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Merck's manual of the materia medica : a ready-reference pocket book for the physician or surgeon containing names of the chemical and drugs usual in modern medical practice, with their chief synonyms , physical form and appearance, solubilities, percentage strengths and physiological effects, therapeutic uses, modes of administration and application, regular and maximum dosage, incompatibles, antidoes, precautionary requirements, etc. : a table for therapeutic indications, with paragraphs on bedside diagnosis, and a comprehensive collection of prescription formulas, embracing also the newer remedies of established merit : a classification of medicaments : and miscellany, comprising poisoning and its treatment : a comprehensive dose table of chemicals, drugs, and galenicals : urinalysis and examination of urinary deposits : approximate metric equivalents and various useul tables, etc.

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary127
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Edition
Fourth ed.
Publication Date
1911
Call Number
615 MER
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Material Type
Book
Accession Code
HV971.60.7
Call Number
615 MER
Edition
Fourth ed.
Place of Publication
St. Louis
Publisher
Merck & Co.
Publication Date
1911
Physical Description
vi, 493 p. ; 17 cm.
Inscription
"Harry Hutton-Jones" [handwritten on pre-pages]
Subjects LoC
Materia medica
Pharmaceutical preparations
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A history of drugs

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary6763
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Author
Mez-Mangold, Lydia
Publication Date
c1971
Call Number
615.109 MEZ
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Material Type
Book
Call Number
615.109 MEZ
Author
Mez-Mangold, Lydia
Place of Publication
Basle, Switzerland
Publisher
Hoffmann-La Roche
Publication Date
c1971
Physical Description
175 p. col. illus. 30 cm.
Inscription
Bookplate with (company logo on top) in the centre of the front endpaper. [ROCHE logo] "Dr. W.A.L. McFadyen" [In Italic calligraphy, black ink] "WITH THE COMPLIMENTS OF "ROCHE PRODUCTS LIMITED " [in black ink with the second line in larger font]
Subjects LoC
Pharmacology--History
Pharmaceutical preparations
Notes
Includes index
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A manual of organic materia medica and pharmacognosy : an introduction to the study of the vegetable kingdom and the vegetable and animal drugs

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary3
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Author
Sayre, Lucius E. (Lucius Elmer), 1847-1925
Stevens, William Chase, 1861-
Edition
2nd ed. , rev.
Publication Date
1900
c1899
Call Number
615.1 SAY
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Material Type
Book
Accession Code
HV971.161.1
Call Number
615.1 SAY
Edition
2nd ed. , rev.
Author
Sayre, Lucius E. (Lucius Elmer), 1847-1925
Stevens, William Chase, 1861-
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
P. Blakiston, Son & Co.
Publication Date
1900
c1899
Printer
W.M. F. Fell & Co.
Physical Description
iii-xvii, 684 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Inscription
inside front page: crossed-out "F 25a" [handwritten in ink] "John M. Fisher"[handwritten in ink] slip in book with "6B 463"
Subjects LoC
Materia medica, Vegetable
Botany
Pharmacology
Notes
Includes index and bibliographical references.
"...comprising the botanical and physical characteristics, source, constitutents, and pharmacopœial preparations, insects injurious to drugs, and pharmacal botany."
"Second edition, revised with hiStó:lōgy and microtechnique by William C. Stevens."
"With 374 illustrations, the majority of which are from original drawings."
Author's given name and dates: Sayre, Lucius E. (Lucius Elmer), 1847-1925.
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A text book of pharmacognosy; being an account of the more important crude drugs of vegetable and animal origin, designed for students of pharmacy and medicine

