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Dates
1800
1906
1800-1906
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.144 a-b
Description
A paper package containing a bottle of Borolyptol antiseptic solution; sealed bottle full of a yellow liquid; corked.
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Accession Number
1980.18.144 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A paper package containing a bottle of Borolyptol antiseptic solution; sealed bottle full of a yellow liquid; corked.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
bottle (?) - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
package
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Palisade Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1906
1800-1906
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."; June 30, 1906 printed on package.
Material
paper: dark yellow; black
glass
cork
liquid: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "BOROLYPTOL // The Palisade Man'f'g Co. Yonkers, N.Y. // 199 Guaranteed by the Palisade Manfg. Co. under the food and drugs act, June 30, 1906 // An ideal antiseptic and anti-zymotic fluid for Internal and External use // Antagonistic to all disease breeding germs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row D
Condition Remarks
Package coming apart.
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1980.18.145
Description
A flat glass bottle with rounded shoulders, narrow neck, and pronounced lip; paper label; cork closure; about 1/4 full of liquid.
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Accession Number
1980.18.145
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flat glass bottle with rounded shoulders, narrow neck, and pronounced lip; paper label; cork closure; about 1/4 full of liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Dean Charters.
Maker
The Palisade Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1800
1899
1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: transparent
paper: brown; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "BOROLYPTOL // The Palisade Man'f'g Co. Yonkers, N.Y. // An ideal Antiseptic and Germicidal Fluid for Internal and External use. // Antagonistic to All Disease Breeding Germs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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diagnostic allergenic extracts

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7532
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
1979.1.1 aa-bbb
Description
A lidded box containing 53 glass vials of powdered allergen extracts, each bedded in a separate hole in a frame inside the box; list of contents of vials printed on paper and taped to inside of lid; Note: numbering system different from ours (ours: a-bb).
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Accession Number
1979.1.1 aa-bbb
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- diagnosis
Respiration Disorders -- diagnosis
Hypersensitivity -- diagnosis
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A lidded box containing 53 glass vials of powdered allergen extracts, each bedded in a separate hole in a frame inside the box; list of contents of vials printed on paper and taped to inside of lid; Note: numbering system different from ours (ours: a-bb).
Number Of Parts
54
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. P.A. Ryan of Toronto.
Maker
Arico, Arlington Ch. Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Material
cardboard (?): black
glass: clear
paper: white; black
tape: white; clear
Inscriptions
Each vial is numbered and labelled; (a) "Red current"; (b) "Jute"; (c) "Cow milk"; (d) "Aspergillus fumigatus"; (e) "Egg"; (f) "Rabbit meat"; (g) "Human milk"; (h) "Pyrethrum"; (i) "Horse serum"; (j) "Dust"; (k) "Breast milk"; (l) "Carpet sage"; (m) "Dust"; (n) "Sweet potato"; (o) "Cow milk"; (p) "Prairie sage"; (q) "Green olives"; (r) "Anchovy"; (s) "Shad"; (t) "Acharion"; (u) "Alfalfa"; (v) "Aspergillus flavus"; (w) "Aspergillus glaucus"; (x) "Aspergillus nidulan"; (y) "Aspergillus niger"; (z) "Cephalosporium"; (aa) "Cephalotheum"; (bb) "Chaetomium sp."; (cc) "Cladosporium"; (dd) "Fusarium"; (ee) "Alternaria"; (ff) "Helminthosparium"; (gg) "Lanosum"; (hh) "Mucor plumbeus"; (ii) "Penicillum camberti"; (jj) "Penicillum chrysotenum"; (kk) "Penicillum digitatum"; (ll) "Penicillum roqueforti"; (mm) "Tropical casea"; (nn) "B. coli"; (oo) "Niseria cararrhalis"; (pp) "Pneumococcus Type I"; (qq) "Pneumococcus Type 3"; (rr) "Strep. haemolyticus"; (ss) "Staph. P."; (tt) "Staph. P. albus"; (uu) "Strep. non haem."; (vv) "Strep. viridans"; (ww) Alternaria sp." (xx) "Pneum tetragenus"; (yy) "Pneumo III"; (zz) "Strep. haemo."; (aaa) "Staph. P. albus"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-7
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Began in practice with an older man, early allergist in Toronto, 1930s; used to collect his own pollens before commercial preparations were available; practised 1949-1978; made his own extracts, especially grass and ragweed.
