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autoclave instrument sterilizer

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Accession Number
1981.26.2
Description
A Pyrex glass sterilizer with perforated metal tray and rubber-lined chrome lid.
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Accession Number
1981.26.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Asepsis
Description
A Pyrex glass sterilizer with perforated metal tray and rubber-lined chrome lid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Maker
B-P
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
metal: grey
rubber: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 27.6 cm x Width 11.5 cm x Depth 8.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
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autoclave needle and syringe sterilizer

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Accession Number
1981.26.3
Description
An Empire brand chrome-plated electric sterilizer with perforated tray.
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Accession Number
1981.26.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Asepsis
Needles
Description
An Empire brand chrome-plated electric sterilizer with perforated tray.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Maker
Surgical Supplies Mfg.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Engraved on front: "Empire"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 23.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 10.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
Exhibit History
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit: "Caring Profession"; ret. Sept. 2006
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thermometer jar

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Hygiene
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1983.22.5
Description
A cylindrical clear moulded glass jar with extended flat base; ground area for labelling; ridge to support lid; lid and thermometer missing.
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Accession Number
1983.22.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Hygiene
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Antisepsis
Description
A cylindrical clear moulded glass jar with extended flat base; ground area for labelling; ridge to support lid; lid and thermometer missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W. W. H. Rudd of Toronto.
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N2-6
Dimension Notes
Length 9.5 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the effects of the donor's father, Dr. M. S. K. Rudd, who had a hospital on St. Clair Avenue in Toronto.
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thermometer jar

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8300
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Hygiene
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1983.22.6
Description
A cylindrical moulded clear glass jar with extended flat base; ground area for labelling; ridge to support lid; lid and thermometer missing.
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Accession Number
1983.22.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Hygiene
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Antisepsis
Description
A cylindrical moulded clear glass jar with extended flat base; ground area for labelling; ridge to support lid; lid and thermometer missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W. W. H. Rudd of Toronto.
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N2-6
Dimension Notes
Length 9.5 cm x Diam. 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From the effects of the donor's father, Dr. M. S. K. Rudd, who had a hospital on St. Clair Avenue in Toronto.
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Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Classification
Patient Care
Hygiene
Accession Number
1985.18.1
Description
Comb has fine teeth made of bamboo set into a dark wood with bone ends; signed on central wooden portion.
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Accession Number
1985.18.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Classification
Patient Care
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- comb
Description
Comb has fine teeth made of bamboo set into a dark wood with bone ends; signed on central wooden portion.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. D. Pepper.
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1870
1899
1870-1899
Date Remarks
Original record had "late 19c."
Material
bamboo: reddish-brown
wood: dark brown
bone: off-white
Inscriptions
Signed with maker's or workshop mark.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 10.7 cm x Width 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No broken or missing teeth.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This was used to comb hair for lice.
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Haemo-Sol Surgical Instrument Cleaner

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
1985.6.1
Description
A paper packet containing a powder that in solution cleans instruments of blood and tissue.
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Accession Number
1985.6.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Blood Stains
Description
A paper packet containing a powder that in solution cleans instruments of blood and tissue.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. Edna Beange, chairman, East York Health Unit, Toronto.
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
paper: white
ink: dark blue
Inscriptions
Printed on packet: "HAEMO-SOL // The Labor Saving NO-SCRUB // Surgical Instrument Cleaner"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-5 Row D
Dimension Notes
Length 15.2 cm x Width 9.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper is deteriorating along the edges.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Distributor: Meinecke & Co. Inc., New York.
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autoclave instrument sterilizer

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Angada Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
995003007 a-c
Description
Autoclave with two trays and black electrical cord; (a) lidded rectangular metal machine with a handle at the right which opens the lid and a knob (of black plastic) and spigot to release excess steam; machine sits on four short metal legs; (b) large metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with…
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Accession Number
995003007 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Angada Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Description
Autoclave with two trays and black electrical cord; (a) lidded rectangular metal machine with a handle at the right which opens the lid and a knob (of black plastic) and spigot to release excess steam; machine sits on four short metal legs; (b) large metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with two handles at the sides and a series of holes in the bottom to make moving it through water more easy; (c) small metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with a long curved handle at the back and a series of holes in the bottom to make moving it through the water more easy
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - autoclave - Size: Length 38.0 cm. x Width 14.0 cm. x Depth 16.0 cm.
b - autoclave tray - Size: Length 31.0 cm. x Width 12.0 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
c - autoclave tray - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
Maker
Castle
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Engraved on the bottom: "C413 R3789 Pat. July 25, '16 Pat. July 1 '19 110 Volt Amp Made in U.S.A. Caution for use only on wall or base receptacle"; Castle logo on front
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Condition Remarks
Autoclave was very dirty and dusty; some corrosion is visible on the metal at the hinges and bottom; the trays both have some green corrosion visible; these objects should be monitored periodically to ensure that there is no active corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Research Facts
Possibly used by Dr. Maybee, General Practioner in Gananoque, Ontario.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
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autoclave instrument sterilizer

