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Charles R. Will and Co. Limited [business postcard]

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Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001597
Description
Used light card postcard advertising Ethical Pharmaceutical Products; addressed to Dr. T.I. Barnby; postmarked October 21, 1935; 1cent stamp of George V.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001597
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used light card postcard advertising Ethical Pharmaceutical Products; addressed to Dr. T.I. Barnby; postmarked October 21, 1935; 1cent stamp of George V.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
Charles R. Will & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; buff; green
Inscriptions
Front reads, "CANADA POST CARD // Dr. T.I. Barnby // Rodney // Ont."; back reads, "ETHICAL PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS // (NOT ADVERTISED TO THE PUBLIC) // CHARLES R. WILL & CO., LIMITED // Manufacturing Pharmacists // LONDON CANADA // REGINA SASK., DISTRIBUTING DEPOT FOR WESTERN CANADA // Dear Sir:- // Our representative, Mr. H. N. Balfour // will have the pleasure of calling on you on or about Nov. I/35 // Any orders entrusted to his care will receive our prompt and careful // attention. // Yours truly, // CHARLES R. WILL & CO., LIMITED // BOOST PRODUCTS MANUFACTURED BY CANADIANS. // SAMPLES ON REQUEST"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.5 cm. x Width: 14.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very slight rubbing on lower right corner; postmark on back; large bend on upper right corner and bend in lower right quadrant
Copy Type
Original
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James A. Kennedy & Co. [advertising postcard]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2806
Dates
1893
circa 1893
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001769
Description
Used small paper postcard to Brown & Seibirt(?) from James A. Kennedy & Co.; front: address written in pencil and one cent blue imprinted Canadian stamp; back: filled-in form letter.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001769
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used small paper postcard to Brown & Seibirt(?) from James A. Kennedy & Co.; front: address written in pencil and one cent blue imprinted Canadian stamp; back: filled-in form letter.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
James A. Kennedy & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1893
circa 1893
Date Remarks
Postmarked Feb. 22, 1893
Material
paper: blue; black
Inscriptions
Front: "Brown & Seibirt[?] // Crediton // Ont"; back: "KENNEDY'S // HERBAL DISCOVERY // HAIR DRESSING. // HERBAL LIVER PILLS. // SOUTHERN ASTHMA CURE. // JAMES A. KENNEDY & CO., // WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS, // 342 RICHMOND STREET, LONDON, ONT. // Dear Sir, - // We beg to advise you our Mr. M. McLENNAN will have the pleasure // of waiting on you on or about the 1st Instant ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.9 cm. x Width: 7.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; some light smudging from the ink near the top at the back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Research Facts
Company open from 1883-1901
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Metaphedrin Inhalant No. 99 [advertising postcard]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2642
Dates
1941
circa 1941
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001605
Description
Used thick paper postcard from Strong's Drug Store Ltd.; front: outgoing address typed (black) and green 1cent Canadian stamp of Edward VIII (imprint); back: 5/6 is an ad for Metaphedrin Inhalant in blue, black, white, grey, etc.; bottom 1/6 is the name and address of store.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001605
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Nasal Decongestants -- advertisements
Bacterial Infections -- drug therapy -- advertisements
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from Strong's Drug Store Ltd.; front: outgoing address typed (black) and green 1cent Canadian stamp of Edward VIII (imprint); back: 5/6 is an ad for Metaphedrin Inhalant in blue, black, white, grey, etc.; bottom 1/6 is the name and address of store.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
Strong's Drug Store Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1941
circa 1941
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; blue; green; red; grey
Inscriptions
"Dr. L.S. Holmes, // 241 Queen's Ave., // London, Ont. // ENLIST // NOW"; back: "METAPHEDRIN INHALANT // No. 99 // Double Acting // DECONGESTIVE . BACTERIOSTATIC // Combines ephedrine 1% and // Metaphen 1:2500 in a light bland mineral oil. // Lessens nasal congestion in // colds, allergic rhinitis and sinus infection. // We stock Metaphedrin Inhalant no. 99 for your prescribing convenience // or office use"; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.9 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration and some mild staining and smudging; small tear along front left edge
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Strong's Drug Store was operating from at least 1915-1930 and on.
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Natures Remedy Tablets [business postcard]

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001568
Description
Used thick green paper postcard from Nature's Remedy; address initially typed in purple, but town is crossed out with pencil and a name in pencil added below; back has form letter; green 1cent Canadian stamp.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001568
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick green paper postcard from Nature's Remedy; address initially typed in purple, but town is crossed out with pencil and a name in pencil added below; back has form letter; green 1cent Canadian stamp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
A. H. Lewis Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Smith's Falls
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Postmarked and dated
Material
paper: green
ink: black, green
Inscriptions
Front: "Nature's Remedy // NR - TABLETS - NR // Better than // Pills // for Liver Ills // Take one tonight // you'll feel better // in the morning // J. A. McAuley Esq, // Malagawatch, // N.S."; back: "Smith's Falls, Ont. 1910 // Dear Sir - / // It is surprising how business has picked up since // we put our remedies on the price restrictive plan. The // trade is taking very much more interest in N.R. now than // it did previously ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.1 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Slight sun/age discolouration around the edges; pencil used to cross out town and write "S.S.R. Denis"; top left back has an outline of two joined stamps; top edge is rough
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
company also active in 1922
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Salus Medicinal Appliance Co. [business envelope]

