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specimen mailing container

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Dates
1900
1944
circa 1900-1944
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
997037494 a-e
Description
(a) A hollow, cylindrical metal object with raised rim around bottom; flat, closed bottom; lower and upper sides are regularly dimpled; top is threaded and open; contains (c-e); (b) metal bottle top, threaded on inside, ridged on outside sides; top is flat and closed; (c) plastic hollow container, …
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Accession Number
997037494 a-e
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Specimen Handling
MM= Specimen Jar
Description
(a) A hollow, cylindrical metal object with raised rim around bottom; flat, closed bottom; lower and upper sides are regularly dimpled; top is threaded and open; contains (c-e); (b) metal bottle top, threaded on inside, ridged on outside sides; top is flat and closed; (c) plastic hollow container, threaded at open top; contains a single pill; closed, flat bottom; (d) plastic bottle top; flat top, threaded inside side, vertical ridges around outside circumference; (e) curved paper mailing label
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - outer case - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 3.7 cm
b - outer lid - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.1 cm
c - plastic jar - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
d - plastic lid - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
e - mailing label - Size: Length 10.8 cm x Width 3.6 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Twinpak Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1944
circa 1900-1944
Date Remarks
C. H. Bird died in 1944; the label has a space for a date beginning "19".
Material
metal: silver
paper: off-white; light blue
plastic: clear; white
contents (pill): pale yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Bottom engraved with: "TWINPAK LTD. // ¾ OZ. // MTL. TOR. LON."; printed label around circumference: "BUSINESS REPLY LABEL // NO POSTAGE STAMP NECESSARY // if Mailed in Canada // 9c POSTAGE WILL BE PAID BY // MEDICAL DEPARTMENT // LONDON LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY // LONDON CANADA // HEAD OFFICE // 920B - 3 - 60"; printed stamp, top right: "POSTES - CANADA - POSTAGE // 9 // CENTS // 1320."; (c) printed up side: " LONDON LIFE // INSURANCE COMPANY // LONDON, CANADA"; printed on bottom: "TWINPAK LTD. // MONTREAL - TORONTO"; (d) printed on top: "PLEASE // TIGHTEN CAP // SERREZ LE // COUVERCLE"; (e) printed label: "LONDON LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY // Head Office: LONDON, CANADA // APPLICANT // DOCTOR // DATE VOIDED // 19 // 920A - 30M - S - 64 // [written vertically] No. 129629 // No. 129629"; inside of label: "FASSON // –SON–PAINESVILLE // n // ille, O."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-3
Condition Remarks
(a) Minor tarnishing; (b) three rust spots, inactive, minor scratches; (c) minor scratches on sides; (d) white plastic appears slightly worn; (e) appears unused; waxed paper that protects adhesive peeling slightly.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Received with, and identical to, 997.037.495 and 997.037.496; "Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., 1961, p. 247 (similar to 5H-572) (please see attached photocopy); CD #7
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specimen mailing container

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Dates
1900
1944
circa 1900-1944
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
997037495 a-e
Description
(a) A hollow, metal cylinder with open top, threading around opening, dimpled sides, covered by paper mailing label; contains (c-e); (b) metal bottle top, threaded inside rim, flat top, horizontal rings around outside rim; (c) plastic hollow container, threaded at open top; contains a single pill; …
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Accession Number
997037495 a-e
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Specimen Handling
MM= Specimen Jar
Description
(a) A hollow, metal cylinder with open top, threading around opening, dimpled sides, covered by paper mailing label; contains (c-e); (b) metal bottle top, threaded inside rim, flat top, horizontal rings around outside rim; (c) plastic hollow container, threaded at open top; contains a single pill; closed, flat bottom; (d) plastic cap, closed, flat top, threaded inside rim, vertical ridges on outside rim; (e) paper mailing label, stored curled; back has waxed paper over adhesive.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - outer case - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 3.7 cm
b - outer lid - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.1 cm
c - plastic jar - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
d - plastic lid - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
e - mailing label - Size: Length 10.9 cm x Width 3.6 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Twinpak Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1944
circa 1900-1944
Date Remarks
C. H. Bird died in 1944; the label has a space for a date beginning "19".
Material
metal: silver
paper: off-white; light blue
plastic: clear; off-white
contents (pill): pale yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Bottom engraved with: "TWINPAK LTD. // ¾ OZ. // MTL. TOR. LON."; printed label around circumference: "BUSINESS REPLY LABEL // NO POSTAGE STAMP NECESSARY // if Mailed in Canada // 9c POSTAGE WILL BE PAID BY // MEDICAL DEPARTMENT // LONDON LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY // LONDON, CANADA // HEAD OFFICE // 920B - 3 - 60"; printed stamp, top right: "POSTES - CANADA - POSTAGE // 9 // CENTS // 1320."; (c) printed up side: " LONDON LIFE // INSURANCE COMPANY // LONDON, CANADA"; engraved on bottom: "TWINPAK LTD. // MONTREAL - TORONTO"; (d) engraved on top: "PLEASE // TIGHTEN CAP // SERREZ LE // COUVERCLE"; (e) printed label: "LONDON LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY // Head Office: London, Canada // APPLICANT // DOCTOR // DATE VOIDED // 19 // 920A - 30M - S - 64"; printed up side: "No. 129570 // No. 129570"; inside of label: "FAS // FASSO // FASSON–PAINESV."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-3
Condition Remarks
(a) Minor tarnishing; (b) minor scratches; (c) minor scratches; (d) plastic discoloured.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Received with, and identical to, 997.037.494 and 997.037.496; "Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., 1961, p. 247 (similar to 5H-572-1) (please see attached photocopy); CD #7
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specimen mailing container

