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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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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.
Bleeding Hook
Bleeding Hook 0.125x6x0.125. Grasping and fixating: Hook: Aural."Metal instrument with sharp doubled pronged hooks at the tip. used for bleeding the eye. Heavy rusting of metal present."
Delta Tau Delta Dental Fraternity Pin
Delta Tau Delta Dental Fraternity Pin 0.25 x 0.375 x 0.375". Commemorative and association items. Gold Fraternity Pin #2355 Delta Tau Delta Dental Fraternity. The pin is square in shape and has the fraternity letters surrounded by an eye stars and moons.
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Phi Rho Sigma Fraternity Pin
Phi Rho Sigma Fraternity Pin 0.25 x 0.5 x 0.5". Commemorative and association items. "Gold Phi Rho Sigma Fraternity pin with a skull and crossbones in the center with ruby eyes. The back of the pin is engraved "H. Symmes Jr.""
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Baker Sanatorium Pin
Baker Sanatorium Pin 0.25 x 0.75 x 0.75" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. Baker Sanatorium pin, gold with a red cross and white accents. Verso engraving reads " Edith M. Behrens"
Ophthalmic Cystotome
Ophthalmic Cystotome 0.25 x 0.875 x 0.5. Cutting tool:Tome:Cystotome. "Steel instrument with satin finish with a thin blade that is long and curved blade. "Philadelphia" is engraved on the side of the handle."
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School of Nursing, Medical College of the State of South Carolina Pin
School of Nursing, Medical College of the State of South Carolina Pin 0.25 x 1 x 1" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. School of Nursing Medical College, State of SC pin. The school's seal is in the center of this 14k gold pin with blue accents and a wreath of leaves is along the edges. Verso has an engraving that reads,"Nina M. Allsbrook, June 5-26"
MUSC Nursing Honors Pins
MUSC Nursing Honors Pins 0.25 x 1.25 x 0.5" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. MUSC Nursing Honors pin, gold in the shape of a scroll and torch.
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City Hospital Charleston, SC Training School for Nurses Pin
City Hospital Charleston, SC Training School for Nurses Pin 0.25 x 1.75 x 1.25" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. City Hospital Charleston, SC Training School for Nurses pin. The Carlopolis seal is in the center of the pin with blue accents on the exterior. Verso has an engraving that reads "Presented to Christina Lizzetta Waterman Nov. 8, 1897"
Pill Tile
Pill Tile 0.25 x 10 x 8 inches. Clear glass with a green tint and measurement etchings along the side.
School of Pharmacy Plaque
School of Pharmacy Plaque 0.25 x 16.5 x 14". Iron plaque with shield-like shape that reads, "School of Pharmacy 4th Floor". This plaque was used while the College of Pharmacy was still considered a "school". Commemorative and association items.
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.
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.
Check Valve, Round
Check Valve, Round 0.25 x 2.25 x 0.25." "Round check valve. filled with air and made of latex. Invented at MUSC."
Suture Needle
Suture Needle 0.25 x 2.5 x 2" Needles: Suture."Curved suture needle with a hole at the tip for threading and a small serrated handle. heavy rusting present."
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Medallion 0.25 x 2.75 x 2.75" Commemorative and association items."Silver Sesquicentennial of MUSC medallion. designed by William Hirsch."
Check Valve
Check Valve 0.25 x 20 x 0.25. case-0.75 x 4 x 2.75." Miscellaneous check valve made of latex tubing and housed in a plastic case. Invented at MUSC.
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American Cancer Society Award
American Cancer Society Award 0.25 x 3 x 3. 1 x 4.25 x 4.25". Commemorative and association items. "Round bronze medallion. Presented as an award to Dr. Frederick E. Kredel (1903-1961) in 1952 from the American Cancer Society for "distinguished service in cancer control". Housed in a velvet lined leather covered wood case."
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Hypodermic Needles
Hypodermic Needles 0.25 x 3.25 x 2.75". Injections: Hypodermic needles. "One dozen "Laminex" stainless steel hypodermic needles housed in the original red paper box and sealed in plastic. An envelope of non-corrosive needle wires is also housed in the box.
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Eyelid Everter
Eyelid Everter 0.25 x 3.5 x 0.75". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Lid. Steel eyelid everter with flat straight edge arm and a flat oval shaped handle engraved with manufacturer information.
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