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Phipps and Bird physiology kit

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Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Centennial Secondary School Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
Accession Number
006022001 a-an
Description
Black case with objects set into compartments; the case (a) is rectangular and suitcase-like, the objects in the lower part of the case are: Bird kymograph (b), support rod (c), kymograph drum spindle (d), ring on kymograph drum spindle (e), inductorium (f), drum rack for smoking stand (g), kymogr…
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Accession Number
006022001 a-an
Collection
Centennial Secondary School Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Physiology
MeSH Heading
Kymography -- instrumentation
Physiology -- instrumentation
Description
Black case with objects set into compartments; the case (a) is rectangular and suitcase-like, the objects in the lower part of the case are: Bird kymograph (b), support rod (c), kymograph drum spindle (d), ring on kymograph drum spindle (e), inductorium (f), drum rack for smoking stand (g), kymograph paper (h), kymograph drum (i), frog board (j), envelope with clips (k), plastic packaging (l), bag with parts (m), clamp (n), clamp (o), clamp with oval ends (p), bolt (q); objects in the upper tray are : femur clamp (r), heart lever (s), pneumograph (t), clamp, gaskell (u), tuning fork (v), tambour (w), signal magnet (x), plethysmograph (y), smoking burner (z), muscle lever (aa), wire and electrode (ab), scale pan (ac), lever (ad), holder for accessory items (ae), kit diagram (af), physiology laboratory manual (ag), envelope (ah), instructions for kymographs (ai), instructions for smoking stand and burner (aj), instructions for muscle lever (ak), instructions for inductorium (al), parts list (am), and parts tray (an).
Number Of Parts
40
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 71.7 cm x Width 38.7 cm x Depth 21.7 cm
b - kymograph - Size: Length 50.0 cm x Width 15.3 cm x Depth 22.1 cm
c - support rod - Size: Length 40.8 cm x Width 14.2 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
d - kymograph drum spindle - Size: Length 38.0 cm x Diam. 1.2 cm
e - ring on kymograph drum spindle - Size: Depth 2.0 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
f - inductorium - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 10.9 cm
g - drum rack for smoking stand - Size: Length 32.5 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
h - kymograph paper - Size: Length 54.5 cm x Width 16.9 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
i - kymograph drum - Size: Length 15.9 cm x Diam. 15.8 cm
j - frog board - Size: Length 22.8 cm x Width 15.1 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
k - Envelope with clips - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width x 9.0 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
l - plastic packaging - Size: Length 41.5 cm x Width 24.1 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
m - Bag with parts
n - clamp - Size: Length 9.3 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
o - clamp - Size: Length 9.3 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
p - clamp with oval ends - Size: Length 11.8 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
q - bolt - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
r - clamp, femur - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
s - heart lever - Size: Length 20.2 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
t - pneumograph - Size: Length 21.7 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
u - clamp, gaskell - Size: Length 22.0 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
v - tuning fork - Size: Length 29.5 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
w - tambour - Size: Length 14.4 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
x - signal magnet - Size: Length 27.0 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
y - plethysmograph - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
z - smoking burner - Size: Length 24.5 cm x Width 18.0 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
aa - muscle lever - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Width 1.3 cm x Depth 4.4 cm
ab - wire and electrode - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
ac - scale pan - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
ad - lever - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
ae - holder for accessory items - Size: Length 39.2 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
af - kit diagram - Size:- Length 63.4 cm x Width 32.0 cm
ag - physiology laboratory manual - Size: Length 28.0 cm x Width 22.5 cm
ah - envelope - Size: Length 23.9 cm x Width 10.5 cm
ai - instructions for kymographs - Size: Length 27.6 cm x Width 21.5 cm
aj - instructions for smoking stand and burner - Size: Length 27.6 cm x Width 21.5 cm
ak - instructions for muscle lever - Size: Length 43.2 cm x Width 27.2 cm
al - instructions for inductorium - Size: Length 43.2 cm x Width 27.2 cm
am - parts List - Size: Length 43.2 cm x Width 27.2 cm
an - parts tray - Size: Length 51.0 cm x Width 35.5 cm
Provenance
The Phipps and Bird Physiology kit is from Centennial Secondary School.
