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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022001
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); …
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Accession Number
015022001
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); metal braces on either side of leg made up of three sections with pivoting join above knee area; height adjustment made possible by holes in bottom sections of braces; pins at bottom to insert in shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 87.0 cm Diameter: 16.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear, abrasions and soiling, especially in areas of contact with body
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J. E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920); diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him by J. E. Hanger Ltd. and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J. E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier offering support for his progress.
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022002
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); …
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Accession Number
015022002
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); metal braces on either side of leg made up of three sections with pivoting joint above knee area; height adjustment made possible by holes in bottom sections of braces; pins at bottom to insert in shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 87.0 cm Diameter: 19.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear, abrasions and soiling, especially in areas of contact with body; cloudy appearance on front of leather collar
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J. E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920); he was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him by J.E. Hanger Ltd. and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J. E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier offering his support for his progress.
Images
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022004
Description
Half-size leg brace worn below the knee; steel brace with dark brown leather collar at top; approximately 2/3 of collar has steel beneath the leather; leather strap with metal buckle; pin at bottom of brace for insertion into shoe.
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Accession Number
015022004
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Half-size leg brace worn below the knee; steel brace with dark brown leather collar at top; approximately 2/3 of collar has steel beneath the leather; leather strap with metal buckle; pin at bottom of brace for insertion into shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 44.0 cm Diameter: 14.0 cm
Condition Remarks
shows wear
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J.E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Accompanied donation of leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920), but only full-length leg braces were listed on hospital receipts; Gordon was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J.E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022003
Description
heavy canvas strap with steel plate on one side; steel brace with hinged section attached to plate possibly for attachment to leg brace; leather strap and metal clasp.
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Accession Number
015022003
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
heavy canvas strap with steel plate on one side; steel brace with hinged section attached to plate possibly for attachment to leg brace; leather strap and metal clasp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.?
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: beige
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Diameter: 31.0 cm Height: 30.0 cm
Condition Remarks
worn
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J.E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Accompanied donation of leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920), but unclear how this piece was used in conjunction with the leg braces; Gordon was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J.E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier.
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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037406
Description
A long, narrow square-shaped flat piece of metal with slightly upturned sides; a small hole is punched in one end; two metal arms on side of splint arch over; splint tapers to a slender end and bends over to a bent tip that curves.
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Accession Number
997037406
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Finger Injuries
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Description
A long, narrow square-shaped flat piece of metal with slightly upturned sides; a small hole is punched in one end; two metal arms on side of splint arch over; splint tapers to a slender end and bends over to a bent tip that curves.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Orthopedic Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
This marks the end of the Bird practice.
Material
metal: brown
Inscriptions
The words "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIPMENT CO. // BOURBON IND 117" appear on the splint
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 22.6 cm x Width 0.2 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Inactive corrosion shows on splint.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co., Ltd., 1960, p. 122 (similar) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Images
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037450
Description
A metal finger splint that consists of a single strip of metal that curves inwards at the side to fit the finger; four arms curve downwards at the sides to secure splint
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Accession Number
997037450
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Finger Injuries
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
A metal finger splint that consists of a single strip of metal that curves inwards at the side to fit the finger; four arms curve downwards at the sides to secure splint
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Orthopedic Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This date marks the beginning of the Bird medical practice.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Embedded on splint are the words, "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIPMENT CO // BOURBON IND 24 C"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Some adhesive on interior
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
Images
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glucose 33 1/3 % ampoule

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3403
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
997037257 a-b
Description
An ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; there is a discoloured white and green label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, r…
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Accession Number
997037257 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
MeSH Heading
Glucose
Insulin Coma -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
An ampoule (a) that is a long, hollow cylindrical glass tube that is closed on both ends and has a flat bottom; the main tube has straight sides and then tapers to a teardrop-shaped tip with a rounded point; there is a discoloured white and green label affixed to the front; the box (b) is a long, rectangular, waxed cardboard box that opens on both ends via three flap closures.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ampoule - Size: Length 13.2 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
b - box - Size: Length 14.5 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Anglo-French Drug Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Retirement of Dr. H. Godfrey Bird
Material
glass: transparent
paper: yellow; green
cardboard: yellow; green
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "1AMPOULE GLUCOSE 33 1/3% // 20 CC // ANGLO-FRENCH CO. // MONTREAL"; printed label on ampoule: "Ampoule 20 c.c. // GLUCOSE // 33 1/3% // ANGLO-FRENCH // DRUG CO. // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row E
Condition Remarks
Box shows some creasing and water damage as well as scuff marks; ampoule label is slightly discoloured but is otherwise in good condition
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Lewin finger splint

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3239
Dates
1956
circa 1956
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037205
Description
A formed splint of flattened aluminum, consisting of a main flat plate that bends in a rounded fashion over the top with two side wraps extending from each side; the bottom has a round arm that bends out from the bottom side and wraps around the base of the finger
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Accession Number
997037205
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Finger Injuries
Description
A formed splint of flattened aluminum, consisting of a main flat plate that bends in a rounded fashion over the top with two side wraps extending from each side; the bottom has a round arm that bends out from the bottom side and wraps around the base of the finger
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Orthopedic Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1956
circa 1956
Date Remarks
1956 catalogue shows similar item
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into aluminum along splint: "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIPMENT CO. // BOURBON IND 81"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Splint is scratched and discoloured with some staining on inside rim; there is some inactive oxidation on top finger wrap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing," V. Mueller & Co., Chicago, 1956, p. 369 (similar to item OS-10030) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Images
Less detail
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
993004168
Description
Metallic-green-coloured short metal finger splint; slightly curved.
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Accession Number
993004168
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Finger Injuries
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Description
Metallic-green-coloured short metal finger splint; slightly curved.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Orthopedic Equip. Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: metallic green
Inscriptions
Stamped: "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIP. CO. // BOURBON IND. / 17 / B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Width: 2.0 cm. x Depth: 1.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
imprint of skin etched into metal finish
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
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