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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1984.6.21
Description
A square white paper envelope with a smaller, square white label pasted on.
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Accession Number
1984.6.21
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Description
A square white paper envelope with a smaller, square white label pasted on.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. E. Stieb, University of Toronto Faculty of Pharmacy.
Maker
University of Toronto Pharmaceutical Laboratory
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
On paper label: "UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO // PHARMACEUTICAL LABORATORY // White Beeswax // 100% Pure"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row A
Copy Type
Original
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diphtheria culture outfit

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1985.11.1 a-b
Description
A yellow cardboard box containing a glass test tube plugged with cotton and labelled "Diphtheria"; test tube has a residue of the serum that was used for the swabs; tube containing swabs is missing; included is an instruction sheet for taking cultures of the nose and throat;
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Accession Number
1985.11.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Serodiagnosis
Diphtheria
Public Health
Description
A yellow cardboard box containing a glass test tube plugged with cotton and labelled "Diphtheria"; test tube has a residue of the serum that was used for the swabs; tube containing swabs is missing; included is an instruction sheet for taking cultures of the nose and throat;
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
box - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
test tube - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Miss K. Armitage.
Maker
Laboratories, Dept. of Public Health
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
cardboard: yellow
glass: clear
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Label on test tube has "Diphtheria"; on instruction sheet: "DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH // CITY HALL, TORONTO // DIPHTHERIA DIAGNOSIS // Directions for Making Cultures"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row E
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
H. Chalmers Cruikshank was Director of Laboratories, Dept. of Public Health, Toronto, at the time this kit was issued.
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1985.13.1
Description
A cylindrical amber glass bottle, medium neck ending in a thick lip; 1/4 full, corked, labelled; 4-oz capacity.
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Accession Number
1985.13.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical amber glass bottle, medium neck ending in a thick lip; 1/4 full, corked, labelled; 4-oz capacity.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. L.F. Koyl.
Maker
W. J. Bush & Co. (supplier)
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: amber
paper: yellow
ink: black; red
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Label has, "OIL SASSAFRAS // NATURAL"; on reverse, label reads: "Put up expressly for the Drug Trading Company Limited Toronto".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 4 ROw C
Length
11.8 cm
Width
4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: bottle in good condition; appears to be residue on the interior surface; adhesive liquid (?) on rim and lower body of bottle; label is dirty and stained overall; upper right-hand and left-hand corners are ripped; printing on right-hand side of label is smudged; there is a rip in the middle of the label; on back label, there is a small rip in the upper left-hand corner, and another rip on the right-hand side; discoloured.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Dr. L. F. Koyl; see also 1968.1.4 and 1980.18.5
Research Facts
Donor bought this from a Toronto pharmacy in 1945, but it dates from an earlier period; used as a flavouring in drugs to disguise horrible tastes, with its flavour of root beer; it has now been removed from the Pharmacopaeia because it is a known carcinogen.
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crystalline potassium penicillin G vials

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003018 a-k
Description
Vials and box consisting of (a) white cardboard box containing (b-k) 10 identical vials of crystalline potassium penicillin G which originally contained 200,000 international units; the medicine in the vials is in an orange-yellow crystalline form and is solidified on the bottom of the vials; the v…
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Accession Number
995003018 a-k
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Bacterial Infections -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Vials and box consisting of (a) white cardboard box containing (b-k) 10 identical vials of crystalline potassium penicillin G which originally contained 200,000 international units; the medicine in the vials is in an orange-yellow crystalline form and is solidified on the bottom of the vials; the vial is a glass container with a rubber and metal lid and a paper label on the front.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - vial box - Size: Length 18.0 cm. x Width 7.5 cm. x Depth 6.8 cm.
b-k - vials x 10 - Size: Length 6.2 cm. x Width 3.3 cm.
Maker
Connaught Medical Research Labs, U of T
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Material
cardboard: white
metal: silver
glass: clear
rubber: pink
Inscriptions
Label on box top reads: "Crystalline Potassium Penicillin G 10 Vials Each Vial contains 200,000 international units. No refrigeration required. May be stored at room temperature Connaught Medical Research Laboratories University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Canadian Licence No. 3"; each vial label reads: "Crystalline Potassium Penicillin G 200,000 international units 1435 int. units per mg. Lot 11394 Expiration Date June 9, 1952 Connaught Medical Research Laboratories"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row A
Condition Remarks
Box and 10 vials were very dirty and dusty (especially the box); the penicillin in the vials is in the form of light orange-yellow crystals at the bottom of the vial; these crystals have clumped and solidified at the bottom of the vial; all of the seals on the vials as well as the bottles and labels themselves are intact.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
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crystalline potassium penicillin G vials

