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prayer of dedication

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Dates
1953
Collection
Alec Brian Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Ceremonial
Hospital Administration
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Ceremonial
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
000044001
Description
Decorative prayer of dedication for the opening ceremonies for the Angada Children's Hospital in a wooden frame with glass cover.
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Accession Number
000044001
Collection
Alec Brian Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Ceremonial
Hospital Administration
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Ceremonial
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Religion and Medicine -- ephemera
Poetry
Description
Decorative prayer of dedication for the opening ceremonies for the Angada Children's Hospital in a wooden frame with glass cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in Alec Brian's office; he was the first director of the Glaxo Wellcome Clinical Education Centre and a Paediatrician; via Barbara Fletcher.
Maker
Angada Children's Hospital
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1953
Date Remarks
Date printed on dedication
Material
paper: cream
wood: brown
ink: black, red, green
Inscriptions
Printed: "Prayer of Dedication // Angada Children's Hospital // OPENING CEREMONIES"; bottom of dedication: "REV. A. M. LAVERTY, B.A., B.D. // APRIL 29, 1953 // KINGSTON, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 27.2 cm x Width 22.0 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper is faded; paint on frame shows wear on edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
Reference Comments
Kingston General Hospital Archives Web site; Lorna Knight, Archivist
Research Facts
Angada Children's Hospital opened in 1953. The hospital chose the name 'Angada' - an Arabic word meaning "to bring help unto you" - in recognition of the support of the main fundraising group, the Shriners Club in 1938. The Doran Wing at the east end of the Kingston General Hospital was renovated and expanded in 1953 for the Angada Hospital, which was the only children's hospital between Toronto and Montreal. Four floors provided 82 beds and treatment centres for infants to teenagers. Closures started with Angada 4 in 1972, Angada 3 in 1973. In 1977 the Paediatric Ward at Hotel Dieu is closed and consolidated at KGH until 1984 when it is reversed and the Angada Hospital is renovated as the Syl and Molly Apps Medical Research Centre and is the home for the Human Mobility Research Centre since 1987. Refer to research file for full details.
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prayer of dedication

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12463
Dates
1953
Collection
Alec Brian Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Ceremonial
Hospital Administration
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Ceremonial
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
000044002
Description
Framed prayer of dedication for the Angada Children's Hospital at Kingston General Hospital in a wooden frame with glass.
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Accession Number
000044002
Collection
Alec Brian Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Ceremonial
Hospital Administration
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Ceremonial
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Religion and Medicine -- ephemera
Poetry
Description
Framed prayer of dedication for the Angada Children's Hospital at Kingston General Hospital in a wooden frame with glass.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in Alec Brian's office; he was the first director of the Glaxo Wellcome Clinical Education Centre and a Paediatrion; via Barbara Fletcher.
Maker
Angada Children's Hospital
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1953
Date Remarks
Date printed on dedication
Material
paper: cream
wood: brown
ink: black, red, green
Inscriptions
Printed: "Prayer of Dedication // Angada Children's Hospital // OPENING CEREMONIES"; bottom of dedication: "REV. A. M. LAVERTY, B.A., B.D. // APRIL 29, 1953 // KINGSTON, ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 27.2 cm x Width 22 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper is faded; paint on frame shows wear on edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Person
Reference Comments
Kingston General Hospital Archives website; Lorna Knight, Archivist
Research Facts
Angada Children's Hospital opened in 1953. The hospital chose the name 'Angada' - an Arabic word meaning "to bring help unto you" - in recognition of the support of the main fundraising group, the Shriners Club in 1938. The Doran Wing at the east end of the Kingston General Hospital was renovated and expanded in 1953 for the Angada Hospital, which was the only children's hospital between Toronto and Montreal. Four floors provided 82 beds and treatment centres for infants to teenagers. Closures started with Angada 4 in 1972, Angada 3 in 1973. In 1977 the Paediatric Ward at Hotel Dieu is closed and consolidated at KGH until 1984 when it is reversed and the Angada Hospital is renovated as the Syl and Molly Apps Medical Research Centre and is the home for the Human Mobility Research Centre since 1987. Refer to research file for full details.
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floor polisher

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Dates
1850
circa 1850
Collection
County of Lennox & Addington Museum and Archives Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Accession Number
996007001
Description
Wooden floor polisher with long wooden handle, base made from a block of wood with bristles on bottom, with a coarse, heavy, burlap-like band backed with rubber tacked to the base on three sides; base wood has gone dark with age.
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Accession Number
996007001
Collection
County of Lennox & Addington Museum and Archives Collection
Category
Mental Health
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
MeSH Heading
Mental Health
Mental Health -- hospital
Mental Health -- patient
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- occupational therapy
Mental Health -- treatment -- rehabilitation
Description
Wooden floor polisher with long wooden handle, base made from a block of wood with bristles on bottom, with a coarse, heavy, burlap-like band backed with rubber tacked to the base on three sides; base wood has gone dark with age.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by County of Lennox and Addington Museum and Archives; original provenance was Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1850
circa 1850
Date Remarks
Rockwood Asylum built in the 1840s
Material
wood: brown
bristle: beige
burlap: light grey
rubber: black
metal: dark grey
paint: black
Inscriptions
Top of base is marked with black paint which is still visible: "THREE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-Q1-5
Dimension Notes
Length: 164.0 cm. x Width: 44.0 cm. x Depth: 28.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Much-used, dark with age or stain, especially the base; nails used to secure burlap padding are beginning to rust; one deep crack in base at either side of handle; many small cracks throughout base; bristles on bottom are worn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Research Facts
A very old, very heavy floor polisher, described by the owner as the oldest in Ontario; originally came from Rockwood Asylum, now Kingston Psychiatric Hospital; the polisher was dragged or pushed by hand; possibly made at Kingston Penitentiary by convict labour
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Pump House Museum, Kingston, Ontario L-2017-4; 24 April 2017 – 28 Aug 2017.
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