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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Aimar's Sarracenia or Fly Trap Bitters
Aimar's Sarracenia or Fly Trap Bitters 10.5"x3.25"x3". Green glass bottle with white paper label and black text. Label: "Aimar's Sarracenia or Fly-Trap Bitters. Particularly recommended in all cases of dyspepsia, nervous weakness, general debility, cholera morbus, asthma, costiveness, sea sickness, and nausea. Dose as a tonic: one to two teaspoons three times daily. Dose as a cathartic: three teaspoonfuls three or four times a day, in half a wineglass of sweetened water. Prepared only by G.W. Aimar and Co., Druggists and Apothecaries, Cor King and Vanderhorst Streets, Charleston, S.C. $1.00 per bottle."
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Saddlebags 10x12x6.5". Medical case:Saddlebag. "Hardened. leather saddlebags with connecting stap still intactand ""Stephens Patent"" imprinted on the leather. Diagonal design imprinted onto the sides."
Enema 10x5x3.25. case- 10.5x5.5x3.5. Irrigation:Enema. Metal Irrigator with black leather case.
Medical College of the State of South Carolina Lander Cup
Medical College of the State of South Carolina Lander Cup 11 x 10 x 6" Commemorative and association items."Silver cup with two handles on either side. The Lander Cup was awarded to the medical student with the highest grade in childhood diseases. Cup given in memory of Francis Mathews Lander. 1903-1905. Names of recipients are engraved on it from 1901 to 1920."
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Co. Cubeb Lozenges
Co. Cubeb Lozenges 11.5 x 3 x 3" Drug packaging: Container: Jar. Clear glass with adhered gold, pink, and green glass label.
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EKG Machine
EKG Machine 11x15x8.5". Electrocardiography. EKG Machine and cords housed in dark wooden box.
Nux Vomica
Nux Vomica 12.25 x 4.5 x 4.5. Clear glass salt top bottle with adhered glass label reading "Ground Nux Vomica"
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Medicine Chest
Medicine Chest 12.5"x 12"x 9" Wood chest with two layers of shelves, two drawers, and a sliding back piece with space for bottles. Various glass bottles with glass stoppers are on the shelves. The top drawer includes: a metal pocket scale with weights, glass bottles with cork stoppers, ceramic ointment canisters. The bottom drawer includes: glass mortar and pestle, three glass beakers, one of which is broken, and two glass medicine bottles with glass stoppers.
Sago & Cologne
Sago & Cologne 14.5 x 5.25 x 5.25, 15 x 5.25 x 5.25. Two clear glass bottles one salt top and the other tincture, both with recessed glass labels.
Dental Wall Bracket
Dental Wall Bracket 15 x 40 x 14" Dental Unit. Pelton and Crane 19th century metal dental wall bracket (accordion style) fitted with a milk glass aseptic table with brass rim. Folding metal bracket mounting made it readily moveable to various positions to assist the dentist.
Stool 15.5x18.5x18.5". Interior design and furnishings:Furniture, medical. Walnut stool with adjustable height screw. Matches examining table #84.3.2
Novocain Still
Novocain Still 16 x 9.5 x 7". Water purification. Clear glass still for Novocain administration and accessories. Metal frame with two arms which hold two clear glass distilling tubes to distill liquid. It was used for distilled water to be used with Novocain before the advent of carpules (c. 1935). Set includes two small white glazed stoneware containers with metal wire handles which could be used to dissolve pills for filling syringes with Novocain. A small glass Bunsen burner is also part of the set.
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Lantern Slide Projector
Lantern Slide Projector 16.75 x 18 x 5.25. Teaching materials:Equipment:Projector. "Slide projector made of glass. metal and leather that was powered by an oil lamp and used to project glass slides."
Syringe 1x12.5x1" Irrigation: Syringe: Urethral. Long nozzle, Urological Syringe used to examine the urethra and made of Bakelite. Original box is a burgundy cardboard box.
Glass Syringe
Glass Syringe 1x13x1" Irrigation. Large glass syringe with thread on the interior and metal accents.
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Pocket Hand Scales
Pocket Hand Scales 1x5.5x2.5. Green metal case with red interior, brass balance with brown thread weights.
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Taylor Fever Thermometer
Taylor Fever Thermometer 1x5x2". Body temperature:Thermometer. "Original. yellow paper box that reads "Taylor 'INSTANTA' Fever Thermometer" and contains a straight. glass mercury thermometer. a black plastic case and a certificate of accuracy dated for October 8. 1946."
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Hemacytometer 1x7x4". Blood cell count:Hemacytometer. Red leather covered wood case with red velvet interior housing glass tubes. rubber cords. and cover glasses in paper packaging. Exterior of case reads." Spencer Bright Line Hemacytometer "
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Laryngeal Tuberculosis Set
Laryngeal Tuberculosis Set 2 x 10.5 x 4.5" Phototherapy."Laryngeal tuberculosis set housed in a black vinyl covered box wood box with green velvet interior. containing stainless steel and mirror parts with laminated instructions. Apparatus would be assembled for use with sunlight to treat tuberculosis."
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Pill Roller
Pill Roller 2 x 12.75 x 16 inches. Flat bottom wooden piece with brass grooves and a removable sliding wood piece with brass grooves.
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