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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Croup Lamp
Croup Lamp 6.5"x3.5"x3.5" Metal, glass
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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Pince-Nez Eyeglasses: Pince-nez. Metal with glass lenses.
Requa's Styptic Pencil
Requa's Styptic Pencil 3.25 x 0.5 x 0.5. First aid. plastic tube with black tin screw cap holding smaller plastic tube with red label and white text
Heart 0.5 x 4 x 2.5. Teaching materials: Models."Colored. plaster model of the human heart. made by Dr. Cyril O'Driscoll to use as a teaching aid."
Uterine Dilator
Uterine Dilator 2.75x11x4. Dilatation: Dilator: Uterine. "Chrome plated dilator with measurement markings in-between handles. indentation lines are visible at tip of arms."
Nasal Speculum
Nasal Speculum 1.75x4.75x2. Dilatation: Speculum:Nasal. "Stainless steel. cone-like speculum with raised crosshatched design on the handles."
Rectal Speculum
Rectal Speculum 3.5x6x3. Dilatation: Speculum: Rectal. Steel speculum with long oval-like opening on the sides and several raised lines on the handles.
Show Globe
Show Globe 30 x 12 x 12". Interior Design and Furnishings:Show globe. Metal chain holding a clear glass vessel with glass stopper and filled with yellow liquid. Originating in England in the late 1500's, the show globe was used as a symbol of the Apothecary's Shop. It was later used as an advertisement of the American Pharmacy.
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Pulp Tester
Pulp Tester 5.5 x 7.75 x 5.5. Root canal therapy. Pulp tester comprised of metal and fabric cords housed in leatherette box. Tests for a live nerve in the pulp of teeth by sending a burst of electricity into the tooth.