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Dates
1914
circa 1914
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.28.2
Description
Amber glass bottle which narrows slightly from shoulder to heel; half-full of white iridescent powder flakes; cork stopper; two applied paper labels at front.
Accession Number
1981.28.2
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
Amber glass bottle which narrows slightly from shoulder to heel; half-full of white iridescent powder flakes; cork stopper; two applied paper labels at front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Dept. of Physiology, University of Toronto.
Maker
F. Hoffman-LaRoche & Co.
Site Made (City)
Basel
Site Made (State)
Basel-Stadt
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1914
circa 1914
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
glass: brown
paper: brown, blue, black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "10 g // L-Leucin // S. A. F. HOFFMAN-LA ROCHE & CO. A.G. // B307125 // MADE IN SWITZERLAND // 11628"; embossed on base of bottle: "60"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Leucine (symbol Leu or L) is an essential amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins. Leucine is an a-amino acid.
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Dates
1904
1914
circa 1904-1914
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.28.3
Description
An amber glass d-isoleucin bottle, cylindrical with small, rounded shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; stopped with a cork bound with a parchmant cover and a fine string; contains 1 gm. of a white powder; has a paper label.
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Accession Number
1981.28.3
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
An amber glass d-isoleucin bottle, cylindrical with small, rounded shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; stopped with a cork bound with a parchmant cover and a fine string; contains 1 gm. of a white powder; has a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Dept. Physiology, University of Toronto
Maker
F. Hoffman-LaRoche & Co.
Site Made (City)
Basel
Site Made (State)
Basel-Stadt
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1904
1914
circa 1904-1914
Date Remarks
Isoleucine first isolated in 1904; donor's remarks
Material
glass: brown
paper: brown, blue
ink: black
fabric: brown, white
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "S // 1 g // d-Isoleucin // S.A. F. HOFFMAN-LA ROCHE & CO. A.G. // B305790 // MADE IN SWITZERLAND // 11628"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.28.4
Description
An amber glass bottle tapering slightly to form a wide neck; a bakelite screw top and a paper label; contains 0.25-gm-strength tablets.
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Accession Number
1981.28.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Clinical Trials
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An amber glass bottle tapering slightly to form a wide neck; a bakelite screw top and a paper label; contains 0.25-gm-strength tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Dept. Physiology, U of T.
Maker
Ayerst, McKenna & Harrison Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: yellow; black
ink: yellow; black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: ""MYSOLINE" // . . . // 0.25 Gm. // . . ."; "Special formula No. 8827 for clinical investigation (1) 188246"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Given to Dr. Scott by Ayerst, McKenna & Harrison for clinical trial.
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Novack's Drug Store prescription box

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.5.1
Description
A rectangular cardboard box with a gauze hinge.
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Accession Number
1981.5.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A rectangular cardboard box with a gauze hinge.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Peter Kaellgrin of the ROM.
Maker
Bernard Novak, PHM.B.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."; letter refers to "1950s."
Material
cardboard: green; white
fabric
Inscriptions
Printed on top of box: "NOVACK'S // DRUG STORE // BERNARD NOVAK, PHM.B. // CHURCH & WELLESLEY STS. // PHONE K1 5816 // DIRECTIONS INSIDE"; directions read: "No. N9201 DR. Healy. One poder with water every 4 hrs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Moderate wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Novak's Drug Store used by Peter Kaellgrin's aunt (Mrs. Karin Gundersen, 1902-1980), who lived at 414 Jarvis Street between 1943 and 1973.
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A. E. Hanna Prescription Pharmacy

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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.5.2
Description
A rectangular cardboard box with a gauze hinge.
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Accession Number
1981.5.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
Description
A rectangular cardboard box with a gauze hinge.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Peter Kaellgrin, Royal Oontario Museum; box used by Mrs. Walter Bieniewski of Toronto.
Maker
A. E. Hanna Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Dated 6/1/43 on instructions inside.
Material
cardboard: green; white
fabric
Inscriptions
Printed on the top of the box: "A. E. HANNA // PRESCRIPTION // PHARMACY // 184 BLOOR ST. WEST, TORONTO // MIDWAY 1109 // DIRECTIONS INSIDE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 4.8 cm x Width 7.3 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
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British Troop Oil

