Mould of the hand of Sir James Syme, professor of Clinical Surgery at Edinburgh University (1833-69); he was a celebrated surgeon especially noted for his amputation skill and techniques; John Brown, a pupil, suggested having a mould made for posterity; the original is in the Anatomical Museum of the University of Edinburgh; presented to Dr. R.I. Harris by Sir James Learmonth, chairman of Clinical Surgery, Edinburgh University, after a lecture given on Sir James Syme.
Overall surface grime on both sides, minor creases at fold lines; minor fading on signatures; edges show creased border where prevously mounted in frame
Kirsty Earley Digital Heritage Officer Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow; 11 April 2019
Certificate given to James Stirling, who studied at the University of Glasgow and practiced at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He took classes from 1827-1829. One of them being placement at the Infirmary in 1829. The certificate acknowledges his completion of his placment at the Infirmary before he graduated in 1830.
The name at the very bottom is that of Robert Perry who was the president of the College, (then known as the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow), from 1843-1845. He was a physician and surgeon at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary from 1820-1848. Robert Cowan was a member of the College and practiced at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
Dr. James Stirling was a graduate of the University of Glasgow; he began practising in Vancleek (?) Hill, Ontario.
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Set of three 33 1/3 RPM vinyl audio recordings regarding public dental health and featuring celebrity narrators; rectangular beige and blue plastic-covered cardstock book (a); title and production information printed on front in blue ink; back blank; three brown paper sleeves in book hold three red…
Set of three 33 1/3 RPM vinyl audio recordings regarding public dental health and featuring celebrity narrators; rectangular beige and blue plastic-covered cardstock book (a); title and production information printed on front in blue ink; back blank; three brown paper sleeves in book hold three red vinyl discs with yellow labels in the middle; title, narrator and manufacturing information printed with blue ink; first disc (b) features Bing Crosby and Robert Taylor, second disc (c) features Amos & Andy and Cornell Wilde, third disc (d) features Bob Hope and Tony Martin; advertising brochure (e) consists of one sheet of pink paper printed with black and white ink folded into three sections; information regarding a short film called "It's Your Health" presented by the Southern California State Dental Association inside with black and white screen shots from the film
Number Of Parts
a - packaging - Size: Length 35.7 cm x Width 31.7 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
b - disc - Size: Depth 0.2 cm x Diam. 30.0 cm
c - disc - Size: Depth 0.2 cm x Diam. 30.0 cm
d - disc - Size: Depth 0.2 cm x Diam. 30.0 cm
e - brochure - Size: Length 21.6 cm x Width 9.4 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
(a) Printed on cover: "VOLUME 1 // DENTAL HEALTH RECORD SERIES // IN THE INTEREST OF CHILD HEALTH // PRODUCED BY // SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA STATE DENTAL ASSOCIATION // DISTRIBUTED BY // AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION // 222 East Superior Street // Chicago 11, Illinois // Designed to Assist in All Health Education Programs // for the Schools, Parent-Teacher Associations // and Other Public Spirited Service Groups"; (b) printed on side one: "DENTAL HEALTH // PRESENTATION No. 1 // BING CROSBY // Produced by // SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA // STATE DENTAL ASSOCIATION // Approved and Distributed by // AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION // This recording is not to be used for // radio broadcast purposes or for // public performances for profit. // SCSDA-1"; inscribed on side one: "SCSDA-1"; printed on side two: "PRESENTATION No. 2 // ROBERT TAYLOR // SCSDA-2"; inscribed on side two: "SCSDA-2"; (c) printed on side one: "PRESENTATION No. 3 // AMOS & ANDY"; inscribed on side one: "SCSDA-3"; printed on side two: "PRESENTATION No. 4 // CORNELL WILDE"; inscribed on side two: "SCSDA-4"; (d) printed on side one: "PRESENTATION No. 5 // BOB HOPE"; inscribed on side one: "SCSDA-5"; printed on side two: "PRESENTATION No. 6 // TONY MARTIN"; inscribed on side two: "SCSDA-6"; (e) printed on cover: "The story // of dental health // has now been told // "It's Your Health" tells that story. It // is the new dental health education- // al film presented by the Southern // California State Dental Associ- // ation, as a public service, in the // interest of better health and better // futures for the children of today."
(a-d) Storage Room 2005
(e) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 20
Plastic worn at binding; dirt marks on cover; discs are slightly scratched; paper worn at fold marks of (e)
"IMDB - It's Your Health" website
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; this item was donated by Dr. Howard J. Marcotte from Calgary, Alberta; the pamphlet found with the item is advertising a movie made in 1949; "It's Your Health" was an 18-minute black and white film starring radio veteran Art Baker as a dentist who explains mouth hygiene and dental care to a group of kids; it was distributed by the Southern California State Dental Association to non-profit organizations