Lowcountry Digital Library © 2009 Lowcountry Digital Librarypowered by CONTENTdm®

preferenceshelpabout uscontact us
MEDICA homeLCDL homebrowse MEDICAadvanced search my favorites

Refine Search

20th C (18)
Unknown (8)
19th C (5)
no Date (3)
ca 1951 (2)
Show more...

Surgery -- Instrumenta... (11)
Surgery -- History (11)
Surgery (9)
Surgery -- Methods (9)
Syringes (9)
Show more...

Becton, Dickinson & c... (6)
George Tiemann & co, ... (5)
Unknown (2)
Armstrong & co (2)
Frank S Betz & co, Ch... (2)
Show more...

This is the old Lowcountry Digital Library.
Please visit our NEW WEBSITE HERE http://lcdl.library.cofc.edu for all of this content and more!

Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

 Sort by: Title Description
Director and Tongue Tie
Director and Tongue Tie 0.125 x 4.875 x 0.75. Cutting tool:director. Steel with satin finish instrument with long prong and a rounded smooth end.
Nasal Scissors
Nasal Scissors a- 0.25 x 6.5 x 3 b-0.25 x 7 x 2.5. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Nasal. Two pairs of stainless steel nasal scissors. Both have slightly curved arms and some amount of rust present.
no preview
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.
Roper Hospital Training School for Nurses Class Ring
Roper Hospital Training School for Nurses Class Ring 0.5x0.75x0.75". Clothing: Academic: Ring. Roper Hospital Training School for Nurses ring. The ring is 10k gold and has a blue cross in the center.
no preview
Medicine Case
Medicine Case 5.5"x 12.5"x 7.13" Glass tubes with cork stoppers housed in black leather case with "HYPODERMIC TABLETS" on the exterior.
no preview
Dispensing Unit
Dispensing Unit 9.5 x 23.25 x 8.5 inches. Wooden rectangle with drawers of roll labels and metal suppressors.
no preview
Dr. Bowen's Blood Tonic
Dr. Bowen's Blood Tonic 6.5"x 2"x 2" Glass bottle, cork stopper with paper label with photograph.
no preview
Hick's Capudine for Headache
Hick's Capudine for Headache 3.5 x 1.5 x 0.75. Yellow paper box, brown glass bottle with tin screw cap. Box reads:""Each teaspoonful contains: Antipyrine- 1 1/2 grains, Potassium Bromide- 3 3/4 grains, Sodium Salicylate, Caffeine. For relief of pain and discomforts of headache, neuralgia, muscle aches and pains due to exposure or fatigue. Aching discomfort due to head colds. Price 15 cents.
no preview
Suppository Machine
Suppository Machine 8.5 x 15 x 8.5". Drug Compounding:Suppository machine. Black brass and iron Suppository Press Machine with manufacturer mark, WTC #3. The machine was used to compress the suppository to form a solid into the specific mold in the machine. The apparatus was bolted to the prescription counter or on a board for additional support.
Parke, Davis & Co. Lobelia Tin
Parke, Davis & Co. Lobelia Tin 9x4.5x3.75. Drug Packaging:Container:Box and packet. "Green "Lobelia" Botanical Drug tin from the manufacturer. Parke-Davis. Displayed on the sides are pictures of Detroit factory on the front. Canadian Laboratory on the proper right side. and the New York Office on the proper left. These colorful tins were used to advertise the drug manufacturers of the time."