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Coude olive tip catheter

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
993004124
Description
Rubber tube catheter is permanently coiled as its resting position, but still flexible; tubing angles before terminating in a bulbous tip; oval hole is located on underside of tube, before the angle.
Accession Number
993004124
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- male
Description
Rubber tube catheter is permanently coiled as its resting position, but still flexible; tubing
angles before terminating in a bulbous tip; oval hole is located on underside of tube, before the angle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
Rubber used for catheter and type of rubber
Material
rubber: rust
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 43.0 cm. x Diam. : 0.6 cm.
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Coude olive tip catheter

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
993004125
Description
Rubber tube catheter is permanently coiled as its resting position, but still flexible; tubing angles before terminating in a bulbous tip; oval hole is located on underside of tube, before the angle.
Accession Number
993004125
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- male
Description
Rubber tube catheter is permanently coiled as its resting position, but still flexible; tubing
angles before terminating in a bulbous tip; oval hole is located on underside of tube, before the angle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
Type of rubber
Material
rubber: rust
Inscriptions
Hand-stamped in black ink: "J.F. HARTZ CO. / MADE IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 19.0 cm. x Diam. : 0.6 cm.
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uterine dilators

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
993004126 a-c
Description
Set of three (#18, 20,22) uterine dilators with flattened handle
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Accession Number
993004126 a-c
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Description
Set of three (#18, 20,22) uterine dilators with flattened handle
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - dilator #18 - Size: Length 27.0 cm. x Width 1.5 cm. x Diameter0.6 cm.
b - dilator #20 - Size: Length 27.5 cm. x Width 1.5 cm. x Diameter0.7 cm.
c - dilator #22 - Size: Length 27.0 cm. x Width 1.7 cm. x Diameter0.8 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Style matches others catalogued; American Hospital Catalogue order # 40770-1010
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped with logo for J.F. Hartz; "18" "20" "22"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-5
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
Images
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Dates
1924
1942
circa 1924-1942
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004155 a-b
Description
Short electric 25W 120V light bulb has frosted bottom; pasteboard sleeve has graphics in orange and blue
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Accession Number
993004155 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Lighting
MM= Household Articles -- light bulb
Description
Short electric 25W 120V light bulb has frosted bottom; pasteboard sleeve has graphics in
orange and blue
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bulb - Size: Length 5.3 cm. x Diameter3.3 cm.
b - pasteboard sleeve - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Width 3.2 cm. x Depth 3.2 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Canadian General Electric Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1924
1942
circa 1924-1942
Date Remarks
letters patent on packaging
Material
pasteboard: tan; blue; orange
glass: clear; frosted
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on pasteboard sleeve: "EDISON // MAZDA // LAMPS // STAY BRIGHTER LONGER"; "the MAZDA
Lamp contained herein is manufac // tured by patent of the Dominion of Canada // 263952 /
359875 // and others dated from -- 1924 to 1942 // inclusive. // Made in Canada // GE 119";
printed on bulb: "E 25W 120V MAZDA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-6
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Images
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Dates
1900
1960
circa 1900-1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
993004159
Description
Clear glass cylinder without measurements etched on side; possibly used to sterilize and store thermometers
  1 image  
Accession Number
993004159
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- cylinder
Description
Clear glass cylinder without measurements etched on side; possibly used to sterilize and store
thermometers
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1900
1960
circa 1900-1960
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.5 cm. x Width: 4.5 cm. x Diam. : 2.3 cm.
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments," 6th ed., 189-, pp. 631 & 633
Research Facts
May be a hydrometer to a urinometer, either 993.004.160 or .161
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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diabetic urinometer

