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Acu-drop machine

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Collection
Kingston General Hosptial Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
996021001 a-b
Description
(a) Acu-drop machine, which consists of a heavy green metal rectangular frame with a square hollow shelf inside; a lever on the top of the machine raises and lowers a metal plate at the top of the shelf; a metal rod with a plastic knob raises and lowers the bottom of the shelf, with a right to left…
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Accession Number
996021001 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hosptial Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Weights and Measures
Description
(a) Acu-drop machine, which consists of a heavy green metal rectangular frame with a square hollow
shelf inside; a lever on the top of the machine raises and lowers a metal plate at the top of the
shelf; a metal rod with a plastic knob raises and lowers the bottom of the shelf, with a right to
left movement; (b) splatter guard, which fits in under the top plate; this has a metal piece at the
top with 24 holes and a round, hollow plastic part which fits on, to leave the piece with an opening
at the bottom; the lower shelf of (b) raises to fit tightly against (b)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - Acu-drop machine - Size: Length 31.9 cm. x Width 23.4 cm. x Depth 17.9 cm.
b - splatter guard - Size: Length 8.1 cm. x Width 13.5 cm. x Depth 11.4 cm.
Material
metal: green; dark grey; silver
plastic: clear; black
Inscriptions
(b) The top of the splatter guard has 24 equal-sized and numbered (in white) holes
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C1-1
Condition Remarks
Manufacturer's label missing (originally read "Acu-drop", according to Graeme McKay); there is
minor corrosion on the handle which raises and lowers the lower shelf, but nowhere else; all moving
parts still move
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Graeme McKay; CD #2
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Albee bone graft calipers

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Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997034612
Description
Albee bone graft calipers consist of two straight arms with dull tips; screw control attached through one arm connecting into the other arm with a circular connector with a small, circular grooved tip on the top.
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Accession Number
997034612
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Operating Room Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Orthopedic Equipment
Weights and Measures
Description
Albee bone graft calipers consist of two straight arms with dull tips; screw control attached through one arm connecting into the other arm with a circular connector with a small, circular grooved tip on the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the Kingston General Hospital O.R.
Maker
Richards
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Date Remarks
Supplier's Catalogue
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"[symbol that looks like an R enclosed in a box] 21-0061 GERMANY // STAINLESS" etched on the instrument.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 19.8 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
No stains, no corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Surgical Instruments and Hospital Equipment," 23rd Ed., Downs Surgical PLC, ca. 1982, p. G-73 (similar to item GT-550-01-V) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
Research Facts
This is used to measure bone for grafting or for Moore's femoral head replacement.
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Allenbury's food measure

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1986.15.1
Description
A tall glass measuring cup with a lip.
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Accession Number
1986.15.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Infant Food
Infant Nutrition
Weights and Measures
Description
A tall glass measuring cup with a lip.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. P. Welch of Toronto.
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"Allenbury"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 5 Row B
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
For measuring infant food.
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analytical balance

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010048 a-k
Description
Analytical balance; enclosed in wood and glass cabinet; front and back panel of cabinet slides up for access to balance; balance brass with aluminum pans; maker and identification info engraved to balance indicator; two knobs to front of base adjust balance; drawer to front; front screw legs adjust…
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Accession Number
994010048 a-k
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
Analytical balance; enclosed in wood and glass cabinet; front and back panel of cabinet slides up for access to balance; balance brass with aluminum pans; maker and identification info engraved to balance indicator; two knobs to front of base adjust balance; drawer to front; front screw legs adjustable to level; five pieces of wood inside drawer; a piece of brass hardware on each pan.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - main structure - Size: Length 51.5 cm. x Width 43.0 cm. x Depth 24.0 cm.
b - pan - Size:
c - pan - Size:
d - drawer - Size:
e - hardware - Size:
f - hardware - Size:
g - wood moulding - Size:
h - wood moulding - Size:
i - wood moulding - Size:
j - wood moulding - Size:
k - lined wood divider - Size:
Provenance
Used to measure quantities in 10ths of milligrams
Maker
Voland & Sons
Site Made (City)
New Rochelle
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow; silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
name plate reads: VOLAND & SONS // New Rochelle NY // PAT OCT 15 1912 // MADE FOR // EIMER & AMEND // NEW YORK
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A2-1
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; moulding missing in areas on front and back (moulding present in drawer)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. R. C. Wheeler; Dr. Wally Breck
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analytical balance

