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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
993004300 a-x
Description
Black leatherette folding medicine case holding assorted glass ampoules and two blades; inside is inscribed "C.M. Bracken, M.D."; ampoules are of various ages
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Accession Number
993004300 a-x
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
Black leatherette folding medicine case holding assorted glass ampoules and two blades; inside is inscribed "C.M. Bracken, M.D."; ampoules are of various ages
Number Of Parts
24
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 15.3 cm. x Width 7.1 cm. x Depth 3.7 cm.
b - digitaline - Size: Length 4.8 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
c - mersalyl B.D.H. - Size: Length 4.5 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
d - amyl nitrate - Size: Length 5.0 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
e - glycerophosphate - Size: Length 4.9 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
f - adrenalin chloride - Size: Length 4.9 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
g - camphor in oil - Size: Length 4.7 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
h - camphor in oil - Size: Length 5.1 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
i - camphor in oil - Size: Length 4.9 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
j - digifortis - Size: Length 4.7 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
k - carbachol B.D.H. - Size: Length 4.9 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
l - antistine - Size: Length 5.4 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
m - glycerophosphate - Size: Length 4.7 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
n - solution pentobarbital sodium - Size: Length 5.2 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
o - carbachol - Size: Length 4.6 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
p - solution pentobarbital - Size: Length 5.4 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
q - camphor in oil - Size: Length 5.0 cm. x Diameter0.9 cm.
r - salyrgan/theophylline solution - Size: Length 5.3 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
s - ethophylline - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Diameter1.1 cm.
t - digifortis - Size: Length 4.7 cm. x Diameter1.0 cm.
u - nikethamide - Size: Length 5.9 cm. x Diameter1.1 cm.
v-w - blades - Size: Length 5.0 cm. x Width 0.6 cm. x Depth 0.1 mm.
x - paper wrapper - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Width 2.6 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Material
paper: cream; black
glass: clear; brown
wood: black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"C.M. Bracken, M.D."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Condition Remarks
# 1: (b-u): paper labels show wear; # 2: no damage; #3: no new damage; #4: decomposing liquids
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Exhibit History
October 5, 2001 - Sept. 2002: Bracken Library, Botterell Hall, C.M. Bracken exhibit
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Dates
1922
1940
circa 1922-1940
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
993004296 a-ao
Description
Stiff black leather fold-up pharmacy case with inside foldover flaps and snap closure holds the standard 20 vials of tablets and powders for doctors' house calls; modeled after British case; some vials are missing original paper labels and two vials are replaced; vials are fitted into leather loops…
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Accession Number
993004296 a-ao
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Storage, instrumentation
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
Stiff black leather fold-up pharmacy case with inside foldover flaps and snap closure holds
the standard 20 vials of tablets and powders for doctors' house calls; modeled after British
case; some vials are missing original paper labels and two vials are replaced; vials are fitted
into leather loops on two sides which create tight pockets for prescription labels, medicine
boxes, etc.
Number Of Parts
41
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 21.7 cm. x Width 10.0 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
b-u - vials - Size: Length 8.0 cm. x Diameter1.8 cm.
bb-uu - caps - Size: Length 0.8 cm. x Diameter1.7 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1922
1940
circa 1922-1940
Material
paper: white; black; red
metal: silver; yellow
glass: clear
leather: black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label in vials: " THE J.F. HARTZ CO. LIMITED // PHYSICIAN'S SUPPLIES //
TORONTO MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
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Gravol antiemetic kit

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8765
Dates
1960
1978
circa 1960-1978
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1997.2.18 a-e
Description
A folding case fastened with press studs has pockets for papers with printed dosage charts; four plastic bottles in a space fitted for eight bottles; contents in three of the bottles; printed labels on bottles list contents and product type: tablet, suppository, or capsule; and instructions for use.
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Accession Number
1997.2.18 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Nausea -- drug therapy
Vomiting -- drug therapy
Antiemetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
A folding case fastened with press studs has pockets for papers with printed dosage charts; four plastic bottles in a space fitted for eight bottles; contents in three of the bottles; printed labels on bottles list contents and product type: tablet, suppository, or capsule; and instructions for use.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
case - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
bottle
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.B. Rundle (1911-1997) via Mr. Howard Rundle.
