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alcohol container

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Rideau Regional Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000048004
Description
Red metal cylindrical alcohol container with a lidded spout connected to a metal trigger which connects to the 'D' shaped handle attached to the top of the can; yellow caution label glued to the side and handwritten label in marker and white ink.
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Accession Number
000048004
Collection
Rideau Regional Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Antisepsis
Description
Red metal cylindrical alcohol container with a lidded spout connected to a metal trigger which connects to the 'D' shaped handle attached to the top of the can; yellow caution label glued to the side and handwritten label in marker and white ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Rideau Regional Centre
Maker
Protectoseal
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
metal: grey
paint: red
paper: yellow, black
ink: white, black
Inscriptions
On the side: "RUBBING ALCOHOL 65 % // E5B F.M.S.U"; printed on the yellow label pasted on the side of the can: "PROTECTOSEAL // Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. // LISTED // SAFETY CAN // NO. F-623143"; embossed on the side of the can below the spout: "4610A // PROTECTOSEAL // CO // CHICAGO // FM"; engraved on the top of the lid covering the spout: "DO NOT REMOVE // FIRE BAFFLE IN SPOUT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Width 14.2 cm x Depth 19.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal has minor scratches and stained; paint has worn off in some areas, particularly on the handle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Broadcasting Corporation" website; "Wikipedia" website; CD #5
Research Facts
The Rideau Regional Centre was a residence for the mentally handicapped located in Smiths falls, Ontario. The centre opened in 1951, and at the time of its closure in 2009, it housed approximately 400 patients. Rubbing alcohol was used as a disenfectant.
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alcohol container

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Rideau Regional Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
000048005
Description
Red metal cylindrical alcohol container with a lidded spout connected to a metal trigger which connects to the 'D' shaped handle attaached to the top of the can; yellow caution label glued to side and handwritten label in marker and white paint.
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Accession Number
000048005
Collection
Rideau Regional Centre Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Antisepsis
Description
Red metal cylindrical alcohol container with a lidded spout connected to a metal trigger which connects to the 'D' shaped handle attaached to the top of the can; yellow caution label glued to side and handwritten label in marker and white paint.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Rideau Regional Centre
Maker
Protectoseal
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
metal: grey
paint: red
paper: yellow, black
ink: white, black
Inscriptions
On the side in white paint: "RUBBING ALCOHOL // POISON E.6.A."; printed on the yellow label pasted on the side of the can: "PROTECTOSEAL // Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. // LISTED // SAFETY CAN // NO. F-623143"; embossed on the side of the can below the spout: "4610A // PROTECTOSEAL // CO // CHICAGO // FM"; engraved on the top of the lid covering the spout: "DO NOT REMOVE // FIRE BAFFLE IN SPOUT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-H2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Width 14.2 cm x Depth 19.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal has minor scratches and stained; paint has worn off in some areas, particularly on the handle and lid covering the spout
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Research Facts
The Rideau Regional Centre was a residence for the mentally handicapped located in Smiths Falls, Ontario, The centre opened in 1951, and at the time of its closure in 2009, it housed approximately 400 patients. Rubbing alcohol was used as a disenfectant.
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The Alkaloidal Clinic Vol. 4 No. 7 [medical journal]

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Dates
1897
Collection
Janice Meyer Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
001010002
Description
Stapled soft booklet without covers with decorative front page contains medical artilces and numerous advertisements for products.
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Accession Number
001010002
Collection
Janice Meyer Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Archival
Description
Stapled soft booklet without covers with decorative front page contains medical artilces and numerous advertisements for products.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donor found them in the attic of their new home.
Maker
The Alkaloidal Clinic Pub. Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
U. S. A.
Dates
1897
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, red, blue
Inscriptions
On front page: "The // ALKALOIDAL// CLINIC // W. C. ABBOTT, M.D., // W. F. WAUGH, M.D. // EDITORS // VOL. 4 JULY 1897 No. 7 // DEVOTED TO THE THERAPEUTICS OF THE ACTIVE PRINCIPLES // WITH BRIEF CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF THE SAME // ALKALOIDAL CLINIC PRESS.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
26.0 cm
Width
18.2 cm
Depth
0.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Overall yellowing of cover pages, minor stains, interior in excellent condition
Copy Type
original
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The Alkaloidal Clinic Vol. 5 No. 1 [medical journal]

