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Dates
1882
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopaedic Surgery
Accession Number
997002017
Description
Scoop-shaped forearm splint consists of black leather covered dense paper fabricated core with interior lined in brown silk velvet; two sets of adjustable black leather straps held in place by loops attached to exterior support the cast and join via buckles to a leather neck strap.
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Accession Number
997002017
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopaedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Forearm Injuries
Description
Scoop-shaped forearm splint consists of black leather covered dense paper fabricated core with interior lined in brown silk velvet; two sets of adjustable black leather straps held in place by loops attached to exterior support the cast and join via buckles to a leather neck strap.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Dr. John E. Roddick donated this item to the Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
Gross, Clare and Co.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1882
Date Remarks
Date written on purchase invoice
Material
leather: black, brown
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E1-5
Dimension Notes
Length 49.1 cm x Width 37.5 cm x Depth 8.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Leather straps have red rot; leather on cast is deteriorating with loose and missing areas of leather, especially along edge trim
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Joseph Hanaway. Roddick, Sir Thomas George. Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online. April 15, 2010.
Research Facts
Dr. John E. Roddick, Queen's University (Class of 1938). Purchase invoice is numbered 997002453. This type of splint holds forearm from elbow to wrist in a rigid case, moulded to the contours of the forearm. Item purchased by Mr. John E. Roddick of Lyndhurst, Ontario, and prescribed by Dr. Thomas (later Sir Thomas) Roddick, Montreal. Dr. Thomas Roddick was a prominent surgeon, Dean of Medicine at McGill and Member of Parliament. Roddick promoted a "Bill" that became known as the "Roddick Bill (1902)", officially called the Canada Medical Act establishing the Medical Council of Canada to register all medical graduates in the country.
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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
Images
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