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automatic topical dispenser

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004029
Description
Automatic topical medical dispenser made of frosted molded glass has stainless steel cap with flip-up lid; lid opens to a sloped center with small opening; unable to remove lid but appears to be a metal apparatus for raising objects inside; catalogue description reads: "Automatic topical medical di…
Accession Number
993004029
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Administration, Topical -- instrumentation
Disinfection
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- storage container
Description
Automatic topical medical dispenser made of frosted molded glass has stainless steel cap with flip-up lid; lid opens to a sloped center with small opening; unable to remove lid but appears to be a metal apparatus for raising objects inside; catalogue description reads: "Automatic topical medical dispenser -- fluid never exposed until used. Light pressure of applicator or sponge on despensing disk pumps fluid to surface. No caps to remove and replace -- no need to touch bottle. Airtight check valve in stainless steel pump unit eliminates evaporation and contamination over long periods, yet is always ready for instant use."
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Valuator Dr. J.R. Scott; American Hospital Supply Catalogue order # 12040-020
Material
glass: frosted
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Raised design underneath: "2 OZ // .15 (A) 48 // U.S.A."; printed under lift-up cap: "MENDAUSA // STAINLESS // PAT. PEND."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 5 Row E
Dimension Notes
Length: 9.0 cm. x Diam. : 4.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage; #3: some matter stuck to bottom; dirty
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour - Bracken Exhibit
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Dates
1950 (?)
circa 1950 (?)
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004002
Description
White enamelled cup with blue edging has Swedish company name stamped on bottom.
Accession Number
993004002
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Cooking and Eating Utensils
Household Articles
MM= Physician and Hospital Supply -- enamelware
Description
White enamelled cup with blue edging has Swedish company name stamped on bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Kockums K.E.R.
Site Made (Country)
Sweden
Dates
1950 (?)
circa 1950 (?)
Date Remarks
See green sheets accompanying accession form
Material
enamelled metal: white; blue
Inscriptions
Printed in blue on bottom: "KOCKUMS // K.E.R. // SWEDEN // 7 CM."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-8
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase East, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm. x Diam. 7.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
shows wear on inside and staining on bottom inside; #2: rim chipped, bottom tarnished
Less detail
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004180
Description
Tan rubber finger grip to assist in multiple turning of pages
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Accession Number
993004180
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Description
Tan rubber finger grip to assist in multiple turning of pages
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
rubber: rust
Inscriptions
"DAVOL // SIZE 13" "MADE IN // U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 4.0 cm. x Width: 2.5 cm. x Depth: 1.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
shows wear & stains
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Images
Less detail
Dates
1924
1942
circa 1924-1942
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004155 a-b
Description
Short electric 25W 120V light bulb has frosted bottom; pasteboard sleeve has graphics in orange and blue
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Accession Number
993004155 a-b
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Lighting
MM= Household Articles -- light bulb
Description
Short electric 25W 120V light bulb has frosted bottom; pasteboard sleeve has graphics in
orange and blue
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bulb - Size: Length 5.3 cm. x Diameter3.3 cm.
b - pasteboard sleeve - Size: Length 6.0 cm. x Width 3.2 cm. x Depth 3.2 cm.
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Canadian General Electric Co.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1924
1942
circa 1924-1942
Date Remarks
letters patent on packaging
Material
pasteboard: tan; blue; orange
glass: clear; frosted
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on pasteboard sleeve: "EDISON // MAZDA // LAMPS // STAY BRIGHTER LONGER"; "the MAZDA
Lamp contained herein is manufac // tured by patent of the Dominion of Canada // 263952 /
359875 // and others dated from -- 1924 to 1942 // inclusive. // Made in Canada // GE 119";
printed on bulb: "E 25W 120V MAZDA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-6
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Images
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receptacle plug

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004094
Description
Cream detachable electrical cord with plug and socket made by Sunbeam; not attached to any equipment or anything remotely similar that it could belong to. Deaccessioned.
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Accession Number
993004094
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Electric Wiring
Household Articles
Description
Cream detachable electrical cord with plug and socket made by Sunbeam; not attached to any equipment or anything remotely similar that it could belong to. Deaccessioned.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Sunbeam
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
style of logo for Sunbeam
Material
plastic: cream
wire: silver
Inscriptions
Embossed on plug: "Belden"; embossed on socket end: "Sunbeam // 50W - 125V
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 214.0 cm. x Width: 0.5 cm.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Images
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straight razor strop

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Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
993004019
Description
Leather strop used for sharpening razor blades has round braided loop for hanging attached to upper metal clamp; bottom of strop is notched and pointed
Accession Number
993004019
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Household Articles
Description
Leather strop used for sharpening razor blades has round braided loop for hanging attached
to upper metal clamp; bottom of strop is notched and pointed
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Autostrop Safety Razor Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
leather: brown
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Etched on metal band: front: "VALET AutoStrop"; back: AUTOSTROP SAFETY RAZOR CO. LTD. //
TORONTO / CANADA // H.J. Gaisman PRESIDENT; on front of leather strop, bottom: VALET //
AUTOSTROP // STROP // PART OF // MODEL-C // OUTFIT // MADE IN CANADA; and has diagram
of safety razor
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 38.0 cm. x Width: 4.0 cm. x Depth: 0.1 mm.
Condition Remarks
shows extreme wear on bottom; #2: leather slightly worn
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