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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1981.26.10
Description
An enamel cup tapered to a slightly smaller diameter at the base; blue trim around the lip.
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Accession Number
1981.26.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Administration, Oral -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
An enamel cup tapered to a slightly smaller diameter at the base; blue trim around the lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Maker
Kockums
Site Made (Country)
Sweden
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
enamel: white; blue
Inscriptions
"Kockums, Sweden"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
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aminophyllin ampoule

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8155
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Accession Number
1981.26.12
Description
A glass ampoule containing 10 cc of aminophyllin (Searle) (Theophyllin-Ethylenediamine) 0.24 gms (4 grs.) intravenous; paper label.
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Accession Number
1981.26.12
MeSH Heading
Myocardial Infarction -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- diuretics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container --ampoule
Description
A glass ampoule containing 10 cc of aminophyllin (Searle) (Theophyllin-Ethylenediamine) 0.24 gms (4 grs.) intravenous; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
G. D. Searle
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
paper: yellow
ink: black; red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A-3 Box 3
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01223
https://www.medicinenet.com/aminophylline-injection/article.htm
Research Facts
Used to treat lung diseases (asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). It does so by relaxing muscles in the respiratory tract to open the airway and increasing contraction of diaphragm muscles to facilitate breathing. Taken by intravenous injection, comprised of a 2:1 ratio of theophylline to ethylenediamine.
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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
1981.26.13
Description
An unused hardboard record book covered with fabric; alphabet thumb indexed.
Accession Number
1981.26.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Medical Records
Description
An unused hardboard record book covered with fabric; alphabet thumb indexed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
hardboard: green
Paper
fabric
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-4
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Unused.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
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Dr. H. A. Lowrie [prescription notepad]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8157
Dates
1906
1970
1960-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Accession Number
1981.26.14
Description
A pad of prescription blanks for Dr. Lowrie; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
1981.26.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
MeSH Heading
Prescriptions, Drug -- forms -- ephemera
Description
A pad of prescription blanks for Dr. Lowrie; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Maker
Arlington Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1906
1970
1960-1970
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed at top of each sheet: "DR. H.A. LOWRIE // 4 HUMEWOOD DR. PHONE 651-8077 // NAME ..... // ADDRESS ...... // RX DATE ....."
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 13.8 cm x Width 10.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
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electrical plan document

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8158
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Accession Number
1981.26.16
Description
An electrical plan drawn on a sheet of Dr. Lowrie's letterhead notepaper.
Accession Number
1981.26.16
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
MeSH Heading
Physicians' Offices
Description
An electrical plan drawn on a sheet of Dr. Lowrie's letterhead notepaper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
At top of paper: "Telephone LEnnox 3-1220 // Dr. H. A. Lowrie [in cursive] // 4 HUMEWOOD DRIVE // TORONTO 10"; the sheet is covered with a hand-drawn wiring diagram.
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 14.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Photocopy on back of accession sheet.
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
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autoclave instrument sterilizer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8159
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Accession Number
1981.26.2
Description
A Pyrex glass sterilizer with perforated metal tray and rubber-lined chrome lid.
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Accession Number
1981.26.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Asepsis
Description
A Pyrex glass sterilizer with perforated metal tray and rubber-lined chrome lid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Maker
B-P
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
metal: grey
rubber: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 27.6 cm x Width 11.5 cm x Depth 8.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
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autoclave needle and syringe sterilizer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8160
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Accession Number
1981.26.3
Description
An Empire brand chrome-plated electric sterilizer with perforated tray.
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Accession Number
1981.26.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Asepsis
Needles
Description
An Empire brand chrome-plated electric sterilizer with perforated tray.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Maker
Surgical Supplies Mfg.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Engraved on front: "Empire"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 23.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 10.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
Exhibit History
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit: "Caring Profession"; ret. Sept. 2006
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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.26.4 a-l
Description
A rectangular rigid black leather pill case (l) with 20 leather loop holders for pill bottles; there are 11 pill bottles (a-k) with aluminum screw tops; each contains pills and has a paper label affixed.
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Accession Number
1981.26.4 a-l
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
A rectangular rigid black leather pill case (l) with 20 leather loop holders for pill bottles; there are 11 pill bottles (a-k) with aluminum screw tops; each contains pills and has a paper label affixed.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a-k - pill bottles - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
l - case - Size: Length 26.0 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
leather: black; brown
glass: clear
metal: silver
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Typed on paper labels: (a) "Pheno-codeine"; (b) "Coramine"; (c) "Phenalone"; (e) "Ephedrine & nembutal"; (f) "Penobarb grs. 1 1/2"; (g) "Nebutol grs. 1 1/2"; (h) "Soneryl grs. 1 1/2"; (i) "Pagenan Grs. 7 1/2"; (j) "Phenobarb Grs. 1 1/2"; (k) "Aspirin Grs. 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-5
Condition Remarks
Holding straps broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice. The Pagenan (i) was the first sulphonilamide, early 1940s.
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Esbach's albuminometer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8162
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1981.26.5 a-b
Description
A glass test tube graduated from 1/2-12 with a rubber stopper; cylindrical wooden case with screw-in base; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1981.26.5 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis
Albuminuria
Description
A glass test tube graduated from 1/2-12 with a rubber stopper; cylindrical wooden case with screw-in base; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
tube - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
case - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Dates
1890
1910
1890-1910
Material
glass: clear
wood: light brown
rubber: grey
Inscriptions
Etched on glass: "Esbach's albuminometer"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Condition Remarks
Case split
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice. Instrument named for G.H. Esbach (1843-1890), a Paris physician; it is used to estimate protein in urine using Esbach's reagant (picric acid and citric acid in water).
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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1981.26.9
Description
Leather-covered, rubber-padded steel truss with a waist belt of woven fabric.
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Accession Number
1981.26.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Trusses
Hernia, Inguinal -- therapy
Description
Leather-covered, rubber-padded steel truss with a waist belt of woven fabric.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
leather: grey
rubber
fabric: beige; orange; black
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-13
Dimension Notes
length 13.5 cm x Width 6.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
Images
Less detail

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