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5 BX Plan For Physical Fitness 3rd Edition [booklet]

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Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Collection
Heritage Schoolhouse Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Home Health Care
Classification
Archival, Military
Education
Military Medicine
Accession Number
012051001
Description
Booklet about the Five Basic Exercises (5BX) physical fitness plan for the Royal Canadian Air Force; for males; noted inside the exercises should take 'only 11 minutes a day'; 32 pages.
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Accession Number
012051001
Author
Royal Canadian Air Force
Collection
Heritage Schoolhouse Collection
Category
Archival Items
Military Medicine
Home Health Care
Classification
Archival, Military
Education
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Archival
Exercise Therapy -- instrumentation
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- air force
Military Medicine -- air force -- R. C. A. F.
Military Medicine -- Archival -- booklets
Military Medicine -- Archival -- handbooks
Description
Booklet about the Five Basic Exercises (5BX) physical fitness plan for the Royal Canadian Air Force; for males; noted inside the exercises should take 'only 11 minutes a day'; 32 pages.
Part Names
1
Provenance
Transferred from Heritage Schoolhouse Museum as item does not meet their acquisition mandate.
Maker
Crown Copyrights
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
1975
circa 1965-1975
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, red, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on cover: "RCAF Pamphlet 30 / 1 // 5 BX Plan // FOR Physical Fitness"; on back: "A Royal Canadian Air Force Publication // Physical Fitness Series"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 23
Length
20.3 cm
Width
12.7 cm
Depth
0.03 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Edges show wear, minor surface dirt, stains and yellowing; one stain on cover travels through numerous pages; paper yellowing
Copy Type
original
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6 - 12 insect repellent

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15221
Dates
1985
1991
circa 1985-1991
Collection
Tumak Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Home Health
Accession Number
015011009
Description
Clear glass bottle with paper label on one side and full of clear liquid contents; has white plastic screw cap and no neck to the bottle except what the cap covers; the paper label is yellow on the outside with illustrations of insects (a mosquito and a fly) in each of the upper corners, a blue cir…
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Accession Number
015011009
Collection
Tumak Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Home Health
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy
Insect Repellents
Insects
Home Health
Description
Clear glass bottle with paper label on one side and full of clear liquid contents; has white plastic screw cap and no neck to the bottle except what the cap covers; the paper label is yellow on the outside with illustrations of insects (a mosquito and a fly) in each of the upper corners, a blue cirlce inside of which the product name is printed in white ink, below which is a white cloud illustration in which the product's purpose is printed in red and the insects it protects against are listed in blue; the amount is also printed on this side of the label; the backside of the label, which can be read through the clear glass and clear contents of the bottle, contains directions printed in English and French as well as the manufacturing information; the bottle cap has a sticker on top which reads "Eaton's" in dark blue ink; the bottom of the bottle contains raised numbers.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Union Carbide Canada Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1985
1991
circa 1985-1991
Date Remarks
Based on Canada's Pest Control Products Act and the end of Union Carbide in Canada.
Material
glass: clear
liquid: clear
paper: tan
plastic: white
ink: yellow, blue, white, brown, red
Inscriptions
Printed on sticker on cap: "EATON'S"; printed on front of label: "6 · 12 // TRADE MARKS // SIX · TWELVE // INSECT // REPELLENT // Personal // Protection // Against: MOSQUITOES · BLACK FLIES // GNATS · CHIGGERS · SAND FLIES · STABLE FLIES // SEE OTHER SIDE // 2 FL. OZ. // Printed in Canada"; printed on back of label: "DIRECTIONS // Shake liberally into hands – rub hands // together – rub over ALL exposed skin and // stockings. Keep out of eyes to avoid smarting. // Reapply as needed. // Will NOT dissolve nylons, rayon, clothing, nail // polish, watch straps or crystals. May damage // some painted or varnished surfaces. // MODE D'EMPLOI // Pour usage externe seulement. En secouant, // faites tomber dans les mains, que vous frottez // ensemble. Appliquez, en frottant, sur TOUT // l'épiderme exposé et sur les bas. Tenez loin // des yeux pour éviter une douleur cuisante. // Répétez au besoin. // Ne dissoudre pas le nylon, la rayonne, les // vêtements, le poli à ongles, les bracelets de // montre ou le cristal. Peut toutefois endom- // mager certaines surfaces peinturées ou // vernies. // DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY // Guarantee: Effective for the purposes claimed // Ethylhexanediol 97% // Registration No. 1755 // P.C.P. Act // UNION CARBIDE CANADA LIMITED // TORONTO // Distributed by LAURENTIAN AGENCIES LTD. // MONTREAL, CANADA"; raised on bottom of bottle: "6-12 // 4"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 5 Row B
Length
5.7 cm
Width
2.5 cm
Height
10.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Label beginning to peel off; leaking slightly.
