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1880s-style reproduction nurse's uniform

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004014001 a-b
Description
A reproduction of a nurse's uniform consisting of: (a) a long flared style skirt of striped cotton ticking fabric, button up at back; b) eight-button ladies' fitted shirtwaist top with long fitted sleeves and a high neck; self fabric pleated peplum; pleated contrasting ruffles at neck and wrist; m…
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Accession Number
004014001 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A reproduction of a nurse's uniform consisting of: (a) a long flared style skirt of striped cotton ticking fabric, button up at back; b) eight-button ladies' fitted shirtwaist top with long fitted sleeves and a high neck; self fabric pleated peplum; pleated contrasting ruffles at neck and wrist; machine made buttonholes and plastic buttons.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - skirt
b - top
Provenance
Linda Reason, Manager, Clinical Support Services, Mental Health Services site of the Providence Continuing Care Centre; remaining artifacts from the Kingston Psychiatric Hospita Collection
Material
fabric: blue; white
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V-3
Dimension Notes
a - skirt - Size: Length 96.0 cm x Width 100.0 cm
b - top - Size: Length 64.0 cm x Width 80.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Parts of item are badly faded and the material is stained in places.
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Photo
Research Facts
The donor describes the artifact as a student's uniform that had previously been collected by staff of the former Kingston Psychiatric Hospital, which institution was transferred to the Providence Continuing Care Centre in March 2001.
Exhibit History
On display, Providence Continuing Care Centre: "Rockwood Asylum: Refuge and Renewal 1878-1905," Feb. 13, 2007 to 24 Nov 2016, case 3.
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1890s-style reproduction nurse's uniform

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002018 a-d
Description
A reproduction uniform consisting of a white bodice with high puffed sleeve; red cross on right upper sleeve; long tailored red undersleeve; long white skirt with plain red band around bottom; white bib; cap with lace edging and black band
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Accession Number
995002018 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A reproduction uniform consisting of a white bodice with high puffed sleeve; red cross on right upper sleeve; long tailored red
undersleeve; long white skirt with plain red band around bottom; white bib; cap with lace
edging and black band
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - bodice - Size:
b - skirt - Size:
c - bib - Size:
d - cap - Size:
Material
fabric: white; red
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, Closet G
(b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 5
(c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14
(d) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet C
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; white cotton has yellowed markedly with age
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document
the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #2; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students in the 1890s until around 1906. Slight modifications were made to this uniform during this period.
Exhibit History
(a) On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007-June 9, 2008.
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1890s-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002002 a-j
Description
White cotton bodice with high puffed sleeves; red cross to right sleeve; long red under-sleeve; long white cotton skirt with red band to bottom; long white apron worn over top skirt; white starched bib worn over bodice; starched cuffs, belt and collar finished traditional uniform; together with cap…
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Accession Number
995002002 a-j
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White cotton bodice with high puffed sleeves; red cross to right sleeve; long red under-sleeve; long
white cotton skirt with red band to bottom; long white apron worn over top skirt; white starched bib
worn over bodice; starched cuffs, belt and collar finished traditional uniform; together with
cap, and scissors on a cord hanging from the waist
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - bodice - Size:
b - skirt - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - bib - Size:
e - cuff - Size:
f - cuff - Size:
g - belt - Size:
h - collar - Size:
i - cap - Size:
j - scissors - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
Each piece has date "1900" written in black marker to interior collar or waist; together with
two black "X"'s sewn beside
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, Closet G; (b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 5; (c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 9; (d) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14; (e,f) Storage Room 0007, BOX 16; (g) Storage Room 0007, BOX 15;
(h) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-5;
(i) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-2;
(j) Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; white cotton has yellowed slightly with age
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document
the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #2; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students in the 1890s until around 1906. Slight modifications were made to this uniform during this period.
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1906-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002003 a-f
Description
White cotton long-sleeved one-piece dress; floor length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around skirt bottom; bib and long apron cover dress; stiff collar fastened at back with studs; stiffly starched belt; stiff winged pleated cap.
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Accession Number
995002003 a-f
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White cotton long-sleeved one-piece dress; floor length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around skirt bottom; bib and long apron cover dress; stiff collar fastened at back with studs; stiffly starched belt; stiff winged pleated cap.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - dress - Size:
b - bib - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - collar - Size:
e - belt - Size:
f - cap - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
Individual pieces marked with "1906" and some with two blue "X"'s
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, BOX 4; (b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14; (c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 8; (d) Storage Room 0007, BOX 2; (e) Storage Room 0007, BOX 15;
(f) Storage Room 0007 0010-C5-4
0007 Closet C
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase East, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good; white cotton slightly yellowed
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for Kingston General Hospital School of Nurse's Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing students around 1906. This uniform style was in use (with modifications) until around 1924.
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1924-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002004 a-h
Description
White long-sleeved cotton dress; ankle length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around bottom; starched bib; long apron; starched collar, belt and cuffs; cap with pleated high crown and small wings brought further to back
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Accession Number
995002004 a-h
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White long-sleeved cotton dress; ankle length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around bottom; starched bib; long apron; starched collar, belt and cuffs; cap with pleated high
crown and small wings brought further to back
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - dress - Size:
b - bib - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - collar - Size:
e - belt - Size:
f - cuff - Size:
g - cuff - Size:
h - cap - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red; blue
Inscriptions
Individual pieces marked with "1924" (marker)and two yellow "X"'s (sewn)
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, BOX 4
(b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14
(c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 9
(d) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-4;
(e) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet I
(f,g) Storage Room 0007, BOX 16
(h) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-1
Temporary Location
(b): To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good; cape slightly worn, particularly at collar
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available
at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #9; CD #2; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students around 1924. This uniform was in use (with modifications) until around 1939.
Exhibit History
(b) - On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007-June 9, 2008; (d) on loan for exhibit, "Uni-Forming . . . Wearing the Uniform" at the Musee Beaulne, Coaticook, Quebec, Jan. 2008-30 Oct. 2008.
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acceptance letters

