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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Orlon Grafts
Orlon Grafts 0.75x14x0.75. Blood Vessel Prosthesis. "Two Orlon grafts that were the first seamless fabric prostheses used in arterial transplants. housed in a "Edwards Teflon Arterial Graft" box and made of Teflon. The original Orlon graft was hand loomed in 1955 by J.C. Hubbard. Jr." who at that time was a graduate student in textiles at Clemson."
Crochet 0.75x14x0.75. Delivery:Hook:Crochet. Single steel straight arm with sharp curve at top and a rectangular crosshatch raised ebony handle.
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Medical College of South Carolina Class Ring
Medical College of South Carolina Class Ring 0.75x1x0.75". Clothing: Academic:Ring. 10k gold ring with black enamel oval pendant and engraving of the MUSC seal in the center. The interior of the ring has a ring sizer in place tomake the ring smaller.
Breathing Bulb
Breathing Bulb 0.75x25x4."Anesthesia. inhalation:Gas bag".Black rubber covered breathing bulb with green string netting.
Check Valve, Round
Check Valve, Round 0.75x4.25x0.75." "Round check valve. made of latex. Invented at MUSC."
Check Valve, Round
Check Valve, Round 0.75x4.25x0.75." "Round check valve. made of latex. Invented at MUSC."
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Loring Ophthalmoscope
Loring Ophthalmoscope 0.75x4.25x2.25". Ophthalmoscopy: Ophthalmoscope."Black leather covered wood case with exterior that reads."Dr. Loring's Ophthalmoscope" and an interior lined with brown velvet. The ophthalmoscope has an ebony handle and is made of metal with glass lenses. The interior reads."To Dr. John L. Dawson. Jr. Prize. PROF. PARKER'S OPHTHALMIC CLINIC. Medical College. State of So. Ca. March 5. 1881" Rubbing away of interior and exterior present."
Syringe 0.75x4x0.75" Irrigation: Syringe. Ivory syringe with handle and holes located along the rounded tip.
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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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Heart Valve Insertion Forceps
Heart Valve Insertion Forceps 0.75x7.5x3". Heart valve prosthesis. Three steel forceps. specialized by Dr. J. Manly Stallworth for use in insertion of the Hufnagel Valve.
Tuning Fork
Tuning Fork 0.75x7x1.5". Hearing tests:Tuning fork. Metal tuning fork housed in paper box. Given to new students at MUSC.
Mathieu's Tonsillotome
Mathieu's Tonsillotome 0.75x9.5x4.25. Cutting tool:Tome:Tonsillotome. "Steel tonsillotome with heavy rusting of metal. The sharp points can be extended and are used in the removal of tonisils. This form of the tonsillotome was patented on Feb. 19. 1985 and was developed by Auguste Mathieu (1872-1929)" See p. 73 in D & H."
MUSC China Place Setting
MUSC China Place Setting 1 x 10 x 10. 0.5 x 6.5 x 6.5. 2 x 4.5 x 3.75. 1 x 6 x 6. 1.25 x 4.75 x 4.75" Commemorative and association items."White china with Medical College seal. including: dinner plate(.5)" bread & butter plate(.1)" cup(.3)" saucer(.2)" and dessert dish(.4)"
Hemostic Forceps
Hemostic Forceps 1 x 10 x 3.5. Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Stainless steel forceps with long upward curved arms with small teeth.
Uterine Curette, Blunt
Uterine Curette, Blunt 1 x 10.5 x 0.5" Curettage: Curette: Uterine Long thin stainless steel curette with slightly curved arm and an oval shaped tip. See p. 281 Winchester.
Placenta Forceps
Placenta Forceps 1 x 12.25 x 2.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Placenta. Steel forceps with elevated arms that are rounded with holes at the tip.
Skin Button
Skin Button 1 x 19 x 1.25." "Loose example of skin button made of latex. with a double tube connected to the rounded button. 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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Lacrimal Trephine
Lacrimal Trephine 1 x 3 x 1.25" Trephining: Lachrymal."Transplant trephine with metal casing and a small spool of tape. All items are housed in a metal case with holes on the top and engraved."Storz"
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Syringe Set
Syringe Set 1 x 3.25 x 2". Injections:Set. "Pocket aluminum syringe case containing 1 steel syringe with glass barrel. 2 steel needles. and 6 plastic medicine vials with paper labels and cork stoppers."
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Metal Amalgam Mixer
Metal Amalgam Mixer 1 x 3.5 x 3.5".Dental restoration, permanent: Apparatus. Steel amalgam mixer that was used to combine various metal alloys used in tooth fillings.
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