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Queen's University School of Nursing Class of 1977 [nurse's uniform]

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Dates
1977
circa 1977
Collection
Catherine Raymont Collection
Category
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
Classification
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
Accession Number
002044001
Description
A pink and white nurse's uniform dress, size 30; mainly made of pink fabric with tiny white vertical stripes and a white bodice front; there are buttons on the front and a zipper in the back; signed by several doctors and nurses; has drawings of flowers and ECG lines.
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Accession Number
002044001
Collection
Catherine Raymont Collection
Category
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
Classification
Nursing
Nursing Uniforms
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A pink and white nurse's uniform dress, size 30; mainly made of pink fabric with tiny white vertical stripes and a white bodice front; there are buttons on the front and a zipper in the back; signed by several doctors and nurses; has drawings of flowers and ECG lines.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Catherine Raymont.
Maker
Lac Mac
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1977
circa 1977
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: pink; white
ink: black; red
Inscriptions
"FASHIONED BY // Lac Mac // LONDON, ONTARIO" printed on the tag in the collar; signatures and messages printed on the back in marker.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet A
Length
92.0 cm
Width
56.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 92.0 cm x Width 56.5 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Some of the ink from the markers has run.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Websites
Reference Comments
Catherine Raymont
Canadian Museum of History, "Symbol of a Profession: One Hundred Years of Nurses' Caps," https://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/infirm/inint01e.html
"For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital," Museum of Health Care. https://www.museumofhealthcare.ca/explore/exhibitions/forservicetohumanity.html
Research Facts
Catherine Raymont had this uniform signed by the doctors and nurses of Connell 10 after she graduated from Queen's University, Nursing Science, in 1977.
Throughout the twentieth century, nurses' uniforms changed, in particular with the rising of hemlines. The nurse's uniform was generally white, and Kingston General Hospital uniforms were once known for "turkey red" hemlines. Different levels of nursing education had different uniforms, in particular different caps, as graduate nurses had black bands on their caps to indicate their level of education.
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Souvenir of First Centenary: Hotel Dieu Hospital Kingston, Ontario 1845-1945 [commemorative booklet]

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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]

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Dates
1917
circa 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
circa 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
Dimension Notes
Length 24.7 cm X Width 18.7 cm X Depth 0.8 cm
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
Book
Reference Comments
"A History of No. 7 (Queen's) Canadian General Hospital 1915-1917." C. W. Faulkner & Co., Ltd. https://archive.org/details/historyofno7quee00canauoft/page/n5/mode/2up
Research Facts
The unit which made up the No. 7 (Queen's) Canadian General Hospital began in Canada (in Kingston, with personnel from Kingston) as No. 5 Canadian Stationary Hospital, leaving in May 1915 for England, where it doubled its accomodations from 200 patients to 400. For eight months, they ran a 600 bed hospital in Cairo, Egypt. At the close of the Gallipoli campaign, they were moved to France and conducted a 1040 bed hospital during the Somme offensive. They were again moved with the advent of winter, and could accomodate 2,300 patients. As more personnel were needed throughout its movement and growth, they were recruited and brought overseas from Kingston.
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