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emergency suture

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Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
993004232
Description
Clear glass vial contains size 000 twisted white silk sutures with needle; suture wound on white plastic bobbin
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Accession Number
993004232
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Clear glass vial contains size 000 twisted white silk sutures with needle; suture wound on
white plastic bobbin
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Davis & Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Material
paper: white; black
glass: clear
plastic: white
Inscriptions
Printed in black on white paper: "DAVIS & GECK, INC. // N.Y. / U.S.A. // Emergency Suture //
TWISTED SILK // 984 / 000"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Diam. : 0.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage; #3: no damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Exhibit History
October 5, 2001 - Sept. 2002: Bracken Library, Botterell Hall, C.M. Bracken exhibit
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emergency suture

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Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
993004233
Description
Clear glass vial containing size 0 plain yellow catgut sutures with needle; sutures loosely wound in circle
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Accession Number
993004233
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Clear glass vial containing size 0 plain yellow catgut sutures with needle; sutures loosely
wound in circle
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Davis & Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1963
circa 1940-1963
Material
paper: white; black
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Printed in black on white paper: "DAVIS & GECK, INC. // N.Y. / U.S.A. // Emergency Suture //
Plain Catgut // 904 / 0"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.4 cm. x Diam. : 0.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
(no initial comments); # 2: no damage; #3: no damage
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Exhibit History
October 5, 2001 - Sept. 2002: Bracken Library, Botterell Hall, C.M. Bracken exhibit
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horsehair sutures vial

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Dates
1932
circa 1932
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997037237
Description
A long, narrow cylindrical glass tube that has rounded closed ends and a break line that traverses the middle; the tube is filled with liquid and has a label affixed to the inner wall; a length of thick horsehair is coiled in the liquid and is pushed to the end of the tube
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Accession Number
997037237
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
A long, narrow cylindrical glass tube that has rounded closed ends and a break line that traverses the middle; the tube is filled with liquid and has a label affixed to the inner wall; a length of thick horsehair is coiled in the liquid and is pushed to the end of the tube
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Davis and Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1932
circa 1932
Date Remarks
Item shown in 1932 catalogue
Material
glass: clear
paper: white; black
horsehair: black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper inside liquid-filled tube: "DAVID & GECK [insignia] INC. N.Y. U.S.A. // Horsehair 00 // BOILABLE Product 862"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label inside tube is somewhat discoloured; sutures and tube are in original condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," George P. Pilling & Son Co., Philadelphia, 1932, p. 211 (item P13390) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
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horsehair sutures vial

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Dates
1932
circa 1932
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997037238
Description
A long, narrow cylindrical glass tube that has rounded closed ends and a break line that traverses the middle; the tube is filled with liquid and has a label affixed to the inner wall; a length of thick horsehair is coiled in the liquid and is pushed to the end of the tube
  1 image  
Accession Number
997037238
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
A long, narrow cylindrical glass tube that has rounded closed ends and a break line that traverses the middle; the tube is filled with liquid and has a label affixed to the inner wall; a length of thick horsehair is coiled in the liquid and is pushed to the end of the tube
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Davis and Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1932
circa 1932
Date Remarks
Item shown in 1932 catalogue
Material
glass: clear
paper: white; black
horsehair: black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper inside liquid-filled tube: "DAVID & GECK [insignia] INC. N.Y. U.S.A. // Horsehair 00 // BOILABLE Product 862"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label inside tube is somewhat discoloured; sutures and tube are in original condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," George P. Pilling & Son Co., Philadelphia, 1932, p. 211 (item P13390) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
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horsehair sutures vial

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact3253
Dates
1932
circa 1932
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
997037239
Description
A long, narrow cylindrical glass tube that has rounded closed ends and a break line that traverses the middle; the tube is filled with liquid and has a label affixed to the inner wall; a length of thick horsehair is coiled in the liquid and is pushed to the end of the tube
  1 image  
Accession Number
997037239
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
A long, narrow cylindrical glass tube that has rounded closed ends and a break line that traverses the middle; the tube is filled with liquid and has a label affixed to the inner wall; a length of thick horsehair is coiled in the liquid and is pushed to the end of the tube
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Davis and Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1932
circa 1932
Date Remarks
Item shown in 1932 catalogue
Material
glass: clear
paper: white; black
horsehair: black
Inscriptions
Printed on paper inside liquid-filled tube: "DAVID & GECK [insignia] INC. N.Y. U.S.A. // Horsehair 00 // BOILABLE Product 862"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Diam. 0.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper label inside tube is somewhat discoloured; sutures and tube are in original condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals," George P. Pilling & Son Co., Philadelphia, 1932, p. 211 (item P13390) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
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intestinal sutures tube jar

