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nurse's uniform

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Dates
1938
1964
circa 1938-1964
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002009 a-z
Description
One-piece long-sleeved white cotton nurse's uniform dress with tucked bodice (a); two patch pockets on the skirt; red cross on right sleeve with letters "KGH" in white; white belt (b) buttoned in front with shank-style buttons (c-f); dress buttoned down the front with shank-style buttons (g-v); tur…
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Accession Number
995002009 a-z
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
One-piece long-sleeved white cotton nurse's uniform dress with tucked bodice (a); two patch pockets on the skirt; red cross on right sleeve with letters "KGH" in white; white belt (b) buttoned in front with shank-style buttons (c-f); dress buttoned down the front with shank-style buttons (g-v); turned-back cuffs at wrist with buttons affixed with cotter pins (w-z).
Number Of Parts
26
Part Names
a - dress - Size:
b - belt - Size: Length 112.4 cm x Width 5.2 cm
c-d - buttons - Size: Depth 0.9 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
e-f - pins - Size: Diam. 1.0 cm
g-n - buttons - Size: Depth 0.9 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
o-v - pins - Size: Diam. 1.0 cm
w-x - buttons - Size: Depth 0.8 cm x Diam. 1.0 cm
y-z - pins - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Width 0.5 cm
Maker
Bland
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1938
1964
circa 1938-1964
Date Remarks
New in 1938, worn through to 1960s
Material
fabric: white; red
plastic: white
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Maker's tag to neck inside: "MADE BY // BLAND // MONTREAL // 38"; the letter "G" denoting
graduate written on collar
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet A
(b) Storage Room 0007
Closet ?
(c-z) Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-4
Condition Remarks
#1: Overall condition good; cotton yellowed slightly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available
at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #2
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Dates
1938
1969
circa 1938-1969
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002061
Description
Cotton cap worn by graduate nurses; cap has been starched, folded and pinned with 9 straight pins; the outside edge of cap has a band of black velvet sewn on
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Accession Number
995002061
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Cotton cap worn by graduate nurses; cap has been starched, folded and pinned with 9 straight
pins; the outside edge of cap has a band of black velvet sewn on
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1938
1969
circa 1938-1969
Material
fabric: white; black
Inscriptions
"GRAD" is written in black at back and bottom of cap
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 19.0 cm. x Depth: 10.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Holes have been put into the starched cotton by the straight pins, but no corrosion is
evident; the word "Grad" has been permanently marked onto the cloth; the cotton cloth has
no tears or abrasions
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #2
Images
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Dates
1933
1937
circa 1933-1937
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002145 a-b
Description
Gold and white Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation pin (b) on the shape of a cross and edged in gold detailing with attached closure pin and clasp on back; the left, center and right sections have a letter in gold set into them; blue velvet case lined with white satin opening on …
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Accession Number
995002145 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Schools, Nursing
Anniversaries and Special Events
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Gold and white Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation pin (b) on the shape of a cross and edged in gold detailing with attached closure pin and clasp on back; the left, center and right sections have a letter in gold set into them; blue velvet case lined with white satin opening on a spring loaded hinge has a built in slot to hold pin (a).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - case - Size: Length 5.3 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
b - pin - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Provenance
Owned by Lottie Smith, donated on behalf of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae.
Maker
Nash Jewellers
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1933
1937
circa 1933-1937
Date Remarks
Date of graduation.
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: white
fabric: blue, white
Inscriptions
Printed inside case (a): "NASH // JEWELLERS // N // LONDON"; printed in gold on face (b): "K G H"; engraved on back (b): "S. Bs. 14K".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Lottie Smith was a graduate of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1937 and spent her entire nursing career at Kingston General Hospital.
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003005
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with a flat wood seat and arm and leg rests and a caned back; the chair is supported on a painted metal frame with springs at the back; there are four spoked wheels, two large at the sides and two small at the back; there is a metal bar at the back which allo…
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Accession Number
995003005
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Wheelchairs
Description
Wheelchair consisting of a wooden chair with a flat wood seat and arm and leg rests and a
caned back; the chair is supported on a painted metal frame with springs at the back;
there are four spoked wheels, two large at the sides and two small at the back; there is
a metal bar at the back which allows the wheelchair to be pushed
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Date Remarks
Somewhat similar to a chair found in a 1932-33 Pilling catalogue.
Material
metal: dark brown
wood: brown
paint: dark mustard
cane: beige
rubber: black
Inscriptions
"W-II" painted in white at the base of the chair back (Watkins 2)
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-1-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 118.0 cm. x Width: 60.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
The chair was very dirty and dusty; wood is chipped in one place and cracked in one place;
the paint on the metal is chipped and worn in several places; the wheelguard is missing
from the chair's left side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw; http://inventors.about.com/od/wstartinventions/a/wheelchair.htm; CD #6
Exhibit History
On display at the Museum, Mar. 12, 1998
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autoclave sterilizer

