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Abbott's Disco No. 1 Tablets [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001616
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1c stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
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Accession Number
996001616
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1c stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg, Limited.
Maker
A. E. Hanna Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; green; orange-red
Inscriptions
Front: "Dr. C. E. Cooper Cole, // 170 St. George St. // Toronto, Ont. // OUR PRESCRIPTION // DEPARTMENT // WISHES to announce that // they are prepared at any time // to fill your prescriptions for // ABBOT'S // DISCO NO. 1 // TABLETS // the new improved compound // for the relief of dysmenorrhea. // Each tablet contains: // Ephedrine Hydrochloride 1/8 gr. // Acetophenetidin 1 1/2 gr. // A. E. HANNA // Prescription Pharmacy // 184 Bloor St. West, // TORONTO, ONTARIO // Phone 1109"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; two small tears on front left edge top quadrant; some smudging from postmark and some staining from back (light); back: right bottom corner bent; a blue stain near the top and black stain near the bottom
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Company around from 1929
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Dates
1902
circa 1902
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
007027009 a-c
Description
Red silk academic hood (a) with a cowl that has cream satin edging with decorative piping; fabric is sewn together at a 8.9 centimeter area at the front neck, a 20.3 centimeter area at the back and a large c-shaped area at the bottom; hood was stored in a two piece rectangular cardboard box (b) wit…
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Accession Number
007027009 a-c
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Textiles
Ceremonial -- ephemera
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Red silk academic hood (a) with a cowl that has cream satin edging with decorative piping; fabric is sewn together at a 8.9 centimeter area at the front neck, a 20.3 centimeter area at the back and a large c-shaped area at the bottom; hood was stored in a two piece rectangular cardboard box (b) with lid (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - academic hood - Size: Length 116.9 cm x Width 40.5 cm
b - box - Size: Length 19.8 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
c - lid - Size: Length 19.8 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Frank Mellow; donated to museum by granddaughter Elizabeth McMahon.
Dates
1902
circa 1902
Date Remarks
Donor remarks; written on box
Material
fabric: red, cream
paper: cream
ink: blue, black
Inscriptions
Hand-written on box lid: "Franks - Hood // Queens College // 1902"; right side of lid: ""Gold Medalist" for his Year, // [Illeg.]; right side of lid: "Dr Frank Ernest Mellow // Napanee // (my grandfather / Elizabeth T. Mellow"
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007
0007 ?
(b-c) Storage Room 2005
2005-4-6
Condition Remarks
Cotton fabric has moth holes on the hood section at the folded crease; more holes appear on the neck opening (bottom) near the decorative edging and on the head opening (top) also near the decorative edging; box and lid are worn and ripped at creased corners; #3: no confirmed pest activity
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr. Frank Mellow (d. 1962) graduated from Queen's University faculty of medicine in 1902.
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acceptance letters

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Dates
1922
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
001043032 a-d
Description
Four pieces of paper with information concerning Ethel Dowsley's acceptance into KGH School of Nursing.
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Accession Number
001043032 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- correspondence
Description
Four pieces of paper with information concerning Ethel Dowsley's acceptance into KGH School of Nursing.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a-d - papers - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Width 13.6 cm
Provenance
Belonged to Ethel Dowsley; she received this information as part of her application and acceptance in KGH School of Nursing in 1922; donated to the alumnae by Barbara Smith MacNaughton (class of 1954).
Maker
KGH School of Nursing
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1922
Date Remarks
Dated September 15, 2002.
Material
paper: white
Inscriptions
See artifacts.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Condition Remarks
The pages are creased in the centre.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #8
Research Facts
Ethel Dowsley graduated in 1925.
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account notification

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
993004022
Description
Booklet containing pre-printed adhesive slips for notification of deliquent accounts; complete booklet, none pulled out
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Accession Number
993004022
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Accounts Payable and Receivable
Description
Booklet containing pre-printed adhesive slips for notification of deliquent accounts; complete booklet, none pulled out
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
paper: cream; brown; blue; green;pink; yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #2
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.3 cm. x Width: 12.3 cm. x Depth: 0.5 cm.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
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achievement plaque

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Dates
1938
circa 1938
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
1979.5.3
Description
A bronze plaque mounted on an oak shield commemorating an Exceptional Merit Award for Dr. Frederick G. Banting.
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Accession Number
1979.5.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
History of Medicine, 20th Cent.
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
A bronze plaque mounted on an oak shield commemorating an Exceptional Merit Award for Dr. Frederick G. Banting.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Lady Banting's estate via Cecilia Long.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1938
circa 1938
Date Remarks
Date appears on plaque
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown
Inscriptions
At top of bronze plaque: "AMERICAN // PHYSICIANS ART ASS'N"; under this is a stylized bas relief of the Golden Gate Bridge; below this is "Exceptional Merit Award. Frederick G. Banting MD Toronto Canada. APAA Exhibition San Francisco June 1938"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-14
Dimension Notes
Length 24.0 cm x Width 32.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Presented in memory of Lady Banting by Cecilia Long.
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Aesculapian Society of Queen's University Annual Dinner 1925 [commemorative event menu]

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Dates
1925
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
997002477
Description
Commemorative event menu; thick brown cardstock cover printed with gold ink, folded lengthwise; attached by blue, yellow and pink thread to white pages inside; front cover features Aesculapian Society symbol and the year; dinner menu, photo of Dean J.C. Connell, toasts, committee members and autogr…
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Accession Number
997002477
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Schools, Medical -- ephemera
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Commemorative event menu; thick brown cardstock cover printed with gold ink, folded lengthwise; attached by blue, yellow and pink thread to white pages inside; front cover features Aesculapian Society symbol and the year; dinner menu, photo of Dean J.C. Connell, toasts, committee members and autograph pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
The Jackson Press
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: white, brown
ink: black, blue, yellow
fabric: yellow, pink, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "1925"; printed on first page: "Aesculapian Society // of // Queen's University // Annual Dinner // Grant Hall // Saturday, November 14th // 1925"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 17.8 cm x Width 12.7 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Brown marks on pages; paper frayed at binding; cover bent in to left hand corner; staple holes on top of back cover, folded edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Queen's School of Medicine" Web site; CD #8.
Research Facts
The Aesculapian Society is a student-run group consisting of all medical students at Queen's University; it was founded in 1872
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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A. H. Lewis Medicine Co. [business envelope]

