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cartridge syringe

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001011 a-d
Description
Cartridge syringe in a box which consists of (a) a metal syringe which has a hollow cylindrical barrel that has an oval opening on two sides; the tip end is tapered to a small round opening with threading on the outside; the other end of the barrel has an attached plunger; the plunger is a solid cy…
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Accession Number
997001011 a-d
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
Cartridge syringe in a box which consists of (a) a metal syringe which has a hollow cylindrical barrel that has an oval opening on two sides; the tip end is tapered to a small round opening with threading on the outside; the other end of the barrel has an attached plunger; the plunger is a solid cylindrical metal piece that fits into the barrel and has a flat round thumb piece; the top of the barrel has attached flat round finger grips; a needle adaptor (b) attaches onto the tapered tip; the needle adaptor resembles a tapered cap with threading on the inside lip and a short hollow bevelled needle on the inside; the syringe and needle adaptor are housed in a box which consists of (c) a bottom and (d) a lid; the box bottom is rectangular in shape with a closed bottom and four sides; the bottom has a cardboard insert cut out with the shape of the syringe; the lid fits over top of the box; a printed paper label has been put around the top, bottom, and left and right sides; the seal is now broken; manufacturing information is printed on the top and sides of the label
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - cartridge syringe (plunger down); Size: Length 7.7 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
b - needle adapter; Size: Length 2.7 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
c - box bottom; Size: Length 9.7 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
d - box lid; Size: Length 9.7 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Ayerst, McKenna & Harrison Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: silver
cardboard: off-white
paper: cream; off-white
Inscriptions
(d) The top of the box reads, "No. 987 Ayerst No. 987 // CARTRIDGE SYRINGE // WITH NEEDLE ADAPTER // Made in Canada // AYERST, McKENNA & HARRISON LIMITED // Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemists // 157723 // MONTREAL CANADA"; both the left and right sides read, "No. 987 Ayerst No. 987 // CARTRIDGE SYRINGE // WITH NEEDLE ADAPTER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Condition Remarks
(a,b) The syringe and needle adapter show no wear or corrosion; (c,d) the box and lid show minor staining and some wear; the paper label shows minor staining, but all printing is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #79; Similar to P9413, carpule syringe, in "Pilling Instruments And Equipment For Surgeons And Hospitals" by The George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 171 (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #3
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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

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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
1980.18.86 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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