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poem --"Ode to the Bed Pan"

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Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
998008011
Description
A humorous poem of unknown origin titled "Ode to the Bed Pan"; typed on a single sheet of paper; 16 stanzas.
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Accession Number
998008011
Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- manuscripts
Poetry -- ephemera
Description
A humorous poem of unknown origin titled "Ode to the Bed Pan"; typed on a single sheet of paper; 16 stanzas.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired by Cora Burnside, possibly by one of her patients.
Material
paper: white
Inscriptions
"ODE TO THE BED PAN" printed at the top of the page, see attached photocopy for full text
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length 27.9 cm x Width 21.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear.
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.
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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.
Images
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Dates
1900
Collection
Carole Bleecker Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Accession Number
009033001
Description
Monochrome sepiatone large photograph of ten nurses in the nursing uniform of Kingston General Hospital c1900 printed on thick cardstock; head nurse in the center is dressed in a dark coloured nursing uniform with a white cap, collar and cuffs and rimless spectacles on a thin gold chain pinned to t…
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Accession Number
009033001
Collection
Carole Bleecker Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nursing
Nurse's Uniform
Nurses
Description
Monochrome sepiatone large photograph of ten nurses in the nursing uniform of Kingston General Hospital c1900 printed on thick cardstock; head nurse in the center is dressed in a dark coloured nursing uniform with a white cap, collar and cuffs and rimless spectacles on a thin gold chain pinned to the right side, and an enameld class pin for the Toronto General Hospital at the collar; surrounding the head nurse are nine other nurses in training; two of them are sitting in the front and at a lower level than the head nurse, two others are also sitting, but at the height of the head nurse, two nurses are standing at the second row from the back and behind them are three more nurses standing above all the others; the nurses in training are wearing white nursing uniforms with white caps and red sleeves plus a red fabric cross on white cotton puffy short sleeves on their right sleeves; written on the back of the photograph is information on the original owner of the photograph and the donor.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally belonged to the donor's great-aunt, Harriet Peck, who is a graduate from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1900.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
Date Remarks
Noted on documents
Material
paper: brown
ink: black, grey
Inscriptions
On the back: "Standing second from left (left of Head Nurse?? // with Toronto General Hospital Pin) is // Harriet (Hattie) Corinthia Peck great aunt // of Carole Anne (Bontee) Bleeker graduate of // Toronto General Hospital 1959"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-4-1
Length
25.6 cm
Width
31.0 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
There were thirteen graduates for the Class of 1900 Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1913
Collection
Carole Bleecker Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
Accession Number
009033002
Description
Certificate printed with black ink on cream or light brown paper; the name of the group with the authority to certify the record is found at the top of the certificate in large capitalized letters and between the name of the group is the group's crest, which features an eagle next to a shield with …
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Accession Number
009033002
Collection
Carole Bleecker Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nursing
Certification -- history
Description
Certificate printed with black ink on cream or light brown paper; the name of the group with the authority to certify the record is found at the top of the certificate in large capitalized letters and between the name of the group is the group's crest, which features an eagle next to a shield with the American flag on it; below the name and crest of the group are the words, written in cursive, describing the nature of the certification and what it entails, whom the certificate is directed to, and who is providing this certification; at the end of the paragraph and at the bottom of the certificate are five signatures and the certificate number; at the bottom left of the certificate is the seal of the Illinois State Board of Nurse Examines; surrounding the content is a well-designed border; and while the back of the certificate is originally blank, at the top left corner, written in pen, is further information pertaining to the people in the photo.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally belonged to the donor's great-aunt, Harriet Peck, who is a graduate from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, 1900.
Maker
Illinois State Board of Nurse Examiners
Site Made (City)
Canton
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1913
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: tan, gold
ink: black, grey
Inscriptions
On the front: "ILLINOIS STATE BOARD // OF NURSE EXAMINERS // Know all men by these Presents, That Harriett C. Peck // living at Canton in the County of Fulton // has fulfilled the requirements of the law governing the registration of nurses, // as set forth in "An Act to provide for the Registration of Nurses and to repeal // a certain Act therein named", approved June 30, 1913, in force July 1, 1913, // and has been duly registered in accordance therewith and is now entitled // to practice as, to be known as and styled as a // REGISTERED NURSE // In Testimony Whereof, we hereunto subscribe and affix the seal of the // Illinois State Board of Nurse Examiners on this, the eleventh day of November Anno Domini, 1914 // Julia S. Chubbuck R.N. // Member // ATTEST Adelaide May Walsh. R.N. // President // Velora E. Randal. R.N. // Member // ATTEST Anna L. Tittman R.N. // Secretary // No. 4289 // Kathryn A. Conway. R.N. // Member."; on seal: "By // Examination // ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF NURSE EXAMINERS"; on the back: "[illeg.] for Record // Dec 16, A. D. 1914 // Austin Orion // Co. Clerk // Recorded - // Register of Nurses Record // Page 4"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-5 BOX 27
Length
30.2 cm
Width
38.2 cm
Depth
0.01 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The edges of the certificate are heavily torn, ripped, curled and bent, but the content of the certificate and seal is still intact; misisng pieces along edges and corners; a few stains on the front, which are showing on the back, and one of the words written in pen on the back of the certificate is missing due to tearing
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1920
Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
998008003
Description
A one-page rule booklet of the Kingston Registry of Graduate Nurses; contains 16 rules.
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Accession Number
998008003
Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Guideline Adherence -- pamphlet
Nursing
Description
A one-page rule booklet of the Kingston Registry of Graduate Nurses; contains 16 rules.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Cora Burnside.
Maker
The Kingston Registry of Graduate Nurses
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
Date Remarks
Date is printed on the paper.
Material
paper: white
Inscriptions
"The Kingston Registry // OF // Graduate Nurses // Rules --1920" printed on the cover; 16 rules printed inside (see accession record).
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length 16.4 cm Width 13.0 cm
Condition Remarks
There is a large crease in the centre of the paper.
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.
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schedule of fees

