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Dates
1910 (?)
circa 1910 (?)
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
992073002
Description
Surgery: one-piece steel scalpel has ridges where thumb would go; in excellent condition
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Accession Number
992073002
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- scalpel
Description
Surgery: one-piece steel scalpel has ridges where thumb would go; in excellent condition
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H.C. Mabee
Dates
1910 (?)
circa 1910 (?)
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Stamped on handle: "LORENZ"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.0 cm. x Width: 1.0 cm. x Depth: 0.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
2004: rusty
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Images
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Dates
1920 (?)
circa 1920 (?)
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
992073003
Description
Surgery: one-piece metal scalpel has ridges for thumb rest; removable blade
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Accession Number
992073003
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- scalpel
Description
Surgery: one-piece metal scalpel has ridges for thumb rest; removable blade
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H.C. Mabee
Maker
Bard-Parker Co. Inc.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920 (?)
circa 1920 (?)
Inscriptions
Embossed on handle: BARD-PARKER // MADE IN USA; "= 3"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.4 cm. x Width: 1.2 cm. x Depth: 0.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
2004: rusty
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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catgut ligatures

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
992064001 a-d
Description
Surgery: blue cardboard box with paper label holds three sealed amber tubes of catgut with label & liquid inside; catgut no. 3; medium-hard chromic; three vials held in cardboard divider
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Accession Number
992064001 a-d
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Ligation -- instrumentation
Sutures
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Surgery: blue cardboard box with paper label holds three sealed amber tubes of catgut with label & liquid inside; catgut no. 3; medium-hard chromic; three vials held in cardboard divider
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
b - tube - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Diameter1.0
c - tube - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Diameter1.0
d - tube - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Diameter1.0
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H. C. Mabee
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New Brunswick
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Material
pasteboard: blue; yellow; red; cream
glass:
catgut:
alcohol/water (?): clear
Inscriptions
(a): paper label states: BOILABLE // THREE STANDARD TUBES STERILE // CATGUT LIGATURES No. 3 //
MEDIUM-HARD CHROMIC (10 to 20 Day) // To sterilize exterior: these tubes may be boiled in
water // Manufactured by Johnson & Johnson // New Brunswick, N.J. USA // MADE IN U.S.A.;
(b,c,d): paper label inside states: CATGUT No. 3 // 1F // MEDIUM-HARD CHROMIC // (10 to 20
days) // Johnson & Johnson
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Condition Remarks
#2: The flap on the proper left side of the box was creased and becoming brittle; one short flap was missing; the box was otherwise stable; the paper insert (not numbered) was yellowing; the glass suture containers showed no signs of damage.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: "Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery,"Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013
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catgut ligatures

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
992065001 a-d
Description
Surgery: blue cardboard box with paper label holds three sealed amber tubes of catgut with label & liquid inside; catgut no. 2; medium-hard chromic; three vials held in cardboard divider
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Accession Number
992065001 a-d
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Ligation -- instrumentation
Sutures
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Surgery: blue cardboard box with paper label holds three sealed amber tubes of catgut with label & liquid inside; catgut no. 2; medium-hard chromic; three vials held in cardboard divider
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
b - tube - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Diameter1.0
c - tube - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Diameter1.0
d - tube - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Diameter1.0
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H. C. Mabee
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New Brunswick
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
lettering
Material
pasteboard: blue; yellow; red; cream
glass:
catgut:
alcohol/water (?): clear
Inscriptions
(a): paper label states: BOILABLE // THREE STANDARD TUBES STERILE // CATGUT LIGATURES No. 2 //
MEDIUM-HARD CHROMIC (10 to 20 Day) // To sterilize exterior: these tubes may be boiled in
water // Manufactured by Johnson & Johnson // New Brunswick, N.J. USA // MADE IN U.S.A.;
(b,c,d): paper label inside states: CATGUT No. 2 // 7F // MEDIUM-HARD CHROMIC // (10 to 20
days) // Johnson & Johnson
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Condition Remarks
#2: The box was stable except for the flaps on the proper left side; these had become brittle and had broken off; the long flap and one short flap remained; the flat cardboard insert was yellowing significantly, as was the cardboard insert supporting the ligature; the glass ligature vials showed no signs of damage; the top of the box was dusty.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
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catgut ligatures

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
992066001 a-f
Description
Surgery: two-piece cardboard box with fitted wadding holds three clear glass sealed tubes of catgut No. 2; tubes have white paper label inside
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Accession Number
992066001 a-f
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Ligation -- instrumentation
Sutures
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Surgery: two-piece cardboard box with fitted wadding holds three clear glass sealed tubes
of catgut No. 2; tubes have white paper label inside
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - box bottom - Size: Length 11.3 cm. x Width 5.2 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
b - box top - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Width 5.4 cm. x Depth 1.6 cm.
c - tube (No. 3) - Size: Length 9.8 cm. x Width 5.4 cm. x Depth 1.6 cm. x Diameter1.0
d - tube (No. 2) - Size: Length 9.8 cm. x Width 5.4 cm. x Depth 1.6 cm. x Diameter1.0
e - tube (No. 3) - Size: Length 9.8 cm. x Width 5.4 cm. x Depth 1.6 cm. x Diameter1.0
f - wadding - Size:
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H.C. Mabee
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New Brunswick
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
lettering
Material
pasteboard: black; yellow; red; cream; blue
glass: clear
catgut: tan
alcohol/water (?): clear
Inscriptions
(b): paper label states: Johnson & Johnson // THREE STANDARD TUBES STERILE // CATGUT LIGATURES
No. 2 // PLAIN // To sterilize exterior, these tubes may be boiled in water // Manufactured
by Johnson & Johnson // NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., U.S.A. // MADE IN U.S.A; (c,d,e): paper label
states: CATGUT No. 3 // PLAIN // 5 Feet // Johnson & Johnson
days) // Johnson & Johnson
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Condition Remarks
#2: The top of the box was dusty; the short proper right side of the box has torn along its side edges; the box was yellowing slightly; the cotton wadding appeared stable; the glass ligature containers and contents were undamaged.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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Asepto wound and irrigating syringe

