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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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City Hospital Charleston, SC Training School for Nurses Pin
City Hospital Charleston, SC Training School for Nurses Pin 0.25 x 1.75 x 1.25" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. City Hospital Charleston, SC Training School for Nurses pin. The Carlopolis seal is in the center of the pin with blue accents on the exterior. Verso has an engraving that reads "Presented to Christina Lizzetta Waterman Nov. 8, 1897"
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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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Gold Foil
Gold Foil 4 x 4.25" Dental restoration, permanent: Alloy/amalgam. Gold foil for fillings contained in folded paper. The foil was heated and then stamped into place.
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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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Carpule Syringe
Carpule Syringe Syringe-0.5 x 5.75 x 2 Injections- 0.25 x 2.5 x 0.25" Injections: Hypodermic syringe: Dental. Steel syringe with stainless steel cartridge needles and two injections in glass vials, including Caroline and Xylocaine.
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.
Imperial Hypodermic Syringe
Imperial Hypodermic Syringe 1 x 5.5 x 2.5" Injections: Hypodermic syringe: Dental. Steel syringe .
Thermometer Therm- 0.125 x 4.25 x 0.125. Case- 0.5 x 4.75 x 0.5".Chemical apparatus: Thermometer. Glass and stainless steel mercury thermometer housed in brown stoneware case.
Community Health Bag
Community Health Bag 7 x 12 x 9" Medical case: Bag. Black leather bag with metal closures.
Glass Medicine Cup
Glass Medicine Cup 2.5 x 2 x 2" Administration drug, oral: Measure. One ounce glass measuring cup with raised marking along the sides.
Basins 2.25 x 10 x 4.75, 1.75 x 8 x 2.25" Physician and hospital supply: enamelware. Two metal basins in white with a black rims. Sizes include one medium and one small.
Bullet Trinket
Bullet Trinket 3.75 x 2 x 2" Commemorative and association items. War memorabilia that belonged to Dean Ruth Chamberlain. Along the side reads "18 VERDUN"
MUSC Nursing Honors Pins
MUSC Nursing Honors Pins 0.25 x 1.25 x 0.5" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. MUSC Nursing Honors pin, gold in the shape of a scroll and torch.
Charles Es'Dorn Hospital Training School Pin
Charles Es'Dorn Hospital Training School Pin 0.125 x 0.75 x 0.75" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. 1922 Charles Es'Dorn Hospital Training School pin. Gold with white and blue enameled cross in the center.
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.
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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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Enema Pump
Enema Pump 1.5x11x3" Irrigation: Enema. Brass enema pump housed in mahogany case with two ivory pieces and two extra brass pieces.
Syringe 1x12.5x1" Irrigation: Syringe: Urethral. Long nozzle, Urological Syringe used to examine the urethra and made of Bakelite. Original box is a burgundy cardboard box.
Glass Syringe
Glass Syringe 0.5 x 4.5 x 0.5" Irrigation. Small glass syringe with thread on the interior and wood accents.