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dental root elevator

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13680
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020512
Description
Dental root elevator with black ebony handle; handle has round bulbous end which tapers and attaches to a silver metal stem; the metal stem tapers and ends with a conical screw.
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Accession Number
010020512
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dentistry, Operative
Root Canal Therapy
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- elevator
Description
Dental root elevator with black ebony handle; handle has round bulbous end which tapers and attaches to a silver metal stem; the metal stem tapers and ends with a conical screw.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
J. Biddle
Site Made (City)
New York City
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1910
circa 1900-1910
Date Remarks
Date based on donor's remarks
Material
wood: black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved on stem: "J.BIDDLE-N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Dimension Notes
Length 13.5 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal is tarnished; wooden handle is cracked where it meets the metal.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Dentalblogs.com - Root Tip Remover" website; CD #4
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; a dentist would use a root tip remover to screw down into the remaining root tip that did not either come out in the original extraction, or was all that remained of a rotten or broken tooth
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A Prayer Book for the Sick [prayer book for the sick]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13737
Dates
1941
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
005036058
Description
Slim maroon coloured paperback prayer book with Christian prayers for the sick for various times, occasions and includes prayer for the sacrament Extreme Unction; gold cross and title text on the front in gold.
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Accession Number
005036058
Author
Rev. Edmund T. Meehan
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Religion and Medicine
Hospitals
Description
Slim maroon coloured paperback prayer book with Christian prayers for the sick for various times, occasions and includes prayer for the sacrament Extreme Unction; gold cross and title text on the front in gold.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing via Marilyn Boston
Maker
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Site Made (City)
New York City
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1941
Date Remarks
Date printed on artefact
Material
paper: maroon, cream
ink: yellow, black, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on the cover: "A PRAYER BOOK // FOR THE // SICK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder D pg 1 a
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear along spine
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Text from booklet, pg. 61; CD #5
Research Facts
Extreme Unction is a sacrament , which, through the prayer and anointing of the priest, gives comfort and strenght to the soul, and sometimes to the body. of one who is dangerously ill.
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Prostitution and the War [pamphlet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14951
Dates
1930
1940
Circa 1930-1940
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
Military Medicine
Accession Number
005027005
Description
Medium-sized eight page cream paper rectangular pamphlet folded and stapled in the fold plus a heavy cardstock cover with a green cover and cream text; on the title page there is mentioning of the pamphlet number, title, author and an image of ten soldiers in uniform carrying rilfe above a descript…
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Accession Number
005027005
Author
Philip S. Broughton
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine -- home front
Disease
Pamphlets
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Gonorrhea
Syphilis
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- Archival -- pamphlets
Military Medicine -- War
Description
Medium-sized eight page cream paper rectangular pamphlet folded and stapled in the fold plus a heavy cardstock cover with a green cover and cream text; on the title page there is mentioning of the pamphlet number, title, author and an image of ten soldiers in uniform carrying rilfe above a description about how many soldiers have died on account of venereal diseases; nine of the soldiers are primarily cream coloured, but one of them is only outlined in cream with the rest of the soldier shaded green, blending in with the background to demonstrate that a portion of soldiers die from venereal diseases; there are thirty-two pages of content in black writing accompanied by bolded and capitalized titles and various images; these images show pictures pertaining to statistics around syphilis infections, the public agencies focusing on controlling venereal diseases, and how to check prostitution; the back of the pamphlet is a list of seventy-nine public affairs pamphlets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This pamphlet originally belonged to the Health League of Canada, which was founded on the purpose of providing health education and promoting disease prevention. After the Health League of Canada discontinued, its records were moved to the National Archives of Canada in Ottawa and later discovered by Arthur Gryfe, a former MD and appointed archivist of the Health League of Canada, even though the group barely existed at the time of his appointment.
Site Made (City)
New York City
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
The United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
Circa 1930-1940
Material
paper: green, cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "10c"; "PUBLIC AFFAIRS PAMPHLET No. 65"; PROSTITUTION // AND THE WAR"; "BY PHILIP S. BROUGHTON"; "THE MISSING MAN IN THE FRONT LINE"; "7,000,000 MAN DAYS LOST // TO THE AMERICAN ARMY IN WORLD WAR I // AS THE RESULT OF // VENEREAL DISEASES"; on the inside: "TWO MILLION SELECTEES BLOOD TESTED FOR SYPHILIS"; "BUILDING A PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM"; "PREVENTIVE MEASURES"; "PUBLIC AGENCIES WORKING TO CONTROL VENEREAL DISEASES"; "SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY"; "THE NATIONAL NEED FOR LOCAL ACTION"; on the back: "PUBLIC AFFAIRS PAMPHLETS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder B pg 3 a
Length
21 cm
Width
13.8 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The colour is wearing off on the spine of the pamphlet; the top left corner is also worn out; there are blue stains on the back near the spine.
