The film (a) consists of a long, rolled strip of plastic film with black and white images that show the rôle of leucocytes (white blood cells); the film is rolled around (b) a metal film reel; the reel consists of two flat pieces of metal joined with a cylindrical spool at the centre; both flat pie…
The film (a) consists of a long, rolled strip of plastic film with black and white images that show the rôle of leucocytes (white blood cells); the film is rolled around (b) a metal film reel; the reel consists of two flat pieces of metal joined with a cylindrical spool at the centre; both flat pieces of the reel have large, rounded holes cut out from the sides to make the film around the spool very visible; the film and reel are stored in a metal canister (c); the canister is round with a flat bottom, short sides and an open top; there are two paper labels attached to the outside bottom; the canister has a fitted lid (d); the lid is round with a flat top, very short sides and an open bottom; the top has raised lettering stamped into it.
Number Of Parts
a - film - Size: Width 1.6 cm
b - reel - Size: Depth 2.2 cm x Diam. 17.8 cm
c - canister bottom - Size: Depth 2.3 cm x Diam. 18.2 cm
d - canister lid - Size: Depth 1.0 cm x Diam. 18.2 cm
Collected by Dr. A.A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
(a) The film is titled, "The Role of the // WHITE BLOOD CELL // IN DEFENSE // by ROBERT CHAMBERS, C.G. GRAND // AND GLADYS CAMERON // New York University // Washington Square College // New York, N.Y."; (b) the reel has "RELFLEX // PAT. D-122,017" stamped into one side as well as two incremental scales with the numbers "25 // 75 // 125 // 225 // 275 // 325 // 375" and "50 // 100 // 150 // 200 // 250 // 300 // 350 // 400"; (c) the paper labels read, "Queen's University Kingston, Ont." and "CINELAB // INC // 33 West 60th St. // NEW YORK // Subject Role of Leucocytes // Reel No. Chambers & Grand // Columbus 5-0878-0879"; (d) the words "EASTMAN // 16 mm SAFETY FILM" are stamped into the top of the lid and the word "STERILIZER" is scratched into the top at an upper edge.
Storage Room 0010
(a) The film has one repaired break, but is otherwise complete; (b) the reel shows minor wear; no corrosion is visible; (c) the canister shows heavy wear; no corrosion is visible; the labels have missing edges but are fully legible; (d) the lid shows heavy wear, but no corrosion is visible.
Previous number #139; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
Medical Archives Exhibit, Ann Baillie Bldg., Oct. 2005