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academic diploma

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Dates
1902
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
007027006
Description
Framed vellum diploma awarded to Frank Mellow; caligraphic font; body of the diploma written in Latin; degree is for Master of Surgery (Chirurgiae Magistri); university ink stamp appears in bottom left corner; mounted in wooden frame.
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Accession Number
007027006
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Education, Medical
Description
Framed vellum diploma awarded to Frank Mellow; caligraphic font; body of the diploma written in Latin; degree is for Master of Surgery (Chirurgiae Magistri); university ink stamp appears in bottom left corner; mounted in wooden frame.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr Frank Mellow (Queen's Meds 1902, died c. 1962)
Maker
Queen's University
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1902
Date Remarks
Printed on diploma
Material
vellum: cream
ink: black, red
wood: brown
glass: clear
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed: "Universitatis Collegii Reginae // Nos Primarius, Professores Necnon Examinatores // Universitatis Reginae testamur // FRANK ERNEST MELLOW //; "CHIRURGIAE MAGISTRI"; "a. d. v. non Apr. // MCMII."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 47.3 cm x Width 39.9 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Vellum faded and cockled; glass is scratched on left side near frame; frame with scratches on bottom right corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Roman Numerals" 2 Nov 2009.
Research Facts
Diploma used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario; the Dr's main practice was on first floor; this was on the second floor where radiotherapy, massage, surgical procedures were performed with it; roman numerals MCMII stands for 1902; Chirurgiae Magistri, from the Latin is translated to Master of Surgery.
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academic diploma

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Dates
1902
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
007027007
Description
Framed vellum diploma awarded to Frank Mellow for Doctor of Medicine; calligraphic font; signatures of witness in gold ink; university ink stamp is located at bottom left corner.
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Accession Number
007027007
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Education, Medical
Licensure, Medical
Description
Framed vellum diploma awarded to Frank Mellow for Doctor of Medicine; calligraphic font; signatures of witness in gold ink; university ink stamp is located at bottom left corner.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr Frank Mellow (Queen's Meds 1902, died c. 1962)
Maker
Queen's University
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1902
Date Remarks
Printed on diploma
Material
vellum: cream
ink: black, red, yellow
wood: brown
glass: clear
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed: "Universitatis Collegii Reginae // Primarius caeterique Professores, // Hoc Scripto testatum volumus // FRANK ERNEST MELLOW //"; "DOCTORIS MEDICINAE"; "Datum Regiodani // a. d. v. non Apr. // MCMII."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 53.7 cm x Width 43.5 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Vellum and ink are faded; cockled over half of diploma
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
File
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor file; CD #1
Research Facts
Used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario; the Dr's main practice was on first floor; this was on the second floor where radiotherapy, massage, surgical procedures were performed with it.
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academic diploma

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Dates
1903
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
007027008 a-b
Description
Diploma (a) with original wooden frame with smaller brass frame inside (b) awarded to Frank Mellow from the College of Physicians and Surgeons; paper emblem affixed to centre of top of document; calligraphic font; red paper stamp affixed to document on bottom left corner.
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Accession Number
007027008 a-b
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Education, Medical
Licensure, Medical
Description
Diploma (a) with original wooden frame with smaller brass frame inside (b) awarded to Frank Mellow from the College of Physicians and Surgeons; paper emblem affixed to centre of top of document; calligraphic font; red paper stamp affixed to document on bottom left corner.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - certificate - Size: Length 56.6 cm x Width 42.0 cm
b - frame - Size: Lenth 66.6 cm x Width 51.3 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Provenance
Belonged to Dr Frank Mellow (Queen's Meds 1902, died c. 1962)
Maker
Queen's University
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1903
Date Remarks
Printed on diploma
Material
vellum: cream
ink: black, red
wood: brown
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed: "College of Physicians and Surgeons // of Ontario // DOMINION OF CANADA"; "That Frank Ernest Mellow, has completed"; "Physic, Surgery, and Midwifery in the Province of // Ontario"
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 2005
2005-1-2
(b) Storage Room 0010
0010-B-12
Condition Remarks
Vellum is faded and cockled over entire diploma; centre portion of vellum is very dark; ink is faded most noticeably at the bottom of the diploma; air and moisture have entered the crack through the original glass leaving marks on the vellum below
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
File
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor's file; CD #1
Research Facts
Used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario; the physician's main practice was on first floor; this was on the second floor where radiotherapy, massage, surgical procedures were performed.
