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Ambulance Catechism 2nd Ed [reference book]

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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
1980.33.3
Description
Hardbound paper covered reference book; discussing emergency medical assistance required for St. John Ambulance; topics include locomotory apparatus, ocomotory apparatus, special fractures, dislocations and others; title stamped in black in on front cover and spine; image of red cross stamped on fr…
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Accession Number
1980.33.3
Author
William Roxburgh
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Emergency Medical Services
Reference Books
Description
Hardbound paper covered reference book; discussing emergency medical assistance required for St. John Ambulance; topics include locomotory apparatus, ocomotory apparatus, special fractures, dislocations and others; title stamped in black in on front cover and spine; image of red cross stamped on front cover; 127 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine
Maker
G. A. H. Douglas & Co.
Site Made (City)
Glasgow
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Fourth edition published in 1901
Material
paper: cream, green
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed in book: "AMBULANCE CATECHISM // BEING A SERIES OF QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS // IN AMBULANCE WORK // BY // WILLIAM ROXBURGH, M.D. // SECOND EDITION // G. A. H. DOUGLAS & CO. // JOHN MENZIES & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 17.1 cm x Width 11.6 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover worn from use; front pages separating from spine
Copy Type
Original
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carbolic sprayer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13022
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997002442 a-d
Description
Carbolic sprayer composed of cylindrical apparatus (d); wire mesh in the middle, wooden handle, ivory cylinders as insulators and metal spray tube with rubber end at top; sits on round metal base (a); attached round metal holder (c) for a glass bottle (b); manufacturer's logo, crest and animals sta…
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Accession Number
997002442 a-d
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Phenol
Antisepsis
Surgery
Description
Carbolic sprayer composed of cylindrical apparatus (d); wire mesh in the middle, wooden handle, ivory cylinders as insulators and metal spray tube with rubber end at top; sits on round metal base (a); attached round metal holder (c) for a glass bottle (b); manufacturer's logo, crest and animals stamped on front and base.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - base - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Diam. 13.7 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 13.8 cm x Diam. 9.0 cm
c - holder - Size: Length 9.7 cm x Diam. 9.3 cm
d - cylindrical apparatus - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 35.0 cm x Depth 13.3 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Maker
A. Young & Son
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: black, yellow
wood: black, brown
glass: clear
rubber: red
ivory: white
Inscriptions
Stamped on front of (d) and base (a): "A. YOUNG // 57 FORREST ROAD // EDINBURGH"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M1-3
Condition Remarks
Mesh torn and bent in places; rubber broken and peeling; metal tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Surgical Instruments & Appliances," Down Bros. Ltd., 1906, p. 1283 (similar to model #5628); "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p. 3271 (similar to model #C/-14979)
Research Facts
Also known as antiseptic spray, carbolic sprayers were used for disinfecting sick-rooms and for inhalation; the wire gauze helped to stop vapour from the anaesthetic from igniting or cause any accidents with the spirit lamp.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013. On exhibit: "War and Medicine," Canadian War Museum, 12 Jan 2011-31 Dec. 2011. On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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Mnemonics of Anatomy [instructional booklet]

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Dates
1918
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
997002458
Description
Instructional booklet; 36-page softcover booklet with one-staple binding; orange cover with title and publishing information printed with black ink; white pages with mnemonics for vascular system, nervous system, and anomalous, appendix and a list of books for students printed in black ink inside; …
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Accession Number
997002458
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Anatomy
Teaching Materials
Description
Instructional booklet; 36-page softcover booklet with one-staple binding; orange cover with title and publishing information printed with black ink; white pages with mnemonics for vascular system, nervous system, and anomalous, appendix and a list of books for students printed in black ink inside; back blank.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
Alexander Stenhouse
Site Made (City)
Glasgow
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1918
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: white, orange
ink: black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front: "MNEMONICS // . OF . // ANATOMY.. // GLASGOW // ALEXANDER STENHOUSE // 40 AND 42 UNIVERSITY AVENUE // LONDON: HENRY KIMPTON // 263 HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON, W.O."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 20
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 11.6 cm x Width 9.3 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover is faded; top right hand corner is bent; rust in the middle of binding from staple
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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Short Notes and Mnemonics of Anatomy [instructional manual]

