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Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1931 [grduation photograph]

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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Helen G. Hughes Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Accession Number
998004001
Description
Black and white graduation photograph of 43 nurses from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing with Ann Baillie in the centre.
Accession Number
998004001
Collection
Helen G. Hughes Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- portraits
Anniversaries and Special Events
Commemorative and Association Items
Photography
Description
Black and white graduation photograph of 43 nurses from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing with Ann Baillie in the centre.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Helen G. Hughes.
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Date Remarks
Printed on object.
Material
paper: white
ink: black, blue
Inscriptions
Handwritten on back: "1931 // KGH // Class".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 26
Frame in props storage 18 Sept. 2009
Length
21.5 cm
Width
87.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 87.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Some minor tears in edges; creases; tightly rolled; some discoloration
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
Helen G. Hughes, Class of 1931, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing. The first official graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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photograph album

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Dates
1970
1978
circa 1970-1978
Collection
Helen G. Hughes Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Accession Number
998004004
Description
Brown vinyl photograph album with gold border consists of two sided photo pocket pages made of clear plastic with space for three photographs per side; holds 35 photographs depicting the retirement party for nurse Helen Hughes; includes a typed letter taped inside the front cover.
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Accession Number
998004004
Collection
Helen G. Hughes Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- portraits
Anniversaries and Special Events
Commemorative and Association Items
Photography
Description
Brown vinyl photograph album with gold border consists of two sided photo pocket pages made of clear plastic with space for three photographs per side; holds 35 photographs depicting the retirement party for nurse Helen Hughes; includes a typed letter taped inside the front cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Helen Hughes.
Dates
1970
1978
circa 1970-1978
Date Remarks
Based on retirement date.
Material
plastic: brown, yellow, clear
paper: white
ink: blue, black
Inscriptions
In blue ink inside the cover: "To Miss Hughes, // In remembrance of your // retirement. // Sincerely. // Fe Autria".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-4
Length
31.5 cm
Width
17.0 cm
Depth
2.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 31.5 cm x Width 17.0 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Small white scuff mark on cover.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Website
Reference Comments
Elizabeth Black
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
Album given to Miss Hughes upon her retirement from the Kingston General Hospital. Photographs show her colleagues who attended the retirement party.
The first official graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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