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obstetrical sutures tubes; box

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.3.10 a-d
Description
Three curved glass tubes containing non-boilable catgut sutures with atraumatic needle in a clear liquid; come in a cardboard box
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Accession Number
1980.3.10 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Three curved glass tubes containing non-boilable catgut sutures with atraumatic needle in a clear liquid; come in a cardboard box
Number Of Parts
4
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Davis & Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
catgut: brown
metal: silver
cardboard: yellow; black; red
Inscriptions
On box is printed: "Heat Sterilized [cursive] // Sutures [cursive] // THERMO-FLEX // (NON-BOILABLE) // 40-Day Chromic // Kalmerid Catgut // OBSTETRICAL // SUTURES // Half-Circle // Atraumatic Needle // Size 2 685 // THREE TUBES . . ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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dental film hanger

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
995004010
Description
Dental film hangers which consist of a rectangular frame of flat metal sections with an attached flat metal handle which is curved into a semi-circle at the top. The hanger is divided down the middle with a non-moving central support of two attached flat metal pieces. The two sides each consist of…
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Accession Number
995004010
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
X-Ray Film
Radiography, Dental -- instrumentation
Description
Dental film hangers which consist of a rectangular frame of flat metal sections with an attached flat metal handle which is curved into a semi-circle at the top. The hanger is divided down the middle with a non-moving central support of two attached flat metal pieces. The two sides each consist of two central pieces of flat metal with seven almond-shaped pieces cut out of each. The middle sections are hinged which allows them to be swivelled sideways. There is a moving metal tab on the handle which can slide down and lock the middle sections into place.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Queen's University School of X-Ray.
Maker
Bar Ray Products, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into handle are the words, "Bar-Ray Bklyn 32, N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 31.0 cm. x Width: 8.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Hangers had been taped with masking tape in several spots; this tape had deteriorated and fallen off, leaving residue behind; hangers are complete and the moving parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm
Research Facts
Hanger labelled by School of X-Ray, "Dental film hangers - Hi Tech version"
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
Accession Number
996001105 a-b
Description
Small gold cylindrical tin of "corn fix salve"; black writing on lid; directions written on bottom of tin.
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Accession Number
996001105 a-b
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Callosities -- drug therapy
Ointments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- podiatric remedies -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
Small gold cylindrical tin of "corn fix salve"; black writing on lid; directions written on bottom of tin.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
Size: Length 1.6 cm. x Diam. 2.5 cm.
Provenance
Acquired by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection; purchased in Washington D.C. on Oct. 16 1994.
Maker
Kraupner Pharmaceutical Co.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal: yellow; black
Inscriptions
Corn fix // salve // contains Carbolic Acid // (approx. 2%), oil // Cassia, U.S.P. Petrolatum // and Camphor // Average contents // 1/17 oz.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-8 Row D
Condition Remarks
Some wear on lid and around edges; some paint loss
Copy Type
Original
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Gem Micromatic [safety razor blade]

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Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
Accession Number
000003286 a-c
Description
Razor blade, which consists of a rectangular metal blade (a) in a rectangular cardboard band (b) in a rectangular paper wrapper (c); the blade has a folded metal base, from which extends a thin, rectangular blade, with an oblong hole in its centre and semicircular notches at its side; it is wrapped…
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Accession Number
000003286 a-c
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dermatology
MeSH Heading
Hair Removal -- instrumentation
Hygiene -- instrumentation
MM= Household Articles -- razor
Description
Razor blade, which consists of a rectangular metal blade (a) in a rectangular cardboard band (b) in a rectangular paper wrapper (c); the blade has a folded metal base, from which extends a thin, rectangular blade, with an oblong hole in its centre and semicircular notches at its side; it is wrapped in a rectangular cardboard band which is folded over three times; both parts are wrapped in a thin paper wrapper to form a rectangular package.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - blade - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 2.0 cm
b - band - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Width 1.4 cm
c - wrapper - Size: Length 5.8 cm x Width 5.6 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
American Safety Razor Corporation
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1950
circa 1920-1950
Material
metal: silver
paper: brown; white; orange
Inscriptions
The paper label reads, "GEM // MICROMATIC // BLADE // SINGLEDGE // GEM BLADE // REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // GUARANTEED BY // GEM DIVISION // AMERICAN SAFETY RAZOR CORP. // BROOKLYN 1. N.Y. MADE IN U.S.A. // Avoid '5 o'clock Shadow' // HOLD RAZOR // FLAT AGAINST FACE"; in raised metal letters at the base of the razor blade, "GEMBLADE" appears; on the oopposite side of the base, "PATS 1739280 //1773614 // GEM // MADE IN // U.S.A." appears in raised metal letters.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Condition Remarks
The blade was in very good condition; there were no signs of corrosion, and it appeared unused; both the band and wrapper were yellowing; the wrapper also had a small hole in two of its folded corners; there was a brown deposit, 0.8 cm x 0.7 cm on the wrapper's inner surface; there were particles of dust and dirt inside the wrapper.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
C. Cox, retired Kingston Psychiatric Hospital RN
Research Facts
Used by patient and barber at KPH, a veteran; arrived with artifacts 000.003.282-.285 and .287-.297
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Kalmerid catgut sutures