Maker
Frank W. Horner Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1978
circa 1960-1978
Material
plastic: clear; translucent white
paper: white; brown
Inscriptions
Impressed on cover: "GRAVOL // ANTIEMETIC KIT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Gravol antiemetic kit

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7554
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1979.12.17
Description
Black fold-out plastic case with compartments for Gravol pills in glass, plastic, and cardboard containers; instructions printed on cards and displayed within case.
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Accession Number
1979.12.17
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Nausea -- drug therapy
Vomiting -- drug therapy
Antiemetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
Black fold-out plastic case with compartments for Gravol pills in glass, plastic, and cardboard containers; instructions printed on cards and displayed within case.
Part Names
pill bottles - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
pill boxes - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Murdoch.
Maker
Frank W. Horner Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
plastic: black; clear
paper: white; blue; black; yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Mrs. Murdoch was the daughter of the late Dr. Haber F. Teney.
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Gravol antiemetic kit with case

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1684
Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
993004293 a-p
Description
Unused black plastic antiemetic kit by Gravol used for treatment & prevention of nausea and vomiting holds three dosage charts, two boxes of 5 cc gravol ampoules, and six types of gravol in tablet, capsule, and intramuscular use forms; quantity of medicine in each bottle is: (k): 6 pale yellow tabl…
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Accession Number
993004293 a-p
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Nausea -- drug therapy
Vomiting -- drug therapy
Antiemetics
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
Unused black plastic antiemetic kit by Gravol used for treatment & prevention of nausea and
vomiting holds three dosage charts, two boxes of 5 cc gravol ampoules, and six types of
gravol in tablet, capsule, and intramuscular use forms; quantity of medicine in each bottle
is: (k): 6 pale yellow tablets; (l): 29 orange tablets; (m): 3 pale pink unwrapped; (n):
6 blue/white capsules; (o): unopened 5 cc.; (p): 3 silver fil-wrapped suppositories; original
medicine in each bottle
Number Of Parts
16
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 18.7 cm. x Width 8.3 cm. x Depth 3.9 cm.
b - dosage chart - Size: Length 8.1 cm. x Width 7.1 cm.
c - dosage chart - Size: Length 16.7 cm. x Width 5.8 cm.
d - instructions - Size: Length 8.1 cm. x Width 7.1 cm.
e - box - Size: Length 8.5 cm. x Width 1.8 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
f - instruction sheet - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 6.3 cm.
g - glass ampoule - Size: Length 7.4 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
h - box - Size: Length 8.5 cm. x Width 1.8 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
i - instruction sheet - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 6.3 cm.
j - glass ampoule - Size: Length 7.4 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
k - gravol tablets x 6 - Size: Length 3.9 cm. x Diameter2.6 cm.
l - gravol tablets - Size: Length 3.9 cm. x Diameter2.6 cm.
m - gravol tablets - Size: Length 3.9 cm. x Diameter2.6 cm.
n - gravol tablets - Size: Length 3.9 cm. x Diameter2.6 cm.
o - gravol i/m - Size: Length 4.3 cm. x Diameter2.2 cm.
p - gravol suppositories - adult - Size: Length 3.9 cm. x Diameter2.6 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Frank W. Horner Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1963
circa 1950-1963
Material
paper: yellow; white; black; turquoise
metal: yellow
plastic: black; clear
drugs:
Inscriptions
Embossed on front flap: "GRAVOL // ANTIEMETIC KIT"; "FRANK W. HORNER LIMITED // MONTREAL /
CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Condition Remarks
unused
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Gravol antiemetic kit with case

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1685
Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
993004294 a-r
Description
Unused black plastic antiemetic kit by Gravol used for treatment & prevention of nausea and vomiting holds three dosage charts, two boxes of gravol ampoules, and five types of gravol including tablets, capsules, intramuscular & suppositories; quantity of medicine in each bottle: (m): 3 silver foil-…
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Accession Number
993004294 a-r
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Antiemetics
Nausea -- drug therapy
Vomiting -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Unused black plastic antiemetic kit by Gravol used for treatment & prevention of nausea and
vomiting holds three dosage charts, two boxes of gravol ampoules, and five types of
gravol including tablets, capsules, intramuscular & suppositories; quantity of medicine in each
bottle: (m): 3 silver foil-wrapped suppositories; (n) 3 blue "ROCHE" capsules, 14 orange tablets,
22 small white tablets; (o): 8 blue/white capsules; (p): 20 orange tablets, 33 small
bright pink "SEARLE" tablets; (q): full unopened 5 cc.; (r): 6 blue/white capsules, 9 white
"TABLOID BRAND" tablets; some of original medicine still in each bottle, but some have
other capsules and tablets included
Number Of Parts
18
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 19.0 cm. x Width 8.3 cm. x Depth 3.5 cm.
