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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
995002106
Description
Breast pump, which consists of a clear glass main section with a red rubber bulb attached to one end; the main section is cylindrical and hollow with one end that flares outward, trumpet-like, with rounded outer edges; the other end tapers inwards and has a small round opening; this end is covered …
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Accession Number
995002106
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Breast pump, which consists of a clear glass main section with a red rubber bulb attached to one end; the main section is cylindrical and hollow with one end that flares outward, trumpet-like, with rounded outer edges; the other end tapers inwards and has a small round opening; this end is covered with a hollow spherical closed rubber bulb; the middle section of the glass part has a semicircular area that comes out at the bottom and provides a collection reservoir for pumped milk.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by the KGH Nursing Alumnae
Material
rubber: red
glass: clear
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Dimension Notes
Length 13.3 cm. x Diam. 6.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The glass is complete with no damage (chips, cracks or staining); the rubber bulb is complete, but losing flexibility; #2: rubber requires special treatment.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies," by the J.F. Hartz Co., Ltd., 1960, p. 85 (item 5H-135) (see attached photocopy); CD #1; CD #8
Research Facts
Used for collecting human milk.
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pediatric weight scale

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact1791
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Obstetrics
Accession Number
995003013 a-b
Description
(a) rectangular-shaped metal infant balance with (b) removable infant holder; scale has a movable weight in front which slides back and forth on a metal bar and a scale in both hg and kg; infant holder is designed to hold an infant lying down; there is a headrest on the right side.
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Accession Number
995003013 a-b
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Pediatrics -- instrumentation
Physical Examination
Physical Examination -- instrumentation
Infant Care
Body Weight -- instrumentation
Weights and Measures
Description
(a) rectangular-shaped metal infant balance with (b) removable infant holder; scale has a movable weight in front which slides back and forth on a metal bar and a scale in both hg and kg; infant holder is designed to hold an infant lying down; there is a headrest on the right side.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - scale - Size: Length 54.0 cm. x Width 31.0 cm. x Depth 11.0 cm.
b - infant holder - Size: Length 66.0 cm. x Width 27.0 cm.
Maker
Stathmos type 391
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
paint: white
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Scale in hg and kg at scale front; tape which reads "Stillbirth classed if 500 gms or if over 20 weeks gestation"; another piece of tape on which is written: "1 kg = 1000 gms 1 Hectogram = 100 grams"; tape with "V3" (Victory 3) on the infant holder
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A2-3
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase East, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
The scale was very dirty and dusty; a few small chips on the paint are visible
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
995003031 a-b
Description
Breast pump and box consisting of (a) a one-piece cardboard box which opens at the top; (b) clear glass breast pump with a round red rubber pump at one end and a circular flattened glass section at the other; there is also an area within the pump in which to collect milk (see accession sheet for il…
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Accession Number
995003031 a-b
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Breast pump and box consisting of (a) a one-piece cardboard box which opens at the top; (b) clear glass breast pump with a round red rubber pump at one end and a circular flattened glass section at the other; there is also an area within the pump in which to collect milk (see accession sheet for illustration)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - breast pump box - Size: Length 13.8 cm. x Width 6.4 cm. x Depth 6.4 cm.
b - breast pump - Size: Length 13.2 cm. x Width 6.2 cm.
Maker
Nyal Company, Canada, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Windsor
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1915
circa 1915
Date Remarks
Plastic version of same design in the American Hospital Supply Catalog C-30 #14410-002
Material
cardboard: light grey
glass: clear
rubber: red
Inscriptions
Box label reads: "Nycest Breast Pump Wired-on bulb Nyal Drugs R225 Manufactured for Nyal Company, Canada Ltd. Windsor, - Ontario"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Breast pump and box were very dirty and dusty (especially the box); there is a chip on the glass edge of the pump and a large crack which runs up the length of the pump; the rubber of the end bulb is hard and unsqueezable; there are also chips off its surface; #3: box is torn; rubber bulb is hard.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
American Hospital Supply Catalogue C-30 c. 1966
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Dates
1915
1930
circa 1915-1935
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
995003032 a-b
Description
Cylindrical glass breast pump which has a round flattened section at one end, a holding area within the pump to collect milk and a small opening at the other end onto which a red rubber bulb belongs; there is also a metal band which originally held the bulb on; the bulb has deteriorated and is not …
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Accession Number
995003032 a-b
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Breast Feeding
Milk, Human
Infant Food
Description
Cylindrical glass breast pump which has a round flattened section at one end, a holding area within the pump to collect milk and a small opening at the other end onto which a red rubber bulb belongs; there is also a metal band which originally held the bulb on; the bulb has deteriorated and is not there (see accession sheet for illustration).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
Size: Length 10.0 cm. x Width 4.6 cm.
