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urethral dilator set

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Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
997002441 a-k
Description
Male urethral dilator set consisting of a black leather rectangular case with clasp closure lid (a); brown leather interior holds ten metal dilators, sized on the French scale: 32 (b), 30 (c), 28 (d), 26 (e), 24 (f), 22 (g), 20 (h), 18 (i), 12 (j), 10 (k); dilators have flat ends with rounded sides…
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Accession Number
997002441 a-k
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Dilatation
Urology -- instrumentation
Physical Examination
MM= Dilatation -- dilator -- urethral
Description
Male urethral dilator set consisting of a black leather rectangular case with clasp closure lid (a); brown leather interior holds ten metal dilators, sized on the French scale: 32 (b), 30 (c), 28 (d), 26 (e), 24 (f), 22 (g), 20 (h), 18 (i), 12 (j), 10 (k); dilators have flat ends with rounded sides which taper into a cylindrical shape with a rounded end; these ends curve upward
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 36.0 cm x Width 14.9 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
b - dilator - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Diam. 1.6 cm
c - dilator - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
d - dilator - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Diam. 0.93 cm
e - dilator - Size: Length 27.0 cm x Diam. 0.86 cm
f - dilator - Size: Length 27.0 cm x Diam. 0.8 cm
g - dilator - Size: Length 26.5 cm x Diam. 0.73 cm
h - dilator - Size: Length 26.5 cm x Diam. 0.66 cm
i - dilator - Size: Length 26.5 cm x Diam. 0.4 cm
j - dilator - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Diam. 0.33 cm
k - dilator - Size: Length 24.0 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
leather: black, brown
Inscriptions
(b) Stamped on end: "AM-S-T-A // 32 // STANDARD"; (c) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 30 // STANDARD"; (d) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 28 // STANDARD"; (e) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 26 // STANDARD"; (f) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 24 // STANDARD"; (g) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 22 // STANDARD"; (h) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 20 // STANDARD"; (i) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 18 // STANDARD"; (j) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 12 // STANDARD"; (k) stamped on end: "A-S-T-A // 10 // STANDARD"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E7-14
Condition Remarks
Case is slightly scuffed, especially at corners; leather inside case is faded in parts; two dilators are missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Document
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Kingston General Hospital: A Social and Institutional History", Margaret Angus, 1973, p. 113, 165; "Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality 21st ed", Kny-Scheerer Co, ca. 1915, p. 4056 (similar to model #D/-2744); "Pilling Instruments and Equipment for Surgeons and Hospitals", George P. Pilling & Son, 1932, p. 279 (similar to model #P19372); "Sklar Surgical Instruments, Suction & Pressure Apparatus", Sklar Instruments, 1967, p. 296; CD #8
Research Facts
Label inside case states the object was donated in 1985 by the wife of the late surgeon Dr. W. Stuart Houston; a senior intern at the Kingston General Hospital in 1926, he retired from an Attending position in General Surgery in 1960; he also taught courses at Queen's University
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall, Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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Colles splint, child

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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997002506
Description
A moulded left forearm bar style Colles splint child sized of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 15 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in three vertical lines of five cutouts each; towards the …
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Accession Number
997002506
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Forearm Injuries
Pediatrics
Description
A moulded left forearm bar style Colles splint child sized of cast metal that resembles the shape of a forearm; the concave arm brace has upturned sides that can be bent and shaped to the human arm and has 15 diamond-shaped cutouts arranged in three vertical lines of five cutouts each; towards the hand the brace twists slightly and narrows before joining with a cast hammer-like handgrip
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Dean Barry Smith, Faculty of Medicine, Queen's University
Maker
Zimmer Manufacturing Company
Site Made (City)
Warsaw
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Based on Zimmer Catalogue from 1940, p. 17 (similar to model No. 13 F) (see attached photocopy)
Material
metal: gray
Inscriptions
Stamped into metal at bottom of splint on the back side: "ZIMMER MFG. CO. // WARSAW [logo with a capital Z inside a diamond shape] IND. U.S.A. // 13 F"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-16
Dimension Notes
Length 22.3 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Scratches present all over splint; hand grip exhibits signs of pitting and discolouration; discolouration and pitting of metal present on back side; there are adhesive marks at the base of the handle and on the back left hand edge of the splint
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Zimmer Manufacturing Company Website. January 7, 2009, March 23, 2011.
