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1890s-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002002 a-j
Description
White cotton bodice with high puffed sleeves; red cross to right sleeve; long red under-sleeve; long white cotton skirt with red band to bottom; long white apron worn over top skirt; white starched bib worn over bodice; starched cuffs, belt and collar finished traditional uniform; together with cap…
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Accession Number
995002002 a-j
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White cotton bodice with high puffed sleeves; red cross to right sleeve; long red under-sleeve; long
white cotton skirt with red band to bottom; long white apron worn over top skirt; white starched bib
worn over bodice; starched cuffs, belt and collar finished traditional uniform; together with
cap, and scissors on a cord hanging from the waist
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - bodice - Size:
b - skirt - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - bib - Size:
e - cuff - Size:
f - cuff - Size:
g - belt - Size:
h - collar - Size:
i - cap - Size:
j - scissors - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
Each piece has date "1900" written in black marker to interior collar or waist; together with
two black "X"'s sewn beside
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, Closet G; (b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 5; (c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 9; (d) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14; (e,f) Storage Room 0007, BOX 16; (g) Storage Room 0007, BOX 15;
(h) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-5;
(i) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-2;
(j) Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; white cotton has yellowed slightly with age
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; 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; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students in the 1890s until around 1906. Slight modifications were made to this uniform during this period.
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1906-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002003 a-f
Description
White cotton long-sleeved one-piece dress; floor length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around skirt bottom; bib and long apron cover dress; stiff collar fastened at back with studs; stiffly starched belt; stiff winged pleated cap.
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Accession Number
995002003 a-f
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White cotton long-sleeved one-piece dress; floor length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around skirt bottom; bib and long apron cover dress; stiff collar fastened at back with studs; stiffly starched belt; stiff winged pleated cap.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - dress - Size:
b - bib - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - collar - Size:
e - belt - Size:
f - cap - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
Individual pieces marked with "1906" and some with two blue "X"'s
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, BOX 4; (b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14; (c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 8; (d) Storage Room 0007, BOX 2; (e) Storage Room 0007, BOX 15;
(f) Storage Room 0007 0010-C5-4
0007 Closet C
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase East, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good; white cotton slightly yellowed
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for Kingston General Hospital School of Nurse's Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing students around 1906. This uniform style was in use (with modifications) until around 1924.
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1924-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002004 a-h
Description
White long-sleeved cotton dress; ankle length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around bottom; starched bib; long apron; starched collar, belt and cuffs; cap with pleated high crown and small wings brought further to back
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Accession Number
995002004 a-h
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White long-sleeved cotton dress; ankle length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around bottom; starched bib; long apron; starched collar, belt and cuffs; cap with pleated high
crown and small wings brought further to back
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - dress - Size:
b - bib - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - collar - Size:
e - belt - Size:
f - cuff - Size:
g - cuff - Size:
h - cap - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red; blue
Inscriptions
Individual pieces marked with "1924" (marker)and two yellow "X"'s (sewn)
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, BOX 4
(b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14
(c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 9
(d) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-4;
(e) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet I
(f,g) Storage Room 0007, BOX 16
(h) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-1
Temporary Location
(b): To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good; cape slightly worn, particularly at collar
Copy Type
Replica
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 #9; CD #2; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students around 1924. This uniform was in use (with modifications) until around 1939.
Exhibit History
(b) - On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007-June 9, 2008; (d) on loan for exhibit, "Uni-Forming . . . Wearing the Uniform" at the Musee Beaulne, Coaticook, Quebec, Jan. 2008-30 Oct. 2008.
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academic diploma