Dates
1915
1930
circa 1915-1935
Date Remarks
Date on artifact
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Raised words on glass top read: "Pat. Aug. 3rd, 1915"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-9
Condition Remarks
Breast pump was very dirty and dusty; the rubber bulb was so deteriorated that it was unsavable; the glass section of the pump is unmarked, unchipped and uncracked
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Accession Number
997024003 a-b
Description
Baby crib consists of an enameled metal (a) I-frame on rubber casters which supports a tilting bed frame made of wire stretched on springs; a rubberized (b) mattress rests on bed frame; mattress has a zipper on one side; two sides of crib can slide down for easier access.
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Accession Number
997024003 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Household Articles
Description
Baby crib consists of an enameled metal (a) I-frame on rubber casters which supports a tilting bed frame made of wire stretched on springs; a rubberized (b) mattress rests on bed frame; mattress has a zipper on one side; two sides of crib can slide down for easier access.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - frame - Size: Length 1.36 m x Width 94.0 cm x Depth 57.0 cm
b - mattress - Size: Length 89.5 cm x Width 50.0 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
Provenance
Used at Kingston General Hospital
Dates
1930
circa 1930
Date Remarks
Based on appearance
Material
metal: white, silver
rubber: yellow, brown, black
fabric: yellow
Inscriptions
Embossed on metal on casters: "KILIAN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-3-1
Condition Remarks
Frame is scratched with paint chipping in a few places; exposed metal is specled with rust; rubber wheels are brisle and deteriorating; mattress foam is stiff, crisp and dented; rubber on mattress polverizing and falling off edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
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Instructions for Expectant Mothers [instructional booklet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15093
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Public Health
Pediatrics
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Public Health
Paediatrics
Ephemera
Accession Number
997032033
Description
Green paper covered booklet with cream paper text that provides information to expectant mothers on a variety of topics including: diet, exercise and common disorders; 8 pages.
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Accession Number
997032033
Author
S. W. Miller, M.D.
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Public Health
Pediatrics
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Public Health
Paediatrics
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Pregnancy
Gynecology
Description
Green paper covered booklet with cream paper text that provides information to expectant mothers on a variety of topics including: diet, exercise and common disorders; 8 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Site Made (City)
Alma
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
The United States of America
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Material
paper: green, cream, white
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "Instructions for // EXPECTANT // MOTHERS // S. W. MILLER, M.D. // ALMA, MICH."; on the inside: "PHYSICAL EXAMINATION // EMERGENCIES // GENERAL HABITS // EXERCISE // TRAVEL // CLOTHING // BREASTS // BATHS // DOUCHES // TEETH // BOWELS // DIET // COMMON DISORDERS // HOSPITAL NEEDS // BABY CLOTHING // BIRTH CERTIFICATE // ONSET OF LABOR // AFTER DELIVERY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
15.5 cm
Width
8.5 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
website
Reference Comments
https://www.ebay.com/itm/VTG-1930s-BABY-Help-Booklet-Instructions-for-EXPECTANT-MOTHERS-/123500555401?hash=item1cc134ec89
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Instructions-for-Expectant-Mothers-Booklet-1940s-William-Perrin-Rochester-NY-/382096780508?hash=item58f6be2cdc
Research Facts
Two different versions of the booklet were found online. One was said to be from the 1930's, while the other was said to be from the 1940's.
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General Instructions for Infant Care [instructional pamphlet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15094
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Hospital Administration
Pediatrics
Public Health
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Hospital Administration
Pediatrics
Public Health
Accession Number
997032034
Description
Small cream paper cover and cream pages booklet used to provide general instructions for taking care of newly born children; pamphlet is one piece of paper that has been folded in on itself 3 times; 5 pages of content including the front cover.
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Accession Number
997032034
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Hospital Administration
Pediatrics
Public Health
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Hospital Administration
Pediatrics
Public Health
MeSH Heading
Infant Care -- pamphlet
Pediatrics
Description
Small cream paper cover and cream pages booklet used to provide general instructions for taking care of newly born children; pamphlet is one piece of paper that has been folded in on itself 3 times; 5 pages of content including the front cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Material
paper: cream, yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS // FOR // INFANT CARE // The following information is intended to // serve as a guide in the care of the young // infant. Obviously, only general rules can // be given, for the details of the care of // the infant depend upon individual circum - // stances and require individual attention."; on the inside: "General Rules Regarding Feeding // Breast Feeding // Artificial Feeding // General Care"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
13.3 cm
Width
8.6 cm
Depth
0.02 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Black smudges on the front cover, particularly around the edges
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. R. Gordon Sinclair Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Pediatrics
Classification
Patient Care
Hygiene
Sanitation
Bedpan
Home Health Care
Accession Number
002017002
Description
A small pink cup-shaped style enameled bedpan known as a "baby potty," with a round handle on one side.
