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General Instructions for Infant Care [instructional pamphlet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15094
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
997032034
Description
Small cream paper cover and cream pages booklet used to provide general instructions for taking care of newly born children; pamphlet is one piece of paper that has been folded in on itself 3 times; 5 pages of content including the front cover.
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Accession Number
997032034
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Infant Care -- pamphlet
Pediatrics
Description
Small cream paper cover and cream pages booklet used to provide general instructions for taking care of newly born children; pamphlet is one piece of paper that has been folded in on itself 3 times; 5 pages of content including the front cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Material
paper: cream, yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS // FOR // INFANT CARE // The following information is intended to // serve as a guide in the care of the young // infant. Obviously, only general rules can // be given, for the details of the care of // the infant depend upon individual circum - // stances and require individual attention."; on the inside: "General Rules Regarding Feeding // Breast Feeding // Artificial Feeding // General Care"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
13.3 cm
Width
8.6 cm
Depth
0.02 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Black smudges on the front cover, particularly around the edges
Copy Type
original
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Ostogen [advertising ink blotter]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15095
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
997032035
Description
Rectangular advertising ink blotter from Charles E. Frosst & Co. for Ostogen; used and reverse shows numerous a variety of dots and scribbles in black and red ink.
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Accession Number
997032035
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs -- advertisements
Pregnancy
Description
Rectangular advertising ink blotter from Charles E. Frosst & Co. for Ostogen; used and reverse shows numerous a variety of dots and scribbles in black and red ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Material
paper: cream
ink: brown, orange
Inscriptions
"A Specific in PREGNANCY // to prevent // DENTAL CARIES // and to maintain // CALCIUM // BALANCE // OSTOGEN // VITAMIN D // in its most economical form // 15 c.c. and 6 c.c. BOTTLES // with precision dropper // DOSE // 2 to 6 drops daily // AD 255 20, 1-36 // Charles E. Frosst & Co. MONTREAL CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
9.6 cm
Width
17.9 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Some black ink smudging on the edges and corners; numerous black and red dots on the backside of the card
Copy Type
original
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commemorative postage stamps

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15031
Dates
2012
Collection
Dr. Jacalyn Duffin Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
017020009
Description
Four commemorative Canadian corner postage stamps of Canadian Tommy Douglas pasted at the top right corner of an 'First Day of Issue' envelope; envelope sealed; four identical stamps include photograph of Tommy Douglas in a black suit and wearing wire frame glasses; printed on top of the stamps ar…
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Accession Number
017020009
Collection
Dr. Jacalyn Duffin Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Archival
Physicians -- ephemera
Description
Four commemorative Canadian corner postage stamps of Canadian Tommy Douglas pasted at the top right corner of an 'First Day of Issue' envelope; envelope sealed; four identical stamps include photograph of Tommy Douglas in a black suit and wearing wire frame glasses; printed on top of the stamps are two black ink drawings of stethoscopes; below the earpieces of the stethoscopes and composing the tubes that connect the earpieces and the resonator is the date in which the stamps were issued; printed on the left side of the envelope itself is a picture of Tommy Doulgas, looking slightly older than he does on the stamp; in this picture he is standing at a podium giving a speech; behind him are cartoon drawings of people holding signs with the words "HUMANITY FIRST!"; on the back of the envelope is a small biography of Tommy Douglas and his accomplishments, including successfully pushing for the 1962 Medical Care Insurance Act; includes both English and French translation.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, MD, PhD, is a hematologist and historian who held the Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine at Queen's University from1988 to 2017.
Maker
The Lowe-Martin Group
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2012
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: white
ink: blue, black, grey, yellow
Inscriptions
On the front: "TOMMY DOUGLAS // The Birth of Medicare // Naissance de l'assurance - // maladie universelle // DAY OF ISSUE * JOUR D'EMISSION * 2012.06.29 * WEYBURN SK"; on the back: "Growing up poor in Winnipeg, in a family of // Scottish immigrants, Tommy Douglas's dedication // to universal healthcare was literally bred in the // bone when he risked losing a leg to an infection // and couldn't afford treatment."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 11 a
Length
11.3 cm
Width
19.0 cm
Depth
0.02 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Envelope slightly bent causing it to rise on the edges as opposed to lying flat
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
website
Reference Comments
https://www.vistastamps.com/itm/canada-stamp-2557-tommy-douglas-1905-1986-2012
https://www.canadapost.ca/web/en/blogs/announcements/details.page?article=2012/06/29/tommy_douglas_the_gr&cattype=announcements&cat=newsreleases
Research Facts
The first website below provides important information, including the name of the printer responsible for the stamps and its location.
