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The Writings of Florence Nightingale: Florence Nightingale Oration No. 2 [booklet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15045
Dates
1946
1947
circa 1946-1947
Collection
Estate of Sylvia Burkinshaw Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
Accession Number
011014006
Description
A cream and light brown coloured booklet looking at aspects of Florence Nightingale's life and writings; the front cover provides the title at the top of the page, the people responsible for the development of the booklet and date of booklet near the bottom, and an image of a lamp at the center; th…
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Accession Number
011014006
Collection
Estate of Sylvia Burkinshaw Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nursing
Literature
Literature, Nursing
Description
A cream and light brown coloured booklet looking at aspects of Florence Nightingale's life and writings; the front cover provides the title at the top of the page, the people responsible for the development of the booklet and date of booklet near the bottom, and an image of a lamp at the center; the lamp has a handle on the back, a spout at the front, and smoke coming out of the spout; the content is divided by an introduction, four subheadings and a reference page; after the introduction there is a page with a photograph attached to it of Florence Nightingale; she is seen with a white lace scarf around her neck and head, sitting down, and holding a number of papers and envelopes; the pages range from 3 to 16 including the reference page.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Sylvia Burkinshaw, a Registered Nurse and graduate from Scarborough Hospital. Among her many roles, she worked at the Kingston General Hospital from 1961 up until her retirement in 1984.
Maker
Nursing Mirror and Midwives Journal
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1946
1947
circa 1946-1947
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: cream, tan
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "THE WRITINGS OF // FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE // An Oration Delivered by // MRS. LUCY SEYMER, M.A., S.R.N. // before the Ninth Congress of the // International Council of Nurses // Atlantic City, U.S.A., 1947 // Florence Nightingale Oration No. 2"; on the inside: "INTRODUCTION // MARY I. LAMBIE // President // Florence Nightingale International Foundation."; "FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE // From a photograph in possession of the NURSING MIRROR, England"; "THE WRITINGS OF // FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE"; "Section I: Contributions to Reports of Royal Commissions"; "Section II: Writings on Nursing and Hospitals"; "Section III: Philosophic and Religious Writings"; "Section IV: Works on India"; "References"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-6 Binder C pg 2 a
Length
21.5 cm
Width
14.0 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The back cover has blue stains at the bottom; the front cover also has some blue staining on it, but to a much lesser degree; the top right corner has a slight folded mark; the staples are also beginning to bend outwards
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
website
Reference Comments
http://yourlifemoments.ca/sitepages/obituary.asp?oId=495295
Research Facts
Born at Scarborough, Yorkshire, England in 1919 and died on Sunday May 1, 2011 at the Kingston General Hospital. Only daughter of John Frederick and Margaret Burkinshaw. Following graduation as a Registered Nurse at Scarborough Hospital and as a Midwife at Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital London, she served as a Nursing Sister in Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service through World War II. In 1950 she returned to civilian nursing at University College Hospital, London. An International Red Cross Scholarship award enabled her to travel to Canada to continue her health care career. She worked at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto from 1956 to 1961 and at the Kingston General Hospital from 1961 until her retirement in 1984.
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specimen slide container

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15028
Dates
1940
1959
circa 1940-1959
Collection
Dr. Jacalyn Duffin Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Basic Science, Bacteriology
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
017020007
Description
Brown cardboard laboratory test mailer for bacteriology on glass slides; two covers bound together at the spine and it looks as though it was one piece of cardboard that was folded in on itself; inside are two rectangular indents to hold two slides; front cover contains instructions, information a…
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Accession Number
017020007
Collection
Dr. Jacalyn Duffin Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Basic Science, Bacteriology
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Archival
Bacteriology
Pathology
Specimen Handling
Description
Brown cardboard laboratory test mailer for bacteriology on glass slides; two covers bound together at the spine and it looks as though it was one piece of cardboard that was folded in on itself; inside are two rectangular indents to hold two slides; front cover contains instructions, information about contents and the size of the micro slides that it can fit; back cover has a blank space for the postage stamp to be placed on and a small section to write the address to send the slides to.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor, Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, MD, PhD, a hematologist and historian who held the Hannah Chair of the History of Medicine at Queen's University from1988 to 2017.
Site Made (Country)
The United States of America
Dates
1940
1959
circa 1940-1959
Material
paper: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "MEDICAL SPECIMEN // BACTERIOLOGY SMEAR // OR [unintelligible] BLOOD FILM // PLEASE RUSH // Dry specimens before closing lid // Holds Two 3" x 1" Micro Slides // MADE & PRINTED IN U.S.A."; on the back: "[missing letters]GILE SEAL ALL AROUND WITH SCOTCH TAPE // First Class // Air Mail // TO // FRAGILE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A5-3
Length
10.8 cm
Width
7.8 cm
Depth
0.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The top left corner is warped; there are tears throughout the front and back sides causing one word to be unintelligible and other words to be missing letters; there is also worn out marks caused by the removal of scotch tape
Copy Type
original
Images
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