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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
000019001 a-d
Description
A Kodak brand 35 mm (a) film reel on plastic spool in a (b-c) two part yellow locking storage container (d) with removable blue plastic disk over one of the locking corners.
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Accession Number
000019001 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
X-Rays -- audiovisual aids
Radiology
Description
A Kodak brand 35 mm (a) film reel on plastic spool in a (b-c) two part yellow locking storage container (d) with removable blue plastic disk over one of the locking corners.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - reel - Size: Depth 2.1cm x Diam. 31.0 cm
b - top - Size: Length 33.5 cm x Width 33.5 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
c - bottom - Size: Length 33.5 cm x Width 33.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
d - disk - Size: Width 0.2 mm x Diam. 3.3 cm
Provenance
School of X-Ray at Kingston General Hospital
Maker
Eastman Kodak Company
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plastic: yellow, dark grey, blue, white, clear
metal: silver
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Embossed on storage canister: "PROPERTY OF EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY // ROCHESTER, NEW YORK"; Hand printed on top of cannister. "INSIDE // STORY // MEDICAL"; Embossed on film reel : "PROPERTY // OF // NBC // PLASTIC REEL CORPORATION OF AMERICA"; handwritten on top of container: "P. C. L."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C8-5
Condition Remarks
Container shows minor wear scratches along edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Richard Woods (donor)
Research Facts
Donor indicated this was a documentary on X-Ray.
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autotransformer

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004061
Description
Autotransformer which consists of a square metal base built up of flat pieces of steel laminated together and held up by large screws; in the middle of the frame is a cloth strip-covered roll (of copper?); the cloth is coated with black paint; coming out from the central roll are 20 high current le…
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Accession Number
995004061
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Autotransformer which consists of a square metal base built up of flat pieces of steel laminated
together and held up by large screws; in the middle of the frame is a cloth strip-covered roll
(of copper?); the cloth is coated with black paint; coming out from the central roll are 20
high current leads -- cloth-covered wires; some of these have heavy paper tags which read
5, 250, 65, 210 (attached) and 140, 10, 30, and 165 (unattached)
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Kelley-Koett Mfg. Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Covington
Site Made (State)
Kentucky
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
1920's
Material
metal: grey; silver
fabric: black
Inscriptions
Label on the side reads, "Auto Transformer Type 200G Volt 250 Cycles 60 KVA 8 Serial 868
The Kelley-Koett Mfg. Co., Inc. Keleket Building -- Covington, KY. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 56.0 cm. x Width: 21.2 cm. x Depth: 21.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Autotransformer was very dirty and dusty; there is some minor corrosion of the steel; some
of the cloth stripping has been torn; the cloth on some of the wires has holes; one wire has
come off and one is missing; four of the paper tags have come off
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; CD #2
Research Facts
The wires coming out of the transformer are high current leads
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Bucky diaphragm motor oil

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Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
997037591
Description
Glass bottle of Bucky diaphragm motor oil with screw cap with paper label.
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Accession Number
997037591
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Glass bottle of Bucky diaphragm motor oil with screw cap with paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Dr. H. Godfrey Bird
Maker
General Electric X-Ray Corporation
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Date Remarks
Date determined by font style
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
paper: cream
ink: red
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "BUCKY DIAPHRAGM // MOTOR OIL"; embossed in glass on back neck: "8" in U-shaped wreath.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 5 Row A
Length
18.2 cm
Width
7.0 cm
Depth
4.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
A bottle of oil for an X-ray machine.
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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004056
Description
Choke used for smoothing a filament coil which consists of a round central section which has copper wire wrapped around its outside with cloth stripping on top; the centre of the central section is hollow and has a cylindrical metal rod in it; this rod can be raised and lowered by turning a round h…
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Accession Number
995004056
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Choke used for smoothing a filament coil which consists of a round central section which has
copper wire wrapped around its outside with cloth stripping on top; the centre of the central
section is hollow and has a cylindrical metal rod in it; this rod can be raised and lowered
by turning a round handle which sticks out from the top; there are two wires leading out from
the bottom and one from the top
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Keleket (Kelley-Koett) Corporation
Site Made (City)
Covington
Site Made (State)
Kentucky
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Material
metal: grey; brown
fabric: beige
plastic: brown
Inscriptions
The company name of "Keleket-Covington, Ky U.S.A." appears in raised letters on the outside
edge of the central section
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.0 cm. x Width: 9.0 cm. x Depth: 12.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Choke was dusty and dirty; the cloth strip wound around the central section is stained and
worn in two spots
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light", by E.R.N. Grigg MD; CD #4
Research Facts
Choke used for smoothing a filament coil
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Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004045
Description
X-ray collimator which consists of a long painted metal base which has a long projecting thin section on one side and widens out at the other (almost key-shaped); the wide end has a square hole cut into it and plates which go in both directions over top; there is a knob at the thin end which contro…
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Accession Number
995004045
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
X-ray collimator which consists of a long painted metal base which has a long projecting thin
section on one side and widens out at the other (almost key-shaped); the wide end has a square
hole cut into it and plates which go in both directions over top; there is a knob at the thin
end which controls the plates
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Keleket
Site Made (City)
Waltham
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
paint: black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Stamped on the bottom is, "925M-1 KELEKET"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 68.0 cm. x Width: 27.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Collimator was very dirty and dusty; some paint has chipped off from the surface
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, MD; CD #2
Research Facts
Early version of an x-ray collimator; used to block and direct x-rays
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Coolidge transformer

