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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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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.
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Section Razor
Section Razor 0.25 x 6.75 x 1. Microtomy knife. Metal swing razor blade with attached ivory cover used as a sectioning device in the preparation of microscopy.
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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.
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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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Ashtray
Ashtray 2 x 20 x 12. Commemorative and association items. Wooden plaque containing two ashtrays. One is amber colored glass with a decal from U.S. Public Health Service and the other is white ceramic with the seal of the Medical University of South Carolina. Originally belonged to Dr. Knisely who was president of the Medical University of South Carolina from 1975 to 1982.
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Aortic Punch
Aortic Punch 0.5 x 7.75 x 2.25. Cutting tool: Punch: Aorta. Steel instrument with cross-shaped design and extendable tip. The Aortic Punch is used for coronary artery bypass.
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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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Dissection Set
Dissection Set 1.75 x 8 x 5. Dissection: set."Steel dissecting instruments. some with wood handles. housed in a brown velvet lined wood case. Brass plate missing from exterior. case closure is not working. foreign matter on exterior of case. and staining of interior fabric present."
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Vital Capacity Apparatus
Vital Capacity Apparatus 1.5 X 11.5 X 10.25. Lung volume measurements. Green tin device with rubber mouth tip. Used to determine lung/breath capacity by completely filling one's lungs with air and while holding the apparatus horizontally apply the rubber tube to mouth and blow air into the apparatus until the lungs are completely emptied.
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Plastic Drop Counting Clamp
Plastic Drop Counting Clamp 1.5 x 4 x 2" Infusions: intravenous. Five plastic drop counting clamps (approx. 4 inches long) used with drop counter check box to determine drop rate on IV fluid therapy.
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Drop Counter/Check Box
Drop Counter/Check Box 2 x 4 x 3" Infusions: intravenous. Prior to the introduction of the photocell drop counter this device was used at MUSC to determine drop rate IV fluidtherapy. Needles penetrated the drop chamber and while it worked safely and well it was quickly superseded by the non-evasive photo cell. (Approx 4 inches long by 2 1/2 inches wide by 1 1/4 inches deep) black plastic box with three buttons, drops per minute scale meter on front and drop scale on back, wire attached to plastic clamp which attaches to the plastic drop counter clamp (00-11)
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Nursing Duty Shoes
Nursing Duty Shoes 3.5 x 10 x 3.75" per shoe. Clothing: Nursing: Shoes. Size 8.5 lace up nursing shoes with navy blue leather upper and black rubber soles.
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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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Chisholm Inhaler
Chisholm Inhaler .5"x 3.125"x 1.25". Silver
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Scarificator
Scarificator Tiemann's 12 blade brass scarificator with wooden handle housed in a velvet lined wood box, original paper label on the interior. Manufactured by George Tiemann of New York, patented August 20, 1846. The screw at the top of the head allows for the depth of the cut to be altered and when the screw and trigger are pulled the blades are released. 2" x 7.5" x 2.5"