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advertising clock sign

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Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
Mrs. Betty Young Macpherson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
004004006
Description
Decorative double sided hanging cardboard advertising clock sign stating "Doctor is In" and "Doctor is Out"; clock face with adjustable metal hands on one side; metal eyelet for hanging; advertising Veracolate with manufacturers logo.
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Accession Number
004004006
Collection
Mrs. Betty Young Macpherson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Location Directories and Signs
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- sign, office
Description
Decorative double sided hanging cardboard advertising clock sign stating "Doctor is In" and "Doctor is Out"; clock face with adjustable metal hands on one side; metal eyelet for hanging; advertising Veracolate with manufacturers logo.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by donor's father Dr. Frank Stevenson Young, Seeley's Bay , Ontario
Maker
The Marcy Co. Manufacturing Chemists
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, red,white, yellow
metal: black
Inscriptions
Printed: "Doctor // is // IN // Please be Seated // VERACOLATE // A True Cholagogue"; in the logo: "MANUFACTURES OF PHARMACEUTICALS // MARCY // Doctor // is Out // Will Return At"; "The // MARCY CO. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // BOSTON, MASS."; clock face:"VERACOLATE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Dimension Notes
Length 18.1 cm x Width 13.3 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard creased and torn, missing areas; several minor tears around edges; foxing throughout; one corner shows signs of impact; metal hand warped
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Research Facts
Sign used by the donor's father Dr. Frank Stevenson Young in his doctor's office sometime between 1908-1947 in Seeleys Bay, Ont.
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Angier's emulsion

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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
1980.18.201
Description
A cardboard box containing a labelled glass bottle with a metal cap.
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Accession Number
1980.18.201
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= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cardboard box containing a labelled glass bottle with a metal cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
Angier Chemical Company
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
label has: "New Size Package adopted Sept., 1947."
Material
paper: yellowish; black
glass: clear
metal
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "ANGIER'S // EMULSION // IMPROVED // for COUGHS // due to Colds"; instructions follow; "Manufactured by // Angier Chemical Company // Boston, Mass // Makers of Angier's Emulsion for over 60 years // New Size Package adopted Sept., 1947."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x WIdth 6.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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bittersweet twigs

