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stethoscope head

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
993004130
Description
Black plastic stethoscope head similar to the "Tomac-Bowles" type
Accession Number
993004130
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
Auscultation -- instrumentation
Description
Black plastic stethoscope head similar to the "Tomac-Bowles" type
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Becton Dickinson & Co.
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Co. Catalogue order #30710-010
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Embossed on back: "FLEISCHER STETHOSCOPE // B-D // BECTON DICKINSON & CO."
Stamped on nozzle: "PAT. 1742497"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.5 cm. x Depth: 1.3 cm. x Diam. : 4.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
shows wear
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stethoscope head

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
993004131
Description
All-plastic stethoscope head similar to the "Tomac-Bowles" type.
Accession Number
993004131
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
Auscultation -- instrumentation
Description
All-plastic stethoscope head similar to the "Tomac-Bowles" type.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Co. Catalogue order #30710-010
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black; clear
Inscriptions
Embossed on back: "FLEISCHER // STETHOSCOPE / B-D" "MADE IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.8 cm. x Width: 4.7 cm. x Depth: 1.5 cm. x Diam. : 3.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
shows wear
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Brinckerhoff speculum

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
Accession Number
993004133 a-b
Description
Brinckerhoff rectal speculum consists of (a) a hollow metal cone-shaped cylinder with rectangular opening along top terminating in a rounded tip; handle extends down from opening; (b) removable slide with upward curving handle fits into cylinder's rectangular opening
Accession Number
993004133 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Proctology
MeSH Heading
Colon and Rectal Surgery (Specialty) -- instrumentation
Proctoscopy -- instrumentation
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- rectal
Description
Brinckerhoff rectal speculum consists of (a) a hollow metal cone-shaped cylinder with rectangular
opening along top terminating in a rounded tip; handle extends down from opening; (b) removable
slide with upward curving handle fits into cylinder's rectangular opening
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base - Size: Length 15.0 cm. x Width 3.0 cm. x Depth 8.5 cm.
b - sliding side - Size: Length 14.6 cm. x Width 1.4 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Ingram & Bell
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalogue order #40240-020
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched under handle of (b): "INGRAM & BELL // CHROME PLATED // MADE IN GERMNAY / 6"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-8
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
"Sklar Products Surgical Instruments Catalog", 17th ed., 1967, pp. 292
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uterine dilator

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
993004134
Description
Steel "Goodell" uterine dilator is calibrated from1 3/4 to 0; scissorlike clamping system with locking calibrator; handles have ripple design.
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Accession Number
993004134
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Description
Steel "Goodell" uterine dilator is calibrated from1 3/4 to 0; scissorlike clamping system with locking calibrator; handles have ripple design.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped with the logo for J.F. HARTZ CO.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 32.0 cm. x Width: 9.0 cm. x Depth: 5.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
shows wear
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
American Hospital Supply Catalogue order #40750-020; CD #4
Images
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director and tongue tie

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
993004142
Description
One-piece metal director and tongue tie with probe end
Accession Number
993004142
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- director -- general surgery
Description
One-piece metal director and tongue tie with probe end
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalogue C30 order #34100-050
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-13
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.5 cm. x Width: 1.8 cm. x Depth: 0.2 cm.
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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
993004143
Description
Needle probe; double-ended metal instrument of one piece construction; thin cylindrical rod has bulbous tip at one end; other end is a flat pointed tip with a narrow rectangular hole, centred.
Accession Number
993004143
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe
Description
Needle probe; double-ended metal instrument of one piece construction; thin cylindrical rod has bulbous tip at one end; other end is a flat pointed tip with a narrow rectangular hole, centred.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalogue C30 order #34110-050
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-7
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.8 cm. x Width: 0.3 cm. x Depth: 0.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 1: tip slightly bent; # 2: no new damage
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
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sterilizer forceps

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
993004144
Description
Surgical instruments: pair of stainless steel sterilizer forceps for syringes and needles
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Accession Number
993004144
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- sterilizer
Description
Surgical instruments: pair of stainless steel sterilizer forceps for syringes and needles
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalogue C30 order #32215-060
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on side: "MISDOM-FRANK // GERMANY" "STAINLESS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.0 cm. x Width: 2.5 cm. x Depth: 3.2 cm.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
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Graves vaginal speculum

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
993004145 a-d
Description
Silver-coloured metal duck-billed bivalve speculum; fixed lower blade is extended at proximal end to form a straight handle; upper blade is shorter than the lower blade and has a short slit made with two screws at the proximal end; an arm attached to the upper blade controls the opening and closing…
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Accession Number
993004145 a-d
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
MM= Dilatation -- speculum -- vaginal
Description
Silver-coloured metal duck-billed bivalve speculum; fixed lower blade is extended at proximal
end to form a straight handle; upper blade is shorter than the lower blade and has a short slit
made with two screws
at the proximal end; an arm attached to the upper blade controls the opening and closing of the
speculum
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Width 10.2 cm. x Depth 3.6 cm.
b - upper duck bill - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Width 10.3 cm. x Depth 4.5 cm.
c - screw - Size: x Depth 1.0 cm. x Diameter1.5 cm.
d - screw - Size: x Depth 0.8 cm. x Diameter1.1 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer Corp.
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalogue C30 order #40745-035
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped on handle: "KNV-SCHEERER CORP."; with logo similar to J.S. Hart of 1918: (see
accession sheet for drawing; resembles a dollar sign topped by a crown)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-1
Condition Remarks
shows wear
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sklar Products Surgical Instruments," 17th ed., 1967, p. 315; CD #3
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
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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.
Images
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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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