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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Scalpel
Scalpel 0.25 x 7.625 x 0.5. Cutting tool: Knife: Scalpel. Scalpel with ivory handles and crisscross markings and black color visible.
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Nasal Elevator
Nasal Elevator 0.25 x 7.75 x 0.5". Grasping and fixating:Elevator:Septum. Stainless steel rod-like elevator with one end being long and flat with an oval like shape and the other being a blunt edge.
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Perineum Needle
Perineum Needle 0.25 x 8.5 x 0.25" Needles: Suture: with handle. Perineum Needle made of stainless steel with a smooth handle. The needle is long and straight and curves slightly upward with a small hole at the tip for threading.
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Nasal Elevator
Nasal Elevator 0.25 x 8.75 x 0.25". Grasping and fixating:Elevator:Septum. Steel object with square-like shape and rounded speculums on each end.
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Perforator
Perforator 0.25 x 9.5 x 2. Delivery: Perforator. "The perforator was an instrument that was inserted into the head of a still-born child to make way for other instruments used for removal from the mother. this was often an attempt to save the woman's life. Steel scissor-like instrument with arrow shaped tip that opens into a square formation."
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Smellie's Perforator
Smellie's Perforator 0.25"x 10"x 2.5" The perforator was an instrument that was inserted into the head of a still-born child to make way for other instruments used for removal from the mother, this was often an attempt to save the woman's life. This example of Smellie's perforator is an extremely rusted, steel scissor-like instrument.
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Abraham Tonsil Knife
Abraham Tonsil Knife 0.25"x8.5"x0.5". Cutting tool: Knife: Tonsil. "Stainless steel knife with satin finish handle and a curved blade with sharp sides and a rounded tip. The intital "G.H.Z." are engraved on the handle."
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Acupuncture Needle
Acupuncture Needle 0.25"x9"x0.25" 0.75"x9.75"x0.75". Acupuncture therapy. Steel acupuncture needle with cork stopper housed in original box.
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Roper Hospital Training School for Nurses Pin
Roper Hospital Training School for Nurses Pin 0.25x1.25x0.5" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. Roper Hospital Training School for Nurses pin. The round pin is 14k gold with a blue cross and a wreath of leaves along the outer edges. Verso has an engraving that reads "M. Isabelle Wylie, 1913"
90.
Pill Tile
Pill Tile 0.25x10x8.Drug Compounding:Pill tile.Ceramic tile with black measurement markings along the side.
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Hypodermic Needles
Hypodermic Needles 0.25x3.25x2.75". 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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Forceps
Forceps 0.25x6.5x3. Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Stainless steel forceps with rounded plier like arms that have small teeth.
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Perforator
Perforator 0.375x10.5x5. Delivery: Perforator. "Perforator is an instrument that was inserted into the head of a still-born child to make way for other instruments used for removal from the mother. this was often an attempt to save the woman's life. Steel scissor-like instrument with arrow shaped tip."
94.
Trephine Cleaning Brush
Trephine Cleaning Brush 0.375x2.5x1" Trephining. Small brush with ebony handle.
95.
M.U.S.C. Class Ring
M.U.S.C. Class Ring 0.5 x 0.75 x 1" Clothing: Academic: Ring. MUSC official class ring in 10k gold with the university seal in the center and housed in a black ring box. This official class ring for graduates of MUSC was unveiled in April 2004. The ring was designed by the Student Government and Alumni Association. It is pattered after MUSC class rings dating back to the 1900's.
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Medical College of the State of South Carolina, School of Medicine 1915 Class Ring
Medical College of the State of South Carolina, School of Medicine 1915 Class Ring 0.5 x 1 x 0.75". Commemorative and association items. "Gold ring, School of Medicine, Medical College of the State of South Carolina from the class of 1915. This is the oldest known School of Medicine ring. Inside "T.H.M."(most likely for T.H. Martin) is engraved and on the front is the Medical University seal."
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Skin Button
Skin Button 0.5 x 1.75 x 1.25." "Loose example of skin button made of latex. rectangular in shape with two openings for tubes to be inserted and white fabric sticking to the exterior. 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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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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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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Polyp Forceps
Polyp Forceps 0.5 x 10 x 2.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Polyps. "Stainless steel forceps with straight arms. housed in a red and clear plastic casing. Additional housing includes a blue and white cardboard box with corresponding product papers."
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