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Medical instruments and apparatus

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Chenoweth surgical instruments

Identifier: KORN1027
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a case of instruments were presented to Dr. J. Henry Chenoweth by Dr. Samuel D. Gross, who was then Professor of Surgery at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, but had formerly served as Professor of Surgery at the Louisville Medical Institute from 1841-1854. Dr. Henry Chenoweth presented the instruments to his son, Dr. James S. Chenoweth in 1889, shortly after his graduation from medical school at UofL. The case was originally lined with plush fabric,...
Dates: 1860

Civil War era medical instrument collection

Identifier: KORN1079
Scope and Contents

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

Nora Dean anesthesia machine

Identifier: KORN1035
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one Gwathmey nitrous oxide bubble bottle flowmeter used by Dr. Dean at St. Joseph’s.

Dates: 1940-1960

James T. Linville instrument collection

Identifier: KORN1030
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1860-1900

Kornhauser history collection medical artifacts

Identifier: KORN1000
Scope and Contents Medical artifacts dating from early 19th century to mid to late 20th century are found in the Kornhauser History Collection and include diverse items among which are surgical and medical tools as well as other items used by medical professionals. There are three examples of instruments in use during the middle decades of the 19th century. One set of instruments was presented to John Henry Chenoweth, M.D. (Louisville Medical Institute class of 1844) by Samuel Gross, M.D., then professor of...
Dates: early 1800s - 1970s

Jack W. Owens anesthesia kit

Identifier: KORN1034
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one green metal tackle box filled with metal tubes, nozzles, connectors and other equipment used by Louisville anesthesiologist Jack W. Owens, MD.

Dates: 1960-1988