- MS 145
- circa 1938
This collection consists of an amputation or surgical kit, probably German in origin circa 1938. This collection was originally identified as a U.S. Civil War-era amputation kit. See a note in the control folder from Alethea Drexler, archives assistant, explaining why the kit is not circa 1860s.
A list and description of the items is included in the control folder. The kit includes, knives, saws, needles, probes, forceps, chisels and mallets.
Subjects: amputation kit, surgery, medical realia
Knowles, W. Roy