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Medical instruments and apparatus

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Scope Note: Use for: Apparatus, Medical; Instruments, Medical; Medical devices

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

A JCRS physician examining his patient, after 1955

 Item
Identifier: B002.04.0215.0171.00002
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains a photo album, photographs, bulletin pages, drawings, lithographs, and contact sheets of the campus and buildings, patients and family, staff and volunteers, auxiliaries and conventions, and activities connected with the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society and the AMC Cancer Research Center.
Dates: after 1955

AeroHalor in Box, circa 1945

 Item
Identifier: B109.01.0002.00002
Overview Three pieces of an AeroHalor (a dry powder inhaler) used by Dr. Arthur L. Esserman, a pediatrician in Denver, Colorado. The AeroHalor was made by Abbot Laboratories in Chicago, Illinois. Dry powder inhalers were used in the 1940s, primarily for aerosolizing penicillin. Dr. Arthur L. Esserman (born 1898) was an intern at Children's Hospital in Denver from 1924 to 1926 and practiced pediatric medicine from 1926 until his death in 1952.
Dates: circa 1945

AMC Cancer Research Center - Deep X-Ray Therapy: 250,000 volt machine, circa 1950-1970

 Item
Identifier: B002.04.0215.0171.00006
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains a photo album, photographs, bulletin pages, drawings, lithographs, and contact sheets of the campus and buildings, patients and family, staff and volunteers, auxiliaries and conventions, and activities connected with the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society and the AMC Cancer Research Center.
Dates: circa 1950-1970

Arthur L. Esserman, M.D. Medical Equipment and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B109
Overview

Dr. Arthur Esserman was born in 1898 and died in Denver, Colorado on June 18, 1952. He was an intern at Children's Hospital in Denver from 1924 to 1926 and practiced pediatric medicine in Denver from 1926 to 1952. He was also on the staff at Children's Hospital. The collection illustrates the medical practice of a prominent pediatrician in Denver.

Dates: 1920-1952; Majority of material found in between 1930-1939

Box 1, between 1924-1952

 File — Box B109.01.0001: Series B109.01 [U186020735992]
Identifier: B109.01.0001
Overview Leather Medical Bag
Dates: between 1924-1952

Box 2, 1924-1952

 File — Box B109.01.0002: Series B109.01 [U186020736003]
Identifier: B109.01.0002
Overview (8) Various Medical Instruments: ENT Battery Case; Tongue Depressors and cotton swabs in chrome cylinder; Chest piece of Fleisher stethoscope; fractionally distilled water; AeroHaler in box; Hypodermic Syringe in Box; reflex hammer.
Dates: 1924-1952

Box 3, 1924-1952

 File — Box B109.01.0003: Series B109.01 [U186020736011]
Identifier: B109.01.0003
Overview Leather Symptom Notebooks, Medical Instruments including stethoscope, and Leather Cases
Dates: 1924-1952

Box 4, 1920-1952

 File — Box B109.02.0004: Series B109.02 [U186020736029]
Identifier: B109.02.0004
Overview (3) letter file folders include: photographs and clippings, medical papers, children's hospital memorial entry. (4) framed documents. (1) large file folder of diploma and licenses.
Dates: 1920-1952

Cancer Treatments - AMC, after 1955

 Item
Identifier: B002.04.0215.0171.00007
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains a photo album, photographs, bulletin pages, drawings, lithographs, and contact sheets of the campus and buildings, patients and family, staff and volunteers, auxiliaries and conventions, and activities connected with the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society and the AMC Cancer Research Center.
Dates: after 1955

Doctor's Leather Case With ENT Set, between 1924-1952

 Item
Identifier: B109.01.0003.00003
Overview Black leather rectangular case with metal clasp on outside. The top is personalized with the owner's name embossed in gold: ''Arthur L. Esserman, M.D.'' The inside has a plum colored velvet inner lining and three inner sections. The case is filled with pieces from a diagnostic ear, nose and throat (ENT) set. This case belonged to Dr. Arthur L. Esserman (born 1898) who was an intern at Children's Hospital in Denver, Colorado from 1924 to 1926 and practiced pediatric medicine in Denver from 1926...
Dates: between 1924-1952