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
"UNION CARBIDE SUPPORTS EPA ACTION ON REPELLENT LINKED TO BIRTH DEFECTS" by Journal of Commerce Staff
Aug 28, 1991 8:00PM EDT: https://www.joc.com/union-carbide-supports-epa-action-repellent-linked-birth-defects_19910828.html
"INSECT REPELLENT LINKED TO BIRTH DEFECTS IN TESTS" by The Washington Post:
"Federal Corporation Information - 264849-1", Government of Canada: https://www.ic.gc.ca/app/scr/cc/CorporationsCanada/fdrlCrpDtls.html?corpId=2648491
"Pest Control Products Act R.S.C., 1985, c. P-9", Justice Laws Website, Government of Canada: https://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/P-9/page-1.html
Research Facts
Ethylhexanediol was shown by Union Carbide to potentially produce birth defects in animals, including their lungs failing to inflate when they are born. Because of this discovery, products like 6-12 Insect Repellent were taken off the shelves in the 1990s and pregnant and child-bearing age women were urged not to use it.
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21st Annual Gallic Club Meeting, Ontario Cancer Institute, Feb. 1958 [photograph]

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Dates
Feb-58
February 1958
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
78.16.1
Description
A black and white matte group photograph at the 21st Annual Gallic Club meeting, Ontario Cancer Institute, February 1958.
Accession Number
78.16.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Portraits
Anniversaries and Special Events -- pictorial works
MM= Commemorative and Association Items -- pictorial works
Description
A black and white matte group photograph at the 21st Annual Gallic Club meeting, Ontario Cancer Institute, February 1958.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: library files, Academy of Medicine.
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
Feb-58
February 1958
Date Remarks
Date of meeting.
Material
paper: black; white
Dimension Notes
Length 35.5 cm x Width 30.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Accepted by Academy of Medicine Picture Collection on Oct. 27, 1975.
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50 year reunion Hamilton General Hospital Nurses Training School Class of 1946 [photograph]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15407
Dates
1996
circa 1996
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Photograph
Nursing
Commemorative
Accession Number
010051004
Description
Wood framed rectangular colour nurses alumna 50 year reunion photograph of Hamilton General Hospital Nurses Training School Class of 1946; photograph depicts 26 women arranged in two rows with the front row seated on two couches; nurses are in front of large burgundy curtain; clear glass glaze at f…
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Accession Number
010051004
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Photograph
Nursing
Commemorative
MeSH Heading
Archival
Schools, Nursing
Schools, Nursing -- pictorial works
Nurses
Nurses -- portraits
Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Wood framed rectangular colour nurses alumna 50 year reunion photograph of Hamilton General Hospital Nurses Training School Class of 1946; photograph depicts 26 women arranged in two rows with the front row seated on two couches; nurses are in front of large burgundy curtain; clear glass glaze at front and moulded wooden frame painted black with silver coloured trim; photograph mounted inside frame with black card paper with gold coloured border; thick light brown cardboard backing secured with grey metal brad nails and staples; grey metal mounting wire stretched horizontally across back and attached with grey metal eye screws.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donor is son of original owner: Verna Mae Sproule (1 May 1922 – 2003), Hamilton General Hospital Training School Class 1946. Miss Sproule worked at Kingston General Hospital as scrub nurse for Dr. Bingham.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1996
circa 1996
Date Remarks
Donor file suggests this was the 50 year reunion
Material
paper: tan, black
ink: gold
glass: clear
wood: brown
paint: black, silver
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-1
Length
28.6 cm
Width
23.4 cm
Depth
1.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor scratching and chipping of paint all over frame; minor scratching of backing board, especially around nails and staples; minor adhesive residue on glaze near top proper right corner.
