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Dates
31-Jul-53
circa July 31, 1953
Collection
Dr. Ronald Missen Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
007019004
Description
A typed prescription from the Cleveland Clinic for contact lens solution dated July 31, 1953 for R. W. Missen; 2 sheets stapled.
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Accession Number
007019004
Collection
Dr. Ronald Missen Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Prescriptions, Non-Drug -- forms -- ephemera
Description
A typed prescription from the Cleveland Clinic for contact lens solution dated July 31, 1953 for R. W. Missen; 2 sheets stapled.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Dr. Ronald Missen
Maker
Cleveland Clinic Pharmacy, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
31-Jul-53
circa July 31, 1953
Date Remarks
Printed on the prescription.
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the prescription: "CLEVELAND CLINIC // "DATE // 7-31-53"; " (MR.) R. W. MISSEN // Gifford Buffer Solution pH 8.5 // Sig; Use with contact lenses. // Copia; 777-223 5-14-48 // R. Kennedy".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 10
Dimension Notes
Length 15.3 cm x Width 10.7 cm x Depth 0.05 cm
Condition Remarks
Edges of paper are slightly worn and yellowing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Mrs. Barbara Missen; donor's documents
Research Facts
Dr. Missen (1928-2007) had corneal ulcers from the time he was a child that left scars on his eyes. His father used to drive him to the Cleveland Clinic for treatments and wore the prescription hard contact lenses since 1942 for sports while at: Westdale Secondary School, Hamilton (1941-1946), Queen's University, Kingston (1945-1951), and Cambridge University, U.K. (1953-1956).
Dr. Missen was Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto. He had a corneal transplant in 2005.
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