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Dates
1902
circa 1902
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
007027009 a-c
Description
Red silk academic hood (a) with a cowl that has cream satin edging with decorative piping; fabric is sewn together at a 8.9 centimeter area at the front neck, a 20.3 centimeter area at the back and a large c-shaped area at the bottom; hood was stored in a two piece rectangular cardboard box (b) wit…
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Accession Number
007027009 a-c
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Textiles
Ceremonial -- ephemera
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Red silk academic hood (a) with a cowl that has cream satin edging with decorative piping; fabric is sewn together at a 8.9 centimeter area at the front neck, a 20.3 centimeter area at the back and a large c-shaped area at the bottom; hood was stored in a two piece rectangular cardboard box (b) with lid (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - academic hood - Size: Length 116.9 cm x Width 40.5 cm
b - box - Size: Length 19.8 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
c - lid - Size: Length 19.8 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Frank Mellow; donated to museum by granddaughter Elizabeth McMahon.
Dates
1902
circa 1902
Date Remarks
Donor remarks; written on box
Material
fabric: red, cream
paper: cream
ink: blue, black
Inscriptions
Hand-written on box lid: "Franks - Hood // Queens College // 1902"; right side of lid: ""Gold Medalist" for his Year, // [Illeg.]; right side of lid: "Dr Frank Ernest Mellow // Napanee // (my grandfather / Elizabeth T. Mellow"
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007
0007 ?
(b-c) Storage Room 2005
2005-4-6
Condition Remarks
Cotton fabric has moth holes on the hood section at the folded crease; more holes appear on the neck opening (bottom) near the decorative edging and on the head opening (top) also near the decorative edging; box and lid are worn and ripped at creased corners; #3: no confirmed pest activity
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr. Frank Mellow (d. 1962) graduated from Queen's University faculty of medicine in 1902.
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adjustable stand

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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
006030008
Description
Cast iron tripod; with adjustable brass extension.
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Accession Number
006030008
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Cast iron tripod; with adjustable brass extension.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Frank Mellow and used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario; the Dr's main practice was on first floor; this was on the second floor where radiotherapy, massage, surgical procedures were performed with it; it was last used therapeutically in 1940 by Dr. Mellow.
Maker
Waite & Bartlett Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Date Remarks
Date based on research and donor's remarks
Material
metal: black; grey; yellow
wood: black
Permanent Location
Storge Room 0007
0007 Floor
Dimension Notes
Length 127.3 cm x Diam. 38.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Brass on the adjustable height is beginning to tarnish and several pitted areas are visible; the brass on the top is beginning to tarnish; the decoration on the feet is coming off in places.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
Associated with 006030001; electrostatic generating machine; "Static Electricity and the uses of the Roentgen Ray", W.B. Snow, 1903, p. 181
Research Facts
Used in conjunction with an electrostatic generating machine to hold an X-ray tube holder or to hold the concentrator or other accessories; the height and orientation can be adjusted; to keep the tube stable; to help keep it up right.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006
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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
006030022
Description
Brass rod with a vulcanite tip and a wooden handle at the other end.
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Accession Number
006030022
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Electrostatics
Description
Brass rod with a vulcanite tip and a wooden handle at the other end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Frank Mellow and used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario; the Dr's main practice was on first floor; this was on the second floor where radiotherapy, massage, surgical procedures were performed with it; it was last used therapeutically in 1940 by Dr. Mellow.
Maker
Waite & Bartlett Mfg. Co. Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Date based on research and donor's remarks
Material
metal: yellow; brown
wood: black
Permanent Location
North Gallery
Room 1013
Dimension Notes
Length 92.3 cm x Width 2.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The brass on the cone end is beginning to corrode and show darker areas; the handle is showing some signs of wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Associated with 006030001; electrostatic generating machine; "Static Electricity and the uses of the Roentgen Ray", W.B. Snow, 1903, p. 32; "Electricity in Medicine", G.W. Jacoby & J.R. Jacoby, 1919, pp. 125-126; CD #5.
