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90° regular holder

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
000003144
Description
The regular holder consists of two C-style clamps joined by a twisted metal component that sets each clamp at 90°; at the base of each clamp component, a 90° angle groove is set into the metal; the securing action of each clamp is provided by a heavy threaded bolt with a flat, circular turning knob…
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Accession Number
000003144
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus
Description
The regular holder consists of two C-style clamps joined by a twisted metal component that sets each clamp at 90°; at the base of each clamp component, a 90° angle groove is set into the metal; the securing action of each clamp is provided by a heavy threaded bolt with a flat, circular turning knob that fits into a hollow, round extension at the end of each clamp arm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Fisher
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"FISHER" is stamped into one of the metal clamp arms; "CASTALOY" is stamped into the metal near the end of one clamp arm.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Dimension Notes
Length 16.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The regular holder was moderately dusty; a yellow deposit had accumulated within the threads of the securing bolts; the holder shows signs of moderate wear, particularly in the form of scratches on the flat surfaces of both 90° grooves; there are no major dents, and only minor inactive corrosion in one of the grooves; both bolts move freely
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The VWR Canlab Catalogue," VWR Canlab U.S.A., 1997, p. 451 (similar to item in lower left figure) (see attached photocopy)
Research Facts
Object name taken from catalogue.
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90° regular holder

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
000003228
Description
The regular holder consists of two C-style clamps joined by a twisted metal component that sets each clamp at a 90° angle; one clamp arm is curved, the other squared; at the base of the rounded clamp, there is a V-shaped groove; at the base of the squared clamp, there is a 90° groove; the securing …
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Accession Number
000003228
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus
Description
The regular holder consists of two C-style clamps joined by a twisted metal component that sets each clamp at a 90° angle; one clamp arm is curved, the other squared; at the base of the rounded clamp, there is a V-shaped groove; at the base of the squared clamp, there is a 90° groove; the securing action of each clamp is provided by a heavy threaded bolt with a flat, circular turning knob that fits into a hollow, round extension at the end of each clamp arm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
In raised metal letters on one side of the curving arm: "® P S [enclosed in a box with a vertical line separating the two letters] PRECISION"; on the opposite side of the metal curving arm, in raised metal letters: "59-520 Super Cast"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The clamp was dusty; there were traces of blue-green corrosion on the surface of the object; there were minor signs of wear; all parts move freely.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The VWR Canlab Catalogue," VWR Canlab, 1997, p. 451 (similar to image at lower left)
Research Facts
Arrived attached to 000.003.227
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90° regular holder

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
000003230
Description
The regular holder consists of two C-style clamps joined by a twisted metal component that sets each clamp at a 90° angle; the clamp arms are curved; at the bases of the clamps, there is a V-shaped groove; the securing action of each clamp is provided by a heavy threaded bolt with a flat, circular …
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Accession Number
000003230
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus
Description
The regular holder consists of two C-style clamps joined by a twisted metal component that sets each clamp at a 90° angle; the clamp arms are curved; at the bases of the clamps, there is a V-shaped groove; the securing action of each clamp is provided by a heavy threaded bolt with a flat, circular turning knob that fits into a hollow, round extension at the end of each clamp arm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Maker
Fisher
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
In raised metal letters on one side of the curving arm: "FISHER"; on the opposite side of the metal curving arm appears, in raised metal, a short rectangle above a long rectangle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-3
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The clamp was dusty; there were traces of blue-green corrosion on the surface of the object; there were minor signs of wear; all parts move freely.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"The VWR Canlab Catalogue," VWR Canlab, 1997, p. 451 (similar to image at lower left) (see attached photocopy)
Research Facts
Arrived attached to 000.003.229
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alcohol thermo-hydrometer

