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bracelet stethoscope

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Dates
1940
1949
circa 1940-1949
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1986.12.2 a-b
Description
A wooden box contains a Bowles-type stethoscope; there is a chestpiece with a metal cover over the diaphragm, joined metal tubes, and a metal bracelet; all rubber connecting tubes are absent; box has a paper label on the inside of the lid.
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Accession Number
1986.12.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Stethoscopes
Auscultation -- instrumentation
Blood Pressure Determination
Description
A wooden box contains a Bowles-type stethoscope; there is a chestpiece with a metal cover over the diaphragm, joined metal tubes, and a metal bracelet; all rubber connecting tubes are absent; box has a paper label on the inside of the lid.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
stethoscope chest piece - Size: Diam. 4.5 cm
box - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. C. Filkin; miscellaneous items from the practice of her late husband, Dr. Armstrong, surgeon at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto.
Maker
George P. Pilling & Son Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1949
circa 1940-1949
Material
wood: brown
paper: yellow
ink: black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "BRACELET STETHOSCOPE // A BLOOD PRESSURE STETHOSCOPE // BOWLES PATENT // MADE BY THE GEORGE P. PILLING & SON CO. // PHILADELPHIA, PA."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Condition Remarks
All rubber tubing is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Armstrong practised in Toronto from 1920 to 1950.
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specimen slide container

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15028
Dates
1940
1959
circa 1940-1959
Collection
Dr. Jacalyn Duffin Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Basic Science, Bacteriology
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
017020007
Description
Brown cardboard laboratory test mailer for bacteriology on glass slides; two covers bound together at the spine and it looks as though it was one piece of cardboard that was folded in on itself; inside are two rectangular indents to hold two slides; front cover contains instructions, information a…
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Accession Number
017020007
Collection
Dr. Jacalyn Duffin Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Basic Science, Bacteriology
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Archival
Bacteriology
Pathology
Specimen Handling
Description
Brown cardboard laboratory test mailer for bacteriology on glass slides; two covers bound together at the spine and it looks as though it was one piece of cardboard that was folded in on itself; inside are two rectangular indents to hold two slides; front cover contains instructions, information about contents and the size of the micro slides that it can fit; back cover has a blank space for the postage stamp to be placed on and a small section to write the address to send the slides to.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, MD, PhD, a hematologist and historian who held the Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine at Queen's University from1988 to 2017.
Site Made (Country)
The United States of America
Dates
1940
1959
circa 1940-1959
Material
paper: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "MEDICAL SPECIMEN // BACTERIOLOGY SMEAR // OR [unintelligible] BLOOD FILM // PLEASE RUSH // Dry specimens before closing lid // Holds Two 3" x 1" Micro Slides // MADE & PRINTED IN U.S.A."; on the back: "[missing letters]GILE SEAL ALL AROUND WITH SCOTCH TAPE // First Class // Air Mail // TO // FRAGILE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-3
Length
10.8 cm
Width
7.8 cm
Depth
0.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The top left corner is warped; there are tears throughout the front and back sides causing one word to be unintelligible and other words to be missing letters; there is also worn out marks caused by the removal of scotch tape
Copy Type
original
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hemolysis applicators

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
993004063 a-e
Description
Two-piece grey pasteboard box holds three containers of 25 hemolysis applicators in twopiece yellow plastic cylinders, and cellophane envelope with small glass slides; used for application of blood specimens to slide for examination
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Accession Number
993004063 a-e
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Hemolysis
Description
Two-piece grey pasteboard box holds three containers of 25 hemolysis applicators in twopiece
yellow plastic cylinders, and cellophane envelope with small glass slides; used for
application of blood specimens to slide for examination
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box bottom - Size: Length 7.0 cm. x Width 4.2 cm. x Depth 1.8 cm.
b - box top (depth of a+b = 1.9) - Size: Length 7.3 cm. x Width 4.6 cm. x Depth 1.9 cm.
c-e - container x 3 - Size: Length 3.8 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
f - slide/sleeve - Size: Length 5.8 cm. x Width 3.5 cm. x Depth 0.2 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
American Optical Company
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
plastic: yellow
paper: orange; white; red; cream
wood: tan
pasteboard: grey
Inscriptions
Printed in black on white paper label: 100 1035 100 // HEMOLYSIS // APPLICATORS // FOR //
Hb-Meter // American Optical Company // Scientific Instrument Division // Buffalo New
York // MADE IN U.S.A.; printed in orange on white paper label in c-e: 25 HEMOLYSIS 25 //
APPLICATORS // MADE IN U.S.A.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-9
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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stethoscope head

