Photographs of some of Strauss library's medical artifacts.

Recent Submissions

  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1900-1920
    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
    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:1900-1920
    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:1890-1910
    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
    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:1920-1930
    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
    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
    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
    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 ...
  • Device, respiratory testing 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1941
    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
    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 ...
  • Bust 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1980-2000
    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- ...
  • Stethoscope 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1885-1890
    a- The upper part of the stethoscope is two bakelite ear pieces that curve down to silver metal bands that attach to the adjustment yoke. The yoke is silver metal with two hinges that are adjusted by a thumb knob, connected ...
  • Stethoscope 

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

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

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1850-1880
    Brass bell shaped cylinder with four small cylinders radiating from the center. Each end of the bell is closed with black membrane of unknown material.
  • Bottle, medicine 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1900-1920
    Cylindrical brown glass bottle with a cylindrical top. No stopper. Has white paper label with black and green printing.
  • Container, medicine 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1931
    Rectangular white cardboard box that is wrapped in a beige paper label with black printing. The label has a mountain scene logo. The box is sealed but has dried material inside.
  • Bottle, medicine 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1900-1920
    Cylindrical green glass bottle with a black metal screw top. Has a white paper label with red and green printing that wraps the bottle.
  • Container, medicine 

    Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
    Date:1900-1920
    Rectangular white cardboard box that slides open with a beige label with black printing glued on the top. The box has a piece of white folded paper with detailed directions and dried material.

View more