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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.230.1
Description
Unopened yellowish paper packet containing aconite leaves; has intricate yellow design, black printing, green picture of plants in a vase.
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Accession Number
1969.230.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Unopened yellowish paper packet containing aconite leaves; has intricate yellow design, black printing, green picture of plants in a vase.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Huber & Co.
Site Made (City)
Fond du Lac
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
paper: white; yellow; green; black
Inscriptions
Front: "ACONITE LEAVES // Aconitum Napellus // Fomd du Lac, Wis."; back: "Properties: Deobstruent, Anodyne, Narcotic, Sedative, and poisonous. In improper doses occasioning symptoms of gastric irritation, with great depression of nervous energy and brain. Antidote in poision [sic] stimulant externally and internally digitalis. // THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST // We give our special attention to supply fresh and prime goods, collected in the proper season when they contain all their medicinal virtues. // Huber & Co., Fond du Lac, Wis."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Temporary Location
On display “History of Psychiatry” at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa L-2018-2; 20 March 2018 – 31 Dec 2019
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.234.1
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
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Accession Number
1969.234.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: faded purple; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; stamped in red ink at an angle across the front: "PRESSED AT // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.236.1
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
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Accession Number
1969.236.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded purple cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: faded purple; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; at an angle across the front is stamped in red ink, "PRESSED AT // WALKERVILLE, ONT."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.260.1
Description
Faded turquoise cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
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Accession Number
1969.260.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Faded turquoise cardboard packet with off-white label on three sides; contains aconite.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Material
cardboard: faded turquoise; black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
On front: "ACONITE // LEAVES // (Aconitum Napellus, Lin.) [an "S" cut out at an angle] // Parke, Davis & Co. // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; on side: "Synonyms - Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Eng.; Feuilles d'Aconit, Coqueluchon, Fr.; Eisenhut, Stormhut, Ger. // Part Employed - The leaves // Natural Order - Ranunculaceae // Habitat - Mountains, temperate regions northern hemisphere."; on side: "Properties - Powerful heart depressant. POISONOUS. Used in rheumatism and neuralgia, and in fevers to reduce temperature. Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1970.10.3
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top 3/4 full of beige tablets (62 tablets); surrounded by stained paper label.
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Accession Number
1970.10.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Clear glass vial with a metal screw top 3/4 full of beige tablets (62 tablets); surrounded by stained paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Misses Maud and Bata Fraser via Dr. G. Allan Pengelly, Willowdale, Ont.; used by Dr. John Bell Fraser (1855-1938) who practised in Brockville for one year.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
paper: brown
drugs: beige
Inscriptions
Paper label has handwritten, "Aconite Min 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Label is very hard to read.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Family Ranunculaceae (Wolf's Bane plant); external use for neuralgia; antipyretic; "characteristic tingling sensation when applied to tongue, followed by local anaesthesia."
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anticonvulsant sample case

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact4243
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
000001419 a-m
Description
A cloth-covered box (a) that closes with two snaps at the front and is lined with velvet contains the samples; inside is a moulded plastic tray (b) with five bottles in it: Milontin®, a rectangular glass bottle (c) with threaded metal cap (d), full of capsules with cotton stuffed in the neck; Dilan…
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Accession Number
000001419 a-m
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Anticonvulsants
Epilepsy -- drug therapy
Seizures -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A cloth-covered box (a) that closes with two snaps at the front and is lined with velvet contains the samples; inside is a moulded plastic tray (b) with five bottles in it: Milontin®, a rectangular glass bottle (c) with threaded metal cap (d), full of capsules with cotton stuffed in the neck; Dilantin® 0.03 gram, a rectangular glass bottle (e) with threaded metal cap (f), full of capsules with cotton stuffed in the neck; Zarontin®, a cylindrical glass bottle (g) with a threaded metal cap (h), full of capsules; Dilantin® 0.4 gram, a rectangular glass bottle (i) with threaded metal cap (j), full of capsules, with cotton stuffed in the neck; and Celontin®, a rectangular glass bottle (k) with a threaded metal cap (l), full of capsules, with cotton stuffed in the neck; also in the box is a 30-page booklet with product information (m); pages 5, 13, 17 and 21 have tabs at the top, making it possible to skip directly to the information on the product that begins on that page.
