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autoclave instrument sterilizer

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Accession Number
1934.12.1 a-b
Description
Metal container, lid with wire handle; spigot projecting 6.3 cm from base; contains two racks with pierced bases, one frame, one covered container with a row of holes along the upper and lower edges. Note: there are at least two parts, possibly more; no letters have been assigned.
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Accession Number
1934.12.1 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Asepsis
Description
Metal container, lid with wire handle; spigot projecting 6.3 cm from base; contains two racks with pierced bases, one frame, one covered container with a row of holes along the upper and lower edges. Note: there are at least two parts, possibly more; no letters have been assigned.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
container - Size: Length 25.4 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 8.9 cm
lid
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; donated by Mrs. F.N.G. Starr; owned and used by Rev. J.H. Starr.
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Condition Remarks
Outer surfaces of sterilizer corroded.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
AM Register; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used when the surgeon went to country places where there were no hospitals.
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autoclave instrument sterilizer

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Accession Number
1969.310.1 a-c
Description
Rectangular copper sterilizer (c) has a lift out copper tray with perforated bottom (a) with lid and bail wire handle (b) that fits into it.
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Accession Number
1969.310.1 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Asepsis
Description
Rectangular copper sterilizer (c) has a lift out copper tray with perforated bottom (a) with lid and bail wire handle (b) that fits into it.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - tray - Size: Length 38.2 cm x Width 8.8 cm
b - lid - Size: Length 38.2 cm x Width 8.8 cm
c - sterilizer - Size: Length 38.2 cm x Width 8.8 cm x Depth 8.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Material
metal: reddish-brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-2
Temporary Location
On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
Needs to be cleaned; #2: shows signs of moderate wear; some black discolouration on about 45% of the sruface; minor dents on the tray; minor scratches and nicks on the tray; lage patch of reddish-purple discolouration on the side of the box; some minor stains on approx. 5% of the surface; handles are moderately worn with some black discolouration on them.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Sundry Catalog," Ingram & Bell Ltd., circa 1909, p. 102; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Placed on a stand above a burner to sterilize instruments.
Exhibit History
On exhibit "When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003.
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autoclave instrument sterilizer

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Accession Number
1981.26.2
Description
A Pyrex glass sterilizer with perforated metal tray and rubber-lined chrome lid.
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Accession Number
1981.26.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Asepsis
Description
A Pyrex glass sterilizer with perforated metal tray and rubber-lined chrome lid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Maker
B-P
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
metal: grey
rubber: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 27.6 cm x Width 11.5 cm x Depth 8.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
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autoclave needle and syringe sterilizer

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Accession Number
1981.26.3
Description
An Empire brand chrome-plated electric sterilizer with perforated tray.
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Accession Number
1981.26.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Asepsis
Needles
Description
An Empire brand chrome-plated electric sterilizer with perforated tray.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Maker
Surgical Supplies Mfg.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
rubber: black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Engraved on front: "Empire"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 23.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 10.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
Exhibit History
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit: "Caring Profession"; ret. Sept. 2006
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autoclave syringe sterilizer

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
Accession Number
1973.6.7
Description
A squarish metal box with a rubber electrical cord coming out at the bottom and a hinged cover; has a perforated tray attached to the cover that can be removed from the boiler, which is electrically heated (110V, 3A), seamless, and made of brass.
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Accession Number
1973.6.7
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Antiseptic
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Asepsis
Injections
Description
A squarish metal box with a rubber electrical cord coming out at the bottom and a hinged cover; has a perforated tray attached to the cover that can be removed from the boiler, which is electrically heated (110V, 3A), seamless, and made of brass.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Kenneth E. Perfect for her husband, Dr. Kenneth E. Perfect..
Maker
Castle
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
metal: yellow
rubber: black
Inscriptions
On cover: "SYRINGE CASTLE ["Castle" enclosed in a diamond shape] STERILIZER"; on bottom: "110 V 3 A MADE IN U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 13.6 cm x Width 8.7 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Discoloured; screw missing on bottom; #2: rubber cord is brittle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Assorted instruments from the office of the donor's late husband, Dr. Kenneth E. Perfect; a few, such as the stethoscope, may have belonged to his father.
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Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1969.454.1
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Accession Number
1969.454.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urinary catheterization
Asepsis
Urology
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1890
1920
circa 1890-1920
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Copy Type
Original
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instrument tray

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1985.12.3
Description
An enamel oblong tray with raised sides and a lid used for storing catheters and other instruments; four moulded, raised parts in box to support instruments.
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Accession Number
1985.12.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Asepsis
Description
An enamel oblong tray with raised sides and a lid used for storing catheters and other instruments; four moulded, raised parts in box to support instruments.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. T. Jacobsen of Toronto; used by his father, Dr. John R. Jacobsen.
Maker
Hygienic
Site Made (Country)
Czechoslovakia
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
enamel: white; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-5
Dimension Notes
Length 33.0 cm x WIdth 10.0 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Enamel chipped off parts of lid.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
J.F. Hartz Ltd. catalogue, 1950, p. 63 (item # A2082); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Used by donor's father, Dr. John R. Jacobsen, who practised from the 1930s to the 1970s; Dr. Jacobsen graduated from U of T and had a large obstetrical practice, office, and small operating room in his house at 144 Hilton Ave., Toronto; he died in 1985 at the age of 74.
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instrument tray

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1985.12.4
Description
An enamel oblong tray with raised sides and a lid used for storing catheters and other instruments; two moulded, raised parts in box to support instruments.
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Accession Number
1985.12.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Asepsis
Description
An enamel oblong tray with raised sides and a lid used for storing catheters and other instruments; two moulded, raised parts in box to support instruments.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. T. Jacobsen of Toronto; used by his father, Dr. John R. Jacobsen.
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
enamel: white; blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-5
Dimension Notes
Length 22.5 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
J.F. Hartz Ltd. catalogue, 1950, p. 63 (item # A2082); CD #UHN
Research Facts
This tray is of heavier construction than 1985.12.3; used by donor's father, Dr. John R. Jacobsen, who practised from the 1930s to the 1970s; Dr. Jacobsen graduated from U of T and had a large obstetrical practice, office, and small operating room in his house at 144 Hilton Ave., Toronto; he died in 1985 at the age of 74.
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Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1978.7.33
Description
White cotton rectangular mouth mask with inverted pleat in centre to allow for expansion over the nose with a pair of 35.0 cm. long flat white cotton ties at each end; appers to be three layers of fabric wiht the centre piece a thin solid fabric and the two outer layers a close weave gauze weight f…
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Accession Number
1978.7.33
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Asepsis
Textiles
Surgery, Operative
Description
White cotton rectangular mouth mask with inverted pleat in centre to allow for expansion over the nose with a pair of 35.0 cm. long flat white cotton ties at each end; appers to be three layers of fabric wiht the centre piece a thin solid fabric and the two outer layers a close weave gauze weight fabric; washable.
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Material
fabric: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet J Box 9
Length
26.4 cm
Width
9.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit L-2017-7 Niagara Historical Society Museum 16 OCt 2017 - 28 Nov 2018.
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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1972.15.81
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Accession Number
1972.15.81
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Protective Clothing
Textiles
Surgery, Operative
Asepsis
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: the Nightingale Tea Room, Elora, Ontario, on behalf of St. John's Church, Elora; instruments from a local doctor's general practice.
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 6
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
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