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Hazeltine's Pocketbook Almanac 1882 [almanac]

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Dates
1881
1882
circa 1881-1882
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001781
Description
Very small pocket almanac from Hazeltine's; contains monthly calendar and ads for Piso's Cure; 18 double-sided pages.
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Accession Number
996001781
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Almanacs
Description
Very small pocket almanac from Hazeltine's; contains monthly calendar and ads for Piso's Cure; 18 double-sided pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
E. T. Hazeltine Co.
Site Made (City)
Warren
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1881
1882
circa 1881-1882
Date Remarks
Copyright date
Material
paper: yellow; blue; red; white; green
Inscriptions
"HAZELTINE'S // POCKETBOOK // ALMANAC // 1882 // FOURTH SERIES. // WARREN, PA.: // PUBLISHED BY // E. T. HAZELTINE."; back: "F. W. Fincher, // Pentwater, Mich. // Where may be found ..." etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.0 cm. x Width: 3.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; covers have come free and are fairly ripped and torn; inside, edges are a little dirty and worn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
See 996.001.479; "The Snake-Oil Syndrome" by A. Walker Bingham, p. 127, insert #49
Research Facts
See 996.001.479 (Piso); one of the most collectible of almanacs are the tiny "pocket editions", such as this one
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Green's Diary Almanac [advertising almanac]

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Dates
1885
1886
circa 1885-1886
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.4
Description
An original paper advertising almanac; 32 pages with front and back covers have decorative scenes; glued spine, images on several pages, image on front cover of Italinate-style residence listed as the laboratory and residence, image on back of a masted steam yacht; a small piece of metal wire is l…
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Accession Number
1978.14.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Almanacs
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
An original paper advertising almanac; 32 pages with front and back covers have decorative scenes; glued spine, images on several pages, image on front cover of Italinate-style residence listed as the laboratory and residence, image on back of a masted steam yacht; a small piece of metal wire is looped through a hole in the top left corner, advertisements for various products throughout.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
G. G. Green Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1886
circa 1885-1886
Date Remarks
Date published
Material
paper: tan
ink: black; green; pink; blue
Inscriptions
Back cover: “BOSCHEE’S GERMAN SYRUP, // GREEN’S AUGUST FLOWER, GREEN’S AGUE // CONQUEROR // MRS. C. H. SIMPSON // New market, Ont. // The Largest Sale of any Medicine in the World // DRUGS AND MEDICINCES, // TOILET SOAPS, PERFUMERY, // SHOULDER BRACES, TRUSSES, SPONGES // AND ALL KINGS OF // DRUGGISTS’ SUNDRIES // Usually kept in a First-Class Drug Store”; under image of steam yatcht: “Copied from a painting of Dr. G. G. Green’s Steam yatcht ‘G. G. Green Jr.’”; on inside cover image of Uncle Sam showing book to an animated cartoon globe “Uncle Sam Presenting the World with Green’s Diary Calandar.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 16.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Some wear along spine, some yellowing throughout, rust on metal wire and rust discolouration on surrounding paper.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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