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Dates
1890
circa 1890
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004013
Description
Coolidge transformer which consists of a metal base with 28 screw holes, indicating it was attached to something at some point; the middle of the base has a hole cut out of it which measures 8 cm in diameter and is surrounded with cork; onto the base is attached two vertical bars with a cloth-cover…
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Accession Number
995004013
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Radiotherapy
Description
Coolidge transformer which consists of a metal base with 28 screw holes, indicating it was
attached to something at some point; the middle of the base has a hole cut out of it which
measures 8 cm in diameter and is surrounded with cork; onto the base is attached two vertical
bars with a cloth-covered vertical bar at the top and another halfway down; the second vertical
bar has a metal cylinder on it with a cloth-covered attachment in the centre; there
are wires leading out of this attachment
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Kelley Koett Mfg. Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Covington
Site Made (State)
Kentucky
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
circa 1890
Date Remarks
1890-1900
Material
metal: dark grey
fabric: brown
paint: black
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's label on bottom reads, "Coolidge Transformer Volts 120 Cycles 60 Type J The
Kelley Koett Mfg. Co. Inc."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 27.0 cm. x Width: 21.0 cm. x Depth: 24.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Transformer was very dirty and dusty; the cloth tape is worn in several spots; the paint on
the base is chipped in several spots; the electric wires are cracked in 5 places
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; CD #4
Research Facts
Power unit for a filament
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Coolidge tube housing

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Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004022
Description
Early Coolidge tube housing which consists of a cylindrical bakelite tube with open ends; the ends are made of metal (one is chrome-plated); the centre of the tube has a ridge chromed metal section with a round opening which has red glass at the bottom and allows the centre of the tube to be seen.
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Accession Number
995004022
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Early Coolidge tube housing which consists of a cylindrical bakelite tube with open ends; the ends are made of metal (one is chrome-plated); the centre of the tube has a ridge chromed
metal section with a round opening which has red glass at the bottom and allows the centre of the tube to be seen.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Coolidge - General Electric
Site Made (City)
Milwaukee
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
glass: red
Inscriptions
Centre of the tube housing has maker's marks - "1 [inside circle]" G.E. symbol and the
words "Coolidge Tube"; the other mark is Victor symbol and the words "Made in U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 46.0 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Tube was dirty and dusty; the chrome sections show some wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; CD #4
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dental x-ray tube

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004014
Description
X-ray tube which consists of a cylindrical outer tube made of plastic with a glass inner tube; within the glass tube is a heavy metal rod and a copper section; the top of the tube has a piece of cork holding two wires; the bottom of the tube has the end of the metal rod coming out of it
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Accession Number
995004014
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography, Dental -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
X-ray tube which consists of a cylindrical outer tube made of plastic with a glass inner tube;
within the glass tube is a heavy metal rod and a copper section; the top of the tube has a
piece of cork holding two wires; the bottom of the tube has the end of the metal rod coming
out of it
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Dunlee Corporation
Site Made (City)
Bellwood
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
1920's or 1930's
Material
metal: dark grey; brown
plastic (or laminated fabric?): brown; black
glass: clear
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Label on outside tube reads, "Dunlee X-Ray Tube Type 042 Focus T MM Anode No. 12204"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.0 cm. x Width: 6.5 cm. x Depth: 6.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The tube was dusty and dirty; the outer coverings of the two wires leading from the inner tube
are cracked
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; CD #4
Research Facts
Likely used as a dental x-ray tube due to its being smaller than the average x-ray tube
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electric motor