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001585
Description
Used envelope made of medium thickness paper; the front has printed message and typewritten address; 3 green stamps each worth 1cent.
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Accession Number
996001585
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used envelope made of medium thickness paper; the front has printed message and typewritten address; 3 green stamps each worth 1cent.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
A. H. Lewis Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Smith Falls
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Postmark
Material
paper: black; blue; green; white
Inscriptions
Front: "IN 10 DAYS RETURN TO // THE A.H. LEWIS MEDICINE // Smiths Falls ... Ont., Can. // Messrs // The Sentinel Publishing Co. Ltd. // 37-39 McCaw St. // Toronto Ont. // Nature's Remedy // Reg. U.S. Pat. Office // NR - Tablets - NR "; "Landmark" written in pencil
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Envelope is discoloured around the edges
Copy Type
Original
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Annual At Home Engineering Society 1927 Queen's University [commemorative dance card]

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Dates
1927
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
997002469
Description
Nine page die-cut Chinese lantern shaped decorative paper commemorative dance card with illustration of Chinese person holding an umbrella, pagoda in background and the year 1927; twisted blue cord holds pages together; dance programme and committee lists spread over all pages.
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Accession Number
997002469
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Dancing -- ephemera
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Nine page die-cut Chinese lantern shaped decorative paper commemorative dance card with illustration of Chinese person holding an umbrella, pagoda in background and the year 1927; twisted blue cord holds pages together; dance programme and committee lists spread over all pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Maker
The Jackson Press
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1927
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: cream
ink: blue, orange, yellow, grey
fabric: blue, white
Inscriptions
Printed on first page: "QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY KINGSTON // Annual // At Home // Engineering Society // Queen's University // Grant Hall // Wednesday, February ninth // 1927"; printed on second page: "PATRONESSES // MRS. A. L. CLARK // MRS. W. P. WILGAR // MRS. H. HALL // MRS. B. ROSE // MRS. A. F. G. CADENHEAD"; printed on last page: "COMMITTEE // N. S. BEATON - Refreshments and Music. // D. N. CULVER - Electrical Effects. // J. W. HOULDEN - Decorations. // H. EVANS - Treasurer // W. W. ASHWORTH - Printing. // J. H. PETTIT - Convener. // Music by // Harold Rich and His Versatile Cana_ // dians, featuring Morris London. // Favours by Makap Sales Co., // Toronto. // The Jackson Press"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Dimension Notes
Length 7.9 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Colour fading on front cover; minor wear along edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Exhibit History
On display The Friend - Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall; removed January 27, 2010
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The Annual Dinner of the Aesculapian Society of Queen's University 1927 [commemorative event menu]

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Dates
1927
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
997002467
Description
Commemorative event menu; thick blue paper cover folded in half and printed with gold ink; attached by blue, yellow and pink thread to white pages inside; skull and crossbones and year on cover; cartoon entitled "Surgery is a 'heavy subject" inside, with committee members, photo of Dean J.C. Connel…
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Accession Number
997002467
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Schools, Medical -- ephemera
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Commemorative event menu; thick blue paper cover folded in half and printed with gold ink; attached by blue, yellow and pink thread to white pages inside; skull and crossbones and year on cover; cartoon entitled "Surgery is a 'heavy subject" inside, with committee members, photo of Dean J.C. Connell, menu in Latin, quotes, toasts and autograph page
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
The Jackson Press
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1927
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: white, blue
ink: black, blue, yellow
fabric: yellow, pink, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "1927"; printed on first page: "The Annual Dinner // of the // Aesculapian Society // of // Queen's University // Grant Hall, Kingston. // November, 1927"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 23.8 cm x Width 16.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Dark marks on cover page; staple holes on top of back cover; thread slightly frayed; paper slightly torn at binding
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Queen's School of Medicine" Web site; CD #8.
Research Facts
The Aesculapian Society is a student-run group consisting of all medical students at Queen's University; it was founded in 1872
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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Annual Medical At Home [commemorative dance card]

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Dates
1926
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
997002472
Description
Rectangular one piece folded paper commemorative dance card with cover illustration of a skull inside large print Q, M, and the year 1926; stapled inside is one piece folded dance programme and blank engagement list; back lists patronesses and committee members.
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Accession Number
997002472
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Dancing -- ephemera
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Rectangular one piece folded paper commemorative dance card with cover illustration of a skull inside large print Q, M, and the year 1926; stapled inside is one piece folded dance programme and blank engagement list; back lists patronesses and committee members.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University.
Maker
The Jackson Press
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1926
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, red, yellow
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "Q // M // 1926"; inside of the front of card: "Annual // Medical At Home // Grant Hall // Friday, November 19th // 1926"; printed on last page: "COMMITTEE // D. W. CAMERON // A. R. STEVENSON // R. A. STARRS // G. E. MATHESON // H. J. McLEOD // H. M. GRAHAME // L. B. CARRUTHERS // D. W. BOUCHER // JACKSON PRESS, KINGSTON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Dimension Notes
Length 16.4 cm x Width 12.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor wear along the edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Exhibit History
On display in The Friend - Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall; removed January 27, 2010
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