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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
993004013 a-b
Description
Pair of foam-backed aluminum finger splints; appears to be standard length that is cut to size.
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Accession Number
993004013 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Finger Injuries
Splints
Description
Pair of foam-backed aluminum finger splints; appears to be standard length that is cut to size.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - finger splint - Size: Length 46.0 cm. x Width 2.0 cm. x Depth 1.0 cm.
b - finger splint - Size: Length 46.0 cm. x Width 2.0 cm. x Depth 1.0 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
American Hospital Supply Catalogue C30 order # 24033 - series
Material
metal: silver
foam rubber: cream
Inscriptions
Printed on blue foil label on top: coNco // ALUMAFOAM // FINGER SPLINT
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Condition Remarks
foam beginning to harden; surface scratches on metal; #2: foam old, hard, and crispy
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
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Dates
1940
1949
circa 1940-1949
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
993004089
Description
Die-cut piece of aluminum finger splint is bent in half with rounded middle to accomodate bandaged finger
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Accession Number
993004089
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Finger Injuries
Splints
Description
Die-cut piece of aluminum finger splint is bent in half with rounded middle to accomodate
bandaged finger
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
De Puy Mfg. Co.
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1949
circa 1940-1949
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Etched in metal: De Puy // MFG. CO // WARSAW, IND. // No. 185L
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.7 cm. x Width: 2.3 cm. x Depth: 1.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
# 1: shows wear; pitted; # 2: no new damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
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Liston's straight bone forceps

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Dates
1940
1956
circa 1940-1956
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
993004195
Description
Two symmetrical blades are joined by a box lock and screw to form a cuticle-scissors-style instrument; thick jaws have straight cutting edges with concave curves on the exterior; handles are thick and curve toward each other at base; narrow piece of flat metal anchored inside base of left blade cur…
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Accession Number
993004195
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Amputation -- instrumentation
Autopsy, instrumentation
Dissection, instrumentation
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors/shears -- bone
Description
Two symmetrical blades are joined by a box lock and screw to form a cuticle-scissors-style instrument;
thick jaws have straight cutting edges with concave curves on the exterior; handles are thick and
curve toward each other at base; narrow piece of flat metal anchored inside base of left blade curves
across to touch right blade below joint
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1940
1956
circa 1940-1956
Date Remarks
V. Mueller & Co. Hospital Supply Catalogue, 1956, p. 247, order #CH-470
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"Japan"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.5 cm. x Width: 4.2 cm. x Depth: 1.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
pitted in blade area
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing", V. Mueller & Co., 1956, p. 357, item OS 4642; CD #2
Images
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Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
993004168
Description
Metallic-green-coloured short metal finger splint; slightly curved.
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Accession Number
993004168
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Finger Injuries
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Description
Metallic-green-coloured short metal finger splint; slightly curved.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Orthopedic Equip. Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: metallic green
Inscriptions
Stamped: "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIP. CO. // BOURBON IND. / 17 / B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Width: 2.0 cm. x Depth: 1.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
imprint of skin etched into metal finish
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
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