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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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A.D. Barbot's & Son Medicine Bottle
A.D. Barbot's & Son Medicine Bottle 5x2x1. Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. "Clear glass bottle with no stopper. marked "A.D. Barbots & Son Druggists. Charleston. South Carolina". The lip of the bottle is chipped and slight patina is present."
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Male Urinal
Male Urinal 5x14x10". Home nursing: Urinal. White Creamware male urinal. Item belongs to the College of Nursing.
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Alford's Hydraulic Dental Motor
Alford's Hydraulic Dental Motor 51 X 33 X 45."" Dental Unit. "Dr. Alfred's Hydraulic Motor consisting of metal with fabric covered hoses was developed by W. D. Alford. a Dillon. South Carolina dentist. who thought a water driven drill motor would be very useful when electricity was not available in rural areas. The free standing unit uses a water-powered turbine which is operated by a foot control. It is connected to a S.S. White dental chair with a bracket. table. cuspidor and saliva ejector. Dr. Edward Welsh. a professor at the College of Dental Medicine and a consultant for the Macaulay Museum of Dental History has published an article concerning this instrument with illustrations. The article was published in the Journal of the Student Dental Association. Vol. 4. December 1987. pgs. 21-22."
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Wyeth's Soothing Eye Lotion: Collyrium
Wyeth's Soothing Eye Lotion: Collyrium 5.75x2.1.5."Drugs:Patent. Proprietary. OTC".cobalt blue glass bottle with decorative stopper.
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Human Skull
Human Skull 5.5x7.5x4. Bone. Skull made of human bone with disconnected lower jaw and no teeth. Used by John Allen Miles in dental studies and Louis Smith Miles in medical studies.
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Spindle
Spindle 5.5x4.5x3". Interior design and furnishings:Office equipment. "Metal spindle with green decorative stand and paper note attached. Note given by Ms. Ruth Chamberlin. Dean. School of Nursing. to the housemother to give to a student. Note would have been stapled closed if there was anything more than the traditional "See me. R.C."
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Roper Hospital Milk Bottle
Roper Hospital Milk Bottle 5.5x2.5x2.5". Physician and hospital supply. "1/2 pint glass milk bottle from Roper Hospital. Bottle reads."""Superior Quality Pasturized Milk. Charleston SC"""
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Esmarch's Drop Bottle
Esmarch's Drop Bottle 5.5x2.5x1.5.Anesthesia:Inhalation:Bottle and dropper ."Rounded amber glass Esmarchs Drop Bottle-Chloroform Inhaler. with cork stopper and steel closures."
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Medicine Case
Medicine Case 5.5"x 12.5"x 7.14" Glass tubes with cork stoppers, paper handwritten labels housed in brown leather case with handwritten inscription "Dr. W.M. Fitch, 1857 on inside flap, exterior strap broken.
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Medicine Case
Medicine Case 5.5"x 12.5"x 7.13" Glass tubes with cork stoppers housed in black leather case with "HYPODERMIC TABLETS" on the exterior.
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Hand Stamp
Hand Stamp 5.5 x 8 x 2.5". Commemorative and association items. Iron hand stamp with an extending handle. The stamp contains the Medical University of South Carolina official seal and was used in the Presidents Office.
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Pulp Tester
Pulp Tester 5.5 x 7.75 x 5.5. Root canal therapy. Pulp tester comprised of metal and fabric cords housed in leatherette box. Tests for a live nerve in the pulp of teeth by sending a burst of electricity into the tooth.
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Fluid Extract of Taraxacum NF
Fluid Extract of Taraxacum NF 5.5 x 2.2 inches. Brown glass bottle with green paper label and black plastic screw top, liquid inside.
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The Roche Electric Hygiene Machine
The Roche Electric Hygiene Machine 5.25x17x15" Electric stimulation therapy: Machine."Electric machine apparatus housed in a wooden box and includes wooden handle with sponge attachment. The Roche electric hygiene machine was used by the patient by standing on the metal foot plates and the battery powered electrical current. using two no. 6 dry cells. would provide a "mild" electrical shock. The machine has been rewired with a plug and was originally used by the donor's grandmother. Mrs Britton and was included in her estate."
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Mortar and Pestle
Mortar and Pestle 5.25 x 9 x 9, 2.5 x 11 x 2.5 inches. Large Wedgwood mortar and pestle, with a wooden handled pestle.
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Perfume Bottle
Perfume Bottle 5.25 x 2.875 x 2.875" Drug packaging: Container: Bottle. Glass bottle with stopper and foggy white residue.
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Axis Traction Handle
Axis Traction Handle 5"x 12"x 2.5" Stainless steel handle with two attachable stainless steel rods that curve at the end.
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Mortar and Pestle
Mortar and Pestle 5 x 9.75 x 9.75, 2 x 8 x 2. Stoneware mortar with wood and stone pestle.
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Male Urinal
Male Urinal 5 x 11 x 5" Home nursing: Urinal."Oval shaped whiteware male urinal with handle and slightly upward turned nozzle. Similar to page 944. A.S."
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Fluid Extract of Grindella
Fluid Extract of Grindella 5 x 1.75 x 1.75. Brown glass bottle with cork stopper.
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