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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
000019001 a-d
Description
A Kodak brand 35 mm (a) film reel on plastic spool in a (b-c) two part yellow locking storage container (d) with removable blue plastic disk over one of the locking corners.
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Accession Number
000019001 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
X-Rays -- audiovisual aids
Radiology
Description
A Kodak brand 35 mm (a) film reel on plastic spool in a (b-c) two part yellow locking storage container (d) with removable blue plastic disk over one of the locking corners.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - reel - Size: Depth 2.1cm x Diam. 31.0 cm
b - top - Size: Length 33.5 cm x Width 33.5 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
c - bottom - Size: Length 33.5 cm x Width 33.5 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
d - disk - Size: Width 0.2 mm x Diam. 3.3 cm
Provenance
School of X-Ray at Kingston General Hospital
Maker
Eastman Kodak Company
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
plastic: yellow, dark grey, blue, white, clear
metal: silver
paper: cream
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
Embossed on storage canister: "PROPERTY OF EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY // ROCHESTER, NEW YORK"; Hand printed on top of cannister. "INSIDE // STORY // MEDICAL"; Embossed on film reel : "PROPERTY // OF // NBC // PLASTIC REEL CORPORATION OF AMERICA"; handwritten on top of container: "P. C. L."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C8-5
Condition Remarks
Container shows minor wear scratches along edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Richard Woods (donor)
Research Facts
Donor indicated this was a documentary on X-Ray.
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autotransformer

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact477
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004061
Description
Autotransformer which consists of a square metal base built up of flat pieces of steel laminated together and held up by large screws; in the middle of the frame is a cloth strip-covered roll (of copper?); the cloth is coated with black paint; coming out from the central roll are 20 high current le…
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Accession Number
995004061
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Autotransformer which consists of a square metal base built up of flat pieces of steel laminated
together and held up by large screws; in the middle of the frame is a cloth strip-covered roll
(of copper?); the cloth is coated with black paint; coming out from the central roll are 20
high current leads -- cloth-covered wires; some of these have heavy paper tags which read
5, 250, 65, 210 (attached) and 140, 10, 30, and 165 (unattached)
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Kelley-Koett Mfg. Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Covington
Site Made (State)
Kentucky
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
1920's
Material
metal: grey; silver
fabric: black
Inscriptions
Label on the side reads, "Auto Transformer Type 200G Volt 250 Cycles 60 KVA 8 Serial 868
The Kelley-Koett Mfg. Co., Inc. Keleket Building -- Covington, KY. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 56.0 cm. x Width: 21.2 cm. x Depth: 21.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Autotransformer was very dirty and dusty; there is some minor corrosion of the steel; some
of the cloth stripping has been torn; the cloth on some of the wires has holes; one wire has
come off and one is missing; four of the paper tags have come off
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; CD #2
Research Facts
The wires coming out of the transformer are high current leads
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Bucky diaphragm motor oil

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Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
997037591
Description
Glass bottle of Bucky diaphragm motor oil with screw cap with paper label.
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Accession Number
997037591
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Glass bottle of Bucky diaphragm motor oil with screw cap with paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Dr. H. Godfrey Bird
Maker
General Electric X-Ray Corporation
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1950
1930-1950
Date Remarks
Date determined by font style
Material
glass: clear
metal: brown
paper: cream
ink: red
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: "BUCKY DIAPHRAGM // MOTOR OIL"; embossed in glass on back neck: "8" in U-shaped wreath.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 5 Row A
Length
18.2 cm
Width
7.0 cm
Depth
4.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
A bottle of oil for an X-ray machine.
