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Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario Emeritus pin

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Dates
1979
circa 1979
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Communication
Nursing
Accession Number
996028109 a-b
Description
RNAO pin (a), which is circular and flat, with a design on the front and a sharp, straight pin extending from its reverse; the design consists of a blue enamel triangle with four fenestrations and curving edges; raised metal letters run around the top edge, and words are stamped into the metal on t…
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Accession Number
996028109 a-b
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Communication
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
RNAO pin (a), which is circular and flat, with a design on the front and a sharp, straight pin extending from its reverse; the design consists of a blue enamel triangle with four fenestrations and curving edges; raised metal letters run around the top edge, and words are stamped into the metal on the reverse; the clasp (b) is round, with a hole for the pin on one side and a raised, smaller circle on the other for gripping.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - pin - Size:
b - clasp - Size:
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate; received after her death
Maker
Trophy Craft
Dates
1979
circa 1979
Date Remarks
Date of Ms. Valleau's retirement
Material
metal: grey
enamel: blue
Inscriptions
The raised metal letters on the front read, "RNAO MEMBER EMERITUS"; on the reverse, "TROPHY CRAFT [illeg.]" is stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Condition Remarks
The metal on the reverse is darkened; no signs of active corrosion.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Oral History Transcript for Nora Valleau" by Rona Rustige; CD #9
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commemorative cufflinks

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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Joan Stewart Prichard Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Communication
Nursing
Accession Number
005015002 a-b
Description
A pair of KGH School of Nursing graduation cufflinks; each cufflink consists of two octagonal pieces of metal with a black trim and a black inner circle, connected with a pin; one of the octagons on each cufflink has initials shallowly engraved on it.
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Accession Number
005015002 a-b
Collection
Joan Stewart Prichard Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Communication
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A pair of KGH School of Nursing graduation cufflinks; each cufflink consists of two octagonal pieces of metal with a black trim and a black inner circle, connected with a pin; one of the octagons on each cufflink has initials shallowly engraved on it.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cufflink (laid flat) - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - cufflink (laid flat) - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Owned by the donor's mother, Joan Stewart Prichard, a graduate of the KGH Nurses' Training School in 1947.
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Joan Steward Prichard graduated in 1947.
Material
metal: grey, black
Inscriptions
"J A S" engraved artistically on the cufflinks
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
Metal is tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1 (p2); CD #2
Images
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