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Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
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Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W.E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Date Remarks
Start of C.H. Bird's practice to company close
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "1000 // ACETYLSAL // PINK // Acetylsalicylic Acid // TABLETS // U.S.P // 5 Grains // ADULT DOSE: One tablet // every four hours // Lot No: 8062 // W.E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON . ONTARIO // WARNING // Keep out of reach of children // to avoid accidental poisoning"; embossed on bottle bottom: "4 // 1 D [enclosed in diamond shape] 3 // 3068"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Label is slightly stained and interior walls are coated with residue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
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acetylsalicylic acid tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8145
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1981.21.2
Description
A moulded brown glass cylindrical bottle with a medium-wide neck and sharply rounded shoulders ending in a pronounced lip; cork stopper and a paper label; originally contained 500 compressed tablets of acetylsalicylic acid tablets--throat; stock no. 321936.
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Accession Number
1981.21.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- headache remedies -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A moulded brown glass cylindrical bottle with a medium-wide neck and sharply rounded shoulders ending in a pronounced lip; cork stopper and a paper label; originally contained 500 compressed tablets of acetylsalicylic acid tablets--throat; stock no. 321936.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Canada Pharmacal Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
glass: brown
cork: brown
paper: beige
ink: black
compressed powder: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COMPRESSED // ACETYLSALICYLIC // ACID // THROAT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row A
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length 23.5 cm x Diam. 9.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Acid Soda Phos.

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037434
Description
A manufactured glass bottle (a) with a slightly concave bottom; the cylindrical body of thick glass tapers to a medium-length neck and has a wide lip; the body of the bottle has manufacture seams on the sides and a black and white label; inserted in bottle neck is (b) a cork stopper; this is cylind…
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Accession Number
997037434
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A manufactured glass bottle (a) with a slightly concave bottom; the cylindrical body of thick glass tapers to a medium-length neck and has a wide lip; the body of the bottle has manufacture seams on the sides and a black and white label; inserted in bottle neck is (b) a cork stopper; this is cylindrical in shape with a flat top that tapers down to a flat bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
W. E. Saunders, Limited
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
glass: brown
paper: white; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Label on bottle reads, "ACID SODA PHOS. // W.E. SAUNDERS, Limited // LONDON, ONT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Diam. 5.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label is discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottlers and Bottles, Canadian," by S. & O. Urquhart, 1976, p. 33 (similar to item 96)
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
005009008
Description
A seven-page paper pamphlet advertising Borocaine.
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Accession Number
005009008
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertisements
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics -- advertisements
Description
A seven-page paper pamphlet advertising Borocaine.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. McCrindle
Maker
The British Drug Houses Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
paper; white
Inscriptions
"'BOROCAINE' // The New Local Anaesthetic. // Completely supersedes Cocaine. // THE BRITISH DRUG HOUSES LTD. // Makers of Fine Chemicals, // GRAHAM ST., CITY ROAD, LONDON, N.1. // Chemical Worls: Whart Road, London, N.1." printed on the cover.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length 21.7 cm x Width 14.0 cm
Condition Remarks
A few discolourations.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; this collection accompanies 1989.10.1; Borocaine (ethocaine borate) was used as a general anaesthetic.
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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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Agla hypodermic syringe set