Maker
Phipps & Bird Inc.
Site Made (City)
Richmond
Site Made (State)
Virginia
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Date of the publication of the laboratory manual.
Material
paper: off white, black, white, orange, brown.
wood: black, brown
metal: sliver, yellow
pastic: beige, brown, black
rubber: black
cork: light brown
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Marks on instruction sheets found in an envelope:
" INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING THE ELECTRICALLY-DRIVEN KYMOGRAPHS // #70-060 and #70-070 "
"INSTRUCTIONS FOR SMOKING STAND AND BURNER // CAT. NO. 70-137-01 "
"INSTRUCTIONS FOR SETTING UP MUSCLE-LEVER 70-380 (Basic Unit) WITH ADDITIONAL NOTES FOR 70-390, // 70-400, 70-410, 70-420, 70-430, 70-460, 70-470 and 70-480. "
" PARTS LIST // ALL SIGNAL MAGNETS BASIC STRUCTURE "
"INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING PHIPPS & BIRD STUDENT INDUCTORIUM 70-922 "
"PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY MANUAL"
" PHIPPS & BIRD, INC // PHYSIOLOGY KITS # 1 AND #2 "
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E1-3
Condition Remarks
This kit has never been used; the smoking stand is missing; there is some staining on the inside of the lid of the box where a large chart was once attached; The chart is still in good condition; the label on the top of the lid is lifting, otherwise the kit is in excellent condition.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Research Facts
The kit includes experiments for spinal cord and muscle response in frogs and many more.
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commemorative plate

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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010011001
Description
Commemorative hand-painted porcelain plate depicts a scene of Dr. Norman Bethune in China; Dr. Bethune is drawn wearing a blue shirt and pants and a white apron, shaking the hand of a soldier on a horse; there are 15 other people drawn onto the plate; on the bottom proper right there are eight Chin…
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Accession Number
010011001
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Commemorative and Association Items
History of Medicine, 20th Cent.
Cooking and Eating Utensils
Food Services, Hospital
Description
Commemorative hand-painted porcelain plate depicts a scene of Dr. Norman Bethune in China; Dr. Bethune is drawn wearing a blue shirt and pants and a white apron, shaking the hand of a soldier on a horse; there are 15 other people drawn onto the plate; on the bottom proper right there are eight Chinese characters, three in the top row, four in the second row and one in the third row; on the back of the plate there are two raised circles, a smaller one near the centre of the plate with a red square with Chinese characters inside and a larger one near the edge of the plate; there are three holes spaced evenly around the larger circle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by the Canadian Nurses Association
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
porcelain: white
paint: green, blue, gray, white brown, black, orange, purple, pink, yellow
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the proper right of the sticker on the back of the plate: "ARC // GIFT // 181"; printed on the proper left of the sticker on the back of the plate: Lapointe, Renaude, Senator // Plate, depicting a scene // of Dr. Norman Bethune in // China"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D2-8
Dimension Notes
Depth 3.5 cm x Diam. 30.5 cm
Condition Remarks
There are small scratches in the paint on the front of the plate and black scuff marks on the back side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Library and Archives Canada" website; "Renaude Lapointe Wikipedia article" website; "Canadian Nurses Association" website; CD #4
Research Facts
Dr. Norman Bethune was born in 1890 in Gravenhurst, Ontario and followed in his grandfather's footsteps and became a surgeon; Dr. Bethune is most famous for his pioneering work in blood transfusions during the Spanish Civil War; Dr. Bethune returned to Canada and then set off for China in 1938 where he operated as a skilled surgeon and teacher; Dr. Bethune operated on the front lines once again during an invasion by the Japanese in 1939 and it was here that he cut his finger while working on a patient, contracted septecemia and died November 12, 1939; Dr. Bethune is commemorated as a hero for his work abraod and in Canada; Renaude Lapointe was a Canadian journalist, Senator and Speaker of the Senate from 1974 - 1979; the Canadian Nurse's Association was founded in 1908 as an association of professional nurses
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Victorian Order of Nurse's medical bag

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010011002
Description
Black leather rectangular Victorian Order of Nurse's nurse's medical bag with shoulder straps, clasped flap pocket on the front and open pocket on the back; hinged in the centre allowing the bag to open up half way; inside is a central divider plus an elastic black strap stiched down into compartme…
