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angled scissors

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
992070077 p-q
Description
Metal two piece surgical sharp angled scissors, one with 4.0 cm long tip and the other with 4.5 cm long tip.
Accession Number
992070077 p-q
Collection
Dr. R. R. MacGregor Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears
Description
Metal two piece surgical sharp angled scissors, one with 4.0 cm long tip and the other with 4.5 cm long tip.
Number Of Parts
2
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. R. MacGregor
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(p): LYMAN.SONS // & CO. // 6; (q): WALTER LAWLEY
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-3
Dimension Notes
a - scissors - Size: Length 13.5 cm. x Width 14.5 cm. x Depth 0.8 cm.
b - scissors - Size: Length 11.5 cm. x Width 4.5 cm. x Depth 0.6 cm.
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articulating medical patient table

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Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1969.508.1
Description
Articulating medical patient table with a top that swivels, and a portion that can be raised for a back rest; stirrups on either side of table; drawers set in base, some of which have glass trays; rests on four feet with ball-bearing casters.
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Accession Number
1969.508.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination
Surgery, Minor
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Description
Articulating medical patient table with a top that swivels, and a portion that can be raised for a back rest; stirrups on either side of table; drawers set in base, some of which have glass trays; rests on four feet with ball-bearing casters.
Part Names
table - Size: Length 97.0 cm x Width 55.0 cm x Depth 79.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
W. D. Alison Co.
Site Made (City)
Indianapolis
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
Patent dates of Dec. 5, 1905 and May 29, 1906 printed on casters.
Material
wood: brown
glass: clear
metal: silver; dark grey
leatherette: black
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Paper label on underside of back rest has, "W. D. Alison Co. Indianapolis, Ind. U.S.A."; underside of one drawer has written in pencil, "Calkins #15825"; carved on back rest: "Patented 15825"; on the four casters: "Pat. Dec. 5, 05, May 29, 06"
Permanent Location
Storage Room Warehouse 1
W1 Floor
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Condition Remarks
Tray (c) has a piece missing from the corner; tray (b) has a crack in one corner; tray (r) is broken into three pieces.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
See Betz catalogue, 1915, p. 71
Exhibit History
To display in Museum (North Gallery Room 1013): "Electricity and the Invisible Ray," Oct. 2006
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carborundum instrument hone

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1991.6.2 a-b
Description
A rectangular block of stone that comes in a soft leather case; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1991.6.2 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Equipment Reuse -- instrumentation
Description
A rectangular block of stone that comes in a soft leather case; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
hone - Size: Length 10.3 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. P. Groner.
Maker
Canadian Carborundum Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Niagara Falls
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
leather: black; red
stone: grey
Inscriptions
In red printing on case: "CARBORUNDUM INSTRUMENT HONE"; engraved on top surface of stone: "CARBORUNDUM BRAND // [logo inside a circle] // REG. TRADEMARK // [illeg.] HONE // CANADIAN CARBORUNDUM COMPANY LTD. // NIAGARA FALLS, CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. Groner's instrument cabinet; was this in fact used to sharpen instruments? Another hone has been found amongst a similar cabinet of instruments.
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Clauss surgical scissors box

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Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
992058001 a-b
Description
Textured gold paper pasteboard box; no ornamentation, etc. except for paper manufacturer's label; handwritten on top: "B Pressure Cuff" to describe its last contents; fabric cuff and gauze removed and accessioned separately
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Accession Number
992058001 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears
Description
Textured gold paper pasteboard box; no ornamentation, etc. except for paper manufacturer's
label; handwritten on top: "B Pressure Cuff" to describe its last contents; fabric cuff
and gauze removed and accessioned separately
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - top - Size: Length 15.7 cm. x Width 8.3 cm. x Depth 2.5 cm.
b - base - Size: Length 15.4 cm. x Width 8.0 cm. x Depth 2.6 cm.
Material
paper: yellow; orange; black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: No. III XC TRADE MARK // Clauss // 5 1/2 inch // 1/2 Doz. //
FREMONT, OHIO - MADE IN U.S.A. // Sharp & Blunt Surgical Scissors
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-3 Box G
Condition Remarks
Some grime; #2: the paper and cardboard appeared stable; there were several stains on the box but no active mould; the box was dusty; #3: spotted.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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enamel instrument tray

