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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Grafco Rectal Dilators
Grafco Rectal Dilators 3.5 x 1.75 x 1.75. 3.25 x 1.5 x 1.5. 3 x 1.375 x 1.375. 2.5 x 1 x 1."(box) 2.5 x 5.25 x 3.75 . Dilatation:Dilator:Rectal. Four black plastic rectal dilators of various sizes housed in original yellow cardboard box.
Forceps 0.25 x 7 x 3. Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Stainless steel forceps with rounded plier like arms that have small teeth. Haslam U.S.A and Stainless steel are engraved on the side.
Forceps 0.5 x 5.5 x 0.75 . Grasping and fixating:Forceps.
Nasal Forceps
Nasal Forceps 0.25 x 7 x 3.5. Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Nasal. Stainless steel forceps with smooth oval like arms that are hollowed out.
Mathieu's Needle Holder
Mathieu's Needle Holder 0.25 x 7 x 2.25. Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Needle. Spring loaded steel forceps with oval shaped handles and smooth plier like arms.
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Embalming Fluid
Embalming Fluid Place cursor over image and drag to the left or right to see a 360 degree view of the bottle. Requires Quicktime Player, downloadable here:http://www.apple.com/Quicktime/download/. 8x2.5x2.5". Embalming. White square glass bottle with label and screw top. 8 in. tall with embossed decoration and lettering.
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Hand Stamp
Hand Stamp 5.5 x 8 x 2.5". Commemorative and association items. Iron hand stamp with an extending handle. The stamp contains the Medical University of South Carolina official seal and was used in the Presidents Office.
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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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Syringe 0.75 x 3.75 x 2". Injections:Hypodermic syringe. "Pocket aluminum syringe case with green cloth carrying case. inscribed "F.W. Lawhill. The case contains one steel syringe with glass barrel and one steel syringe."
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Insulin Syringe
Insulin Syringe box- 1 x 3.75 x 1.25 syringe- 0.5 x 3 x 0.5". Injections:Hypodermic syringe:Insulin. One box marked B-D Insulin Syringe for use with 20 or 40 unit insulin. Box contains one glass syringe marked Becton-Dickinson & Co. No# 252
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Tonsil Syringe
Tonsil Syringe 0.75x5.5x3". Injections:Hypodermic syringe. "Stainless steel Luer-Lok control tonsil syringe made of frosted glass and stainless steel. The initials "C.W.E" are engraved along the side and on the handle of the syringe."
Syringe 0.75 x 5 x 0.75". Injections:Hypodermic syringe:Set. "Glass. steel. and gold plated metal syringe. All other items from this acc # are recommended for deaccession. including needles and hypodermics outfits."
Skin Button
Skin Button 0.125 x 0.75 x 0.75." "Plastic skin button with traditional button shape with four holes present and housed in an unmarked plastic bag. Skin Buttons provided access to the body for tubes which led to and from the Thoracic Duct and made lymph dialysis possible. Ultimately they were used in lymphocyte depletion prior to transplant. (See assorted papers in T.S. Hargest's CV on lymphocyte drainage-skin buttons paper-#17." T.S. Hargest. CV)"
Drop Counting Stop Watch
Drop Counting Stop Watch 1 x 5.25 x 5.25." "Stop watch in silver metal case. developed at the Medical University. This stop watch was the first quick means to determine IV flow rate. pulse and respiration. Nurses always started the count with one when it should start with zero. This device measured the space between the drops and calculated the hourly rate. Similarly with respiration the nurse counted a given number of breaths and/ pluses and it calculated the rate per minute. (See paper #59. T.S. Hargest. CV)"
Pediatric Anal Stretchers
Pediatric Anal Stretchers 0.75 x 2.75 x 0.75." "One loose pediatric anal stretcher in a plastic bag marked.""Pediatric Sphincter Stretcher X2607 Heyer-Schulte Corporation. 5377 Overpass Road. Santa Barbara. CA 93105."(805-964-4741).
Pump Chamber
Pump Chamber 1 x 4.5 x 1." Pump Chamber 2 cc made of latex and housed in original plastic bag with Heyer-Schulte sticker.
Check Valve, Round
Check Valve, Round 0.5 x 2.25 x 1.5." "T-shaped. white and clear plastic check valve with a metal piece. Invented at MUSC."
Check Valve, Round
Check Valve, Round 0.25 x 2.25 x 0.25." "Round check valve. filled with air and made of latex. Invented at MUSC."
Check Valve, Round
Check Valve, Round 0.75x4.25x0.75." "Round check valve. made of latex. Invented at MUSC."
Check Valve, Round
Check Valve, Round 0.75x4.25x0.75." "Round check valve. made of latex. Invented at MUSC."