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Dieffenbach bulldog clamp

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
Accession Number
1983.17.8
Description
Small forceps made of wide, flat pieces of metal; close tightly with thumb and index finger pressure.
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Accession Number
1983.17.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
MeSH Heading
Cardiology -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- clamp
Description
Small forceps made of wide, flat pieces of metal; close tightly with thumb and index finger pressure.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 1034
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
1983.22.10
Description
Proctoscope consists of a wide metal tube with a handle at right angles; a 26.5-c19m rubber tube emerges from the base of the tube and has a rubber bulb at the end.
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Accession Number
1983.22.10
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal -- proctoscope
Description
Proctoscope consists of a wide metal tube with a handle at right angles; a 26.5-c19m rubber tube emerges from the base of the tube and has a rubber bulb at the end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W. W. H. Rudd of Toronto.
Maker
Miller Surgical Company
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
rubber: red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-8
Condition Remarks
Rubber is deteriorating; #2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the effects of the donor's father, Dr. M. S. K. Rudd, who had a hospital on St. Clair Avenue in Toronto.
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anaesthesia chloroform drop bottle

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
1983.22.16
Description
Empty clear moulded glass dropper bottle, size 2, with removable ground glass stopper with pouring spout.
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Accession Number
1983.22.16
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- bottle and dropper
Description
Empty clear moulded glass dropper bottle, size 2, with removable ground glass stopper with pouring spout.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W. W. H. Rudd of Toronto.
Maker
T. C. W. Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the effects of the donor's father, Dr. M. S. K. Rudd, who had a hospital on St. Clair Avenue in Toronto.
Images
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Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1983.3.1 a-y
Description
A black, fabric-covered wooden case (y) with a carrying handle and plated metal clasp opens to reveal compartments divided in two, each mounted with metal springs to hold a total of 24 one-oz. vials with cork stoppers;some are marked with oval paper labels with red printed edges bearing a typed or …
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Accession Number
1983.3.1 a-y
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
A black, fabric-covered wooden case (y) with a carrying handle and plated metal clasp opens to reveal compartments divided in two, each mounted with metal springs to hold a total of 24 one-oz. vials with cork stoppers;some are marked with oval paper labels with red printed edges bearing a typed or handwritten name.
Number Of Parts
25
Part Names
a-x - vials - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
y - case - Size: Length 33.0 cm x Width 28.0 cm x Depth 4.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. F.L. Lawson.
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Material
fabric: black
wood: brown
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: white
ink: black; red
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Springs on metal strip stamped, "PATD. SEP. 2. 1890"; labels read: (a) "Magnesia"; (b) "Soda"; (c) "Pure Thymoline"; (d) "Dover Powders 5 Grs"; (e) "Aromatic Spts of Ammonia"; (f) "A.B.S.C. Pills [aconite, belladonna, senna, cascara--a laxative]"; (g) "Calomel 1 gr."; (h) "Dover Powders 1 gr."; (i) "Oil of Cloves"; (j) "Bismuth"; (k) "Cathartic"; (l) "Aspirin"; (m) "Pure Olive Oil"; (p) "Peppermint"; (q) "Pure Turpentine"; (t) "Mouthwash"; (u) "Soda Mint" (handwritten plain white label); (v) "Headache"; (w) handwritten: "Licorice, Lindseed, Chlorodine"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-3
Condition Remarks
2004: glass vials slightly stained
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Physicians' Surgical Supplies," Sharp and Smith, 1908, pp. 669-672; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Bought by the donor in 1983 at an antique shop. Less elaborate, poorer workmanship than similar cases shown in catalogues.
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Lockhardt-Mummery's examining sigmoidoscope

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Dates
1900
1940
circa 1900-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
1983.4.1 a-f
Description
Compartmentalized oak box contains a chrome rod which fits into a chrome housing graduated 5-25 cm; rod has a bullet end and ring handle; rubber bulb and inflatable balloon covered with green netting attaches to lamp housing with rubber tubing; lamp housing is chrome and has electrical wire with tw…
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Accession Number
1983.4.1 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
Sigmoidoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal -- rectal set
MM= Dilatation -- sigmoid -- sigmoidoscope set
Description
Compartmentalized oak box contains a chrome rod which fits into a chrome housing graduated 5-25 cm; rod has a bullet end and ring handle; rubber bulb and inflatable balloon covered with green netting attaches to lamp housing with rubber tubing; lamp housing is chrome and has electrical wire with two terminals attached which connect to the power supply that carries two batteries (missing); the power supply is in an oak box and has a rheostat and a brass hook fastener and three bakelite (?) knobs on top; each box has an ivory label.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
case - Size: Length 43.5 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
chrome rod - Size: Length 35.0 cm
hollow rod - Size: Length 28.0 cm
bulb
lamp housing
power supply box - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 14.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. J. D. Tanner of Toronto.
Maker
John Bell & Croyden
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1940
circa 1900-1940
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver; yellow
rubber: brown; red; grey
ivory: white
fabric: green
plastic: black
Inscriptions
On ivory labels: "John Bell & Croyden // Wigmore Street London, W.I."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-7
Condition Remarks
The equipment appears to be unused; #2: plastic cord cracked and wire exposed
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Found by Mr. Tanner wrapped in brown paper on a Toronto street.
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conical urethral sound set

