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Castle syringe sterilizer

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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
1940
circa 1940
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
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-1
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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instrument container - 300 germicidal sterilizer

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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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instrument sterilizer

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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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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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needle and syringe sterilizer

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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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portable sterilizer

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
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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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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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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