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diazepam ampoule

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Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Collection
Connie Cox Collection
Category
Mental Health
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
003017007
Description
A bronze glass ampoule of 2 cc diazepam; solution is clear.
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Accession Number
003017007
Collection
Connie Cox Collection
Category
Mental Health
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Mental Health
Mental Health, Treatment
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Mental Health
Mental Health -- illness -- anxiety
Mental Health -- illness -- psychotic disorders
Mental Health -- illness -- substance abuse
Mental Health -- psychiatry
Mental Health -- treatment
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs
Mental Health -- treatment -- drugs -- anti anxiety
Tranquilizing Agents
Sedatives, Nonbarbiturate
MM= Drugs -- depressants
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A bronze glass ampoule of 2 cc diazepam; solution is clear.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Ms. Connie Cox, RN, as a teaching aid for instructing nurses at Kingston Psychiatric Hospital.
Maker
Hoffmann-La Roche Limited
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1970
circa 1960-1970
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
glass: brown
ink: white, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on ampoule: "2 CC 10 mg // INVESTIGATIONAL DRUG // diazepam // Vallum Roche // 2 CC = 10 mg // To Be Used By Qualified Investigator Only // Reg. Trade Mark // Hoffmann-La Roche Limited // Montreal, Canada"; "LOT 1 568"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Box 1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.6 cm x Diam 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
Internet: https://www.medicinenet.com/diazepam-injection/article.htm
Research Facts
It is injected intravenously or intramuscularly. Used to treat: anxiety, muscle spasms, alcohol withdrawal, seizures, hallucinations, agitation Also used pre-operation to induce drowsiness, forgetfulness and decrease anxiety. From a class of drugs called benzodiazepines (which affect the central nervous system) it allows the brain to send inhibitory signals through the nerves to calm the body.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Pump House Museum, Kingston, Ontario L-2017-4; 24 April 2017 – 28 Aug 2017.
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Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1940 [yearbook]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11489
Dates
1940
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
998031001
Description
1940 yearbook for Kingston General Hospital Nursing; includes advertisements for Kingston and area businesses; creamy textured padded leatherette cover; 113 pages.
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Accession Number
998031001
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Schools, Nursing -- yearbooks
Description
1940 yearbook for Kingston General Hospital Nursing; includes advertisements for Kingston and area businesses; creamy textured padded leatherette cover; 113 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Charlotte Olive Casselman, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduate Class of 1940. Donated by her husband Frederick M. Cass via Ann Gay.
Dates
1940
Date Remarks
Date of graduation year
Material
vinyl: cream
ink: red, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on front cover:"'40 // Kingston // General Hospital"; printed on inside frontispiece: "OLIVE CASSELMAN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 29.3 cm x Width 23.4 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
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graduation certificate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12339
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
998031002 a-b
Description
A Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation certificate in a leather case; rectangular piece of velum certificate (a) is inserted into one of two clear plastic pockets in a black leather case (b) with green fabric lining; folds into a small rectangle, snaps shut with one black snap.
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Accession Number
998031002 a-b
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Licensure, Nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
A Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation certificate in a leather case; rectangular piece of velum certificate (a) is inserted into one of two clear plastic pockets in a black leather case (b) with green fabric lining; folds into a small rectangle, snaps shut with one black snap.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - certificate - Size: Length 17.7 cm x Width 11.0 cm
b - case - Size (unfolded): Length 29.3 cm x Width 19.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Olive Gertrude Cass (nee Casselman); donated by her husband and niece.
Maker
Kingston General Hospital
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Written on artifact.
Material
leather: black
fabric: green
vellum: cream
plastic: clear
ink: black, yellow
metal: black
Inscriptions
Printed in gold on the front: "Charlotte Olive Gertrude Casselman"; printed on the certificate: "Kingston General Hospital // School of Nursing // Charlotte Olive Gertrude Cass // has satisfactorily completed a three years course of instruction and // practice in this institution, has passed all the required // examinations, and is qualified to nurse Medical, // Surgical, Obstetrical and Infections cases. // June 10th, 1940" signed by the Superintendent Ann Baillie.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-5 Box 22
Condition Remarks
Leather is stiff; the paper and plastic have been stained slightly green from the fabric.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Document provided; CD #1.
Research Facts
Olive Cass worked at the Kingston General Hospital and Brockville General Hospital before marrying Frederick M. Cass. Mr. Cass later became a member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament.
