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A Text-Book of Medical Diseases for Nurses [textbook]

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Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Nursing textbook
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
Nursing textbook
Accession Number
997032029
Description
Hard covered brown textbook for educating nurses on various medical diseases; gold text on the spine; attached on the inside cream paper has printed note from the Publisher's Canadian Agents; 503 pages including index.
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Accession Number
997032029
Author
Arthur A. Stevens A.M., M.D. and Florence Anna Ambler B.S, R.N.
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Nursing textbook
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
Nursing textbook
MeSH Heading
Diseases
Nurses
Education, Nursing
Nursing Care
Nursing Care -- manuals
Description
Hard covered brown textbook for educating nurses on various medical diseases; gold text on the spine; attached on the inside cream paper has printed note from the Publisher's Canadian Agents; 503 pages including index.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Maker
W. B. Saunders Company
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Date Remarks
Printed on item, publication date
Material
paper: cream, white
ink: black, gold
hardcover: reddish-brown
Inscriptions
On the spine: "MEDICAL // DISEASES // FOR // NURSES // STEVENS // AMBLER // SAUNDERS"; hand written on the inside cover: "Reference Library // K. W Hospital"; attached card: "With the // Compliments of // the Publisher's // Canadian Agents // MCAINSH & CO. LIMITED // 60 FRONT STREET WEST // TORONTO"; on frontispiece: "A TEXT-BOOK // of // MEDICAL DISEASES // FOR NURSES // INCLUDING NURSING CARE // By // ARTHUR A. STEVENS, A.M., M.D. // and // FLORENCE ANNA AMBLER, B.S., R.N. // PHILADELPHIA AND LOPNDON // W. B. SAUNDERS COMPANY // 1931"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
20.0 cm
Width
14.0 cm
Depth
3.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 20.0 cm X Width 14.0 cm X Depth 3.1 cm
Condition Remarks
The colour of the covers are slightly faded; the edges of the textbook are moderately worn; the spine of the cover is also beginning to loosen from the pages; and there is a stain at the bottom of the textbook on the bottom end of the pages
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, "Medical Publishing," By Richard H. Lampert. https://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/archive/medical-publishing/
Research Facts
W. B. Saunders Company began in 1888 in Philadelphia, and published "American Textbook of Surgery" in 1892, followed by many other authoritative medical works. One of the most notorious Saunders publishing adventures was the Kinsey Report, comprised of "Sexual Behaviour in the Human Male" and "Sexual Behaviour in the Human Female." The company was sold to American broadcaster CBS in 1968.
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precipitator documentation

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Dates
1974
circa 1974
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Allergy Division Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
993010005 a-i
Description
Original documents for 993.010.004 = semi-automatic multiple sample precipitator including: a+b = B/W photographs of machine set up; c = description of machine; d+e = working mechanical diagrams; f+g = unpacking instructions; h+i = replacement parts list
Accession Number
993010005 a-i
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Allergy Division Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Air Pollution, Indoor
Description
Original documents for 993.010.004 = semi-automatic multiple sample precipitator including:
a+b = B/W photographs of machine set up; c = description of machine; d+e = working mechanical
diagrams; f+g = unpacking instructions; h+i = replacement parts list
Number Of Parts
9
Part Names
a-b - photograph x 2 - Size: Length 13.5 cm. x Width 9.0 cm.
c-i - instructions, diagrams - Size: Length 27.8 cm. x Width 21.5 cm.
Maker
Otto Hiller Co.
Site Made (City)
Madison
Site Made (State)
Wisconsin
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1974
circa 1974
Date Remarks
date on photographs
Material
paper: black; white; yellow
Inscriptions
"OTTO HILLER CO. // P.O. Box 1294 // MADISON, WIS. 53701 USA"
Condition Remarks
wrinkled; creased
Research Facts
Stored in file; documentation for precipitator 993.010.004
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The People's Medical Adviser [reference book]

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Dates
1895
Collection
Museum of Health Care at Kingston Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
009045006 a-b
Description
Paperback book (a) with illustrations describing the physiology of diseases and treatment of diseases; front cover has a printed decorative border surrounding the title; Inside front cover is a photograph of a bearded man; loose paper (b) was found within the book; book contains a leaf and cotton b…
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Accession Number
009045006 a-b
Author
R. V. Pierce
Collection
Museum of Health Care at Kingston Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Medicine, Traditional
Diseases
Reference Books, Medical
Description
Paperback book (a) with illustrations describing the physiology of diseases and treatment of diseases; front cover has a printed decorative border surrounding the title; Inside front cover is a photograph of a bearded man; loose paper (b) was found within the book; book contains a leaf and cotton ball; 1,008 pages.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - book
b - paper
Provenance
Found in Collection.
Maker
World's Dispensary Printing Office and Bindery
Site Made (City)
Buffalo
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1895
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: cream, brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed in book: "THE PEOPLE'S // COMMON SENSE // MEDICAL ADVISOR // IN PLAIN ENGLISH: // OF // MEDICINE SIMPLIFIED. // R. V. PIERCE, M. D. // THIRTY-EIGHTH EDITION. // 1010th THOUSAND. // PRINTED AND PUBLISHED AT THE WORLD'S DISPENSARY PRINTING // BUFFALO, N.Y., U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
(a) 2005-3
(b) 2005-5-2 Box 17
Dimension Notes
a - book - Length 19.8 cm x Width 13.5 cm x Depth 4.2 cm
b - paper - Length 10.3 cm x Width 8.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear along edges and spine; loose pages
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On Display: “Potions, Pills and Prescriptions”, Gallery B: Case # 3, Museum of Health Care, 2001 - 28 Jan 2017.
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