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90° regular holder

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
000003144
Description
The regular holder consists of two C-style clamps joined by a twisted metal component that sets each clamp at 90°; at the base of each clamp component, a 90° angle groove is set into the metal; the securing action of each clamp is provided by a heavy threaded bolt with a flat, circular turning knob…
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Accession Number
000003144
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus
Description
The regular holder consists of two C-style clamps joined by a twisted metal component that sets each clamp at 90°; at the base of each clamp component, a 90° angle groove is set into the metal; the securing action of each clamp is provided by a heavy threaded bolt with a flat, circular turning knob that fits into a hollow, round extension at the end of each clamp arm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Fisher
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"FISHER" is stamped into one of the metal clamp arms; "CASTALOY" is stamped into the metal near the end of one clamp arm.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The regular holder was moderately dusty; a yellow deposit had accumulated within the threads of the securing bolts; the holder shows signs of moderate wear, particularly in the form of scratches on the flat surfaces of both 90° grooves; there are no major dents, and only minor inactive corrosion in one of the grooves; both bolts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The VWR Canlab Catalogue," VWR Canlab U.S.A., 1997, p. 451 (similar to item in lower left figure) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
Research Facts
Object name taken from catalogue.
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90° regular holder

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
000003228
Description
The regular holder consists of two C-style clamps joined by a twisted metal component that sets each clamp at a 90° angle; one clamp arm is curved, the other squared; at the base of the rounded clamp, there is a V-shaped groove; at the base of the squared clamp, there is a 90° groove; the securing …
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Accession Number
000003228
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus
Description
The regular holder consists of two C-style clamps joined by a twisted metal component that sets each clamp at a 90° angle; one clamp arm is curved, the other squared; at the base of the rounded clamp, there is a V-shaped groove; at the base of the squared clamp, there is a 90° groove; the securing action of each clamp is provided by a heavy threaded bolt with a flat, circular turning knob that fits into a hollow, round extension at the end of each clamp arm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
In raised metal letters on one side of the curving arm: "® P S [enclosed in a box with a vertical line separating the two letters] PRECISION"; on the opposite side of the metal curving arm, in raised metal letters: "59-520 Super Cast"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The clamp was dusty; there were traces of blue-green corrosion on the surface of the object; there were minor signs of wear; all parts move freely.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The VWR Canlab Catalogue," VWR Canlab, 1997, p. 451 (similar to image at lower left) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
Research Facts
Arrived attached to 000.003.227
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90° regular holder

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
000003230
Description
The regular holder consists of two C-style clamps joined by a twisted metal component that sets each clamp at a 90° angle; the clamp arms are curved; at the bases of the clamps, there is a V-shaped groove; the securing action of each clamp is provided by a heavy threaded bolt with a flat, circular …
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Accession Number
000003230
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus
Description
The regular holder consists of two C-style clamps joined by a twisted metal component that sets each clamp at a 90° angle; the clamp arms are curved; at the bases of the clamps, there is a V-shaped groove; the securing action of each clamp is provided by a heavy threaded bolt with a flat, circular turning knob that fits into a hollow, round extension at the end of each clamp arm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Fisher
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
In raised metal letters on one side of the curving arm: "FISHER"; on the opposite side of the metal curving arm appears, in raised metal, a short rectangle above a long rectangle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The clamp was dusty; there were traces of blue-green corrosion on the surface of the object; there were minor signs of wear; all parts move freely.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"The VWR Canlab Catalogue," VWR Canlab, 1997, p. 451 (similar to image at lower left) (see attached photocopy); CD #4
Research Facts
Arrived attached to 000.003.229
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Dates
1962
1987
circa 1962-1987
Collection
Queen's University Department of Physiology Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
Accession Number
993006054 a-d
Description
Four metal rods of three sizes with one end threaded; accessory for physiograph machine; from cabinet #993.006.036
Accession Number
993006054 a-d
Collection
Queen's University Department of Physiology Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
MeSH Heading
Kymography -- instrumentation
Physiology -- instrumentation
Description
Four metal rods of three sizes with one end threaded; accessory for physiograph machine;
from cabinet #993.006.036
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - metal rod - Size: Length 13.6 cm. x Diameter0.6 cm.
b - metal rod - Size: Length 14.5 cm. x Diameter0.6 cm.
c - metal rod - Size: Length 12.7 cm. x Diameter0.6 cm.
d - metal rod - Size: Length 14.5 cm. x Diameter0.6 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Queen's University Dept. of Physiology
Dates
1962
1987
circa 1962-1987
Date Remarks
dates of continuous use of [physiograph] machine
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
Floor
Condition Remarks
shows wear
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
Instruction manual, 993.006.043, is stored in the physiograph
Attached to and stored with 993.006.036.
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Acu-drop machine