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diagnostic allergenic extracts

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7542
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
1979.1.2 a-ww
Description
A lidded box containing 48 glass vials of powdered allergen extracts, each bedded in a separate hole in a frame inside the box; contents of vials printed on paper and taped to inside of lid; Note: numbering system different from ours (ours: a-aw).
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Accession Number
1979.1.2 a-ww
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- diagnosis
Respiration Disorders -- diagnosis
Hypersensitivity -- diagnosis
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A lidded box containing 48 glass vials of powdered allergen extracts, each bedded in a separate hole in a frame inside the box; contents of vials printed on paper and taped to inside of lid; Note: numbering system different from ours (ours: a-aw).
Number Of Parts
49
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. P.A. Ryan of Toronto.
Maker
Arico, Arlington Ch. Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Material
cardboard (?): black
glass: clear
paper: white; black
tape: beige
Inscriptions
Each vial is numbered and labelled; (a) "Fox"; (b) "Hog hair"; (c) "Kolinsky"; (d) "Mink"; (e) "Muskrat"; (f) "Musk. rat (Hudson seal)"; (g) "Squirrel"; (h) "Pyrethrum"; (i) "Pyrethrum"; (j) "Alaska seal"; (k) "Alaska seal"; (l) "Ermine"; (m) "Baboon"; (n) "Badger"; (o) "Bear"; (p) "Beaver"; (q) "Caracul"; (r) "Chinese dog"; (s) "Chipmunk"; (t) "Fisher"; (u) "Glue"; (v) "Glue"; (w) "Guinea pig hair"; (x) "Leopard"; (y) "Russian lynx"; (z) "Mole (tipped)"; (aa) "S. Am. monkey"; (bb) "African monkey"; (cc) "Mouse hair"; (dd) "Nutria"; (ee) "Amer. possum"; (ff) "Ringtail oposs."; (gg) "Raccoon"; (hh) "Rat hair"; (ii) "Skunk"; (jj) "Wild cat"; (kk) "Wolf"; (ll) "Ostrich feathers"; (mm) "Parrot feathers"; (nn) "Pigeon feathers"; (oo) "Horse serum"; (pp) "Lycopocilum [sic]"; (qq) "Yeast"; (rr) "Yeast"; (ss) "Human hair"; (tt) "Artichoke"; (uu) "Glue"; (vv) "Glue".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-7
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Began in practice with an older man, early allergist in Toronto, 1930s; used to collect his own pollens before commercial preparations were available; practised 1949-1978; made his own extracts, especially grass and ragweed.
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diagnostic allergenic extracts

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7543
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
1979.1.3 a-nnnn
Description
A lidded box (nnnn) containing 91 glass vials of powdered allergen extracts (a-mmmm), each bedded in a separate hole in a frame inside the box; contents of vials printed on paper and taped to inside of lid; Note: numbering system different from ours (ours: a-cn).
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Accession Number
1979.1.3 a-nnnn
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- diagnosis
Respiration Disorders -- diagnosis
Hypersensitivity -- diagnosis
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A lidded box (nnnn) containing 91 glass vials of powdered allergen extracts (a-mmmm), each bedded in a separate hole in a frame inside the box; contents of vials printed on paper and taped to inside of lid; Note: numbering system different from ours (ours: a-cn).
Number Of Parts
92
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. P.A. Ryan of Toronto.
