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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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commemorative trowel

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Dates
"Aug. 11, 1903"
circa Aug. 11, 1903
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
992009001 a-b
Description
a: Ornamental designs inscribed on sterling trowel head; handle is highly polished walnut; b: textured brown paper covering resembling pebbled leather; silver latches tarnished; water silk inside lining on bottom is brittle & broken in places
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Accession Number
992009001 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Hospital Design and Construction
Commemorative and Association Items
Description
a: Ornamental designs inscribed on sterling trowel head; handle is highly polished
walnut; b: textured brown paper covering resembling pebbled leather; silver latches
tarnished; water silk inside lining on bottom is brittle & broken in places
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - trowel - Size: Length 26.5 cm. x Width 9.8 cm. x Depth 4.0 cm.
b - presentation box - Size: Length 33.0 cm. x Width 11.5 cm. x Depth 4.5 cm.
Dates
"Aug. 11, 1903"
circa Aug. 11, 1903
Date Remarks
inscribed
Material
metal: white
wood: brown
fabric: cream
paper:
Inscriptions
Inscription on trowel: Presented // to // Prof. David H. Marshall // CHAIRMAN OF BOARD
OF // GOVERNORS of the // KINGSTON HOSPITAL // ON THE LAYING OF THE // Corner Stone //
of the // Nurses Home // Aug 11th A.D. // 1903
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-2
Condition Remarks
a: very tarnished; prominent fingerprints; handle shows discoloration, possibly from leftover cleaner; b: inside silk bottom is shredding; paper covering shows abrasion along edges; #2: condition largely unchanged; the trowel showed minor tarnish; the top of the box was dusty; #3: wooden box has an odour.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Exhibit History
KGH Nursing Alumnae 2005 Special exhibit, Museum of Health Care, 20 May 2005-24 June 2005; KGH Nursing Alumnae 2006 Special Exhibit @ Museum of Health Care: April 19, 2006-May 30, 2007
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compound monocular microscope

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Dates
1875
1880
circa 1875-1880
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
004026004 a-c
Description
A compound monocular brass microscope consisting of the microscope (a) with a round base with a knob on it; the body of the microscope rests on the base via a ball and socket making it adjustable; the knob tightens the socket locking the microscope into place; the top of the microscope rotates over…
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Accession Number
004026004 a-c
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Microscopy
Description
A compound monocular brass microscope consisting of the microscope (a) with a round base with a knob on it; the body of the microscope rests on the base via a ball and socket making it adjustable; the knob tightens the socket locking the microscope into place; the top of the microscope rotates over the fixed stage; there is an adjustable condenser and a knob which adjusts the height of the microscope; there is also a removable rotating mirror (b) beneath the stage and a removable eyepiece (c) at the top.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - microscope - Size: Length 22.5 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 7.9 cm
b - mirror - Size: Length 6.5 cm x Width 5.4 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
c - eyepiece - Size: Length 4.3 cm x Diam. 3.9 cm
Provenance
From the Queen's University Archives' Anthony A. Travill Fonds.
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1875
1880
circa 1875-1880
Date Remarks
Appears in a microscope collection book which gives the date as c. 1875
Material
metal: yellow, brown
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"DEPOS F" engraved on the knob on the base
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A1-4
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear on parts of the metal.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The Billings Microscope collection of the Medical Museum," Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C., 1974. p. 67
Research Facts
Dr. A. A.Travill was an anatomy professor at Queen's, and served as department head from 1968-1978; he had an interest in medical history, and published several books and articles on the subject. Appears in a microscope collection book which says it is probably French.
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Dates
1961
circa 1961
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
004026002
Description
A cryoprobe; resembles a gun; consists of a black plastic handle with a metal trigger; it has long metal shaft extending from it with a gold disc at the end with a slight point on it; there is a long white cord attached to the back of the handle with a metal connector on the end.
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Accession Number
004026002
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Cryosurgery -- instrumentation
Exploring Instruments -- probe
Description
A cryoprobe; resembles a gun; consists of a black plastic handle with a metal trigger; it has long metal shaft extending from it with a gold disc at the end with a slight point on it; there is a long white cord attached to the back of the handle with a metal connector on the end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Came from the Queen's Archives' Anthony A. Travill Fonds; it was used at KGH.
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Date Remarks
The first cryoprobe was invented in 1961.
Material
plastic: black
metal: silver, yellow
rubber: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E5-5
Dimension Notes
Length 29.5 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 1.7 cm with a 130.0 cm cord
Condition Remarks
There are some scratches on the handle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "Cryoablative Procedure for Back Pain"; Internet: "MedGyn"; Queen's Archives; CD #6
Research Facts
Used to freeze pre-malignant cervical cells; Dr. A.A.Travill was an anatomy professor at Queen's, and served as department head from 1968-1978; he had an interest in medical history, and published several books and articles on the subject.
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graduation photograph