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Dates
1922
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
001043032 a-d
Description
Four pieces of paper with information concerning Ethel Dowsley's acceptance into KGH School of Nursing.
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Accession Number
001043032 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- correspondence
Description
Four pieces of paper with information concerning Ethel Dowsley's acceptance into KGH School of Nursing.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a-d - papers - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Width 13.6 cm
Provenance
Belonged to Ethel Dowsley; she received this information as part of her application and acceptance in KGH School of Nursing in 1922; donated to the alumnae by Barbara Smith MacNaughton (class of 1954).
Maker
KGH School of Nursing
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1922
Date Remarks
Dated September 15, 2002.
Material
paper: white
Inscriptions
See artifacts.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Condition Remarks
The pages are creased in the centre.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #8
Research Facts
Ethel Dowsley graduated in 1925.
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achievement announcement

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Dates
2000
circa 2000
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
005036032
Description
Announcement for the nursing history book "With Tender Loving Care" by K. Connell Crothers being selected for The Canada Millenium Partnership Program.
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Accession Number
005036032
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Schools, Nursing -- history
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Announcement for the nursing history book "With Tender Loving Care" by K. Connell Crothers being selected for The Canada Millenium Partnership Program.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae
Dates
2000
circa 2000
Date Remarks
Based on Millenium Project cited on artifact
Material
paper: white
ink: red, black
Inscriptions
Printedt: "The K. G. H. Nurses' Allumnae Millenium Project // "WITH TENDER LOVING CARE" // by // Katherine Connell Crothers R. N. // Selected by // THE MILLENIUM BUREAU OF CANADA // The Hon. Herb Gray, M. P. Deputy Prime Minister // as part of // THE CANADA MILLENIUM PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Dimension Notes
Length 17.7 cm x Width 12.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #1.
Research Facts
Herb Gray was a member of the Liberal Party and the Parliamentary Cabinet under the Cretien government.
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achievement certificate

