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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.
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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.
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Albee bone graft calipers

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Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034612
Description
Albee bone graft calipers consist of two straight arms with dull tips; screw control attached through one arm connecting into the other arm with a circular connector with a small, circular grooved tip on the top.
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Accession Number
997034612
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Weights and Measures
Description
Albee bone graft calipers consist of two straight arms with dull tips; screw control attached through one arm connecting into the other arm with a circular connector with a small, circular grooved tip on the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Richards
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Date Remarks
Supplier's Catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"[symbol that looks like an R enclosed in a box] 21-0061 GERMANY // STAINLESS" etched on the instrument.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 19.8 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd Ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. G-73 (similar to item GT-550-01-V) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
This is used to measure bone for grafting or for Moore's femoral head replacement.
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Alexander bone gouge

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034220
Description
Bone gouge, which is a straight, solid piece of metal the handle has four sides with rounded edges and a circular knob at the top; the blade is concave on the front and semicircular at the back; the tip is semicircular and sharp.
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Accession Number
997034220
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- chisel and gouge
Description
Bone gouge, which is a straight, solid piece of metal the handle has four sides with rounded edges and a circular knob at the top; the blade is concave on the front and semicircular at the back; the tip is semicircular and sharp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MADE IN GERMANY 4 9 mm THE J.G. HARTZ Co. CHROME"; has the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus rod with a crown above it and "AESCULAP"above the crown all stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 17.2 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"General Surgical Catalogue," by Aesculap, 1982, p. 570 (similar to item #FL 345) (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
Used in orthopaedic surgery for tunnelling into the bone
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angular Mathieu's periosteal raspatory

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1981.2.3 j
Description
Raspatory has large, bulbous, octagonal handle, which tapers to a short shaft ending in a blade.
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Accession Number
1981.2.3 j
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- raspatory
Description
Raspatory has large, bulbous, octagonal handle, which tapers to a short shaft ending in a blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Catherine Rekai, the widow of Dr. John Rekai.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 13.5 cm x Width 1.2 cm (blade)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Dr. Rekai is one of the founders of the Central Hospital; he served at the Semelweiss Hospital, Budapest, from 1938–1948, and at Central Hospital from 1957–1978.
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arthroscopic telescope

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Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034565
Description
A one-piece arthroscopic telescope consisting of a long metal rod with a wide-angled 30° lens attached to a black plastic eyepiece with an attachment for a fibre optic cable.
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Accession Number
997034565
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Knee Joint
Description
A one-piece arthroscopic telescope consisting of a long metal rod with a wide-angled 30° lens attached to a black plastic eyepiece with an attachment for a fibre optic cable.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital Operating Room.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
rubber: red
Inscriptions
On shaft: "Z [inside a circle] 60-3869-001 Z [inside a circle]"; on midsection: "30° MADE IN GERMANY // WIDE ANGLE"; on eyepiece: "60-3832-001 - 2071"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-9
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 3.25 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
C. Kelly (OR nurse, ret.); CD #11.
Research Facts
30° wide-angled telescope for knee examinations; used with an arthroscope.
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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034300 a-f
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Accession Number
997034300 a-f
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Curettage -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- bone
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - size "0" scoop - Size: Length 17.6 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b - size "1" scoop - Size: Length 17.4 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
c - size "3" scoop - Size: Length 17.4 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
d - size "4" scoop - Size: Length 18.1 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
e - size "5" scoop - Size: Length 18.1 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
f - size "6" scoop - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Lawton
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Stainless steel used for surgical instruments from 1920 onwards
Material
metal: silver
plated metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Condition Remarks
Plating is worn off
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Lawton Surgical Instruments--General Surgical Catalogue," Lawton , 1980, p. 585 (similar to items 47-0513 through 47-0519) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
Research Facts
Used for scraping bone; they come in a variety of sizes and are used in sets of three to eight.
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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1980.5.4
Description
Steel bone drill has a long, spiral-engraved shaft with a circular handle at one end; a cylindrical, concave gripping piece travels up and down the shaft.
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Accession Number
1980.5.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- bone drill
Description
Steel bone drill has a long, spiral-engraved shaft with a circular handle at one end; a cylindrical, concave gripping piece travels up and down the shaft.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Morris Miller of Toronto.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Engraved on handle: "31" and "Germany" and a caduceus; on nose piece is engraved "31".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-16
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1975.3.62
Description
A straight gouge with a square, ridged handle, the ridges going across rather than down the length of the handle.
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Accession Number
1975.3.62
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Cutting Tool -- chisel and gouge
Description
A straight gouge with a square, ridged handle, the ridges going across rather than down the length of the handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Maker
Stevens
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
In cursive: "Stevens"; "GERMANY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-12
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 3057 (very similar to item #C/-4440); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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