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Antidiphtheric Serum piston syringe kit

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001260 a-i
Description
Kit consists of (a) a wooden box with lid (b); a glass syringe barrel (c) stopped at needle end with a rubber stopper and at plunger end with a metal stopper with a hole in the centre to permit the piston to be screwed into the plunger (d); the plunger is a T-shaped metal rod with a threaded end; (…
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Accession Number
000001260 a-i
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Diphtheria Antitoxin -- therapeutic use
Diphtheria -- drug therapy
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
Kit consists of (a) a wooden box with lid (b); a glass syringe barrel (c) stopped at needle end with a rubber stopper and at plunger end with a metal stopper with a hole in the centre to permit the piston to be screwed into the plunger (d); the plunger is a T-shaped metal rod with a threaded end; (e) a metal ring that fits around the syringe barrel; the ring has two wings that allow the syringe to be gripped when the plunger is pushed; (f) a sealed envelope; (g) a card with instructions for assembling the syringe; (h,i) two leaflets with product information.
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 13.3 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
b - lid - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
c - syringe barrel - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
d - plunger - Size: Length 9.7 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
e - ring (with wings) - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
f - envelope - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 3.1 cm
g - instruction card - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 3.2 cm
h - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 30.5 cm x Width 12.6 cm
i - leaflet (unfolded) - Size: Length 41.7 cm x Width 10.3 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Expiry date
Material
paper: cream; brown; red; black
wood: yellow-brown
rubber: grey
glass: brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(b) "[illeg.] TIDIPHTHERIC SERUM // [illeg.] P. EIGHTH REVISION IN PISTON SYRINGE // No. 4000 ANTITOXIC UNITS // We [illeg.] recommend that this parcel be returned after [printed] Dec 3-10 [stamped], to be replaced with // fresh product. Ther serum will, however, retain its potency for a much longer // period if kept under proper conditions. // KEEP [illeg.] PRODUCT AT AS UNIFORM TEMPERATURE AS POSSIBLE, PREFERABLY BETWEEN 40° AND 60° F // LICENSE No. 1, issued to Parke, Davis & Co. by the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S.A., under provision // of Act approved July 1st, 1902. // PREPARED IN THE [illeg.] BORATORIES OF // [illeg.] ARKE, D [illeg.] OIT, MICH. U.S.A."; (c) "012195 – F [stamped] // ANTIDIPHTHERIC SERUM // No. 4 4000 Antitoxic Units // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., DETROIT, MICH."; (f) "Extra Washer // for Needle."; (g) "Screw piston into rubber plunger and // Rotate Plunger // several times to break up any adhesions // before attempting to expel serum"; (h) "Antidiphtheric Serum // (U.S.P. Eighth Revision) // IN PISTON SYRINGE // LICENSE No. 1 // ISSUED TO PARKE, DAVIS & CO. BY THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, U.S.A., // UNDER THE PROVISION OF ACT APPROVED JULY 1, 1902 // [text follows] // DIRECTIONS. // [text follows] // Dosage. – [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY. // LABORATORIES: // DETROIT, MICH., U.S.A.; WALKERVILLE, ONT., CAN.; HOUNSLOW, ENG. // BRANCH HOUSES: // [15 cities listed] // 34926"; (i) "BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS. // LICENSE NO. 1 // [text follows] // SERUMS. // [text follows] // VACCINES. // [text follows] // TOXINS. // [text follows] // MISCELLANEOUS. // [text follows] // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY. // LABORATORIES: // DETROIT, MICH., U.S.A.; WALKERVILLE, ONT., CAN.; HOUNSLOW, ENG. // BRANCH HOUSES: // [15 cities listed] // 34909"
Permanent Location
a-e: Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row B
f-i: Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 23
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Condition Remarks
Box is stained and dirty; paper label on box water marked and torn around edges; all metal parts show some corrosion; all paper parts are yellowed; instruction card has a dark stain on left edge; leaflets are tattered around edges
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On display: "Vaccines and Immunization: Epidemics, Prevention, and Canadian Innovation"; Museum of Health Care, Nov. 28, 2013 (c).
