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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1969.230.1
Description
Unopened yellowish paper packet containing aconite leaves; has intricate yellow design, black printing, green picture of plants in a vase.
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Accession Number
1969.230.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Hypnotics and Sedatives
MM= Drugs -- sedatives -- container
Description
Unopened yellowish paper packet containing aconite leaves; has intricate yellow design, black printing, green picture of plants in a vase.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Huber & Co.
Site Made (City)
Fond du Lac
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
paper: white; yellow; green; black
Inscriptions
Front: "ACONITE LEAVES // Aconitum Napellus // Fomd du Lac, Wis."; back: "Properties: Deobstruent, Anodyne, Narcotic, Sedative, and poisonous. In improper doses occasioning symptoms of gastric irritation, with great depression of nervous energy and brain. Antidote in poision [sic] stimulant externally and internally digitalis. // THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST // We give our special attention to supply fresh and prime goods, collected in the proper season when they contain all their medicinal virtues. // Huber & Co., Fond du Lac, Wis."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Temporary Location
On display “History of Psychiatry” at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa L-2018-2; 20 March 2018 – 31 Dec 2019
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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anaesthesia absorber

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Dates
1963
circa 1963
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008128
Description
Ohio anaesthesia absorber, which consists of a two-chambered hollow cylindrical plastic central section with metal top and bottom pieces and heavy wire protectors on the plastic chamber; the bottom of the absorber has a round metal base with a metal bar and a central adjustable knob that sllows the…
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Accession Number
997008128
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- absorber
Description
Ohio anaesthesia absorber, which consists of a two-chambered hollow cylindrical plastic central section with metal top and bottom pieces and heavy wire protectors on the plastic chamber; the bottom of the absorber has a round metal base with a metal bar and a central adjustable knob that sllows the absorber to be fixed onto an anesthesia machine; the top of the absorber is round with a round central plastic-covered dial; at the front of the top are two valves; both have clear plastic bubble tops and round open ends, but the one at the right side also has a relief valve exhaust at the top and a piece at the bottom that splits off into two open cylindrical pieces; there is a metal and rubber cylindrical tube at the back of the absorber that runs from the top to the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Ohio Medical Products, a Division of Airco Inc.
Site Made (City)
Madison
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1963
circa 1963
Date Remarks
Patented in Canada in 1963
Material
rubber: black
metal: silver
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
The bottom of the top piece of the absorber has the number "67222" stamped on it; the top of the absorber reads, "Ohio ® // ANESTHESIA ABSORBER // MODEL NUMBER // AIRCO ® // Ohio Medical Products // A DIVISION OF AIRCO, INC. // MADISON, WISCONSIN . 53707 // SERIAL NUMBER // U.S. PAT. 3,088,810 // Patented in Canada 1963 // SAFETY PRECAUTIONS // Before connecting the absorber to each patient, make certain that: [four precautions listed] // INSTRUCTIONS // OUT // Change lime within 4 hours use after // color change begins in lower canister // [7 instructions listed] // IN"; the central dial reads, "MILLIMETERS OF MERCURY // CENTIMETERS OF WATER // [manufacturer's address listed and the dial is marked in increments from -10 to +60 for water and -10 to +50 for mercury]"; the left side of the top has a label which reads, "REBREATHER VALVE // INSPIRATORY CO2 ["2" subscr.] INCREASED // WHEN RED BAND VISIBLE"; the right side bottom has a label which reads, "DRAIN COCK // SCREW DOWN TO OPEN // SCREW UP TO CLOSE"; the exhaust valve reads, "RELIEF VALVE EXHAUST // . WARNING . EXPLOSION HAZARD . WARNING . // DO NOT EXHAUST FLAMMABLE // AGENTS INTO VACUUM SYSTEM // SET TO LOWEST // PRESSURE WHEN // NOT IN USE TO // PROLONG LIFE // OF DIAPHRAGM // BBFF00588 // [manufacturer's name and address listed]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 41.5 cm. x Width: 16.0 cm. x Depth: 33.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
The absorber arrived very dusty and dirty; the metal shows wear but little corrosion; a small patch of green corrosion product is visible on the bottom of the top piece at the front; the plastic shows some wear and has soda lime residue inside, but is uncracked and complete
