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Dates
1955
circa 1955
Collection
Corby Distilleries Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
002027001 a-f
Description
Treatment (a) chair consists of a metal armature finished in baked white enamel; armature supports a curving metal seat and metal back; chair has welded on brackets which host (b) head rest; (c) basin ring and an interchangeable (d) arm or leg support; (e-f) screw-in knobs hold the additions in pla…
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Accession Number
002027001 a-f
Collection
Corby Distilleries Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination -- instrumentation
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Description
Treatment (a) chair consists of a metal armature finished in baked white enamel; armature supports a curving metal seat and metal back; chair has welded on brackets which host (b) head rest; (c) basin ring and an interchangeable (d) arm or leg support; (e-f) screw-in knobs hold the additions in place.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - chair - Size: Length 99.4 cm x Width 60.0 cm x Depth 51.5 cm
b - head rest - Size: Length 35.5 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 11.0 cm
c - basin ring - Size: Length 32.5 cm x Width 28.5 cm x Depth 4.8 cm
d - arm or leg support - Size: Length 43.5 cm x Width 43.5 cm x Depth 13.9 cm
e-f - screw-in knobs - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Used at the nurses' station at the Corby Distilleries in Corbyville, Ontario.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Instruments, Surgical Equipment, Supplies
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1955
circa 1955
Date Remarks
Artifact same as item found in catalogue from 1950s.
Material
metal: silver, white, yellow
vinyl: brown
enamel: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-13-2
Condition Remarks
Chair is tarnished and scratched; enamel has chipped off exposing metal underneath; the arm or leg support is broken into two pieces; vinyl on head rest is flaking off along seams and edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Instruments, Surgical Equipment, Supplies, for Physicians, Hospitals, Clinical Laboratories and Industrial First Aid Departments," Ingram & Bell, 1945-55, p. 257 (model #7106); CD #6.
Research Facts
This treatment chair has brackets and an interchangeable arm or leg support to be able to rest and support the affected arm or leg for treament.
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A Practical Treatise on Medical Diagnosis for Students and Physicians 4th Ed. [medical reference book]

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Dates
1900
Collection
Braken Library Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
015002001 a-d
Description
Hardcover medical reference book for medical diagnosis with tan leather cover; 1105 pages with an additional 16 pages of book lists.
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Accession Number
015002001 a-d
Author
John Musser, M.D.
Collection
Braken Library Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Archival
Diagnosis
Description
Hardcover medical reference book for medical diagnosis with tan leather cover; 1105 pages with an additional 16 pages of book lists.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - front cover
b - first section
c - body
d - back cover
Provenance
Deaccessioned reference library books.
Dates
1900
Date Remarks
publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, gold
leather: tan
Inscriptions
Printed on frontispiece: "A // PRACTICAL TREATISE // ON // MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS // FOR STUDENTS AND PHYSICIANS // BY // JOHN H. MUSSER, M.D. // FOURTH EDITION, REVISED AND ENLARGED // ILLUSTRATED WITH 250 WOODCUTS AND 49 COLORED POLATES // LEA BROTHERS & CO. // PHILADELPHIA ADN NEW YORK"; printed on spine: "MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS // MUSSER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
24.3 cm
Width
15.6 cm
Height
7.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Book covers and small section are separated; leather shows wear
Copy Type
original
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General Therapeutics and Meteria Medica 3rd Ed. Vol. 11 [medical reference book]

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Dates
1846
Collection
Braken Library Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
015002002
Description
Hardcover medical reference book for general therapeutics; leather covered covers; 482 pages; plus an additional 32 pages of advertising book lists.
Accession Number
015002002
Author
Robert Dunglison, M.D.
Collection
Braken Library Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Archival
Description
Hardcover medical reference book for general therapeutics; leather covered covers; 482 pages; plus an additional 32 pages of advertising book lists.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Deaccessioned reference library books.
Maker
Lea and Blanchard
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (Country)
Unites States of America
Dates
1846
Date Remarks
publication date
Material
paper: cream
leather: tan
ink: black, gold
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
23.8 cm
Width
15.3 cm
Depth
4.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Leather on cover has misisng areas and loose sections, shows hard wear
Copy Type
original
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Radium It's Physics & Therapeutics 2nd Ed. [medical reference book]

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Dates
1863
Collection
Braken Library Collection
Accession Number
015002003
Description
Hardcover medical reference book about Radium.
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Accession Number
015002003
Author
Dawson Turner
Collection
Braken Library Collection
Description
Hardcover medical reference book about Radium.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Deaccessioned reference books
Dates
1863
Material
paper: cream
cardboard: maroon
ink: gold
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "RADIUM // ITS PHYSICS & THERAPEUTICS // DAWSON TURNER"; printed on spine: "SECOND EDITION // MACMILLAN".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
18.7 cm
Width
13.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Book looks slightly worn
Copy Type
original
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Hand-book of Surgical Operations 4th Ed. [reference book]

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Dates
1863
Collection
Braken Library Collection
Accession Number
015002004
Description
Medical reference book surgical operations; softcover; cover is made from cloth-like material.
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Accession Number
015002004
Author
Stephen Smith
Collection
Braken Library Collection
Description
Medical reference book surgical operations; softcover; cover is made from cloth-like material.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Deaccessioned reference books
Dates
1863
Material
paper: cream/yellow
cloth: brown
ink; gold
Inscriptions
Printed on spine: "HANDBOOK // OF // SURGICAL OPERATIONS // STEPHEN SMITH".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
17.6 cm
Width
11.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Book is intact, pages have yellowed from age, cover is torn in some areas.
Copy Type
original
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