Copy Type
original
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vaginal insufflator with occluding syringe

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10373
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
Accession Number
997002169 a-g
Description
Vaginal insufflator consists of a silver metal nozzle and red rubber introitus guard (a) which screws into a silver metal receptacle attached to a black rubber hand pump (b); occluding syringe (c) is made up of a cylindrical silver metal pole with 12 evely spaced holes above the red rubber introitu…
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Accession Number
997002169 a-g
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gynaecology
MeSH Heading
Insufflation
Drug Therapy
Description
Vaginal insufflator consists of a silver metal nozzle and red rubber introitus guard (a) which screws into a silver metal receptacle attached to a black rubber hand pump (b); occluding syringe (c) is made up of a cylindrical silver metal pole with 12 evely spaced holes above the red rubber introitus guard; there is a red rubber tube which protrudes from the introis guard and is attached to a clear open ended glass tube which tapers at the end opposite from the tube; there is an extra piece of red rubber tubing (d); also comes with an instruction manual (e); all items are packaged in a cardboard box with a gray top with a blue label (f) and a brown bottom (g)
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - vaginal insufflator - Size: Length 12.6 cm x Diam 7.5 cm
b - hand pump - Size: Length 18.5 cm x Width 3.9 cm x Depth 4.2 cm
c - occluding syringe - Size: Length 44.3 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
d - rubber tubing - Size: Length 53.2 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
e - instruction manual - Size: Length 15.6 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
f - cardboard box top - Size: Length 20.1 cm x Width 11.3 cm x Depth 7.4 cm
g - cardboard box bottom - Size: Length 19.9 cm x Width 10.8 cm x Depth 7.2 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine; donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
Powdex Corporation
Site Made (City)
New York City
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Date based on research and information printed inside (e)
Material
rubber: red, black
metal: silver
cardboard: brown, gray
paper: white
glass: clear
ink: black, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on the end of (f): "POWDEX // REG. U. S. PAT. OFF. // OCCLUDING // VAGINAL SYRINGE // (1) TYPE A // CAUTION.-To be used only by or on the // prescription of a physician. // POWDEX CORPORATION, NEW YORK, N.Y. // CLINICALLY TESTED PRODUCTS // DISTRIBUTED BY BLAIR & CURTIS, INC. // 100 FIFTH AVE., NEW YORK CITY"; engraved into top part of (b): "POWDEX INSUFFLATOR // U.S. PAT'S 1406903 - 1406904 - 1527491 // FOREIGN PAT'S AND PAT'S PENDING // MFG. BY // POWDEX CORPORATION // NEW YORK U. S. A."; stamped into inside of introis guard of (c): "MFGD BY // POWDEX // NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-9
Condition Remarks
(c) rubber is hard, cracked, and squashed; (e) shows signs of foxing and a piece of the cover has torn off.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Science Museum" website; CD #4
Research Facts
A vaginal insufflator blew gas or powdered medications into the female reproductive organs to treat gynecological diseases.
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What the War has done to stamp out Venereal Diseases: A Summary and a Summons [pamphlet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14949
Dates
1930
1940
Circa 1930-1940
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
Military Medicine
Accession Number
005027003
Description
Small two page tan paper rectangular pamphlet folded and stapled in the fold with text in black print ink and contains eight pages of content including the title page; at the center of the title page is an arm, with a sleeve designed to look like the American flag, holding, or handing over to an un…
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Accession Number
005027003
Collection
Arthur Gryfe
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Disease
Pamphlets
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Gonorrhea
Syphilis
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- Archival -- pamphlets
Military Medicine -- War
Military Medicine -- home front
Description
Small two page tan paper rectangular pamphlet folded and stapled in the fold with text in black print ink and contains eight pages of content including the title page; at the center of the title page is an arm, with a sleeve designed to look like the American flag, holding, or handing over to an unknown source, a pamphlet with the same title and image as this pamphlet; at the bottom of the title page it is described who it was printed by and where; the content on the title page is surrounded by a border consisting of two black lines in the shape of a rectangle with the innermost line being thicker than the outer line; the content of the pamphlet carries onto the last page of the pamphlet.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This pamphlet originally belonged to the Health League of Canada, which was founded on the purpose of providing health education and promoting disease prevention. After the Health League of Canada discontinued, its records were moved to the National Archives of Canada in Ottawa and later discovered by Arthur Gryfe, a former MD and appointed archivist of the Health League of Canada, even though the group barely existed at the time of his appointment.
Maker
The American Social Hygiene Association
Site Made (City)
New York City
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
Circa 1930-1940
Material
paper: light brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "What the War // has done to stamp // out Venereal Diseases // A // Summary // and a // Summons // Printed by // The American Social Hygiene Association, Inc. // Department of Public Information // 105 West 40th Street // New York City"; on the inside: "A SUMMARY AND A SUMMONS"; "FACTS PROVED BY THE WAR CAM- // PAIGN AGAINST VENEREAL // DISEASES"; "ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE WAR DEPART- // MENT, THE UNITED STATES PUBLIC // HEALTH SERVICE, AND UNOFFICIAL // AGENCIES DURING THE WAR:"; "A FEW FACTS ABOUT VENEREAL // DISEASES"; on the back: "(By official permission from the War Department // Comission on Training Camp Activities.)"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder B pg 2 a
Length
15.1 cm
Width
10.2 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The staples holding the pamphlet together are slightly rusting on the inside; bottom left corner on the last page is slightly bent.
Copy Type
original
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