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Dates
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Allen nasal applicator

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Dates
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
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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anaesthetic laryngoscope

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Dates
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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