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Majestic Pure Medicated Toilet Paper

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996001282
Description
Sheets of medicated toilet paper with a cardboard container at the front, back and bottom, then wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the paper lists product information; there is a wire holding the sheets of toilet paper together.
Accession Number
996001282
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Sanitation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Household Articles -- miscellaneous
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
Description
Sheets of medicated toilet paper with a cardboard container at the front, back and bottom, then wrapped and sealed with a single sheet of printed paper; the paper lists product information; there is a wire holding the sheets of toilet paper together.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection.
Maker
Majestic
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
metal: grey
cardboard:
paper: white
Inscriptions
Paper wrapper reads, "MAJESTIC // PURE // MEDICATED TOILET" (front); "THE consumption of Paper is the measure of a nation's // culture" (side); "TOILET Paper is of great Medical and Sanitary Value, and // pronounced by the Medical profession: -- "The greatest // boon the art of paper making has developed"" (other side)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.4 cm. x Width: 15.5 cm. x Depth: 3.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
The toilet paper is unopened and unused; the paper wrapper shows some minor staining (foxing) and the metal wire within has broken through the paper at the front; there is some minor wear of the paper at the corners
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Mother and Daughter [instructional booklet]

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Dates
1946
Collection
Karen Stinson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
017035002
Description
Tan paper covered soft covered booklet that discusses important sex hygiene information for mothers and daughters; stapled together with two staples visible on the spine; front cover contains the title, editor, and distributor information, whereas the back cover provides information on the Hygieni…
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Accession Number
017035002
Author
Mildred A. Horn
Collection
Karen Stinson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Home Health
Hygiene
Sanitation
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Abortion
Description
Tan paper covered soft covered booklet that discusses important sex hygiene information for mothers and daughters; stapled together with two staples visible on the spine; front cover contains the title, editor, and distributor information, whereas the back cover provides information on the Hygienic Productions staff and office locations; x96 pages discuss sex hygiene in great length, but the last four pages provide information on matters pertaining to the Hygienic Productions of Canada, such as the staff, information on how to get involved with the group, etc.; chapter titles include: Children;s Sex Problems; The age of Puberty; Treatment of Masterbation; Female Sex Organs; Male Sex Organs; Process of Menstruation; The Age of Menopause; Harmony in Marriage; For a Happy Marriage; Rhythmic Sex Cycles; How to Determine Pregnancy; Should You Bear Children?; How Children are Born; Care During Pregnancy; Care During COnfinement; Control of Sex; Abortions are Dangerous; Control of Leuchorra; Care of Sexual Organs; Frigidity in Women; Sterility on Women; Woman's Sexual Duties; Diseases of Women; Facts About Sterilization; How to Live Happy Life; Forty and After; Social Diseases Increase; Marriage and Finances; Children out of Wedlock.
Provenance
Originally belonged to the donor, Karen Stinson.
Maker
Hygienic Productions of Canada
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "MOTHER AND // DAUGHTER // A Digest for Women and Growing // Girls, which Completely Covers // the Field of Sex Hygiene // EDITED BY // MILDRED A. HORN // Prepared from Information Compiled // by Eminent Medical and Hygiene // Authorities of Three Continents. // DISTRIBUTED BY // HYGIENIC PRODUCTIONS OF CANADA // 26 QUEEN ST. EAST TORONTO, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg 6 b
Length
22.8 cm
Width
15.4 cm
Depth
0.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows lots of handling and front cover loose at staples; minor stains everywhere; paper yellowed; some of the pages are also suffering from minor rips and tears, especially the front cover
Copy Type
original
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A Review of Nursing [textbook]

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Dates
1938
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
997032030
Description
A green textbook for nurses covering various sunjects including: chemistry, anatomy, Pediatric Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing amd History of Nursing, etc.; the chapters generally consist of an introduction of a topic and then a variety of questions with a blank space for the user to place their answe…
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Accession Number
997032030
Author
Helen F. Hansen, R.N. 2nd Ed., Rev.
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Nursing
Nursing, History
Chemistry
Anatomy
Physiology
Sanitation
Description
A green textbook for nurses covering various sunjects including: chemistry, anatomy, Pediatric Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing amd History of Nursing, etc.; the chapters generally consist of an introduction of a topic and then a variety of questions with a blank space for the user to place their answer; all of the answers are at the back of the book; the title, author, edition, and publisher of the textbook can be found on the spine of the textbook in gold writing; on the back of the front cover there is a signature of Gladys Rockel from when she still went by the name of Millar; the first page provides more information on the title (which is expanded), the author, and publisher; the length of the book is from page 9 to 692, including preface, table of contents, answers and index.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Maker
W. B. Saunders Company
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1938
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, gold
fabric: green
Inscriptions
On the spine: "A REVIEW OF NURSING // HANSEN // SECOND // EDITION // SAUNDERS"; hand written on inside cover: "G. Millar // 1938"; on frontispiece: "A REVIEW of NURSING // WITH OUTLINES OF SUBJECTS // QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS // By // HELEN F. HANSEN, R.N. // SECOND EDITION, REVISED // PHILADELPHIA AND LONDON // W. B. SAUNDERS COMPANY // 1938"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
20.0 cm
Width
14.0 cm
Depth
3.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Cover with minor fading and shows wear along edges
Copy Type
original
Images
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Soloid water and sewage analysis case

