Shurtleff
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
metal: silver, yellow
fabric: blue
wood: brown
rubber
glass
Inscriptions
Inscribed on case: "Dr. C.M. Smith"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-11
Condition Remarks
Tarnished; rubber hardening; velvet lining faded; #2: the rubber is hard and cracking.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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bittersweet twigs

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.259.1
Description
Unopened paper package with black printing and design.
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Accession Number
1969.259.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Unopened paper package with black printing and design.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Cheney & Myruk
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
On front: "CHENEY & MYRUK "; at an angle across the front: "Bittersweet Twigs. // (Solanum Dulcamara. [sic]"; beneath this, "BOSTON // MASS."; on side:" Common names. Felonwort; Garden nightshade, Scarlet Berry; Violet Bloom; Woody Nightshade; Wolf Grape." on side: "Properties. Employed in cutaneous diseases, scrofula, jaundice, and rheumatic affections."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Faded
Copy Type
Original
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pocket hypodermic syringe case

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Dates
1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.55.10 a-h
Description
A metal case formed to fit seven tubes: one containing a hypodermic syringe, one containing a cylindrical piece of metal with needles attached to either end, and the other five containing glass vials with cork stoppers (empty); the lid is attached on a spring-loaded mechanism.
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Accession Number
1969.55.10 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Military Medicine
Syringes
MM= Injections -- set
Description
A metal case formed to fit seven tubes: one containing a hypodermic syringe, one containing a cylindrical piece of metal with needles attached to either end, and the other five containing glass vials with cork stoppers (empty); the lid is attached on a spring-loaded mechanism.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
b - syringe
c - metal tube
d - glass vial - Size: Length 7.0 cm
e - glass vial - Size: Length 7.0 cm
f - glass vial - Size: Length 7.0 cm
g - glass vial - Size: Length 7.0 cm
h - glass vial - Size: Length 7.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
The Randall Faichney Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
Date Remarks
Patent date of 1900 printed on case.
Material
metal: silver
glass: translucent orange
cork: orange
Inscriptions
On back of case: "MILITARY PAT MAY 22, 1900 THE RANDALL FAICHNEY CO. BOSTON U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
military hypodermic syringe set
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extract of logwood

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.28
Description
A purple cardboard box, circular in shape, containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.28
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Coloring Agents
Description
A purple cardboard box, circular in shape, containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
American Dyewood Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: purple
ink: black
Inscriptions
On top: "AMERICAN DYEWOOD CO. // SUCCESSORS TO WATERVILLE MILLS // AND // NEW YORK & BOSTON DYEWOOD CO. // 1/4 lb. Extract of Logwood // FOR // TECHNICAL PURPOSES ONLY // NEW YORK - PHILADELPHIA - BOSTON"; pencilled on back: "DJ/15"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row D
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Depth 2.0 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label slightly stained.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a dye or stain.
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white ash bark box

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.30
Description
Paper-covered cardboard box containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.30
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Paper-covered cardboard box containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
Cheney & Myrick
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: light green
ink: black
Inscriptions
Stamped in black ink on front: "ASH BK. WHITE // CHENEY & MYRICK, // DEALERS IN // American Drugs, // 15 Union Street, // BOSTON."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.75 cm
Condition Remarks
Slight tear on one side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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