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hypodermic syringe kit

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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1970.8.19 a-f
Description
A metal case (a) with a hinged lid, snap latch, and trays for holding instruments, contains a metal syringe (b) with a plunger calibrated from 5 to 25; a metal tube (c) holding two needles; a file (d) for opening ampoules; and two needles (e,f).
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Accession Number
1970.8.19 a-f
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- navy
Description
A metal case (a) with a hinged lid, snap latch, and trays for holding instruments, contains a metal syringe (b) with a plunger calibrated from 5 to 25; a metal tube (c) holding two needles; a file (d) for opening ampoules; and two needles (e,f).
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 8.2 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
b - syringe - Size: Length 7.6 cm
c - tube - Size: Length 5.3 cm
d - file - Size: Length 5.0 cm
e - needle - Size: Length 2.8 cm
f - needle - Size: Length 2.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: estate of Harold DeWitt Ball via Dr. Olive Ibberson.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Original record had "early 20c."; "Patented March 1903" stamped on (c).
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
On (a): "Army & Navy"; on (c): "PATENTED MARCH 1903"; on (e,f): "B-D YALE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-4
Temporary Location
With MHC Education Program WWI: The Dirty Details of Disease Oct 2017, stored in Rm 2017.
Copy Type
Original
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hypodermic syringes kit

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Treatment, General
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1986.1.8 a-d
Description
A cowhide pouch (d) with snap closure containing three tapered aluminum cases with rubber tops; inside each case is a glass hypodermic syringe: (a) 2-cc syringe with needle; (b) 1-cc tuberculin syringe with needle; (c) 1-cc insulin syringe with needle.
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Accession Number
1986.1.8 a-d
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Treatment, General
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Injections -- instrumentation
Drug Therapy
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- navy
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A cowhide pouch (d) with snap closure containing three tapered aluminum cases with rubber tops; inside each case is a glass hypodermic syringe: (a) 2-cc syringe with needle; (b) 1-cc tuberculin syringe with needle; (c) 1-cc insulin syringe with needle.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - syringe case - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
b - syringe case - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
c - syringe case - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
d - case - Size: Length 16.5 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.G. Watt of Toronto; owned by his father, Dr. J.C. Watt.
Maker
Becton, Dickinson and Co.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Material
leather: black; light brown
metal: silver
rubber: light brown
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Leather case has donor's name label.; glass syringes have graduation marks.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Condition Remarks
#2: rubber - may require special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Donor says this was owned by his father, Dr. J.C. Watt, but the donor's name is on the label in the pouch, and this type of set was issued to medical naval personnel in WW II; Dr. J.G. Watt practised internal medicine and haematology at the Toronto Western Hospital ca. 1950-1980s.
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
002001065
Description
Purse made of leather with the skin side out; flap closure with two-part snap to secure it; two zippered compartments, one in front just above the snap, and one in the rear at the juncture of the flap and the rest of the purse; the rear of the purse has a strap for carrying in the hand; the pulls o…
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Accession Number
002001065
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Equipment and Supplies
Description
Purse made of leather with the skin side out; flap closure with two-part snap to secure it; two zippered compartments, one in front just above the snap, and one in the rear at the juncture of the flap and the rest of the purse; the rear of the purse has a strap for carrying in the hand; the pulls of the zippers are made from short lengths of brass chain; the outer one has a leather tag branded with the owner's name; cardboard-lined.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Maker
Serval
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
leather: black
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
"STREAMLINE" appears x 4 on ring pull of inner zipper, moulded into the metal; "SERVAL U.S.A." appears x 4 on ring pull of outer zipper, moulded into the metal; "M.E. Hartrick // R.C.A.M.C." branded into the leather of the zipper tag.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C2-2
Dimension Notes
Length 30.5 cm x Width 19.0 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Leather is still supple; somewhat crushed from storage; metal is in excellent shape; some patches of wear at lower corners
Copy Type
Original
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pocket hypodermic syringe kit

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Dates
1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1969.55.10 a-h
Description
A metal case formed to fit seven tubes: one containing a hypodermic syringe, one containing a cylindrical piece of metal with needles attached to either end, and the other five containing glass vials with cork stoppers (empty); the lid is attached on a spring-loaded mechanism.
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Accession Number
1969.55.10 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Military Medicine
Syringes
MM= Injections -- set
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- instruments
Description
A metal case formed to fit seven tubes: one containing a hypodermic syringe, one containing a cylindrical piece of metal with needles attached to either end, and the other five containing glass vials with cork stoppers (empty); the lid is attached on a spring-loaded mechanism.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 5.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
b - syringe
c - metal tube
d - glass vial - Size: Length 7.0 cm
e - glass vial - Size: Length 7.0 cm
f - glass vial - Size: Length 7.0 cm
g - glass vial - Size: Length 7.0 cm
h - glass vial - Size: Length 7.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
The Randall Faichney Co.
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
Date Remarks
Patent date of 1900 printed on case.
Material
metal: silver
glass: translucent orange
cork: orange
Inscriptions
On back of case: "MILITARY PAT MAY 22, 1900 THE RANDALL FAICHNEY CO. BOSTON U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
military hypodermic syringe set
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pocket medicine case

