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James T. Linville instrument collection

 Collection
Identifier: KORN1030
This collection of mostly Civil War era instruments were collected by Dr. Linville and consist of tweezers, nose forceps, towel clamps, curettes, folding tongue depressor, nose saws, tuning fork, broncoscope, tonsil loops, mouth spreaders, tracheotomy kit, cytoscope kit (Wappler), mouth mirrors, syringes, gouges, scalpels, mastoid buns, sounds, dilators, forehead mirror, glass nostril cup ends, ear cups, tiny funnels, saw blades, needles, surgical clamps, bulb thermometer, cables and other unidentified instruments.

Dates

  • 1860-1900

Creator

Extent

1 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

James T. Linville was a 1955 graduate of the UofL School of Medicine. He was a historian with a particular interest in the Civil War and medical history.
Title
James T. Linville instrument collection
Status
Completed
Author
Katherine B. Johnson
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