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The Functions of the Brain [reference book]

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Dates
1886
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996011015
Description
Hardbound fabric covered book with illustrations describing the functions of the brain and central nervous system; title stamped on the spine; decorative symbol embossed on the front cover; simple border embossed on the front cover; 408 pages.
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Accession Number
996011015
Author
David Ferrier
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Brain
Nervous System
Reference Books
Description
Hardbound fabric covered book with illustrations describing the functions of the brain and central nervous system; title stamped on the spine; decorative symbol embossed on the front cover; simple border embossed on the front cover; 408 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and donated by Dr. Henry Botterell.
Maker
G. P. Putnam's Son's
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1886
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, yellow
fabric: brown
Inscriptions
Printed in book: "THE // FUNCTIONS OF BRAIN // BY // DAVID FERRIER, M.D., L.L.D., F.R.S. // SECOND EDITION, REWRITTEN AND ENLARGED // NEW YORK // G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS // 27 & 29 WEST 23rd STREET // 1886"; handwritten on the first page: "To // Henry Botterell // from // John Fulton // Christmas 1936"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear along edges
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On Display: “Potions, Pills and Prescriptions”, Gallery B: Case # 1, Museum of Health Care, 2001- 28 Jan 2017.
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hypodermic kit

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Dates
1916
circa 1916
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996011004
Description
A silver, aluminum rectangular case with top hinged at back; inside of case is hollow, but has two pieces of metal, one at the top and one partway down, which had circular pieces stamped out in order to hold six items of varying sizes; kit includes 996.011.005-.009
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Accession Number
996011004
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- set -- case
Description
A silver, aluminum rectangular case with top hinged at back; inside of case is hollow, but has two
pieces of metal, one at the top and one partway down, which had circular pieces stamped out in
order to hold six items of varying sizes; kit includes 996.011.005-.009
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H. Botterell
Dates
1916
circa 1916
Date Remarks
Tablets in kit date to 1916 (996.011.006)
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 8.7 cm. x Width: 4.1 cm. x Depth: 1.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
No corrosion; minor wear; lid works well
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
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hypodermic kit in case

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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996011011 a-e
Description
A metal hypodermic kit; case hinges at the back; top and bottom surfaces are horizontally corrugated, sides are smooth; fastens at front with clasp; interior has flat mounts with semicircular clips on bottom and top surfaces; top mount has four clips which are paired: two at the front edge and two …
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Accession Number
996011011 a-e
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- set
Description
A metal hypodermic kit; case hinges at the back; top and bottom surfaces are horizontally corrugated, sides are smooth; fastens at front with clasp; interior has flat mounts with semicircular clips on bottom and top surfaces; top mount has four clips which are paired: two at the front edge and two at the back; bottom mount has five pairs of clips: three small and two large ones in the centre; also included are three hypodermic needles with round hollow bases and squared rims which taper upwards to base of needle, and a plastic needle holder designed for two hypodermic needles whose base would clip into the plastic pair of prongs at each end and tips would rest inside a hexagonal case; four needle wires are included in the kit.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 9.5 cm. x Width 8.4 cm. x Depth 1.0 cm.
b - plastic needle holder - Size: Length 5.8 cm. x Width 9.0 mm.
c-e - needles (x3) - Size: Length 3.0 cm. x Width 7.0 mm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H. Botterell
Maker
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Site Made (City)
Rutherford
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Needles of the same model illustrated in the Cenco Catalog of 1942, p. 658
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
kit (top): "B-D"; front side: "NICKEL SILVER"; (c) "B-D // ERUSTO // LUER-LOK // PAT. 1742497"; (d) "B-D // ERUSTO // LUER-LOK // PAT 1742497"; (e) "B-D 27 // YALE // STAINLESS // PAT. NO. 2076121"; (b) "B-D TWIN-PAK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-4
Condition Remarks
Moderate signs of wear on kit including black accretions in grooves of corrugated surfaces; hinge and clasp work well; more black accretions on inside surfaces; additional stains on flat mounts; plastic needle case shows minor signs of wear, some superficial scratches; needles in good condition; needle (e) may have been dropped at one point, its tip is bent
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Other
Reference Comments
"Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments", Central Scientific Company (CENCO), 1942, p. 658, model #42110; "Surgical Instruments", Storz, 1966, p. 438, model #S-3620; also see 997.001.198a (case of B-D needles)
Research Facts
Same model illustrated in Cenco Catalog, 1942, p. 658; "Storz Catalog", 1966, p. 438
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hypodermic needle