"The leader of the first socialist government in North America, Tommy Douglas brought massive change to the province of Saskatchewan and led the way for many social reforms in the rest of Canada. Tommy Douglas is considered the Canadian "father of medicare." In 1947 Tommy Douglas introduced universal hospitalization in Saskatchewan and in 1959 announced a Medicare plan for Saskatchewan. Douglas died in 1986 and in 2004 CBC viewers voted him as “The Greatest Canadian.”"
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Dates
1958
Collection
Robert Chisnall Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
017027003
Description
Small cream coloured cheque receipt to Robert Chrisnall for $25.00 from Blue Cross Plan issued on April 28, 1958; the patient's name, the doctor's account name, contract number, and cheque number are printed in ink, but the doctor's signature and date of signature is hand written in blue ink.
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Accession Number
017027003
Collection
Robert Chisnall Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Accounts Payable and Receivable
Description
Small cream coloured cheque receipt to Robert Chrisnall for $25.00 from Blue Cross Plan issued on April 28, 1958; the patient's name, the doctor's account name, contract number, and cheque number are printed in ink, but the doctor's signature and date of signature is hand written in blue ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by the donor, Robert Chisnall.
Maker
Ontario Hospital Association
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1958
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: tan
ink: blue, red
Inscriptions
On the front: "ONTARIO HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION // BLUE CROSS PLAN FOR HOSPITAL CARE // TORONTO 7, ONT. // CHEQUE NO. // 06871 // PATIENT'S NAME // Robert Chrisnall // CONTRACT NO. // 91681905 // PATIENT: RETAIN THIS RECEIPT // TO BE USED WHEN REPORTING MEDICAL EXPENSES ON YOUR INCOME TAX RETURN // IN ACCOUNT WITH // Dr. T. F. Rutherford // 277 King Street East // KINGSTON, Ontario // RECEIVED $*25.00 // Dr. T F Rutherford // per km // DOCTOR'S SIGNATURE // DATE Apr 18/58 // THE AMOUNT INDICATED ABOVE IS BLUE CROSS // ALLOWANCE FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES. // BALANCE, IF ANY, IS PAYABLE DIRECTLY TO // DOCTOR BY PATIENT. // DOCTOR: PLEASE RECEIPT AND FORWARD TO PATIENT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 13 a
Length
9.0 cm
Width
19.0 cm
Depth
0.01 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Bottom-right corner minor bend; folded in half; slightly warped throughout
Copy Type
original
Images
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The Best Drug Store [advertisement]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15105
Dates
1910
Collection
Elaine McShane Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
018010001
Description
Square peach coloured paper advertisement for Best Drug Store; on reverse is written in pencil is the city and date in which the advertisement was produced.
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Accession Number
018010001
Collection
Elaine McShane Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs -- advertisements
Description
Square peach coloured paper advertisement for Best Drug Store; on reverse is written in pencil is the city and date in which the advertisement was produced.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Elaine McShane.
Maker
Best Drug Store
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: peach, cream, brown
ink: black, grey
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
On the front: ""Best" By Test // "Best" By Name // "Best" By Reputation // The "Best" Drug Store // L. T. BEST, CHEMIST // 'Phone 59 124 Princess Street // DRUGS, OPTICAL GOODS, KODACS, // QUALITY CHOCOLATES, ETC.// 85"; on the back: "KINGSTON, ONT // 1910"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
13.5 cm
Width
14.5 cm
Depth
0.02 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Slightly rough on the edge of the right side; a small scratch at the center of the left side
Copy Type
original
Images
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Scott's Emulsion [advertising ink blotter]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15106
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Elaine McShane Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
018010002
Description
Narrow blue rectangular paper ink blotter advertisement for Scott's Emulsion wiht black ink; reverse shows blurred backward hand lettering from using the blotter on hand written letter.
  1 image  
Accession Number
018010002
Collection
Elaine McShane Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs -- advertisements
Description
Narrow blue rectangular paper ink blotter advertisement for Scott's Emulsion wiht black ink; reverse shows blurred backward hand lettering from using the blotter on hand written letter.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Elaine McShane.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
paper: blue, grey
ink: black, grey
Inscriptions
On the front: "It's One Thing to Smother a Cold // But Another to Remove the Cause // When you realize that a cold simply indicates a weakened // system, that your cold would not exist if your health were good, // then you know why drug- laden pills, alcoholic syrups or strength - // depressing stimulants only smother a cold, but leave the cause. // To Stop a Cold and Remove the Cause // SCOTT'S EMULSION // Should Always Be Used // It promptly enriches the blood, strengthens the throat, fortifies // the lungs and upbuilds the forces to prevent sickness. // There is nothing better than Scott's. Try it."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
8.2 cm
Width
15.4 cm
Depth
0.02 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Front is faded and is lighter than reverse; text slightly faded; bottom-right corner is a little bent
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
website
Reference Comments
http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_1352148
Research Facts
The website below shows that Scott's Emulsion is made by a company called Eno-Scott & Bowne and that they were based in New Jersey.