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.259.1
Description
Unopened paper package with black printing and design.
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Accession Number
1969.259.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Unopened paper package with black printing and design.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Cheney & Myruk
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
On front: "CHENEY & MYRUK "; at an angle across the front: "Bittersweet Twigs. // (Solanum Dulcamara. [sic]"; beneath this, "BOSTON // MASS."; on side:" Common names. Felonwort; Garden nightshade, Scarlet Berry; Violet Bloom; Woody Nightshade; Wolf Grape." on side: "Properties. Employed in cutaneous diseases, scrofula, jaundice, and rheumatic affections."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Faded
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1835
circa 1835
Collection
Wallaceburg & District Museum Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
002028001 a-f
Description
Six-volume hardbound series of books dealing with the function of the brain and each of its parts written by Francois Joseph Gall, M. D. and translated from the French by Winslow Lewis, M. D.
Accession Number
002028001 a-f
Collection
Wallaceburg & District Museum Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Reference Books, Medical
Brain -- anatomy & histology
Description
Six-volume hardbound series of books dealing with the function of the brain and each of its parts written by Francois Joseph Gall, M. D. and translated from the French by Winslow Lewis, M. D.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - book - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
b - book - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
c - book - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
d - book - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
e - book - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
f - book - Size: Length 19.0 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Provenance
Transferred from the Wallaceburg & District Museum
Maker
Marsh, Capen & Lyon
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1835
circa 1835
Date Remarks
Date of publication appears in books.
Material
paper: light brown, cream
ink: black, yellow
fabric: dark brown
Inscriptions
Printed on spines: "GALL'S // WORKS // VOL I; VOL II; VOL III; VOL IV; VOL V; VOL VI"; Printed on frontispiece for each volume: Vol I: "ON THE // ORIGIN OF THE MORAL QUALITIES // AND INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES // OF // MAN, // AND THE CONDITIONS OF THEIR MANIFESTATION"; VOL II: "ON THE // ORGAN OF THE MORAL QUALITIES // AND // INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES, // AND // THE PLURALITY // OF THE // CEREBRAL ORGANS."; VOL III: "THE // INFLUENCE OF THE BRAIN // ON THE // FORM OF THE HEAD"; VOL IV: "ORGANOLOGY; // OR, // AN EXPOSITION // OF THE // INSTINCTS, PROPENSITIES, SENTIMENTS, AND TALENTS, // OR OF THE // MORAL QUALITIES, AND THE FUNDAMENTAL INTELLECTUAL // FACULTIES"; VOL V: "ORGANOLOGY; // OR, // AN EXPOSITION // OF THE // INSTINCTS, PROPENSITIES, SENTIMENTS, AND TALENTS, // OR OF THE // MORAL QUALITIES, AND THE FUNDAMENTAL INTELLECTUAL // FACULTIES // IN MAN AND ANIMALS, // AND THE SEAT OF THEIR ORGANS."; VOL VI: "CRITICAL REVIEW // OF SOME // ANATOMICO-PHYSIOLOGICAL WORKS, // WITH // AN EXPLANATION OF A NEW PHILOSOPHY // OF THE // MORAL QUALITIES AND INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-3
Condition Remarks
Book corners are worn, scuffed; Vol II shows water damage on cover
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1910
1940
circa 1910-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010020387 a-d
Description
Breast pump in box; brown rectangular cardboard box (a) and lid (b); lid with red border around top; box with label on side, printed with red and yellow ink, stating manufacturing and product information; breast pump (c) with brown and black marbled rubber bulb attached to clear glass section that …
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Accession Number
010020387 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Breast pump in box; brown rectangular cardboard box (a) and lid (b); lid with red border around top; box with label on side, printed with red and yellow ink, stating manufacturing and product information; breast pump (c) with brown and black marbled rubber bulb attached to clear glass section that flares out at open end; large rounded section to one side; round yellow plastic disc (d) with hole in middle
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 7.9 cm x Depth 7.0 cm
b - box lid - Size: Length 16.9 cm x Width 8.2 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
c - pump - Size: Length 15.9 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 6.8 cm
d - washer - Size: Depth 0.2 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
United Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1940
circa 1910-1940
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
glass: clear
rubber: brown, black
paper: brown
ink: yellow, red
plastic: yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on side of box: ""KANTLEEK" // A Rexall PRODUCT // BREAST PUMP // LARGE ONYX BULB // (WIRED ON) // R 1470 // UNITED DRUG CO. BOSTON, U.S.A."; (c) embossed on handle of pump: "KANTLEEK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Box and lid (a, b) faded, water-damaged; rubber hardened on pump (c)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"American Hospital Supply Catalog C-30", American Hospital Supply, c. 1965, similar to model #14410-002; "Aloe’s Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physicians’ Supplies and Hospital Furnishings. 6th ed", A.S. Aloe Co., 189–, p. 937 (similar to model #10987)
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; the yellow disc may or may not be a part of the breast pump
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catgut ligatures

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001037
Description
Plain catgut ligatures, which consist of a sealed hollow glass tube containing a folded length of plain catgut suture in sterile water; there is also a piece of printed paper in the tube around the ligature and against the inner edges; this label lists product information; one end of the tube is ro…
Accession Number
997001037
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Plain catgut ligatures, which consist of a sealed hollow glass tube containing a folded length of plain catgut suture in sterile water; there is also a piece of printed paper in the tube around the ligature and against the inner edges; this label lists product information; one end of the tube is rounded outwards; the other end of the tube is closed and flattened; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Jaeger-Bigelow Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
catgut: light beige
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
The label reads, "Plain Catgut // Boilable // 2 // Jaeger-Bigelow Co. // Boston, Mass."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 1009
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 6.4 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The glass tube, ligatures and label are complete and undamaged; the label is slightly discoloured but is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Previous number #187; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; came stored with other ligatures in a box: 997.001.119a-d
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Chapin's Buchu-Paiba trade card