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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003007 a-c
Description
Autoclave with two trays and black electrical cord; (a) lidded rectangular metal machine with a handle at the right which opens the lid and a knob (of black plastic) and spigot to release excess steam; machine sits on four short metal legs; (b) large metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with…
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Accession Number
995003007 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Sterilization
Description
Autoclave with two trays and black electrical cord; (a) lidded rectangular metal machine with a handle at the right which opens the lid and a knob (of black plastic) and spigot to release excess steam; machine sits on four short metal legs; (b) large metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with two handles at the sides and a series of holes in the bottom to make moving it through water more easy; (c) small metal instrument tray, rectangular in shape with a long curved handle at the back and a series of holes in the bottom to make moving it through the water more easy
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - autoclave - Size: Length 38.0 cm. x Width 14.0 cm. x Depth 16.0 cm.
b - autoclave tray - Size: Length 31.0 cm. x Width 12.0 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
c - autoclave tray - Size: Length 10.5 cm. x Width 5.5 cm. x Depth 6.0 cm.
Maker
Castle
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Material
metal: silver
plastic: black
rubber: black
Inscriptions
Engraved on the bottom: "C413 R3789 Pat. July 25, '16 Pat. July 1 '19 110 Volt Amp Made in U.S.A. Caution for use only on wall or base receptacle"; Castle logo on front
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-M2-4
Condition Remarks
Autoclave was very dirty and dusty; some corrosion is visible on the metal at the hinges and bottom; the trays both have some green corrosion visible; these objects should be monitored periodically to ensure that there is no active corrosion
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Research Facts
Possibly used by Dr. Maybee, General Practioner in Gananoque, Ontario.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
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Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995003009
Description
Windsor-type wooden chair with four legs supported by four horizontal bars (two going left to right and two front to back); the chair seat is a single solid piece of wood; the back and arm rests are made of a single piece of wood with 15 supporting spindles.
Accession Number
995003009
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Interior Design and Furnishings
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, non-medical
Description
Windsor-type wooden chair with four legs supported by four horizontal bars (two going left to right and two front to back); the chair seat is a single solid piece of wood; the back and arm rests are made of a single piece of wood with 15 supporting spindles.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used in the private rooms onKingsotn General Hospital Watkins 4.
Dates
1900
1930
circa 1900-1930
Material
wood: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0009
0009-13-2
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
Several rungs are dry and loose; very dirty and dusty; there are some worn places in the varnish and there are several scratch marks in the wood
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Sylvia Burkinshaw
Research Facts
Refinished in 1967
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000
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intravenous stand

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Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997010005
Description
intravenous stand consists of a long vertical metal pole joined to middle of a short horizontal rod at the top; vertical rod has a hole in the middle and horizontal rod has a whole on each end; the pole is supported by an enameled round base; bottom of base has cement showing through holes in woode…
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Accession Number
997010005
Collection
Hotel Dieu Hospital Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Infusions, Intravenous
Description
intravenous stand consists of a long vertical metal pole joined to middle of a short horizontal rod at the top; vertical rod has a hole in the middle and horizontal rod has a whole on each end; the pole is supported by an enameled round base; bottom of base has cement showing through holes in wooden backing; rubber feet on bottom of base.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Hotel Dieu Hospital.
Dates
1925
1935
circa 1925-1935
Date Remarks
Date based on appearance
Material
metal: yellow, cream
wood: brown
rubber: black
cement: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-9-1
Dimension Notes
Length 192.0 cm x Width 38.0 cm x Depth 26.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Metal rods slightly scratched; enamel on base scratched and is chipping off revealing metal underneath; wood in base slighlty cracked and moisture-stained; cement showing through holes in the wood; rubber legs on bottom of base stiff and broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Research Facts
Object used to support devices for intravenous infusion.
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black velvet ribbon