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Accession Number
010011002
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
House Calls
Nursing Services
MM= Medical Case -- bag
Description
Black leather rectangular Victorian Order of Nurse's nurse's medical bag with shoulder straps, clasped flap pocket on the front and open pocket on the back; hinged in the centre allowing the bag to open up half way; inside is a central divider plus an elastic black strap stiched down into compartments to hold various medical instruments and bottles.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by the Canadian Nurses Association
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
leather: black, brown
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 33.5 cm x Width 16.5 cm x Depth 25.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Leather is worn, particularly on the bottom corners of the bag, around the edges of the front flap and where the ends of the shoulder strap are fastened to the bag; interior is scratched and dented in some areas
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Nurses Association" website; Wikipedia; CD #5
Research Facts
The Victorian Order of Nurse's (VON) is a non-profit charitable organization founded in Ottawa, Ontario on 9 January 1897 created by Lady Aberdeen, wife of Canadian Governor General Lord Aberdeen as a gift for Queen Victoria's Diamond 60th Anniversary for the purposes of home care and social services.
The Canadian Nurse's Association was founded in 1908 as an association of professional nurses.
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Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010011003 a-c
Description
Felted short grey moleskin wool nurse's cape (a) with grey satin / polyester lining; fastens with two grey wool tabs (b, c) attached by two grey and white mother of pearl 2.4 cm buttons on each shaped tab at the chest; mandarin collar; fastens with three hook and eyes down the front; two piece cons…
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Accession Number
010011003 a-c
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Felted short grey moleskin wool nurse's cape (a) with grey satin / polyester lining; fastens with two grey wool tabs (b, c) attached by two grey and white mother of pearl 2.4 cm buttons on each shaped tab at the chest; mandarin collar; fastens with three hook and eyes down the front; two piece construction with center back seam and with shoulder darts for shaping; length from center back to hem 79.3 cm; hem width 3.13 m.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – cape– Size: Length 79.3 cm x Width 1.36 m x Depth 1.1 cm
b – tab – Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
c – tab – Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Alice Goff; donated to museum by daughter's friend Ann Geddes
Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Date Remarks
Date based of date of graduation
Material
fabric: grey
metal: black
mother of pearl: grey, white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet X
Condition Remarks
Small minor moth hole near right shoulder
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
donor information; CD #7
Research Facts
Alice Goff is a graduate of the Royal Victoria Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1926
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Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010011004
Description
Long navy wool unlined nurse's cape with pair of internal thin wool straps fastened at shoulder seams one with buttonhole and other with 2.0 cm black plastic button; fastens with two 3.2 cm black plastic buttons with fabric cord loops at the chest; flat standard collar with grey fabric along edge; …
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Accession Number
010011004
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Long navy wool unlined nurse's cape with pair of internal thin wool straps fastened at shoulder seams one with buttonhole and other with 2.0 cm black plastic button; fastens with two 3.2 cm black plastic buttons with fabric cord loops at the chest; flat standard collar with grey fabric along edge; two slit openings with flaps at hip to allow arms access to exterior; one piece construction with shoulder darts for shaping; length from center back to hem 79.3 cm; hem width 3.13 m.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Alice Goff; donated to museum by daughter's friend Ann Geddes.
Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Date Remarks
Date based on date of graduation
Material
fabric: blue, grey
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet B
Dimension Notes
Length 79.3 cm x Width 1.39 m x Depth 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor information; CD #7
Research Facts
Alice Goff is a graduate of the Royal Victoria Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1926.
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