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Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010007 a-c
Description
Glass mercury thermometer; scale printed on two sections of paper inside; grey-blue tubular cardboard case; faded; area under top is a royal blue colour; creme and red label to side of case
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Accession Number
994010007 a-c
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Specific Gravity
Alcohols
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- specific gravity testing
Description
Glass mercury thermometer; scale printed on two sections of paper inside; grey-blue
tubular cardboard case; faded; area under top is a royal blue colour; creme and red
label to side of case
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thermometer - Size:
b - case top - Size:
c - case bottom - Size:
Maker
Wilco
Material
glass: clear
paper: creme; black; red
Inscriptions
Paper inside thermometer reads: "Correction Table for Temperature // Germany / U.S. Custom
House Hydrometer for spirit Tralle & Proof. Temp. 60° F."; label on case reads:
"Beaume's // Hydrometer // 60° F. // 0-70"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-4
Condition Remarks
case badly faded; case top repaired with tape
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; similar to, but approximately 6 inches shorter than, the
item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific
Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 494, item 24565; CD #6
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analytical funnel

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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037326
Description
An analytical funnel that is an open-ended inverted glass cone that tapers into a long, hollow cylindrical shaft that extends straight down; midway down this shaft, the tube flares slightly before tapering slowly to an open bevelled end; the glass around the top rim is slightly thicker as a means o…
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Accession Number
997037326
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- funnel
Description
An analytical funnel that is an open-ended inverted glass cone that tapers into a long, hollow cylindrical shaft that extends straight down; midway down this shaft, the tube flares slightly before tapering slowly to an open bevelled end; the glass around the top rim is slightly thicker as a means of reinforcement
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
Marks beginning of Bird medical practice
Material
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-6 Box B
Dimension Notes
Length 20.3 cm x Diam. 6.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Funnel is in original condition with only one slight flaw in the glass around rim
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Catalogue of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," CENCO, Toronto, 1942, p. 246 (similar to item 15050) (see attached photocopy); CD #2
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Dates
1896
circa 1896
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037356 a-b
Description
A heavy, cylindrical glass jar with an open mouth and a rim that has a softly ground surface; the body has rounded shoulders and straight sides that end with a lipped edge and a rim that is softly ground; the neck tapers inwards and then balloons out into the shoulders of the body; the shoulders h…
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Accession Number
997037356 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- balsam bottle
Description
A heavy, cylindrical glass jar with an open mouth and a rim that has a softly ground surface; the body has rounded shoulders and straight sides that end with a lipped edge and a rim that is softly ground; the neck tapers inwards and then balloons out into the shoulders of the body; the shoulders have a softly ground surface; the body tapers in slightly and extends to a round-lipped base that is slightly concave; a glass cap (b) fits over the bottle; this has an embedded circular indentation on top
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - balsam bottle - Size: Length 5.5 cm x Diam. 5.3 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 4.2 cm x Diam. 4.4 cm
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C.H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1896
circa 1896
Date Remarks
This date marks the beginning of the Bird medical practice.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A
Condition Remarks
Bottle slightly dirty on interior; chipping on mouth of bottle
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Catalog of Laboratory Apparatus and Scientific Instruments (JC-141)," Central Scientific Company of Canada (CENCO), 1942, p. 755 (similar to item 66675)
Exhibit History
On exhibit, "Potions, Pills, and Prescriptions," Museum of Health Care, May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Beaume hydrometer

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Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010003 a-c
Description
Glass mercury thermometer; flared and bulbous bottom portion; narrower tubular body; scale printed on paper inside thermometer; Beaume's scale; greyish cardboard tubular case; faded; beneath top blue; label to case in red and creme
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Accession Number
994010003 a-c
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Specific Gravity
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- specific gravity testing
Description
Glass mercury thermometer; flared and bulbous bottom portion; narrower tubular body;
scale printed on paper inside thermometer; Beaume's scale; greyish cardboard tubular
case; faded; beneath top blue; label to case in red and creme
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thermometer - Size: Length 31.0 cm. x Width 1.0 cm. x Diameter2.5 cm.
b - case top - Size: Length 33.5 cm. x Diameter3.0 cm.
c - case bottom - Size: Length 33.5 cm. x Diameter3.0 cm.
Maker
Wilco
Material
glass: clear
paper: creme; black; red
mercury: grey/black
cardboard: grey; blue
Inscriptions
Paper inside thermometer reads: Hydrometer specific gravity Scale Tp: 60° F. /
"Wilco"; label on case reads: "Custom Hydrometer"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-4
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; case badly faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; "Handbook of Chemistry and Physics"; CD #6
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Beaume hydrometer