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Dates
1900
1944
circa 1900-1944
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
997037496 a-e
Description
(a) A hollow, metal cylinder with open top, threading around opening, dimpled sides, covered by paper mailing label, and a closed, flat bottom with a single rim around the circumference; contains (c-e); (b) metal cap, threaded inside rim, flat top, horizontal rings around outside rim; (c) plastic h…
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Accession Number
997037496 a-e
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Specimen Handling
MM= Specimen Jar
Description
(a) A hollow, metal cylinder with open top, threading around opening, dimpled sides, covered by paper mailing label, and a closed, flat bottom with a single rim around the circumference; contains (c-e); (b) metal cap, threaded inside rim, flat top, horizontal rings around outside rim; (c) plastic hollow container, threaded at open top; contains a single pill; closed, flat bottom; (d) plastic cap, closed, flat top, threaded inside rim, vertical ridges on outside rim; (e) paper mailing label, stored curled; back has waxed paper over adhesive.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - outer case - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Diam. 3.7 cm
b - outer lid - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Diam. 4.1 cm
c - inner case - Size: Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
d - inner case lid - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.0 cm
e - mailing label - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Width 3.6 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Twinpak Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1944
circa 1900-1944
Date Remarks
C. H. Bird died in 1944; the label has a space for a date beginning "19".
Material
metal: silver
paper: off-white; light blue
plastic: clear; white
contents (pill): pale yellow
Inscriptions
(a) Bottom engraved with: "TWINPAK LTD. // ¾ OZ. // MTL. TOR. LON."; printed label around circumference: "BUSINESS REPLY LABEL // NO POSTAGE STAMP NECESSARY // if Mailed in Canada // 9c POSTAGE WILL BE PAID BY // MEDICAL DEPARTMENT // LONDON LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY // LONDON, CANADA // HEAD OFFICE // 920B - 3 - 60"; printed stamp, top right: "POSTES - CANADA - POSTAGE // 9 // CENTS // 1320."; (c) printed up side: " LONDON LIFE // INSURANCE COMPANY // LONDON, CANADA"; engraved on bottom: "TWINPAK LTD. // MONTREAL - TORONTO"; (d) engraved on top: "PLEASE // TIGHTEN CAP // SERREZ LE // COUVERCLE"; (e) printed label: "LONDON LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY // Head Office: London, Canada // APPLICANT // DOCTOR // DATE VOIDED // 19 // 920A - 30M - 5 - 64"; printed up side: "No. 129574 // No. 129574"; inside of label: "FASSON–PAINES // SON // NESVILLE, O."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-3
Condition Remarks
(a) Minor tarnishing; (b) minor wear marks; traces of old adhesive; (c) small green stain on outside of plastic; (d) minimum of wear marks; (e) wax adhesive protector is peeling slightly.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Received with, and identical to, 997.037.494 and 997.037.495; "Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," the J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., 1961, p. 247 (similar to 5H-572-1) (please see attached photocopy); CD #7
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Dates
1918
circa 1918
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1979.20.6
Description
A black cardboard container holds a clear glass tube with a spout; inside this tube is a black cardboard tube with a lid resting on a wad of white cotton (?) that holds the urinometer.
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Accession Number
1979.20.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis -- instrumentation
Specific Gravity
Diabetes Mellitus
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- specific gravity testing
Description
A black cardboard container holds a clear glass tube with a spout; inside this tube is a black cardboard tube with a lid resting on a wad of white cotton (?) that holds the urinometer.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. C.D. Gossage of Toronto.
Maker
Lynch & Co.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1918
circa 1918
Date Remarks
Original record had "post WW I"
Material
cardboard: black
glass: clear
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Urinometer has graduated markings from 0 to 60 on neck.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-12
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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urinometer test stand

