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Object ID 001282

Object Name Wooden Box for Glass Slides (B)

Object Desc Wooden box with metal latches that contains 100 glass medical slides.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001096

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Donation

Accession Date DEC 22,2013

Credit/Acknowledgement Gloria Boyell

Location Dr. Joseph Eisenberg Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1920

End Year Range 1950

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Eisenberg, Dr. Joseph,slides,cases,medical equipment,clinics,doctors,physicians,

Title Wooden Box for Glass Slides

Description Labeled with the letter B on top. Wooden box contains 100 intact glass slides, each labeled to a corresponding patient. Slides can be removed. Paper list glued to the underside of the top cover. Metal latches can be fastened.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1.5

Length 7.75

Width 8.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Clay-Adams Co., Inc.

Maker Details Clay-Adams Company was a manufacturer and importer of laboratory, surgical, and medical supplies. These included the "Gold Seal Micro Cover Glasses" and "Gold Seal Micro Slides." These were made and packed in their New York City work rooms from glass produced in the United States. The microscope slides and cover slips were favored by pathologists and anatomists.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1096



Date JAN 21,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Multiple scuffs throughout on the exterior. Case is in working condition and all glass slides are intact and removable. Stains on paper list.