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Dates
1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
1987.8.2
Description
An illustrated pamphlet, 52 pages, containing advice on how to cure or prevent such symptoms as anxiety or back ache by taking one of the company's patent medicines; the top left corner is punched for suspension with a pink thread.
Accession Number
1987.8.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
History of Medicine
Almanacs
Description
An illustrated pamphlet, 52 pages, containing advice on how to cure or prevent such symptoms as anxiety or back ache by taking one of the company's patent medicines; the top left corner is punched for suspension with a pink thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Tom Porter of Toronto.
Maker
A. W. Chase Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Oakville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
Date Remarks
Publication date.
Material
Paper
ink
fabric: pink
Dimension Notes
Length 21.3 cm x Width 15.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover is bent/torn/creased and slightly stained.
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1941
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
1987.8.3
Description
An illustrated pamphlet, 52 pages, containing advice on how to cure or prevent such symptoms as anxiety or back ache by taking one of the company's patent medicines; the top left corner is punched for suspension with a pink thread.
Accession Number
1987.8.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
History of Medicine
Almanacs
Description
An illustrated pamphlet, 52 pages, containing advice on how to cure or prevent such symptoms as anxiety or back ache by taking one of the company's patent medicines; the top left corner is punched for suspension with a pink thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Tom Porter of Toronto.
Maker
A. W. Chase Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Oakville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1941
Date Remarks
Publication date.
Material
Paper
ink
fabric: pink
Dimension Notes
Length 21.3 cm x Width 15.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover is bent/torn/creased and slightly stained.
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1907
circa 1907
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
1986.11.2
Accession Number
1986.11.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
History of Medicine
Almanacs
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. T. Porter of Toronto.
Dates
1907
circa 1907
Copy Type
Original
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Almanac 1902 [almanac]

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Dates
1902
circa 1902
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001540
Description
Paper almanac from the British Whig in Kingston; cover is done in red and green inks showing a facsimile of the paper's office building; inside are various ads. for various stores, items, and services (furniture, carpets, curtains and undertaking!); monthly calendar with pictures and facsimiles; "T…
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Accession Number
996001540
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Almanacs
Description
Paper almanac from the British Whig in Kingston; cover is done in red and green inks showing a facsimile of the paper's office building; inside are various ads. for various stores, items, and services (furniture, carpets, curtains and undertaking!); monthly calendar with pictures and facsimiles; "Things Worth Knowing" is very amusing; 30 double-sided pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, June 12, 1995.
Maker
British Whig
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1902
circa 1902
Material
paper: black; green; red
Inscriptions
"ALMANAC // 1902 // THE BEST NEWSPAPER IN EASTERN ONTARIO // THE OLD AND RELIABLE // BRITISH WHIG // KINGSTON, ONTARIO // NOW ENTERING UPON ITS SIXTY-NINTH YEAR"; inside - see Description, above
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.9 cm. x Width: 15.3 cm. x Depth: 0.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Cover edges are crumbling and torn and several tears and cover held together by book-binding tape; age/sun discoloured, especially the covers and edges; a sticker of some sort with "W. J. Fraser" on it is attached to the front
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Removed papers marking Catarrhozone and Ferrozone, plus a card saying where, what & how much this cost; then enclosed in an acid-free plastic page pocket.
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Ayer's Almanac - 1881 [advertising almanac]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7427
Dates
1881
circa 1881
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.2
Description
A small booklet, rectangular in shape, originally with approximately 32 pages and a front and back cover; the booklet's primary use is as an almanac with calendars, times for sunrise and sunset, and phases of the moon; included also are facts and jokes as well as advertisements for Dr. Ayer's Sarsa…
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Accession Number
1978.14.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Almanacs
Advertising
Description
A small booklet, rectangular in shape, originally with approximately 32 pages and a front and back cover; the booklet's primary use is as an almanac with calendars, times for sunrise and sunset, and phases of the moon; included also are facts and jokes as well as advertisements for Dr. Ayer's Sarsaparilla, testimonials and other products made by Dr. Ayer. A small fabric cord is placed through a hole in the upper left-hand front corner.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1881
circa 1881
Date Remarks
Based on publishing date
Material
paper: off-white; yellow
fabric: blue; red; white
Inscriptions
Printed in black ink on the page at the beginning of book: "Second Month. FEBRUARY, 1881. 28 Days. // MOON'S PHASES. CALENDAR]"; printed on back cover in black: on the left a calendar, and on the right: "Those medicines which have stood the test of // criticism for years may be depended on for real merit. Of such is AYER'S CHERRY PEC- // TORAL, which deserves a place in every house- // hold. — Victoria (Tex.) Advocate [in italics]."; "The family medicines of Dr. J. C. AYER & // Co. are popular, reliable and world-famous. — Pulaski (Tenn.) Citizen"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length 19.2 cm x Width 12.2 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
At least two pages have been torn off as well as the cover; pages are torn--February is a half page--and some worm holes are visible on pages.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Spring and Summer Catalogue (No. 46)," The T. Eaton Co., 1901 (reprinted 1970), p. 117 (see attached photocopy); "The Great American Fraud," by Samuel Hopkins Adams, p. 21
Research Facts
According to "The Great American Fraud," Ayer's Sarsaparilla had an alcohol content of 26%.
