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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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A.D. Barbot's & Son Medicine Bottle
A.D. Barbot's & Son Medicine Bottle 5x2x1. Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. "Clear glass bottle with no stopper. marked "A.D. Barbots & Son Druggists. Charleston. South Carolina". The lip of the bottle is chipped and slight patina is present."
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A.W. Eckel Medicine Bottle
A.W. Eckel Medicine Bottle 3.75x1.75x0.75. Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. "Clear glass bottle with no stopper. marked "A.W. Eckel Pharmacist. Charleston. South Carolina" and patina present."
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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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Aimar's Sarracenia or Fly Trap Bitters
Aimar's Sarracenia or Fly Trap Bitters 10.5"x3.25"x3". Green glass bottle with white paper label and black text. Label: "Aimar's Sarracenia or Fly-Trap Bitters. Particularly recommended in all cases of dyspepsia, nervous weakness, general debility, cholera morbus, asthma, costiveness, sea sickness, and nausea. Dose as a tonic: one to two teaspoons three times daily. Dose as a cathartic: three teaspoonfuls three or four times a day, in half a wineglass of sweetened water. Prepared only by G.W. Aimar and Co., Druggists and Apothecaries, Cor King and Vanderhorst Streets, Charleston, S.C. $1.00 per bottle."
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Air-Fluidized Bed
Air-Fluidized Bed Interior design and Furnishings: Furniture. Medical. Prototype of the "Air-Fluidized Bed used to treat burn victims at MUSC and developed by Mr T.S. Hargest. The bed is made of synthetic fabric and metal. Housed in a green felt lined wood box."
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Alcohol Burner
Alcohol Burner 3.5 x 3 x 3. Chemistry apparatus: Burner. Alcohol Burner made of glass with wick and wick cover/snuffer.
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Alcohol Lamp
Alcohol Lamp 6.5 x 4 x 3. Chemical apparatus:Burner. Alcohol lamp for hypodermic preparation. The base is made of brass with a steel spoon shaped portion on top. Item belongs to the College of Nursing.
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Alcohol Lamp
Alcohol Lamp 3x7x4. Interior design and furnishings:Lighting fixture. Silver lamp of the School of Nursing of the Medical College of the State of South Carolina and Roper Hospital. The silver lamp has an oval like shape with a dual snake handle and an Egyptian bust on the top portion. Item belongs to the College of Nursing.
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Alford's Hydraulic Dental Motor
Alford's Hydraulic Dental Motor 51 X 33 X 45."" Dental Unit. "Dr. Alfred's Hydraulic Motor consisting of metal with fabric covered hoses was developed by W. D. Alford. a Dillon. South Carolina dentist. who thought a water driven drill motor would be very useful when electricity was not available in rural areas. The free standing unit uses a water-powered turbine which is operated by a foot control. It is connected to a S.S. White dental chair with a bracket. table. cuspidor and saliva ejector. Dr. Edward Welsh. a professor at the College of Dental Medicine and a consultant for the Macaulay Museum of Dental History has published an article concerning this instrument with illustrations. The article was published in the Journal of the Student Dental Association. Vol. 4. December 1987. pgs. 21-22."
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Allport's Retractor
Allport's Retractor 0.75 X 4.5 X 1.375". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Aural. Stainless steel retractor with four curved prongs and a screw to adjust width.
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Amalgam Gold and Platinum Alloy
Amalgam Gold and Platinum Alloy For a 360 degree view of the object, place cursor over image, click, and drag to the left or right. Requires Quicktime player. 2 x 1.125 x 1.125."Dental restoration. permanent: Alloy/amalgam". Clear glass bottle with paper label and missing screw cap. This mixture would have been utilized in the process of tooth fillings.(record 2008-19MDM)
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American Cancer Society Award
American Cancer Society Award 0.25 x 3 x 3. 1 x 4.25 x 4.25". Commemorative and association items. "Round bronze medallion. Presented as an award to Dr. Frederick E. Kredel (1903-1961) in 1952 from the American Cancer Society for "distinguished service in cancer control". Housed in a velvet lined leather covered wood case."
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Amputation Saw
Amputation Saw 0.75 x 13 x 3.5. Cutting tool: Saw: Amputation. Saw with curved ebony handle that has a cross hatch design and steel blade with heavy rusting present.
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Amputation Saw
Amputation Saw 0.75" x 16.25" x 4". Cutting tool: Saw: Amputation. Saw with a wooden handle and thread tied around with a steel blade that is heavily rusted.
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Amputation Set
Amputation Set Surgical set:Amputation/general surgery,"Surgical instruments with ivory handles housed in a velvet lined and red painted interior, wooden case with brass accents on the exterior."
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Andrew A. Kroeg Medicine Bottle
Andrew A. Kroeg Medicine Bottle 4.25 x 1.75 x 1". Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. Clear glass bottle with patina
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Antrum Cannula
Antrum Cannula 0.25 x 5.5 x 1 . Catheterization: Nasal. Curved stainless steel Cannula that fits on a trocar and is placed in the nasal cavity to aid in the delivery of oxygen.
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Aortic Punch
Aortic Punch 0.5 x 7.75 x 2.25. Cutting tool: Punch: Aorta. Steel instrument with cross-shaped design and extendable tip. The Aortic Punch is used for coronary artery bypass.
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Apparatus for Air Pressure and Suction
Apparatus for Air Pressure and Suction 45 x 14 x 14". Suction and drainage. "Air pressure and suction device similar to the Sklars junior apparatus for air pressure and suction. Machine engine is on a stand with three feet and has a clear glass dome covering over the motor assembly. The electrical device was used for all types of aspiration and suction needs in a dental office. Similar illustration found in Winchester Surgical Supplies Company.. 180. 1927."