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Telectronics pulse generator

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007091
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; cloudy white rubber attachment to top; with a rubber-coated wire inserted to one end of attachment; stainless steel unit encased in epoxy; maker mark, name and information engraved to front and back surfaces.
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Accession Number
994007091
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; cloudy white rubber attachment to top; with a rubber-coated wire inserted to one end of attachment;
stainless steel unit encased in epoxy; maker mark, name and information engraved to front and back surfaces.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Telectronics
Site Made (City)
Sydney
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
rubber: white
epoxy: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: TELECTRONICS // SYDNEY AUSTRALIA // S A414482099; Engraved to back: MODEL 171 // VVI // PROGRAMMABLE // PULSE GENERATOR // THIS SIDE AWAY // FROM MUSCLE
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.4 cm. x Width: 6.0 cm. x Depth: 1.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; #3: rubber requires special treatment
Copy Type
Original
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Telectronics pulse generator

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007092
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; with clear epoxy encasing; rubber attachment to top; with a rubber-coated wire inserted to to one end of attachment; maker mark, name and information engraved to front and back surfaces.
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Accession Number
994007092
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; with clear epoxy encasing; rubber attachment to top; with a rubber-coated wire inserted to to one end of attachment; maker mark, name and information engraved to front and back surfaces.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Telectronics
Site Made (City)
Sydney
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
rubber: white
epoxy: clear
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: TELECTRONICS // SYDNEY AUSTRALIA // S A403899109; Engraved to back: MODEL 171 // VVI // PROGRAMMABLE // PULSE GENERATOR // THIS SIDE AWAY // FROM MUSCLE
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 6.4 cm. x Width: 6.0 cm. x Depth: 1.2 cm.
Copy Type
Original
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Telectronics pulse generator

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007102
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; rubber attachment to top; with insert for wire to one end of attachment; maker mark, name and information engraved to front and back surfaces.
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Accession Number
994007102
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; stainless steel; rubber attachment to top; with insert for wire to one end of attachment; maker mark, name and information engraved to front and back surfaces.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Telectronics
Site Made (City)
Sydney
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Dr. Chiong's notes
Material
metal: silver
rubber: white
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: TELECTRONICS // SYDNEY - AUSTRALIA // 150L S/N 0276097; Engraved to back: MODEL 150L VVI // PULSE GENERATOR // THIS SIDE UP
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.5 cm. x Width: 5.3 cm. x Depth: 1.7 cm.
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
May 24 - Sept. 13, 2001: Agnes Etherington Art Centre Museopathy exhibit
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Telectronics pulse generator

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Dates
1975
circa 1975
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007155
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; with power source outlet protruding from top; maker name and model information engraved to front and back surfaces.
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Accession Number
994007155
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Pacemaker, Artificial
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiovascular Diseases -- therapy
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Internal pacemaker; rectangular shape; with power source outlet protruding from top; maker name and model information engraved to front and back surfaces.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Telectronics
Site Made (City)
Sydney
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
1975
circa 1975
Date Remarks
estimate
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Engraved to front: TELECTRONICS // 140B S/N 120076; to back: MODEL 140B VVI // VENTRICULAR-INHIBITED // PULSE GENERATOR // THIS SIDE UP // TELECTRONICS // SYDNEY AUSTRALIA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 5.4 cm. x Width: 4.4 cm. x Depth: 1.5 cm.
Copy Type
Original
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commemorative pin

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Auxiliary Archives Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Commemorative
Commemorative Award
Accession Number
002026001 a-b
Description
An honour roll pin from the Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario in a case; the pin (a) has a red cross in the centre with a white trim around each arm of the cross, and a gold wreath encircling most of the cross; beneath the cross is a smooth area that looks as if it may have been used for …
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Accession Number
002026001 a-b
Collection
Auxiliary Archives Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Commemorative
Commemorative Award
MeSH Heading
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
An honour roll pin from the Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario in a case; the pin (a) has a red cross in the centre with a white trim around each arm of the cross, and a gold wreath encircling most of the cross; beneath the cross is a smooth area that looks as if it may have been used for engraving a name or date, but was never used; the case (b) is square and has a blue plastic base and a clear top; there is green foam inside the case.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - pin - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diam. 2.5 cm
b - case - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
They appear to have never been used; came from the Auxiliary Archives.
Maker
LG Balfour Co.
Site Made (City)
Attleboro
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
The association adopted the name "Hospital Auxiliary Association" in 1950.
Material
metal: red, white, yellow
plastic: blue, clear
foam: green
Inscriptions
"H // A // A//" on the cross (one on each arm, excluding the bottom one); "BALFOUR" engraved on the back of the cross; "J. A. BALFOUR CO" on the base of the case
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Condition Remarks
The metal appears to be tarnished a bit.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Timeline
Reference Comments
The Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario, “Highlights of our History”. http://www.haao.com/pdfs/History%20Highlights%20of%20HAAO.pdf
Research Facts
The Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario is a provincial body encompassing all of the local auxiliaries, including Kingston General Hospital; they formed in 1910 and are still in existence.
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Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario [commemorative pin]