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Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010004 a-c
Description
Glass mercury thermometer; flared and bulbous bottom portion; narrow tubular main portion; scale printed on paper inside thermometer; Beaume's scale; greyish cardboard tubular case; faded; cardboard under top of case is royal blue, red and creme; label to side of case
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Accession Number
994010004 a-c
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Specific Gravity
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- specific gravity testing
Description
Glass mercury thermometer; flared and bulbous bottom portion; narrow tubular main
portion; scale printed on paper inside thermometer; Beaume's scale; greyish cardboard tubular
case; faded; cardboard under top of case is royal blue, red and creme; label to side
of case
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thermometer - Size: Length 27.5 cm. x Width 1.0 cm. x Diameter2.2 cm.
b - case top - Size: Length 30.0 cm. x Diameter2.7 cm.
c - case bottom - Size: Length 30.0 cm. x Diameter2.7 cm.
Material
glass: clear
paper: creme; black
cardboard: grey; blue
Inscriptions
Paper inside thermometer reads: "Beaume's Hydrometer for liquids lighter than water.
Tp 60° F."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-4
Condition Remarks
overall condition good of thermometer good; case badly faded; damage to bottom;
repaired with staples
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; "Handbook of Chemistry and Physics"; CD #6
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Beaume hydrometer

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Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010005 a-c
Description
Glass mercury thermometer; flared and bulbous bottom portion; narrow tubular main portion; scale printed on paper inside; grey-blue cardboard tubular case; faded; portion under case top a royal blue colour; creme and red label to side of case of case
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Accession Number
994010005 a-c
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Specific Gravity
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- specific gravity testing
Description
Glass mercury thermometer; flared and bulbous bottom portion; narrow tubular main
portion; scale printed on paper inside; grey-blue cardboard tubular case; faded;
portion under case top a royal blue colour; creme and red label to side of case
of case
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - thermometer - Size: Length 30.2 cm. x Width 1.3 cm. x Diameter2.2 cm.
b - case top - Size: Length 30.5 cm. x Diameter2.7 cm.
c - case bottom - Size: Length 30.5 cm. x Diameter2.7 cm.
Maker
Wilco
Material
glass: clear
paper: creme; black
cardboard: grey; blue
Inscriptions
Paper inside thermometer reads: "Beaume's Hydrometer for light liquids / Tp 60° F. /
Wilco"; label on case reads: "Beaumes // 60° F. // 10-50"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-4
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; hydrometer slightly grimy; case faded badly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; "Handbook of Chemistry and Physics"; CD #6
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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
997037240
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle with manufacture seams on both sides and a slightly concave bottom; the thick glass body has straight sides that taper slightly through a rounded shoulder to a short, wide neck with a pronounced lip flaring out around the bottle opening; a green and white label is a…
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Accession Number
997037240
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Chemistry
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container
Description
A cylindrical brown glass bottle with manufacture seams on both sides and a slightly concave bottom; the thick glass body has straight sides that taper slightly through a rounded shoulder to a short, wide neck with a pronounced lip flaring out around the bottle opening; a green and white label is affixed to the front of the bottle and is printed in black; the bottle is sealed with a short, tapered cylindrical cork stopper
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C. H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Merck and Company, Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
glass: brown
paper: green; white; black
cork: brown
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom: "50 // 2"; printed on front label: "Merck's [illeg.] Chemicals // 25 Gram Reagent .7213 // BENZINE MERCK // SUITABLE FOR DETECTING BLOOD // Merck & Co. Inc. Manufacturing Chemists New York // Mol. wt. 184.11"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-6 Box 1 Row F
Dimension Notes
Length 10.5 cm x Diam. 4.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Bottle is extremely clean, with some accumulation inside; front label is damaged and has pieces missing; cork is somewhat discoloured but is in good condition
Copy Type
Original
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