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
995003014 a-c
Description
Metal oil sterilizer consisting of (a) autoclave-oil sterilizer which is rectangular in shape with four plastic feet on the bottom corners and a black electric cord coming from the back right; (b) lid which fits on top of (a) with a black plastic handle in the centre top and two curved pieces of me…
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Accession Number
995003014 a-c
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Description
Metal oil sterilizer consisting of (a) autoclave-oil sterilizer which is rectangular in shape with four plastic feet on the bottom corners and a black electric cord coming from the back right; (b) lid which fits on top of (a) with a black plastic handle in the centre top and two curved pieces of metal on inside centre; (c) perforated metal tray which fits inside of (a) with two black plastic and metal handles at the sides.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - autoclave - Size: Length 22.0 cm. x Width 10.0 cm. x Depth 11.5 cm.
b - autoclave lid - Size: Length 22.0 cm. x Width 10.0 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - autoclave tray - Size: Length 20.0 cm. x Width 8.0 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
Maker
Pelton & Crane Co.
Site Made (City)
Detroit
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Made and used in the 1950's
Material
plastic: black
metal: silver
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"Pelton Oil Sterilizer" on front; "Pelton Sterilizer Serial 108 11 338 Model 108 Volts 110-120 Watts 330 The Pelton & Crane Company Detroit, Michigan U.S.A. -- Caution -- Use on A.C. current only" on bottom; "5A-250V-10A 125V Gaynor Und. Lab. Insp made in U.S.A. No. 5203" on on / off switch
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Condition Remarks
Autoclave was very dirty and dusty; the rubber of the electric cord has broken down and is deteriorating with bits falling off; the tray is missing a screw from one of its handles; except for the electric cord, the autoclave is in good condition overall; #3: the rubber cord is hard and crumbling.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Research Facts
Used to sterilize eye instruments by Dr. McBroom
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denture cleaning case

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Dental
Dentures
Hygiene
Home Health Care
Classification
Dental
Dental, Supplies
Dentures
Hygiene
Home Health Care
Accession Number
995003020
Description
Plastic oval-shaped lidded cup for cleaning and then storing dentures; the lid is attached to the back of the cup by hinges; the sides of the cup have vertical lines
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Accession Number
995003020
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Dental
Dentures
Hygiene
Home Health Care
Classification
Dental
Dental, Supplies
Dentures
Hygiene
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Denture, Complete -- instrumentation
Description
Plastic oval-shaped lidded cup for cleaning and then storing dentures; the lid is attached to the back of the cup by hinges; the sides of the cup have vertical lines
Number Of Parts
1
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plastic: green
Inscriptions
"MADE IN USA [superscript '3']" in raised letters on the bottom
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.0 cm. x Width: 8.3 cm. x Depth: 5.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Denture box was slightly dusty and dirty; had been stored in a plastic bag; appears to never have been used
Copy Type
Original
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autoclave syringe holder

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Dates
1964
circa 1964
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Accession Number
995005047
Description
Syringe holder is a hollow metal cylinder with slightly flared neck, tapering at the halfway point, and a blunt, rounded tip; two 2-mm holes pierced in neck of tube.
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Accession Number
995005047
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Description
Syringe holder is a hollow metal cylinder with slightly flared neck, tapering at the halfway point, and a blunt, rounded tip; two 2-mm holes pierced in neck of tube.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Based on catalogue date
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Dimension Notes
Length 15.9 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Circular wear spots down one side; inside is tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 286 (item# 6-300) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
Used to hold needles and syringes for autoclaving; an attached cap (absent from this artifact) preserves sterility after process is finished.
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