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commemorative pin

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Dates
1988
circa 1988
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
998031004
Description
Gold and white enamel Kingston General Hospital centennial pin with the KGH symbol and a commemorative banner beneath it on the face; pin and clasp affixed to back.
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Accession Number
998031004
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Commemorative and Association Items
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Gold and white enamel Kingston General Hospital centennial pin with the KGH symbol and a commemorative banner beneath it on the face; pin and clasp affixed to back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Cass .
Maker
A. C. E.
Site Made (City)
Winnipeg
Site Made (State)
Manitoba
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1988
circa 1988
Date Remarks
Written on artifact.
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: white
Inscriptions
On front of pin in gold and enamel: "K G H"; embossed on back of pin: "A. C. E. // WINNIPEG // TAIWAN".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 1.8 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Olive Cass graduated from and worked at the Kingston General Hospital and Brockville General Hospital before marrying Frederick M. Cass in 1948, who would later be a member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament. Pin obtained at the Kingston General Hospital Centennial Celebrations.
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graduation certificate

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
998031002 a-b
Description
A Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation certificate in a leather case; rectangular piece of velum certificate (a) is inserted into one of two clear plastic pockets in a black leather case (b) with green fabric lining; folds into a small rectangle, snaps shut with one black snap.
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Accession Number
998031002 a-b
Collection
Charlotte Olive Casselman Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Licensure, Nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
A Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation certificate in a leather case; rectangular piece of velum certificate (a) is inserted into one of two clear plastic pockets in a black leather case (b) with green fabric lining; folds into a small rectangle, snaps shut with one black snap.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - certificate - Size: Length 17.7 cm x Width 11.0 cm
b - case - Size (unfolded): Length 29.3 cm x Width 19.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Owned by Charlotte Olive Gertrude Cass (nee Casselman); donated by her husband and niece.
Maker
Kingston General Hospital
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Written on artifact.
Material
leather: black
fabric: green
vellum: cream
plastic: clear
ink: black, yellow
metal: black
Inscriptions
Printed in gold on the front: "Charlotte Olive Gertrude Casselman"; printed on the certificate: "Kingston General Hospital // School of Nursing // Charlotte Olive Gertrude Cass // has satisfactorily completed a three years course of instruction and // practice in this institution, has passed all the required // examinations, and is qualified to nurse Medical, // Surgical, Obstetrical and Infections cases. // June 10th, 1940" signed by the Superintendent Ann Baillie.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-5 Box 22
Condition Remarks
Leather is stiff; the paper and plastic have been stained slightly green from the fabric.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Document provided; CD #1.
Research Facts
Olive Cass worked at the Kingston General Hospital and Brockville General Hospital before marrying Frederick M. Cass. Mr. Cass later became a member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament.
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Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound

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Collection
Dr Robert Reid Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
007029001 a-e
Description
Complete set of Lydia Pinkham's vegetable compound product includes a (a) rectangular paper box; clear glass oval shaped (b) bottle two thirds full with black liquid with a pink paper label and black ink and a circular metal cap; (c) corrugated paper insert curved to fit inside box to pad bottle (d…
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Accession Number
007029001 a-e
Collection
Dr Robert Reid Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Complete set of Lydia Pinkham's vegetable compound product includes a (a) rectangular paper box; clear glass oval shaped (b) bottle two thirds full with black liquid with a pink paper label and black ink and a circular metal cap; (c) corrugated paper insert curved to fit inside box to pad bottle (d) bilingual, one-piece, folded paper instruction sheet; (e) separate piece of paper box top; bilingual text (English / French); cap sealed securely
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Width 9.0 cm x Depth 5.8 cm
b - bottle - Size: Length 20.5 cm x Diam. 22.7 cm
c - liner - Size: Length 24.6 cm x Width 15.1 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
d - instruction sheet - Size: Length 23.0 cm x Width 17.8 cm
e - box top - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 8.2 cm
Provenance
Given to donor, Dr Robert Reid, in 1985 by Queen's medical photographer Ron Irvine.
Maker
Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company
Site Made (City)
Cobourg
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
paper: pink, tan
ink: black
glass: clear
metal: gtold
liquid: black
Inscriptions
Printed on box: "LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S // VEGETABLE // COMPOUND // No. 19, 074 // Cobourg, Ont., Can. and Lynn, Mass., U.S.A. // Contents 14 1/2 Fluid Ounces"; moulded into back of glass bottle: "14 1/2 OZS. // LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S // MEDICINE"
Permanent Location
(a-c, e) Storage Room 0010
0010-A2-1 Row C
(d) Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 19
Condition Remarks
Box has a small puncture on the front face and box top is separated; box shows wear along edges; slight discolouration on inside of glass bottle; brittle instruction sheet has numerous breaks and folds along its sides.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr Robert Reid was a president of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Queen's University; he graduated from the Queen's School of Medicine in 1974.
Written on bottle label: "Recommended as a tonic and uterine sedative for functional ailments of women, such as excessive and painful menstruation and nervousness associated with uterine disorders. Also indicated in cases of poor appetite, nervousness, pregnancy and convelescence where the diet has been lacking in B1."
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Dates
1955
circa 1955
Collection
Corby Distilleries Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
002027001 a-f
Description
Treatment (a) chair consists of a metal armature finished in baked white enamel; armature supports a curving metal seat and metal back; chair has welded on brackets which host (b) head rest; (c) basin ring and an interchangeable (d) arm or leg support; (e-f) screw-in knobs hold the additions in pla…
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Accession Number
002027001 a-f
Collection
Corby Distilleries Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Physical Examination -- instrumentation
MM= Interior Design and Furnishings -- furniture, medical
Description
Treatment (a) chair consists of a metal armature finished in baked white enamel; armature supports a curving metal seat and metal back; chair has welded on brackets which host (b) head rest; (c) basin ring and an interchangeable (d) arm or leg support; (e-f) screw-in knobs hold the additions in place.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - chair - Size: Length 99.4 cm x Width 60.0 cm x Depth 51.5 cm
b - head rest - Size: Length 35.5 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 11.0 cm
c - basin ring - Size: Length 32.5 cm x Width 28.5 cm x Depth 4.8 cm
d - arm or leg support - Size: Length 43.5 cm x Width 43.5 cm x Depth 13.9 cm
e-f - screw-in knobs - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 6.0 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Used at the nurses' station at the Corby Distilleries in Corbyville, Ontario.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Instruments, Surgical Equipment, Supplies
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1955
circa 1955
Date Remarks
Artifact same as item found in catalogue from 1950s.
Material
metal: silver, white, yellow
vinyl: brown
enamel: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room W1
W1-13-2
Condition Remarks
Chair is tarnished and scratched; enamel has chipped off exposing metal underneath; the arm or leg support is broken into two pieces; vinyl on head rest is flaking off along seams and edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"Instruments, Surgical Equipment, Supplies, for Physicians, Hospitals, Clinical Laboratories and Industrial First Aid Departments," Ingram & Bell, 1945-55, p. 257 (model #7106); CD #6.
Research Facts
This treatment chair has brackets and an interchangeable arm or leg support to be able to rest and support the affected arm or leg for treament.
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