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Documents
Website
Reference Comments
Donor file 010.051
“Hamilton General Hospital.” History of Health Care in Hamilton, McMaster University, 2020.
Research Facts
This is an Alumna reunion of the Hamilton General Hospital Training School Class of 1946. Verna Mae Sproule (1 May 1922 – 2003), the mother of the artifact donor, was a member of the graduating class; Sproule also briefly worked at Kingston General Hospital as a scrub nurse for Dr. Bingham. The donor indicates that this was likely the 50 year reunion.
The Hamilton General Hospital training school for nurses was an apprenticeship style program that began in 1890; the program was initially two years, but was expanded to a three-year program led by the head nurse and physicians; it involved formal instruction and on the job training; the Hamilton General Hospital School of Nursing discontinued in 1973 when Mohawk College took over the program.
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75 Years of Progress In Dingbat Land [Dingbat calendar]

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Dates
1974
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
997032013
Description
Poster designed to have three printed framings; the outermost frame is plain, but this frame has been cut off at the top and bottom edges; the middle frame is a pale green border with red and blue maple leaves on a white geometrical pattern; the printer's trademarks are printed on the four corners …
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Accession Number
997032013
Author
Frosst
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Pharmacy -- poster
Drugs -- advertisements, Documentation, Office Management
Description
Poster designed to have three printed framings; the outermost frame is plain, but this frame has been cut off at the top and bottom edges; the middle frame is a pale green border with red and blue maple leaves on a white geometrical pattern; the printer's trademarks are printed on the four corners of this frame; the inner frame mimics a wooden frame with many planes and an elliptical title plaque at the bottom; each frame is edged in black, and white lines separate the frames; the poster depicts Dingbats in a cave bottling medications while two elderly Dingbats talk about the past; the bottom area has the different months of the year in 1975 and a full page of January 1975 still attached.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel
Maker
Merck Frosst Company
Site Made (City)
Kirkland
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1974
Material
paper: white ink: varying colours metal: black, brass, silver
Inscriptions
Printed on poster: "75 YEARS OF PROGRESS IN // DINGBAT LAND // Frosst // FOUNDED IN CANADA IN 1899 // CHARLES E. FROSST & CO. KIRKLAND (MONTREAL) CANADA // JANUARY 1975" with calendar dates and product information following.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5
Length
67.3
Width
35.8
Depth
0.1
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
minor curling from previous storage in a tube
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Person
Internet
Reference Comments
The Frosst Dingbat Calendars. Niagara Apothecary
Donor’s remarks
Research Facts
From 1915 until 1996, health professionals all across Canada received a calendar which featured the healing efforts of the Dingbats. Charles Edward Frosst founded the Canadian company that bore his name until 1965 when it was taken over by a major American manufacturer to become Merck-Frosst. Charles Frosst engaged the artist, William Dudley Burnett Ward, to paint an appealing calendar for distribution to his firm's audience. Over the course of 81 years there have been a long succession of artists following Ward.
The Dingbat calendars were discontinued as a result of a Canadian industry's association decision that the Dingbat promotion was unfair competition.
Gladys (Millar) Rockel graduated from Kitchener Waterloo Nursing College Class of 1939; nursing positions on Pontiac, MI (1940), Grand Rapids, MI (1941), Toronto, Ontario (1942) and worked in private practise with husband Dr Rockel.