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Dates
1880
circa 1880
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
005009001 a-j
Description
A wooden urinometer test stand; consists of the rack which has a lower level with five large cups for holding bottles in a row on the front and seven small holes in the rear which align with holes on an upper shelf for holding tubes; there is also a wooden drawer (b) which slides into a slot on the…
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Accession Number
005009001 a-j
Collection
Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Urinalysis
Specific Gravity
Description
A wooden urinometer test stand; consists of the rack which has a lower level with five large cups for holding bottles in a row on the front and seven small holes in the rear which align with holes on an upper shelf for holding tubes; there is also a wooden drawer (b) which slides into a slot on the base; also included are a clear acid bottle (c) with a stopper (d), a clear bottle (e) with a stopper stuck in it, a clear bottle (f) with paper and a cork stuck inside it, a corked amber alcohol bottle (g), and a clear bottle (h) with a stopper (i), as well as a 2 ounce test tube.
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - rack - Size: Length 33.5 cm x Width 14.5 cm x Depth 16.5 cm
b - drawer - Size: Length 30.0 cm x Width 13.4 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
c - acid bottle - Size: Length 6.8 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
d - acid bottle stopper - Size: Length 2.9 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
e - clear bottle - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Diam. 3.8 cm
f - bottle - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 8.1 cm
g - corked bottle - Size: Length 7.4 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
h - bottle - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
i - stopper - Size: Length 3.2 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
j - test tube - Size: Length 13.6 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. James (Jim) Robert Ronald McCrindle (1862-1952); he probably acquired it in the United Kingdom and brought it to Jamaica in 1904.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1880
circa 1880
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks; the company used this title from 1866 until 1928.
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear, amber
cork: brown
Inscriptions
"ARNOLD & SONS // LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-2
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear to the bottles and wood.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Antique Medical Instruments," by C. Keith Wilbur, M.D., 1987, p. 306; "Catalogue of Surgical Instruments & Appliances," Down Bros. Ltd., 1906 (see attached photocopy); CD #2.
Research Facts
Dr. McCrindle was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1862 but moved to Scotland in 1882 where he graduated with his degree in general medicine and surgery from the University of Glasgow in 1885; he returned to Jamaica in 1904; this collection accompanies 1989.10.1.
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Wright's coagulometer

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1969.3.47 a-q
Description
Coagulometer consists of (a) a water bath, an aluminum canister with a small spout; (b) a metal disc to hold the sedimentation tubes, with metal brackets to hold onto the rim of (a), one attached, one broken off (c); (d-o) 12 sedimentation tubes, numbered corresponding to numbers on (b); a hole "T"…
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Accession Number
1969.3.47 a-q
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Coagulation Tests
Description
Coagulometer consists of (a) a water bath, an aluminum canister with a small spout; (b) a metal disc to hold the sedimentation tubes, with metal brackets to hold onto the rim of (a), one attached, one broken off (c); (d-o) 12 sedimentation tubes, numbered corresponding to numbers on (b); a hole "T" is cork-lined; (p) leather-covered box for storage of tubes; (q) case, which has two hinges and one latch, four compartments and a felt lining.
Number Of Parts
17
Part Names
a - water bath - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Diam. 8.2 cm
b,c - disc - Size: Diam. 8.0 cm
d-o - tubes - Size: Length 12.0 cm
p - tube storage box - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
q - case - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 11.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dept. of Physiology, University of Toronto via Dr. John W. Scott.
Maker
Hawksley
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
fabric: green
metal: silver
wood: brown
cork: brown
leather: black
glass: clear; white
Inscriptions
On (a): "HAWKSLEY // 357 OXFORD ST. // LONDON W"; on bottom of (a): "W 154"; on inside of box lid: "HAWKSLEY // 357 OXFORD // LONDON"; sedimentation tubes (d-o) are numbered from 1 to 12 and have "5/cm".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-10
Condition Remarks
One metal bracket broken off disc.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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