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001418
Description
Light cardboard trade card for Chapin's Buchu-Paiba; front: colour chromolithograph shows straw basket, filled with flowers and suspended by a ribbon, which also encircles the basket; very feminine; "Chapin's" is written on a pennant-like ribbon; back: EPH. S. Wells advertising his other products (…
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Accession Number
996001418
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Kidney Diseases -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Light cardboard trade card for Chapin's Buchu-Paiba; front: colour chromolithograph shows straw basket, filled with flowers and suspended by a ribbon, which also encircles the basket; very feminine; "Chapin's" is written on a pennant-like ribbon; back: EPH. S. Wells advertising his other products (Wells' Health Renewer, Rough on Rats) with their costs, plus advertising items which can be bought through the mail, i.e.: 10c for "Rough on Rats" Iron Holder, 15c chromo, 13x21" of "Household Troubles", 10c for large size scrap book cards, 35c for song and chorus of "Rough on Rats", etc; black lettering, quite large (bigger than a postcard).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before)
Maker
Forbes Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
paper: pink; yellow; blue; orange; green
Inscriptions
Front: "CHAPIN'S // Buchu-Paiba // THE GREAT // Kidney Cure"; back: "LADIES // IT'S JUST LOVELY"; lists all of the items one could get through the mail from E.S. Wells; then it has in bold 9 problems all of which can be cured by "Rough on Rats", Buchu-Paiba, or "Well's Health Renewer"; "The above Goods Sold by Druggists and Medicine Dealers // throughout the world"; proprietor's name and address
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.8 cm. x Width: 12.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
The paper is quite sun-aged; front: a small wedge is missing from the right edge (1/3 of the way down); back: stained all along the edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Snake-Oil Syndrome, Patent Medicine Advertising" by A. Walker Bingham, colour insert # 5
and p. 148; "Step Right Up" by Brooks McNamara, colour insert # 1 -- identical picture; "Nineteenth-Century
Proprietary Medicine Trade Cards" by William H. Helfand, slide # 24; CD #8
Research Facts
Same company which produced Well's May Apple Pills, Rough on Corns, Rough on Rats and BuchuPaiba,
often advertised together. Buchu-Paiba was an herbal remedy for kidney and bladder
problems; Buchuplant (Barosma betulina) first imported to England in 1820's as a diuretic;
EPH.S. Wells has some relationship with Wells Richardson & Co; believe it is the same company
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1970.4.31
Description
A paper package containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.31
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Diuretics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- diuretics -- container
Description
A paper package containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
Cheney & Myrick
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: yellowed white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Stamped in black ink on front: "CLEAVERS. // CHENEY & MYRICK, // DEALERS IN // American Drugs, // 15 Union Street, // BOSTON."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Little holes in wrapper suggest insect infestation; corner torn; dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a diuretic.
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clinical centrifuge

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Collection
Rudy Gervais, Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997005001
Description
Clinical centrifuge, which consists of a hollow rounded bowl-like container on top of a rounded base that contains a motor; the top of the centrifuge is open and covered with a round metal lid that is hinged at the back and has a round plastic knob at the front; the inside bottom of the centrifuge…
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Accession Number
997005001
Collection
Rudy Gervais, Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Centrifugation -- instrumentation
Chemistry
Description
Clinical centrifuge, which consists of a hollow rounded bowl-like container on top of a rounded
base that contains a motor; the top of the centrifuge is open and covered with a round metal lid
that is hinged at the back and has a round plastic knob at the front; the inside bottom of the centrifuge
has a rounded motor piece sticking up; the outside front of the base has an on/off switch
that moves right and left; the side of the base has a three-prong electric cord coming out from it;
the bottom of the base has three round rubber feet
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
International Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: dark grey
paint: grey; white
rubber: black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
A manufacturer's label on the outside front of the base reads, "INTERNATIONAL // EQUIPMENT CO. //
[symbol of large "C" with "SA" inside] // APPROVED // OFF // INTERNATIONAL CLINICAL CENTRIFUGE //
ON // VOLTS 115 AC/DC MODEL CL NO. 50221H // AMPS 1 INTERNATIONAL EQUIPMENT CO. // 4170 BOSTON,
MASS."; the motor looked at from under the base has raised lettering which reads, "OFF // ON //
WARD LEONARD ELECTRIC CO. // MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. U.S.A. // VITROHM RHEOSTAT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 29.6 cm. x Diam. : 33.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
The centrifuge was very dirty and dusty when it arrived; the metal shows chipping on the outside
finish and stains on the inside; the rubber cord had several pieces of masking tape on it
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Collins respirator

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Dates
1950
59
circa 1950-59
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997019004
Description
An iron lung consisting of a large cylindrical tube which opens at either end with porthole style windows along its shaft; the shaft is supported on a metal frame and is on wheels.
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Accession Number
997019004
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Respiration, Artificial
Ventilators, Mechanical
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Description
An iron lung consisting of a large cylindrical tube which opens at either end with porthole style windows along its shaft; the shaft is supported on a metal frame and is on wheels.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This iron lung was used at KGH to treat polio patients.
Maker
Drinker-Collins
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
59
circa 1950-59
Material
Metal: turquoise
Inscriptions
"Model No. 1950 // "79? ONT Govt" stenciled on the machine; "Directions for Operating the Drinker-Collins Duplex Respirator" printed on the side
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-Floor
Dimension Notes
Length 167.0 cm x Width 71.0 cm x Depth 1.45 m
Condition Remarks
The foam around the portholes has badly deteriorated.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "cnews"; CD #6.
Research Facts
Iron lungs were used to treat polio victims who couldn't breathe because their chest muscles were too disabled
Exhibit History
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit: "Caring Profession"; ret. Sept. 2006
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