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Dates
1930
1970
circa 1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.489.1 a-c
Description
Brown wooden case with air vents cut in on top with a small light in metal inset in top; on face, two 4-cm dials; left dial calibrated from 0 to 9747, right dial from -10 to 120; three toggle switches, two electric cords.
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Accession Number
1969.489.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Tests
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Audiometry -- instrumentation
Description
Brown wooden case with air vents cut in on top with a small light in metal inset in top; on face, two 4-cm dials; left dial calibrated from 0 to 9747, right dial from -10 to 120; three toggle switches, two electric cords.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
audiometer - Size: Length 38.0 cm x Width 21.0 cm x Depth 21.5 cm
electric cord - Size: Length 64.5 cm
electirc cord - Size: Length 65.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Western Electric
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1970
circa 1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver; black
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"Western Electric // USA // 6A Audiometer"; "GE PAT // 1611014 // 1918070"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-G1-1
Condition Remarks
Rubber covering the plug is beginning to rot.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Not tested to see if it is working.
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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
993004256 a-b
Description
(a): Post-nasal instruments: metal Laforce adenotome, standard pattern size 2 with blade; (b): thin flexible stainless metal blade has perforations and curved end with attached shaped piece for attachment; from roll 993.004.252.
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Accession Number
993004256 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- tome -- adenotome
Description
(a): Post-nasal instruments: metal Laforce adenotome, standard pattern size 2 with blade;
(b): thin flexible stainless metal blade has perforations and curved end with attached
shaped piece for attachment; from roll 993.004.252.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - adenotome - Size: Length 24.0 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
b - extra blade - Size: Length 5.2 cm. x Width 1.6 cm. x Depth 0.6 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Ingram & Bell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Date Remarks
From Miltex catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a): "INGRAM & BELL // 2 // 119 // GERMANY // CMB"; (b): "HASLAM // STAINLESS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Condition Remarks
# 1: corrosion; # 2: no new damage
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Miltex Instrument Co. Illustrated Catalogue" #MX20-860 p. 230; CD #4
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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
993004257
Description
Post-nasal instruments: metal Laforce adenotome, standard pattern, medium size with flexible blade; from roll 993.004.252.
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Accession Number
993004257
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- tome -- adenotome
Description
Post-nasal instruments: metal Laforce adenotome, standard pattern, medium size with flexible blade; from roll 993.004.252.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Date Remarks
Dated from Miltex catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"U.S.A. // CMB"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 25.0 cm. x Width: 6.7 cm. x Depth: 1.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 1: corrosion; shows wear; # 2: no new damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
"Miltex Instrument Co. Illustrated Catalogue" p. 230 #MX20-860; CD #4
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
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Allen nasal applicator

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

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12073
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997034468 a-b
Description
Adult anterior-commissure laryngoscope consists of scope (a) with light carrier (b); (a) has a square shape, open on one side; hand grips on two sides; the third side is a tapered oval shape with channels on both sides to house light carriers and open at both ends; (b) is a solid tube, right-angled…
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Accession Number
997034468 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Laryngoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- laryngoscope
Description
Adult anterior-commissure laryngoscope consists of scope (a) with light carrier (b); (a) has a square shape, open on one side; hand grips on two sides; the third side is a tapered oval shape with channels on both sides to house light carriers and open at both ends; (b) is a solid tube, right-angled at the proximal end with an adaptor for the light source.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - scope - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - light carrier - Size: Length 8.2 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Pilling
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) "PILLING USA 52-2210" is stamped into the metal on the scope; (b) [Pilling logo] 9J" stamped into the metal of the light carrier.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-8
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," The George P. Pilling Co., 1932-33, p. 93 (similar to item J1286) (see attached photocopy); CD #1.
Research Facts
Used to examine the larynx.
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Barnhill's adenoid curette

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7021
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1976.9.19
Description
Curette has a thick, ridged metal handle tapering to a slender stem that ends in a curved, fenestrated blade.
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Accession Number
1976.9.19
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- adenoid
Description
Curette has a thick, ridged metal handle tapering to a slender stem that ends in a curved, fenestrated blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Dimension Notes
Length 20.7 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Spotted with rust over entire length.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
J.F. Hartz catalogue, 1950-51, p. 163; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Probably a Barnhill adenoid curette, size 3, one of five sizes carried by J.F. Hartz (sizes 0-4).
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Belocque's epistaxis cannula

