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hypodermic needles, holder

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
995003070 a-l
Description
(a) Two-piece cardboard box which contains (b) a small sheet of brass with 24 small oval pieces cut out and turned up to form semicircles in order to hold (c-l) 10 identical steel hypodermic needles; each needle has a hollow base which is open at the bottom and encloses upward at the top to hold a…
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Accession Number
995003070 a-l
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
(a) Two-piece cardboard box which contains (b) a small sheet of brass with 24 small oval pieces cut out and turned up to form semicircles in order to hold (c-l) 10 identical steel hypodermic needles; each needle has a hollow base which is open at the bottom and encloses upward at the top to hold a hollow needle.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box (two-piece) - Size: Length 8.0 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 1.2 cm.
b - metal needle holder - Size: Length 7.5 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Depth 0.8 cm.
c-l - needles x 10 - Size: Length 3.4 cm. x Width 0.8 cm.
Maker
Randall Faichney Corp.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
cardboard: green; off-white
Inscriptions
Box top reads, "One-dozen (6-4320) Nuer X-L-N-E Stainless Steel Hypodermic Needles // Randall Faichney Corp. Boston, Mass., U.S.A."; the needles all have the number "23" stamped onto one side at the base and "RANFAC" on the other
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
(a) the box bottom is yellowed acidic and the top has three broken corners; (b) the holder shows minor wear and fingerprints; (c-l) the ten needles are unused and show no wear or corrosion in the steel; all items were dirty and dusty; #3: the box is falling apart
Copy Type
Original
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Dr. Seth Arnold's Balsam

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001030
Description
Small clear glass rectangular bottle; four indented sides; slight kickup; embossed label on each of two narrow sides; thin cylindrical neck.
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Accession Number
996001030
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Small clear glass rectangular bottle; four indented sides; slight kickup; embossed label on each of two narrow sides; thin cylindrical neck.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received as a gift from J. Milligan by Dr. M. Chiong, for his patent medicine collection; in Sept. 1993.
Maker
Gilman Brothers
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Dr. Seth Arnold's // Balsam
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.2 cm. x Width: 4.5 cm. x Depth: 2.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some slight residue on interior of bottle
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1916
1934
circa 1916-1934
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001171
Description
Rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle with recessed panels on all sides and cream paper label with brown text adhered around entire bottle; long cylindrical neck with gray screw-on cap.
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Accession Number
996001171
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Cathartics
Constipation -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Rectangular semi-transparent brown glass bottle with recessed panels on all sides and cream paper label with brown text adhered around entire bottle; long cylindrical neck with gray screw-on cap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
W. Wojtasinski Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1916
1934
circa 1916-1934
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
ink: brown
metal: gray
Inscriptions
On label: "6 Fl. Oz. // KATRO-LEK // Reg. U. S. Patent Office // Alcohol 20% // Stomachic and tonic Laxa- // tive. This medicine has been // tried out by thousands and // found to be beneficial for gas- // tritis, temporary constipation, // dyspesia due to hyper acid- // ity. Improves the appetite. In- // creases the red blood corp- // uscles. It acts on the bowels // as a laxative tonic. // DIRECTIONS // Tablespoonful half-hour af // ter each meal or two table- // spoonfuls at bed-time, followed // with a glass of water. // CHILDREN - One to three // teaspoonfuls daily. // Price $1.00 // (Same information repeated in Polish) // W. Wojtasinski Drug Co. // Boston // Mass. // U.S.A."; on sides: "Beware of Imitations and be sure You get the Genuine // KATRO-LEK // REG. U. S. PAT. OFFICE // The Famous Stomachic, Laxative and Tonic // SHAKE WELL BEFORE USING" (Same information repeated in Polish on other side panel)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 20.6 cm. x Width: 6.6 cm. x Depth: 3.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper has become discoloured, brittle in many places and adhesive is coming through and creating raised crusty areas; fading ans stianed paper
Copy Type
Original
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White's Specialty for Dyspepsia

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Dates
1871
circa 1871
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Accession Number
996001186
Description
Empty rectangular clear glass bottle; three recessed panels, each with embossed writing; paper label on flat front panel of bottle; cylindrical neck with cork stopper.
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Accession Number
996001186
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
MeSH Heading
Dyspepsia -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Empty rectangular clear glass bottle; three recessed panels, each with embossed writing; paper label on flat front panel of bottle; cylindrical neck with cork stopper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased from Goodrich, USA in Oct.1993.
Maker
H. G. White
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1871
circa 1871
Material
glass: clear
paper: brown
cork: brown
Inscriptions
White // Specialty // For // Dyspepsia // price one dollar // Prepared only by // H. G. White // general agency // 37 Court Street Boston // Entered according to Act of Congress in the // year 1871, by H.G. White, in the office of the // Librarian of congress at Washington
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-9 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.1 cm. x Width: 5.8 cm. x Depth: 4.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Paper label badly discoloured, brittle and dog-eared; silver paper (?) or tape (?) around neck of bottle; ** bottle leaks **
Copy Type
Original
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clinical centrifuge