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
992032001 a-c
Description
(a): glass syringe missing plunger; no markings; clear glass; (b): paper label is attached to glazed black paper box; (c): glazed paper sleeve
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Accession Number
992032001 a-c
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
(a): glass syringe missing plunger; no markings; clear glass; (b): paper label is attached
to glazed black paper box; (c): glazed paper sleeve
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - glass syringe - Size: Length 18.5 cm. x Diameter4.0
b - box base - Size: Length 26.2 cm. x Width 6.5 cm. x Depth 6.5 cm.
c - box sleeve - Size: Length 26.3 cm. x Width 7.0 cm. x Depth 7.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H. C. Mabee
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Date Remarks
style of type on label (KK)
Material
glass: clear
paper: black; white; red; blue
Inscriptions
On paper label on (b): ASEPTO // SYRINGE // No. 2082 // B-D // BELTON, DICKINSON
& CO., // RUTHERFORD, N.J.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-14
Condition Remarks
Some abrasion on edges; (b): hole pierced by student (1984) for new # tag; #2: box was dusty; condition otherwise unchanged; there were no chips or breaks on glass parts
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 177 (similar to item #6H-594-1) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
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rolled gauze bandage

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Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
992036001
Description
Sealed cylinder of rolled cotton gauze bandage; top and bottom have circular inserts
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Accession Number
992036001
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Sealed cylinder of rolled cotton gauze bandage; top and bottom have circular inserts
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H.C. Mabee
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: tan
paper: green; yellow
Inscriptions
Imprinted on paper cover: LINTON // GAUZE BANDAGE // PLAIN STERILIZED // 2 INCHES X 6 YARDS //
(5,1 cm) (5.48 Meters) // IN SEALED CYLINDER // Johnson & Johnson Ltd. // MONTREAL CANADA //
Handle carefully. // Open with aseptic // precautions
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.5 cm. x Diam. : 3.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
slightly faded
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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rolled conform bandage

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Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
992041001 a-b
Description
Stretchy rolled cotton gauze in modern cardboard box
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Accession Number
992041001 a-b
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Stretchy rolled cotton gauze in modern cardboard box
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - rolled bandage - Size: Length 6.3 cm. x Diameter4.0
b - box - Size: Length 7.8 cm. x Width 5.6 cm. x Depth 5.6 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H.C. Mabee
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: cream
cardboard: white; red; blue
Inscriptions
printed on 4 sides same information: 3 IN. WIDE 5 YDS. LONG (STRETCHED) // KLING //
TRADE MARK // conform // BANDAGE // STERILIZED // Johnson & Johnson // LIMITED MONTREAL;
opening side states: OPEN HERE \
/ OUVREZ ICI // TO CLOSE - TUCK FLAP INSIDE // POUR
REFERMER // INSEREZ LA LANGUETTE / A L'INTERIEUR // STERILIZED AFTER PACKAGING //
STERILISE APRES L'EMPAQUETAGE
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Condition Remarks
(b): edges show slight abrasion
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
992050001 a-d
Description
Rust-coloured rubber tube has oval bulb shape in middle; line drawing on label; separate tube has black-painted tip with pierced holes
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Accession Number
992050001 a-d
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Enema -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- irrigator -- rectal
MM= Irrigation -- enema
Description
Rust-coloured rubber tube has oval bulb shape in middle; line drawing on label; separate
tube has black-painted tip with pierced holes
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 18.6 cm. x Width 12.0 cm. x Depth 5.6 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 19.0 cm. x Width 12.0 cm. x Depth 2.2 cm.
c - enema tube (stiffened - cannot measure) - Size:
d - extra tube part - Size: Length 14.5 cm. x Diameter1.5
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H.C. Mabee
Maker
Hanover Rubber Works
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
style of label (KK)
Material
pasteboard, paper: white; tan; rust
rubber: rust
metal: black; silver
Inscriptions
On paper label on (b): The Excelsior Enema // Made of one seamless piece and of the best
and most durable soft rubber // Manufactured by the // HANOVER // RUBBER WORKS EXCELSIOR
HANOVER-LIMMER // (GERMANY); hand-stamped on bottom of (a): "Made in Germany"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-12
Temporary Location
Workroom
Condition Remarks
(a,b): abrasion along edge; paper has discoloured; hole pierced in (b) in 1984 to hold previous # tag; (c,d): rubber stiffening, flaking, cracking; #2: the box and lid were dusty; they were yellowing slightly, but were generally stable; the enema tube had hairline cracks over approximately 90% of its surface; the rubber was stiff; there were no loose rubber particles in the box; the rubber was not flaking significantly; #3: rubber cracked; #4: the rubber is very hard.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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thermometer case

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Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
992073005 a-b
Description
Two-piece metal glass-lined case, possibly for thermometer; cotton wadding in bottom; two glass circular windows at bottom of (a).
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Accession Number
992073005 a-b
Collection
Dr. H. C. Mabee Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Description
Two-piece metal glass-lined case, possibly for thermometer; cotton wadding in bottom; two glass circular windows at bottom of (a).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - main - Size: Length 10.2 cm. x Width 1.5 cm.
b - lid - Size: Length 3.6 cm. x Width 1.7 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. H.C. Mabee
Maker
Shermans Bacterins
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Inscriptions
Stamped on top of lid: SHERMANS // BACTERINS // DETROIT
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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