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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, 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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patient monitor

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Dates
1982
circa 1982
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
997023005
Description
Tektronix patient monitor which consists of heart rate, temperature and blood pressure monitors enclosed in a 6-sided metal box; the front top of the machine has digital readouts for heart rate, temperature and pressure; the centre left has a screen which shows heart rate; there are 5 knobs and 31 …
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Accession Number
997023005
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Dept. of Anaesthesia Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Blood Pressure Monitors
Body Temperature
Heart Rate
Electrocardiography, instrumentation
MM= Blood Pressure Determination -- sphygmomanometer
Description
Tektronix patient monitor which consists of heart rate, temperature and blood pressure monitors enclosed in a 6-sided metal box; the front top of the machine has digital readouts for heart rate, temperature and pressure; the centre left has a screen which shows heart rate; there are 5 knobs and 31 buttons on front of the machine which adjust various functions; the lower left front also has a small printer which gives a paper readout; the right side of the machine has a carrying handle in the centre and an ECG lead check -- three metal knobs at the upper right; the back of the machine has 9 input plugs, a fuse, three buttons, a knob and an electrical cord with a hospital grade plug; there is a piece of grey plastic sticking out from the lower left corner, around which the electrical cord can be wrapped; the back has 10 paper labels stuck to it which list manufacturing and maintenance information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by and used at the Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Maker
Tektronix
Site Made (City)
Beaverton
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1982
circa 1982
Date Remarks
Manufacturer's label lists date of 3/21/82
Material
metal: blue; silver; yellow
plastic: blue; beige; grey; black; white; yellow
paper: white; blue; silver; orange
Inscriptions
The front of the machine has printed information on it which reads, "READOUT // MODULE // ON // HEART RATE // TEMPERATURE // PRESSURE A/V // SYST DIAST // BOTH IN: // MEAN // TEKTRONIX ® // PRESSURE // A/V // DISPLAY // OFF // 250 // 150 // 25 // A // DISPLAY // OFF // 100 mm // CHECK // SIZE // 20 mm/mV // LEAD // FAULT // ECG // OFF // I // II // III // IN:V // OUT A // READOUT // AND // PULSE // ALARM // A/V // READOUT // PUSH // A // SYST // DIAST // mm Hg // MEAN // BPM // RATE // °C / °F // TEMP // REAR SWITCH // BATTERY // POWER // BEAT LOUDNESS // SWEEP SPEED mm/SEC // 25 // 50 // 100 // LOW RATE LIMIT // READOUT/PUSH // RATE // ALARM // OFF // 30 // 60 // 90 // 120 // 150 // ALARM // RESET // IN:ON // PULSE ALARM // HIGH RATE LIMIT // READOUT/PUSH // 90 // 120 // 150 // 180 // 210 // 240 // 414 DUAL PRESSURE OPTIONS // OPT 21 // TEKTRONIX // SOURCE // ECG // AV // A // POSITION // SPEED // mm/sec // 50 // OUT: // 25 // LOW PAPER // HOLD FOR // CONTINUOUS // SAMPLE [underlined] // MARK // 400 RECORDER OPTIONS // OPT 3"; the right side of the machine reads, "ECG PATIENT CONNECTION // ELECTRICALLY ISOLATED // DANGER // EXPLOSION HAZARD // IF USED IN THE PRESENCE OF // FLAMMABLE ANESTHETICS // CAUTION // ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD // DO NOT REMOVE COVERS // REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED // SERVICE PERSONNEL // ECG LEAD CHECK // LL // RED // LA // BLACK // RA // WHITE // LEAD I + 1.0 mV // LEAD II + 1.5 mV // LEAD III + 0.5 mV"; the back of the machine reads, "INSTRUMENT // 401 Op 2 // SERIAL NO. // B011772 // TEKTRONIX ® BEAVERTON, OREGON, U.S.A. //
STANDARD C 22.2 NO. 125 // SA ["SA" half enclosed in a large "C") RISK // CLASS 3 // LR 38740 //
TEKTRONIX INC. // ECG // INPUT // ARTERIAL TRANSDUCER // INPUT // ARTERIAL/VENOUS TRANSDUCER //
INPUT // TEMPERATURE // SENSOR INPUT // ALARM // LOUDNESS // °C // °F // CAUTION SEE INSTRUCTIONS MANUAL FOR ACCESSORY & CABLE INFORMATION // ECG // OUTPUT // TIP X1000 //
RING X 1 // ALARM // TIP RESET // RING OUTPUT // PRESSURE // OUTPUT // TIP A/V // RING A // 10 mV/
mm Hg // CAUTION --; FOR CONTINUED // FIRE PROTECTION // REPLACE WITH // SAME TYPE // 3 AG FUSE //
FUSE DATA // [listed] // RANGE LINE VOLTAGE // [listed] // REMOTE // SAMPLE/MARK // SHORT TIP TO //
BARREL TO // START // 15 MIN // AUTOMATIC // SAMPLE MODES // IN = ENABLED // TOP = TIME INTERVAL
// BOTTOM = UPON ALARM // STYLUS // HEAT"; there are two "TEKTRONIX ® // BEAVERTON, OREGON USA" labels; one for the 414 Dual Pressure machine is listed as "TYPE // 414 //
OPTIONS // Op 3/21/82 // SERIAL NUMBER // B041983" and the one for the 400 Recorder is listed as,
"TYPE // 400 // OPTIONS // Op 3 & 82 // SERIAL NUMBER // B010796"; there are four Clinical Engineering
labels from KGH; a "CONTROL NO. 1254"; one "REPAIRED // By AL Date 26 OCT, 92"; and two
"PM // By: AL Date 27 OCT 92"; the top of the machine had a piece of masking tape stuck on it which
had written on it, "PRINTER NOT WORKING -- NO BATTERY // PULSE ALARM DOESN'T SHUT OFF" (now removed)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-J2-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 28.1 cm. x Width: 25.0 cm. x Depth: 29.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
The monitoring machine arrived dusty and dirty; there were several pieces of pressure-sensitive tape and a good deal of tape residue on the outside of the machine; the metal parts show minor wear and no corrosion; the plastic parts show some wear, but are complete; #2 no new damage; #3: rubber cord
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Dr. Ray Matthews
Research Facts
E.C.G Cord (997023006) was plugged into the monitor's E.C.G. input plug and the machine was put with the Ohio Modulus Anaesthetic Gas Machine (on loan from OHMEDA - a division of BOC Canada Ltd.) by Dr. Matthews
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit, Oct. 2 1997-Oct. 24, 2001
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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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Pacer-Tracer telephone transmitter

