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gelatin capsules

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
994002003 a-t
Description
Two-piece sliding yellow/burgundy pasteboard box holds 18 empty two-piece gelatin capsules; has capacity chart on bottom and bilingual text.
Accession Number
994002003 a-t
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Capsules
Drug Packaging
Description
Two-piece sliding yellow/burgundy pasteboard box holds 18 empty two-piece gelatin capsules; has capacity chart on bottom and bilingual text.
Number Of Parts
20
Part Names
a - box bottom - Size: Length 6.7 cm. x Width 4.5 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
b - box top - Size: Length 6.8 cm. x Width 4.7 cm. x Depth 2.3 cm.
c-t - capsules - Size: Length 1.3 cm. x Diameter0.5
Provenance
Used at KGH Pharmacy
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co. Ltd
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
pasteboard: yellow/burgundy
Inscriptions
"100 / No. 4 // EMPTY GELATIN CAPSULES // UNSURPASSED IN SOLUBILITY, FIT AND UNIFORMITY // STORE IN A COOL, DRY PLACE // STOCK NO. 5-24-4 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row F
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Vial containing Bismuth Salicylate in oil

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995003067 a-b
Description
(a) Glass vial containing bismuth salicylate in oil with a metal and rubber seal at the top; the vial also has an attached paper label indicating its contents; (b) cardboard box made to house the above vial.
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Accession Number
995003067 a-b
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Description
(a) Glass vial containing bismuth salicylate in oil with a metal and rubber seal at the top; the vial also has an attached paper label indicating its contents; (b) cardboard box made to house the above vial.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - vial
b - box
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: off-white
glass: clear
metal: silver
rubber: black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Box front reads, "Steri-vial Bismuth Salicylate in Oil with Chloretone (Bismuth Subsalicylate) // For Intramuscular Injections // Each cc contains Bismuth Salicylate 0.13 Gm (2 grs.) Chloretone (Chlorbutol) 3% Phemerol Octyloxyacetate 1:2000 Peanut Oil - q.s. // Parke, Davis & Co. // Walkerville, Ontario"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row E
Dimension Notes
a - vial - Size: Length 8.0 cm. x Width 3.3 cm. x Diameter 3.4 cm.
b - box - Size: Length 8.6 cm. x Width 3.6 cm. x Depth 3.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
(a) medicine vial is separated; the seal at the top has leaked slightly; (b) the box has minor staining and pen marks; it was also dirty and dusty
Copy Type
Original
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Vial containing Bismuth Salicylate in oil

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Dates
1951
circa 1951
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995003068 a-c
Description
(a) Glass vial containing bismuth salicylate in oil with a metal and rubber seal (broken) at the top; the vial also has an attached paper label indicating its contents; (b) cardboard box made to house the above vial; (c) hand-written note (in ink on paper) from a doctor at Queen's University discus…
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Accession Number
995003068 a-c
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Description
(a) Glass vial containing bismuth salicylate in oil with a metal and rubber seal (broken) at the top; the vial also has an attached paper label indicating its contents; (b) cardboard box made to house the above vial; (c) hand-written note (in ink on paper) from a doctor at Queen's University discussing the use of the medicine on his patient.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - vial
b - box
c - note
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1951
circa 1951
Date Remarks
Note dated 30 Mar. 1951
Material
cardboard: off-white
glass: clear
metal: silver
rubber: black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Box front reads, "Steri-vial Bismuth Salicylate in Oil with Chloretone (Bismuth Subsalicylate) // For Intramuscular Injections // Each cc contains Bismuth Salicylate 0.13 Gm (2 grs.) Chloretone (Chlorbutol) 3% Phemerol Octyloxyacetate 1:2000 Peanut Oil - q.s. // Parke, Davis & Co. // Walkerville, Ontario
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row E
Dimension Notes
a - vial - Size: Length 8.0 cm. x Width 3.3 cm. x Diameter 3.4 cm.
b - box - Size: Length 8.6 cm. x Width 3.6 cm. x Depth 3.6 cm.
