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Diseases of the Bladder [celluloid phonograph cylinder]

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Dates
1908
1912
circa 1908-1912
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
1977.11.32 a-c
Description
Black celluloid phonograph cylinder in the original lidded blue cardboard container; lid and top edge of cylinder have the series number, title, and author's last name; holds four minutes of recorded information.
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Accession Number
1977.11.32 a-c
Author
Dr. F.A.L. Lockhart, Prof. of Gynaecology
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Audiovisual Aids
Education, Medical
Bladder Diseases
Description
Black celluloid phonograph cylinder in the original lidded blue cardboard container; lid and top edge of cylinder have the series number, title, and author's last name; holds four minutes of recorded information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - lid - Size: Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
b - container - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
c - cylinder - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Percy Skuy, Toronto, Ont.
Maker
The Medicophone Post-Graduate Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1908
1912
circa 1908-1912
Date Remarks
Manufacturer's dates for production of celluloid cylinders.
Material
ink: black
cardboard: light blue; beige; black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Printed on outside of canister: "THE // U-S // Everlasting // RECORD"; "Greatest in volume, sweetest and purest in tone // Unbreakable and wears forever // THE // MEDICOPHONE POST- // GRADUATE CO. Sells this record upon the // express condition that it will // not be sold to any un- // authorized dealer, nor used // in making duplicates, and // that it shall not be sold or // offered for sale by any pur- // chaser thereof for less than // $1.00. Any breach of this // condition terminates the // licence to use and vend this record. // NOTICE: // This record will fit any // cylinder machine and can // be reproduced or played by // cylinder phonograph // that plays the ordinary four // minute musical record by // slowing down the speed of // machine to 80 revolutions // per minute."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-R2-3
Condition Remarks
#2: Shows wear around edges; plastic bag around cylinder adhered in several areas and bulks out the container.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
On-line articles "Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project - U.S. Everlasting Cylinders"; "Phonograph Cylinder"; CD #UHN
Research Facts
The phonograph was invented by Thomas Edison; he patented it on 18 July 1877 as the first device for recording and playing sound; his first attempt was using telephone messages; his first test used waxed paper. Early cylinder machines of the late 1880s and 1890s were often sold with recording attachments. The ability to record as well as to play back sound was an advantage to cylinder phonographs over the competition from cheaper disc phonographs that began to be mass-marketed at the end of the 1890s, as the disc system machines could be used only to play back pre-recorded sound. Edison Records closed down in 1929, and Thomas Edison died in 1931. In 1906, the Indestructable Record Company began mass-marketing cylinder records made of celluloid, an early hard plastic that would not break if dropped and could be played thousands of times without wearing out. This hard, inflexible material could not be shaved and recorded over like wax cylinders, but had the advantage of being a nearly perfect record. The U.S. Phonograph Company of Cleveland, Ohio, produced both two- and four-minute cylinders under its own label, "U.S. Everlasting Records," and under the Lakeside label for Montgomery Ward department stores. Between 1908 and 1912, more than 1,000 titles were released in three series: popular, foreign language, and grand opera. Like Edison, Blue Amberols, and indestructible cylinders, Everlasting cylinders were made of celluloid, but their sound quality is superior to either of them. The Medicophone Post-Graduate Co., a part of U.S. Everlasting Records, produced a series of recordings to provide professional medical advice on a variety of diseases and topics for physicians. Cylinder is noted as series title # X-254. In 1968, the celluloid cylinders were professionally recorded on magnetic tape by the Syracuse University Libraries Re-recording Laboratory. The complete series is stored on a master and duplicate reels. This title is found on reel 1977.11.43.
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Diseases of the Bladder Continued [celluloid phonograph cylinder]

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Dates
1908
1912
circa 1908-1912
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
1977.11.33 a-c
Description
Black celluloid phonograph cylinder in the original lidded blue cardboard container; lid and top edge of cylinder have the series number, title, and author's last name; holds four minutes of recorded information.
