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autotransformer

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004061
Description
Autotransformer which consists of a square metal base built up of flat pieces of steel laminated together and held up by large screws; in the middle of the frame is a cloth strip-covered roll (of copper?); the cloth is coated with black paint; coming out from the central roll are 20 high current le…
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Accession Number
995004061
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Autotransformer which consists of a square metal base built up of flat pieces of steel laminated
together and held up by large screws; in the middle of the frame is a cloth strip-covered roll
(of copper?); the cloth is coated with black paint; coming out from the central roll are 20
high current leads -- cloth-covered wires; some of these have heavy paper tags which read
5, 250, 65, 210 (attached) and 140, 10, 30, and 165 (unattached)
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Kelley-Koett Mfg. Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Covington
Site Made (State)
Kentucky
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
1920's
Material
metal: grey; silver
fabric: black
Inscriptions
Label on the side reads, "Auto Transformer Type 200G Volt 250 Cycles 60 KVA 8 Serial 868
The Kelley-Koett Mfg. Co., Inc. Keleket Building -- Covington, KY. U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 56.0 cm. x Width: 21.2 cm. x Depth: 21.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Autotransformer was very dirty and dusty; there is some minor corrosion of the steel; some
of the cloth stripping has been torn; the cloth on some of the wires has holes; one wire has
come off and one is missing; four of the paper tags have come off
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; CD #2
Research Facts
The wires coming out of the transformer are high current leads
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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004056
Description
Choke used for smoothing a filament coil which consists of a round central section which has copper wire wrapped around its outside with cloth stripping on top; the centre of the central section is hollow and has a cylindrical metal rod in it; this rod can be raised and lowered by turning a round h…
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Accession Number
995004056
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Choke used for smoothing a filament coil which consists of a round central section which has
copper wire wrapped around its outside with cloth stripping on top; the centre of the central
section is hollow and has a cylindrical metal rod in it; this rod can be raised and lowered
by turning a round handle which sticks out from the top; there are two wires leading out from
the bottom and one from the top
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Keleket (Kelley-Koett) Corporation
Site Made (City)
Covington
Site Made (State)
Kentucky
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Material
metal: grey; brown
fabric: beige
plastic: brown
Inscriptions
The company name of "Keleket-Covington, Ky U.S.A." appears in raised letters on the outside
edge of the central section
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.0 cm. x Width: 9.0 cm. x Depth: 12.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Choke was dusty and dirty; the cloth strip wound around the central section is stained and
worn in two spots
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light", by E.R.N. Grigg MD; CD #4
Research Facts
Choke used for smoothing a filament coil
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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004023
Description
X-ray collimator which consists of an outer painted metal square base with a panel on the front; the front panel has two dials with scales which open and close lead shutters inside; the back of the base has an electric cord and light bulb with a removable metal covering; the top of the base has an …
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Accession Number
995004023
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
X-ray collimator which consists of an outer painted metal square base with a panel on the
front; the front panel has two dials with scales which open and close lead shutters inside;
the back of the base has an electric cord and light bulb with a removable metal covering;
the top of the base has an eye-shaped movable piece and is open to allow the shutters inside
to be seen
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Videx
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
1960's
Material
metal: silver; grey; brown
paint: off-white
glass: clear
plastic: black; grey; green; red; blue
Inscriptions
The front panel has two scales (one for each knob); printed words read, "UL [enclosed in
circle] 115 Volts 50 Watts SA [enclosed in circle] Use BLX Projection Lamp Shutters
Closed [up arrow] Duocon by Videx Ser. No. 1202-12"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 17.0 cm. x Width: 19.3 cm. x Depth: 14.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Collimator was dirty and dusty; there are several minor scrapes and scratches in the
paint; the mirror is missing; there is some wear on the front panel
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; CD #4
Research Facts
Mirror is missing; shutters used to block and direct x-rays; possibly made by Howdon Videx
Products Corporation, Mount Vernon, New York, USA
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Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004045
Description
X-ray collimator which consists of a long painted metal base which has a long projecting thin section on one side and widens out at the other (almost key-shaped); the wide end has a square hole cut into it and plates which go in both directions over top; there is a knob at the thin end which contro…
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Accession Number
995004045
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
X-ray collimator which consists of a long painted metal base which has a long projecting thin
section on one side and widens out at the other (almost key-shaped); the wide end has a square
hole cut into it and plates which go in both directions over top; there is a knob at the thin
end which controls the plates
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Keleket
Site Made (City)
Waltham
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
paint: black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Stamped on the bottom is, "925M-1 KELEKET"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 68.0 cm. x Width: 27.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Collimator was very dirty and dusty; some paint has chipped off from the surface
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, MD; CD #2
Research Facts
Early version of an x-ray collimator; used to block and direct x-rays
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Coolidge transformer

