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Abbott's Disco No. 1 Tablets [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001616
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1c stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
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Accession Number
996001616
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1c stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg, Limited.
Maker
A. E. Hanna Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; green; orange-red
Inscriptions
Front: "Dr. C. E. Cooper Cole, // 170 St. George St. // Toronto, Ont. // OUR PRESCRIPTION // DEPARTMENT // WISHES to announce that // they are prepared at any time // to fill your prescriptions for // ABBOT'S // DISCO NO. 1 // TABLETS // the new improved compound // for the relief of dysmenorrhea. // Each tablet contains: // Ephedrine Hydrochloride 1/8 gr. // Acetophenetidin 1 1/2 gr. // A. E. HANNA // Prescription Pharmacy // 184 Bloor St. West, // TORONTO, ONTARIO // Phone 1109"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; two small tears on front left edge top quadrant; some smudging from postmark and some staining from back (light); back: right bottom corner bent; a blue stain near the top and black stain near the bottom
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Company around from 1929
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Dates
1898
circa 1898
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
1933.2.1
Description
Red felted academic hood with white piping at cape and cowl and a blue lining; cape has rounded corners, a squared cowl and the liripipe is curved to a point. Attached graduation photograph of Dr. McCrae is from the Gueph Museums.
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Accession Number
1933.2.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Textiles
Ceremonial
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Red felted academic hood with white piping at cape and cowl and a blue lining; cape has rounded corners, a squared cowl and the liripipe is curved to a point. Attached graduation photograph of Dr. McCrae is from the Gueph Museums.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. N.B. Gwyn; belonged to Dr. John McCrae who graduated with an MD from U of T in 1898.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1898
circa 1898
Date Remarks
For 1898 MD degree at University of Toronto.
Material
fabric: red; blue; white
Inscriptions
"John McRae" in black ink on white fabric tag at collar
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 unnumbered box
Dimension Notes
Length 30 cm x Width 24.3 cm (folded)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
See biography in Academy of Medicine library; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. John McCrae (1872-1918) served in World War I, in which he was killed. Poet and author of "In Flanders Fields."
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Dates
1902
circa 1902
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
007027009 a-c
Description
Red silk academic hood (a) with a cowl that has cream satin edging with decorative piping; fabric is sewn together at a 8.9 centimeter area at the front neck, a 20.3 centimeter area at the back and a large c-shaped area at the bottom; hood was stored in a two piece rectangular cardboard box (b) wit…
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Accession Number
007027009 a-c
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Textiles
Ceremonial -- ephemera
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Red silk academic hood (a) with a cowl that has cream satin edging with decorative piping; fabric is sewn together at a 8.9 centimeter area at the front neck, a 20.3 centimeter area at the back and a large c-shaped area at the bottom; hood was stored in a two piece rectangular cardboard box (b) with lid (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - academic hood - Size: Length 116.9 cm x Width 40.5 cm
b - box - Size: Length 19.8 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
c - lid - Size: Length 19.8 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Frank Mellow; donated to museum by granddaughter Elizabeth McMahon.
Dates
1902
circa 1902
Date Remarks
Donor remarks; written on box
Material
fabric: red, cream
paper: cream
ink: blue, black
Inscriptions
Hand-written on box lid: "Franks - Hood // Queens College // 1902"; right side of lid: ""Gold Medalist" for his Year, // [Illeg.]; right side of lid: "Dr Frank Ernest Mellow // Napanee // (my grandfather / Elizabeth T. Mellow"
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007
0007 ?
(b-c) Storage Room 2005
2005-4-6
Condition Remarks
Cotton fabric has moth holes on the hood section at the folded crease; more holes appear on the neck opening (bottom) near the decorative edging and on the head opening (top) also near the decorative edging; box and lid are worn and ripped at creased corners; #3: no confirmed pest activity
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr. Frank Mellow (d. 1962) graduated from Queen's University faculty of medicine in 1902.
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acceptance letters

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Dates
1922
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
001043032 a-d
Description
Four pieces of paper with information concerning Ethel Dowsley's acceptance into KGH School of Nursing.
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Accession Number
001043032 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- correspondence
Description
Four pieces of paper with information concerning Ethel Dowsley's acceptance into KGH School of Nursing.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a-d - papers - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Width 13.6 cm
Provenance
Belonged to Ethel Dowsley; she received this information as part of her application and acceptance in KGH School of Nursing in 1922; donated to the alumnae by Barbara Smith MacNaughton (class of 1954).
Maker
KGH School of Nursing
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1922
Date Remarks
Dated September 15, 2002.
Material
paper: white
Inscriptions
See artifacts.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Condition Remarks
The pages are creased in the centre.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #8
Research Facts
Ethel Dowsley graduated in 1925.
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account notification

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
993004022
Description
Booklet containing pre-printed adhesive slips for notification of deliquent accounts; complete booklet, none pulled out
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Accession Number
993004022
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Accounts Payable and Receivable
Description
Booklet containing pre-printed adhesive slips for notification of deliquent accounts; complete booklet, none pulled out
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
paper: cream; brown; blue; green;pink; yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #2
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.3 cm. x Width: 12.3 cm. x Depth: 0.5 cm.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
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achievement certificate

