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animal vaccine injector kit

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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Vaccination
Accession Number
000001275 a-g
Description
Kit consists of (a) a cardboard box and (b) its lid, (c) the injector syringe: a metal barrel with a needle tip; inside the barrel is a spring-loaded plunger to push the pellet through the needle; spring is coiled and sprung by means of a metal knob on the side of the barrel that moves through a ho…
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Accession Number
000001275 a-g
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccines
Veterinary Drugs
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Vaccination
MM= Drugs -- vaccines -- container
MM= Injections -- accessories
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Kit consists of (a) a cardboard box and (b) its lid, (c) the injector syringe: a metal barrel with a needle tip; inside the barrel is a spring-loaded plunger to push the pellet through the needle; spring is coiled and sprung by means of a metal knob on the side of the barrel that moves through a hole cut in the barrel for that purpose; (d) a metal tube that serves as a cap for the needle, (e) a cylindrical plastic vial, stopped with a cork and wrapped in a paper label with one pellet inside, (f) a paper notice, and (g) an instruction leaflet; box is lined with crumpled tissue paper that has not been given an accession number.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - box bottom - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.3 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
c - syringe - Size: Length 14.8 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
d - cap - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
f - notice - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Width 4.1 cm
g - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 17.3 cm x Width 10.6 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cork: brown
paper: white; beige; black; blue
metal: silver
cardboard: brown; grey
plastic: translucent yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Bottom: "MADE IN U.S.A. [stamped]"; (b) left side: "Animal Vaccine // INJECTOR // Syringe No. 17 // C779206 [stamped] // PARKE DAVIS & CO [engraved]"; (e) "BLACKLEG VACCINE // SINGLE Dose: 1 Oid. // Use // before June 1935 // C691502 // PARKE, DAVIS & Co."; (f) "NOTICE // When the syringe was packed it was examined and // found to be in perfect order, and should reach you // in that condition. We cannot, therefore, hold our- // selves resposible for any injury which may occur // to the instrument after its receipt. We do not // accept any syringe for credit or exchange after it // has been used. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., Ltd."; (g) "How to Use the Animal // Vaccine Injector // [text follows] // TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF INFECTION // [text follws] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row D
Condition Remarks
Water mark on box bottom and bottom edge of box top; corners of box top scuffed, dented; no corrosion on syringe or cap; paper label on vial yellowing; vial lip broken, with a piece missing; cork still fits securely; paper leaflets are yellowed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Baunscheidt's Lebenswecker (scarifier)

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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Treatment, General
Vaccination
Accession Number
1930.5.1 a-d
Description
Wooden scarifier consisting of (a) the main shaft, (b) scarifier with spring body and 29 sharp prongs, (c) a wooden cap, and (d) a barrel-shaped wooden midsection.
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Accession Number
1930.5.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Treatment, General
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Irritants
Vaccination
Description
Wooden scarifier consisting of (a) the main shaft, (b) scarifier with spring body and 29 sharp prongs, (c) a wooden cap, and (d) a barrel-shaped wooden midsection.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - main shaft - Size: Length 16.8 cm
b - scarifier - Size: Length 23.0 cm
c - cap - Size: Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
d - scarifier - Size: Length 3.8 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Col. McAlpine; owned and used by Dr. John McAlpine, who practised at Lindsay 1880-1925.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
wood: dark brown
metal: dark golden brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Temporary Location
On loan to Brooklyn Historical Society, NY, for exhibit on Health and Disease in Brooklyn L-2019-2 22 March 2019 - 31 Dec 2022.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
This device was used with an irritating oil as a counter-irritant for vaccinations.
Exhibit History
On loan to Museum of Health Care Education Department for Seniors’ Learning Program 22 Aug 2016.
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vaccination certificate