c - note - Size: Length 12.7 cm. x Width 7.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
(a) medicine vial is separated; the seal at the top has been removed and some medicine taken out; (b) the box is missing the flap on the lid and has some staining; it was dirty and dusty; (c) the note is somewhat brittle (acidic paper indicated)
Copy Type
Original
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Bal in Oil ampoule

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995003077
Description
Glass vial of Bal in oil which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass vial which has a flat, sealed and round bottom and tapers to a sealed point at the top; sealed into the vial is a clear oil; there is also a paper label attached to the outside which has written information about the contents of …
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Accession Number
995003077
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Poisoning -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-toxins, toxins, toxoids, sera -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Glass vial of Bal in oil which consists of a hollow cylindrical glass vial which has a flat, sealed and round bottom and tapers to a sealed point at the top; sealed into the vial is a clear oil; there is also a paper label attached to the outside which has written information about the contents of the vial.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Connaught Medical Research Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
glass: clear
Bal in oil: clear
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Paper label on the vial reads, "Bal in Oil // 10 // (10% Bal in Peanut Oil containing 20% Benzyl Benzoate) // 3 cc // Lot 1-1 // Connaught Medical Research Laboratories // University of Toronto, Toronto, Can."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.2 cm. x Width: 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Vial was dirty and dusty; the top right corner of the paper label is torn and missing; the glass is sealed and the Bal in oil is intact
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995005004
Description
A plastic pill counter, a rectangular flat tray with curved walls, and straight-edged rim; there is a pouring spout in the upper right-hand corner; on the left is a cylindrical graduated pill counter, with a plastic lid, ending in a spout at one one for dispensing into a pill container.
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Accession Number
995005004
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
Description
A plastic pill counter, a rectangular flat tray with curved walls, and straight-edged rim; there is a pouring spout in the upper right-hand corner; on the left is a cylindrical graduated pill counter, with a plastic lid, ending in a spout at one one for dispensing into a pill container.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Novopharm
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
plastic: cream; clear
Inscriptions
Printed on the tray of the pill counter in green ink is "novopharm [in italics]" and an illustrated pill bottle with an "n" inside it (company logo); embossed on the cylindrical graduated pill counter lid, upside down: "1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 // 8 // 9 // 10"; with markings lines and half-lines; embossed on the back: "DO NOT WASH IN VERY HOT // WATER OR KEEP NEAR HEAT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 14.3 cm x Width 19.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Appears to have never been used; surface does not have any scratches or marks; artefact arrived covered in dust but has now been cleaned.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Images
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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995005005
Description
A plastic pill counter, a rectangular flat tray with curved walls, and straight-edged rim; there is a pouring spout in the upper right-hand corner; on the left is a cylindrical graduated pill counter, with a plastic lid, ending in a spout at one end for dispensing into a pill container.
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Accession Number
995005005
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
Description
A plastic pill counter, a rectangular flat tray with curved walls, and straight-edged rim; there is a pouring spout in the upper right-hand corner; on the left is a cylindrical graduated pill counter, with a plastic lid, ending in a spout at one end for dispensing into a pill container.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Novopharm
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
plastic: cream; clear
Inscriptions
Printed on the tray of the pill counter in green ink is "novopharm [in italics]" and an illustrated pill bottle with an "n" inside it (company logo); embossed on the cylindrical graduated pill counter lid, upside down: "1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 // 8 // 9 // 10"; with markings lines and half-lines; embossed on the back: "DO NOT WASH IN VERY HOT // WATER OR KEEP NEAR HEAT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 14.3 cm x Width 19.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Appears to have never been used; surface does not have any scratches or marks; artefact arrived covered in dust but has now been cleaned.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Images
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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995005017
Description
A plastic pill counter, a rectangular flat tray with curved walls, and straight-edged rim; there is a pouring spout in the upper right-hand corner; on the left is a cylindrical graduated pill counter, with a flip lid, ending in a spout at one one for dispensing into a pill container; likely a promo…
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Accession Number
995005017
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
Description
A plastic pill counter, a rectangular flat tray with curved walls, and straight-edged rim; there is a pouring spout in the upper right-hand corner; on the left is a cylindrical graduated pill counter, with a flip lid, ending in a spout at one one for dispensing into a pill container; likely a promotional item.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
plastic: turquoise; clear
Inscriptions