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
995002135
Description
Photocopy of a military achievement certificate for a "Mentioned in Despatch" issued by the British War Office to a Canadian Nursing Sister Marion Stevens during 1914-1918.
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Accession Number
995002135
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Documentation -- ephemera
Schools, Nursing -- correspondence
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Photocopy of a military achievement certificate for a "Mentioned in Despatch" issued by the British War Office to a Canadian Nursing Sister Marion Stevens during 1914-1918.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
British War Office
Site Made (City)
Whitehall
Site Made (State)
South Wales
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Date is printed on the artifact
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on document: "The War of 1914-1918. // Canadian Forces // Nursing Sister Miss M. E. Stevens, Can. Army Nursing Serv. // was mentioned in a Despatch from // Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig. G.C.B., G.C.V.O., K.C.J.E. // dated 9th April 1917 // for gallant and distinguished services in the Field. // I have it in command from the King to record His Majesty's // high appreciation of the services rendered. // War Office // Whitehall, S.W. // 1st March, 1919 //Secretary of State for War."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 28.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Poor reproduction.
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor file; CD #1.
Research Facts
Marion Stevens (1889-1972) was born in Napanee, Ontario and graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1912. She served with the Canadian Army in Europe during World War I and spent the remainder of her career nursing in Toronto.
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achievement certificate

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Dates
1933
circa 1933
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
005036031
Description
Certificate for academic achievement in the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing printed on card stock in black ink and filled in by hand in brown ink; signed by Ann Baillie.
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Accession Number
005036031
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Schools, Nursing -- correspondence
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Certificate for academic achievement in the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing printed on card stock in black ink and filled in by hand in brown ink; signed by Ann Baillie.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae.
Maker
Kingston General Hospital
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
circa 1933
Date Remarks
Handwritten on artifact
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, brown
Inscriptions
Printed: "Kingston General Hospital // KINGSTON, ONTARIO // School of Nursing // Mary Bird // Prize for Orthopedic Surgery // Standing 95% // Dr Houston's Prize // A. Baillie // June 5th, 1933".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Dimension Notes
Length 12.2 cm x Width 16.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Crease in card stock; slight tears at edges; ink faded.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Given to Mary Bird while attending the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing for her high academic performance in her orthopedic surgery class. Mary Bird spent her entire career at the Kingston General Hospital, eventually becoming an administrator.
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achievement medal

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Dates
1949
circa 1949
Collection
Joyce Anita Hawkins Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008025001
Description
Sterling silver achievement medal consists of enameled design applied to decorative silver cutout applied to silver bar with pin clasp closure; inscription on reverse.
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Accession Number
008025001
Collection
Joyce Anita Hawkins Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Numismatics
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Sterling silver achievement medal consists of enameled design applied to decorative silver cutout applied to silver bar with pin clasp closure; inscription on reverse.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Awarded to donor, Joyce Anita Hawkins.
Maker
Kinnear D'Esterre
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1949
circa 1949
Date Remarks
Graduation date.
Material
metal: silver, blue, burgundy
Inscriptions
On front: "KINGSTON HOSPITAL // FOR GOD AND HUMANITY"; on reverse: "J. A. H. // 1949 //STERLING".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Temporary Location
Exhibit: "For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital" Nov 13, 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 4.6 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Joyce A. Hawkins Whittingham; CD #1
Research Facts
This second place award was for the outstanding student at the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing. Annual awards started in 1910 and ended at the closing of the KGH School of Nursing in 1974.
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Aids to Bacteriology for Nurses 1st Ed. [reference book]

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Dates
1960
Collection
Phyllis Brown Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
001028002
Description
Hardcover fabric-covered book with thread binding; title and manufacturer printed in black ink on red cover; lessons on bacteriology, photographs of bacteria and medical instruments, listing of reference books for nurses printed in black ink on white pages inside; two colour plates showing bacteria…
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Accession Number
001028002
Author
E. Joan Bocock and Katharine F. Armstrong
Collection
Phyllis Brown Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Nursing
Bacteriology
Textbooks
Description
Hardcover fabric-covered book with thread binding; title and manufacturer printed in black ink on red cover; lessons on bacteriology, photographs of bacteria and medical instruments, listing of reference books for nurses printed in black ink on white pages inside; two colour plates showing bacteria inside; 184 pages
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Phyllis Brown
Maker
Bailliere, Tindall & Cox
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1960
Date Remarks
Printed in artefact
Material
paper: white
ink: black, blue, yellow, red, green
fabric: red
Inscriptions
Printed on front: "AIDS TO // BACTERIOLOGY // FOR NURSES // A // COMPLETE // TEXTBOOK // FOR THE // NURSE // NURSES // AIDS // SERIES // FIRST EDITION // BAILLIERE, TINDALL & COX"; handwritten on first page: "Phyllis Ann Brown"; handwritten on last page: "Main class of bacteria // Schizsmycetes"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 16.8 cm x Width 10.9 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Binding worn; 3 cm piece torn from top of back cover.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Phyllis Brown; CD #8
Research Facts
Phyllis Brown was a 1964 Kingston General Hospital nursing graduate
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annual certificate

