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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.
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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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Black Walnut Leaves

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3542
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001074
Description
Paper packet that contains dried plant material (black walnut leaves?) wrapped and sealed in plastic; packet is covered on front, top and back with a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001074
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Cathartics
Anthelmintics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
Description
Paper packet that contains dried plant material (black walnut leaves?) 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)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plastic: clear
paper: yellow-green; brown; black
Inscriptions
Top: "BLACK WALNUT // LEAVES // (Juglans nigra, Lin.) // Cp [underlined] 10 [handwritten] // Parke, Davis & Co. [cursive] // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS. // DETROIT MICH. U.S.A."; front: "SYNONYMS - Oil Nut; Feulles de // Nigra, Fr.; Schwarze Wallnussblätter, // Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The leaves. // NATURAL ORDER - Juglandaceae. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "PROPERTIES - Alterative laxative, // tonic, anthelmintic. Useful in consti // pated habit with deficient appetite, // and as an injection for pin-worms. // Dose, a wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and label are yellowed and very fragile and torn in many places; plastic has come unsealed on both sides; plant material has escaped packet and is escaping 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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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001408
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in plastic that has been sealed on each end with a piece of transparent tape; box has a paper label on top, front and back and contains dried plant material
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Accession Number
000001408
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Expectorants
Cough -- drug therapy
Antitussive Agents
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
A cardboard box wrapped in plastic that has been sealed on each end with a piece of transparent tape; box has a paper label on top, front and back and contains dried plant material
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Parke-Davis
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Based on lot number
Material
cardboard: brown
paper: beige; black; red
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
(a) Top: "BLOOD ROOT // Complies with the B.P. and // U.S.P. requirements. // Sanguinaria canadensis Lin. [printed] // 754925 [stamped] // No. 49 // Not less than 2.5% alkaloids. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. // U.S.A. [printed]"; front: "SYNONYMS – Red Puccoon, Tetter- // wort, Indian Paint, Eng.; Blutwur- // zel, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED – The rhizome. // FAMILY – Papaveraceæ. HABITAT – United States"; back: "PROPERT [illeg] // ing expecto [illeg.] // and asthma [illeg.] // in atonic dys [illeg.] // DOSE – A [illeg.]// an infusion o [illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 5.6 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardboard and paper yellowing; water marks on bottom, front and top; back flap and label torn and missing 2/3 of paper; some plant material has escaped from box and is escaping from plastic as well
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Parke-Davis Lot Numbering System
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Canada snakeroot box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6290
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.12
Description
Cardboard box containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.12
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: blue
ink: black
Inscriptions
On front: "CANADA SNAKE-ROOT // Asarum canadense Lin. // No. 70 // C 100279 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. // U.S.A."; in pencil to the right: "15"; on side: "SYNONYMS—WILD GINGER, Eng.; Asaret du Canada, Fr.; Canadische // Haselwurzel, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED—The rhizome. // NATURAL ORDER—Aristolochiaceae. // HABITAT—United States."; on side: "PROPERTIES—Aromatic stimulant // and diaphoretic. Besides its valuable // property in promoting perspiration // it is also said to be an expectorant and // slightly diuretic. // DOSE—Half a wineglassful (30 Cc.) // of an ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.75 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
1969.270.1; CD #UHN
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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
Accession Number
000001016
Description
Cardboard box containing plant material (chestnut?), wrapped and sealed in plastic.
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Accession Number
000001016
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Respiratory
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Whooping Cough -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box containing plant material (chestnut?), wrapped and sealed in plastic.
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
Material
cardboard: cream; black
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Top: "CHESTNUT // (CASTANEA, N.F.) // Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh. // No. 78 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. U.S.A."; front: "PROPERTIES - Astringent and antispas- // modic. Employed chiefly in whooping- // cough. // DOSE -Drink freely of a decoction of an // ounce to a pint of boiling water."; back: "SYNONYMS - American Chestnut, Eng.; // Feuilles de Châtaignier, Fr.; Kastanien- // blätter, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The leaves. // FAMILY - Castaneaceæ. // HABITAT - Eastern United States."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 6.9 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Slightly dirty; some plant material has escaped the box and some is escaping the plastic
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
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
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001245
Description
One-piece cardboard box which has flaps at the top and bottom to open and close the container; the box has a paper label which is glued on and seals the flaps closed; the box contains loose dried plant material
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Accession Number
996001245
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
One-piece cardboard box which has flaps at the top and bottom to open and close the container;
the box has a paper label which is glued on and seals the flaps closed; the box contains loose
dried plant material
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA
Oct. 1993
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
Date listed on label; likely made between 1906 and 1919
Material
plant material: brown
paper: off-white
cardboard: dark green
Inscriptions
Label reads, "COMFREY // Symphytum Officinate Lin. // No. 86 571946 // Guaranteed by Parke,
Davis & Co. under The Food and Drugs Act, June 30th, 1906
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.5 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 2.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Box shows no tears, bends or missing sections; the paper label is complete, but stained; all
printed information on the label is legible; plant material will leak out if box is turned on
its side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
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cranesbill root box

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3654
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001103
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic with a piece of transparent tape; box is covered on top, front and back by a paper label.