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
996008001
Description
Black-and-white graduation photograph, matted and framed in a wood frame with a synthetic hanging cord; the photograph shows a Queen's University Graduating Class in Medicine, 1919, showing 37 individual photographs of students and faculty with four shots of Queen's buildings and Queen's crest; no …
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Accession Number
996008001
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Students, Medical -- portraits
Anniversaries and Special Events
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Black-and-white graduation photograph, matted and framed in a wood frame with a synthetic hanging cord; the photograph shows a Queen's University Graduating Class in Medicine, 1919, showing 37 individual photographs of students and faculty with four shots of Queen's buildings and Queen's crest; no glass in frame.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Queen's University Archives
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Date is on print
Material
wood: brown
fabric: yellow; ivory; red
paper: off-white; brown
metal: grey; silver
Inscriptions
Front: "Queen's University // Medicine // Graduating Class // 1919 [and names of all individuals pictured]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Length
53.5 cm.
Width
61.5 cm.
Depth
2.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mat has two dark discoloured spots along bottom edge and a water spot (?) along right side; paper backing is brittle, discoloured and torn in several places; hanging cord is discoloured and dirty; the backing is very likely acidic and should be replaced with coroplast; the hanging cord should be cleaned
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1957
circa 1957
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004026006 a-b
Description
A metal needle case consisting of a rectangular base (a) and a lid (b) which slides over the top of the case.
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Accession Number
004026006 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
MM= Needles -- case
Description
A metal needle case consisting of a rectangular base (a) and a lid (b) which slides over the top of the case.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - base - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Width 2.0 x Depth 0.6 cm
b - lid - Size: Length 5.2 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Provenance
Came from the Queen's Archives' Anthony A. Travill Fonds.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1957
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Appears in a 1957 A&H catalogue.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"ALLEN & HANBURYS // MADE IN ENGLAND" engraved on the top of the lid
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-6
Condition Remarks
The lid is slightly bent out of shape.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Catalogue of Operation Tables, Sterilizers, Hospital Furniture, Surgical Instruments, Appliances, Ligatures & Sutures," Allen & Hanburys Ltd., London, Eng., 1957, p. 159 (see attached photocopy); CD #6
Research Facts
Dr. A.A.Travill was an anatomy professor at Queen's, and served as department head from 1968-1978; he had an interest in medical history, and published several books and articles on the subject; the case is used to hold suturing needles.
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obstetrical forceps