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8434
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1986.18.2
Description
A silver-plated, curved tube with a ring attachment at the outer end and a ring-mounted steel spring that can be pulled from the outer end.
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Accession Number
1986.18.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tampons
Epistaxis -- instrumentation
Description
A silver-plated, curved tube with a ring attachment at the outer end and a ring-mounted steel spring that can be pulled from the outer end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Harmark of Milton, Ont.; from the practice of her father, Dr. James C. Hill of Orillia, Ont.
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: grey; silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 13.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See also 1966.11.40; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used to pack posterior nares to control hemorrhage; Dr. James C. Hill practised in Orillia, Ont., until 1985.
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Benaudi telephone hearing aid

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1988.10.2 a-b
Description
A round receiver piece (b) with a flexible rubber tip connects to a device (a) that contains batteries and is placed under the telephone; volume control is located by connection inlet; boxed with a one-year guarantee and accompanied by a promotional pamphlet showing the device in use.
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Accession Number
1988.10.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Hearing Aids
Hearing Loss
Deafness
Telephone
Description
A round receiver piece (b) with a flexible rubber tip connects to a device (a) that contains batteries and is placed under the telephone; volume control is located by connection inlet; boxed with a one-year guarantee and accompanied by a promotional pamphlet showing the device in use.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - hearing aid - Size: Length 26.0 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
b - receiver - Size: Diam. 8.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Sunnybrook Hospital, ENT Department.
Maker
Canadian Benaudi Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
rubber: black
plastic: black; white
cardboard: maroon; yellow; black
paper:
Inscriptions
Printed in upper left-hand corner of box: "Benaudi TELEPHONE Hearing Aid // IS A PRECISION PRODUCT // . . . // MADE IN CANADA"; in lower right-hand corner of box: "Benaudi"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-17
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
According to the audiologist from whom these devices were collected, this device is a worthwhile way to enhance telephone conversations; had lapsed from favour and is now returning.
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Birmingham nasal douche

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14519
Dates
1915
1945
circa 1915-1945
Collection
Roeder and Szuck Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Patient Care
Treatment, General
Accession Number
016001070
Description
Cylindrical clear glass horizontal vessel with an opening in the middle; opening has a short neck and lip; vessel is rounded at one end and angles up at the other end, with a small hole in a rounded end.
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Accession Number
016001070
Collection
Roeder and Szuck Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Patient Care
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Otolaryngology -- instrumentation
Irrigation -- instrumentation
Description
Cylindrical clear glass horizontal vessel with an opening in the middle; opening has a short neck and lip; vessel is rounded at one end and angles up at the other end, with a small hole in a rounded end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Maryanne Szuck and Alice Roeder.
Dates
1915
1945
circa 1915-1945
Material
glass: transparent
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Length
9.3 cm
Width
2.3 cm
Height
4.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Documents
Reference Comments
Donor file
Research Facts
Collected by Maryanne Szuck and sister Alice Roeder, a retired nurse. The collection consists of various eras and types of invalid / infant feeders, infant milk bottles, medicine spoons, urinals and reference material.
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Bivale nasal speculum

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12053
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
998001013
Description
Nasal speculum with blades held together by a screw; easily disjointed; a spring clip holds handles apart and provides tension and is removable with a screwdriver.
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Accession Number
998001013
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- nasal
Description
Nasal speculum with blades held together by a screw; easily disjointed; a spring clip holds handles apart and provides tension and is removable with a screwdriver.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at KGH
Maker
Storz
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Imprinted into handle: "2 // Storz - // Stainless";"GERMANY"; "34"; printed on handle: "N2122"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 13.5 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Online Medical Dictionary: "MedicineNet"; "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. 244 (similar to item # 5318); CD #1.
Research Facts
An instrument used to widen the opening of a nostril so the inside can be more easily seen; "speculum" is the Latin word for mirror.
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Bosworth's nasal saw

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7568
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1979.17.2
Description
An L-shaped saw: metal handle and thin, tapered blade.
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Accession Number
1979.17.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- saw -- nasal
Description
An L-shaped saw: metal handle and thin, tapered blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Ross Johnson of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-11
Dimension Notes
Length 10.3 cm x Width 10.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Stains and rust.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Bosworth's tongue depressor

