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Object Name Forceps
Catalog Number 1992.9.5
Date 1910-1953
Material(s) Steel
Dimensions H-5.5 W-0.75 inches
Description This is a set of rat tooth forceps. The forceps have a grip on each arm and teeth etched into the end. There is a mark on the inside of the arm that is an intertwined "MS."

Notes Used by Dr. William H. Gibson, grandfather of donor. Gibson graduated from University of Louisville Medical School in 1907. He returned home to Lerose in Owsley County to practise, later moving to Booneville in the 1920s. Gibson also owned a farm and was president of Farmers State Bank from 1931-1953.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Gibson, Dr. William H.
Subjects Medical equipment & supplies
Medicine
Search Terms Booneville (Ky.)
Owsley County (Ky.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS