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oral thermometer

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Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Collection
Eleanor E. Anderson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
000008002 a-b
Description
'Birks Aseptic 1 minute' thermometer (b) with a case (a) and chain cylindrical brass tube closed at one end with fluted spiral groves running from the bottom to the top; a chain is fastened to a ring in the bottom and attached at the other end to a safety pin; (b) glass tube with a tapered end and …
Accession Number
000008002 a-b
Collection
Eleanor E. Anderson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Thermometers
Body Temperature
Description
'Birks Aseptic 1 minute' thermometer (b) with a case (a) and chain cylindrical brass tube closed at one end with fluted spiral groves running from the bottom to the top; a chain is fastened to a ring in the bottom and attached at the other end to a safety pin; (b) glass tube with a tapered end and a brass cap on the other; the brass cap screws into (a); the tapered end contains mercury; on the inside there is a yellow line which helps make the mercury line visible; there is a scale from 94 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - case
b - thermometer
Provenance
Owned by Dr. and Mrs. Kidd of Ottawa, Ontario; Dr. Kidd graduated from Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Class of 1929; Mrs. Kidd graduated from the Ottawa Civic Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1925. Dr. John Franklin Kidd (1865-1932).
Maker
Birks
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1915
circa 1900-1915
Date Remarks
Item looks similar to one seen in a catalogue with that date.
Material
metal: silver; yellow
glass: clear, white
glaze: black, yellow, orange
mercury: silver
Inscriptions
(a) "Prima" engraved or pressed into the metal of the pin; (b) printed in gold "Birks Aseptic 1 minute" in orange; "364"; on the reverse side is a scale 94-110 degrees Fahrenheit printed on in black; an orange arrow is where a person's normal temperature would be (98.3 degrees Fahrenheit).
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Length
a - 26.2 cm b - 10.4 cm
Diameter
a - 0.9 cm b - 0.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The glass of the thermometer is a little cloudy, the brass of the case and the thermometer is beginning to darken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., Kny-Scheerer Co., Milwaukee, ca. 1915, p. 1074 (similar to item A/-3442-48).
Research Facts
This is a thermometer which screws into the case and can be pinned onto clothing to be carried around; possibly used by nurses.
Exhibit History
On exhibit "When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000
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laboratory thermometer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3039
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
997037011 a-c
Description
The thermometer (a) is a long glass cylindrical tube that is rounded at both ends; the top has a closed glass ring and the ampoule-shaped bottom contains a blue-coloured indicator fluid; the front of the thermometer is numbered from 40 to 120 with numerals stamped into the glass; the thermometer ca…
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Accession Number
997037011 a-c
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Thermometers
Temperature
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- thermometer, chemical
Description
The thermometer (a) is a long glass cylindrical tube that is rounded at both ends; the top has a closed glass ring and the ampoule-shaped bottom contains a blue-coloured indicator fluid; the front of the thermometer is numbered from 40 to 120 with numerals stamped into the glass; the thermometer case (b) is a long, hollow wooden tube that has one open end and one rounded end; the open end has a slightly smaller diameter to allow the lid to close over it; just below the open end, a narrow, decorative groove is etched into the circumference of the tube; the case lid (c) is a shorter hollow wooden tube that has one open end and one rounded end; the open end of the lid fits over the tapered end of the case to close the container; the lid also has a decorative groove just above the open end
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thermometer - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
b - case - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
c - case lid - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. Charles H. Bird or Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
liquid: blue
Inscriptions
On the top front of the thermometer are embossed, "2/1" and "F"; on the back of the thermometer the glass is stamped, "JAPAN"; on the front of the thermometer, the temperature readings are stamped into the glass in increments of 20: "40 60 80 100 120"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Condition Remarks
Both the thermometer and the wooden case show signs of wear from regular use
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Illustrated and Price Catalog of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physicians' Supplies and Hospital Furnishings ," A.S. Aloe Co., St. Louis, 189-, p.635
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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monaural stethoscope

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Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880 - 1900
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
011021003 a-b
Description
A brown wood monaural stethoscope with detachable trumpet shaped ear plate (a) that screws onto a long hollow cylindrical piece of wood ending with circular chest piece (b)
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Accession Number
011021003 a-b
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- monaural
Description
A brown wood monaural stethoscope with detachable trumpet shaped ear plate (a) that screws onto a long hollow cylindrical piece of wood ending with circular chest piece (b)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ear plate b - chest peice
Provenance
From the estate of Dr. D. McKercher Queen's Med Class of 1944 - items belonging to his partner Dr. J. K. M. Dickie an ear nose and throat specialist that practiced in Ottawa, Ontario.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1880
1900
circa 1880 - 1900
Material
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Engraved on ear plate: “JKMD”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B6-4
Length
b - 17.6
Diameter
a - 6.3 b - 2.3
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor wear of stain on bottom of ear plate
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
The Monaural Stethoscope. Medical Antiques Online.
Research Facts
The Fergusson model of the monaural stethoscope was designed in England and became the most popular model used in the later half of 19th century medical practice. It was made of straight grained, less dense woods with a small bore central hole such that sounds were readily transmitted. It measured approximately 7 inches in length with a slender stem that had a rounded chest-end bell about 1 inch in diameter that rested comfortably on the patient. The ear plate was approximately 2.5 inches in diameter and fit snugly over the ear in order to prevent dispersion of the transmitted sounds. The Fergusson stethoscopes often had a maker's mark, physician's name or initials, or other identifying characteristic engraved on the ear plate.
The doctor that designed this monaural stethoscope is unknown as there were two British doctors practicing in the 19th century with similar names.
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The Family Physician A Manual of Domestic Medicine Vol. V [book]