Printed on the tray of the pill counter in white in a circular pattern beginning at top of circle: "SANITARY"; then beginning from top left going counterclockwise: "COUNTING TRAY"; inside the circle is "Abbott" on a white hexagon; embossed on the graduated cylinder upside down is: "10 // 9 // 8 // 7 // 6 // 5 // 4 // 3 // 2 // 1"with lines marking each measure and half measure in between; embossed on base: "PAT. 2,530,009 [underlined] // DO NOT WASH IN VERY HOT // WATER OR KEEP NEAR HEAT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm x Width 14.9 cm x Depth cm
Condition Remarks
Artefact arrived dusty; surface of tray has deep scratches possibly indicating heavy use; some chipping of edges has occurred; plastic has yellowed with age.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Research Facts
Promotional item
Images
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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995005018
Description
(a) A plastic pill counter, a rectangular flat tray with curved walls, and straight-edged rim; there is a pouring spout in the upper right-hand corner; (b) on the left is a slot pill counter, detachable and rectangular with angled sides, ending in a spout at one one for dispensing into a pill conta…
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Accession Number
995005018
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
Description
(a) A plastic pill counter, a rectangular flat tray with curved walls, and straight-edged rim; there is a pouring spout in the upper right-hand corner; (b) on the left is a slot pill counter, detachable and rectangular with angled sides, ending in a spout at one one for dispensing into a pill container; likely a promotional item.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - tray - Size: Length 18.4 cm x Width 12.3 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
b - counter - Size: Length 13.1 cm x Width 7.2 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Akryl Industries Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
plastic: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on the tray of the pill counter in white along bottom edge: "[company logo: an A with a crossline on the right leg, making a small x] // APOTEX INC."; embossed on bottom of tray: "AKRYL INDUSTRIES INC. // MADE IN CANADA // PATENT PENDING
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-3
Condition Remarks
Artefact arrived dusty; appears to be new, without any scratches or other signs of wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Research Facts
Promotional item
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Mandl's Pigment

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Dates
1907
circa 1907
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995005022
Description
Oblong glass bottle, filled 4/5 full of red liquid (Mandl's Pigment); bottle has ten-sided concave taper to slender neck and white plastic cap (not removed for safety reasons); bottom of bottle slightly convex and solid; paper label affixed to front side, with red warning stripe and symbol of gradu…
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Accession Number
995005022
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Dyes
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Oblong glass bottle, filled 4/5 full of red liquid (Mandl's Pigment); bottle has ten-sided concave taper to slender neck and white plastic cap (not removed for safety reasons); bottom of bottle slightly convex and solid; paper label affixed to front side, with red warning stripe and symbol of graduated cylinder in front of mortar and pestle, on a blue sphere.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., graduate of the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Class of 1947; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Dates
1907
circa 1907
Date Remarks
First plastic produced in 1907
Material
plastic: white
glass: clear
paper: off-white; red; blue
liquid contents: dark red
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle bottom: three symbols: a triangle, a square, and a diamond shape with a dot in the centre; on side: embossed lines and measuring marks; and // 1 // 1 // CC // 40 // 20"; printed label says, "Mandl's Pigment // POISON // WALLACE'S DRUG STORE LTD. // PHONE // 354-3321 // NAPANEE, ONT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 12.1 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is peeling and moisture-stained; inside of bottle is heavily stained; bottle is in good shape, no scratches, excellent structural integrity. CAUTION: POISON.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Web site
Research Facts
Drugstores sold dyes, some of which could be quite toxic.
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dropper and bottle

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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995005052
Description
Plastic dropper with rubber bulb and screw-on cap to fit to bottle; dropper pipette is plastic and is graduated; dropper cannot be removed; glass bottle is flat-bottomed with curved walls and rounded shoulders; neck is threaded for screw cap; a small amount of an orange-brown liquid is present in b…
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Accession Number
995005052
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Plastic dropper with rubber bulb and screw-on cap to fit to bottle; dropper pipette is plastic and is graduated; dropper cannot be removed; glass bottle is flat-bottomed with curved walls and rounded shoulders; neck is threaded for screw cap; a small amount of an orange-brown liquid is present in bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on collection dates
Material
plastic: white; clear
rubber: orange
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Printed on dropper in black ink: ".6 // – // cc // – // .3"; printed on glass bottle in black is "H2O [the 2 subscripted]" surrounded by a single-line border; embossed on bottle: "9 [figure made up of a vertical oval with a diamond shape overlaid with two tiny circles inside] 5 // 9"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 9.8 cm x Diam. 3.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle is in good condition; rubber bulb is in poor condition and is shrunken and misshapen.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 245 (similar to item #5H-497) and p. 246 (similar to item #5H-535-1) (see attached photocopies); CD #9
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Lubra-Septol sterile water soluble lubricant box

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995005063 a-c
Description
A metal tube of Lubra-Septol lubricant with crimped bottom and round top and original packaging of a blue, rectangular box; the lubricant tube has a black, round plastic cap; a small rectangular label is affixed to the lower left hand side.
