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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037061 a-c
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to a short neck that becomes a short stem with leak-proof grindings; a metal screw-top wick holder with ribbed edges fits on the stem and provides a rigid fastening for the cotton wi…
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Accession Number
997037061 a-c
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Sterilization methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to a short neck that becomes a short stem with leak-proof grindings; a metal screw-top wick holder with ribbed edges fits on the stem and provides a rigid fastening for the cotton wick that sticks up slightly from the holder opening; the bottom of the lamp is flat with edges that are concave before flaring outwards into the body of the lamp; a metal cap (b) is used for extinguishing the flame; it is cylindrical with a rounded top and hollow inside; the metal cap fits over the cork wick holder and neck of bottle; a small rubber O-shaped ring (c) is included; it has round sides and a circular hole punched in the middle
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - lamp - Size: Length 10.4 cm x Diam. 8.3 cm
b - metal cap - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Diam. 2.7 cm
c - O-ring - Size: Depth cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Item found in book published in 1942
Material
metal: grey
fabric: white
glass: clear
Inscriptions
The words "MADE IN // USA" molded on bottom of lamp
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Condition Remarks
Major corrosion on metal screw-top wick holder; wick has apparent use on ends
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Scientific Instruments Laboratory Apparatus and Supplies (JC-141)", Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1942, p. 351 (similar to item 18750) (see attached photocopy); CD #7
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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037062 a-e
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to an open short neck with screw fastening molds; the bottom of the lamp is flat with edges that are concave before flaring outwards into the body of the lamp; a cork wick holder (b…
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Accession Number
997037062 a-e
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Sterilization -- methods
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- burner
Description
Glass lamp (a) has a roughly spherical-shaped body with a flat bottom and manufacture seams on both sides; it tapers to an open short neck with screw fastening molds; the bottom of the lamp is flat with edges that are concave before flaring outwards into the body of the lamp; a cork wick holder (b) fits into opening of bottle; a metal tube with attached stopper protrudes through cork; two cotton wicks (c,d), both frayed at ends, fit into alcohol lamp holder; pieces (a-d) fit into a small cardboard rectangular-shaped box (e) that opens at the top and bottom by a flap
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - lamp - Size: Length 8.5 cm x Diam. 7.9 cm
b - wick holder - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
c - cotton wick - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
d - cotton wick - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Diam. 2.4 cm
e - box - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 8.3 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Item found in book published in 1942
Material
metal: silver
fabric: white
glass: clear
cork: brown
cardboard: brown; blue
Inscriptions
(a) The words "MADE IN USA" are molded on bottom of lamp body; the cardboard box (e) has the word "Glass" handwritten in pencil on top; the words "1 ONLY No. ----, // GLASS CAP // 4 OZ. // ALCOHOL // LAMP // MADE IN U.S.A. // PRINTED IN U.S.A." with a small double-lined border around edges is stamped on front side of box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Condition Remarks
Lamp body has spots of metal corrosion on exterior of glass; neck of lamp has stains of corrosion; cardboard box has fingerprints on sides of box
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Scientific Instruments Laboratory Apparatus and Supplies (JC-141)", Central Scientific Company of Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1942, p. 351 (similar to item 18750) (see attached photocopy); CD #7
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analytical funnel

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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037326
Description
An analytical funnel that is an open-ended inverted glass cone that tapers into a long, hollow cylindrical shaft that extends straight down; midway down this shaft, the tube flares slightly before tapering slowly to an open bevelled end; the glass around the top rim is slightly thicker as a means o…
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Accession Number
997037326
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- funnel
Description
An analytical funnel that is an open-ended inverted glass cone that tapers into a long, hollow cylindrical shaft that extends straight down; midway down this shaft, the tube flares slightly before tapering slowly to an open bevelled end; the glass around the top rim is slightly thicker as a means of reinforcement
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks beginning of Bird medical practice
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-6 Box B
Dimension Notes
Length 20.3 cm x Diam. 6.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Funnel is in original condition with only one slight flaw in the glass around rim
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," CENCO, Toronto, 1942, p. 246 (similar to item 15050) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037356 a-b
Description
A heavy, cylindrical glass jar with an open mouth and a rim that has a softly ground surface; the body has rounded shoulders and straight sides that end with a lipped edge and a rim that is softly ground; the neck tapers inwards and then balloons out into the shoulders of the body; the shoulders h…
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Accession Number
997037356 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- balsam bottle
Description
A heavy, cylindrical glass jar with an open mouth and a rim that has a softly ground surface; the body has rounded shoulders and straight sides that end with a lipped edge and a rim that is softly ground; the neck tapers inwards and then balloons out into the shoulders of the body; the shoulders have a softly ground surface; the body tapers in slightly and extends to a round-lipped base that is slightly concave; a glass cap (b) fits over the bottle; this has an embedded circular indentation on top
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - balsam bottle - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Diam. 5.3 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 4.2 cm x Diam. 4.4 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This date marks the beginning of the Bird medical practice.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Bottle slightly dirty on interior; chipping on mouth of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," Central Scientific Company of Canada (CENCO), 1942, p. 755 (similar to item 66675)
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037240
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle with manufacture seams on both sides and a slightly concave bottom; the thick glass body has straight sides that taper slightly through a rounded shoulder to a short, wide neck with a pronounced lip flaring out around the bottle opening; a green and white label is a…
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Accession Number
997037240
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle with manufacture seams on both sides and a slightly concave bottom; the thick glass body has straight sides that taper slightly through a rounded shoulder to a short, wide neck with a pronounced lip flaring out around the bottle opening; a green and white label is affixed to the front of the bottle and is printed in black; the bottle is sealed with a short, tapered cylindrical cork stopper
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Merck and Company, Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
glass: brown
paper: green; white; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom: "50 // 2"; printed on front label: "Merck's [illeg.] Chemicals // 25 Gram Reagent .7213 // BENZINE MERCK // SUITABLE FOR DETECTING BLOOD // Merck & Co. Inc. Manufacturing Chemists New York // Mol. wt. 184.11"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle is extremely clean, with some accumulation inside; front label is damaged and has pieces missing; cork is somewhat discoloured but is in good condition
Copy Type
Original
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centrifuge swing, two tube