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Dates
1926
1951
circa 1926-1951
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
993004234
Description
Clear glass vial containing size 0 Kalmerid brown minor catgut sutures without needle; sutures wound on white plastic bobbin; vial scored for breaking at centre; slightly less than half-full of clear liquid.
Accession Number
993004234
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Clear glass vial containing size 0 Kalmerid brown minor catgut sutures without needle; sutures wound on white plastic bobbin; vial scored for breaking at centre; slightly less than half-full of clear liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Davis & Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1926
1951
circa 1926-1951
Date Remarks
Patent for plastic bobbin was registered in 1926 (US1610607); Davis & Geck moved production to Connecticut in 1951
Material
paper: white; black
glass: clear
plastic: white
catgut: brown
Inscriptions
Printed in black on white paper: "DAVIS & GECK, INC. // N.Y. / U.S.A. // KALMERID // Minor
Catgut // 20-Day / 0 // Non-Boilable / 722"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10 Box 3
Dimension Notes
Length 7.2 cm. x Diam. 0.8 cm.
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Davis and Geck Company Records" website (University of Conneticut); United States Patent and Trademark Office website
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Kalmerid catgut sutures

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Dates
1926
1951
circa 1926-1951
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
993004235
Description
Clear glass vial containing size 0 Kalmerid brown minor catgut sutures without needle; sutures wound on white plastic bobbin; vial scored for breaking at centre; slightly less than half-full of clear liquid.
Accession Number
993004235
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Clear glass vial containing size 0 Kalmerid brown minor catgut sutures without needle; sutures wound on white plastic bobbin; vial scored for breaking at centre; slightly less than half-full of clear liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Davis & Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1926
1951
circa 1926-1951
Date Remarks
Patent for plastic bobbin was registered in 1926 (US1610607); Davis & Geck moved production to Connecticut in 1951
Material
paper: white; black
glass: clear
plastic: white
catgut: brown
Inscriptions
Printed in black on white paper: "DAVIS & GECK, INC. // N.Y. / U.S.A. // KALMERID // Minor
Catgut // 20-Day / 0 // Non-Boilable / 722"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10 Box 3
Dimension Notes
Length 7.2 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Davis and Geck Company Records" website (University of Conneticut); United States Patent and Trademark Office website
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dental aspirator

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020287 a-b
Description
Silver metal dental aspirator; central hollow cylindrical barrel with two oval openings at sides (a); red rubber insert inside bottom of aspirator; top of barrel has two finger grips coming out at sides; cylindrical plunger with flat tip; thumb grip at top, paralled to finger grips, used to push pl…
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Accession Number
010020287 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
MM= Suction and Drainage -- aspirator
Description
Silver metal dental aspirator; central hollow cylindrical barrel with two oval openings at sides (a); red rubber insert inside bottom of aspirator; top of barrel has two finger grips coming out at sides; cylindrical plunger with flat tip; thumb grip at top, paralled to finger grips, used to push plunger into barrel; cylindrical tip (b) screws onto tip of aspirator
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - aspirator - Size: Length 11.4 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
b - tip - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Novocol Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
rubber: red
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "NOVOCOL CHEM CO. // BROOKLYN N.Y. // PAT.APPLD.FOR // F"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Condition Remarks
Metal slightly tarnished, particularly inside aspirator
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Catalogue of Operation Tables, Sterilizers, Hospital Furniture, Surgical Instruments, Appliances, Ligatures & Sutures", Allen & Hanbury Ltd., 1957, p. 530 (similar to #44760); "Novocol Pharmaceutical of Canada" website
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; the Novocol company was founded in 1911 in the United States by Dr. Mendal Nevin; a factory was opened in Canada in 1926 and all operations moved there in 1983; the company remains leaders in producing anaesthetics and is based in Cambridge, Ontario
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