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Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing 1886 – [graduates lists]

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Dates
1886
1974
circa 1886-1974
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Administrative
Nursing
Classification
Education
Archival
Administrative
Nursing
Accession Number
995002098
Description
Numerous typed and hand-written lists contained in a leather-covered, 3-ring, zippered binder have the names of all Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduates; the lists consist of 86 typewritten pages (with added hand-written notes) containing information on all of the Kingston General …
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Accession Number
995002098
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Administrative
Nursing
Classification
Education
Archival
Administrative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- registers
Education
Archival
Nursing
Description
Numerous typed and hand-written lists contained in a leather-covered, 3-ring, zippered binder have the names of all Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduates; the lists consist of 86 typewritten pages (with added hand-written notes) containing information on all of the Kingston General Hospital Nursing graduates, matrons, superintendants, and directors of nursing; there is also a pocket in the inside front of the binder with extra information and 7 graduation leaflets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Sylvia Mary Burkinshaw, Acting Director of Nursing at Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, March 1961; Director of Nursing 1968-1971.
Dates
1886
1974
circa 1886-1974
Date Remarks
last date of entry 1974
Material
leather: black
metal: silver
paper: white
ink: yellow
cardboard: grey
Inscriptions
Stamped on front: "Kingston General Hospital // School of Nursing // 1886 –"; front inside pocket of binder stamped with the words, "RB36 London Brand English Morocco"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-3
Length
34.7 cm
Width
28.6 cm
Depth
8.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 34.7 cm. x Width: 28.6 cm. x Depth: 8.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
The binder holding the transcript is worn in several spots -- especially along the spine; pages within the transcript are torn (especially the first two pages); written information is legible and the paper is flexible and can be handled with care.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Website
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
The first official graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
Exhibit History
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae 2005 Special exhibit, Museum of Health Care, 20 May 2005-24 June 2005-Aug. 30, 2006
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ophthalmoscope instruction booklet

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Archival Items
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Archival
Optometry
Vision
Vision Tests
Accession Number
997037408
Description
A rectangular eight-page booklet with two staples along spine to hold pages together; contains detailed instructions in the use of the Welch-Allyn ophthalmoscope.
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Accession Number
997037408
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Archival Items
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Archival
Optometry
Vision
Vision Tests
MeSH Heading
Ophthalmoscopy
Manuals
Ophthalmology
Archival
Optometry
Vision
Vision Tests
Description
A rectangular eight-page booklet with two staples along spine to hold pages together; contains detailed instructions in the use of the Welch-Allyn ophthalmoscope.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C. H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Welch Allyn
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
metal: silver
paper: yellow; white; black; red; grey; orange
Inscriptions
Front cover of booklet reads, "Instructions [in cursive script] // WELCH ALLYN // Ophthalmoscope"; there is a logo, an "A" enclosed in a shield shape (see accession sheet for sketch), on the front cover as well; back of booklet has a diagram of an ophthalmoscope; the words, "WELCH ALLYN INC. Skaneateles Falls, N.Y. // Printed in U.S.A." appear along with, "With the ophthalmoscope five centimeters in front of eye, the lens in the rotating wheel produce clear vision at points indicated in the diagrammatic eye."; (see photocopy)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #3
Dimension Notes
Length 16.8 cm x Width 8.9 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Copy Type
Original
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Areas of Psychology [reference book]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14908
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Psychology
Mental Health, Education
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
Nursing
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Mental Health, Psychology
Mental Health, Education
MeSH Heading
Mental Health
Mental Health -- archival
Mental Health -- archival -- books
Mental Health -- archival -- educational
Mental Health -- archival -- publications
Mental Health -- education
Mental Health -- professional -- nurse
Mental Health -- psychiatric nursing
Mental Health -- psychology
Archival
Education, Medical
Education, Nursing
Books
Textbook
Textbooks, Medical
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
circa 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
Dimension Notes
Length 21.03 cm X Width 14.5 cm X Depth 3.0 cm
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
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
"F. L. Marcuse," Goodreads, https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/421617.F_L_Marcuse
Research Facts
The author of this book, Frederick L. Marcuse, was born in 1916 and is the author of books of psychology including "Hypnosis: Fact and Fiction."