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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997037111 a-e
Description
A centrifuge swing (a) that is a rectangular-shaped frame with a flat plate in the centre from which a short stem-like geared connector protrudes; at both ends there are small, flat circular rings that pivot independently on two small posts that fit into their specific holes; into each rung fits a …
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Accession Number
997037111 a-e
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Centrifugation -- instrumentation
Chemistry
Description
A centrifuge swing (a) that is a rectangular-shaped frame with a flat plate in the centre from which a short stem-like geared connector protrudes; at both ends there are small, flat circular rings that pivot independently on two small posts that fit into their specific holes; into each rung fits a removable, conical bottomed aluminum shield (b,c) with a protruding lip around the opening; into each shield fits a plain lime glass tapered test tube (d,e) with an out-turned edge around the top opening
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - centrifuge swing - Size: Length 12.7 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - aluminum shield - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
c - aluminum shield - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 2.3 cm
d - glass tube - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
e - glass tube - Size: Length 11.0 x Diam. 1.8 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Similar item found in 1942 catalogue
Material
metal: grey
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-6
Condition Remarks
Centrifuge swing is very clean and shows only minor staining and marking; glass tubes show minor staining in bottom; #2: glass tube (e) destroyed; dropped while being photographed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments JC-141," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 102 (similar to item 11550) (see attached photocopy); CD #8
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centrifuge tube

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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997037292
Description
A centrifuge tube that is a long, cylindrical glass tube closed on one end; the bottom tapers to a rounded point and the top has a lip-like rim with rounded edges around the tube opening
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Accession Number
997037292
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Centrifugation -- instrumentation
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- tube
Description
A centrifuge tube that is a long, cylindrical glass tube closed on one end; the bottom tapers to a rounded point and the top has a lip-like rim with rounded edges around the tube opening
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Similar item in 1942 catalogue
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Ground into glass of tube: "K // [flattened solid hexagon]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Tube is extremely clean, with only minor scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," CENCO, Toronto, 1942, p. 12 (similar to item 11872) (see attached photocopy); CD #3
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centrifuge tube

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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997037293
Description
A centrifuge tube that is a long, cylindrical glass tube closed on one end; the bottom tapers to a rounded point and the top has a lip-like rim with rounded edges around the tube opening
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Accession Number
997037293
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Centrifugation -- instrumentation
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- tube
Description
A centrifuge tube that is a long, cylindrical glass tube closed on one end; the bottom tapers to a rounded point and the top has a lip-like rim with rounded edges around the tube opening
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Similar item in 1942 catalogue
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 11.7 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Tube is extremely clean, with only minor scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," CENCO, Toronto, 1942, p. 12 (similar to item 11872) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
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centrifuge tube

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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997037337
Description
A centrifuge tube that is a long, cylindrical glass tube closed on one end; the bottom tapers to a rounded point and the top has a lip-like rim with rounded edges around the tube opening; the tube has a graduated scale from 1 to 10 along one side
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Accession Number
997037337
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Centrifugation -- instrumentation
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- tube
Description
A centrifuge tube that is a long, cylindrical glass tube closed on one end; the bottom tapers to a rounded point and the top has a lip-like rim with rounded edges around the tube opening; the tube has a graduated scale from 1 to 10 along one side
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Similar item in 1942 catalogue
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Stamped into glass along side of tube: "15CC // 10 // 9 // 8 // 7 // 6 // 5 // 4 // 3 // 2 // 1"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Tube is extremely clean, with only minor scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," CENCO, Toronto, 1942, p. 12 (similar to item 11875R) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
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centrifuge tube

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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997037338
Description
A centrifuge tube that is a long, cylindrical glass tube closed on one end; the bottom tapers to a rounded point and the top has a lip-like rim with rounded edges around the tube opening
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Accession Number
997037338
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Centrifugation -- instrumentation
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- tube
Description
A centrifuge tube that is a long, cylindrical glass tube closed on one end; the bottom tapers to a rounded point and the top has a lip-like rim with rounded edges around the tube opening
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Similar item in 1942 catalogue
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-6
Dimension Notes
Length 11.7 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Tube is extremely clean, with only minor scuff marks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," CENCO, Toronto, 1942, p. 12 (similar to item 11872) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
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