The Dingbat calendars started in February each year leaving the last page for January of the following year still attached, so the actual calendar dates to the previous year.
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1886 - 1936 Golden Jubilee [commemorative event program]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10882
Dates
1936
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Ephemera
Nursing
Accession Number
001043012
Description
A program from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing's Golden Jubilee; consists of a standard letter sized piece of paper, folded 3 ways; beige colour; contains information on the entire four day event.
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Accession Number
001043012
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Ephemera
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Description
A program from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing's Golden Jubilee; consists of a standard letter sized piece of paper, folded 3 ways; beige colour; contains information on the entire four day event.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used during the Golden Jubilee celebration; donated to the KGH School of Nursing Alumnae Association by Bessie (Leonard) Tudhope.
Maker
Hanson & Edgar. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
Date Remarks
The program is dated.
Material
paper: cream
Inscriptions
"1886 - 1936 // GOLDEN // JUBILEE // KINGSTON // GENERAL HOSPITAL // SCHOOL OF NURSING // KINGSTON, ONTARIO // JUNE 22ND-23RD-24TH-25TH // 1936" printed on the cover "This is our program. // Keep it until June (?illeg.) // thought you would like to read it." hand-written at the top
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 9.3 cm
Condition Remarks
The card is worn and has some creases on it.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
Research Facts
The Golden Jubilee took place from June 22nd until the 25th in 1936.
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1922 Parke, Davis catalogue [pharmaceutical supplies catalogue]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2950
Dates
1922
1923
circa 1922-1923
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001913
Description
Paper and cloth paper (cover) catalogue from Parke, Davis and Co.; contains listings and prices for their many pharmaceutical compounds; price change "A" inside front cover.
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Accession Number
996001913
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription -- catalogs
Fees, Pharmaceutical -- catalogs
Description
Paper and cloth paper (cover) catalogue from Parke, Davis and Co.; contains listings and prices for their many pharmaceutical compounds; price change "A" inside front cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, in Oct. 1994.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Site Made (City)
Walkerville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1922
1923
circa 1922-1923
Date Remarks
Revised date
Material
paper: white
fabric: tan; grey
Inscriptions
"1922 // CATALOGUE // 1923 // PARKE, DAVIS // & COMPANY. // WALKERVILLE, ONT. // MONTREAL, QUE. // WINNIPEG, MAN."; inside: "1922-23 // COMPLETE CATALOGUE // OF THE PRODUCTS OF ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 22.0 cm. x Width: 15.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Mild age/sun discolouration; some staining, creasing, and a little worn, especially the binding edges
Copy Type
Original
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Abbott's Disco No. 1 Tablets [advertising postcard]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact2653
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Ephemera
Communication
Accession Number
996001616
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1 cent stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
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Accession Number
996001616
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Ephemera
Communication
MeSH Heading
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from A. E. Hanna, Prescription Pharmacy; front: address, typed and imprinted green Canadian 1 cent stamp; back: ad for A. E. Hanna and Disco No. 1 tablets; black dot in centre has "white" lettering for the Disco No. 1 ad.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg, Limited.
Maker
A. E. Hanna Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Postmarked
Material
paper: black; green; orange-red
Inscriptions
Front: "Dr. C. E. Cooper Cole, // 170 St. George St. // Toronto, Ont. // OUR PRESCRIPTION // DEPARTMENT // WISHES to announce that // they are prepared at any time // to fill your prescriptions for // ABBOT'S // DISCO NO. 1 // TABLETS // the new improved compound // for the relief of dysmenorrhea. // Each tablet contains: // Ephedrine Hydrochloride 1/8 gr. // Acetophenetidin 1 1/2 gr. // A. E. HANNA // Prescription Pharmacy // 184 Bloor St. West, // TORONTO, ONTARIO // Phone 1109"; reverse: "CANADA // POST CARD // TORONTO // MAY 19 // 1936 // ONT. // Dr. C.E. Cooper Cole, // 170 St. George St. // Toronto, Ont.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Quite age/sun discoloured; two small tears on front left edge top quadrant; some smudging from postmark and some staining from back (light); back: right bottom corner bent; a blue stain near the top and black stain near the bottom
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dysmenorrhea is painful menstruation, typically involving abdominal cramps. Company around from 1929.
