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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.
  1 image  
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.
  1 image  
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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Eurax Crotamiton Cream

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
McLean Collection
Accession Number
001018001
Description
Small metal tube is a physician's sample with white plastic cap and flattened roll up end; tan lable with red and brown text is printed on metal tube; background of label has Geigy in decorative layout.
Accession Number
001018001
Collection
McLean Collection
Description
Small metal tube is a physician's sample with white plastic cap and flattened roll up end; tan lable with red and brown text is printed on metal tube; background of label has Geigy in decorative layout.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Geigy Pharmaceuticals
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Date Remarks
Prior to 1970 merger with Ciba
Material
metal: silver
ink: tan, red, brown
plastic: white
Inscriptions
Printed on tube: "For external use only // Physician's sample // Geigy // 4 grams Cream // EURAX // Brand of Crotamiton Cream // For the treatment of itching // due to skin disorders. // Massage gently into itching area // as often as necessary, usually every // 6-8 hours. // 10%N-ethyl-o-crotonotolide in a vanishing cream base // Lot No. M 131/245/Can.IIIII.IIII // Produced in Switzerland // 09""
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Length
6.0 cm
Width
2.3 cm
Depth
0.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Tube with minor wrinkles; closure stuck
Copy Type
original
Reference Comments
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Ciba-Geigy-AG
Research Facts
J. R. Geigy dates to 1758, when Johann Rudolf Geigy set up a chemist’s shop in Basel, Switzerland. The company soon began manufacturing dyes for the textile industry. It entered the pharmaceutical market in the 1930s.
Ciba started out in the 1850s as a silk-dyeing business and branched out into pharmaceuticals in 1900, by which time it was the largest chemical company in Switzerland.
Ciba-Geigy AG, Former Swiss pharmaceutical company formed in 1970 from the merger of Ciba AG and J. R. Geigy SA. The name was shortened to Ciba in 1992, and in 1996 Ciba’s merger with the Swiss company Sandoz formed Novartis AG, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.
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Eurax Crotamiton Cream

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
McLean Collection
Accession Number
001018004
Description
Full size 20.0 gram metal tube with white plastic cap and flattened roll up end; paper label applied to tube is divided with cream and white with black and red text; cap not removable; nearly flattened.
Accession Number
001018004
Collection
McLean Collection
Description
Full size 20.0 gram metal tube with white plastic cap and flattened roll up end; paper label applied to tube is divided with cream and white with black and red text; cap not removable; nearly flattened.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Geigy Pharmaceuticals
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Date Remarks
Prior to 1970 merger with Ciba
Material
metal: silver
paper: cream
ink: orange, black, red
plastic: white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "EURAX // crotamiton cream // Geigy // For external use only // 20 g cream, net weight // For the treatment of itching // due to skin disorders. // 10% of crotamiton in a vanishing cream base // Massage gently into itching area as // often as necessary, usually every // 6-8 hours. // Lot No. 19078/Can IIIII.II 103 // Geigy Pharmaceuticals // Division of Geigy (Canada) Limited // Montreal 9 P. Q."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Length
11.0 cm
Width
3.0 cm
Depth
1.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Tube with minor wrinkles; closure stuck; paper shows wear and surface grime and minor lifting at edges
Copy Type
original
Reference Comments
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Ciba-Geigy-AG
Research Facts
J. R. Geigy dates to 1758, when Johann Rudolf Geigy set up a chemist’s shop in Basel, Switzerland. The company soon began manufacturing dyes for the textile industry. It entered the pharmaceutical market in the 1930s.
Ciba started out in the 1850s as a silk-dyeing business and branched out into pharmaceuticals in 1900, by which time it was the largest chemical company in Switzerland.
Ciba-Geigy AG, Former Swiss pharmaceutical company formed in 1970 from the merger of Ciba AG and J. R. Geigy SA. The name was shortened to Ciba in 1992, and in 1996 Ciba’s merger with the Swiss company Sandoz formed Novartis AG, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.
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