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Barnhill's adenoid curette

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1976.9.19
Description
Curette has a thick, ridged metal handle tapering to a slender stem that ends in a curved, fenestrated blade.
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Accession Number
1976.9.19
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- adenoid
Description
Curette has a thick, ridged metal handle tapering to a slender stem that ends in a curved, fenestrated blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Dimension Notes
Length 20.7 cm x Width 2.8 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Spotted with rust over entire length.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
J.F. Hartz catalogue, 1950-51, p. 163; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Probably a Barnhill adenoid curette, size 3, one of five sizes carried by J.F. Hartz (sizes 0-4).
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Barnhill's adenoid curette

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6468
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1972.15.61
Description
Adenoid curette with a four-sided handle, tapering metal rod and sharp-edged tip, a squarish shape cut out in the middle; the handle is made of a different metal than the tip; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
1972.15.61
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- adenoid
Description
Adenoid curette with a four-sided handle, tapering metal rod and sharp-edged tip, a squarish shape cut out in the middle; the handle is made of a different metal than the tip; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
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.
Maker
Kny-Scheerer Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
metal
Inscriptions
Has the logo for the Kny-Scheerer Co.: a caduceus topped by a crown; "The J.F. Hartz Co."; "2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 20.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Some wearing of the plating.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," 20th ed., by Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 3099 (Item # C/-7113)
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Barnhill's adenoid curette

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact6470
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1972.15.63
Description
Adenoid curette size 3, with a square-shaped curette tip; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
1972.15.63
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- adenoid
Description
Adenoid curette size 3, with a square-shaped curette tip; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
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.
Maker
Kny-Scheerer Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
metal
Inscriptions
Marked with the Kny-Scheerer Co. logo, a caduceus topped by a crown; "Ingram & Bell"; "3" on the handle.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 20.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Some wearing of plating.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," 20th ed., by Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 3099 (Item # C/-7113)
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Barnhill's adnenoid curette

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact5272
Dates
1934
circa 1934
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997001442
Description
Barnhill's adenoid curette, which consists of an instrument made from a single piece of metal; the handle is long, hollow inside, and cylindrical with eight flat sides and a rounded end; the top of the handle tapers to join with a solid cylindrical shaft; the shaft tapers in, then flares out at the…
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Accession Number
997001442
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
MM= Curettage -- curette -- adenoid
Description
Barnhill's adenoid curette, which consists of an instrument made from a single piece of metal; the handle is long, hollow inside, and cylindrical with eight flat sides and a rounded end; the top of the handle tapers to join with a solid cylindrical shaft; the shaft tapers in, then flares out at the tip; the tip splits and curves out to the right and left sides, then straight again; originally the outer edge would have been straight, creating a square fenestration, but the outer edge is now broken off.
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
Jetter & Scheerer
Dates
1934
circa 1934
Date Remarks
Logo type used from 1934 onwards
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The shaft has, "INGRAM & BELL // 1" stamped into the metal as well as the Jetter & Scheerer logo of a snake twisted around a caduceus with a crown above it.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Dimension Notes
Length 21.6 cm x Diam. 2.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows some wear; the outer edge of the tip is broken and missing; 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. 3099 (similar to item #C/-7113-1) (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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Beckmann's adenoid curette

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1972.15.62
Description
Adenoid curette with a four-sided tapering handle with a tapered metal rod leading to a square-shaped curette tip; top side is a horizontal blade; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
1972.15.62
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- adenoid
Description
Adenoid curette with a four-sided tapering handle with a tapered metal rod leading to a square-shaped curette tip; top side is a horizontal blade; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
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.
Maker
Kny-Scheerer Co.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
metal
Inscriptions
Marked with the Kny-Scheerer logo, a caduceus topped by a crown; "The J.F. Hartz Co."; "3"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 21.6 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments," 20th ed., by Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 3100 (Item # C/-7125)
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Beckman's adenoid curette