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Dates
1898
Collection
Janice Meyer Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
001010003
Description
Stapled soft booklet without covers with decorative front page contains medical artilces and numerous advertisements for products.
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Accession Number
001010003
Collection
Janice Meyer Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Archival
Description
Stapled soft booklet without covers with decorative front page contains medical artilces and numerous advertisements for products.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donor found them in the attic of their new home.
Maker
The Alkaloidal Clinic Pub. Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
U. S. A.
Dates
1898
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, red, blue
Inscriptions
On front page: "The // ALKALOIDAL// CLINIC // W. C. ABBOTT, M.D., // W. F. WAUGH, M.D. // EDITORS // VOL. 5 JANUARY 1898 No. 1 // DEVOTED TO THE THERAPEUTICS OF THE ACTIVE PRINCIPLES // WITH BRIEF CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF THE SAME // ALKALOIDAL CLINIC PRESS.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
26.0 cm
Width
18.2 cm
Depth
0.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Overall yellowing of cover pages, minor stains, interior in excellent condition
Copy Type
original
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The Alkaloidal Clinic Vol. 5 No. 9 [medical journal]

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Dates
1898
Collection
Janice Meyer Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
001010004
Description
Stapled soft booklet without covers with decorative border on front page contains medical artilces and numerous advertisements for products.
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Accession Number
001010004
Collection
Janice Meyer Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Archival
Description
Stapled soft booklet without covers with decorative border on front page contains medical artilces and numerous advertisements for products.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donor found them in the attic of their new home.
Maker
The Alkaloidal Clinic Pub. Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
U. S. A.
Dates
1898
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, green
Inscriptions
On front page: "VOL. 5 SEPTEMBER 1898 No. 9 // $1.00 PER YEAR 10c PER COPY // THE // ALKALOIDAL // CLINIC // EDITORS // W. C. ABBOTT, M.D., W. F. WAUGH, M.D. // CONTENTS (LISTS THE TABLE OF CONTENTS) // THE CLINIC PUBLISHING COMPANY, CHICAGO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
26.0 cm
Width
18.2 cm
Depth
0.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Overall yellowing of cover pages, minor stains, interior in excellent condition; front cover with missing sections around edges
Copy Type
original
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The Alkaloidal Clinic Vol. 6 No. 12 [medical journal]

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Dates
1899
Collection
Janice Meyer Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
001010005
Description
Stapled soft booklet without covers with decorative border on front page contains medical artilces and numerous advertisements for products.
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Accession Number
001010005
Collection
Janice Meyer Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Archival
Description
Stapled soft booklet without covers with decorative border on front page contains medical artilces and numerous advertisements for products.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donor found them in the attic of their new home.
Maker
The Clinic Publishing Company
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
U. S. A.
Dates
1899
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, green
Inscriptions
On front page: "VOL. 6 DECEMBER 1899 No. 12 // $1.00 PER YEAR 10c PER COPY // THE // ALKALOIDAL // CLINIC // W. C. ABBOTT, M.D., W. F. WAUGH, M.D. // This is Your Last Chance! // TO GET A TWO-DOLLAR CLINIC // FOR ONE DOLLAR // THE CLINIC PUBLISHING COMPANY, CHICAGO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
26.0 cm
Width
18.2 cm
Depth
1.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Overall yellowing of cover pages, minor stains, interior in excellent condition; covers with worn edges and large minor faded stain on cover
Copy Type
original
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An X-Ray talk [booklet]

