specimen tray


This item is part of a collection of equipment and instruments from the laboratory and clinic of allergist Dr. Leslie N. Gay (1891 - 1978). Gay received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1917. In 1923 he founded an allergy clinic at the university and served as director for 36 years. He and clinic colleague Paul E. Carliner developed Dramamine (dimenhydrinate), a preventative and cure for seasickness.

This material was donated to the Smithsonian in 1979 by Gay’s son, Dr. Leslie N. Gay, Jr.

[SEE: Gay L. N., Carliner P. E. (1949). The prevention and treatment of motion sickness. 1. Seasickness. Science 109, 359.]

Associated Name: Johns Hopkins University

Location: Currently not on view

Used: United States: Maryland, Baltimore

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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Leslie N. Gay, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0306.15Catalog Number: 1979.0306.15Accession Number: 1979.0306

Object Name: specimen trayRacks, Test Tube, Batch ofOther Terms: Racks, Test Tube, Batch of; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 39.3 cm x 11.5 cm x 4.5 cm; 15 15/32 in x 4 17/32 in x 1 25/32 inoverall: 4 in x 15 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 10.16 cm x 38.735 cm x 11.43 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-7f2e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1419017

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