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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001812
Description
Used paper stamp from Helvetia (Switzerland) with a likeness of Jules Gonin
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Accession Number
996001812
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Description
Used paper stamp from Helvetia (Switzerland) with a likeness of Jules Gonin
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Switzerland
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Date Remarks
After death of Gonin
Material
paper: pink; fuschia; white
Inscriptions
"HELVETIA // 30 // JULES GONIN 1870-1935"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length: 2.9 cm. x Width: 2.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; postmark on left side; remains of stamp holder on back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
.
Reference Comments
.
Research Facts
.
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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001813
Description
Used paper stamp from Helvetia (Switzerland) with a likeness of Auguste Forel.
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Accession Number
996001813
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Description
Used paper stamp from Helvetia (Switzerland) with a likeness of Auguste Forel.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Switzerland
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Date Remarks
After Forel's death
Material
paper: green(lt); green(dk); white
Inscriptions
"HELVETIA // 20 // AUGUSTE FOREL 1848-1931"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length: 2.9 cm. x Width: 2.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; postmark in right half and remains of a stamp holder on the back
Copy Type
Original
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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1934
circa 1934
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001814
Description
Used paper stamp from Helvetia (Switzerland) with a likeness of Albrecht V. Haller.
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Accession Number
996001814
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Description
Used paper stamp from Helvetia (Switzerland) with a likeness of Albrecht V. Haller.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Switzerland
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1934
circa 1934
Date Remarks
After date of pro juventute
Material
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
"30 // HELVETIA // ALBRECHT V. HALLER // PRO JUVENTUTE 1934 // 1708-1777 // BICKEL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length: 3.0 cm. x Width: 2.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; postmark on left side and remains of a stamp holder on the back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
1988 Encyclopedia America
Research Facts
See 996.001.808; Albrecht von Haller (1708-1777) was a Swiss physician, physiologist and poet who studied under anatomist Albinus and physiologist Hermann Boerhaave; wrote "De partibus corporis humani sensibilitus et irritabilibus", defining sensitivity and irritability; sensibility -- those parts whose stimulation or injury causes discomfort; irritability -- those parts which contract under mechanical or chemical stimulation; also wrote "Elemental physiologiae" which became the first standard textbook.
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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1958
circa 1958
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001815
Description
Used paper stamp from Helvetia (Switzerland) with a likeness of Albrecht Von Haller.
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Accession Number
996001815
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Description
Used paper stamp from Helvetia (Switzerland) with a likeness of Albrecht Von Haller.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Switzerland
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1958
circa 1958
Date Remarks
After date on stamp
Material
paper: maroon; white
Inscriptions
"5 // +5 HELVETIA // ALBRECHT V. HALLER // 1708-1777 // PRO JUVENTUTE 1958"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length: 2.9 cm. x Width: 2.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Light age/sun discolouration; postmarked
Copy Type
Original
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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1967
circa 1967
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001818
Description
Used paper stamp from Helvetia (Switzerland) with a likeness of Theodor Kocher.
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Accession Number
996001818
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Description
Used paper stamp from Helvetia (Switzerland) with a likeness of Theodor Kocher.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Switzerland
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1967
circa 1967
Date Remarks
Dated
Material
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
"HELVETIA 5 // +5 // PRO PATRIA 1967 // THEODOR // KOCHER // 1841-1917"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length: 2.9 cm. x Width: 2.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; postmarked
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
1988 Encyclopedia America
Research Facts
Emil Theodor Kocher was a Swiss surgeon who won the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; discovered the nature of the thyroid gland and its many and various functions; see 996.001.808
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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1971
circa 1971
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001823
Description
Used stamp commemorating A. Yersin, issued by Switzerland, showing head of Yersin; postmarked 6 1971 13.
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Accession Number
996001823
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Description
Used stamp commemorating A. Yersin, issued by Switzerland, showing head of Yersin; postmarked 6 1971 13.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Switzerland
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1971
circa 1971
Date Remarks
Postmark
Material
paper: taupe; grey-green
Inscriptions
"HELVETIA // A YERSIN 1863-1943 10"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length: 2.5 cm. x Width: 3.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Two postmarks; remains of stamp hinge on back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Gould's Pocket Pronouncing Medical Dictionary, 1927; 1988 Encyclopedia America
Research Facts
Yersin discovered Yersinia pestis, the bacillus responsible for causing the bubonic plage - codiscoverer was Kitasato; Alexander Emile John Yersin was a Swiss bacteriologist who discovered the plague bacillus in 1894, the same time Kitasato Shibashaburo did independently working during the 1894 epidemic in Hong Kong
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Digifoline ampoules

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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, Cardiology
Accession Number
1977.8.27
Description
A cardboard box containing glass ampoules of Digifoline.
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Accession Number
1977.8.27
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Digitalis
Cardiotonic Agents
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A cardboard box containing glass ampoules of Digifoline.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. W. Scott.
Maker
CIBA
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
cardboard: white; yellow; black; red
glass
Inscriptions
On box is printed: "2 // sterile ampoules // 1.1 c.c. // DIGIFOLINE // T.M. Reg. // "CIBA" // POISON // TRADE [logo: two hexagons, one inside the other, with a monogram of CIBA inside the inner one] MARK // Registered // [inside a box shape: One c.c. represents 0.1 gm. // (1 1/2 grains) of digitalis // leaves standardised by the // Focke method] // SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL // INDUSTRY IN BASLE // (Switzerland) // Sale Representatives: // CIBA COMPANY, Ltd // MONTREAL"; printed at an angle across the above: "Complimentary Package"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a tear in the box's top
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Digifoline is a product made of digitalis leaves.
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Dates
1904
1914
circa 1904-1914
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.28.3
Description
An amber glass d-isoleucin bottle, cylindrical with small, rounded shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; stopped with a cork bound with a parchmant cover and a fine string; contains 1 gm. of a white powder; has a paper label.
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Accession Number
1981.28.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An amber glass d-isoleucin bottle, cylindrical with small, rounded shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; stopped with a cork bound with a parchmant cover and a fine string; contains 1 gm. of a white powder; has a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Dept. Physiology, University of Toronto
Maker
F. Hoffman-LaRoche & Co.
Site Made (City)
Basel
Site Made (State)
Basel-Stadt
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1904
1914
circa 1904-1914
Date Remarks
Isoleucine first isolated in 1904; donor's remarks
Material
glass: brown
paper: brown, blue
ink: black
fabric: brown, white
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "S // 1 g // d-Isoleucin // S.A. F. HOFFMAN-LA ROCHE & CO. A.G. // B305790 // MADE IN SWITZERLAND // 11628"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Gynergen ampoules

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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
1977.8.25 a-f
Description
A flat cardboard box contains three sterile Gynergen ampoules and a metal blade.
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Accession Number
1977.8.25 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Migraine -- drug therapy
Headache -- drug therapy
Analgesics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A flat cardboard box contains three sterile Gynergen ampoules and a metal blade.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a-c - glass ampoules - Size: Length 4.7 cm
d - container top - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
e - container bottom - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
f - blade - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Sandoz Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Basle
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
cardboard: yellow; brown; white
metal
glass
Inscriptions
On the front face of the cardboard container is printed: "GYNERGEN // TRADE MARK //ERGOTAMINE STOLL // 6 sterile ampules // (1 c.c. = 0.00005 Gm) // [logo: a triangle with "S" in the centre and "SANDOZ" printed underneath // SANDOZ Ltd. Sole distributors for Canada // BASLE (Switzerland) THE WINGATE CHEMICAL Co., Ltd., // Montreal, Can."; the opposite face on the cardboard container gives the same information in French; on the bottom side of the box is printed: "Ergotamin tartaric 1/2 mgr. // Natrium chloratum 7 mgr. // Aqua ad. 1 ccm"; the foregoing is enclosed in a box shape; below this is "07500"; this number is also printed on each of the three ampoules.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row D
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1981.28.1 a-aq
Description
An oak case (aq) containing a sling hygrometer (a) with its leather case (b); directions for the hygrometer wicks (c); replacement wicks in plastic boxes (d,e); 12 thermometers with their cardboard cylinders: Kata, mean 36.5, F. 451, No. 2904 (f,g); Kata, mean 36.5, F. 461, No. 3443 (h,i); Kata, 44…
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Accession Number
1981.28.1 a-aq
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Environmental Monitoring
Humidity
Description
An oak case (aq) containing a sling hygrometer (a) with its leather case (b); directions for the hygrometer wicks (c); replacement wicks in plastic boxes (d,e); 12 thermometers with their cardboard cylinders: Kata, mean 36.5, F. 451, No. 2904 (f,g); Kata, mean 36.5, F. 461, No. 3443 (h,i); Kata, 44-28 cm, No. 517 (j,k); Kata, 44-28 cm, No. 516 (l,m); Kata, 150-145 F, F. 665, No. 1538 (n,o); Kata, 150-145 F, F. 645, No. 1537 (p,q); Kata, 130-125 F, F. 467, No. 1334 (r,s); mercury thermometer, 150-30, 4 1/2 immersion enclosed in brass, N. 27040 (t,u); mercury thermometer 40-60F, No. 47213 (v,w); mercury thermometer 150-50C, No. 12145 (x,y); mercury thermometer 150-50C, No. 12179 (z,aa); mercury thermometer 120-6F, No. 19285 (ab); mercury thermometer 120-6F, No. 192?? (ac); remaining items are: a brass ball with three suspension loops (ad); two screw clamps (ae,af); three extension rods (ag-ai); a thermos bottle (aj); a length of cord (ak); a strip of Plexiglas (al); unknown item (am); wooden storage tray fitting into the main case (an); two wooden lids (ao,ap).
Number Of Parts
43
Part Names
a - hygrometer - Size: Length 21.0 cm
b - case for hygrometer
c - directions
d - wick
e - wick
f - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
g - cylinder for thermometer
h - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
i - cylinder for thermometer
j - thermometer - Size: Length 22.0 cm
k - cylinder for thermometer
l - thermometer - Size: Length 22.0 cm
m - cylinder for thermometer
n - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
o - cylinder for thermometer
p - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
q - cylinder for thermometer
r - thermometer - Size: Length 22.0 cm
s - cylinder for thermometer
t - thermometer - Size: Length 36.0 cm
u - cylinder for thermometer
v - thermometer - Size: Length 18.0 cm
w - cylinder for thermometer
x - thermometer - Size: Length 16.7 cm
y - cylinder for thermometer
z - thermometer - Size: Length 16.7 cm
aa - cylinder for thermometer
ab - thermometer - Size: Length 38.0 cm
ac - thermometer - Size: Length 39.5 cm
ad - brass ball
ae - screw clamp - Size: Length 11.5 cm
af - screw clamp - Size: Length 14.0 cm
ag - extension rod - Size: Length 44.0 cm
ah - extension rod - Size: Length 43.0 cm
ai - extension rod - Size: Length 42.0 cm
aj - thermos - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
ak - cord - Size: Length 2.6 m
al - plastic strip - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 1.0 cm
an - storage tray - Size: Length 45.5 cm x Width 20.2 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
ao - lid - Size: Length 25.4 cm x Width 8.8 cm
ap - lid - SIze: Length 25.4 cm x Width 8.0 cm
aq - case - Size: Length 48.0 cm x Width 24.5 cm x Depth 22.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine: source: Dr. J.W. Scott of U of T Dept. of Physiology.
Maker
S.A.F. Hoffman-LaRoche & Co.
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Material
wood: brown
plastic: clear
glass: clear
metal: silver; yellow
paint: black
cardboard: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-2
Condition Remarks
Leather carrying strap is broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used on the cruiser "Devonshire" on its voyage to Australia.
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