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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Dental Lathe
Dental Lathe 42.5 x 22 x 20"Dental restoration. permanent: Apparatus"Metal dental lathe mounted on a wooden platform with an iron base and foot petal powered wheel that turns and operates on a pulley-system. which in turn moves the lathe."
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Dental Pick
Dental Pick 0.25 x 5 x 0.125. Dental instruments. Dental pick with ivory handle.
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Dental Pick
Dental Pick 0.25 x 4.25 x 0.5. Dental instruments. Dental pick with ivory handle.
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Dental Pick
Dental Pick 0.25 x 5.25 x 0.25. Dental instruments. Dental pick with ivory handle.
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Dental Pick
Dental Pick 0.25 x 5.25 x 0.25. Dental instruments. Dental pick with ivory handle.
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Dental Pick
Dental Pick 0.25 x 4.5 x 0.625. Dental instruments. Dental pick with ivory handle.
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Dental Pinchers
Dental Pinchers 0.5x6x1.5" Tooth extraction: Forceps. Straight pinchers made of steel with a crosshatch design on the handles and used to pull out the front teeth.
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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.
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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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Diefennbach's Serrefine Forceps
Diefennbach's Serrefine Forceps 0.25 x 2.25 x 0.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. Steel spring forceps with raised edge and a long smooth arm.
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Diefennbach's Straight Artery and Torsion Forceps
Diefennbach's Straight Artery and Torsion Forceps 0.25 x 2 x 0.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. Small steel spring hemostat with perforated edges and smooth oval like arms.
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Director and Tongue Tie
Director and Tongue Tie 0.125 x 4.875 x 0.75. Cutting tool:director. Steel with satin finish instrument with long prong and a rounded smooth end.
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Dispensing Unit
Dispensing Unit 9.5 x 23.25 x 8.5 inches. Wooden rectangle with drawers of roll labels and metal suppressors.
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Disposable Hemostat
Disposable Hemostat 6.5 x 7.75 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. "Steel and plastic AMP Disposable Hemostat displayed in a Lucite Box. The displayed was used in the first preclinical test January 10-11. 1966 at the Medical College of the University of South Carolina."
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Dissecting Scalpel
Dissecting Scalpel 0.25 x 5.75 x 0.375. Cutting tool:Knife:Scalpel. "Dissecting scalpel with ebony handle and short. pointed metal blade. See p. 346 in Winchester."
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Dissection Set
Dissection Set 1.75 x 8 x 5. Dissection: set."Steel dissecting instruments. some with wood handles. housed in a brown velvet lined wood case. Brass plate missing from exterior. case closure is not working. foreign matter on exterior of case. and staining of interior fabric present."
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Dr. Bowen's Blood Tonic
Dr. Bowen's Blood Tonic 6.5"x 2"x 2" Glass bottle, cork stopper with paper label with photograph.
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Dr. C.H. Fitch's Prescription Scale
Dr. C.H. Fitch's Prescription Scale 1"x 3"x 1.5" Nickel plated case (contains balance bar and scale bar).Pat. September 29, 1885. Manuf'd by N.V. Randolph & Co., Richmond Va.
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Dr. Loomis Obstetrical Forceps
Dr. Loomis Obstetrical Forceps 0.5"x 12.5"x 3" Thin, heavily rusted steel forceps with straight arms and one handle with a finger grip and the other a curved end.
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Drop Counter/Check Box
Drop Counter/Check Box 2 x 4 x 3" Infusions: intravenous. Prior to the introduction of the photocell drop counter this device was used at MUSC to determine drop rate IV fluidtherapy. Needles penetrated the drop chamber and while it worked safely and well it was quickly superseded by the non-evasive photo cell. (Approx 4 inches long by 2 1/2 inches wide by 1 1/4 inches deep) black plastic box with three buttons, drops per minute scale meter on front and drop scale on back, wire attached to plastic clamp which attaches to the plastic drop counter clamp (00-11)
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