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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, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate; 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
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
JPG
Reference Comments
"Oral History Transcript for Nora Valleau" by Rona Rustige; CD #6
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A Reference Hand-book for Nurses 6th Ed [textbook]

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Dates
1929
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996028184
Description
Hardbound textbook with illustrations describing nursing practices, surgical supplies, emergency situations, and food preparations; book wrapped in fabric; title stamped on the front cover surrounded with a boxed border; inside front cover has paper attached with the Florence Nightingale pledge wri…
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Accession Number
996028184
Author
Amanda K. Beck
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Nursing, Practical -- handbooks
Description
Hardbound textbook with illustrations describing nursing practices, surgical supplies, emergency situations, and food preparations; book wrapped in fabric; title stamped on the front cover surrounded with a boxed border; inside front cover has paper attached with the Florence Nightingale pledge written in blue ink; 316 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Nora Valleau
Maker
W. B. Saunders Company
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1929
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, yellow, blue
fabric: red
Inscriptions
Stamped on the front cover: "REFERENCE HAND-BOOK // FOR // NURSES // AMANDA K. BECK // Sixth Edition // Revised"; handwritten on the inside cover: "Nora M. Valleau // May 1929"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Temporary Location
On Display: “For Service to Humanity”, Nursing Gallery: Restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 16.3 cm x Width 10.2 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear along edges; centre of spine is separating from pages
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
File
JPG
Reference Comments
Remarks in donor file; CD #2
Research Facts
Nora Valleau, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1928
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40000 Medical Words 8th Rev Ed [dictionary]

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Dates
1924
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996028185
Description
Softbound leatherette covered book; describing 40,000 words with their definition and pronounciation; arranged alphabetically; title stamped in gold ink on front cover and spine; signed by original owner inside front cover.
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Accession Number
996028185
Author
George M. Gould
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Dictionaries, Medical
Description
Softbound leatherette covered book; describing 40,000 words with their definition and pronounciation; arranged alphabetically; title stamped in gold ink on front cover and spine; signed by original owner inside front cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Nora Valleau
Maker
P. Blakiston's Son & co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1924
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream
leatherette: black
ink: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed in book: "A POCKET // MEDICAL DICTIONARY // GIVING THE // PRONOUNCIATION AND DEFINITION // OF THE // PRINCIPAL WORDS USED IN MEDICINE AND // THE COLLATERAL SCIENCES // GEORGE M. GOULD, A.M., M.D. // EIGHTH EDITION REVISED // 40, 000 WORDS // PHILADELPHIA // P. BLAKISTON'S SON & CO. // 1012 WALNUT STREET"; hand-written inside front cover: "Nora Valleau // General Hospital // Kingston, [Illeg.] // "Training School for Nurses""
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 16.1 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Nora Valleau; CD #3
Research Facts
Nora Valleau, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1928
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