Research Facts
Justin O. Zimmer began Zimmer Manufacturing Company in Warsaw Indiana in 1927; the Zimmer line of 50 aluminum splints debuts at the American Medical Association meeting in May of 1927 in Washington, D.C. and the Zimmer splint becomes an immediate leader in its field; the colles splint is generally used for distal-end fractures of the ulna and radius; it can be fitted to the correct angle of flexion by slightly twisting and bending; handpiece is contoured to fit the hand
Exhibit History
On exhibit in the Friend-Vandewater Gallery in Botterell Hall Queen's University; removed January 27, 2010
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dental sterilizer

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
997010004 a-h
Description
Ritter dental sterilizer consisting of vertical metal (a) carcass with a door opening to interior at front and pedal at base which opens inbuilt autoclave at top; autoclave contains perforated metal (b) tray with handles; carcass has two dials and a spout at front and electrical cable and plug at b…
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Accession Number
997010004 a-h
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Care -- instrumentation
Sterilization -- instrumentation
Dental Equipment
Description
Ritter dental sterilizer consisting of vertical metal (a) carcass with a door opening to interior at front and pedal at base which opens inbuilt autoclave at top; autoclave contains perforated metal (b) tray with handles; carcass has two dials and a spout at front and electrical cable and plug at back; interior of carcass contains (c) shelf, (d-e) two small bulbs in (g) packet for pill storage and instructional (f) tag on string; sterilizer has a (h) removable back panel which provides access to mechanical compartment.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - carcass - Size: Length 95.0cm x Width 48.3cm x Depth 41.0
b - tray - Size: Length 33.0cm x Width 12.0cm x Depth 2.5cm
c - shelf - Size: Length 39.0cm x Width 33.0cm x Depth 1.4cm
d -e - bulbs - Size: Length 4.5cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
f - tag on string - Size: Length 7.0 cm x Width 4.3 cm
g - packet - Size: Length 9.0 cm x Width 5.8 cm
h - back panel - Size: Length 36.0 cm x Width 19.5 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Provenance
Used at Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston
Maker
Ritter Company Inc.
Site Made (City)
Rochester
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Date appears on Ritter Dental Company website
Material
metal: tan, black, silver, cream, yellow
plastic: black, silver, yellow
fabric: black, cream
paper: cream
ceramic: white
glass: transparent
Inscriptions
Printed on metal plate affixed to carcass; "Ritter Sterilizer // MANUFACTURED BY // Ritter Company, Inc. // Rochester, N.Y. // CURRENT A.C. VOLTS 115 WATTS 1230 MODEL-TYPE E 1 SERIAL NO. 20E133 // MADE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA". Handwritten in chalk on interior mechanical compartment; "1918 G1". Embossed on front of carcass; "RITTER".
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-4-2
Condition Remarks
Carcass is scratched with large sections of paint chipped and exposing rusty metal; inbuilt autoclave and tray are scratched, tarnished and interior is covered in chalky residue; autoclave lid has residue from duct tape; interior of carcass has minor stains; cloth-braided cords are frayed and plastic tubing broken inside mechanical compartment; instructional tag is stained; paper packet with bulbs is stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"The Golden Years 1920-1959", The Ritter Dental Company website, page 5, 1940's Ritter Model D Sterilizer; copy in donor file; CD #5; CD #6.
Research Facts
Used to sterilize dental instruments.
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educational poster

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Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Education Services Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
997011001
Description
Educational chart on cloth-backed colour printed paper, with wooden rods holding it at the top and bottom; the chart depicts two frontal views of the human body -- that of the skeleton and that of the musculature, with the parts numbered and with printed identifications at the bottom of the chart; …
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Accession Number
997011001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Education Services Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Musculo-skeletal System -- drawings
Anatomy, Artistic -- audiovisual aids
Teaching Materials
Description
Educational chart on cloth-backed colour printed paper, with wooden rods holding it at the top and bottom; the chart depicts two frontal views of the human body -- that of the skeleton and that of the musculature, with the parts numbered and with printed identifications at the bottom of the chart; the rods at the top and bottom are cylindrical and have been cut lengthwise in half to allow the poster ends to go in the middle, then are joined with metal staples; the top rod has a metal ring and cloth ribbon attached at the centre to allow the poster to be hung or to tie it closed if rolled.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Kingston General Hospital -- used by Education Services
Maker
Denoyer-Geppert Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Material
metal: yellow; grey
paper: blue; beige; red; black; white; grey; brown
fabric: off-white; grey
wood: brown
Inscriptions
The top of the chart reads, "DENOYER-GEPPERT ANATOMY SERIES // EDITOR OTTO F. KAMPMEIER, PH.D., M.D., University of Illinois College of Medicine ARTIST P. M. LARIVIERE"; the bottom of the chart reads, "Denoyer-Geppert Co. // Published by DENOYERGEPPERT CO. Chicago // KLI Skeleton and Musculature -- Front View // Made in U.S.A."; there is also a printed identification of the numbered body parts; a paper label on the top rod reads, "KLI SKELETON & MUSCLES // FRONT // VIEW"; the word "RALPH" has been hand-written in ink above the head of the view of the skeleton
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-12-2
Temporary Location
.