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Dates
1890
circa 1890
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004013
Description
Coolidge transformer which consists of a metal base with 28 screw holes, indicating it was attached to something at some point; the middle of the base has a hole cut out of it which measures 8 cm in diameter and is surrounded with cork; onto the base is attached two vertical bars with a cloth-cover…
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Accession Number
995004013
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Radiotherapy
Description
Coolidge transformer which consists of a metal base with 28 screw holes, indicating it was
attached to something at some point; the middle of the base has a hole cut out of it which
measures 8 cm in diameter and is surrounded with cork; onto the base is attached two vertical
bars with a cloth-covered vertical bar at the top and another halfway down; the second vertical
bar has a metal cylinder on it with a cloth-covered attachment in the centre; there
are wires leading out of this attachment
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
The Kelley Koett Mfg. Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Covington
Site Made (State)
Kentucky
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1890
circa 1890
Date Remarks
1890-1900
Material
metal: dark grey
fabric: brown
paint: black
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's label on bottom reads, "Coolidge Transformer Volts 120 Cycles 60 Type J The
Kelley Koett Mfg. Co. Inc."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 27.0 cm. x Width: 21.0 cm. x Depth: 24.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Transformer was very dirty and dusty; the cloth tape is worn in several spots; the paint on
the base is chipped in several spots; the electric wires are cracked in 5 places
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; CD #4
Research Facts
Power unit for a filament
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Coolidge tube housing

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Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004022
Description
Early Coolidge tube housing which consists of a cylindrical bakelite tube with open ends; the ends are made of metal (one is chrome-plated); the centre of the tube has a ridge chromed metal section with a round opening which has red glass at the bottom and allows the centre of the tube to be seen.
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Accession Number
995004022
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
Description
Early Coolidge tube housing which consists of a cylindrical bakelite tube with open ends; the ends are made of metal (one is chrome-plated); the centre of the tube has a ridge chromed
metal section with a round opening which has red glass at the bottom and allows the centre of the tube to be seen.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Coolidge - General Electric
Site Made (City)
Milwaukee
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
glass: red
Inscriptions
Centre of the tube housing has maker's marks - "1 [inside circle]" G.E. symbol and the
words "Coolidge Tube"; the other mark is Victor symbol and the words "Made in U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 46.0 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Tube was dirty and dusty; the chrome sections show some wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; CD #4
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dental film hanger

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Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
995004010
Description
Dental film hangers which consist of a rectangular frame of flat metal sections with an attached flat metal handle which is curved into a semi-circle at the top. The hanger is divided down the middle with a non-moving central support of two attached flat metal pieces. The two sides each consist of…
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Accession Number
995004010
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
X-Ray Film
Radiography, Dental -- instrumentation
Description
Dental film hangers which consist of a rectangular frame of flat metal sections with an attached
flat metal handle which is curved into a semi-circle at the top. The hanger is divided down the
middle with a non-moving central support of two attached flat metal pieces. The two sides each
consist of two central pieces of flat metal with seven almond-shaped pieces cut out of each.
The middle sections are hinged which allows them to be swivelled sideways. There is a moving
metal tab on the handle which can slide down and lock the middle sections into place
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Bar Ray Products, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into handle are the words, "Bar-Ray Bklyn 32, N.Y."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 31.0 cm. x Width: 8.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Hangers had been taped with masking tape in several spots; this tape had deteriorated and
fallen off, leaving residue behind; hangers are complete and the moving parts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; CD #4
Research Facts
Hanger labelled by School of X-Ray, "Dental film hangers - Hi Tech version"
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dental film hanger

