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business envelope

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Dates
Nov. 21 1966
circa Nov. 21 1966
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Business
Accounts
Communication
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Business
Accounts
Communication
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001853
Description
Paper air mail envelope with two stamps from the International Hippocratic Foundation in Athens to a Dr. W. T. (?) Gardner; flap open; slanted blue dashed lines aroudn perimeter of envelope.
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Accession Number
996001853
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Business
Accounts
Communication
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Business
Accounts
Communication
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Numismatics -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
MM= Commemorative and Association Items -- ephemera
Description
Paper air mail envelope with two stamps from the International Hippocratic Foundation in Athens to a Dr. W. T. (?) Gardner; flap open; slanted blue dashed lines aroudn perimeter of envelope.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Greece
Site Made (City)
Athens
Site Made (Country)
Greece
Dates
Nov. 21 1966
circa Nov. 21 1966
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: green; white; blue; fuschia; grey
Inscriptions
"FOUNDATION HIPPOCRATIQUE INTERNATIONALE DE COS // RUE SCOUFA 77 - ATHENES // BY AIR MAIL // Mr. Dr. ["r" superscripted] W.T. [?] Gardner // 303 E 5th str. // Halstead, Kansas // U.S.A. ..."; etc
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 22.5 cm. x Width: 10.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; edges are worn and there are several creases
Copy Type
Original
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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
28-Apr-65
circa 28 April 1965
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001890
Description
First day cover commemorating entry of British Columbia into Canada in 1871, with stamp showing the dogwood and B.C.'s coat of arms, also a large depiction of the dogwood; postmarked; contains a pamphlet advertising Nafrine
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Accession Number
996001890
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Numismatics -- ephemera
Description
First day cover commemorating entry of British Columbia into Canada in 1871, with stamp showing the dogwood and B.C.'s coat of arms, also a large depiction of the dogwood; postmarked; contains a pamphlet advertising Nafrine
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
Canada
Site Made (City)
Pointe Claire
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
28-Apr-65
circa 28 April 1965
Date Remarks
Postmarked - first day cover
Material
paper: yellow; white; maroon; black; green; yellow
Inscriptions
Front reads: "FIRST DAY COVER APRIL 28, 1965 // OTTAWA, ONTARIO // 10 AM // 28 IV // 1965 // CANADA // DAY OF ISSUE // JOUR D'EMISSION // Dr. Chas. H. Spiro // 150 Metcalfe St., // Ottawa, Ont. // This stamp commemorates the entry of British Columbia as the // sixth Province of the Confederation in 1871. It shows the // Dogwood, the official flower of British Columbia, and the // province's Armorial Bearings."; back reads, "Schering CORPORATION LIMITED // POINTE CLAIRE, QUEBEC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.1 cm. x Width: 17.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Small bend upper right corner; rubbed lower right corner; all edges show rubbing; back has two smudges along glued edge of envelope
Copy Type
Original
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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
1972
circa 1972
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001892
Description
First day cover commemorating Osteopathic Medicine; folder with stamp on outside opens to show photo of Dr. Still (verso) and photo of Dr. Still's handwriting on "prostatitis" (vecto).
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Accession Number
996001892
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Numismatics -- ephemera
Osteopathic Medicine
Physicians -- portraits
Description
First day cover commemorating Osteopathic Medicine; folder with stamp on outside opens to show photo of Dr. Still (verso) and photo of Dr. Still's handwriting on "prostatitis" (vecto).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Geigy Pharmaceuticals
Site Made (City)
Ardsley
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1972
circa 1972
Date Remarks
First day of issue Oct. 9 1972
Material
medium card: ivory; black; yellow; brown; maroon; orange; grey; white
Inscriptions
Front reads: "Geigy Pharmaceuticals // October // 9th // 1972 // Ardsley, New York 10502 // First Day of Issue"; on back is a transcription of Dr. Still's notes on the inside which describe his philosophy of osteopathy
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 25.2 cm. x Width: 20.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Bends in all corners except top left; back shows discoloured spots from cellophane tape
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Webster's Dictionary
Research Facts
Osteopathy: "a form of medical treatment purporting to cure ... diseases primarily by manipulation of the joints of the body ... based on the assumption that disease is primarily due to skeletal deformation and its effects on nerves, blood vessels etc."; Andrew Taylor Still (1828-1917) was a U.S. physician who founded the first American School of Osteopathy at Kirksville, Mo. in 1892
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