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Dates
1933
circa 1933
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
000006021
Description
Booklet consisting of one sheet of stiff paper and seven sheets of thin paper bound with two staples along the centre line and folded in half; thus it has 28 pages; the booklet promotes Cow Brand Baking Soda as an antacid home remedy; the booklet also cites 32 symptoms and uses for which baking sod…
Accession Number
000006021
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Antacids -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders -- advertisements
Description
Booklet consisting of one sheet of stiff paper and seven sheets of thin paper bound with two staples along the centre line and folded in half; thus it has 28 pages; the booklet promotes Cow Brand Baking Soda as an antacid home remedy; the booklet also cites 32 symptoms and uses for which baking soda may be effective.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Jack Willson
Maker
Church & Dwight Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
circa 1933
Date Remarks
Dated on the copyright on the title page
Material
paper: yellow; beige
Inscriptions
The title page reads, "A Friend in // Need // DWIGHT'S // COW BRAND // BAKING SODA // FACTS WORTH KNOWING ABOUT // COW BRAND BAKING SODA // AS A PROVED MEDICAL // AGENT // CHURCH & DWIGHT Limited // 2715 Reading Street // Montreal, Canada // Copyright 1933 Printed in Canada"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #1
Dimension Notes
Length 14.4 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The cover and text block have discoloured overall, and are split at the back; there are tears on the first page, the last page, and the back cover; the last page is dog-eared; there are stains on all pages.
Copy Type
Original
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campaign button

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1135
Collection
Lewis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
997027019
Description
Round button with a metal back and a plastic-covered paper front; the front of the button has printed lettering; the back of the button has an attached metal pin and clasp
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Accession Number
997027019
Collection
Lewis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Computer User Training -- advertisements
Description
Round button with a metal back and a plastic-covered paper front; the front of the button has
printed lettering; the back of the button has an attached metal pin and clasp
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Peter Lewis when he was the Vice President of Operations at Kingston General Hospital
Maker
Heritage Screencraft
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
paper: blue; cream
Inscriptions
The front of the button reads, "BE NICE TO ME! // I'm learning to use KGH's // CPI // Central
Patient Index"; the side of the button reads, "HERITAGE SCREENCRAFT KINGSTON, ONT. 613-389-3984"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-7
Dimension Notes
Depth: 0.7 cm. x Diam. : 5.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The button arrived somewhat dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Same as 997.027.032; CD #4
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campaign button

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1148
Collection
Lewis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
997027032
Description
Round button with a metal back and a plastic-covered paper front; the front of the button has printed lettering; the back of the button has an attached metal pin and clasp
  1 image  
Accession Number
997027032
Collection
Lewis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Computer User Training -- advertisements
Description
Round button with a metal back and a plastic-covered paper front; the front of the button has
printed lettering; the back of the button has an attached metal pin and clasp
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Peter Lewis when he was the Vice President of Operations at Kingston General Hospital
Maker
Heritage Screencraft
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
paper: off-white; blue
Inscriptions
The front of the button reads, "BE NICE TO ME! // I'm learning to use KGH's // CPI // Central
Patient Index"; the side of the button reads, "HERITAGE SCREENCRAFT KINGSTON, ONT. 613-389-3984"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-7
Dimension Notes
Depth: 0.7 cm. x Diam. : 5.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The button arrived somewhat dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Same as 997.027.019; CD #4
Images
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Phillips Milk of Magnesia blotter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2492
Dates
1915
1920
circa 1915-1920
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001455
Description
Cardboard blotter for Philips' Milk of Magnesia; front: has a chromolithograph facsimile (colour) of the bottle or tin the product is available in; the background consists of a broad stripe of yellow, a darker yellow-orange below that which is cut through by a red stripe; paper is offwhite.
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Accession Number
996001455
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Cathartics -- advertisements
Antacids -- advertisements
Constipation -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Heartburn -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
Cardboard blotter for Philips' Milk of Magnesia; front: has a chromolithograph facsimile (colour) of the bottle or tin the product is available in; the background consists of a broad stripe of yellow, a darker yellow-orange below that which is cut through by a red stripe; paper is offwhite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, Oct. 16 1994, Washington, D.C.
Maker
The Chas. H. Philips Chemical Co. (product)
Site Made (City)
Glenbrook
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
1920
circa 1915-1920
Date Remarks
Definitely around in 1911, and price is still the same; around since 1886 (at least)
Material
paper: blue; red; yellow; black; yellow-orange; off-white
Inscriptions
"Tablets FOR THE POCKET // Now in 2 Dependable Forms // Liquid FOR THE HOME // PHILLIPS' MILK OF MAGNESIA // THE IDEAL LAXATIVE - ANTACID // EACH TABLET CONTAINS ONE TEASPOON OF // GENUINE PHILLIPS' MILK OF MAGNESIA // IN CONCENTRATED FORM // 30 TABLETS PRICE 25 c", etc.; bottle label readable as well
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.9 cm. x Width: 9.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
A little discolouration from aging around edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Hudson's Bay Company 1910-1911 catalogue
Research Facts
Sold for 50 c in 1911 from the Hudson Bay Co.; dated after 1919 because of registered patent (Proprietary Medicine Act)
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What Month Were You Born in? [pamphlet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8072
Dates
1901
circa 1901
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1980.9.1
Description
A patent medicine pamphlet extolling the virtues of English Teething Syrup, Children's Cod Liver Oil, and Tait's Worm Tablets.
Accession Number
1980.9.1
Author
Unknown
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertising -- pamphlet
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- all-purpose cures -- pamphlet
Description
A patent medicine pamphlet extolling the virtues of English Teething Syrup, Children's Cod Liver Oil, and Tait's Worm Tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Sarah Murray of Leaside, Ont.
Maker
British Chemists Company
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1901
circa 1901
Material
Paper
Inscriptions
On cover is an astrological chart and the words, "WHAT MONTH // WERE YOU BORN IN?"
Dimension Notes
Length 22.6 cm x Width 15.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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