Number Of Parts
13
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 31.2 cm x Width 17.2 cm x Depth 7.1 cm
b - tray - Size: Length 29.2 cm x Width 15.1 cm x Depth 4.8 cm
c - Milontin bottle - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 6.2 cm
d - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.9 cm
e - Dilantin 0.03 bottle - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
f - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
g - Zarontin bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
h - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.9 cm
i - Dilantin 0.1 bottle - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 4.6 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
j - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
k - Celontin bottle - Size: Length 9.7 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 5.1 cm
l - cap - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 3.4 cm
m - booklet - Size: Length 12.7 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Earliest lot number given
Material
paper: green; white; black; red; grey; purple
glass: brown
metal: red; white; black; silver
plastic: black
fabric: black; purple
Inscriptions
(c) Front: "Pr 100 No. 393 // KAPSEALS® // MILONTIN® // PHENSUXIMIDE // CAPSULES N.F. // 0.5 GRAM // The orange capsule with contrast- // ing orange band is a Parke-Davis // trademark. // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 15-393-4 [printed] Lot AE129 [stamped]"; right side: "Anticonvulsant // USUAL DOSE – 1 or 2 capsules two or three // times daily. // Before instituting treatment, read medical // literature, available to physicians on re- // quest, for indications and directions. // Keep Bottle Securely closed in a Cool, // Dry Place. // DISPENSE IN MOISTURE PROOF CONTAINER"; left side: right side repeated in French; bottom: "160 // 9 // 4 [embossed]"; (e) front: "Pr 100 No. 365 // KAPSEALS® // DILANTIN® // DIPHENYLHYDANTOIN // SODIUM CAPSULEA // U.S.P. // 0.03 GRAM // (1½ gr.) // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 15-365-4 [printed] // Lot AB163 [stamped]"; right side: "Anticonvulsant // DOSE – Children under 6 years, 1 // capsule three or four times daily or // as directed by the physician. // The white capsule with pink band is a // Parke-Davis trademark. // DISPENSE IN MOISTURE PROOF // CONTAINER"; left side: "Antiépileptique // POSOLOGIE – Enfants 6 ans et moins, // 1 capsule trois ou quatre fois par jour // ou selon l'ordonnance du médecin. // N'UTILISER QUE DES // CONTENANTS HYDROFUGES"; bottom: "L // 50 8 // 7 [embossed]"; (g) front: "Pr 100 S.G.C. No. 237 // ZARONTIN® // ETHOSUXIMIDE // CAPSULES B.P. // S.G. Capsules // 0.25 GRAM // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 7-237-4 [printed] // Lot AF148 [stamped]"; right side: "Anticonvulsant // USUAL DOSE–Initially, 1 or 2 capsules, // increased gradually, as required, up to 8 // capsules daily. // Before instituting treatment, read medical // literature, available to physicians on request, // for indications and directions. // Keep Bottle Securely Closed in a // Cool, Dry Place. // DISPENSE IN MOISTURE PROOF CONTAINER [printed]"; left side: right side repeated in French; bottom: "9 // 120 18 // 4765 [embossed]"; (i) front: "Pr 100 No. 362 // KAPSEALS® // DILANTIN® // DIPHENYLHYDANTOIN // SODIUM CAPSULES // U.S.P. // 0.1 GRAM // (1½ gr.) // The white capsule with orange // band is a Parke-Davis trademark. // PARKE-DAVIS // Stock 15-362-4 [printed] // L [encircled] Z 216 F [stamped]"; left side: "Anticonvulsant // DOSE–Adults and children 6 years or // older, 1 capsule three or four times // daily or as directed by the physician. // DISPENSE IN MOISTURE PROOF // CONTAINER // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO"; left side: "right side repeated in French except last two lines; bottom: "60 // L 9 // 10 [embossed]"; (k) front: "Pr 100 No. 525 // KAPSEALS® // CELONTIN® // METHSUXIMIDE // CAPSULES N.F. // 0.3 GRAM // The yellow capsule with orange band // is a Parke-Davis trademark. [printed] // Lot Z 114 L [stamped] // PARKE-DAVIS Stock 15-525-4 [printed]"; right side: "Anticonvulsant // USUAL DOSE– 1 to 4 capsules daily. // Before instituting treatment, read med- // ical literature, available to physicians on // request, for indications and directions. // Keep Bottle Securely Closed In a // Cool, Dry