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Dates
1882
1920
circa 1882-1920
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Hygiene
Classification
Ephemera
Hygiene
Home Health
Accession Number
018012001
Description
Shallow promotional ceramic bowl for Ackers Hygeia, white with blue designs and lettering, and gold rim that has mostly chipped off; the edges of the bowl are scalloped, with blue transferware floral designs all the way around which come towards the centre of the bowl; in the centre, there is an il…
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Accession Number
018012001
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Hygiene
Classification
Ephemera
Hygiene
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Food
Food -- ephemera
Advertisements -- ephemera
Advertisements
Hygiene -- ephemera
Description
Shallow promotional ceramic bowl for Ackers Hygeia, white with blue designs and lettering, and gold rim that has mostly chipped off; the edges of the bowl are scalloped, with blue transferware floral designs all the way around which come towards the centre of the bowl; in the centre, there is an illustration in blue inside a circle, across which a banner stretches reading "ACKERS HYGEIA"; in front of the banner is an illustration of a woman, the Greek goddess Hygeia, dressed in robes, holding a snake, and standing on a pedestal upon which more words are printed; the circle is backgrounded in lighter blue.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Finley Acker & Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1882
1920
circa 1882-1920
Date Remarks
Based on the time in which Finley Acker & Co. existed
Material
ceramic: white
ink: blue, gold
Inscriptions
Printed in middle of bowl: “ACKERS HYGEIA // HYGEIA // PURITY // TRADE // HYGEIA FLOUR // MARK // QUALITY”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D2-8
Height
3.0 cm
Circumference
44.6 cm
Diameter
14.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Lightly cleaned
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Websites, books, illustrations.
Reference Comments
https://www.pennypost.org/pdf/farrell/Ackers_FarrellCollection.pdf
https://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/siris_arc_255514
https://books.google.ca/books?id=kyQWAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA151&lpg=PA151&dq=%22finley+acker+%26+co%22&source=bl&ots=_exq6DsqoX&sig=ACfU3U2ousTMAFMlgfcfQUv1Ua2nEhD26g&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiF9vWiwNfiAhUlnq0KHaqbA9QQ6AEwD3oECAkQAQ#v=onepage&q=%22finley%20acker%20%26%20co%22&f=false
https://www.flickr.com/photos/scavenger49/6753335531
https://philly.newspapers.com/search/#query=ackers+hygeia
https://newspaperarchive.com/philadelphia-inquirer-dec-28-1916-p-3/
http://broughttolife.sciencemuseum.org.uk/broughttolife/people/hygeia
Research Facts
Finley Acker & Co., makers of Ackers Hygeia, were large grocery stores in Philadelphia from 1882 until 1920. They specialized in teas, coffees, candies, cigars, and various food items including those given the name "Hygeia": flour, buckwheat, and "Snowdrift" (a cereal).
Ackers Weekly was a publication sent out by the store every week to advertise products.
Finley Acker & Co. became known and loved for their delivery system, reasonable prices, and quality of goods.
The name "Hygeia" comes from the Greek goddess of health, and daughter of Asklepios, god of medicine. She is often depicted holding or feeding a snake, the symbol of Asklepios. In Greek, "Hygeia" means "soundness" or "wholeness", and health and hygiene were based around keeping the body sound and whole.
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Acupuncture chart

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6166
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
1969.502.1
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Accession Number
1969.502.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Acupuncture
Medicine, Chinese Traditional
Education, Medical
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-R1-4 Box 2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001806
Description
Very large advertisement for Humphreys' Homeopathic Medicine Co. and its numerous products, both sides of the page
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Accession Number
996001806
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
MM= Drugs -- homeopathic and other sectarian medicines -- advertisements
Description
Very large advertisement for Humphreys' Homeopathic Medicine Co. and its numerous products, both
sides of the page
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995
Maker
Humphreys' Homeopathic Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
"60 years", if began in 1840's then it should be sometime after 1900
Material
paper: black
Inscriptions
"Humphreys' Remedies; Veterinary Remedies, Witch Hazel Ointment (Comp.) // and // Marvel Witch
Hazel // DR. HUMPHREYS' REMEDIES // NO. FOR PRICE ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-4-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 31.8 cm. x Width: 31.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; various creases and a few stains
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.291-.295, .619-.625, .764, .791, .806; CD #3
Research Facts
See 996.001.619
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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
005009008
Description
A seven-page paper pamphlet advertising Borocaine.
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Accession Number
005009008
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Advertisements
MM= Drugs -- anesthetics -- advertisements
Description
A seven-page paper pamphlet advertising Borocaine.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. McCrindle
Maker
The British Drug Houses Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
paper; white
Inscriptions
"'BOROCAINE' // The New Local Anaesthetic. // Completely supersedes Cocaine. // THE BRITISH DRUG HOUSES LTD. // Makers of Fine Chemicals, // GRAHAM ST., CITY ROAD, LONDON, N.1. // Chemical Worls: Whart Road, London, N.1." printed on the cover.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length 21.7 cm x Width 14.0 cm
Condition Remarks
A few discolourations.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; this collection accompanies 1989.10.1; Borocaine (ethocaine borate) was used as a general anaesthetic.
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
997001774
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Accession Number
997001774
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary Catheterization -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C1-2
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber is very stiff
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
997001775
Accession Number
997001775
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary Catheterization -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C1-2
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber is very stiff
Copy Type
Original
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
997002350
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Accession Number
997002350
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary Catheterization -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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catheter clamp