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Accession Number
995005063 a-c
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Lubrication
Description
A metal tube of Lubra-Septol lubricant with crimped bottom and round top and original packaging of a blue, rectangular box; the lubricant tube has a black, round plastic cap; a small rectangular label is affixed to the lower left hand side.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
b - lubricant tube - Size: Length 14.1 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 0.7 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on reference publication date
Material
plastic: black
ink: blue; red
cardboard: blue
metal: silver; white; blue
Inscriptions
Printed on box face: "LUBRA- // SEPTOL [red ink] // HARTZ [blue ink] // A STERILE // WATER // SOLUBLE // (FAT FREE) // LUBRICANT // — // THE // J.F. HARTZ CO. // LIMITED // Trade Mark // PHYSICIANS' SUPPLIES // Toronto // Montreal // Halifax // Hamilton"; the box face is illustrated with two interlocking hearts (the Hartz Co. logo) and text is surrounded by a double border; printed on the right hand face in blue ink: "A STERILE LUBRICATING JELLY // Uniform and water-soluble. // Spreads quickly and evenly, facilitating the lubrication of catheters, colon and rectal tubes, speculae, sounds, rectal and vaginal nozzles."; printed in blue ink on the back face: "A // Practical // and // Economical // Lubricant. // — // Uniform // Greaseless // Emollient // — // Assists Following Medication // — // Net Weight // 1040 Grains // — // Control No. // 24311 [typed in blue] // Filled by // 19 26 [typed in black]"; all text is surrounded by a double border; printed on the left hand face of the box: "NON-GREASY, NON-CORROSIVE AND // NON-IRRITATING // Will not injure metal surgical instruments nor destroy // rubber or web catheters. // Does not stain hands or linen and is emollient to mucous membrane"; printed on a label affixed to same area: "NEW // FORMULA"; printed on top and bottom flap of box: "LUBRA- // SEPTOL (HARTZ)"; printed on top flap edge: "This Package and // Contents // Made in Canada"; printed on face of lubricant tube: "LUBRA- // SEPTOL // A // STERILE // WATER SOLUBLE // SURGICAL // LUBRICANT"; face is illustrated with a double band of blue and a crest on which is printed "TORONTO // HALIFAX // MONTREAL // THE // J.F. // HARTZ // CO. // LIMITED"; printed on the back face: "HARTZ LUBRA-SEPTOL IS // THE IDEAL LUBRICANT FOR: // . CATHETERS // . COLON & RECTAL TUBES // . SPECULAE // . SOUNDS // .RECTAL & VAGINAL // NOZZLES // MANUFACTURED BY // THE // J.F. HARTZ COMPANY // LIMITED // TORONTO // MONTREAL & HALIFAX // PHYSICIANS AND HOSPITAL // SUPPLIES // NET WEIGHT 1040 GRAINS"; back face is illustrated with a double band of blue with two white hearts.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row C
Condition Remarks
The box has discoloured slightly with age; metal tube shows signs of use: tube is not full, and there are compression marks.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 151 (similar to item #2H-139A) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
The lubricant is sterilized, viscosity adjusted, water soluble, non-irritating and neutralized.
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Lubra-Septol sterile water soluble lubricant box

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995005064 a-c
Description
A metal tube of Lubra-Septol lubricant with crimped bottom and round top and original packaging of a blue, rectangular box; the lubricant tube has a black, round plastic cap; a small rectangular label is affixed to the lower left hand side.
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Accession Number
995005064 a-c
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Lubrication
Description
A metal tube of Lubra-Septol lubricant with crimped bottom and round top and original packaging of a blue, rectangular box; the lubricant tube has a black, round plastic cap; a small rectangular label is affixed to the lower left hand side.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
b - lubricant tube - Size: Length 14.1 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 0.7 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on reference publication date
Material
plastic: black
ink: blue; red
cardboard: blue
metal: silver; white; blue
Inscriptions
Printed on box face: "LUBRA- // SEPTOL [red ink] // HARTZ [blue ink] // A STERILE // WATER // SOLUBLE // (FAT FREE) // LUBRICANT // — // THE // J.F. HARTZ CO. // LIMITED // Trade Mark // PHYSICIANS' SUPPLIES // Toronto // Montreal // Halifax // Hamilton"; the box face is illustrated with two interlocking hearts (the Hartz Co. logo) and text is surrounded by a double border; printed on the right hand face in blue ink: "A STERILE LUBRICATING JELLY // Uniform and water-soluble. // Spreads quickly and evenly, facilitating the lubrication of catheters, colon and rectal tubes, speculae, sounds, rectal and vaginal nozzles."; printed in blue ink on the back face: "A // Practical // and // Economical // Lubricant. // — // Uniform // Greaseless // Emollient // — // Assists Following Medication // — // Net Weight // 1040 Grains // — // Control No. // 24311 [typed in blue] // Filled by // 19 26 [typed in black]"; all text is surrounded by a double border; printed on the left hand face of the box: "NON-GREASY, NON-CORROSIVE AND // NON-IRRITATING // Will not injure metal surgical instruments nor destroy // rubber or web catheters. // Does not stain hands or linen and is emollient to mucous membrane"; printed on a label affixed to same area: "NEW // FORMULA"; printed on top and bottom flap of box: "LUBRA- // SEPTOL (HARTZ)"; printed on top flap edge: "This Package and // Contents // Made in Canada"; printed on face of lubricant tube: "LUBRA- // SEPTOL // A // STERILE // WATER SOLUBLE // SURGICAL // LUBRICANT"; face is illustrated with a double band of blue and a crest on which is printed "TORONTO // HALIFAX // MONTREAL // THE // J.F. // HARTZ // CO. // LIMITED"; printed on the back face: "HARTZ LUBRA-SEPTOL IS // THE IDEAL LUBRICANT FOR: // . CATHETERS // . COLON & RECTAL TUBES // . SPECULAE // . SOUNDS // .RECTAL & VAGINAL // NOZZLES // MANUFACTURED BY // THE // J.F. HARTZ COMPANY // LIMITED // TORONTO // MONTREAL & HALIFAX // PHYSICIANS AND HOSPITAL // SUPPLIES // NET WEIGHT 1040 GRAINS"; back face is illustrated with a double band of blue with two white hearts.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row C
