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microscope slides in box

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Dates
1960 xxx
circa 1960 xxx
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997037053
Description
A square shallow box of cellophane-covered cardboard that serves as packaging for microscope slides; the box has a hinged back and a seam that traverses the perimeter; another hinge runs 2/3 back on the lid allowing for various configurations and uses for the slide box; box contains microscope slid…
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Accession Number
997037053
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy
MM= Microscopy -- accessories and parts -- slide
Description
A square shallow box of cellophane-covered cardboard that serves as packaging for microscope slides; the box has a hinged back and a seam that traverses the perimeter; another hinge runs 2/3 back on the lid allowing for various configurations and uses for the slide box; box contains microscope slides and is sealed and unopened
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Erie Scientific Co. (ESCO)
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960 xxx
circa 1960 xxx
Material
cellophane-wrapped cardboard: green; white; yellow
glass: clear
Inscriptions
On box top: "ESCO // SELECTED // Microscope slides // PRE CLEANED // NO. 2950 // PLAIN // MADE IN USA -- OF AMERICAN GLASS // ERIE SCIENTIFIC // 693 SENECA ST. // BUFFALO 10. N.Y."; on right and left sides, "NEW "LAB TEST" BOX // see bottom for special // instructions."; on front: "1/2 GROSS ESCO 25 x 75 mm // PLAIN MICROSCOPE SLIDES // NO. 2950"; on back: "ESCO // Buffalo 10 N.Y. // 1/2 GROSS No. 2950 PLAIN 25 x 75 mm // PRECLEANED MICROSCOPE SLIDES // THICKNESS: APPROX 1 mm."; on bottom: listed instructions for "lab test" box
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-1
Dimension Notes
Length 8.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Box is in new condition, showing only slight fading and discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by the J.F. Hartz Co. Ltd., Toronto, 1960, p. 229 (item 5-2950) (see attached photocopy); CD #7
Images
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