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Beef, Iron and Wine label

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Dates
1859
circa 1859
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001509
Description
Thin paper label for Beef, Iron and Wine; cut in a shape (like a crest), it is completely done in black ink, and outlined in various thicknesses of black lines; some stamp-like adhesive still on the back.
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Accession Number
996001509
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Wine -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Thin paper label for Beef, Iron and Wine; cut in a shape (like a crest), it is completely done in black ink, and outlined in various thicknesses of black lines; some stamp-like adhesive still on the back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Cottel Drug Co., Pharmacists (product)
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Date Remarks
Oregon became a state
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
"BEEF, IRON AND // WINE // Extract of beef, Citrate of Iron and Sherry Wine. // This preparation combines in a pleasant form the valu- // able nutritious tonic and stimulating properties of its ingre- // dients. Prompt results will follow its use in impaired nu- // trition, impoverishment of the blood, and in general debil- // ity. ADULT DOSE, one teaspoonful, between meals. // Dose for children should be reduced according to age."; who and where it's prepared by
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.4 cm. x Width: 7.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Sun/age discoloured; corners soft; right-hand "bulge" has a crease in it; a little dirty around
the edges
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Also makes Seidlitz Powders, Fragrant Cream, Kitsap Hair Tonic, Household Ammonia
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Dates
1933
circa 1933
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
000006021
Description
Booklet consisting of one sheet of stiff paper and seven sheets of thin paper bound with two staples along the centre line and folded in half; thus it has 28 pages; the booklet promotes Cow Brand Baking Soda as an antacid home remedy; the booklet also cites 32 symptoms and uses for which baking sod…
Accession Number
000006021
Collection
Mr. Jack Willson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Antacids -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders -- advertisements
Description
Booklet consisting of one sheet of stiff paper and seven sheets of thin paper bound with two staples along the centre line and folded in half; thus it has 28 pages; the booklet promotes Cow Brand Baking Soda as an antacid home remedy; the booklet also cites 32 symptoms and uses for which baking soda may be effective.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Jack Willson
Maker
Church & Dwight Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
circa 1933
Date Remarks
Dated on the copyright on the title page
Material
paper: yellow; beige
Inscriptions
The title page reads, "A Friend in // Need // DWIGHT'S // COW BRAND // BAKING SODA // FACTS WORTH KNOWING ABOUT // COW BRAND BAKING SODA // AS A PROVED MEDICAL // AGENT // CHURCH & DWIGHT Limited // 2715 Reading Street // Montreal, Canada // Copyright 1933 Printed in Canada"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #1
Dimension Notes
Length 14.4 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The cover and text block have discoloured overall, and are split at the back; there are tears on the first page, the last page, and the back cover; the last page is dog-eared; there are stains on all pages.
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001780
Description
Paper booklet from the Slocum Co. Ltd.; front: top half -- facsimile of their building; bottom half lists products and prices; half of the booklet is French, other half is English; inside: various product promotions
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Accession Number
996001780
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Pamphlets
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- multi-purpose cures -- ephemera
Description
Paper booklet from the Slocum Co. Ltd.; front: top half -- facsimile of their building; bottom
half lists products and prices; half of the booklet is French, other half is English; inside:
various product promotions
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
The Slocum Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
"THE SLOCUM CO., LIMITED // 193-195 SPADINA AVE., TORONTO, ONT. // HOME OF // PSYCHINE Price 50c,
$1.00, $2.00 // OXOMULSION Price $1.00 // (Cod Liver Tonic)..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.6 cm. x Width: 12.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; staples are rusting and open edge is torn and bent
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.796; CD #8
Research Facts
Sold Psychine, Oxomulsion, Coltsfoote Expectorant, Root's Kidney & Liver Pills, Curol Salve, Slocum's
Oxojell
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Compound Extract of Sarsaparilla label

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Dates
1859
circa 1859
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001517
Description
Paper label for Compound Extract of Sarsaparilla from the Cottel Drug Co.; green paper printed with black ink; back has some adhesive still attached, and some paper to which it was attached as well.
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Accession Number
996001517
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
Description
Paper label for Compound Extract of Sarsaparilla from the Cottel Drug Co.; green paper printed with black ink; back has some adhesive still attached, and some paper to which it was attached as well.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Cottel Drug Co. (product)
Site Made (City)
Portland
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1859
circa 1859
Date Remarks
Oregon became a state
Material
paper: green; black
Inscriptions
"Compound Extract of // SARSAPARILLA // An Excellent Alternative for the Renovation of the // Blood and Restoration of the Tone and Vigor // of the System, and for the cure of // Scrofula, Neuralgia, Chronic Rheu- // matism, Glandular Swellings, // Pimples, Ringworm, and // all Diseases Arising // from Impurity // of the // BLOOD // DIRECTIONS. - A teaspoonful three times daily. // Children in proportion to age"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.8 cm. x Width: 7.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bottom right corner has a small piece missing; sun/age discoloured, especially near the bottom; back still has some paper attached
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Also made Lenaire's Almond Cream, Kitsap Foot Powder, etc.
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cough pills label

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Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002127
Description
Rectangular yellow paper label for cough pills printed with the product name and the manufacturer's name and address.
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Accession Number
014002127
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- cough, cold remedies, respiratory -- ephemera
MM= Drug Packaging -- ephemera
Description
Rectangular yellow paper label for cough pills printed with the product name and the manufacturer's name and address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Henry Fraser
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COUGH PILLS. // HENRY FRASER, // Corner of Water and South Market Sts. // PICTOU, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 6 cm x Width 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Ink is slightly faded; right side of label has spots of very light brown residue
Copy Type
Original
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cough pills label

