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Dates
1911
1921
circa 1911-1921
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
1969.498.1 a-e
Description
Coolidge tube (a), shaped like a glass retort, with a bulb at one end; a piece broken off (b) has a screw thread at one end; the tube rests on a wooden mount (e); two wooden half-circles (c,d) affix the tube firmly to the mount.
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Accession Number
1969.498.1 a-e
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Diagnostic Imaging
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
Coolidge tube (a), shaped like a glass retort, with a bulb at one end; a piece broken off (b) has a screw thread at one end; the tube rests on a wooden mount (e); two wooden half-circles (c,d) affix the tube firmly to the mount.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - tube - Size: Length 37.0 cm x Diam. 17.8 cm
b - broken-off tube - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Diam. 2.9 cm
c - half-circle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
d - half-circle - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
e - mount - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 18.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source unknown.
Maker
General Electric Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1911
1921
circa 1911-1921
Date Remarks
Patent dates given on metal plate on tube.
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear; translucent violet
wood: brown
Inscriptions
On metal plate: "PATENTED // 1911, 1912, 1914, 1915, 1916 // 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921 // This tube is not licensed // to be re-exhausted or // repaired nor is the // metal herein contained // licensed to be used // except in this particular // tube // CANADIAN GEN. ELEC. CO. LTD. // TORONTO, CANADA"; inside a circle: the centre has "CGE" with "COOLIDGE // TUBE" around the outside; below that is "125".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-8
Condition Remarks
One end of tube broken off; #2: glass is broken; metal is oxidized
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Photo
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dental x-ray tube

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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004014
Description
X-ray tube which consists of a cylindrical outer tube made of plastic with a glass inner tube; within the glass tube is a heavy metal rod and a copper section; the top of the tube has a piece of cork holding two wires; the bottom of the tube has the end of the metal rod coming out of it.
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Accession Number
995004014
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography, Dental -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
X-ray tube which consists of a cylindrical outer tube made of plastic with a glass inner tube; within the glass tube is a heavy metal rod and a copper section; the top of the tube has a piece of cork holding two wires; the bottom of the tube has the end of the metal rod coming out of it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Queen's University School of X-Ray.
Maker
Dunlee Corporation
Site Made (City)
Bellwood
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Material
metal: dark grey; brown
plastic (or laminated fabric?): brown; black
glass: clear
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Label on outside tube reads, "Dunlee X-Ray Tube Type 042 Focus T MM Anode No. 12204"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-11
Dimension Notes
Length: 21.0 cm. x Width: 6.5 cm. x Depth: 6.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The tube was dusty and dirty; the outer coverings of the two wires leading from the inner tube are cracked
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; Bernie Ziomkiewicz
Research Facts
Likely used as a dental x-ray tube due to its being smaller than the average x-ray tube
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diagnostic tube

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004044
Description
Diagnostic tube which consists of a cylindrical black plastic tube with a funnel-shaped attachment at the top and a metal screw attachment (like a light bulb) at one end and a ridged metal attachment made up of 15 pieces of flat metal with six holes stamped into each of them at the other end (remov…
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Accession Number
995004044
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
Diagnostic tube which consists of a cylindrical black plastic tube with a funnel-shaped attachment at the top and a metal screw attachment (like a light bulb) at one end and a ridged metal attachment made up of 15 pieces of flat metal with six holes stamped into each of them at the other end (removable); the funnel-shaped opening shows an inner glass tube (broken) with cylindrical metal pieces within.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Queen's University School of X-Ray.
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
metal: black; silver
plastic
glass
Inscriptions
Label at one end reads, "Patented 1590971 2132174"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 40.0 cm. x Width: 16.0 cm. x Depth: 14.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Outer tube was dirty and dusty; inner glass tube has been broken and many pieces are loose inside
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz
Research Facts
Diagnostic tube for taking pictures; Coolidge type tube for generating x-rays; the metal disks at one end are for air-cooling the tube; a clip is attached to these which is for a high voltage lead; the light-bulb-like end is the filament contact
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rotating anode tube; imaging tube

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Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004039
Description
X-ray tube consisting of a hollow cylindrical glass tube which is rounded and wider at the bottom and has cylindrical metal pieces within; the top of the tube has the top of a metal rod coming out and has a strip of cork glued on the top edge; the bottom of the tube is blocked up with a small metal…
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Accession Number
995004039
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
X-ray tube consisting of a hollow cylindrical glass tube which is rounded and wider at the bottom and has cylindrical metal pieces within; the top of the tube has the top of a metal
rod coming out and has a strip of cork glued on the top edge; the bottom of the tube is blocked up with a small metal plate with screws in it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Queen's University School of X-Ray.
Maker
Machlett
Site Made (City)
Springdale
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
cork: grey
Inscriptions
Metal piece inside is stamped, "k53842 Machlett FDX 1-2"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 27.5 cm. x Width: 10.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Tube was dusty and dirty; the glass has a crack in it, and thus the tube is possibly dangerous (the tube being vacuum) and should be handled as little as possible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, MD; (similar to tube on p. 425)
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stationary anode tube; Coolidge tube (filament)

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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004016
Description
Early stationary anode tube in its housing which consists of a cylndrical black plastic tube which has a screw attachment (similar to a light bulb) at one end and an attachment of 9 flat circular metal disks (each with 6 holes punched into them) at the other end (removable); the middle of the tube …
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Accession Number
995004016
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
Early stationary anode tube in its housing which consists of a cylndrical black plastic tube which has a screw attachment (similar to a light bulb) at one end and an attachment of 9 flat circular metal disks (each with 6 holes punched into them) at the other end (removable); the middle of the tube has a circular opening with threads (which allows something to be screwed on); the opening shows an inner glass tube with metal pieces inside it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Queen's University School of X-Ray.
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-10
Dimension Notes
Length: 36.5 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
The tube was dusty and dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.; Bernie Ziomkiewicz (similar to Machlett's CYR - page 82)
Research Facts
Possibly made by Machlett (see Grigg p. 82); metal disks at one end for air-cooling the tube; clip attached to these is for a high-voltage lead; light bulb-like end is the filament contact
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stator-rotating anode tube