Condition Remarks
The box has discoloured slightly with age; metal tube shows signs of use: tube is not full, and there are compression marks.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 151 (similar to item #2H-139A) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
The lubricant is sterilized, viscosity adjusted, water soluble, non-irritating and neutralized.
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xylocaine ampoules

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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
995005098 a-m
Description
(a) A rectangular cardboard box with a folding top; holds (b-m); printed label has a ten-pointed star on it; (b) rectangular sheet of paper with instructional information on xylocaine; folded in 8 sections; (c) rectangular cardboard holder made of two stacked rectangular boxes (three horizontal lay…
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Accession Number
995005098 a-m
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Anesthetics, Local
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
(a) A rectangular cardboard box with a folding top; holds (b-m); printed label has a ten-pointed star on it; (b) rectangular sheet of paper with instructional information on xylocaine; folded in 8 sections; (c) rectangular cardboard holder made of two stacked rectangular boxes (three horizontal layers) and pierced with ten circular holes that fit the xylocaine ampoules (d-m); a fold of cardboard secures the ampoules in place; (d-m) cylindrical glass ampoule, half-filled with clear liquid; bottom is flat, while the top tapers to a long neck and rounded tip.
Number Of Parts
13
Part Names
a - box - Size - Length 9.9 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 7.1 cm
b - instruction sheet - Size - Length 21.1 cm x Width 17.3 cm
c - holder - Size - Length 9.2 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
d - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
e - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
f - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
g - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
h - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
i - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
j - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
k - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
l - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
m - ampoule - Size - Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Astra Pharmaceuticals (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Cooksville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Xylocaine discovered in 1943; widely accepted by the 1950s.
Material
cardboard: blue; off-white
paper: tan; blue
glass: clear
xylocaine: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Illegible handwriting on lid; printed on side: "10 Ampules 2 cc size // XYLOCAINE® // HCP 2% // (Lidocaine Hydrochloride // Injection, U.S.P.) // AN AQUEOUS SOLUTION // WITHOUT EPINEPHRINE // MADE IN [inside ten-pointed star: ASTRA] CANADA // ASTRA // PHARMACEUTICALS (CANADA) LTD // TORONTO 18 *CAN PATENT NO 503 645 ONTARIO"; printed on top, vertically, facing left: "CAUTION: To be used only by or // on prescription of physician or // dentist. // Consult accompanying circular for // dosage details and directions for // use. // LOT 303."; printed on top, vertically, facing right: "Each cc. contains: // Xylocaine Hydrochloride // (Lidocaine // Hydrochloride) [series of '–'] 0.02 Gm. // Sodium Chloride [series of '–'] 0.006 Gm. // Methylparaben [series of '–'] 0.001 Gm. // Water for injections [series of '–'] q.s. ad 1 cc"; (b) printed on sheet, front page: "XYLOCAINE® HYDROCHLORIDE // (brand of Lidocaine [filled-in five-pointed star] U.S.P.) // AN AQUEOUS SOLUTION FOR LOCAL ANESTHESIA // PACKING // [packaging information listed] // INDICATIONS // [instructions for use listed] // *Canadian Patent No. 503.645 MADE IN CANADA"; second page: "XYLOCAINE DOSAGES // [dosages listed]"; third page: "TOPICAL USE // [use listed] // MAXIMUM DOSE // [dosage information listed]"; back page: "TREATMENT OF OVERDOSAGE // [treatments listed] // NOTES [usage notes listed] // AUTOCLAVING // [procedures listed] // S 50M—1-65 // ASTRA // PHARMACEUTICALS (CANADA) LTD. // COOKSVILLE, ONTARIO"; (d-m): printed on ampoule: "2 cc // XYLOCAINE HCL 2% // (Lidocaine Brand) // PLAIN SOLUTION // ASTRA // TORONTO 18, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row A
Condition Remarks
(a) Liquid stain on top surface; corners worn; (b) instruction sheet heavily creased, slightly discoloured; (c) slightly stained; (d-m) in good condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Web site (online pharmaceutical database)
Research Facts
Used as a local anaesthetic; still in use today
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995005101
Description
Rectangular cardboard box, open at top, with adhesive labels on front and back; front paper label features text and insignia with two hearts; sides and bottom reinforced with customized packing paper tape, also with the two hearts trademark.
