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75 Years of Progress In Dingbat Land [Dingbat calendar]

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Dates
1974
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
997032013
Description
Poster designed to have three printed framings; the outermost frame is plain, but this frame has been cut off at the top and bottom edges; the middle frame is a pale green border with red and blue maple leaves on a white geometrical pattern; the printer's trademarks are printed on the four corners …
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Accession Number
997032013
Author
Frosst
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- poster
Drugs -- advertisements, Documentation, Office Management
Description
Poster designed to have three printed framings; the outermost frame is plain, but this frame has been cut off at the top and bottom edges; the middle frame is a pale green border with red and blue maple leaves on a white geometrical pattern; the printer's trademarks are printed on the four corners of this frame; the inner frame mimics a wooden frame with many planes and an elliptical title plaque at the bottom; each frame is edged in black, and white lines separate the frames; the poster depicts Dingbats in a cave bottling medications while two elderly Dingbats talk about the past; the bottom area has the different months of the year in 1975 and a full page of January 1975 still attached.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel
Maker
Merck Frosst Company
Site Made (City)
Kirkland
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1974
Material
paper: white ink: varying colours metal: black, brass, silver
Inscriptions
Printed on poster: "75 YEARS OF PROGRESS IN // DINGBAT LAND // Frosst // FOUNDED IN CANADA IN 1899 // CHARLES E. FROSST & CO. KIRKLAND (MONTREAL) CANADA // JANUARY 1975" with calendar dates and product information following.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5
Length
67.3
Width
35.8
Depth
0.1
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
minor curling from previous storage in a tube
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
Reference Comments
The Frosst Dingbat Calendars. Niagara Apothecary
Donor’s remarks
Research Facts
From 1915 until 1996, health professionals all across Canada received a calendar which featured the healing efforts of the Dingbats. Charles Edward Frosst founded the Canadian company that bore his name until 1965 when it was taken over by a major American manufacturer to become Merck-Frosst. Charles Frosst engaged the artist, William Dudley Burnett Ward, to paint an appealing calendar for distribution to his firm's audience. Over the course of 81 years there have been a long succession of artists following Ward.
The Dingbat calendars were discontinued as a result of a Canadian industry's association decision that the Dingbat promotion was unfair competition.
Gladys (Millar) Rockel graduated from Kitchener Waterloo Nursing College Class of 1939; nursing positions on Pontiac, MI (1940), Grand Rapids, MI (1941), Toronto, Ontario (1942) and worked in private practise with husband Dr Rockel.
The Dingbat calendars started in February each year leaving the last page for January of the following year still attached, so the actual calendar dates to the previous year.
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Acetophen Compound with Codeine

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1614
Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
993004223
Description
Physician's sample of liquid acetophen compound with codeine in small glass tube with cork closure; full vial; tablets have solidified and are starting to deteriorate.
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Accession Number
993004223
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
Physician's sample of liquid acetophen compound with codeine in small glass tube with cork closure; full vial; tablets have solidified and are starting to deteriorate.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C. M. Bracken.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
paper: burgundy; yellow
pills:
Inscriptions
Printed in burgundy on yellow paper label: Physician's Sample // C.T. No. 262 "Frosst" // ACETOPHEN COMPOUND // with CODEINE // (GREY) // Frosst // Rx // Acetophen 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine Citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine Phosphate 1/8 gr. // DOSE: - One or two tablets every four hours. // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 270916 // Charles E. Frosst & Co. // MONTREAL - CANADA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 5.3 cm. x Diam. 1.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: metal cap on the container shows three small spots of corrosion on the outer edge
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Acetophen emergency kit

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7375
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.8.45 a-j
Description
A flat, rectangular cardboard box (i) with a cardboard cover (j) contains four vials (a, c, e, g) with metal / cork tops (b, d, f, h); each vial has a paper label wrapped around it, and each label is slightly different.
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Accession Number
1977.8.45 a-j
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A flat, rectangular cardboard box (i) with a cardboard cover (j) contains four vials (a, c, e, g) with metal / cork tops (b, d, f, h); each vial has a paper label wrapped around it, and each label is slightly different.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
b - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
f - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
h - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
i - container - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
j - container cover - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass
metal
cork
cardboard: yellow; brown
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
Paper label for (a) reads: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 263 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // Rx 3 // Frosst // Rx "Acetophen" 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin 5/8 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/8 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic. // 8-0"; (c) has: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 292 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with CODEINE, 1/2 gr. // Rx 3 // Frosst // Rx "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/8 gr. // Codeine Phosphate 1/2 gr. // Dose: – One tablet every four // hours, or as directed by physician // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 25617; (e) has: "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 222 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with Codeine // Frosst // "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine phosphate 1/8 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 25597"; (g) has, "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No. 282 // Frosst // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // with Codeine, 1/4 gr. // Rx 2 (yellow) // Frosst // "Acetophen" 3 1/2 gr. // Phenacetin 2 1/2 gr. // Caffeine citrate 1/2 gr. // Codeine phosphate 1/4 gr. // Dose: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic, sedative. // 25607; the cardboard container has printed on it a summary of the above information.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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Acetophen emergency kit

