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Registered Nurse certificate

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Dates
1933
circa 1933
Collection
Mona Winterburn Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
Accession Number
009009005
Description
Large cream coloured paper certificate with a red paper seal; green and detailed border surrounds the content of the certificate; at the top and center of the certificate, and inside the border, is a crest of the Ministry of Health for the Province of Ontario; below the crest outlines that Mary Ben…
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Accession Number
009009005
Collection
Mona Winterburn Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nursing
Certification -- history
Description
Large cream coloured paper certificate with a red paper seal; green and detailed border surrounds the content of the certificate; at the top and center of the certificate, and inside the border, is a crest of the Ministry of Health for the Province of Ontario; below the crest outlines that Mary Benedict is bestowed the certification of a registered nurse, who has the power to bestow this certification, their signatures, and the date of the certification; on the left and center side of the certificate and inside the border is the certificate number; and below the certificate number is a large red paper stamp from the Minister of Health.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Mona Winterburn's aunt, Mary Benedict.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
circa 1933
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, red, green
Inscriptions
On the front: "Province of Ontario // This is to Certify that // Mary Benedict // having duly complied with the provisions of the Act respecting // The Registration of Nurses and the regulations thereunder has this day been duly // registered in the Department of Health and while so registered // may be designated and use the title // Registered Nurse // Given under our hands and Seal of Office of the Minister of Health // at the City of Toronto in the Province of Ontario this twelfth day of // January in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-three // Certificate No 33. 139"; signatures: "John M. Robb. // Minister of Health // A. M. Munn. Reg. N // Inspector of Training Schools"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-4-3
Length
26.8 cm
Width
37.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 26.8 cm X Width 37.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Fair amount of stains around the edges, particularly in the bottom left corner; the bottom left corner is also slightly warped and wrinkling
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Article
Reference Comments
Bora Laskin, J. B. Milner, D. M. Treadgold, E. W. Rowat and Gilbert D. Kennedy, "Survey of Canadian Legislation," JSTOR, DOI: 10.2307/823835.
Research Facts
The Act referenced on the certificate is a predecessor of The Nurses Act 1947, which involved the recognition and control of certified nursing assistants.
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