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary7286
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Author
Greenish, Henry G. (Henry George), 1855-1933
Edition
6th ed.
Publication Date
1933
Call Number
615.1 GRE
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Material Type
Book
Accession Code
BV988.68.35
Call Number
615.1 GRE
Edition
6th ed.
Author
Greenish, Henry G. (Henry George), 1855-1933
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
J.& A. Churchill
Publication Date
1933
Physical Description
xiv, 564 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Inscription
"Gibb G. Henderson 777 W W Georgia Street Vancouver B.C. Georgia Pharmacy Ltd." [handwritten in black ink on front pastedown] "GEORGIA PHARMACY LTD. 777 WEST GEORGIA ST. VANCOUVER, B.C.' [stamped in red ink on top of the front endpaper ]
Subjects LoC
Pharmacology
Name Access
Henderson, Gibb Gilmour
University of British Columbia
Notes
Author's full given name and dates: Greenish, Henry G. (Henry George), 1855-1933.
"With 297 Illustrations" -- title page
"Professor of Pharmacy to the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and in the University of London; Director of the Pharmacy Research Laboratory of the Pharmaceutical Society ; Hanbury Gold Medalist, 1917; Examiner to the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and to the University of London." -- title page
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The book of prescriptions : with notes on the pharmacology and therapeutics of the more important drugs and an index of diseases and remedies

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary5895
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Author
Lucas, Ernest William, 1942-
Edition
10th ed.
Publication Date
1915
Call Number
615.4 LUC
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Material Type
Book
Accession Code
BV987.42.1
Call Number
615.4 LUC
Edition
10th ed.
Author
Lucas, Ernest William, 1942-
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
J. & A. Churchill
Publication Date
1915
Printer
Ballantyne and Co.
Physical Description
v-xv, 375 p. ; 15 cm.
Inscription
inside front cover: "O. Dr. Mutto" [handwritten in ink] "Liverpool Feb.5/19" "Rex Callagher PH.C." [handwritten in ink]
Subjects LoC
Pharmacy
Prescription writing
Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
Therapeutics
Notes
Includes index.
"with notes on the Pharmacology and Therapeutics of the More Important Drugs and an Index of Remedies".
Author's given name and dates : Lucas, E. W. (Edward William), 1864-1940.
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Building a Safer Community: Gangs, Drugs and Domestic Violence Issues Conference

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/councilreport49740
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
67311
Meeting Date
14-Jan-2008
Format
Council - Mayor/Councillor/Staff Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
67311
Meeting Date
14-Jan-2008
Format
Council - Mayor/Councillor/Staff Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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The costs of medicines: the manufacture and distribution of drugs and medicines in the United States and the services of pharmacy in medical care

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary5919
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Material Type
Book
Accession Code
BV988.68.21
Call Number
615 ROR
Author
Rorem, C. Rufus (Clarence Rufus), 1894-1988
Fischelis, Robert P. (Robert Philipp), 1891-1981
Place of Publication
Chicago
Publisher
University of Chicago Press
Publication Date
1932
Series
Publications of the Committee on the costs of medical care
Printer
Lord Baltimore Press
Physical Description
xi, 250 p. ; 23 cm.
Inscription
inside front cover and on title page: [black ink stamp] "Office of the Registrar Pharmaceutical Association of the Province of British Columbia" "142 W. Hastings Street" "Vancouver, B.C."
Subjects LoC
Pharmacy
Medicine
Drugs--Prices
Name Access
Henderson, Gibb Gilmour
University of British Columbia
Notes
"Publications of the Committee on the costs of medical care: No. 14".
Includes bibliographies
Author's full name: Rorem, C. Rufus (Clarence Rufus), 1894-1988.
Author's full name: Fischelis, Robert P. (Robert Philipp), 1891-1981.
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Domestic drugs : their origin, properties and use

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary6779
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Publication Date
1890
Call Number
615.1 NEL
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Material Type
Book
Accession Code
BV988.68.7
Call Number
615.1 NEL
Place of Publication
Vancouver
Publication Date
1890
Physical Description
32 p. ; 15 cm.
Subjects LoC
Drugs
Medicine, Popular
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Name Access
Henderson, Gibb Gilmour
University of British Columbia
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The drug book : from arsenic to Xanax, 250 milestones in the history of drugs