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homeopathic remedies product brochure

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15267
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Archival Items
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
1975.11.4
Description
One sheet of paper folded in thirds with text on both sides in purple ink to create six panels provides information phospho-lecithin; text is in French on one side.
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Accession Number
1975.11.4
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Archival Items
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Pharmacy, Homeopathic
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Drug Therapy
Homeopathy
MM= Drugs -- homeopathic and other sectarian medicines
Archival
Description
One sheet of paper folded in thirds with text on both sides in purple ink to create six panels provides information phospho-lecithin; text is in French on one side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Gordon B. White of Port Colborne, Ont.; used by Dr. White's father, Bishop White, as his travelling medicine case in China.
Maker
Wampole's
Site Made (City)
Perth
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
paper: cream
ink: purple
Inscriptions
On front cover: "YOUR DOCTOR RECOMMENDS // WAMPOLE'S // PHOSPHO // LECITHIN // NERVE FOOD & TONIC // HENRY K. WAMPOLE & COMPANY LTD. PERTH ONTARIO CANADA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E pg 11 b
Length
23.3 cm
Width
15.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measured open flat
Condition Remarks
Surface shows wear and slightly grimy
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
Archival items originally numbered ai, aj and ak are catalogued separately as 1975.11.1, .3 and .4
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Grobleswski’s Rattlesnake Brand Liniment

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Dates
1942
1952
circa 1942 - 1952
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Archival Items
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Archival, Items
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
1977.12.48 a-c
Description
Transparent octagonal based glass bottle containing Groblewski’s Rattlesnake Brand Liniment (a) with non-removable cylindrical black metal screw cap, tan and pink cardboard packaging box (b) and rectangular tan paper instruction booklet (c); bottle one quarter full with brown liquid; bottle has fla…
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Accession Number
1977.12.48 a-c
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Archival Items
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Archival, Items
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Archival
Advertisements
Description
Transparent octagonal based glass bottle containing Groblewski’s Rattlesnake Brand Liniment (a) with non-removable cylindrical black metal screw cap, tan and pink cardboard packaging box (b) and rectangular tan paper instruction booklet (c); bottle one quarter full with brown liquid; bottle has flat sides with recesses on front, back, right, and left; bottle has round shoulders, cylindrical neck, round neck ring, and cylindrical finish with continuous external thread; mold lines on sides from base to top and around neck; embossed manufacturers information on bottom and arch topped rectangular cream paper label with product information printed in red ink attached to front; cap has domed top with embossed ring, vertical ridges on exterior sides, rolled bottom edge, and internal continuous thread; box is tall and rectangular with product information and directions printed in English on front and in Polish on back; box opens at top with folding flaps; broken red paper seals with product information attached to top and bottom of box; instruction booklet consists of long folded paper sheets bound with two grey metal staples at fold; booklet contains product directions and additional product advertisements printed in black ink in English at front and Polish inversed at back.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – bottle – Length 13.1 cm Width 4.2 cm Depth 2.2 cm
b – box – Length 14.4 cm Width 4.9 cm Depth 2.9 cm
c – instruction booklet – Length 18.7 cm Width 10.7 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine.