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.8.1
Description
Machine-blown glass bottle with a round body, that has flattened sides, rounded shoulders, and a narrow neck ending in a pronounced lip.
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Accession Number
1981.8.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Machine-blown glass bottle with a round body, that has flattened sides, rounded shoulders, and a narrow neck ending in a pronounced lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Eustella Langdon, who purchased it in a Toronto antique market.
Maker
British Troop Oil
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed down side of bottle: "BRITISH TROOP OIL"; on bottom: "532 // 53"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Stained inside.
Copy Type
Original
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patent medicine bottle

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.8.4
Description
A flattish glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip.
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Accession Number
1981.8.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flattish glass bottle with rounded shoulders and a narrow neck ending in a lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Eustella Langdon, who purchased it in a Toronto antique market.
Maker
Henry K. Wampole & Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed along the length of the bottle: "HENRY K. WAMPOLE & CO. MFG. PHARMACISTS, PHILA & TORONTO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 1 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 7.2 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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pocket medicine case

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.9.1 a-v
Description
A fold-over black morocco leather case with snap fastener containing 24 metal clasps to hold pill bottles; 22 labelled, cork-topped bottles present: (a) compressed pills, Alcin, Strych, and Cascara; compressed triturate: (b) Santonin 1-2 grains; (c) Aloin, Bellad, Strychnine, and Ipecac; (d) Rhinit…
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Accession Number
1981.9.1 a-v
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Description
A fold-over black morocco leather case with snap fastener containing 24 metal clasps to hold pill bottles; 22 labelled, cork-topped bottles present:
(a) compressed pills, Alcin, Strych, and Cascara; compressed triturate:
(b) Santonin 1-2 grains;
(c) Aloin, Bellad, Strychnine, and Ipecac;
(d) Rhinitis;
(e) Cathartic (inactive);
(f) Brown mixt. and Ammon. Mur.;
(g) Pepsin and Ext. Nux Vom. No. 2;
(h) Ergot Powd. ext;
(i) Strychnine Sulphate 1-40 grains;
(j) Tinct. Aconite 1 minim;
(k) Empirin;
(l) Tonsilitis;
(m) Dover Powder U.S.P.;
(n) Anodyne for Infants;
(o) Calomel with Wintergreen (pink);
(p) Digitalin;
(q) Tinct. Opium Camph. (paragoric);
(r) Calomel;
(s) Capsicum and Nux Vomica;
(t) Heart Tonic and Stimulant;
(u) Neurologic (Dr. Dunlap);
(v) Fever (Dr. Kenyon).
Number Of Parts
22
Part Names
case - Length 30.0 cm x Width 40.5 cm
a-v - vials
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Corinne Watts, daughter of Dr. William Herbert Lowry, an ophthalmologist, who used the pill case while with the #4 Canadian Hospital Unit, WW I, Salonika, Greece.
Maker
John Wyeth & Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Material
leather: black
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: white; black; red
organic material
Inscriptions
Labels have contents as listed above.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Temporary Location
For (q) only: On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
.#3: Leather covering worn along edges, but no tears or holes; leather flexible; both parts of snap have green residue; bottles emit strong smell; two vials missing; glass vials all appear whole with no cracks; labels yellowed; corks all appear whole.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used during World War I.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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homeopathic medicine chest