  1 image  
Accession Number
1977.11.33 a-c
Author
Dr. F.A.L. Lockhart, Prof. of Gynaecology
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Audiovisual Aids
Education, Medical
Bladder Diseases
Description
Black celluloid phonograph cylinder in the original lidded blue cardboard container; lid and top edge of cylinder have the series number, title, and author's last name; holds four minutes of recorded information.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - lid - Size: Depth 1.4 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
b - container - Size: Length 11.0 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
c - cylinder - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Diam. 5.6 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Percy Skuy, Toronto, Ont.
Maker
The Medicophone Post-Graduate Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1908
1912
circa 1908-1912
Date Remarks
Manufacturer's dates for production of celluloid cylinders.
Material
ink: black
cardboard: light blue; beige; black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Printed on outside of canister: "THE // U-S // Everlasting // RECORD"; "Greatest in volume, sweetest and purest in tone // Unbreakable and wears forever // THE // MEDICOPHONE POST- // GRADUATE CO. Sells this record upon the // express condition that it will // not be sold to any un- // authorized dealer, nor used // in making duplicates, and // that it shall not be sold or // offered for sale by any pur- // chaser thereof for less than // $1.00. Any breach of this // condition terminates the // licence to use and vend this record. // NOTICE: // This record will fit any // cylinder machine and can // be reproduced or played by // cylinder phonograph // that plays the ordinary four // minute musical record by // slowing down the speed of // machine to 80 revolutions // per minute."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-R2-3
Condition Remarks
#2: Shows wear around edges; plastic bag around cylinder adhered in several areas and bulks out the container.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
On-line articles "Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project - U.S. Everlasting Cylinders"; "Phonograph Cylinder"; CD #UHN
Research Facts
The phonograph was invented by Thomas Edison; he patented it on 18 July 1877 as the first device for recording and playing sound; his first attempt was using telephone messages; his first test used waxed paper. Early cylinder machines of the late 1880s and 1890s were often sold with recording attachments. The ability to record as well as to play back sound was an advantage to cylinder phonographs over the competition from cheaper disc phonographs that began to be mass-marketed at the end of the 1890s, as the disc system machines could be used only to play back pre-recorded sound. Edison Records closed down in 1929, and Thomas Edison died in 1931. In 1906, the Indestructable Record Company began mass-marketing cylinder records made of celluloid, an early hard plastic that would not break if dropped and could be played thousands of times without wearing out. This hard, inflexible material could not be shaved and recorded over like wax cylinders, but had the advantage of being a nearly perfect record. The U.S. Phonograph Company of Cleveland, Ohio, produced both two- and four-minute cylinders under its own label, "U.S. Everlasting Records," and under the Lakeside label for Montgomery Ward department stores. Between 1908 and 1912, more than 1,000 titles were released in three series: popular, foreign language, and grand opera. Like Edison, Blue Amberols, and indestructible cylinders, Everlasting cylinders were made of celluloid, but their sound quality is superior to either of them. The Medicophone Post-Graduate Co., a part of U.S. Everlasting Records, produced a series of recordings to provide professional medical advice on a variety of diseases and topics for physicians. Cylinder is noted as series title # X-255. In 1968, the celluloid cylinders were professionally recorded on magnetic tape by the Syracuse University Libraries Re-recording Laboratory. The complete series is stored on a master and duplicate reels. This title is found on reels 1977.11.43.
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Dates
1977
Collection
Felicity Pope Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
008056002 a-h
Description
A toy medical kit consisting of a plastic rectangular case with handle and snap closure (a) cream coloured on the outside and white on the inside with inserts for each piece of the kit; a yellow, blue and red plastic stethoscope (b); a yellow and orange plastic medicine bottle with a raised cross o…
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Accession Number
008056002 a-h
Collection
Felicity Pope Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
House Calls
Play and Playthings
Teaching Materials
MM= Medical Case -- bag
Description
A toy medical kit consisting of a plastic rectangular case with handle and snap closure (a) cream coloured on the outside and white on the inside with inserts for each piece of the kit; a yellow, blue and red plastic stethoscope (b); a yellow and orange plastic medicine bottle with a raised cross on both sides (c); a yellow and red plastic toy hypodermic syringe (d); a blue, orange and yeallow blood pressure cuff with a plastic pump and tube, a fabric cuff and a plastic meter (e); a yellow plastic reflex hammer (f); a grey and yellow toy thermometer (g); a blue plastic otoscope (h).
