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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001075
Description
Paper packet that contains dried plant material (agrimony?) wrapped and sealed in plastic; packet is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001075
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Paper packet that contains dried plant material (agrimony?) wrapped and sealed in plastic; packet is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
plastic: clear
paper: green; beige; black
Inscriptions
Top: "AGRIMONY // (Agrimonia Eupatoria, Lin.) // Parke, Davis & Co. [cursive] // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. CANADA."; front: "SYNONYMS - Cockle Burr, Stick // weed, Eng.; Algremoine, Eupatoire des // Grecs, Fr.; Odermennig, Leberklette, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The herb. // NATURAL ORDER - Rosaceae. // HABITAT - Europe and N. America."; back: "PROPERTIES - Tonic and astrin- // gent. Useful in weakness of the stom- // ach and chronic debility of the intes- // tines, with a tendency to diarrhoea. // Dose, a wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.2 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and label are yellowed and fragile; small tear on back and on label in front; some plant material has escaped packet and is trapped in plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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bayberry bark box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3661
Dates
1899
circa 1899
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001112
Description
Cardboard box wrapped in plastic and sealed on each side with a piece of transparent tape; covered on top, front and back by a paper label; there is a round, white sticker on the plastic on the front.
  3 images  
Accession Number
000001112
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box wrapped in plastic and sealed on each side with a piece of transparent tape; covered on top, front and back by a paper label; there is a round, white sticker on the plastic on the front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1899
circa 1899
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: light brown
plastic: clear
paper: cream; black; red; white
Inscriptions
Top: "BAYBERRY BARK // Myrica cerifera Lin. // No. 22 // C144173 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CANADA"; front: "SYNONYMS - Candle-berry, Wax-myr- // tle, Eng.; Arbre á suif, Fr.; Wachs // baum, Wachsgagel, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The bark. // FAMILY - Myricaceæ. // HABITAT - United States. // G [handwritten]"; back: "PROPERTIES - Astringent and // antispasmodic. Used in bowel com- // plaints, as an injection in leucorrhea, // as a gargle in sore mouth and throat, // etc. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."; right side: "10 [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.4 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Label and cardboard yellowed; spot (5 mm x 2 mm) of white accretion on back; plastic still sealed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001123
Description
Cardboard box wrapped in plastic and sealed on each side with a piece of transparent tape; box is covered on top, front and back by a paper label; round white sticker on left side.
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Accession Number
000001123
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box wrapped in plastic and sealed on each side with a piece of transparent tape; box is covered on top, front and back by a paper label; round white sticker on left side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: blue
plastic: clear
paper: cream; black; red; white; blue
Inscriptions
Top: "269750 [stamped] // BEECH-DROP // (Epiphegus virginiana, Bart.) // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. [written in cursive script] //MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS. // DETROIT, MICH. // U.S.A."; front: "SYNONYMS - Cancer-root; Orobanche // de Virginie, Fr.; Krebswurz, Sommer- // wurz, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The plant. // NATURAL ORDER - Orobanchaceæ. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "PROPERTIES -Astringent; used // with benefit in hemorrhages of the // bowels and uterus, and in diarrhœa. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 c.c.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."; bottom: "2.7 [handwritten]"; left side: "B 69.6 47 [handwritten]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and cardboard slightly yellowed; right side somewhat dented; plastic is still sealed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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belladonna leaves

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5854
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.235.1
Description
Faded turquoise paper wrapper with an off-white label covering three sides.
  3 images  
Accession Number
1969.235.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Faded turquoise paper wrapper with an off-white label covering three sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: faded turquoise; off-white; black
Inscriptions
On front: "PARKE, // DAVIS & CO. // Belladonna Leaves // (Atrpoa Belladonna) // DETROIT // MICH."; on side: "Synonyms // Deadly Nightshade, Black Cherry, Dwale, Eng. // Feuilles de Belladonna, Fr. // Tollkirschenkraut, Wolfskersche, Tollkraut, Ger."; on side: "Properties // Mydriatic and anti-spasmodic. Poisonous in overdoses. Useful in eye-diseases, in asthma, and as an addition to cathartics to aid their action and prevent their griping. Give 1 to 2 grs. of the powdered leaves. Antidotes, emetics, stimulants and opium in small doses."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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belladonna leaves box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5881
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.258.1
Description
Yellowed paper wrapper with a yellowed label with brown printing covering three sides.
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Accession Number
1969.258.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Yellowed paper wrapper with a yellowed label with brown printing covering three sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
On front: "BELLADONNA LEAVES // Atropa Belladonna, Lin. // Parke, Davis & Co. [in script] // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // DETROIT MICH. & NEW YORK CITY U.S.A."; in red, stamped at an angle across front: "PRESSED AT WALKERVILLE, ONT."; on side: "Synonyms – Deadly Nightshade, Black Cherry, Dwale; Feuilles de Belladonne, Fr.; Tollkerschenkraut, Wolfskirche, Tollkraut, Ger. // Part Employed – The leaves // Natural order – Solanaceae // Habitat – Europe"; on side: "Properties – POISONOUS. Used in incontinence of urine, whooping cough, night sweats, etc. // Applied to the breasts, diminishes secretion of milk. // Dose, 1/2 to 1 teaspoonful (2 to 4 C.C.) of an ounce to the pint infusion. ANTIDOTES, emetics, stimulants."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Condition Remarks
Corner is stained
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Belladonna Plaster

