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Instructions for Expectant Mothers [instructional booklet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15093
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Ephemera
Accession Number
997032033
Description
Green paper covered booklet with cream paper text that provides information to expectant mothers on a variety of topics including: diet, exercise and common disorders; 8 pages.
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Accession Number
997032033
Author
S. W. Miller, M.D.
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Pregnancy
Gynecology
Description
Green paper covered booklet with cream paper text that provides information to expectant mothers on a variety of topics including: diet, exercise and common disorders; 8 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Site Made (City)
Alma
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
The United States of America
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Material
paper: green, cream, white
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "Instructions for // EXPECTANT // MOTHERS // S. W. MILLER, M.D. // ALMA, MICH."; on the inside: "PHYSICAL EXAMINATION // EMERGENCIES // GENERAL HABITS // EXERCISE // TRAVEL // CLOTHING // BREASTS // BATHS // DOUCHES // TEETH // BOWELS // DIET // COMMON DISORDERS // HOSPITAL NEEDS // BABY CLOTHING // BIRTH CERTIFICATE // ONSET OF LABOR // AFTER DELIVERY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
15.5 cm
Width
8.5 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
website
Reference Comments
https://www.ebay.com/itm/VTG-1930s-BABY-Help-Booklet-Instructions-for-EXPECTANT-MOTHERS-/123500555401?hash=item1cc134ec89
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Instructions-for-Expectant-Mothers-Booklet-1940s-William-Perrin-Rochester-NY-/382096780508?hash=item58f6be2cdc
Research Facts
Two different versions of the booklet were found online. One was said to be from the 1930's, while the other was said to be from the 1940's.
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Ostogen [advertising ink blotter]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15095
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
997032035
Description
Rectangular advertising ink blotter from Charles E. Frosst & Co. for Ostogen; used and reverse shows numerous a variety of dots and scribbles in black and red ink.
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Accession Number
997032035
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs -- advertisements
Pregnancy
Description
Rectangular advertising ink blotter from Charles E. Frosst & Co. for Ostogen; used and reverse shows numerous a variety of dots and scribbles in black and red ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Material
paper: cream
ink: brown, orange
Inscriptions
"A Specific in PREGNANCY // to prevent // DENTAL CARIES // and to maintain // CALCIUM // BALANCE // OSTOGEN // VITAMIN D // in its most economical form // 15 c.c. and 6 c.c. BOTTLES // with precision dropper // DOSE // 2 to 6 drops daily // AD 255 20, 1-36 // Charles E. Frosst & Co. MONTREAL CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
9.6 cm
Width
17.9 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Some black ink smudging on the edges and corners; numerous black and red dots on the backside of the card
Copy Type
original
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A Review of Nursing [textbook]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15008
Dates
1938
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
997032030
Description
A green textbook for nurses covering various sunjects including: chemistry, anatomy, Pediatric Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing amd History of Nursing, etc.; the chapters generally consist of an introduction of a topic and then a variety of questions with a blank space for the user to place their answe…
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Accession Number
997032030
Author
Helen F. Hansen, R.N. 2nd Ed., Rev.
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Nursing
Nursing, History
Chemistry
Anatomy
Physiology
Sanitation
Description
A green textbook for nurses covering various sunjects including: chemistry, anatomy, Pediatric Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing amd History of Nursing, etc.; the chapters generally consist of an introduction of a topic and then a variety of questions with a blank space for the user to place their answer; all of the answers are at the back of the book; the title, author, edition, and publisher of the textbook can be found on the spine of the textbook in gold writing; on the back of the front cover there is a signature of Gladys Rockel from when she still went by the name of Millar; the first page provides more information on the title (which is expanded), the author, and publisher; the length of the book is from page 9 to 692, including preface, table of contents, answers and index.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Maker
W. B. Saunders Company
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1938
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, gold
fabric: green
Inscriptions
On the spine: "A REVIEW OF NURSING // HANSEN // SECOND // EDITION // SAUNDERS"; hand written on inside cover: "G. Millar // 1938"; on frontispiece: "A REVIEW of NURSING // WITH OUTLINES OF SUBJECTS // QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS // By // HELEN F. HANSEN, R.N. // SECOND EDITION, REVISED // PHILADELPHIA AND LONDON // W. B. SAUNDERS COMPANY // 1938"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
20.0 cm
Width
14.0 cm
Depth
3.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Cover with minor fading and shows wear along edges
Copy Type
original
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