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commemorative card

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Elsie Vercoe Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
009021001
Description
Paper infants diaper shaped colourful commemorative Mother's Day card held together with a large metal safety diaper pin; coloured drawing of baby boy standing in diaper inside.
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Accession Number
009021001
Collection
Elsie Vercoe Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Description
Paper infants diaper shaped colourful commemorative Mother's Day card held together with a large metal safety diaper pin; coloured drawing of baby boy standing in diaper inside.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Elsie Vercoe; forwarded to museum by Marie M. McCalden (Power of Attorney)
Maker
Rust Craft
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
paper: cream, light green
ink: black, brown
Inscriptions
Printed on front of card: "To MOTHER // on Mother's Day // I present // my first // FRATERNITY // PIN"; printed inside card: "With LOVE to // Mother from // the kid who [Illeg.] wears // THREE-CORNERED PANTS! // xxxxxxx"; printed on back of card: "15 M 180 COPYRIGHT // RUST CRAFT BOSTON U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 18
Dimension Notes
Length 13.5 cm x Width 11.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper faded from use
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
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graduation congratulations

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Dates
1928
circa 1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028027
Description
A one-page, pale pink paper card with thin gold trim; in the top left corner there is an illustration of a butterfly on a small bouquet of pink, blue and red flowers with green leaves against a black circular background; a second bouquet of only three flowers against a circular black background app…
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Accession Number
996028027
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Education, Nursing -- ephemera
Description
A one-page, pale pink paper card with thin gold trim; in the top left corner there is an illustration
of a butterfly on a small bouquet of pink, blue and red flowers with green leaves against a
black circular background; a second bouquet of only three flowers against a circular black background
appears in the right corner; card is printed with a poem in black lettering
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
Rust Craft
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Date Remarks
The card refers to Valleau's graduation in May of 1928
Material
paper: pale pink
Inscriptions
"CONGRATULATIONS // TO YOU // May this joy that comes to // you // Be like a sunny ray // That never
fades or dims its // light, // But shines through every // day."; signed in ink as "B Bailne"
(?); reverse, at bottom, "10742 HANDPAINTED // RUSTCRAFT BOSTON U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm. x Width 9.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Surface exhibits some grime; top right corner has had a small (2 mm) portion folded forward; reverse
has a partially rubbed-out pencil mark (?) on top left corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Photo
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Ms. Valleau donated a number of artifacts relating to her graduation in 1928; please see: dance
card (996.028.006); sterling thimble (996.028.009); graduation photo of Valleau (996.028.017); 1928
yearbook (996.028.018); graduation uniform (996.028.066); photograph of 1928 graduating class (996.
028.063); 1928 School of Nursing Certificate for N. Valleau (996.028.063); graduation announcement (996.028.026a,b); CD #2
Images
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Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001773
Description
A small paper label for Dr. Lorenzo's Diarrhoea and Cholera Syrup; top is rounded
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Accession Number
996001773
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- multi-purpose cures -- ephemera
Description
A small paper label for Dr. Lorenzo's Diarrhoea and Cholera Syrup; top is rounded
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
Lorenzo & Williams
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
"cure"
Material
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
"Dr. // LORENZO'S // DIARRHOEA // AND // Cholera Syrup. // A safe and sure cure // For Diarrhoea,
Dysentery, // Cholera Morbus, Colic, // Cramp in the Stomach, // Painters' Colic, and all //
pains in the Stom- // ach and Bowels. // Warranted a sure cure, // or money refunded. // MADE BY
// LORENZO & WILLIAMS, // LOWELL, MASS. // Price, ... 50Cts."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.3 cm. x Width: 2.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; adhesive no longer on the back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.773-.777; CD #8
Research Facts
Later company bought out Lorenzo & Williams --; Haven, Blair & Co. and changed name to Haven's in
some cases
Images
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Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001774
Description
Very small paper label for Haven's Diarrhoea and Cholera Syrup; back still has adhesive
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Accession Number
996001774
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- multi-purpose cures -- ephemera
Description
Very small paper label for Haven's Diarrhoea and Cholera Syrup; back still has adhesive
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
H.L. Haven
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
"cure" before Drug Act of 1906
Material
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
"HAVEN'S // DIARRHOEA // AND // Cholera Syrup. // A safe and sure cure // FOR DIARRHOEA, // DYSENTERY,
// Cholera // Morbus, Cramp in the // Stomach, Painters' // Colic, Colic, and all //
pains in the Stomach // and Bowels. // Warranted a sure // cure or money will be //refunded. //
PRICE 35 CENTS. // Made by // H.L. HAVEN, // Cor. Willie and // Cross Sts., // Lowell, - Mass."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.2 cm. x Width: 2.9 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.773-.777; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.773
Images
Less detail
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001775
Description
Very small paper label for Haven's Cough Syrup; top is rounded and back still has adhesive
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Accession Number
996001775
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Lung Disease --ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- cough, cold remedies, respiratory -- ephemera
Description
Very small paper label for Haven's Cough Syrup; top is rounded and back still has adhesive
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
H.L. Haven
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
"HAVEN'S // Cough Syrup // FOR // Coughs, Colds, Tick- // ling of the Throat, // Hoarseness, and
// all diseases of // THE THROAT AND LUNGS // DOSE - For adults, 1 // teaspoonful; under four- //
teen years old, 1/2 a tea- // spoonful; one year old, // 5 drops; to be repeated // four or five
times a day. // PREPARED BY // H.L. HAVEN, // Druggist, // COR. WILLIE AND CROSS STS., // Lowell,
Mass."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.7 cm. x Width: 2.6 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.773-.777; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.773
Images
Less detail
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001777
Description
Large paper label for Dr. Lorenzo's Golden Oil; top is rounded, no adhesive remains on the back
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Accession Number
996001777
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- multi-purpose cures -- ephemera
Description
Large paper label for Dr. Lorenzo's Golden Oil; top is rounded, no adhesive remains on the back
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
Haven, Blair & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
"cure"
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
"DR. LORENZO'S // GOLDEN OIL // THE // GREAT SCIENTIFIC REMEDY // FOR // PAIN // Relieves and
Cures Rheumatism, // Neuralgia, Sciatica, Lumbago, Back- // ache, Headache ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.8 cm. x Width: 5.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.773-.776; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.773
Images
Less detail
Dates
1912
circa 1912
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
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 1c 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
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
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 1c 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 ["th" superscripted] 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
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.470, .642, .643, .699, .700, .765-.767, .778; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.470
Images
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