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Antidiphtheritic Serum container

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Dates
1901
circa 1901
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001080
Description
Cylindrical wooden container with lid, wrapped with a paper label around circumference and a circular label on top; contains metallic balls (lead?) of varying sizes.
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Accession Number
000001080
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Diphtheria Antitoxin
Diphtheria -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
Description
Cylindrical wooden container with lid, wrapped with a paper label around circumference and a circular label on top; contains metallic balls (lead?) of varying sizes.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1901
circa 1901
Date Remarks
Label gives Oct. 10, 1901 as a "best before" date.
Material
paper: red; yellow; black
wood: light brown
Inscriptions
Top: "Antidiphtheritic // Serum. // Standard, X, No. 2 // This bulb contains 1000 Antitoxic units, // irrespective of the quantity of fluid. // 799460 [stamped] // Keep in a cool, dark place. // PREPARED IN THE BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY OF // Parke, Davis & Co. // [illeg.] T, MICH. U.S.A."; back: "We would recommend that this parcel be returned after // OCT 10 1901 [stamped], to be replaced with fresh product. // This serum will, however, retain its potency for a // much longer period, if kept under proper conditions. // [a series of illustrations for use listed here] // HOLDING BULB. // BREAKING NECK OF BULB. // OBTAINING LAST DROPS. // KEEP IN A COOL, DARK PLACE."; top: "[illeg.] N [illeg.] // 5 [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Dimension Notes
Length 8.3 cm x Diam. 3.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Labels are discoloured and 2/3 of the label on top is missing; label surrounding container is torn and a piece (approx. 2.0 x 1.5 cm) is missing; exposed wood on top and bottom is dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000
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Dates
1953
circa 1953
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1997.2.8
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with no neck and a large metal screw-on lid that is slightly wider than the bottle; has a paper label; contains powder.
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Accession Number
1997.2.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Antibiotics
MM= Drugs -- anti-biotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cylindrical glass bottle with no neck and a large metal screw-on lid that is slightly wider than the bottle; has a paper label; contains powder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.B. Rundle (1911-1997) via Mr. Howard Rundle.
Maker
American Cyanamid Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1953
circa 1953
Material
glass: translucent beige
metal: yellow
paper: off-white; yellow; black
ink: black; red
organic matter
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Lederle [cursive] // AUREOMYCIN // Hydrochloride // CRYSTALLINE // SPEROIDS // Dispersible Powder // Contains Aureomycin HCl 50 mg"; printed at an angle over the above: "Complimentary"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 4.8 cm x Diam. 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Lid and label discoloured from age; contents stable.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This antibiotic was introduced in 1953; it was considered, at the time, useful for both bacterial and viral infections.
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1970.4.2
Description
An orange cardboard box with black lettering contains a paper bag of herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Fever -- drug therapy
Common Cold -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
Description
An orange cardboard box with black lettering contains a paper bag of herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
J. L. Hopkins & Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: orange
ink: black
Inscriptions
on front: "ONE OUNCE // BONESET (Eupatorium perfoliatum) // N. F. // SYNONYMS: // English — Thoroughwort, Teasel, Indian Sage, Sweating Plant // French — Herbe à fièvre, Herbe parfaite // German — Durchwachsener Wasserhanf"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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cacodylate of sodium ampoule

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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001454
Description
A cardboard box, sealed.