b - dosage chart - Size: Length 8.0 cm. x Width 7.1 cm.
c - dosage chart - Size: Length 17.0 cm. x Width 5.9 cm.
d - instructions - Size: Length 8.0 cm. x Width 7.1 cm.
e - box - Size: Length 8.5 cm. x Width 1.8 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
f - instruction sheet - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 6.3 cm.
g - ampoule - Size: Length 7.4 cm. x Diameter1.7 cm.
h - blade - Size: Length 4.3 cm. x Width 0.1 mm.
i - box - Size: Length 8.5 cm. x Width 1.8 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
j - instruction sheet - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 6.3 cm.
k - ampoule - Size: Length 7.4 cm. x Diameter1.7 cm.
l - blade - Size: Length 4.3 cm. x Width 0.1 mm.
m - gravol suppositories - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
n - gravol tablets - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
o - long-acting tablets - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
p - gravol tablets - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
q - gravol i/m - Size: Length 2.1 cm. x Diameter4.3 cm.
r - long-acting capsules - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Frank W. Horner Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Material
paper: yellow; white; blue; turquoise
metal: yellow
plastic: black; clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on front flap: "GRAVOL // ANTIEMETIC KIT"; "FRANK W. HORNER LIMITED // MONTREAL /
CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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hypodermic syringe tablets

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Accession Number
1975.8.32 a-u
Description
A shallow rectangular metal case (u) with lid (t); corners are rounded; contains thin, long vials of drugs and sutures, which have paper labels: (a) vial of morphine sulphate tablets; (b) vial of morphine sulphate and atropine sulphate tablets; (c) vial of hyoscine (scopalamine) hydrobromide tablet…
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Accession Number
1975.8.32 a-u
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
A shallow rectangular metal case (u) with lid (t); corners are rounded; contains thin, long vials of drugs and sutures, which have paper labels: (a) vial of morphine sulphate tablets; (b) vial of morphine sulphate and atropine sulphate tablets; (c) vial of hyoscine (scopalamine) hydrobromide tablets; (d) vial of strychnine sulphate tablets; (e) vial containing hyoscine, morphine, and cactoid tablets; (f,g) vials containing nitroglycerin tablets; (h) vial containing atropine sulphate tablets; (i-m) closed tubes containing skin sutures with eyed needles; (n) a closed tube containing catgut and a needle, in a clear liquid; (o,p) vials of novocain; (q,r) razor blades; (s) a whetstone.
Number Of Parts
21
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
glass: yellowish; clear
metal: silver
cork: brown
paper: white; yellowed; black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row E
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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1974.2.1 a-o
Description
A cloth case (a) with pouches for instruments and vials folds in half for fastening with zippers; has a cloth carrying handle and a cloth belt to go around the waist; contents are: (b) stainless steel tube-shaped container for (d-f); (c) stainless steel screw-on lid for (b); (d) ground glass and me…
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Accession Number
1974.2.1 a-o
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Naval Medicine
First Aid
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
A cloth case (a) with pouches for instruments and vials folds in half for fastening with zippers; has a cloth carrying handle and a cloth belt to go around the waist; contents are: (b) stainless steel tube-shaped container for (d-f); (c) stainless steel screw-on lid for (b); (d) ground glass and metal 2 cc syringe; (e) ground glass plunger for (d); (f) screw-in metal end for (b), holder for two metal syringe needles; (g) stainless steel cylinder, empty except for a cotton puff in the bottom and a typed note that says, "Normally contains 1x10cc Sterile Soln. of Morphine Sulphate - 1/2 gr./cc"; (h) stainless steel lid for (g); (i-j) hemostatic (?) forceps, straight, mortise joint (?) and fully toothed jaws; (k) head lamp, cylindrical in shape, light ball and socket fitting onto a white head band, black and red cord connects to power source (l); (l) Eveready battery for the head lamp with positive and negative poles; (m-n) red glass marking pencils with gold-coloured tips; (o) a booklet, "The Journal of the Canadian Medical Services."