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary6761
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Author
Gerald, Michael C.
Publication Date
c2013
Call Number
615.109 GER
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Material Type
Book
ISBN
9781402782640
Call Number
615.109 GER
Author
Gerald, Michael C.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Sterling Pub
Publication Date
c2013
Series
Sterling Milestones series
Physical Description
528 p : ill. (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Subjects LoC
Chemotherapy--History
Pharmacology
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary : Throughout history, humans everywhere have searched for remedies to heal our bodies and minds. Covering everything from ancient herbs to cutting edge chemicals, this book in the hugely popular Milestones series looks at 250 of the most important moments in the development of life altering, life saving, and sometimes life endangering pharmaceuticals. Illustrated entries feature ancient drugs like alcohol, opium, and hemlock; the smallpox and the polio vaccines; homeopathic cures; and controversial medical treatments like ether, amphetamines, and Xanax while shining a light on the scientists, doctors, and companies who brought them to us.
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Library of health : complete guide to prevention and care of disease, containing practical information on anatomy, physiology and preventive medicine; curative medicine, first aid measures, diagnosis, nursing, sexology, simple home remedies, care of the teeth, occupational diseases, garden plant remedies, alcohol and narcotics, treatment by fifteen schools of medicine, beauty culture, physical culture the science of breathing and the dictionary of drugs.

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary3380
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Publication Date
1921
Call Number
616 SCH
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Material Type
Book
Accession Code
BV992.46.1
Call Number
616 SCH
Contributor
Scholl, B. Frank (Benjamin Franklin), 1860-1933
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA.
Publisher
Historical Publishing Company
Publication Date
1921
Physical Description
1774 p. ill., col. plates, diagrams
Subjects LoC
Medicine, Popular
Notes
Edited by B. Frank Scholl
Author's given name and dates : Scholl, B. Frank (Benjamin Franklin), 1860-1933.
"Twenty books - one volume." --Tp
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Library of health : complete guide to prevention and cure of disease, containing practical information on anatomy, physiology and preventive medicine ; curative medicine, first aid measures, diagnosis, nursing, sexology, simple home remedies, care of teeth, occupational diseases, garden plant remedies, alcohol and narcotics, treatment by fifteen schools of medicine, beauty culture, physical culture, the science of breathing and the dictionary of drugs; twenty books - one volume

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary205
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Edition
1920 ed.
Publication Date
1920, c1916
Call Number
603 SCH
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Material Type
Book
Accession Code
HV971.136.95
Call Number
603 SCH
Edition
1920 ed.
Contributor
Scholl, B. Frank (Benjamin Franklin), 1860-1933
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Historical Publishing Co.
Publication Date
1920, c1916
Physical Description
xvi, 1774 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Inscription
"W27" [handwritten and crossed out in black ink on front pastedown]
Subjects LoC
Medicine, Popular
Medicine
Notes
"Edited by B. Frank Scholl, Ph.G., M.D." -- title page
Author's full given name and dates: Scholl, B. Frank (Benjamin Franklin), 1860-1933
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London Drugs

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 15, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 cm mounted on cardboard
Scope and Content
Photograph shows London Drugs store in the Kingsway Plaza in the 5000 Block Kingsway.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 15, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Record No.
556-177
Accession Number
2013-13
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 cm mounted on cardboard
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph shows London Drugs store in the Kingsway Plaza in the 5000 Block Kingsway.
Photographer
McCarron, John
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Buildings - Commercial - Drugstores
Names
London Drugs
Notes
Scope note taken directly from BPL photograph description.
1 b&w copy negative : 10 x 12.5 cm accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 5000 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
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Pharmacographia : history of the principal drugs of vegetable origin, met with in Great Britain and British India

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary3810
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Author
Flückiger, Friedrich A. (Friedrich August), 1828-1894
Hanbury, Daniel, 1825-1875
Edition
2nd
Publication Date
1879
Call Number
615.1 FLU
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Material Type
Book
Accession Code
BV002.84.44
Call Number
615.1 FLU
Edition
2nd
Author
Flückiger, Friedrich A. (Friedrich August), 1828-1894
Hanbury, Daniel, 1825-1875
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Macmillan & Co. Ltd.
Publication Date
1879
Physical Description
xx, 803 pages, includes index
Inscription
"L Paecoel MSD" [handwritten in blue ink, fly leaf front] "Merck & Co. Limited" "560 De Courcelles St." "Montreal" [blue stamp, fly leaf back and twice on end papers]
Subjects LoC
Botany
Plants, Medical
Pharmaceutical preparations
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Grow operation in south Burnaby