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Accession Number
995005101
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Lubrication
Physical Examination
Description
Rectangular cardboard box, open at top, with adhesive labels on front and back; front paper label features text and insignia with two hearts; sides and bottom reinforced with customized packing paper tape, also with the two hearts trademark.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Date based on catalogue
Material
paper: white; blue-grey; tan; red; dark blue
cardboard: light brown
Inscriptions
Front, printed label: "A // STERILE // WATER SOLUBLE // LUBRA // [two hearts] // SEPTOL // LUBRICATING // JELLY // MANUFACTURED BY // THE // J.F. HARTZ CO. // LIMITED // PHYSICIANS' SUPPLIES // TORONTO AND MONTREAL"; back: printed label, torn: "SEP [illeg.] // LUBRICA [illeg.] // JELLY"; printed label: "NEW FORMULA [typewritten] // THE J.F. HARTZ CO. LIMITED // Pharmaceutical Manufacturers // HALIFAX TORONTO MONTREAL"; sides and back: paper packing tape, printed (repeats): "MERCHANDISE // ONLY // This parcel may be // opened for Postal // Inspection if neces- // sary. // The J.F. HARTZ CO., Limited // [two hearts] // TRADE // MARK // SICK ROOM // SUPPLIES // [two hearts] // TRADE // MARK // TORONTO MONTREAL HALIFAX"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 14.7 cm x Width 10.6 cm x Depth 17.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Box in good shape, but prior forceful opening ripped top, tearing one label and leaving part of the box top missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 151 (similar to item #2H-139) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Box for 995.005.063 and .064, but found separately; when accessioned, it held 995.005.102-.105; box originally contained item #2H-139, however the box and the lubricant were not found together.
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Dates
1961
1980
circa 1961-1980
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
Accession Number
995005110 a-b
Description
Empty brown cylindrical glass bottle (a) with black metal screw cap (b); paper label covers circumference; embossed letters on base.
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Accession Number
995005110 a-b
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Psychiatry
MeSH Heading
Antidepressive Agents
MM= Drugs -- anti-depressant -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty brown cylindrical glass bottle (a) with black metal screw cap (b); paper label covers circumference; embossed letters on base.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Site Made (City)
Kirkland
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1961
1980
circa 1961-1980
Date Remarks
Expiry date; Merck Sharp & Dohme formed in 1961
Material
glass: brown
metal: black
paper: white
ink: black, green, red
Inscriptions
Printed on label, left side, vertical: "18821 // ANTIDEPRESSANT // Usual Adult Dosage: // For maintenance, 25 mg. two to four times a day. // Complete prescribing information available on request. // Keep container tightly closed. // Protect from light. // For Oral Use Only."; left side, horizontal: "MSD // 100
Ca3288 // DIN 016330 // Pr // TABLETS // 124 // ELAVIL* // AMITRIPTYLINE HYDROCHLORIDE // TABLETS, MDS Std. // 25 mg each // * Trademark // MERCK SHARP & DOHME // CANADA LIMITED KIRKLAND, QUE."; / LOT 2939 W // EX. DATE 10-80"; embossed on bottom of bottle: "18 // 20"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1
Dimension Notes
a - Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
b - Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor residue on top rim
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Web site
Research Facts
Amitriptyline, sold under the brand name Elavil among others, is a medicine used to treat a number of mental illnesses.
Elavil (amitriptyline) is a tricyclic antidepressant. Elavil affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression and is used to treat symptoms of depression.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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Fer-In-Sol bottle

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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995005111
Description
Open-topped glass cylinder with threaded neck and closed bottom; paper label covers seven-eighths of circumference.
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Accession Number
995005111
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Pediatrics
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- vitamins, health restorers, protectors
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Open-topped glass cylinder with threaded neck and closed bottom; paper label covers seven-eighths of circumference.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Mead Johnson
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
glass: amber
paper: off-white; light blue
Inscriptions
Printed paper label, left column: "USE AS DIRECTED BY // YOUR PHYSICIAN // Daily dose // Preventative: 0.3 to 0.6 cc. or as prescribed. // Therapeutic: 3 cc. (5 dropperfuls of 0.6 cc) or as prescribed. Divide into 3 doses between meals. // Give in water or fruit juice, preferably // between meals. // Each cc. contains 125 mg. ferous // sulphate, equivalent to 25 mg. ele- // mental iron. // Fer-In-Sol drops, like all // medicines, should be kept out // of reach of children. // W2467"; printed paper label, centre column: "3.5 CC. // DROPS // FER-IN-SOL // FERROUS SULPHATE SOLUTION // Mead Johnson"; printed paper label, right column: "ADMINISTRER SELON LED INDI- // CATIONS DE VOTRE MÉDICIN // Dose quotidienne // Préventive: 0.3 à 0.6 cc. ou tel que // prescrit. // Thérapeutique: 3 cc. (5 compte- // gouttes de 0.6 cc.) ou tel que prescrit. // Partagez la dose quotidienne en trois // portions données entre les repas. // Le Fer-In-Sol doit être administré // dans de l'eau ou du jus de fruits, de // préference entré les repas. // Chaque cc. contient 125 mg. de sul- // fate ferreux. l'équivalent de 25 mg. de fer élémentaire. // Comme pour tous les autres // médicaments, on ne doit pas // laisser les gouttes Fer-In-Sol // à la portée des enfants."; printed label, vertical writing: "(L) 130 A-A"; embossed on bottom of bottle: "12 // [symbol consisting of a blackened dot next to a diamond shape with a similar blackened dot inside]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Cap is missing; glass is in good condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Web site; CD #1
Research Facts
Iron supplement for infants, still in use today.
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pocket ampoule case

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Dates
1925
1964
1925-1964
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995006003 a-m
Description
A black leather case containing 11 ampoules; the case (a) is rectangular and seals shut with two snaps; inside the case are 12 slots for holding the ampoules; the slots are lined with purple velvet; the ampoules are of variable size and shape and contain stelazine (b), stelazine (c), digifoline (d)…
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Accession Number
995006003 a-m
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A black leather case containing 11 ampoules; the case (a) is rectangular and seals shut with two snaps; inside the case are 12 slots for holding the ampoules; the slots are lined with purple velvet; the ampoules are of variable size and shape and contain stelazine (b), stelazine (c), digifoline (d), ardmatic ammonias (wrapped in a net with cotton on both ends) (e), infundin (f), ergometrine (g), ergometrine (h), caffeine sodio-benzoate (i), camphor in oil (j), ergone (k), and pituitrin (l); there is also a sheet with information about some of the drugs (see attached photocopy (m).
Number Of Parts
13
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Width 6.7 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
b - stelazine - Size: Length 4.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
c - stelazine - Size: Length 4.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
d - digifoline - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
e - aromatic ammonia - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
f - infundin - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
g - ergometrine - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
h - ergometrine - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
i - caffeine sodio-benzoate - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Diam. 1.1 cm
j - camphor in oil - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
k - ergone - Size: Length 4.6 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
l - pituitrin - Size: Length 4.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
m - sheet - Size: Length 14.2 cm x Width 9.4 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Clifford. W. Bennett. It was given to him by Mahood Drug Co.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
1964
1925-1964
Date Remarks
Dr. Bennett practiced medicine from 1925 until 1964.
Material
leather: black
glass: clear, amber
paper: white
fabric: purple
Inscriptions
"C.W. BENNETT, M.D. // COMPLIMENTS OF MAHOOD DRUG CO." printed on the inside lid of the case; "Physician's Pocket Ampoule Case" printed on the top of the sheet; "Printed by Parke, Davis & Company, Walkerville, Ontario." printed on the bottom of the sheet
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the case
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Research Facts
Dr. Bennett graduated from Queen's Meds in 1921. He was a general practitioner in Kingston and practiced medicine at 197 Queen St; He practiced from 1925 until his death in 1964; he had a certificate in obstetrics.
