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Akron foley catheter

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1983.4.3
Description
A length of amber tubing with a plastic plug at one end; left in the original sealed package to protect rubber from deteriorating due to exposure to air.
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Accession Number
1983.4.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Urinary catheterization
Description
A length of amber tubing with a plastic plug at one end; left in the original sealed package to protect rubber from deteriorating due to exposure to air.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. J.D. Tanner.
Maker
Akron Catheter Inc.
Site Made (City)
Akron
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
rubber: amber
glass: clear
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Condition Remarks
New
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Found by Mr. Tanner wrapped in brown paper on a Toronto street.
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Brodie's-style male catheter

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
993004120 a-b
Description
Metal #10 male catheter with solid insert ending in flattened wire
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Accession Number
993004120 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- male
Description
Metal #10 male catheter with solid insert ending in flattened wire
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 27.5 cm. x Width 1.8 cm. x Diameter0.4 cm.
b - insert - Size: Length 27.5 cm. x Diameter1.5 cm.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer Corp.
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalog order # 40395
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on shaft: "KNY SCHEERER GERMANY 10"; and the J.F. Hartz Logo
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Kny-Scheerer Illustrations of Surgical Instruments," 21st ed., 1915, p. 4057; CD #7
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Coxeter prostatic catheter

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
993004121 a-b
Description
Metal #10 male catheter with simple wire insert Note: match for # 993.004.122
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Accession Number
993004121 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- male
Description
Metal #10 male catheter with simple wire insert
Note: match for # 993.004.122
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 26.0 cm. x Width 2.3 cm. x Diam. 0.5 cm.
b - insert - Size: Length 29.1 cm. x Diam. 0.1 cm.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalog order # 40395
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on shaft: "GERMANY" "10"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sklar Products Surgical Instruments Catalog," 17th ed., 1967, p. 298; 993.004.122; CD #3
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Dates
1900
1976
circa 1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1966.4.1 a-l
Description
Cystoscope in a wooden case (j) covered in buckram, with a plaque on top, and lined with purple velvet; compartment under the lid to hold loop and forceps attachments; consists of (a) telescope, straight, views at 90°; (b) obturator with a solid, bevelled tip; (c) telescope, straight, views at 180°…
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Accession Number
1966.4.1 a-l
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Endoscopy
Physical Examination
Description
Cystoscope in a wooden case (j) covered in buckram, with a plaque on top, and lined with purple velvet; compartment under the lid to hold loop and forceps attachments; consists of (a) telescope, straight, views at 90°; (b) obturator with a solid, bevelled tip; (c) telescope, straight, views at 180°, with two outlets, one covered by a rubber cap; (d) cystoscope, angled ~30° near the tip; accepts straight obturators (a,b, and c); two-way valves projecting out at 90°; (e) electrical lead with female socket to fit (d); (f) cord with a two-hole plug to fit (e); (g) silvered light bulb for (d); (h,i) light bulbs for (d); (k) long, tight spring with forcep end; (l) long, tight spring with loop end.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - telescope - Size: Length 26.1 cm
b - obturator - Size: Length 23.5 cm
c - telescope - Size: Length 26.5 cm x Width 2.5 cm
d - cystoscope - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm
e - electrical lead - Size: Length 28.0 cm
f - cord - Size: Length 72.0 cm
g - light bulb - Size: Length 1.3 cm
h - light bulb - Size: Length 1.1 cm
i - light bulb - Size: Length 1.3 cm
j - case - Size: Length 32.5 cm x Width 11.25 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
k - spring - Size: Length 34.5 cm
l - spring - Size: Length 31.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Dr. Edwards of newcastle
Maker
Wappler Electric Controller Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1976
circa 1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
wood; black
fabric: black; purple; green
rubber: green
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"PAT. JUNE 17. 1902 // "" MAR. 24. 1903"; on plaque on lid: "WAPPLER ELECTRIC CONTROLLER CO. // NEW YORK, U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-9
Condition Remarks
Rubber on (e) broken and brittle; one valve on (d) is broken
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dr. Koch urethroscopes

