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achievement medal

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Dates
1893
1894
circa 1893-1894
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Awards
Classification
Allergies
Accession Number
010020157 a-d
Description
Two achievement medals from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in a round brown leather box; box lid (a) lined with white silk with the manufacturer's name printed with gold ink; box base (b) lined with white fabric; round silver medals (c, d) with the school and year engraved on front surrounded b…
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Accession Number
010020157 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Awards
Classification
Allergies
MeSH Heading
Numismatics
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Two achievement medals from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in a round brown leather box; box lid (a) lined with white silk with the manufacturer's name printed with gold ink; box base (b) lined with white fabric; round silver medals (c, d) with the school and year engraved on front surrounded by decorative leaves; student's name, award and class engraved on back.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 6.9 cm
b - box base - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 6.9 cm
c - medal - Size: Depth 0.4 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
d - medal - Size: Depth 0.4 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
The Duhme Company
Site Made (City)
Cincinnati
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1893
1894
circa 1893-1894
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
leather: brown
fabric: white
metal: silver
paper: white
ink: yellow, black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed inside box: "The Duhme Company // Cincinnati"; (b) printed on sticker on bottom of box: "G // Knighs"; (c) engraved on front: "OHIO COLLEGE OF DENTAL SURGERY // SESSION // 1892-93"; engraved on back: "Awarded to // E. G. Barnett // For the best // Examinations in // Prosthetic Dentistry and Metallurgy // in the // Junior Class"; (d) engraved on front: "OHIO COLLEGE OF DENTAL SURGERY // SESSION // 1893-94"; engraved on back: "Awarded to // Edward G. Barnett // For the // Best Examinations in // Anatomy & Oral // Surgery // in the // Senior Class"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Box is slightly chipped; fabric inside (b) slightly yellowed; dark mark on fabric on (a)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Person
Reference Comments
"Ohio History Central" website; Dr. Ralph Crawford
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; this item was donated by Dr. Ralph Crawford from Winnipeg, Manitoba; the item was purchased in an antique store in Ottawa, Ontario; the Ohio College of Dental Surgery, founded in 1845, was the second dental college in the United States; it was beat only by the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, the first dental school in the world, founded five years earlier; note that in this period, only two years of dental school were necessary to become a dentist after finishing high school
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Akron foley catheter

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1983.4.3
Description
A length of amber tubing with a plastic plug at one end; left in the original sealed package to protect rubber from deteriorating due to exposure to air.
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Accession Number
1983.4.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
Urinary catheterization
Description
A length of amber tubing with a plastic plug at one end; left in the original sealed package to protect rubber from deteriorating due to exposure to air.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. J.D. Tanner.
Maker
Akron Catheter Inc.
Site Made (City)
Akron
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
Original record had "mid 20c."
Material
rubber: amber
glass: clear
cork: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Condition Remarks
New
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Found by Mr. Tanner wrapped in brown paper on a Toronto street.
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anaesthetic inhaler