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Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004135 a-h
Description
Original burgundy pasteboard box with "Agla" hypodermic syringe in spirit-tight container has two luer-lock needles from B-D (Becton Dickinson); needles have sheaths to cover points and wires for cleaning; original instructions
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Accession Number
993004135 a-h
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Injections -- set
Description
Original burgundy pasteboard box with "Agla" hypodermic syringe in spirit-tight container has
two luer-lock needles from B-D (Becton Dickinson); needles have sheaths to cover points and
wires for cleaning; original instructions
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - box bottom - Size: Length 14.5 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 2.6 cm.
b - box top - Size: Length 15.2 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Depth 2.6 cm.
c - paper instructions - Size: Length 14.7 cm. x Width 4.5 cm. x Depth 0.2 cm.
d - syringe - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Diameter1.8 cm.
e - needle - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter0.2 cm.
f - sheath - Size: Length 3.1 cm. x Diameter0.3 cm.
g - needle - Size: Length 11.2 cm. x Depth 0.7 cm. x Diameter0.2 cm.
h - sheath - Size: Length 3.5 cm. x Diameter0.2 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
pasteboard: burgundy
paper: yellow; tan
metal: silver
glass: clear; blue
Inscriptions
Printed in gold on box top: THE 'AGLA' // (Trade Mark) // HYPODERMIC SYRINGE IN SPIRIT
TIGHT CONTAINER // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO., LONDON (ENG.) // (THE WELLCOME FOUNDATION
LTD.) // Associated Houses: // NEW YORK / MONTREAL / SYDNEY / CAPE TOWN / MILAN /
BOMBAY // SHANGHAI / BURNOS AIRES
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-3
Condition Remarks
# 1: inside box had leakage; # 2: no damage; #3: slightly dusty; paper yellowing slightly; no corrosion on metal pieces; on one short side of the lid, the paper was torn in an area 0.5 cm x 0.8 cm; there was a dark stain underneath and to the left of this, 0.5 cm x 0.3 cm, and three smaller black marks on the top surface of the lid.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Exhibit History
October 5, 2001 - Sept. 2002: Bracken Library, Botterell Hall, C.M. Bracken exhibit
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Aids to Bacteriology for Nurses 1st Ed. [reference book]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13071
Dates
1960
Collection
Phyllis Brown Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
001028002
Description
Hardcover fabric-covered book with thread binding; title and manufacturer printed in black ink on red cover; lessons on bacteriology, photographs of bacteria and medical instruments, listing of reference books for nurses printed in black ink on white pages inside; two colour plates showing bacteria…
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Accession Number
001028002
Author
E. Joan Bocock and Katharine F. Armstrong
Collection
Phyllis Brown Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Nursing
Bacteriology
Textbooks
Description
Hardcover fabric-covered book with thread binding; title and manufacturer printed in black ink on red cover; lessons on bacteriology, photographs of bacteria and medical instruments, listing of reference books for nurses printed in black ink on white pages inside; two colour plates showing bacteria inside; 184 pages
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Phyllis Brown
Maker
Bailliere, Tindall & Cox
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1960
Date Remarks
Printed in artefact
Material
paper: white
ink: black, blue, yellow, red, green
fabric: red
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "AIDS TO // BACTERIOLOGY // FOR NURSES // A // COMPLETE // TEXTBOOK // FOR THE // NURSE // NURSES // AIDS // SERIES // FIRST EDITION // BAILLIERE, TINDALL & COX"; handwritten on first page: "Phyllis Ann Brown"; handwritten on last page: "Main class of bacteria // Schizsmycetes"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 16.8 cm x Width 10.9 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Binding worn; 3 cm piece torn from top of back cover.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Phyllis Brown; CD #8
Research Facts
Phyllis Brown was a 1964 Kingston General Hospital nursing graduate
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air force officer's cap

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1973.13.1
Description
Cap has a cloth top with a cloth band and patent leather visor with a gold leaf design of beads and thread; air force crest on front.
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Accession Number
1973.13.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Military Medicine
Description
Cap has a cloth top with a cloth band and patent leather visor with a gold leaf design of beads and thread; air force crest on front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A.D. Kelly of Toronto.
Maker
Bates Hatter
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Material
fabric: blue-grey; black; yellow; green; red
leather: black
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
On circular label inside: "BATES Hatter, 21 Jermun [?] Street, St. JAMES LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet K
Dimension Notes
Depth 11.0 cm x Diam. 25.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This cap was worn by Dr. Kelly when he served as chief medical liaison officer with the RAF during World War II.
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Allenburys Throat Pastilles No. 45

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1972.12.4
Description
Tin container, empty, with rounded corners, bottom painted yellow, hinged lid with yellow paper sticker in centre.
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Accession Number
1972.12.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents
Cough -- drug therapy
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Tin container, empty, with rounded corners, bottom painted yellow, hinged lid with yellow paper sticker in centre.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. John W. Scott of Toronto.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
metal: yellow; blue; yellow; black
Inscriptions
Label has: "The "Allenburys" Throat Pastilles // No. 45 Menthol and Rhatany // menthol gr. 1/20, Ext. Rhatany gr. 2 // A pastille may be taken every three or four hours // if required. // Printed in England // Manufactured by Allen & Hanburys, Ltd. // London"; "TRADE A.D. 1715 MARK [with logo above]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row G
Dimension Notes
Length 10.0 cm x Width 6.25 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Dirty; all lettering legible.
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1867
1960
Between 1867-1960
Collection
P. W. Davey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
004021001 a-e
Description
An amputation saw; army pattern; consisting of a looped handle (a), a detachable blade with teeth on one side only (b), a hinged back (c), which rests over the top of the blade, a plate (d) which attaches the blade to the handle, and a small bolt with holds it all together; the entire instrument is…
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Accession Number
004021001 a-e
Collection
P. W. Davey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- saw -- amputation
Description
An amputation saw; army pattern; consisting of a looped handle (a), a detachable blade with teeth on one side only (b), a hinged back (c), which rests over the top of the blade, a plate (d) which attaches the blade to the handle, and a small bolt with holds it all together; the entire instrument is made with stainless steel.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 13.4 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
b - blade - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
c - hinged back - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
d - plate - Size: Length 2.1 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
e - bolt - Size: Depth 0.8 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Provenance
It was originally the property of a Harley Street surgeon named James McClure, a colleague of Sir John Weir. It was passed to the donor by his daughter's mother in law, Mrs. Jean Spears of Edmonton who was related to McClure.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1867
1960
Between 1867-1960
Date Remarks
The donor claims that it was about 128 years old in 1995, but the same instrument appears in a 1957 Allen and Hanburys catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"ALLEN & HANBURYS // LONDON" engraved on the handle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-15
Condition Remarks
Like New
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Catalogue of Operation Tables, Sterilizers, Hospital Furniture, Surgical Instruments, Appliances, Ligatures & Sutures," Allen & Hanburys Ltd., London, Eng., 1957, p. 456; CD #6
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