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The Baby 7th Ed. [instructional booklet]

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Dates
1943
Collection
Karen Stinson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
017035003
Description
Small papercovered booklet published by the Department of Health Ontario designed to help parents improve and ensure the health of their infants; two staples; photograph of mother with three young children playing outside with toys and swing set in the background; seventy-two pages; on the inside o…
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Accession Number
017035003
Collection
Karen Stinson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Vaccination
Immunization
Diphtheria
Home Health
Description
Small papercovered booklet published by the Department of Health Ontario designed to help parents improve and ensure the health of their infants; two staples; photograph of mother with three young children playing outside with toys and swing set in the background; seventy-two pages; on the inside of the back cover is a copy of a completed registration of a live birth.
Provenance
Originally belonged to the donor, Karen Stinson.
Maker
Department of Health Ontario
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, orange, grey
Inscriptions
On the front: "The // Baby"; on the inside cover: "Baby's Record"; frontispiece: "The Baby // Ontario // Issued by the // DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH // ONTARIO // HONOURABLE RUSSEL T. KELLY // MINISTER // 7th EDITION // Copyright, 1943"; "A Message // TO THE PEOPLE OF // ONTARIO"; "Contents"; "Baby's Record"; "Notes"; "Index"; on the back: "Issued by // The Department of Health of Ontario // Parliament Buildings, Toronto // COPYRIGHTED 1943"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg 6 a
Length
23.7 cm
Width
16.6 cm
Depth
0.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The front and back sides of the cover are heavily scratched and the covers have begun to loosen from the spine
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
website
Reference Comments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ministry_of_Health_and_Long-Term_Care
Research Facts
The website below shows that the 7th edition was published during the time when Russell T. Kelly was the Minister of the Department of Health Ontario, which was between 1946-1950.
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Demonstrating the Schick Test [moulage]

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Dates
1920
1929
circa 1920-1929
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
1981.14.1
Description
Clear glass display case containing a wax model of forearm with hand, demonstrating the Schick Test; wrapped along edges with white fabric.
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Accession Number
1981.14.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Models, Anatomic
Education, Medical
Diphtheria
Description
Clear glass display case containing a wax model of forearm with hand, demonstrating the Schick Test; wrapped along edges with white fabric.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Health League of Canada, per Miss Ferris.
Maker
Senior, Selmor System (?)
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1929
circa 1920-1929
Material
glass: clear
wax: flesh
fabric: white
wood: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B1-3
Dimension Notes
Length 57.8 cm x Width 34.9 cm x Depth 17.1 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used as a teaching aid by the Health League of Canada, which is moving from original premises to Bayview.
Schick Test: intracutaneous injection of diluted diphtheria antitoxin equal to 1/50 minimum lethal dose; lack of immunity to diphtheria is indicated by evidence of edema at the injection site on the 5th-7th day after injection.
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diphtheria culture outfit

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
1985.11.1 a-b
Description
A yellow cardboard box containing a glass test tube plugged with cotton and labelled "Diphtheria"; test tube has a residue of the serum that was used for the swabs; tube containing swabs is missing; included is an instruction sheet for taking cultures of the nose and throat;
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Accession Number
1985.11.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Serodiagnosis
Diphtheria
Public Health
Description
A yellow cardboard box containing a glass test tube plugged with cotton and labelled "Diphtheria"; test tube has a residue of the serum that was used for the swabs; tube containing swabs is missing; included is an instruction sheet for taking cultures of the nose and throat;
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
box - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
test tube - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Miss K. Armitage.
Maker
Laboratories, Dept. of Public Health
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
cardboard: yellow
glass: clear
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Label on test tube has "Diphtheria"; on instruction sheet: "DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH // CITY HALL, TORONTO // DIPHTHERIA DIAGNOSIS // Directions for Making Cultures"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-5 Row E
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
H. Chalmers Cruikshank was Director of Laboratories, Dept. of Public Health, Toronto, at the time this kit was issued.
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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
Accession Number
009042003 a-d
Description
Brown pressboard and metal cylindrical laboratory samples mailing tube with screw cap lid (a-b) containing clear glass vial (c) with a pair of long wood sticks and white cotton padded tips held in place with white cotton wadding; one piece paper leaflet (d) provides details about diagnosis of dipht…
Accession Number
009042003 a-d
Collection
Bonita Erwin Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases
MeSH Heading
Serodiagnosis
Diphtheria
Public Health
Description
Brown pressboard and metal cylindrical laboratory samples mailing tube with screw cap lid (a-b) containing clear glass vial (c) with a pair of long wood sticks and white cotton padded tips held in place with white cotton wadding; one piece paper leaflet (d) provides details about diagnosis of diphtheria and patient details;
tube with brown paper label with pre-printed address and designated ‘D’ for diphtheria sample inside, space for a 2 cent postage stamp.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 17.2 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm.
b - cap - Size: Length 0.5 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
c - vial - Size: Length x Diam.
d - leaflet - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 9.3 cm
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Bonita Erwin who is a nursing graduate from University of Toronto; previously owned by donor's grandfather Dr. Harold Barker who practiced in Sharbot Lake, Ontario.
Maker
Department of Health of Ontario
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Dated by price of postage stamp
Material
metal: grey
paper: brown
glass: clear
wood: tan
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on tube: "LABORATORIES, // Dept. of Health of Ontario, // Parliament Buildings, // Queen's Park, // TORONTO. // D // Place // 2 Cent // Stamp // Here"; printed on leaflet: “Department of Health of Ontario // DIPHTHERIA DIAGNOSIS // Directions for Collecting Specimens // IMPORTANT – Release swabs should be taken from nose and throat
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Temporary Location
On exhibit at City of Ottawa - Public Health L-2016-3 14 Mar 2016 – 31 Dec 2018
Condition Remarks
Tube shows minor wear along edges, yellowed, surface grime and minor stains; metal cap and ends show minor corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"About the Ministry," Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Research Facts
The Department of Health of Ontario (as is printed on the label) was previously known as the Provincial Board of Health of Ontario which was created by the Public Health Act of 1882. The Provincial Board of Health name was changed in 1925 while the Department of Health name was changed to the Ministry of Health in 1971 and then again to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in 1999.
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