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Dates
1870
circa 1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1983.16.1 a-ee
Description
Thirty corked bottles (a-dd) of homeopathic pellets in a wooden box (ee) with lid and key plate; inside of lid and bottom of box is lined with red paper; edges above bottle compartments lined with red velvet; inside of lid has a paper label affixed listing contents: 1. Aconitum nap. 3 (a) 2. Arnica…
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Accession Number
1983.16.1 a-ee
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Homeopathy
Drug Therapy
MM= Drugs -- homeopathic and other sectarian medicines
Description
Thirty corked bottles (a-dd) of homeopathic pellets in a wooden box (ee) with lid and key plate; inside of lid and bottom of box is lined with red paper; edges above bottle compartments lined with red velvet; inside of lid has a paper label affixed listing contents:
1. Aconitum nap. 3 (a)
2. Arnica mont. 3 (b)
3. Arsenicum alb. 6 (c)
4. Belladonna 3 (d)
5. Bryonia alb. (e);
6. Calcarea Carb. (f);
7. Cantharsis 3 (g)
8. Carbo veg. 6 (h)
9. Chamomilla 3. (i)
10. China officinalis 3. (j)
11. Cina 3. (k)
12. Cocculus 3. (l)
13. Coffea crud. 3. (m)
14. Drosera rotund. 3. (n)
15. Dulcamara 3. (o)
16. Hepar sulph. (p)
17. Ifnatia amara 3. (q)
18. Ipecacuanha 3. (r)
19. Kahli bichrom. 3. (s)
20. Merc. sol. Hahn. 6. (t)
21. Nux vomica 3. (u)
22. Petoleum 3. (v)
23. Phosphorus 3. (w)
24. Pulsatilla 3. (x)
25. Rhus. toxicod. 3. (y)
26. Sambucus nig. 3. (z)
27. Songia mar. tost. 3. (aa)
28. Sulphur. 6. (bb)
29. Veratrum alb. 3. (cc)
30. Arnical tinct. (dd)
Number Of Parts
31
Part Names
aa-dd - bottles - Length 6.0 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
ee - box - Length 15.0 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; Mr. Wallace Beatty.
Maker
Boericke & Tafel, Homeopathic Pharmacists
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
circa 1870
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
cork: brown
fabric: red
paper: white; red
ink: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-4
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Box: Length 12.5 cm; Width 14.3 cm; Height 7.5 cm. Bottle (approximate for all bottles): Length 6.3 cm; Width 1.7 cm; Depth 1.7 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
http://www.homeoint.org/cazalet/boericke/story.htm
Research Facts
Boericke & Tafel is the longest running homeopathic pharmaceutical company in the United States, still running as of 2018, while it started (under a different name and ownership) in 1835. Boericke and Tafel also published books on homeopathy, and their families intermarried. The popularity of homeopathy dwindled after about 1915 in the United States, but rose again in the 1980s and 90s.
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Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1983.3.1 a-y
Description
A black, fabric-covered wooden case (y) with a carrying handle and plated metal clasp opens to reveal compartments divided in two, each mounted with metal springs to hold a total of 24 one-oz. vials with cork stoppers;some are marked with oval paper labels with red printed edges bearing a typed or …
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Accession Number
1983.3.1 a-y
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
A black, fabric-covered wooden case (y) with a carrying handle and plated metal clasp opens to reveal compartments divided in two, each mounted with metal springs to hold a total of 24 one-oz. vials with cork stoppers;some are marked with oval paper labels with red printed edges bearing a typed or handwritten name.
Number Of Parts
25
Part Names
a-x - vials - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
y - case - Size: Length 33.0 cm x Width 28.0 cm x Depth 4.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. F.L. Lawson.
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Material
fabric: black
wood: brown
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: white
ink: black; red
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Springs on metal strip stamped, "PATD. SEP. 2. 1890"; labels read: (a) "Magnesia"; (b) "Soda"; (c) "Pure Thymoline"; (d) "Dover Powders 5 Grs"; (e) "Aromatic Spts of Ammonia"; (f) "A.B.S.C. Pills [aconite, belladonna, senna, cascara--a laxative]"; (g) "Calomel 1 gr."; (h) "Dover Powders 1 gr."; (i) "Oil of Cloves"; (j) "Bismuth"; (k) "Cathartic"; (l) "Aspirin"; (m) "Pure Olive Oil"; (p) "Peppermint"; (q) "Pure Turpentine"; (t) "Mouthwash"; (u) "Soda Mint" (handwritten plain white label); (v) "Headache"; (w) handwritten: "Licorice, Lindseed, Chlorodine"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-3
Condition Remarks
2004: glass vials slightly stained
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Physicians' Surgical Supplies," Sharp and Smith, 1908, pp. 669-672; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Bought by the donor in 1983 at an antique shop. Less elaborate, poorer workmanship than similar cases shown in catalogues.
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