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Self-Teaching Tests in Arithmetic for Nurses 5th Ed [math study guide]

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Dates
1958
Collection
Beverley Wallis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
999033001 a-b
Description
Paperback math study guide book (a) with a series of arithmetic questions and problems specifically designed for nurses; instructor's copy stamp affixed to inside front cover; 137 pages; also included within is an answer booklet (b); signature of original owner is hand-written on front cover; 19 pa…
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Accession Number
999033001 a-b
Author
Ruth W. Jessee
Collection
Beverley Wallis Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Teaching Materials
Mathematics
Nursing
Description
Paperback math study guide book (a) with a series of arithmetic questions and problems specifically designed for nurses; instructor's copy stamp affixed to inside front cover; 137 pages; also included within is an answer booklet (b); signature of original owner is hand-written on front cover; 19 pages.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - guide - Size: Length 26.7 cm x Width 19.8 cm x Depth 1.1 cm
b - booklet - Size: Length 26.7 cm x Width 19.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Beverley Wallis
Maker
The C.V. Mosby Company
Site Made (City)
St. Louis
Site Made (State)
Missouri
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1958
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream, blue
ink: black, silver, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on first page of book (a): "SELF-TEACHING TESTS // IN // ARITHMETIC // FOR // NURSES // By // RUTH W. JESSEE, R.N., Ed.D. // FIFTH EDITION // ST. LOUIS // THE C. V. MOSBY COMPANY // 1958"; stamped on inside front cover: "$240"; hand-written on front cover of booklet (b): "Beverley Colbert"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
(a) 2005-3
(b) 2005-2-5 Box 17
Condition Remarks
Paper cover is slightly warped at spine; back cover corners are severely creased; paper from booklet (b) is faded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
Less detail
Dates
1914
circa 1914
Collection
Anne Baillie Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
992055001 a-c
Description
(a) Five military medals attached with ribbons to a flat metal bar in (b) a shadow box with (c) an engraved plaque; the medals from left to right are: (1) a silver/gold metal medal on a red and blue striped ribbon; the medal has a round central section with four 4-sided pieces coming out to form an…
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Accession Number
992055001 a-c
Collection
Anne Baillie Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Numismatics
MM= Numismatics -- military
Description
(a) Five military medals attached with ribbons to a flat metal bar in (b) a shadow box with (c) an engraved plaque; the medals from left to right are: (1) a silver/gold metal medal on a red and blue striped ribbon; the medal has a round central section with four 4-sided pieces coming out to form an X-shape with straight outer edges; the front has a raised portrait of King George V in the centre and red enamel pieces inset into the four side pieces; the back has raised lettering in the centre and four sides; (2) the medal is on a red, white and blue striped ribbon and is made of gold metal in the shape of a four-pointed star, with a crown on the upper point; the front has a raised design of two crossed swords with a round wreath on top and a banner with dates in the centre; the back is engraved with lettering; (3) the medal is on a blue, black, white and mustard-striped ribbon and is made of dark grey/silver metal; the medal is round with raised design on the front of the side profile of King George V's head; there is raised lettering at the outer edges; the back has a raised design of a man on horseback and dates at the upper edges; the medal is attached at the top to a short, thin bar, through which the ribbon is looped; the bottom edge of the medal is engraved with letters; (4) the medal is on a purple, light blue, green, yellow and orange-striped ribbon and is made of gold-coloured metal; the medal is round with a raised design on the front side of a winged woman in a robe; the back of the medal has raised lettering; the bottom edge is engraved; this medal also has a small pin attached to the ribbon; this pin is in the shape of a cluster of oak leaves, as a raised design on the top side; (5) the last medal, on the far right, is on a blue, white and burgundy ribbon and is made of dark grey/silver metal; this medal is round with a raised design on the front of the side profiles of the head and shoulders of King George V and Queen Mary; there is raised lettering at the outer edges; the back of the medal has raised lettering and dates in the centre and a thin geometric design along the outer edges; the bar with the medals is mounted onto a flat rectangular-shaped piece of wood that fits into the back of (b) a shadow box designed to display them; the shadow box has a rectangular wooden frame and a flat clear glass front; a thin, engraved rectangular-shaped metal plaque (c) was attached to the frame; this identifies the owner/recipient of the medals..
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - medals - Size: Length 18.5 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - box - Size: Length 22.9 cm x Width 15.4 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
c - plaque - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Originally presented to Ann Baillie
Dates
1914
circa 1914
Date Remarks
Medals date between 1914 and 1935
Material
metal: silver; yellow; dark grey
glass: clear
fabric: red; blue; mustard; black; purple; yellow; green; orange; light blue; white; burgundy
wood: brown
enamel: red
Inscriptions
(a)The back of medal (1) reads, "FAITH // HOPE // CHARITY // 1883" on the four side pieces; the centre has the letters G R I // V"; the front of medal (2) has the raised dates, "1914-15" on the centre banner; the back is engraved, "N. SISTER // A. BAILLIE. // CAN.A.M.C."; (3) the raised lettering on the outer edges of the front of the medal reads, "GEORGIVS V BRITT. OMN: REX ET IND: IMP:"; the back has the raised dates, "1914 // 1918"; the outer bottom edge is engraved, "N. SISTER A. BAILLIE"; the back of medal (4) reads, "THE GREAT // WAR FOR // CIVILIZATION // 1914–1919 // ........."; the outer bottom edge is engraved, "N. SISTER A. BAILLIE"; the raised lettering on the outer edges of the front of medal (5) reads, "GEORGE . V. AND. QUEEN . MARY MAY . VI . MCMXXXV"; the back of the medal has the raised letters "GRI" in the centre and the dates "MAY 6 // 1910" and "MAY 6 // 1935" on either side of the central letters; (b) none; (c) the plaque reads, "1914–18 DECORATIONS AND MEDALS // N/S ANN BAILLIE R.R.C. // SUPERINTENDENT OF NURSES // KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL // 1924 1942"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-10
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Condition Remarks
(a) The medals show minor wear and some tarnish, but no corrosion; the ribbons show only minor wear and fading; (b) the shadow box has been opened to take the medals out for display, but is complete and shows only minor wear; (c) the plaque shows some tarnish, but no corrosion; it is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Medals for Lt. N/S (Nursing Sister) Ann Baillie left to right: Royal Red Crossw Class 2 (ARRC) awarded on 1 January 1918; 1914-1915 Star; Nritish War Medal 1914-1920; Victory Medal 1914-1919 with an oak leaf cluster indicating a Mention-in-Dispatches; George V Silver Jubiliee medal 1935. The oakleaf pin attached to medal (4) is a reproduction purchased in October 1995.
Exhibit History
On display in Nursing Exhibit in the Hall of Honour, KGH, Sept. 1995 to Jan. 19, 2001;
On display at the Museum January 22, 2001
Images
Less detail