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a- case - Size: Length 25.5 cm x Width 24.0 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
b - stethoscope - Size: Length 47.0 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
c - syringe - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
d - medicine bottle - Size: Length 6.4 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
e - blood pressure cuff - Size: Length 24.4 cm x Width 22.8 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
f - reflex hammer - Size: Length 12.9 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
g - thermometer - Size: Length 12.5 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
h - otoscope - Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
Provenance
Owned by Felicity Pope
Maker
Fisher-Price
Site Made (City)
East Aurora
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1977
Date Remarks
Date printed on object
Material
plastic: cream, white, yellow, blue, red
ink: black
Inscriptions
(a) Molded onto front: "Fisher-Price (R) // MEDICAL KIT"; molded onto back: "936 // 1977 Fisher-Price Toys // East Aurora. N.Y. // Made in U.S.A. Pat. Pending."; molded inside top right hand side: "(f)(p) // FISHER - PRICE"; (b) molded onto chestpiece: "936 // (f)(p)"; (e) molded onto pump: "(f)(p)"; (g) printed on the side in black ink: "(degrees symbol) C 35 36 37 38 39 40 // (degrees symbol) F 94 96 98 100 102 104"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-8
Condition Remarks
Layer of surface dirt both inside and outside from use
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
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Dates
1970
1979
circa 1970-1979
Collection
Felicity Pope Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
008056004 a-q
Description
Red vinyl medical kit (a) with a white cross on a red background; with miniature orange and white plastic microscope (b); binaural piece of a blue plastic stethoscope (c); red miniature graduated cylinders (d); yellow miniature graduated cylinder (e); tweezers (f); plastic hypodermic syringe (g); s…
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Accession Number
008056004 a-q
Collection
Felicity Pope Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
House Calls
Play and Playthings
Teaching Materials
MM= Medical Case -- bag
Description
Red vinyl medical kit (a) with a white cross on a red background; with miniature orange and white plastic microscope (b); binaural piece of a blue plastic stethoscope (c); red miniature graduated cylinders (d); yellow miniature graduated cylinder (e); tweezers (f); plastic hypodermic syringe (g); silver plastic scalpel (h); scissors (i); plastic thermometer (j); two miniature boxes for gauze (k-l); syringe (m); blue plastic emesis dish (n); black plastic case (o); plastic bandage (p); white and blue plastic medicine bottle (q).
Number Of Parts
17
Part Names
a - case- Length 26 cm x Width 13.9 cm x Depth 18.3 cm
b - microscope - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
c - stethoscope - Size: Length 20.7 cm x Width 8.2 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
d - graduated cylinder - Size: Length 5.9 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
e - graduated cylinder - Size: Length 5.9 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
f - tweezers - Size: Length 7.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
g - hypodermic syringe - Size: Length 7.5 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
h - scalpel - Size: Length 7.7 cm x Width 0.5 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
i - scissor - Size: Length 9.3 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
j - thermometer - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
k - box for gauze - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
l - box for gauze - Size: Length 5.0 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
m - syringe - Size: Length 11.5 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 2.2 cm
n - emesis dish - Size: Length 9.1cm x Width 5.0 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
o - black case - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
p - plastic bandage - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 3.2 cm
q - bottle - Size: Length 3.7 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
Provenance
Owned by Felicity Pope
Site Made (City)
Hong Kong
Site Made (Country)
China
Dates
1970
1979
circa 1970-1979
Material
plastic: red, white, blue, silver
metal: silver
paper: brown
ink: pink, white, blue, red
Inscriptions
(k-l) Printed on front: "ABSORBENT COTTON // Made in Hong Kong// Absorbent Cotton TTY."; (m) stamped on tube: "monoject 412"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 C7-8
Condition Remarks
There are stains on the inside of the case from use. The stethoscope is missing the tubing, stem and bell; there is a piece missing from the scissors
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Research Facts
Used to inspire imagination and play in children
Images
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