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact675
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
995002055 a-c
Description
C-shaped clamp with a screw attachment and a bent piece of metal at 90 deg angle; the screw attachment moves the bent piece of metal up to the top of the C-shaped piece which allows a catheter to be clamped between them
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Accession Number
995002055 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary Catheterization -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
Description
C-shaped clamp with a screw attachment and a bent piece of metal at 90 deg angle; the screw
attachment moves the bent piece of metal up to the top of the C-shaped piece which allows a
catheter to be clamped between them
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
Size: Length 3.2 cm. x Width 4.4 cm.
Provenance
Margaret Kirkpatrick (1935 KGH Nursing graduate)
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Condition Remarks
Clamp shows no corrosion on the metal; the screw turns freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #1
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catheter guide

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact983
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. James Howard Walmsey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
996029002
Description
Catheter guide consists of a heavy-gauge steel wire, bent into a roughly pentagonal shape at one end for a handle; curved at the other end with a rounded tip; has been bent again above the handle
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Accession Number
996029002
Collection
Dr. James Howard Walmsey Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary Catheterization -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
Catheter guide consists of a heavy-gauge steel wire, bent into a roughly pentagonal shape at one
end for a handle; curved at the other end with a rounded tip; has been bent again above the handle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Dr. James Howard Walmsey, graduated Queen's Meds in 1915
Maker
Sklar
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Doctor practised in Prince Edward County from around 1920 to 1969
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"SKLAR USA STAIN..."; appears to have been "STAINLESS STEEL" but has been smoothed away
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 28.4 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm. x Depth: 3.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
In excellent condition, although it has been bent into a shape which was not original (i.e., bent
to fit the medical bag in which it came)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kathleen Girard (granddaughter); SKLAR Catalogue, p. 299; CD #2
Research Facts
Dr. Walmsey (1890-1969) graduated Queen's Arts 1912, Queen's Meds 1915; practiced in Prince Edward
County from 1920-1969
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000003111 a-g
Description
Box (a) is white cardboard with green printing; it is rectangular with two wide, long sides, two narrow, long sides and two short sides with two inner flaps and an outer flap; a finger groove is cut into the cardboard along the edge of one long, wide side to allow access to the flap of one short si…
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Accession Number
000003111 a-g
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Urinary Catheterization -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
Box (a) is white cardboard with green printing; it is rectangular with two wide, long sides, two narrow, long sides and two short sides with two inner flaps and an outer flap; a finger groove is cut into the cardboard along the edge of one long, wide side to allow access to the flap of one short side; a seam runs along one of the long, wide sides; catheter plugs (b-g) are nylon peg-like objects; each has a rectangular end with rounded sides; the two longer, wider sides are concave; the nylon peg tapers at the bottom of this rectangular block to form a narrow, conical extension with a rounded end.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - catheter plug - Size: Length 5.5 x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
c - catheter plug - Size: Length 5.5 x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
d - catheter plug - Size: Length 5.5 x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
e - catheter plug - Size: Length 5.5 x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
g - catheter plug - Size: Length 5.5 x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
C.R. Bard, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Murray Hill
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar item identified in a 1960 catalogue
Material
cardboard: white; green
nylon: white
Inscriptions
Front of box reads, "CATALOG // NUMBER // 414 // ONE // DOZEN // MADE IN U.S.A." in the top proper right-hand corner, contained by two perpendicular green lines; to the proper left of this corner, printing reads, "BARD // LARGE NYLON // CATHETER PLUG"; along the bottom of the front of the box (both long sides) it reads, "Manufactured For // C.R. BARD, Inc. Murray Hill, N.J."; on the outer flaps of the two shortest sides, green printing reads, "CAT. // NO. // 414" in the proper right-hand corner, and "BARD // LARGE NYLON // CATHETER PLUG" to the proper left; a vertical line separates these two sets of words; on the proper left inner flap of the shortest side with the finger groove, "P1013" is printed; on the wider end of each of the catheter plugs, on the rounded bottom, "BARD" appears in raised nylon letters.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Condition Remarks
Box is yellowing slightly; several light brown stains are on the box: a circular one on the outside flap of the short side without the groove, a black mark at the corner of one long, narrow side, three small brown marks on the proper right side of one long, wide side, two brown marks along the edge of the opposite long, wide side, and another round brown mark on the outer flap of the other short side; the seams and creases show signs of wear; the flaps of both short sides are becoming brittle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 157 (similar to item 7-414) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
Research Facts
According to the catalogue, these are used "for occluding drainage channel of Foley catheters, tubes and drains."
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