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hypodermic syringe set

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Dates
1924
circa 1924
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
992070075 a-j
Description
Hypodermic syringe set consisting of a metal case (a) which is hinged at the back; lid has a hinged compartment containing four full hypodermic vials of medicine: strychnine sulphate (g), ergotinine citrate (h), digitalin (i) and atropine sulphate (j); compartment can be opened to stand perpendicul…
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Accession Number
992070075 a-j
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Drug Packaging
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
Hypodermic syringe set consisting of a metal case (a) which is hinged at the back; lid has a hinged compartment containing four full hypodermic vials of medicine: strychnine sulphate (g), ergotinine citrate (h), digitalin (i) and atropine sulphate (j); compartment can be opened to stand perpendicular to lid of case and also contains two compartments for needles, which are missing; base of case contains glass barrel (b), plunger (c) with removable metal ring (e) for pulling barrel, a glass tip for the syringe (d) and a thin hollow metal shaft (f).
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - barrel - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
c - plunger - Size: Length 4.7 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
d - glass tip - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
e - metal ring - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
f - metal shaft - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
g-j - vials - Size: Length 4.8 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R.R. MacGregor; note in Travill Catalogue: Nov. 1967 catalogue entry:
"Hypodermic in case 88/2 Tabloid Brand shelf, Dr. R.R. MacGregor, Nov. 1967"
Maker
Burroughs Wellcome & Co.
Site Made (City)
(g-j) London
Site Made (Country)
(a-b) Germany; (g-j) England
Dates
1924
circa 1924
Date Remarks
The Wellcome Foundation Ltd. was registered in 1924
Material
glass: clear, brown, purple
wax: brown, red
metal: grey
pills: white
paper: white, black
Inscriptions
Stamped on top of case: "'TABLOID' // BRAND // HYPODERMIC CASE"; stamped on case front: "BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO. // LONDON. (ENG.) NEW YORK MONTREAL // SYDNEY CAPE TOWN MILAN // BOMBAY SHANGHAI BUENOS AIRES"; stamped at right side of case: "MADE IN GERMANY"; stamped on bottom of case: DR. R.R. MACGREGOR"; printed on (b): "BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO. LONDON (ENG.) // (THE WELLCOME FOUNDATION LTD.)"; at side of (b): "MADE IN GERMANY"; near base of (b): ""AGLA" // TRADE MARK"; (b) is calibrated from 0 cc to 1 cc in 0.1 cc increments and from 0 min to 20 min in 1 min increments; printed on label of (g): "A.N. S020 / POISON // No. 75 // TRADE MARK 'Tabloid' BRAND Hypodermic // Strychnine Sulphate // 20 products each containing gr. 1/30 (0.0022 gm.) // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO., LONDON (ENG.) // (The Wellcome Foundation Ltd.) // MADE IN ENGLAND // Poison Schedule Part 1"; printed on label of (h): "No. 37 D713 POISON // TRADE MARK 'Tabloid' BRAND Hypodermic // Ergotine Citrate // 20 products containing gr. 1/100 (0.00065 gm.) // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO., LONDON (ENG.) // (The Wellcome Foundation Ltd.) // MADE IN ENGLAND"; printed on label of (i): "A.N. // No. 30 S355 POISON // TRADE MARK 'Tabloid' BRAND Hypodermic // Digitalin (Amorphous) // 20 products each containing gr. 1/100 (0.00065 gm.) // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO., LONDON (ENG.) // (The Wellcome Foundation Ltd.) // MADE IN ENGLAND // Poison Schedule Part 1"; printed on label of (j): "A.N. S301 // No. 14 / POISON // TRADE MARK 'Tabloid' BRAND Hypodermic // Atropine Sulphate // 20 products each containing gr. 1/100 (0.00065 gm.) // Poison Schedule Part 1 // BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO., LONDON (ENG.) // (The Wellcome Foundation Ltd.) // MADE IN ENGLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Condition Remarks
Shows wear; #2: contains pills that should be assessed and possibly destroyed.
Reference Types
Document
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Wellcome Trust corporate website, "The Wellcome Foundation Ltd." page [Accessed March 2014]; object 997001947; CD #5
Research Facts
Dr. Rob Roy MacGregor (1873-1970) graduated from Queen's Medical School in 1916. He served in World War I with the RCAMC and later became Kingston's first paediatrician; he was Chief of the Department of Paediatrics at Kingston General Hospital from 1929 to 1956.
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Tyrian politzer bag

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.443.1 a-b
Description
A black rubber bulb with a plastic nozzle and metal air intake, contained in a box; note: bag does not belong with box; box specifies red, and also the drawing does not match the item.
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Accession Number
1969.443.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Description
A black rubber bulb with a plastic nozzle and metal air intake, contained in a box; note: bag does not belong with box; box specifies red, and also the drawing does not match the item.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bulb - Size: Length 17.5 cm
b - box - Size: Length 17.5 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 8.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Tyer Rubber Co.
Site Made (City)
Andover
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
rubber: black
plastic: black
metal
cardboard: beige; black
Inscriptions
On box: "TYRIAN // POLITZER BAG // [drawing of bulb with a tube protruding] // 6 OZ. RED // TYER RUBBER CO. // ANDOVER MASS, USA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Condition Remarks
Air bag has collapsed, does not retain original shape; #2: rubber stiff; #3: severe rubber damage; requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
1974.3.2 a-c
Description
Breast pump consists of (a) a glass bell-shaped shield with an extra bubble protruding halway down, ending in a white rubber pump bulb; came in a maroon cardboard box, bottom (b) and top (c) that has a yellowing label.
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Accession Number
1974.3.2 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Breast pump consists of (a) a glass bell-shaped shield with an extra bubble protruding halway down, ending in a white rubber pump bulb; came in a maroon cardboard box, bottom (b) and top (c) that has a yellowing label.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - breast pump - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
b - box bottom - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 7.2 cm
c - box lid - Size:
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Elizabeth Milligan of Toronto via Dr. Ruth Sky.
Maker
Tyer Rubber Co.
Site Made (City)
Andover
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
glass: clear
rubber: white
cardboard: maroon
paper: yellowing; black
Inscriptions
On label on lid: "TYER RUBBER CO. // ENGLISH // BREAST PUMP // Andover, Mass. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Rubber has hardened; #2: rubber is stiff; #3: rubber bulb is hard.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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"P" syringe; Box

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1974.3.4
Description
A black hard rubber syringe with a ring handle; comes in a cardboard box.
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Accession Number
1974.3.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Irrigation
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Irrigation -- irrigator -- urethral
Description
A black hard rubber syringe with a ring handle; comes in a cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Elizabeth Milligan of Toronto via Dr. Ruth Sky.
Maker
Tyer Rubber Co.
Site Made (City)
Andover
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
rubber: black
cardboard: white; black
Inscriptions
On syringe: "TYER RUBBER CO. [star]"; on lid of box: "India Rubber 502 "P" Syringe // RING-HANDLE // TYER RUBBER CO., andover, Mass., U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-4
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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