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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
Accession Number
3.3248.18X33
Description
Metal cart.
Accession Number
3.3248.18X33
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Metal cart.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Material
metal: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Floor
Copy Type
Original
Less detail
Dates
1946
1985
circa 1946-1985
Collection
Museum of Health Care at Kingston Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
Accession Number
006003001
Description
A collapsible rolling cart; consists of four rubber wheels each with a metal pole which curves at about a 40 degree angle; the front wheel poles and the back wheels poles cross each other and are attached in the center with a loose screw; there is a flat tray at the bottom which is connected via tw…
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Accession Number
006003001
Collection
Museum of Health Care at Kingston Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
A collapsible rolling cart; consists of four rubber wheels each with a metal pole which curves at about a 40 degree angle; the front wheel poles and the back wheels poles cross each other and are attached in the center with a loose screw; there is a flat tray at the bottom which is connected via two poles that connect the right and left sides of the cart; at the top of the poles is a green tabletop; the front wheel poles continue up above the table to form a handle at the back; the back wheels rotate, the front are fixed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in Collection.
Maker
Technibilt Corporation
Site Made (City)
Burbank
Site Made (State)
California
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1946
1985
circa 1946-1985
Date Remarks
The Technibilt Corporation operated out of Burbank, California from 1946 until 1985 when they moved to North Carolina.
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
linoleum?: green
Inscriptions
"MANUFACTURED BY // TECHNIBILT // CORPORATION // ONE WEST ALAMEDA AVENUE // BURBANK CALIFORNIA 91502" printed on a transparent sticker on the handle bar - barely visible "northAmerican // VAN LINES // LOT // H // ITEM // 129" printed on an orange sticker stuck to the table
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 87.0 cm x Width 45.7 cm x Length 88.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear, and some old tape residue on the cart.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Internet: "Technibilt"
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
Accession Number
000003191
Description
Clothes hamper, consisting of a metal, three-legged wheeled base and body, and a circular closed bar forming a round opening at the top; the three metal cylindrical legs are hollow, and are joined by a Y-shaped metal centrepiece near the bottom; at the bottom of each leg, there is a metal foot join…
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Accession Number
000003191
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Mental Health -- hospital
Description
Clothes hamper, consisting of a metal, three-legged wheeled base and body, and a circular closed bar forming a round opening at the top; the three metal cylindrical legs are hollow, and are joined by a Y-shaped metal centrepiece near the bottom; at the bottom of each leg, there is a metal foot joined to a plastic wheel by a nut and bolt; these wheels have a swiveling action when in motion; the top circular piece may also be hollow; it is also cylindrical and smooth; near the bottom of one leg there is a yellow paper sticker and a red plastic label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Similar to item identified in a 1950s catalogue
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black; red
paper: yellow
Inscriptions
The yellow rectangular paper sticker near the bottom of one leg reads, "[logo] // Ontario // MINISTRY OF HEALTH // 036705 [enclosed in a rectangle"; the red plastic label below this reads, "OR 48"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-5-2
Dimension Notes
Length 93.3 cm x Diam. 37.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Both the paper and plastic labels are peeling off; the top circular component and the legs and Y-shaped joiner show minor signs of wear; two of the metal feet above the wheels show signs of moderate corrosion; the third foot shows minor signs of corrosion; the wheel joints move stiffly; no signs of structural damage.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
C. Cox, retired RN from KPH; "American Hospital Supply Catalog C30," American Hospital Supply Corp. , c. 1950, p. 51620-51640 (similar to item #51640-018)
Images
Less detail
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
Accession Number
997008007 a-c
Description
(a) Mobile cart used to hold a monitor (997.008.006), consisting of a painted metal frame of four cylindrical legs with wheels on the bottom, and vertical top and lower shelves; the bottom shelf allows space to store accessories; attached to the bottom shelf is (b) a pull-out drawer with around kno…
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Accession Number
997008007 a-c
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia, Kingston Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
(a) Mobile cart used to hold a monitor (997.008.006), consisting of a painted metal frame of four cylindrical legs with wheels on the bottom, and vertical top and lower shelves; the bottom shelf allows space to store accessories; attached to the bottom shelf is (b) a pull-out drawer with around knob on the outside front centre; the top shelf holds (c) an enamel-covered metal tray which is white with blue edges; the monitor sits on top of this tray; the right side of the cart has a side bar attachment for the oxygen tank hook-up for the monitor.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - monitor cart - Size: Length 87.7 cm. x Width 51.3 cm. x Depth 33.5 cm.