Length
178.8 cm
Width
119.0 cm
Depth
2.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The poster was somewhat dusty when it arrived; cloth backing shows staining and cracking; front of the poster shows several small areas of paper loss and small tears, especially at the edges; all printing (with the exception of small paper loss areas) is legible; water damage stains on the top section of the poster and small grayish-black stains from inactive mould.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit Pump House Museum, Kingston L-2018-1 24 April - 7 December 2018
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educational poster

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Dates
1949
1960
circa 1949-1960
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Education Services Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
Accession Number
997011002
Description
Educational chart on cloth-backed colour printed paper, with wooden rods holding it at the top and bottom; the chart depicts 11 views of the human eye or ear -- each given the following figure letters: (A) eye, seen from the front; (B) muscles of the eye, seen from the side; (C) median sagittal sec…
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Accession Number
997011002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Education Services Collection
Category
Education Artifacts
Classification
Education
MeSH Heading
Ear -- drawings
Eye -- drawings
Anatomy, Artistic -- audiovisual aids
Teaching Materials
Description
Educational chart on cloth-backed colour printed paper, with wooden rods holding it at the top and bottom; the chart depicts 11 views of the human eye or ear -- each given the following figure letters: (A) eye, seen from the front; (B) muscles of the eye, seen from the side; (C) median sagittal section through the eyeball; (D) eyeball partially dissected to show its layers; (E) interior of the posterior half of the eye as seen through the ophthalmoscope; (F) anterior part of the eye, seen from behind; (G) diagrammatic horizontal section through the head at the level of the optic chiasma, showing relations of the optic nerve to retina and visual fields and pathways; right blue; left - red; (H) frontal section of the right external and middle ear; (I) greatly-enlarged section through cochlea; (K) passage of sound waves through the external ear (green), middle ear (red), internal ear (blue); and (L) auditory ossicles and labyrinth in natural size; individual parts within these figures are numbered, and there is a list of printed identifications at the bottom of the chart; the wooden rods at the top and bottom of the chart are cylindrical and have been cut lengthwise in half to allow the poster ends to go in the middle, then are joined with metal staples; the top rod has a metal ring and a cloth ribbon attached at the centre to allow the poster to be hung or to tie it closed if rolled.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Kingston General Hospital; used by Education Services.
Maker
Dr. te Neues and Company
Site Made (City)
Kempen
Site Made (Country)
Western Germany
Dates
1949
1960
circa 1949-1960
Material
metal: yellow; grey
paper: blue; beige; red; black; white; grey; brown; pink; green; yellow
fabric: off-white; dark blue
wood: light brown
Inscriptions
The bottom of the chart reads, "DENOYER-GEPPERT // ANATOMY SERIES // ARTIST M. RÖHL // Copyright DENOYER-GEPPERT COMPANY. Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. // All mounting by Denoyer-Geppert Co. // Printed by DR. te NEUES AND COMPANY. Kempen, Western Germany // KL 11 Eye and Ear"; there is also printed identification of numbered body parts; a paper label attached to the top rod reads, "KL 11 EYE AND EAR"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-12-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 166.0 cm. x Width: 118.0 cm. x Depth: 1.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The poster was somewhat dusty when it arrived; the cloth backing shows staining and cracking; the front of the poster shows a few minor areas of paper loss and some small tears, especially at the edges; all printing is fully legible; there are water damage stains on the top section of the poster and small grayish-black stains from inactive mould.
