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Civil War era medical instrument collection

 Collection
Identifier: KORN1079
This collection of medical instruments includes a Lebenswecker, large brass lancet, small lancet in case, silverplate bleeding bowl inscribed W.J. Baird, bone saw with black handle, horse-shoe tourniquet, Johnson and Johnson aseptic guaze in package, and a set of bone cutting forceps marked Charriere-Paris.

Dates

  • 1860-1870

Extent

.5 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

This is a collection of items removed from Civil War exhibit, all of unknown origin. Descriptive information about some of the individual items is stored in the box with the item.
Title
Civil War era medical instrument collection
Status
Completed
Author
Mary K. Marlatt
Date
2020
Description rules
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

Contact:
Kornhauser Library
500 S. Preston Street
Louisville KY 40292 United States
(502) 852-5766