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Dates
1921
Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
998008006
Description
A card with the schedule of fees for nurses at KGH; printed on one side of a rectangular card.
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Accession Number
998008006
Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Fee Schedules
Nursing Service, Hospital
Description
A card with the schedule of fees for nurses at KGH; printed on one side of a rectangular card.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Cora Burnside.
Maker
KGH Nursing School Alumnae Association
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1921
Date Remarks
The date January, 1921 is on the card.
Material
cardboard: white
Inscriptions
"The Registry // of alumnae Association // OF THE // Kingston General Hospital // SCHEDULE OF FEES." printed at the top of the card.
Fees for different jobs are written on the card (see attached photocopy)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length 11.3 cm Width 8.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Susan Muer-Simpson; CD #8; CD #2; CD #1.
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.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1922
Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
998008004
Description
An 8-page booklet; contains the rules and regulations relating to the registration of nurses; has a tan coloured cover with the Ontario coat of arms at the top.
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Accession Number
998008004
Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Guideline Adherence -- pamphlet
Nursing
Description
An 8-page booklet; contains the rules and regulations relating to the registration of nurses; has a tan coloured cover with the Ontario coat of arms at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Cora Burnside.
Maker
Clarkson W. James
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1922
Date Remarks
Date is printed on the cover.
Material
paper: white; tan
Inscriptions
"PROVINCE OF ONTARIO // RULES AND REGULATION // RELATING TO // REGISTRATION OF NURSES // TORONTO: Printed by Clarkson W. James. Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty // 1922" printed on the cover.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm Width 9.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear on the cover.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Susan Muer-Simpson; Internet: "Registered Nurse and Registered Practical Nurse: The Difference"; 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; nursing was officially recognized as a regulated profession in 1922 when the provincial government passed a nurses registration act in Ontario.
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commencement exercises program

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Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
998008001
Description
The commencement exercises from the golden jubilee of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing; printed on hard paper; has information on the events, and the names of the 1923 graduating class; has the Florence Nightingale Pledge on the back.
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Accession Number
998008001
Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Education, Nursing -- ephemera
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Description
The commencement exercises from the golden jubilee of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing; printed on hard paper; has information on the events, and the names of the 1923 graduating class; has the Florence Nightingale Pledge on the back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From the 1923 KGH Nursing Graduation Ceremony at Grant Hall in Kingston, Ontario; the card was acquired by Cora Burnside when she graduated in 1923 and was later given to her great niece Susan Muer-Simpson.
Maker
The Jackson Press
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
Date is printed on the program.
Material
paper: white
Inscriptions
"Eighteenth Annual // Commencement Exercises // Kingston General Hospital // Training School for Nurses // Friday Evening, May 11th, 1923 // Grant Hall 8 o'clock" printed on the top of the card; "Dost thou remember" printed in pen ink on the top of the front page.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length 20.2 cm x Width 12.1 cm
Condition Remarks
The paper is creased in several places.
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.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1923
Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
998008002
Description
An invitation to a Masquerade Dance; printed on an orange card with a picture of a cartoon person next to a pumpkin in the upper left corner.
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Accession Number
998008002
Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Description
An invitation to a Masquerade Dance; printed on an orange card with a picture of a cartoon person next to a pumpkin in the upper left corner.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From the Masquerade Dance, held on Halloween in 1923; it was given to Cora Burnside.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1923
Date Remarks
Date is printed on the invitation.
Material
card: orange
Inscriptions
"The Superintendent and Nurses // of the // Kingston General Hospital // Training School // request the pleasure of your company at a // Masquerade Dance // to be held in Grant Hall, Queen's University // on Wednesday Evening, October the thirty-first // nineteen hundred and twenty-three // at eight o'clock // Please present invitation at the door" printed on the card; "Miss Burnside and friend" printed in pen ink at the top of the card.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length 12.8 cm x Width 10.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
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.
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constitution and bylaws

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Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
998008005
Description
The constitution and bylaws of Kingston General Hospital Training School for Nurses Alumnae Association; it is a four page booklet with a brown cover.
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Accession Number
998008005
Collection
Cora Burnside Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Guideline Adherence -- pamphlet
Nursing
Description
The constitution and bylaws of Kingston General Hospital Training School for Nurses Alumnae Association; it is a four page booklet with a brown cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Cora Burnside.
Maker
KGH Nursing School Alumnae Association
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
Cora Burnside graduated in 1923.
Material
paper: white; brown
Inscriptions
"Alumnae // Association // Kingston General Hospital // Training School for Nurses // KINGSTON, ONT." printed on the cover.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm Width 9.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Some minor wear on the cover.
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.
Images
Less detail

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