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Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034475
Description
A deep rectangular stainless steel instrument tray with a strip of adhesive dressing tape on one end identifying the group of instruments stored inside as those for 'Essar suction'; item is without specified instruments.
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Accession Number
997034475
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
A deep rectangular stainless steel instrument tray with a strip of adhesive dressing tape on one end identifying the group of instruments stored inside as those for 'Essar suction'; item is without specified instruments.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the KGH operating room
Maker
Vollrath
Site Made (City)
Sheboygan
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
fabric: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Imprinted on bottom: "STAINLESS STEEL // VOLLRATH"; Handwritten on the cloth affixed to basin end: "ESSAR SUCTION"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-4
Dimension Notes
Length 22.6 cm x Width 12.9 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor scratches around edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly; "Surgical Instrument Catalogue," 11th ed., by the Storz Instrument Co., 1972, p. 369 (similar to item # S-3250); CD #2.
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Mayo instrument stand

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Dates
1959
circa 1959
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
000003377 a-d
Description
A stainless steel Mayo table consisting of the base (a) which is U-shaped with a black rubber wheel on each corner; the U is open on the front and has a hollow pole extending up from the centre of the back; the pole is partially wrapped in paper; there is an upper frame (b) which consists of a thin…
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Accession Number
000003377 a-d
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
A stainless steel Mayo table consisting of the base (a) which is U-shaped with a black rubber wheel on each corner; the U is open on the front and has a hollow pole extending up from the centre of the back; the pole is partially wrapped in paper; there is an upper frame (b) which consists of a thin pole which fits into the whole on the base, with a hollow rectular frame at the top of it; the tray (c) rests on the frame and is rectangular and shallow; there is also a locking device (d) which locks the frame into the base giving the stand adjustable height.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - base - Size: Length 50.6 cm x Width 40.5 cm x Height 82.2 cm
b - frame - Size: Length 48.8 cm x Width 31.7 cm x Depth 90.9 cm
c - tray - Size: Length 48.7 cm x Width 32.1 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
d - locking device - Size: Length 11.6 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Provenance
Came from KPH; reportedly never used (part is still wrapped in paper).
Maker
The Metal Craft Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Grimsby
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1959
circa 1959
Date Remarks
There is a sticker on the base stamped "1959".
Material
metal: silver
paper: brown
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"T.M. // REG. // GRIMSBY // CANADA // 19 59 // printed on a sticker on the base around a logo of a flexed arm holding a hammer with "THE METAL CRAFT CO. LIMITED" printed around it
"Voltrath // STAINLESS STEEL WARE // 8019" engraved on the bottom of the tray
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-5-2
Condition Remarks
Some minor staining.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hartz, J.F. Co. Ltd. Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies", Toronto, 1960, p. 54 (similar to 3-546-7); CD #1
Research Facts
Tables of this type were used to hold instruments during surgery.
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Mayo instrument tray

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Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034476
Description
A rectangular stainless steel Mayo instrument tray with eight round holes cut out of the bottom to allow sterilization fluids to suround instruments.
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Accession Number
997034476
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
A rectangular stainless steel Mayo instrument tray with eight round holes cut out of the bottom to allow sterilization fluids to suround instruments.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in KGH Operating Room
Maker
Vollrath
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Imprinted on back: "8013 // ACIER INOXIDABLE // STAINLESS STEEL // VOLLRATH // MADE IN CANADA".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-4
Dimension Notes
Length 34.5 cm x Width 24.5 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Some scratches on inner and outer surface; some dents on rounded edges; remnant of paper sterilization tape on back of tray.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Clair Kelly, retired OR nurse; CD #2
Research Facts
Used for instrument set up on a Mayo stand, which holds instruments over the operating table; holes allow sterilization fluids to pass over the instruments.
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Mayo instrument tray

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Dates
1950
1990
circa 1950-1990
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
997034477
Description
A rectangular stainless steel Mayo instrument tray with 18 round perforation in the bottom to allow sterilization fluids to surround instruments.
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Accession Number
997034477
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
A rectangular stainless steel Mayo instrument tray with 18 round perforation in the bottom to allow sterilization fluids to surround instruments.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in KGH operating room.
Maker
Vollrath
Dates
1950
1990
circa 1950-1990
Date Remarks
Based on suppliers' catalogues.
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Imprinteded on back of tray: "8017 // ACIER INOXIDABLE // STAINLESS STEEL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D3-4
Dimension Notes
Length 43.4 cm x Width 22.5 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Some scratches on inner and outer surface; some dents on rounded edges; remnant of sterilization tape affixed to back of tray.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Claire Kelly, retired OR nurse; CD #2.
Research Facts
Perforation holes were cut out of the tray to allow sterilzation fluids to flow over the instruments; similar items have the Vollrath logo in the centre location where a large hole is cut out for the pattern, and only a part of the logo is visible.
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universal instrument handle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001293
Description
Universal handle, which consists of a solid, cylindrical handle with a rounded end and horizontal gripping grooves on the outer edges; the top of the handle has a round collar, then tapers in and back out to form a U-shaped tip; the two upper bars of the tip have straight, squared sides; one bar, n…
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Accession Number
997001293
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Universal handle, which consists of a solid, cylindrical handle with a rounded end and horizontal gripping grooves on the outer edges; the top of the handle has a round collar, then tapers in and back out to form a U-shaped tip; the two upper bars of the tip have straight, squared sides; one bar, near the outer tip, has a round screw through it; the screw can be tightened or loosened and would hold something in between the bars.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 13.8 cm x Width 2.4 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; there is no staining or corrosion visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #105; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; Claire Kelly, retired KGH OR nurse; the artifact arrived in surgical roll 997.001.286 with 13 other instruments (997.001.287-.292, .294); CD #5
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universal instrument handle

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
Accession Number
997001440
Description
Universal handle, which consists of a piece made of metal; the handle is long and hollow inside with four flat, smooth sides, flattened edges, and a rounded end; the top of the handle has a short, solid shaft section with gripping grooves stamped into its upper side; the end of the shaft piece join…
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Accession Number
997001440
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Description
Universal handle, which consists of a piece made of metal; the handle is long and hollow inside with four flat, smooth sides, flattened edges, and a rounded end; the top of the handle has a short, solid shaft section with gripping grooves stamped into its upper side; the end of the shaft piece joins with the tip; the tip is cylindrical and hollow with a round hole coming off its lower side; there is a threaded screw in this hole; the screw has a flat oval finger and thumb grip that allows it to move the screw up and down within the hole; the end of the tip is round and open.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned and used by Dr. F.X. O'Connor; donated by Miss Helen Cobb; collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
O. Simal
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The shaft has "O. SIMAL" stamped into the metal in the centre.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-8
Dimension Notes
Length 14.8 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Previous number #675; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory; "Surgical Instruments," by The Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 3108 (similar to item #C/-7485A) (see attached photocopy); came in instrument roll 997.001.423 with 23 other surgical instruments; one broken instrument not catalogued; CD #6
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