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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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1.
Pill Tile
Pill Tile .5 x 7.125 x 7.125, 0.25 x 6 x 0.25. Porcelain tile with wood and metal instrument.
2.
Chisholm Inhaler
Chisholm Inhaler .5"x 3.125"x 1.25". Silver
3.
Lapel Pin
Lapel Pin 0.125 x 0.5 x 0.5, 0.25 x 0.375 x 0.375". Commemorative and association items. Two lapel pins. XI PSI PHI-Dental fraternity was established in 1889 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Small gold lapel pin with black enameled shield with gold logo. Pin is set with blue opals. PHI Epsilon PI-social fraternity small gold lapel pin with chain. Front of pin is decorated with small rubies and seed pearls with a black enameled shield and gold logo. Both fraternity pins belonged to Dr. R. Webb Thomson (1877-1964) from Spartanburg, S.C.
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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)"
5.
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.
6.
Ophthalmic Scissors
Ophthalmic Scissors 0.125 x 4.625 x 2. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Ophthalmic. Stainless steel scissors with short blades that have an indention in one.
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Eye Scalpel
Eye Scalpel 0.125 x 4.75 x 0.375. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. "Steel knife with satin finish. several indentations along handle for better grip and a short blade."
8.
Forceps
Forceps 0.125 x 5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel forceps with long blunt arms.
9.
Tongue Depressor
Tongue Depressor 0.125 x 5.25 x 0.5. Depressor: Tongue. Metal tongue depressor with rusting present.
10.
Cystotome and Scoop
Cystotome and Scoop 0.125 x 5.5 x 0.125. Cutting tool:Tome:Cystotome. Steel instrument with one side containing a long sharp point and the other a smooth oval like shape.
11.
Operating Knife
Operating Knife 0.125 X 6.125 X 0.5. Cutting tool:Knife:Scalpel. Steel operating knife with serrated handle and short sharp blade.
12.
Bleeding Hook
Bleeding Hook 0.125x6x0.125. Grasping and fixating: Hook: Aural."Metal instrument with sharp doubled pronged hooks at the tip. used for bleeding the eye. Heavy rusting of metal present."
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Baker Sanatorium Pin
Baker Sanatorium Pin 0.25 x 0.75 x 0.75" Clothing: Nursing: Pin. Baker Sanatorium pin, gold with a red cross and white accents. Verso engraving reads " Edith M. Behrens"
14.
Ophthalmic Cystotome
Ophthalmic Cystotome 0.25 x 0.875 x 0.5. Cutting tool:Tome:Cystotome. "Steel instrument with satin finish with a thin blade that is long and curved blade. "Philadelphia" is engraved on the side of the handle."
15.
Pill Tile
Pill Tile 0.25 x 10 x 8 inches. Clear glass with a green tint and measurement etchings along the side.
16.
School of Pharmacy Plaque
School of Pharmacy Plaque 0.25 x 16.5 x 14". Iron plaque with shield-like shape that reads, "School of Pharmacy 4th Floor". This plaque was used while the College of Pharmacy was still considered a "school". Commemorative and association items.
17.
Diefennbach's Straight Artery and Torsion Forceps
Diefennbach's Straight Artery and Torsion Forceps 0.25 x 2 x 0.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. Small steel spring hemostat with perforated edges and smooth oval like arms.
18.
Diefennbach's Serrefine Forceps
Diefennbach's Serrefine Forceps 0.25 x 2.25 x 0.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. Steel spring forceps with raised edge and a long smooth arm.
19.
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."
20.
Suture Needle
Suture Needle 0.25 x 2.5 x 2" Needles: Suture."Curved suture needle with a hole at the tip for threading and a small serrated handle. heavy rusting present."