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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000001445 a-c
Description
A cylindrical brown glass vial (b) sealed with a metal cap moulded over vial lip and neck, in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (c); vial has a paper label around circumference and is full of fluid; box has a round, fluorescent orange sticker on the back and a square white sticker on the bot…
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Accession Number
000001445 a-c
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Adrenal Cortex Diseases
MM= Drugs -- hormones -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A cylindrical brown glass vial (b) sealed with a metal cap moulded over vial lip and neck, in a cardboard box (a) with a paper leaflet (c); vial has a paper label around circumference and is full of fluid; box has a round, fluorescent orange sticker on the back and a square white sticker on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box
b - vial
c - leaflet
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
glass: brown
metal: silver
paper: cream; red; black; orange; white
ink: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "10 CC. S-V No. 20 // STERI-VIAL // ESCHATIN // REGISTERED TRADEMARK // SUPRARENAL // CORTEX EXTRACT // Each 1 cc. contains // 50 dog units. // Contains // 0.5% Phenol // STOCK No. 35-20-1 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO"; right side: "A standardized Extract of the edrenal // cortex hormone. // "Steri-Vial" designates certain sterile multiple dose // packages supplied by Parke, Davis & Company. // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE, // PREFERABLY IN A REFRIGERATOR"; back: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // LABORATORIES // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // BRANCHES // MONTREAL TORONTO WINNIPEG"; left side: "The word Eschatin (derived from the // Greek meaning // "cortex") designates the cortical hor- // mone as manufactured by Parke, Davis & Co."; top: "10 CC. // STERI-VIAL // ESCHATIN"; bottom: "J W"; (b) front: "10 CC. S-C No. 20 // STERI-VIAL // ESCHATIN // REGISTERED TRADEMARK // SUPRARENAL // CORTEX EXTRACT // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // L C 308 A"; back: "A standardized extract of the // adrenal cortex hormone. // each cc. contains 50 dog units. // Contains 0.5% Phenol // KEEP IN A COOL PLACE, PREFER- // ABLY IN A REFRIGERATOR."; bottom: "T.C.W. CO. // 7 // U.S.A."; (c) To the Medical Profession // ESCHATIN // THERAPEUTIC APPLICATION // [text follows] // DOSAGE // [text follows] // GENERAL DISCUSSION // [text follows] // PHARMACOLOGY // [text follows] // PACKAGES //[text follows] // BIBLIOGRAPHY // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY, LTD. // WALKERVILLE, ONTARIO // W. L. Rev. 3–48"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row F
Dimension Notes
a - box - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
b - vial - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
c - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 15.1 cm x Width 10.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, dented, scuffed, and dirty; top flap has been torn and repaired with tape; no apparent problems with vial; leaflet yellowed with some dirt at top.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
artefact
Reference Comments
leaflet with artefact
Research Facts
Extract of the adrenal cortex; treats Addison's disease, shock, infectious disease, febrile disease, toxemia of pregnancy, and asthenia.
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instructional note pad

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Dates
1950
1969
circa 1950-1969
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Administrative
Business
Dental
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Administrative
Business
Dental
Ephemera
Accession Number
010020059
Description
Instructional note pad for dental patients; 23 rectangular white pages printed with black ink held together by a strip of clear glue at top; front of sheets has box to fill in patient's next appointment in English and French; back of sheets offers instructions for post tooth extraction care in Engl…
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Accession Number
010020059
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Administrative
Business
Dental
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Administrative
Business
Dental
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Dental Offices -- ephemera
Patient Care Planning -- ephemera
After Care -- ephemera
Dentistry -- ephemera
Description
Instructional note pad for dental patients; 23 rectangular white pages printed with black ink held together by a strip of clear glue at top; front of sheets has box to fill in patient's next appointment in English and French; back of sheets offers instructions for post tooth extraction care in English and French; white cardstock at back of pad features company address, place for stamp and mailer's address to order more pads
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Poloris Division, Block Drug Company (Canada) Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1969
circa 1950-1969
Date Remarks
Based on postal code
Material
paper: white
ink: black
glue: clear
Inscriptions
Printed on front of sheets: "YOUR NEXT APPOINTMENT // VOTRE PROCHAIN // RENDEZ-VOUS // MONDAY/LUNDI // TUESDAY/MARDI // WEDNESDAY/MERCREDI // THURSDAY/JEUDI // FRIDAY/VENDREDI // SATURDAY/SAMEDI // Please notify if unable // to keep appointment. // Veuillez prevenir si vous ne // pouvez venir au rendez-vous // PRINTED IN CANADA PXC/B // INSTRUCTIONS // FOR // POST EXTRACTION // CARE // CONSEILS // A SUIVRE // APRES UNE // EXTRACTION"; printed on cardstock: "FROM/DU // Dr // Street/Rue // City/Ville Prov. // (PRINT YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS CLEARLY) // ECRIVEZ VOS NOM ET ADDRESSE EN LETTRES MOULEES // PLACE // STAMP // HERE // 6 c // COLLEZ // UN TIMBRE // A ICI // TO/A // POLORIS DIVISION // BLOCK DRUG COMPANY (CANADA) LTD. // 36 NORTHLINE RD. // TORONTO 16, ONT. // Additional supplies of Instructions for Post Extraction Care will be mailed on request // Des exemplaires supplementaires de Conseils a Suivir apres un extraction seront envoyes sur demande"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 20
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm x Width 10.1 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Top piece of paper is yellowed; cardstock is worn, bent in middle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
"Postal Zones Going to Three Digits", Globe and Mail, Sept. 25th, 1968, p. 1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008
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