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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1981.9.1 a-v
Description
A fold-over black morocco leather case with snap fastener containing 24 metal clasps to hold pill bottles; 22 labelled, cork-topped bottles present: (a) compressed pills, Alcin, Strych, and Cascara; compressed triturate: (b) Santonin 1-2 grains; (c) Aloin, Bellad, Strychnine, and Ipecac; (d) Rhinit…
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Accession Number
1981.9.1 a-v
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- hospital
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- drugs
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Personnel -- doctor
Description
A fold-over black morocco leather case with snap fastener containing 24 metal clasps to hold pill bottles; 22 labelled, cork-topped bottles present:
(a) compressed pills, Alcin, Strych, and Cascara; compressed triturate:
(b) Santonin 1-2 grains;
(c) Aloin, Bellad, Strychnine, and Ipecac;
(d) Rhinitis;
(e) Cathartic (inactive);
(f) Brown mixt. and Ammon. Mur.;
(g) Pepsin and Ext. Nux Vom. No. 2;
(h) Ergot Powd. ext;
(i) Strychnine Sulphate 1-40 grains;
(j) Tinct. Aconite 1 minim;
(k) Empirin;
(l) Tonsilitis;
(m) Dover Powder U.S.P.;
(n) Anodyne for Infants;
(o) Calomel with Wintergreen (pink);
(p) Digitalin;
(q) Tinct. Opium Camph. (paragoric);
(r) Calomel;
(s) Capsicum and Nux Vomica;
(t) Heart Tonic and Stimulant;
(u) Neurologic (Dr. Dunlap);
(v) Fever (Dr. Kenyon).
Number Of Parts
22
Part Names
case - Length 30.0 cm x Width 40.5 cm
a-v - vials
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Corinne Watts, daughter of Dr. William Herbert Lowry, an ophthalmologist, who used the pill case while with the #4 Canadian Hospital Unit, WW I, Salonika, Greece.
Maker
John Wyeth & Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Material
leather: black
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: white; black; red
organic material
Inscriptions
Labels have contents as listed above.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Temporary Location
For (q) only: On exhibit “The Century: Medical Innovations of the 1800s” at Museum of Health Care, 25 June 2017.
Condition Remarks
.#3: Leather covering worn along edges, but no tears or holes; leather flexible; both parts of snap have green residue; bottles emit strong smell; two vials missing; glass vials all appear whole with no cracks; labels yellowed; corks all appear whole.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. William Herbert Lowry, an ophthalmologist, used the pill case while with the #4 Canadian Hospital Unit, WW I, Salonika, Greece.
Exhibit History
Agnes Etherington Art Centre - July 2002
"When Medicine Met Science," Museum of Health Care, April 29, 2003 - 25 Jan 2017
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Simpli-Trol portable Hindle electrocardiograph