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
993004129
Description
Metal "Tomac Bowles" type of stethoscope head only with black plastic diaphragm
Accession Number
993004129
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
Auscultation -- instrumentation
Description
Metal "Tomac Bowles" type of stethoscope head only with black plastic diaphragm
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Becton Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Co. Catalogue order #30710-010
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Stamped on back: "FLEISCHER STETHOSCOPE // B-D // BECTON DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD,
N.J."; stamped on nozzle: "B-D LUER-LOK PAT. 1742497"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.2 cm. x Depth: 1.0 cm. x Diam. : 5.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
shows wear
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Fleischer stethoscope

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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
993004237
Description
Fleischer stethoscope with broken diaphragm has original tan rubber hose connectors and yellow plastic ear tips
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Accession Number
993004237
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- binaural
Description
Fleischer stethoscope with broken diaphragm has original tan rubber hose connectors and yellow
plastic ear tips
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Material
metal: silver
rubber: tan
plastic: yellow
Inscriptions
"FLEISCHER STETHOSCOPE // B-D // BECTON, DICKINSON & CO. // RUTHERFORD, N.J."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 63.5 cm. x Width: 13.4 cm. x Depth: 1.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 1: shows wear; diaphragm broken; some stains; # 2: no new damage; artifact suitable for exhibit; #3: no additional damage; #4: both earpieces had developed cracks, one 0.9 cm in length, the other 0.4 cm; no corrosion on metal pieces; rubber was slightly yellowed but stable; #4: plastic is slightly cracked
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Exhibit History
“On loan L-2016-4” to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario’s 150th Anniversary exhibit; 30 April-8 July, 2016 Oct. 2, 1997 - Sept. 23, 1999: Museum Gallery - Anesthesia Exhibit; October 5, 2001 - Sept. 2002: Bracken Library, Botterell Hall, C.M. Bracken exhibit; McCord Museum in Montreal ("Growing Up in Montreal") from 26 Aug. 2004 to 22 June 2007; L-2004.3.
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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
993004274
Description
Narrow metal probe has curved pointed tip and textured cut steel handle for easy gripping; appears to have been bent from original position
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Accession Number
993004274
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe
Description
Narrow metal probe has curved pointed tip and textured cut steel handle for easy gripping;
appears to have been bent from original position
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-7
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.0 cm. x Diam. : 0.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
shows wear; some corrosion
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
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Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
993004275
Description
Narrow metal probe has curved pointed tip and textured cut steel handle for easy gripping; tip of probe is ragged where broken off
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Accession Number
993004275
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe
Description
Narrow metal probe has curved pointed tip and textured cut steel handle for easy gripping;
tip of probe is ragged where broken off
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1923
1963
circa 1923-1963
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-7
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.8 cm. x Diam. : 0.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
shows wear; some corrosion; tip broken off
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. Denis White Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
993005001
Description
Early example of binaural stethoscope with chrome-plate metal pieces which are attached by rubber tubing ending with single piece
Accession Number
993005001
Collection
Dr. Denis White Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- binaural
Description
Early example of binaural stethoscope with chrome-plate metal pieces which are attached
by rubber tubing ending with single piece
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. Denis White - first neurologist in Kingston
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
rubber: tan; black
Inscriptions
"B.D. // MADE IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 96.0 cm. x Width: 12.0 cm. x Depth: 2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
metal pitted in areas; rubber still supple in places, but starting to deteriorate; #2: rubber is badly cracked; metal tarnished; #3: the rubber is very hard and brittle.
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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Dr. Denis White Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
993005002
Description
Stainless steel tuning fork with 20.0 cm-long tines.
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Accession Number
993005002
Collection
Dr. Denis White Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Neurologic Examination -- instrumentation
Description
Stainless steel tuning fork with 20.0 cm-long tines.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. Denis White - first neurologist in Kingston.
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"ALLEN // & // HANBURYS"; "C° // 128"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 31.5 cm. x Width: 3.8 cm. x Depth: 2.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
metal pitted & corrosion starting at handle; shows extreme wear
Research Facts
Item used to determine the amount of sensation in the extremities; long tines used because vibrations last longer in large forks so testing of vibrations can be completed.
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Curved transilluminator

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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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