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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
82.11.1
Description
A physician's business card in cursive script.
Accession Number
82.11.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- advertisements
Commerce -- ephemera
Advertising -- ephemera
Description
A physician's business card in cursive script.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Miss Norah McCullough of Guelph, Ont.
Maker
Dr. John McCullough
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Accession sheet has, "early 20th c."
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
"Dr. John W.P. McCullough // Chief Health Officer for Ontario // Toronto" all in cursive script.
Dimension Notes
Length 7.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Accepted by the Academy of Medicine on Nov. 29, 1982.
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Dates
1900
1925
circa 1900-1925
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001038
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in plastic; box contains dried plant material and is covered on top, front and back with a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001038
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in plastic; box contains dried plant material and is covered on top, front and back with a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Dates
1900
1925
circa 1900-1925
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: brown
plastic: clear
paper: beige-brown; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "SKUNK CABBAGE // Symplocarpus fœtidus, Salisb. // No. 242 // C610702 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. //WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CAN."; front: "SYNONYMS - Polecat-weed, Skunk- // weed, Swamp Cabbage, Eng.; Racine // de pothos fétida, Fr.; Stinkend // Drachenwurzel, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED -- The rhizome. FAMILY -- Araceæ. // HABITAT -- United States."; back: "PROPERTIES - Stimulant, anodyne, // antispasmodic. Used in asthma, // whooping cough, nervous irritability, // hysteria; also in bronchial and pul- // monary affections where there is // irritation. // DOSE -- A wineglassful (60 Mils.) of // an infusion, one ounce to the pint."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-3 Row A
Temporary Location
On display “History of Psychiatry” at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa L-2018-2; 20 March 2018 – 31 Dec 2019
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard and paper are extensively yellowed and dirty; box, paper and plastic have been punctured on front; plastic has come unsealed on right side; some plant material has escaped box and is escaping the plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 4; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000.
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Exhibit History
Loaned to Agnes Etherington Art Centre for Museopathy exhibit May 24–Sept. 13, 2001
Images
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
000001087 a-b
Description
Empty rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with rod style neck and flat, flanged lip stopped with removable cork (b); tan paper label with black text on centre; flat sides; mould lines and minor bubbles in the glass visible; bottom with embossed numbers and letters.
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Accession Number
000001087 a-b
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty rectangular amber glass bottle (a) with rod style neck and flat, flanged lip stopped with removable cork (b); tan paper label with black text on centre; flat sides; mould lines and minor bubbles in the glass visible; bottom with embossed numbers and letters.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
U.S.A.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
glass: amber
paper: tan
ink: black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Front: "500 // GELATIN // COATED // No. 4[illeg] // OPIUM // EXTRACT // ¼ GRAIN // PILLS. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. // U.S.A."; embossed on bottom: "P D & CO. // 382 "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row E
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 9.3 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is severely discoloured, torn, and with minor missing pieces at edges (especially at the top); cork cracked and crumbling at edges
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit L-2017-7 Niagara Historical Society Museum 16 OCt 2017 - 28 Nov 2018.
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
Accession Number
000001130
Description
Paper packet of pressed herbs wrapped by a paper label; sealed in plastic; includes information about product on sides.