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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Cardiology
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1978.31.1 a-g
Description
Electrocardiograph in a wooden case(g) with a metal handle; control panel at back left corner, with three plastic control knobs; a rectangular compartment to be opened and closed by a turning knob; interior divided into two parts; left contains a rubber belt (a) and a paper bag for it (b); right co…
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Accession Number
1978.31.1 a-g
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Cardiology
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- instruments
Description
Electrocardiograph in a wooden case(g) with a metal handle; control panel at back left corner, with three plastic control knobs; a rectangular compartment to be opened and closed by a turning knob; interior divided into two parts; left contains a rubber belt (a) and a paper bag for it (b); right contains a bulb lamp (c) for use on the ECG machine and a box (d) for it; adjacent to the control panel is a small compartment containing a long rubber-covered wire (e) with plugs on both ends; in the middle of the wire is an "on-off" knob; and a long, black wire (f) with attachments on both ends, coiled around a plastic plate; adjacent to the small compartment to the right is another section containing long coils of wires; one end of wire is attached to the bottom of the panel and the other end is separated into four smaller wires with one pronged plug at each end; main body of instrument is largely plastic, with knobs and plugs of brass; at the left is a string galvanometer; at front right is a film canister; behind the canister is a gauge adjustable by a circular knob; a leatherette cover was not numbered; made for Canadian Dept. of Defence.
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - rubber belt
b - bag
c - bulb lamp
d - box
e - wire
f - wire
g - case - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Width 48.5 cm x Depth 19.8 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A. J. Kerwin of Toronto.
Maker
Cambridge Instrument Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Ossining
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Material
plastic: black
metal: yellow
wood: brown
leatherette: beige
Inscriptions
On a slip found inside case: "OK except burnt out projector bulb"; on outer surface of sideboard a golden metal plate is fastened by four screws and says: ""SIMPLI-TROL" PORTABLE MODEL // HINDLE ELECTROCARDIOGRAPH // NO. 0-50039 // PROPERTY OF DEPARTMENT OF // NATIONAL DEFENCE // MADE BY // CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENT CO. INC."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-I2-2
Condition Remarks
The long wire (e) is broken in the middle, unusable if unrepaired; projector bulb burnt out; #2: The leatherette is deteriorating, especially around the seams.
Copy Type
Original
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Dates
1966
circa 1966
Collection
Dr. Robert Reid Collection
Category
Reproduction, Contraception and Sexual Health
Accession Number
003002001 a-c
Description
Service packet of condoms, which consists of (a) a cardboard box, (b) three attached foil-sealed condoms, and (c) a printed information sheet; the box is rectangular with flaps at the right and left sides; the outer edges have printed information on them; (b) inside the box are three rectangular in…
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Accession Number
003002001 a-c
Collection
Dr. Robert Reid Collection
Category
Reproduction, Contraception and Sexual Health
MeSH Heading
Contraceptive Devices, Male
MM= Contraceptive Devices -- condom
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- other
Military Personnel
Description
Service packet of condoms, which consists of (a) a cardboard box, (b) three attached foil-sealed condoms, and (c) a printed information sheet; the box is rectangular with flaps at the right and left sides; the outer edges have printed information on them; (b) inside the box are three rectangular individually foil-wrapped condoms; the foil packets are covered with plastic that has printing on it and are attached together; the box also contains (c) a printed information sheet, which has questions and answers about venereal disease on both sides.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - cardboard box - Size: Length 7.1 cm x Width 3.2 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - condom packets (attached) - Size: Length 6.7 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
c - information sheet - Size: Length 11.4 cm x Width 10.0 cm
Provenance
Purchased by donor at antique fair.
Maker
Youngs Drug Products Corp.
Site Made (City)
Trenton
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1966
circa 1966
Date Remarks
American trade mark for the "YP Youngs" logo on the box registered in 1966
Material
paper: cream; red; black; brown
plastic: white; red; black
foil: silver; white; red
latex rubber: (not visible)
ink: black; brown
Inscriptions
(a) Top and bottom of box read, "HERMETICALLY SEALED IN FOIL // NO. 50 // Thins // ¼ DOZ. // SERVICE PACKET // LATEX RUBBER PROPHYLACTICS"; right side reads, "MADE IN U.S.A."; left side reads, "PRINTED IN U.S.A."; box front reads, "[logo] YOUNGS DRUG PRODUCTS CORPORATION // MANUFACTURER // TRENTON, N.J. // SOLE DISTRIBUTOR // NEW YORK, N.Y."; box back reads, "ELECTRONICALLY TESTED ON OUR SPECIAL MACHINES // MANUFACTURED AND PACKED IN THE U.S.A. // BY THE MAKER OF THE FAMOUS TROJANS"; (b) all foil packs read, "HERMETICALLY // SEALED // thins // DIST'R. OF THE WELL KNOWN TROJAN BRAND // DIS'T. BY YOUNGS DRUG PRODUCTS CORP., N.Y., N.Y. // TEAR HERE // MADE IN // U.S.A."; (c) information sheet reads, "Plain Talk About VENEREAL DISEASE // PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE // VENEREAL DISEASE IS NO RESPECTOR OF AGE OR SEX // QUESTIONS // ANSWERS" (listed on both sides); "AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION IS WORTH A POUND OF CURE // – THE BEST PREVENTIVE MEASURE IS A PROPHYLACTIC // A Public Service from YOUNGS DRUG PRODUCTS CORPORATION [logo] // Manufacturers of Trojan Brand Prophylactics – Truly the Symbol of Safety"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-5
Condition Remarks
#1: (a) Box is complete, with no tears or missing sections; all printing is fully legible; minor wear only; (b) packets are complete and unopened; all printing is fully legible; (c) information sheet has two small damaged areas at the top end very minor loss of paper; paper is flexible and all printing is fully legible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
Reference Comments
Dr. Robert Reid; United States Patent and Trademark Office website
Research Facts
"Service packets" were issued to military personnel to prevent sexually transmitted infections.
Exhibit History
History of Contraception exhibit, Fraser-Armstrong 5, Kingston General Hospital; March 2004 - Case #2
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Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
Accession Number
012014008
Description
Silver metal tweezers with slight hourglass-shaped handles; the ends cross in the centre
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Accession Number
012014008
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Military Medicine
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Hair Removal -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tweezers
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Medicine -- instruments
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Personnel -- nurse
Description
Silver metal tweezers with slight hourglass-shaped handles; the ends cross in the centre
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great-aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909; items were used during military service in World War 1.
Site Made (City)
Dixon
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Eembossed on handle: "DIXON // U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 16.4 cm x Width 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Surface accretions and grime; rust througout
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
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