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Baby and Child Care [textbook]

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Dates
1957
Collection
Mrs. Hannah McQueen Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
998036001
Description
Paperback textbook with illustrations and explanations about baby and child care; front cover has a picture of a baby with a white blanket over top; 627 pages.
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Accession Number
998036001
Author
Dr. Benjamin Spock
Collection
Mrs. Hannah McQueen Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Child Care -- handbooks
Description
Paperback textbook with illustrations and explanations about baby and child care; front cover has a picture of a baby with a white blanket over top; 627 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Mrs. Hannah McQueen and donated via Mrs. Kathryn Wirsig
Maker
Pocket Books of Canada, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1957
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, white, blue, yellow, red
Inscriptions
Printed on the front cover: "DR. BENJAMIN SPOCK // BABY AND // CHILD CARE"; printed on spine: "POCKET // BOOKS // INC."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 16.2 cm x Width 10.8 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Pages are faded; spine bent and severely creased
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
File
JPG
Reference Comments
Remarks in donor file; CD #2
Research Facts
Hannah McQueen graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1928
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BDC Gin Pills for the Kidneys

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1974.4.1 a-c
Description
A yellow pill tin with black markings and printing (a) with a lid (b) and a circular containing a complete discussion and directions for use in several languages.
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Accession Number
1974.4.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A yellow pill tin with black markings and printing (a) with a lid (b) and a circular containing a complete discussion and directions for use in several languages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Charles De. Gossage of Toronto.
Maker
National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: yellow; black
paper: light green
Inscriptions
On tin lid: "BDC // GIN // PILLS // FOR THE // KIDNEYS // TRADE MARK REGISTERED"; around lower edge of tin: "40 PILLS // PROPRIETARY ARTICLES DEPARTMENT - NATIONAL DRUG AND CHEMICAL COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED, MONTREAL, CANADA"; on bottom: "GIN PILLS FOR THE KIDNEYS // No. 5611 The Proprietary or Patent Medicine Act. Take one or two pills four times a day, before or after meals, and at bedtime [followed by same information in French]"; circular contains a complete description and directions, in several languages.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row E
Temporary Location
On display, Queen's University Department of Medicine third floor, August 20, 2013.
Dimension Notes
Depth 3.2 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Modern container, but similar in design to earlier containers.
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Boehringer Ingelheim portfolio

