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."
1.75 x 10 x 3.25". Commemorative and association items. "Wooden gavel with engraved silver band around the head of the gavel. Engraving reads " Joseph I. Waring MD President Medical Society of S.C. 1948 I. Ripon Wilson MD Retiring". Awarded to Dr. Joseph I. Waring (1897-1977) when he was president of the Medical Society of South Carolina in 1948."
7"x 14.75"x 9" Clear glass bottles with cork stoppers holding various drugs, several stacks of envelopes with the doctors information listed, and one Syringe Kit-metal case all housed in black leather case with handle.
9.5"x 12"x 9.5" Wood box with top shelf of glass bottles with glass stoppers and two drawers with various instruments including: glass mortar and pestle, glass beaker in leather case, metal syringe in leather box, two ebony instruments and a Bakelite spoon.
Glass bottles housed in wood chest with brass handles housing empty glass medicine bottles with glass stoppers and two drawers filled with a brass pocket scale, glass mortar and pestle, and various glass medicine bottles.
12.5"x 12"x 9" Wood chest with two layers of shelves, two drawers, and a sliding back piece with space for bottles. Various glass bottles with glass stoppers are on the shelves. The top drawer includes: a metal pocket scale with weights, glass bottles with cork stoppers, ceramic ointment canisters. The bottom drawer includes: glass mortar and pestle, three glass beakers, one of which is broken, and two glass medicine bottles with glass stoppers.
Box- 1.3756 x 2.875. knives- 0.375 x 4.5 x 0.375. Cutting tool:Knife:Myelotomy. Wooden box containing three stainless steel Myelotomy knives that each have small curved prong with a blunt tip. Developed at the Medical University by Mr. T.S. Hargest and used to cut the spine to control muscle spasms.
3.5 x 3.5 x 2.5."Dental restoration. permanent: Apparatus".Black plastic box with two holes in the top with screw covers. One is marked for Alloy and one is marked for Mercury. Raised letters Caulk Alloy Mercury Base. The molded bottom is formed to fit on a screw top vessel. This mixer was used to combine various metal alloys used in tooth fillings.
9.5 x 4.25 x 4.25,Microscopy: Microscope: European: Compound,Brass compound monocular microscope on tripod. Unknown French model that was given to Dr. George Clark when he was working in a laboratory in Florida.
3.5x6.5x6.5. 1.5x8.25x1.25.Drug Compounding:Mortar and pestle."Large wedgewood mortar and pestle. with a wooden handled pestle. Eighteenth century pharmacists changed from using brass mortar and pestles in the compounding of medications because the containers produced tiny flakes of metal in the prescriptions. Josiah Wedgwood produced his mortar in 1779. Wedgwood mortars and wooden pestles became very popular."
4.5x6x5.25. 1.75x9x1.75.Drug Compounding:Mortar and pestle.Large brass mortar and pestle. Brass mortar and pestles were used up until the Eighteenth in the compounding of medications until it was found that the containers produced tiny flakes of metal in the prescriptions. The brass was replaced by wedgwood mortars and wooden pestles.