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010049 a-g
Description
Analytical balance; enclosed in wood and glass cabinet; front and back panels slide up to give access to balance; balance instrument of copper colour; with two detachable aluminum pans; maker engraved to balance indicator; two knobs to front for balance adjustment; drawer to front; screw legs to ad…
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Accession Number
994010049 a-g
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
Analytical balance; enclosed in wood and glass cabinet; front and back panels slide up
to give access to balance; balance instrument of copper colour; with two detachable
aluminum pans; maker engraved to balance indicator; two knobs to front for balance
adjustment; drawer to front; screw legs to adjust to level; two pieces of wood, one
piece of brass hardware inside drawer
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - main structure - Size: Length 46.5 cm. x Width 42.0 cm. x Depth 23.0 cm.
b - pan - Size:
c - pan - Size:
d - drawer - Size:
e - moulding - Size:
f - moulding - Size:
g - hardware - Size:
Maker
Christian Becker Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown; silver; black
glass: clear
Inscriptions
to balance indicator: CHRISTIAN BECKER INC. // NEW YORK
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B2-1
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; two pieces of moulding have fallen off (the pieces are present
in the drawer)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. R. C. Wheeler; Dr. Wally Breck; CD #4
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analytical balance

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Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010050 a-q
Description
Analytical balance; enclosed in wood and glass cabinet; front and back panels slide up to give access to balance; two detachable hanging pans to balance; maker engraved to balance indicator; two knobs to front exterior for balance adjustment; drawer to front base; drawer full of contents; screw leg…
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Accession Number
994010050 a-q
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
Analytical balance; enclosed in wood and glass cabinet; front and back panels slide up
to give access to balance; two detachable hanging pans to balance; maker engraved to
balance indicator; two knobs to front exterior for balance adjustment; drawer to front
base; drawer full of contents; screw legs under base adjust to level
Number Of Parts
17
Part Names
a - main structure - Size: Length 46.5 cm. x Width 42.0 cm. x Depth 23.0 cm.
b - pan - Size:
c - pan - Size:
d - hardware - Size:
e - hardware - Size:
f - drawer - Size:
g - pamphlet - Size:
h - screw - Size:
i - screw - Size:
j - screw - Size:
k - metal bracket - Size:
l - key - Size:
m - box of 10 mg wire clips - Size:
n - single balance wght fctn 10 mg (empty) - Size:
o - single balance wght fctn 20 mg (present) - Size:
p - single balance weight fraction box 10 mg (present) - Size:
q - q.1-q.12 wooden box of weights made by Fisher Sci. Co. Montreal - Size:
Maker
Christian Becker Inc.
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown; silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
balance indicator reads: CHRISTIAN BECKER INC. // NEW YORK
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B2-1
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. R. C. Wheeler; Dr. Wally Breck; CD #4
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analytical balance weights

