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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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Lewin finger splint

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Dates
1956
circa 1956
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037205
Description
A formed splint of flattened aluminum, consisting of a main flat plate that bends in a rounded fashion over the top with two side wraps extending from each side; the bottom has a round arm that bends out from the bottom side and wraps around the base of the finger
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Accession Number
997037205
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Finger Injuries
Description
A formed splint of flattened aluminum, consisting of a main flat plate that bends in a rounded fashion over the top with two side wraps extending from each side; the bottom has a round arm that bends out from the bottom side and wraps around the base of the finger
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used either by Dr. Godfrey Bird, of Gananoque, Ont.
Maker
Orthopedic Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1956
circa 1956
Date Remarks
1956 catalogue shows similar item
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Stamped into aluminum along splint: "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIPMENT CO. // BOURBON IND 81"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E1-13
Dimension Notes
Length 7.3 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Splint is scratched and discoloured with some staining on inside rim; there is some inactive oxidation on top finger wrap
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Comprehensive Guide to Purchasing," V. Mueller & Co., Chicago, 1956, p. 369 (similar to item OS-10030) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037406
Description
A long, narrow square-shaped flat piece of metal with slightly upturned sides; a small hole is punched in one end; two metal arms on side of splint arch over; splint tapers to a slender end and bends over to a bent tip that curves.
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Accession Number
997037406
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Finger Injuries
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Description
A long, narrow square-shaped flat piece of metal with slightly upturned sides; a small hole is punched in one end; two metal arms on side of splint arch over; splint tapers to a slender end and bends over to a bent tip that curves.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C.H. Bird or by Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Orthopedic Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
This marks the end of the Bird practice.
Material
metal: brown
Inscriptions
The words "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIPMENT CO. // BOURBON IND 117" appear on the splint
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 22.6 cm x Width 0.2 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Inactive corrosion shows on splint.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," J.F. Hartz Co., Ltd., 1960, p. 122 (similar) (see attached photocopy); CD #9
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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
997037450
Description
A metal finger splint that consists of a single strip of metal that curves inwards at the side to fit the finger; four arms curve downwards at the sides to secure splint
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Accession Number
997037450
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Finger Injuries
External Fixators
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
Description
A metal finger splint that consists of a single strip of metal that curves inwards at the side to fit the finger; four arms curve downwards at the sides to secure splint
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C. H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Orthopedic Equipment Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Embedded on splint are the words, "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIPMENT CO // BOURBON IND 24 C"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length 7.0 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Some adhesive on interior
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #9
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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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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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Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
993004168
Description
Metallic-green-coloured short metal finger splint; slightly curved.
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Accession Number
993004168
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Splints
Finger Injuries
Orthopedic Fixation Devices
Fracture Fixation -- instrumentation
External Fixators
Description
Metallic-green-coloured short metal finger splint; slightly curved.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. C.M. Bracken
Maker
Orthopedic Equip. Co.
Site Made (City)
Bourbon
Site Made (State)
Indiana
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: metallic green
Inscriptions
Stamped: "ORTHOPEDIC EQUIP. CO. // BOURBON IND. / 17 / B"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-13
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.3 cm. x Width: 2.0 cm. x Depth: 1.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
imprint of skin etched into metal finish
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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