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Dates
1951
circa 1951
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996028154
Description
Annual certificate under the Nurses Act; a rectangular piece of paper; the certificate is printed with the crest of the province of Ontario, a space for the registrant's signature, the registrant's name and address, registration number, date of issue and validation, and the printed signature of the…
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Accession Number
996028154
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Licensure, Nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Annual certificate under the Nurses Act; a rectangular piece of paper; the certificate is printed with the crest of the province of Ontario, a space for the registrant's signature, the registrant's name and address, registration number, date of issue and validation, and the printed signature of the director of Nurses Registration; an attached printed receipt is also included, and the reverse is printed with an application for renewal of registration and re-registration instructions.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate; received after her death
Maker
The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1951
circa 1951
Date Remarks
Date on certificate
Material
paper: orange
ink: black; red
Inscriptions
See attached photocopy
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Dimension Notes
Length 15.7 cm x Width 7.3 cm
Condition Remarks
The certificate has a tear 0.4 cm long in the centre of the bottom edge; the two proper left corners are creased; a crease runs vertically through the centre; there are four light brown stains on the receipt portion of the certificate.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Oral History Transcript for Nora Valleau" by Rona Rustige; CD #9
Research Facts
Accessions 996.028.153-.183 were all stored together.
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Antiseptine dusting powder can

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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
1977.8.24
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a twistable top with perforations; covered with a fancy design; information is printed on the container; contains an antiseptic dusting powder.
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Accession Number
1977.8.24
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Home Nursing
Antisepsis
Bandages
Disinfection
Poisons
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A cylindrical metal container with a twistable top with perforations; covered with a fancy design; information is printed on the container; contains an antiseptic dusting powder.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
The E.B. Shuttleworth Chemical Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Material
metal: yellow; red; grey
Inscriptions
On one side of can is a fancy logo--a caduceus in the centre with an ornate crown above; printed under this is "ANTISEPTINE // DUSTING POWDER // THE E. B. SHUTTLEWORTH // CHEMICAL CO. LIMITED // TORONTO, CAN."; on the other side is printed, "AN // IDEAL DRESSING // FOR // WOUNDS // SURGICAL OR // OTHERWISE // COMBINING THE // PROPERTIES OF // IODINE // (AS DI-THYMOL DI-IODIDE) // WITH BORO-SALICYLATE // OF SODIUM // IN AN // IMPALPABLE POWDER"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-6 Row C
Dimension Notes
Length 5.1 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
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"A Nurse's Prayer"

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Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
998008013
Description
A piece of paper with "A Nurse's Prayer" printed on it with a brown border.
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Accession Number
998008013
Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- manuscripts
Religion and Medicine -- ephemera
Poetry
Description
A piece of paper with "A Nurse's Prayer" printed on it with a brown border.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Cora Burnside.
Maker
Woman's Missionary Society of the United Church of Canada
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Date Remarks
Most of the other nursing documents in this collection date to circa 1923.
Material
paper: white
Inscriptions
"A Nurse's Prayer" printed at the top of the page; "WOMAN'S MISSIONARY SOCIETY // OF THE // UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA // ROOM 410, WESLEY BUILDING // TORONTO" printed on the back; see attached photocopy for text of prayer
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length 14.6 cm x Width 13.6 cm
Condition Remarks
The paper is creased and has some tears in it.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Susan Muer-Simpson; CD #8
Research Facts
Cora Frances Burnside was a graduate of KGH Nursing's class of 1923; she worked in New York until 1971 and died in 1996; the prayer was written by Myra L. Sawyer.
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Applied Chemistry for Nurses 2nd Rev Ed [reference book]

