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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Tonsil Forceps
Tonsil Forceps 0.5 x 10 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Tonsil. Steel forceps with two sharp teeth on the tip of each arm.
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Tonsil Knife
Tonsil Knife 0.125 x 6.5 x 0.5. Cutting tool: Knife: Tonsil. Steel knife with long handle and probe like shape with a sharp curved edge at the tip. Rust present on metal.
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Tonsil Punch
Tonsil Punch 0.75 x 5.75 x 6.5. Cutting tool: Punch: Tonsil. Stainless steel instrument with a scissor like shape and two open oval shapes at the tips of each arm.
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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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Tonsil Snare
Tonsil Snare a-0.5 x 9 x 8 b- 0.25 x 3.75 x 1. Cutting tool:Snare:Tonsil. Stainless steel instrument with handle that releases wire like tool from the interior. Used in removal of tonsils.
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Tonsil Syringe
Tonsil Syringe 0.75x5.5x3". Injections:Hypodermic syringe. "Stainless steel Luer-Lok control tonsil syringe made of frosted glass and stainless steel. The initials "C.W.E" are engraved along the side and on the handle of the syringe."
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Tonsillotome
Tonsillotome 0.5 x 10 x 2.25. Cutting tool: Tome: Tonsillotome. Stainless steel tonsillotome with sharp points that can be extended and are used in the removal of tonsils.
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Tooth Models
Tooth Models 2 x 8 x 14".Dental casting technique: Color/shape guide."A sample card containing 78 hand carved ivory blocks in the shape of samples of teeth. These samples were made by dental students as senior projects at Northwestern University in the late 1920's and 1930's. The collection was assembled by Dr. Frank Anaturo. Northwestern Dental Faculty."
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Torsion Scales
Torsion Scales 10"x 14"x 8". Drug Compounding. The Torsion balance concept was developed in France, but perfected in the USA and sold under various trade names. Wood base balance with marble slab, metal pans and a glass top. Tags on the front of the scale read "Scientific" The World's Finest Balance and Scale Service" and "The Torsion Balance Co., Style 27, New York, No. 664, Pat. Jan. 6- 85,Jan. 22-89, May 19-91."
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Tr. Digital
Tr. Digital 10.25 x 3.5 x 3" Drug packaging: Container: Jar. Glass square tincture bottle with recessed glass label and glass stopper. Digitalin is a heart medication derived from the Digitalis genus of plants. The use of digitalin dates to 1785, and it is still used today.
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TR. Sanguin Bottle
TR. Sanguin Bottle Clear glass tincture bottle with glass stopper and glass label adhered to bottle that reads "Tr. Sanguin."
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Traveling Dental Set
Traveling Dental Set 10 x 22 x 13.5". Dental case. "Wooden case with multiple velvet lined instrument compartments on either side and a sliding drawer under the main compartment. Edges are bound with silver. Instruments include a mother of pearl handled mirror. scalers. and shears. Some of the original instruments have J. Chevaliers mark. but other instruments have been added over the years. The original Traveling Dental Chevaliers Chest was invented in 1840 by J.D. Chevalier. This particular case was originally owned by Dr. Charleigh Thaddeus Dowling. 1823-1904. who practiced dentistry in the Orangeburg and Barnwell areas of South Carolina and carried the instruments with him as he went from one town to another to care for people's teeth."
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Trephine
Trephine 1 x 4.5 x 3.5" Trephining. Trephine made of steel.
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Trephine
Trephine 1 x 4.25 x 3.75" Trephining. Trephine made of brass with ebony handle.
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Trephine Cleaning Brush
Trephine Cleaning Brush 0.375x2.5x1" Trephining. Small brush with ebony handle.
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Tumor Screw
Tumor Screw 0.75 x 10.5 x 0.75" Curettage: Curette Stainless steel placenta uterine curette with a spiral shape at the tip.
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Tuning Fork
Tuning Fork 0.75x7x1.5". Hearing tests:Tuning fork. Metal tuning fork housed in paper box. Given to new students at MUSC.
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Turnkey
Turnkey 1 x 6 x 3.5. Tooth extraction:Turnkey."Ivory handled turnkey or extractor with metal shaft and claw that were probably hand forged. no makers mark. The instrument was used by barber-surgeons for pulling molars. The earliest examples of the extractor were patented in 1797."
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Turnkey
Turnkey 1 x 6 x 3.5. Tooth extraction: Turnkey. Dental turnkey (tooth key) with wooden handle. Used to twist around a tooth until it was extracted.
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Turnkey
Turnkey 1 x 5.25 x 2.5. Tooth extraction:Turnkey. Metal turnkey with folding shaft and a single claw. The instrument was used by barber-surgeons for pulling molars. The earliest examples of the extractor were patented in 1797.
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