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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001803
Description
Paper envelope from Blacking & Mercantile Co., Ltd. to Messrs. J. & W. Jean; front: handwritten address; facsimile on the left of Mathieu's Syrup of Tar; red 2c Canadian stamp; back: red lithograph of their building; opened at top
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Accession Number
996001803
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Correspondence, ephemera
Cod Liver Oil -- advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
Description
Paper envelope from Blacking & Mercantile Co., Ltd. to Messrs. J. & W. Jean; front: handwritten
address; facsimile on the left of Mathieu's Syrup of Tar; red 2c Canadian stamp; back: red lithograph
of their building; opened at top
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
Blacking & Mercantile Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Amherst
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Postmarked Nov. 2, 1910
Material
paper: black; red; blue
Inscriptions
"Messrs. J. & W. Jean, // Arichat, // C.B. [ie, Cape Breton] // BLACKING & MERCANTILE CO., Ltd.
// Canadian Proprietors: U.N.O Blacking and E. & B. Non-Corrosive Inks // Maritime Agents: MATHIEU'S
SYRUP OF TAR and COD LIVER [OIL] // Selling Agents: Maritime Handling Co. // SUCCESSORS TO
// FILLMORE ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; a lot of mathematical doodling, especially on the back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.796; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.796
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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1972
circa 1972
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001892
Description
First day cover commemorating Osteopathic Medicine; folder with stamp on outside opens to show photo of Dr. Still (verso) and photo of Dr. Still's handwriting on "prostatitis" (vecto).
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Accession Number
996001892
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Numismatics -- ephemera
Osteopathic Medicine
Physicians -- portraits
Description
First day cover commemorating Osteopathic Medicine; folder with stamp on outside opens to show photo of Dr. Still (verso) and photo of Dr. Still's handwriting on "prostatitis" (vecto).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Geigy Pharmaceuticals
Site Made (City)
Ardsley
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1972
circa 1972
Date Remarks
First day of issue Oct. 9 1972
Material
medium card: ivory; black; yellow; brown; maroon; orange; grey; white
Inscriptions
Front reads: "Geigy Pharmaceuticals // October // 9th // 1972 // Ardsley, New York 10502 // First Day of Issue"; on back is a transcription of Dr. Still's notes on the inside which describe his philosophy of osteopathy
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 25.2 cm. x Width: 20.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bends in all corners except top left; back shows discoloured spots from cellophane tape
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Webster's Dictionary
Research Facts
Osteopathy: "a form of medical treatment purporting to cure ... diseases primarily by manipulation of the joints of the body ... based on the assumption that disease is primarily due to skeletal deformation and its effects on nerves, blood vessels etc."; Andrew Taylor Still (1828-1917) was a U.S. physician who founded the first American School of Osteopathy at Kirksville, Mo. in 1892
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