University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
A fold-up leather case (ad) with metal clips and a booklet describing drugs and dosages (af); holds 29 vials of metal-lidded pills or powders: (a) croup powder; (b) strychnine sulph.; (c) hydrogogue - cathartic; (d) nitroglycerine; (e) atropine sulph.; (f) [?] and beladonna; (g) cocaine hydrochlori…
The vials have paper labels with their contents marked; booklet (af) is titled: "Special Emergency Case with Therapeutic Notes".
Storage Room 0010
(c) Contents causing corrosion of metal cap; vial is cracked; lid of (ac) badly corroded.
UHN artefact files;
(s) Has a rubber stoppered side opening; originally belonged in a syringe case.
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.