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Unguentum Acid boric jar

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Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1979.21.57
Description
A glass jar with a screw-on lid and a paper label contains a translucent, yellowish ointment.
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Accession Number
1979.21.57
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Ointments
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A glass jar with a screw-on lid and a paper label contains a translucent, yellowish ointment.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
The E.B. Shuttleworth Chemical Company, Ltd., Manufacturing Chemists
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: greyish-brown
ointment: translucent yellow
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on the label: "UNG. // ACID BORIC B.P. // THE E.B. SHUTTLEWORTH // CHEMICAL COMPANY LIMITED, // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // TORONTO, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 10.3 cm x Diam. 8.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label worn, discoloured; rust on lid.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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Unguentum Boro-Thymol

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Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1979.21.60
Description
A glass jar with a metal screw-on top and a paper label affixed; almost full of an unguent.
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Accession Number
1979.21.60
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dermatologic Agents
Ointments
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A glass jar with a metal screw-on top and a paper label affixed; almost full of an unguent.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
Ingram & Bell, Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
unguent: white
paper: brown; black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "UNGUENTUM // BORO-THYMOL // EACH OUNCE CONTAINS // Zinc Oxide 60 grains // Acid Boric 15 grains // Thymol 2 grains // Eucalyptol 8 minims // Menthol 2 grains // Phenol 2 minims // Oil Wintergreen 5 minims // MANUFACTURED IN THE LABORATORY OF // Ingram & Bell, Limited // TORONTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 8.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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Unguentum Methyl Salicylate

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Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1979.21.61
Description
A glass jar with a metal screw-on lid and a paper label affixed; nearly full of an oily substance.
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Accession Number
1979.21.61
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Antirheumatic Agents
Rheumatic Diseases -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- jar
Description
A glass jar with a metal screw-on lid and a paper label affixed; nearly full of an oily substance.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
Ingram & Bell, Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: yellow
paper: brown, black
unguent: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label is a circle with "INGRAM & BELL LIMITED" around the inside edge, with a caduceus inside the circle; printed under that is "Unguentum of // Methyl Salicylate // COMPOUND"; "Contains: Methyl Salicylate, Camphor, Chloral-Hydrate Menthol and Oil Mustard"; "Apply by massage, or by simple application and cover with cloth."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row H
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Some worn areas on lid.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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Saratoga Ointment

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Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
1979.21.62
Description
A squarish tin with a lid and a paper label affixed to the front containing an oily, creamy unguent.
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Accession Number
1979.21.62
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Dermatologic Agents
Ointments
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A squarish tin with a lid and a paper label affixed to the front containing an oily, creamy unguent.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
The G.F. Harvey Co., Manufacturing Chemists
Site Made (City)
Saratoga Springs
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: grey-brown
paper: brown; black
unguent: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "ONE POUND // SARATOGA OINTMENT // Boric Acid, Oxide Zinc, Eucalyptol and Petrolatum // DIRECTIONS -- Cleanse the part affected by bathing // with Castile Soap and water, dry with a soft towel and // apply the Ointment freely. // MANUFACTURED ONLY BY // THE G.F. HARVEY CO., // Manufacturing Chemists // SARATOGA SPRINGS, NEW YORK."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Label worn in some places; rust markings on tin.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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Schering Dormison

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1982.13.6
Description
A flat, rectangular glass bottle with a plastic screw-on lid contains green capsules of 500-mg doses of 3-methyl-pentyne-01-3; rounded shoulders, short neck; paper label.
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Accession Number
1982.13.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drugs; Clinical Trials
Epilepsy
Seizures
MM= Drugs -- depressants
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flat, rectangular glass bottle with a plastic screw-on lid contains green capsules of 500-mg doses of 3-methyl-pentyne-01-3; rounded shoulders, short neck; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Schering Corp. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: amber
plastic: black
paper: white; black
ink: black; red; green
organic matter: green
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Schering [in cursive] // . . . // DORMISON // . . . // METHYLPARAFYNOL" followed by text.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
A non-barbiturate medication used to induce sleep without suppressing epiliptic seizures; for research.
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Perry Davis' Painkiller

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Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1983.10.1 a-b
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
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Accession Number
1983.10.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; Robert D. Watts, Manager, Animal Health Care, Canada Packers, Inc.
Maker
Davis and Lawrence
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Date Remarks
"Mid-1970s"
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "PERRY DAVIS' // PAINKILLER // ANTISEPTIC // HEALING // WARMING // APPLIED EXTERNALLY // As a Compress for // COMMON SORETHROAT, // SPASMODIC CROUP // AS AN APPLICATION // FOR // Sprains, Bruises, Chilblains, // Bites and Stings, Strained // Muscles, Rheumatic Pains, // Cuts, Scratches and other // Minor Injuries. // Contains in each ml 0.458 g // Alcohol, 3.6 mg Oil of Spruce, 0.9 // mg Oleoresin Capsicum, 23.6 mg // Camphor, 21.5 mg Guaiac and // 12.9 mg Myrrh. // Full directions enclosed. // GP 460 729 // 55 ml // DAVIS & LAWRENCE // HAMILTON - CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
bottle - Length 16.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
box
Condition Remarks
New
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
In 1955, Canada Packers bought the Canadian patent of Davis & Co., Davis & Lawrence for many years (John Wyeth Co. had a share in this company); Canada Packers used Davis and Lawrence on their veterinary products; Canada Packers sold D & L (human) to Organon (a European company). Note: the label was changed, removing "Internal Use" and listing ingredients.
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Perry Davis' Painkiller