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Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004069 a-b
Description
Small electric motor which consists of rectangular laminated steel plates (31) with a roll of wire around a black plastic casing at the front and a brass section at the back which contains round moving parts; the back has a piece of coated wood screwed on; the bottom has two strips of coated cloth …
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Accession Number
995004069 a-b
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- machine
Description
Small electric motor which consists of rectangular laminated steel plates (31) with a roll of
wire around a black plastic casing at the front and a brass section at the back which contains
round moving parts; the back has a piece of coated wood screwed on; the bottom has two strips
of coated cloth on the brass section and two wires ( one unattached) coming from the wire roll
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - Size: Length 7.3 cm. x Width 7.4 cm. x Depth 4.3 cm.
b - Size:
Maker
Barber-Colman Co.
Site Made (City)
Rockford
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver; grey; yellow
plastic: black
wood: brown
fabric: brown
Inscriptions
Wood at back marked "CW C CCW (Clockwise and Counter clock-wise)"; steel plates stamped
"466" and "61722"; plastic casing reads: "Barber Colman Co. Rockford Ill."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-1
Condition Remarks
Motor was very dirty and dusty; one of the wires has broken off; there is also a chip missing
from the plastic
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; CD #2
Research Facts
Possibly a clock motor
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electrostatic generator / X-ray machine

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
006030001
Description
Oak-framed glass case; on four legs; reveals the inner working of the machine; external crank wheels are located at the back of the machine; there are brass and vulcanite protrusions from the front of the case; under which is a scalloped wooden ledge used to support accessories.
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Accession Number
006030001
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
X-Ray Therapy -- instrumentation
Electrostatics
MM= Radiography -- machine
Description
Oak-framed glass case; on four legs; reveals the inner working of the machine; external crank wheels are located at the back of the machine; there are brass and vulcanite protrusions from the front of the case; under which is a scalloped wooden ledge used to support accessories.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Frank Mellow a Queen's Medical school graduate of 1902; the machine was used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario in 1912; the Dr.'s main practice was on first floor; this unit was on the second floor where radiotherapy, massage,surgical procedures were performed with it; it was last used therapeutically in 1940 by Dr. Mellow.
Maker
Waite & Bartlett Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Date based on research and donor's remarks
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
metal: brown; black
vulcanite: dark brown
leather: brown
Inscriptions
"WAITE & BARTLETT MANF' CO. // NEW YORK" embossed on a metal plaque on the front right side of the case is a list of patent dates "PAT'D JUNE 18 1889 // PAT'D MAY 8 1893 // PAT'D FEB. 19 1901 // PAT'D APRIL 18 1901 // PAT'D MAY 28 1901"
Permanent Location
Storeroom W2
W2-538-Floor
Temporary Location
On display "Electricity and the Invisible Ray" in (North Gallery Room 1013) Museum of Health Care, Oct. 2006.
Dimension Notes
Length 208.2 cm x Width 177.7 cm x Depth 109.2 cm
Condition Remarks
There are a few spots where cleaner was not removed when the initial cleaning of the object was undertaken, there is a crack in one of the disks inside the case; there appears to be water damage on he top and back; the rest of the object appears to be as new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Static Electricity and the uses of the Roentgen Ray", W.B. Snow, 1903, p. 12; "Electricity in Medicine", G.W. Jacoby & J.R. Jacoby, 1919, p. 110; "The Trail of the Invisible Light", E.R.N. Grigg, 1965, p. 69. "Aloe's Illustrated and Priced Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physician's Supply and Hospital Furnishings, " 6th ed., A.S. Aloe Co., St. Louis, 189-, p. 754, item #9875; Duncan Robert Antiques; CD #2.
Research Facts
The machine worked by someone cranking the external fly wheels which rotated the glass disks and generated a static electrical charge; this charge was directed in a number of different ways by various instruments to a patient who would have been receiving treatment, radiation therapy or X-ray examinations; see file for more complete research.
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Fairchild-Smith 70 mm developing unit