Maker
A. G. Groblewski & Co.
Site Made (City)
Plymouth
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1942
1952
circa 1942 - 1952
Date Remarks
Groblewski began producing medicine in 1892, direction booklet claims “making for over 50 years”
Material
glass: clear
paper: cream, tan
ink: black, red, pink
metal: black, brass, grey
Inscriptions
Printed on bottle label: “AV. CONTENTS 1 FL. OZ. // ZMIJECZNIK // GROBLEWSKI’S // LINIMENT // RATTLESNAKE BRAND // This Liniment Contains // ALCOHOL 41 %; ETHER 99 M. to // 1 Fl. Oz., CHLOROFORM 75 M. to // 1 Fl. Oz., AMMONIA WATER, // SAFROL 5 %; OIL OF PEPPERMINT // 3 %; CAMPHOR .8 %; IMITATION // OIL OF WINTERGREEN 2 %; MEN- // THOL, TR. BENZOIN COMP., OIL // CAJEPUT. // FOR EXTERNAL USE // See booklet for directions. // PRICE 35 CENTS // THE PROPIETARY OR PATENT // MEDICINE ACT, NO. 15874 // Manufactured by // A. G. GROBLEWSKI & CO. // Made in U. S. A. PLYMOUTH, PA.”; printed on front of box: “AV. CONTENTS 1 FL. OZ. // ZMIJECZNIK // GROBLEWSKI’S // LINIMENT // RATTLESNAKE BRAND // Reg. U. S. Pat. Office & Canada // This Liniment Contains // Alcohol 41 %; Ether 99 M. to // 1 Fl. oz., Chloroform 75 M. to // 1 Fl. oz., Amonia Water; // Safrol 5 %; Oil of Peppermint // 3 %; Camphor .8 %; Imitation // Oil of Wintergreen 2 %; Men- // thol, Tr. Benzoin Comp., Oil // Cajeput. // For External Use // Apply freely for relief of // Soreness in Muscles and Ten- // dons following over-exertion // and exposure, sometimes re- // sulting in Muscular Cramps // or Stiff Neck. // Also for Minor // Burns, Bruises, Stings of // Mosquitoes and other insects, // or for general use whenever // a good Liniment is indicated. // See enclosed booklet for // directions. // MANUFACTURED BY // ALBERT G. GROBLEWSKI & CO., // PLYMOUTH, PA.”; printed of proper right side of box: “THIS // END // UP // PRICE // 35 // CENTS // THE PROPRIETARY // OR PATENT // MEDICINE ACT // NO. 15874 // MADE IN U. S. A.”; printed on proper left side of box: “NOTICE // When you buy // THIS PRODUCT // see that // the package is // unbroken”; printed on box seals: “GENUINE IF SEAL IS WHOLE // ALBERT G. GROBLEWSKI & CO. // ZMIJECZNIK // PLYMOUTH, PA., U. S. A.”; printed at top of front page of instruction booklet: “Groblewski’s // DIRECTIONS FOR // LINIMENT (Rattlesnake Brand) // (The same good Liniment we have been making for over 50 years)”; headings printed in instruction booklet: “FOR MAKING AN EFFICIENT “CHILD’S // RUB” IN A NON-GREASY FORM”, “TO HELP KEEP AWAY MOSQUITOES”, “FOR THAT STIMULATING EFFECT OF AM- // MONIA WATER, CAMPHOR AND MENTHOL”, “FOR THAT COOLING EFFECT OF MENTHOL // ON THE BROW OR FORHEAD”, TO PROMOTE SWEATING OVER EN- // TIRE BODY”, “TO PROMOTE SWEATING IN SOME PAR- // TICULAR PART OF THE BODY”, “THERAPEUTIC LAMP TREATMENTS”; names of advertised products printed in instruction booklet: “BEAR BRAND SALVE”, “EGIUTERRO”, “GROBLEWSKI’S // LINDEN COUGH BALSOM”, “GROBLEWSKI’S COLICRAMP DROPS”, “GROBLEWSKI’S HEADACHE POWDERS”, “FIRE-DRAW BURN LOTION”, “GROBLEWSKI’S TROJANKA”, “CHILDREN LINIMENT”, “GROBLEWSKI’S PLASTER”, “GROBLEWSKI’S STOMACH DROPS”, “GROBLEWSKI’S // PREPERATION C”, “GROBLEWSKI’S CORN APPLICATION”, “NERVOTEINE”, “GROBLEWSKI’S TOOTHACHE DROPS”, “HEARTBURN DROPS”, “CHAPINE LOTION”, “PEDODOR SALVE”, “EATONIC”, “GARGLELICK”, “ITCHYOLA SALVE”, GROBLEWSKI’S // TONIC and APPETIZER”, “GROBLEWSKI’S // POWDERS FOR ROUND WORMS”, “EYE WATER”, “GROBLEWSKI’S REVILA POWDERS”, “REDOL SALVE”, “EXOR SALVE”, “GROBLEWSKI’S NASAL JELLY”, “BEAVER DROPS COMPOUND”, “GROBLEWSKI’S // SOAP FOR HAIR AND SCALP”, “GROBLEWSKI’S LAPINOL SOAP”, “GROBLEWSKI’S HAIR POMADE”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
(a-b) 0010-A5-6 Box 4 Row B
(c) 2005-5-6 Binder E 15 a
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor soiling to top of bottle label; major staining on bottom half of box; minor soiling all over box; major tear to top flap of box causing complete separation; major tear to proper right flap of box causing complete separation; minor distortion to instructional booklet, but stable; minor dark staining to bottom of instruction booklet pages; minor pink pigment transfer on bottom of instruction booklet pages
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website (document)
Website
Reference Comments
“A. G. Groblewski Dies at Plymouth.” The Wilkes-Barre Record, 18 April 1925, Newspapers.com, 2019. Accessed 26 July 2019.