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Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1983.10.2 a-b
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
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Accession Number
1983.10.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A long, narrow box containing a bottle of Perry Davis' painkiller; metal screw-on cap; lot 14094.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle
b - box
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; Robert D. Watts, Manager, Animal Health Care, Canada Packers, Inc.
Maker
Davis & Lawrence
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1975
1980
circa 1975-1980
Date Remarks
"Mid-1970s"
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "PERRY DAVIS' // PAINKELLER // (Trademark Registered) // ANTISEPTIC // HEALING // WARMING // TAKEN INTERNALLY // FOR // Chills, Common Colds, Cramps // Colic, Diarrhoea. // Also for Common Coughs — when // mixed as directed. // APPLIED EXTERNALLY // As a Compress for // COMMON SORETHROAT, // SPASMODIC CROUP. // AS AN APPLICATION // FOR // Sprains, Bruises, Frost Bites, // Chilblains, Bites and Stings, // Strained Muscles, Rheumatic // Pains, Cuts, Scratches and other // Minor Injuries. // Adult Dose — 1 teaspoonful in water or // milk. Full directions enclosed. // No. 23847 – The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act // 2 oz. // DAVIS & LAWRENCE CO. // CANADA LIMITED // HAMILTON - CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Length 16.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - box
Condition Remarks
New
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
In 1955, Canada Packers bought the Canadian patent of Davis & Co., Davis & Lawrence for many years (John Wyeth Co. had a share in this company); Canada Packers used Davis and Lawrence on their veterinary products; Canada Packers sold D & L (human) to Organon (a European company).
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copper sulphate crystals

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Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1984.6.1
Description
Clear cylindrical glass jar with black metal screw-on lid with cream paper label affixed to jar with black text describing contents; contents are bright blue semi opaque crystals.
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Accession Number
1984.6.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear cylindrical glass jar with black metal screw-on lid with cream paper label affixed to jar with black text describing contents; contents are bright blue semi opaque crystals.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - jar: Height 7.2 cm x Diam.4.3 cm
b - cap: Height 1.1 cm x Diam.4.3 cm
Maker
University of Toronto Pharmaceutical Laboratory
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Material
glass: clear
metal: black
paper: cream
ink: black
contents: blue
Inscriptions
On label: "UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO // PHARMACEUTICAL LABORATORY // Copper Sulphate // Crystals // (Bluestone)"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-3 Box 1
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Container and lid excellent, contents with minor crystals from contents rubbing against each other; label yellowed with edges starting to lift; lid stuck
Copy Type
original
Reference Comments
google
Research Facts
Copper sulfate (Bluestone) crystals has been used for copper deficiency and as an antiseptic, herbicide, fungicide and pesticide. It is moderatly toxic if ingested orally (lowest dose of atoxic effect on humans is 11 mg/kg).
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Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1984.6.10
Description
Clear cylindrical glass jar with black metal screw-on lid with cream paper label affixed to jar with black text describing contents; contents are pale yellow-white cubes ; sealed closure.
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Accession Number
1984.6.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear cylindrical glass jar with black metal screw-on lid with cream paper label affixed to jar with black text describing contents; contents are pale yellow-white cubes ; sealed closure.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - jar: Height 7.2 cm x Diam.4.3 cm
b - cap: Height 1.1 cm x Diam.4.3 cm
Maker
University of Toronto Pharmaceutical Laboratory
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Material
glass: clear
metal: black
paper: cream
ink: black
contents: white
Inscriptions
On label: "UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO // PHARMACEUTICAL LABORATORY // Spermaceti
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-3 Box 1
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Comments
“The Historical Apothecary Compendium” by Daniel A. Goldstein
Research Facts
Found in head cavity of Sperm Whale (it is NOT semen, but was believed to be so in past by whalehunters), used in ointment, oil and wax form to soothe irritated skin and create a protective film for irritated mucous membranes.
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Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1984.6.11
Description
Clear cylindrical glass jar with black metal screw-on lid with cream paper label affixed to jar with black text describing contents; contents are dry, flat, beige pea-like pods; sealed closure.
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Accession Number
1984.6.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear cylindrical glass jar with black metal screw-on lid with cream paper label affixed to jar with black text describing contents; contents are dry, flat, beige pea-like pods; sealed closure.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - jar: Height 7.2 cm x Diam.4.3 cm
b - cap: Height 1.1 cm x Diam.4.3 cm
Maker
University of Toronto Pharmaceutical Laboratory
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Material
glass: clear
metal: black
paper: cream
ink: black
contents: brown
Inscriptions
On label: "UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO // PHARMACEUTICAL LABORATORY // Senna Pods
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-3 Box 1
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Comments
“The Historical Apothecary Compendium” by Daniel A. Goldstein
Research Facts
Used as a laxative (stimulates bowel movement), and as a cathartic in traditional Arabian and European medicine.
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