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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
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034436
Description
Two 3.2-cm vitallium Barr's bolts in a sealed tubular package with squared stoppers and information pamphlet.
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Accession Number
997034436
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Tibial Fractures
Leg Injuries
Description
Two 3.2-cm vitallium Barr's bolts in a sealed tubular package with squared stoppers and information pamphlet.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Howmedica
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Vitallium used for surgical instruments from 1950 on.
Material
metal: silver
plastic: translucent green
paper: white
Inscriptions
"Howmedica Vitallium Alloy CAT NO 6554-0-014 " printed on label.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-9
Dimension Notes
Length 15.1 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Label on container is lifting up.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"1983 Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica, p. H-17; Internet source "PubMed": www.pubmed.gov (please see attached photocopy); CD #5.
Research Facts
This bolt is used to stabilize a fractured tibia; the reference copy states: "Staged management of high-energy proximal tibia fractures: the results of a prospective, standardized protocol."
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034431
Description
Threaded 89-mm-long vitallium Barr's bolt, including 7.8-cm shaft.
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Accession Number
997034431
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Tibial Fractures
Leg Injuries
Description
Threaded 89-mm-long vitallium Barr's bolt, including 7.8-cm shaft.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Howmedica
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Vitallium used for surgical instruments from 1950 on.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-9
Dimension Notes
Length 9.2 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"1983 Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica, p. H-17; Internet source "PubMed": www.pubmed.gov ( please see attached photocopy); CD #5.
Research Facts
This bolt is used to stabilize a fractured tibia; the reference copy states: "Staged management of high-energy proximal tibia fractures: the results of a prospective, standardized protocol."
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034433
Description
Threaded 57-mm-long vitallium Barr's bolt, including 1.7-cm shaft.
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Accession Number
997034433
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Tibial Fractures
Leg Injuries
Description
Threaded 57-mm-long vitallium Barr's bolt, including 1.7-cm shaft.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Howmedica
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Vitallium used for surgical instruments from 1950 on.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-9
Dimension Notes
Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"1983 Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica, p. H-17; Internet source "PubMed": www.pubmed.gov ( please see attached photocopy); CD #5.
Research Facts
This bolt is used to stabilize a fractured tibia; the reference copy states: "Staged management of high-energy proximal tibia fractures: the results of a prospective, standardized protocol."
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034434
Description
Threaded 64-mm-long vitallium Barr's bolt in sealed package with information pamphlet.
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Accession Number
997034434
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Tibial Fractures
Leg Injuries
Description
Threaded 64-mm-long vitallium Barr's bolt in sealed package with information pamphlet.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Howmedica
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Vitallium used for surgical instruments from 1950 on.
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
paper: white
Inscriptions
"CAT. NO 6554-0-024 Vitallium Alloy Howmedica" printed on label.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-9
Dimension Notes
Length 11.5 cm x Width 6.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Package is not damaged.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"1983 Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica, p. H-17; Internet source "PubMed": www.pubmed.gov ( please see attached photocopy); CD #5.
Research Facts
This bolt is used to stabilize a fractured tibia; the reference copy states: "Staged management of high-energy proximal tibia fractures: the results of a prospective, standardized protocol."
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034435
Description
Threaded vitallium Barr's bolt in a sealed package with informaiton pamphlet.
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Accession Number
997034435
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Tibial Fractures
Leg Injuries
Description
Threaded vitallium Barr's bolt in a sealed package with informaiton pamphlet.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Howmedica
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Vitallium used for surgical instruments from 1950 on.
Material
metal: silver
plastic: translucent green
paper: white
Inscriptions
"CAT NO 6554-0-016 Vitallium Alloy Howmedica" printed on label.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-9
Dimension Notes
Length 13.2 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Package is unopened.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"1983 Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica, p. H-17; Internet source "PubMed": www.pubmed.gov ( please see attached photocopy); CD #5.
Research Facts
This bolt is used to stabilize a fractured tibia; the reference copy states: "Staged management of high-energy proximal tibia fractures: the results of a prospective, standardized protocol."
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034438
Description
A threaded 95-mm vitallium Barr's bolt.
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Accession Number
997034438
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Tibial Fractures
Leg Injuries
Description
A threaded 95-mm vitallium Barr's bolt.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Howmedica
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Vitallium used for surgical instruments from 1950 on.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-9
Dimension Notes
Length 9.6 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"1983 Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica, p. H-17; Internet source "PubMed": www.pubmed.gov (please see attached photocopy); CD #5.
Research Facts
This bolt is used to stabilize a fractured tibia; the reference copy states: "Staged management of high-energy proximal tibia fractures: the results of a prospective, standardized protocol."
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034439
Description
A threaded 64-mm vitallium Barr's bolt.
  1 image  
Accession Number
997034439
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Tibial Fractures
Leg Injuries
Description
A threaded 64-mm vitallium Barr's bolt.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Howmedica
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Vitallium used for surgical instruments from 1950 on.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-9
Dimension Notes
Length 6.5 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains or corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"1983 Annual Product Catalogue," by Howmedica, p. H-17; Internet source "PubMed": www.pubmed.gov (please see attached photocopy); CD #5.
Research Facts
This bolt is used to stabilize a fractured tibia; the reference copy states: "Staged management of high-energy proximal tibia fractures: the results of a prospective, standardized protocol."
Images
Less detail

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