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Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1976.6.7
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Accession Number
1976.6.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
House Calls
Surgery
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C2-2
Condition Remarks
#2: the leather is old and weak.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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physician's case

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Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1954.6.1
Description
A rectangular cardboard box covered with black leather; shoulder or saddle strap; drawer to hold medicines (missing).
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Accession Number
1954.6.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
House Calls
Description
A rectangular cardboard box covered with black leather; shoulder or saddle strap; drawer to hold medicines (missing).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Mrs. F. Wilson and Mrs. I. Macdonnell; owned and used by Dr. R.W. Forrest, who practised in Mount Forest in 1866.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1830
1870
circa 1830-1870
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 19c."
Material
cardboard
leather: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 43.5 cm x Width 20.0 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
Condition Remarks
#3: leather is in poor condition; strap is torn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
York County Atlas, 1879; CD #UHN
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Physician's saddle bag

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Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1930.17.1 a-o
Description
Double saddle bag with compartments for bottles (one bottle container missing); eleven of the 12 bottles are labelled ([m] has no label); all the bottles are moulded glass; two buckles and straps.
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Accession Number
1930.17.1 a-o
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
House Calls
Description
Double saddle bag with compartments for bottles (one bottle container missing); eleven of the 12 bottles are labelled ([m] has no label); all the bottles are moulded glass; two buckles and straps.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
c - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
d - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
e - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
f - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
g - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
h - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
i - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
j - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
k - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
l - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
m - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
n - wooden box
o - saddle bags
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. F.G. Banting.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
circa 1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
leather: brown; black
glass
metal
Inscriptions
(a)" Tr. Gent Co"; (b) "Ext. Spig & Sen"; (c) "Ether S"; (d) "Castor oil"; (e) "Hoffman's A."; (f) "Tr Oph"; (g) "Tr Cinch Co"; (h) "Fowler's Sol."; (i) "Tr. Valerian"; (j) "Tr Gent Co"; (k) "Tr Digitalis"; (l) "Tr Ferri Co"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C2-5
Condition Remarks
#2: The top support band shows signs of deterioration; surface particles flake away when handled; the buckle traps show similar deterioration; one leather band securing one of the buckles had broken, and a piece 2.5 cm x 1.0 cm was found in one of the bags; the brass buckles showed no signs of corrosion; the paper labels on the bottles were yellowing; the stopper for bottle (g) was missing; bottle (e) had several cracks in the neck, the longest approximately 4.0 cm long; the stopper also appeared cracked; all bottles were empty except (d), which held a yellow fluid with brown sediment; bottle (f) had a cork in place of a stopper; bottle (j) had a crack in the neck 4.0 cm long and the label is missing; the flannel lining was moderately worn; all bottles were dusty and had traces of residue; #3: returned from loan, condition largely unchanged; band and buckles still deteriorating.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Academy of Medicine Bulletin 4, No. 1, Oct. 1930; CD #UHN
Exhibit History
On loan to St. James Cathedral Museum and Archives, April 4, 2003 to Aug. 2003
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pocket medicine case

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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1979.7.3 a-y
Description
Leather fold-up pouch (y) contains 23 glass vials with metal screw-on lids; vials have labels; there is a printed label inside the case; contents as abbreviated on labels: (a) Hydrag. Iod. Viride; (b) Morphinae Sulphae; (c) Neurologic; (d) Pulv. Ipecac et Opii; (e) Hydrag. Chlor. Mite Ipecac et Sod…
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Accession Number
1979.7.3 a-y
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
House Calls
Drug Storage, instrumentation
MM= Medical Case
Description
Leather fold-up pouch (y) contains 23 glass vials with metal screw-on lids; vials have labels; there is a printed label inside the case; contents as abbreviated on labels: (a) Hydrag. Iod. Viride; (b) Morphinae Sulphae; (c) Neurologic; (d) Pulv. Ipecac et Opii; (e) Hydrag. Chlor. Mite Ipecac et Sodii Bicarb; (f) Tinc Aconite; (g) Corrosive Sublim; (h) Quine Sulphat; (i) Kermes Mineral Comp.; (j) Chlordyne; (k) Hydrag. Chlor. Mite; (l) Acetanalide Comp.; (m) Bronchitis; (n) Diarrhoea; (o) Constipation; (p) Cathartic "active"; (q) Tonsillitis; (r) Fever; (s) Ferri et acid Arsen.; (t) Ergotine; (u) Viburnum Comp.; (v) Bismuth et Cereli Oxalat; (w) Amonii Chloricum Comp.; (x) Quinine.
Number Of Parts
25
Part Names
a-x - vials - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
y - pouch, open - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Width 36.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D.G. Brown of Toronto; used by Mrs. Brown's great-uncle, Dr. Daniel E. Brooke.
Maker
H. K. Mulford & Co., Compressed Tablets
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
leather: brown
glass: clear
fabric: red
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Label inside pouch reads, "Dr. D. E. Brooks // P.O. Box 37, // Windsor, Ont. Canada"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. Brooke practised in Newhamburg in 1887 and in Windsor in 1892.
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