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
See 997.008.129
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anaesthesia absorber

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2001
Dates
1963
circa 1963
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008129
Description
Ohio anaesthesia absorber, which consists of a two-chambered hollow cylindrical plastic section with metal top and bottom pieces and heavy wire protectors on the plastic chambers; the bottom of the absorber has a round metal base with a metal bar and a central threaded adjustable round knob, that a…
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Accession Number
997008129
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- absorber
Description
Ohio anaesthesia absorber, which consists of a two-chambered hollow cylindrical plastic section with metal top and bottom pieces and heavy wire protectors on the plastic chambers; the bottom of the absorber has a round metal base with a metal bar and a central threaded adjustable round knob, that allows the absorber to be fixed onto an anesthesia machine; the top of the absorber is round with a round central plastic-covered dial; at the front of the top are two valves; both valves have clear plastic bubble tops and round open ends, but the one at the right side also has a relief valve exhaust attachment area at the top and a cylindrical open tube at the bottom; this bottom piece had an attached rebreathing bag, which was removed and discarded due to the level of deterioration of the rubber; there is a rubber-covered metal cylindrical tube at the back of the absorber that runs from the top to the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Ohio Medical Products, a Division of Airco Inc.
Site Made (City)
Madison
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1963
circa 1963
Date Remarks
Patented in Canada in 1963
Material
rubber: black
metal: silver
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
The bottom of the top piece of the absorber has the number "7957" stamped on it; the top of the absorber reads, "Ohio ® // ANESTHESIA ABSORBER // MODEL NUMBER // AIRCO ® // Ohio Medical Products // A DIVISION OF AIRCO, INC. // MADISON, WISCONSIN . 53707 // SERIAL NUMBER // U.S. PAT. 3,088,810 // Patented in Canada 1963 // SAFETY PRECAUTIONS // Before connecting the absorber to each patient, make certain that: [four precautions listed] // INSTRUCTIONS // OUT // Change lime within 4 hours use after // color change begins in lower canister // [7 instructions listed] // IN"; the central dial reads, "MILLIMETERS OF MERCURY // CENTIMETERS OF WATER // [manufacturer's address listed and the dial is marked in increments from -10 to +60 for water and -10 to +50 for mercury]"; the rubber hose at the back has a label which reads, "Ohio Medical Products // CONDUCTIVE UL ["UL" encircled and superscr.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 36.2 cm. x Width: 19.7 cm. x Depth: 35.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The absorber arrived very dusty and dirty; the metal parts show some wear and there is green corrosion on the strip of metal between the plastic chambers; the attached rubber rebreathing bag was so deteriorated (cracked and brittle) that it was discarded; the rubber tube at the back is complete and flexible; all plastic parts are complete and show only minor wear shows some wear and has soda lime residue inside, but is uncracked and complete
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
See 997.008.128
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anaesthesia absorber

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Dates
1963
circa 1963
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
000003186
Description
Ohio anesthesia absorber, which consists of a double-chambered hollow plastic cylindrical central section with metal top and bottom pieces and heavy wire protectors running around the plastic chambers; the bottom of the absorber has a round metal base with a metal bar across the diameter and a cent…
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Accession Number
000003186
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- absorber
Description
Ohio anesthesia absorber, which consists of a double-chambered hollow plastic cylindrical central section with metal top and bottom pieces and heavy wire protectors running around the plastic chambers; the bottom of the absorber has a round metal base with a metal bar across the diameter and a central adjustable knob that allows the absorber to be fixed onto an anesthesia machine; the top of the absorber is a round metal attachment with a round, central plastic-covered dial; at the front of the top, there are two valves with clear plastic bubble tops and round, open ends; the valve on the proper left has a relief valve exhaust at the top and a piece at the bottom that splits into two open cylindrical pieces; the bottom opening of this valve extension is fitted with a rubber cylindrical covering; there is a metal and rubber cylindrical tube at the back of the absorber, running from top to bottom; a partially torn orange and white sticker is on the top of this tubing; there is a movable metal arm, with a metal cylinder, extending down from its end, attached to the top surface of the back of the absorber's top; inside the top canister, there is a folded piece of paper with product information printed on it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Ohio Chemical and Surgical Equipment
