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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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beam balance scale

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12946
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
002050412 a-h
Description
Precision balance beam scale consists of: center vertical brass balance post set on Bakelite base (a) with plumb bob tilt indicator; perpendicular balance beam (b) with increment lines; pan hangers (c, d); round metal lipped pans (e, f); and two hooks (g, h); cream plastic indicator scale; manufact…
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Accession Number
002050412 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- scales
Description
Precision balance beam scale consists of: center vertical brass balance post set on Bakelite base (a) with plumb bob tilt indicator; perpendicular balance beam (b) with increment lines; pan hangers (c, d); round metal lipped pans (e, f); and two hooks (g, h); cream plastic indicator scale; manufacturer's label embossed into plastic base .
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - balance - Size: Length 37.8 cm x Width 24.8 cm x Depth 15.0 cm
b - perpendicular beam - Size: Length 27.6 cm x Width 24.8 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
c - d - pan hanger - Size: Length 21.5 cm x Width 11.3 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
e -f - pan - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Diam 1.2 cm
g - h - hooks– Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine
Maker
Griffin & Tatlock Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
metal: yellow, silver
plastic: brown, cream, translucent
Inscriptions
Embossed on the base (a): "GRIFFIN & TATLOCK LTD. // LONDON // EDINBURGH MANCHESTER // GLASGOW LIVERPOOL"; on scale: "MICOROID"; engraved on the perpendicular beam (b): "GRIFFIN & TATLOCK LTD BRITISH MADE 250 GM"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B2-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997001032
Description
Bone curette, which consists of a small spoon-like instrument with a long handle which is hollow and closed with a flat top, bottom and right and left sides and a rounded end; the metal of the handle has a matte finish; a long, solid cylindrical piece of metal with an oval concave scoop at one end …
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Accession Number
997001032
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Curettage -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- bone
Description
Bone curette, which consists of a small spoon-like instrument with a long handle which is hollow and closed with a flat top, bottom and right and left sides and a rounded end; the metal of the handle has a matte finish; a long, solid cylindrical piece of metal with an oval concave scoop at one end attaches to the handle; this section of the curette is made of plated metal; the under edges of the scoop area are somewhat sharp
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for Queen's Faculty of Medicine
Maker
Mayer & Meltzer
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
metal: silver; light grey
Inscriptions
The top of the handle has the words "MAYER & MELTZER LONDON" stamped into the metal
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 19.0 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear only,and no corrosion is visible; a piece of masking tape was stuck to the handle by the cataloguer of the 1984 inventory
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #112; "Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals" by George P. Pilling & Son Co., 1932, p. 238 (P16302-6) (see attached photocopy); "Surgical Instruments," Canada Edition, by Jetter & Scheerer, c. 1960, p. 63 (01840 = fig. 4) (see attached photocopy); Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; CD #3
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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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compound monocular microscope

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Dates
1865
circa 1865
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1988.12.1 a-f
Description
Microscope (a) has laquered brass stand, gunmetal finish to body tube and to limb; coarse adjustment by draw tube, fine adjustment by milled head and screw; one ocular (b), bright "silver" finish; an objective with a brass case (c); substage has wheel of stops, sleeve with no condenser, piano/conca…
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Accession Number
1988.12.1 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy
Description
Microscope (a) has laquered brass stand, gunmetal finish to body tube and to limb; coarse adjustment by draw tube, fine adjustment by milled head and screw; one ocular (b), bright "silver" finish; an objective with a brass case (c); substage has wheel of stops, sleeve with no condenser, piano/concave reflector; one live-box (d) and one compressor (e); accessories: small bench compressor; turntable; comes in a varnished pine case (f) with a paper label glued to the underside of the lid.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - microscope - Size: Length 26.5 cm
b - ocular
c - objective
d - live-box
e - compressor
f - case
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Frank Girling.
Maker
Dolland
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1865
circa 1865
Date Remarks
Estimate by appraiser, Duncan Roberts.
Material
metal: yellow
wood: brown
glass: clear; silvered
Inscriptions
Body tube engraved with, "Dolland London / 3625"; printed on paper label: "Dolland & Co. / London"; a label with "Clarksons Optical Stores" attached below paper label.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B1-3
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Duncan Roberts, appraiser; CD #UHN
Research Facts
According to Duncan Roberts, the appraiser, this is a typical student-type microscope of ca. 1865.
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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1975.4.5 a-b
Description
Square metal slide (a) has in its centre a circular live chamber with a glass bottom with fine adjustment for focusing purpose; all attached to plastic stage; contained in a case (b).
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Accession Number
1975.4.5 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy
Description
Square metal slide (a) has in its centre a circular live chamber with a glass bottom with fine adjustment for focusing purpose; all attached to plastic stage; contained in a case (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - slide - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 7.7 cm
b - case - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. E. Wood, Charles H. Best Institute, Toronto.
Maker
A. E. Dean
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: yellow
plastic: black
paper: black
fabric: blue
Inscriptions
Enclosed in an oval shape on inside of case lid: "R.E. DEAN // HATTON GARDEN // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-6
Condition Remarks
#2: Case is fragile; leatherette peeling off.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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glucose 33 1/3 % ampoule

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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
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glucose 50% ampoule

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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Metabolic and Endocrine
Accession Number
997037163
Description
A cylindrical-shaped package with glassine covering that holds one ampoule; the package is unopened, long and tubular; the corners are folded up with a seam running along the side.
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Accession Number
997037163
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
A cylindrical-shaped package with glassine covering that holds one ampoule; the package is unopened, long and tubular; the corners are folded up with a seam running along the side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Canada Pharmacal Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks beginning of Bird medical practice
Material
glassine: red; black; yellow
Inscriptions
The outside of the package has the company logo is printed on paper (see accession sheet for sketch); the package also reads, "216207 // ONE AMPOULE OF 10 CC. // GLUCOSE 50% // For the Treatment of // Varicose Veins, and // for Intravenous Use // in Acidosis, Eclamp- // sia, Diabetic Coma, // Pneumonia, etc. // Each Ampoule contains: // Dextrose (d-glucose) .. C.P. 5 Gm. // Distilled Water q.s. 10 CC. // Filtered and Sterilized. // - PREPARED BY - // THE // Canada Pharmacal Co. // LIMITED // LONDON CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row E
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 11.6 cm x Diam. 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Package is slightly stained on outside
Copy Type
Original
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