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Dates
1921
circa 1921
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
995006002 a-am
Description
A black leather doctor's bag; the bag (a) has one handle and seals with buckles; the bag contains a pair of separating obstetrical forceps (b,c) in a canvas pouch (d), a pair of vulsellum forceps (e) and a uterine douche (f) in a canvas pouch (g), three urethral sounds (h,i,j), a pair of hemostatic…
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Accession Number
995006002 a-am
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
House Calls
Obstetrics
MM= Medical Case -- bag
Description
A black leather doctor's bag; the bag (a) has one handle and seals with buckles; the bag contains a pair of separating obstetrical forceps (b,c) in a canvas pouch (d), a pair of vulsellum forceps (e) and a uterine douche (f) in a canvas pouch (g), three urethral sounds (h,i,j), a pair of hemostatic forceps (k), an ether mask (l), a leather pouch (m) containing a metal syringe (with a barrel (n) and plunger (o) and a cap (p)), a director and tongue tie device (q), a probe (r), a thermometer (s) in a metal tube (t) with a lid (u), and a female catheter (v), a cloth pouch (w) containing an ear syringe with a barrel (x) and a plunger (y), a shield (z), three different conical tips (aa,ab,ac), a bulbous tip (ad), and an attachment with a rubber hose (ae), a reflector headband (af) with a cover that fits over the reflector (ag), an envelope from KGH (ah), a rubber catheter (ai), an empty "Surgeons' Needles" package (aj), a broken plastic tube with umbilical tape inside (ak), a spring scale (al), and a cloth (am).
Number Of Parts
39
Part Names
a - bag - Size: Length 49.0 cm x Width 16.5 cm x Depth 18.0 cm
b - obstetrical forcep (right) - Size: Length 39.4 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 8.0 cm
c - obstetrical forcep (left) - Size: Length 39.4 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 8.0 cm
d - pouch - Size: Length 44.5 cm x Width 17.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
e - fulsellum forceps - Size: Length 25.0 c x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
f - uterine douche - Size: Length 28.7 cm x Width 5.5 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
g - pouch - Size: Length 31.9 cm x Width 17.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
h - urethral sound - Size: Length 28.3 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
i - urethral sound - Size: Length 27.1 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 4.3 cm
j - urethral sound - Size: Length 28.0 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 5.2 cm
k - hemostatic forceps - Size: Length 14.4 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth .05 cm
l -ether mask - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 7.8 cm x Depth 4.7 cm
m - leather pouch - Size: Length 13.7 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
n - syringe barrel - Size: Length 5.7 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
o - syinge plunger - Size: Length 6.7 cm x Diam. 1.1
p - syringe cap - Size: Length 0.7 cm x Diam 0.4 cm
q - tongue tie - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Width 21 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
r - probe - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Width 0.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
s - thermometer - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
t - tube - Size: Length 9.4 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
u - lid - Size: Length 2.9 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
v - female catheter - Size: Length 11.7 cm x Width 1.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
w - cloth pouch - Size: Length 19.5 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
x - ear syringe barrel - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Diam.2.1 cm
y - ear syringe plunger - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
z - shield - Size: Depth 2.5 cm x Diam. 5.7 cm
aa - ear syringe tip - Size: Length 3.8 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
ab - ear syringe tip - Size: Length 3.7 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
ac - ear syringe tip - Size: Length 3.8 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
ad - bulbous tip - Size: Length 2.4 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
ae - hosed attachment - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
af - reflector headband - Size: Lemgth 37.0 cm x Diam. 9.0 cm
ag - reflector cover - Size: Depth 0.3 cm x Diam 9.1 cm
ah - envelope - Size: 16.7 cm x Width 7.0 cm
ai - rubber catheter - Size: Length 15.3 cm x Width 7.7 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
aj - needle package - Size: Length 8.4 cm x Width 3.3 cm
ak - umbilical tape tube - Size: Length 5.6 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
al - spring scale - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
am - cloth - Size: Length 44.5 cm x Width 25.8 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Clifford. W. Bennett.
Dates
1921
circa 1921
Date Remarks
Dr. Bennett graduated in 1921.
Material
leather: black
fabric: beige; white, brown, black
metal: silver, yellow
rubber: red
paper: white, biege
plastic: amber
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D1-2
Condition Remarks
The leather on the case has become hard; Some of the paper is very fragile, the rubber is hard and brittle and some of the rubber around the syringe piece is broken, the cloth is stained and frayed.
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus," 75th Anniv., Sklar Instruments, 1967, p. 242; "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., Kny-Scheerer Co., Milwaukee, ca. 1915, pp. 1064 and 5116; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Bennett graduated from Queen's Meds in 1921. He was a general practitioner in Kingston and practiced medicine at 197 Queen St; He practiced from 1925 until his death in 1964; he had a certificate in obstetrics.
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Tokologyu A Book for Every Woman Revised Ed. [book]

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Dates
1897
Collection
Cariou Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Obstetrics
Accession Number
017031001 a-b
Description
Hardbound book (a) describing the science of childbirth includes separate illustrated insert pamphlet (b) with stamped title and illustration on front cover in black with gold text on spine, paper edges stained red; twenty three chapters and same quantity of monotone illustrations in pamphlet; 373 …
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Accession Number
017031001 a-b
Author
Alice B. Stockham, M.D.
Collection
Cariou Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrics
Description
Hardbound book (a) describing the science of childbirth includes separate illustrated insert pamphlet (b) with stamped title and illustration on front cover in black with gold text on spine, paper edges stained red; twenty three chapters and same quantity of monotone illustrations in pamphlet; 373 pages with eleven pages of advertisements related to tokology and women's health on pages at back.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - book
b - pamphlet
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Alice B. Stockham & Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1897
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: tan, cream, brown
ink: black, red, gold
Inscriptions
On frontispiece: "TOKOLOGY // A BOOK FOR EVERY WOMAN // BY // ALICE B. STOCKMAN, M.D. // ILLUSTRATED // REVISED EDITION // CHICAGO: // ALICE B. STOCKMAN & CO., // 1897"; on pamphlet: "PLATES // ILLUSTRATING // TOKOLOGY // CHICAGO: // ALICE B. STOCKMAN & CO.,"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
a - 20.0 cm
b - 17.0 cm
Width
a - 14.5 cm
b - 12.3 cm
Depth
a - 3.8 cm
b - 0.01 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Book cover with major stains front and back along edges; shows wear all over; red ink on edges faded; some pages are detached from spine; pages are aged to tan; pamphlet pages detached from cover with creases on corners
Copy Type
original
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