This collection contains a portable hemoglobinometer (measuring device of hemoglobin blood concentration) dated 1919, purchased from Theo. Tafel Surgical Instruments, Lou KY; and a hemocytometer (two glass slides in red case which are used to count blood cells).
Armand E. Cohen was born in Clark County, Indiana, the son of Louis and Anna Epstein Cohen who were both born in Germany. He received his MD and a Bachelor of Science in Medical Sciences from UofL in 1924, and served as clinical professor at the UofL School of Medicine. He married Jean Kohn in 1934 and practiced medicine in Louisville, KY.