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Ayer's American Almanac 1892 [advertising almanac]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7421
Dates
1892
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
1978.14.11
Description
An original paper advertising almanac, Canadian edition, 32 pages covered with yellow paper, front and back covers printed, black print, glued spine, images on several pages, line drawing image on front cover of Ayer’s bottle on top of a globe with light shining around the bottle, image on back cov…
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Accession Number
1978.14.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Almanacs
Advertising
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
An original paper advertising almanac, Canadian edition, 32 pages covered with yellow paper, front and back covers printed, black print, glued spine, images on several pages, line drawing image on front cover of Ayer’s bottle on top of a globe with light shining around the bottle, image on back cover of bundles packages of raw sarsaparilla including product, a small piece of red, white, and blue looped string tied through a hole in the top left corner; advertisements for various products throughout.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co.
Site Made (City)
Lowell
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1892
Date Remarks
Printed on cover.
Material
paper: tan; yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "AYER'S // AMERICAN ALMANAC // – CANADIAN EDITION – // 1892 // AYER’S SARSAPARILLA // CURES OTHERS WILL CURE YOU // PUBLUSHED BY // DR. J. C. AYER & CO., // Practical and Analytical Chemists // LOWELL, MASS., U.S.A."; printed on back: a page of advertising
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length 19.4 cm x Width 12.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear along fold and edges, overall yellowing, spot of brown discolouration on front cover bleeding through to middle of book.
Copy Type
Original
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Burdock Blood Bitters Almanac - 1886 [advertising almanac]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9540
Dates
1886
circa 1886
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.5
Description
A small booklet, rectangular in shape, 32 pages and a front and back cover; the cover is illustrated with various borders, and an image of a man that includes the illusion of a child looking through a tear in the page; at the bottom left hand portion of page is the illustration of a skeleton key; t…
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Accession Number
1978.14.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Almanacs
Advertising
Description
A small booklet, rectangular in shape, 32 pages and a front and back cover; the cover is illustrated with various borders, and an image of a man that includes the illusion of a child looking through a tear in the page; at the bottom left hand portion of page is the illustration of a skeleton key; the booklet's primary use is as an almanac with jokes, calendars, times for sunrise and sunset, and phases of the moon; included also are advertisements, testimonials and claims advertisements for the company's products, especially Burdock's Blood Bitters; there is a small fabric cord hanging from a small hole in the upper left hand corner of the booklet.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
T. Milburn & Co..
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1886
circa 1886
Date Remarks
Based on publishing date
Material
paper: off-white; green
fabric: purple
Inscriptions
Printed in black ink on the front cover: "BURDOCK // BLOOD BITTERS // 1886 // Almanac // AND // KEY TO HEALTH // T. MILBURN & CO. TORONTO // TORONTO LITH. CO."; printed on the tear through which the child looks is "AT THREE // YEARS OF AGE // AND AT SIXTY"; printed on the back cover on a white background that is surrounded by foliage and a primitive country scene: "IN WISHING YOU // A Happy New Year // I beg to call your careful attention to the // many useful hints contained in this Almanac, // and particularly to the valuabel standard house- // hold remedies advertised in its pages. I shall // be ready at all times to meet your requirements"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length 20.1 cm x Width 12.8 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover paper (green) has discoloured and faded; there are many brown spots on paper; some small tears are present and a few pieces have gouges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Spring and Summer Catalogue (No. 46)," The T. Eaton Co., 1901 (reprinted 1970), p. 116 (see attached photocopy); "The Great American Fraud," by Samuel Hopkins Adams, p. 21
Research Facts
According to "The Great American Fraud," Burdock's Blood Bitters had an alcohol content of 25%; artifact 996.001.664 indicates product was marked as a restorative; see also 996.001.538.
