Photographs of some of Strauss library's medical artifacts.

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  • Spoon, baby 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1900-1920
    Format:artifacts
    Ivory spoon with a carved deer figure in the handle.
  • Comb, lice 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1900-1910
    Format:artifacts
    Ivory comb with a cylindrical handle that
  • Spoon, baby 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1900-1920
    Format:artifacts
    Silver spoon with a pear shaped bowl and a long handle that widens at the end.
  • Spoon, medical 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1900-1920
    Format:artifacts
    Steel double sided spoon. A large spoon is connected to a smaller spoon with a hinge.
  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1900-1920
    Format:artifacts
    a- Cylindrical silver metal container with a removable lid. Inside is a beige cardboard ring. b- A silver metal band with a black plastic diaphragm.
  • Papboat 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1880-1890
    Format:artifacts
    Pewter rounded triangle vessel with a flat clover shaped handle on one side.
  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1900-1920
    Format:artifacts
    Silver metal bell with two cylinders in a Y shape. The lower section of the bell is a different silver metal than the main bell.
  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1900-1920
    Format:artifacts
    Silver metal bell shaped cylinder with four small cylinders radiating from the center. There are two nut heads on the sides. Each end of the bell is closed with light blue plastic membrane.
  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1890-1910
    Format:artifacts
    The bell is a silver metal disc with two rounded knobs on the top, There are two holes on its top. The bottom of the diaphragm is black plastic and is held in place by a knurled ring with two small metal knob on either ...
  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1890-1910
    Format:artifacts
    The bell is a silver metal disc with a small metal tube on the top, connected by two knobs. One side of the tube has a brown plastic cover. There are two connection points on its top. The bottom of the diaphragm is black ...
  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1950-1960
    Format:artifacts
    The ear tubes are of silver metal with black plastic ear inserts. There is a metal yoke connecting the tubes. Two brown rubber tubes are attached to the bottom of the ear tubes, but are broken off.
  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1900-1920
    Format:artifacts
    Silver metal disc with a Y shaped pair of metal tubes on the top. On the bottom is a silver metal cover. Under the cover is a black plastic diaphragm which is attached with a knurled metal ring.
  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1920-1930
    Format:artifacts
    The ear tubes are of silver metal with black plastic ear inserts. There is a metal yoke connecting the tubes. Two brown rubber tubes go from the ear tubes to a bell shaped cylinder. One of the rubber tubes has separated ...
  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1930-1950
    Format:artifacts
    The ear tubes are of silver metal with brown plastic ear inserts. There is a metal yoke connecting the tubes. Two brown rubber tubes go from the ear tubes to the diaphragm. The diaphragm is a silver metal disc with a small ...
  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1930-1950
    Format:artifacts
    The ear tubes are of silver metal with black plastic ear inserts. There is a metal yoke connecting the tubes. Two black rubber tubes go from the ear tubes to the diaphragm. In the middle of the diaphragm is a lever. Directly ...
  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1930-1950
    Format:artifacts
    The ear tubes are of silver metal with clear plastic ear inserts. There is a metal yoke connecting the tubes. Two black rubber tubes go from the ear tubes to the diaphragm. In the middle of the diaphragm is a lever. Directly ...
  • Bust 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1980-2000
    Format:artifacts
    White glazed ceramic bust of a human head on a square platform. The bust is decorated in black and blue with several sections of the bust and pedestal. The bust is hollow. The front of the pedestal of the bust says- ...
  • Device, respiratory testing 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1941
    Format:artifacts
    Rectangular manilla envelope stapled shut with paper labels on both sides.
  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1850-1880
    Format:artifacts
    Silver metal bell shaped cylinder with two tubes extending from the top. At the top of the bell shape, below the tubes is a knurled ring on threads. The ring moves three wire around the main bell body. The wires attach to ...
  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1830-1850
    Format:artifacts
    Black wooden cylinder to has expanded bells on either end. The top end is a smaller bell than the lower bell.

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