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Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Collection
Albert Harris Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Military Medicine
Accession Number
008034001
Description
Orthapaedic back brace with leather-covered metal support frame; a wide elasticized band is sewn to either side of frame; each elasticized band has two metal hooks and two metal eyes which come together to fasten the two elastic bands at the front with four straps.
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Accession Number
008034001
Collection
Albert Harris Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Military Medicine
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- air force
Military Medicine -- air force -- R. C. A. F.
Military Medicine -- veteran health
Military Personnel
Military Personnel -- personal belongings -- medical
Description
Orthapaedic back brace with leather-covered metal support frame; a wide elasticized band is sewn to either side of frame; each elasticized band has two metal hooks and two metal eyes which come together to fasten the two elastic bands at the front with four straps.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Albert Harris
Dates
1950
1959
circa 1950-1959
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
leather: brown
fabric: cream
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-E1-4
Dimension Notes
Length 107.7 cm x 26.6 cm x Depth 15.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear along edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
File
Reference Comments
Remarks in donor file; CD #1
Research Facts
Albert Harris, a Canadian Air Force veteran; fitted for the back brace in the early 1950s following a military injury; the museum narrowed down the possible creation date of the brace, and as a result, Albert filed a succesful claim with Canadian Veteran Affairs; more information available in the donor file.
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Souvenir of First Centenary: Hotel Dieu Hospital Kingston, Ontario 1845-1945 [commemorative booklet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15013
Dates
1945
Collection
Dale Meeks Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
014011001
Description
Thin paper commemorative 100th anniversary booklet with tan paper cover booklet with the history of the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston, Ontario and was produced as a tribute to its founders and following members; bound by staples; on front cover is a picture of the Hotel Dieu Hospital in brownish…
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Accession Number
014011001
Collection
Dale Meeks Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Hospitals -- history
Religion and Medicine
Description
Thin paper commemorative 100th anniversary booklet with tan paper cover booklet with the history of the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston, Ontario and was produced as a tribute to its founders and following members; bound by staples; on front cover is a picture of the Hotel Dieu Hospital in brownish ink; consists of a table of contents, a greetings, a foreword, and various chapters accompanied by both content and pictures; x30 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
The item was purchased by Dale Meeks at an online auction, among other items, for a cumulative total of $20.
Maker
Garden City Press
Site Made (City)
Gardenville
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1945
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: cream, tan
ink: brown, black
Inscriptions
On the front: "SOUVENIR OF FIRST CENTENARY // HOTEL DIEU // HOSPITAL // KINGSTON, ONTARIO // 1845 - 1945"; on the inside: "Acknowledgment"; "CONTENTS // Greetings // Foreword // The Beginning of Things // The Family Tree // Daughter of Destiny // Like a Green Bay Tree // Mother Superiors // Kingston - A Mother House // In Memoriam // Appendix"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-6 Binder C pg 1 b
Length
24.0 cm
Width
15.1 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Edges are slightly warped and folded; there appears to have been something glued to the back of the booklet and later removed, which has left discolouration and residue marks
Copy Type
original
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A History of No. 7 (Queen's) Canadian General Hospital 1915-1917 [reference book]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15014
Dates
1917
Collection
Dale Meeks Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Publications
Military Medicine
Accession Number
014011002
Description
A book with a thick hardcover written to tell the history of No. 7 (queen's) Canadian General Hospital between the years of 1915 and 1917; the hardcover is dark green and has a title at the front written in gold letters; the pages range 4-66; the first three pages have no page numbers attached to t…
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Accession Number
014011002
Collection
Dale Meeks Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Publications
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Hospitals -- history
Military Medicine
Nursing
Military Medicine -- Archival -- books
Military Medicine -- hospital
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Description
A book with a thick hardcover written to tell the history of No. 7 (queen's) Canadian General Hospital between the years of 1915 and 1917; the hardcover is dark green and has a title at the front written in gold letters; the pages range 4-66; the first three pages have no page numbers attached to them and include: a page with information about the publication of the book with an expanded title, a picture of Col. F. Etherington, and a foreword; the last page also lacks a page number; there are no chapters, just bolded titles; the book is heavy in content, as well as in monochrome photographs.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
The item was purchased by Dale Meeks at an online auction, among other items, for a cumulative total of $20.
Maker
C. W. Faulkner & Co., Ltd.
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1917
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: cream, white
ink: black, grey
fabric: green, gold
Inscriptions
On the front: "No. 7 (Queen's) // Canadian // General Hospital"; on the inside: "A HISTORY OF NO. 7 // (QUEEN'S) // CANADIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL // MARCH 26TH, 1915--NOV. 15TH, 1917 // THIS BOOK IS DEDICATED TO // JAMES DOUGLAS, LL.D. // Chancellor of Queen's University."; "FOREWORD"; "HISTORY OF THE UNIT"; "THE REGISTRAR'S OFFICE"; "THE CHAPLAIN'S DEPARTMENT"; "COURSES OF STUDY FOR PERSONNEL"; "CHANGES IN PERSONNEL"; "Obituary"; "MEDICINE"; "SURGERY"; "THE PATHOLOGICAL DEPARTMENT"; "EYE AND EAR WORK"; "X-RAY DEPARTMENT"; "DENTAL DEPARTMENT"; "RED CROSS"; "LIST OF SOCIETIES IN CANADA CONTRIBUTING SUPPLIES"; "REGIMENTAL DUTIES"; "RECREATION"; "SPORT"; "THE ORCHESTRA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
24.7 cm
Width
18.7 cm
Depth
0.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The front and back sides of the cover are moderately wrinkled; there is a small whole at the bottom of the spine; the pages are in better condition than the cover, though there are some slight foldings throughout
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
website
Reference Comments
http://www.wopc.co.uk/uk/faulkner/
Research Facts
This source was used to help discover the physical location of the publisher of this book.
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