Research Facts
These were used during Leyden jar treatments; the brass rod was used to connect the tin foil on the outside of the Leyden jars together; it laid on the raised portions of the shelf designed for the Leyden jars and touched each jar; as well they acted as charge regulators which kept the charge coming from the electrostatic generating machine as constant as possible.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006 - Feb 2016.
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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
006030023
Description
Brass rod cut at both ends.
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Accession Number
006030023
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Electrostatics
Description
Brass rod cut at both ends.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Frank Mellow and used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario.
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Date Remarks
Date based on its association with the other items it was with.
Material
metal: yellow, brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B1-7
Dimension Notes
Length 42.2 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The brass on one end is beginning to corrode and show darker areas; the rest is still shiny.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Associated with 006030001
Research Facts
Exact use unknown.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006.
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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
006030024
Description
Brass rod cut at both ends.
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Accession Number
006030024
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Electrostatics
Description
Brass rod cut at both ends.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Frank Mellow and used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario.
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Date Remarks
Date based on its association with the other items it was with.
Material
metal: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B1-7
Dimension Notes
Length 41.2 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Most of the rod has begun to corrode; there are dents and nicks; there are areas which are further along in the corrosion process.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Associated with 006030001
Research Facts
Exact use unknown.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006
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Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
006030032 a-c
Description
The brochure (a) is a list of biological and related products for the Connaught medical research laboratories; it includes information about the laboratory, an index, and a list of what is available to order; (b) is a price list; (c) is an order form.
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Accession Number
006030032 a-c
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital -- pamphlet
Description
The brochure (a) is a list of biological and related products for the Connaught medical research laboratories; it includes information about the laboratory, an index, and a list of what is available to order; (b) is a price list; (c) is an order form.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - brochure - Size: Length 22.3 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
b - price list - Size (unfolded): Length 21.4 cm x Width 17.7 cm
c - order form - Size (unfolded): Length 29.6 cm x Width 21.5 cm
Provenance
The original owner was either Dr. Frank Mellow or his son Dr. Ross Mellow; found within the pages of the text book 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.
Maker
Connaught Medical Research Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Date printed on object
Material
card: off white
paper: off white, blue
ink: black, dark purple
Inscriptions
Printed in black ink on item a) is "List of // BIOLOGICAL // AND RELATED // PRODUCTS// // CONNAUGHT MEDICAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES // University of Toronto Toronto, Canada"; printed on item b) in black ink "A LIST OF // CURRENT PRICES // TO THE // MEDICAL PROFESSION"; printed on item c) in purple ink on the front it is pre stamped with "BUSINESS REPLY ENVELOPE // CONNAUGHT MEDICAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES // University of Toronto // Spadina Cressent // Toronto 4, Ontario"; on the back printed in purple ink is "ORDER FORM" with the chart to fill in the order you want to place.
Temporary Location
Workroom
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
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor; Elizabeth McMahon; CD #2
Research Facts
Dr. Frank Mellow graduated from Queen's medical school in 1902, he had his own practice in Uxbridge; he used an electrostatic generating machine in his practice; associated with artefact 006030001.
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Dates
1916
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
007027002
Description
Paper calendar mounted to cardboard support; monochromatic photograph of Dr. Frank Mellow's house with car parked in front is mounted within recessed top portion; tied together with decorative cording; designed for tabletop and wall mount.
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Accession Number
007027002
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- pictorial works
Description
Paper calendar mounted to cardboard support; monochromatic photograph of Dr. Frank Mellow's house with car parked in front is mounted within recessed top portion; tied together with decorative cording; designed for tabletop and wall mount.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr Frank Mellow (Queen's Meds 1902, died c. 1962); given to museum from his estate via his daughter.
Dates
1916
Date Remarks
Printed on calendar
Material
paper: grey, cream
fabric: green
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on calendar: "1916"; hand printed on back: "To Father // From Daisy // Xmas 1915"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 17
Dimension Notes
Length 21.9 cm x Width 17.7 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
First pages of the calendar have lifted loose; back has a deep crease in the bottom left corner; cord is slightly frayed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Elizabeth McHahon; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr Mellow had general family practice located in his home in Uxbridge, Ontario; main practice was on first floor; on the second floor were radiotherapy, massage, surgical procedures were performed; photograph despicts Dr. Mellows house.
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