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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001236
Description
Metal box with lid which is hinged on at the top back; the box was a container for Voxoids pellets and is blue on the outside and silver inside.
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Accession Number
996001236
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Metal box with lid which is hinged on at the top back; the box was a container for Voxoids pellets and is blue on the outside and silver inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Odessa in Aug.1995.
Maker
The Toronto Pharmacal Company Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: silver; blue
paper: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on top paper label, "VOXOIDS // A Menthol and Licorice Pellet // Antiseptic - Soothing - Penetrating"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.1 cm. x Width: 4.2 cm. x Depth: 1.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Container has a very minor scratch on the bottom; top label is complete and legible; no corrosion visible
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Templeton's Raz-Mah Capsules

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Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001303
Description
One-piece cardboard box with open ends, made to house a now-missing packet; box originally held Raz-mah capsules; the box has printed product information on the top, bottom and both sides.
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Accession Number
996001303
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
One-piece cardboard box with open ends, made to house a now-missing packet; box originally held Raz-mah capsules; the box has printed product information on the top, bottom and both sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Templeton's Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: beige; red; orange; black
Inscriptions
Box front reads,"CHRONIC BRONCHITIS // ASTHMA // HAY FEVER // SMOKERS' COUGH // TEMPLETON'S // RAZ-MAH CAPSULES // J.C. Templeton // ALSO USED FOR HEAD AND BRONCHIAL COLDS // MADE BY // TEMPLETON'S LIMITED // 56 COLBORNE ST. TORONTO 2 CANADA"; box bottom lists same information in French; sides list directions and retail price and contents
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.9 cm. x Width: 5.1 cm. x Depth: 1.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Cardboard box shows very minor wear at the sides; all printing is legible
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
For chronic bronchitis, asthma, hay fever, smokers' cough, and head and bronchial colds
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
993004224
Description
Small glass full bottle of Fedrasol Syrup as a physician's sample; used for treatment of childhood respiratory infections, i.e., whooping cough, bronchitis, etc.
Accession Number
993004224
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Respiration Disorders -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
Description
Small glass full bottle of Fedrasol Syrup as a physician's sample; used for treatment of childhood respiratory infections, i.e., whooping cough, bronchitis, etc.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Abbott Laboratories Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: black
glass: dark brown
paper: turquoise; black; white
Inscriptions
Printed in black on turquoise paper label: PHYSICIAN'S SAMPLE // FEDRASOL // Syrup // 401-08 // Abbott // Narcotic regulations pro- // hibit inclusion in this sample of Codeine Phosphate 1/2 // gr. per oz. provided in re- // gular stock formula. // ABBOTT LABORATORIES LIMITED MONTREAL
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 2 Row E
Length
8.0 cm
Width
3.0 cm
Depth
3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage
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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.206 a-b
Description
A cardboard box containing a bottle with a metal top; circular attached. bottle; Box
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Accession Number
1980.18.206 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Insomnia -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box containing a bottle with a metal top; circular attached. bottle; Box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
box - Size: Length 23.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Laurentian Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
cardboard: brown; black
glass
metal: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "NEW PE-RU-NA // TONIC"; "Manufactured for: Consolidated Royal Chemical Corporation"; from attached circular: "Cure for coughs due to colds"; "Gentle stimulator"; "Restores strength and energy"; "Aid to sleep".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Copy Type
Original
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Grove's O-Pen-Trate Salve

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.234
Description
A colourful, round metal tin with a "sunrise scene" on the lid and flowers all over; full of contents
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Accession Number
1980.18.234
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Common Cold -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- topical balms, lotions
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A colourful, round metal tin with a "sunrise scene" on the lid and flowers all over; full of contents
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Paris Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
metal: orange; yellow; green; black; red
Inscriptions
Printed on lid: "GROVE'S // O-PEN-TRATE // SALVE // (OPENS THE PORES // AND PENETRATES) // For CHEST COLDS, // HEAD COLDS, // SPASMODIC CROUP // [followed by a list of other similar problems] // E W Grove // PRICE 25 CENTS // PARIS MEDICINE COMPANY // TORONTO, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row G
Dimension Notes
Depth 2.3 cm x Diam. 6.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Sim's Catarrh Powder

