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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Professor Holmgren's No. 70
Professor Holmgren's No. 70 Color perception tests,"Professor Holmgren's No. 70, Color blindness test housed in green vinyl covered wood box consisting of forty "skeins" made of various colored yarn tied to a numbered brass tag and three "skeins" made of yarn and tied to brass tags labeled,"A, B, or C" Numbers 1-20 correspond to skein A, 21-20 to skein B, and 31-40 to skein C. The odd numbers denote skeins that provide appropriate matches while even numbers are confusion colors for a color blind individual."
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Perineedle
Perineedle 0.25 x 7 x 0.5" Needles: Suture."Steel ligature and perineedle with satin finish and a serrated handle. The needle curves abruptly to the side with a hole at the tip for threading of the suture. (Similar to page 57. Wachtel catalog. 1939)"
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Binocular Microscope
Binocular Microscope For a 360 degree view of the microscope, click on the image and drag the cursor to the left or right. Requires Quicktime player, which can be downloaded at: http: //www.apple.com/Quicktime/download . 12.25 x 6.5 x 5" Microscopy: Microscope: American: Compound. Black SPENCER compound binocular microscope, c. 1920, which was used by Dr. Lynch in the Department of Pathology.
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Section Razor
Section Razor 0.25 x 6.75 x 1. Microtomy knife. Metal swing razor blade with attached ivory cover used as a sectioning device in the preparation of microscopy.
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Novocain Still
Novocain Still 16 x 9.5 x 7". Water purification. Clear glass still for Novocain administration and accessories. Metal frame with two arms which hold two clear glass distilling tubes to distill liquid. It was used for distilled water to be used with Novocain before the advent of carpules (c. 1935). Set includes two small white glazed stoneware containers with metal wire handles which could be used to dissolve pills for filling syringes with Novocain. A small glass Bunsen burner is also part of the set.
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Record Syringe
Record Syringe 1.5 x 5.5 x 1.5". Injections: Hypodermic syringe. Large steel syringe with cracked glass barrel and a steel cap and plunger .
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Forceps
Forceps 1.75 x 6.75 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. "Steel forceps with satin finish and a gold handle. arms are shapely curved."
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Syringe
Syringe 0.75 x 3.75 x 2". Injections:Hypodermic syringe. "Pocket aluminum syringe case with green cloth carrying case. inscribed "F.W. Lawhill. The case contains one steel syringe with glass barrel and one steel syringe."
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Insulin Syringe
Insulin Syringe box- 1 x 3.75 x 1.25 syringe- 0.5 x 3 x 0.5". Injections:Hypodermic syringe:Insulin. One box marked B-D Insulin Syringe for use with 20 or 40 unit insulin. Box contains one glass syringe marked Becton-Dickinson & Co. No# 252
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Wood Mallet
Wood Mallet 2.5x12x4,Drug compounding:Mallet,Wooden mallet from Roper Hospital (1906-1959) and possibly used in bone surgery.,
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Parke, Davis & Co. Lobelia Tin
Parke, Davis & Co. Lobelia Tin 9x4.5x3.75. Drug Packaging:Container:Box and packet. "Green "Lobelia" Botanical Drug tin from the manufacturer. Parke-Davis. Displayed on the sides are pictures of Detroit factory on the front. Canadian Laboratory on the proper right side. and the New York Office on the proper left. These colorful tins were used to advertise the drug manufacturers of the time."
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Wyeth's Soothing Eye Lotion: Collyrium
Wyeth's Soothing Eye Lotion: Collyrium 5.75x2.1.5."Drugs:Patent. Proprietary. OTC".cobalt blue glass bottle with decorative stopper.
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Hunley's Kidney Pills
Hunley's Kidney Pills 4.5 x 1.75 x 1. Drug packaging:Container:Bottle."Clear glass bottle with paper label and a tin screw cap. White "Kidney Pills" visible on the interior."
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Eyeglasses
Eyeglasses Metal, glass lenses, stickers.
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Mortar and Pestle
Mortar and Pestle "10"x 4"x 4" Dark wood mortar with carvings along sides, wood pestle."
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Pharmaceutical Scales
Pharmaceutical Scales 2 x 4.25 x 2.25, 6 x 7 x 2.5. Green metal balance with with a set of weights and tweezers housed in a wood box.
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Pharmacy Counter Balance Scales
Pharmacy Counter Balance Scales 8.75x19x8, 3.5x8x4. Oak wood balance with white marble slab and metal pans, 9 brass weights housed in wood case.
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Hick's Capudine for Headache
Hick's Capudine for Headache 3.5 x 1.5 x 0.75. Yellow paper box, brown glass bottle with tin screw cap. Box reads:""Each teaspoonful contains: Antipyrine- 1 1/2 grains, Potassium Bromide- 3 3/4 grains, Sodium Salicylate, Caffeine. For relief of pain and discomforts of headache, neuralgia, muscle aches and pains due to exposure or fatigue. Aching discomfort due to head colds. Price 15 cents.
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Capsule Filler
Capsule Filler 6.125"x 14.5"x 4.5" Drug Compounding. Copper box with slots for capsules, one metal instrument to push down capsules, and two metal filling attachments.
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Spring Fleam
Spring Fleam Bloodletting: Fleam. Silver spring fleam with razor blade extended. This spring loaded lancet allowed for the blade to be inserted into the skin through moving the trigger. 0.5" x 2" x 1"