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Accession Number
002017002
Collection
Dr. R. Gordon Sinclair Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Hygiene
Pediatrics
Classification
Patient Care
Hygiene
Sanitation
Bedpan
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
Pediatrics
Sanitation
Toilet Facilities
Description
A small pink cup-shaped style enameled bedpan known as a "baby potty," with a round handle on one side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. R. Gordon Sinclair.
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Date Remarks
Based on appearance and colour
Material
metal: pink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N1-2
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Length
16.5 cm
Width
15.0 cm
Depth
7.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 16.5 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 7.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Several large chips and cracks in the enamel coating of object, especially at the edges; some water marks and corrosion on chips inside object.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Brownstoner, "From Pakistan to Brooklyn: A Quick History of the Bathroom," by Suzanne Spellen, https://www.brownstoner.com/architecture/victorian-bathroom-history-plumbing-brooklyn-architecture-interiors/.
Research Facts
By the 1920s, bathrooms were becoming more colourful and decorative than they had been in the Victorian era.
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premature infant crib

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12026
Dates
1945
circa 1945
Collection
Mrs. Osser, Notre Dame Hospital, Montreal Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Pediatrics
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Patient Care
Accession Number
003033001 a-b
Description
Premature baby crib consists of an enameled metal (a) frame on rubber casters; longer sides of frame slide down to provide easier access; frame supports a metal bed frame which is made of metal wire held taut by springs; a vilyn covered (b) mattress lies on top of bed frame.
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Accession Number
003033001 a-b
Collection
Mrs. Osser, Notre Dame Hospital, Montreal Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Pediatrics
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Household Articles
Description
Premature baby crib consists of an enameled metal (a) frame on rubber casters; longer sides of frame slide down to provide easier access; frame supports a metal bed frame which is made of metal wire held taut by springs; a vilyn covered (b) mattress lies on top of bed frame.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - frame - Size: Length 117.5 cm x Width 84.0 cm x Depth 47.5 cm
b - mattress - Size: Length 69.0 cm x Width 37.5 cm x Depth 6.5 cm
Provenance
Crib was used at the Notre Dame Hospital in Montreal, Quebec.
Maker
Jarvis & Jarvis Inc
Site Made (City)
Palmer
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1945
circa 1945
Date Remarks
Date appears in donor file
Material
metal: blue, silver
paint: blue, yellow
vinyl: cream
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
Embossed on rubber casters: "JARVIS & JARVIS INC. PALMER, MASS"; handwritten in pen on top side of mattress: "Pid"; handwritten in pen on bottom side of mattress: "Pediatric 4 G"
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-3-2
Condition Remarks
Frame is scratched; chipped enamel reveals another coat of yellow enamel underneath; rust around casters and in few places of frame; mattress has few indents and rust marks from bed frame's metal coils
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Mrs. Osser (donor); CD #6.
Research Facts
When hospital was upgrading cribs in pediatric unit this crib was given away to donor's sister, Andree Menard, who nursed there.
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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
Mrs. Iva Teepell Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
003036001
Description
Baby carriage consists of a collapsible wooden frame on wheels; seating area is made of an oil cloth that is stretched along the back and sides of frame; back rest is decorated with tassles and is positioned opposite to the horizontal push handle bar so that the child faces the person pushing; carr…
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Accession Number
003036001
Collection
Mrs. Iva Teepell Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pediatrics
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Pediatrics
Household Articles
Description
Baby carriage consists of a collapsible wooden frame on wheels; seating area is made of an oil cloth that is stretched along the back and sides of frame; back rest is decorated with tassles and is positioned opposite to the horizontal push handle bar so that the child faces the person pushing; carriage has a wooden feet supporting tier; carriage has a sitting and a reclining position.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased in Brockville and used by donor's sister as a wheelchair when she was a child
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Timeline for improvements on wheelchairs.
Material
wood: brown
fabric: green, grey
metal: yellow
rubber: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 112.0 cm x Width 53.0 cm x Depth 38.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wood is tarnished and scratched in several places; metal is rusty throughout the artifact; rubber is stiff and deteriorating; rubber has broken off larges wheels; finish on the oil cloth is peeling in some places; oil cloth is frayed and torn at the seams.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Mrs Iva Teepell (donor); CD #1
Research Facts
Chair was purchased second-hand in Brockville in 1919. Donor's father obtained the chair for her sister, to be used as a wheelchair after the sister was injured by a kick in the stomach. The sister was less than 8 years old.
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