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About the Anne Baillie Residence [presentation speech]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12307
Dates
1992
circa 1992
Collection
McQueen Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Nursing
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Nursing
Ephemera
Accession Number
997014001 a-b
Description
A typed speech written single sided on two pieces of white letterhead paper.
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Accession Number
997014001 a-b
Collection
McQueen Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Nursing
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Nursing
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Commemorative and Association Items -- ephemera
Communication -- ephemera
Description
A typed speech written single sided on two pieces of white letterhead paper.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - paper - Size: Length 28.0 cm x 21.5 cm
b - paper - Size: Length 28.0 cm x 21.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Mrs. Hannah McQueen.
Maker
K. E. McQueen
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1992
circa 1992
Date Remarks
Printed on document.
Material
paper: white
ink: black, red, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on letterhead: "K. E. MCQUEEN, M.D., C.M., M.C.F.P."; handwritten in ink on first page: "July 24 / 92; printed in ink on first page (a): "Mr. Chairman, Dr. Angus, Miss Burkinshaw, Ladies and Gentlemen: // I have been asked to speak to you about the Anne Baillie Residence. // Well named - The Ann Baillie Residence. Ann Baillie was a truly wonderful // person, dearly loved by all the students and we were very fortunate to have // her as our Superintendent of Nurses. // We were also very fortunate to be in the School of Nursing at K. G. H. // when there was so many changes for the improvement and better conditions // in the hospital and School of Nursing. // We were the first class of 1928 to occupy the New Nurse's Residence and // to have a Class Room of which we were very proud. We watched with excitement // and interest of the erection of the Ann Baillie Residence. Of cours, there // was the noise, dust which we endured when we were on night duty. // Our class were not all together, we were separated some at George Street // Residence. We were moved from one location to another, Doran, Watkins, and // finally to Nickle. Well I remember those stairs at Watkins to the 3rd floor. // There were about 35 students in our class, through the discomfort of many // changes, we were young, cheerful, happy and we built up comradship (sp). We helped // one another and worked hard from 7 AM to 7 PM with 2 hours off if your work was // completed. As a Probie we were off duty at 4:30 PM. // To begin our day, every morning before 7AM we assembled in the long // corridor between Douglas and Empire. There was a great deal of noisy chattereing // between us. Then precisely at 7AM someone would say "Here she comes" and all at // once we would form a straight line at attention. There was complete silence // and we would all say Good Morning Miss Baillie. We had prayers and given // the assignemtns of the day before going on duty. // Then came moving day to the new residence. We previously asked Miss Baillie // if we could have our closest friends rooms near one another and the request was // granted. // At the Ann Baillie Residence we had a beautiful sun room, very spacious, // bright, cheerful, painted a soft green. It was restful and relaxing. The // bookcases were empty, but it wasn't long until they were filled by generous // people. I think Mrs. Etherington had something to do with donating the books. // There was a piano and we were very fortunate to have a very talented nurse // who gave freely of her time to play for us such selections as Canadian Cappers // and to play for sing songs, etc. // There was a lounge room and the Class Room. The Class Room was very well // equiped (sp) with a hosptial bed. After instructing us in bed making, Miss Acton // our nursing instructor and well I can remember - asked me to come up and make up // the bed before all the class. I just about dropped thru the floor. A great // deal of emphasis was put on how to make a bed properly and Mitre the corners // just so. // We were taught by the Doctors, W.T. Connell, McGegor, MacCullum, Austin, Bogart, // Gibson, Ehterington, Matheson, J. C. Connell and other Doctors who gave their time."; handwritten: "In conclusion those of us who resided at the Anne Baille // had many memories, of this Anne Baillie Residence of over 60 yrs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Condition Remarks
Both pages are creased down the centre but have no tears or holes.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Hannah McQueen graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1928.