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Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
006042001
Description
24-page booklet with a card cover stitched together with red thread; the back cover is folded and can be cut off and used as a reply card; the booklet describes the techniques and practical applications of the parts when using a static generating machine.
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Accession Number
006042001
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- pamphlet
Electrostatics -- pamphlet
Description
24-page booklet with a card cover stitched together with red thread; the back cover is folded and can be cut off and used as a reply card; the booklet describes the techniques and practical applications of the parts when using a static generating machine.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in the UHN Academy of Medicine research files; source unknown.
Maker
Rettig Press
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Material
paper: off-white
ink: black, red
cardboard: green
fabric: red
Inscriptions
Printed in ink on the front cover the first line is in red the subsequent lines are in black ink "An X-Ray talk // other things to By Dr. // Rome V. Wagner" Under this is a picture of a man in front of an electrostatic generating machine; on the back printed in black ink surrounded by a red ink frame " A Little // Too // Good // is Just // Good Enough"; in the bottom corner is a crest printed in black ink "Rettig // Press // Chicago".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 18
Dimension Notes
Length 15.1 cm x Width 11.6 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The spine is split where the booklet is stitched together; there is some fading of the cover and yellowing of the inner pages.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
Reference Comments
"American Journal of Roentgenology: History Page" , David S. Channin, 1993, volume 160, p. 647; "American Journal of Roentgenology: Perspective" , Larry R. Brown, 1993, volume 161, p. 1321; The Health Physics Society of the University of Michigan Website, "The First Fifty Years of Radiation Protection", Ronald L. Kathern and Paul L. Ziemer, 1980, p. 4
Research Facts
Rome Vernon Wagner finished medical school in 1889; he opened an X-ray equipment manufacturing company shortly after 1895; he invented the mica plate static machine and variable-focus Crooke's tube; Thurman Wagner, Rome's Brother, also went to medical school and worked in the factory; Rome Wagner is credited with one of the first to use photographic plates for determining the amount of X-rays he had been exposed to; Rome Wagner died in 1908 of cancer; Thurman Wagner also died of cancer.
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Bacteria Chart [educational poster]

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Dates
1946
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Archival Items
Classification
Education
Archival, Images
Accession Number
000003392
Description
Educational poster showing illustrations of various bacteria; white paper with white linen backing between two brown wooden cylindrical supports at top and bottom; supports are split into two pieces, held together by staples; poster is inserted into each support, along with a purple piece of fabric…
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Accession Number
000003392
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Archival Items
Classification
Education
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Bacteria -- pictorial works
Teaching Materials -- charts
Archival
Description
Educational poster showing illustrations of various bacteria; white paper with white linen backing between two brown wooden cylindrical supports at top and bottom; supports are split into two pieces, held together by staples; poster is inserted into each support, along with a purple piece of fabric at top centre used for tying rolled poster; yellow metal hook attached to fabric tie to hang poster on wall; poster features sixteen circles with illustrations, printed with black, red and blue ink, of various bacteria, such as bubonic plague, typhoid fever and streptococcus; each is given their scientific name, in English and Spanish, and a more common name if applicable; brown paper sticker affixed to wooden support at top right states subject of the chart.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Denoyer-Geppert Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1946
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: white, brown
ink: red, black, blue, white
wood: brown
fabric: white, purple
metal: yellow, silver
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "BACTERIA CHART LAMINA DE BACTERIA // LINEAR ENLARGEMENT APPROXIMATELY 5000X AMPLIFICACION LINEAL APROXIMADAMENTE 5000X // PRINTED IN U.S.A. COPYRIGHT 1946 by DENOYER-GEPPERT CO. Published by DENOYER-GEPPERT CO., CHICAGO SB10 BACTERIA CHART"; printed on sticker on top: "SB10 // PATHOGENIC // MICRO-ORGANISMS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-7
Dimension Notes
Length 1.22 m x Width 85.0 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Linen is fraying at right edge; brown marks on poster on right edge; poster is stiff and creased from being rolled; does not stay flat on its own.
Copy Type
Original
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Ballenger's swivel septum knife

