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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Pewter Plate
Pewter Plate 0.5 x 12 x 12" Commemorative and association items."Pewter Plate/Tray-William Glimore Simms Award from the College of Charleston for Dr. Joseph I. Waring's contribution to Historical Scholarship and Literature to his native city. 1976"
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Leonard's Uterine Douche, Dilating
Leonard's Uterine Douche, Dilating 0.5 x 12 x 3" Irrigation: Irrigator: Douche. Steel instrument with handle and curved probe end with a screw on the side that controls and expandable mechanism. The jets located along the tip allow fluids to be passed into the body for cleansing.
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Check Valve, Round
Check Valve, Round 0.5 x 2.25 x 1.5." "T-shaped. white and clear plastic check valve with a metal piece. Invented at MUSC."
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Desmarres Lid Clamp
Desmarres Lid Clamp 0.5 x 3.5 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Chalazion. Stainless steel clamp with an oval like portion at the top with a shell overlay that can be widened with by the screw on the side.
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Razor
Razor 0.5 x 4 x 1.75. Cutting tool: Razor: Surgical. Steel razor with heavy rusting along perforated handle. Used to remove hair from the area of surgery.
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Heart
Heart 0.5 x 4 x 2.5. Teaching materials: Models."Colored. plaster model of the human heart. made by Dr. Cyril O'Driscoll to use as a teaching aid."
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Pocket Microscope
Pocket Microscope 0.5 x 4 x 3, case- 1 x 3.25 x 1.25,Microscopy: Microscope,"Pocket size, folding microscope made of metal, glass with an ivory handle housed in a leather case."
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Glass Syringe
Glass Syringe 0.5 x 4.5 x 0.5" Irrigation. Small glass syringe with thread on the interior and wood accents.
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Valve
Valve 0.5 x 4.5 x 0.5." "One elongated check valve. made of latex with black thread. Invented at MUSC."
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Forceps
Forceps 0.5 x 5.5 x 0.75 . Grasping and fixating:Forceps.
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Lucae's Forceps, Bayonet Shape
Lucae's Forceps, Bayonet Shape 0.5 x 5.75 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural. Steel forceps with a prominent curve (bayonet shape) of the long thin arms. The letter Z is engraved into the side of the forceps. This form of the forcep was developed by
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Plaster of Paris Cutter
Plaster of Paris Cutter 0.5 x 6 x 2.5. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Plaster. Stainless steel cutter with curved handle and flat oval like blade with sharp perforated edges.
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Skin Button
Skin Button 0.5 x 6.5 x 2." "Loose example of skin button made of latex. shaped with half of a sphere and a tube coming out of the side. same as #00.5A.1. Skin Buttons provided access to the body for tubes which led to and from the Thoracic Duct and made lymph dialysis possible." Ultimately they were used in lymphocyte depletion prior to transplant. (See assorted papers in T.S. Hargest's CV on lymphocyte drainage-skin buttons paper-#17." T.S. Hargest. CV)"
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Bakelite Fountain Pen
Bakelite Fountain Pen 0.5 x 7 x 0.5". Commemorative and association items. "Bakelite pen with gold plated tip housed in original paper box. Pen used by Thomas A. Pitts
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Pillar Retractor
Pillar Retractor 0.5 x 7 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Tonsil. Chrome retractor with serrated handled and two curved teeth at the top. The letter Z is engraved on the side.
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Ophthalmoscope
Ophthalmoscope 0.5 x 7 x 1.5" Ophthalmoscopy: Ophthalmoscope."Loose Ophthalmoscope with Bakelite handle. metal accents and rotating top portion made of metal with glass and mirror."
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Hey's Saw
Hey's Saw 0.5 x 7 x 1.75. Cutting tool: Saw: Skull. Saw with an ebony handle and steel head that has two blades on either side that are flat with a circular shape and serrated edges.
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Tonsil Scissors
Tonsil Scissors 0.5 x 7 x 2.375. Cutting tool:Scissor/shears:Tonsil. "Stainless steel scissors with short arms that curve upwards. The initials "G.H.Z." are personally engraved on the top edge."
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Forceps
Forceps 0.5 x 7 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. "Stainless steel spring forceps with rounded. serrated handles."
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Aortic Punch
Aortic Punch 0.5 x 7.75 x 2.25. Cutting tool: Punch: Aorta. Steel instrument with cross-shaped design and extendable tip. The Aortic Punch is used for coronary artery bypass.
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