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A. B. S. & C. (Aloin, Belladonna, Strychnine and Cascara) Rx 1 Tablets

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15171
Dates
1950
1969
circa 1950 - 1969
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
016023005
Description
Semi-transparent rounded rectangle based brown glass A. B. S. & C. Rx 1 Tablets bottle with non-removable cylindrical black metal screw cap; filled with several small brown pill tablets; flat side walls with round corners; round shoulders taper to short cylindrical neck, round neck ring, and cylind…
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Accession Number
016023005
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy
Pharmacy, Gastrointestinal
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Strychnine
Cascara
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Drugs -- Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Constipation -- drug therapy
MM= Digestive Disorders -- container
MM= Drugs -- container -- bottle
MM= Drugs -- digestive disorders
Description
Semi-transparent rounded rectangle based brown glass A. B. S. & C. Rx 1 Tablets bottle with non-removable cylindrical black metal screw cap; filled with several small brown pill tablets; flat side walls with round corners; round shoulders taper to short cylindrical neck, round neck ring, and cylindrical finish with continuous external thread; mold lines on sides from base to top and around neck; embossed manufacturers information on bottom; yellow and burgundy paper label with product information wrapped around entire bottle; cap has curved top, rolled bottom edge and internal continuous thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor.
Maker
C. E. Jamieson & Co. Limited
Site Made (City)
Windsor
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
1969
circa 1950 - 1969
Date Remarks
Indicated by Dominion Glass Company information embossed on bottom
Material
glass: brown
paper: yellow
ink: burgundy
metal: black
Inscriptions
Printed on front of label: “[Illeg.] Jamieson // Clinic // [Illeg.] 00 100 // [Illeg.] . B. S. & C. Rx 1 // TABLETS // Dose: 1 to 2 tablets // [Illeg.] . E. JAMIESON & CO. LIMITED, // MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS // WINDSOR, ONTARIO”; printed on back of label: “Each Tablet Contains: // Ext. Belladonna // Lv. 1/8 gr. // Strychnine 1/120 gr. // Contains per maximum // Dose: // ¼ Gr. Belladonna Lvs. // 1/60 Grain Strychnine. // No. 16578 The Pro- // prietary or Patent // Medicine Act. // To comply with the // Pharmacy Act of On- // tario, this bottle is // Labelled Poison.”; embossed on bottom: “D 4103 A”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-6 Box 4 Row A
Length
6.8 cm
Width
3.0 cm
Depth
2.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor abrasion to cap, especially along top and bottom edges; large area of loss to top and bottom corner of front of label; small areas of loss on side of label; minor soiling to label, especially on proper left-side and back
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Document
Reference Comments
“Pilulae Aloini, Strychninae, et Belladonna (N. F.)—Pills of Aloin, Strychnine, and Belladonna.” King's American Dispensatory, 1898. Henriette’s Herbal Homepage, 2019. Accessed 30 May 2019.
“Federal Corporation Information - 047072-4.” Government of Canada, 2019. Accessed 30 May 2019.
Lockhart, Bill et al. “The Dominion Glass Companies of Montreal, Canada.” Society for Historical Archaeology, 2015.
Research Facts
A. B. S. & C. stands for Aloin, Belladonna, Strychnine and Cascara; despite poisonous ingredients and the designation of poison on the label, these pills were often used to treat habitual constipation.
C. E. Jamieson & Co. Limited was the name of the company from 1944 until it became Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. in 1998.
The D in diamond symbol embossed on the bottom indicates the bottle itself was made by Canadian glass manufacturer Dominion Glass Company in Hamilton, Ontario.
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