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Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
995005085 a-an
Description
(a) A vinyl portfolio case, which opens like a book and has a plastic pocket on the left inside flap and a vinyl pouch that closes fully via a flap; contains (b-oo) a series of dermatology identification cards with full-colour pictures; clinical, epidemiological and treatment information; as well a…
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Accession Number
995005085 a-an
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Dermatology
Manuals
Description
(a) A vinyl portfolio case, which opens like a book and has a plastic pocket on the left inside flap and a vinyl pouch that closes fully via a flap; contains (b-oo) a series of dermatology identification cards with full-colour pictures; clinical, epidemiological and treatment information; as well as an advertisement for the drug Betnovate.
Number Of Parts
40
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 21.4 cm x Width 21.5 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
b - wide scope betnovate card - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 18.5 cm
c - herpes fibrilis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
d - listerosis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
e - herpes zoster card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
f - tularaemia card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
g - vaccinia card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
h - discoid lupus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
i - dermatomysitis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
j - morphoea card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
k - fixed drug eruptions card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
l - bromoderma card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
m - necrobiosis lipoidica card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
n -purpura card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
o - pigmented purpura eruptions card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
p - Waterhouse-Fredrichsen card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
q - allergic purpura card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
r - idiopathic t. purpura card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
s - purpura eruptions card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
t - tumours card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
u - keratoacanthoma (coarse) card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
v - early lesion card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
w - lamellar card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
x - lentigo maligna card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
y - histology card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
z - lichen planus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
aa - geographic tongue card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
bb - l. planus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
cc - l. planus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
dd - stomatitis nicotinica card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
ee - l. planus card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
ff - scrofuloderma card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
gg - cutis laxa card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
hh - poikiloderma card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
ii - keratosis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
jj - Peutz-Jeghers card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
kk - berloque card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
mm - tuberculosis card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
nn - porphyria card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
oo - erysipeloid card - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 20.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Maker
Boehringer Ingelheim Products
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
vinyl: black; white
cardboard: white; black; tan; red; dark brown
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front cover: "Boehringer Ingelheim Portfolio"; on spine: "Dermatology"; on back cover: "BOEHRINGER // INGELHEIM // Boehringer Ingelheim Products // Division of Geigy (Canada) Limited // Montreal 9."; (b) printed on front: "Pr // Wide scope Betnovate // In the treatment of Lichen Simp;ex // [illustration captions listed]"; on reverse: "Pr // Wide scope Betnovate // Swiftly suppresses // all steroid responsive dermatoses // [medical information listed] // Glaxo-Allenburys (Canada) // Ltd, 52 Barton Toad, Weston // Ontario // [vertical printing] OC5301–BS/9265 Printed in England"; (c) printed on front: "27.51 // Dermatoses caused by virus // HERPES SIMPLEX // (Herpes febrilis) // [medical information listed]"; on back: "Boehringer Ingelheim Portfolio // Division of Geigy (Canada) Limited // Montreal 9 // Printed in England"; (d) printed on front: "24.81 // Dermatoses caused by bacilli // LISTERIOSIS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (e) printed on front: "27.33 // Dermatoses caused by virus // HERPES ZOSTER // (Shingles) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c);
(f) printed on front: "24.37 // Dermatoses caused by bacilli // TULARAEMIA // (Rabbit fever, dry fly fever) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (g) printed on front: "27.13 // Dermatoses caused by virus // VACCINIA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (h) printed on front: "48.41 // Collagen diseases // DISCOID Lupus // ERYTHEMATOSUS [sic] // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (i) "48.83 // Collagen diseases // DERMATOMYOSITIS // (Polymyositis) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (j) "49.13 // Collagen diseases // MORPHOEA // (localized scleroderma) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (k) "52.71 // Drug eruptions // FIXED DRUG ERUPTIONS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (l) "52.71 // Drug eruptions // BROMODERMA// [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (M) "55.53 // Skin and general medicine // NECROBIOSIS LIPOIDICA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (n) "65.01 // Purpura // GENERAL DESCRIPTION // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (o) "66.73 // Purpura // PIGMENTED PURPURIC ERUPTIONS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (p) "65.01 // Purpura // WATERHOUSE-FREDERICHSEN SYNDROME // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (q) "66.43 // Purpura // ANAPHYLACTOID PURPURA (Allergic Purpura) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (r) "65.32 // Purpura // IDIOPATHIC THROMBOCYTOPOENIC PURPURA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (s) "66.75 // Purpura // PIGMENTED PURPURIC ERUPTION // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (t) "85.20 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA // (General) // (Molluscum sebaceum) // [medical information listed]"; on back: copyright information identical to (c) listed in top right corner; medical information listed; (u) "85.23 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA (course) // (Molluscum sebaceum) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (v) "85.21 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA // (early lesion) // (Molluscum sebaceum) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (w) "85.25 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA // (lamellar) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (x) "73.61 // Pigment // LENTIGO MALIGNA // (Hutchinson's melanotic freckle) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (y) "85.27 // Tumours // KERATOACANTHOMA // (histology) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (z) "42.11 // Papular Dermatoses // LICHEN PLANUS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (aa) "95.18 // Mucous membrane // GEOGRAPHIC TONGUE // (Exfoliata areata linguae) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (bb) "42.15 // Papular dermatoses // LICHEN PLANUS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (cc) "42.35 // Papular dermatoses // LICHEN PLANUS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (dd) "95.83 // Mucous membrane // STOMATITIS NICOTINICA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (ee) "42.13 // Papular dermatoses // LICHEN PLANUS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (ff) "22.23 // Dermatoses caused by // Mycobacteria // LUPUS VULGARIS - SCROFULODERMA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (gg) "16.21 // Congenital disorders // CUTIS LAXA // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (hh) "16.21 // Congenital disorders // POIKILODERMA // CONGENITALE // (Rothmund-Thompson syndrome) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (ii) "18.51 // Congenital disorders // KERATOSIS PALMARIS // ET PLANTARIS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (jj) "13.61 // Congenital disorders // PEUTZ-JEGHERS SYNDROME // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (kk) "16.21 // External effects on the skin // Light // BERLOQUE DERMATITIS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (mm) "22.41 // Dermatoses caused by // Mycobacteria // TUBERCULOSIS // VERRUCOSA CUTIS // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (nn) "32.65 // External effects on the skin // Light //PORPHYRIA CUTANEA TARDA // (Actinic, traumatic, bullous, // porphyrin dermatosis) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c); (oo) "24.31 // Dermatoses caused by // bacilli // ERYSIPELOID // (ROSENBACH) // [medical information listed]"; on back: identical to (c);
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-4
Condition Remarks
Vinyl cover is worn and slightly stained; (aa) has a dog-eared corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Images
Less detail
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014002132
Description
Rectangular tan cardboard box with four interconnected cardboard dividers allowing for 12 compartments; without top.
Accession Number
014002132
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Rectangular tan cardboard box with four interconnected cardboard dividers allowing for 12 compartments; without top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Brayley, Sons & Company
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1885
1915
circa 1885-1915
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: tan
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Box 3
Dimension Notes
Length 11.9 cm x Width 12.2 cm x Depth 9.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Box's top layer is torn away over much of its surface, exposing a darker brown layer of cardboard underneath; box is covered in stains of brown discoloration; box's edges are frayed with many tears running inwards; bottom panel is partially detached; apparent pests chewed on paper overall
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Research Facts
Storage box for tincture of iron bottles 014.002.133 - .143
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Clinical Symposia Chronic Renal Failure Vol. 25, No. 4 1973 [medical journal]