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004040 a-b
Description
Film-processing tank which consists of (a) a top and (b) a bottom section; the bottom is an oval-shaped open-topped container with a funnel at the front which allows developing solution to be added; the top is a flat oval metal piece with two reels attached to the bottom and a handle at the tip whi…
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Accession Number
995004040 a-b
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
X-Ray Film
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Film-processing tank which consists of (a) a top and (b) a bottom section; the bottom is an
oval-shaped open-topped container with a funnel at the front which allows developing solution
to be added; the top is a flat oval metal piece with two reels attached to the bottom and
a handle at the tip which turns them; the sides have screw attachments to hold the top and
bottom together
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - Size: Length 33.5 cm. x Width 19.8 cm. x Depth 13.0 cm.
b - Size:
Maker
Fairchild-Smith Camera and Instrument Corporation
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
1960's (?)
Material
metal: silver
film: grey
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's label reads, "Fairchild-Smith 70 mm. Developing Unit Fairchild Camera and
Instrument Corporation New York, N.Y. U.S.A. No. 461509 F-213 Model No."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-2
Condition Remarks
The tank was very dirty and dusty; rubber lining at lid is disintegrating
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, MD; (similar to tube on p. 425); CD #4
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filament controller

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004024
Description
Filament controller which consists of a cast-iron (?) cylindrical shell with a turning knob and pointer and a scale on the top; the shell is hollow and inside is a transformer/power unit; there are three screw holes on the bottom of the shell which would have allowed it to be attached to something
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Accession Number
995004024
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Filament controller which consists of a cast-iron (?) cylindrical shell with a turning knob
and pointer and a scale on the top; the shell is hollow and inside is a transformer/power
unit; there are three screw holes on the bottom of the shell which would have allowed it to
be attached to something
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Victor
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Material
metal: dark grey
paint: black
fabric: black
Inscriptions
Top of controller has a scale from 0-50 and reads, "Filament Controller Volts 110 A.C.
Cycles 50 60 No. 6580 Victor Trade Mark Reg. U.S. Pat. Off."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Width: 19.5 cm. x Depth: 19.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Controller was dirty and dusty; dial turns freely; there are a few minor chips in the
paint
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; CD #4
Research Facts
Variable transformer; milliamperes current control for filament; the Victor X-Ray Corporation/Electric
Company had branches in New York City, Boston and San Francisco
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Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004050
Description
Film magazine which consists of a hollow rectangular metal box (hinged at the top) with a scale of footage remaining at the top and an open and close key at the bottom as well as a camera lens; inside are two film reels with a film on them; the lid has a threading diagram on the inside of it
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Accession Number
995004050
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
X-Ray Film
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Film magazine which consists of a hollow rectangular metal box (hinged at the top) with a scale of footage remaining at the top and an open and close key at the bottom as well as a camera lens; inside are two film reels with a film on them; the lid has a threading
diagram on the inside of it
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Picker Co.; Dupont Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
paint: green; black
film: green
Inscriptions
There is a threading diagram on the inside lid as well as a sticker which reads, "Picker part No. A-40206B"; the inside base has a sticker which reads, "Caution close sprocket film shoe
before closing cover"; the reels have "Dupont Company Made in U.S.A." stamped on them; the footage remaining scale at the top is from 0-100
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.0 cm. x Width: 12.7 cm. x Depth: 3.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Film magazine was dusty and dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; CD #4
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hand-held fluoroscope