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Dates
1902
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
007027006
Description
Framed vellum diploma awarded to Frank Mellow; caligraphic font; body of the diploma written in Latin; degree is for Master of Surgery (Chirurgiae Magistri); university ink stamp appears in bottom left corner; mounted in wooden frame.
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Accession Number
007027006
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Education, Medical
Description
Framed vellum diploma awarded to Frank Mellow; caligraphic font; body of the diploma written in Latin; degree is for Master of Surgery (Chirurgiae Magistri); university ink stamp appears in bottom left corner; mounted in wooden frame.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr Frank Mellow (Queen's Meds 1902, died c. 1962)
Maker
Queen's University
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1902
Date Remarks
Printed on diploma
Material
vellum: cream
ink: black, red
wood: brown
glass: clear
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed: "Universitatis Collegii Reginae // Nos Primarius, Professores Necnon Examinatores // Universitatis Reginae testamur // FRANK ERNEST MELLOW //; "CHIRURGIAE MAGISTRI"; "a. d. v. non Apr. // MCMII."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 47.3 cm x Width 39.9 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Vellum faded and cockled; glass is scratched on left side near frame; frame with scratches on bottom right corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Roman Numerals" 2 Nov 2009.
Research Facts
Diploma used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario; the Dr's main practice was on first floor; this was on the second floor where radiotherapy, massage, surgical procedures were performed with it; roman numerals MCMII stands for 1902; Chirurgiae Magistri, from the Latin is translated to Master of Surgery.
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academic diploma

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Dates
1902
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
007027007
Description
Framed vellum diploma awarded to Frank Mellow for Doctor of Medicine; calligraphic font; signatures of witness in gold ink; university ink stamp is located at bottom left corner.
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Accession Number
007027007
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Education, Medical
Licensure, Medical
Description
Framed vellum diploma awarded to Frank Mellow for Doctor of Medicine; calligraphic font; signatures of witness in gold ink; university ink stamp is located at bottom left corner.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Dr Frank Mellow (Queen's Meds 1902, died c. 1962)
Maker
Queen's University
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1902
Date Remarks
Printed on diploma
Material
vellum: cream
ink: black, red, yellow
wood: brown
glass: clear
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed: "Universitatis Collegii Reginae // Primarius caeterique Professores, // Hoc Scripto testatum volumus // FRANK ERNEST MELLOW //"; "DOCTORIS MEDICINAE"; "Datum Regiodani // a. d. v. non Apr. // MCMII."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Dimension Notes
Length 53.7 cm x Width 43.5 cm x Depth 2.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Vellum and ink are faded; cockled over half of diploma
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
File
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor file; CD #1
Research Facts
Used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario; the Dr's main practice was on first floor; this was on the second floor where radiotherapy, massage, surgical procedures were performed with it.
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academic diploma

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Dates
1903
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
007027008 a-b
Description
Diploma (a) with original wooden frame with smaller brass frame inside (b) awarded to Frank Mellow from the College of Physicians and Surgeons; paper emblem affixed to centre of top of document; calligraphic font; red paper stamp affixed to document on bottom left corner.
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Accession Number
007027008 a-b
Collection
Dr. Frank Mellow Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Education, Medical
Licensure, Medical
Description
Diploma (a) with original wooden frame with smaller brass frame inside (b) awarded to Frank Mellow from the College of Physicians and Surgeons; paper emblem affixed to centre of top of document; calligraphic font; red paper stamp affixed to document on bottom left corner.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - certificate - Size: Length 56.6 cm x Width 42.0 cm
b - frame - Size: Lenth 66.6 cm x Width 51.3 cm x Depth 2.8 cm
Provenance
Belonged to Dr Frank Mellow (Queen's Meds 1902, died c. 1962)
Maker
Queen's University
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1903
Date Remarks
Printed on diploma
Material
vellum: cream
ink: black, red
wood: brown
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Printed: "College of Physicians and Surgeons // of Ontario // DOMINION OF CANADA"; "That Frank Ernest Mellow, has completed"; "Physic, Surgery, and Midwifery in the Province of // Ontario"
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 2005
2005-1-2
(b) Storage Room 0010
0010-B-12
Condition Remarks
Vellum is faded and cockled over entire diploma; centre portion of vellum is very dark; ink is faded most noticeably at the bottom of the diploma; air and moisture have entered the crack through the original glass leaving marks on the vellum below
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
File
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor's file; CD #1
Research Facts
Used in his home office in Uxbridge, Ontario; the physician's main practice was on first floor; this was on the second floor where radiotherapy, massage, surgical procedures were performed.
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acceptance letters

