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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Invalid Feeder
Invalid Feeder 3 x 5.5 x 4.5" Feeding dish " White porcelain invalid feeder with round shape,"bird-like spout, and funnel shaped top opening "(Similar to the one on page 122, S. Maw and Son, 1869)
Ipecac 6.5 x 2.25 x 2.25. Clear glass salt top bottle with recessed glass label, powder visible inside bottle.
Iris Forceps
Iris Forceps 0.25 X 6 X 1.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Ophthalmic. "Steel forceps with raised edges and small sharp teeth. oval shaped intersection. Rusting of metal present."
Iris Knife
Iris Knife 0.25 x 5 x 0.25. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. Steel knife with satin finish and a dip in the side of the handle.
Irrigating Syringe
Irrigating Syringe 1.5 x 9.5 x 1.5" Irrigation: Syringe. Irrigating syringe made of clear plastic with a green rubber stopper, capable of holding two ounces.
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Jaeger's Keratotomy Knife
Jaeger's Keratotomy Knife 0.25 x 6 x 0.5. boxed- 0.75 x 6.25 x 0.75. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. "Steel knife with satin finish handle and a sharp. thin diamond shaped tip. The instrument has rust present on the metal and housed in a cream colored cardboard box."
King-Hurd's Dissector and Separator
King-Hurd's Dissector and Separator 0.5 x 8.75 x 0.5. Cutting tool:Knife:Tonsil. Stainless steel instrument with matte finish handle and double ended. One end has a sharp curved tip and the other a flat oval like form.
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Kurmitzki's Wire Grass Liver Kidney Medicine
Kurmitzki's Wire Grass Liver Kidney Medicine 6.75x2.5x1. Glass bottle, patina and a green tint. Made in Charleston, S.C.
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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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Lancet Embossed sterling sliver lancet case with two tortoise-shell handled lancets. This form of lancet, comprised of flat edged razor blades, was drawn across the skin to produce bleeding.
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Lantern Slide Projector
Lantern Slide Projector 16.75 x 18 x 5.25. Teaching materials:Equipment:Projector. "Slide projector made of glass. metal and leather that was powered by an oil lamp and used to project glass slides."
Lapel Pin
Lapel Pin 0.125 x 0.5 x 0.5, 0.25 x 0.375 x 0.375". Commemorative and association items. Two lapel pins. XI PSI PHI-Dental fraternity was established in 1889 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Small gold lapel pin with black enameled shield with gold logo. Pin is set with blue opals. PHI Epsilon PI-social fraternity small gold lapel pin with chain. Front of pin is decorated with small rubies and seed pearls with a black enameled shield and gold logo. Both fraternity pins belonged to Dr. R. Webb Thomson (1877-1964) from Spartanburg, S.C.
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Laryngeal Tuberculosis Set
Laryngeal Tuberculosis Set 2 x 10.5 x 4.5" Phototherapy."Laryngeal tuberculosis set housed in a black vinyl covered box wood box with green velvet interior. containing stainless steel and mirror parts with laminated instructions. Apparatus would be assembled for use with sunlight to treat tuberculosis."
Leech Box
Leech Box Round wood box with "LEECHES" printed along the top.
Leonard's Uterine Douche, Dilating
Leonard's Uterine Douche, Dilating 0.5 x 12 x 3" Irrigation: Irrigator: Douche. Steel instrument with handle and curved probe end with a screw on the side that controls and expandable mechanism. The jets located along the tip allow fluids to be passed into the body for cleansing.
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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."
Lucae's Forceps, Bayonet Shape
Lucae's Forceps, Bayonet Shape 0.5 x 5.75 x 1". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural. Steel forceps with a prominent curve (bayonet shape) of the long thin arms. The letter Z is engraved into the side of the forceps. This form of the forcep was developed by
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.
Male Urinal
Male Urinal 4.5x11x5". Home nursing:Urinal."Plain glass male urinal with oval like shape and blown glass handle. opening is on the side."
Male Urinal
Male Urinal 5x14x10". Home nursing: Urinal. White Creamware male urinal. Item belongs to the College of Nursing.
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