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Dates
1962
1987
circa 1962-1987
Collection
Auxiliary Archives Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Commemorative
Commemorative Award
Accession Number
002026002 a-b
Description
An honour roll pin from the Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario in a case; the pin (a) has a red cross in the centre with a white trim around each arm of the cross, and a gold wreath encircling most of the cross; beneath the cross is a smooth area that looks as if it may have been used for …
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Accession Number
002026002 a-b
Collection
Auxiliary Archives Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Commemorative
Commemorative Award
MeSH Heading
Schools, Nursing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
An honour roll pin from the Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario in a case; the pin (a) has a red cross in the centre with a white trim around each arm of the cross, and a gold wreath encircling most of the cross; beneath the cross is a smooth area that looks as if it may have been used for engraving a name or date, but was never used; the case (b) is square and has a burgundy plastic base and a clear top; there is amber coloured foam inside the case.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - pin - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diameter 2.5 cm
b - case - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
They appear to have never been used; came from the Auxiliary Archives.
Maker
LG Balfour Co.
Site Made (City)
Attleboro
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1962
1987
circa 1962-1987
Date Remarks
The association adopted the name "Hospital Auxiliaries Association" in 1962, and to "Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario" in 1987.
Material
metal: red, white, yellow
plastic: burgundy, clear
foam: amber
Inscriptions
"H // A // A//" on the cross (one on each arm, excluding the bottom one); "BALFOUR" engraved on the back of the cross; "J. A. BALFOUR CO" on the base of the case
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Condition Remarks
The metal appears to be tarnished a bit.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Timeline
Reference Comments
The Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario, “Highlights of our History”. http://www.haao.com/pdfs/History%20Highlights%20of%20HAAO.pdf
Research Facts
The Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario is a provincial body encompassing all of the local auxiliaries, including Kingston General Hospital; they formed in 1910 and are still in existence.
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commemorative stamp

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Dates
6-May-81
circa 6 May 1981
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001839
Description
First day cover commemorating centenary of pharmaceutical education in Australia, with stamp, postmark, and illustration of a chemist's shop with leaves, etc., on envelope.
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Accession Number
996001839
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Philately -- ephemera
Education, Pharmacy -- ephemera
Description
First day cover commemorating centenary of pharmaceutical education in Australia, with stamp, postmark, and illustration of a chemist's shop with leaves, etc., on envelope.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Australia Post
Site Made (City)
Melbourne
Site Made (Country)
Australia
Dates
6-May-81
circa 6 May 1981
Date Remarks
Postmark
Material
paper: brown; blue; red; white; black; yellow; green; pink
Inscriptions
"Centenary of Pharmaceutical Education in Australia // PHILATELIC BUREAU MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA 3000
// FIRST DAY OF ISSUE // 6 MAY 1981 // Australia 22c"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #6
Dimension Notes
Length: 10.1 cm. x Width: 19.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
No marks or tears
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
See back of envelope
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identification name plate

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Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Helen G. Hughes Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
998004006
Description
Gold metal rectangular name pin with black lettering; clasp pin closure on reverse.
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Accession Number
998004006
Collection
Helen G. Hughes Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Hospital Administration
Description
Gold metal rectangular name pin with black lettering; clasp pin closure on reverse.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Worn by Helen Hughes.
Maker
Reeves Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Attleboro
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on date of promotion.
Material
metal: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Etched on front of pin: "MISS H. G. HUGHES // DIRECTOR OF NURSING"; stamped into metal on back of pin: "MFG, BY REEVES CO. INC., ATTLEBORO, MASS".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Elizabeth Black; CD #2.
Research Facts
Helen Hughes graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1931. She spent her entire career at the hospital, retiring from the position of Director of Nursing.
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identification name plate

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Dates
1928
circa 1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
996028106
Description
Name tag, which consists of a rectangular, flat, solid metal bar; the front surface is shiny and smooth, with white engraved letters running down its length; the back surface has a pin with a clasp running down its length
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Accession Number
996028106
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Hospital Administration
Clothing
Description
Name tag, which consists of a rectangular, flat, solid metal bar; the front surface is shiny and smooth, with white engraved letters running down its length; the back surface has a pin with a clasp running down its length
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Graduate Class of 1928; received after her death
Maker
Reeves Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Attleboro
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Date Remarks
Date of graduation
Material
metal: silver; white
Inscriptions
Raised metal letters appear on the back, reading: "MFG. BY REEVES CO. INC., ATTLEBORO, MASS."; on the front, the white accented engraved letters read, "MISS N. VALLEAU, R.N."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Length
5.7 cm
Width
0.9 cm
Depth
0.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 5.7 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
There were minor signs of plate wear, but no corrosion; the pin and name tag were structurally sound and all parts moved freely.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
"Oral History Transcript for Nora Valleau" by Rona Rustige
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suture packages; box

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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
1975.8.31 a-l
Description
Sterile silk sutures in sealed plastic bags: two 740-P 6-0, one 912 P 4-0, one 352-P 4-0, one 226 P 1; three hypodermic needles with thin metal wire for cleaning; all in a cardboard box.
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Accession Number
1975.8.31 a-l
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Sutures
Ligation -- instrumentation
MM= Ligation and Suture -- suture
Description
Sterile silk sutures in sealed plastic bags: two 740-P 6-0, one 912 P 4-0, one 352-P 4-0, one 226 P 1; three hypodermic needles with thin metal wire for cleaning; all in a cardboard box.
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a-c - hypodermic needles
d-h - packets of gut
i-l - wire sutures in bags
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mr. Hugh Gilchrist, executor of Dr. McCosh's estate (Toronto); owned and used by Dr. J.T. McCosh of the University of Toronto.
Maker
Deknatel
Site Made (City)
? Village
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Material
metal: silver
plastic: clear
cardboard: beige; grey
paper: white; black
fabric: black
Inscriptions
One of the packages has: "Deknatel Black Braided Silk, USP // . . . // 912 P TWELVE 18" STRANDS 4-0 // . . ."; the other packets have similar marks.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-12
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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