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Dates
1919
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
997002459
Description
Instructional manual; 130-page softcover book with thread and glue binding; title and price printed in black ink on brown cover; inside are mnemonics for the arterial system, nervous system, miscellaneous short notes and mnemonics, blank pages for notes printed in black ink on white pages; back bla…
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Accession Number
997002459
Author
A.S. Irving
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Anatomy
Teaching Materials
Description
Instructional manual; 130-page softcover book with thread and glue binding; title and price printed in black ink on brown cover; inside are mnemonics for the arterial system, nervous system, miscellaneous short notes and mnemonics, blank pages for notes printed in black ink on white pages; back blank
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
E. & S. Livingstone
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1919
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: white, brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front: "SHORT NOTES // AND // MNEMONICS // OF // ANATOMY // Price 1/= Net."; written on first page: "J.B. Thackeray // London Hospital"; printed on second page: "SHORT NOTES // AND // MNEMONICS // OF // ANATOMY // BY // A. S. IRVING // EDINBURGH: // E. & S. LIVINGSTONE // 17 TEVIOT PLACE // 1919"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 20
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 8.7 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover ripped, exposing binding; binding is loose; cover dirty and worn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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Dates
1882
circa 1882
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
003050029
Description
Two toned earthenware corked mercury bottle; the bottle is 2-tone brown, light on the body and darker on the neck; it has a paper label.
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Accession Number
003050029
Collection
Dennis and Brenda Marsden Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Mercury
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Two toned earthenware corked mercury bottle; the bottle is 2-tone brown, light on the body and darker on the neck; it has a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in a cabinet in the donors' basement after they bought the house from John Briscoe of Briscoe's pharmacy which was located at 229 Princess Street in Kingston from 1954 to 1966; it is likely that Briscoe acquired the collection during his career as a pharmacists.
Maker
A. W. Buchan & Co Potteries
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1882
circa 1882
Date Remarks
Internet; the number on the maker's mark (10) probably means that the bottle was made in 1910 based on similar marks on other Scottish bottles, but this is not known for sure.
Material
earthenware: brown
cork: brown
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Printed on the label: "MERCURY // LYMANS, Limited Montreal // 10 // BUCHAN // 2 // PORTOBELLO // EDINBURGH
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-1 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 23.5 cm x Diam. 7.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The label is slightly torn and stained.
Reference Types
Internet
Book
Reference Comments
Kingston City Directories; Internet: "Timeless Treasure, Antiques and Collectables Online"
Research Facts
John Briscoe took over Bishop's Drugs Ltd in 1954; Bishop owned another store at 528 Princess Street from 1946 to 1954 and it had been a drug store under other ownership from 1923 until 1946; this is a possible origin of some of the collection.
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Dates
1915
1947
Between 1915-1947
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
004013018 a-f
Description
Box of sutures consisting of three sealed glass tubes each wrapped in paper (a-c) and containing a needle and sutures; there is also a small metal file (d) wrapped in a piece of paper with information on it (e) the box (f) is yellow with a white label.
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Accession Number
004013018 a-f
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
Box of sutures consisting of three sealed glass tubes each wrapped in paper (a-c) and containing a needle and sutures; there is also a small metal file (d) wrapped in a piece of paper with information on it (e) the box (f) is yellow with a white label.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a-c - sutures - Length 9.3 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
d - file - Length 4.8 x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
e - paper - Length 8.2 cm x Width 4.1 cm
f - box - Length 10.9 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
G. F. Merson Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1915
1947
Between 1915-1947
Date Remarks
The company was established in 1915 and was bought out by Johnson and Johnson in 1974.
Material
glass: clear
paper: white
cardboard: yellow
Inscriptions
"MERSONS // EMERGENCY SUTURES // STERILE // 28/30 IN. White Braided Silk No. 5(T) (Medium) // Half Curved Triangular Needle No. 12 // Non - boilable // G. F. MERSON LTD. // EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND" printed on a label on the box; "FILE // for marking tubes before breaking. // G. F. MERSON LTD., EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND." printed on the piece of paper wrapped around the file
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the box.
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "Ethicon's Humble Beginnings"; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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newspaper advertisement