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9655
Dates
1914
1934
circa 1914-1934
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001465
Description
Bosworth's tongue depressor, an instrument made from a single piece of metal bent in a rounded 90° angle; handle is flat with vertical ridges front and back and a rounded end; blade is flat and has a bulbous rounded tip that is fenestrated with an oval hole; outer edges of blade and handle are roun…
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Accession Number
997001465
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Diagnosis, Oral -- instrumentation
MM= Depressor -- tongue
Description
Bosworth's tongue depressor, an instrument made from a single piece of metal bent in a rounded 90° angle; handle is flat with vertical ridges front and back and a rounded end; blade is flat and has a bulbous rounded tip that is fenestrated with an oval hole; outer edges of blade and handle are rounded.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor, then owned by his niece, Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Dates
1914
1934
circa 1914-1934
Date Remarks
Dr. O'Connor graduated from Queen's Meds in 1914; logo type used between 1900 and 1934.
Material
metal: silver; dark grey
Inscriptions
Inside top of the handle has the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it, stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-1
Dimension Notes
Length 13.2 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Tongue depressor shows wear and some plating loss is visible with someinactive corrosion; no active corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #601; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality, 21st ed." Kny-Scheerer Co., ca. 1915, p. 3253 (similar to item C/-13335) (see attached photocopy); originally came in instrument roll 997.001.458; CD #7
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Bosworth's tongue depressor

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
993004100
Description
Metal mouth instrument used to hold down tongue while operating; illegible stamp has initials of owner, Dr. C.M. Bracken; hollow handle has all-in-one shaft bent to 90 deg.; rounded end has 2.0 cm oval cut out
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Accession Number
993004100
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Diagnosis, Oral -- instrumentation
MM= Depressor -- tongue
Description
Metal mouth instrument used to hold down tongue while operating; illegible stamp has initials
of owner, Dr. C.M. Bracken; hollow handle has all-in-one shaft bent to 90 deg.; rounded end
has 2.0 cm oval cut out
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer Corp.
Site Made (City)
Tutthingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Dates C.M. Bracken was student and beginning to practice; ref. book "American Hospital Supply
Catalogue" C30 order # 39635-010
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Illegible hand-stamped on handle: "CMB"; etched into shaft at handle: "KNY-SCHEERER // GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 9.5 cm. x Depth: 2.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
shows wear; #2: dirty
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments," Kny-Scheerer Company, 21st ed. 1915, p. 3253; CD #4
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Brown's tonsil snare

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1655
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
993004264 a-b
Description
Metal handle has detachable rod where metal snare is attached and adjusted; attachment fits into square hole and handle opens into "Y" shape to accept attachment and has hook to clamp attachment into fitting; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
993004264 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- snare -- loop -- tonsil
Description
Metal handle has detachable rod where metal snare is attached and adjusted; attachment fits into square hole and handle opens into "Y" shape to accept attachment and has hook to clamp
attachment into fitting; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 18.5 cm. x Width 19.5 cm. x Depth 1.5 cm.
b - snare attachment - Size: Length 20.5 cm. x Diameter2.3 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Logo (see accession sheet for drawing): resembles $ surmounted by a crown; "CMB // 3"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-5
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Condition Remarks
some corrosion; shows extreme wear
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," Kny-Scheerer Co., 21st ed., 1915,
p. 3216, item C12048
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Bruenings' laryngeal, bronchial and esophageal set

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6716
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1975.13.2 a-ao
Description
A wooden box (a) with tray compartments (b), two of which have lids (c,d) contains a variety of instruments for bronchoscopy and gastroscopy and some odds and ends: (e) a bag of six wooden bits that have come unglued; (f) a bronchoscope with a hole for a lamp carrier and an auxiliary drainage tube …
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Accession Number
1975.13.2 a-ao
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Endoscopy; Otolaryngology IS; Physical Examination
Description
A wooden box (a) with tray compartments (b), two of which have lids (c,d) contains a variety of instruments for bronchoscopy and gastroscopy and some odds and ends: (e) a bag of six wooden bits that have come unglued; (f) a bronchoscope with a hole for a lamp carrier and an auxiliary drainage tube and suction tube; (g) a piece of rubber tubing; (h) a handle for (f) that has an end that unscrews for the insertion of batteries; (i,j) lamp carriers for (f); (k,l) Reed-Eveready batteries No. 105; (m) a wire cord, end fits into lamp rod (j); (n,o) extension tubes with calibrations; (p-aa) extension tubes; (ab) electroscope, two handles, with light source and reflecting mirror attachments; (ac) handle for electroscope, screw nut for fastening, holes for electrical cord; (ad) electric cord; (ae) autoscopic spatula; (af) suction spatula; (ag) aluminum container; (ah) test tube; (ai) glass suction tube; (aj) metal suction tube; (ak) lamp carrier; (al,am) light bulbs; (an, ao) metal probes in cover (?).
Number Of Parts
41
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 62.0 cm x Width 24.0 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
b - tray- Size: Length 59.7 cm x Width 21.7 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
c - small lid
d - small lid
e - bag of wooden bits
f - bronchoscope - Size: Length 40.5 cm
g - rubber tubing - SIze: Length 25.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. E.C. Johnson of Women's College Hospital.
Maker
Josef Leiter
Site Made (City)
Vienna
Site Made (Country)
Austria
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Material
metal: silver
glass
wood: light brown
rubber
Inscriptions
On (f): "40 cm"; "7.5 m/m"; "ALLEN & HANBURYS - GERMANY"; on (h): "FOREGGER FOLDING SCOPE // US PAT 2289226"; on (k,l): "Eveready batteries No. 1015 - 1 1/2 V - SIZE "AA" - ENERGIZERS Made in Canada"; on (n): calibrations 10-25; "7"; "14"; on (o): calibrations 31-43; inscribed "VII"; (p) calibrations 10-25; on (q): calibrations 31-45; inscribed "VII"; on (s): calibrations 10-25; on (t): inscribed "V"; (u): inscribed "V"; on (v): calibrations 10-25; "4"; (w) inscribed "IV"; on (y): calibrations 10-18; (x) inscribed "V"; on (ab): "J. LEITER - WIEN 1836; some parts marked with "13"; on (ag): "PAT'D APRIL 23.05 // MADE IN U.S.A. // PAT'D APRIL 6.07";
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-10
Condition Remarks
#2: the wooden case is cracked.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Instruments formerly belonged to the Lockwood Clinic, which was situated for a long time at 164 Bloor St. East in Toronto; the group of instruments (f-m) seem newer than the rest and may not be part of the original contents of the box; but could still have come from the same source.
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Brunton's otoscope speculum

