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hemolysis applicators

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
993004063 a-e
Description
Two-piece grey pasteboard box holds three containers of 25 hemolysis applicators in twopiece yellow plastic cylinders, and cellophane envelope with small glass slides; used for application of blood specimens to slide for examination
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Accession Number
993004063 a-e
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Hemolysis
Description
Two-piece grey pasteboard box holds three containers of 25 hemolysis applicators in twopiece
yellow plastic cylinders, and cellophane envelope with small glass slides; used for
application of blood specimens to slide for examination
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box bottom - Size: Length 7.0 cm. x Width 4.2 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
b - box top (depth of a+b = 1.9) - Size: Length 7.3 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 1.9 cm.
c-e - container x 3 - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
f - slide/sleeve - Size: Length 5.8 cm. x Width 3.5 cm. x Depth 0.2 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
American Optical Company
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
plastic: yellow
paper: orange; white; red; cream
wood: tan
pasteboard: grey
Inscriptions
Printed in black on white paper label: 100 1035 100 // HEMOLYSIS // APPLICATORS // FOR //
Hb-Meter // American Optical Company // Scientific Instrument Division // Buffalo New
York // MADE IN U.S.A.; printed in orange on white paper label in c-e: 25 HEMOLYSIS 25 //
APPLICATORS // MADE IN U.S.A.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-9
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Allen & Cochrane Prescription Drug bottle

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Dates
1906
1917
circa 1906 - 1917
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014005029
Description
Oval shape with three flattened sides and a rounded back transparent clear glass bottle; with sloped shoulders; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on front; white residue inside.
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Accession Number
014005029
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packing -- container -- bottle
Description
Oval shape with three flattened sides and a rounded back transparent clear glass bottle; with sloped shoulders; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on front; white residue inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor, a physician from Ottawa.
Maker
Allen & Cochrane
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1906
1917
circa 1906 - 1917
Date Remarks
Online research
Material
glass: translucent clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on one side: "Allen & Cochrane // 5 Stores // OTTAWA, CAN. // 3 oz"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 1 Row D
Length
12.0
Width
5.2
Depth
3.0
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Moderate chip on back of bottle; minor white residue inside bottle
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
John J. Allen. Wikipedia
Research Facts
John J. Allen was born in Dungannon in Huron County, Ontario in 1871. In 1900, he came to Ottawa and opened a drug store; eventually, he and his partner, William Cochrane, sold their business to United Drug Stores, later Rexall. Allen and Cochrane later established a brokerage firm. John J. Allen was mayor of Ottawa, from 1931 to 1933.
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bitter root box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8014
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.86 a-b
Description
A cardboard box containing a packet tied with a string; contents are bitter root herbs.
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Accession Number
1980.18.86 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Description
A cardboard box containing a packet tied with a string; contents are bitter root herbs.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
box - Size: Length 23.4 cm x Width 10.1 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
packet
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
American Drugs
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: brown
paper: brown; light brown; black
herbs: brown
fabric: off-white
Inscriptions
On label on packet: "BITTER ROOT"; "AMERICAN DRUGS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row G
Copy Type
Original
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yellow parilla root

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.87
Description
A packet tied with a string and wrapped in plastic; contents are parilla root herbs.
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Accession Number
1980.18.87
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Description
A packet tied with a string and wrapped in plastic; contents are parilla root herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
American Drugs
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
paper: light brown; dark brown
plastic: clear
herbs: brown
fabric: off-white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Yellow Parilla Root"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label torn in half; package in poor condition; NOTE: handle with care.
Copy Type
Original
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