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
Accession Number
998031003
Description
White and gold Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation pin in the shape of a cross and edged in gold detailing with attached closure pin and clasp on the back; the left, centre and right sections have a letter in gold set into them; engraved with initials and date on reverse.
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Accession Number
998031003
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Commemorative and Association Items
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
White and gold Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation pin in the shape of a cross and edged in gold detailing with attached closure pin and clasp on the back; the left, centre and right sections have a letter in gold set into them; engraved with initials and date on reverse.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Olive Gertrude Castleman Cass.
Maker
K & D
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Marked on artifact.
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: white
Inscriptions
On front of pin in gold on enamel: "K G H"; engraved on back of pin: "C.O.G.C // 1940 // 10 kt K & D".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 1.4 cm x Width 1.4 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Document provided; CD #1.
Research Facts
Given to Charlotte Olive Gertrude Cass upon her graduation from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs. Cass worked at the Kingston General Hospital and Brockville General Hospital before marrying Frederick M. Cass in 1948. Mr. Cass later became a member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament.
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commemorative pin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12341
Dates
1988
circa 1988
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
Accession Number
998031004
Description
Gold and white enamel Kingston General Hospital centennial pin with the KGH symbol and a commemorative banner beneath it on the face; pin and clasp affixed to back.
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Accession Number
998031004
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Commemorative and Association Items
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Gold and white enamel Kingston General Hospital centennial pin with the KGH symbol and a commemorative banner beneath it on the face; pin and clasp affixed to back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Cass .
Maker
A. C. E.
Site Made (City)
Winnipeg
Site Made (State)
Manitoba
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1988
circa 1988
Date Remarks
Written on artifact.
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: white
Inscriptions
On front of pin in gold and enamel: "K G H"; embossed on back of pin: "A. C. E. // WINNIPEG // TAIWAN".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 1.8 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Olive Cass graduated from and worked at the Kingston General Hospital and Brockville General Hospital before marrying Frederick M. Cass in 1948, who would later be a member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament. Pin obtained at the Kingston General Hospital Centennial Celebrations.
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graduation photograph

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12473
Dates
1940
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
998031005
Description
Wood framed monochromatic panoramic graduation photograph of the Kingston General Hospital Nursing School Class of 1940; 41 nurses in graduation white uniform holding bouquets of red roses and diplomas in front of the Ann Baillie Nurses Residence mounted in wood frame; Ann Baillie in the centre; na…
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Accession Number
998031005
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- portraits
Schools, Nursing -- pictorial works
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Wood framed monochromatic panoramic graduation photograph of the Kingston General Hospital Nursing School Class of 1940; 41 nurses in graduation white uniform holding bouquets of red roses and diplomas in front of the Ann Baillie Nurses Residence mounted in wood frame; Ann Baillie in the centre; names of all the graduated have been hand printed below their photograph.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Olive Gertrude Casselman, donated by her husband, Frederick M. Cass, via Ann Gay.
Dates
1940
Date Remarks
Date the donor graduated
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, white
wood: brown
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-6
Dimension Notes
Length 89.5 cm x Width 22.6 cm x Depth 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Loose surface dirt between glass and photo; frame shows wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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Textbook of Anatomy and Physiology 9th Ed [textbook]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12588
Dates
1936
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
998031006
Description
Fabric-covered, hardbound nursing textbook with information and diagrams about organ systems, embryos, skeletons, muscular tissue, nervous system, blood and other topics; title, author, edition and publisher stamped in gold ink on book spine; owner's signature inside front cover; hand-written notes…
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Accession Number
998031006
Author
Diana Clifford Kimbe, Carolyn E. Gray and Caroline E. Stackpole
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Anatomy
Physiology
Textbooks
Description
Fabric-covered, hardbound nursing textbook with information and diagrams about organ systems, embryos, skeletons, muscular tissue, nervous system, blood and other topics; title, author, edition and publisher stamped in gold ink on book spine; owner's signature inside front cover; hand-written notes inside back cover; 640 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Olive Gertrude Casselman, donated by her husband, Frederick M. Cass, via Ann Gay
Maker
The Macmillan Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1936