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Collection
Rudy Gervais, Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997005001
Description
Clinical centrifuge, which consists of a hollow rounded bowl-like container on top of a rounded base that contains a motor; the top of the centrifuge is open and covered with a round metal lid that is hinged at the back and has a round plastic knob at the front; the inside bottom of the centrifuge…
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Accession Number
997005001
Collection
Rudy Gervais, Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Centrifugation -- instrumentation
Chemistry
Description
Clinical centrifuge, which consists of a hollow rounded bowl-like container on top of a rounded
base that contains a motor; the top of the centrifuge is open and covered with a round metal lid
that is hinged at the back and has a round plastic knob at the front; the inside bottom of the centrifuge
has a rounded motor piece sticking up; the outside front of the base has an on/off switch
that moves right and left; the side of the base has a three-prong electric cord coming out from it;
the bottom of the base has three round rubber feet
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
International Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: dark grey
paint: grey; white
rubber: black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
A manufacturer's label on the outside front of the base reads, "INTERNATIONAL // EQUIPMENT CO. //
[symbol of large "C" with "SA" inside] // APPROVED // OFF // INTERNATIONAL CLINICAL CENTRIFUGE //
ON // VOLTS 115 AC/DC MODEL CL NO. 50221H // AMPS 1 INTERNATIONAL EQUIPMENT CO. // 4170 BOSTON,
MASS."; the motor looked at from under the base has raised lettering which reads, "OFF // ON //
WARD LEONARD ELECTRIC CO. // MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. U.S.A. // VITROHM RHEOSTAT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 29.6 cm. x Diam. : 33.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
The centrifuge was very dirty and dusty when it arrived; the metal shows chipping on the outside
finish and stains on the inside; the rubber cord had several pieces of masking tape on it
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Collins respirator

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
997019004
Description
An iron lung consisting of a large cylindrical tube which opens at either end with porthole style windows along its shaft; the shaft is supported on a metal frame and is on wheels; includes a Wagner motor.
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Accession Number
997019004
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Respiration, Artificial
Ventilators, Mechanical
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Description
An iron lung consisting of a large cylindrical tube which opens at either end with porthole style windows along its shaft; the shaft is supported on a metal frame and is on wheels; includes a Wagner motor.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This iron lung was used at Kingston General Hospital to treat polio patients.
Maker
Drinker-Collins
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
metal: turquoise, silver
Inscriptions
Stenciled on the machine; "Model No. 1950 // "79 // ONT Govt"; also: "MFG WARREN E. COLLINS, INC. BOSTON // Serial No. 2364Directions for Operating the Drinker-Collins Duplex Respirator" printed on the side
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-Floor
Dimension Notes
Length 167.0 cm x Width 71.0 cm x Depth 1.45 m
Condition Remarks
The foam around the portholes has badly deteriorated.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Internet: "cnews"
Research Facts
Iron lungs were used to treat polio victims who couldn't breathe because their chest muscles were too disabled.
Exhibit History
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit: "Caring Profession" L-2004-2 Feb 2005 - Sept 2006
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mitral valve scissors

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Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
Accession Number
997034366
Description
Light-weight, small, gold-handled scissors with a cut out wedge in the middle of the right-hand blade.
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Accession Number
997034366
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiac Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears -- operating
Description
Light-weight, small, gold-handled scissors with a cut out wedge in the middle of the right-hand blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Given to Dr. R. B. Lynn by a company representative to use on a trial basis; used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Maker
Codman & Shurtleff
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Material
metal: silver
metal: yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some rust spots and scratches.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Used for cutting the remaining struts from a diseased mitral valve prior to replacement.
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The Young Husband, or Duties of Man in the Marriage Relation [book]