Maker
Arico, Arlington Ch. Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Material
cardboard (?): black
glass: clear
paper: white; black
tape: white
Inscriptions
Each vial is numbered and labelled; (a) "Buckwheat"; (b) "Buckwheat"; (c) "Wheat gliadin"; (d) "Wheat globulin"; (e) "Wheat globulin"; (f) "Wheat gluten"; (g) "Wheat gluten"; (h) "Wheat leucosin"; (i) "Wheat proteose"; (j) "Milk human"; (k) "Milk goat"; (l) "Milk goat"; (m) "Americ. cheese"; (n) "Ginger"; (o) "Tea"; (p) "Tea"; (q) "Coffee"; (r) "Bovine liver"; (s) "Veal"; (t) "Almond"; (u) "Coconut"; (v) "Filbert"; (w) "Pecan"; (x) "Albumin"; (y) "Pistachio"; (z) "Eng. walnut"; (aa) "Lilac"; (bb) "Brazil nut"; (cc) "Blackberry"; (dd) "Blueberry"; (ee) "Cantaloupe"; (ff) "Cherry"; (gg) "Cranberry"; (hh) "Date"; (ii) "Date"; (jj) "Fig"; (kk) "Grape"; (ll) "Lemon"; (mm) "Lime"; (nn) "Plum"; (oo) "Red current"; (pp) "Raspberry"; (qq) "Raspberry"; (rr) "Rhubarb"; (ss) "Cucumber"; (tt) "Cucumber"; (uu) "Horseradish"; (vv) "Lima bean"; (ww) "Mushroom"; (xx) "Olive"; (yy) "Parsnip"; (zz) "Olive"; (aaa) "Radish"; (bbb) "Caraway seed"; (ccc) "Cinnamon"; (ddd) "Clove"; (eee) "Garlic"; (fff) "Nutmeg"; (ggg) "Paprika"; (hhh) "Black pepper"; (iii) "Psyllium seed"; (jjj) "Sage"; (kkk) "Ginger"; (lll) "Blue . . ."; (mmm) "Carp"; (nnn) "Haddock"; (ooo) "Haddock"; (ppp) "Herring"; (qqq) "Lobster"; (rrr) "Mackeral"; (sss) "Oyster"; (ttt) "Oyster"; (uuu) "Perch"; (vvv) "Pike"; (www) "Sardine"; (xxx) "Sardine"; (yyy) "Scallops"; (zzz) "Sea bass"; (aaaa) "Shrimp"; (bbbb) "Shrimp"; (cccc) "Smelts"; (dddd) "Smelts"; (eeee) "Sole"; (ffff) "Lake trout"; (gggg) "Lake trout"; (hhhh) "Tunafish"; (iiii) "Duck meat"; (jjjj) "Duck"; (kkkk) "Goose meat"; (llll) "Goose"; (mmmm) "Turkey".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-7
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Began in practice with an older man, early allergist in Toronto, 1930s; used to collect his own pollens before commercial preparations were available; practised 1949-1978; made his own extracts, especially grass and ragweed.
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Less detail

diagnostic allergenic extracts

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7544
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
1979.1.4 a-zz
Description
A lidded box (zz) containing 51 glass vials of powdered allergen extracts (a-yy), each bedded in a separate hole in a frame inside the box; Note: numbering system different from ours (ours: a-aw).
  1 image  
Accession Number
1979.1.4 a-zz
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- diagnosis
Respiration Disorders -- diagnosis
Hypersensitivity -- diagnosis
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A lidded box (zz) containing 51 glass vials of powdered allergen extracts (a-yy), each bedded in a separate hole in a frame inside the box; Note: numbering system different from ours (ours: a-aw).
Number Of Parts
52
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. P.A. Ryan of Toronto.
