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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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21.
Syringe
Syringe 0.75x4x0.75" Irrigation: Syringe. Ivory syringe with handle and holes located along the rounded tip.
22.
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."
23.
Syringe
Syringe 0.75x12x1. Irrigation: Syringe: Urethral."Long nozzle. Obstetrical syringe. used to examine the urethra. made of Bakelite with a plastic barrel and holes located at the tip of the syringe."
24.
Bandage Roller
Bandage Roller 7 x 9 x 3. Bandages: Bandage roller. Steel bandage roller with wooden handle that screws onto a tabletop.
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Folding Splint
Folding Splint 1.5x13x7" Splints. Wooden folding splint with brass accents.
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Monocular Microscope
Monocular Microscope 9.5 x 4.25 x 4.25,Microscopy: Microscope: European: Compound,Brass compound monocular microscope on tripod. Unknown French model that was given to Dr. George Clark when he was working in a laboratory in Florida.
27.
Pocket Microscope
Pocket Microscope 0.5 x 4 x 3, case- 1 x 3.25 x 1.25,Microscopy: Microscope,"Pocket size, folding microscope made of metal, glass with an ivory handle housed in a leather case."
28.
Nursing Duty Shoes
Nursing Duty Shoes 3.5 x 10 x 3.75" per shoe. Clothing: Nursing: Shoes. Size 8.5 lace up nursing shoes with navy blue leather upper and black rubber soles.
29.
Dental Pinchers
Dental Pinchers 0.5x6x1.5" Tooth extraction: Forceps. Straight pinchers made of steel with a crosshatch design on the handles and used to pull out the front teeth.
30.
Trephine Cleaning Brush
Trephine Cleaning Brush 0.375x2.5x1" Trephining. Small brush with ebony handle.
31.
Reading Glasses
Reading Glasses Eyeglasses: Spectacles. Metal with glass lenses.
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Student Nurse Cape
Student Nurse Cape Length from shoulder: 34",Clothing: Nursing: Uniform,"Navy blue woollen broadcloth cape with red interior, MCSC embroidered around the standup collar in yellow thread and gold buttons manufactured by S. Eisener Co., Redbank, N.J. that have the image of a palm tree with an arrow through it and read,"ANIMISO O PIEUSQUE PARATI" The cape would have been worn with the 1925-1968 MUSC student and MUSC student public health uniforms while crossing streets from the nurses' homes and during formal occasion with the 1925-1968, i.e. the Florence Nightingale Services."
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World War II Nurse Uniform
World War II Nurse Uniform Length from shoulder: 44",Clothing: Nursing: Uniform,"World War II Military uniform used by Ruth Chamberlain. The uniform is wool in "Roosevelt" green and includes a belted skirt and double breasted blazer with and matching hat. Underneath a khaki colored, long-sleeved shirt and tie was worn."
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Examining Table
Examining Table Interior design and furnishings: Furniture. medical.
35.
Perforator
Perforator 0.375x10.5x5. Delivery: Perforator. "Perforator is an instrument that was inserted into the head of a still-born child to make way for other instruments used for removal from the mother. this was often an attempt to save the woman's life. Steel scissor-like instrument with arrow shaped tip."
36.
Crochet
Crochet 0.75x14x0.75. Delivery:Hook:Crochet. Single steel straight arm with sharp curve at top and a rectangular crosshatch raised ebony handle.
37.
Rectal Speculum
Rectal Speculum 1.75x6x4. Dilatation:Speculum:"Part of a rectal speculum. Ivory and tubular in shape with a metal handle."
38.
Forceps
Forceps 0.5x5x0.75. Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel modern forceps with rounded ends grooves.
39.
Forceps
Forceps Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel surgery forceps that could have been used in most surgeries. Metal is heavily rusted.
40.
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.