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Dates
1929
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
005036057
Description
Hardbound paper covered book with charts and tables; describing applied chemistry; topics include physical and chemical changes, oxygen and oxidation, hydrogen, water, inorganic salts, digestion, metabolism and others; title stamped in gold ink on spine; signed by original owner inside front cover;…
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Accession Number
005036057
Author
Stella Goostray and Walter G. Karr
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Chemistry, handbooks
Nursing
Description
Hardbound paper covered book with charts and tables; describing applied chemistry; topics include physical and chemical changes, oxygen and oxidation, hydrogen, water, inorganic salts, digestion, metabolism and others; title stamped in gold ink on spine; signed by original owner inside front cover; hand-written notes throughout book; 270 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumni via Marilyn Boston
Maker
The Macmillan Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1929
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream, blue
ink: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed in book: "APPLIED CHEMISTRY // FOR NURSES // BY // STELLA GOOSTRAY, R.N., B.S. // WALTER G. KARR, M.S., PH.D. // SECOND EDITION // COMPLETELY REVISED // New York // THE MACMILLAN COMPANY // 1929"; hand-written inside front cover: "C. Leslie Hill // K. G. H."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 19.2 cm x Width 14.2 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover shows minor wear from use; edges faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Images
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Dates
1996
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
001043028
Description
White knee-length commemorative apron with ties at the waist and an adjustable neck strap; red text and images of a nurse's cap and pin at centre front.
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Accession Number
001043028
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White knee-length commemorative apron with ties at the waist and an adjustable neck strap; red text and images of a nurse's cap and pin at centre front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Helen Mahood and donated to Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae by Shelly Mahood.
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1996
Date Remarks
The event took place in June 1996.
Material
fabric: white; red
plastic: white
Inscriptions
"KGH NURSES' ALUMNAE // 100TH ANNIVERSARY // SCHOOL OF NURSING" printed on the front; "MADE IN INDIA" on a tag on the apron.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet M
Dimension Notes
Length 77.7 cm x Width 50.3 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #8
Research Facts
Worn at the Kingston General Hospital Nurses' Alumnae 100th anniversary celebration by Helen Mahood in June 1996. Helen Mahood graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1938; Shelly Redston Mahood graduated in 1955.
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028097
Description
A white starched cotton apron with two button holes on each end of the waistband and wide hem; single-ply material except at waist and hem; single-stitched along hem and top seam of waistband; doublestitched on bottom seam of waistband; no stitching along sides; apron falls to approximately midcalf
Accession Number
996028097
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A white starched cotton apron with two button holes on each end of the waistband and wide hem; single-ply
material except at waist and hem; single-stitched along hem and top seam of waistband; doublestitched
on bottom seam of waistband; no stitching along sides; apron falls to approximately midcalf
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau was at KGH 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
Name tag: "Nora Valleau"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 8
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 80.0 cm. x Width 74.0 cm. x Depth 1.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Fabric is in excellent condition with the exception of several pale grey marks (dirt?) along both
the inside and outside of the lower hem
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see Valleau Collection, 996.028.095-.098
(aprons) and .069-.097 (additional clothing accessories, including belts, cuffs, collars and bibs);
from the KGH Nursing Collection (aprons), 995.002: .002c (replica, 1900), .017c (replica,
1886), .015b-c (Lillian Lord's uniform, c. 1919), .016d-e (1939), .005b (replica, 1924), .008b
(1939), .006c (1939), .007c (replica, 1939), .001c (replica, 1886), .003c (replica, 1906), .004c
(replica, 1924); and 996.026.001b (replica, 1935 "Probie")
Research Facts
Starched aprons were worn with bibs to cover most of the uniform; worn from 1886-1967 with little
change other than a shortening of the hemline
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007.
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Areas of Psychology [book]