Maker
Arico, Arlington Ch. Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Material
cardboard (?): black
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Each vial is numbered and labelled; (a) "Casein"; (b) "Barley"; (c) "Flax seed"; (d) "Prune"; (e) "Apple"; (f) "Apricot"; (g) "Banana"; (h) "Grapefruit"; (i) "Orange"; (j) "Peach"; (k) "Pear"; (l) "Pineapple"; (m) "Raisin"; (n) "Asparagus"; (o) "Navy bean"; (p) "Beet"; (q) "Cabbage"; (r) "Carrot"; (s) "Celery"; (t) "Lettuce"; (u) "Onion"; (v) "Pea"; (w) "Potato"; (x) "Kapik"; (y) "Orris root"; (z) "Soybean"; (aa) "Spinach"; (bb) "Squash"; (cc) "Tomato"; (dd) "Turnip"; (ee) "Beef"; (ff) "Chicken meat"; (gg) "Lamb meat"; (hh) "Pork"; (ii) "Gelatin"; (jj) "Cotton"; (kk) "Cotton seed"; (ll) "Cocoa"; (mm) "Rye"; (nn) "Wheat gladin [sic]"; (oo) "Wheat globulin"; (pp) "Wheat glutinen"; (qq) "Wheat leucosin"; (rr) "Wheat proteose"; (ss) "Codfish"; (tt) "Salmon"; (uu) "Peanut"; (vv) "Tobacco"; (ww) "Camel hair"; (xx) "Cattle hair"; (yy) "Human hair".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-7
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Began in practice with an older man, early allergist in Toronto, 1930s; used to collect his own pollens before commercial preparations were available; practised 1949-1978; made his own extracts, especially grass and ragweed.
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diagnostic allergenic extracts

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7545
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
1979.1.5 a-oo
Description
A lidded box (oo) containing 40 glass bottles with glass stoppers of powdered allergen extracts (a-nn), each bedded in a separate hole in a wooden frame inside the box; contents of bottles printed on paper and taped to inside of lid; Note: numbering system different from ours (ours: a-ao).
  1 image  
Accession Number
1979.1.5 a-oo
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- diagnosis
Respiration Disorders -- diagnosis
Hypersensitivity -- diagnosis
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A lidded box (oo) containing 40 glass bottles with glass stoppers of powdered allergen extracts (a-nn), each bedded in a separate hole in a wooden frame inside the box; contents of bottles printed on paper and taped to inside of lid; Note: numbering system different from ours (ours: a-ao).
Number Of Parts
41
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. P.A. Ryan of Toronto.
Maker
Arico, Arlington Ch. Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
Each vial is numbered and labelled; (a) "Alder"; (b) "E. aster"; (c) "Artemisa canadense"; (d) "Arrowroot"; (e) "Barnyard grass"; (f) "Brome grass"; (g) "Bullrush"; (h) "Caliopsis"; (i) "Cornflower"; (j) "Cineraria"; (k) "Elm - American"; (l) "Henna powder"; (m) "Boston ivy"; (n) "Lamb's quarters"; (o) "Mountain ash"; (p) "Norway spruce"; (q) "G. petunia"; (r) "Petunia"; (s) "Pin oak"; (t) "Peony"; (u) "Poppy"; (v) "Ribbon grass"; (w) "Russian thistle"; (x) "Red pine"; (y) "Red meadow grass"; (z) "Salvia"; (aa) "D. salvia"; (bb) "Snapdragon"; (cc) "Stock"; (dd) "Sweet allyssum"; (ee) "Sycamore maple"; (ff) "Spores of fern"; (gg) "Tree of heaven"; (hh) "Tulip"; (ii) "Tulip"; (jj) "Vigora"; (kk) "Yeast"; (ll) "Zinnia"; (mm) "Hydrangea"; (nn) "Ear wax".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Began in practice with an older man, early allergist in Toronto, 1930s; used to collect his own pollens before commercial preparations were available; practised 1949-1978; made his own extracts, especially grass and ragweed.
