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certificate of military service

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Dates
1944
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Archival, Military
Accession Number
995008001
Description
Framed paper certificate of military service for S. M. Polson for Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps during WWII.
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Accession Number
995008001
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Archival, Military
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Archival
Military Medicine -- Archival -- certificates
Military Medicine -- Archival -- documents
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- doctor
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Framed paper certificate of military service for S. M. Polson for Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps during WWII.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Colonel S. M. Polson; donated to the Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Museum, Kingston, Ontario by Harold Polson Davis via Neil Davis Sep 1994; transferred to The Museum of Health Care at Kingston.
Maker
Department of National Defence
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1944
Date Remarks
Date of certificate
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, yellow
wood: brown
glass: clear
paint: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on the certificate: "Stuart MacDowall POLSON // was appointed to Commissioned Rank // in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps // CANADIAN ARMY (Active) on the THIRD day // of February 1940."; printed on back: "I CAME FROM, // GARTLAND'S // Art and Gift Shop // 338 PRINCESS ST. KINGSTON, ONT."; printed on back at bottom: "94-144 // Certificate SM Polson // Polson Collection // Donated By C Davis // Sep 94 // C&E Museum"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 24.9 cm x Width 22.3 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Backing paper is loose
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

framed photograph

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12470
Dates
1941
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Images
Military Medicine
Accession Number
995008002 a-b
Description
Painted wood framed monochromatic photograph (a) of 31 uniformed military officers at Camp Headquarters Officers' Mess in Petawawa, Ontario; removable paper back (b).
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Accession Number
995008002 a-b
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Images
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Personnel -- portraits
Military Medicine
Description
Painted wood framed monochromatic photograph (a) of 31 uniformed military officers at Camp Headquarters Officers' Mess in Petawawa, Ontario; removable paper back (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - photograph - Size: Length 36.6 cm x Width 33.0 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
b - back paper - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.1 cm
Provenance
Owned by Colonel S. M. Polson; donated to the Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Museum by Harold Polson Davis via Neil Davis Sept 1994; transferred to The Museum of Health Care at Kingston.
Maker
Department of National Defence
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1941
Date Remarks
Date on photograph
Material
paper: white
wood: brown
glass: clear
ink: black
paint: grey
Inscriptions
On photograph: "MEMBERS - CAMP HDQRS. OFFICERS' MESS // PETAWAWA JULY 4 - 1941. // 405-B // LEFT TO RIGHT Major W. A. Cunningham, E.D., C.S. & T.O. - Col. R. L. Bradburn, M.C., Provost // Marshal - Lieut. Col. F. E. Wootton, M.C., A.A. & Q. M. G. - Brigadier M.H.S. Penhale - // Brigadier W. C. Hyde, D.S.O., V.D. - Brigadier R. A. Wyman - Lieut. Col. S. M. Polson,"; on back: "Artona Studio // PHOTOGRAPHERS // PEMBROKE, ONT."; back label: "94-144 // Polson Collection // Donated By C Davis // C&E museum Sep 94"; back of matt: "# 33 [Illeg.] Silver"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
(a) 2005-2-1 (b) 2005-4-3
Condition Remarks
Photograph in good condition; fragile loose back paper shows wear.
Copy Type
Original
Images
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post office receipt

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12471
Dates
1917
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Business
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Business
Ephemera
Accession Number
995008003
Description
Paper postal registration receipt with red ink for the standard receipt form and blue ink for hand writting in the data fields; handwrititng illegible.
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Accession Number
995008003
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Business
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Business
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Postal Service
Documentation -- ephemera
Description
Paper postal registration receipt with red ink for the standard receipt form and blue ink for hand writting in the data fields; handwrititng illegible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Colonel S. M. Polson; donated to the Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Museum by Harold Polson Davis via Neil Davis Sept 1994; transferred to The Museum of Health Care at Kingston.
Dates
1917
Date Remarks
Printed on receipt
Material
paper: tan
ink: red, blue
Inscriptions
Receipt: "17703 [illeg.] // Letter // Parcel // Received for registration 191_ // Postmaster, per_ "; stamped on receipt: "JAN // 22 // 1917 // REGISTERED"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 17
Dimension Notes
Length 18.9 cm x Width 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has three fold creases; faded ink
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1930
1935
1930-1935
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
015020001
Description
White painted openwork style wicker infants bassinette with wood slat board base with hand written names of all the x31 babies that used this bassinette for several generations of the Barber and Brunke family including other families for their newborns; manufacturer's stamp embossed on bottom board…
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Accession Number
015020001
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Household Articles
Description
White painted openwork style wicker infants bassinette with wood slat board base with hand written names of all the x31 babies that used this bassinette for several generations of the Barber and Brunke family including other families for their newborns; manufacturer's stamp embossed on bottom board; designed with openwork curved hood; marks for original leg support shown on base; thirty-one names on the base dating from 1931 until 2012.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor's family (Barber & Brunke) and her parents used it for her and her brother in the 1930s. Her father constructed the rolling base to allow her mother to move it easily around the house. The Barbers and the Brunkes’ have lived in Kingston for a few generations.
Maker
Gendron Company
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1935
1930-1935
Date Remarks
Donor remarks and dates on base
Material
wood: white
Inscriptions
"TORONTO // Gendron"
Permanent Location
W1 - Floor
Length
67.0 cm
Width
51.0 cm
Height
59.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Heavily painted with layers showing on base; minor break in wicker
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
internet
Reference Comments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassinet
Research Facts
A bassinet, bassinette, or cradle is a bed specifically for babies from birth to about four months.
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mobile support stand