Place. // DISPENSE IN MOISTURE PROOF CONTAINER // Parke, Davis & Company, Ltd. // Brockville, Ontario [printed]"; left side: right side repeated in French, except for last two lines; bottom: "100 3 // 2 [embossed]"; (m) cover: "PARKE-DAVIS // ANTIEPILEPTIC // PRODUCTS // for grand mal and // psychomotor seizures // DILANTIN ® // DILANTIN® // with PHENOBARBITAL // PHELANTIN® // ZARONTIN® // MILONTIN® // for petit mal triad // for petit mal and psychomotor seizures // CELONTIN® // DILANTIN STERI-VIAL® // for status epilepticus and control // of seizures during neurosurgery"; inside cover: "EPILEPSY – A HANDICAP ON THE WANE // [text follows]"; page 1: "PARKE-DAVIS ROLE IN THE TREATMENT OF EPILEPSY // [text follows] // 1"; page 2: "[text continues from page 1] // 2"; page 3: "text continues from page 2] // 3"; page 4: "DILANTIN® // [text follows] // INDICATIONS: // [text follows] // CLINICAL DISCUSSION: // [text follows] // 4"; page 5: "DILANTIN® [on tab] // [text continued from page 4] // 5"; page 6: "[text continues from page 5 // FORMS AVAILABLE: // [text follows] // 6"; page 7: "[text continues from page 6] // 7"; page 8: "[text continues from page 7] // DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION (DILANTIN): // [text follows] // ORAL ADMINISTRATION: // [text follows] // 8"; page 9: "[text continues from page 8] // PARENTERAL ADMINISTRATION: // [text follows] // 9"; page 10: "[text continues from page 9] // PRECAUTIONS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS (DILANTIN): // [text follows] // 10"; page 11: "[text continues from page 10] // SIDE EFFECTS (DILANTIN): // [text follows] // 11"; page 12: "MILONTIN® // [text follows] // INDICATIONS: // [text follows] // CLINICAL DISCUSSION: // [text follows] // 12"; page 13: "MILONTIN® [on tab] // [text continued from page 12] // 13"; page 14: "FORMS AVAILABLE: // [text follows] // DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION (MILONTIN): // [text follows] // PRECAUTIONS (MILONTIN): // [text follows] // Detailed information available on request. // PARKE-DAVIS // 15"; page 16: "CELONTIN® // [text follows] // INDICATIONS: // [text follows] // CLINICAL DISCUSSION: // [text follows] // 16"; page 17: "CELONTIN® [on tab] // [text continued from page 16] // 17"; page 18: "[text continued from page 17] // 18"; page 19: "FORMS AVAILABLE: // [text follows] // DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION (CELONTIN): // [text follows] // PRECAUTIONS (CELONTIN): // [text follows] // 19"; page 20: "[text continues from page 19] // SIDE EFFECTS (CELONTIN): // [text follows] // Detailed information available on request. // PARKE-DAVIS // 20"; page 21: "ZARONTIN® [on tab] // ZARONTIN // [text follows] // INDICATIONS: // [text follows] // CLINICAL DISCUSSION: // [text follows] // 21"; page 22: "text continues from page 21] // 22"; page 23: "[text continues from page 22] // 23"; page 24: "[text continues from page 23] // 24"; page 25: "FORMS AVAILABLE: // [text follows] // DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION (ZARONTIN): // [text follows] // PRECAUTIONS (ZARONTIN): // [text follows] // 25"; page 26: "[text continues from page 25] // SIDE EFFECTS (ZARONTIN): // [text follows] // Detailed information available on request. // PARKE-DAVIS // 26"; page 27: "REFERENCES // [text follows] // 27"; page 28 "[text continues from page 27 // 28"; back cover: "PARKE-DAVIS // PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY, LTD. // Montreal . Brockville . Toronto // Winnipeg . Edmonton . Vancouver // PD-6944-C (10-69) Printed in Canada"; all marks in booklet (m) are printed.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-4
Condition Remarks
Box is dusty; fabric worn through on corners and peeling on back; paint scratched on snaps; velvet inside is crushed flat where it pressed against tray or bottles; tray is dusty and cracked in numerous places and some small pieces are broken off completely; glass bottles are dusty; scratched paint on all the caps, but no corrosion; booklet is scuffed and tabs are creased; ink on front cover is fading.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System; CD #2
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Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1970.10.5
Description
Clear glass vial, corked, containing a few beige tablets; a paper label is wrapped around the vial.