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.55.4 a-l
Description
Urethroscope set, consisting of (a) a sheath, Nol 32 French scale, with compartment to hold illuminator; (b) obturator for (a), No. 32; (c) sheath, No. 28, plain, straight; (d) obturator No. 28; (e) sheath, No. 24, plain, straight; (f) obturator, No. 24; (g,h) diagnostic lamp with condenser lens; (…
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Accession Number
1969.55.4 a-l
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Endoscopy -- urethroscope
Description
Urethroscope set, consisting of (a) a sheath, Nol 32 French scale, with compartment to hold illuminator; (b) obturator for (a), No. 32; (c) sheath, No. 28, plain, straight; (d) obturator No. 28; (e) sheath, No. 24, plain, straight; (f) obturator, No. 24; (g,h) diagnostic lamp with condenser lens; (i) illuminator for (a); (j) illluminator for (a), light bulb on long wire with electrical contacts and set screw for wire; (k) post to screw into shield at end of (e); (l) case, covered in brown morocco leather, sliding catch lock, lined with purple velvet, maker's name on white ribbon on inside of lid.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - sheath
b - obturator
c - sheath
d - obturator
e - sheath
f - obturator
g - diagnostic lamp
h - bulb
i - illuminator
j - illuminator
k - post
l - case - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Width 11.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Harold DeWitt Ball.
Maker
ElectroSurgical Instrument Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record has "early 20c."
Material
metal: yellow; silver
glass: clear
fabric: purple; white
leather: brown
Inscriptions
On white strip on inside cover of case: "ELECTROSURGICAL INSTRUMENT CO. // ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, U.S.A."; on (a): "E.S.I.CO. Rochester N.Y. U.S.A., PAT'D"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-11
Condition Remarks
Case: lid torn off, box worn; infested with insects; (a-k) good, but two bulbs have been broken; #2: case is deteriorating; lid has come off.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
See Ingram & Bell Catalogue, 1909, p. 150 (item JJ 55); (g) Betz Catalogue, p. 33 (item 3N 3375); CD #UHN
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female catheter

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1984.14.9
Description
Glass female catheter; slightly bent at tip; outer part ending in a lip.
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Accession Number
1984.14.9
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
Glass female catheter; slightly bent at tip; outer part ending in a lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.J. Wilson; used by his father, Dr. J.P WIlson.
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x Diam. 4.0 mm
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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female catheters

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1984.14.10 a-b
Description
Two glass catheters; on end angled at about 45° and with two holes, one towards the tip and the other at the bend; there is another similar bend, but in the opposite direction, about 1/3 of the way from the other end.
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Accession Number
1984.14.10 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
Two glass catheters; on end angled at about 45° and with two holes, one towards the tip and the other at the bend; there is another similar bend, but in the opposite direction, about 1/3 of the way from the other end.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 16.0 cm
b - catheter - Size: Length 16.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.J. Wilson; used by his father, Dr. J.P WIlson.
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
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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Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Collection
Roeder and Szuck Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Urology
Nursing
Accession Number
016001064
Description
Oval-shaped clear glass hollow bottle with a flat bottom, handle on top and an extended neck that flares upwards at the side and oval-shaped, pinched, flared lip; with visible seams on body.
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Accession Number
016001064
Collection
Roeder and Szuck Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Urology
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Toilet Facilities
Urea -- urine
Nursing Care
Nursing Care -- instrumentation
MM= Home Nursing -- urinal
Description
Oval-shaped clear glass hollow bottle with a flat bottom, handle on top and an extended neck that flares upwards at the side and oval-shaped, pinched, flared lip; with visible seams on body.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Maryanne Szuck and Alice Roeder.
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Material
glass: transparent
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007 0007-N1-4
Length
28.3 cm
Width
12.2 cm
Height
14.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Documents Book
Reference Comments
Allison, Eileen Michael. Ceramic Invalid Feeders, Pap Boats, and Baby Bottles of the 19th & Twentieth Century. Canada: E.M. Allison, 1997. "Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," by George P. Pilling & Son Co., Philadelphia, 1932, p. 323 (similar to item # P23712) 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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Keyes-Ultzmann's urethral syringe

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.82.1 a-d
Description
Black leather-covered satin-lined case (d) containing (a) a urethral syringe consisting of a glass barrel in a metal casing; (b) plated canula, slightly curved; (c) metal piston for the syringe.
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Accession Number
1969.82.1 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
Black leather-covered satin-lined case (d) containing (a) a urethral syringe consisting of a glass barrel in a metal casing; (b) plated canula, slightly curved; (c) metal piston for the syringe.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a -syringe - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
b - canula - Size: Length 16.5 cm
c - piston - Size: Length 6.5 cm
d - case - Size: Length 17.0 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
J.F. Hartz & Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: silver
leather: black
fabric: purple
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Imprinted on inside of cover, on the satin lining: "HARTZ & CO. // [logo, a caduceus with a crown on top]" enclosed in an oval.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," catalogue of the Kny-Scheerer Co., 1922, p. 4031 (identical to fig. D/1862-63); CD #UHN
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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
993004122 a-b
Description
Metal #10 male catheter with simple wire insert Note: match for # 993.004.121
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Accession Number
993004122 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- male
Description
Metal #10 male catheter with simple wire insert
Note: match for # 993.004.121
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 27.0 cm. x Width 2.4 cm. x Diameter0.7 cm.
b - insert - Size: Length 30.0 cm. x Diameter0.1 cm.
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped with Jetter & Scheerer logo, consisting of a caduceus (i.e., a sceptre with a snake wrapped around it forming an "S") topped by a pointed crown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sklar Products Surgical Instruments Catalog," 17th ed., 1967, p. 298, item 390-115; 993004121; CD #3
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Neiswanger's prostatic cataphoric electrode