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Dates
1954
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
Accession Number
010028001
Description
Hardbound book with black and white illustrations, diagrams and photographs describing the different vocational fields of psychology; title of book and author stamped in black on spine; owner's name inscribed on front endpaper; 532 pages.
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Accession Number
010028001
Author
F. L. Marcuse
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Psychiatric Nursing
Description
Hardbound book with black and white illustrations, diagrams and photographs describing the different vocational fields of psychology; title of book and author stamped in black on spine; owner's name inscribed on front endpaper; 532 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor; graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Science Class of 1966.
Maker
Harper & Brothers
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1954
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: tan
ink: black
fabric: yellow
Inscriptions
Handwritten inscription on front endpaper: "Carolyn I. Vanhorne // R.R.#1, Kingston, Ont. // Nursing Science '66 // Phone LI 2-3585"; printed on frontispiece: "Areas of // Psychology // EDITED BY // F. L. MARCUSE // THE STATE COLLEGE OF WASHINGTON // HARPER & BROTHERS . PUBLISHERS // NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005 2005-3
Length
21.03 cm
Width
14.5 cm
Depth
3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor surface stains on front and back cover; owner's name handwritten in ink on front endpaper; pages slightly tanned but in good condition
Copy Type
original
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The Art and Principles of Nursing [reference book]

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Dates
1934
Collection
Norma (Stewart) Kerr Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
009052003 a-d
Description
Hardbound paper covered reference book (a); discussing nursing; topics include care of hospital wards, bed-making, comfort and safety, routine procedures and others; title stamped in gold ink on spine; signed by original owner inside front cover; hand-written notes on inside covers; contained withi…
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Accession Number
009052003 a-d
Author
Amy Elizabeth Pope, Virna M. Young
Collection
Norma (Stewart) Kerr Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Nursing
Reference Books
Description
Hardbound paper covered reference book (a); discussing nursing; topics include care of hospital wards, bed-making, comfort and safety, routine procedures and others; title stamped in gold ink on spine; signed by original owner inside front cover; hand-written notes on inside covers; contained within book are three pages of hand-written notes (b-d) with journal entries and personal notes; 832 pages.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - book - Size: Length 20.9 cm x Width 14.3 cm x Depth 4.6 cm
b - note - Size (unfolded): Length 34.8 cm x Width 23.0 cm
c - note - Size: Length 22.9 cm x Width 17.5 cm
d - note - Size: Length 17.4 cm x Width 14.8 cm
Provenance
Owned by Norma (Stewart) Kerr; donated to museum by her daughter Diane Dukoff
Maker
G. P. Putnam's Sons
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1934
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream, green
ink: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed in book (a): "The Art and Principles // of Nursing // Amy Elizabeth Pope, R.N. // Virna M. Young, R.N. // G. P. Putnam's Sons // New York"; hand-written on notes (b): "My sister dad and I pulled a // real surprise"; (c): "and even in the dark corner // in the cellar"; (d): "My friend and hound // dog Snooper."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Condition Remarks
Back pages (a) separating from spine; loose notes (b-d) faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Diane Dukoff; CD #4
Research Facts
Norma (Stewart) Kerr is a graduate of the East York General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1947
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The Art and Principles of Nursing [textbook]

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Dates
1934
Collection
Melanie Chapman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
012042021
Description
Hardbound text-book with chapters suitable for student nurses; front cover is green; title is printed in gold on spine; 832 pages
Accession Number
012042021
Author
Amy Elizabeth Pope, R.N and Virna M. Young, R.N
Collection
Melanie Chapman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Textbooks
Medicine, Traditional
Nursing Theory
Description
Hardbound text-book with chapters suitable for student nurses; front cover is green; title is printed in gold on spine; 832 pages
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor, currently working (2012) at Kingston General Hospital as RN, Kidd 7 Neurosciences. Graduated from University of Toronto Class of 1984 (BScN); University of Alberta Class of 2006 (MPH). Worked in nursing and health human resources in Alberta, BC and Ontario.
Maker
G. P. Putnam's Sons
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
USA
Dates
1934
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, green
Inscriptions
Printed on title page: "The Art and Principles // of Nursing // By // Amy Elizabeth Pope, R.N // and // Virna M. Young, R.N // G. P. Putnam's Sons // New York"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
20.8 cm
Width
14.5 cm
Depth
4.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear along edges
Copy Type
original
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