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Dates
1849
1851
circa 1849-1851
Collection
Dr. Peter Glynn Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
000013001 a-b
Description
Hardbound book with embossed cover (a) separated from body (b);hand written and ame date inside page, and decorative library plate pated to inside cover; back cover with childish pencil drawings of houses; text on spine is very illegible; 388 pages;
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Accession Number
000013001 a-b
Author
William A. Alcott
Collection
Dr. Peter Glynn Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Marriage -- manuals
Description
Hardbound book with embossed cover (a) separated from body (b);hand written and ame date inside page, and decorative library plate pated to inside cover; back cover with childish pencil drawings of houses; text on spine is very illegible; 388 pages;
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cover - Size: Length 25.4 cm x Width 18.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - bound text - Size: Length 17.3 cm x Width 11.5 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Charles D. Strong
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1849
1851
circa 1849-1851
Date Remarks
Both dates appear on first two pages, with different versions of the title
Material
paper:cream
ink: black
fabric: sage green
Inscriptions
Printed on first page: "THE // YOUNG HUSBAND // by // William A. Alcott"; on second page: "THE // YOUNG HUSBAND, // OR // DUTIES OF MAN IN THE MARRIAGE // RELATION // TWENTIETH STEREOTYPE EDITION // BOSTON: // CHARLES D. STRONG, No. 1 Cornhill, // 1851"; chapter titles: "Choice of Occupation; Place of Residence; House and Furniture; The Husband's Responsibilities; Living by System; Family Prayer; Mornign Duties; Leisure Hours; Evenings at Home; Evening Reviews; Improvement by Conversation; Letter-Writing and Composition; Keeping a Journal; Periodical Publications; Books and Study; Novel-Reading; The Sabbath; Particular Friends; Relatives; Society in General; Contests for Superiority; Love; Fawning; Compliance; Familiarity; Delicacy and Purity; Patience; Tenacity of Opinion; Giving Pain; Jealously and Suspicion; Teasing and Scolding; Fault-Finding; Keeping Cool; Good Nature; Confidence and Reserve; Giving Presents, and Little Things;Jokes and Puns; Dalliance; Revealing Secrets; Discretion; Taking Sides; Decision; Charities; Conjugal Servitude; Dress and Appearance; Health; Economy; Sickness adn Medicine; Final Duties; Occasional Duties;" stamped inside cover: "Anne M. Dumond"; handwritten inside page: "[illeg] 1858"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
18.0 cm
Width
11.5 cn
Depth
2.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Harbound book cover separated from bound pages; cover corners are worn; foxed, faded paper, minor brown stains throughout
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Twentieth stereotype edition; original edition was 1838.
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commemorative pin

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Auxiliary Archives Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Commemorative
Commemorative Award
Accession Number
002026001 a-b
Description
An honour roll pin from the Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario in a case; the pin (a) has a red cross in the centre with a white trim around each arm of the cross, and a gold wreath encircling most of the cross; beneath the cross is a smooth area that looks as if it may have been used for …
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Accession Number
002026001 a-b
Collection
Auxiliary Archives Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Commemorative
Commemorative Award
MeSH Heading
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
An honour roll pin from the Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario in a case; the pin (a) has a red cross in the centre with a white trim around each arm of the cross, and a gold wreath encircling most of the cross; beneath the cross is a smooth area that looks as if it may have been used for engraving a name or date, but was never used; the case (b) is square and has a blue plastic base and a clear top; there is green foam inside the case.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - pin - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
b - case - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
They appear to have never been used; came from the Auxiliary Archives.
Maker
LG Balfour Co.
Site Made (City)
Attleboro
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
The association adopted the name "Hospital Auxiliary Association" in 1950.
Material
metal: red, white, yellow
plastic: blue, clear
foam: green
Inscriptions
"H // A // A//" on the cross (one on each arm, excluding the bottom one); "BALFOUR" engraved on the back of the cross; "J. A. BALFOUR CO" on the base of the case
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Condition Remarks
The metal appears to be tarnished a bit.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Timeline
Reference Comments
The Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario, “Highlights of our History”. http://www.haao.com/pdfs/History%20Highlights%20of%20HAAO.pdf
Research Facts
The Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario is a provincial body encompassing all of the local auxiliaries, including Kingston General Hospital; they formed in 1910 and are still in existence.
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Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario [commemorative pin]

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Dates
1962
1987
circa 1962-1987
Collection
Auxiliary Archives Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Commemorative
Commemorative Award
Accession Number
002026002 a-b
Description
An honour roll pin from the Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario in a case; the pin (a) has a red cross in the centre with a white trim around each arm of the cross, and a gold wreath encircling most of the cross; beneath the cross is a smooth area that looks as if it may have been used for …
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Accession Number
002026002 a-b
Collection
Auxiliary Archives Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Commemorative
Commemorative Award
MeSH Heading
Schools, Nursing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
An honour roll pin from the Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario in a case; the pin (a) has a red cross in the centre with a white trim around each arm of the cross, and a gold wreath encircling most of the cross; beneath the cross is a smooth area that looks as if it may have been used for engraving a name or date, but was never used; the case (b) is square and has a burgundy plastic base and a clear top; there is amber coloured foam inside the case.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - pin - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diameter 2.5 cm
b - case - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
They appear to have never been used; came from the Auxiliary Archives.
Maker
LG Balfour Co.
Site Made (City)
Attleboro
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1962
1987
circa 1962-1987
Date Remarks
The association adopted the name "Hospital Auxiliaries Association" in 1962, and to "Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario" in 1987.
Material
metal: red, white, yellow
plastic: burgundy, clear
foam: amber
Inscriptions
"H // A // A//" on the cross (one on each arm, excluding the bottom one); "BALFOUR" engraved on the back of the cross; "J. A. BALFOUR CO" on the base of the case
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Condition Remarks
The metal appears to be tarnished a bit.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Timeline
Reference Comments
The Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario, “Highlights of our History”. http://www.haao.com/pdfs/History%20Highlights%20of%20HAAO.pdf
Research Facts
The Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario is a provincial body encompassing all of the local auxiliaries, including Kingston General Hospital; they formed in 1910 and are still in existence.
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