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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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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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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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Howard Medical Corps Medal
Howard Medical Corps Medal Commemorative and association items,"Gold plated pin housed in a leather covered and satin lined box. The pin has two small baskets hanging from the top portion and is engraved reading, "The Howard Association Medal presented to T. Grange Simons, M.D. for his service in a yellow fever epidemic in Memphis in 1878"",
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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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Mortar and Pestle
Mortar and Pestle 5.25 x 9 x 9, 2.5 x 11 x 2.5 inches. Large Wedgwood mortar and pestle, with a wooden handled pestle.
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Medicine Chest
Medicine Chest 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.
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Eyeglasses
Eyeglasses Metal, glass lenses, stickers.
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Test Frames
Test Frames Metal
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Chisholm Inhaler
Chisholm Inhaler .5"x 3.125"x 1.25". Silver
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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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Mallet
Mallet 3.5x19x4. Wood.
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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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Pharmaceutical Scales
Pharmaceutical Scales 8 x 10.25 x 4. Black metal balance with 5 brass weights and sliding scale.
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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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Tumor Screw
Tumor Screw 0.75 x 10.5 x 0.75" Curettage: Curette Stainless steel placenta uterine curette with a spiral shape at the tip.
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Pap Boat
Pap Boat 3 x 5 x 5.5" Feeding dish White porcelain pap boat with tea cup shape, including a smooth round handle and an upward turned spout.
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Invalid Feeder
Invalid Feeder 3 x 7 x 2.75" Feeding dish White porcelain invalid feeder with raised floral design present on the top portion near spout.
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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)
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Invalid Feeder
Invalid Feeder 2.25 x 6 x 2.75" Feeding dish White ceramic invalid feeder with oval like shape and smooth round handle.