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1978.7.30
Description
Rectangular white enamel with black trim metal tray with shallow depth.
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Accession Number
1978.7.30
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Diagnosis -- instrumentation
Description
Rectangular white enamel with black trim metal tray with shallow depth.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
metal: white, black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-3
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.3.8
Description
A whetstone or hone set into a wooden box with a lid; Note: item is missing.
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Accession Number
1980.3.8
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
A whetstone or hone set into a wooden box with a lid; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Date Remarks
Sheet has, "First half 20th C."
Material
flint: grey
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 10.3 cm x WIdth 3.6 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Wood is stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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instrument tray

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1985.12.3
Description
An enamel oblong tray with raised sides and a lid used for storing catheters and other instruments; four moulded, raised parts in box to support instruments.
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Accession Number
1985.12.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Asepsis
Description
An enamel oblong tray with raised sides and a lid used for storing catheters and other instruments; four moulded, raised parts in box to support instruments.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. T. Jacobsen of Toronto; used by his father, Dr. John R. Jacobsen.
Maker
Hygienic
Site Made (Country)
Czechoslovakia
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
enamel: white; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-5
Dimension Notes
Length 33.0 cm x WIdth 10.0 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Enamel chipped off parts of lid.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
J.F. Hartz Ltd. catalogue, 1950, p. 63 (item # A2082); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used by donor's father, Dr. John R. Jacobsen, who practised from the 1930s to the 1970s; Dr. Jacobsen graduated from U of T and had a large obstetrical practice, office, and small operating room in his house at 144 Hilton Ave., Toronto; he died in 1985 at the age of 74.
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instrument tray

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1985.12.4
Description
An enamel oblong tray with raised sides and a lid used for storing catheters and other instruments; two moulded, raised parts in box to support instruments.
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Accession Number
1985.12.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Asepsis
Description
An enamel oblong tray with raised sides and a lid used for storing catheters and other instruments; two moulded, raised parts in box to support instruments.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. T. Jacobsen of Toronto; used by his father, Dr. John R. Jacobsen.
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
enamel: white; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-5
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
J.F. Hartz Ltd. catalogue, 1950, p. 63 (item # A2082); CD #UHN
Research Facts
This tray is of heavier construction than 1985.12.3; used by donor's father, Dr. John R. Jacobsen, who practised from the 1930s to the 1970s; Dr. Jacobsen graduated from U of T and had a large obstetrical practice, office, and small operating room in his house at 144 Hilton Ave., Toronto; he died in 1985 at the age of 74.
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Mayo-Harrington scissors

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Dates
1992
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034470
Description
Mayo-Harrington curved scissors have two halves that join with a screw; the handles are straight with closed, round finger grips.
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Accession Number
997034470
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears
Description
Mayo-Harrington curved scissors have two halves that join with a screw; the handles are straight with closed, round finger grips.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Maker
Pilling
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1992
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"PILLING CC3 STAINLESS GERMANY 34-2284" etched on instrument; "THOR" engraved on both sides of instrument.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-8
Dimension Notes
Length 28.1 cm x Width 6.1 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains; no corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Weck Surgical Instruments and Products," Pilling Weck, 1992, p. A-111 (similar to item 462121) (see attached photocopy); CD #1.
Research Facts
These scissors are used to cut through calcified tissue.
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operating room light handles

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034308 a-b
Description
A circular, hollow, aluminum handle with a broad circular flange.
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Accession Number
997034308 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Lighting
Description
A circular, hollow, aluminum handle with a broad circular flange.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - light handle - Size: Depth 11.0 cm x Diam. 10.2 cm
b - light handle - Size: Depth 12.0 cm x Diam. 10.2 cm
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room.
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-14
Condition Remarks
No staining; no corrosion; minor scratches and dents
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
M. White, OR nurse (retired); photos from Internet (see attached photocopy); CD #1
Research Facts
These handles are sterilized and attached to a port on operating lights, for adjusting during surgery by surgeon or assistant.
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