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7595
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1979.21.25
Description
A long, narrow rectangular tin contains belladonna perforated plaster.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1979.21.25
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Plants, Medicinal
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A long, narrow rectangular tin contains belladonna perforated plaster.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New Brunswick
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: green; black; brown; red
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "1 YARD 7 INCHES // Belladonna Plaster // Manufactured By // Johnson & Johnson // NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., USA"; at right angles: "PERFORATED"; there is a red cross at either end of the tin; also printed on the tin: "Standard of strength 0.25% Alkaloids of Belladonna"; "Directions for use: Remove the face cloth before applying. If the cloth should adhere to the plaster it can be easily removed by dampening. If not adhesive // — Enough, Apply Heat. —"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 20.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No contents
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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bittersweet twigs

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5882
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.259.1
Description
Unopened paper package with black printing and design.
  3 images  
Accession Number
1969.259.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Unopened paper package with black printing and design.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Cheney & Myruk
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: yellow; brown
Inscriptions
On front: "CHENEY & MYRUK "; at an angle across the front: "Bittersweet Twigs. // (Solanum Dulcamara. [sic]"; beneath this, "BOSTON // MASS."; on side:" Common names. Felonwort; Garden nightshade, Scarlet Berry; Violet Bloom; Woody Nightshade; Wolf Grape." on side: "Properties. Employed in cutaneous diseases, scrofula, jaundice, and rheumatic affections."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Faded
Copy Type
Original
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bittersweet twigs box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3664
Dates
1899
circa 1899
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001115
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
  3 images  
Accession Number
000001115
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1899
circa 1899
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: purple
plastic: clear
paper: cream; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "HO [illeg.] [handwritten] // BITTERSWEET // TWIGS // Solanum Dulcamara Lin. // No. 35 // C115335 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CAN."; front: "SYNONYMS - Woody nightshade, Eng.; // Douce-amere, Fr.; Bittersüss-Sten- // gel, Alpranke; Heischkraut, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The twigs. // FAMILY - Solanaceæ. // HABITAT - North temperate zone."; back: "PROPERTIES - Said to be useful in // chronic rheumatism, chronic catarrh // and in some of the scaly skin diseases. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 2.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and cardboard yellowed; plastic still sealed; some plant material has escaped box and is trapped in plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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blackberry root box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3673
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
000001126
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
  3 images  
Accession Number
000001126
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic and covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Cited in Parke, Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection
Material
cardboard: brown
plastic: clear
paper: beige; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "BLACKBERRY // ROOT // RUBUS VILLOSUS Ait. // No. 39 // C138442 [stamped] // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO, CAN."; front: "SYNONYMS - High Blackberry. // PART EMPLOYED - The root. // FAMILY - Rosaceæ. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "[illeg.] // tonic. Used in diarrhea, dysentery and // in all relaxed conditions of the bowels // of children; also as an astringent // gargle or lotion. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 mils) of // an infusion, one ounce to the pint."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.8 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and cardboard yellowed and dirty; water marks on top and back; brown stain on front; label is crumpled on front top and back top edges; plastic still sealed; some plant material has escaped from box and is trapped in plastic.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 1; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #2
Research Facts
The plastic wrap is not part of the original packaging; it was added to protect the materials as they were collected after 1949.
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black cohosh box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5889
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1969.267.1
Description
Faded priple cardboard box with white sticker covering three sides, containing black cohosh.
  3 images  
Accession Number
1969.267.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Muscarinic Agonists -- therapeutic use
Gynecology
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Faded priple cardboard box with white sticker covering three sides, containing black cohosh.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
cardboard: faded purple
paper: off-white; black
Inscriptions
front: "BLACK COHOSH // (Cimicifuga, B.P.) // Cimicifuga racemosa, Ell. // No. 41 C105567 // PAKE, DAVIS & CO. // WALKERVILLE, // ONTARIO. CAN."'; side: "Synonyms - Actaea racemosa, Linné; Black snake root, Rattle-snake root, Squaw root, Eng.; Actée à grappes, Fr.; Schwarze Schlangen wurzel, Ger. // Part employed - the rhizome. // Family - Ranunculaceae. // Habitat - United States."; side: "Properties - Tonic, nervine and antispasmodic. A valuable uterine tonic and useful in the headaches attendant on uterine derangements. // Dose - 1/2 to 2 fluidounces (16 to 60 Cc.) of an ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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