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Dates
1980
1993
circa 1980-1993
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
Accession Number
994007006
Description
Small black plastic battery-operated Pacer-Tracer transmitter by Instromedix; fits into hand; unable to open battery area to remove battery Feb 8/94.
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Accession Number
994007006
Collection
Dr. Rocky O. West Cardiology Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Cardiology
MeSH Heading
Cardiac Pacing, Artificial -- instrumentation
Cardiology -- instrumentation
Description
Small black plastic battery-operated Pacer-Tracer transmitter by Instromedix; fits into hand; unable to open battery area to remove battery Feb 8/94.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital.
Maker
Instromedix Inc.
Site Made (City)
Beaverton
Site Made (State)
Oregon
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1980
1993
circa 1980-1993
Material
plastic: black
metal: silver; black
Inscriptions
PACER-TRACER // Instromedix, Inc. // Beaverton, Ore. 97005 // USA U.S. and Foreign // Patents pending // SERIAL NO. // M-1146 // Mfg. by // INSTROMEDIX, INC. // Beaverton, OR, USA // This transmitter generates a Pacemaker // artifact similar to the Medtronic // Teletrace System
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E6-7
Dimension Notes
Length 11.6 cm. x Width 6.4 cm. x Depth 2.8 cm.
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Instructions on the artifact
Research Facts
Instrument for transmitting pacemaker function data via telephone (known as transtelephonic monitoring)
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Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario [commemorative pin]

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Dates
1964
circa 1964
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Commemorative
Commemorative Award
Accession Number
005006002
Description
An honour roll pin from the Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario; 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 …
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Accession Number
005006002
Collection
Dr. Clifford W. Bennett 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; 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.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's mother, Claire Ellen "Penny" Bennett (Mrs. C.W. Bennett), who died in 1989; she was a long-time member of the Kingston General Hospital Women's Aid and worked as a volunteer in the auxiliary's hospital coffee shop for 25 years, retired in 1977.
Maker
LG Balfour Co.
Site Made (City)
Attleboro
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1964
circa 1964
Date Remarks
Marilyn Bennett (donor 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
Inscriptions
"H // A // A//" on the cross (one on each arm, excluding the bottom one); "BALFOUR" engraved on the back of the cross
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Depth
0.6 cm
Diameter
2.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Depth 0.6 cm x Diameter 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some very minor wear
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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