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canvas instrument holder

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
992070077 a
Description
Cream canvas surgical instrument roll has two rows of cotton tape which create pockets for the 24 pieces of instruments with two flap top pockets
Accession Number
992070077 a
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Description
Cream canvas surgical instrument roll has two rows of cotton tape which create pockets for the 24 pieces of instruments with two flap top pockets
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. R. MacGregor
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Date Remarks
Queen's Medical School Graduate -- doctor before W. W. I
Material
fabric: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Length
72.0 cm.
Width
61.0 cm
Depth
0.2 cm.
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
measured with flaps open
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
992070077 b-l
Description
Ten needle drivers or forceps of various straight and curved tips with ratchet style closure; (l) is heavier and larger with a more firmly clasping grip.
Accession Number
992070077 b-l
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- hemostat
Description
Ten needle drivers or forceps of various straight and curved tips with ratchet style closure; (l) is heavier and larger with a more firmly clasping grip.
Number Of Parts
11
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. R. MacGregor
Maker
J. F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Assortment of forceps with slight variance of metals
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a): HARTZ CO; (b): HARTZ CO; (c): "43"; (d): HARTZ CO // 55 / GH; (e): HARTZ CO // 44;
(f): "293"; (g): HARTZ CO // 8; (h): HARTZ CO // 66; (i): HARTZ CO // 77; (J): HARTZ CO
// 69
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Dimension Notes
Size: Length 14.0 cm. x Width 5.6 cm. x Depth 0.3 cm.
Research Facts
Metal forceps from cotton surgical roll 992070077 a
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
992070077 m-o
Description
Two piece metal forceps, hemostat and a vulsellum
Accession Number
992070077 m-o
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- needle
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- hemostat
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- vulsellum
Description
Two piece metal forceps, hemostat and a vulsellum
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - needle holder - Size: Length 17.0 cm. x Width 4.5 cm. x Depth 1.2 cm.
b - forceps - Size: Length 12.8 cm. x Width 5.4 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm.
c - forceps - Size: Length 13.0 cm. x Width 5.4 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm.
d - forceps - Size: Length 17.0 cm. x Width 5.0 cm. x Depth 1.3 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. R. MacGregor
Maker
Jetter & Scheerer (a,b)
Site Made (City)
Tuttlingen
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a): HARTZ; (b): THE J.F. HARTZ CO // PAT. 5.3.92 // 138; (c) H. STOPLER // C3; (d) HARTZ
/ 5
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010 0010-E1-3
Length
m - 17.0 cm n - 13.0 cm 0 - 17.0 cm
Width
m - 5.4 cm n - 5.4 cm 0 - 5.0 cm
Depth
m - 1.2 cm n - 0.5 cm o - 1.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
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angled scissors

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
992070077 p-q
Description
Metal two piece surgical sharp angled scissors, one with 4.0 cm long tip and the other with 4.5 cm long tip.
Accession Number
992070077 p-q
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears
Description
Metal two piece surgical sharp angled scissors, one with 4.0 cm long tip and the other with 4.5 cm long tip.
Number Of Parts
2
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. R. MacGregor
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(p): LYMAN.SONS // & CO. // 6; (q): WALTER LAWLEY
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Dimension Notes
a - scissors - Size: Length 13.5 cm. x Width 14.5 cm. x Depth 0.8 cm.
b - scissors - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Width 4.5 cm. x Depth 0.6 cm.
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general operating knife and nasal hook

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
992070077 r-s
Description
Broad one-piece flat surgical scalpel and a round-handled short curved-blade nasal hook from surgical roll
Accession Number
992070077 r-s
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- knife -- general operating
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- hook
Description
Broad one-piece flat surgical scalpel and a round-handled short curved-blade nasal hook from surgical roll
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - general operating knife - Size: Length 16.5 cm. x Width 1.0 cm. x Depth 0.2 cm.
b - nasal hook - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Diameter0.5 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. R. MacGregor
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a): LYMAN / SONS & CO. // J. GRAY & SON // SHEFFIELD; (b): CLEY-DENT.1
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Length
r - 16.5 cm s - 15.0 cm
Width
r - 1.0 cm s - 0.7 cm
Depth
r - 0.2 cm s -0.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
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aneurysm needle