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diagnostic allergenic extracts

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7546
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
1979.1.6 a-f
Description
A lidded box (f) containing 5 glass bottles (a-e), with glass stoppers, of powdered allergen extracts, each bedded in a separate hole in a frame inside the box; contents of bottles printed on paper and taped to inside of lid; wooden frame has many empty holes for missing bottles.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1979.1.6 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- diagnosis
Respiration Disorders -- diagnosis
Hypersensitivity -- diagnosis
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A lidded box (f) containing 5 glass bottles (a-e), with glass stoppers, of powdered allergen extracts, each bedded in a separate hole in a frame inside the box; contents of bottles printed on paper and taped to inside of lid; wooden frame has many empty holes for missing bottles.
Number Of Parts
6
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. P.A. Ryan of Toronto.
Maker
Arico, Arlington Ch. Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
Each vial is numbered and labelled; (a) "Artimesia annua"; (b) "Artemisia biennis"; (c) "Artemisia caudata"; (d) "Meadow foxtail"; (e) "Spore of fern".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Began in practice with an older man, early allergist in Toronto, 1930s; used to collect his own pollens before commercial preparations were available; practised 1949-1978; made his own extracts, especially grass and ragweed.
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Less detail

diagnostic allergenic extracts

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7547
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
Accession Number
1979.1.7 a-jj
Description
A lidded box (jj) containing 35 glass vials (a-ii) of powdered allergen extracts, each bedded in a separate hole in a frame inside the box; contents of vials printed on paper and taped to inside of lid; Note: numbering system different from ours (ours: a-aj).
  1 image  
Accession Number
1979.1.7 a-jj
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Allergies
MeSH Heading
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal -- diagnosis
Respiration Disorders -- diagnosis
Hypersensitivity -- diagnosis
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A lidded box (jj) containing 35 glass vials (a-ii) of powdered allergen extracts, each bedded in a separate hole in a frame inside the box; contents of vials printed on paper and taped to inside of lid; Note: numbering system different from ours (ours: a-aj).
Number Of Parts
36
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. P.A. Ryan of Toronto.
Maker
Arico, Arlington Ch. Co.
Site Made (City)
Yonkers
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
Each vial is numbered and labelled; (a) "Basswood"; (b) "Birch"; (c) "C. fir"; (d) "C. cedar"; (e) "Ont. cedar"; (f) "Chestnut"; (g) "Hemlock"; (h) "Red oak leaf"; (i) "Oak"; (j) "Poplar"; (k) "Spruce"; (l) "Mahogany"; (m) "Willow"; (n) "Tomato"; (o) "Marshmallow"; (p) "Tall weed"; (q) "Egyptian cockle"; (r) "Chamomile"; (s) "Canterbury bells"; (t) "Chrysanthemum"; (u) "Daffodil"; (v) "Gladioli"; (w) "Dandelion in acetone"; (x) "African violet"; (y) "Form of grass"; (z) "Snow-on-the-mountain"; (aa) "Smart weed"; (bb) "Fire weed"; (cc) "Queen Anne's lace"; (dd) "Sword fern"; (ee) "(Asp) fern"; (ff) "Burdock"; (gg) "Poison ivy"; (hh) "Poison sumach"; (ii) "Strawberry".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Began in practice with an older man, early allergist in Toronto, 1930s; used to collect his own pollens before commercial preparations were available; practised 1949-1978; made his own extracts, especially grass and ragweed.
