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To Flax Seed and a Nurse [poem]

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Dates
1929
circa 1929
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
995002078 a-c
Description
Hand written poem titled “To Flax Seed and a Nurse" on heavy rectangular tan paper (a) in rectangular brown wooden frame with transparent glass glaze (b) and hand written rectangular brown paper inscription (c); poem was written by F. G. Kirkpatrick on February 2, 1929; poem is written in black ink…
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Accession Number
995002078 a-c
Author
Rev. F. G. Kirkpatrick
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Archival
Nurses -- manuscripts
Poetry -- ephemera
Description
Hand written poem titled “To Flax Seed and a Nurse" on heavy rectangular tan paper (a) in rectangular brown wooden frame with transparent glass glaze (b) and hand written rectangular brown paper inscription (c); poem was written by F. G. Kirkpatrick on February 2, 1929; poem is written in black ink accompanied by illumination consisting of decorative border, initial, and flower, vine, torch and snake symbols on proper right side; wooden frame has clear finish and border of decorative leaf motif moulding; poem held in frame with backing secured by grey metal brad nails; inscription is hand written in blue ink and describes the origin of the poem along with instructions to deliver it and other items to KGH.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – poem – Length 27.9 cm Width 22.8 cm
b – frame – Length 30.9 cm Width 25.8 cm
c – inscription – Length 18.6 cm Width 12.7 cm
Provenance
Donated by Margaret Kirkpatrick, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1935.
Maker
Rev. F. G. Kirkpatrick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1929
circa 1929
Date Remarks
Date written at bottom of poem
Material
paper: tan, brown
wood: brown
glass: clear
ink: black, blue, green
paint: red, navy, blue, yellow, white
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Hand written inscription in blue ink: “K G H said they would // like to have this illustrated poem. // When I no longer need it, // it can be sent in care of // the nursing director // Margaret Kirkpatrick // Nov 17 / 89 // It was written for Olive Hartshorn KGH 1931 // by Rev F.G. Kirkpatrick, the father // of Margaret Kirkpatrick KGH 1935 // - KGH pin if not given before (Jewel box) // also long picture of 1935 Graduating Class (bedroom) // they might call for it (silver medal box)”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1 (a-b)
2005-5-6 Binder E-7b (c)
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The paper the poem is written on appears to be acidic and was backed with a piece of acidic 3 mm wood and a dust cover, which was heavily glued on; major areas of loss (8) to the decorative moulding on front of frame; minor creasing to inscription; minor adhesive residue on back of inscription
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
Research Facts
Written by Rev. F.G. Kirkpatrick for Olive Hartshorn (Class of 1931 Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduate); part of the original dust cover was written on; this information has been saved
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graduation program

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Dates
1961
circa 1961
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
995002120
Description
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing 1961 graduation program; printed on both sides and folds into thirds.
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Accession Number
995002120
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Schools, Nursing
Description
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing 1961 graduation program; printed on both sides and folds into thirds.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Lottie Smith.
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Date Remarks
Date of graduation
Material
paper: cream
ink: red, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL // SCHOOL OF NURSING // 75th Anniversary // Graduation Exercises // GRANT HALL // MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 5TH, 1961"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Dimension Notes
Length 23.0 cm x Width 15.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor scuffing at edges; brown stain across cover
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor file; CD #2.
Research Facts
Lottie Smith was a Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduate of 1937 and spent her entire career at KGH until her retirement in June 1958. The graduation ceremony for the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1961 was also the 75th anniversary of the School.
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celebratory card

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Dates
1958
circa 1958
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
995002121
Description
Paper celebratory hand made card for Lottie Smith upon her retirement from the Kingston General Hospital; ribbon tie closure; inside is filled with hand written signatures.
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Accession Number
995002121
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Schools, Nursing
Description
Paper celebratory hand made card for Lottie Smith upon her retirement from the Kingston General Hospital; ribbon tie closure; inside is filled with hand written signatures.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Lottie Smith and was given to her upon her upon her retirement from the Kingston General hospital where she had worked for her entire career and schooling as a nurse.
Dates
1958
circa 1958
Date Remarks
Written on artefact
Material
paper: white
ink: black, blue
plastic: light blue
Inscriptions
Hand written on cover in black ink: "To Miss Lottie Smith // with best wishes // from // her friends on departure // from the // Kingston General Hospital // June 1958".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 14.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor scuffing at edges; brown stain in upper right of front cover
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor file; CD #2.
Research Facts
Lottie Smith was a Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduate of 1937 and spent her entire career there until her retirement in June 1958.
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Dates
1963
circa 1963
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
995002130
Description
Folded paper with a schedule of events for a fashion show hosted by the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduating class of 1964; printed both sides.
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Accession Number
995002130
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Schools, Nursing -- ephemera
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Folded paper with a schedule of events for a fashion show hosted by the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduating class of 1964; printed both sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Lottie Smith.
Dates
1963
circa 1963
Date Remarks
Printed on artefact
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
On front cover: "K. G. H. CLASS OF '64 // FASHION SHOW // Thursday, October 17, 1963 // at 8:00 pm".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Dimension Notes
Length 25.8 cm x Width 28.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor wear along edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Research Facts
A fundraiser fashion show organized and performed by the second year nurses studying at Kingston General hospital School of Nursing. Fashion show consisted of a variety of styles of clothing and was sponsored by local businesses.
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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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graduation program