b - drawer - Size: Length 42.1 cm. x Width 33.2 cm. x Depth 12.2 cm.
c - tray - Size: Length 48.5 cm. x Width 32.3 cm. x Depth 1.7 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
plastic: black
paint: beige
metal: silver; grey; black
enamel: white; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-7-2
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Condition Remarks
The cart, drawer and tray arrived very dirty and dusty; the paint covering the cart and drawer is chipped in many spots and shows wear; there is no corrosion visible on the metal; the enamel of the top tray is chipped off in four areas along the edges, exposing the metal underneath; the metal is not corroded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Research Facts
(b) the drawer contained several operating manuals for anaesthesia machines when it first arrived
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, anaesthesia exhibit - Oct. 2 1997-Sep. 23, 1999
Images
Less detail
Dates
1955
circa 1955
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
Accession Number
000003288
Description
Light bulb, which consists of an oval glass bulb with a pointed top, set into a cylindrical metal housing with a straight, metal, notched lip and a conical, black painted tip; visible within the bulb are two metal wires, one straight and short, the other straight and bent near its tip, and reaching…
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Accession Number
000003288
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- patient -- belongings
Description
Light bulb, which consists of an oval glass bulb with a pointed top, set into a cylindrical metal housing with a straight, metal, notched lip and a conical, black painted tip; visible within the bulb are two metal wires, one straight and short, the other straight and bent near its tip, and reaching the inner tip of the bulb; the wires are joined near their bases by a blue, oblong glass bead, and at the shorter wire's tip by a very delicate, coiled piece of wire; the bulb is set into the housing at its base, surrounded by a yellow substance, possibly adhesive.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Dates
1955
circa 1955
Date Remarks
Based on date on documents found in case
Material
metal: silver; black
glass: clear; blue
adhesive (?): yellow
Inscriptions
On the side of the metal housing, "ROSE // PR2 // 2.4V" appears in black lettering.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 2.9 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
There were no signs of corrosion on the metal parts, and the glass had no scratches, chips or breaks.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
C. Cox, retired KPH RN
Research Facts
Used by patient and barber at KPH, a veteran; arrived with artifacts 000.003.282-.287 and .289-.297
Images
Less detail
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
Accession Number
000003069
Description
Mason's hammer, which consists of a solid metal head on a solid cylindrical wooden handle; the head is cylindrical, with a round, flat head at each end; one side has a slightly larger head; the head bulges out to the sides where it attaches to the wooden handle.
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Accession Number
000003069
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Mental Health -- hospital
Description
Mason's hammer, which consists of a solid metal head on a solid cylindrical wooden handle; the head is cylindrical, with a round, flat head at each end; one side has a slightly larger head; the head bulges out to the sides where it attaches to the wooden handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Date Remarks
Likely 19th century
Material
metal: brown; grey
wood: light brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-8
Dimension Notes
Length 29.2 cm x Width 9.7 cm x Depth 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal head is very worn and shows cracks and corrosion; the wooden handle is worn, but complete; the hammer was likely used for heavy metal.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Mac Ellis, technician, Glanmore National Historic Site
Research Facts
The hammer has been handmade by a blacksmith; could be a mason's hammer, used to build Rockwood, then used for other purposes.
Exhibit History
On display, Providence Continuing Care Centre: "Rockwood Asylum: Refuge and Renewal 1878–1905" from Feb. 13, 2007 to 24 Nov 2016.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1974
circa 1974
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Allergy Division Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
Accession Number
993010004 a-d
Description
Battery-operated semi-automatic multiple sample precipitator instrument with extra plastic hoses and coupling; original instructions and photograph included; portable unit is constructed on thick clear plastic/resin base.
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Accession Number
993010004 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Allergy Division Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
MeSH Heading
Air Pollution, Indoor
Description
Battery-operated semi-automatic multiple sample precipitator instrument with extra plastic hoses and coupling; original instructions and photograph included; portable unit is constructed on thick clear plastic/resin base.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - machine - Size: Length 57.5 cm. x Width 38.0 cm. x Depth 24.0 cm.
b - extra hose - Size: Length 136.0 cm. x Diameter1.0
c - Y-coupling - Size: Length 9.0 cm. x Width 4.0 cm. x Diameter1.0
d - extra hose - Size: Length 80.0 cm. x Diameter0.8
Maker
Otto Hiller Co.
