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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1981.10.8
Description
A paper packet, originally wrapped in silver foil, containing one oz. of B.P.C. compressed white absorbent lint.
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Accession Number
1981.10.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
A paper packet, originally wrapped in silver foil, containing one oz. of B.P.C. compressed white absorbent lint.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Agnes Harvie; from the medical effects of her husband, Dr. Robert Morley Harvie.
Maker
J. J. Smith & Nephew, Ltd. Paragon Works
Site Made (City)
Hull
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Material
fabric: white
paper: beige
ink: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on package: "Surgical Dressings. // WHITE // Absorbent Lint // B.P.C. Compressed 1 oz."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Temporary Location
On exhibit at Musee Royal 22e Regiment, Quebec City, L-2018-3 2 April 2018 - 3 August 2019
Length
5.0 cm
Width
3.0 cm
Depth
3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Unopened
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit "Francophone Experience in WW I War Hospital, 1914-1918," at the Museoparc Vanier Museopark, 9 June 2014.
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aneurysm needle

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
992070077 t
Description
Metal grooved aneurysm needle with semi circle curve at tip with hole at tip from surgical roll kit
Accession Number
992070077 t
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Needles
Ligation
MM= Needles -- suture -- ligating -- aneurysm
Description
Metal grooved aneurysm needle with semi circle curve at tip with hole at tip from surgical roll kit
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. R. MacGregor
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Length
12.3 cm
Width
1.9 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
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Dates
1920
1940
1920-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1973.2.15
Description
Curved trocar; a long, S-shaped metal shaft connected to a four-sided metal handle; end of shaft comes to a sharp point.
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Accession Number
1973.2.15
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Aspiration
Suction -- instrumentation
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Curved trocar; a long, S-shaped metal shaft connected to a four-sided metal handle; end of shaft comes to a sharp point.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Winston S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Maker
Mayer & Phelps
Dates
1920
1940
1920-1940
Date Remarks
Date is questionable.
Material
metal: yellow-brownish; grey
Inscriptions
"MAYER & PHELPS SS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Condition Remarks
Cannula missing; handle worn and discoloured (yellowish).
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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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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Auvard's irrigating uterine curette

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1976.9.28
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Accession Number
1976.9.28
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Dilatation and Curettage -- instrumentation
Irrigation -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- uterine
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-6
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004219
Description
Black and gold metal one-piece box with inside divider to pull out three sizes of medicated gauze -- 3", 2 1/2", and 1 1/2" widths -- diagrams and instructions are contained inside tin; empty of original Elastoplast gauze
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Accession Number
993004219
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
Description
Black and gold metal one-piece box with inside divider to pull out three sizes of medicated
gauze -- 3", 2 1/2", and 1 1/2" widths -- diagrams and instructions are contained inside tin;
empty of original Elastoplast gauze
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
T.J. Smith & Nephew Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
metal: black; yellow
Inscriptions
Printed in gold on top of box: Elastoplast // BRAND // SURGERY CASE // CONTAINING // DRESSING
STRIPS // CONSISTING OF // MEDICATED GAUZE PAD BISMUTH SUBGALLATE 2/3% // ON ZINC OXIDE ELASTIC
PLASTER // No proprietary rights are claimed in the manufacture of this plaster, // except in
respect of the registered trade mark "Elastoplast." // MADE IN ENGLAND By T.J. SMITH & NEPHEW
LTD. // LONDON HULL MANCHESTER GLASGOW
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 23.2 cm. x Width: 11.8 cm. x Depth: 4.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
dents; grime shows wear; inside has stains and scratches
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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B-D irrigating outfit no. 470 M

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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1966.11.83
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Accession Number
1966.11.83
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-14
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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B-D Yale glass Luer tip hypodermic syringe

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Dates
1918
1980
1918-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1979.20.5
Description
A black leather case with dome fasteners contains a frosted-glass syringe and a metal needle.
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Accession Number
1979.20.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections
Drug Therapy
Description
A black leather case with dome fasteners contains a frosted-glass syringe and a metal needle.
Part Names
box - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. C.D. Gossage of Toronto.
Maker
B-D Yale/Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Dates
1918
1980
1918-1980
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."; and "Post World War I"
Material
leather: black
glass: clear; red
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Syringe has measurement markings and, in red, "B-D YALE // Becton Dickinson & Co [in cursive]"; also labelled "E" and "F 60 68".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-4
Condition Remarks
#2: some wear on the case.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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bulb-type medical syringe