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Dates
1900
1978
1900-1978
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1978.28.6
Description
A curved bakelite rod with a broken-off tip and circular, flat, disk-like handle at the other end.
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Accession Number
1978.28.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Electric Stimulation Therapy
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A curved bakelite rod with a broken-off tip and circular, flat, disk-like handle at the other end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.S. Barker of Brantford, Ont.
Maker
McIntosh
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1978
1900-1978
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
plastic: black
rubber (?)
Inscriptions
On disk-like handle, in logo form: a large "M" with a "c" above it and "TO" below; to its left is "IN" and to its right is "SH"; below this is "CHICAGO".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-2
Dimension Notes
Length 17.8 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber - may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Otis bougie à boule set

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Dates
1900
1976
circa 1900-1976
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1971.2.7 a-e
Description
Three metal bougies (male urethral instruments) (d-e) with a cylindrical wooden case and lid (a,b); the bougies on slightly curved probes, tear-shaped ends; French scale No. 8-40.
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Accession Number
1971.2.7 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Urology -- instrumentation
Physical Examination
Description
Three metal bougies (male urethral instruments) (d-e) with a cylindrical wooden case and lid (a,b); the bougies on slightly curved probes, tear-shaped ends; French scale No. 8-40.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - case bottom - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
b - case top - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
c - bougie, size 20 - Size: Length 21.5 cm
d - bougie, size 22 - Size: Length 21.5 cm
e - bougie, size 24 - Size: Length 21.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.S. Barker of Brantford, Ont.
Dates
1900
1976
circa 1900-1976
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-12
Condition Remarks
Case: label torn; marked and dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 4054 (similar to item #D/-2676); CD #UHN
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Parker's male and female catheter

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1976.9.29
Description
Handle and catheter screw together at the middle; the catheter has an oval hole at the tip.
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Accession Number
1976.9.29
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- male
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
Handle and catheter screw together at the middle; the catheter has an oval hole at the tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Dimension Notes
Length 18.3 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Pitted with rust over entire length; rust is heavier in the handle area.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Poole's catheter stopcock

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.435.1B
Description
Metal stopcock with three outlets and a handle; one arm for syringe, one arm for catheter, and one for fluid passing from the bladder.
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Accession Number
1969.435.1B
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Urinary Catheterization -- instrumentation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
Metal stopcock with three outlets and a handle; one arm for syringe, one arm for catheter, and one for fluid passing from the bladder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
J.F. Hartz & Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"J.F. Hartz & Co" imprinted in valve handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Dimension Notes
Length 3.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Betz catalogue, p. 182 (Fig. 3N 1299); CD #UHN
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set of catheters

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1979.13.1
Description
A set of 13 urinary catheters of different sizes in a wooden case; metal strips hold the catheters in the case.
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Accession Number
1979.13.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary catheterization
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A set of 13 urinary catheters of different sizes in a wooden case; metal strips hold the catheters in the case.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.B. Sprague.
Maker
Medical Supply Association
Site Made (City)
Edinburgh
Site Made (Country)
Scotland
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: silver
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-14
Condition Remarks
Dirty, sticky, discoloured.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Spiral flexible urethral electrode

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Dates
1900
1978
1900-1978
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1978.28.7
Description
A long, thin, flexible rubber shaft with a chrome handle screwed to one end and a small, olive-shaped chrome tip at the other end; slightly curved.
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Accession Number
1978.28.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Electric Stimulation Therapy
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A long, thin, flexible rubber shaft with a chrome handle screwed to one end and a small, olive-shaped chrome tip at the other end; slightly curved.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.S. Barker of Brantford, Ont.
Dates
1900
1978
1900-1978
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
rubber: grey
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D6-2
Dimension Notes
Length 28.6 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber - may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Thompson's urethral sound set

