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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Bermingham Nasal Douche
Bermingham Nasal Douche 1 x 4 x 1" box- 1 x 4.25 x 1.75" Glass nasal douche, used for cleansing, housed in original cardboard box with black text. The douche has an oval-like shape with a fill spout on the top and an irrigating tip on the side. Irrigation: Douche.
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MUSC China Place Setting
MUSC China Place Setting 1 x 10 x 10. 0.5 x 6.5 x 6.5. 2 x 4.5 x 3.75. 1 x 6 x 6. 1.25 x 4.75 x 4.75" Commemorative and association items."White china with Medical College seal. including: dinner plate(.5)" bread & butter plate(.1)" cup(.3)" saucer(.2)" and dessert dish(.4)"
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"Shot in the Dark" Syringe
"Shot in the Dark" Syringe Case-1.5 x 9 x 1.75 syringe- 0.25 x 6.5 x 1 bottle- 2 x 1 x 1". Injections:Hypodermic syringe:Insulin. "Plastic assembly case with plastic syringe and sample glass bottle of Iletin. 10cc. "Shot in the Dark " device for injection made possible for blind diabetic patients to take insulin dosages without assistance. (See paper #48. T.S. Hargest. CV)" Plastic assembly case (00.14) with plastic syringe (00.14. A) and sample glass bottle of Iletin. 10cc."
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School of Nursing, Medical College of the State of South Carolina Pin
School of Nursing, Medical College of the State of South Carolina Pin 0.25 x 1 x 1" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. School of Nursing Medical College, State of SC pin. The school's seal is in the center of this 14k gold pin with blue accents and a wreath of leaves is along the edges. Verso has an engraving that reads,"Nina M. Allsbrook, June 5-26"
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Bone Scraper
Bone Scraper 1 x 4.75 x 1" Curettage: Curette: Bone Bone scraper with steel arm and ebony handle.
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Mule's Vitreous Sphere
Mule's Vitreous Sphere Case- 0.75 x 1.5 x 1.75" Sphere-0.5 x 1 x 1" One clear glass, Mules vitreous sphere (artificial eye) housed in a velvet lined, brown leather covered box.
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Cachet Making Apparatus
Cachet Making Apparatus 1 x 8.5 x 5.5, 1 x 5 x 3" Drug packaging: Closure: Konseal and capsule. Folding stainless steel apparatus with three stainless steel wide mouth funnels and four stainless steel molds and a rubber roller with a wooden handle.
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Gold Headed Cane
Gold Headed Cane 1 x 35 x 1". Commemorative and association items."Wooden gold headed cane that belonged to Dr. Francis Peyre Porcher (1824-1895). The top of the cane is engraved with the following "Dr. F. Porcher from C.W.H."
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Syringe Set
Syringe Set 1 x 3.25 x 2". Injections:Set. "Pocket aluminum syringe case containing 1 steel syringe with glass barrel. 2 steel needles. and 6 plastic medicine vials with paper labels and cork stoppers."
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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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Henry Plenge Medicine Bottle
Henry Plenge Medicine Bottle For a 360 degree view of the bottle, place cursor over image, then click and drag to the left or right. Requires Quicktime Player. 4.25 x 1.75 x 1". Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. Clear glass bottle with patina
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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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H.W. Hummel Medicine Bottle
H.W. Hummel Medicine Bottle For a 360 degree view of the bottle, place cursor over image, then click and drag to the left or right. Requires Quicktime 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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Metal Amalgam Mixer
Metal Amalgam Mixer 1 x 3.5 x 3.5".Dental restoration, permanent: Apparatus. Steel amalgam mixer that was used to combine various metal alloys used in tooth fillings.
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The DeFord Somnoform Inhaler
The DeFord Somnoform Inhaler Inhaler-5 x 13.5 x 8 booklet- 8 x 9.75" Gauze- 2.25 x 1.5 x 1" Anesthesia, inhalation: Inhaler/mask: Inhaler. The head unit contains a rubber covered metal mouthpiece, nose cover, exhaling valve, valve containing Somnoform and air, capsule chamber and rubber bag." Device would fit over the head and nose of the patient with the bag sitting behind the head of the patient. Somnoform (60% ethyl chloride, 35% methyl chloride and 5% ethyl bromide) was used to anaesthetize patients during dental surgery. An illustrative booklet came with the set.
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Hypodermic Needles
Hypodermic Needles 0.125 x 3.25 x 2" Injections: Hypodermic needles. Package containing refill cartridge needles. Three stainless steel needles remain in package and are 1 inch in length and 30 gauge.
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Imperial Hypodermic Syringe
Imperial Hypodermic Syringe 1 x 5.5 x 2.5" Injections: Hypodermic syringe: Dental. Steel syringe .
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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.
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Dr. C.H. Fitch's Prescription Scale
Dr. C.H. Fitch's Prescription Scale 1"x 3"x 1.5" Nickel plated case (contains balance bar and scale bar).Pat. September 29, 1885. Manuf'd by N.V. Randolph & Co., Richmond Va.