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Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1981.28.1 a-aq
Description
An oak case (aq) containing a sling hygrometer (a) with its leather case (b); directions for the hygrometer wicks (c); replacement wicks in plastic boxes (d,e); 12 thermometers with their cardboard cylinders: Kata, mean 36.5, F. 451, No. 2904 (f,g); Kata, mean 36.5, F. 461, No. 3443 (h,i); Kata, 44…
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Accession Number
1981.28.1 a-aq
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Environmental Monitoring
Humidity
Description
An oak case (aq) containing a sling hygrometer (a) with its leather case (b); directions for the hygrometer wicks (c); replacement wicks in plastic boxes (d,e); 12 thermometers with their cardboard cylinders: Kata, mean 36.5, F. 451, No. 2904 (f,g); Kata, mean 36.5, F. 461, No. 3443 (h,i); Kata, 44-28 cm, No. 517 (j,k); Kata, 44-28 cm, No. 516 (l,m); Kata, 150-145 F, F. 665, No. 1538 (n,o); Kata, 150-145 F, F. 645, No. 1537 (p,q); Kata, 130-125 F, F. 467, No. 1334 (r,s); mercury thermometer, 150-30, 4 1/2 immersion enclosed in brass, N. 27040 (t,u); mercury thermometer 40-60F, No. 47213 (v,w); mercury thermometer 150-50C, No. 12145 (x,y); mercury thermometer 150-50C, No. 12179 (z,aa); mercury thermometer 120-6F, No. 19285 (ab); mercury thermometer 120-6F, No. 192?? (ac); remaining items are: a brass ball with three suspension loops (ad); two screw clamps (ae,af); three extension rods (ag-ai); a thermos bottle (aj); a length of cord (ak); a strip of Plexiglas (al); unknown item (am); wooden storage tray fitting into the main case (an); two wooden lids (ao,ap).
Number Of Parts
43
Part Names
a - hygrometer - Size: Length 21.0 cm
b - case for hygrometer
c - directions
d - wick
e - wick
f - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
g - cylinder for thermometer
h - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
i - cylinder for thermometer
j - thermometer - Size: Length 22.0 cm
k - cylinder for thermometer
l - thermometer - Size: Length 22.0 cm
m - cylinder for thermometer
n - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
o - cylinder for thermometer
p - thermometer - Size: Length 22.5 cm
q - cylinder for thermometer
r - thermometer - Size: Length 22.0 cm
s - cylinder for thermometer
t - thermometer - Size: Length 36.0 cm
u - cylinder for thermometer
v - thermometer - Size: Length 18.0 cm
w - cylinder for thermometer
x - thermometer - Size: Length 16.7 cm
y - cylinder for thermometer
z - thermometer - Size: Length 16.7 cm
aa - cylinder for thermometer
ab - thermometer - Size: Length 38.0 cm
ac - thermometer - Size: Length 39.5 cm
ad - brass ball
ae - screw clamp - Size: Length 11.5 cm
af - screw clamp - Size: Length 14.0 cm
ag - extension rod - Size: Length 44.0 cm
ah - extension rod - Size: Length 43.0 cm
ai - extension rod - Size: Length 42.0 cm
aj - thermos - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
ak - cord - Size: Length 2.6 m
al - plastic strip - Size: Length 14.0 cm x Width 1.0 cm
an - storage tray - Size: Length 45.5 cm x Width 20.2 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
ao - lid - Size: Length 25.4 cm x Width 8.8 cm
ap - lid - SIze: Length 25.4 cm x Width 8.0 cm
aq - case - Size: Length 48.0 cm x Width 24.5 cm x Depth 22.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine: source: Dr. J.W. Scott of U of T Dept. of Physiology.
Maker
S.A.F. Hoffman-LaRoche & Co.
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Material
wood: brown
plastic: clear
glass: clear
metal: silver; yellow
paint: black
cardboard: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-2
Condition Remarks
Leather carrying strap is broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used on the cruiser "Devonshire" on its voyage to Australia.
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Dates
1914
circa 1914
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.28.2
Description
Amber glass bottle which narrows slightly from shoulder to heel; half-full of white iridescent powder flakes; cork stopper; two applied paper labels at front.
Accession Number
1981.28.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Amber glass bottle which narrows slightly from shoulder to heel; half-full of white iridescent powder flakes; cork stopper; two applied paper labels at front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Dept. of Physiology, University of Toronto.
Maker
F. Hoffman-LaRoche & Co.
Site Made (City)
Basel
Site Made (State)
Basel-Stadt
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1914
circa 1914
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
glass: brown
paper: brown, blue, black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "10 g // L-Leucin // S. A. F. HOFFMAN-LA ROCHE & CO. A.G. // B307125 // MADE IN SWITZERLAND // 11628"; embossed on base of bottle: "60"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Leucine (symbol Leu or L) is an essential amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins. Leucine is an a-amino acid.
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Dates
1904
1914
circa 1904-1914
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.28.3
Description
An amber glass d-isoleucin bottle, cylindrical with small, rounded shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; stopped with a cork bound with a parchmant cover and a fine string; contains 1 gm. of a white powder; has a paper label.
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Accession Number
1981.28.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An amber glass d-isoleucin bottle, cylindrical with small, rounded shoulders and a neck almost as wide as the body; stopped with a cork bound with a parchmant cover and a fine string; contains 1 gm. of a white powder; has a paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Dept. Physiology, University of Toronto
Maker
F. Hoffman-LaRoche & Co.
Site Made (City)
Basel
Site Made (State)
Basel-Stadt
Site Made (Country)
Switzerland
Dates
1904
1914
circa 1904-1914
Date Remarks
Isoleucine first isolated in 1904; donor's remarks
Material
glass: brown
paper: brown, blue
ink: black
fabric: brown, white
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "S // 1 g // d-Isoleucin // S.A. F. HOFFMAN-LA ROCHE & CO. A.G. // B305790 // MADE IN SWITZERLAND // 11628"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1981.28.4
Description
An amber glass bottle tapering slightly to form a wide neck; a bakelite screw top and a paper label; contains 0.25-gm-strength tablets.
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Accession Number
1981.28.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs
Clinical Trials
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
An amber glass bottle tapering slightly to form a wide neck; a bakelite screw top and a paper label; contains 0.25-gm-strength tablets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Dept. Physiology, U of T.
Maker
Ayerst, McKenna & Harrison Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Material
glass: brown
plastic: black
paper: yellow; black
ink: yellow; black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: ""MYSOLINE" // . . . // 0.25 Gm. // . . ."; "Special formula No. 8827 for clinical investigation (1) 188246"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-4 Box 1 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Given to Dr. Scott by Ayerst, McKenna & Harrison for clinical trial.
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hemoglobinometer