“1917 Groblewski's Remedies Quack Medicine Plymouth PA.” Worthpoint, 2019. Accessed 26 July 2019.
Research Facts
Albert G. Groblewski was a patent medicine salesman and manufacturer most famous for his Groblewski Liniment Rattlesnake Brand (Zmijecznik); he was born in Poland in 1861 and moved to the U. S. A. in 1877; he bought his own drug store in 1892 and began manufacturing his famous liniment; it was originally marketed as a cure for rheumatism but this iteration of the product is marketed as a treatment for muscle soreness, aches, small wounds, and insect bites; the company became known as Albert G. Groblewski & Co. Inc. following incorporation in 1921; Groblewski passed away in 1925, but his company continued to grow following his death.
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specimen slide container

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15028
Dates
1940
1959
circa 1940-1959
Collection
Dr. Jacalyn Duffin Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Basic Science, Bacteriology
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
017020007
Description
Brown cardboard laboratory test mailer for bacteriology on glass slides; two covers bound together at the spine and it looks as though it was one piece of cardboard that was folded in on itself; inside are two rectangular indents to hold two slides; front cover contains instructions, information a…
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Accession Number
017020007
Collection
Dr. Jacalyn Duffin Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Basic Science, Bacteriology
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Archival
Bacteriology
Pathology
Specimen Handling
Description
Brown cardboard laboratory test mailer for bacteriology on glass slides; two covers bound together at the spine and it looks as though it was one piece of cardboard that was folded in on itself; inside are two rectangular indents to hold two slides; front cover contains instructions, information about contents and the size of the micro slides that it can fit; back cover has a blank space for the postage stamp to be placed on and a small section to write the address to send the slides to.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, MD, PhD, a hematologist and historian who held the Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine at Queen's University from1988 to 2017.
Site Made (Country)
The United States of America
Dates
1940
1959
circa 1940-1959
Material
paper: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "MEDICAL SPECIMEN // BACTERIOLOGY SMEAR // OR [unintelligible] BLOOD FILM // PLEASE RUSH // Dry specimens before closing lid // Holds Two 3" x 1" Micro Slides // MADE & PRINTED IN U.S.A."; on the back: "[missing letters]GILE SEAL ALL AROUND WITH SCOTCH TAPE // First Class // Air Mail // TO // FRAGILE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-3
Length
10.8 cm
Width
7.8 cm
Depth
0.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The top left corner is warped; there are tears throughout the front and back sides causing one word to be unintelligible and other words to be missing letters; there is also worn out marks caused by the removal of scotch tape
Copy Type
original
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Fleck’s No. 754 First Aid Kit

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15226
Dates
1953
1963
circa 1953 - 1963
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Archival Items
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
018004002 a-b
Description
Rounded rectangular wall mounted green painted metal Fleck’s No. 754 First Aid Kit box (a) with rectangular cream paper First Aid Kit Record card (b); box has hollow base with adjustable rectangular metal rod handle, two clasps, and hinged rectangular metal mounting bar on top; box lid attached to …
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Accession Number
018004002 a-b
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Archival Items
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
First Aid
First Aid -- instrumentation
Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medicine
Health and Safety
Health and Safety -- workplace
Archival
Description
Rounded rectangular wall mounted green painted metal Fleck’s No. 754 First Aid Kit box (a) with rectangular cream paper First Aid Kit Record card (b); box has hollow base with adjustable rectangular metal rod handle, two clasps, and hinged rectangular metal mounting bar on top; box lid attached to base by single long hinge at bottom, has two clasps on top, and interior lid lined with red rubber border and rectangular paper inventory sheet; First Aid Kit Record card is single piece of thick paper folded in half with record table on inside; contains various other contents catalogued separately.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – box – Length 19.0 cm Width 14.6 cm Depth 7.0 cm
b – record card – Length 10.5 cm Width 5.6 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donor’s father.