Site Made (City)
Madison
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1974
circa 1974
Date Remarks
date on photograph
Material
plastic: clear
metal: silver
rubber: clear
Inscriptions
"Otto Hiller Co. // Box 1294 // MADISON, WIS. 52701 // SCIENTIFIC EQUIPMENT"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E1-2
Condition Remarks
2004: rubber tubing is stiff and cracked
Research Facts
Photographs, technical drawings and instruction sheets are accessioned as 993.010.005 and stored in file
Images
Less detail
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
Accession Number
995005089 a-c
Description
(a) Metal handle, T-shaped with a hole drilled through the shaft; bottom of both arms curved in three concave arcs, for grip, and oval openings running the length of both arms; (b) solid metal hook, the shaft of which runs through (a); bottom 1.5 cm is threaded to attach to (c); (c) circular metal …
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Accession Number
995005089 a-c
Collection
Dr. Burns Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
(a) Metal handle, T-shaped with a hole drilled through the shaft; bottom of both arms curved in three concave arcs, for grip, and oval openings running the length of both arms; (b) solid metal hook, the shaft of which runs through (a); bottom 1.5 cm is threaded to attach to (c); (c) circular metal washer with textured outside surface.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 13.9 cm x Width 4.8 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
b - hook - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Width 2.1 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
c - washer - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. Burns of Napanee, Ont., a 1947 graduate of the Queen's University Medical Program; some items belonged to Dr. Stratton, who held the Napanee practice prior to Dr. Burns.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Condition Remarks
(a) Metal is worn and pitted; (b) threading has inactive corrosion; spots also on curved sections of hook; (c) light wear only
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
"Hospital & Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by J.F. Hartz Co., 1960, p. 129 (similar to item #3–603–P); Mary White, retired OR nurse; Claire Kelly, retired OR nurse
Research Facts
Handle attached to a pulley rope so a patient could pull himself upright in bed; commonly used in beds where patients were recovering from leg surgery.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
Accession Number
997037168
Description
Empty small, deep rectangular wooden box made of five pieces; the bottom is flat and the sides are fastened together with rounded finger joints; the top of the sides are rounded and appear to have been cut down, as one end has the remains of a grooved closure for a sliding top; missing sliding top.
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Accession Number
997037168
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
MeSH Heading
Product Packaging
Description
Empty small, deep rectangular wooden box made of five pieces; the bottom is flat and the sides are fastened together with rounded finger joints; the top of the sides are rounded and appear to have been cut down, as one end has the remains of a grooved closure for a sliding top; missing sliding top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks beginning of Bird medical practice
Material
wood: brown
Inscriptions
Handwritten on side: "Pat [illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm x Width 7.1 cm x Depth 7.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wood is well-worn with a waxy patina; interior is scratched and scuffed; seams are still solid
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
Accession Number
995003004
Description
Two-shelved cart on four wheels (24 cm diameter); shelves are made of enamelled metal; the four posts which endd with wheels are painted metal; metal supports for the shelves are painted metal; there are four painted metal rods 6 cm. above the bottom shelf and two rods 7 cm. above the top shelf; no…
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Accession Number
995003004
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Equipment and Supplies
Classification
Equipment and Supplies
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Two-shelved cart on four wheels (24 cm diameter); shelves are made of enamelled metal; the four posts which endd with wheels are painted metal; metal supports for the shelves are painted metal; there are four painted metal rods 6 cm. above the bottom shelf and two rods 7 cm. above the top shelf; note; two rods are missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
1930-1940
Material
metal: dark grey
enamel: white
paint: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-11-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 88.0 cm. x Width: 51.0 cm. x Depth: 87.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The cart was very dirty and dusty; there are many chips and scuff marks on the paint; some areas of paint are unstable and will chip
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
The cart was multipurpose and used to take blankets to patients, to transport materials for treatment of patients (back rubs), to transport materials for changing patients' dressings after operations, etc.
Images
Less detail

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