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Dates
1893
circa 1893
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001916
Description
Advertisement for Mersano non-alcoholic wine in black and white showing a man in a striped jacket and cap, holding a racket, sitting on a giant bottle of Mersano and holding a champagne glass
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Accession Number
996001916
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Wine -- advertisements
Description
Advertisement for Mersano non-alcoholic wine in black and white showing a man in a striped jacket
and cap, holding a racket, sitting on a giant bottle of Mersano and holding a champagne glass
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995
Maker
Forbes, Maxwell & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Aberdeen
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1893
circa 1893
Date Remarks
Date on price tag
Material
paper: black; ivory
Inscriptions
Front reads: ""MERSANO" // The great Restorer and Preserver of Health. // A Sparkling, // NONALCOHOLIC
WINE, // Delightfully Cooling and // Refreshing. // A PERFECT BEVERAGE FOR // THE
CRICKET TENT, // THE TENNIS COURT, // THE GOLF LINKS, // GARDEN PARTIES, // PICNICS &c, &c //
[with descriptions of its properties and where obtainable]"; back has advertisements for household
linens, etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.8 cm. x Width: 13.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
One small foxing mark at lower right edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
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academic achievement medal

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Dates
1911
circa 1911
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Awards
Classification
Achievement awards
Accession Number
1988.14.4
Description
Gold medal, relief-moulded within thickness of medal, polished and matte areas; in a leather case.
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Accession Number
1988.14.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Awards
Classification
Achievement awards
MeSH Heading
Awards and Prizes
Ceremonial
Numismatics
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Gold medal, relief-moulded within thickness of medal, polished and matte areas; in a leather case.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: William Boyd Library.
Maker
Alex Kirkwood & Son
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1911
circa 1911
Date Remarks
Engraved on medal
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
In relief on front, around the arms of Edinburgh University: "DOCTRINAE MEDICAE INSIGNE"; on reverse: "UNIVERSITAS ACADEMICA EDINBURGENSIS MEDICINAE FACULTATE ROCANTE," around a laurel wreath encircling "GULIELMO BOYD MCMXI"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-12
Dimension Notes
Depth 4.0 mm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Front: polished surfaces slightly scratched, some discolouration on matte surfaces; reverse is bright and shiny.
Copy Type
Original
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academic achievement medal

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Dates
1904
1905
circa 1904-1905
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Awards
Classification
Academic Awards
Accession Number
1988.14.5
Description
Relief-moulded medal in a case.
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Accession Number
1988.14.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Awards
Classification
Academic Awards
MeSH Heading
Awards and Prizes
Ceremonial
Numismatics
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Relief-moulded medal in a case.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: William Boyd Library.
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1904
1905
circa 1904-1905
Date Remarks
Engraved on medal
Material
metal: dull brown
Inscriptions
On front: "UNIVERSITAS ACADEMICA EDINBURGENSIS," surrounding the university coat of arms; on reverse, "JUNIOR PRACTICAL ANATOMY WILLIAM BOYD" around a laurel wreath; "1904-5"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-12
Dimension Notes
Depth 6.0 mm x Diam. 5.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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academic achievement medal

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8501
Dates
1905
1906
circa 1905-1906
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Awards
Classification
Academic Awards
Accession Number
1988.14.6
Description
Relief-moulded medal.
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Accession Number
1988.14.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Awards
Classification
Academic Awards
MeSH Heading
Awards and Prizes
Ceremonial
Numismatics
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Relief-moulded medal.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: William Boyd Library.
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1905
1906
circa 1905-1906
Date Remarks
Engraved on medal.
Material
metal: reddish-brown
Inscriptions
On front, surrounded by laurel leaf: "PRESENTED // TO // W. BOYD // FOR // SENIOR PRACTICAL // ANATOMY // 1905-6"; on reverse: "NEW SCHOOL EDINBURGH" around "SCHOOL OF MEDICINE OF THE ROYAL COLLEGES RICHARD J.A. BERRY M.D. FRCS. FRS. EDIN. LECTURER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-12
Dimension Notes
Depth 4.0 mm x Diam. 5.2 cm
Copy Type
Original
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