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
992070077 t
Description
Metal grooved aneurysm needle with semi circle curve at tip with hole at tip from surgical roll kit
Accession Number
992070077 t
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Needles
Ligation
MM= Needles -- suture -- ligating -- aneurysm
Description
Metal grooved aneurysm needle with semi circle curve at tip with hole at tip from surgical roll kit
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. R. MacGregor
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Length
12.3 cm
Width
1.9 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Less detail
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
992070077 u-x
Description
Two sets of metal trocar (u) consists of solid cylindrical shaft with a sharp pointed tip and threaded end stored in a hollow metal shaft (uu); this end can engage in the hollow handle for use or inverted for storage.
Accession Number
992070077 u-x
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- needle
MM= Catheterization -- paracentesis -- trocar
Description
Two sets of metal trocar (u) consists of solid cylindrical shaft with a sharp pointed tip and threaded end stored in a hollow metal shaft (uu); this end can engage in the hollow handle for use or inverted for storage.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - needle - Size: Length 6.7 cm. x Diameter0.1 cm.
b - holder - Size: Length 8.9 cm.
c - needle - Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Diameter0.2 cm.
d - holder - Size: Length 7.8 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. R. MacGregor
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Length
u - 6.7 cm uu - 8.9 cm
Diameter
u - 0.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
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cannula and probe

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
992070077 w-y
Description
Cannula (w) open-ended metal tube with one flared end; outside of flared lip is attached a 1.2 cm metal tube; thin metal cylindrical probe ((y) possibly broken away from a handle, bent from use; end near break is three-sided, then it becomes cylindrical with gold film.
Accession Number
992070077 w-y
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
Drainage -- instrumentation
MM= Catheterization -- accessories
MM= Exploring Instruments -- probe
Description
Cannula (w) open-ended metal tube with one flared end; outside of flared lip is attached a 1.2 cm metal tube; thin metal cylindrical probe ((y) possibly broken away from a handle, bent from use; end near break is three-sided, then it becomes cylindrical with gold film.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cannula - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Diam. 0.7 cm.
b - metal tube - Size: Length 9.2 cm. x Diam. 0.4 cm.
c - probe - Size: Length 20.5 cm. x Diam. 0.1 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. R. MacGregor
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Length
w - 6.5 cm y - 20.0 cm
Width
w - 2.2 cm y - 0.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
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pediatric weight scale

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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
992070078 a-c
Description
White painted steel and cast iron balance scale used to weigh newborns to infants; all-metal infant support area is welded to main pieces; separate 18-lb. weight; overall depth = 27.5 cm.
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Accession Number
992070078 a-c
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Body Weight -- instrumentation
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Description
White painted steel and cast iron balance scale used to weigh newborns to infants; all-metal infant support area is welded to main pieces; separate 18-lb. weight; overall depth = 27.5 cm.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - scale - Size: Length 56.0 cm. x Width 29.0 cm. x Depth 10.0 cm.
b - scale bottom - Size: Length 50.0 cm. x Width 20.0 cm. x Depth 4.0 cm.
c - 18-lb. weight - Size: Length 8.0 cm. x Diameter 6.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. R. MacGregor; note: this scale was located in storage room next door to Watkins 'O' 4-023 on March 17 1993 by Housekeeping (Joyce) and K. Karkut removed for processing.
Maker
B. S. & M.
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Date Remarks
Dr. R. R. MacGregor collection
Material
metal: silver; white
Inscriptions
Embossed on support: "38156 // B. S. & M."; paper note attached to scale states: "KGH ARCHIVES: Donated by R. D. J. Delahaye originally from // Dr. ROB ROY MCGREGOR: Chief of Paediatrics // 1929-1956 // 23 April 1982 // S. M. Burkinshaw"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A2-4
Condition Remarks
bad paint job; need to remove paint layers and repaint; structurally excellent; metal pitted
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pediatric weight scale

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Dates
1919
1930
circa 1919-1930
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
992070079 a-d
Description
Baby weight scale with cast iron base and wicker bassinet painted a pale green tinged cream; mounted on base; silver balances extend from base
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Accession Number
992070079 a-d
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Body Weight -- instrumentation
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Description
Baby weight scale with cast iron base and wicker bassinet painted a pale green tinged cream; mounted on base; silver balances extend from base
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - base - Size:
b - bassinet - Size:
c - quilting to basket bottom - Size:
d - quilting to basket head rim - Size:
Provenance
Came from office of Dr. Rob Roy MacGregor, 148 Earl St. Kingston, Ontario; also Head of Pediatrics at Queen's and Kingston General Hospital; practiced until 1951, then Dr. Alex Bryans took over Dr. MacGregor's office in 1951; continued to use scale from 1951 to 1956; estimates origin at turn of the century
Maker
Continental Scale Works
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1919
1930
circa 1919-1930
Date Remarks
Dr. Bryans' estimate; Continental Scale works began in 1919.
Inscriptions
Maker's mark on balance arms: "CONTINENTAL SCALE WORKS // CHICAGO, ILL."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A2-4
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good; paint chipped from base and basket; surface grimy; quilt padding yellowed with brown stains in areas; #2: paint chipping from base, foot; dirt and dust on top of base; cloth dirty and dusty; #3: paint chipped on base, foot on scale; some wear on metal arm; fabric of basket discoloured and worn.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Alex Bryans
Exhibit History
On display in Bracken wing Feb.12, 2004-Feb. 2005; On exhibit in Paediatric case at Museum; Nov. 21, 1997-Jan. 2004
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