Maker
Fleck Bros. LTD.
Site Made (City)
Vancouver
Site Made (State)
British Columbia
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1953
1963
circa 1953 - 1963
Date Remarks
Start date supplied in donor file
Material
metal: grey
paint: green, white
paper: cream
ink: black
rubber: red
Inscriptions
Printed on top of box lid: “FIRST AID KIT // [Illeg.] BROS. LIM[Illeg.] SAFETY [Illeg.] // 110 ALEXANDER STREET, VANCOUVER”; printed on inventory card inside lid: “FLECK’S No. 754 // FIRST AID KIT // W. C. B. 10 UNIT // ORDER REFILLS BY PACKET NUMBER // No. 83 // GAUZE SPONGES // and APPLICATORS // USE WITH // #74 SOLVENT // to Remove Grease // from skin // No. 74 // GREASE SOLVENT // DO NOT Allow Solvent // to Dry on Skin. // Swab AWAY from // Wound. // No. 48 // LASTOBANDS // FOR COVERING // SMALL WOUNDS, // Especially Finger // Injuries // No. 17 // COMPRESS BANDAGES, 2” // FOR COVERING // MEDIUM SIZE // WOUNDS and BURNS // No. 13 // BURN TREATMENT // APPLY LIBERALLY // TO AFFECTED AREA, // Cover with #17. // No. 72 ANTISEPTIC and AMMONIA // ANTISEPTIC for // Wounds // AMMONIA for SHOCK // or FAINTING // No. 21 FLEX-SPLINT // X-RAY TRANSPARENT // PAD AS NECESSARY. // APPLY TO FRACTURE. // No. 36 // EYE DRESSING SET // REMOVE FOREIGN // BODY – if loose – from // Eye with brush. Instill // Ointment. // If Foreign Body Embedded, Instill Ointment, Cover with // Eye Pad and Shield. Take to Doctor. // No. 3205 // 1 Pair TWEEZERS // No. 606 // 1 FIRST AID GUIDE // FAINTING, SHOCK – Patient flat on ground. Loosen // clothing, allow to inhale ammonia. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Send for resuscitator. // FLECK’S SAFETY DIVISION – VANCOUVER, B. C.”; printed on front of First Aid Kit Record card: “FIRST AID // KIT // RECORD // DO NOT REMOVE // FROM KIT”; printed on back of First Aid Kit Record card: “FLECK BROS. LTD. // 110 Alexander St. // VANCOUVER 4, B. C. // B. C. HEADQUARTERS // FOR // FIRST AID and SAFETY // SUPPLIES”; headings printed inside First Aid Kit Record card: “VEHICLE // NUMBER or DRIVER”, “INSPECTION // DATE // CONDITION”, “CONTENTS // REPLACED”, “REMARKS”
Permanent Location
Stoarage Room 0010
0010-D4-7
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Major corrosion and loss of paint layer all overexterior of box; major fading of painted areas on top and bottom; yellow adhesive residue at top and bottom of inventory sheet; large crease present on all sides of record card
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
“First Aid.” Merriam-Webster, 2019. Accessed 22 June 2019.
“Fleck Brothers Building.” Canada’s Historic Places, Parks Canada, 2019. Accessed 22 June 2019.
