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suture packages; box

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1975.8.31 a-l
Description
Sterile silk sutures in sealed plastic bags: two 740-P 6-0, one 912 P 4-0, one 352-P 4-0, one 226 P 1; three hypodermic needles with thin metal wire for cleaning; all in a cardboard box.
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Accession Number
1975.8.31 a-l
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
Sterile silk sutures in sealed plastic bags: two 740-P 6-0, one 912 P 4-0, one 352-P 4-0, one 226 P 1; three hypodermic needles with thin metal wire for cleaning; all in a cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a-c - hypodermic needles
d-h - packets of gut
i-l - wire sutures in bags
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Hugh Gilchrist, executor of Dr. McCosh's estate (Toronto); owned and used by Dr. J.T. McCosh of the University of Toronto.
Maker
Deknatel
Site Made (City)
? Village
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
cardboard: beige; grey
paper: white; black
fabric: black
Inscriptions
One of the packages has: "Deknatel Black Braided Silk, USP // . . . // 912 P TWELVE 18" STRANDS 4-0 // . . ."; the other packets have similar marks.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-12
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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commemorative postage stamp

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Dates
April 15 1962
circa April 15 1962
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001851
Description
Paper envelope with two first issue stamps from Jordan, with a map of Jordan on the left side; flap opened.
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Accession Number
996001851
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Malaria -- ephemera
Description
Paper envelope with two first issue stamps from Jordan, with a map of Jordan on the left side; flap opened.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Jordan
Site Made (City)
Amman
Site Made (Country)
Jordan
Dates
April 15 1962
circa April 15 1962
Date Remarks
First date issued
Material
paper: blue; pink; black; white
Inscriptions
"JORDAN // FIGHTS MALARIA // First Day of Issue // AMMAN // JERICHO // JERUSALEM // DEAD SEA // KARAR [?] // PETRA // AQABA // THE WORLD UNITED AGAINST MALARIA // 1962 // THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; adhesive on bottom "flap" is staining and some black marks on back
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
1988 Enclyclopedia Americana
Research Facts
See 996.001.850, .852; malaria is a parasitic disease; left untreated, ; 10% infected would die; infected by Anopheles mosquitos, of which 60 species can carry the disease
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