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Dates
1901
1910
circa 1901-1910
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997001194 a-b
Description
Ethyl-chlorid anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical canister with a closed, rounded bottom and a rounded top; the top of the canister has an attached hollow cylindrical tube that has a small round open hole at the top with threading on its inner edges; there is a side holl…
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Accession Number
997001194 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- inhaler
Description
Ethyl-chlorid anaesthetic inhaler, which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical canister with a closed, rounded bottom and a rounded top; the top of the canister has an attached hollow cylindrical tube that has a small round open hole at the top with threading on its inner edges; there is a side hollow cylindrical tube off from the central tube; the side tube ends with a hollow, bulbous glass attachment with a very narrow cylindrical glass tube at its end; this glass tube has a pinhole opening at the end; a gauge pin (b) fits into the top of the central metal tube; the gauge pin is made of round flat metal with a solid cylindrical piece attached to the bottom; the cylindrical piece has threading on its outer edges.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - anaesthetic inhaler - Size: Length 14.1 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - gauge pin - Size: Length 2.3 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
The G E Bauer Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1901
1910
circa 1901-1910
Date Remarks
Pat. Feb. 1901, Oct. 1902
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
(a) The words, "G E BAUER'S ETHYL-CHLORID C.P. // THE G E BAUER CHEM. CO. CLEVELAND // PAT. FEB 1901, OCT. 1902" are stamped into the metal of the outside edge of the cannister
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-2
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear; no staining or corrosion is visible; the glass is complete with no damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #285; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
997001392 a-b
Description
Atomizer bottle (a) in a cardboard box (b); the atomizer bottle is glass and is narrow, cylindrical and hollow, with a flat, closed, round bottom; there is an outwardly rounded ridge in the glass, just below the neck; the neck tapers in and ends with a rounded open top; the neck is covered with a m…
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Accession Number
997001392 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Administration, Intranasal -- instrumentation
Respiratory Therapy
MM= Administration Drug, Inhalation
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- atomizer
Description
Atomizer bottle (a) in a cardboard box (b); the atomizer bottle is glass and is narrow, cylindrical and hollow, with a flat, closed, round bottom; there is an outwardly rounded ridge in the glass, just below the neck; the neck tapers in and ends with a rounded open top; the neck is covered with a metal cap--also with a round, open hole in the centre and threading on its inner edges; the bottle is stored in a 6-sided cardboard box that has flaps at the top and bottom; all sides of the box are flat and the outer edges have printing on them.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - atomizer bottle - Size: Length 11.0 x Diam. 3.3 cm
b - cardboard box - Size: Length 18.4 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
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
Maker
The De Vilbiss Company
Site Made (City)
Toledo
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
cardboard: light green; cream; black
Inscriptions
(a) None; (b) the front and back of the box both read, "The // De Vilbiss // Company // TOLEDO // OHIO // MADE IN U.S.A."; the bottom of the box reads, "PRINTED IN U.S.A. // NO. 150 QB // CLEAR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-13
Condition Remarks
(a) The bottle appears to be unused; no stains, chips or scratches are visible in the glass; the metal is undamaged and shows no corrosion; (b) the cardboard box shows some wear; the top flap is partially missing; all printing is fully legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #713; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals" by The Geo. P. Pilling & Son Company, 1932, p. 140 (very similar to item #P6808) (see attached photocopy); CD #5
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Collins 4/20 machine

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Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
Dr. Lutz Forkert Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
999048002
Description
Collins 4/20 machine consists of unit with keyboard, an LCD screen and a slot for printing out records.
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Accession Number
999048002
Collection
Dr. Lutz Forkert Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Diffusing Capacity -- physiology
Lung Diseases
Lung -- physiology
Description
Collins 4/20 machine consists of unit with keyboard, an LCD screen and a slot for printing out records.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Dr. Lutz Forkert at Pulmonary Function Laboratory at KGH.
Maker
Warren E. Collins Inc
Site Made (City)
Braintree
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Date Remarks
Date based on information in donor file
Material
metal: silver
plastic: tan, grey, black, brown, transparent, cream, orange
Inscriptions
Printed on plastic plate on machine: "Collins420"; printed on sticker affixed to machine: "Bionetics LTEE LTD. // MONTREAL, (514) 334-2340 // TORONTO, (416) 491-8984"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-Floor
Dimension Notes
Length 41.0 cm x Width 29.5 cm x Depth 15.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Machine has some adhesive residue.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Dr.Lutz Forkert; accompanies 999.048.001.
Research Facts
Collins 4/20 machine functions and is stored with Collins/DS pulmonary function machine.
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Collins pulmonary function machine

