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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Professor Holmgren's No. 70
Professor Holmgren's No. 70 Color perception tests,"Professor Holmgren's No. 70, Color blindness test housed in green vinyl covered wood box consisting of forty "skeins" made of various colored yarn tied to a numbered brass tag and three "skeins" made of yarn and tied to brass tags labeled,"A, B, or C" Numbers 1-20 correspond to skein A, 21-20 to skein B, and 31-40 to skein C. The odd numbers denote skeins that provide appropriate matches while even numbers are confusion colors for a color blind individual."
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A.D. Barbot's & Son Medicine Bottle
A.D. Barbot's & Son Medicine Bottle 5x2x1. Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. "Clear glass bottle with no stopper. marked "A.D. Barbots & Son Druggists. Charleston. South Carolina". The lip of the bottle is chipped and slight patina is present."
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A.W. Eckel Medicine Bottle
A.W. Eckel Medicine Bottle 3.75x1.75x0.75. Drug packaging:Container:Bottle. "Clear glass bottle with no stopper. marked "A.W. Eckel Pharmacist. Charleston. South Carolina" and patina present."
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Nasal Bone
Nasal Bone Teaching materials:Models. Wood.
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Cannon Street Pharmacy Medicine bottle
Cannon Street Pharmacy Medicine bottle 3.5x1.25x1.25". Drug packaging: Container: Bottle. Clear glass bottle with no stopper, marked "Cannon Street Pharmacy, E.A. Deming & Co., Props., Charleston, South Carolina". The lip of the bottle is chipped and slight patina is present.; Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection
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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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Plugger
Plugger 0.75 x 5 x 0.5." Dentistry. Operative: Plugger"."Plugger with silver tip, gold band and mother of pearl handle. The instrument was used to pack filling material into a tooth cavity. Dr. Flagg was the first full-time American dentist. For years it had been thought that this tool had been made by Paul Revere for his student Dr. Josiah Flagg, but there is no evidence to support this claim made by the item's original donor.
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Turnkey
Turnkey 1 x 6 x 3.5. Tooth extraction:Turnkey."Ivory handled turnkey or extractor with metal shaft and claw that were probably hand forged. no makers mark. The instrument was used by barber-surgeons for pulling molars. The earliest examples of the extractor were patented in 1797."
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New Century Tooth-Forms and Swager
New Century Tooth-Forms and Swager 2.5x17.25x7". Dental casting technique: Color/shape guide. "Wooden box set of 1915 New Century tooth forms and Swager including 150 steel forms (incisors. cuspids. bicuspids and molars). Dies were used to form caps and teeth from porcelain. Lid of box no longer attached."
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Insulin Syringe
Insulin Syringe box- 1 x 3.75 x 1.25 syringe- 0.5 x 3 x 0.5". Injections:Hypodermic syringe:Insulin. One box marked B-D Insulin Syringe for use with 20 or 40 unit insulin. Box contains one glass syringe marked Becton-Dickinson & Co. No# 252
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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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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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Brain Model: Top
Brain Model: Top 7.5X17.5X15. Teaching materials:Models.
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Brain Model: Bottom
Brain Model: Bottom 7.5X18X14.5. Teaching materials:Models.
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Human Skull
Human Skull 5.5x7.5x4. Bone. Skull made of human bone with disconnected lower jaw and no teeth. Used by John Allen Miles in dental studies and Louis Smith Miles in medical studies.
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Medicine Case
Medicine Case 5.5"x 12.5"x 7.13" Glass tubes with cork stoppers housed in black leather case with "HYPODERMIC TABLETS" on the exterior.
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Pill Roller
Pill Roller 2 x 12.75 x 16 inches. Flat bottom wooden piece with brass grooves and a removable sliding wood piece with brass grooves.
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Dispensing Unit
Dispensing Unit 9.5 x 23.25 x 8.5 inches. Wooden rectangle with drawers of roll labels and metal suppressors.
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Torsion Scales
Torsion Scales 10"x 14"x 8". Drug Compounding. The Torsion balance concept was developed in France, but perfected in the USA and sold under various trade names. Wood base balance with marble slab, metal pans and a glass top. Tags on the front of the scale read "Scientific" The World's Finest Balance and Scale Service" and "The Torsion Balance Co., Style 27, New York, No. 664, Pat. Jan. 6- 85,Jan. 22-89, May 19-91."
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Dr. Bowen's Blood Tonic
Dr. Bowen's Blood Tonic 6.5"x 2"x 2" Glass bottle, cork stopper with paper label with photograph.