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1977.5.35 a-i
Description
Six metal urethral sounds and a stoppered glass bottle (a,b) come in a metal case; Note: parts not numbered on accession sheet and not all completely measured.
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Accession Number
1977.5.35 a-i
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Dilatation -- instrumentation
MM= Exploring Instruments -- sound -- urethral
Description
Six metal urethral sounds and a stoppered glass bottle (a,b) come in a metal case; Note: parts not numbered on accession sheet and not all completely measured.
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 2.25 cm
b - stopper
c-h - urethral sounds - Size: Length 27.5 cm
i - case - Size: Length 34.0 cm x Width 11.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. T.W. Thompson, Nakomas, Florida.
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-13
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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urethral dilator set

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Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
997002441 a-k
Description
Male urethral dilator set consisting of a black leather rectangular case with clasp closure lid (a); brown leather interior holds ten metal dilators, sized on the French scale: 32 (b), 30 (c), 28 (d), 26 (e), 24 (f), 22 (g), 20 (h), 18 (i), 12 (j), 10 (k); dilators have flat ends with rounded sides…
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Accession Number
997002441 a-k
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Urology -- instrumentation
Physical Examination
MM= Dilatation -- dilator -- urethral
Description
Male urethral dilator set consisting of a black leather rectangular case with clasp closure lid (a); brown leather interior holds ten metal dilators, sized on the French scale: 32 (b), 30 (c), 28 (d), 26 (e), 24 (f), 22 (g), 20 (h), 18 (i), 12 (j), 10 (k); dilators have flat ends with rounded sides which taper into a cylindrical shape with a rounded end; these ends curve upward
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 36.0 cm x Width 14.9 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
b - dilator - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
c - dilator - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
d - dilator - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Diam. 0.93 cm
e - dilator - Size: Length 27.0 cm x Diam. 0.86 cm
f - dilator - Size: Length 27.0 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
g - dilator - Size: Length 26.5 cm x Diam. 0.73 cm
h - dilator - Size: Length 26.5 cm x Diam. 0.66 cm
i - dilator - Size: Length 26.5 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
j - dilator - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Diam. 0.33 cm
k - dilator - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
leather: black, brown
Inscriptions
(b) Stamped on end: "AM-S-T-A // 32 // STANDARD"; (c) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 30 // STANDARD"; (d) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 28 // STANDARD"; (e) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 26 // STANDARD"; (f) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 24 // STANDARD"; (g) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 22 // STANDARD"; (h) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 20 // STANDARD"; (i) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 18 // STANDARD"; (j) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 12 // STANDARD"; (k) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 10 // STANDARD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-14
Condition Remarks
Case is slightly scuffed, especially at corners; leather inside case is faded in parts; two dilators are missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Kingston General Hospital: A Social and Institutional History", Margaret Angus, 1973, p. 113, 165; "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality 21st ed", Kny-Scheerer Co, ca. 1915, p. 4056 (similar to model #D/-2744); "Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals", George P. Pilling & Son, 1932, p. 279 (similar to model #P19372); "Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus", Sklar Instruments, 1967, p. 296; CD #8
Research Facts
Label inside case states the object was donated in 1985 by the wife of the late surgeon Dr. W. Stuart Houston; a senior intern at the Kingston General Hospital in 1926, he retired from an Attending position in General Surgery in 1960; he also taught courses at Queen's University
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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urethral injection syringe

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1982.9.1 a-b
Description
A glass syringe with a glass (?) plunger fits into a wooden cylinder.
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Accession Number
1982.9.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Urology -- instrumentation
Drug Therapy
Description
A glass syringe with a glass (?) plunger fits into a wooden cylinder.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
syringe
cylinder - Size: Length 13.5 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. M.E. Albertson of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
glass: clear
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Photocopy attached to accession sheet; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Given to Dr. Albertson by Dr. Louis Joseph Sebert (1886-1942), U of T 1911, when he retired from practice.
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urethral irrigator nozzle

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1986.12.3
Description
A threaded nozzle attaches to a guard and terminates in a tube (to which a rubber tube would attach the reservoir); self-locking mechanism to control the flow of liquid, with a ring lock to keep it open when desired.
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Accession Number
1986.12.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Urology -- instrumentation
Description
A threaded nozzle attaches to a guard and terminates in a tube (to which a rubber tube would attach the reservoir); self-locking mechanism to control the flow of liquid, with a ring lock to keep it open when desired.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. C. Filkin; miscellaneous items from the practice of her late husband, Dr. Armstrong, surgeon at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto.
Maker
Ingram and Bell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
metal: silver; grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-3
Dimension Notes
Length 18.0 cm x Width 9.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Guard and nozzle discoloured by the liquid (potassium permanganate?).
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 4022; Allen & Hanburys catalogue, 1905, p. 598; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Armstrong practised in Toronto from 1920 to 1950.
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