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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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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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Tonsil Knife
Tonsil Knife 0.125 x 6.5 x 0.5. Cutting tool: Knife: Tonsil. Steel knife with long handle and probe like shape with a sharp curved edge at the tip. Rust present on metal.
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Razor
Razor 0.5 x 4 x 1.75. Cutting tool: Razor: Surgical. Steel razor with heavy rusting along perforated handle. Used to remove hair from the area of surgery.
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Sluder's Guillotine
Sluder's Guillotine 1.25 x 7 x 4.75. Cutting tool: Tome: Tonsillotome. Stainless steel instrument with serrated handle and one arm with a sliding mechanism.
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Hypodermic Syringe
Hypodermic Syringe 1.25 x 6.5 x 2.75". Injections: Hypodermic syringe. "Steel syringe with glass barrel and three needles. Housed in black leather covered wood case with fabric and leather lined interior."
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Infusion Syringe
Infusion Syringe 1.25 x 7.5 x 2.5". Infusions: Intravenous. "Large glass syringe with steel and brass accents and one needle housed in a metal case."
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Gold Headed Cane
Gold Headed Cane 1.25 x 35.5 x 1.25". Commemorative and association items. "Black painted wood cane with gold head. The top is engraved with the following:" Dr. A.M. from Pharmacy Class '06". The cane was presented to Dr. Allard Memminger, professor of Chemistry from 1884-1913, by the Pharmacy class of 1906."
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Phi Rho Sigma Fraternity Pin
Phi Rho Sigma Fraternity Pin 0.25 x 0.5 x 0.5". Commemorative and association items. "Gold Phi Rho Sigma Fraternity pin with a skull and crossbones in the center with ruby eyes. The back of the pin is engraved "H. Symmes Jr.""
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Medical College of the State of South Carolina, School of Medicine 1915 Class Ring
Medical College of the State of South Carolina, School of Medicine 1915 Class Ring 0.5 x 1 x 0.75". Commemorative and association items. "Gold ring, School of Medicine, Medical College of the State of South Carolina from the class of 1915. This is the oldest known School of Medicine ring. Inside "T.H.M."(most likely for T.H. Martin) is engraved and on the front is the Medical University seal."
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MCSSC Cordial Cup
MCSSC Cordial Cup 3 x 2.75 x 2.75"" Commemorative and association items."Silver cordial cup engraved"Medical Ball 1949". Memento of earlier days at Medical College. Owned by a former (unidentified) student who attended the Medical Ball."
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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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Medical Society of South Carolina Gavel
Medical Society of South Carolina 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 I. Waring MD President Medical Society of S.C. 1948 I. Ripon Wilson MD Retiring". Awarded to Dr. Joseph I. Waring (1897-1977) when he was president of the Medical Society of South Carolina in 1948."
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Examining Table
Examining Table 34x58x28". Interior design and furnishings:Furniture, medical. Examining table made of wood with black leather cushioning and iron stirrups. Matching instrument table, #90.9.2.
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Instrument Table
Instrument Table 36x25.5x17.5". Interior design and furnishings:Furniture, medical. Wooden table with the top portion painted black and room for instruments to be placed. Two drawers and a door on the front with a 1" knick to the wood visible. Matching examining table, #90.9.1.
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EKG Machine
EKG Machine 11x15x8.5". Electrocardiography. EKG Machine and cords housed in dark wooden box.
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Master Fishertherm Model 1200 Electro Therapy Machine
Master Fishertherm Model 1200 Electro Therapy Machine 39x24x18". Electric stimulation therapy:Machine. Master Fishertherm Model 1200 Electro Therapy machine, serial #D2-8781 (Floor Model) made of crme colored metal, plastic, and a rubber cord.
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Foot Rest
Foot Rest 23x11x11". Interior design and furnishings:Furniture, medical. Wooden foot rest used within the "Boot Clinic, one of the Medical College clinics in the 1950s. The stand provided support during treatment for ulcers of the feet and legs.
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Smellie's Perforator
Smellie's Perforator 0.25"x 10"x 2.5" The perforator was 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. This example of Smellie's perforator is an extremely rusted, steel scissor-like instrument.
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Uterine Dilator
Uterine Dilator 2.75x11x4. Dilatation: Dilator: Uterine. "Chrome plated dilator with measurement markings in-between handles. indentation lines are visible at tip of arms."