Object ID 001284
Object Name Wooden Box for Glass Slides (C)
Object Desc Wooden box for glass medical slides. Made to fit 100, only 53 intact. Labeled with the letter C on top. Opens and closes, metal latches still work.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001098
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 cases,slides,Eisenberg, Dr. Joseph,medical equipment,doctors,physicians,
Title Wooden Box for Glass Slides (C)
Description Wooden box, contains only 53 glass medical slides labeled with patient names. Paper list glued underneath top cover.
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 Box in working condition. 47 slides are missing from the set. Scuffs and markings throughout exterior. Red square-shaped stain on top cover.