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Dates
1902
circa 1902
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Vaccination
Classification
Archival, Publications
Vaccination
Accession Number
1991.16.1
Description
A handwritten vaccination certificate, black ink on printed letterhead stationery, with envelope, signed by L. Hamilton Evans.
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Accession Number
1991.16.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Vaccination
Classification
Archival, Publications
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination
Immunization
Description
A handwritten vaccination certificate, black ink on printed letterhead stationery, with envelope, signed by L. Hamilton Evans.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
L. Hamilton Evans
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1902
circa 1902
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Signature on certificate: "L. Hamilton Evans"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 13
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm x Width 13.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Edges torn; paper folded in three sections.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Certificate was handwritten instead of typed.
Exhibit History
On loan for exhibit "Smallpox and Rev. John Clinch," Trinity Historical Society Inc., Newfoundland, 21 May 2014.
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glycerated vaccine virus

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Dates
1935
1939
circa 1935-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Vaccination
Accession Number
1997.3.2 a-b
Description
Empty rectangular cream cardboard box.
Accession Number
1997.3.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination
Smallpox Virus
Immunization
Public Health
Description
Empty rectangular cream cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Penny Ecclestone; belonged to her father, Dr. Leland W. C. Sturgeon (1905-78).
Maker
Connaught Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1935
1939
circa 1935-1939
Material
cardboard: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
On box: “2 TUBES // VACCINE VIRUS, GLYCERINATED // Canadian // Licence // No. 3 // Connaught Laboratories, University of Toronto // NOT TO BE SOLD // Distributed FREE by the Department of Health, Ontario //KEEP IN REFRIGERATOR // If kept in a temperature below 5’C (41’F), this vaccine will retains its // potency until AUG 27 1939 Lot 380-2”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row A Box 2
Length
9.0 cm
Width
1.2 cm
Depth
1.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
Dr. Sturgeon graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine in 1930; he was in private practice from 1931 to 1940, at which time he joined the RCAF as a medical officer; in 1945, he went into Public Health in Welland, Ont., where he was Medical Officer of Health until his retirement in 1973.
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commemorative postage stamps

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Dates
2005
Collection
Paul Robertson Collection
Category
Ephemera
Vaccination
Classification
Ephemera
Vaccination
Accession Number
005025001
Description
A sheet of 16 fifty-cent stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of polio vaccinations in Canada; stamps depict colorful silhouettes of six children playing with a pair of leg braces left behind; there are various other symbols on the borders of the sheet including information, syringes, and what…
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Accession Number
005025001
Collection
Paul Robertson Collection
Category
Ephemera
Vaccination
Classification
Ephemera
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Poliomyelitis -- ephemera
Vaccination
Vaccination -- ephemera
Philately -- ephemera
Description
A sheet of 16 fifty-cent stamps commemorating the 50th anniversary of polio vaccinations in Canada; stamps depict colorful silhouettes of six children playing with a pair of leg braces left behind; there are various other symbols on the borders of the sheet including information, syringes, and what looks like a polio germ.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Paul Robertson purchased this sheet of stamps from the Deseronto Ontario post office on the release date, September 2, 2005.
Maker
Canadian Post Office & Polio Canada
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2005
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: white, purple, green, orange, pink, blue, black
Inscriptions
"ISSUED TO COMMEMORATE THE 50TH // ANNIVERSARY OF CANADA'S PROGRAM // OF UNIVERSAL POLIO VACCINATION." printed on the upper left corner of the sheet (repeated in French) "1955" and "2005" printed at the top of the sheet "Mass polio vaccination in Canada - 1955" printed on each stamp (repeated in French) "Canadian Bank Note // Design / Conception: Debbie Adams // Illustration: Debbie Adams" printed at the bottom of the sheet "Photos: Andrew Leyerle: // (c) J.-Y. Sgro, University of Wisconsin. // http://virology.wisc.edu/virusworld" printed on the bottom of the sheet
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #3
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Length
23.2 cm
Width
18.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Canada Post - Collecting"; "Ontario March of Dimes"
Research Facts
Commemorates the 50th anniversary of mass polio vaccinations in Canada; stamps are valued at 50 cents each.
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