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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Heart
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."
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Mouth Gag
Mouth Gag 1.5 x 5 x 2.5. Dilation: Dilator: Mouth gag. Steel mouth gag with retractable handle and curved outward and raised dilator. This instrument was used during operative procedures to prevent the mouth from closing.
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Field Microscope
Field Microscope 2.25 x 6.5 x 3. Microscopy: Microscope: American."Brass field microscope that has been re-brassed. with set of metal tweezers. and two extra lenses all housed in a wooden case."
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Scarificator
Scarificator Bloodletting: Scarificator. Brass housed in leather box.
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Eye Surgery Case
Eye Surgery Case 2.25 x 10.5 x 7. Surgical set: Ophthalmic."Two layers of metal eye instruments including scissors. tweezers. and knives housed in mahogany colored box wooden box with black interior and gold stamping that reads."The KNY-Scheerer Corporation New York Contract No. 1783. Dated Oct. 17. 1918"
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Surgical Set
Surgical Set 3x16.5x7. Surgical set: Amputation/general surgery."Fifteen metal instruments with crosshatched ebony handles. Marked "H.G. Kern. Philadelphia". Housed in red velvet lined mahogany box with small brass inlaid straps and decorative brass corners. Brass identification plate and one instrument, possibly forceps, missing."
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Postmortem Kit
Postmortem Kit 2.75 x 15 x 7. Autopsy."Postmortem kit including thirteen steel instruments: hammer. chisel. chain. retractor. three scalpels and two retractors by Langbein. The kit is housed in a wooden box with leather carrying case embossed USN. Wooden box has inlaid ivory label that reads."The KNY-Scheerer Corporation. New York".Brass couplings. Identification plate missing."
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Nursing Duty Shoes
Nursing Duty Shoes 4 x 11 x 3.75" per shoe. Clothing: Nursing: Shoes. Large oxford type nursing shoes with white leather upper, white rubber soles, and a two inch heel.
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Eyeglasses
Eyeglasses Eyeglasses: Spectacles. Metal,glass lenses housed in blue fabric lined metal case.
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Trephine
Trephine 1 x 4.25 x 3.75" Trephining. Trephine made of brass with ebony handle.
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Dental Elevator
Dental Elevator 0.75 x 6 x 1" Tooth extraction: Elevator. Dental Instruments. Steel instrument with curved tip and an ebony handle, used to raise teeth from socket.
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Trephine
Trephine 1 x 4.5 x 3.5" Trephining. Trephine made of steel.
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Trephine Cleaning Brush
Trephine Cleaning Brush 0.375x2.5x1" Trephining. Small brush with ebony handle.
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Physician's Bag
Physician's Bag 8.5 x 10 x 5" Medical case: Bag
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Human Skull
Human Skull A human skull, wired for use in anatomy education. To get a 360 degree view of the skull, place cursor on the skull and then click and drag.
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MCSC Student Nurse Uniform
MCSC Student Nurse Uniform Length from shoulder: 45",Clothing: Nursing: Uniform,"MUSC student nursing uniform used between 1925 and 1968. The uniform consists of blue dress with white buttons and detachable white collar and sleeves and white bib lays over the chest with a white apron tied at the wait. The uniform would have been worn with a white hat, white stockings, and white shoes. Additionally a navy blue wool cape with gold buttons and red interior could would have been worn in the winter."
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MCSC Student Public Health Nurse Uniform
MCSC Student Public Health Nurse Uniform Length from shoulder: 45",Clothing: Nursing: Uniform,"MUSC student public health nursing uniform used between 1925 and 1968. The uniform consists of blue dress with white buttons and detachable white collar and sleeves. The uniform would have been worn with a matching blue hat, white stockings, and white shoes. Additionally a navy blue wool cape with gold buttons and red interior could would have been worn in the winter."
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Student Nurse Uniform
Student Nurse Uniform Length from shoulder: 42",Clothing: Nursing: Uniform,"Light blue dress uniform in a size 34 made of 25% cotton and 75% dacron polyester. The dress is one piece with button closures and attached white ruffled bib, white collar and white sleeves. This uniform would have been worn with natural colored stockings and navy shoes."
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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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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.