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certificate of military service

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12469
Dates
1944
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Archival, Military
Accession Number
995008001
Description
Framed paper certificate of military service for S. M. Polson for Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps during WWII.
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Accession Number
995008001
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Archival, Military
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Archival
Military Medicine -- Archival -- certificates
Military Medicine -- Archival -- documents
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- doctor
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Framed paper certificate of military service for S. M. Polson for Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps during WWII.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Colonel S. M. Polson; donated to the Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Museum, Kingston, Ontario by Harold Polson Davis via Neil Davis Sep 1994; transferred to The Museum of Health Care at Kingston.
Maker
Department of National Defence
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1944
Date Remarks
Date of certificate
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, yellow
wood: brown
glass: clear
paint: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on the certificate: "Stuart MacDowall POLSON // was appointed to Commissioned Rank // in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps // CANADIAN ARMY (Active) on the THIRD day // of February 1940."; printed on back: "I CAME FROM, // GARTLAND'S // Art and Gift Shop // 338 PRINCESS ST. KINGSTON, ONT."; printed on back at bottom: "94-144 // Certificate SM Polson // Polson Collection // Donated By C Davis // Sep 94 // C&E Museum"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 24.9 cm x Width 22.3 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Backing paper is loose
Copy Type
Original
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framed photograph

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12470
Dates
1941
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Images
Military Medicine
Accession Number
995008002 a-b
Description
Painted wood framed monochromatic photograph (a) of 31 uniformed military officers at Camp Headquarters Officers' Mess in Petawawa, Ontario; removable paper back (b).
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Accession Number
995008002 a-b
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Classification
Archival, Images
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Personnel -- portraits
Military Medicine
Description
Painted wood framed monochromatic photograph (a) of 31 uniformed military officers at Camp Headquarters Officers' Mess in Petawawa, Ontario; removable paper back (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - photograph - Size: Length 36.6 cm x Width 33.0 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
b - back paper - Size: Length 32.2 cm x Width 26.1 cm
Provenance
Owned by Colonel S. M. Polson; donated to the Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Museum by Harold Polson Davis via Neil Davis Sept 1994; transferred to The Museum of Health Care at Kingston.
Maker
Department of National Defence
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1941
Date Remarks
Date on photograph
Material
paper: white
wood: brown
glass: clear
ink: black
paint: grey
Inscriptions
On photograph: "MEMBERS - CAMP HDQRS. OFFICERS' MESS // PETAWAWA JULY 4 - 1941. // 405-B // LEFT TO RIGHT Major W. A. Cunningham, E.D., C.S. & T.O. - Col. R. L. Bradburn, M.C., Provost // Marshal - Lieut. Col. F. E. Wootton, M.C., A.A. & Q. M. G. - Brigadier M.H.S. Penhale - // Brigadier W. C. Hyde, D.S.O., V.D. - Brigadier R. A. Wyman - Lieut. Col. S. M. Polson,"; on back: "Artona Studio // PHOTOGRAPHERS // PEMBROKE, ONT."; back label: "94-144 // Polson Collection // Donated By C Davis // C&E museum Sep 94"; back of matt: "# 33 [Illeg.] Silver"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
(a) 2005-2-1 (b) 2005-4-3
Condition Remarks
Photograph in good condition; fragile loose back paper shows wear.
Copy Type
Original
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post office receipt

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12471
Dates
1917
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Business
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Business
Ephemera
Accession Number
995008003
Description
Paper postal registration receipt with red ink for the standard receipt form and blue ink for hand writting in the data fields; handwrititng illegible.
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Accession Number
995008003
Collection
Colonel S. M. Polson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Business
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Business
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Postal Service
Documentation -- ephemera
Description
Paper postal registration receipt with red ink for the standard receipt form and blue ink for hand writting in the data fields; handwrititng illegible.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Colonel S. M. Polson; donated to the Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Museum by Harold Polson Davis via Neil Davis Sept 1994; transferred to The Museum of Health Care at Kingston.
Dates
1917
Date Remarks
Printed on receipt
Material
paper: tan
ink: red, blue
Inscriptions
Receipt: "17703 [illeg.] // Letter // Parcel // Received for registration 191_ // Postmaster, per_ "; stamped on receipt: "JAN // 22 // 1917 // REGISTERED"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 17
Dimension Notes
Length 18.9 cm x Width 6.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper has three fold creases; faded ink
Copy Type
Original
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diazepam ampoule

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12171
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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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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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…
  1 image  
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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