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1977.8.47 a-j
Description
A cardboard packet with a cardboard cover contains four glass Acetophen vials with metal / cork tops; each vial has a paper label wrapped around it.
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Accession Number
1977.8.47 a-j
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A cardboard packet with a cardboard cover contains four glass Acetophen vials with metal / cork tops; each vial has a paper label wrapped around it.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
b - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
c - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
e - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
f - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
g - vial - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
h - cork - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
i - container - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
j - container cover - Size: Length 7.3 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass
cardboard: yellow; brown
paper: yellow; brown
cork
metal
Inscriptions
The label on each vial has different information on ingredients and dosage; (a) has: "Physician's Sample // Compressed Tablet // ACETOPHEN // 1 Grain // SWEETENED // C.T. No 259 "FROSST" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 1 gr. (0.0648G.) // DOSE: – One to three tablets // Acetophen: The registered trade // mark of Monoaceticacidester of // Salicylic Acid "Frosst." // 258289"; (c) has, "Physician's Sample // COMPRESSED TABLET // ACETOPHEN COMPOUND// (Quarter strength, coloured pink) // SWEETENED // C.T. No 263 "Frosst" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin .... 5/8 gr. // Caffeine Citrate .... 1/8 gr. // DOSE: – One or two tablets // Antipyretic, analgesic, // sedative // 265218"; (e) has, "Physician's Sample // Compressed Tablet // ACETOPHEN // CODEINE and ATROPINE // (One fifth strength, pink) // SWEETENED // C.T. No 299 "FROSST" // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 1 gr. (0.0648G.) // Codeine Phos. .... 1/40 gr. (0.0016G) // Atropine Sulphate 1/2000 gr. (0.00003G) // DOSE: – One or two tablets // Acetophen: — The registered trade // mark of monoaceticacidester of Sali // cylic Acid. "Frosst." // 258292"; (i) has, "Physician's Specimen // C.T. No 263 "Frosst" [cursive] // "ACETOPHEN" COMPOUND // Rx B // (Child's Size, Sweetened) // Frosst [cursive] // Rx // Acetophen .... 7/8 gr. // Phenacetin .... 5/8 gr. // Caffeine citrate ...... 1/8 gr. // DOSE: – One or two tablets // every four hours // Antipyretic, analgesic."; at right angles to the foregoing: "152-9".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row C
Copy Type
Original
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acetophen tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7400
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
1978.1.8 a-b
Description
A cardboard box (b) contains a bottle (a) full of white Acetophen tablets.
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Accession Number
1978.1.8 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter headache remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
A cardboard box (b) contains a bottle (a) full of white Acetophen tablets.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: yellow; black; red
glass: amber
Inscriptions
Printed on front of box: "100 // COMPRESSED // TABLETS // No. 189 // ACETOPHEN // THE STANDARDIZED // PRODUCT // 5 Grains // Dose:– One or two // tablets three or // four times daily, // with water. // Acetophen:- // the registered // trade mark of // Acetylsalicylic // Acid // "Frosst" // Charles E. Frosst & Co. // Montreal, Canada"; label on bottle has similar information, with directions in both English and French.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
box - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label on side of bottle is torn
Copy Type
Original
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Acetophen tablets tin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2178
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
996001099
Description
Small thin rectangular medicine container; contains Acetophen tablets; lid partially slides open; label painted on lid in black and red
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Accession Number
996001099
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine 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 headache remedies -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Small thin rectangular medicine container; contains Acetophen tablets; lid partially slides
open; label painted on lid in black and red
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: yellow; red; black
Inscriptions
One dozen 5 gr. tablets To open slide [r. arrow] // Acetophen // A-seat-o-fin // for headaches,
colds, Aches and pains // Charles E. Frosst & Co. Montreal Canada
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-4 Row E
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Length: 0.7 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm. x Depth: 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paint worn slightly all over box
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022001
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); …
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Accession Number
015022001
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); metal braces on either side of leg made up of three sections with pivoting join above knee area; height adjustment made possible by holes in bottom sections of braces; pins at bottom to insert in shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 87.0 cm Diameter: 16.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear, abrasions and soiling, especially in areas of contact with body
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J. E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920); diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him by J. E. Hanger Ltd. and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J. E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier offering support for his progress.
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022002
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); …
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Accession Number
015022002
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); metal braces on either side of leg made up of three sections with pivoting joint above knee area; height adjustment made possible by holes in bottom sections of braces; pins at bottom to insert in shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 87.0 cm Diameter: 19.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear, abrasions and soiling, especially in areas of contact with body; cloudy appearance on front of leather collar
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J. E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920); he was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him by J.E. Hanger Ltd. and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J. E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier offering his support for his progress.
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022004
Description
Half-size leg brace worn below the knee; steel brace with dark brown leather collar at top; approximately 2/3 of collar has steel beneath the leather; leather strap with metal buckle; pin at bottom of brace for insertion into shoe.
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Accession Number
015022004
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Half-size leg brace worn below the knee; steel brace with dark brown leather collar at top; approximately 2/3 of collar has steel beneath the leather; leather strap with metal buckle; pin at bottom of brace for insertion into shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 44.0 cm Diameter: 14.0 cm
Condition Remarks
shows wear
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J.E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Accompanied donation of leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920), but only full-length leg braces were listed on hospital receipts; Gordon was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J.E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier.
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advertising booklet