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Burdock Blood Bitters Almanac - 1887 [advertising almanac]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7440
Dates
1887
circa 1887
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.6
Description
A small booklet, rectangular in shape, 32 pages and a front and back cover; the cover is illustrated with five scenes, four of which are hunting scenes and the fifth is a scene in the Orient with three men speaking in front of a tent by the fireside; there is also the illustration of a skeleton key…
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Accession Number
1978.14.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Almanacs
Advertising
Description
A small booklet, rectangular in shape, 32 pages and a front and back cover; the cover is illustrated with five scenes, four of which are hunting scenes and the fifth is a scene in the Orient with three men speaking in front of a tent by the fireside; there is also the illustration of a skeleton key; the booklet's primary use is as an almanac with jokes, calendars, times for sunrise and sunset, and phases of the moon; included also are advertisements, testimonials and claims advertisements for the company's products, especially Burdock's Blood Bitters; there is a small fabric cord hanging from a small hole in the upper left hand corner through a small hole in the booklet.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
T. Milburn & Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1887
circa 1887
Date Remarks
Publishing date
Material
paper: off-white; yellow
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
Printed on front cover in black ink: "BURDOCK // BLOOD // Bitters // ALMANAC // AND // KEY TO // HEALTH / 1887 // T. MILBURN & CO TORONTO ONT."; printed on back in black on a yellow background surrounded by a rustic country scene including a windmill and a carriage crossing and bridge, "THE COMPLIMENTS // OF THE SEASON. // I have pleasure in presenting you with // a new and attractive Almanac for 1887, // containing many useful suggestions. With // grateful acknowledgements to my patrons for past favours, I would add that my present // stock is carefully assorted and complete to // satisfy the requirements of all, in choice // goods and at right prices. I also keep in // stock the popular medicines advertised in // this Annual. // Wishing you a prosperous New Year, // I am, yours sincerely, // W.H. BENTLEY, M.D. // NEWMARKET."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length 20.0 cm x Width 12.9 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Although there are few tears and gouges in the paper, it has discoloured and faded; there are numerous brown spots on the front and back covers.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Spring and Summer Catalogue (No. 46)," The T. Eaton Co., 1901 (reprinted 1970), p. 116 (see attached photocopy); "The Great American Fraud," by Samuel Hopkins Adams
Research Facts
According to "The Great American Fraud," Burdock's Blood Bitters had an alcohol content of 25%; artifact 996.001.664 indicates product was marked as a restorative; see also 996.001.538.
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Burdock's Blood Bitters Almanac and Key to Health 1895 [advertising almanac]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9535
Dates
1895
circa 1895
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1978.14.18
Description
A small, rectangular booklet of 32 pages plus a front and back cover; the almanac lists calendars, moon phases, times for sunrise and sunset as well as jokes, claims, testimonials to the product's efficiency and advertisements for the company's products; a fabric cord is attached to the booklet thr…
  2 images  
Accession Number
1978.14.18
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Almanacs
Advertising
Description
A small, rectangular booklet of 32 pages plus a front and back cover; the almanac lists calendars, moon phases, times for sunrise and sunset as well as jokes, claims, testimonials to the product's efficiency and advertisements for the company's products; a fabric cord is attached to the booklet through a hole in the top left-hand corner.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
T. Milburn & Co.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1895
circa 1895
Date Remarks
Date of publication
Material
paper: yellow; off-white
ink: black
fabric: green
Inscriptions
Printed in black ink on front cover: "BURDOCK // BLOOD // BITTERS // 1895 // B.B.B. // ALMANAC // AND KEY TO HEALTH. // T. MILBURN & CO. TORONTO, ONT. // PRINTED BY R. G. MCLEAN, TORONTO"; there is also an illustration of a young girl within a medallion; printed on the back cover beside an illustration of flowers: "Compliments of the Season. // In extending to you my best wishes for your health and prosperity during the coming year, I wish also to draw your attention to the remedies herein. In addition to my regular stock of the choicest goods in the market,
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length 20.2 cm x Width 13.3 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
There are a few tears, and the original cord is still attached; there are many brown spots on the paper and it has yellowed with age.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Spring and Summer Catalogue (No. 46)," The T. Eaton Co., Ltd, 1901 (reprinted in 1970), p. 117 (see attached photocopy); "The Great American Fraud," by Samuel Hopkins Adams, p. 21
Research Facts
According to "The Great American Fraud," Burdock Blood Bitters contained 25% alcohol.
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Dodd's Almanac, 1903 [almanac]

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Dates
1903
circa 1903
Collection
Dr. Jacalyn Duffin Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
997025001
Description
Dodd's 1903 Almanac, which is a 32-page paper booklet published by The Dodd's Medicine Company; the booklet contains printed almanac information as well as medical advice and x14 personal testimonials on how Dodd's pharmaceutical products have cured various illnesses; the top left corner of the boo…
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Accession Number
997025001
Collection
Dr. Jacalyn Duffin Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Almanacs
Description
Dodd's 1903 Almanac, which is a 32-page paper booklet published by The Dodd's Medicine Company; the booklet contains printed almanac information as well as medical advice and x14 personal testimonials on how Dodd's pharmaceutical products have cured various illnesses; the top left corner of the booklet has a small string strung through it and then tied into a loop.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Mrs. Margaret Cohoe, who donated it to Dr. Tony Travill on November 28, 1981; Dr. Travill gave the almanac to Dr. Jacalyn Duffin on August 20, 1991; Dr. Duffin donated it to the Museum on August 14, 1997.
Maker
The Dodds Medicine Company
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1903
circa 1903
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: tan
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
The front cover reads, "1903 // Dodd's // Almanac // PUBLISHED BY // THE DODDS // MEDICINE COMPANY // LIMITED TORONTO, CAN. // LONDON - ENG. // BUFFALO, N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.6 cm. x Width: 19.8 cm. x Depth: 0.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The booklet is complete and fully legible; the paper shows discolouration, likely due to the acidity of the paper; there are a few minor tears and bends in the paper, especially at the edges
Copy Type
Original
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