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Dates
1980
circa 1980
Collection
Dr. Lutz Forkert Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
Accession Number
999048001 a-k
Description
Collins/DS pulmonary function machine consists of a plastic (a) carcass with two metal handles on opposite sides; front of carcass has a control board with switches, dials and gages which are attached to three panels that can be opened to reveal the electical insides of the machine; (b-d) rubber ho…
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Accession Number
999048001 a-k
Collection
Dr. Lutz Forkert Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Respirology
MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Diffusing Capacity -- physiology
Lung Diseases
Lung -- physiology
Description
Collins/DS pulmonary function machine consists of a plastic (a) carcass with two metal handles on opposite sides; front of carcass has a control board with switches, dials and gages which are attached to three panels that can be opened to reveal the electical insides of the machine; (b-d) rubber hoses and (e) flat printer cable extend from the opposite side of carcass; carcass also supports a removable, adjustable (f) arm which supports a metal chamber marked " DIFFUSION VALVE"; attached to the arm is a plastic (g) arm cord; same side of carcass also features outlets for a variety of connectors and sockets possibly for breathing hoses; carcass top contains an inbuilt kymograph consisting of two cylindrical plastic chambers and a (h) drum; drum is capable of rotation between the two chambers as they slide along metal rods being either lowered into the carcass or rising above carcass top; machine comes with a (i) pack of chart paper, and two (j-k) loose chart sheets
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - Collins/DS machine - Size: Length 1.0 m x Width 76.0 cm x Width 44.0 cm
b - rubber hose - Size: Length 1.75 m x Diam. 2.0 cm
c - rubber hose - Size: Length 2.03 m x Diam. 2.0 cm
d - rubber hose - Size: Length 2.36 m x Diam. 2.0 cm
e - flat printer cable - Size: Length 1.44 m x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
f - arm - Size: Length 47.0 cm x Width 35.5 cm x Depth 27.2 cm
g - arm cord - Size: Length 73.0 cm x Width 32.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
h - drum - Size: Lenght 28.5 cm x Diam 15.5 cm
i - pack of chart paper - Size: Length 50.5 cm x Width 22.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
j-k - loose chart sheets - Size: Length 50.0cm x Width 27.5 cm
Provenance
Used by Dr. Lutz Forkert at Pulmonary Function Laboratory at KGH.
Maker
Warren E. Collins Inc
Site Made (City)
Braintree
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1980
circa 1980
Date Remarks
Date based on information in donor file.
Material
plastic: tan, black, brown, clear, grey, cream, orange, yellow, blue
metal: tan, brown, black, yellow, blue, white, green, red
rubber: clear
glass: clear
paper: white, cream, green
paint: tan, brown
Inscriptions
Printed on sticker affixed to Collins/DS machine: "Bionetics LTEE LTD. // MONTREAL, (514) 334-2340 // TORONTO, (416) 491-8984"; printed on plastic plate affixed to machine: "Collins/DS";
printed on sticker affixed to kymograph plastic chamber: "Bell Cat. No. 700278"; printed on sticker affixed to kymograph plastic chamber: "Bell Cat. No. 21354"; printed on metal plate affixed to back of Collins/DS machine: "APEX DS // CAT. NO. 02725 // SERIAL NO. 0241 // WARREN E. COLLINS INC. // BRAINTREE, MA 02184 // MADE IN USA"; printed on sticker affixed to back of Collins/DS machine: "KGH CLINICAL ENGINEERING // CONTROL NO. 1135";
Printed on sticker affixed to back of Collins/DS machine: ''CAUTION // Electric shock hazard; do not // remove cover. Refer servicing to // qualified service personnel"; printed on sticker affixed to kymograph plastic chamber: "Bell Factor 41.45 ml/mm"; printed on metal box attached to arm: "DIFFUSION VALVE"; printed on chart paper: "COLLINS CHART PAPER // REORDER CHART PAPER 22023"; printed on pack of chart paper: "SURVEY SPIROMETER // CHART PAPER // RECORDING CHARTS GRAPHIC CONTROLS CANADA LTD. GANANOQUE, ONTARIO MADE IN CANADA // CHART NO. COL 22035"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-Floor
Condition Remarks
Minor scratching around dial on carcass of machine; some adhesive residue on carcass; minor rust, scratches and paint wearing off arm; minor scratching on kymograph drum
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Lutz Forker; CD #6.
Research Facts
Used to measure lung volumes, expanded air flows and carbon monoxide transfer in cases of emphysema, asthma, lung disease, scarring and abnormalities; patient was connected to machine by breathing into tubes; part of larger laboratory equipment set; the machine rested on a desk equipped with gas tanks and was accompanied by a IBM-clone computer.
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Congenital Heart Abnormalities [educational poster]

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Dates
1960
1965
circa 1960-1965
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
000003404
Description
Educational poster showing congenital heart abnormalities; rectangular white paper printed with black, blue and red ink; title at top; illustration of normal heart in middle, with parts labelled with black ink; ten illustrations of hearts at edges, showing abnormalities such as Truncus Arteriosus, …
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Accession Number
000003404
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Heart Defects, Congenital -- charts
Teaching Materials -- charts
Education, Nursing
Description
Educational poster showing congenital heart abnormalities; rectangular white paper printed with black, blue and red ink; title at top; illustration of normal heart in middle, with parts labelled with black ink; ten illustrations of hearts at edges, showing abnormalities such as Truncus Arteriosus, Subaortic Stenosis, Tricuspid Atresia and Coarctation of Aorta, among others; rectangular piece of cardboard affixed to back top of poster as extra support.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Ross Laboratories
Site Made (City)
Columbus
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1965
circa 1960-1965
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: white
ink: black, blue, red
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Printed at top: "CONGENITAL HEART ABNORMALITIES // Ross // NURSING EDUCATION SERVICE // No. 7 of a series // NURSING EDUCATION AIDS // Ross Laboratories, Columbus 16, Ohio"; printed at bottom: "SIMILAC SIMILAC WITH IRON // COPYRIGHT 1960 ROSS LABORATORIES LITHO IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-7
Dimension Notes
Length 1.20 m x Width 76.5 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Two holes at top of poster; 17.5 cm tear at bottom centre; top and bottom are worn; tear at top centre held together by staples; poster is creased, does not lie flat on its own.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Ohio Historical Society - Ross Laboratories" website; CD #10
Research Facts
The Moores & Ross Milk Company was founded in 1903 as a milk bottling company; in 1925 they created an infant formula, which they renamed Similac in 1927; in 1956 they created Ross Laboratories to continue to improve their infant products; Similac was widely used at this point, and Ross Laboratories was known for advertising to medical professionals and not just consumers; they became more heavily involved in educational outreach programmes in the 1990s
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dental cheek protectors