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Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997032003 a-c
Description
Two pieces of black velvet ribbon (a-b) with rough cut ends stored with straight pins on a ball of white cotton crochet thread (c) with a cardboard centre.
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Accession Number
997032003 a-c
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Two pieces of black velvet ribbon (a-b) with rough cut ends stored with straight pins on a ball of white cotton crochet thread (c) with a cardboard centre.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - ribbon - Size: Length 39.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm
b - ribbon - Size: Length 41.1 cm x Width 1.5 cm
c - spool - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam 5.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel; donated to the museum by her son Stephen Rockel.
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: black; white
cardboard: TAN
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Temporary Location
On Display: “For Service to Humanity”, Nursing Gallery: Restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov 2008.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Remarks in donor file; CD #3
Research Facts
Gladys (Millar) Rockel graduated from Kitchener Waterloo Nursing College, Class of 1939; nursing positions in Pontiac, MI (1940), Grand Rapids, MI (1941), and Toronto, Ont. (1942); worked in private practice with her husband, Dr. Rockel; upon graduation, nurses' caps had a length of black velvet ribbon pinned to the top edge; removable for laundering.
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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997032004
Description
Cream silk lady's full-length foundation slip with princess seaming; cut on the bias; thin adjustable straps and narrow, plain lace at neckline.
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Accession Number
997032004
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Cream silk lady's full-length foundation slip with princess seaming; cut on the bias; thin adjustable straps and narrow, plain lace at neckline.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel; donated to the museum by her son Stephen Rockel.
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V2 Box 1
Temporary Location
On Display: “For Service to Humanity”, Nursing Gallery: Restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 1.06 m x Width 63.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Severe fold creases; marks from long-term storage.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Steve Rockel; CD #3
Research Facts
Gladys (Millar) Rockel graduated from Kitchener Waterloo Nursing College, Class of 1939; nursing positions in Pontiac, MI (1940), Grand Rapids, MI (1941), and Toronto, Ont. (1942); worked in private practice with her husband, Dr. Rockel.
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pneumonia jacket

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Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
001029001
Description
A white cotton sleeveless pneumonia jacket consisting of one continuous piece of fabric with ties at each end and at shoulder straps; folds in half at wearer's left side and ties on their right; hemmed at all edges; letters "E W" embroidered in red at centre front under the collar.
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Accession Number
001029001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A white cotton sleeveless pneumonia jacket consisting of one continuous piece of fabric with ties at each end and at shoulder straps; folds in half at wearer's left side and ties on their right; hemmed at all edges; letters "E W" embroidered in red at centre front under the collar.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Made and used by the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary.
Maker
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Women's Aid sewing group
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1940
circa 1920-1940
Date Remarks
This period is when these items were made / used
Material
fabric: white, red
Inscriptions
"E W"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 8
Dimension Notes
Length 94.0 cm x Width 43.3 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: A few stains
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"A Short History of the Women's Aid of the Kingston General Hospital 1905-1968," by Mary I. Campbell, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Research Facts
The "E W" marked on the vest refers to Kingston General Hospital, Empire Wing; these jackets were given to each patient when they were discharged from the hospital to prevent pneumonia; they were used from the 1920s until the 1940s.
Exhibit History
On exhibit L-2017-7 Niagara Historical Society Museum 16 OCt 2017 - 28 Nov 2018.
Exhibit in the Hall of Honour at Kingston General Hospital, "The Inspiring Past—a Beacon for the Future: Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary 1905–2005"; March 2005-June 2011.
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