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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1984.12.1 a-g
Description
Leather-covered wooden (?) box, leather-lined with compartments containing a set of 6 "Fowlers" double-ended, nickel-plated on brass, urethral sounds; numbered 9-20 French scale.
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Accession Number
1984.12.1 a-g
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
Leather-covered wooden (?) box, leather-lined with compartments containing a set of 6 "Fowlers" double-ended, nickel-plated on brass, urethral sounds; numbered 9-20 French scale.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
box
sounds - Size: Length 29.2 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. L. J. Sullivan; used by Dr. Joachim Guinane, grandfather of the donor.
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Material
wood (?)
leather: black; brown
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-13
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915
Research Facts
Dr. Guinane graduated M.B., U of Toronto, in 1887; L.R.C.P. (London) 1889; M.R.C.S. (England) 1889; practised in Toronto 1890-1935; on staff at St. Michaels Hospital; office Dundas / Mutual streets.
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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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surgeon's pocket case

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Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1984.14.1 a-o
Description
Two-fold black leather surgeon's pocket case (o) lined with tan leather and fastened with a press-stud; contains a small pocket in the back compartment; there are knives mounted on hinged-metal plates; other instruments are held by a flap with spaces for individual instruments; included are: (a) cu…
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Accession Number
1984.14.1 a-o
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Urinary catheterization
MM= Surgical Set
Description
Two-fold black leather surgeon's pocket case (o) lined with tan leather and fastened with a press-stud; contains a small pocket in the back compartment; there are knives mounted on hinged-metal plates; other instruments are held by a flap with spaces for individual instruments; included are: (a) curved bistoury; (b) straight bistoury; (c) tenaculum; (d) scalpel; (e) tenotomy knife; (f) eyed probe; (g) compound catheter, male; (h) compound catheter, female; (i) director and tongue tie; (j) extension piece for catheter; (k) caustic holder; (l) scissors; (m) artery forceps and needle holder; (n) packet of 6 curved needles.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
o - case - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm (closed)
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W. J. Wilson; used by his father, Dr. J. P WIlson.
Maker
Chandler
Dates
1890
1930
circa 1890-1930
Material
metal: silver
leather: black; tan
Inscriptions
Instruments are marked "Chandler"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-17
Condition Remarks
(a) point is broken off bistoury; the case is worn; one flap is nearly separated from the case; one knife and one other instrument missing; #2: the leather is hard and cracking.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. J. P. Wilson graduated from University of Toronto in 1911 and practised in Richmond Hill 1919-1967.
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handwritten recipe

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Dates
1919
1967
1919-1967
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Ephemera
Communication
Accession Number
1984.14.11
Description
A piece of lined paper with a handwritten recipe for curing "the worst cancer"; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
1984.14.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Ephemera
Communication
MeSH Heading
Prescriptions, Non-Drug
Cancer
Description
A piece of lined paper with a handwritten recipe for curing "the worst cancer"; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.J. Wilson; used by his father, Dr. J.P WIlson.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
1967
1919-1967
Material
Paper
Inscriptions
Handwritten in ink on lined paper: "Cure for Cancer // Equal parts // Chloride of zinc // Blood root // Spring wheat Flower. // Mix thoroughly and Paint on Cancer. Cover // with Silk [illeg.] Plaster. // Three applications will Cure the worst cancer."
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 12.8 cm x Width 20.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Edges torn; paper has been folded and mended along horizontal split.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Donor found this paper in with his father's instruments; no knowledge of where it came from. Dr. J. P. Wilson graduated from University of Toronto in 1911 and practised in Richmond Hill 1919-1967.
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Traube's percussion hammer

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Dates
1890
1920
1890-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
1984.14.2
Description
Hammer has a nickel-plated stem, a solid rubber hammer tip, and an ivory or 'French Ivory' handle.
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Accession Number
1984.14.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Neurologic Examination -- instrumentation
Reflex -- instrumentation
MM= Percussion Aid -- hammer
Description
Hammer has a nickel-plated stem, a solid rubber hammer tip, and an ivory or 'French Ivory' handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W. J. Wilson.
Maker
J. F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1890
1920
1890-1920
Material
metal: dark grey
rubber: black
plastic: ivory
Inscriptions
Handle marked with donor's initials, "WJW"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-1
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Width 4.0 c,
Condition Remarks
Signs of wear on rubber tip.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Allen & Hanbury catalogue, 1905, p. 852 (similar to Bennett's percussor)
Research Facts
Bought second-hand for use by donor, a paediatrician, but judged "too hard" for use on his patients.
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