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business postcard

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Dates
1908
circa 1908
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Business
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Business
Ephemera
Accession Number
006030031
Description
The postcard is an invitation to an annual meeting of the Ontario Medical Association in 1908; it has been post marked and a 1 cent King George stamp was preprinted on the postcard.
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Accession Number
006030031
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Business
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Business
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Description
The postcard is an invitation to an annual meeting of the Ontario Medical Association in 1908; it has been post marked and a 1 cent King George stamp was preprinted on the postcard.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Dr. Horace Boscam of Uxbridge; found within the pages of the textbook "Static Electricity" and the uses of the Roentgen Ray by W.B. Snow from 1903; it was located in the textbook 006.030.033 after it had been donated to the museum.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1908
circa 1908
Date Remarks
Date printed on the card
Material
card: off white
ink: black, blue
Inscriptions
Hand written in ink on the front "Dr. Horace Boscam // Uxbridge // Ont" Typed on the back "Hamilton, April 15th, '08 // The Ontatio Medical Association"
Temporary Location
Room 2006
Workroom
Dimension Notes
Length 13.4 cm x Width 8.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The cover has a three small areas of loss on the edge closest to the photograph; there are some spots on the photograph; both appear to be yellowing; the corners of the frame are slightly bent and separating.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Elizabeth McMahon
Research Facts
Dr. Horace Boacam was the second Doctor to live at 38 Main Street Uxbridge Ontario; the following tennant of the house was Dr. Frank Mellow, followed by Dr. Ross Mellow; it was Dr. Frank Mellow who purchased the electrostatic generating machine; artefact 006030001.
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Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1912
circa 1912
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Ephemera
Communication
Accession Number
996001768
Description
Used paper postcard of the Leland Stanford Jr. University from the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.; front: chromolithograph of the university grounds; back: green one cent Canadian stamp and handwritten message in brown ink, from a girl to her brother.
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Accession Number
996001768
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Ephemera
Communication
MeSH Heading
Universities -- pictorial works
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used paper postcard of the Leland Stanford Jr. University from the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.; front: chromolithograph of the university grounds; back: green one cent Canadian stamp and handwritten message in brown ink, from a girl to her brother.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Lynn
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1912
circa 1912
Date Remarks
Dated July 7, 1912 and postmarked
Material
paper: blue; pink; brown; white; green
Inscriptions
Front: "THE LELAND STANFORD JR. // UNIVERSITY // PALO ALTO, // CAL // COMPLIMENTS OF THE LYDIA E. PINKHAM MEDICINE CO., LYNN, MASS. U.S.A. // AVEC LES COMPLIMENTS DE LA LYDIA E. PINKHAM MEDICINE COMPANY, LYNN, ETAT-UNIS."; back: "July 7th 1912 Caledon East // Dear Brother:- // I suppose you arrived // O.K. I took 38 in my // reading qtr[?] Bolton, and // I will know next Friday // if I pass or not. Mrs [?] Hardy is on her way [?] // This is a // sporty[?] Card. // Ha Ha. // Marion was yelling Good-bye (Norm) after you were gone // "From Edna" // XXXXX // Norman S. // Matthews // 179 George Street // Toronto, Ont."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: a number of dot stains and all of the corners are bent; back: some smudging of the ink
Copy Type
Original
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National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada Ltd. [business postcard]

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Accession Number
996001617
Description
Used thick cardboard postcard from the National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada, Ltd.; front: address and occupation handwritten in pencil and an imprinted orange-yellow 1c Canadian stamp; back: framed by solid black line, left section has ad for "Dominion CBQ Tablets" with a policeman holding up h…
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Accession Number
996001617
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
MeSH Heading
Common Cold -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick cardboard postcard from the National Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada, Ltd.; front: address and occupation handwritten in pencil and an imprinted orange-yellow 1c Canadian stamp; back: framed by solid black line, left section has ad for "Dominion CBQ Tablets" with a policeman holding up his hand; right has form letter, filled in in pencil.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg, Limited.
Maker
National Drug & Chemical Co. of Canada, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; orange-yellow
Inscriptions
Front: "STOP // A COLD IN // A FEW HOURS // DOMINION // CBQ // TABLETS" // VERYTHING for the DRUG TRADE // HAMILTON, ONT. // Dear Sir: // Our Mr. E. A. RITCHIE will have the // pleasure of calling upon you about // Tuesday, April 22. // Any order entrusted to him will have prompt // attention and be highly appreciated. // Yours truly, // NATIONAL DRUG & CHEMICAL CO. // OF CANADA, LIMITED."; reverse: "CANADA POST CARD // H. F. Cant // Galt // Ont. // Druggist"; postmark: "HAMILTON // 1031 PM // APR 20 // 1930 // ONTARIO // SAVE TIME // USE AIR MAIL"
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; a lot of staining onto the front from the black ink on the back and vice-versa; front: left bottom has a pink stain, bottom right has a small pink and red stain
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Definitely, H.F. Cant is a Druggist; see 996.001.591-.593, .598, .607, .762 (Cant), .763, .802; company of wholesale druggists from 1906-1930
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