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997037016
Description
Beckman's adenoid curette is a long, solid metal artifact consisting of a wide, rounded handle that tapers to a long, thin cylindrical stem; on all sides, the handle has three recessed grooves which together form a grip; near the top of the handle, there are two indentations to accomodate the thumb…
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Accession Number
997037016
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- adenoid
Description
Beckman's adenoid curette is a long, solid metal artifact consisting of a wide, rounded handle that tapers to a long, thin cylindrical stem; on all sides, the handle has three recessed grooves which together form a grip; near the top of the handle, there are two indentations to accomodate the thumb and forefinger; the stem extends from the handle and becomes slightly wider before tapering into the blade which curves up from the stem; the blade consists of a square frame with rounded corners with a sharpened inside edge.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Marked midway down the stem of the curette: "4"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The adenotome shows signs of wear and scratching from regular use
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., THe Kny-Scheerer Co., 1915, p. 3100 (item C/-7125) (see attached photocopy); CD #7
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Gottstein's adenoid curette

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1975.3.20
Description
Full, curved curette; cutting loop is curved up at approx. 90°; long metal ridged handle.
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Accession Number
1975.3.20
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- adenoid
Description
Full, curved curette; cutting loop is curved up at approx. 90°; long metal ridged handle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Leslie W. Black via Dr. A.D. Kelly at the Ontario Medical Association; instruments from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black, Mrs. Black's father-in-law.
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Material
metal: silver; grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Dimension Notes
Length 21.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Plating peeling off, but good surface underneath (no rust).
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Kny-Scheerer catalogue, 1915, p. 3101 (identical to item #C/-7183, Size 1); CD #UHN
Research Facts
Surgical and diagnostic instruments ca 1890-1900 from the practice of Dr. Malcolm C. Black of Hespeler, Ont.
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Gottstein's adenoid curette

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1976.9.20
Description
Curette has a thick metal handle tapering to a slender stem that ends in a curved, fenestrated blade.
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Accession Number
1976.9.20
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- adenoid
Description
Curette has a thick metal handle tapering to a slender stem that ends in a curved, fenestrated blade.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Dr. Cooper Cole, via Dr. Arthur Cole.
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Dimension Notes
Length 22.3 cm x Width 1.8 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Rusted throughout length of curette, heaviest near front of handle and at tip.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Allen & Hanburys catalogue, 1938, p. 539; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Blade type resembles that of a Gottstein adenoid curette, size C.
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Gottstein's adenoid curette, full-curved

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Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
997037155
Description
Adenoid curette, that is a long, solid metal instrument made of one piece, consisting of a wide handle that tapers to a narrow stem; the handle has moulded grips on each side and a rounded bottom; the cylindrical stem flares slightly in the middle and extends into a curved teardrop-shaped fenestrat…
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Accession Number
997037155
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- adenoid
Description
Adenoid curette, that is a long, solid metal instrument made of one piece, consisting of a wide handle that tapers to a narrow stem; the handle has moulded grips on each side and a rounded bottom; the cylindrical stem flares slightly in the middle and extends into a curved teardrop-shaped fenestrated blade with an interior cutting edge that is bevelled
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
1915 catalogue shows a similar item
Material
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 2.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Curette is scuffed and scratched in various places; handle shows some pitting as well as trace patches of inactive corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," 21st ed., Kny-Scheerer Co., Milwaukee, 1915, p. 3101 (similar to item C/-7183) (see attached photocopy); CD #8
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Kirstein's adenoid curette

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
Accession Number
1969.417.1
Description
Curette with cylindrical, grooved handle; fenestrated curette end bends up at about 90°; nickel-plated steel.
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Accession Number
1969.417.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Otolaryngology
MeSH Heading
Adenoidectomy -- instrumentation
MM= Curettage -- curette -- adenoid
Description
Curette with cylindrical, grooved handle; fenestrated curette end bends up at about 90°; nickel-plated steel.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
The J.F. Hartz Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On shank: "THE J.F. HARTZ CO 2 [sideways]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E3-3
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 1.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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