Copy Type
Original
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Anatomic Anne [adult intubation model]

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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
Accession Number
997023014 a-h
Description
Anatomic model in a case, which consists of (a) a rectangular wood and cardboard suitcase that has a lid hinged onto the bottom with three hinges at the back; the top and bottom of the suitcase are reinforced with flat strips of wood and the corners with heavy plastic pieces; there are clasps with …
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Accession Number
997023014 a-h
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Anatomy
MeSH Heading
Models, Anatomic
Manikins
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation -- education
Description
Anatomic model in a case, which consists of (a) a rectangular wood and cardboard suitcase that has a lid hinged onto the bottom with three hinges at the back; the top and bottom of the suitcase are reinforced with flat strips of wood and the corners with heavy plastic pieces; there are clasps with locks at the front, left and right, and a handle in the centre; the inside of the suitcase has a piece of leather which supports the lid when opened; the bottom has four cloth straps set into it and there are two more at the top of the bottom half of the case; the suitcase stores (b) an anatomic model, which is set onto a flat rectangular wooden base; the model represents a cut-away human heart and lungs; (c) a model of a human head fits onto (b); this model shows the head of a woman who has blonde hair held back with a white hairband; the model is made of plastic (except the hair) with a central metal base; this base hooks onto (b); the model head is held in place in the suitcase by (d) a square cardboard box with an open top and an oval hole cut in one side for the neck of the model; also included in the suitcase with the model are: (e) an instruction card with printed information on heavy paper cut into a circle; the card gives instructions on how to make a formed sheet to cover the model's nose and mouth, using (f) a plastic form which is triangular in shape, with rounded points and cut-out spaces for the nose and mouth; the form was to be used with a forming apparatus and plastic sheets, but these are missing; (g) a cylindrical plastic bottle of alcohol (now empty) is also included to use as a disinfectant for the model between trainees; the bottle has a cylindrical tapered neck and a round cap; there is a printed paper label on the outside which has instructions in four languages; (h) a printed sheet of paper lists the methods of proper use and care of the Anatomic Anne model; this sheet is stored in a clear plastic cover; also with the model (but not catalogued) are some gauze pads.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - case (closed) - Length 65.0 cm. x Width 42.0 cm. x Depth 25.5 cm.
b - model base - Length 61.1 cm. x Width 38.0 cm. x Depth 21.3 cm.
c - model head - Length 21.5 cm. x Width 20.0 cm. x Depth 20.1 cm.
d - box - Length 21.4 cm. x Width 20.4 cm. x Depth 21.3 cm.
e - instruction card - Depth 0.1 cm. x Diameter12.9 cm.
f - form - Length 8.3 cm. x Width 8.1 cm. x Depth 1.3 cm.
g - alcohol container - Length 20.8 cm. x Diameter6.2 cm.
h - information sheet - Length 21.6 cm. x Width 30.1 cm. x Depth 0.1 cm.
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Maker
Asmund S. Laerdal
Site Made (City)
Stavanger
Site Made (Country)
Norway
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
plastic: green; flesh tone; white
cardboard: grey; green
wood: beige
metal: silver; green
leather: black
fabric: green
fake hair (nylon?): blonde
paper: white
Inscriptions
(a) Writing in magic marker on the lid reads, "ANAESTHESIOLOGY // KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL"; a piece of masking tape on the case front is written on and reads, "DOUGLAS 2 ANAESTHESIA OK"' a label on the lid inside reads, "SOLD AND SERVICED EXCLUSIVELY BY // Safeco SAFETY SUPPLY CO. Safeco // HEAD OFFICE AND FACTORY 214 KING STREET EAST TORONTO 2, ONTARIO"; address elsewhere also listed; (b) a label on the base reads, "Anatomic Anne // MADE BY // ASMUND S. LAERDAL // STAVANGER - NORWAY"; a piece of cloth tape on the base has, "ANAESTHESIA // K.G.H." written on it; (e) card reads, "DIRECTIONS // FOR USE // [listed]"; (g) the sheet lists information on "ANATOMIC ANNE" under the headings of, "GENERAL SANITATION AND MAINTENANCE", "DISINFECTION OF ANATOMIC ANNE DURING TRAINING" and "PACKING OF ANATOMIC ANNE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-T2-4
Condition Remarks
(a) The case is very worn and has break points at the top; the inside paper is missing many small sections; (b,c) the model is stained and worn, but appears complete; (d) the box is worn, but complete; (e) the instruction card has no damage, and all printing is visible; (f) the form is very worn; it is cracked in the middle and has a broken section at the bottom; there are no missing sections; (g) the container is stained, but complete, with no cracks; the label is stained but fully legible; (h) the instruction sheet shows minor staining, but is complete and fully legible; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
The model is a training aid which simulates human breathing and thorax systems, including blood flow; it could also be used to instruct for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001; returned to storage Dec. 17, 2001
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black velvet ribbon

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Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997032003 a-c
Description
Two pieces of black velvet ribbon (a-b) with rough cut ends stored with straight pins on a ball of white cotton crochet thread (c) with a cardboard centre.