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Collection
Kingston General Hosptial Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
996021001 a-b
Description
(a) Acu-drop machine, which consists of a heavy green metal rectangular frame with a square hollow shelf inside; a lever on the top of the machine raises and lowers a metal plate at the top of the shelf; a metal rod with a plastic knob raises and lowers the bottom of the shelf, with a right to left…
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Accession Number
996021001 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hosptial Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Weights and Measures
Description
(a) Acu-drop machine, which consists of a heavy green metal rectangular frame with a square hollow
shelf inside; a lever on the top of the machine raises and lowers a metal plate at the top of the
shelf; a metal rod with a plastic knob raises and lowers the bottom of the shelf, with a right to
left movement; (b) splatter guard, which fits in under the top plate; this has a metal piece at the
top with 24 holes and a round, hollow plastic part which fits on, to leave the piece with an opening
at the bottom; the lower shelf of (b) raises to fit tightly against (b)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - Acu-drop machine - Size: Length 31.9 cm. x Width 23.4 cm. x Depth 17.9 cm.
b - splatter guard - Size: Length 8.1 cm. x Width 13.5 cm. x Depth 11.4 cm.
Material
metal: green; dark grey; silver
plastic: clear; black
Inscriptions
(b) The top of the splatter guard has 24 equal-sized and numbered (in white) holes
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-1
Condition Remarks
Manufacturer's label missing (originally read "Acu-drop", according to Graeme McKay); there is
minor corrosion on the handle which raises and lowers the lower shelf, but nowhere else; all moving
parts still move
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Graeme McKay; CD #2
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adjustable leg bands for fowl

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997001200 a-k
Description
Package of adjustable leg bands for fowl, consisting of ten leg bands (a-j) in an envelope (k); the leg bands are all made of a flat piece of aluminum that tapers out at one end to form a rectangular piece; there is a square hole in the metal near the outer edge of the rectangular end; this hole ha…
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Accession Number
997001200 a-k
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Animal Identification Systems -- instrumentation
Poultry
Description
Package of adjustable leg bands for fowl, consisting of ten leg bands (a-j) in an envelope (k); the leg bands are all made of a flat piece of aluminum that tapers out at one end to form a rectangular piece; there is a square hole in the metal near the outer edge of the rectangular end; this hole has two small tabs sticking up from two of the sides; the outer edges of the rectangular piece have rounded corners; the long, narrow section has a rounded end; all bands have a number stamped into the metal of the rectangular piece; the bands are stored in a printed paper envelope that has an illustration and printed instructions; the envelope is rectangular in shape and is slit open at the right side (please see sketch on accession sheet).
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - leg band - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - leg band - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
c - leg band - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
d - leg band - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
e - leg band - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
f - leg band - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
g - leg band - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
h - leg band - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
i - leg band - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
j - leg band - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
k - envelope - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 7.8 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine collection
Material
metal: silver
paper: beige
Inscriptions
Each band has the following number stamped into the metal: (a) "9"; (b) "10"; (c) "11"; (d) "13"; (e) "15"; (f) "16"; (g) "17"; (h) "20"; (i) "23"; and (j) "25"; the envelope (k) reads, "The Challenge // Adjustable Leg Band // Numbered 1-25 // Directions:- Place band around the fowl's leg and insert tongue through // the raised loop, drawing tongue through far enough to make band of desired // size, then bend end of tongue back between the two prongs and close prongs // down over band, as shown in above cut. The surplus tongue can be cut off // or left on and band enlarged later if desired."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-5
Condition Remarks
The leg bands are unused; some show minor bending in the long, narrow section; the envelope has several minor bends and three small holes; some foxing is visible on the back; all printing is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #291; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #5; CD #3
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adult intubation model in case

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
997023012 a-b
Description
Adult intubation model in case, which consists of (a) a life-sized plastic model of the head, neck and upper chest of a man; the chest is cut away to show the stomach and lungs as well as the tracheal and bronchial tubes; the model is attached to a flat metal base; there are electrical wires leadin…
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Accession Number
997023012 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Models, Anatomic
Manikins
Resuscitation -- education
Description
Adult intubation model in case, which consists of (a) a life-sized plastic model of the head, neck
and upper chest of a man; the chest is cut away to show the stomach and lungs as well as the tracheal
and bronchial tubes; the model is attached to a flat metal base; there are electrical wires
leading from the model to the base and a red light on the base; the bottom of the model has a battery
chamber; the model fits into (b) a plastic suitcase, that is rectangular in shape and has a
lid which is hinged onto the bottom by a hinge at the back; the front of the suitcase has a plastic
handle and two metal clasps; the inside bottom of the case has a nylon strap that holds the model
in place
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - intubation model - Size: Length 66.3 cm. x Width 35.8 cm. x Depth 33.4 cm.
b - case (closed) - Size: Length 73.4 cm. x Width 41.8 cm. x Depth 26.6 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Laerdal Medical Corp.
Site Made (Country)
Norway
Material
metal: silver; grey
plastic: flesh tone; grey; brown; yellow; red; blue; black; clear
nylon: grey
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
(a) Manufacturer's label reads, "LAERDAL // ADULT INTUBATION MODEL // MADE IN NORWAY // LAERDAL
MEDICAL CORP. 136 Marbledale Rd., Tuckahoe, N.Y. 10707"; a paper label on the base reads, " - "[ti]ssues"
inside this model's mouth and // [throa]t are, as far as possible, made to resemble //
[tho]se of a human. Reasonable care, therefore, // [sh]ould be taken in not tearing the tongue
and // [e]piglottis. Before each training session, spray // mouth and throat area with silicone
spray // ASMUND S. LAERDAL // STAVANGER - NORWAY"; missing areas of label in brackets; another
half label reads, "-- unscrewing the screw in // -- of the mounting board" in four languages:
English, French, Norwegian (?) and German (?); (b) labels on the suitcase read, "ADULT INTUBATION
MODEL // 1943 // Made in Norway"; "LAERDAL // ASMUND S. LAERDAL // Stravanger - Norway" and "Sold
and Serviced Exclusively by // SAFETY // SUPPLY // COMPANY // 214 KING ST., E. // TORONTO, ONT. //
M5A 1J8 // BRANCHES // ACROSS // CANADA"; there are also words written on the outside of the suitcase
in magic marker, which read, "PLEASE SEND // TO [downward arrow] // DEPT. OF // ANAESTHESIA
// K.G.H."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-T2-3
Condition Remarks
(a) The model appears to be complete and shows little damage; the left nostril on the model's nose
is stretched out of shape and the battery compartment at the bottom shows staining from corroded
batteries; the lungs will hold air; (b) the suitcase is complete and undamaged; the outside shows
minor wear and the front clasps open and close easily; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews; CD #1
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Nov. 25 1997-Oct. 24, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037061 a-c
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to a short neck that becomes a short stem with leak-proof grindings; a metal screw-top wick holder with ribbed edges fits on the stem and provides a rigid fastening for the cotton wi…
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Accession Number
997037061 a-c
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Sterilization methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to a short neck that becomes a short stem with leak-proof grindings; a metal screw-top wick holder with ribbed edges fits on the stem and provides a rigid fastening for the cotton wick that sticks up slightly from the holder opening; the bottom of the lamp is flat with edges that are concave before flaring outwards into the body of the lamp; a metal cap (b) is used for extinguishing the flame; it is cylindrical with a rounded top and hollow inside; the metal cap fits over the cork wick holder and neck of bottle; a small rubber O-shaped ring (c) is included; it has round sides and a circular hole punched in the middle
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - lamp - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 8.3 cm
b - metal cap - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
c - O-ring - Size: Depth cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Item found in book published in 1942
Material
metal: grey
fabric: white
glass: clear
Inscriptions
The words "MADE IN // USA" molded on bottom of lamp
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Condition Remarks
Major corrosion on metal screw-top wick holder; wick has apparent use on ends
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Scientific Instruments Laboratory Apparatus and Supplies (JC-141)", Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1942, p. 351 (similar to item 18750) (see attached photocopy); CD #7
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alcohol lamp burner

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
1969.227.1 a-c
Description
A squat glass container with a wick that goes through and protrudes from a metal threaded neck; metal cap.
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Accession Number
1969.227.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Sterilization methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
A squat glass container with a wick that goes through and protrudes from a metal threaded neck; metal cap.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - cap - Size: Depth 3.2 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
b - glass lamp - Size: Length 7.0 cm
c - wick
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
glass: translucent brown
metal: silver
fabric: off-white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Condition Remarks
Wick cap is damaged.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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alcohol lamp burner

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
1969.227.2 a-c
Description
A squat glass container with a wick that goes through and protrudes from a metal threaded neck; metal cap.
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Accession Number
1969.227.2 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Sterilization methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
A squat glass container with a wick that goes through and protrudes from a metal threaded neck; metal cap.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - cap - Size: Depth 3.2 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
b - glass lamp - Size: Length 7.0 cm
c - wick
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Material
glass: translucent brown
metal: silver
fabric: off-white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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alcohol lamp burner

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
1969.227.3 a-c
Description
A squat glass container with a wick that goes through and protrudes from a metal threaded neck; metal cap.
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Accession Number
1969.227.3 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Sterilization methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
A squat glass container with a wick that goes through and protrudes from a metal threaded neck; metal cap.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - cap - Size: Depth 3.2 cm x Diam. 2.8 cm
b - glass lamp - Size: Length 7.0 cm
c - wick
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Material
glass: translucent brown
metal: silver
fabric: off-white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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alcohol lamp burner

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Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
1969.246.1 a-b
Description
A squate glass bottle, ballooning out at sides with a narrow neck surrounded by a metal piece through which the rope wick protrudes; a glass cap fits over the wick.
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Accession Number
1969.246.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry, Analytical
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
A squate glass bottle, ballooning out at sides with a narrow neck surrounded by a metal piece through which the rope wick protrudes; a glass cap fits over the wick.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 7.0 cm
b - cap
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1800
1899
circa 1800-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "19c."
Material
glass: clear yellowish
metal: silver
fabric: white
Inscriptions
On glass bottom: "C"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Condition Remarks
Metal on wick is rusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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alcohol lamp burner

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Dates
1903
circa 1903
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
1970.8.12 a-b
Description
A metal flat-bottomed alcohol lamp (a); handle at side adjusts height of wick, amount of air; has screw closure for filling lamp; has a metal cap (b) for wick.
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Accession Number
1970.8.12 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry, Analytical
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
A metal flat-bottomed alcohol lamp (a); handle at side adjusts height of wick, amount of air; has screw closure for filling lamp; has a metal cap (b) for wick.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - burner - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 7.6 cm
b - cap
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Harold DeWitt Ball via Dr. Olive Ibberson.
Maker
Sternau & Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1903
circa 1903
Date Remarks
Patent date, marked on bottom.
Material
metal: yellowish-grey
Inscriptions
Imprinted on bottom of (a): "ADE // [logo] // MARK // STERNAU & CO. // PAT. FEB. 17, 1903 // OTHER PAT. PEND // 805"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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alcohol lamp in box

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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037062 a-e
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to an open short neck with screw fastening molds; the bottom of the lamp is flat with edges that are concave before flaring outwards into the body of the lamp; a cork wick holder (b…
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Accession Number
997037062 a-e
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Sterilization -- methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to an open short neck with screw fastening molds; the bottom of the lamp is flat with edges that are concave before flaring outwards into the body of the lamp; a cork wick holder (b) fits into opening of bottle; a metal tube with attached stopper protrudes through cork; two cotton wicks (c,d), both frayed at ends, fit into alcohol lamp holder; pieces (a-d) fit into a small cardboard rectangular-shaped box (e) that opens at the top and bottom by a flap
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - lamp - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 7.9 cm
b - wick holder - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
c - cotton wick - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
d - cotton wick - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
e - box - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 8.3 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Item found in book published in 1942
Material
metal: silver
fabric: white
glass: clear
cork: brown
cardboard: brown; blue
Inscriptions
(a) The words "MADE IN USA" are molded on bottom of lamp body; the cardboard box (e) has the word "Glass" handwritten in pencil on top; the words "1 ONLY No. ----, // GLASS CAP // 4 OZ. // ALCOHOL // LAMP // MADE IN U.S.A. // PRINTED IN U.S.A." with a small double-lined border around edges is stamped on front side of box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Condition Remarks
Lamp body has spots of metal corrosion on exterior of glass; neck of lamp has stains of corrosion; cardboard box has fingerprints on sides of box
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Scientific Instruments Laboratory Apparatus and Supplies (JC-141)", Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1942, p. 351 (similar to item 18750) (see attached photocopy); CD #7
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alcohol thermo-hydrometer

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Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010007 a-c
Description
Glass mercury thermometer; scale printed on two sections of paper inside; grey-blue tubular cardboard case; faded; area under top is a royal blue colour; creme and red label to side of case
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Accession Number
994010007 a-c
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Specific Gravity
Alcohols
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- specific gravity testing
Description
Glass mercury thermometer; scale printed on two sections of paper inside; grey-blue
tubular cardboard case; faded; area under top is a royal blue colour; creme and red
label to side of case
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thermometer - Size:
b - case top - Size:
c - case bottom - Size:
Maker
Wilco
Material
glass: clear
paper: creme; black; red
Inscriptions
Paper inside thermometer reads: "Correction Table for Temperature // Germany / U.S. Custom
House Hydrometer for spirit Tralle & Proof. Temp. 60° F."; label on case reads:
"Beaume's // Hydrometer // 60° F. // 0-70"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-4
Condition Remarks
case badly faded; case top repaired with tape
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; similar to, but approximately 6 inches shorter than, the
item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific
Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 494, item 24565; CD #6
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analytical balance

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010048 a-k
Description
Analytical balance; enclosed in wood and glass cabinet; front and back panel of cabinet slides up for access to balance; balance brass with aluminum pans; maker and identification info engraved to balance indicator; two knobs to front of base adjust balance; drawer to front; front screw legs adjust…
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Accession Number
994010048 a-k
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
Analytical balance; enclosed in wood and glass cabinet; front and back panel of cabinet slides up for access to balance; balance brass with aluminum pans; maker and identification info engraved to balance indicator; two knobs to front of base adjust balance; drawer to front; front screw legs adjustable to level; five pieces of wood inside drawer; a piece of brass hardware on each pan.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - main structure - Size: Length 51.5 cm. x Width 43.0 cm. x Depth 24.0 cm.
b - pan - Size:
c - pan - Size:
d - drawer - Size:
e - hardware - Size:
f - hardware - Size:
g - wood moulding - Size:
h - wood moulding - Size:
i - wood moulding - Size:
j - wood moulding - Size:
k - lined wood divider - Size:
Provenance
Used to measure quantities in 10ths of milligrams
Maker
Voland & Sons
Site Made (City)
New Rochelle
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow; silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
name plate reads: VOLAND & SONS // New Rochelle NY // PAT OCT 15 1912 // MADE FOR // EIMER & AMEND // NEW YORK
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A2-1
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; moulding missing in areas on front and back (moulding present in drawer)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. R. C. Wheeler; Dr. Wally Breck
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analytical balance

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010049 a-g
Description
Analytical balance; enclosed in wood and glass cabinet; front and back panels slide up to give access to balance; balance instrument of copper colour; with two detachable aluminum pans; maker engraved to balance indicator; two knobs to front for balance adjustment; drawer to front; screw legs to ad…
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Accession Number
994010049 a-g
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
Analytical balance; enclosed in wood and glass cabinet; front and back panels slide up
to give access to balance; balance instrument of copper colour; with two detachable
aluminum pans; maker engraved to balance indicator; two knobs to front for balance
adjustment; drawer to front; screw legs to adjust to level; two pieces of wood, one
piece of brass hardware inside drawer
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - main structure - Size: Length 46.5 cm. x Width 42.0 cm. x Depth 23.0 cm.
b - pan - Size:
c - pan - Size:
d - drawer - Size:
e - moulding - Size:
f - moulding - Size:
g - hardware - Size:
Maker
Christian Becker Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown; silver; black
glass: clear
Inscriptions
to balance indicator: CHRISTIAN BECKER INC. // NEW YORK
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B2-1
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; two pieces of moulding have fallen off (the pieces are present
in the drawer)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. R. C. Wheeler; Dr. Wally Breck; CD #4
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analytical balance

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010050 a-q
Description
Analytical balance; enclosed in wood and glass cabinet; front and back panels slide up to give access to balance; two detachable hanging pans to balance; maker engraved to balance indicator; two knobs to front exterior for balance adjustment; drawer to front base; drawer full of contents; screw leg…
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Accession Number
994010050 a-q
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
Analytical balance; enclosed in wood and glass cabinet; front and back panels slide up
to give access to balance; two detachable hanging pans to balance; maker engraved to
balance indicator; two knobs to front exterior for balance adjustment; drawer to front
base; drawer full of contents; screw legs under base adjust to level
Number Of Parts
17
Part Names
a - main structure - Size: Length 46.5 cm. x Width 42.0 cm. x Depth 23.0 cm.
b - pan - Size:
c - pan - Size:
d - hardware - Size:
e - hardware - Size:
f - drawer - Size:
g - pamphlet - Size:
h - screw - Size:
i - screw - Size:
j - screw - Size:
k - metal bracket - Size:
l - key - Size:
m - box of 10 mg wire clips - Size:
n - single balance wght fctn 10 mg (empty) - Size:
o - single balance wght fctn 20 mg (present) - Size:
p - single balance weight fraction box 10 mg (present) - Size:
q - q.1-q.12 wooden box of weights made by Fisher Sci. Co. Montreal - Size:
Maker
Christian Becker Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown; silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
balance indicator reads: CHRISTIAN BECKER INC. // NEW YORK
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B2-1
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. R. C. Wheeler; Dr. Wally Breck; CD #4
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analytical balance in case

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997002203
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Accession Number
997002203
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A2-1
Copy Type
Original
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analytical balance weights

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1976.1.1 a-v
Description
A rectangular-shaped wooden box (v) with lid; the case is lined with a velvet-like fabric and has a number of circular holes for storing the various-sized cylindrical brass weights (a-j, 10 in all); each of these weights has a small metal knob with a thin neck in the top centre portion of the weigh…
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Accession Number
1976.1.1 a-v
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
A rectangular-shaped wooden box (v) with lid; the case is lined with a velvet-like fabric and has a number of circular holes for storing the various-sized cylindrical brass weights (a-j, 10 in all); each of these weights has a small metal knob with a thin neck in the top centre portion of the weight; in addition, set in the top of the case is a rectangular plastic tray (t) that has 14 compartments for storing tiny rectangular weights and one compartment for storing the metal tweezers (u) used to pick up the weights; the tray fits into a rectangular depression in the body of the case; on top of the tray sits a glass lid (k) with a brass knob on top; there are just 8 of the tiny rectangular and wire weights (l-s).
Number Of Parts
22
Part Names
a - 100-gr weight - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
b - 50-gr weight - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
c - 20-gr weight - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - 10-gr weight - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
e - 10-gr weight - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
f - 5-gr weight - Size: Length 1.6 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
g - 2-gr weight - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
h - 1-gr weight - Size: Length 1.2 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
i - 1-gr weight - Size: Length 1.2 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
j - 1-gr weight - Size: Length 1.2 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
k - glass top to tray - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
l - 0.5-gr. weight (rectangular) - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Width 1.2 cm
m - 0.2-gr. weight (rectangular) - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Width 1.0 cm
n - 0.1-gr. weight (rectangular) - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Width 0.7 cm
o - 100-cg. weight (rectangular) - Size: Length 0.9 cm x Width 0.8 cm
p - 0.05-gr. weight (rectangular) - Size: Length 0.8 cm x Width 0.6 cm
q - 0.02-gr. weight (rectangular) - Size: Length 0.7 cm x Width 0.5 cm
r - 0.01-gr. weight (rectangular) - Size: Length 0.6 cm x Width 0.5 cm
s - wire weight - Size: Length 1.9 cm
t - plastic tray - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
u - tweezers - Size: Length 7.9 cm
v- box - Size: Length 13.9 cm x Width 9.3 cm x Depth 4.9 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.M. Dobbin of Toronto.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
wood: light brown
fabric: dark purple
plastic:
glass: clear
metal: yellow; silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-5
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Said to have been used by Banting during his work on insulin.
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