Fwd: Fw: Museum of Histotechnology?

From:"Dr. Ian Montgomery"

        A Museum, and me thinking I was at the cutting edge (no pun intended). Freezing microtome with Co2 cylinder, my pride and joy, a beautiful instrument and still in regular use. Museum indeed, hmm.

From: "Ian Montgomery" <i.montgomery@btinternet.com>
To: <ian.montgomery@bio.gla.ac.uk>
Subject: Fw: Museum of Histotechnology?
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2001 23:31:15 +0100
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Dr. Ian Montgomery,
45 Springfield Park,
PA5 8JS,
Tel: 01505 335885
e-mail: i.montgomery@btinternet.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Morken, Tim" <tim9@cdc.gov>
To: <Histonet@pathology.swmed.edu>
Sent: Monday, August 20, 2001 7:13 PM
Subject: RE: Museum of Histotechnology?

> I found a website once that had a pathology equipment museum on line. I'm
> not sure I still have that link but I'll look for it. There was also a
> museum of sorts set up at the NSH meeting a few years ago.
> Tim Morken
> Atlanta
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MTitford@aol.com [mailto:MTitford@aol.com]
> Sent: Monday, August 20, 2001 2:02 PM
> To: Histonet@pathology.swmed.edu
> Subject: Museum of Histotechnology?
> Is there such a thing as a museum of Histotechnology somewhere in the
> or here in the States? The basic technique of sectioning and staining has
> not changed much, but equipment and methods have. It would be nice to know
> some of these old pieces of equipment and other items related to
> histotechnology were being saved for posterity. Items that come to mind
> Histokinette tissue processors, Freezing microtomes with carbon dioxide
> cylinders, and the early immunohistochemistry kits from Dako and Immulok
> that came out in the early 70's.
> I know the AFIP museum has some items but I don't know of any where else.
> Mike Titford
> USA Pathology
> Mobile
>  tissue processors, freezing microtomes with carbon dioxide cylinders

Dr. Ian Montgomery,
Microscopy Service Unit,
Graham Kerr Building,
Institute of Biological & Life Sciences,
University of Glasgow,
G12 8QQ.
Tel: 0141 332 8855 Extn.6644.
e-mail: ian.montgomery@bio.gla.ac.uk

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