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Stelazine antiemetic case

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Dates
1925
1964
1925-1964
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
995006004 a-f
Description
A reddish leatherette case (a) containing stelazine; the case is rectangular and seals with a single snap on the front; inside are clear plastic loops to hold the products inside and a pocket for holding paper; there are two sealed plastic cylinders each containing several blue pills and cotton (b,…
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Accession Number
995006004 a-f
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antiemetics
Nausea -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
Description
A reddish leatherette case (a) containing stelazine; the case is rectangular and seals with a single snap on the front; inside are clear plastic loops to hold the products inside and a pocket for holding paper; there are two sealed plastic cylinders each containing several blue pills and cotton (b,c); there is a sealed package containing two suppositories (d); there are also two sheets of paper, one with stelazine information (see attached photocopy) (e), and one with re-ordering information (f).
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Width 7.1 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
b - stelazine pill jar - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
c - stelazine pill jar - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
d - stelazine suppository package- Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 5.1 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
e - information sheet - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 11.5 cm
f - re-ordering sheet - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 6.2 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Clifford. W. Bennett.
Maker
Smith Kline & French
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
1964
1925-1964
Date Remarks
Dr. Bennett practiced medicine from 1925 until 1964.
Material
leatherette: reddish
plastic: clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
"for your bag // 'STELAZINE' // ANTIEMETIC CASE" printed on the front of the case; various information printed on the cards and packages inside
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the case
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Research Facts
Dr. Bennett graduated from Queen's Meds in 1921. He was a general practitioner in Kingston and practiced medicine at 197 Queen St; He practiced from 1925 until his death in 1964; he had a certificate in obstetrics; Stelazine is used to treat nausea and vomiting.
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ergoklonin bottle

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Dates
1925
1965
1925-1965
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995006007
Description
A corked ergoklonin bottle; the bottle is dark amber coloured and has a paper label; appears to be empty.
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Accession Number
995006007
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis
Hemorrhage -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- ecbolic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A corked ergoklonin bottle; the bottle is dark amber coloured and has a paper label; appears to be empty.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Clifford. W. Bennett.
Maker
John Wyeth & Brother Inc.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
1965
1925-1965
Date Remarks
Dr. Bennett practiced medicine from 1925 until 1964.
Material
glass: dark amber
paper: white, green
cork: brown
Inscriptions
"ERGOKLONIN // Wyeth // Liquor Ergotae Praeparatus // A standardized preparation // containing principally the // newly discovered, rapidly // acting water soluble oxytocic alkaloid of ergo [illeg.]" printed on the front of the bottle with "MADE IN CANADA // John Wyeth & Brother Inc. // Walkerville ONT" printed beneath
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.5 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
The paper label is severely deteriorated.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Bennett graduated from Queen's Meds in 1921. He was a general practitioner in Kingston and practiced medicine at 197 Queen St; He practiced from 1925 until his death in 1964; he had a certificate in obstetrics.
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Dates
1955
1965
1955-1965
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
995006008 a-c
Description
A bottle of unicaine HCl solution (local anaesthetic) in a box; the bottle (a) is clear with a firmly attached metal cap with a rubber center for the insertion of a needle; the bottle is about 1/5 of the way filled; there is a secondary removable metal cap (b) which fits over the rubber one; the bo…
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Accession Number
995006008 a-c
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Anesthesia, Local
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A bottle of unicaine HCl solution (local anaesthetic) in a box; the bottle (a) is clear with a firmly attached metal cap with a rubber center for the insertion of a needle; the bottle is about 1/5 of the way filled; there is a secondary removable metal cap (b) which fits over the rubber one; the bottle is stored in a cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle
b - cap
c - box
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Clifford. W. Bennett.
Maker
Novocol Chemical Mfg. Co. of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1955
1965
1955-1965
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
rubber: tan
cardboard: beige, pink
Inscriptions
"UNICAINE HCl // SOLUTION // 38 mg. per cc. with // SUPRANOL 1:60,000 // Novel // 30cc 30cc // LOCAL ANAESTHETIC // Each cc. contains: Unacaine HCl 0.038 gm. // Supranol 0.000017 gm. // Brand of Epinephrine // U.S.P. (Natural) // Sodium Bisulfite // 0.0015 gm. // Distilled water // q.s.ad. // Novocol Chemical // Mfg. Co. of Canada Ltd. // TORONTO 5, ONTARIO" printed on the box and bottle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 3 Row A
Dimension Notes
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 0.7 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
c - box - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some deterioration of the label and box.
Research Facts
Dr. Bennett graduated from Queen's Meds in 1921. He was a general practitioner in Kingston and practiced medicine at 197 Queen St. He practiced from 1925 until his death in 1964; he had a certificate in obstetrics.
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