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Bowman's strabismus hook

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Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Accession Number
1980.28.3
Description
A narrow steel rod, a bit thicker at the handle end, which is six-sided and cross-hatched; ends in a narrow "hook" at about 45° to the rod.
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Accession Number
1980.28.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Physical Examination
Surgery
Surgery, Instrumentation
Vision
Classification
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- hook -- ophthalmic
Ophthalmology
Diagnosis, Eyes
Surgery
Surgery, instrumentation
Vision
Physical Examination
Description
A narrow steel rod, a bit thicker at the handle end, which is six-sided and cross-hatched; ends in a narrow "hook" at about 45° to the rod.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W. S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Maker
S. Westphal
Dates
1900
1930
1900-1930
Material
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-10
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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nurse's instrument kit

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Nursing
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Nursing
Surgery, instrumentation
Accession Number
1980.4.1
Description
A folding leather case with 5 snap-closing pockets and a strap to hold instruments; there are 8 medical instruments and two pencils; there are patient chart forms.
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Accession Number
1980.4.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Nursing
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Nursing
Surgery, instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Nursing Care
MM= Surgical Set
Description
A folding leather case with 5 snap-closing pockets and a strap to hold instruments; there are 8 medical instruments and two pencils; there are patient chart forms.
Part Names
case - Size: Length 27.5 cm x Width 23.5 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Cooper Cole via Mr. & Mrs. C.F. Whittemore of Toronto.
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Material
leather: black; brown
metal: silver
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-5
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
The kit belonged to Dr. Cooper Cole's sister, Agatha St. Osyth Cole; she graduated as a B.A. in Toronto in 1905 (first student) before graduating in nursing from the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal in 1908; the kit was presented to her either at graduation or on receiveing a gold medal award in nursing.
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Dates
1921
1930
circa 1921-1930
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
Accession Number
1981.10.2
Description
A long-sleeved, full-length white cotton surgical gown with neck and waist ties.
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Accession Number
1981.10.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Textiles
Protective Clothing
Description
A long-sleeved, full-length white cotton surgical gown with neck and waist ties.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Agnes Harvie; from the medical effects of her husband, Dr. Robert Morley Harvie.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1921
1930
circa 1921-1930
Date Remarks
Date written on gown
Material
fabric: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Written in black ink on the gown: "Drs. Harvie 1/11/21, Coldwater"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet G
Condition Remarks
front tie unstitched
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
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Dates
1921
circa 1921
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
Accession Number
1981.10.3
Description
A white cotton surgical apron with two neck ties and two waist ties.
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Accession Number
1981.10.3
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Surgery, Instrumentation
Classification
Surgery, instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Textiles
Protective Clothing
Description
A white cotton surgical apron with two neck ties and two waist ties.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Agnes Harvie; from the medical effects of her husband, Dr. Robert Morley Harvie.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1921
circa 1921
Material
fabric: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet M
Dimension Notes
Length 1.07 m x Width 90.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Stained.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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commemorative banner

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Dates
1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
1981.11.1
Description
A blue-coloured synthetic silk banner with gold-coloured cord, tassels, and fringe, suspended from a wooden rod with brass ends; has a coat of arms imprinted inside a circle with the symbol of the Lamp of Learning above it.
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Accession Number
1981.11.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Ceremonial -- ephemera
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
MM= Commemorative and Association Items -- ephemera
Description
A blue-coloured synthetic silk banner with gold-coloured cord, tassels, and fringe, suspended from a wooden rod with brass ends; has a coat of arms imprinted inside a circle with the symbol of the Lamp of Learning above it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Ontario Medical Association office.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1980
Date Remarks
Imprinted on banner.
Material
fabric: blue; white; yellow
wood: brown
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Imprinted around circumference of circle: "ONTARIO MEDICAL ASSOCIATION // CENTENNIAL"; the image of a ribbon is below the upper portion of the circle and has, "CONCORDIA CRESCIMUS"; below that is the image of the Lamp of Learning, and below that is a coat of arms, with "1880" to the left and "1980" to the right; outside the circle and at the bottom of the banner is printed: "O.M.A. DISTRICT 11"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-11
Dimension Notes
Length 61.0 cm x 69.8 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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prescription pad sheet

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
1981.26.14
Description
A pad of prescription blanks for Dr. Lowrie; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
1981.26.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Prescriptions, Drug -- forms -- ephemera
Description
A pad of prescription blanks for Dr. Lowrie; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Maker
Arlington Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Accession sheet has, "20th C."
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed at top of each sheet: "DR. H.A. LOWRIE // 4 HUMEWOOD DR. PHONE 651-8077 // NAME ..... // ADDRESS ...... // RX DATE ....."
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 13.8 cm x Width 10.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
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office document