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Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Collection
Collier Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Home Health
Accession Number
016014001
Description
Dark burgundy fabric hard covered book with lots of illustrations and photographs; gilding applied to edges of pages; decorative spine; 379 pages.
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Accession Number
016014001
Collection
Collier Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Home Health
Description
Dark burgundy fabric hard covered book with lots of illustrations and photographs; gilding applied to edges of pages; decorative spine; 379 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Cassell and Company, Limited
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
1910
circa 1890-1910
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, gold
fabric: red
Inscriptions
On frontispiece: "THE // FAMILY PHYSICIAN // A Manual of Domestic Meidicne // NEW AND ENLARGED EDITION // VOL. V // CASSELL AND COMPANY, LIMITED // LONDON, PARIS, NEW YORK & MELBOURNE // ALL RIGHTS RESERVED"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
23.5 cm
Width
16.8cm
Depth
2.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Covers show wear especially along edges; numerous punctured holes in front cover as is used under something being nailed
Copy Type
original
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Ford's stethoscope

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6915
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1976.6.11 a-c
Description
Metal pieces of a stethoscope, with a bakelite head and tips; no tubing.
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Accession Number
1976.6.11 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Auscultation
Stethoscopes
Physical Examination
Description
Metal pieces of a stethoscope, with a bakelite head and tips; no tubing.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Material
metal: silver; brown
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Condition Remarks
#2: (a) metal: several small scratches; no dents, rust or corrosion; bakelite tips intact, no chips or cracks; (b) metal: several fine scratches; a few areas a little larger than a pinhead where the metal finish is worn off, exposing black or reddish metal underneath; no dents or corrosion; bakelite intact; no chips or cracks; (c) bakelite intact; no chips or cracks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002; on display in "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
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prismatic clinical thermometer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6925
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1976.6.21 a-c
Description
Long, slender, glass mercury thermometer with degrees marked indelibly in F; accompanied by a bakelite case.
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Accession Number
1976.6.21 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Body Temperature
Physical Examination
Description
Long, slender, glass mercury thermometer with degrees marked indelibly in F; accompanied by a bakelite case.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thermometer - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
b - case bottom - Size: Length 8.7 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
c - case top - Size: Length 3.4 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Material
glass: clear
mercury: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Fahrenheit scale inscribed on thermometer; the numbers "369816"; "J.F. Hartz" in script..
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Condition Remarks
Numbers 95-99 are faded; #2: thermometer cover shows moderate signs of use; has a small patch of brown deposit on the bakelite lid; glass thermometer has no cracks; numbers are fading; minor scratches on the top end.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 1074 (item #A/-3400-36) (case only); CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002; on display in "When Medicine Met Science" exhibit, Ann Baillie Building, April 29, 2003
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exploring trocar

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6926
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1976.6.22 a-c
Description
Long, slender, metal, needle-like trocar in a cylindrical, turned wooden case with a lid; case is cloth-lined.
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Accession Number
1976.6.22 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Description
Long, slender, metal, needle-like trocar in a cylindrical, turned wooden case with a lid; case is cloth-lined.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - trocar - Size: Length 13.0 cm
b - case bottom - Size: Length 13.4 cm
c - case top - Size: Length 3.4 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Material
metal: grey
wood: light brown
fabric: blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-10
Condition Remarks
Some discolouration on trocar; wear on threads of case.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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Marsh's stethophone

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6937
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1976.6.34
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Accession Number
1976.6.34
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Auscultation
Stethoscopes
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Condition Remarks
#2: Severe rubber damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
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Flint's pleximeter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6967
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1976.6.64
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Accession Number
1976.6.64
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Auscultation -- instrumentation
Percussion
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J. Hannah of Toronto; Dr. Weston L. Herriman.
Dates
1850
1900
1850-1900
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-7
Condition Remarks
#2: no chips or cracks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
UHN artefact files;
Research Facts
This artefact is part of a set of surgical instruments belonging to Dr. Weston L. Herriman, who was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland-affiliated University of
Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ont.). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine (Toronto) to the new school at Queen's.
Exhibit History
On exhibit "When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Curved transilluminator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5628
Dates
1900
1999
circa 1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1966.11.62
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Accession Number
1966.11.62
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Transillumination -- instrumentation
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1900
1999
circa 1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-7
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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