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - cloth case - Size: Length 43.2 cm x Width 39.4 cm
b - tube container - Size: Length 12.0 cm
c - tube container lid - Size: Depth 2.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
d - syringe - Size: Length 9.5 cm
e - plunger - Size: Length 6.3 cm
f - metal end for (b) - Size: Length 6.5 cm
g - cylinder - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
h - lid for (g) - Size: Depth 0.7 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
i - forceps - Size: Length 14.6 cm
j- forceps - Size: Length 14.6 cm
k - head band - Size: Length 69.8 cm
l - battery - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Width 7.6 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
m - pencil - Size: Length 17.8 cm
n - pencil - Size: Length 17.8 cm
o - journal - Size: Length 24.8 cm x Width 15.9 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. John W. Scott of Toronto.
Maker
Gutta Percha & Rubber Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Date printed on label of (a).
Material
fabric: navy blue
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
(a) label on front reads, "GUTTA PERCHA & RUBBER LIMITED, TORONTO CANADA 1943"; (d) on side of glass tube: "B-D YALE-LOK Becton Dickinson & Co [in cursive], 4233Y"; inscribed on metal tip: "B-D LUER-LOK PAT. 1742497"; on the needle is inscribed: "B-D 26, YALE RUSTLESS"; (g) typed note reads, "Normally contains 1 x 10 cc. Sterile Soln. of Morphine Sulphate - 1/2 gr./CC."; (i) and (j) "STAINLESS STEEL" engraved on handle; (l) on front, in blue type: "EVEREADY, TRADE MARK, BATTERY, DRY, LIGHT, EMERGENCY, TYPE D, R.C.A.F. REF. NO. 5J/74, 4.5 VOLTS, R.C.N. REF. No. 52 CM, . . . Discard battery when discharged or after NOV 1944., CANADIAN NATIONAL CARBON CO., LIMITED, MADE IN CANADA"; (m) and (n) "CENCO 14022C GLASS MARKING PENCIL MADE IN U.S.A."; (o) "The Journal of the Canadian Medical Services // May 1946 Vol. 3 No. 4 Naval Medical Research, issued by authority of the Ministry of National Defence . . . [etc.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-10
Condition Remarks
Some of the contents of the kit seem to be missing; #2: the rubber cord on the band in the case is crumbling.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Battle belt for treatment of emergency injuries on board small vessels, developed by the RCN Medical Research Unit during WW II.
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Dates
1900
1918
circa 1900 - 1918
Collection
Dr. Morrison Collection / Travill Catalogue / Queen's University Archives
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
993003001 a-t
Description
Black leather vial case has tooled design along edges and fold-down sides to create work station; two-side out trays hold two sizes of vials; lidded compartment is lined with purple velvet and has pull-tab opener; rose-silk-lined leather pocket has snap closure; overall closure is by two twist lock…
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Accession Number
993003001 a-t
Collection
Dr. Morrison Collection / Travill Catalogue / Queen's University Archives
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging --instrumentation
Drug Storage, instrumentation
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
Black leather vial case has tooled design along edges and fold-down sides to create
work station; two-side out trays hold two sizes of vials; lidded compartment is lined
with purple velvet and has pull-tab opener; rose-silk-lined leather pocket has snap
closure; overall closure is by two twist locks; very sturdy construction, with metal
edges on all portions; handle is folded leather; pocket could be for needle and suture
pouch; lift-out trays have folded leather lift-out tabs; vial trays have two rows of
metal clips to hold vials; tray will hold 15 small vials and 9 large vials.