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Accession Number
000001454
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Syphilis -- drug therapy
Description
A cardboard box, sealed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: white; black
Inscriptions
Top: "1 CC AMPOULE No. 20 // CACODYLATE OF SODIUM // 0.05 GM. (3/4 GRAIN)" front: "PARKE, DAVIS & CO."; bottom: "PRINTED IN U.S.A."; back: "STERILE SOLUTION"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 5.9 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is dirty, dented, stained on back, scuffed at edges
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000001475 a-d
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (b) with a threaded metal cap (c) in a cardboard box (a) and rectangular cream paper product leaflet (d); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is empty except for a wad of cotton; box has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the bottom; leaflet consists …
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Accession Number
000001475 a-d
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Malaria -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular brown glass bottle (b) with a threaded metal cap (c) in a cardboard box (a) and rectangular cream paper product leaflet (d); bottle has a paper label on front and sides and is empty except for a wad of cotton; box has a round fluorescent orange sticker on the bottom; leaflet consists of single piece of paper folded in half with product information and directions printed on all sides in black ink.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 3.3 cm x Depth 3.3 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 6.2 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
c - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
d - leaflet - Size: Length 17.6 cm Width 10.2 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: cream
ink: red, black
metal: red, white
glass: brown
Inscriptions
(a) Front: "36 C.T. No. 842 // CAMOQUIN® // HYDROCHLORIDE // (AMODIAQUINE // HYDROCHLORIDE) // Compressed Tablets // N.F. // EACH TABLET // EQUIVALENT TO: // 0.2 GRAM // CAMOQUIN BASE // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 25-842-36"; right side: "CAUTION – [printed] U.S. [handwritten above dash] Federal law prohibits dispensing // without prescription. // WARNING – Keep out of the reach of children. // U.S. Patents 2,474,818 and 2,474,821 [printed]"; back: "Laboratories, // Branches, and // Distributors // are located in // Principal Cities // throughout the // World."; left side: "ADULT DOSE – 3 tablets or as directed. // See package insert. // Parke, Davis & Company, Detroit, Michigan 48232 U.S.A."; top: "36 C.T. No. 842 // CAMOQUIN // HYDROCHLORIDE // (AMODIAQUINE // HYDROCHLORIDE) // EACH TABLET // EQUIVALENT TO: // 0.2 GRAM // CAMOQUIN BASE"; bottom: "79 [handwritten on sticker]"; (b) front: "36 C.T. No. 842 // CAMOQUIN® // HYDROCHLORIDE // (AMODIAQUINE // HYDROCHLORIDE) // EACH TABLET // EQUIVALENT TO: // 0.2 GRAM // CAMOQUIN BASE // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 25-842-36 [printed] // Lot KD191 [stamped]"; right side: "Compressed Tablets // N.F. // WARNING – Keep // out of the reach of // children. // Pakre, Davis & Co. // Detroit, Mich. 48232 // U.S.A."; left side: "CAUTION – U.S. Federal // law prohibits dispens- // ing without pre- // scription. // ADULT DOSE - 3 tab- // lets or as directed. // See package insert. // U.S. Patents 2,474,818 // and 2,474,821"; bottom: "15 [embossed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row F (a-c)
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E-14b (d)
Condition Remarks
Box yellowing, scuffed, top flap creased; no apparent problems with bottle or cap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Cholera Preventive

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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
996001321
Description
Twelve-sided cylindrical light green glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a top which is tooled, flanged with a flat top and squared edges; there is a printed paper label around seven of the panels, which lists product information; the bottle contains medication residue and has a cork in the…
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Accession Number
996001321
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Cholera -- prevention and control
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Twelve-sided cylindrical light green glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a top which is tooled, flanged with a flat top and squared edges; there is a printed paper label around seven of the panels, which lists product information; the bottle contains medication residue and has a cork in the neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Scott Jordan (Ottawa), in Sept.1993.
Maker
E. W. Burritt
Site Made (City)
Burlington
Site Made (State)
Vermont
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
glass: light green
cork: beige
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Label reads, "CHOLERA // PREVENTIVE // Uses listed // DOSE" (listed) "Prepared and sold by // E. W. BURRITT // APOTHECARY and DRUGGIST, // Burlington, Vermont"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.5 cm. x Diam. : 3.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottle has a small chip on the right side of the lip; #2: bottle contains dried medication residue; cork in bottle shows some damage/loss to its outer edges; paper label on bottle shows discolouration and 8 small areas of paper loss; label is legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology, Aug. 6, 2003-15 Nov. 2010.