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Typhpoid Fever [quarantine notice]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15107
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
Elaine McShane Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
018010003
Description
Large pink rectangular paper quarantine notice for typhoid fever printed on heavy card stock.
  1 image  
Accession Number
018010003
Collection
Elaine McShane Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Quarantine
Description
Large pink rectangular paper quarantine notice for typhoid fever printed on heavy card stock.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Elaine McShane.
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Material
paper: pink, orange
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "TYPHOID FEVER // Any person who removes this card, or in any // way violates the law under which this card is // posted up, shall for every offence incur a // penalty of not more than $20.00"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
17.2 cm
Width
27.2 cm
Depth
0.02 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Front faded; bottom-left corner is bent and slightly ripped
Copy Type
original
Images
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Whooping Cough [quarantine notice]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15108
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Elaine McShane Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
018010004
Description
Large orange rectangular paper quarantine notice for whooping cough printed on heavy card stock..
  1 image  
Accession Number
018010004
Collection
Elaine McShane Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Quarantine
Description
Large orange rectangular paper quarantine notice for whooping cough printed on heavy card stock..
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Elaine McShane.
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
paper: orange
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "QUARANTINE // WHOOPING COUGH // Anyone removing this card without permission of the // Board of Health is liable to a fine of $20.00. // By order of // THE BOARD OF HEALTH"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
17.7 cm
Width
27.7 cm
Depth
0.02 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Front slightly faded
Copy Type
original
Images
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Measles [quarantine notice]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15109
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Elaine McShane Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
018010005
Description
Large brown rectangular paper quarantine notice for measles printed on heavy card stock; bottom of the card is the name and credentials of the Medical Officer of Health, who holds authority over the removal of the card.
  1 image  
Accession Number
018010005
Collection
Elaine McShane Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Quarantine
Measles -- prevention & control
Description
Large brown rectangular paper quarantine notice for measles printed on heavy card stock; bottom of the card is the name and credentials of the Medical Officer of Health, who holds authority over the removal of the card.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Elaine McShane.
Maker
M. M. Fisher, M.B.
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
paper: brown, red
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "MEASLES // Exists In This House // This Card must not be removed except by // permission from the Medical Officer of Health, // under penalty of not less than $5.00 nor more // than $500.00. // M. M. FISHER, M. B., // Medical Officer of Health"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
23.5 cm
Width
31.0 cm
Depth
0.02 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Front is faded; a few tears on the left side of the card, between 3 and 10 cm long; there is also some cracking at the top of the card
Copy Type
original
Images
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commemorative bookmark

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15136
Dates
1971
circa 1971
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
010042014
Description
Rectangular commemorative bookmark with a forked end printed in blue ink on reverse side of decorative vinyl fabric; front design contains the Ontario trillium logo printed in the top left corner in a box, and below that the year 1886 printed on a diagonal going across the bookmark from the left up…
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Accession Number
010042014
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Hospitals -- ephemera
Hospitals -- history
Hospitals, Psychiatric -- history
Hospitals, Psychiatric
Description
Rectangular commemorative bookmark with a forked end printed in blue ink on reverse side of decorative vinyl fabric; front design contains the Ontario trillium logo printed in the top left corner in a box, and below that the year 1886 printed on a diagonal going across the bookmark from the left up towards the top right enclosed in a ribbon design; below that is a printed circle with the words "Ontario Hospital Kingston" printed inside it along the edges of the circle in capital letters; middle of the circle contains Ontario's crest with a cross at the top and the three maple leaves near its bottom; below the circle is printed the year 1971 in the same style as 1886; bottom right corner of the bookmark, in one side of the fork, are printed the letters "KPH" in a ribbon design.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by donor’s great aunt, Connie Cox (20 Aug 1939- 5 June 2010), while working at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital for over 35 years. Ontario Hospital Kingston Nursing School, Grad 1962.
Dates
1971
circa 1971
Date Remarks
Date printed on item
Material
fabric: cream, gold
ink: white, blue
Inscriptions
On front: "1886 // ONTARIO HOSPITAL // KINGSTON // 1971 // KPH"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Length
21.3 cm
Width
6.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor cracking and fading in ink
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
http://www.asylumprojects.org/index.php/Kingston_Psychiatric_Hospital
Research Facts
Ontario Hospital Kingston gained this name in 1920; before it was Rockwood Hospital. In 1965 the name changed again to Kingston Psychiatric Hospital (what the "KPH" stands for on the bookmark). Since 2001, it has become part of the Providence Care Centre.
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