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivephoto96863
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[2000]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) : col.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the unidentified owner closing the garage door of a rental property in south Burnaby, where she had discovered her tenant running a grow operation.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[2000]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Record No.
535-2421
Accession Number
2018-12
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) : col.
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the unidentified owner closing the garage door of a rental property in south Burnaby, where she had discovered her tenant running a grow operation.
Photographer
Bartel, Mario
Subjects
Buildings - Residential - Houses
Drugs
Notes
Title based on caption
Collected by editorial for use in a May 2000 issue of the Burnaby NewsLeader
Caption from metadata: "The owner of this South Burnaby rental property was dismayed when she discovered her tenant had set up a grow operation in the garage."
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
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opium bottle

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumartifact85450
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV015.23.1
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV015.23.1
Description
Small shouldered bottle with a lip and it would have had a cork. The body of the bottle is cracked
Object History
These items were found under the Ceperley House Gardener's/Chauffeurs Cottage during repairs in the 1990's.
Category
04.Tools & Equipment for Materials
Classification
Medical & Psychological T&E - - Medical Accessories
Object Term
Bottle, Medicine
Measurements
Measurements: diameter of bottle 1.9 cm, diameter of neck 1.1 cm. height 4.6 cm
Subjects
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Container
Drugs
Gardens
Occupations - Agricultural Labourers
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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pharmaceutical tin

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumartifact1613
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.85.1
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.85.1
Description
pharmaceutical tin. Tall, rectangular metal tin with square pull-off lid; painted green with black text and design. The item is a bulk product stocked by a pharmacy. Up until the 1950s, pharmacists provided most prescription medications by creating compounds of bulk products that were given to customers as pills, salves, or tonics. Manufactured by "CHOICE / BOTANIC DRUGS / PRESSED / ... / PARKE, DAVIS & CO. / MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS". Original contents labels are painted red with black text. Original contents label on lid reads: "COTTON ROOT BARK". Soiled paper label adhered over original contents label on front of tin reads "CULVER'S ROOT / COTTON ROOT BARK / CATNIP HERB / CLEAVERS / COLTSFOOT LEAVES" in typewritten black text.
Object History
This item originates from Knowlton's Drug Store in Burnaby.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Manufactured by "CHOICE / BOTANIC DRUGS / PRESSED / ... / PARKE, DAVIS & CO. / MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS". Original contents label is painted red with black text. Original contents label on lid reads: "COTTON ROOT BARK". Soiled paper label adhered over original contents label on front of tin reads "CULVER'S ROOT / COTTON ROOT BARK / CATNIP HERB / CLEAVERS / COLTSFOOT LEAVES" in typewritten black text.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Subjects
Science and Technology Tools and Equipment
Name Access
Knowlton's Drugs
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Burnaby
Record Type
Artifact
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pharmaceutical tin

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumartifact1614
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.85.2
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.85.2
Description
pharmaceutical tin. Tall, rectangular metal tin with square pull-off lid; painted green with black text and design. The item is a bulk product stocked by a pharmacy. Up until the 1950s, pharmacists provided most prescription medications by creating compounds of bulk products that were given to customers as pills, salves, or tonics. Manufactured by "CHOICE / BOTANIC DRUGS / PRESSED / ... / PARKE, DAVIS & CO. / MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS". Original contents labels are painted red with black text. Original contents labels on lid and front of tin are covered over by adhered paper labels and are unreadable except for "SOL... / ... / ROOT". Soiled paper labels adhered over original contents label on lid and front of tin read "STRAMONIUM LEAVES / SPILENARD ROOT / STRAWBERRY LEAVES" in typewritten black text. Tin has contents.
Object History
This item originates from Knowlton's Drug Store in Burnaby.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Manufactured by "CHOICE / BOTANIC DRUGS / PRESSED / ... / PARKE, DAVIS & CO. / MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS". Original contents label is painted red with black text. Original contents labels on lid and front of tin are covered over by adhered paper labels and are unreadable except for "SOL... / ... / ROOT". Soiled paper labels adhered over original contents label on lid and front of tin read "STRAMONIUM LEAVES / SPILENARD ROOT / STRAWBERRY LEAVES" in typewritten black text. Tin has contents.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Subjects
Science and Technology Tools and Equipment
Name Access
Knowlton's Drugs
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Burnaby
Record Type
Artifact
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pharmaceutical tin

