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Object ID 003826

Object Name Pennsylvania Railroad First Aid kit

Object Desc Red tin with wire handle that reads on the lid "Pennsylvania Railroad system First Aid for Wounds".

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003834

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General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 9, Shelf 14

Object Date 1950

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords first aid,Pennsylvania Railroad System,medical,

Title Pennsylvania Railroad First Aid kit

Description Red tin with a wire handle on top. Thetop reads "Pennsylvania Railroad System First Aid for Wounds" and has directions for opening the lid. One side has a list of the contents of the tin, while the other has instructions for maintenence of the kit. The two other sides have the Pennsylvania Railroad logo. The kit still holds its original contents.


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.75

Length 2

Width 2.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 1



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Image Caption CMY3834



Date OCT 31,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes Tin has some scratches in its paint, especially around the top.


Date OCT 31,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 20 from Room 9, Shelf 19 - automatic entry by admin

Date APR 23,2016

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 9, Shelf 14 from Room 9, Shelf 20 - automatic entry by admin