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
1976.1.1 a-v
Description
A rectangular-shaped wooden box (v) with lid; the case is lined with a velvet-like fabric and has a number of circular holes for storing the various-sized cylindrical brass weights (a-j, 10 in all); each of these weights has a small metal knob with a thin neck in the top centre portion of the weigh…
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Accession Number
1976.1.1 a-v
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
A rectangular-shaped wooden box (v) with lid; the case is lined with a velvet-like fabric and has a number of circular holes for storing the various-sized cylindrical brass weights (a-j, 10 in all); each of these weights has a small metal knob with a thin neck in the top centre portion of the weight; in addition, set in the top of the case is a rectangular plastic tray (t) that has 14 compartments for storing tiny rectangular weights and one compartment for storing the metal tweezers (u) used to pick up the weights; the tray fits into a rectangular depression in the body of the case; on top of the tray sits a glass lid (k) with a brass knob on top; there are just 8 of the tiny rectangular and wire weights (l-s).
Number Of Parts
22
Part Names
a - 100-gr weight - Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
b - 50-gr weight - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
c - 20-gr weight - Size: Length 2.2 cm x Diam. 1.5 cm
d - 10-gr weight - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
e - 10-gr weight - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Diam. 1.3 cm
f - 5-gr weight - Size: Length 1.6 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
g - 2-gr weight - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Diam. 0.7 cm
h - 1-gr weight - Size: Length 1.2 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
i - 1-gr weight - Size: Length 1.2 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
j - 1-gr weight - Size: Length 1.2 cm x Diam. 0.6 cm
k - glass top to tray - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
l - 0.5-gr. weight (rectangular) - Size: Length 1.3 cm x Width 1.2 cm
m - 0.2-gr. weight (rectangular) - Size: Length 1.1 cm x Width 1.0 cm
n - 0.1-gr. weight (rectangular) - Size: Length 1.0 cm x Width 0.7 cm
o - 100-cg. weight (rectangular) - Size: Length 0.9 cm x Width 0.8 cm
p - 0.05-gr. weight (rectangular) - Size: Length 0.8 cm x Width 0.6 cm
q - 0.02-gr. weight (rectangular) - Size: Length 0.7 cm x Width 0.5 cm
r - 0.01-gr. weight (rectangular) - Size: Length 0.6 cm x Width 0.5 cm
s - wire weight - Size: Length 1.9 cm
t - plastic tray - Size: Length 10.6 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
u - tweezers - Size: Length 7.9 cm
v- box - Size: Length 13.9 cm x Width 9.3 cm x Depth 4.9 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. G.M. Dobbin of Toronto.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
wood: light brown
fabric: dark purple
plastic:
glass: clear
metal: yellow; silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-5
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
Said to have been used by Banting during his work on insulin.
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apothecary weights

