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class ring and graduation pin

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Dates
1936
Collection
Jean (Graham) Howard Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
Accession Number
999026002 a-c
Description
A KGH nursing class ring and graduation pin in a case; the ring (a) consists of a gold band with a crest at the front; the crest is a raised design of the K.G.H. crest -- a crown, an anchor, a snake and two sticks; the pin (b) is made out of gold metal with white enamel and is in the shape of a cro…
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Accession Number
999026002 a-c
Author
K&D is engraved on the back of the pin; the parts may have been made by different manufacturers.
Collection
Jean (Graham) Howard Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
A KGH nursing class ring and graduation pin in a case; the ring (a) consists of a gold band with a crest at the front; the crest is a raised design of the K.G.H. crest -- a crown, an anchor, a snake and two sticks; the pin (b) is made out of gold metal with white enamel and is in the shape of a cross; "KGH" is printed in gold going horizontally across it; the back of the pin has a straight pin and clasp; the case is made out of gold metal and is semi-rectangular with angled corners; the base is covered with a tight white fabric and the lid is made out of purple velvet and white fabric.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - ring - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diam. 2.0 cm
b - pin - Size: Depth 0.5 cm x Diam. 1.8 cm
c - case - Size: Depth 8.0 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Provenance
Jean (Graham) Howard received these items when she graduated from KGH nursing school in 1936; the donor was the executor of her will.
Maker
K & D?
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
Date Remarks
The pin and ring are marked 1936.
Material
metal: yellow
fabric: white; purple
Inscriptions
"KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL" printed on the face of the ring; "E. J. G" engraved on the back of the ring; "K G H" printed on the face of the pin; "J.E.G. // 1936 // K&D // ON" engraved on the back of the pin.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase West, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
The band on the ring is snapped in one place.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Jean Lister; CD #8
Research Facts
Jean (Graham) Howard was a graduate of KGH nursing school's class of '36; the initials on the ring appear to be backwards (should be J.E.G.)
Exhibit History
KGH Nursing Alumnae 2006 Special Exhibit @ Museum of Health Care: April 19, 2006-May 30, 2007
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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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graduation certificate

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Dates
1936
Collection
Jean (Graham) Howard Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
999026003 a-b
Description
A KGH nursing certificate in a leather case; the certificate (a) is on a rectangular piece of paper; the case (b) is made out of black leather with green lining; it folds into a small black rectangle and snaps shut; the certificate is under clear plastic.
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Accession Number
999026003 a-b
Collection
Jean (Graham) Howard Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Licensure, Nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
A KGH nursing certificate in a leather case; the certificate (a) is on a rectangular piece of paper; the case (b) is made out of black leather with green lining; it folds into a small black rectangle and snaps shut; the certificate is under clear plastic.
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
Jean (Graham) Howard received these items when she graduated from KGH nursing school in 1936; the donor was the executor of her will.
Maker
KGH
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
Date Remarks
Dated June 23rd, 1936.
Material
leather: black
fabric: green
paper: whitish
plastic: clear
Inscriptions
"Jean Esther Graham" printed on the case in gold; "Kingston General Hospital // KINGSTON, ONTARIO // INCORPORATED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT 1849 // School of Nursing // Jean Esther Graham // 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 23rd, 1936" printed on the certificate; signed by the Chairman of the Board of Governors, the Superintendent, and the Superintendent of nurses (Ann Baillie).
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-5 Box 22
Condition Remarks
The leather is a bit stiff; the paper and plastic have been stained slightly green from the fabric.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Jean Lister; CD #8
Research Facts
Jean (Graham) Howard was a graduate of KGH nursing school's class of '36; signed by Ann Baillie.
Exhibit History
KGH Nursing Alumnae 2006 Special Exhibit @ Museum of Health Care: April 19, 2006-Aug. 30, 2006 ([a] only)
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