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
993004160 a-c
Description
Intricately-constructed diabetes urinometer has hand-printed temperature gauge, large cavity and small circular mercury holder in original pasteboard tube with cotton stuffing.
Accession Number
993004160 a-c
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis -- instrumentation
Specific Gravity
Diabetes Mellitus
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- specific gravity testing
Description
Intricately-constructed diabetes urinometer has hand-printed temperature gauge, large cavity and small circular mercury holder in original pasteboard tube with cotton stuffing.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - pasteboard tube - Size: Length 12.7 cm. x Diameter1.8 cm.
b - tube cap - Size: Length 4.0 cm. x Diameter1.9 cm.
c - thermometer - Size: Length 12.7 cm. x Diameter1.3 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Material
glass: clear
mercury: grey
paper: white; black; red
Inscriptions
Printed on back of temperature chart: "DIABETES" in gold ink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Condition Remarks
(a-b): paper fragile and deteriorating
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments," 6th ed., 189-, pp. 631 & 633
Research Facts
May belong with hydrometer 993.004.158 or .159
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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
993004161
Description
Short urinometer has small black beads filling round bulb at end of glass tube; gauge is 40/30/20/10/1.000.
Accession Number
993004161
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis -- instrumentation
Specific Gravity
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- specific gravity testing
Description
Short urinometer has small black beads filling round bulb at end of glass tube; gauge is 40/30/20/10/1.000.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
glass: clear
mercury(?): black
paper: white; black
Inscriptions
Printed on temperature gauge: "ADAMS MIDGET URIN. 60° F."; temp. #s: "40 // 30 // 20 //
10 // 1.000"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.8 cm. x Diam. : 1.0 cm.
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Catalogue of Superior Surgical Instruments," 6th ed., 189-, pp. 631 & 633
Research Facts
May belong with hydrometer 993.004.158 or .159
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surgical and suture needles, curved

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Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
993004165 a-c
Description
Two 3/8 circle regular surgeon's needles and one 1/2 curved regular surgeon's needle; all have tapered points
Accession Number
993004165 a-c
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Ligation
MM= Needles -- suture
Description
Two 3/8 circle regular surgeon's needles and one 1/2 curved regular surgeon's needle; all
have tapered points
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a-b - curved needle x 2 - Size: Length 5.7 cm. x Width 0.1 cm.
c - J-shaped needle - Size: Length 4.0 cm. x Width 0.1 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Date Remarks
dates Dr. C.M. Bracken practiced medicine
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Handwritten on scrap paper: "2 x B5802 - #20 // 2 x B5805 - #20"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-12
Condition Remarks
(a-b): some corroding at eye; (c): shows corroding
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing," by V. Mueller & Co., 1956, p. 581
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Hurd-McWhinnie's tonsil dissector

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
993004170
Description
Silver-coloured double-ended instrument; one end is oval-shaped scoop; opposite end terminates in a curved teardrop shape
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Accession Number
993004170
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Tonsillectomy -- instrumentation
Dissection, instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- tonsil
Description
Silver-coloured double-ended instrument; one end is oval-shaped scoop; opposite end terminates in a
curved teardrop shape
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
Dates Dr. Bracken was student; initials stamped on all his equipment from school
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"C.M." "GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 23.5 cm. x Width: 1.2 cm. x Depth: 1.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 1: scoop end shows corrosion; # 2: no new damage; #3: rusty
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrated Catalog of Standard Surgical Instruments," by Codman and Shurtleff, 1920, p. 217, item 7509; CD #2
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007 - March 9, 2009.
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surgical scalpel

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Dates
1920
1922
circa 1920-1922
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
993004188 a-b
Description
One-piece #3 stainless steel scalpel with size 11 blade attached handle and blade
Accession Number
993004188 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- scalpel
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- general operating
Description
One-piece #3 stainless steel scalpel with size 11 blade attached handle and blade
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - scalpel - Size: Length 14.5 cm. x Width 1.2 cm. x Depth 0.3 cm.
b - blade - Size: Length 4.0 cm. x Width 0.5 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Bard-Parker Co. Inc.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1922
circa 1920-1922
Date Remarks
Date C.M. Bracken student and all medical equipment was stamped with his initials
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On handle of scalpel: "BARD-PARKER // B K P // 3" (the central "K" of B K P enlarged); stamped on handle: "CMB"; on scalpel blade: "B-P // MADE // IN U.S.A. // 11"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Condition Remarks
# 1: shows wear; # 2: (a) no damage; (b) dropped and broken Sept. 27, 1997; blade disposed of; #2: top is rusty
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
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