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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Scarificator
Scarificator Tiemann's 12 blade brass scarificator with wooden handle housed in a velvet lined wood box, original paper label on the interior. Manufactured by George Tiemann of New York, patented August 20, 1846. The screw at the top of the head allows for the depth of the cut to be altered and when the screw and trigger are pulled the blades are released. 2" x 7.5" x 2.5"
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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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Hodge's Forceps
Hodge's Forceps 3.5 x 17 x 4.5" Delivery: Obstetrical forceps
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Tarnier's Forceps, Axis Traction
Tarnier's Forceps, Axis Traction 3 x 17 x 7".Delivery: Obstetrical forceps. Steel forceps with curved arms and slight curve at the handles with an axis traction handle built in for increased leverage. This form of the forcep was developed in France by Stephane Tarnier (1828-1897).
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Tibia and Fibula Splint
Tibia and Fibula Splint 3 x 15 x 5. 6 x 17 x 10.5" Splints. Stainless steel tibia and fibula splint with with holes throughout.
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Electro-Therapeutic Machine
Electro-Therapeutic Machine 8.25 x 17 x 11" Electric stimulation therapy: Machine."metal. glass. wood. marble housed in velvet lined leather case"
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Obstetrician's Bag
Obstetrician's Bag 8.5 x 17 x 7" Medical case: Bag. Brown leather bag with dual opening flaps and a handle on top.
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MCSC Student Nurse Uniform
MCSC Student Nurse Uniform Length from shoulder: 45",Clothing: Nursing: Uniform,"MUSC student nursing uniform used between 1925 and 1968. The uniform consists of blue dress with white buttons and detachable white collar and sleeves and white bib lays over the chest with a white apron tied at the wait. The uniform would have been worn with a white hat, white stockings, and white shoes. Additionally a navy blue wool cape with gold buttons and red interior could would have been worn in the winter."
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Eye Chart Rubber Stamp
Eye Chart Rubber Stamp 4x6x3.5". Physician and hospital supply. Wooden ruber stamp that creates the image of an eye chart.