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Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inne…
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Accession Number
997037089 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Pain
MeSH Heading
Analgesics
Pain -- drug therapy
Fever -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anti-pyretic -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A rectangular-shaped medicine bottle of thick brown glass that has a flat bottom and mould seams on opposite corners; the bottle has straight sides that taper markedly to a short threaded neck that has a distinct lip; the screw lid (b) is a flat, round steel cap with a lip around its edge; the inner walls are threaded, while the top underside is lined with wax-coated cardboard
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
b - lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.5 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
W.E. Saunders Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
1930
circa 1896-1930
Date Remarks
Start of C.H. Bird's practice to company close
Material
metal: white
glass: brown
paper: blue; white
Inscriptions
Printed label on front of bottle reads, "1000 // ACETYLSAL // PINK // Acetylsalicylic Acid // TABLETS // U.S.P // 5 Grains // ADULT DOSE: One tablet // every four hours // Lot No: 8062 // W.E. SAUNDERS, LIMITED // LONDON . ONTARIO // WARNING // Keep out of reach of children // to avoid accidental poisoning"; embossed on bottle bottom: "4 // 1 D [enclosed in diamond shape] 3 // 3068"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-1
Condition Remarks
Label is slightly stained and interior walls are coated with residue
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Ontario Drug Store and Druggist List," by Glen C. Phillips, Iron Gate Publishing, Sarnia, 1989, p. 96
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997037423
Description
An airway tube that consists of a single piece of rubber moulded into a flattened hollow square-shaped rubber tube that is straight at one end and curves in an arch to an open top; the base of the airway has a rounded flat piece of rubber attached at the end of the hollow tube; the base of the airw…
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Accession Number
997037423
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
An airway tube that consists of a single piece of rubber moulded into a flattened hollow square-shaped rubber tube that is straight at one end and curves in an arch to an open top; the base of the airway has a rounded flat piece of rubber attached at the end of the hollow tube; the base of the airway has a round, flat piece of metal inserted on the interior of the tube with seams on either side
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This marks the beginning of the Bird practice.
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
Inscriptions
The airway base has "3" embossed on it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 4.3 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 11.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber tube is dusty and there is slight wear apparent on the tube
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments Catalogue," by Sklar Mfg. Co., 1967, p. 34 (item 120-25) (see attached photocopy); "A Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries," Chas. F. Thackray Co.,ca. 1970, p. 18 (item G131); CD #1
Research Facts
The airway was used to hold a patient's tongue down during anaesthetic surgery
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997037424
Description
An airway tube that consists of a single piece of rubber moulded into a flattened hollow square-shaped rubber tube that is straight at one end and curves in an arch to an open top; the base of the airway has a rounded flat piece of rubber attached at the end of the hollow tube; the base of the airw…
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Accession Number
997037424
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Description
An airway tube that consists of a single piece of rubber moulded into a flattened hollow square-shaped rubber tube that is straight at one end and curves in an arch to an open top; the base of the airway has a rounded flat piece of rubber attached at the end of the hollow tube; the base of the airway has a round, flat piece of metal inserted on the interior of the tube with seams on either side
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This marks the beginning of the Bird practice.
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
Inscriptions
The airway base has "2" embossed on it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 4.0 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 9.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber tube is dusty and there is slight wear apparent
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments Catalogue," by Sklar Mfg. Co., 1967, p. 34 (item 120-25) (see attached photocopy); "A Catalogue of Surgical Instruments and Surgical Sundries," Chas. F. Thackray Co.,ca. 1970, p. 18 (item G131); CD #1
Research Facts
The airway was used to hold a patient's tongue down during anaesthetic surgery
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
997037334
Description
Albuminometer, which is a long, cylindrical glass tube; the bottom tapers to a rounded and closed glass-filled point that extends from the base of the tube; the top has an open, flat rim around the tube opening; a white-filled graduated scale runs along the side of the tube.