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Dates
1973
Collection
Dr. William Hay Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
009043007
Description
White soft covered medical journal bound by two staples with coloured drawing of a man in a hospital bed with his left arm attached to a renal dialysis device on front cover; content pertaining to chronic renal failure, which is preceded by a table of contents; most pages are also accompanied by a …
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Accession Number
009043007
Author
Richard H. Roberts, M.D., Editor
Collection
Dr. William Hay Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Archival
Kidney Failure, Chronic -- therapy
Description
White soft covered medical journal bound by two staples with coloured drawing of a man in a hospital bed with his left arm attached to a renal dialysis device on front cover; content pertaining to chronic renal failure, which is preceded by a table of contents; most pages are also accompanied by a coloured drawing or graph to help illustrate the topic being discussed; additionally there are a couple of pharmaceutical advertisements at the very beginning and end of the journal; x33 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by donor’s father, Dr. William D. Hay.
Maker
Clinical Symposia
Site Made (City)
Dorval
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1973
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, blue, brown
Inscriptions
On the front: "CLINICAL // SYMPOSIA // CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE // 25th ANNIVERSARY ISSUE // VOLUME 25 NUMBER 4 1973 // F. Netter // M.D. // CIBA"; on the inside: "CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE // Theodore N. Pullman, M.D. // Frederic L. Coe, M.D. // Illustrated by Frank H. Netter, M.D. // Edited by Robert K. Shapter, M.D., C.M // Richard H. Roberts, M.D., Editor // Laraine Simpson, Editorial Assistant // Published solely in the interest of the medical profession by // CIBA // DORVAL, QUE. H9S 1B1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg 12 a
Length
24.5 cm
Width
17.0 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
Dr. William D. Hay, graduated from Queen’s University: Arts 1914, MA 1918; Faculty of Meds Class of 1921; worked at Queen’s University / Kingston General Hospital as a Pathologist; co-founder of the Kingston Blood Bank, 1942; retired 1957.
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commemorative stamp

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Dates
Mar. 15 1991
circa Mar. 15 1991
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001857
Description
Paper envelope with four first issue stamps of four important Canadian medical personnel; on top left are four images of buildings, relating to the various doctors; unopened
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Accession Number
996001857
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Physicians -- ephemera
Description
Paper envelope with four first issue stamps of four important Canadian medical personnel; on top
left are four images of buildings, relating to the various doctors; unopened
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
Canada
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
Mar. 15 1991
circa Mar. 15 1991
Date Remarks
First issue date
Material
paper: green; blue; purple; white; brown
Inscriptions
"JENNIE K. TROUT, 1841-1921 // PHYSICIAN - MEDICIN // WILDER PENFIELD, 1891-1976 // NEUROCHIRURGIEN
- NEUROSURGEON // SIR FREDERICK G. BANTING, 1891-1941 // PHYSICIAN/RESEARCHER - MEDICIN/
CHERCHEUR ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 19.1 cm. x Width: 11.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.808, .863; CD #4
Research Facts
See 996.001.808 and back of envelope
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Condoms & Safe Sex ["Condoms & Safe Sex" booklet]

