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first day cover

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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
JPG
Reference Comments
Webster's Dictionary; CD #3
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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