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Dates
1937
1964
1937-1964
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
005006001 a-e
Description
A bulb-type medical syringe consisting of a black plastic nozzle (a) attached to a green rubber bulb (b); comes in a box; the box (c) is brown and rectangular; one of the flaps (d) has torn off the box; paper instruction sheet (e).
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Accession Number
005006001 a-e
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe
Description
A bulb-type medical syringe consisting of a black plastic nozzle (a) attached to a green rubber bulb (b); comes in a box; the box (c) is brown and rectangular; one of the flaps (d) has torn off the box; paper instruction sheet (e).
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - nozzle - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
b - bulb - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Diam. 5.0 cm
c - box - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 5.9 cm
d - box flap - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm
e - instruction sheet - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 16.4 cm
Provenance
Used by Dr. Clifford W. Bennett (Queen's meds grad, 1921) at his medical practice at 197 Queen Street.
Maker
Geo. N. Hein Co.
Site Made (City)
San Carlos
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1937
1964
1937-1964
Date Remarks
Patented in 1937; Dr. Bennett practiced medicine from 1925 until 1964.
Material
plastic: black
rubber: green
cardboard: brown
Inscriptions
"HEIN - 67 // BULB TYPE // MEDICAL SYRINGE" printed on the front of the box
"THE HEIN - 67 Syinge is leak-proof, thouroughly cleanable and can be sterilized by boiling. It is recommended for the following uses: // EAR WASHING INFANTS NURSERY // ASPIRATION POWDER ATOMIZER // GENERAL IRRIGATION // The finest materials are used in its manufacture, and long lasting efficiancy // is assured for these and many other uses. Soft rubber safery tip included. // GEO. N. HEIN CO. SAN CARLOS, CALIF." printed on the back of the box
"CLEANABLE" printed on the top and bottom of the box
'PRESS HERE" printed on the tip of the bulb
"HEIN - 67 // PAT 2072366 // SAN CARLOS, CAL // GEO. N. HEIN" embossed on the nozzle
Permanent Location
(a-d) Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-14
(e) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Condition Remarks
The box is delicate, especially on the flaps; the syringe itself is fine.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing: Hospital - Professional Instruments - Equipment - Supplies," V. Mueller. Co., 1956, p. 72 (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Very similar to a syringe that appears in a 1956 Mueller catalogue, only the syringe in the catalogue has adaptable tips, so this is probably earlier.
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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1985.23.2
Description
A cream-coloured card with cut-out circles around three edges and various scales printed on it.
Accession Number
1985.23.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
A cream-coloured card with cut-out circles around three edges and various scales printed on it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: unknown.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
cardboard: cream
Inscriptions
Various scales printed around the edges; in the centre is printed: "AMERICAN SURGICAL TRADE ASSOCIATION // STANDARD METRIC CATHETER SCALE. // 1 Meter (M) = 10 decim's = 100 cemtim's (c.m.) = 1000 millim's (m.m.) // 1 M = 1.09 yds. = 3.28 feet = 39.37 in.; 1 c.m. = .3937 in.; 1 m.m. = .03937 in. // . . . [and so on, giving equivalents of many different metric measures]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Cosmo cautery unit