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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004056
Description
Choke used for smoothing a filament coil which consists of a round central section which has copper wire wrapped around its outside with cloth stripping on top; the centre of the central section is hollow and has a cylindrical metal rod in it; this rod can be raised and lowered by turning a round h…
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Accession Number
995004056
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Choke used for smoothing a filament coil which consists of a round central section which has
copper wire wrapped around its outside with cloth stripping on top; the centre of the central
section is hollow and has a cylindrical metal rod in it; this rod can be raised and lowered
by turning a round handle which sticks out from the top; there are two wires leading out from
the bottom and one from the top
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Keleket (Kelley-Koett) Corporation
Site Made (City)
Covington
Site Made (State)
Kentucky
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Material
metal: grey; brown
fabric: beige
plastic: brown
Inscriptions
The company name of "Keleket-Covington, Ky U.S.A." appears in raised letters on the outside
edge of the central section
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.0 cm. x Width: 9.0 cm. x Depth: 12.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Choke was dusty and dirty; the cloth strip wound around the central section is stained and
worn in two spots
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light", by E.R.N. Grigg MD; CD #4
Research Facts
Choke used for smoothing a filament coil
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004023
Description
X-ray collimator which consists of an outer painted metal square base with a panel on the front; the front panel has two dials with scales which open and close lead shutters inside; the back of the base has an electric cord and light bulb with a removable metal covering; the top of the base has an …
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Accession Number
995004023
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
X-ray collimator which consists of an outer painted metal square base with a panel on the
front; the front panel has two dials with scales which open and close lead shutters inside;
the back of the base has an electric cord and light bulb with a removable metal covering;
the top of the base has an eye-shaped movable piece and is open to allow the shutters inside
to be seen
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Videx
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
1960's
Material
metal: silver; grey; brown
paint: off-white
glass: clear
plastic: black; grey; green; red; blue
Inscriptions
The front panel has two scales (one for each knob); printed words read, "UL [enclosed in
circle] 115 Volts 50 Watts SA [enclosed in circle] Use BLX Projection Lamp Shutters
Closed [up arrow] Duocon by Videx Ser. No. 1202-12"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.0 cm. x Width: 19.3 cm. x Depth: 14.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Collimator was dirty and dusty; there are several minor scrapes and scratches in the
paint; the mirror is missing; there is some wear on the front panel
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; CD #4
Research Facts
Mirror is missing; shutters used to block and direct x-rays; possibly made by Howdon Videx
Products Corporation, Mount Vernon, New York, USA
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Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004045
Description
X-ray collimator which consists of a long painted metal base which has a long projecting thin section on one side and widens out at the other (almost key-shaped); the wide end has a square hole cut into it and plates which go in both directions over top; there is a knob at the thin end which contro…
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Accession Number
995004045
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
X-ray collimator which consists of a long painted metal base which has a long projecting thin
section on one side and widens out at the other (almost key-shaped); the wide end has a square
hole cut into it and plates which go in both directions over top; there is a knob at the thin
end which controls the plates
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Keleket
Site Made (City)
Waltham
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
paint: black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Stamped on the bottom is, "925M-1 KELEKET"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 68.0 cm. x Width: 27.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Collimator was very dirty and dusty; some paint has chipped off from the surface
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, MD; CD #2
Research Facts
Early version of an x-ray collimator; used to block and direct x-rays
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Coolidge transformer

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Dates
1890
circa 1890
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004013
Description
Coolidge transformer which consists of a metal base with 28 screw holes, indicating it was attached to something at some point; the middle of the base has a hole cut out of it which measures 8 cm in diameter and is surrounded with cork; onto the base is attached two vertical bars with a cloth-cover…
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Accession Number
995004013
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Radiotherapy
Description
Coolidge transformer which consists of a metal base with 28 screw holes, indicating it was
attached to something at some point; the middle of the base has a hole cut out of it which
measures 8 cm in diameter and is surrounded with cork; onto the base is attached two vertical
bars with a cloth-covered vertical bar at the top and another halfway down; the second vertical
bar has a metal cylinder on it with a cloth-covered attachment in the centre; there
are wires leading out of this attachment
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Kelley Koett Mfg. Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Covington
Site Made (State)
Kentucky
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
circa 1890
Date Remarks
1890-1900
Material
metal: dark grey
fabric: brown
paint: black
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's label on bottom reads, "Coolidge Transformer Volts 120 Cycles 60 Type J The
Kelley Koett Mfg. Co. Inc."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 27.0 cm. x Width: 21.0 cm. x Depth: 24.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Transformer was very dirty and dusty; the cloth tape is worn in several spots; the paint on