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Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.52
Description
Clear glass jar with cylindrical body, ending with rounded shoulders and a wide neck with a small collar or lip; glass stopper; paper label; original contents.
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Accession Number
1980.18.52
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear glass jar with cylindrical body, ending with rounded shoulders and a wide neck with a small collar or lip; glass stopper; paper label; original contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
E.A. Goodman
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: transparent
paper: brown; black
powder: white
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "E.A. GOODMAN, TORONTO"; "DR. SIM'S CATARRH POWDER."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 20.6 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle has a chipped rim.
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1870
1890
circa 1870-1890
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
014002099 a-b
Description
Empty translucent aqua-tinted rectangular glass bottle tapered at neck with tan cork closure in broken neck; two tan paper labels on front and back; labels contain name, price, a declaration of the product's quality and directions for its use; side panels are embossed with product name.
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Accession Number
014002099 a-b
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Tobacco, Smokeless
Sneezing
Common Cold -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty translucent aqua-tinted rectangular glass bottle tapered at neck with tan cork closure in broken neck; two tan paper labels on front and back; labels contain name, price, a declaration of the product's quality and directions for its use; side panels are embossed with product name.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 7.9 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b - cork - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Di/am. 2.1cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Northrop & Lyman
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1890
circa 1870-1890
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
glass: aqua-tinted
paper: brown
ink: black
cork: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. KELLOGG'S // CATARRH SNUFF // PREPARED BY // NORTHROP & LYMAN // PRICE, TWENTY-FIVE CENTS // This SNUFF is the best article // known for the cure of Catarrh, // cold in the Head, Headache, Sore // eyes, and all affections of the // Head. // It removes all obstructions, strength- // ens the Glands, and gives a healthy ac- // tion to the parts affected. Use the same // as common snuff, 4 to 6 times a day, // None Genuine unless signed, Northrop & Lyman"; embossed on sides: " DOCT // KELLOGG'S // SNUFF"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Box 2
Condition Remarks
Paper has yellowed, shows minor wear and surface grime with stains; neck is missing large chunks, approximately half the cork is only partially supported
Copy Type
Original
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Thompson's Homeopathic Specific No. 12 for Croup

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001019 a-c
Description
Vial containing croup medication with roll of paper instructions and box.
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Accession Number
996001019 a-c
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Croup -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Vial containing croup medication with roll of paper instructions and box.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Received from Scott Jordan Nov. 6 1994 by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
D. L. Thompson
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
plastic: clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
No. 12 // Croup // prepared by // D. L. Thompson // Homeopathic Pharmacist // 394 Yonge St., Toronto
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row A
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 8.1 cm. x Width 2.2 cm. x Depth 2.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper of box and instructions discoloured; box is missing closure at one end and other end has come unattached.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Container to display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Allen's Cough Balsam

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001023
Description
Clear tinted blue bottle; pressed glass; rectangular shaped body; four recessed panels; three panels have some embossed writing on them; thin cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper - stopper not present
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Accession Number
996001023
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Clear tinted blue bottle; pressed glass; rectangular shaped body; four recessed panels; three
panels have some embossed writing on them; thin cylindrical neck intended for cork stopper - stopper
not present
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased in Kingston, Sept. 1993, by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Davis & Lawrence Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: blue
Inscriptions
Panel # 1: "Allen's // Cough // Balsam"; panel # 2: "Montreal"; panel # 3: "Davis & Lawrence
Co. Lim."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.6 cm. x Width: 4.9 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some residue on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8
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Dr. Kellogg's Catarrh Snuff

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Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
996001032
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle compised of four panels that are facted at the edges; two side panels with embossed text and two sides with tan paper lables; short and wide cylindrical neck with cork stopper stuck in opening; some powdered contents still in bottle.
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Accession Number
996001032
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Tobacco, Smokeless
Sneezing
Common Cold -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular clear glass bottle compised of four panels that are facted at the edges; two side panels with embossed text and two sides with tan paper lables; short and wide cylindrical neck with cork stopper stuck in opening; some powdered contents still in bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection in Sept.1993 from Scott Jordan.
Maker
Northrop & Lyman Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Material
glass: clear
paper: tan
cork: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
Embosed on two sides: "DOCT. // KELLOGG'S // SNUFF"; front label: "DR. KELLOG'S // CATARRH SNUFF // PREPARED BY // NORTHRUP & LYMAN CO. LIMITED // TORONTO, ONT. // PRICE TWENTYFIVE CENTS // No. 40. The Proprietary or Patent Medicne Act"; back label: "Catarrh, Co[illeg] He[illeg] // Headaches, Sore Eyes, and all // Affections of the Head. // It removes all obstructions, strength - // ens the Glands, and gives a healthy ac - // tion to the parts affected. DOSE: - Three // to five grains four times a day. // None Genuine unless signed [illeg handwritten signature]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row D
Temporary Location
On exhibit “Quack: The Exhibit that cures all” at Museum of Health Care, 29 June 2017.
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.8 cm. x Width: 3.4 cm. x Depth 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper discoloured and worn, particularly along edges; some of paper missing off rear of label; cork worn and missing sections and stuck in neck
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Harvey_Kellogg
https://www.mcgill.ca/oss/article/health-nutrition-history-quackery/enigmatic-dr-kellogg
Research Facts
"Catarrh" is a build-up of mucous in the nose and throat, often associated with the common cold. Dr. Kellogg invented a few medicines, and had a philosophy of health based on vegetarianism, exercise, water, sunlight, and cleaning out the bowels. He was also very interested in sexual health; he promoted abstinence and denounced masturbation. He is well known for being the inventor of corn flakes.
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