Accession Number
000001130
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Cardiotonic Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Paper packet of pressed herbs wrapped by a paper label; sealed in plastic; includes information about product on sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
plastic: clear
paper: green; cream; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "FOXGLOVE // (Digitalis purpurea L.) // [illeg.] 15 [handwritten] // No. 116 // C134695 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONT., CANADA"; front: "SYNONYMS - DIGITALIS, U.S.P.; // Digitale pourpree, Doightier, Fr.; // Purpurrother Fingerhut, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The leaves. // FAMILY - Scrophulariaceæ. // HABITAT - Europe."; back: "PROPERTIES - Lessens the fre- // quency and increases the force of the // heart's action. An indirect diuretic. // POISONOUS - Antidotes -- emetics, and // afterwards alcoholic stimulants. // DOSE - ½ to 1 teaspoonful (2 to 4 Cc.) // of an ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Length
5.4 cm
Width
5.4 cm
Depth
2.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Paper and label are yellowed; dark fingerprint on top; packet is torn on top and bottom front right corners; plastic still sealed; some plant material has escaped packet and is trapped by plastic; #2: no change; #3: the paper is discoloured but printing is legible; no holes in the plastic covering; the inner wrap does not appear damaged; there is a small amount of powder between the inner and outer wraps and one corner.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 2; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Exhibit History
Loaned to Agnes Etherington Art Centre for Museopathy exhibit May 24–Sept. 13, 2001
"When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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vaccination shield

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4330
Dates
1902
1920
circa 1902-1920
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Vaccination
Accession Number
000001504 a-g
Description
A vaccination shield (c) shaped like a hemisphere with a flattened rim; there are 5 holes arranged in a circle on the hemisphere for breathability, and two slots on eah side of the rim through which adhesive strips (d,e) may be passed, to hold the shield in place; it is in a cardboard box in two pa…
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Accession Number
000001504 a-g
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Vaccination
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Vaccination
MeSH Heading
Vaccination -- instrumentation
Vaccination
Description
A vaccination shield (c) shaped like a hemisphere with a flattened rim; there are 5 holes arranged in a circle on the hemisphere for breathability, and two slots on eah side of the rim through which adhesive strips (d,e) may be passed, to hold the shield in place; it is in a cardboard box in two parts (a,b) along with two paper leaflets (f,g).
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - box bottom
b - box top
c - shield
d - adhesive strip
e - adhesive strip
f - leaflet (unfolded)
g - leaflet (unfolded)
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1902
1920
circa 1902-1920
Date Remarks
Received licence in 1902
Material
paper: white; black
celluloid: translucent yellow
cardboard: blue; black; yellow
fabric: white; brown
Inscriptions
(b) Top: "ASEPTIC // VACCINATION SHIELD // THIS SHIELD IS COMPOSED OF CELLULOID // WHICH BEING TRANSPARENT, ALLOWS THE // VACCINATED SURFACE TO BE INSPECTED AND // THE PROGRESS OF THE CASE NOTED // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICHIGAN, U.S.A."; front: "IN CASE OF EXUDATIONS FROM THE SITE OF VAC- // CINATION THE SHIELD MAY BE REMOVED // AND CLEANSED BY WARM WATER OR // ANY SUITABLE ANTISEPTIC. // DIRECTIONS: REMOVE THE GAUZE FROM ADHE- // SIVE PLASTER STRIPS, PASS THROUGH // THE OPENINGS IN ENDS OF // SHIELD AND APPLY."; back: "INASMUCH AS THIS SHIELD IS NOT ABSORBENT // IT IS PERFECTLY ASEPTIC, WHICH IS OF // THE UTMOST IMPORTANCE. // DIRECTIONS: [repeated from front]"; (e) "DIRECTIONS FOR USING // Vaccine Points (P.D. & Co.) // IN LEE'S PATENT BREAKABLE TUBES. // LICENCE No. 1 // ISSUED TO PARKE, DAVIS & CO., BY THE SECRETARY // OF THE TREASURY, U.S.A. // Under provision of Act approved July 1, 1902. [printed] // [directions follow] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // LABORATORIES: DETROIT, MICH., U.S.A.; WALKERVILLE, ONT., // CAN.; HOUNSLOW, ENG. // BRANCH HOUSES: [15 other cities listed]"; (f) "VACCINE (GLYCERINATED) // IN TUBES // WITH NEEDLE FOR SCARIFYING // LICENCE No. 1 // [text follows] // DIRECTIONS: // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY. // LABORATORIES: // DETROIT, MICH., U.S.A.; WALKERVILLE, ONT., CAN.; HOUNSLOW, ENG. // BRANCH HOUSES: // [15 cities listed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row B
Temporary Location
On loan to Brooklyn Historical Society, NY, for exhibit on Health and Disease in Brooklyn L-2019-2 22 March 2019 - 31 Dec 2022.
Dimension Notes
a - box bottom - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
b - box top - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
c - shield - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
d - adhesive strip - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Width 1.7 cm
e - adhesive strip - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Width 1.7 cm
f - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm
g - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 22.2 cm x Width 14.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Box bottom is torn at all four corners, and yellowing; box top is torn on front edge and has been repaired with tape; is scuffed and yellowing; cellulose shield is yellowed; adhesive strips are stiff and yellowed; paper leaflets are yellowing.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On loan to Museum of Health Care Education Department for Seniors’ Learning Program 22 Aug 2016.
On loan for exhibit "Smallpox and Rev. John Clinch," Trinity Historical Society Inc., Newfoundland, 21 May 2014.
Images
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 19001930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1930.5.4
Description
Highly polished steel forceps with cylindrical shank when closed; blunt tips; one loop at the handle end open, the other closed.
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Accession Number
1930.5.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Wounds, Gunshot
Description
Highly polished steel forceps with cylindrical shank when closed; blunt tips; one loop at the handle end open, the other closed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Col. McAlpine; owned and used by Dr. John McAlpine, who practised at Lindsay, Ontario 1880-1925.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 19001930
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 17.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: metal tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit "Francophone Experience in WW I War Hospital, 1914-1918," at the Museoparc Vanier Museopark, 9 June 2014.
Images
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1932.3.1
Description
Brass scarificator, almost cubic in shape except for cut-off corners; sixteen blades.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1932.3.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bloodletting -- instrumentation
MM= Bloodletting -- scarificator
Description
Brass scarificator, almost cubic in shape except for cut-off corners; sixteen blades.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."; appears in a 1922 catalogue.
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Scratched on one side is the name "Parkinson."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 4.5 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Nelson's speculum vaginae

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5365
Dates
1889
1904
circa 1889-1904
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
1934.16.43
Description
Old trivalve plated brass speculum with wooden handles.
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Accession Number
1934.16.43
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Physical Examination
Description
Old trivalve plated brass speculum with wooden handles.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; previously loaned to AM by U of T, a permanent loan; donated by Mr. I.H. Cameron.
Maker
Tiemann & Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1889
1904
circa 1889-1904
Material
metal
wood
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-1
Condition Remarks
Slightly corroded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Identical to FIg. 2587, p. 490, Sharp & Smith, 1904; CD #UHN
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Wingrave's self-retaining mouth gag

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5405
Dates
1890
1915
circa 1890-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1934.5.10
Description
Metal mouth gag with the two wings separated by a spring.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1934.5.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- dilator -- mouth gag
Description
Metal mouth gag with the two wings separated by a spring.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Edward Allister McCulloch.
Dates
1890
1915
circa 1890-1915
Material
metal: dark grey
Inscriptions
There is a "5" on the inside of one wing.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-2
Dimension Notes
Length 8.3 cm x Width 5.4 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: corrosion present.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 3252 item C/-13215
Exhibit History
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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collapsible anastmosis ring

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5409
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1934.5.14 a-c
Description
Collapsible metal anastomosis ring; handle screws into ring arc through another arc with two side arcs; fit with tongue and groove joints. Note: there are actually 5 pieces, but two have no numbers.
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Accession Number
1934.5.14 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Anastomosis, Surgical
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Collapsible metal anastomosis ring; handle screws into ring arc through another arc with two side arcs; fit with tongue and groove joints. Note: there are actually 5 pieces, but two have no numbers.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - ring arc - Size: Depth 1.6 cm
b - ring arc - Size: Depth 1.6 cm
c - handle - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Edward Allister McCulloch.
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Material
metal: yellowish-grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
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