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Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020278 a-b
Description
Pair of white plastic cheek protectors (a, b); cylindrical shape folded in half on itself; one half is solid, with curved square end; the other half is hollow, with a rounded end and a circular piece coming down from end; protector is curved inward where it bends
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Accession Number
010020278 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
Description
Pair of white plastic cheek protectors (a, b); cylindrical shape folded in half on itself; one half is solid, with curved square end; the other half is hollow, with a rounded end and a circular piece coming down from end; protector is curved inward where it bends
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - protector - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
b - protector - Size: Length 4.9 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Hygienic Dental Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Akron
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Date Remarks
Based on design
Material
plastic: white
Inscriptions
(a, b) Embossed near top: "HYGIENIC DENTAL MFG. CO. // #00507 PAT. PEND."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Protectors are intact, flexible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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
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dental cotton dispenser

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020349 a-d
Description
Dental cotton dispenser; hollow yellow plastic cylindrical dispenser (a) with flared base; round opening at bottom, smaller opening at top; coiled silver metal spring (b) fits inside; silver metal disc (c) forms base of dispenser, fits into opening at bottom and rests on three metal knobs at edges;…
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Accession Number
010020349 a-d
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Materials
Dental Equipment
Dentistry, Operative -- instrumentation
Description
Dental cotton dispenser; hollow yellow plastic cylindrical dispenser (a) with flared base; round opening at bottom, smaller opening at top; coiled silver metal spring (b) fits inside; silver metal disc (c) forms base of dispenser, fits into opening at bottom and rests on three metal knobs at edges; smaller disc (d) fits at top; cotton is forced against opening at top
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - dispenser - Size: Depth 6.5 cm x Diam. 6.8 cm
b - spring - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Diam. 4.0 cm
c - cover - Size: Depth 0.4 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
d - cover - Size: Depth 0.5 cm x Diam. 4.1 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Corega Chemical Co.
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
plastic: yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on bottom of base: "CO-RE-GA // COREGA CHEMICAL CO. CLEVELAND, OHIO // MADE IN .U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Metal is very tarnished; plastic is darkened
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-K”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1914, p. 22 (similar to Cotton Holder No. 1)
CD #1
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
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dental dam weights

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Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020258 a-b
Description
Pair of brown metal dental dam weights, enamelled in silver; rectangular weights with sides that curve out then taper to end; clasp attached at top via cylindrical loop; size 1 (a) and size 2 (b); clasp consists of two rectangular pieces of metal, joined at bottom, and meeting at top with two strai…
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Accession Number
010020258 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Equipment
MM= Dentistry, Operative -- rubber dam
Description
Pair of brown metal dental dam weights, enamelled in silver; rectangular weights with sides that curve out then taper to end; clasp attached at top via cylindrical loop; size 1 (a) and size 2 (b); clasp consists of two rectangular pieces of metal, joined at bottom, and meeting at top with two straight sides; pushing two halves together causes ends to move apart.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - weight - Size: Length 6.3 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - weight - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Cleveland Dental Mfg. Co. (Clev-Dent)
Site Made (City)
Cleveland
Site Made (State)
Ohio
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: brown
enamel: silver
Inscriptions
(a) Engraved on weight: "CLEV-DENT // 1"; (b) engraved on weight: "CLEV-DENT // 2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Enamel wearing off (b); metal tarnished in clips on both weights
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-K”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1914, p. 20 (similar to model #7)
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; these weights would help hold the dental dam in place.
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