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Accession Number
997037334
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis -- instrumentation
Albumins -- urine
Description
Albuminometer, which is a long, cylindrical glass tube; the bottom tapers to a rounded and closed glass-filled point that extends from the base of the tube; the top has an open, flat rim around the tube opening; a white-filled graduated scale runs along the side of the tube.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
AHT Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This marks the beginning of the Bird practice
Material
glass: clear; white
Inscriptions
Etched into the glass in fancy script is the word "Albuminometer"; the company logo "AHT // CO [the "AHT" is underlined and below it is then"CO"]" is located just above increment lines and etched into the glass are "R [script] // 26 // ml [script] // U [script] // 10 // 9 // 8 // 7 // 6 // 5 // 4 // 3 // 2 // 1"; the word "Germany" is etched into the tube in script
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Tube is clean, with minor dirty scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Scientific Instruments Laboratory Apparatus and Supplies Catalog (JC-141)," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 658 (similar to item # 43005) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037061 a-c
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to a short neck that becomes a short stem with leak-proof grindings; a metal screw-top wick holder with ribbed edges fits on the stem and provides a rigid fastening for the cotton wi…
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Accession Number
997037061 a-c
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Sterilization methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to a short neck that becomes a short stem with leak-proof grindings; a metal screw-top wick holder with ribbed edges fits on the stem and provides a rigid fastening for the cotton wick that sticks up slightly from the holder opening; the bottom of the lamp is flat with edges that are concave before flaring outwards into the body of the lamp; a metal cap (b) is used for extinguishing the flame; it is cylindrical with a rounded top and hollow inside; the metal cap fits over the cork wick holder and neck of bottle; a small rubber O-shaped ring (c) is included; it has round sides and a circular hole punched in the middle
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - lamp - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 8.3 cm
b - metal cap - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
c - O-ring - Size: Depth cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Item found in book published in 1942
Material
metal: grey
fabric: white
glass: clear
Inscriptions
The words "MADE IN // USA" molded on bottom of lamp
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Condition Remarks
Major corrosion on metal screw-top wick holder; wick has apparent use on ends
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Scientific Instruments Laboratory Apparatus and Supplies (JC-141)", Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1942, p. 351 (similar to item 18750) (see attached photocopy); CD #7
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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037062 a-e
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to an open short neck with screw fastening molds; the bottom of the lamp is flat with edges that are concave before flaring outwards into the body of the lamp; a cork wick holder (b…
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Accession Number
997037062 a-e
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Sterilization -- methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to an open short neck with screw fastening molds; the bottom of the lamp is flat with edges that are concave before flaring outwards into the body of the lamp; a cork wick holder (b) fits into opening of bottle; a metal tube with attached stopper protrudes through cork; two cotton wicks (c,d), both frayed at ends, fit into alcohol lamp holder; pieces (a-d) fit into a small cardboard rectangular-shaped box (e) that opens at the top and bottom by a flap
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - lamp - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 7.9 cm
b - wick holder - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
c - cotton wick - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
d - cotton wick - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
e - box - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 8.3 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Item found in book published in 1942
Material
metal: silver
fabric: white
glass: clear
cork: brown
cardboard: brown; blue
Inscriptions
(a) The words "MADE IN USA" are molded on bottom of lamp body; the cardboard box (e) has the word "Glass" handwritten in pencil on top; the words "1 ONLY No. ----, // GLASS CAP // 4 OZ. // ALCOHOL // LAMP // MADE IN U.S.A. // PRINTED IN U.S.A." with a small double-lined border around edges is stamped on front side of box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Condition Remarks
Lamp body has spots of metal corrosion on exterior of glass; neck of lamp has stains of corrosion; cardboard box has fingerprints on sides of box
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Scientific Instruments Laboratory Apparatus and Supplies (JC-141)", Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1942, p. 351 (similar to item 18750) (see attached photocopy); CD #7
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Alcohol Methylic Merck

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Dates
1927
circa 1927
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037550
Description
Tincture medicine bottle with smooth body walls, a flat, slightly convex base, rounded shoulders, a straight neck and a flat, plain lip that tapers on the edge downwards and is angled on the top of the lip inwards to allow any substance to more easily enter the bottle; affixed to the front of the b…