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7430
Dates
1880
circa 1880
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.24
Description
A small, rectangular booklet of 12 pages plus front and back covers; the front cover is illustrated with a border designed to look like the border of a fine tapestry; the booklet is primarily an advertisement for Perry Davis Pain-Killer, including pictorial advertisements, testimonials and claims, …
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Accession Number
1978.14.24
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
A small, rectangular booklet of 12 pages plus front and back covers; the front cover is illustrated with a border designed to look like the border of a fine tapestry; the booklet is primarily an advertisement for Perry Davis Pain-Killer, including pictorial advertisements, testimonials and claims, as well as jokes and facts to entertain the reader and directions on dyeing fabrics; the binding is sewn.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Perry Davis & Son & Lawrence
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
circa 1880
Date Remarks
Date printed inside booklet
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on the front: "All Sorts"; printed on the inside: "Head Quarters // – OF THE – / PAIN - KILLER // – IN – // MONTREAL. // PAIN - KILLER. // 'T CURES, WHEN TAKEN INTERNALLY, // Cramp. Cholera, Dysentery, // Diarrhoea, Painter's Colic, Bowel Com- // plaints, Pain in the Stomach, Liver Complaints, Sore // Throat. Sudden Colds, Coughs, Dyspepsia, Indigestion, &c. // WHEN USED EXTERNALLY, IT CURES // Boils, Felons, Cuts, Bruises, Burns and Scalds, Old Sores, // Sprains, Swelling of Joints, Toothache, Pain // in the Face, Neuralgia, Rheuma - // tism, Frosted Feet, &c. // For Cholera Morbus and Cholera Infantum as well as all Summer Com - // plaints of a similar nature"; this page is illustrated with a drawing of the company headquarters; printed in black ink on the back cover are two advertisements for other products; "For CONSUMPTION and all Diseases that lead to it, // SUCH AS // Coughs, Neglected Colds, Bronchitis, Pain in the Chest, // – AND – // ALL DISEASES OF THE LUNGS // ALLEN'S LUNG BALSAM // Is the Great Modern Remedy. – For Croup it is almost a specific. // It excites expectoration, and causes the lungs to throw off the phlegm or mucus // Physicians having consumptive patients, // and who, having to cure them with their own medicine, we would recommend // to give ALLEN'S LUNG BALSAM a try // Sold by all druggist's, $1.00 per bottle"; on the second half: "BEARINE // FOR THE // HAIR. // IT IS A HAIR BEAUTIFIER, PRESERVER AND DRESSING. // This elegant preparation named from the CANADA BEAR, from which its most // essental element is obtained // SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS // PRICE, 50 CENTS PER BOTTLE // PERRY DAVIS & SON & LAWRENCE, // PROPRIETOR'S, MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length 18.2 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has yellowed with age and has been water stained and spotted; there is a small tear on the upper left-hand corner.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
"Spring and Summer Catalogue (No. 46)," The T. Eaton Co., 1901 (reprinted 1970), p. 117
Research Facts
Claims to cure cholera, dysentery and diphtheria; claims to have "stood the test of forty years' trial."
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