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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1981.28.5 a-i
Description
A "primitive" Hemoglobinometer using a candle as a light source; comes in a walnut box (i) with a key (h) and a drawer (g); consists of: two colour standards (a,b), three pieces of glass slides (c,d,e), and a square of glass set in a bakelite square (f).
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Accession Number
1981.28.5 a-i
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Cell Count -- instrumentation
Hemoglobinometry -- instrumentation
Description
A "primitive" Hemoglobinometer using a candle as a light source; comes in a walnut box (i) with a key (h) and a drawer (g); consists of: two colour standards (a,b), three pieces of glass slides (c,d,e), and a square of glass set in a bakelite square (f).
Number Of Parts
9
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott, Dept. Physiology, U of T.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Material
wood: brown
metal
glass
plastic
Inscriptions
Engraved on (b): "candle light"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-10
Condition Remarks
One door hinge broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Lancet," E. Oliver, 1896, i, p.1699; "Medical History," M.L. Verso, 1964, 8, pp. 149-158; Allen & Hanburys Catalogue, 1905, p. 848; CD #UHN
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hypodermic tablets vial

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Accession Number
1981.30.1
Description
A glass vial originally containing cocaine hydrochloride tablets 1 1/8 grains; cork closure; two paper labels; control #1503; vial is empty.
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Accession Number
1981.30.1
MeSH Heading
Pain -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A glass vial originally containing cocaine hydrochloride tablets 1 1/8 grains; cork closure; two paper labels; control #1503; vial is empty.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
J. F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
paper: off-white
ink: blue; red
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row B Box 1
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
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morphine sulphate hypodermic tablets vial

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Accession Number
1981.30.2
Description
A glass vial containing morphine sulphate tablets 1/4 grain; paper label; cork stopper; Lot no. C 212 D; Note: poison.
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Accession Number
1981.30.2
MeSH Heading
Pain -- drug therapy
MM= Drugs -- narcotics -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A glass vial containing morphine sulphate tablets 1/4 grain; paper label; cork stopper; Lot no. C 212 D; Note: poison.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Park, Davis & Co. Ltd.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: amber
paper: light yellow
ink: red
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row B Box 1
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Stille bone chisel

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1981.30.3
Description
Chrome-plated bone chisel resembling a spike, with a knob at the larger end and tapering to a flat cutting edge; size 12.
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Accession Number
1981.30.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- chisel and gouge
Description
Chrome-plated bone chisel resembling a spike, with a knob at the larger end and tapering to a flat cutting edge; size 12.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
A monogram consisting of a "J" and "S" superimposed is stamped into the instrument.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm x WIdth 1.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Gallaher bone rasp

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1981.30.4
Description
Chrome-plated rasp has a handle with a finger ring which tapers to a smaller shank, followed by an even smaller cylindrical rasp.
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Accession Number
1981.30.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- raspatory
Description
Chrome-plated rasp has a handle with a finger ring which tapers to a smaller shank, followed by an even smaller cylindrical rasp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 17.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Nalco health lamp; box

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1981.30.5
Description
An incandescent light bulb, 260 Watts, 120 Volts, in original cardboard container.
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Accession Number
1981.30.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Physical Therapy
Lighting
MM= Household Articles -- light bulb
MM= Illuminator
Description
An incandescent light bulb, 260 Watts, 120 Volts, in original cardboard container.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
North American Electric Lamp Co.
Site Made (City)
St. Louis
Site Made (State)
Missouri
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
cardboard: brown; yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "NALCO // LAMPS // 260 WATT // G-25 // NORTH AMERICAN ELECTRIC LAMP CO. // ST. LOUIS, MO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Images
Less detail

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