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Dates
1940
1965
circa 1940-1965
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004054
Description
Stator-rotating anode tube -- anode rotator, which consists of a cylindrical metal frame with lead at the base and steel (?) at the top; there are two round rolls of cloth-wrapped copper wire either side of a round steel (?) part; above this is a cylindrical plastic (?) part; all of these have a ho…
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Accession Number
995004054
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
Stator-rotating anode tube -- anode rotator, which consists of a cylindrical metal frame with lead at the base and steel (?) at the top; there are two round rolls of cloth-wrapped copper wire either side of a round steel (?) part; above this is a cylindrical plastic (?) part; all of these have a hole in their centre to allow a tube to be placed within; the top has three screw attachments with two wires coming out.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Queen's University School of X-Ray.
Dates
1940
1965
circa 1940-1965
Material
metal: grey; black; brown; grey
fabric: beige
plastic (?): brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-1
Dimension Notes
Width: 10.5 cm. x Depth: 19.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Anode rotator was dusty and dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Bernie Ziomkiewicz; Nancy Chisholm
Research Facts
Tube rotator for an anode tube
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therapy rectifier tube

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004017
Description
Therapy rectifier which consists of a cylindrical black glass tube with a screw attachment (similar to a light bulb) and a metal section at one end and a similar screw attachment and ridged metal section at the other end.
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Accession Number
995004017
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
Therapy rectifier which consists of a cylindrical black glass tube with a screw attachment (similar to a light bulb) and a metal section at one end and a similar screw attachment and ridged metal section at the other end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Queen's University School of X-Ray.
Maker
Philips (Norelco)
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
metal: silver
glass: black
Inscriptions
Label on lthe end of the tube reads, "Philips Metalix - Valve Nr. X6045 Voltage 125 kv peak Made in U.S.A. Saturation curr.: 200 mA filament curr: 7.5 A 14.5 V Saturation curr.: 400 mA filament curr: 8.0 A 16.2 V. Saturation curr.: 1000 mA filament curr.: 8.5 A 18.0 V for short times."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 54.0 cm. x Width: 10.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The tube was dusty and dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm
Research Facts
Identified as having a therapeutic function
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therapy rectifier tube

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004018
Description
High voltage rectifier tube which consists of a cylindrical glass tube with a rounded centre which has a plastic capped end with one metal rod sticking out at one end and a plastic capped end with two metal rods sticking out at the other end; there are cylindrical metal pieces within the glass tube…
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Accession Number
995004018
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
High voltage rectifier tube which consists of a cylindrical glass tube with a rounded centre which has a plastic capped end with one metal rod sticking out at one end and a plastic capped end with two metal rods sticking out at the other end; there are cylindrical metal pieces within the glass tube itself; (likely made by see 995.004.019).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Queen's University School of X-Ray.
Maker
Machlett Laboratories Inc.
Site Made (City)
Springdale
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Metal piece inside the glass has stamped into it, "G12059"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 27.5 cm. x Width: 8.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The tube was dusty and dirty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.M. Grigg, M.D.
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therapy rectifier tube

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004019
Description
High voltage rectifier tube which consists of a cylindrical glass tube with a rounded centre which has a plastic capped end with one metal rod sticking out at one end and a plastic capped end with two metal rods sticking out at the other end; there are cylindrical metal pieces within the glass tube…
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Accession Number
995004019
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
High voltage rectifier tube which consists of a cylindrical glass tube with a rounded centre which has a plastic capped end with one metal rod sticking out at one end and a plastic capped end with two metal rods sticking out at the other end; there are cylindrical metal pieces within the glass tube itself.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Queen's University School of X-Ray.
Maker
Machlett Laboratories Inc.
Site Made (City)
Springdale
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Metal piece inside the glass has stamped into it, "F80404"; there are fragments of a label on one plastic end from which can be read "Machlett Valve ... Maximum Voltage"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 27.5 cm. x Width: 8.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The tube was dusty and dirty; the black plastic cap at the end with two rods sticking out is cracked
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.M. Grigg, M.D.
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therapy rectifier tube

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
Accession Number
995004029
Description
Rectifier valve which consists of a cylindrical glass tube with cylindrical metal pieces inside; the top of the glass tube has a cylindrical metal rod sticking out of it; the bottom of the glass tube has a rounded black plastic piece around a metal rod and two white porcelain pieces which allow it …
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Accession Number
995004029
Collection
Queen's University School of X-Ray Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnostic Radiology
MeSH Heading
Radiography -- instrumentation
MM= Radiography -- tube
Description
Rectifier valve which consists of a cylindrical glass tube with cylindrical metal pieces inside; the top of the glass tube has a cylindrical metal rod sticking out of it; the bottom of the glass tube has a rounded black plastic piece around a metal rod and two white porcelain pieces which allow it to be attached to something else.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Queen's University School of X-Ray.
Maker
Eureka
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
glass: clear
porcelain: white
Inscriptions
Manufacturer's label reads, "Eureka X Ray. Type EV-5-75 9.7 to 12.2 Fil. Volts 12.4 to 14.2 Fil. Amps."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-9
Dimension Notes
Length: 31.0 cm. x Width: 8.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The valve was dirty and dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Nancy Chisholm; Bernie Ziomkiewicz; "The Trail of the Invisible Light" by E.R.N. Grigg, M.D.
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