Two sizes of vials hold various medicines as listed; small vials have metal screw tops;
large vials have cork stoppers; all small vials have small paper labels with handwritten
labels; large vials have two with labels
Number Of Parts
20
Part Names
a - case (closed) - Size: Length 27.0 cm. x Width 14.0 cm. x Depth 12.0 cm.
a - case (open) - Size: Length 54.3 cm. x Width 26.3 cm. x Depth 13.0 cm.
b - lift-out tray (small vials) - Size: Length 24.7 cm. x Width 11.3 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - lift-out tray (large vials) - Size: Length 25.0 cm. x Width 11.3 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm.
d - sm. vial: "al..." (brown pellets) / 1/4 full - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 1.3
e - sm. vial: "an..." (cream pellets) / full - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 1.3
f - sm. vial: "anodyne No. 2" (tan pellets) / full - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 1.3
g - sm. vial: "codeine 1/2 gm" (lt. tan pellets) / 1/3 full - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 1.3
h - sm. vial: "cocaine" (crystal crystals) / residue - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 1.3
i - sm. vial: "diarrhea base" (brown pellets) / 3/4 full - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 1.3
j - sm. vial: "phenacetine" (white loose) / 1/3 full - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 1.3
k - sm. vial: "cardiac asthma" (green pellets) / full - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 1.3
l - sm. vial: "cupri crumitis/ ..ichlor & Morph/ 1/100" (grey/white pellets) / - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 1.3
m - sm. vial: "zinc sulph." (pumpkin pellets) / 3/4 full - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 1.3
n - sm. vial: "podo..." (yel/brown loose) / 3/4 full - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 1.3
o - lg. vial: "pot..." (white crystal) / full - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 2.3
p - lg. vial: "bismuth" (white powder) / 1/2 full - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 2.3
q - lg. vial: no label (white crystal) / 1/3 full - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 2.3
r - lg. vial: no label / empty - loose cork stopper - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 2.3
s - lg. vial: no label / empty - no cork stopper - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 2.3
t - lg. vial: no label (brown residue)/ no cork stopper - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Diam. 2.3
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. Morrison
Maker
Hoff Bros.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1918
circa 1900 - 1918
Date Remarks
Frank S. Betz Co. Reconstruction Bulletin, Hammond, Indiana, pp 44-46
Material
leather: black
metal: silver
fabric: rose; purple
Inscriptions
Imprinted on bottom of case: HOFF'S PATENT // SEPT. 19, 1893 (?) // SOLID LEATHER //
INTERCHANGEABLE // VIAL CASE // HOFF BROS. // SOLE PROPRIETORS // NEW YORK
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-2
Condition Remarks
Case: outside shows extreme wear, especially along edges; handle is in good condition; metal parts show wear and are beginning to corrode, so can assume metal is plated brass; inside shows wear especially where the trays are lifted out; snap-on pouch is broken;
silk lining is in good shape; velvet lining is in good shape; metal clips for vials still hold well; stitching along edges in excellent shape, no breaks or loose pieces; inside: good; outside: fair.
Vials: metal tops have deteriorated with constant reaction to medicine; some are crusted, and others are pitted; all caps are tight; all glass vials are in excellent shape; medicine in many vials has deteriorated; appears at one time liquid was spilled over them, causing leakage and accelerated liquidification; cork stoppers are tight on two, and loose on two; excellent to good; #2: leather is deteriorating; metal corroding.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
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Dates
1880
circa 1880
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
993004301 a-as
Description
Quality black leather fold-out medicine case with standard set of 22 vials of pills and powders; two newer vials were added; original labels; possibly antique case purchased /given to Dr. Bracken.
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Accession Number
993004301 a-as
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
Quality black leather fold-out medicine case with standard set of 22 vials of pills and powders; two newer vials were added; original labels; possibly antique case purchased /given to Dr. Bracken.
Number Of Parts
45
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 17.6 cm. x Width 8.8 cm. x Depth 3.8 cm.
b-w - vials - Size: Length 7.6 cm. x Diam. 1.2 cm.
x-y - vials - Size: Length 5.5 cm. x Diam. 1.5 cm.
bb-ww - caps - Size: Length 0.8 cm. x Diam. 1.3 cm.
xx-yy - caps - Size:
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1880
circa 1880
Material
paper: cream; black
glass: clear
leather: black; burgundy; yellow
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY // DETROIT, MICH."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
# 1: (a): edges show wear; (b - ): labels show wear; # 2: no new damage
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour, KGH - "Beyond Ether: 150 Years of Anaesthesia" - Sept. 27, 1997- June 2011
Items (a, c, d, and g) on exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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