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Accession Number
1970.10.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Atropine -- therapeutic use
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
Clear glass vial, corked, containing a few beige tablets; a paper label is wrapped around the vial.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Misses Maud and Bata Fraser via Dr. G. Allan Pengelly, Willowdale, Ont.; used by Dr. John Bell Fraser (1855-1938) who practised in Brockville for one year.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1930
circa 1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: clear
cork: brown
drugs: beige
paper: y ellowish
Inscriptions
Handwritten on label: "Atropine // Gr. 1/100"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Martindale, 27th ed.; CD #UHN
Research Facts
"Atropine is anticholinergic, stimulates and then depresses the CNS."
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black cohosh box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3667
Dates
1899
circa 1899
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
000001118
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label; contains dried plant material.
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Accession Number
000001118
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Muscarinic Agonists -- therapeutic use
Gynecology
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label; contains dried plant material.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1899
circa 1899
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: brown
plastic: clear
paper: beige; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "BLACK COHOSH // (Cimicifugo B.P.) // Cimicifugo racemosa, Ell. // No. 41 // C115363 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CAN."; front: "SYNONYMS - Actæa racemosa, Linneé; // Black snake root, Rattle-snake root, // Squaw root, Eng.; Actée à grappes, Fr.; // Schwarze Schlangenwurzel, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The rhizome. // FAMILY - Ranunculaceæ. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "PROPERTIES - Tonic, nervine and // antispasmodic. A valuable uterine tonic and useful in the headaches // attendant on uterine derangements. // DOSE - ½ to 2 fluidounces (16 to 60 // Cc.) of an ounce to the pint infusion."; bottom: "[illeg.] [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and cardboard yellowed; plastic still sealed; some plant material has escaped box and is trapped in plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #7.
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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bottle of iron glycerophosphate scales

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13526
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
010020405
Description
Orange cylindrical glass bottle containing iron glycerophosphate scales; white paper label affixed to front, printed with black ink, states product and manufacturing information; bottle tapers at neck to round opening with brown wood cork closure; bottle is mostly full with silver metal scales
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Accession Number
010020405
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Description
Orange cylindrical glass bottle containing iron glycerophosphate scales; white paper label affixed to front, printed with black ink, states product and manufacturing information; bottle tapers at neck to round opening with brown wood cork closure; bottle is mostly full with silver metal scales
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
T. & H. Smith Ltd
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
glass: orange
paper: white
ink: black
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on front label: "PRIZE MEDALS TRADE MARK // AWARDED US REGISTERED // IRON GLYCEROPHOSPHATE SCALES // T. & H. SMITH LTD. // EDINBURGH, LONDON, GLASGOW. // MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN"; embossed on bottom: "8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 15.8 cm x Diam. 5.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Cork is grey, dirty at top; paper label is faded, with small tear at front centre bottom
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"MacFarlan Smith Ltd." website
CD #1
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; T. & H. Smith Ltd was founded in 1827
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Dates
1963
circa 1963
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
000001359 a-d
Description
Package consists of (a) a plastic box with the lid hinged on left side and held closed by a plastic knob that slides over a bump on the bottom half; (b) a paper label, loose inside the box; (c) a moulded plastic tray that fits in the box bottom; and (d) a strip of six suppositories sealed in foil.
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Accession Number
000001359 a-d
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Muscarinic Agonists -- therapeutic use
Pain -- drug therapy
Gastroenterology -- instrumentation
Description
Package consists of (a) a plastic box with the lid hinged on left side and held closed by a plastic knob that slides over a bump on the bottom half; (b) a paper label, loose inside the box; (c) a moulded plastic tray that fits in the box bottom; and (d) a strip of six suppositories sealed in foil.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
b - label - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 4.4 cm
c - tray - Size: Length 11.2 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
d - foil strip - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Brockville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1963
circa 1963
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
paper: white; red; orange
metal: silver
plastic: clear; white
Inscriptions
(b) "Foil Strip of 6 // BUSCOPAN // SUPPOSITORIES // N-BUTYLSCOPOLAMMONIUM BROMIDE // 10 MG. // DOSE – 1 or 2 suppositories. // May be repeated, if neces- // sary, up to 6 suppositories // daily, or more, as directed // by the physician. // Medical literature available // to physicians on request. // Keep in a Cool Place. // [above 8 lines repeated in French] [ printed] // L [encircled] R 159 H [stamped] // Stock 21-264-6 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO., LTD. // BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO [printed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-3 Row E
Condition Remarks
Plastic box scratched, cloudy in spots; label yellowing, stained; tray stained; no apparent problems with foil strip
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
Images
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