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mercuric iodide ampoule box

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
009042011 a-b
Description
White cardboard box with black ink (a) and full transparent glass ampoule of red mercuric iodide inside (b); ampoule is cylindrical with narrow tip and has paper label with black ink that wraps around
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Accession Number
009042011 a-b
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Disinfection
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
White cardboard box with black ink (a) and full transparent glass ampoule of red mercuric iodide inside (b); ampoule is cylindrical with narrow tip and has paper label with black ink that wraps around
Number Of Parts
2
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Bonita Erwin who is a nursing graduate from University of Toronto; previously owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Harold Barker who practiced in Sharbot Lake, Ontario
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Date based on similar items in collection
Material
cardboard: white
glass: clear
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's marks printed on cardboard box: "1 Cc. AMPOULE No. 10 // MERCURIC IODIDE, RED // 1% (AQUEOUS); manufacturer's marks printed on sides of box: "STERILIZED SOLUTION" and "PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY // DETROIT, MICHIGAN, U.S.A." and "GLASEPTIC AMPOULE"; manufacturer's marks printed on ampoule paper label: "1 Cc. No. 10 // Sterilized Solution // Mercuric iodide, Red // 1% (AQUEOUS) // C502050 // Parke, Davis & Co."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row D
Condition Remarks
Cardboard box is worn around edges and ends, beginning to come apart; opened end is missing 2 flaps; surface grime on both box and ampoule; ampoule paper label is discoloured, ink is slightly faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Mercury (II) Iodide," Wikipedia. April 15 2014. July 14 2014.
Research Facts
Product used for detection of ammonia, used in x-ray and gamma ray detection and imaging devices, used in veterinary medicine for ointment; at date made, used as a germicide.
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Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
996001249
Description
Loose dried plant material which has been pressed and packed into a square shape and wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of paper; there is a paper label on the front of the package to identify the contents.
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Accession Number
996001249
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Lymphadenitis -- drug therapy
Whooping Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Loose dried plant material which has been pressed and packed into a square shape and wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of paper; there is a paper label on the front of the package to identify the contents.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Toronto in Feb. 1994
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
date listed on label; likely made between 1906 and 1919
Material
plant material: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Paper label reads, "RED CLOVER // Trifolium pratense Lin. // No. 217 555226 // Guaranteed by Parke, Davis & Co. under The Food // and Drugs Act, June 30th, 1906. Serial No. 6 // PARKE DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. // U.S.A." (top); "SYNONYMS - Trefle des pres Fr. // Wiesenklee, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED -- The blossoms. // FAMILY - Leguminosae. // HABITAT - United States" (side); other side has properties listed
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row I
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.2 cm. x Width: 5.6 cm. x Depth: 1.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The paper has 12 small holes (likely made by an insect) through which some of the plant material has leaked out; the paper label is otherwise undamaged and is legible
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a treatment of scrofulous diseases, and as a sedative in whooping cough.
Used for centuries to help cleanse the body and boost the immune system, red clover has long been used to treat bronchitis and other upper respiratory infections. A warming expectorant, red clover is known to help relieve chest congestion.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Red Clover Tops

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
000006013
Description
Square cardboard box printed in blue, pale blue, white and black; white paper sticker is adhered to the left side in the upper left corner; box is held in shape by gluing at the left, right, and bottom sides; either the left or the right side must be peeled off to open the box
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Accession Number
000006013
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Lymphadenitis -- drug therapy
Whooping Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Square cardboard box printed in blue, pale blue, white and black; white paper sticker is adhered to the left side in the upper left corner; box is held in shape by gluing at the left, right, and bottom sides; either the left or the right side must be peeled off to open the box
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Jack Willson
Maker
S.B. Penick & Co. Crude Drugs
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
paper: white; black; blue; pale blue
Inscriptions
Top: "WAB - 899 [stamped]"; front: ""SPB Co." // INITIAL LINE // Initial Line® // LOOSE PRESSED // CLOVER TOPS RED // TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE // ONE OUNCE // S.B. PENICK & CO. // CRUDE DRUGS // NEW YORK, N.Y., U.S.A. // ASHEVILLE, N.C. CHICAGO, ILL // JERSEY CITY, N.J. // "The Initial Source of Supply""; top: "SYNONYM — Clover // PART USED — Flower Heads // FAMILY — Leguminosae // HABITAT — United States."; sticker reads: "K3 CM [stamped] CURRY Drugs // Brockville [printed] .50 [stamped]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 7.7 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 4.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is discoloured, especially on the back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Research Facts
Used for centuries to help cleanse the body and boost the immune system, red clover has long been used to treat bronchitis and other upper respiratory infections. A warming expectorant, red clover is known to help relieve chest congestion.
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