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campaign button

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Collection
Lewis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
997027021
Description
Round button with a metal back and a plastic-covered paper front; the front of the button has printed lettering; the back of the button has an attached metal pin and clasp.
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Accession Number
997027021
Collection
Lewis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- advertisements
Description
Round button with a metal back and a plastic-covered paper front; the front of the button has printed lettering; the back of the button has an attached metal pin and clasp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Peter Lewis when he was the Vice President of Operations at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Allied Printing
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
paper: off-white; green
Inscriptions
The front of the button reads, "A nurse // is a nurse // is a nurse // ALLIED PRINTING // TRADES COUNCIL // UNION LABEL // TORONTO, ONT. 13."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-7
Dimension Notes
Depth: 0.8 cm. x Diam. : 5.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The button arrived somewhat dusty; there is some minor discolouration (grey spots) on the paper on the outside edges of the front; the metal shows no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Secret Remedies [promotional booklet]

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Dates
1909
circa 1909
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001899
Description
Paper book from the British Medical Association, called "Secret Remedies"; red cover pasted on harder cardboard; inside contains enlightening information on many patent medicine products.
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Accession Number
996001899
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
Description
Paper book from the British Medical Association, called "Secret Remedies"; red cover pasted on harder cardboard; inside contains enlightening information on many patent medicine products.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15 1995.
Maker
British Medical Association
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
Great Britain
Dates
1909
circa 1909
Date Remarks
Dated
Material
paper: red; black
Inscriptions
"SECRET REMEDIES. // WHAT THEY COST AND WHAT THEY CONTAIN. // BASED ON ANALYSES MADE FOR THE // BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. // EIGHTY-SEVENTH THOUSAND...."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 31.2 cm. x Width: 14.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; red cover is coming off; Scotch tape in many places; some wrinkles and bends; edges of red cloth cover are fraying
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

More Secret Remedies [promotional booklet]

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Dates
1912
circa 1912
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001900
Description
Paper book put out by the British Medical Association: "More Secret Remedies"; cover is blue fabric on cardboard cover; inside reveals the truth about many patent medicines.
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Accession Number
996001900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- advertisements
Description
Paper book put out by the British Medical Association: "More Secret Remedies"; cover is blue fabric on cardboard cover; inside reveals the truth about many patent medicines.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection in 1993.
Maker
British Medical Association
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
Great Britain
Dates
1912
circa 1912
Date Remarks
Dated
Material
paper: blue; black
Inscriptions
"MORE SECRET REMEDIES. // WHAT THEY COST AND WHAT THEY CONTAIN. // BASED ON ANALYSES MADE FOR THE // BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. // SECRET REMEDIES -- SECOND SERIES // Price ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.4 cm. x Width: 13.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; binding repaired with black tape and outside with Scotch tape; a few stains and creases
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail