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Dates
1930
1970
circa 1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.489.1 a-c
Description
Brown wooden case with air vents cut in on top with a small light in metal inset in top; on face, two 4-cm dials; left dial calibrated from 0 to 9747, right dial from -10 to 120; three toggle switches, two electric cords.
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Accession Number
1969.489.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Tests
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Audiometry -- instrumentation
Description
Brown wooden case with air vents cut in on top with a small light in metal inset in top; on face, two 4-cm dials; left dial calibrated from 0 to 9747, right dial from -10 to 120; three toggle switches, two electric cords.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
audiometer - Size: Length 38.0 cm x Width 21.0 cm x Depth 21.5 cm
electric cord - Size: Length 64.5 cm
electirc cord - Size: Length 65.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Western Electric
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1970
circa 1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver; black
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"Western Electric // USA // 6A Audiometer"; "GE PAT // 1611014 // 1918070"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-G1-1
Condition Remarks
Rubber covering the plug is beginning to rot.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Not tested to see if it is working.
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125 A Audiometer index ring

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1975.8.2A
Description
Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1975.8.2A
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Tests
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Audiometry -- instrumentation
Description
Note: item is missing.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-3
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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126 A Audiometer index ring

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1975.8.2B
Description
Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1975.8.2B
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Tests
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Audiometry -- instrumentation
Description
Note: item is missing.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-3
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Abraham's septum dissector

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1975.3.35
Description
A long metal handle narrows into a thin shaft that ends with a spatula-shaped cutting blade.
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Accession Number
1975.3.35
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- nasal
Description
A long metal handle narrows into a thin shaft that ends with a spatula-shaped cutting blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
On shaft: "HARTZ"; logo: caduceus with crown above.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-12
Dimension Notes
Length 20.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Finish worn off most of the blade.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 3107 (items #C/-7445 and C/-7446); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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acorn nasal tip

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001345
Description
Acorn nasal tip, which consists of a single piece of hollow cylindrical bakelite; one end has a bulbous section that tapers slightly and ends with a rounded outer tip with a small hole through its centre; the other end is cylindrical with a larger diameter collar near the centre and a rounded lip n…
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Accession Number
997001345
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Description
Acorn nasal tip, which consists of a single piece of hollow cylindrical bakelite; one end has a bulbous section that tapers slightly and ends with a rounded outer tip with a small hole through its centre; the other end is cylindrical with a larger diameter collar near the centre and a rounded lip near the outer end; there is a small, round hole through its centre; the outer edge is rounded.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
plastic: black
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 4.2 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The bakelite shows minor wear only; there are no chips, cracks or missing sections.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #703; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing Hospital -- Professional Instruments -- Equipment -- Supplies," by V. Mueller & Co., 1956, p. 71 (similar to item #AU-343) (see attached photocopy); came in an envelope with other instruments, 997.001.340-.344, .346-.350; CD #3; CD #5
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Adenoid curette

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1966.11.34
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Accession Number
1966.11.34
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Curettage
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
993004256 a-b
Description
(a): Post-nasal instruments: metal Laforce adenotome, standard pattern size 2 with blade; (b): thin flexible stainless metal blade has perforations and curved end with attached shaped piece for attachment; from roll 993.004.252.
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Accession Number
993004256 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- tome -- adenotome
Description
(a): Post-nasal instruments: metal Laforce adenotome, standard pattern size 2 with blade;
(b): thin flexible stainless metal blade has perforations and curved end with attached
shaped piece for attachment; from roll 993.004.252.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - adenotome - Size: Length 24.0 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
b - extra blade - Size: Length 5.2 cm. x Width 1.6 cm. x Depth 0.6 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Ingram & Bell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Date Remarks
From Miltex catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a): "INGRAM & BELL // 2 // 119 // GERMANY // CMB"; (b): "HASLAM // STAINLESS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Condition Remarks
# 1: corrosion; # 2: no new damage
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Miltex Instrument Co. Illustrated Catalogue" #MX20-860 p. 230; CD #4
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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
993004257
Description
Post-nasal instruments: metal Laforce adenotome, standard pattern, medium size with flexible blade; from roll 993.004.252.
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Accession Number
993004257
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- tome -- adenotome
Description
Post-nasal instruments: metal Laforce adenotome, standard pattern, medium size with flexible blade; from roll 993.004.252.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Date Remarks
Dated from Miltex catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"U.S.A. // CMB"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 25.0 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm. x Depth: 1.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 1: corrosion; shows wear; # 2: no new damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
"Miltex Instrument Co. Illustrated Catalogue" p. 230 #MX20-860; CD #4
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
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Agnew's tympanum perforator