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Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1973.5.41
Description
Ear speculum has a round tip and a serrated collar at the large end; beneath the collar is a strip of metal with a notch in it for attachment to an otoscope.
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Accession Number
1973.5.41
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- aural
MM= Otolaryngology -- otoscope
Description
Ear speculum has a round tip and a serrated collar at the large end; beneath the collar is a strip of metal with a notch in it for attachment to an otoscope.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Dimension Notes
Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Wax in tip.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
A speculum to attach to an otoscope; arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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Brunton's otoscope speculum

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Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1973.5.42
Description
Black-coated metal ear speculum has a round tip and a serrated collar at the large end; beneath the collar is a strip of metal for attachment to an otoscope.
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Accession Number
1973.5.42
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- aural
MM= Otolaryngology -- otoscope
Description
Black-coated metal ear speculum has a round tip and a serrated collar at the large end; beneath the collar is a strip of metal for attachment to an otoscope.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Dimension Notes
Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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Brunton's otoscope speculum

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Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1973.5.43
Description
Black-coated metal ear speculum has a round tip and a serrated collar at the large end; beneath the collar is a strip of metal for attachment to an otoscope.
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Accession Number
1973.5.43
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- aural
MM= Otolaryngology -- otoscope
Description
Black-coated metal ear speculum has a round tip and a serrated collar at the large end; beneath the collar is a strip of metal for attachment to an otoscope.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.A. MacGowan of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1976
1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Dimension Notes
Length 4.1 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Arrived in doctor's bag 1973.5.1 along with other similar instruments.
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diagnostic otoscope

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7561
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1979.12.6
Description
A cylindrical metal handle has an aural speculum with a plastic tip attached.
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Accession Number
1979.12.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Otolaryngology -- otoscope
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- aural
Description
A cylindrical metal handle has an aural speculum with a plastic tip attached.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Murdoch.
Maker
Welch-Allyn
Site Made (City)
Skan Falls
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
New York
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
metal: grey; silver; black
plastic: green
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom: "J96584"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Temporary Location
On loan to Museum of Health Care Education Department for Seniors’ Learning Program 22 Aug 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 20.0 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Base is corroded inside; black metal on top of base is chipped and broken.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Mrs. Murdoch was the daughter of the late Dr. Haber F. Teney.
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Diagnostic otoscope

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Dates
1900
1960
1900-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1979.27.6
Description
Otoscope has a metal handle with an attachment for a speculum that has a nylon collar and a glass magnifying lens.
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Accession Number
1979.27.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Otolaryngology -- otoscope
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- aural
Description
Otoscope has a metal handle with an attachment for a speculum that has a nylon collar and a glass magnifying lens.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.O. Macnamara of Scarborough, Ont.
Maker
Welch-Allyn
Site Made (City)
Auburn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1960
1900-1960
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
nylon: black
metal: silver
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-15
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Hartz catalogue, 1960, p. 198; Harz catalogue, 1975, pp. 40-41; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Macnamara practised in Toronto throughout his life; retired in 1960; this instrument is a size 201 (or 20100) with a size 705 (or 70500) handle, which takes "C"-size batteries.
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