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumartifact1615
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.85.3
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.85.3
Description
pharmaceutical tin. Tall, rectangular metal tin with square pull-off lid; painted green with black text and design. The item is a bulk product stocked by a pharmacy. Up until the 1950s, pharmacists provided most prescription medications by creating compounds of bulk products that were given to customers as pills, salves, or tonics. Manufactured by "CHOICE / BOTANIC DRUGS / PRESSED / ... / PARKE, DAVIS & CO. / MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS". Original contents labels are painted red with black text. Original contents label on lid reads: "STRAMONIUM LEAVES". Soiled paper label adhered over original contents label on front of tin reads "SASSFRAS / SCULLCAP" in typewritten black text. Tin has contents.
Object History
This item originates from Knowlton's Drug Store in Burnaby.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Manufactured by "CHOICE / BOTANIC DRUGS / PRESSED / ... / PARKE, DAVIS & CO. / MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS". Original contents labels are painted red with black text. Original contents label on lid reads: "STRAMONIUM LEAVES". Soiled paper label adhered over original contents label on front of tin reads "SASSFRAS / SCULLCAP" in typewritten black text. Tin has contents.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Subjects
Science and Technology Tools and Equipment
Name Access
Knowlton's Drugs
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Burnaby
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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pharmaceutical tin

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumartifact1616
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.85.4
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.85.4
Description
pharmaceutical tin. Tall, rectangular metal tin with square pull-off lid; painted green with black text and design. The item is a bulk product stocked by a pharmacy. Up until the 1950s, pharmacists provided most prescription medications by creating compounds of bulk products that were given to customers as pills, salves, or tonics. Manufactured by "CHOICE / BOTANIC DRUGS / PRESSED / ... / PARKE, DAVIS & CO. / MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS". Original contents labels are painted red with black text. Original contents labels on lid and front of tin are covered over by adhered paper labels and are unreadable except for "C... / ... / VES". Soiled paper labels adhered over original contents label on lid and front of tin read "CRAMP BARK / ...NIUM LEAVES" and "CRAMP BARK / CONIUM LEAVES".
Object History
This item originates from Knowlton's Drug Store in Burnaby.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Manufactured by "CHOICE / BOTANIC DRUGS / PRESSED / ... / PARKE, DAVIS & CO. / MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS". Original contents labels are painted red with black text. Original contents labels on lid and front of tin are covered over by adhered paper labels and are unreadable except for "C... / ... / VES". Soiled paper labels adhered over original contents label on lid and front of tin read "CRAMP BARK / ...NIUM LEAVES" and "CRAMP BARK / CONIUM LEAVES".
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Subjects
Science and Technology Tools and Equipment
Name Access
Knowlton's Drugs
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Burnaby
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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pharmaceutical tin

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumartifact1618
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.85.6
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV971.85.6
Description
pharmaceutical tin. Tall, rectangular metal tin with square pull-off lid; painted green with black text and design. The item is a bulk product stocked by a pharmacy. Up until the 1950s, pharmacists provided most prescription medications by creating compounds of bulk products that were given to customers as pills, salves, or tonics. Manufactured by "CHOICE / BOTANIC DRUGS / PRESSED / ... / PARKE, DAVIS & CO. / MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS". Original contents labels are painted red with black text. Original contents label on lid reads: "ELDER FLOWERS". Soiled paper label adhered over original contents label on front of tin reads "...ERS / ...PTUS LEAVES / ...MPAN ROOT" in typewritten black text.
Object History
This item originates from Knowlton's Drug Store in Burnaby.
Category
05.Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology
Classification
Chemical T&E
Marks/Labels
Manufactured by "CHOICE / BOTANIC DRUGS / PRESSED / ... / PARKE, DAVIS & CO. / MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS". Original contents labels are painted red with black text. Original contents label on lid reads: "ELDER FLOWERS". Soiled paper label adhered over original contents label on front of tin reads "...ERS / ...PTUS LEAVES / ...MPAN ROOT" in typewritten black text.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Company
Subjects
Science and Technology Tools and Equipment
Name Access
Knowlton's Drugs
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Burnaby
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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