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1979.12.15 a-f
Description
Black metal apparatus with a cap at one end and an electrical cord at the other end; silver applicator with holes underneath; three attachments; cardboard case.
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Accession Number
1979.12.15 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Cautery -- instrumentation
Description
Black metal apparatus with a cap at one end and an electrical cord at the other end; silver applicator with holes underneath; three attachments; cardboard case.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - cautery unit - Size: Length 16.2 cm x Width 1.8 cm
b - applicator
c - attachment
d - attachment
e - attachment
f - case - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Murdoch.
Maker
Cosmo Cautery Manufacturing Co.
Site Made (City)
St. Louis
Site Made (State)
Missouri
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: black; silver; yellow
cardboard: green
Inscriptions
"COSMO CAUTERY U.S. PAT. No. 2,030,285"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-9
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Mrs. Murdoch was the daughter of the late Dr. Haber F. Teney.
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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004209 a-b
Description
Nearly new box of rolled cotton batting; batting has blue paper cover; box has blue printing on green/white paper label
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Accession Number
993004209 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Description
Nearly new box of rolled cotton batting; batting has blue paper cover; box has blue printing
on green/white paper label
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 12.6 cm. x Width 4.9 cm. x Depth 4.9 cm.
b - cotton roll - Size: Length 12.6 cm. x Width 4.9 cm. x Depth 4.9 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto; Montreal
Site Made (State)
Ontario; Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Material
paper: white; blue
pasteboard: tan; green; blue; white
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Printed in blue on green paper: "ABSORBENT COTTON // ALBION BRAND // 1 OUNCE // THE J.F. HARTZ
CO. LIMITED // TORONTO AND MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-3
Condition Remarks
# 1: crinkled package; shows grime; # 2: no new damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
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Crile-Wood needle holder

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1979.12.9
Description
Scissor-like forceps with two finger loops for holding and join with a snap catch ratchet at their ends; jaws with rounded edges and pointed ends.
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Accession Number
1979.12.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- needle
Description
Scissor-like forceps with two finger loops for holding and join with a snap catch ratchet at their ends; jaws with rounded edges and pointed ends.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Murdoch.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-9
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 7.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Rusting slightly.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Mrs. Murdoch was the daughter of the late Dr. Haber F. Teney.
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DeVilbiss atomizer number 251 in box

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Dates
1870
1930
1870-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1975.8.8 a-c
Description
Atomizer consisting of (a) an amber glass bell-shaped bottle; (b) a rubber squeeze bulb; and (c) a bakelite spray tube; box not numbered.
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Accession Number
1975.8.8 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Respiratory Therapy
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- atomizer
Description
Atomizer consisting of (a) an amber glass bell-shaped bottle; (b) a rubber squeeze bulb; and (c) a bakelite spray tube; box not numbered.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Diam. 5.3 cm
b - bulb - Size: Length 15.2 cm
c - spray tube - Size: Length 13.2 cm
box - Size: Length 7.2 cm x Width 15.2 cm x Depth 7.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Hugh Gilchrist, executor of Dr. McCosh's estate (Toronto); owned and used by Dr. J.T. McCosh of the University of Toronto.
Maker
DeVilbiss Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toledo
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1930
1870-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c.-early 20c."
Material
glass: brown
rubber: black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
On (b): "U.S. DES. PAT. 89.978"; ON (C): "251 THE DEVILBISS CO. // TOLEDO OHIO, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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dressing scissors