“Our Story.” WorkSafeBC, 2019. Accessed 22 June 2019.
Research Facts
First Aid is a broad term that refers to aid or treatment of the sick or injured before full medical treatment can be received; First Aid kits are designed to provide easy access to a variety of medical materials for fast treatment of minor wounds or to stabilize more serious conditions before additional treatment.
Fleck Bros. LTD. was a British Columbia based company that produced a wide range of equipment for industrial use; first aid supplies were a major part of their business and were designed specifically for use in the work place.
The W. C. B. printed on the inventory sheet of this kit indicates that it was produced in conjunction with the standards of the Workers Compensation Board, which is a government agency established in 1917 as part of the Workmen’s Compensation Act in British Columbia to regulate safety in the workplace; the agency still exists as of 2019, known since 2005 as WorkSafeBC.
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Dates
1957
circa 1957
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Photograph
Archival, Military
Military Medicine
Accession Number
018014002
Description
Rectangular paper semi-gloss monochrome photograph of Major Allan Manchester Davidson on right and Major Bob Hetherington on left speaking with Yugoslav officer 2nd Lieutenant Behosja Orlovio; Orlavio is patient laying on bed while surgeon Major Davidson and anesthetist Major Hetherington sit at hi…
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Accession Number
018014002
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Photograph
Archival, Military
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Archival
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- Archival -- photographs
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- N. A. T. O.
Military Medicine -- surgery
Military Medicine -- peacekeeping
Military Personnel -- doctor
Military Personnel -- patient
Military Personnel
Description
Rectangular paper semi-gloss monochrome photograph of Major Allan Manchester Davidson on right and Major Bob Hetherington on left speaking with Yugoslav officer 2nd Lieutenant Behosja Orlovio; Orlavio is patient laying on bed while surgeon Major Davidson and anesthetist Major Hetherington sit at his bedside; hand written note and maple leaf stamp appear on back; photograph taken in Egypt at the United Nations Hospital Middle East in 1957.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor; photograph of donor's father, Lieutenant Colonel Allan M. Davidson, taken at United Nations Hospital Middle East in 1957.
Site Made (Country)
Egypt
Dates
1957
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Lt. Col. Davidson (then Major) served in Egypt/Gaza Strip in 1957 and the photograph appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on July 6, 1957
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
graphite: grey
Inscriptions
Hand written on back in black ink: “ON RIGHT - // ALLAN MANCHESTER DAVIDSON // JAN 24 – 1923 – APR. 11 – 1977 // IN THIS PICTURE ALLAN WAS SERVING // WITH THE ROYAL CAN. MEDICAL CORP // KOREA IN 1952 AS COMMANDING // OFFICER SURGICAL SPECIALIST OF CAN // FIELD SURGICAL TEAM.”; hand written on back in graphite: “ME 331”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 10
Length
32.4 cm
Width
25.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor warping and cockling/buckling of substrate, especially along edges; minor creases and scratches all over; minor fading all over; large stain on proper right side of back
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Documents
Document
Website
Reference Comments
Donor file (018.014)
Winnipeg Free Press, July 6, 1957.
"The Canadian Armed Forces in Egypt." Veterans Affairs Canada, Government of Canada, 2019. Accessed 11 July 2019.
Research Facts
Lieutenant Colonel Allan M. Davidson was a medical officer in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps; Lt. Col. Davidson had a distinguished military and medical career, holding chief and head surgical positions at several hospitals in Canada and around the world; in addition to his service in Korea, Lt. Col. Davidson was also posted to Japan; he served in Egypt at the United Nations Hospital Middle East in 1957, the Gaza Strip, and represented the Surgeon General as Canadian Forces Medical Liaison Officer with The Surgeon General U. S. Army in Washington D. C. from 1962 to 1964; Lt. Col. Davidson retired from the military in 1970 and entered civilian practice in Peterborough, Ontario.
A hand written note on the back of the photograph claims it was taken in 1952 in Korea, however a newspaper article featuring a copy of the photograph appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on July 6, 1957; the caption accompanying photograph in the Winnipeg Free Press states that the photograph depicts Davidson, then a Major, and Major Hetherington speaking to Yugoslav 2nd Lieutenant Behosja Orlavio following an operation at a Canadian Base hospital in Egypt in 1957; Orlavio was severely wounded by a mine explosion.