Site Made (City)
Madison
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1963
circa 1963
Date Remarks
Patent date
Material
metal: silver
glass: white; clear
plastic: clear
rubber: black
Inscriptions
There is a folded piece of paper with product information printed in black ink in the upper canister (see attached photocopy); instructions printed in black ink on top of the absorber read, "U.S. PAT. 3,083,810 // Ohio® // ANESTHESIA // ABSORBER // MODEL NUMBER"; and imprinted into the metal, "21DC", beneath which, the following appears in black ink: "INSTRUCTIONS // OUT // [reverse triangle] // Change line within 4 hours use after // color change begins in lower canister. // 1. Loosen hand screw to lower base and canister. // 2. Remove both canisters and empty upper canister only. // 3. Refill with 4–8 ni. moisture lime, screening out fines and dust. // 4. Rap canister to settle lime and rake top of lime level with rim. // 5. Center refilled canister in base, and second canister over first. // 6. Tighten handscrew to compress lime and seal absorber. // 7. Open draincock and empty water from base. Close draincock completely. // IN // [triangle] // INSTRUCTIONS"; stamped into the metal is, "ACKF01767" underneath more information printed in black: "SERIAL NUMBER // Ohio Medical Products // DIVISION OF AIRCO. INC // MADISON, WISCONSIN. 53707"; underneath, "Patented in Canada 1963 // AIRCO®"; above this, in black ink: "SAFETY PRECAUTIONS // Before connecting this absorber to each patient, make certain that: // 1. Both check values in breathing circuit are operating reliably. // 2. Direction of flow in circuit corresponds with arrows. // 3. Remaining capacity of lime is adequate for case at hand, // judged by color position at end of use ["at end of use" underlined]. (Color // recodes during rest, making estimate unreliable.) // 4. Rebreather valve (if so equipped) is closed. // SAFETY PRECAUTIONS"; the centre plastic-covered dial in the middle of the top of the machine has semicircular graduation lines, and the numbers, "-10 // 0 // 10 // 20 // 30 // 40 // 50 // 60 // 70" running along the outside of the scale, and the numbers, "-20 // -10 // 0 // 10 // 20 // 30 // 40 // 50 // 60 // 70 // 80 // 90 // 100" along the inside of the scale; underneath the numbers at the midpoint of the semicircle: "CENTIMETERS OF WATER" is printed, and between the open ends of the graduated scale it reads, "Ohio® // VAC. // PRESS. // Marshall // [black circle with a white arrow inside pointing up to the right] town // 88506"; on the top rim of the proper right side of the absorber, a black and white sticker reads, "REBREATHING VALVE // [long, right-pointing arrow] // INSPIRATORY CO2 ["2" subscripted] INCREASED // WHEN RED BAND VISIBLE."; on the valve on the proper left, a red and white sticker reads, "WARNING - EXPLOSION HAZARD - WARNING . // DO NOT EXHAUST FLAMMABLE // AGENTS INTO VACUUM SYSTEM"; a black label on this valve reads, "SET TO LOWEST // PRESSURE WHEN // NOT IN USE TO // PROLONG LIFE // OF DIAPHRAGM"; an orange and white sticker at the top of the rubber tubing reads, "Ohio medical Prod // U L [enclosed in circle; "L" subscripted under "U"] ® // LISTED// ELEC // TUBING // H A"; four black and clear stickers on the sides of the canister read, "DO NOT AUTOCLAVE // Autoclaving will distort the canisters."; a black and white sticker on the bottom rim of the absorber reads, "DRAINCOCK // [down-pointing arrow] // SCREW DOWN TO OPEN // SCREW UP TO CLOSE"; on the proper left valve, there is also a black printed metal plate that reads, "Ohio Medical Products // A DIVISION OF AIRCO, INC. MADISON. WIS. 53707 // AIRCO®"; underneath the metal-stamped figures, "BBFF04115"; near one round opening of this valve, a black and white sticker reads, "RELIEF VALVE EXHAUST"; underneath this opening, near the bottom opening, two arrows pointing towards the absorber are stamped into the metal; on the opposite valve in the same location, two arrows pointing outwards from the absorber are stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 61.2 cm x Width 45.5 cm x Depth 21.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The majority of the metal and plastic components are in very good condition; all rubber parts are deteriorating (however, these were not original parts of the artifact); there are cracks in the tubing and canister seals, and there is a strong "rubber smell"; there are a few minor scratches on the outside of the plastic canisters; all parts move freely; on the metal rim of the bottom of the canister, there is a sticky deposit, probably adhesive.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Ohio® heidbrink® Kinet-o-meter® anesthesia apparatus & accessories catalog," Ohio Chemical & Surgical Equipment Co., 1964, pp. 18-19 (similar to top two figures) (see attached photocopies); see also 997.008.128, .129; CD #4