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Dates
1835
1899
circa 1835-1899
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
Accession Number
004026003 a-e
Description
A pair of wooden handled obstetrical forceps with a traction handle in a cloth pouch; the forceps have a left (a) and a right (b) side and fasten together via a bolt in the center; the right handle has a swinging screw on it which fits through a slot on the left one; there is a wingnut (c) which fa…
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Accession Number
004026003 a-e
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Extraction, Obstetrical -- instrumentation
MM= Delivery -- obstetrical forceps
Description
A pair of wooden handled obstetrical forceps with a traction handle in a cloth pouch; the forceps have a left (a) and a right (b) side and fasten together via a bolt in the center; the right handle has a swinging screw on it which fits through a slot on the left one; there is a wingnut (c) which fastens onto the screw working as an adjustable lock; the traction handle (d) attaches to a screw on the right handle and is a curved piece of metal with a wooden handle; the pouch is made of beige cloth with faded blue stripes.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - left handle - Size: Length 32.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
b - right handle - Size: Length 32.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
c - wingnut - Size: Length 3.8 cm x Width 3.1 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
d - traction handle - Size: Length 17.4 cm x Width 10.7 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
e - pouch - Size: Length 40.5 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Provenance
Came from the Queen's Archives' Anthony A. Travill Fonds.
Maker
Stevens & Son
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1835
1899
circa 1835-1899
Date Remarks
Stevens & Son was established around 1935 and wooden-handled forceps would not have been used after around 1900.
Material
metal: silver
wood: black
fabric: beige
Inscriptions
"STEVENS // & SON" engraved on the left handle
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-2
Condition Remarks
The pouch is faded and dirty.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Internet: "Stevens Direct-to-Home Medical Supplies"; Internet: "Medical Antiques. com"; Queen's Archives; CD #6
Research Facts
Dr. A.A.Travill was an anatomy professor at Queen's, and served as department head from 1968-1978; he had an interest in medical history, and published several books and articles on the subject.
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Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900 - 1920
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
996008002
Description
Framed and matted monochromatic photographic print of an oil painting portrait of George OKill Stuart; matt has oval cut-out around the portrait inside plain dark oak frame.
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Accession Number
996008002
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Art
Description
Framed and matted monochromatic photographic print of an oil painting portrait of George OKill Stuart; matt has oval cut-out around the portrait inside plain dark oak frame.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Framed photograph used to hang in St. George's Cathedral.
Maker
William Sawyer
Dates
1900
1920
circa 1900 - 1920
Date Remarks
Based on the style of frame and text
Material
paper: cream
wood: brown
glass: clear
ink: dark grey
Inscriptions
Printed on matt: "GEORGE OKILL STUART, D.D., LL.D, // Archdeacon of Kingston, First Dean of Ontario. Born at Fort Hunter, New York, June 29, 1776, died at Kingston, October 5, 1862."; printed on frame back: "KIRKPATRICK'S // Art and Flower Store // Est. 1874. KINGSTON, Ont."; written on frame back: "PHOTOGRAPHY OF OIL PAINTING // BY WM. SAWYER, HANGING IN // ST. GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 44.4 cm x Width 37.9 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper backing is loose from the frame
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Printed on artifact; CD #1
Research Facts
Dr. Stuart was the Archdeacon of Kingston and the First Dean of Ontario. The original oil painting was by William Sawyer.
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Dates
Oct. 28 1943
circa Oct. 28 1943
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
992016001
Description
Oak base has decorative edging; brass plaque is screwed on; incised letters are filled with black paint; letters are 1.2 cm, 2.5 cm, and 0.75 cm high; KGH insignia design is at top of plaque; mounting screws missing, finished back
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Accession Number
992016001
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Hospital Design and Construction
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Oak base has decorative edging; brass plaque is screwed on; incised letters are filled
with black paint; letters are 1.2 cm, 2.5 cm, and 0.75 cm high; KGH insignia design is
at top of plaque; mounting screws missing, finished back
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
Oct. 28 1943
circa Oct. 28 1943
Date Remarks
inscribed
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Inscription: IN MEMORY OF // Ida Peck Campbell // Died October 28th, 1943 // ERECTED BY THE
NURSES ALUMNAE // KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-17
Dimension Notes
Length: 40.5 cm. x Width: 24.8 cm. x Depth: 2.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Tarnished; oak has paint specks on wood; #2: condition unchanged; green substance in cracks of engraving may be remnants of brass cleaner; the plaque was dusty; #3: wood and metal dirty.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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Record syringe in case

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Dates
1906
1957
circa 1906-1957
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
004026005 a-i
Description
A Record syringe in a case consisting of the syringe barrel (a) which is a glass cylinder with a metal tip and bottom, and an all metal plunger (b); there is a removable lock (c) which attaches the barrel and the plunger; there are four Record needles (d-g); the case (h) is a metal cylinder, sealed…
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Accession Number
004026005 a-i
Collection
Queen's University Archives Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
MM= Injections -- set
Description
A Record syringe in a case consisting of the syringe barrel (a) which is a glass cylinder with a metal tip and bottom, and an all metal plunger (b); there is a removable lock (c) which attaches the barrel and the plunger; there are four Record needles (d-g); the case (h) is a metal cylinder, sealed at one end, with a screw on cap (i).
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a - barrel - Size: Length 7.1 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
b - plunger - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Diam. 1.4 cm
c - lock - Size: Depth 0.8 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
d - needle - Size: Length 4.2 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
e - needle - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
f - needle - Size: Length 3.2 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
g - needle - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
h - case - Size: Length 11.7 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
i - cap - Size: Length 3.3 cm x Diam. 2.6 cm
Provenance
Came from the Queen's Archives' Anthony A. Travill Fonds.
Maker
Allen & Hanburys Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1906
1957
circa 1906-1957
Date Remarks
The Record syringe was developed in 1906; the case appears in a 1957 A&H catalogue and so the syringe is probably closer to 1957.
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"ALLEN & HANBURYS // LONDON" engraved on the plunger and the case lid; "MADE IN ENGLAND" engraved on the case
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-3
Condition Remarks
The glass is slightly worn on the inside.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Catalogue of Operation Tables, Sterilizers, Hospital Furniture, Surgical Instruments, Appliances, Ligatures & Sutures," Allen & Hanburys Ltd., London, Eng. 1957, p. 533 (see attached photocopy)
"Internet: Intravenous Equipment: the Ongoing Development of the Syringe"; CD # 6
Research Facts
Dr. A.A.Travill was an anatomy professor at Queen's, and served as department head from 1968-1978; he had an interest in medical history, and published several books and articles on the subject; Record syringes were made to be more efficient than Luer-Lok syringes; this syringe was handmade.
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