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Collection
Dr. Tony Travill Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
992047001 a-q
Description
Boxed set of brass apothecary weights from 1 - 500 grams; (a): simply-constructed walnut box with navy velvet lining inserted inside top & fitted compartments for all weights; box shows compartments for small rectangular weights/glass slides, which are presently empty (14 spaces); (b-n): cylinders …
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Accession Number
992047001 a-q
Collection
Dr. Tony Travill Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- scales
Description
Boxed set of brass apothecary weights from 1 - 500 grams; (a): simply-constructed walnut box with navy velvet lining inserted inside top & fitted compartments for all weights; box shows compartments for small rectangular weights/glass slides, which are presently empty (14 spaces); (b-n): cylinders of brass in graduated sizes have spindle tops to enable wooden lifter to remove each weight from the case; two weights are stuck in their compartments and coudn't be removed for measuring or numbering (i & j).
Number Of Parts
17
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 22.8 cm. x Width 12.3 cm. x Depth 6.5 cm.
b - 1-gm weight - Size: Length 1.2 cm. x Diameter0.5
c - 1-gm weight - Size: Length 1.2 cm. x Diameter0.5
d - 1-gm weight - Size: Length 1.2 cm. x Diameter0.5
e - 2-gm weight - Size: Length 1.4 cm. x Diameter0.7
f - 5-gm weight - Size: Length 1.6 cm. x Diameter0.9
g - 10-gm weight - Size: Length 1.7 cm. x Diameter1.2
h - 10-gm weight - Size: Length 1.7 cm. x Diameter1.2
i - 20-gm weight (stuck) - Size:
j - 50-gm weight (stuck) - Size:
k - 100-gm weight - Size: Length 2.8 cm. x Diameter2.5
l - 100-gm weight - Size: Length 2.8 cm. x Diameter2.5
m - 200-gm weight - Size: Length 3.5 cm. x Diameter3.2
n - 500-gm weight - Size: Length 5.2 cm. x Diameter4.0
o - wooden lifter - Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Width 1.8 cm. x Depth 0.7 cm.
p - tweezers - Size: Length 9.8 cm. x Width 1.0 cm. x Depth 1.5 cm.
q - glass bar - Size: Length 9.5 cm. x Width 2.0 cm. x Depth 1.0 cm.
Provenance
Travill Catalogue
Material
wood: light brown
fabric: blue
metal: grey; yellow
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-5
Condition Remarks
wood cracked and filled with putty; (b - p): need some cleaning
Research Facts
Listed as brass apothecary weights
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010046 a-g
Description
Two-pan balance; removeable balance arm and pans; balance scale to bottom of standard; with maker's name engraved on; wooden platform base, with drawer to front side; lever extends from platform; when lever is rotated the balance arm moves up or down; knob feet adjust to level
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Accession Number
994010046 a-g
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
Two-pan balance; removeable balance arm and pans; balance scale to bottom of standard;
with maker's name engraved on; wooden platform base, with drawer to front side; lever
extends from platform; when lever is rotated the balance arm moves up or down; knob
feet adjust to level
Number Of Parts
7
Part Names
a - main structure - Size: Length 43.5 cm. x Width 47.5 cm. x Depth 21.0 cm.
b - arm - Size:
c - pan - Size:
d - pan - Size:
e - hanging pan frame - Size:
f - hanging pan frame - Size:
g - drawer - Size:
Provenance
Used to measure to a milligram of accuracy
Maker
Eimer & Amend
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
metal: yellow; brown; black; silver
wood: brown
Inscriptions
engraved to balance scale/indicator: EIMER & AMEND // NEW YORK
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-B2-2
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; pitting to finish on metal; balance arm indicator bent; aluminum
pans stained and pitting
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. R. C. Wheeler; Dr. Wally Breck; CD #4
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Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
993004304 a-z
Description
Portable balance; mechanism can be dismantled and stored in base drawer; base natural wood underneath, surface has recently been painted white; drawer also contains a circular container with weights inside; four square metal filaments; five coins in various values of the scruple or the drachm; draw…
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Accession Number
993004304 a-z
Author
Dr. Bracken
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Pharmacy -- instrumentation
MM= Drug Compounding -- scales
Description
Portable balance; mechanism can be dismantled and stored in base drawer; base natural wood
underneath, surface has recently been painted white; drawer also contains a circular container
with weights inside; four square metal filaments; five coins in various values of
the scruple or the drachm; drawer also contains a knife, a stopper, two clips and a package
of circular paper filters
Number Of Parts
26
Part Names
a - base - Size:
b - drawer - Size:
c - central column - Size:
d - cross-arm - Size:
e - balance indicator - Size:
f - tray support - Size:
g - tray support - Size:
h - tray - Size:
i - tray - Size:
j - clip - Size:
k - clip - Size:
l - knife - Size:
m - stopper - Size:
n - pkg. of filters - Size:
o - container base - Size:
p - container lid - Size:
q-y - weight x 9 - Size:
z - account notice - Size:
aa - compact - Size: Length 27.5 cm. x Width 13.5 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
bb - assembled - Size: Length 27.5 cm. x Width 13.5 cm. x Depth 30.0 cm.
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
date of account notice found in drawer
Material
wood: white
metal: silver; yellow
paper: beige
Inscriptions
Imprinted to column lever: MADE IN GERMANY
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-6
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; base has recently been painted white; tray supports and trays have been painted silver; #2: rubber stiff
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Mrs. Helen Bracken Anderson; CD #3
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