Canadian Forces and other U. N. peacekeeping forces were deployed to Egypt and the Gaza Strip following conflict in the region over control of the Suez Canal; Egypt achieved independence following the Second World War, but the British and French still controlled the Suez Canal; in 1956, Egypt forcibly took control of the Canal, prompting Great Britain, France, and Israel to respond militarily; the global response to the Suez Crisis was the first major U. N. peacekeeping mission in history, which is seen as the beginning of modern international peacekeeping; future Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, then Minister of External Affiars, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in organizing the peacekeeping mission; Egypt and the Gaza Strip remained a hot spot for conflict in the decades following the Suez Crisis.
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Dates
1957
circa 1957
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Photograph
Archival, Military
Military Medicine
Accession Number
018014003
Description
Rectangular paper glossy monochrome photograph of Major Allan Manchester Davidson performing operation on patient’s hand in military operating room; Major Davidson is wearing surgical mask and is seated in centre with anesthetist to his left wearing surgical mask and holding anesthesia mask to pati…
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Accession Number
018014003
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Photograph
Archival, Military
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Archival
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- Archival -- photographs
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- N. A. T. O.
Military Medicine -- surgery
Military Medicine -- peacekeeping
Military Personnel -- doctor
Military Personnel -- patient
Military Personnel
Description
Rectangular paper glossy monochrome photograph of Major Allan Manchester Davidson performing operation on patient’s hand in military operating room; Major Davidson is wearing surgical mask and is seated in centre with anesthetist to his left wearing surgical mask and holding anesthesia mask to patient’s mouth; two additional personnel wearing surgical masks and caps standing to Major Davidson’s right; all are wearing military uniforms; hand written notes and maple leaf stamp appear on back; photograph taken in Egypt at the United Nations Hospital Middle East in 1957.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor; photograph of donor's father, Lieutenant Colonel Allan M. Davidson, taken at United Nations Hospital Middle East in 1957.
Site Made (Country)
Egypt
Dates
1957
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Lt. Col. Davidson (then Major) served in Egypt/Gaza Strip in 1957; hand written date on back September 16/57
Material
paper: cream, white
ink: black, blue
Inscriptions
Hand written on back in blue ink: “Sep 16/57 // 4 x 5 ½ // Surgeon At Work”; hand written in black ink: “Major Allan M. Davidson, Surgeon // United Nations Hospital Middle East (Egypt)”; stamped in black ink: “ME822”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 10
Length
21.0 cm
Width
16.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor warping of substrate; minor soiling all over back
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Documents
Website
Reference Comments
Donor file (018.014)
"The Canadian Armed Forces in Egypt." Veterans Affairs Canada, Government of Canada, 2019. Accessed 11 July 2019.
Research Facts
Lieutenant Colonel Allan M. Davidson was a medical officer in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps; Lt. Col. Davidson had a distinguished military and medical career, holding chief and head surgical positions at several hospitals in Canada and around the world; in addition to his service in Korea, Lt. Col. Davidson was also posted to Japan; he served in Egypt at the United Nations Hospital Middle East in 1957, the Gaza Strip, and represented the Surgeon General as Canadian Forces Medical Liaison Officer with The Surgeon General U. S. Army in Washington D. C. from 1962 to 1964; Lt. Col. Davidson retired from the military in 1970 and entered civilian practice in Peterborough, Ontario.
A hand written note on the back of the photograph states it was taken in 1957 at the United Nations Hospital Middle East (Egypt). Canadian Forces and other U. N. peacekeeping forces were deployed to Egypt and the Gaza Strip following conflict in the region over control of the Suez Canal; Egypt achieved independence following the Second World War, but the British and French still controlled the Suez Canal; in 1956, Egypt forcibly took control of the Canal, prompting Great Britain, France, and Israel to respond militarily; the global response to the Suez Crisis was the first major U. N. peacekeeping mission in history, which is seen as the beginning of modern international peacekeeping; medical support was one of the major Canadian contributions; future Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, then Minister of External Affiars, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in organizing the peacekeeping mission; Egypt and the Gaza Strip remained a hot spot for conflict in the decades following the Suez Crisis.