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1976.9.7
Description
Scissors with straight blades, rounded ends; holes in handles are of different sizes: small for thumb, large for fingers; a screw joins the blades.
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Accession Number
1976.9.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears -- bandage
Description
Scissors with straight blades, rounded ends; holes in handles are of different sizes: small for thumb, large for fingers; a screw joins the blades.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole..
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"DRESSIT!" on blade; "KIMFI-KUT" surrounded by a wavy box just above screw; "2" near the screw.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-5
Dimension Notes
Length 13.6 cm x Width 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wearing.
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1972.16.4 a-f
Description
Metal syringe (a) with a rounded wooden handle; has plunger attached; comes with two bone or ivory irrigating nozzles, one straight (b) and one L-shaped (c); (d) a nozzle attachment for (a); and a small piece of wood with a hole cut out in the centre, rounded on one side (e); all fits in a wooden c…
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Accession Number
1972.16.4 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Enema -- instrumentation
Syringes
MM= Irrigation -- syringe -- rectal
Description
Metal syringe (a) with a rounded wooden handle; has plunger attached; comes with two bone or ivory irrigating nozzles, one straight (b) and one L-shaped (c); (d) a nozzle attachment for (a); and a small piece of wood with a hole cut out in the centre, rounded on one side (e); all fits in a wooden case (f) with two hinges and a front lock; has velvet lining inside; lid has broken off.
Part Names
a - syringe - Size: Length 20.0 cm
b - nozzle, straight - Size: Length 8.5 cm
c - nozzle, L-shaped - Size: Length 7.0 cm
d - nozzle - Size: Length 5.5 cm
e - wooden piece - Size: Length 4.5 cm
f - case - Size: Length 22.8 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Arthur Dill Kelly; belonged to Dr. John Gray of Glasgow.
Site Made (Country)
Britain
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c"
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
bone/ivory: off-white
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-14
Condition Remarks
Case badly broken; instruments greasy.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Belonged to Dr. John Gray, who qualified at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at Glasgow in 1828 and then practised in Aberdeen; brought to Canada by his son, John Gray, who immigrated to Canada ca. 1860 and settled in Coldwater; left to Mrs. Kelly by Miss Katherine Gray, John Gray's last surviving child and Mrs. Kelly's aunt.
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Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995002040
Description
One piece clear glass eye bath cup formed into a hollow, oval concave cup with fluting on its outer edges, an open top and rounded outer edges; tapers into a solid, cylindrical stem, then flares out to create a round, flat base.
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Accession Number
995002040
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Eye, Foreign Bodies
Ophthalmology -- instrumentation
Optometry -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- eye bath
Description
One piece clear glass eye bath cup formed into a hollow, oval concave cup with fluting on its outer edges, an open top and rounded outer edges; tapers into a solid, cylindrical stem, then flares out to create a round, flat base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Ruth Wallace was a graduate from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1931.
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Material
glass: transparent
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1
Height
7.0 cm
Diameter
4.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Barb (Earl) Gilbert Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1963 and daughter of Ruth Wallace.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995002042
Description
One piece cobalt blue plastic eye bath cup formed into a hollow, oval concave cup with fluting on its outer edges, an open top and rounded outer edges; tapers into a solid, cylindrical stem, then flares out to create a round, flat base; manufacturers anme embossed on two sides.
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Accession Number
995002042
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Eye, Foreign Bodies
Ophthalmology -- instrumentation
Optometry -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- eye bath
Description
One piece cobalt blue plastic eye bath cup formed into a hollow, oval concave cup with fluting on its outer edges, an open top and rounded outer edges; tapers into a solid, cylindrical stem, then flares out to create a round, flat base; manufacturers anme embossed on two sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Ruth Wallace was a graduate from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1931.
Maker
Wyeth
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Material
plastic: cobalt
Inscriptions
Embossed: "WYETH"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1
Height
4.5 cm
Diameter
4.4 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Barb (Earl) Gilbert Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1963 and daughter of Ruth Wallace
Images
Less detail
Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Collection
Joanne Hawley Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004040002
Description
Coblat blue glass eye bath cup is a one piece hand blown cup with an open concave top; center stem is off-centre and is indication of handblown work.
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Accession Number
004040002
Collection
Joanne Hawley Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Eye, Foreign Bodies
Ophthalmology -- instrumentation
Optometry -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- eye bath
Description
Coblat blue glass eye bath cup is a one piece hand blown cup with an open concave top; center stem is off-centre and is indication of handblown work.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Joanne Hawley's family in the 1920s.
Maker
Savars
Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogue
Material
glass: dark blue
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper affixed to underside of bottom: "SAVARS // TRADE MARK" including a trade mark logo.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 4.7 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Glass is in excellent condition; paper label is worn, smudged and some minor parts of the edges are missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Joanne Hawley; Downs Bros. Supply catalogue, 1906. "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 3044 similar to item #C/-3435
Research Facts
Eye cup was from the donor's family home in Kingston or Ottawa.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
010020394
Description
Clear glass eye bath cup; oval-shaped bowl with eight ridged sides; bowl tapers down to stem and flat, round base; smooth border around top edge.
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Accession Number
010020394
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Eye, Foreign Bodies
Optometry -- instrumentation
Ophthalmology -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- eye bath
Description
Clear glass eye bath cup; oval-shaped bowl with eight ridged sides; bowl tapers down to stem and flat, round base; smooth border around top edge.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa).
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom: "G // 10 // 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.8 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies", J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd, 1960, p. 244 similar to model #5H-486
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997. Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008.
Images
Less detail

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