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
995004011
Description
Hanger for processing dental x-ray films which consists of a central flat metal bar which is curved into a half circle at the top. Perpendicular to the central metal bar are seven small flat vertical bars, spaced 2.7 cm apart from each other. On each end of the vertical bars is a clip (14 in tota…
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Accession Number
995004011
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
X-Ray Film
Radiography, Dental -- instrumentation
Description
Hanger for processing dental x-ray films which consists of a central flat metal bar which is
curved into a half circle at the top. Perpendicular to the central metal bar are seven small
flat vertical bars, spaced 2.7 cm apart from each other. On each end of the vertical bars is
a clip (14 in total) which was made to hold the dental film.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Eastman Kodak Co.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
From the 1950's
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into the handle of the central bar are the words "No. 4(S) Dental Film Developing Hanger
Made by Eastman Kodak Co. Rochester, N.Y. U.S.A."; the 14 clips each have "EKC" stamped on them
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 29.4 cm. x Width: 5.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The hanger had been taped with masking tape in several spots; this tape had deteriorated
and fallen off, leaving residue behind; the hanger is complete and all 14 clips work
properly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; CD #4
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dental x-ray tube

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Dates
1920
circa 1920
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004014
Description
X-ray tube which consists of a cylindrical outer tube made of plastic with a glass inner tube; within the glass tube is a heavy metal rod and a copper section; the top of the tube has a piece of cork holding two wires; the bottom of the tube has the end of the metal rod coming out of it
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Accession Number
995004014
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography, Dental -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
X-ray tube which consists of a cylindrical outer tube made of plastic with a glass inner tube;
within the glass tube is a heavy metal rod and a copper section; the top of the tube has a
piece of cork holding two wires; the bottom of the tube has the end of the metal rod coming
out of it
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Dunlee Corporation
Site Made (City)
Bellwood
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
circa 1920
Date Remarks
1920's or 1930's
Material
metal: dark grey; brown
plastic (or laminated fabric?): brown; black
glass: clear
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Label on outside tube reads, "Dunlee X-Ray Tube Type 042 Focus T MM Anode No. 12204"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.0 cm. x Width: 6.5 cm. x Depth: 6.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The tube was dusty and dirty; the outer coverings of the two wires leading from the inner tube
are cracked
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; CD #4
Research Facts
Likely used as a dental x-ray tube due to its being smaller than the average x-ray tube
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diagnostic tube

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004044
Description
Diagnostic tube which consists of a cylindrical black plastic tube with a funnel-shaped attachment at the top and a metal screw attachment (like a light bulb) at one end and a ridged metal attachment made up of 15 pieces of flat metal with six holes stamped into each of them at the other end (remov…
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Accession Number
995004044
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
Diagnostic tube which consists of a cylindrical black plastic tube with a funnel-shaped attachment
at the top and a metal screw attachment (like a light bulb) at one end and a ridged metal
attachment made up of 15 pieces of flat metal with six holes stamped into each of them at the
other end (removable); the funnel-shaped opening shows an inner glass tube (broken) with cylindrical
metal pieces within
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
1930's
Material
metal: black; silver
plastic
glass
Inscriptions
Label at one end reads, "Patented 1590971 2132174"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 40.0 cm. x Width: 16.0 cm. x Depth: 14.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Outer tube was dirty and dusty; inner glass tube has been broken and many pieces are loose
inside
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; CD #4
Research Facts
Diagnostic tube for taking pictures; Coolidge type tube for generating x-rays; the metal disks
at one end are for air-cooling the tube; a clip is attached to these which is for a high voltage
lead; the light-bulb-like end is the filament contact
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