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Dates
1916
circa 1916
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996011008
Description
A hypodermic needle with a circular hollow base on top of which is a squared metal section, slightly concave on each side; squared section tapers at top and ends at base of needle; needle tip is cut on an angle; from hypodermic kit, 996.011.004
Accession Number
996011008
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
A hypodermic needle with a circular hollow base on top of which is a squared metal section, slightly
concave on each side; squared section tapers at top and ends at base of needle; needle tip is
cut on an angle; from hypodermic kit, 996.011.004
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H. Botterell
Maker
Yale
Dates
1916
circa 1916
Date Remarks
In case with tablets dated 1916 (996.011.006)
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On squared section: "YALE // STAINLESS"; on opposite side, "B-D // 26"; on base: "PAT. NO. 2076121"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 4.3 cm. x Width: 6.0 mm. x Depth: 6.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
No signs of wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"CATALOG OF LABORATORY APPARATUS and SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS", Central Scientific Company, 1942,
p. 658, model 42110; "Storz Surgical Instruments", Storz Instrument Company, 1966, p. 123, model
N-1699 Fig. X
Research Facts
Similar to the "Luer Slip-on Type" found in the Central Scientific Co. catalog (p. 658); also,
p. 123 in Storz's catalog of surgical instruments
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hypodermic needle

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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996011014
Description
A hypodermic needle with a circular, hollow base and a squared middle section which tapers upward to the base of the needle; needle tip is cut on an angle; included in hypodermic kit 996.011.011
Accession Number
996011014
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
A hypodermic needle with a circular, hollow base and a squared middle section which tapers upward
to the base of the needle; needle tip is cut on an angle; included in hypodermic kit 996.011.011
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H. Botterell
Maker
Wall Brothers
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Similar to model illustrated in Cenco catalog, 1942, p. 658
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On base: "WALL BROS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 3.4 cm. x Width: 8.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Needle has wire threaded through it to keep it open; brass colour of base metal showing through
on lower edge of middle section
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments", Central Scientific Company (CENCO),
1942, p. 658, model #42110; "Surgical Instruments", Storz, 1966, p. 438, model #S-3620
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hypodermic needles in holder

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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996011013 a-c
Description
A tubular metal case made from one piece of rolled metal; case opens into two semi-circular clips at each end; clips hold two needles; needle bases are circular, middle section is squared which tapers up to the base of the needle; base clips into case and needle rests inside hollow covered area; in…
Accession Number
996011013 a-c
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
MM= Injections -- hypodermic needles
Description
A tubular metal case made from one piece of rolled metal; case opens into two semi-circular clips
at each end; clips hold two needles; needle bases are circular, middle section is squared which
tapers up to the base of the needle; base clips into case and needle rests inside hollow covered
area; included in hypodermic kit 996.011.011
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - holder - Size: Length 5.6 cm. x Diameter6.0
b-c - hypodermic needles (x2) - Size: Length 3.0 cm. x Width 7.0 mm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H. Botterell
Maker
Ward
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Same needles illustrated in Cenco catalog, 1942, p. 658
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On needles: "WARD // R"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-4
Condition Remarks
Needle (c) broken off at the base; minor signs of wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments", Central Scientific Company (CENCO),
1942, p. 658, model #42110; "Surgical Instruments", Storz, 1966, p. 438, model #S-3620
Research Facts
Similar models illustrated in Cenco Catalog, 1942, p. 658; "Storz Catalog", 1966, p. 438
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hypodermic syringe

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Dates
1916
circa 1916
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996011005 a-e
Description
A hypodermic syringe consisting of a metal casing which slips over a glass barrel and has a threaded nozzle; glass barrel is hollow and cylindrical; metal plunger consists of threaded rod with flat round top which is slightly concave; a metal disc with two flat handles, one at each side, moves up a…
Accession Number
996011005 a-e
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
A hypodermic syringe consisting of a metal casing which slips over a glass barrel and has a threaded
nozzle; glass barrel is hollow and cylindrical; metal plunger consists of threaded rod with flat
round top which is slightly concave; a metal disc with two flat handles, one at each side, moves up
and down the rod; bottom of rod has leather washer, metal ribs, another leather washer, then a metal
tip; circular metal cap screws onto tip of barrel casing; cap has slight hourglass shape; needle
with round threaded base screws onto tip of barrel casing; tapered cone on base holds needle in
place; from hypodermic kit 996.011.004
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - metal barrel casing - Size: Length 6.3 cm. x Diameter1.0
b - glass barrel - Size: Length 5.4 cm. x Diameter8.0
c - metal plunger - Size: Length 7.1 cm. x Width 2.7 cm.
d - metal screw cap - Size: Length 7.0 mm. x Diameter6.0
e - needle - Size: Length 2.4 cm. x Diameter5.0
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H. Botterell
Dates
1916
circa 1916
Date Remarks
Tablets in kit date to 1916 (996.011.006)
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
leather: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Condition Remarks
No corrosion; minor chipping at ends of glass barrel; all moving parts work well
Copy Type
Original
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hypodermic syringe