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1797
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003019 a-i
Description
Vials and box consisting of (a) white cardboard box containing (b-i) 8 identical vials of crystalline potassium penicillin G which originally contained 200,000 international units; the medicine in the vials is in an orange-yellow crystalline form and is solidified on the bottom of the vials; the vi…
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Accession Number
995003019 a-i
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Bacterial Infections -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
Description
Vials and box consisting of (a) white cardboard box containing (b-i) 8 identical vials of crystalline potassium penicillin G which originally contained 200,000 international units; the medicine in the vials is in an orange-yellow crystalline form and is solidified on the bottom of the vials; the vial is a glass container with a rubber and metal lid and a paper label on the front.
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - vial box - Size: Length 18.0 cm. x Width 7.5 cm. x Depth 6.8 cm.
b-i - vials x 8 - Size: Length 6.4 cm. x Width 3.2 cm.
Maker
Connaught Medical Research Labs, U of T
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Material
cardboard: white
metal: silver
glass: clear
rubber: pink
Inscriptions
Label on box top reads: "Crystalline Potassium Penicillin G 10 Vials Each Vial contains 200,000 international units. No refrigeration required. May be stored at room temperature Connaught Medical Research Laboratories University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Canadian Licence No. 3"; each vial label reads: "Crystalline Potassium Penicillin G 200,000 international units 1435 int. units per mg. Lot 11551 Expiration Date Apr. 9, 1952"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row A
Condition Remarks
Box and 8 vials were very dirty and dusty (especially the box); the penicillin in the vials is in the form of light orange-yellow crystals at the bottom of the vial; these crystals have clumped and solidified at the bottom of the vial; all of the seals on the vials as well as the bottles and labels themselves are intact; two vials are missing (box intended to hold 10 vials).
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Images
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Dates
1954
circa 1954
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003038
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal and rubber top; contains Penicillin G Procaine in oil
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Accession Number
995003038
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Bacterial Infections -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal and rubber top; contains Penicillin G Procaine in oil
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Connaught Medical Research Labs
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Material
glass: clear
medicine: beige
metal: silver
rubber: green
Inscriptions
Label on vial reads: "Connaught Penicillin G Procaine in Oil Crystalline (with Aluminum
Monostearate 2%) 3,000,000 International Units 10 cc No Refrigeration Required. For
Laboratory Use Only. Shake Well Lot 81-1 Expiration Date Jan. 17 '54 Connaught Medical
Research Laboratory. University of Toronto Toronto, Canada"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.0 cm. x Width: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
The vial was very dirty and dusty; vial is intact with the top completely sealed; the label
on the front has been stained and damaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw; CD #1
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Novarsan ampoules

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003039 a-k
Description
Box containing 10 ampoules of Novarsan consisting of (a) a one-piece cardboard box which contains (b-k) 10 boxed ampoules of Novarsan; each sealed box has a printed instruction sheet and a glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of Novarsan.
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Accession Number
995003039 a-k
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Box containing 10 ampoules of Novarsan consisting of (a) a one-piece cardboard box which contains (b-k) 10 boxed ampoules of Novarsan; each sealed box has a printed instruction sheet and a glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of Novarsan.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 12.2 cm. x Width 8.0 cm. x Depth 5.0 cm.
b-k - boxed ampoules x 10 - Size: Length 7.8 cm. x Width 2.3 cm. x Depth 2.3 cm.
Maker
Synthetic Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Material
glass: clear
medicine: yellow
cardboard: blue; beige
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Label on vial reads: "Novarsan Brand Neoarsphenamine 10 Ampoules Batch no. 45 For Physicians use only Poison The Novarsan in this package has been biologically tested under arrangements approved by the Canadian Government and the British Ministry of Health. Manufacturers Synthetic Drug Company, Limited Toronto Canada"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row B
Condition Remarks
The outer box and 10 inner boxes containing the ampoules were very dirty and dusty; the outer box shows signs of browning (acidity)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
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neoarsphenamine ampoule

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003040 a-c
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
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Accession Number
995003040 a-c
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.7 cm. x Width 2.3 cm. x Depth 2.3 cm.
b - written instructions - Size: Length 22.4 cm. x Width 14.3 cm.
c - ampoule - Size: Length 6.7 cm. x Width 1.6 cm.
Maker
Synthetic Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Material
glass: clear
medicine: yellow
cardboard: blue; white
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Box reads: "Novarsan Brand Neoarsphenamine 0.6 gram. F892 Batch No."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box and contents were very dirty and dusty; right end of box has a tear in the cardboard and the seal is broken; instruction sheet is brownish in colour (likely is acidic)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
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neoarsphenamine ampoule

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003041 a-c
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
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Accession Number
995003041 a-c
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.7 cm. x Width 2.3 cm. x Depth 2.3 cm.
b - written instructions - Size: Length 22.4 cm. x Width 14.3 cm.
c - ampoule - Size: Length 6.7 cm. x Width 1.6 cm.
Maker
Synthetic Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Material
glass: clear
medicine: yellow
cardboard: blue; white
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Box reads: "Novarsan Brand Neoarsphenamine 0.6 gram. F892 Batch No."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box and contents were very dirty and dusty; the paper seal on the box is broken; the instruction sheet is brownish in colour (likely is acidic)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
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neoarsphenamine ampoule box

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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
995003042 a-c
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
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Accession Number
995003042 a-c
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Box with Neoarsphenamine consisting of (a) a cardboard box which is rectangular and opens at both ends; (b) written instructions on the use of the medication; (c) a sealed glass ampoule containing the yellow powdered form of the medication Neoarsphenamine.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.7 cm. x Width 2.3 cm. x Depth 2.3 cm.
b - written instructions - Size: Length 22.4 cm. x Width 14.3 cm.
c - ampoule - Size: Length 6.7 cm. x Width 1.6 cm.
Maker
Synthetic Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Material
glass: clear
medicine: yellow
cardboard: blue; white
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Box reads: "Novarsan Brand Neoarsphenamine 0.6 gram. F892 Batch No."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Condition Remarks
Box and contents were very dirty and dusty; the paper seal on the box is broken and stained; the instruction sheet is brownish in colour (likely is acidic)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Images
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