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on first page: "TEXTBOOK // OF // ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY // BY // DIANA CLIFFORD KIMBER // CAROLYN E. GRAY A.M., R.N. // AND CAROLINE E. STACKPOLE, A.M. // NINTH EDITION // REVISED AND REWRITTEN // NEW YORK // THE MACMILLAN COMPANY // 1936"; hand-written on inside cover: "Olive Casellman // General Hospital, // Kingston, // Ont. // Oct. 26 // /40"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 22.2 cm x Width 14.7 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Spine shows wear from use; edges faded; inside of spine appears to have been mended with tape and endpaper appears to have been replaced over top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Obstetrical Nursing 3rd Ed [textbook]

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Dates
1936
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
998031007
Description
Fabric covered hardbound nursing textbook with information and photographs about nursing care of the expectant mother, women in labour and the young mother and baby; title, author, edition and publisher stamped on spine in gold ink; a sticker with drawing of mouse in robe standing in front of firep…
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Accession Number
998031007
Author
Carolyn Conant Van Blarcom
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Obstetrics
Nursing
Textbooks
Description
Fabric covered hardbound nursing textbook with information and photographs about nursing care of the expectant mother, women in labour and the young mother and baby; title, author, edition and publisher stamped on spine in gold ink; a sticker with drawing of mouse in robe standing in front of fireplace has been affixed on inside front cover; inside cover has been signed by original owner; 651 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Olive Gertrude Casselman, donated by her husband, Frederick M. Cass, via Ann Gay
Maker
The Macmillan Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1936
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream, blue
ink: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed on first page: "OBSTETRICAL // NURSING // BY CAROLYN CONANT VAN BLARCOM, R.N. // THIRD EDITION // NEW YORK // THE MACMILLAN COMPANY // 1936"; hand-written inside front cover: "O. Casselman, // K.G.H. // Feb. 1939."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 22.0 cm x Width 14.7 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Spine shows minor wear from use; inside of spine appears to have been mended with tape and endpaper appears to have been replaced over top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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Baby Ben alarm clock

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11153
Dates
1964
1973
1964-1973
Collection
Carson Cross Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
005011001
Description
A metal "Baby Ben" alarm clock; has a rectangular base with a round face; the face is a slightly lighter shade of silver (aluminum?) and under a circular convex piece of glass; there are dials and knobs on the back for setting the time and alarm.
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Accession Number
005011001
Collection
Carson Cross Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Radium
MM= Household Articles -- ruler, compass, protractor, timepiece
Description
A metal "Baby Ben" alarm clock; has a rectangular base with a round face; the face is a slightly lighter shade of silver (aluminum?) and under a circular convex piece of glass; there are dials and knobs on the back for setting the time and alarm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's family since it was purchased new in Peterborough, Ontario; it was originally loaned to the museum for the "Radium" exhibit.
Maker
Westclox
Site Made (City)
Peterborough
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1964
1973
1964-1973
Date Remarks
These clocks were made from 1964 until 1973
Material
metal: silver
glass: clear
Inscriptions
"Baby Ben" and "WESTCLOX" printed on the face "6 // 53632" engraved on the bottom of the base
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 8.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Some wear on the back where the dials have been rotated.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
"ClockHistory.com"
Research Facts
This is a series 8 Baby Ben clock; clocks with radium arms and dials were used because it glowed; the painters of these clocks (mostly female) often suffered from skin ulcerations, tumours, and many eventually died.
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Solutions in Ten Lessons 4th Rev Ed [textbook]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12754
Dates
1938
Collection
Connie Cox Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
009050001
Description
Hardbound paper covered textbook; discussing solutions divided into ten chapters; topics include hypodermic medication, two systems, multiplication of decimals, division of decimals, percentage solutions, dilutions, fractions of a drop and miscellaneous problems; title stamped on front cover and sp…
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Accession Number
009050001
Author
Elsie M. Smith
Collection
Connie Cox Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Solutions -- handbook
Manuals as Topic
Nursing
Description
Hardbound paper covered textbook; discussing solutions divided into ten chapters; topics include hypodermic medication, two systems, multiplication of decimals, division of decimals, percentage solutions, dilutions, fractions of a drop and miscellaneous problems; title stamped on front cover and spine; 63 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased at a garage sale by Connie Cox
Maker
The C. V. Mosby Company
Site Made (City)
St. Louis
Site Made (State)
Missouri
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1938
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream, green
ink: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed in book: "SOLUTIONS // IN TEN LESSONS // A MANUAL FOR USE IN SCHOOLS // FOR NURSES // ELSIE M. SMITH, R.N. // FOURTH REVISED EDITION // ST. LOUIS // THE C. V. MOSBY COMPANY // 1938"; embossed in book: "McAinsh & Co., Limited // Toronto"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 17.5 cm x Width 11.0 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Small stain on front cover
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
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