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Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002128
Description
Rectangular green paper label for cough pills printed with the product name and the manufacturer's name and address.
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Accession Number
014002128
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- cough, cold remedies, respiratory -- ephemera
MM= Drug Packaging -- ephemera
Description
Rectangular green paper label for cough pills printed with the product name and the manufacturer's name and address.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
Henry Fraser
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: green
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "COUGH PILLS. // HENRY FRASER, // Corner of Water and South Market Sts. // PICTOU, N. S."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 6 cm x Width 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Ink is slightly faded; right side of label has spots of very light brown residue
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops label

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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002145
Description
Thick curved stack of about one hundred paper product labels for Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops stuck together with decorative graphics, directions for use, product name and manufacturer's details.
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Accession Number
014002145
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- ephemera
Description
Thick curved stack of about one hundred paper product labels for Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops stuck together with decorative graphics, directions for use, product name and manufacturer's details.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
J. D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. FRASER'S // Stimulating Drops // HEALTH GIVING, // PLEASANT, // REFRESHING. // Made from the formula of // the late Dr. Thos. R. Fraser, // of Halifax, N. S. // DIRECTIONS - Half a tea - // spoonful in pint of warm wa - // ter morning and evening and // occasionally. // Prepared by // J. D. B. FRASER & SON, // PHARMACISTS, // PICTOU, NOVA SCOTIA.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.2 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has surface grime, shows wear along edges with some edges curved under, large brown stain in centre; all labels are completely stuck together and cannot be separated
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops label

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Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
014002146
Description
Stack of about twelve paper product labels for Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops stuck together with decorative graphics, directions for use, product name and manufacturer's details.
Accession Number
014002146
Collection
Parks Canada Agency Pharmacy Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Drug Labeling -- ephemera
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter vitamins, health restorers, protectors -- ephemera
Description
Stack of about twelve paper product labels for Dr. Fraser's Stimulating Drops stuck together with decorative graphics, directions for use, product name and manufacturer's details.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Maker
J. D. B. Fraser & Son
Site Made (City)
Pictou
Site Made (State)
Nova Scotia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1880
1910
circa 1880-1910
Date Remarks
Provided by donor
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "DR. FRASER'S // Stimulating Drops // HEALTH GIVING, // PLEASANT, // REFRESHING. // Made from the formula of // the late Dr. Thos. R. Fraser, // of Halifax, N. S. // DIRECTIONS - Half a tea - // spoonful in pint of warm wa - // ter morning and evening and // occasionally. // Prepared by // J. D. B. FRASER & SON, // PHARMACISTS, // PICTOU, NOVA SCOTIA.”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C pg 3 a
Dimension Notes
Length 8.5 cm x Width 3.7 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has surface grime, shows wear along edges with some edges curved under, large brown stain in centre; all labels are completely stuck together and cannot be separated
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Humphreys' No. Twenty-Four: directions for use

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Dates
1911
circa 1911
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001625
Description
Thin paper advertisement clipping for Dr. Humphrey's Specific No. 24, but slightly different style from the others; back has a partial list of various other Humphreys' Homeopathic Remedies
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Accession Number
996001625
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Description
Thin paper advertisement clipping for Dr. Humphrey's Specific No. 24, but slightly different style
from the others; back has a partial list of various other Humphreys' Homeopathic Remedies
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 13, 1995
Maker
Humphreys' Homeopathic Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1911
circa 1911
Date Remarks
"Sixty years ..." etc.; see 996.001.619
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
Front: "No. 24. Directions for No. 24 // DR. HUMPHREYS' NO. TWENTY-FOUR // FOR GENERAL DEBILITY //
A Useful Tonic for // General Debility and Physical and Nervous Weakness, Loss of Appetite, Weak
or impaired Digestion, // Loss of Strength after long illness, Debility following Malaria, Physical
exhaustion from Over-work, // Mental Fatigue, After effects from Grip. // GENERAL DEBILITY or
Physical Weakness and loss of strength ..."; and so on
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.6 cm. x Width: 7.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; a stained rectangle at the top, front and back; left edge has a notch
and several tears along the edge; bottom is badly cut; also, two vertical creases divide the paper
in thirds
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.291-.295, .619-.625, .764, .791, .806; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.619
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Dr. Humphreys' Specific No. 7: directions for use

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Dates
1911
circa 1911
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001621
Description
Thin paper advertisement (clipping) for Dr. Humphrey's Specific No. 7; see 996.001.619; the same style, but different product on the front, identical backs differing only where it was cut
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Accession Number
996001621
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Antitussive Agents -- ephemera
Cough -- drug therapy -- ephemera
Common Cold -- drug therapy -- ephemera
Pharyngitis -- drug therapy -- ephemera
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- ephemera
Description
Thin paper advertisement (clipping) for Dr. Humphrey's Specific No. 7; see 996.001.619; the same
style, but different product on the front, identical backs differing only where it was cut
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 13, 1995
Maker
Humphreys' Homeopathic Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1911
circa 1911
Date Remarks
Company already big in 1861, so may have been started in early 1850's or 1840's; the ad says "For 60 years", so could be around this time; still around in 1918
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
Front: "No. 7. Directions for No. 7 // DR. HUMPHREYS' SPECIFIC // FOR // Coughs, Colds, Influenza,
Bronchitis, Hoarseness, Chronic Coughs, and Sore Throats. // These affections are only branches of
the same essential condition, namely, [italics start] cough, dryness, hoarseness, pain in the part
affected [italics end] or other symptoms", and so on
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.5 cm. x Width: 8.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; a number of creases and wrinkles all over; left side has two sets of
"staple" holes, and there is another set in the middle of the page; top right and left corners
missing bits; two rips along right edge, one along top, one on bottom and two notches our of the
left edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.291-.295, .619-.625, .764, .791, .806; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.619
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