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
1981.26.16
Description
An electrical plan drawn on a sheet of Dr. Lowrie's letterhead notepaper.
Accession Number
1981.26.16
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Physicians' Offices
Description
An electrical plan drawn on a sheet of Dr. Lowrie's letterhead notepaper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
At top of paper: "Telephone LEnnox 3-1220 // Dr. H.A. Lowrie [in cursive] // 4 HUMEWOOD DRIVE // TORONTO 10"; the sheet is covered with a hand-drawn wiring diagram.
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 14.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Photocopy on back of accession sheet.
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
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Dates
1919
1967
1919-1967
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
1984.14.11
Description
A piece of lined paper with a handwritten recipe for curing "the worst cancer"; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
1984.14.11
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Prescriptions, Non-Drug
Cancer
Description
A piece of lined paper with a handwritten recipe for curing "the worst cancer"; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.J. Wilson; used by his father, Dr. J.P WIlson.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
1967
1919-1967
Material
Paper
Inscriptions
Handwritten in ink on lined paper: "Cure for Cancer // Equal parts // Chloride of zinc // Blood root // Spring wheat Flower. // Mix thoroughly and Paint on Cancer. Cover // with Silk [illeg.] Plaster. // Three applications will Cure the worst cancer."
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 12.8 cm x Width 20.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Edges torn; paper has been folded and mended along horizontal split.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Donor found this paper in with his father's instruments; no knowledge of where it came from. Dr. J.P. Wilson graduated from U of T in 1911 and practised in Richmond Hill 1919-1967.
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To Flax Seed and a Nurse [poem]

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Dates
1929
circa 1929
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
Accession Number
995002078 a-c
Description
Hand written poem titled “To Flax Seed and a Nurse" on heavy rectangular tan paper (a) in rectangular brown wooden frame with transparent glass glaze (b) and hand written rectangular brown paper inscription (c); poem was written by F. G. Kirkpatrick on February 2, 1929; poem is written in black ink…
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Accession Number
995002078 a-c
Author
Rev. F. G. Kirkpatrick
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Ephemera
Classification
Archival, Items
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Archival
Nurses -- manuscripts
Poetry -- ephemera
Description
Hand written poem titled “To Flax Seed and a Nurse" on heavy rectangular tan paper (a) in rectangular brown wooden frame with transparent glass glaze (b) and hand written rectangular brown paper inscription (c); poem was written by F. G. Kirkpatrick on February 2, 1929; poem is written in black ink accompanied by illumination consisting of decorative border, initial, and flower, vine, torch and snake symbols on proper right side; wooden frame has clear finish and border of decorative leaf motif moulding; poem held in frame with backing secured by grey metal brad nails; inscription is hand written in blue ink and describes the origin of the poem along with instructions to deliver it and other items to KGH.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – poem – Length 27.9 cm Width 22.8 cm
b – frame – Length 30.9 cm Width 25.8 cm
c – inscription – Length 18.6 cm Width 12.7 cm
Provenance
Donated by Margaret Kirkpatrick, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1935.
Maker
Rev. F. G. Kirkpatrick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1929
circa 1929
Date Remarks
Date written at bottom of poem
Material
paper: tan, brown
wood: brown
glass: clear
ink: black, blue, green
paint: red, navy, blue, yellow, white
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Hand written inscription in blue ink: “K G H said they would // like to have this illustrated poem. // When I no longer need it, // it can be sent in care of // the nursing director // Margaret Kirkpatrick // Nov 17 / 89 // It was written for Olive Hartshorn KGH 1931 // by Rev F.G. Kirkpatrick, the father // of Margaret Kirkpatrick KGH 1935 // - KGH pin if not given before (Jewel box) // also long picture of 1935 Graduating Class (bedroom) // they might call for it (silver medal box)”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1 (a-b)
2005-5-6 Binder E-7b (c)
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The paper the poem is written on appears to be acidic and was backed with a piece of acidic 3 mm wood and a dust cover, which was heavily glued on; major areas of loss (8) to the decorative moulding on front of frame; minor creasing to inscription; minor adhesive residue on back of inscription
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
Research Facts
Written by Rev. F.G. Kirkpatrick for Olive Hartshorn (Class of 1931 Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduate); part of the original dust cover was written on; this information has been saved
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graduation program

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Dates
1961
circa 1961
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
995002120
Description
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing 1961 graduation program; printed on both sides and folds into thirds.
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Accession Number
995002120
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Schools, Nursing
Description
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing 1961 graduation program; printed on both sides and folds into thirds.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Lottie Smith.
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Date Remarks
Date of graduation
Material
paper: cream
ink: red, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL // SCHOOL OF NURSING // 75th Anniversary // Graduation Exercises // GRANT HALL // MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 5TH, 1961"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Dimension Notes
Length 23.0 cm x Width 15.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor scuffing at edges; brown stain across cover
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor file; CD #2.
Research Facts
Lottie Smith was a Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduate of 1937 and spent her entire career at KGH until her retirement in June 1958. The graduation ceremony for the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1961 was also the 75th anniversary of the School.
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