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Dates
1904
circa 1904
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001578
Description
Paper envelope from the Salus Medicinal Appliance Co.; front has printed return address and handwritten address; red 2c Canadian stamp; opened at right.
  1 image  
Accession Number
996001578
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Paper envelope from the Salus Medicinal Appliance Co.; front has printed return address and handwritten address; red 2c Canadian stamp; opened at right.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
Salus Medicinal Appliance Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1904
circa 1904
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; red
Inscriptions
"RETURN IN // 10 DAYS TO DRAWER 558, // LONDON, ONTARIO, // CANADA. // Mr. [?] J. Materson [?] // 83 Brant Ave // Brantford // Ont."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.0 cm. x Width: 9.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Stamp is partially ripped; all four corners are a little ripped and raggedy; back: several ink stains and some dirty smudges; age/sun discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
Enclosed in envelope were 996.001.579-582; looking for a representative of their product in the Brantford area, offering an $840 / year salary plus expenses; includes testimonials, ad, order form and letter for their "Electricity & Medicine Combined"
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Salus Medicinal Appliance Co. [business letter]

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Dates
1904
circa 1904
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001579
Description
Paper letter from the Salus Medicinal Appliance Co. informing an applicant what would be expected from him as an associate; top 1/4 has the company's logo and one of their electric belts, all in in black ink; letter is typed in purple; measurements are for folded dimensions.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001579
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Employment -- letter
Drug Industry -- letter
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Paper letter from the Salus Medicinal Appliance Co. informing an applicant what would be expected from him as an associate; top 1/4 has the company's logo and one of their electric belts, all in in black ink; letter is typed in purple; measurements are for folded dimensions.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
Salus Medicinal Appliance Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1904
circa 1904
Date Remarks
Dated Jan. 18, 1904
Material
paper: black; purple
Inscriptions
"ELECTRICITY AND MEDICINE COMBINED. // ELECTRICITY IS HEALTH, LIFE, // MEDICATED. // OFFICES & MANUFACTURING HEADQUARTERS // 365-367-369, RICHMOND ST. // Dear Sir:- // Yours received in reply ...."; and so on, describing how the job worked, etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.8 cm. x Width: 8.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mildly age/sun discoloured; large tear in the middle and ink is transferring onto other sections from folding
Copy Type
Original
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Sulfose Suspension and Tablets [advertising postcard]

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Dates
1951
circa 1951
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001609
Description
Used thick paper postcard from Chapman's Drug Store; front: typed address (in red) and green imprinted 1c Canadian stamp; back: ad for Triple Sulfonamide Therapy with Drug Store's address typed in red.
  2 images  
Accession Number
996001609
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Sulfonamides -- advertisements
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from Chapman's Drug Store; front: typed address (in red) and green imprinted 1c Canadian stamp; back: ad for Triple Sulfonamide Therapy with Drug Store's address typed in red.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
John Wyeth & Brother (Canada) Ltd. (product)
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1951
circa 1951
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; green; yellow; red
Inscriptions
"STAMP OUT // T.B. // HAVE // FREE X-RAY // Dr. Ingham // 241 Queens Ave., // City"; back: "Triple Sulfonamide // therapy // SULFOSE // SUSPENSION AND TABLETS // Wyeth // Combining three of the least toxic Sulf- // onamides for safer sulfonamide therapy. // IMPROVED TASTE // STABLE SUSPENSION // HIGHER BLOOD LEVELS", etc.; tells what it contains
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration with minor staining from the inks on the back
Copy Type
Original
Images
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W. S. Bryers Barkwell [business envelope]

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Dates
1886
1900
circa 1866-1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001761
Description
Paper business envelope from W. S. Bryers Barkwell, to Mrs.(?) May Barkwell; front: majority of it taken up by lithograph of company's name, etc.; two green one cent Canadian stamps (Queen Victoria); address written in pencil; opened left and half top.
  1 image  
Accession Number
996001761
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Paper business envelope from W. S. Bryers Barkwell, to Mrs.(?) May Barkwell; front: majority of it taken up by lithograph of company's name, etc.; two green one cent Canadian stamps (Queen Victoria); address written in pencil; opened left and half top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
W. S. Bryers Barkwell
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1886
1900
circa 1866-1900
Material
paper: black; green; grey; brown
Inscriptions
"[R]ETURN IN TEN DAYS TO // W. S. BRYERS BARKWELL // WHOLESALE AND RETAIL // DRUGGIST. // [I]MPORTER OF // PERFUMES, DRUGS, AND CHEMICALS // LONDON, O // OFFICE OF ISAAC WILLIAMS CO., // WILLIVER TROUBLES. // Mrs [?] May Barkwell // c/o John H. Barkwell, // by [?] Methven PO or Wawamssa [?] // Man."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.3 cm. x Width: 8.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; front: opened edges very ragged; ;bottom, near left, is torn; some staining; back: large rip in right half; staining from ink smudge; two old adhesive marks, top left and right
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Research Facts
W. S . Bryers Barkwell 1886-1900; & Co., 1900-1908; & Co. Ltd., 1904-1907
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