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Accession Number
000001103
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Diarrhea -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
Description
Cardboard box wrapped and sealed in plastic with a piece of transparent tape; box is 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)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
Label refers to Food and Drugs Act of 1906
Material
cardboard: purple
plastic: clear
paper: beige; black; red
Inscriptions
Top: "CRANESBILL // ROOT // Geranium maculatum Lin. // No. 93 // C83579 [stamped] // Guaranteed under The Food and Drugs Act, // June 30th, 1906. Guaranty No. 6. // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT, MICH. // U.S.A."; front: "SYNONYMS - GERANIUM, Crowfoot, // Eng.; Racine de Bec-de-Grue tacheté, // Fr.; Fleckstorchschnabel-wurzel, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The rhizome. // NATURAL ORDER - Geraniaceæ. // HABITAT - United States."; back: "PROPERTIES - Powerfully astrin- // gent. Used in dysentery, diarrhea, and // as an astringent to mucous surfaces // where secretion is abnormal, as in leu- // corrhea, etc. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an // ounce to the pint infusion."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 6.1 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper and cardboard yellowed; label appears to be cut off at front bottom edge; some plant material has escaped box and is trapped in plastic; plastic still sealed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis Antique Pharmacy Collection," by Jack Willson, part 1 page 2; personal communication with Jack Willson, May 2000; CD #7.
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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Fluid extract pomegranate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8631
Dates
1900
1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
1991.17.64
Description
An amber moulded glass bottle with a medium-sized neck, a pronounced lip with the remains of a metal seal, and rounded shoulders; two paper labels affixed to the outside of the bottle; embossed printing under the base.
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Accession Number
1991.17.64
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Anthelmintics
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintics -- container
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An amber moulded glass bottle with a medium-sized neck, a pronounced lip with the remains of a metal seal, and rounded shoulders; two paper labels affixed to the outside of the bottle; embossed printing under the base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R. Josephson of Toronto.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
Material
glass: amber
paper: yellowish-brown
ink: black
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on upper label: "FL. // EXT. // POMEGRANATE // (Bark or root) // Parke Davis & Co. // Manufacturing Chemists // Detroit Mich."; embossed under base: "PD & CO // 300"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 12.3 cm x Diam. 4.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Labels discoloured and showing considerable losses; rim has remains of a seal, probably lead.
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
000001018
Description
A cardboard box containing plant material (liverwort?) wrapped in plastic.
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Accession Number
000001018
Collection
Parke-Davis Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Plants, Medicinal
Cholagogues and Choleretics
Antidiarrheals
Diarrhea -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
A cardboard box containing plant material (liverwort?) wrapped in plastic.
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
Material
cardboard: brown; black
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
Top: "LIVERWORT // Hepatica species. // 25 [written by hand] // No. 157 // C145209 // PARKE, DAVIS & CO. // DETROIT , MICH. U.S.A."; front: "PROPERTIES - Feebly astringent and // cholagogue. Useful in torpidity of liver // and diarrhea with insufficiency of bile. // DOSE - A wineglassful (60 Cc.) of an infusion, one ounce to the pint."; back: "SYNONYMS -Liver Leaf, Kidney Liver- // wort, Eng.; Herbe de Hépatique, Fr.; // Edelleberkraut, Ger. // PART EMPLOYED - The leaves. // FAMILY - Ranunculaceæ. // HABITAT - United States and Canada."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-5 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 6.9 cm x Width 6.9 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is dented on front and bottom; overall dirty; bottom and right side show water marks; plastic wrap is torn on bottom and is coming unsealed on left side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
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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