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Dates
1966
circa 1966
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996011012 a-b
Description
A glass syringe consisting of a barrel and plunger; barrel has small circular nozzle at top and a cylindrical body; starting from base of bozzle and going down to the mouth of the barrel are marked increments; mouth has a lip; plunger has round, flat head and opaque tubular body; bottom is flat; se…
Accession Number
996011012 a-b
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Injections -- hypodermic syringe
Description
A glass syringe consisting of a barrel and plunger; barrel has small circular nozzle at top and a
cylindrical body; starting from base of bozzle and going down to the mouth of the barrel are marked
increments; mouth has a lip; plunger has round, flat head and opaque tubular body; bottom is flat;
sealed at both ends, but hollow; included in hypodermic kit 996.011.011
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - barrel - Size: Length 6.5 cm. x Width 1.3 cm.
b - plunger - Size: Length 6.3 cm. x Width 1.3 cm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H. Botterell
Maker
Glasco
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Date Remarks
Similar model illustrated in Storz catalog, p. 438
Material
glass: clear; opaque
Inscriptions
On barrel: "5 10 15 20 25 M // 1/2 1 1 1/2 cc"; "GLASCO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-4
Condition Remarks
Original black paint on increment markings is almost all gone; some black still evident on "cc" and
"25 M" and "GLASCO"; base of glass nozzle on tip shows build-up of grime; interior of barrel has
yellowish deposits at nozzle; plunger has superficial scratching over most of its surface; a darker,
blackish line circles the centre of the plunger
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments", Central Scientific Company (CENCO),
1942, p. 658, model #42100; "Surgical Instruments", Storz, 1966, p. 438, model #S-3600
Research Facts
Similar models illustrated in Cenco Catalog, 1942, p. 658; "Storz Catalog", 1966, p. 438
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Mayo-Hegar needle holders

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Dates
1967
circa 1967
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996011002
Description
A pair of surgical needle-holders; has a T-C jaw; the tip is narrow but is dull; it has grips on the bottom
Accession Number
996011002
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- needle
Description
A pair of surgical needle-holders; has a T-C jaw; the tip is narrow but is dull; it has grips on
the bottom
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Dr. H. Botterell
Maker
Stille
Site Made (Country)
Sweden
Dates
1967
circa 1967
Date Remarks
A similar instrument was found in Sklar Catalogue for 1967
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
There is a faint "D" on the back; on jaw line there are the markings of "Stille Sweden"; adjacent
to this mark there are stars
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.0 cm. x Width: 7.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
The instrument is in good condition; there are a few nicks on rings of arms; brown (rust?) stains
located in cusp where teeth mesh; normal signs of wear on inside arms at point of intersection
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments - Suction and Pressure Apparatus" by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc., 1967, p. 54
#170-31; "Illustrated Catalog", Miltex Instrument Co., 1973, p. 68 #MX8-44
Research Facts
Commonly used to hold needles in place; T-C Jaw -- there is no screw in instrument to be lost
during surgery
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medicine container

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Dates
1916
circa 1916
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996011006
Description
A narrow cylindrical glass container with brown cork stopper containing white circular tablets up to 2/3 of the interior space; cork stopper has orange wax on top surface and a piece of white cotton pushed into the container below it; product label covers 2/3 of the container's circumference and mo…
Accession Number
996011006
Collection
Dr. H. Botterell Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- vial
Description
A narrow cylindrical glass container with brown cork stopper containing white circular tablets up
to 2/3 of the interior space; cork stopper has orange wax on top surface and a piece of white cotton
pushed into the container below it; product label covers 2/3 of the container's circumference
and most of its length; container has small lip at mouth; the tablets are atropine sulphate; from
hypodermic kit 996.011.004
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H. Botterell
Maker
John Wyeth & Bros.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1916
circa 1916
Date Remarks
Date is stamped on label
Material
tablets: white
glass: clear
paper: off-white
fabric: white
cork: brown
Inscriptions
On label: "SOLUBLE HYPODERMIC TABLETS // ATROPINE SULPHATE // Manufactured by // JOHN WYETH &
BROT [rest of label missing] PHILAD [illegible]"; sideways, at end: "No. 14"; other end, horizontal:
"1/100 // GR."; in purple ink, "1916", and in pink ink, "0070289", both stamped at each side
of the words "Manufactured by"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Diam. : 8.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Container and cork are in good condition; tablets still in solid form; some powder evident on inside
wall of container; label is torn away at top along word "HYPODERMIC"; "T" of "TABLETS" is
gone; second part of word "BROT..." is gone; paper has rough texture due to wear
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Atropine is an extract of Belladonna
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