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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Alcohol Burner
Alcohol Burner 3.5 x 3 x 3. Chemistry apparatus: Burner. Alcohol Burner made of glass with wick and wick cover/snuffer.
2.
Allport's Retractor
Allport's Retractor 0.75 X 4.5 X 1.375". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Aural. Stainless steel retractor with four curved prongs and a screw to adjust width.
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Amputation Saw
Amputation Saw 0.75 x 13 x 3.5. Cutting tool: Saw: Amputation. Saw with curved ebony handle that has a cross hatch design and steel blade with heavy rusting present.
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Amputation Saw
Amputation Saw 0.75" x 16.25" x 4". Cutting tool: Saw: Amputation. Saw with a wooden handle and thread tied around with a steel blade that is heavily rusted.
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Amputation Set
Amputation Set Surgical set:Amputation/general surgery,"Surgical instruments with ivory handles housed in a velvet lined and red painted interior, wooden case with brass accents on the exterior."
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Andrew A. Kroeg Medicine Bottle
Andrew A. Kroeg Medicine Bottle 4.25 x 1.75 x 1". Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. Clear glass bottle with patina
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Artificial Urethral Sphincter
Artificial Urethral Sphincter 0.25 x 3.5 x 0.75. "Urinary sphincter- artificial. Prostheses and Implants. One artificial sphincter example made of latex and loose in plastic bag marked "Artificial Urethral Sphincter Heyer-Schulte Corporation. 5377 Overpass Road. Santa Barbara CA. 93105. 805-964-4741. The artificial sphincter was developed by the Medical University and first implanted by Dr. F Derrick and later patented by NASA."
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Atkinson Esophageal Prosthesis
Atkinson Esophageal Prosthesis 1 x 7.5 x 1. Prostheses and implants. "Atkinson Esophageal Prosthesis for CA Esophagus. size M-L. semi-soft white funnel made of rubber with box and instruction sheet. Catalog Number #553920. UK Patent No# 2069339."
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Aural Forceps
Aural Forceps 0.25 x 7 x 4. Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural. Chrome forceps with long curved arms and small oval-like tips.
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Axis Traction Handle
Axis Traction Handle 5"x 12"x 2.5" Stainless steel handle with two attachable stainless steel rods that curve at the end.
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Barrett's Rubber Jawed Intestinal Forceps
Barrett's Rubber Jawed Intestinal Forceps 0.5x6.5x2.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Intestinal. Stainless steel forceps with scissor like handles and a rubber rolling part in-between the two arms.
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Bi-Valve Speculum
Bi-Valve Speculum 2"x 5.25"x 3" Ivory speculum with two flaps and a metal screw on the side to widen the instrument for examination.
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Bleeding Bowl
Bleeding Bowl 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.
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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."
15.
Bone Scraper
Bone Scraper 1 x 4.75 x 1" Curettage: Curette: Bone Bone scraper with steel arm and ebony handle.
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Cardioscope
Cardioscope A- 0.5x6.5x2.5 B-0.25x7.5x1.5 C-n/a D-0.5 x 6.5 x 1.5. Electrocardiography. "Heart cardioscopes. including four round Lucite bars which were inserted into an artery or heart to transmit light. C is missing."
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Caudal Needle
Caudal Needle needle- 0.125x3x0.125 box- 0.5x5x0.5."Anesthesia. local".Three Continuous caudal anesthesia needles housed in paper box.
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Charleston County Medical Society Gavel
Charleston County Medical Society Gavel 1.75 x 10 x 3.25". Commemorative and association items. "Wooden gavel with engraved silver band around the head of the gavel. Engraving reads " Joseph Ioor Waring President Charleston County Medical Society 1960".
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Corwin's Tonsil Haemostat
Corwin's Tonsil Haemostat 1 x 6.5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Clamp:Tonsil. "Stainless steel. U-shaped object with two arms. One posses a round half sphere with bumps and the other a flat circular edge. The object's width can be adjusted at the base and a curved ruler is attached at the intersection of the two arms."
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Crochet
Crochet 0.75x14x0.75. Delivery:Hook:Crochet. Single steel straight arm with sharp curve at top and a rectangular crosshatch raised ebony handle.