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
General Category History
Source Category Donation
Accession Date DEC 22,2013
Credit/Acknowledgement Gloria Boyell
Location Dr. Joseph Eisenberg Exhibit
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
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.
Date JAN 21,2014
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.