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14353
Dates
1935
1945
1935-1945
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
015020002
Description
Home made white painted wood open style mobile support stand for white painted openwork style wicker bassinette 015.020.001 with four legs joined with shelf and four black rubber swivel casters; four metal 'L' style brackets used to keep legs attached and squared to shelf.
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Accession Number
015020002
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Household Articles
Description
Home made white painted wood open style mobile support stand for white painted openwork style wicker bassinette 015.020.001 with four legs joined with shelf and four black rubber swivel casters; four metal 'L' style brackets used to keep legs attached and squared to shelf.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor's family (Barber & Brunke) and her parents used it for her and her brother in the 1930s. Her father constructed the rolling base to allow her mother to move it easily around the house. The Barbers and the Brunkes’ have lived in Kingston for a few generations.
Dates
1935
1945
1935-1945
Date Remarks
Donor remarks and dates on base
Material
wood: white
metal: silver
rubber: black
Permanent Location
W1 - Floor
Length
60.0 cm
Width
30.0 cm
Height
59.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Two legs are loose and repairs with additional screws broke moulding trim
Copy Type
artisan
Images
Less detail
Dates
1935
1945
1935-1945
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
015020003 a-m
Description
Set of seven flathead square style screws and six white domed plastic screw covers required to attach home made white painted wood open style mobile support stand for white painted openwork style wicker bassinette 015.020.001.
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Accession Number
015020003 a-m
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Household Articles
Description
Set of seven flathead square style screws and six white domed plastic screw covers required to attach home made white painted wood open style mobile support stand for white painted openwork style wicker bassinette 015.020.001.
Number Of Parts
13
Provenance
Belonged to donor's family (Barber & Brunke) and her parents used it for her and her brother in the 1930s. Her father constructed the rolling base to allow her mother to move it easily around the house. The Barbers and the Brunkes’ have lived in Kingston for a few generations.
Dates
1935
1945
1935-1945
Date Remarks
Donor remarks and dates on base
Material
metal: yellow, brown
plastic: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet L
Length
5.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
1960
1950-1960
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
015020004
Description
Decorative plastic covered infant foam rubber mattress with different designs on both sides and white plastic band around sides; one side with repeating design of white background, blue bears wearing pink jacket and pink flowers with the reverse design included white background and yellow polka dot…
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Accession Number
015020004
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Household Articles
Description
Decorative plastic covered infant foam rubber mattress with different designs on both sides and white plastic band around sides; one side with repeating design of white background, blue bears wearing pink jacket and pink flowers with the reverse design included white background and yellow polka dots, random squares of yellow gingham edged in orange rick rack design and cartoon animals.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor's family (Barber & Brunke) and her parents used it for her and her brother in the 1930s. Her father constructed the rolling base to allow her mother to move it easily around the house. The Barbers and the Brunkes’ have lived in Kingston for a few generations.
Dates
1950
1960
1950-1960
Date Remarks
Donor remarks and dates on base
Material
plastic: white, blue, pink, yellow, orange
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007 0007 Closet L
Length
67.0 cm
Width
29.5 cm
Depth
3.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Quilted design showing minor cracks and loose at one end
Images
Less detail
Dates
1980
1990
1980-1990
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
015020005
Description
Cream plastic covered infant foam rubber mattress with glued seams.
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Accession Number
015020005
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Household Articles
Description
Cream plastic covered infant foam rubber mattress with glued seams.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor's family (Barber & Brunke) and her parents used it for her and her brother in the 1930s. Her father constructed the rolling base to allow her mother to move it easily around the house. The Barbers and the Brunkes’ have lived in Kingston for a few generations.
Dates
1980
1990
1980-1990
Date Remarks
Donor remarks and dates on base
Material
plastic: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet L
Length
77.0 cm
Width
31.3 cm
Depth
5.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
showing minor cracks at one end, exposed rubber at one end and at the other is a puncture through plastic and rubber with plastic peeled back
Images
Less detail
Dates
1950
1960
1950-1960
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
015020006
Description
Pale blue cotton rectangular mattress case hand made for infant foam rubber mattresses.
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Accession Number
015020006
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Textiles
Household Articles
Description
Pale blue cotton rectangular mattress case hand made for infant foam rubber mattresses.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor's family (Barber & Brunke) and her parents used it for her and her brother in the 1930s. Her father constructed the rolling base to allow her mother to move it easily around the house. The Barbers and the Brunkes’ have lived in Kingston for a few generations.
Dates
1950
1960
1950-1960
Date Remarks
Donor remarks and dates on base
Material
fabric: blue
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet L
Length
75.5 cm
Width
38.0 cm
Depth
0.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
minor stains on one side; washed lightly
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1980
1990
1980-1990
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
015020007
Description
Hand made pale blue cotton fabric ruffle edged with 4.5 cm gathered white cotton eyelet in two sections; flat elastic used to gather fabric; used to cover bassinette base 015.020.001.
Accession Number
015020007
Collection
Barber / Brunke Family Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Textiles
Household Articles
Description
Hand made pale blue cotton fabric ruffle edged with 4.5 cm gathered white cotton eyelet in two sections; flat elastic used to gather fabric; used to cover bassinette base 015.020.001.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor's family (Barber & Brunke) and her parents used it for her and her brother in the 1930s. Her father constructed the rolling base to allow her mother to move it easily around the house. The Barbers and the Brunkes’ have lived in Kingston for a few generations.
Dates
1980
1990
1980-1990
Date Remarks
Donor remarks and dates on base
Material
fabric: blue, white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet L
Length
160.5 cm
Width
26.5 cm
Depth
0.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
Part of 015.020 collection
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