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Accession Number
997032003 a-c
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Two pieces of black velvet ribbon (a-b) with rough cut ends stored with straight pins on a ball of white cotton crochet thread (c) with a cardboard centre.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - ribbon - Size: Length 39.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm
b - ribbon - Size: Length 41.1 cm x Width 1.5 cm
c - spool - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam 5.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel; donated to the museum by her son Stephen Rockel.
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: black; white
cardboard: TAN
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Temporary Location
On Display: “For Service to Humanity”, Nursing Gallery: Restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov 2008.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Remarks in donor file; CD #3
Research Facts
Gladys (Millar) Rockel graduated from Kitchener Waterloo Nursing College, Class of 1939; nursing positions in Pontiac, MI (1940), Grand Rapids, MI (1941), and Toronto, Ont. (1942); worked in private practice with her husband, Dr. Rockel; upon graduation, nurses' caps had a length of black velvet ribbon pinned to the top edge; removable for laundering.
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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997032004
Description
Cream silk lady's full-length foundation slip with princess seaming; cut on the bias; thin adjustable straps and narrow, plain lace at neckline.
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Accession Number
997032004
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Cream silk lady's full-length foundation slip with princess seaming; cut on the bias; thin adjustable straps and narrow, plain lace at neckline.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel; donated to the museum by her son Stephen Rockel.
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V2 Box 1
Temporary Location
On Display: “For Service to Humanity”, Nursing Gallery: Restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 1.06 m x Width 63.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Severe fold creases; marks from long-term storage.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Steve Rockel; CD #3
Research Facts
Gladys (Millar) Rockel graduated from Kitchener Waterloo Nursing College, Class of 1939; nursing positions in Pontiac, MI (1940), Grand Rapids, MI (1941), and Toronto, Ont. (1942); worked in private practice with her husband, Dr. Rockel.
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Instructions for Expectant Mothers [instructional booklet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15093
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Ephemera
Accession Number
997032033
Description
Green paper covered booklet with cream paper text that provides information to expectant mothers on a variety of topics including: diet, exercise and common disorders; 8 pages.
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Accession Number
997032033
Author
S. W. Miller, M.D.
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Pregnancy
Gynecology
Description
Green paper covered booklet with cream paper text that provides information to expectant mothers on a variety of topics including: diet, exercise and common disorders; 8 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Site Made (City)
Alma
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
The United States of America
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Material
paper: green, cream, white
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "Instructions for // EXPECTANT // MOTHERS // S. W. MILLER, M.D. // ALMA, MICH."; on the inside: "PHYSICAL EXAMINATION // EMERGENCIES // GENERAL HABITS // EXERCISE // TRAVEL // CLOTHING // BREASTS // BATHS // DOUCHES // TEETH // BOWELS // DIET // COMMON DISORDERS // HOSPITAL NEEDS // BABY CLOTHING // BIRTH CERTIFICATE // ONSET OF LABOR // AFTER DELIVERY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
15.5 cm
Width
8.5 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
website
Reference Comments
https://www.ebay.com/itm/VTG-1930s-BABY-Help-Booklet-Instructions-for-EXPECTANT-MOTHERS-/123500555401?hash=item1cc134ec89
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Instructions-for-Expectant-Mothers-Booklet-1940s-William-Perrin-Rochester-NY-/382096780508?hash=item58f6be2cdc
Research Facts
Two different versions of the booklet were found online. One was said to be from the 1930's, while the other was said to be from the 1940's.
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General Instructions for Infant Care [instructional pamphlet]

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Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
997032034
Description
Small cream paper cover and cream pages booklet used to provide general instructions for taking care of newly born children; pamphlet is one piece of paper that has been folded in on itself 3 times; 5 pages of content including the front cover.
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Accession Number
997032034
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Infant Care -- pamphlet
Pediatrics
Description
Small cream paper cover and cream pages booklet used to provide general instructions for taking care of newly born children; pamphlet is one piece of paper that has been folded in on itself 3 times; 5 pages of content including the front cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Material
paper: cream, yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS // FOR // INFANT CARE // The following information is intended to // serve as a guide in the care of the young // infant. Obviously, only general rules can // be given, for the details of the care of // the infant depend upon individual circum - // stances and require individual attention."; on the inside: "General Rules Regarding Feeding // Breast Feeding // Artificial Feeding // General Care"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
13.3 cm
Width
8.6 cm
Depth
0.02 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Black smudges on the front cover, particularly around the edges
Copy Type
original
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