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saline solution

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9508
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997037558
Description
(a) Rectangular cardboard box, closed on five sides; only one flap open; box is filled with six bottles of saline solution, separated by cardboard sections; one 1000 ml. UNITS bottle is accessible; (b) bottle is a glass hollow cylinder with flat bottom and convex taper to a narrow neck and stuck-on…
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Accession Number
997037558
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Sodium Chloride -- therapeutic use
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Rectangular cardboard box, closed on five sides; only one flap open; box is filled with six bottles of saline solution, separated by cardboard sections; one 1000 ml. UNITS bottle is accessible; (b) bottle is a glass hollow cylinder with flat bottom and convex taper to a narrow neck and stuck-on metal cap; inside, tube is visible running from cap to bottom; bottle is 5/6 full; near bottom, metal handle, in the shape of a slightly pointed arch, attaches on a swivelled attachment; metal band surrounding base at level of attached arch; two grooves run up side of bottle.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 32.4 cm x Width 21.8 cm x Depth 25.3 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 22.2 cm x Width 11.2 cm x Depth 10.4 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Baxter Laboratories of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Alliston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Mailing stamp on box
Material
glass: transparent
paper: cream, tan
ink: green, black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on top of box: "GLASS // HANDLE WITH CARE // TO OPEN // INSERT FINGERS HERE"; printed on box: "WAYBI [illeg.] // EXPRESS // APR 19 1965 // TORON [illeg.]"; stamp, inverted: "A36S6"; handwritten on box: "2" in circle; printed label: "SHIPPER: INGRAM & BELL LTD. // BRANCH WAREHOUSED BY: // ACE WAREHOUSING LIMITED // 222 FRONT STREET EAST TORONTO 2, ONTARIO //TO: // DR. H. G. BIRD, // 134 PINE ST. EAST // GANANOQUE, ONT."; box top, printed half beneath mailing label: "SHIP // TO"; printed on both long sides: "BAXTER // Parenteral // PRODUCTS // BAXTER LABORATORIES OF CANADA LTD. // ALLISTON. ONTARIO. CANADA"; printed on short side, right: "BAXTER // Parenteral PRODUCTS // DISTRIBUTORS // INGRAM & BELL LIMITED // TORONTO // MONTREAL . WINNIPEG. CALGARY. VANCOUVER"; printed on short side, left: "BAXTER // SIX 1000 ml. UNITS // A36S6 // A74 // DEXTROSE 5% IN WATER // DEXTROSE 5% DANS L'EAU"; printed on bottom: "ACME PAPER // PRODUCTS // BOX CERTIFICATE // THIS // SINGLE WALL // BOX MEETS ALL CONSTRUCTION // REQUIREMENTS OF CANADIAN // FREIGHT CLASSIFICATION // BURSTING 200 LBS PER // TEST [bottom half of "200"] SQ INCH // MIN COMB 84 LBS PER // WT FACING [bottom of "84"] M SQ FT // SIZE LIMIT 75 INCHES // GROSS // WT LT 65 LBS // Code // C-5 // COMPANY LIMITED"; (b) embossed on metal cap: "A14"; on bottom: "8 // [illeg.]"' on side, inverted: "100 // 200 // 300 // 400 // 500 // 600 // 700 // 800"; printed label has: "BAXTER // Normal Saline // Solution Saline Normale // SODIUM CHLORIDE INJECTION, U.S.P. // STERILE, NONPYROGENIC 1000 CC. STÉRILE APYROGÈNE // EACH 100 CC. CONTAINS: (RENFERME PAR 100 CC:) // 0.90 GM. SODIUM CHLORIDE (0.90 G. CHLORURE DE SODIUM) // APPROX. mEq. PER LITER mEq. APPROX. PAR LITRE // Na - 154 mEq., Cl - 154 mEq // TO BE ADMINISTERED BY VENOCLYSIS // USING STERILE EQUIPMENT // DO NOT USE UNLESS SOLUTION IS // CLEAR AND VACUUM IS PRESENT // POUR INJECTION INTRAVEINEUSE // AVEC ÉQUIPMENT STÉRILE // N'EMPLOYER QUE SI LA SOLUTION EST LIMPIDE ET SOUS VIDE // (L) No 695879 CAT NO. A14 // BAXTER LABORATORIES OF CANADA LTD. ALLISTON // ONTARIO // Normal Saline [inverted]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-1
Condition Remarks
(a) Box has wear marks; moisture and mud damage to top of box; (b) two small spots of inactive corrosion on handle, with corresponding stains on the label.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Research Facts
BAXTER LABORATORIES OF CANADA LTD. founded in 1937 is based in Toronto, Ontario.
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