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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004001 a-b
Description
Hand-held fluoroscope consisting of a) the fluoroscope X-ray screen which is a funnelshaped box (cloth-covered wood) with a screen made of glass and plastic (?) at the wide end and a fake fur-covered viewing section at the narrow end; (b) a removable wooden handle which attaches to a metal hardware…
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Accession Number
995004001 a-b
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Fluoroscopy -- instrumentation
Description
Hand-held fluoroscope consisting of a) the fluoroscope X-ray screen which is a funnelshaped box (cloth-covered wood) with a screen made of glass and plastic (?) at the wide end and a fake fur-covered viewing section at the narrow end; (b) a removable wooden handle which attaches to a metal hardware attachment on the bottom of the fluoroscope.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - fluoroscope - Size: Length 32.0 cm. x Width 24.0 cm. x Depth 24.0 cm.
b - fluoroscope handle - Size: Length 13.0 cm. x Width 3.2 cm.
Maker
Patterson
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900-1920
Material
wood: black (paint)
metal: silver
glass: clear
plastic: clear
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-1
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
Fluoroscope was very dusty; the wooden handle which was intended to screw on and off does not stay on; the "fake fur" around the eyepiece is deteriorating and there are "bald" patches; (2) the fake fur and leather appear stable and have suffered no further damage; the paint on the wooden frame is worn and scratched, and the paint in the top proper left corner is completely worn; the fluoroscope was dusty; the glass/plastic screen had approximately seven shallow scratches in its surface, and a smudge of what appears to be adhesive in the top centre area of the screen.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Gregg M.D.; Bernie Ziomkiewicz
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006 - Feb 2016.
Spring 1998-Sept. 17, 2002: on exhibit in Kingston General Hospital Hall of Honour in "The Advent of X-rays"
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intensifying screen

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Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004046
Description
Intensifying x-ray screen, which consists of an outer rectangular metal frame with an inner section which is hinged at the top, has a lifting handle at the bottom and a metal bar across the middle which turns to lock the inner section into the frame; the flat painted middle piece of metal has felt …
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Accession Number
995004046
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Intensifying x-ray screen, which consists of an outer rectangular metal frame with an inner
section which is hinged at the top, has a lifting handle at the bottom and a metal bar across
the middle which turns to lock the inner section into the frame; the flat painted middle piece
of metal has felt on the inside over which is a piece of coated paper; the inner piece fits
tightly into the outer frame
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Geo. W. Brady & Co. X-Ray Supplies
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
fabric: black
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's label reads, "Geo. W. Brady & Co. X-Ray Supplies Chicago, Ill."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 25.2 cm. x Width: 19.8 cm. x Depth: 1.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
The screen was dirty and dusty; (2) the top surface of the screen had many shallow scratches in it from heavy use; this does not appear to be a result of its exhibit history; the metal frame is also worn from use , and there is a spot of inactive corrosion on the one short side from a fingerprint, 1.2 cm x 1.7 cm; there are smaller dark smudges from handling and use over approximately 10% of the frame; on the reverse side the exposed felt is moderately frayed; there were no signs of active corrosion; the paint on the hinges of the backing plate was worn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, MD; CD #6
Research Facts
The intensifying screen had x-ray film put inside and was then placed under the patient for
x-raying; the intensifying zinc sulfide in the screen allowed for shorter exposure times
Exhibit History
Spring 1998-Sept. 17, 2002: on exhibit in KGH Hall of Honour in "The Advent of X-rays"
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kilovolt meter; voltmeter

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004037
Description
Kilovolt meter which consists of a black plastic housing which is round at the back and squared at the front; the front has a section under clear plastic which has a kv scale printed on white paper and a meter which takes readings; the back section houses the meter and has two screws and wires lead…
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Accession Number
995004037
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Electricity
Description
Kilovolt meter which consists of a black plastic housing which is round at the back and
squared at the front; the front has a section under clear plastic which has a kv scale
printed on white paper and a meter which takes readings; the back section houses the meter
and has two screws and wires leading out from it
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Hickok Electrical Instrument Co.
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
1940's-1960's
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black; clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
Front section has a kilovoltage scale and manufacturing information which reads, "Model S-499
Made in U.S.A. F.S. 75V The Hickok Electrical Instrument Co., Cleveland, Ohio keleket"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.2 cm. x Width: 9.4 cm. x Depth: 6.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Meter was dusty and dirty; front display panel has minor staining
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; Nancy Chisholm; CD #4
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milliammeter; milliamperemeter

