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Boggs' coagulometer

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1973.1.8 a-g
Description
Case (a) is a squarish container made of wood and covered with a paper material and lined with red plush; there is a flap on the front of the lid that fits over a tab on the case; it contains (b) a circular metal piece with three arms with a circular opening covered with glass on one side, and (c),…
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Accession Number
1973.1.8 a-g
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Coagulation Tests
Description
Case (a) is a squarish container made of wood and covered with a paper material and lined with red plush; there is a flap on the front of the lid that fits over a tab on the case; it contains (b) a circular metal piece with three arms with a circular opening covered with glass on one side, and (c), a separate circular metal piece with a glass centre that fits onto (b); there is also (d), a short piece to fit into one of the arms for attachment of rubber tubing (f,g) and one piece of rubber tubing that ends in a bulb (e).
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 9.6 cm x Width 9.4 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
b - circular piece with arms - Size: Length 7.1 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
c - circular piece - Size: Depth 0.7 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
d - short rod - Size: Length 3.5 cm
e - rubber bulb - Size: Length 5.4 cm
f - rubber tubing - Size: Length 7.6 cm
g - rubber tubing - Size: Length 3.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Carmi McI. Warren of Don Mills, Ontario.
Maker
W.C. Rieker
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
wood
paper: black
fabric: red
glass: clear
metal: silver
rubber: red
Inscriptions
On top of the lid, in the middle, in gold lettering is: "COAGULOMETER"; just beneath this is the trademark of Ingram & Bell in blue, gold, and white; there is an outer oval with the lettering: "WINNIPEG CALGARY // TORONTO MONTREAL" and an inner circle that has: "INGRAM & BELL LIMITED"; inside that circle is a logo consisting of a "B" with an "I" strung through the openings of the "B"; at one side of (c) are the words: "W.C. RIEKER // [a circle with two horizontal lines on either side] // PHILA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-8
Condition Remarks
Rubber tubing is hardened and broken in pieces; #2: rubber stiff and broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Boggs' coagulometer

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Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1986.1.3 a-b
Description
A case contains a thick metal disc with three shanks projecting from it at 45° angles from each other; in the centre of the disc is a chamber with a glass bottom; the case is lined with fabric.
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Accession Number
1986.1.3 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Coagulation Tests
Description
A case contains a thick metal disc with three shanks projecting from it at 45° angles from each other; in the centre of the disc is a chamber with a glass bottom; the case is lined with fabric.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
coagulometer - Size: Width 6.2 cm
box - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Width 6.3 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.G. Watt; used by his father, Dr. J.C. Watt.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Material
metal: silver
fabric: pink
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-8
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Fisher Scientific Catalogue, 1926-7 (item #5-960) (see attached photocopy); Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 1127
Research Facts
For determining the coagulation time of the blood on the stage of a microscope; used by the donor's father, Dr. J. C. Watt, gr. U of T 1910, who was a professor of anatomy at the U of T.
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Wright's coagulometer

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
1969.3.47 a-q
Description
Coagulometer consists of (a) a water bath, an aluminum canister with a small spout; (b) a metal disc to hold the sedimentation tubes, with metal brackets to hold onto the rim of (a), one attached, one broken off (c); (d-o) 12 sedimentation tubes, numbered corresponding to numbers on (b); a hole "T"…
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Accession Number
1969.3.47 a-q
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Blood Coagulation Tests
Description
Coagulometer consists of (a) a water bath, an aluminum canister with a small spout; (b) a metal disc to hold the sedimentation tubes, with metal brackets to hold onto the rim of (a), one attached, one broken off (c); (d-o) 12 sedimentation tubes, numbered corresponding to numbers on (b); a hole "T" is cork-lined; (p) leather-covered box for storage of tubes; (q) case, which has two hinges and one latch, four compartments and a felt lining.
Number Of Parts
17
Part Names
a - water bath - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Diam. 8.2 cm
b,c - disc - Size: Diam. 8.0 cm
d-o - tubes - Size: Length 12.0 cm
p - tube storage box - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
q - case - Size: Length 20.0 cm x Width 14.0 cm x Depth 11.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dept. of Physiology, University of Toronto via Dr. John W. Scott.
Maker
Hawksley
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."
Material
fabric: green
metal: silver
wood: brown
cork: brown
leather: black
glass: clear; white
Inscriptions
On (a): "HAWKSLEY // 357 OXFORD ST. // LONDON W"; on bottom of (a): "W 154"; on inside of box lid: "HAWKSLEY // 357 OXFORD // LONDON"; sedimentation tubes (d-o) are numbered from 1 to 12 and have "5/cm".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-10
Condition Remarks
One metal bracket broken off disc.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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