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tetanus antitoxin

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Dates
1914
1917
circa 1914-1917
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.176.3 a-b
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of tetanus antitoxin (a) with a wide lip and a cork stopper; bottle is stored in cardboard sleeve (b) which is open at both ends; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
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Accession Number
1969.176.3 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Antitoxins
Tetanus
Germany
Description
Long-necked amber glass bottle of tetanus antitoxin (a) with a wide lip and a cork stopper; bottle is stored in cardboard sleeve (b) which is open at both ends; bottle has applied paper label describing contents in German.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 6.1 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
b - sleeve - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Behringwerke GmbH Bremen und Marburg
Site Made (City)
Marburg
Site Made (State)
Hesse
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1914
1917
circa 1914-1917
Date Remarks
Behringwerke GmbH was founded in 1914; Dr. Behring died in 1917
Material
paper: cream, black, red, blue
cork: brown
glass: yellow
Inscriptions
On paper label of (a): "6 2/3 ccm = 20 A. E. // Tetanusheilserum // Staatl. gepr. (1 ccm = 3 A. E.) // Kontroll-Nr 681 // Behringwerke G.m.b.H. // Bremen und Marburg a. L. // Schutzdosis // Nur zur prophylakt. Verwendung" [6 2/3 cc = 20 antitoxin units // Tetanus healing serum // Government approved (1 cc = 3 antitoxin units) // Inspection No. 681 // Behringwerke LLC // Bremen and Marburg an der Lahn // Protective dose // For prophylactic use only]; on front of box (b): "5 ccm 3 fach 15 A.E. // (Schutzdosis) // Kühl aber frostfrei aufzubewahren." [5 cc x3 15 antitoxin units // (Protective dose) // Keep cool, but not frozen.]; on side of box (b): "Hergestellt unter Leitung von // Professor v. Behring. ["L Behring" is written diagonally across this in red cursive]" [Made under the direction of Professor von Behring]; on side of box (b): "Staatlich geprüft // Kontroll No 945" [Government approved // Inspection No. 945]; on back of box (b): "Behring's Original // Tetanusheilserum // Behringwerke G.m.b.H. // Bremen und Marburg a. L."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Condition Remarks
#2: Bottle (a) is empty but in good condition; sleeve (b) is bent out of shape and the paper labels are peeling off
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Geschichte des Behringwerks oHG und der Behringwerke G.m.b.H." on the Philipps-Universität Marburg website; CD #UHN
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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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8015
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
Images
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