the base is chipped in several spots; the electric wires are cracked in 5 places
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; CD #4
Research Facts
Power unit for a filament
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Dates
1925
1930
circa 1925-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
1969.494.1 a-e
Description
A Coolidge tube (a) with a somewhat irregular shape; at one end is a series of circular discs (e), probably for rapid heat diffusion; the glass tube is cylindrical on either side of a bulbous sphere that is just off-centre; at the other end of the tube is a fuse-like, threaded end piece; the intern…
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Accession Number
1969.494.1 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Diagnostic Imaging
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
A Coolidge tube (a) with a somewhat irregular shape; at one end is a series of circular discs (e), probably for rapid heat diffusion; the glass tube is cylindrical on either side of a bulbous sphere that is just off-centre; at the other end of the tube is a fuse-like, threaded end piece; the internal mechanism can be seen; the tube rests on a wooden mount (b) with two additional wooden archlike pieces to hold it in place (c,d); Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - Coolidge tube - Size: Length 47.0 cm
b - wooden mount - Size: Length 38.3 cm x Width 15.1 cm x Depth 18.5 cm
c - wooden arch - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
d - wooden arch - Size: Length 10.1 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
e - discs - Size: Depth 5.7 cm x Diam. 7.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
General Electric
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
1930
circa 1925-1930
Date Remarks
Last patent date printed on tube is 1922
Material
glass: clear; translucent violet
metal: silver
wood: dark brown
Inscriptions
On tube: two concentric circle; on the innermost circle is the GE logo; around that is printed, "COOLIDGE // TUBE"; under that is "R144"; also on tube: "PATENTED // 1912 1913 1914 1915 // 1918 1920 1921 1922 // THIS TUBE IS NOT LICENSED TO BE // RE-EXHAUSED [sic] OR REPAIRED NOR IS THE // METAL HEREIN CONTAINED LICENSED TO // BE USED EXCEPT IN THIS PARTICULAR // TUBE. // CANADIAN GEN. ELEC. CO. LTD // TORONTO —CANADA"; at bottom, just below the broken glass part is the number "V44019" inscribed on the rod.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-8
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Condition Remarks
Glass broken at one end.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Self-rectifying radiator-type Coolidge tube; an advance on universal type.
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Dates
1911
1921
circa 1911-1921
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
1969.498.1 a-e
Description
Coolidge tube (a), shaped like a glass retort, with a bulb at one end; a piece broken off (b) has a screw thread at one end; the tube rests on a wooden mount (e); two wooden half-circles (c,d) affix the tube firmly to the mount.
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Accession Number
1969.498.1 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Diagnostic Imaging
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
Coolidge tube (a), shaped like a glass retort, with a bulb at one end; a piece broken off (b) has a screw thread at one end; the tube rests on a wooden mount (e); two wooden half-circles (c,d) affix the tube firmly to the mount.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 37.0 cm x Diam. 17.8 cm
b - broken-off tube - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
c - half-circle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
d - half-circle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
e - mount - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 18.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
General Electric Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1911
1921
circa 1911-1921
Date Remarks
Patent dates given on metal plate on tube.
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear; translucent violet
wood: brown
Inscriptions
On metal plate: "PATENTED // 1911, 1912, 1914, 1915, 1916 // 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921 // This tube is not licensed // to be re-exhausted or // repaired nor is the // metal herein contained // licensed to be used // except in this particular // tube // CANADIAN GEN. ELEC. CO. LTD. // TORONTO, CANADA"; inside a circle: the centre has "CGE" with "COOLIDGE // TUBE" around the outside; below that is "125".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-8
Condition Remarks
One end of tube broken off; #2: glass is broken; metal is oxidized
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Dates
1913
circa 1913
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
1969.499.1
Description
Glass tube with a large bulb in the centre containing X-ray apparatus (a); on the underside of the bulbous section are two tubular projections extending out, one straight and the other at right angles; each contains a metal rod; the tube rests on a wooden mount (b) that has two half-circular wooden…
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Accession Number
1969.499.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Diagnostic Imaging
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
Glass tube with a large bulb in the centre containing X-ray apparatus (a); on the underside of the bulbous section are two tubular projections extending out, one straight and the other at right angles; each contains a metal rod; the tube rests on a wooden mount (b) that has two half-circular wooden arches (c,d) that go over the tube and affix it firmly to the mount; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 53.3 cm x Diam. 15.9 cm
b - mount - Size: Length 38.4 cm x Width 14.9 cm x Depth 17.5 cm
c - half-circle - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
d - half-circle - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 2.2 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
Macalister, Wiggins & Co. (?)
Dates
1913
circa 1913
Date Remarks
The first Coolidge tube was produced in 1913.
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
wood: brown
Inscriptions
On glass tube: "MACALISTER, WIGGINS & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-8
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
In the first Coolidge tube, P/electrons were emitted from a tungsten wire filament that was itself the cathode. Named for H.D. Coolidge. The glass protrusions contain activating or regenerating devices that cause occluded gases to be liberated, thereby producing more potential electrons and softening the resultant X-ray emission. The cathode is "cupped," causing the electron beam to be focused on the target material.
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