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001294
Description
Ballenger's swivel septum knife, which consists of a hollow, four-sided handle that has a closed end formed into a rounded, blunt point, and flat sides with horizontal gripping grooves on the outer top and bottom edges; the handle tapers to join with a solid, cylindrical shaft that splits and flare…
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Accession Number
997001294
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- nasal
Description
Ballenger's swivel septum knife, which consists of a hollow, four-sided handle that has a closed end formed into a rounded, blunt point, and flat sides with horizontal gripping grooves on the outer top and bottom edges; the handle tapers to join with a solid, cylindrical shaft that splits and flares out to form an elongated U-shaped tip that has a small, swivelling, curved blade at the top; the inside edges of the tip are flat and the outer edges are rounded.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
F.A. Hardy & Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The top of the handle has the number "4" stamped into the metal just before it joins with the shaft, as well as the F.A. Hardy & Company logo of a human eye with the letter "C".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 18.2 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; there is no staining, but a few spots of corrosion are visible on the handle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #105; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by the Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 3143 (item C/-8341) (see photocopy); "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by the George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 36 (item #P2500) (see attached photocopy); manufacturing logo information provided by the Dittrick Museum of Medical History; came to the museum in surgical roll 997.001.296 along with 13 other instruments: 997.001.287-.293; CD #5
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bandage compress box

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Dates
1929
1950
circa 1929-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
2001.5.3 a-d
Description
One-piece cardboard box (a) containing a rectangular folded bandage compress (b) wrapped in paper and still sealed as well as two large safety pins (c-d).
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Accession Number
2001.5.3 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
One-piece cardboard box (a) containing a rectangular folded bandage compress (b) wrapped in paper and still sealed as well as two large safety pins (c-d).
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
b - bandage compress - Size: Length - 9.9 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
c-d - pins - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1929
1950
circa 1929-1950
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20th c."; patent number on bandage packet was registered in 1929
Material
paper: brown, black, cream, blue
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Front of box: "1 BANDAGE COMPRESS // 4 IN. X 4 IN. STERILIZED // MAUNFACTURED BY // JOHNSON & JOHNSON // NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J. CHICAGO, ILL. // DISTRIBUTED BY // DAVIS EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT CO., INC. // NEWARK NEW JERSEY // MADE IN U. S. A."; both ends of box: "UNIT NO. 101 // 4 IN. BANDAGE COMPRESS // 1 PER UNIT"; base of box has logo with the word "SAFETY" printed small on top of the word "DAVIS" and then "OPEN AT OPPOSITE END"; box top has the same DAVIS SAFETY logo and "UNIT NO. 101 // 4 IN. BANDAGE COMPRESS // 1 PER UNIT"; inside of box top is stamped: "88W391"; back of box contains illustrations for how to apply bandage: "TAKE HOLD OF TAILS AND PULL OUT // DO NOT TOUCH SIDE OF COMPRESS which Goes on the Wound. // Place Compress Directly Over Wound. Wrap Tails Around Arm or Leg. // Make Tails Secure by Tying Square Knot. // If Larger Compress is Necessary, Open Compress. // Spread Compress but DO NOT TOUCH SURFACE TO GO ON WOUND."; on sticker on compress: "UNIT No. 101-a // 4" x 4" Bandage Compress // Cotton Filled Pat. No. 1701207 // STERILIZED - Caution: Sterility of contents is // not guaranteed if package has been broken. // SAFETY [DAVIS SAFETY logo] SERVICE // MANUFACTURED BY // JOHNSON & JOHNSON // DISTRIBUTED ONLY BY // DAVIS EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT CO., INC. // NEWARK NEW JERSEY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-6 Row B
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
United States Patent and Trademark Office website; CD #UHN
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