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electroencephalograph

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10679
Dates
1974
1995
circa 1974-1995
Collection
Correctional Services of Canada Museum Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
Accession Number
004009001 a-n
Description
Portable mobile stainless steel electroencephalograph machine model MEB-INT with large rubber wheels; capable of taking sixteen measurements at once and has a faceplate with mulitple colour coded tiny buttons and dials in rows for each measurement; table-top section beneath the faceplate acts as a …
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Accession Number
004009001 a-n
Collection
Correctional Services of Canada Museum Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Neurology
MeSH Heading
Electroencephalography
Neurology -- instrumentation
Description
Portable mobile stainless steel electroencephalograph machine model MEB-INT with large rubber wheels; capable of taking sixteen measurements at once and has a faceplate with mulitple colour coded tiny buttons and dials in rows for each measurement; table-top section beneath the faceplate acts as a printer, pulling paper from a compartment beneath and sending it through a series of recording needles which record the brain waves; metal attachable (b) which hangs off the left side and catches the printed chart paper; sitting inside the tray is a stack of used paper (c); box full of unused paper in the compartment (d); metal plate (e) which covers the ink cartridges which is currently unattached; five electrodes (f-j) (three orange, one black, and one gray), and two portable electrode boards (k-l), which appear to be later than the rest of the machine; the boards are plastic boxes with gray cords; thin yellow plastic pen or pointer like device (m) and a grey printer cable (n) that plugs into INPUT socket on side of machine.
Number Of Parts
14
Part Names
a - electroencephalograph
b - tray
c - used paper
d - unused paper in box
e - plate (ink cover)
f - electrode
g - electrode
h - electrode
i - electrode
j - electrode
k - electrode board
l - electrode board
m - yellow pointer
n - printer cable
Provenance
Owned and used at the Kingston Penitentiary Hospital; it was transferred to the Penitentiary Museum in November 2000 after it was deemed obsolete.
Maker
Grass Instruments Co.
Site Made (City)
Quincy
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1974
1995
circa 1974-1995
Date Remarks
The date "March 1974" is stamped on a plate on the side; the electrodes are from the 1990s, there are dates on them; the boards appear to be later as well.
Material
metal: silver; green
plastic: white; blue; orange; yellow; black; silver; yellow
rubber: orange; black; gray
paper: white
Inscriptions
"GRASS ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPH MODEL 8-16" on the front of the face along with various dial and button information and safety information; "March 1974" stamped on a plate on the left side; the electrodes have dates on them, they are either Sept 1991 or May 1994; the mini-electrode boards have "MINI ELECTRODE BOARD // GRASS INST. CO // QUINCY MASS. U.S.A. // MODEL // MEB-INT" on them
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1 - Floor
Dimension Notes
a - Length 76.0 cm x Width 65.5 cm x Depth 117.0 cm
b - Length 38.5 cm x Width 31.0 cm x Depth 25.7 cm
c - Length 36.0 cm x Width 30 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
d - Length 38.0 cm x Width 32.0 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
e - Length 41.0 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
f - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
g - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
h - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
i - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
j - Length 28.5 cm x Diam. 0.3 cm
k - Length 57.0 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
l - Length 57.0 cm x Width 8.3 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
m - Length 11.2 cm x Diam. 0.5 cm
n - Length 435.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 5.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The ink from the printer has leaked and run over parts of the machine body and face; there is some staining; the tray is badly deformed and will not securely attached; there is a plastic hinged plate which covers the pens on the machine that is coming off because the hinge is bent out of shape.
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
Internet: "The Bakken Library and Museum"
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Musée de la civilisation de Québec 13 March 2017 - 30 March 2018
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examination table

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11273
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Collection
Correctional Services of Canada Museum Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
999011001
Description
A wooden examination table; painted white; adjustable; the surface is made of greenish leather and is in three pieces; has flared base acting as a step stool; it appears that the table is meant to be adjustable at one end to allow it to dip to the floor on that end while the other remains stationar…
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Accession Number
999011001
Collection
Correctional Services of Canada Museum Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Interior Design and Furnishings
Physical Examination
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Description
A wooden examination table; painted white; adjustable; the surface is made of greenish leather and is in three pieces; has flared base acting as a step stool; it appears that the table is meant to be adjustable at one end to allow it to dip to the floor on that end while the other remains stationary (but the table is too fragile to attempt); there are four screws sticking out of one side of the table that appear modern.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Penitentiary Hospital in the 1930's.
Maker
Military Hospitals Commission Industries
Site Made (City)
Guelph
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1939
circa 1930-1939
Date Remarks
The donor says it was made in the 1930s.
Material
wood: white
leather: green
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-Floor
Dimension Notes
Length 193.0 cm x Width 74.5 cm x Depth 80.0 cm
Condition Remarks
The leather is very brittle and the paint is chipping off of the wood.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dave St. Onge; CD #2
Research Facts
The donor extrapolated the maker and date information from a similar table at the Correctional Services of Canada Museum; the table is somewhat inaccessible at the time of accessioning, it should be further evaluated at a later time.
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commemorative plate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact13620
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010011001
Description
Commemorative hand-painted porcelain plate depicts a scene of Dr. Norman Bethune in China; Dr. Bethune is drawn wearing a blue shirt and pants and a white apron, shaking the hand of a soldier on a horse; there are 15 other people drawn onto the plate; on the bottom proper right there are eight Chin…
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Accession Number
010011001
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Commemorative and Association Items
History of Medicine, 20th Cent.
Cooking and Eating Utensils
Food Services, Hospital
Description
Commemorative hand-painted porcelain plate depicts a scene of Dr. Norman Bethune in China; Dr. Bethune is drawn wearing a blue shirt and pants and a white apron, shaking the hand of a soldier on a horse; there are 15 other people drawn onto the plate; on the bottom proper right there are eight Chinese characters, three in the top row, four in the second row and one in the third row; on the back of the plate there are two raised circles, a smaller one near the centre of the plate with a red square with Chinese characters inside and a larger one near the edge of the plate; there are three holes spaced evenly around the larger circle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by the Canadian Nurses Association
Dates
1945
1955
circa 1945-1955
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
porcelain: white
paint: green, blue, gray, white brown, black, orange, purple, pink, yellow
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the proper right of the sticker on the back of the plate: "ARC // GIFT // 181"; printed on the proper left of the sticker on the back of the plate: Lapointe, Renaude, Senator // Plate, depicting a scene // of Dr. Norman Bethune in // China"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D2-8
Dimension Notes
Depth 3.5 cm x Diam. 30.5 cm
Condition Remarks
There are small scratches in the paint on the front of the plate and black scuff marks on the back side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Library and Archives Canada" website; "Renaude Lapointe Wikipedia article" website; "Canadian Nurses Association" website; CD #4
Research Facts
Dr. Norman Bethune was born in 1890 in Gravenhurst, Ontario and followed in his grandfather's footsteps and became a surgeon; Dr. Bethune is most famous for his pioneering work in blood transfusions during the Spanish Civil War; Dr. Bethune returned to Canada and then set off for China in 1938 where he operated as a skilled surgeon and teacher; Dr. Bethune operated on the front lines once again during an invasion by the Japanese in 1939 and it was here that he cut his finger while working on a patient, contracted septecemia and died November 12, 1939; Dr. Bethune is commemorated as a hero for his work abraod and in Canada; Renaude Lapointe was a Canadian journalist, Senator and Speaker of the Senate from 1974 - 1979; the Canadian Nurse's Association was founded in 1908 as an association of professional nurses
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Victorian Order of Nurse's medical bag

