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Dates
Nov. 21 1966
circa Nov. 21 1966
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001853
Description
Paper envelope with two stamps from the International Hippocratic Foundation in Athens to a Dr. W.T. (?) Gardner; flap open.
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Accession Number
996001853
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Numismatics -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
MM= Commemorative and Association Items -- ephemera
Description
Paper envelope with two stamps from the International Hippocratic Foundation in Athens to a Dr. W.T. (?) Gardner; flap open.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Greece
Site Made (City)
Athens
Site Made (Country)
Greece
Dates
Nov. 21 1966
circa Nov. 21 1966
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: green; white; blue; fuschia; grey
Inscriptions
"FOUNDATION HIPPOCRATIQUE INTERNATIONALE DE COS // RUE SCOUFA 77 - ATHENES // BY AIR MAIL // Mr. Dr. ["r" superscripted] W.T. [?] Gardner // 303 E 5th str. // Halstead, Kansas // U.S.A. ..."; etc
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 22.5 cm. x Width: 10.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; edges are worn and there are several creases
Copy Type
Original
Images
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set of dental amalgam marginal files

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Dates
1960
1995
circa 1960-1995
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020309 a-g
Description
Silver metal dental amalgam marginal files; six numbered instruments with smooth handles with etched cross-pattern in middle and on underside of blades; no. 1 (a) with thin, oval blade pointing straight up; no. 2 (b) with blade at a slight angle; no. 3 (c) with blade at a 45-degree angle; no. 5 (d)…
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Accession Number
010020309 a-g
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- file
MM= Dental Restoration, Permanent -- alloy/amalgam
Description
Silver metal dental amalgam marginal files; six numbered instruments with smooth handles with etched cross-pattern in middle and on underside of blades; no. 1 (a) with thin, oval blade pointing straight up; no. 2 (b) with blade at a slight angle; no. 3 (c) with blade at a 45-degree angle; no. 5 (d) with straight blade, slightly curved; no. 6 (e) with curved blade at a slight angle; no. 7 (f) with curved blade at a slight angle; instrument (g) with octagonal handle with etched concentric circles for grip; end curves in a semi-circle, rectangular tip with slight rounded depression
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - file - Size: Length 13.6 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
b - file - Size: Length 13.6 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
c - file - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 1.4 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
d - file - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
e - file - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
f - file - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
g - instrument - Size: Length 13.8 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Maillefer
Site Made (City)
Ballaigues
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1960
1995
circa 1960-1995
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved on handle: "1
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Metal is in good condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p.48 (similar to the Gregg Plastic-Filling Instruments); "Dentsply Maillefer" website
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; these instruments, with their thin, oval blades, would be used to easily reach the gingival margins, and for working between teeth that are close together; they would be used for filing, or burnishing, new amalgam fillings; Auguste Maillefer began making dental instruments in 1889; the company is now owned by the Dentsply group
Images
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002004 a-c
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle (a) of "Indian Oil" with original box (b) tapered at the neck with a tan cork stopper stuck in opening; full of yellow transparent liquid; red paper manufacturer’s label is affixed to one side of bottle; label has imagery of man with feathered headpiece holding arrows…
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Accession Number
014002004 a-c
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle (a) of "Indian Oil" with original box (b) tapered at the neck with a tan cork stopper stuck in opening; full of yellow transparent liquid; red paper manufacturer’s label is affixed to one side of bottle; label has imagery of man with feathered headpiece holding arrows in a quiver and what appears to be a tomahawk; faded rectangular red cardboard box missing bottom includes folded paper packaging (c) with directions for use and patent law information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – bottle – Size: Length 15.8 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b – box – Size: Length 15.9 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
c – paper – Size (unfolded) Length 22.5 cm x Width 10.4 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
J. P. Lamb, Druggist
Site Made (City)
Athens
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: clear
paper: red, brown
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on bottle label: "INDIAN // OIL // PRICE - 25 CENTS // J. P. LAMB, DRUGGIST // AGENT FOR THE DOMINION // ATHENS, ONT." Printed on packaging: "INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL // REMEDY // Contains No Alcohol, Cayenne // or Ammonia. // DOSE, SMALL - EFFECT, SURE // For full directions, see inside // Circular.”; on side of box: “INDIAN OIL // CURES // Headache // Toothache // Sore Throat // Neuralgia // Earache // Cramps // Pleurisy // Sprains // Bruises // Burns // Cuts // Frost Bites // Rheumatism // Lame Back // Chilblains // Corns // And Wounds // of // Every // Description “; on other side: “INDIAN OIL has no equal as a Horse Liniment for Scratches, // Cuts, Corks, Galls, Sprains, Bruises, and the many ailments and accidents // they are subject to. Keep a bottle in your stable and you will use no other."; printed on instructional paper: " No. 647 - The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row A
Condition Remarks
Bottle label shows minor fading and wear along edges; part of the bottle's base is covered with a frayed red paper; brown substance covers the tan cork; bottom of bottle's interior holds a thick white filmy substance; bottle has a what appears to be an interior flaw or crack on back edge; box is faded and stained along bottom, missing bottom panel, shows wear all over with minor missing red paper along bottom edge; paper sheet is brittle and aged brown
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Imagery on bottle and packaging represents the manufacturer's depiction of an "Indian" person and may not correlate to an accurate historical representation of any Indigenous person.
Images
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