993.192.1: Prescription & Case Report Book, 1929

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993.192.1: Prescription & Case Report Book. Prescription & case report book in leather wallet
Image No. 703 Prescription & case report book in leather wallet; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Prescription & case report book in leather wallet, 'D.H.Paterson, M.D.' embossed in gold lettering on front of wallet. Inside, the wallet has 4 pockets on left side and 1 on right to hold the book. The pad contains sheets with perforated line separating the prescription part of the sheet and the case report section. On the back of the case report section is a diagram, in red, of the upper torso. Towards the back of the book is a pink sheet with manufacturers name and address to be used to order a prescription and case book pad refill and/or a blood test card.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.192.1
Collection: Public Health & Hygiene
Date: 1929

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 19.4 cm
  • Width: 10.5 cm

Object Parts

  • a) Wallet
  • b) Book

Object Materials

  • card,
  • gold print,
  • leather,
  • paper,
  • printing ink

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: The Sanitas Company Limited
  • Owner: Dr. Donald H. Paterson
  • History of Use: Dr. Donald Paterson [1890-1968] a pioneer and leader in paediatrics. In 1946 he founded the Health Centre for Children in Vancouver and in 1954 was a founding member of the Board of the B.C. Association for Retarded Children.