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dental sterilizer unit

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11695
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997010004 a-h
Description
Ritter dental sterilizer consisting of vertical metal (a) carcass with a door opening to interior at front and pedal at base which opens inbuilt autoclave at top; autoclave contains perforated metal (b) tray with handles; carcass has two dials and a spout at front and electrical cable and plug at b…
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Accession Number
997010004 a-h
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Sterilization -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
Description
Ritter dental sterilizer consisting of vertical metal (a) carcass with a door opening to interior at front and pedal at base which opens inbuilt autoclave at top; autoclave contains perforated metal (b) tray with handles; carcass has two dials and a spout at front and electrical cable and plug at back; interior of carcass contains (c) shelf, (d-e) two small bulbs in (g) packet for pill storage and instructional (f) tag on string; sterilizer has a (h) removable back panel which provides access to mechanical compartment.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - carcass - Length 95.0cm x Width 48.3cm x Depth 41.0
b - tray - Length 33.0cm x Width 12.0cm x Depth 2.5cm
c - shelf - Length 39.0cm x Width 33.0cm x Depth 1.4cm
d -e - bulbs - Length 4.5cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
f - tag on string - Length 7.0 cm x Width 4.3 cm
g - packet - Length 9.0 cm x Width 5.8 cm
h - back panel - Length 36.0 cm x Width 19.5 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Used at Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston.
Maker
Ritter Company Inc.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date appears on Ritter Dental Company website
Material
metal: tan, black, silver, cream, yellow
plastic: black, silver, yellow
fabric: black, cream
paper: cream
ceramic: white
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Printed on metal plate affixed to carcass; "Ritter Sterilizer // MANUFACTURED BY // Ritter Company, Inc. // Rochester, N.Y. // CURRENT A.C. VOLTS 115 WATTS 1230 MODEL-TYPE E 1 SERIAL NO. 20E133 // MADE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA". Handwritten in chalk on interior mechanical compartment; "1918 G1". Embossed on front of carcass; "RITTER".
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-4-2
Condition Remarks
Carcass is scratched with large sections of paint chipped and exposing rusty metal; inbuilt autoclave and tray are scratched, tarnished and interior is covered in chalky residue; autoclave lid has residue from duct tape; interior of carcass has minor stains; cloth-braided cords are frayed and plastic tubing broken inside mechanical compartment; instructional tag is stained; paper packet with bulbs is stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"The Golden Years 1920-1959", The Ritter Dental Company website, page 5, 1940's Ritter Model D Sterilizer; copy in donor file
Research Facts
Used to sterilize dental instruments.
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dental instrument roll

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10709
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
004013005 a-g
Description
A dental instrument roll consisting of dental tools in a leather roll up case; the roll (a) is black leather on the outside and is lined with green felt on the inside; it has a buckle to seal it in a roll; the tools included are four pairs of tooth extracting forceps; one is for lower incisors, bic…
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Accession Number
004013005 a-g
Collection
Alan Prouse Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Instruments
Description
A dental instrument roll consisting of dental tools in a leather roll up case; the roll (a) is black leather on the outside and is lined with green felt on the inside; it has a buckle to seal it in a roll; the tools included are four pairs of tooth extracting forceps; one is for lower incisors, bicuspids and roots (b) and has slightly curved handles; one is for lower molars (c) and has straight handles; one is for left upper molars (d) and has a looped handle on one side; the last is for right upper molars (e) and has a looped handle on one side; there is also a mouth mirror (f), and a pair of tweezer like forceps (g).
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - roll - Size: Length 47.7 cm x Width 46.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - incisor, bicuspids and roots (upper) extracting forceps - Length 17.2 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 6.3 cm
c - lower molar extracting forceps - Length 17.1 cm x Width 3.4 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
d - left upper molar extracting forceps - Length 17.1 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
e - right upper molar extracting forceps - Length 17.1 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
f - mouth mirror - Length 16.2 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
g - tweezers - Length 14.8 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's father who worked as a ship's medical officer during the Second World War.
Maker
The S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
The company named changed in 1965; it is possibly from World War II.
Material
leather: black
fabric: green
metal: silver
Inscriptions
'THE S.S. WHITE DENTAL MFG. CO. // PHILADELPHIA // MADE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" on a tag on the inner lining of the roll
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-4
Condition Remarks
Like new
Reference Types
Internet
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "S.S. White Burs Inc. Company History";"Dental Catalogue," Henry Schein Arcona, 2001; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Prouse served as a ship's medical officer during the second world war rising the rank of Surgeon-Captain; after the war he became an anesthesiologist feeling that he did not have sufficient control over his hands after suffering from rheumatic fever.
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angular dental hypodermic needle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5154
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001366
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001366
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.4 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365, 997.001.367-.382; CD #5
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angular dental hypodermic needle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5155
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001367
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001367
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.8 cm x Width 1.4 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.366, 997.001.368-.382; CD #5
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angular dental hypodermic needle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5156
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001368
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001368
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.2 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.367, 997.001.369-.382; CD #5
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angular dental hypodermic needle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5157
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001369
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001369
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.1 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.368, 997.001.370-.382; CD #5
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angular dental hypodermic needle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5159
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001371
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set …
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Accession Number
997001371
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Angular dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle bends at a curved 45° angle and tapers to a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.0 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9533) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.370, 997.001.372-.382; CD #5
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straight dental hypodermic needle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5160
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001372
Description
Straight dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle tapers to a rounded tip with a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this ho…
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Accession Number
997001372
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Straight dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle tapers to a rounded tip with a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.6 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9531) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.371, 997.001.373-.382; CD #5
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straight dental hypodermic needle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5161
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001373
Description
Straight dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle tapers to a rounded tip with a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this ho…
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Accession Number
997001373
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Straight dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle tapers to a rounded tip with a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.7 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9531) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.372, 997.001.374-.382; CD #5
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straight dental hypodermic needle

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5162
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997001374
Description
Straight dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle tapers to a rounded tip with a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this ho…
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Accession Number
997001374
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
Straight dental hypodermic needle, which consists of a hollow cylindrical piece that has a six-sided end with a round, open hole that has threading on its inner edge; the other end of the needle tapers to a rounded tip with a very small round hole; there is a short, straight needle set into this hole; the needle is hollow and cylindrical and has a sharp, open, bevelled tip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 2.6 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #710; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Company, 1915, p. 2333 (similar to item #B/-9531) (see attached photocopy); arrived in and stored in a small cardboard box (not catalogued) with 997.001.365-.373, 997.001.375-.382; CD #5
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