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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Crystal Goblet
Crystal Goblet 6.75 x 3.5 x 3.5. Household articles. Crystal goblet with chip along the lip and an uneven pewter base. The base was repaired with pewter by an enslaved individual during the Civil War period.
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."
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Eyeglasses Eyeglasses: Spectacles. Metal with glass lenses.
Turnkey 1 x 6 x 3.5. Tooth extraction: Turnkey. Dental turnkey (tooth key) with wooden handle. Used to twist around a tooth until it was extracted.
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Tibia and Fibula Splint
Tibia and Fibula Splint 3 x 15 x 5. 6 x 17 x 10.5" Splints. Stainless steel tibia and fibula splint with with holes throughout.
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Sterilizer 9.5 x 21.5 x 8" Sterilization."Steel. footed electric sterilizer with basin shape. turn handle on the side and a cord."
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Folding Splint
Folding Splint 1.5x13x7" Splints. Wooden folding splint with brass accents.
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The Roche Electric Hygiene Machine
The Roche Electric Hygiene Machine 5.25x17x15" Electric stimulation therapy: Machine."Electric machine apparatus housed in a wooden box and includes wooden handle with sponge attachment. The Roche electric hygiene machine was used by the patient by standing on the metal foot plates and the battery powered electrical current. using two no. 6 dry cells. would provide a "mild" electrical shock. The machine has been rewired with a plug and was originally used by the donor's grandmother. Mrs Britton and was included in her estate."
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Surgical Set
Surgical Set 4.25 x 18 x 10" Surgical set: Amputation/general surgery."Ebony instruments housed in large. velvet lined wooden case with lift out tray and key lock."
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Medallion 0.25 x 2.75 x 2.75" Commemorative and association items."Silver Sesquicentennial of MUSC medallion. designed by William Hirsch."
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Eyeglasses Eyeglasses: Spectacles. Gold rimmed metal, glass lenses housed in velvet lined paper case.
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Pewter Plate
Pewter Plate 0.5 x 12 x 12" Commemorative and association items."Pewter Plate/Tray-William Glimore Simms Award from the College of Charleston for Dr. Joseph I. Waring's contribution to Historical Scholarship and Literature to his native city. 1976"
Stomach Warmer
Stomach Warmer 4x12x9.5" Home nursing: Hot water bottle."Copper stomach warmer with handle that was found in Panknins Drug Store on Meeting Street in Charleston. SC. A similar one is pictures in Printers Devil catalog 52. June 1986."
Male Urinal
Male Urinal 5 x 11 x 5" Home nursing: Urinal."Oval shaped whiteware male urinal with handle and slightly upward turned nozzle. Similar to page 944. A.S."
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.
Medical College of the State of South Carolina Lander Cup
Medical College of the State of South Carolina Lander Cup 11 x 10 x 6" Commemorative and association items."Silver cup with two handles on either side. The Lander Cup was awarded to the medical student with the highest grade in childhood diseases. Cup given in memory of Francis Mathews Lander. 1903-1905. Names of recipients are engraved on it from 1901 to 1920."
Medical College of the State of South Carolina Honor Graduate Trophy
Medical College of the State of South Carolina Honor Graduate Trophy 9 x 5 x 4" Commemorative and association items."Sterling silver cup with two handles on the side. awarded to J. Avery Finger. M.D." for being the first honor graduate of the Medical College of the State of South Carolina. May 4. 1910."
Medical College of the State of South Carolina Inter-Society Trophy
Medical College of the State of South Carolina Inter-Society Trophy 8.5 x 7 x 4.5" Commemorative and association items. Silver trophy with a large handle on either side. Inter-Society Trophy 1925-1929, Medical College of the State of South Carolina, awarded to either the J. Marion Sims Society or the John L. Dawson Clinical Society from 1925 to 1929.
Pocket Surgical Set
Pocket Surgical Set 1 x 3.5 x 6.5. Surgical set: Amputation/general surgery: Pocket set. Steel and tortoise shell instruments housed in a black leather folding case with metal closure and slight tearing of case.
Heart 0.5 x 4 x 2.5. Teaching materials: Models."Colored. plaster model of the human heart. made by Dr. Cyril O'Driscoll to use as a teaching aid."