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Dunning colorimeter; renal function test

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
997037003 a-p
Description
Hinged wooden box (a) contains thirteen colour standards of varying shades of pink in identical, sealed flat-bottomed glass ampoules; each ampoule is marked with a different number from 5-100; box also contains a small plain glass test tube and a wooden comparison box with an opaque glass plate and…
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Accession Number
997037003 a-p
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Kidney Function Tests -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
Hinged wooden box (a) contains thirteen colour standards of varying shades of pink in identical, sealed flat-bottomed glass ampoules; each ampoule is marked with a different number from 5-100; box also contains a small plain glass test tube and a wooden comparison box with an opaque glass plate and two holes for comparing sample and standards; there is a paper label on inside of lid
Number Of Parts
16
Part Names
a - main wooden box - Size: Length 10.5 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
b - comparison box - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
c - glass test tube - Size: Length 4.7 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d-p - glass ampoules x 13 - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Hynson, Westcott and Company Pharmaceutical Chemists
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Range of 1910-1949 given by Ohiolink
Material
metal: black; brown
wood: brown
glass: clear
paper: discoloured white
fabric cover: black
wood:
Inscriptions
Label attached to inside of lid reads, "DUNNING COLORIMETER FOR ESTIMATING QUANTITY OF PHENOLSULPHONEPHTHALEN EXCRETED WHEN APPLYING THE ROWNTREE-GERAGHTY RENAL FUNCTION TEST. DIRECTIONS FOR APPLYING TEST - [listed] - HYNSON, WESTCOTT & COMPANY PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTS BALTIMORE, MARYLAND"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Condition Remarks
The main wooden box has a few minor marks from normal wear; the labelling inside is somewhat faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (IC-141) Chemistry Industrial Testing Biological Sciences," copyright 1942 by CENCO (Central Scientific Company of Canada), p. 662 (similar to item 43170) (see attached photocopy); CD #7
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Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinology & Infertility 3rd Ed [reference book]

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Dates
1983
Collection
Dr. Robert Reid Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
009039004
Description
Hardbound paper covered reference book with illustrations; discussing gynecologic endocrinology and infertility; topics include hormone biosynthesis, neuroendocrinology, regulation of the menstrual cycle, amenorrhea, anovulation and others; title stamped in white ink on front cover and spine; insid…
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Accession Number
009039004
Author
Leon Speroff, Robert H. Glass and Nathan G. Kase
Collection
Dr. Robert Reid Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Reference Books, Medical
Fertility
Neuroendocrinology
Endocrinology
Description
Hardbound paper covered reference book with illustrations; discussing gynecologic endocrinology and infertility; topics include hormone biosynthesis, neuroendocrinology, regulation of the menstrual cycle, amenorrhea, anovulation and others; title stamped in white ink on front cover and spine; inside front cover is orange paper; 589 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Robert Reid
Maker
Williams & Wilkins
Site Made (City)
Baltimore
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1983
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream, brown, orange
ink: black, white
Inscriptions
Printed in book: "Clinical // Gynecologic // Endocrinology // & Infertility // Third Edition // Leon Speroff // Robert H. Glass // Nathan G. Kase // WILLIAMS & WILKINS // Baltimore / London"; hand-written inside front cover: "Earl R. Plunkett"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 26.0 cm x Width 17.1 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Robert Reid; CD #4
Research Facts
Dr. Robert Reid is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology; and is the Chair of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility at Queen's University; used book at Kingston General Hospital with his patients
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