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Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
010020148
Description
Rectangular cardstock dental sign; brown front with clear varnish; embossed white letters between white decorative leaves at bottom and leaves with torch at top centre; black paper back has manufacturer's name stamped in white ink on bottom right hand corner; white sticker printed with black ink st…
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Accession Number
010020148
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Dental Offices
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- sign, office
Description
Rectangular cardstock dental sign; brown front with clear varnish; embossed white letters between white decorative leaves at bottom and leaves with torch at top centre; black paper back has manufacturer's name stamped in white ink on bottom right hand corner; white sticker printed with black ink stating the sign was a gift from a dental supply company.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
David J. Molloy Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
paper: black, white
ink: white, brown, black
varnish: clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on front: "WITHOUT TEETH // THERE CAN BE NO CHEWING // WITHOUT CHEWING // THERE CAN BE NO NOURISHMENT // WITHOUT NOURISHMENT // THERE CAN BE NO HEALTH // WITHOUT HEALTH // WHAT IS LIFE?"; printed on back: "MOLLOY MADE // CHICAGO"; printed on sticker on back: "Compliments of // THE DENTISTS' SUPPLY COMPANY OF NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 25.3 cm x Width 20.3 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Sign is curved, worn at edges; small holes at top and both sides of sign; mark on back covered with white ink
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Jim Vaery from Grandview, Manitoba
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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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