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sample medicine case

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Dates
1962
circa 1962
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
993004291 a-e
Description
Pfizer medicine sample case, which consists of (a) a plastic case with a top and bottom flap that snap together and two side flaps which fold under them; inside the bottom of the case is a piece of heavy plastic divided into five sections that allow it to hold five cylindrical vials; the case has f…
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Accession Number
993004291 a-e
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
Pfizer medicine sample case, which consists of (a) a plastic case with a top and bottom flap that
snap together and two side flaps which fold under them; inside the bottom of the case is a piece
of heavy plastic divided into five sections that allow it to hold five cylindrical vials; the case
has four plastic vials which are cylindrical in shape and have a round open top with a round cap
that fits inside; each vial has a paper label with printed manufacturer's information and medication
inside it; (b) this vial has Penicillin G tablets; (c-e) these vials have Terramycin tablets
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - case (closed) - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 7.1 cm. x Depth 2.7 cm.
b-e - vial x 4 - Size: Length 5.3 cm. x Diameter1.9 cm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.M. Bracken, 1923 Queen's Meds. graduate, who practiced medicine from 1923
to 1963
Maker
Pfizer Canada
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1962
circa 1962
Date Remarks
Vial (c) has an expiration date of Jan. 1962
Material
metal: yellow
plastic: blue; clear
paper: white; off-white
Inscriptions
(a) the word "Pfizer" is stamped into the outside top flap; (b) label reads "Complimentary // 6
tablets 71414 // Reg. T.M. // PENTIDS-600 // Penicillin G // Tablets U.S.P. // Lot: // 1A64995 //
Exp. Date: // Jan. 1966"; (c-e) Labels all read: "PFIZER // Pr // Crystalline // Terramycin //
Hydrochloride // Brand of // Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride // CAPSULES // 250 MG // OF TERRAMYCIN
(OXYTETRACYCLINE) // PER CAPSULE // PFIZER CANADA // MONTREAL // Directions ...."; (c & d) are both
"LOT 702-51013 // EXP JAN - 1963"; (e) is "LOT 56-02-1034 // EXP JAN - 1963"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Condition Remarks
(a) the plastic is complete and untorn; (b-e) the vials are complete and undamaged; the paper labels
are fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Research Facts
Although vials c-e all claim to hold Terramycin capsules, each has a different kind of medication
(unknown) inside
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sterile water ampoule

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
993004024
Description
Glass ampoule holds 20 cc of water for injection.
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Accession Number
993004024
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Compounding -- instrumentation
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
Glass ampoule holds 20 cc of water for injection.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Block printed on white paper label adhered to barrel: "20 cc. // List No. 4029 // WATER FOR // INJECTION, U.S.P. // This water has been purified by a // special process of chemical treat- // ment, distillation and fractionation. // It should not be exposed to the air // until it is to be used and it should be // handled only with sterile apparatus // Lot D692-024 // "PYROGEN FREE" // ABBOTT LABORATORIES LTD. // Montreal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row E
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.7 cm. x Diam. : 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage; #3: no damage
Exhibit History
October 5, 2001 - Sept. 2002: Bracken Library, Botterell Hall, C.M. Bracken exhibit
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Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
993004290 a-f
Description
Dark brown glass bottle with white plastic cap holds four adult suppositories wrapped in silver foil from original quantity of 10.
Accession Number
993004290 a-f
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Dark brown glass bottle with white plastic cap holds four adult suppositories wrapped in silver foil from original quantity of 10.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - cap - Size: Length 1.2 cm. x Diameter3.5 cm.
b - bottle - Size: Length 6.7 cm. x Diameter3.8 cm.
c-f - silver suppository x 4 - Size: Length 3.0 cm. x Diameter 0.9 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Frank W. Horner Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Material
paper: white; black; yellow
foil: silver
glass: brown
plastic: white
Inscriptions
Printed in black on white paper label: "10 / 265 // gravol H // ADULT SUPPOSITORIES // SUPPOSITOIRES POUR ADULTES // Each suppository contains: Chaque suppositoire contients // Dimenhydrinate U.S.P. 100 mg. // DIRECTIONS: Insert one suppository as directed by physician. // Inserer un suppositoire tel qu'indique par le medecin // FRANK W. HORNER LIMITED . MONTREAL CANADA // (L) 0320758 [lot no.]"; handwritten in black is price: "2.65"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-5 Box 1 Row E
Dimension Notes
a - cap - Size: Length 1.2 cm. x Diameter3.5 cm.
b - bottle - Size: Length 6.7 cm. x Diameter3.8 cm.
c-f - silver suppository x 4 - Size: Length 3.0 cm. x Diameter 0.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
paper label shows grime
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