September Photo of the Month — Rush Archives

Chauncey B. Borland (left) and Rush Medical College Dean Mark H. Lepper, MD (right), present a 75-year-old medical kit to the college in this 1971 photo.

Medical kit donation, 1971

Chauncey B. Borland (left) and Rush Medical College Dean Mark H. Lepper, MD (right), present a 75-year-old medical kit to the college in this 1971 photo.

The kit was made for Borland — a longtime trustee of St. Luke’s Hospital — by a New York pharmacy to take to Canada. It contains 69 different elements used for medicine during that era and is now housed in the Rush University Medical Center Archives.