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anaesthesia mask

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008078
Description
Ohio anaesthesia mask, which consists of a mount, body and edge molded from a single piece of rubber; the mount is round and open with a metal piece set inside and a thin rubber cover; the body is convex-shaped and the edges are rounded; the edge is molded so as to fit snugly over the patient's nos…
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Accession Number
997008078
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask -- rubber
Description
Ohio anaesthesia mask, which consists of a mount, body and edge molded from a single piece of rubber; the mount is round and open with a metal piece set inside and a thin rubber cover; the body is convex-shaped and the edges are rounded; the edge is molded so as to fit snugly over the patient's nose and mouth; there is a cylindrical hollow round open section coming down from the mount and through the body; the body has four rounded hooked pieces coming off the top and bottom of both sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Ohio Chemical & Surgical Equipment Co., a Division of Air Reduction Company Inc.
Site Made (City)
Madison
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Mask dates from the 1950's
Material
rubber: black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The outside top of the mask has "100S // OHIO [inside a diamond shape] // GO" stamped into it; the left outside of the mask has, "AEH" stamped into it
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.1 cm. x Width: 12.8 cm. x Depth: 6.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The mask arrived dirty and dusty; the rubber is cracked in several spots, but there are no missing sections; the metal piece is complete and undamaged; the valve is broken into three pieces
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews, Dr. Valentinus "Nick" Nekus; manufacturing information from 1964 Ohio catalogue
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anaesthesia mask

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997008087
Description
Ohio anaesthesia mask, which consists of a convex-shaped body with a metal support attached to the top; the bottom of the mask has a hollow cylindrical piece with round openings at both sides and a round opening at the bottom; the inside of this has a round foam insert at both sides; the edges of t…
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Accession Number
997008087
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- inhaler/mask
Description
Ohio anaesthesia mask, which consists of a convex-shaped body with a metal support attached to the top; the bottom of the mask has a hollow cylindrical piece with round openings at both sides and a round opening at the bottom; the inside of this has a round foam insert at both sides; the edges of the mask are rounded and turned up inside the mask.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Ohio Chemical & Surgical Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Madison
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Mask dates from early 1950's
Material
rubber: green
metal: black; silver
foam: beige
Inscriptions
The bottom outside of the mask has the manufacturer's symbol of "OHIO [enclosed in a diamond shape]"; the inside has "4C" raised in the rubber
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 11.0 cm. x Width: 15.7 cm. x Depth: 6.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The mask arrived dirty and dusty; the rubber is cracked in several spots and is no longer very flexible; the foam is very deteriorated and is disintegrating into powder; the metal parts show no corrosion; #2: dried, hard foam
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Reference Comments
Dr. Valentinus "Nick" Nekus; manufacturing information from 1964 Ohio catalogue
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000003252 a-b
Description
Applicator jar, which consists of a cylindrical stainless steel container (a) with a flat, closed bottom and round, open top, and a circular lid (b) with short sides, a flat top, and a central metal strip handle; the lid (b) fits over the opening of container (a), resting on a shallow groove that r…
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Accession Number
000003252 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
Description
Applicator jar, which consists of a cylindrical stainless steel container (a) with a flat, closed bottom and round, open top, and a circular lid (b) with short sides, a flat top, and a central metal strip handle; the lid (b) fits over the opening of container (a), resting on a shallow groove that runs along the edges of the container's mouth.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - container - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Diam. 7.9 cm
b - lid- Size: Length 2.9 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Vollrath Co.
Site Made (City)
Sheboygan
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar to item in 1960 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On the outer bottom of the container, "8870 // STAINLESS STEEL // VOLLRATH [with a line design above and below the word] // SHEBOYGAN, WI. // U.S.A." is stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N2-6
Condition Remarks
There were fingerprint marks and other small deposits on the outer surface of the container; there was a brown deposit in the ridge along the mouth of the container; there were no breaks or signs of corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 268 (similar to item #7H-336) (see attached photocopy); also see 000.003.253; CD #4
Research Facts
Used to store sterile swabs, tongue depressors, etc.; similar to 000.003.253.
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
000003253 a-b
Description
Applicator jar, which consists of a cylindrical stainless steel container (a) with a flat, closed bottom and round, open top, and a circular lid (b) with short sides, a flat top, and a central metal strip handle; the lid (b) fits over the opening of container (a), resting on a shallow groove that r…
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Accession Number
000003253 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
Description
Applicator jar, which consists of a cylindrical stainless steel container (a) with a flat, closed bottom and round, open top, and a circular lid (b) with short sides, a flat top, and a central metal strip handle; the lid (b) fits over the opening of container (a), resting on a shallow groove that runs along the edges of the container's mouth.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - container - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Diam. 7.9 cm
b - lid- Size: Length 2.9 cm x Diam. 8.0 cm
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Vollrath Co.
Site Made (City)
Sheboygan
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Similar to item in 1960 catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On the outer bottom of the container, "8870 // STAINLESS STEEL // VOLLRATH [with a line design above and below the word] // SHEBOYGAN, WI. // U.S.A." is stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N2-6
Condition Remarks
There were fingerprint marks and other small deposits on the outer surface of the container; there was a thick brown deposit in the ridge along the mouth of the container, and along the rim of the lid; there were purple deposits on the inner bottom of the container; there were no breaks or signs of corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 268 (similar to item #7H-336) (see attached photocopy); also see 000.003.252; CD #4
Research Facts
Used to store sterile swabs, tongue depressors, etc.; similar to 000.003.252.
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Autima II pacemaker

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Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007154
Description
Internal pacemaker; oval shape; stainless steel; translucent rubber plastic attachment to top; with insert for wire; maker name and model information engraved to front surface
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Accession Number
994007154
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; oval shape; stainless steel; translucent rubber
plastic attachment to top; with insert for wire; maker name and model
information engraved to front surface
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Telectronics
Site Made (City)
Milwaukee
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
estimate
Material
metal: silver
rubber: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: TELECTRONICS // MILWAUKEE WI USA // AUTIMA - II // DDDMN /
MODEL 2291 // SNU566794
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.8 cm. x Width: 5.4 cm. x Depth: 1.2 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Chiong; CD #3
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Dates
1906
circa 1906
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
1970.4.4
Description
A red, white, and green paper package containing herbs.
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Accession Number
1970.4.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Herbal
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- anthelmintic -- container
Description
A red, white, and green paper package containing herbs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. R.G. Guest of Toronto.
Maker
Huber & Fuhrman Drug Mills
Site Made (City)
Fond du Lac
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1906
circa 1906
Date Remarks
Reference on package to Food and Drugs Act, June 30, 1906
Material
paper: red; white
ink: green; black
Inscriptions
On front: "BALMONY // Chelone Glabra"; on back: "Properties // Tonic, anthelmintic, // valuable in jaundice, and hepatic, // diseases and to remove worms // and to excite the digestive organs // to action. Infusion 1 ounce in a // pint of hot water. Dose a wine- // glassful. // BALMONY // is also known by the following // names – // Snake-head, Turtle-bloom, Salt // Rhum Weed. // HUBER & FUHRMAN DRUG MILLS // Fond du Lac, Wis."; on side: "Guaranteed under the Food // and Drugs Act, June 30, 1906 // Our Serial Number 2210"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-4 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length 5.0 cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Has been bug infested.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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