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010011002
Description
Black leather rectangular Victorian Order of Nurse's nurse's medical bag with shoulder straps, clasped flap pocket on the front and open pocket on the back; hinged in the centre allowing the bag to open up half way; inside is a central divider plus an elastic black strap stiched down into compartme…
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Accession Number
010011002
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
House Calls
Nursing Services
MM= Medical Case -- bag
Description
Black leather rectangular Victorian Order of Nurse's nurse's medical bag with shoulder straps, clasped flap pocket on the front and open pocket on the back; hinged in the centre allowing the bag to open up half way; inside is a central divider plus an elastic black strap stiched down into compartments to hold various medical instruments and bottles.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by the Canadian Nurses Association
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
leather: black, brown
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C2-3
Dimension Notes
Length 33.5 cm x Width 16.5 cm x Depth 25.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Leather is worn, particularly on the bottom corners of the bag, around the edges of the front flap and where the ends of the shoulder strap are fastened to the bag; interior is scratched and dented in some areas
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Canadian Nurses Association" website; Wikipedia; CD #5
Research Facts
The Victorian Order of Nurse's (VON) is a non-profit charitable organization founded in Ottawa, Ontario on 9 January 1897 created by Lady Aberdeen, wife of Canadian Governor General Lord Aberdeen as a gift for Queen Victoria's Diamond 60th Anniversary for the purposes of home care and social services.
The Canadian Nurse's Association was founded in 1908 as an association of professional nurses.
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Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010011003 a-c
Description
Felted short grey moleskin wool nurse's cape (a) with grey satin / polyester lining; fastens with two grey wool tabs (b, c) attached by two grey and white mother of pearl 2.4 cm buttons on each shaped tab at the chest; mandarin collar; fastens with three hook and eyes down the front; two piece cons…
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Accession Number
010011003 a-c
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Felted short grey moleskin wool nurse's cape (a) with grey satin / polyester lining; fastens with two grey wool tabs (b, c) attached by two grey and white mother of pearl 2.4 cm buttons on each shaped tab at the chest; mandarin collar; fastens with three hook and eyes down the front; two piece construction with center back seam and with shoulder darts for shaping; length from center back to hem 79.3 cm; hem width 3.13 m.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – cape– Size: Length 79.3 cm x Width 1.36 m x Depth 1.1 cm
b – tab – Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
c – tab – Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Alice Goff; donated to museum by daughter's friend Ann Geddes
Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Date Remarks
Date based of date of graduation
Material
fabric: grey
metal: black
mother of pearl: grey, white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet X
Condition Remarks
Small minor moth hole near right shoulder
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
donor information; CD #7
Research Facts
Alice Goff is a graduate of the Royal Victoria Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1926
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Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010011004
Description
Long navy wool unlined nurse's cape with pair of internal thin wool straps fastened at shoulder seams one with buttonhole and other with 2.0 cm black plastic button; fastens with two 3.2 cm black plastic buttons with fabric cord loops at the chest; flat standard collar with grey fabric along edge; …
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Accession Number
010011004
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Long navy wool unlined nurse's cape with pair of internal thin wool straps fastened at shoulder seams one with buttonhole and other with 2.0 cm black plastic button; fastens with two 3.2 cm black plastic buttons with fabric cord loops at the chest; flat standard collar with grey fabric along edge; two slit openings with flaps at hip to allow arms access to exterior; one piece construction with shoulder darts for shaping; length from center back to hem 79.3 cm; hem width 3.13 m.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Alice Goff; donated to museum by daughter's friend Ann Geddes.
Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Date Remarks
Date based on date of graduation
Material
fabric: blue, grey
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet B
Dimension Notes
Length 79.3 cm x Width 1.39 m x Depth 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor information; CD #7
Research Facts
Alice Goff is a graduate of the Royal Victoria Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1926.
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