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Dates
1945
circa 1945
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004038
Description
Milliamperes meter which consists of a black plastic housing which is round at the back and squared at the front; the front has a section under clear plastic which has a milliamp scale printed on a white background and a meter to take readings; the back section houses the meter and has 8 screws com…
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Accession Number
995004038
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Electricity
Description
Milliamperes meter which consists of a black plastic housing which is round at the back and
squared at the front; the front has a section under clear plastic which has a milliamp scale
printed on a white background and a meter to take readings; the back section houses the meter
and has 8 screws coming out of it
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Hickok Electrical Instrument Co.
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
circa 1945
Date Remarks
1945-1960's
Material
metal: grey
plastic: black; clear
Inscriptions
Front section has a milliamperes scale and manufacturing information which reads, "Model S-43X
The Hickok Electrical Instrument Co., Cleveland, Ohio, Made in U.S.A. C-T68-34 U.S. Pat. No.
2,355,649: Re 22623 Canada Patented 1945 4184-218"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.4 cm. x Width: 13.1 cm. x Depth: 8.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Meter was dusty and dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; Nancy Chisholm; CD #4
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photofluoro unit

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004043 a-c
Description
Cassette photofluoro unit which consists of a (a) a front section which is made of flat metal and slides in and out of (b) the black metal rectangular-shaped frame, which has two rectangular windows in the front and is backed with (c) solid metal back which is removable and held down with two rotat…
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Accession Number
995004043 a-c
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Cassette photofluoro unit which consists of a (a) a front section which is made of flat metal
and slides in and out of (b) the black metal rectangular-shaped frame, which has two rectangular
windows in the front and is backed with (c) solid metal back which is removable and held down
with two rotating pieces of metal which fit into grooves in the frame
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - sliding front piece - Size: Length 21.0 cm. x Width 7.1 cm.
b - frame - Size: Length 20.4 cm. x Width 9.2 cm.
c - back - Size: Length 17.2 cm. x Width 7.6 cm.
Maker
Fairchild X-Ray Equipment and Accessories - Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation
Site Made (City)
Syosset
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
1940's - 1950's (possibly more recent)
Material
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's name and logo appear on the outside frame (b)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-3
Condition Remarks
Photofluoro unit was dirty and dusty; there are minor chips in the paint on the back piece
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, MD; CD #4
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radiation survey meter

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004028
Description
Radiation survey meter which consists of a box-like central piece with a handle underneath and a cylindrical metal tube coming out horizontally from it; the tube is hollow and covered with clear plastic at the end; top of the box has two black plastic knobs which turn on the meter and set the level…
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Accession Number
995004028
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiation Monitoring -- instrumentation
MM= Radiotherapy -- instrumentation
Description
Radiation survey meter which consists of a box-like central piece with a handle underneath and a cylindrical metal tube coming out horizontally from it; the tube is hollow and covered with clear plastic at the end; top of the box has two black plastic knobs which turn on the meter and set the level; the front of the box has a dial in MR/HR.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Victoreen Instrument Co.
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
1950's -1970's
Material
metal: grey
plastic: black; clear
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's label reads, "Model 740 Serial 348 The Victoreen Instrument Co. Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 28.8 cm. x Width: 21.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
The meter was dirty and dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.
Research Facts
In working condition; would likely have been used to measure radioactive emissions from something, to check for contamination or to check for leaks in x-ray equipment
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rectifier tube

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004017
Description
Therapy rectifier which consists of a cylindrical black glass tube with a screw attachment (similar to a light bulb) and a metal section at one end and a similar screw attachment and ridged metal section at the other end
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Accession Number
995004017
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
Therapy rectifier which consists of a cylindrical black glass tube with a screw attachment
(similar to a light bulb) and a metal section at one end and a similar screw attachment and
ridged metal section at the other end
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Philips (Norelco)
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
1930's
Material
metal: silver
glass: black
Inscriptions
Label on lthe end of the tube reads, "Philips Metalix - Valve Nr. X6045 Voltage 125 kv peak
Made in U.S.A. Saturation curr.: 200 mA filament curr: 7.5 A 14.5 V Saturation curr.: 400
mA filament curr: 8.0 A 16.2 V. Saturation curr.: 1000 mA filament curr.: 8.5 A 18.0 V for
short times."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 54.0 cm. x Width: 10.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The tube was dusty and dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; CD #4
Research Facts
Identified as having a therapeutic function
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