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laboratory thermometer

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
997037011 a-c
Description
The thermometer (a) is a long glass cylindrical tube that is rounded at both ends; the top has a closed glass ring and the ampoule-shaped bottom contains a blue-coloured indicator fluid; the front of the thermometer is numbered from 40 to 120 with numerals stamped into the glass; the thermometer ca…
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Accession Number
997037011 a-c
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Thermometers
Temperature
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- thermometer, chemical
Description
The thermometer (a) is a long glass cylindrical tube that is rounded at both ends; the top has a closed glass ring and the ampoule-shaped bottom contains a blue-coloured indicator fluid; the front of the thermometer is numbered from 40 to 120 with numerals stamped into the glass; the thermometer case (b) is a long, hollow wooden tube that has one open end and one rounded end; the open end has a slightly smaller diameter to allow the lid to close over it; just below the open end, a narrow, decorative groove is etched into the circumference of the tube; the case lid (c) is a shorter hollow wooden tube that has one open end and one rounded end; the open end of the lid fits over the tapered end of the case to close the container; the lid also has a decorative groove just above the open end
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thermometer - Size: Length 15.2 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
b - case - Size: Length 14.7 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
c - case lid - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. Charles H. Bird or Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
liquid: blue
Inscriptions
On the top front of the thermometer are embossed, "2/1" and "F"; on the back of the thermometer the glass is stamped, "JAPAN"; on the front of the thermometer, the temperature readings are stamped into the glass in increments of 20: "40 60 80 100 120"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Condition Remarks
Both the thermometer and the wooden case show signs of wear from regular use
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Aloe's Illustrated and Price Catalog of Superior Surgical Instruments, Physicians' Supplies and Hospital Furnishings ," A.S. Aloe Co., St. Louis, 189-, p.635
Exhibit History
On exhibit, Billings Estate, 15 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec. 2009
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Douglas stethoscope

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Dates
1930
1939
1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1975.8.3
Description
Stethoscope, consisting of a chest piece and rubber earpieces (one missing) and a metal junction tube.
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Accession Number
1975.8.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Stethoscopes
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- binaural
Description
Stethoscope, consisting of a chest piece and rubber earpieces (one missing) and a metal junction tube.
Number Of Parts
1
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
J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1939
1930-1939
Date Remarks
Accession sheet has "1930s?"
Material
metal: silver rubber: dark brown
Inscriptions
Plastic coating over chest piece has, "DOUGLASS STETHOSCOPE J.F. HARTZ CO. LTD // [two heart shapes]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 50.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Rubber deteriorating badly; one earpiece completely gone; #2: rubber in very bad condition; #3: severe rubber damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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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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Curved transilluminator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5628
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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Rieger Bowles stethoscope

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Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1969.503.1 a-b
Description
Chest piece (a) with piece of rubber tubing attached; double outlet incorporates both a bell chest piece and a flat chest piece; earpiece (b), binaural, with rubber tubing attached; hard rubber earpieces.
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Accession Number
1969.503.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- binaural
Description
Chest piece (a) with piece of rubber tubing attached; double outlet incorporates both a bell chest piece and a flat chest piece; earpiece (b), binaural, with rubber tubing attached; hard rubber earpieces.
Number Of Parts
2
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; used by Dr. J.A. Campbell.
Maker
Adams
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
rubber: black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"ADAMS, U.S.A."; "F"; "B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Condition Remarks
Rubber broken
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Taylor dermatherm

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1971.1.1 a-f
Description
Equipment comes in a black metal case (a) that has a broken handle and a hinged lid; (b) is a meter, with measures in degrees Centigrade; (c) is black covered rubber tubing with wooden handles--electrical wires to connect to a terminal on (b); (d) is a blue and red vacuum bottle; (e) is a thermomet…
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Accession Number
1971.1.1 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Thermometers
Skin Temperature
Physical Examination
Description
Equipment comes in a black metal case (a) that has a broken handle and a hinged lid; (b) is a meter, with measures in degrees Centigrade; (c) is black covered rubber tubing with wooden handles--electrical wires to connect to a terminal on (b); (d) is a blue and red vacuum bottle; (e) is a thermometer; (f) is a key attached to the box handle.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Width 20.5 cm x Depth 20.5 cm
b - meter
c - rubber tubing
d - vacuum bottle
e - thermometer
f - key
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A.J. Kerwin of Toronto.
Maker
Taylor Instrument Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: black; silver; blue; red
glass: clear; silvered
rubber: black
wood: brown
Inscriptions
On top of case (a) is the word "DERMATHERM" printed on white tape; on meter (b): "Taylor // DERMATHERM // SERIAL PATENT // 197 1,972,516 // Taylor Instrument Co. // Rochester, NY"; "Weston Electrical // Instrument Corp. // Newark, N.J., USA"; on vacuum bottle (d): "MADE IN US OF AMERICA // KEAPS IT // REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. // VACUUM BOTTLE // 2133 // KEAPSIT DIV. NORWICH
CONN"; on thermometer (e): "Taylor Rochester NY # 2645156"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E2-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used for measuring skin temperature.
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dual thermometer case

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1979.27.3 a-c
Description
An "Empire Stubby" thermometer (a) in a plastic case (b) with a metal clip-on top (c) for insertion in a pocket; case has compartments for two thermometers.
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Accession Number
1979.27.3 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Body Temperature
Thermometers
Physical Examination
Description
An "Empire Stubby" thermometer (a) in a plastic case (b) with a metal clip-on top (c) for insertion in a pocket; case has compartments for two thermometers.
Number Of Parts
3
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. H.O. Macnamara of Scarborough, Ont.
Maker
Becton & Dickinson
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
plastic: brown
metal: silver
glass: clear
mercury: silver
Inscriptions
"B-D" inscribed on steel cap; temperature gradations marked on thermometer.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-4
Condition Remarks
One thermometer missing; plastic slightly decayed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Macnamara practised in Toronto throughout his life; retired in 1960.
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sand glass; hourglass

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1981.26.7
Description
Hourglass glass timer with wooden bases; contains fine grains of sand.
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Accession Number
1981.26.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Body Temperature
Physical Examination
Description
Hourglass glass timer with wooden bases; contains fine grains of sand.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
wood: reddish-brown
sand: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 9.5 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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