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Dates
1900
1925
1900-1925
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Bacteriology
Accession Number
1989.7.7
Description
Wooden case, mahogany finish, inset plate with manufacturer's name; fitted with equipment needed for the analysis of water and sewage; also contains a book on water analysis.
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Accession Number
1989.7.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Bacteriology
MeSH Heading
Sanitation
Public Health
Water Pollution
Sewage
Description
Wooden case, mahogany finish, inset plate with manufacturer's name; fitted with equipment needed for the analysis of water and sewage; also contains a book on water analysis.
Part Names
case - Size: Length 47.2 cm x Width 30.6 cm x Depth 13.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. D. McKinley.
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1925
1900-1925
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
paper: white; dark red
metal: yellow; silver
Inscriptions
On book: "J.C. Thresh"; "A Simple Method of Water Analysis"; "Sixth Edition, 1908"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-7
Condition Remarks
A bottle has leaked unevenly on the lift-out tray, destroying the wood and the lid lining over it; three broken vials of Nessler's solution were destroyed (impossible to repair).
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Canadian Biographical Dictionary, p. 692; Ont. Medical Registry of 1872; Burroughs Wellcome Catalogue, 1913, pp. 50 and 158; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Belonged to Dr. Henry Turner (b. 1829), registered Ontario 1866, practised in Millbrook, Ontario ca. 1853-1898 and in NWT ca. 1895-1907; operated a drugstore in Millbrook from 1871.
Images
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940 - 1960
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Hygiene
Home Health
Patient Care
Accession Number
018003001 a-b
Description
Cylindrical roll of one ply tan toilet paper (a) with printed paper label (b) covering exterior; manufacturing information and Royal Arms of the United Kingdom printed on label in dark blue ink; paper wrapped around a thin brown nearly cylindrical cardboard tube; roll is almost square from pressure…
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Accession Number
018003001 a-b
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Home Health Care
Classification
Hygiene
Home Health
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Sanitation
Equipment and Supplies
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- miscellaneous
Description
Cylindrical roll of one ply tan toilet paper (a) with printed paper label (b) covering exterior; manufacturing information and Royal Arms of the United Kingdom printed on label in dark blue ink; paper wrapped around a thin brown nearly cylindrical cardboard tube; roll is almost square from pressure of other rolls in a box.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - roll
b - label
Provenance
Belonged to Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation; deaccessioned from their collection.
Maker
J. C. Wilson Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940 - 1960
Date Remarks
Dates provided by donor
Material
paper: tan, brown, cream
ink: navy
Inscriptions
Printed on label: “GOVERNMENT OF CANADA // TOILET PAPER // Made in Canada // J. C. WILSON LIMITED // PAPER MAKERS // MONTREAL – CANADA // 11 ounces”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8
Length
16.4 cm
Width
14.9 cm
Depth
10.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Paper yellowing; object distorted but stable; brown staining at paper seam from adhesive deterioation; minor all over surface staining especially over label
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Laurin, Serge. “Wilson, James Crocket.” Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval. 1990. Accessed 21 May 2019.
Research Facts
J. C. Wilson Limited was founded by James Crocket Wilson in 1870 as J. C. Wilson and Company. The company was one of Canada’s leading paper manufacturers and produced a variety of paper products, including bags, postcards, and toilet paper.
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940 - 1960
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
018003002 a-b
Description
Cylindrical roll of one ply toilet paper (a) with printed paper label covering exterior; manufacturing information and Royal Arms of the United Kingdom printed on the label in dark blue ink; paper is wrapped around a thin brown nearly cylindrical cardboard tube; roll is almost square form pressure …
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Accession Number
018003002 a-b
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Sanitation
Equipment and Supplies
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- miscellaneous
Description
Cylindrical roll of one ply toilet paper (a) with printed paper label covering exterior; manufacturing information and Royal Arms of the United Kingdom printed on the label in dark blue ink; paper is wrapped around a thin brown nearly cylindrical cardboard tube; roll is almost square form pressure of other rolls in a box.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - roll
b - label
Provenance
Belonged to Canada’s Museum’s of Science and Innovation; deaccessioned from their collection.
Maker
J. C. Wilson Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940 - 1960
Date Remarks
Dates provided by donor
Material
paper: tan, brown, cream
ink: navy
Inscriptions
Printed on the paper label in dark blue ink: “GOVERNMENT OF CANADA // TOILET PAPER // “Made in Canada” // “J. C. WILSON LIMITED // PAPER MAKERS // MONTREAL – CANADA // 11 ounces”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8
Length
16.3 cm
Width
15.1 cm
Depth
10.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Ppaer yellowing; object distorted but stabel; brown staining at paper seam from adhesive deterioration; minor all over surface staining especially over label
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Laurin, Serge. “Wilson, James Crocket.” Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval. 1990. Accessed 21 May 2019.
Research Facts
J. C. Wilson Limited was founded by James Crocket Wilson in 1870 as J. C. Wilson and Company. The company was one of Canada’s leading paper manufacturers and produced a variety of paper products, including bags, postcards, and toilet paper.
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