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
995002135
Description
Photocopy of a military achievement certificate for a "Mentioned in Despatch" issued by the British War Office to a Canadian Nursing Sister Marion Stevens during 1914-1918.
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Accession Number
995002135
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Documentation -- ephemera
Schools, Nursing -- correspondence
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Photocopy of a military achievement certificate for a "Mentioned in Despatch" issued by the British War Office to a Canadian Nursing Sister Marion Stevens during 1914-1918.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
British War Office
Site Made (City)
Whitehall
Site Made (State)
South Wales
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Date is printed on the artifact
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on document: "The War of 1914-1918. // Canadian Forces // Nursing Sister Miss M. E. Stevens, Can. Army Nursing Serv. // was mentioned in a Despatch from // Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig. G.C.B., G.C.V.O., K.C.J.E. // dated 9th April 1917 // for gallant and distinguished services in the Field. // I have it in command from the King to record His Majesty's // high appreciation of the services rendered. // War Office // Whitehall, S.W. // 1st March, 1919 //Secretary of State for War."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 28.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Poor reproduction.
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor file; CD #1.
Research Facts
Marion Stevens (1889-1972) was born in Napanee, Ontario and graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1912. She served with the Canadian Army in Europe during World War I and spent the remainder of her career nursing in Toronto.
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advertising postcard

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Dates
1893
circa 1893
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001769
Description
Used small paper postcard to Brown & Seibirt(?) from James A. Kennedy & Co.; front: address written in pencil and one 1cent blue imprinted Canadian stamp; back: filled-in form letter.
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Accession Number
996001769
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used small paper postcard to Brown & Seibirt(?) from James A. Kennedy & Co.; front: address written in pencil and one 1cent blue imprinted Canadian stamp; back: filled-in form letter.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
James A. Kennedy & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1893
circa 1893
Date Remarks
Postmarked Feb. 22, 1893
Material
paper: blue; black
Inscriptions
Front: "Brown & Seibirt[?] // Crediton // Ont"; back: "KENNEDY'S // HERBAL DISCOVERY // HAIR DRESSING. // HERBAL LIVER PILLS. // SOUTHERN ASTHMA CURE. // JAMES A. KENNEDY & CO., // WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS, // 342 RICHMOND STREET, LONDON, ONT. // Dear Sir, - // We beg to advise you our Mr. M. McLENNAN will have the pleasure // of waiting on you on or about the 1st Instant ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.9 cm. x Width: 7.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; some light smudging from the ink near the top at the back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
See 996.001.547
Research Facts
Company open from 1883-1901
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Aesculapian Society of Queen's University Annual Dinner 1925 [commemorative event menu]

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Dates
1925
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
997002477
Description
Commemorative event menu; thick brown cardstock cover printed with gold ink, folded lengthwise; attached by blue, yellow and pink thread to white pages inside; front cover features Aesculapian Society symbol and the year; dinner menu, photo of Dean J.C. Connell, toasts, committee members and autogr…
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Accession Number
997002477
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Schools, Medical -- ephemera
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Commemorative event menu; thick brown cardstock cover printed with gold ink, folded lengthwise; attached by blue, yellow and pink thread to white pages inside; front cover features Aesculapian Society symbol and the year; dinner menu, photo of Dean J.C. Connell, toasts, committee members and autograph pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
The Jackson Press
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: white, brown
ink: black, blue, yellow
fabric: yellow, pink, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "1925"; printed on first page: "Aesculapian Society // of // Queen's University // Annual Dinner // Grant Hall // Saturday, November 14th // 1925"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 17.8 cm x Width 12.7 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Brown marks on pages; paper frayed at binding; cover bent in to left hand corner; staple holes on top of back cover, folded edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Queen's School of Medicine" Web site; CD #8.
Research Facts
The Aesculapian Society is a student-run group consisting of all medical students at Queen's University; it was founded in 1872
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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A. H. Lewis Medicine Co. envelope

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001585
Description
Used envelope made of medium thickness paper; the front has printed message and typewritten address; 3 green stamps each worth 1cent.
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Accession Number
996001585
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used envelope made of medium thickness paper; the front has printed message and typewritten address; 3 green stamps each worth 1cent.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
A. H. Lewis Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Smith Falls
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Postmark
Material
paper: black; blue; green; white
Inscriptions
Front: "IN 10 DAYS RETURN TO // THE A.H. LEWIS MEDICINE // Smiths Falls ... Ont., Can. // Messrs // The Sentinel Publishing Co. Ltd. // 37-39 McCaw St. // Toronto Ont. // Nature's Remedy // Reg. U.S. Pat. Office // NR - Tablets - NR "; "Landmark" written in pencil
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Envelope is discoloured around the edges
Copy Type
Original
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L'Ambulancière [postcard]

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Dates
1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
002050402
Description
A postcard showing nurse with blue fabric military head scarf with white fabric band and red cross in middle of band with bowed head and title "L'Ambulancière, Les Femmes Heroiques" on the front and postcard format with handwritten note in reverse without an addressee; note is illegible but states …
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Accession Number
002050402
Author
Em. Dupuis
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Ambulances -- pictorial works
Art
Description
A postcard showing nurse with blue fabric military head scarf with white fabric band and red cross in middle of band with bowed head and title "L'Ambulancière, Les Femmes Heroiques" on the front and postcard format with handwritten note in reverse without an addressee; note is illegible but states it was written at Headquarters, Christmas in Belguim Flanders 1915.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Lt-Col. Fotheringham.
Maker
Paris Colour
Site Made (City)
Paris
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1915
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Inscriptions
"Lt. Col. Fotheringham // L'Ambulancière // Who soothes our sorrows, Heals our Wounds // and wipes away our tears? // Old Father. // Les Femmes Héroïques // Vise Paris N0 39 Les Femmes Heroiques."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005 2005-5-6 Assorted Binder A pg 16 a
Length
14.2 cm
Width
9.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
shows wear along edges and slight yellowing on paper
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Prev. UHN # 84.6.133; AM 1293
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