• Scarificator 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1830-1850
        Format:artifacts
        Brass octagonal box with twelve slots in the bottom. The top has a thumb screw that holds the bottom on. Inside the box are twelve blades connected to rods with cogs on one end. It also has a thumb press to move the blades ...
      • 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.
      • Stethoscope 

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

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1846
        Format:artifacts
        Instrument is made of brass with a box that has a thumb screw holding the bottom to the top. An angled handle comes off the top of the box and ends in a steel pin with a spring around it. There is also a steel thumb latch ...
      • Holder, surgical needle 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1870
        Format:artifacts
        The instrument has a single wooden handle and two metal shafts, ending in a pivoting head. The head clamp is two pieces of metal with an internal pivot. The clamp head has cross hatching on one of the jaws. From the head, ...
      • Scalpel 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1870
        Format:artifacts
        Scalpel has a rectangular blade of steel and an ivory handle.
      • Articulator, dental 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1870
        Format:artifacts
        Steel instrument with two sides that are connected by a joint- one side can be swung open. One side has a open paddle connected to a threaded post. The threaded post is held in the instrument with a thumb screw. Open the ...
      • Curette, alveolar 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1870
        Format:artifacts
        Instrument has a mother of pearl handle. The handle is octagonal. It ends in a metal cap and continues in octagonal metal. The end is a curved blade that is set at an angle from the shaft.
      • Instrument, surgical 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1870
        Format:artifacts
        Black wood handle that has an arrowhead shaped at the top, that transitions into a rectangle. The rectangle is notched. The bristles are black- perhaps of horse hair.
      • Trephine 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1870
        Format:artifacts
        The trephine has a brass shaft. The top of the shaft- handle ends- is square. After the square end is a round knurled disc. The shaft then indents in and back out until it reaches the blade end. It then flattens out to the ...
      • Depressor, tongue 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1870
        Format:artifacts
        A brown wooden handle with grip engraving. The handle ends in silver metal. The instrument is of what looks like nickel plated brass. It has a hinge that allows it to be folded in half, and the end opposite the handle is ...
      • Saw, surgical 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1870
        Format:artifacts
        Wooden handle with carved grip. The is a metal shaft that ends in a double headed saw. The saw blade is held in with two screws. One of the saw blades is rectangular with a slight flair. The other saw blade is rounded in ...
      • Probe 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1870
        Format:artifacts
        Instrument is a metal shaft with notches and measurement markings. The shaft has a knurled knob at the handle. The handle is violin shaped and made of wood with carved grip on one side.
      • Lancet 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1870
        Format:artifacts
        Wooden handle and an oval metal blade. The blade has a flattened shaft.
      • Trephine 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1870
        Format:artifacts
        Wooden box with brass fittings. The box is lines with blue velvet. Inside are two trephines, both with brass shafts and iron blades. The iron blades sit inside the brass shafts and can be moved inside. They are locked into ...
      • Centrifuge, human 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1880
        Format:artifacts
        Instrument is made of iron and brass. It sits on an iron platform that is rectangular with a crescent on one end. Three feet with holes for mounting are on the bottom edge. On the platform are two bars of iron that are ...
      • Kit, surgical 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1880
        Format:artifacts
        Wooden box with brass fittings. The interior of the box is lined with red velvet. Inside the box is a brass tourniquet device with a canvas strap, a large knife with an ebony handle, a small knife with an ebony handle and ...
      • Holder, surgical needle 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1880
        Format:artifacts
        Wooden handles on metal clamps. The head clamp is two pieces of metal with an internal pivot. The clamp head has two indents one of the jaws. From the head, the shafts go to the handles which are connected with two screws ...
      • Stethoscope 

        Author(s):University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Strauss Health Sciences Library
        Date:1850-1880
        Format:artifacts
        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.
      • 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 ...