5.5x4.5x3". Interior design and furnishings:Office equipment. "Metal spindle with green decorative stand and paper note attached. Note given by Ms. Ruth Chamberlin. Dean. School of Nursing. to the housemother to give to a student. Note would have been stapled closed if there was anything more than the traditional "See me. R.C."
4.5x6x5.25. 1.75x9x1.75.Drug Compounding:Mortar and pestle.Large brass mortar and pestle. Brass mortar and pestles were used up until the Eighteenth in the compounding of medications until it was found that the containers produced tiny flakes of metal in the prescriptions. The brass was replaced by wedgwood mortars and wooden pestles.
Glass bottles housed in wood chest with brass handles housing empty glass medicine bottles with glass stoppers and two drawers filled with a brass pocket scale, glass mortar and pestle, and various glass medicine bottles.
Pewter bowl with straight handle and measurement etchings on the interior. Used to hold the blood of patients during bleeding procedures. 2.5" x 10" x 6". Donated to the Waring Historical Library by Dr. James Watson of Columbia, South Carolina.