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Psychiatry for Nurses Fifth Edition [reference book]

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Dates
1958
1960
circa 1958 – 1960
Category
Archival Items
Mental Health
Nursing
Education Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
Nursing
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
Accession Number
019010001
Description
Hardbound rectangular brown textbook titled Psychiatry for Nurses that provides overviews of many psychological conditions nurses may have encountered; rectangular brown fabric covered cardboard covers and spine; title and author names printed on front cover in grey lettering in rectangular navy st…
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Accession Number
019010001
Author
Louis J. Karnosh and Dorothy Mereness
Category
Archival Items
Mental Health
Nursing
Education Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
Nursing
Archival, Mental Health
Mental Health
MeSH Heading
Mental Health
Mental Health -- archival
Mental Health -- archival -- books
Mental Health -- archival -- educational
Mental Health -- archival -- publications
Mental Health -- education
Mental Health -- professional -- nurse
Mental Health -- psychiatric nursing
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Archival
Education, Medical
Education, Nursing
Books
Textbook
Textbooks, Medical
Nursing
Description
Hardbound rectangular brown textbook titled Psychiatry for Nurses that provides overviews of many psychological conditions nurses may have encountered; rectangular brown fabric covered cardboard covers and spine; title and author names printed on front cover in grey lettering in rectangular navy stripes; title, author names, edition, and publisher appear on spine; hand written notes appear in red and black ink inside front cover; printed text in black ink appears on rectangular glossy cream pages; 408 pages
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor, who graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1961.
Maker
The C. V. Mosby Company
Site Made (City)
St. Louis
Site Made (State)
Missouri
Site Made (Country)
U. S. A.
Dates
1958
1960
circa 1958 – 1960
Date Remarks
Fifth Edition copyrighted in 1958, used by donor in 1960.
Material
paper: cream, brown
fabric: brown, white, blue
ink: grey, navy, black, red
Inscriptions
Printed on front cover: “PSYCHIATRY FOR NURSES // KARNOSH AND MERENESS”; printed on spine: “PSYCHIATRY FOR NURSES // KARNOSH // AND // MERENESS // FIFTH EDITION // THE // THE // C. V. MOSBY // COMPANY; printed on page 4: “FIFTH EDITION // Copyright 1958 by // THE C. V. MOSBY COMPANY // Second Printing // (All rights reserved) // Previous editions copyrighted // 1940, 1944, 1949, 1953 // Printed in the United States // of America // Library of Congress Catalog Card // Number 58-6886”; hand written on inside cover in red and black ink: “Pauline // McCurdy // K. G. H. // MacLean // 1960 // My 3 months in psychiatry // training at the // Ontario Hospital Kingston ! // // There were students from // Cornwall, Peterborough, Hotel Dieu + // Bellville with us from K. G. H.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
22.1 cm
Width
14.7 cm
Depth
2.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor foxing on most pages, especially bottom edge; minor fraying and fading of fabric on covers; minor abrasion to fabric along edges on covers and spine
Copy Type
original
Reference Comments
“What Is Psychiatry?” American Psychiatric Association, 2019. Accessed 10 July 2019.
"KGH School of Nursing.” Kingston General Hospital, 2019. Accessed 10 July 2019.
Research Facts
Psychiatry refers to the branch of medicine dealing with mental illness, including the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of various disorders; psychiatry differs from psychology and focuses on both the physical and mental aspects of mental illness; also involves the use of medication to treat disorders.
The Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was one of the first apprenticeship-based nursing training programs in Canada; began in 1886 in response to the increased focus on patient care in hospitals and the medical field; the program was meant to produce an educated and dedicated work force of nurses while also providing an affordable labour force for the hospital through on the job student training; the Ann Baillie Building, current home of the Museum of Health Care at Kingston, originally served as a residence for the student nurses at KGH.
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