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001209
Description
Agnew's tympanum perforator, which consists of an instrument made from a single piece of metal; the handle is a hollow, four-sided narrow piece with a closed, rounded bottom and a top that tapers to join a solid cylindrical shaft at a 45 deg angle; the shaft is straight and ends with a diamond-shap…
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Accession Number
997001209
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- perforator -- aural
Description
Agnew's tympanum perforator, which consists of an instrument made from a single piece of metal; the handle is a hollow, four-sided narrow piece with a closed, rounded bottom and a top that tapers to join a solid cylindrical shaft at a 45 deg angle; the shaft is straight and ends with a diamond-shaped tip with sharp side edges and a rounded end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-16
Dimension Notes
Length 15.4 cm x Width 0.6 cm x Depth 5.4 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; there is staining visible on the handle just before it joins to the shaft
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #300; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Illustrated Catalog of A Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff Inc., c. 1920, p. 154 (similar to item 5774) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Alexander's mastoid gouge

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Dates
1934
circa 1934
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001425
Description
Alexander's mastoid gouge, which consists of an instrument made from a single solid piece of metal; the main handle/shaft of the gouge is squared, with four flat sides and rounded corners; the gouge tapers slightly and rounds out to end with a semicircular, thin, sharp edge; the top has a concave g…
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Accession Number
997001425
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- chisel and gouge
Description
Alexander's mastoid gouge, which consists of an instrument made from a single solid piece of metal; the main handle/shaft of the gouge is squared, with four flat sides and rounded corners; the gouge tapers slightly and rounds out to end with a semicircular, thin, sharp edge; the top has a concave groove in the metal; the other end of the gouge flares out to form a thumbtack-like rounded end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1934
circa 1934
Date Remarks
Logo type used from 1934 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One side of the handle/shaft has the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above, as well as, "KNY-SCHEERER // GERMANY // 1 // 6 // m/m" stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-7
Dimension Notes
Length 17.4 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #675; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 3056 (similar to item #C/-4430, 3) (see attached photocopy); came in instrument roll 997.001.423 with 23 other surgical instruments; one broken instrument not catalogued; CD #6
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Alexander's mastoid gouge

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Dates
1934
circa 1934
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001426
Description
Alexander's mastoid gouge, which consists of an instrument made from a single solid piece of metal; the main handle/shaft of the gouge is squared, with four flat sides and rounded corners; the gouge tapers slightly and rounds out to end with a semicircular, thin, sharp edge; the top has a concave g…
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Accession Number
997001426
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- chisel and gouge
Description
Alexander's mastoid gouge, which consists of an instrument made from a single solid piece of metal; the main handle/shaft of the gouge is squared, with four flat sides and rounded corners; the gouge tapers slightly and rounds out to end with a semicircular, thin, sharp edge; the top has a concave groove in the metal; the other end of the gouge flares out to form a thumbtack-like rounded end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1934
circa 1934
Date Remarks
Logo type used from 1934 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One side of the handle/shaft has the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above, as well as, "KNY-SCHEERER // GERMANY // 2 // 8 // m/m" stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-7
Dimension Notes
Length 17.4 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #675; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 3056 (similar to item #C/-4430, 4) (see attached photocopy); came in instrument roll 997.001.423 with 23 other surgical instruments; one broken instrument not catalogued; CD #6
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Allen nasal applicator

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1984.14.5
Description
Hexagonal metal handle somewhat larger than the metal rod, which ends in a three-sided tip.
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Accession Number
1984.14.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Description
Hexagonal metal handle somewhat larger than the metal rod, which ends in a three-sided tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.J. Wilson; used by his father, Dr. J.P WIlson.
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 17.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Tip is darkened as if by heat.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. J.P. Wilson graduated from U of T in 1911 and practised in Richmond Hill 1919-1967.
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Allen nasal applicator

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997034450
Description
A solid stainless steel bar with a triangular tip and hand grip at the proximal end; nasal cotton carrier with a 6" end.
Accession Number
997034450
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Description
A solid stainless steel bar with a triangular tip and hand grip at the proximal end; nasal cotton carrier with a 6" end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments after 1920.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"The J F HARTZ Co. // GERMANY" stamped into handle with Kny-Scheerer logo of a caduceus.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 0.2 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Tip and part of shaft discoloured.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
C. Kelly, ret. OR nurse; "Surgical Instruments Catalog" Ninth Edition, by Storz Instrument Co., 1966, p. 142 (similar to item #N2040) (see attached photocopy).
Research Facts
Used for application of analgesics while doing nasal procedures.
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Allen nasal applicator