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1983.22.2
Description
Gut and needles in vials containing a chromic solution; size medium (00); come in a glass jar with a plastic screw top; paper label on jar and on vials.
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Accession Number
1983.22.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Gut and needles in vials containing a chromic solution; size medium (00); come in a glass jar with a plastic screw top; paper label on jar and on vials.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.W.H. Rudd of Toronto.
Maker
Davis & Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
paper: white
ink: red; black
organic material: beige
Inscriptions
Printed on label on jar: "HEAT STERILIZED SURGICAL GUT, USP // NON-BOILABLE // ... // INTESTINAL SUTURES // ... // CHROMIC MEDIUM 00 // PRODUCT 1544-GJ // Davis & Geck, Inc. [in cursive] // ... // BROOKLYN, N.Y., USA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 17.5 cm x Diam. 9.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From the effects of the donor's father, Dr. M.S.K. Rudd, who had a hospital on St. Clair Avenue in Toronto.
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intestinal suture tube

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1979.21.22
Description
A curved glass tube contains alcohol, a paper label, and a curved needle attached to a roll of catgut.
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Accession Number
1979.21.22
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Gastroenterology
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
A curved glass tube contains alcohol, a paper label, and a curved needle attached to a roll of catgut.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
Davis & Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
catgut: yellow
paper: yellow
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Dimension Notes
Length 11.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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Kalmerid catgut sutures

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Dates
1926
1951
circa 1926-1951
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
993004234
Description
Clear glass vial containing size 0 Kalmerid brown minor catgut sutures without needle; sutures wound on white plastic bobbin; vial scored for breaking at centre; slightly less than half-full of clear liquid.
Accession Number
993004234
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Clear glass vial containing size 0 Kalmerid brown minor catgut sutures without needle; sutures wound on white plastic bobbin; vial scored for breaking at centre; slightly less than half-full of clear liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Davis & Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1926
1951
circa 1926-1951
Date Remarks
Patent for plastic bobbin was registered in 1926 (US1610607); Davis & Geck moved production to Connecticut in 1951
Material
paper: white; black
glass: clear
plastic: white
catgut: brown
Inscriptions
Printed in black on white paper: "DAVIS & GECK, INC. // N.Y. / U.S.A. // KALMERID // Minor
Catgut // 20-Day / 0 // Non-Boilable / 722"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10 Box 3
Dimension Notes
Length 7.2 cm. x Diam. 0.8 cm.
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Davis and Geck Company Records" website (University of Conneticut); United States Patent and Trademark Office website
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Kalmerid catgut sutures

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Dates
1926
1951
circa 1926-1951
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
993004235
Description
Clear glass vial containing size 0 Kalmerid brown minor catgut sutures without needle; sutures wound on white plastic bobbin; vial scored for breaking at centre; slightly less than half-full of clear liquid.
Accession Number
993004235
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Clear glass vial containing size 0 Kalmerid brown minor catgut sutures without needle; sutures wound on white plastic bobbin; vial scored for breaking at centre; slightly less than half-full of clear liquid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Davis & Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1926
1951
circa 1926-1951
Date Remarks
Patent for plastic bobbin was registered in 1926 (US1610607); Davis & Geck moved production to Connecticut in 1951
Material
paper: white; black
glass: clear
plastic: white
catgut: brown
Inscriptions
Printed in black on white paper: "DAVIS & GECK, INC. // N.Y. / U.S.A. // KALMERID // Minor
Catgut // 20-Day / 0 // Non-Boilable / 722"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10 Box 3
Dimension Notes
Length 7.2 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"Davis and Geck Company Records" website (University of Conneticut); United States Patent and Trademark Office website
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obstetrical sutures tubes; box

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Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1980.3.10 a-d
Description
Three curved glass tubes containing non-boilable catgut sutures with atraumatic needle in a clear liquid; come in a cardboard box
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Accession Number
1980.3.10 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Three curved glass tubes containing non-boilable catgut sutures with atraumatic needle in a clear liquid; come in a cardboard box
Number Of Parts
4
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Walter L. Percival of Windsor, Ont.
Maker
Davis & Geck, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Brooklyn
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1950
1900-1950
Material
glass: clear
catgut: brown
metal: silver
cardboard: yellow; black; red
Inscriptions
On box is printed: "Heat Sterilized [cursive] // Sutures [cursive] // THERMO-FLEX // (NON-BOILABLE) // 40-Day Chromic // Kalmerid Catgut // OBSTETRICAL // SUTURES // Half-Circle // Atraumatic Needle // Size 2 685 // THREE TUBES . . ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-10
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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