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Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
003003021
Description
Booklet entitled, "Condoms & Safe Sex," which consists of seven pieces of printed rectangular-shaped paper that have been folded in half and stapled together at the top; the booklet has printed information and illustrations on the correct use of condoms.
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Accession Number
003003021
Collection
Dr. Paul MacKenzie Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- prevention and control -- instruction
Public Health -- instruction
Description
Booklet entitled, "Condoms & Safe Sex," which consists of seven pieces of printed rectangular-shaped paper that have been folded in half and stapled together at the top; the booklet has printed information and illustrations on the correct use of condoms.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Paul MacKenzie at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Berlex Canada Inc.
Site Made (City)
Lachine
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Material
ink: red; yellow; black; blue; brown; pink; flesh
metal: silver
paper: white
Inscriptions
The booklet front cover reads, "Condoms // & // Safe Sex // BERLEX"; headings within the booklet read, "Condoms // & // Safe Sex [listed]"; "Using // a // Condom [listed]"; "Treat Condoms // Carefully . . . . . [listed]"; "Timing is All- // Important [listed]"; "Getting the // Technique // Right [listed]"; "Lubrication [listed]"; "After // Intercourse [listed]"; "Remember . . . . . . [listed]"; "Where to Get // More Condoms [listed]"; the booklet back cover reads, "This booklet is // published as part of // Berlex Canada's // START SMART // education program. // START // SMART // BERLEX CANADA INC. // 2260, 32nd Avenue // Lachine, Quebec // H8T 3H4 // 94527A"; there is also a recycling symbol.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #1
Dimension Notes
Length 3.8 cm x Width 10.2 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
The booklet shows no wear or damage of any kind; all printing is fully legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Robert Reid; CD #2
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A cultural history of the nurse's uniform [book]

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Dates
2012
Collection
Reference Library Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
REF WY 11.1 B384 2012
Description
vii, 270 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Accession Number
REF WY 11.1 B384 2012
Author
Christina Bates
Collection
Reference Library Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Nurses
History of Nursing
MM= Clothing -- nursing -- history
Description
vii, 270 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation
Site Made (City)
Gatineau
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2012
Permanent Location
Bookshelves
Dimension Notes
Length 26.5 cm x Width 21.4 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Slight wear on front cover
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1948
circa 1948
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001356
Description
Square amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a screw top lip; the bottle has a printed paper label attached to the front which lists product information; the bottle is full of Antiseptic Dermal Oil and is sealed with a black metal screw top lid which does not readily come off; bottle ba…
Accession Number
996001356
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Square amber glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a screw top lip; the bottle has a printed paper label attached to the front which lists product information; the bottle is full of Antiseptic Dermal Oil and is sealed with a black metal screw top lid which does not readily come off; bottle back has embossed lettering.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the Museum by Neil C. Davis -- Mr. Davis originally intended to give this bottle to Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
N.C. Polson & Company Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1948
circa 1948
Date Remarks
Date "3 1948" stamped onto the paper label
Material
glass: amber
paper: white
metal: black
Inscriptions
Paper label reads,"Antiseptic // DERMAL OIL // N.C. POLSON // & COMPANY LTD. // ESTABLISHED 1877 // WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS // MONTREAL 3 1948"; bottle back embossed, "16 FL. OZ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 19.5 cm. x Width: 6.2 cm. x Depth: 6.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle is unopened; there are no chips, cracks or wear on the glass; the paper label is undamaged and clearly legible; the metal lid shows no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, p. 19; there are three binders of information on the N.C. Polson Company with Dr. Chiong's written records
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Dr. N. Lacerte Anti-Diphtheritique

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Dates
1850
1870
circa 1850 - 1870
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
014005013
Description
Rectangular transparent light purple glass bottle; with sloped shoulders; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on sides.
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Accession Number
014005013
Collection
Vechter Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packing -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular transparent light purple glass bottle; with sloped shoulders; without cork; manufacturing information embossed on sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Items belonged to donor, a physician from Ottawa.
Maker
Dr. N. Lacerte
Site Made (City)
Levis
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1850
1870
circa 1850 - 1870
Date Remarks
Online research
Material
glass: purple
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottle: "ANTI // DIPHTHERITIQUE // LEVIS. P. Q. CA. // DR. N. LACERTE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 3 Row A
Length
18.1
Width
6.3
Depth
4.3
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor residue inside bottle
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Diphterine. Bouteilles du Quebec
Research Facts
Similar bottles embossed with 'DIPHTERINE' instead of 'ANTI-DIPHTHERITIQUE' are bottles from a more recent production date.
Images
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