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.132.1
Description
Long, fine shaft on a handle; around 1/4 of the tip is triangular.
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Accession Number
1969.132.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Description
Long, fine shaft on a handle; around 1/4 of the tip is triangular.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
metal: dark grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 18.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Shaft is fairly flexible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, p. 3055 (identical to C/4359); identical to 1969.137.1; CD #UHN
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Allen nasal applicator

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.137.1
Description
Long, fine shaft on a handle; around 1/4 of the tip is triangular.
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Accession Number
1969.137.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Description
Long, fine shaft on a handle; around 1/4 of the tip is triangular.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
metal: dark grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 17.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Shaft is fairly flexible; bent at tip.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, p. 3055 (identical to C/4359); identical to 1969.137.1; CD #UHN
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anaesthetic laryngoscope

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Dates
1970
1985
circa 1970-1985
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997034511
Description
A folding anaesthetic laryngoscope has a circular handle with a cross-hatch pattern cut into it; the blade is straight, hollow, and semi-circular with a smooth tip; handle houses a light source with bulb attached; the blade folds down parallel to the handle.
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Accession Number
997034511
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Laryngoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- laryngoscope
Description
A folding anaesthetic laryngoscope has a circular handle with a cross-hatch pattern cut into it; the blade is straight, hollow, and semi-circular with a smooth tip; handle houses a light source with bulb attached; the blade folds down parallel to the handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
The Foregger Co.
Site Made (City)
Smithtown
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
1985
circa 1970-1985
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"FOREGGER PAT. NO. 2389226 FOLDING SCOPE" stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-8
Dimension Notes
Length 15.5 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd Ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. P-2 (similar to item OA-035-01-A) (see attached photocopy); CD #4.
Research Facts
Used to expose the larynx and pass a laryngeal tube through it.
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Andrews' mastoid gouge

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001427
Description
Andrews' mastoid gouge, which consists of an instrument made from a single solid piece of metal; the main handle/shaft of the gouge is cylindrical with eight flat sides; the gouge tapers slightly and rounds out to end with a semicircular thin sharp edge; the top has a concave groove in the metal; t…
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Accession Number
997001427
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- chisel and gouge
Description
Andrews' mastoid gouge, which consists of an instrument made from a single solid piece of metal; the main handle/shaft of the gouge is cylindrical with eight flat sides; the gouge tapers slightly and rounds out to end with a semicircular thin sharp edge; the top has a concave groove in the metal; the other end of the gouge tapers in, then flares out to form a solid flat round piece.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Tiemann
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One side of the handle/shaft has, "12 // TIEMANN" stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-7
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; there are several small areas of non-active corrosion, especially on the handle/shaft.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #675; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Illustrated Catalog of a Complete Line of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman & Shurtleff Inc., c. 1920, p. 149 (similar to item #5635) (see attached photocopy); came in instrument roll 997.001.423 with 23 other surgical instruments; one broken instrument not catalogued; CD #6
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Andrew's tongue depressor

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.122.1
Description
Angular tongue depressor with one pointed, curved end.
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Accession Number
1969.122.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Diagnosis, Oral -- instrumentation
MM= Depressor -- tongue
Description
Angular tongue depressor with one pointed, curved end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-1
Dimension Notes
Length 23.5 cm x Width 1.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar to 1969.123, but lighter in weight; CD #UHN
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Andrew's tongue depressor

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.123.1
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Accession Number
1969.123.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Diagnosis, Oral -- instrumentation
MM= Depressor -- tongue
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-1
Dimension Notes
Length 23.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Similar to 1969.122.1, but heavier; Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 3253 (similar to C/13310); CD #UHN
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Anger's tracheotome

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1972.15.41
Description
Scissor-like trivalve dilator; middle blade is tracheotome with sharp side toward handles; on squeezing together handles, outer blunt blades expand outwards (dilation) and the knife blade moves toward the handles.
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Accession Number
1972.15.41
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- tome -- tracheotome
Description
Scissor-like trivalve dilator; middle blade is tracheotome with sharp side toward handles; on squeezing together handles, outer blunt blades expand outwards (dilation) and the knife blade moves toward the handles.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: the Nightingale Tea Room, Elora, Ontario, on behalf of St. John's Church, Elora; instruments from a local doctor's general practice.
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 12.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Some rusting; sticks slightly.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," 20th edition, Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 3184 (Fig. C/-11001); CD #UHN
Images
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