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Dates
1921
circa 1921
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
995002137
Description
A paper graduation program consisting of a single folded page for the 1921 commencement exercises for the Kingston General Hospital Training School for Nurses; includes list of graduating nurses, award presenters and winners.
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Accession Number
995002137
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Schools, Nursing
Description
A paper graduation program consisting of a single folded page for the 1921 commencement exercises for the Kingston General Hospital Training School for Nurses; includes list of graduating nurses, award presenters and winners.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Mary S. Byers, given to Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae.
Maker
The Jackson Press
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1921
circa 1921
Date Remarks
Printed on item.
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on front of programme: "SIXTEENTH ANNUAL // Commencement // Exercises // Kingston General Hospital // Training School for Nurses // Thursday Evening, May 12th, 1921 // Grant Hall 8 o'clock".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Dimension Notes
Length 25.7 cm x 20.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Fold lines are almost broken through; fragile; shows wear along edges of creases.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Miss Mary S. Byers Retires Following 35 Years' Service, Honored by Hospital Bodies", George H. Carver, The Ontario Intelligencer, Tuesday July 10, 1965; CD #1.
Research Facts
Mary S. Byers graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1921; Mary worked for 35 years as a nurse and was associated with Belleville General Hospital for 31 of them, 28 of them consecutively.
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Dates
1917
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
995008003
Description
Paper postal registration receipt with red ink for the standard receipt form and blue ink for hand writting in the data fields; handwrititng illegible.
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Accession Number
995008003
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Postal Service
Documentation -- ephemera
Description
Paper postal registration receipt with red ink for the standard receipt form and blue ink for hand writting in the data fields; handwrititng illegible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Colonel S. M. Polson; donated to the Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Museum by Harold Polson Davis via Neil Davis Sept 1994; transferred to The Museum of Health Care at Kingston.
Dates
1917
Date Remarks
Printed on receipt
Material
paper: tan
ink: red, blue
Inscriptions
Receipt: "17703 [illeg.] // Letter // Parcel // Received for registration 191_ // Postamster, per_ "; stamped on receipt: "JAN // 22 // 1917 // REGISTERED"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 17
Dimension Notes
Length 18.9 cm x Width 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has three fold creases; faded ink
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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commemorative plaque

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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
992013001
Description
Oak base has brass plaque screwed on; incised letters (2.5 cm -; 1.0 cm.) have black paint filled in; KGH medical insignia is at top of lettering; oak base; decorative edging; four corners have medical cross symbol surrounding screws; finished back; mounting screws missing
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Accession Number
992013001
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Hospital Design and Construction
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Oak base has brass plaque screwed on; incised letters (2.5 cm -; 1.0 cm.) have black
paint filled in; KGH medical insignia is at top of lettering; oak base; decorative
edging; four corners have medical cross symbol surrounding screws; finished back;
mounting screws missing
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Date Remarks
inscribed
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Inscribed on plaque: IN MEMORY OF // GEORGINA REID NICOL // DIED FEBRUARY 15th, 1931 //
ERECTED BY THE NURSES ALUMNAE // KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-17
Dimension Notes
Length: 40.5 cm. x Width: 24.7 cm. x Depth: 2.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
some corrosion; stains on brass; oak shows green paint specks; #2: condition relatively unchanged; green deposits within inscription may be remnants of brass cleaner; the plaque was dusty; there were several fingerprint marks on its surface and a patch of inactive corrosion, 3.6 cm x 3.6 cm on the plaque's surface under the "E" in "FEBRUARY"; there were shallow scratches in the surface of the metal around a prominent fingerprint under the "N" of "IN," possible from a prior cleaning job; #3: wood and metal dirty.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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commemorative plaque

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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
992014001
Description
Oak base has brass plaque screwed on; base has cone edging; back finished; incised letters have black paint filled in; letter size is 0.5 cm high; two mounting screws attached
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Accession Number
992014001
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Hospital Design and Construction
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Oak base has brass plaque screwed on; base has cone edging; back finished; incised letters
have black paint filled in; letter size is 0.5 cm high; two mounting screws attached
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Inscribed with date: Feb. 5, 1942
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Inscribed on plaque: "ANN BAILIE R.R.C. // BORN AT PICTOU COUNTY, NOVA SCOTIA // SERVED IN
THE GREAT WAR 1915-1919 // SUPERINTENDENT SCHOOL OF NURSING // KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL
// 1924-1942 // DIED AT KINGSTON FEBRUARY 5, 1942"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 24.0 cm. x Width: 16.5 cm. x Depth: 4.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Brass needs cleaning and polishing; plaque is missing one screw
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Dates
Jan. 24 1942
circa Jan. 24 1942
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
992015001
Description
Flat aluminum box; engraver has test work on reverse; doesn't appear to have been fastened by glue, screws or anything mechanical; possibly to lay flat over something; plaque to go below portrait of Hugh C. Nickle
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Accession Number
992015001
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Hospital Design and Construction
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Flat aluminum box; engraver has test work on reverse; doesn't appear to have been fastened
by glue, screws or anything mechanical; possibly to lay flat over something; plaque to
go below portrait of Hugh C. Nickle
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
Jan. 24 1942
circa Jan. 24 1942
Date Remarks
inscribed
Material
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Inscription: LEFT TO THE KINGSTON HOSPITAL JANUARY 24TH 1942 // BY // ANN BAILLIE REG. N.,
R.R.C. // SUPERINTENDANT OF THE TRAINING SCHOOL FOR NURSES // AUGUST 1924 TO FEBRUARY 1942
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.0 cm. x Width: 4.5 cm. x Depth: 0.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Needs cleaning
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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