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Accession Number
997037550
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Tincture medicine bottle with smooth body walls, a flat, slightly convex base, rounded shoulders, a straight neck and a flat, plain lip that tapers on the edge downwards and is angled on the top of the lip inwards to allow any substance to more easily enter the bottle; affixed to the front of the bottle is a large, rectangular printed label; mould seam on the bottle runs the length of the entire bottle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Merck & Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1927
circa 1927
Date Remarks
Based on date on label
Material
glass: light amber
paper: cream
ink: green; red
Inscriptions
Printed on the label: "POISON // 1 lb. // ALCOHOL METHYLIC MERCK // (METHANOL - ABSOLUTE) // C.P. – FREE FROM ACETONE // Merck & Co. Inc. Manufacturing // Chemists New York // Conforms to "Standards of Murray." // See "Standards and Tests for Reagent and C.P. Chemicals" // 1927 Edition (published by D. Van Nostrand Co., New York). // Maximum Impurities // Non-Volatile Matter 0.005% // Acetone 0.010% // Aldehydes Trace // Substances Darkened by Sulphuric Acid Trace // Substances Reducing Permanganate Trace // CH 3 OH Mol. wt. 32.08"; embossed on base: "675 // 5"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 20.0 cm x Diam. 8.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Although bottle is in good condition, the label is in poor condition; it is very brittle and ripped in some sections; as a result, it is peeling off the bottle; a small section is missing from the label; there are a few bubbles in the glass.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles: Identification and Price Guide," by Michael Polak, 1994, pp. 19 and 21; "Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments," CENCO, Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., 1942, p. 62 (similar to item # 10430)
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Ammonium Sulphite

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Dates
1924
circa 1924
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037557
Description
(a) Wide-mouth, square medicine bottle with a screw cap; the body of the bottle has smooth, flat walls, a flat base and rounded shoulders with a short neck; the neck is threaded for a screw cap; a large label is affixed to the face of the bottle; (b) black plastic screw cap with smooth top; exterio…
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Accession Number
997037557
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
(a) Wide-mouth, square medicine bottle with a screw cap; the body of the bottle has smooth, flat walls, a flat base and rounded shoulders with a short neck; the neck is threaded for a screw cap; a large label is affixed to the face of the bottle; (b) black plastic screw cap with smooth top; exterior of sides of the lid have teeth spaced in groups of five to assist grip; interior of screw cap has a paper liner.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Width 8.7 cm x Depth 6.1 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.2 cm x Diam. 5.4 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Mallinckrodt Chemical Works
Dates
1924
circa 1924
Date Remarks
Screw caps in wide use after this date
Material
glass: amber
paper: cream
ink: blue; black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on base: a border with a connected diamond pattern and a background of a cross-hatched, basket weave pattern; in the centre, embossed upside down: "L [oval shape with an I inside] 6" and right side up, "16 // DA - 500 // 5"; printed on label: "ONE POUND // 3496 // Mallinckrodt® // AMMONIUM // SULFATE // PURIFIED GRANULAR // (NH4)2SO4 F.W. 132.14 //[illeg.] // 2 00 // MALLINCKRODT CHEMICAL WORKS // ST. [illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Interior of the bottle has some residue; the label is torn at the bottom; the cap has some minor deterioration on the exterior.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Bottles: Identification and Price Guide," by Michael Polak, 1994, pp. 19 and 21; "Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments," CENCO, Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., 1942, p. 60 (similar to item # 10408)
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037351
Description
An empty ampoule that consists of a narrow, cylindrical glass tube that has a closed, nibbed tip; the tube flares to a tiny bulb that tapers inwards and then outwards to form a cylindrical-shaped chamber with a flat bottom for stability.
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Accession Number
997037351
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
An empty ampoule that consists of a narrow, cylindrical glass tube that has a closed, nibbed tip; the tube flares to a tiny bulb that tapers inwards and then outwards to form a cylindrical-shaped chamber with a flat bottom for stability.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This marks the beginning of the Bird practice.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No apparent chips or scratches
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
997037352
Description
An empty ampoule that consists of a narrow, cylindrical glass tube that has a closed, nibbed tip; the tube flares to a tiny bulb that tapers inwards and then outwards to form a cylindrical-shaped chamber with a flat bottom for stability.
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Accession Number
997037352
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
An empty ampoule that consists of a narrow, cylindrical glass tube that has a closed, nibbed tip; the tube flares to a tiny bulb that tapers inwards and then outwards to form a cylindrical-shaped chamber with a flat bottom for stability.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This marks the beginning of the Bird practice.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No apparent chips or scratches
Copy Type
Original
Images
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