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Aequanimitas 3rd Ed. [medical reference book]

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Dates
1932
1935
circa 1932-1935
Collection
Corson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
Accession Number
008028012
Description
Burgundy hardcover medical reference book with bookplate on inside cover; decorative spine wiht gold text; 451 pages.
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Accession Number
008028012
Author
Sir William Osler, Bt., M.D., F.R.S.
Collection
Corson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
MeSH Heading
Archival
Education, Medical
Description
Burgundy hardcover medical reference book with bookplate on inside cover; decorative spine wiht gold text; 451 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by donor's father.
Maker
P. Blakiston's Son & Co., Inc.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
USA
Dates
1932
1935
circa 1932-1935
Material
paper: cream; maroon
ink: black, gold
Inscriptions
Printed on frontipiece: "AEQUANIMITAS // With other Addresses to Medical students, Nurses, and Prac - // titioners of Medicine // By // Sir WILLIAM OSLER Bt., M.D., F.R.S. // THIRD EDITION // PHILADELPHIA // P. BLAKISTON'S SON & CO., INC. // 1932"; inside cover on sticker: "Presented to // J. A. Corson, M.D. // with the compliments of // Charles E. Frost & Co. // MONTREAL // 1941 GRADUATION"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
21.1 cm
Width
14.7 cm
Depth
4.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Binding like new, paper yellowed but still supple
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
Pharmeceutical companies presented gifts to graduating medical students to remind them to order from their business.
Sir William Osler, 1st Baronet, FRS FRCP (July 12, 1849 – December 29, 1919) was a Canadian physician and one of the four founding professors of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Osler created the first residency program for specialty training of physicians, and he was the first to bring medical students out of the lecture hall for bedside clinical training. He has frequently been described as the "Father of Modern Medicine" and one of the "greatest diagnosticians ever to wield a stethoscope". Osler was a person of many interests, who in addition to being a physician, was a bibliophile, historian, author, and renowned practical joker.
Book was published shortly prior to his death; he was age 70.
From the 'Preface to the Eighth edition: In the twenty years that have passed since the publication of the first edition, triennial revisions have appeared regularly, with one exception – to secure protection against an edition pirated in Great Britain, a fifth edition had to be issued not long after the fourth. Comparing the first edition with the present, very little remains of the original work. The essential groundwork has been, as far as possible, my personal experience in hospital and private practice, correlated with the general experience of the profession, as expressed in its literature. To try to keep the book up to date has been a pleasure and an ambition. Adequately to express my appreciation of the generous support accorded by my colleagues is impossible.
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nursing notebook

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15022
Dates
1925
Collection
Amanda MacDonald Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
Accession Number
010014001
Description
Small black soft-covered journal with blue-lined paper; content is hand written in black pen in cursive; topics are for nursing studies and written on one side of the paper except for a few pages at the end.
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Accession Number
010014001
Collection
Amanda MacDonald Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Archival
Nursing
Ethics, Nursing
Description
Small black soft-covered journal with blue-lined paper; content is hand written in black pen in cursive; topics are for nursing studies and written on one side of the paper except for a few pages at the end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
The donor found the notebook in the wall of her house, which was built in 1890. It was written and originally belonged to student nurse Cora Knott at the Rockwood Hospital Kingston, Ontario, also kown as Kingston Psychiatric Hospital or Ontario Hospital Kingston.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
Date Remarks
Date written and mentioned as her junior year
Material
paper: black, cream, tan
ink: black, red
Inscriptions
On the inside: "Cora Knott // R. H. K."; "General Nursing // Miss Dougherty // Junior Year"; "Nursing Ethics"; "General Nursing // Nursing Ethics // Rubber Gloves // Day Duty in 1925 // Night Duty in 1925"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
21.0 cm
Width
14.0 cm
Depth
1.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Though the content is still legible, covers and pages show lots of wear; covers are very worn out, causing them to lose colour, while the initially white pages have darkened into a brownish colour; the pages are also riddled with stains
Copy Type
original
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