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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Alcohol Lamp
Alcohol Lamp 3x7x4. Interior design and furnishings:Lighting fixture. Silver lamp of the School of Nursing of the Medical College of the State of South Carolina and Roper Hospital. The silver lamp has an oval like shape with a dual snake handle and an Egyptian bust on the top portion. Item belongs to the College of Nursing.
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Spindle
Spindle 5.5x4.5x3". Interior design and furnishings:Office equipment. "Metal spindle with green decorative stand and paper note attached. Note given by Ms. Ruth Chamberlin. Dean. School of Nursing. to the housemother to give to a student. Note would have been stapled closed if there was anything more than the traditional "See me. R.C."
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Metal Chart Book
Metal Chart Book 0.5x12x10". Interior design and furnishings:Office equipment. Roper Hospital steel chart book with moveable flaps.
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Examining Table
Examining Table Interior design and furnishings: Furniture. medical.
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Air-Fluidized Bed
Air-Fluidized Bed Interior design and Furnishings: Furniture. Medical. Prototype of the "Air-Fluidized Bed used to treat burn victims at MUSC and developed by Mr T.S. Hargest. The bed is made of synthetic fabric and metal. Housed in a green felt lined wood box."
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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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Examining Table
Examining Table 33.5x58x28". Interior design and furnishings:Furniture, medical. Custom built walnut examining table with iron stirrups, enamel waste tub, 3 side drawers, 3 end drawers, try table pull out. Matching stool, 84.3.3.
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Stool
Stool 15.5x18.5x18.5". Interior design and furnishings:Furniture, medical. Walnut stool with adjustable height screw. Matches examining table #84.3.2
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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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Prescription Counter
Prescription Counter 83 x 74 x 26". Interior Design and Furnishings:Counter. Large wooden counter used during the process of filling prescriptions, complete with shelves, drawers, and work space all displaying pharmacy equipment. Hanging from the top portion are stacks of old paper prescriptions.
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Show Globe
Show Globe 30 x 12 x 12". Interior Design and Furnishings:Show globe. Metal chain holding a clear glass vessel with glass stopper and filled with yellow liquid. Originating in England in the late 1500's, the show globe was used as a symbol of the Apothecary's Shop. It was later used as an advertisement of the American Pharmacy.