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Dates
1922
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
001043032 a-d
Description
Four pieces of paper with information concerning Ethel Dowsley's acceptance into KGH School of Nursing.
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Accession Number
001043032 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- correspondence
Description
Four pieces of paper with information concerning Ethel Dowsley's acceptance into KGH School of Nursing.
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a-d - papers - Size: Length 21.0 cm x Width 13.6 cm
Provenance
Belonged to Ethel Dowsley; she received this information as part of her application and acceptance in KGH School of Nursing in 1922; donated to the alumnae by Barbara Smith MacNaughton (class of 1954).
Maker
KGH School of Nursing
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1922
Date Remarks
Dated September 15, 2002.
Material
paper: white
Inscriptions
See artifacts.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #8
Condition Remarks
The pages are creased in the centre.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #8
Research Facts
Ethel Dowsley graduated in 1925.
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achievement certificate

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Dates
1933
circa 1933
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
005036031
Description
Certificate for academic achievement in the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing printed on card stock in black ink and filled in by hand in brown ink; signed by Ann Baillie.
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Accession Number
005036031
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Schools, Nursing -- correspondence
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Certificate for academic achievement in the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing printed on card stock in black ink and filled in by hand in brown ink; signed by Ann Baillie.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae.
Maker
Kingston General Hospital
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
circa 1933
Date Remarks
Handwritten on artifact
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, brown
Inscriptions
Printed: "Kingston General Hospital // KINGSTON, ONTARIO // School of Nursing // Mary Bird // Prize for Orthopedic Surgery // Standing 95% // Dr Houston's Prize // A. Baillie // June 5th, 1933".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Dimension Notes
Length 12.2 cm x Width 16.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Crease in card stock; slight tears at edges; ink faded.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Given to Mary Bird while attending the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing for her high academic performance in her orthopedic surgery class. Mary Bird spent her entire career at the Kingston General Hospital, eventually becoming an administrator.
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achievement medal

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Dates
1949
circa 1949
Collection
Joyce Anita Hawkins Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008025001
Description
Sterling silver achievement medal consists of enameled design applied to decorative silver cutout applied to silver bar with pin clasp closure; inscription on reverse.
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Accession Number
008025001
Collection
Joyce Anita Hawkins Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Numismatics
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Sterling silver achievement medal consists of enameled design applied to decorative silver cutout applied to silver bar with pin clasp closure; inscription on reverse.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Awarded to donor, Joyce Anita Hawkins.
Maker
Kinnear D'Esterre
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1949
circa 1949
Date Remarks
Graduation date.
Material
metal: silver, blue, burgundy
Inscriptions
On front: "KINGSTON HOSPITAL // FOR GOD AND HUMANITY"; on reverse: "J. A. H. // 1949 //STERLING".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Temporary Location
Exhibit: "For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital" Nov 13, 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 4.6 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Joyce A. Hawkins Whittingham; CD #1
Research Facts
This second place award was for the outstanding student at the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing. Annual awards started in 1910 and ended at the closing of the KGH School of Nursing in 1974.
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advertising booklet

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Dates
1937
circa 1937
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
Accession Number
996001876
Description
A paper booklet from Dr. Bell's Wonder Medicine Co.; contains "first aid" for everything and all animals, plus many promotional testimonials; string to hang booklet up.
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Accession Number
996001876
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Advertisements
MeSH Heading
Pamphlets
Veterinary Drugs -- advertisements
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Description
A paper booklet from Dr. Bell's Wonder Medicine Co.; contains "first aid" for everything and all animals, plus many promotional testimonials; string to hang booklet up.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
Dr. Bell Wonder Medicine Co.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1937
circa 1937
Date Remarks
Latest date is Nov. 28, 1936, so probably printed in 1937
Material
paper: black; red
Inscriptions
"FIRST AID for SICK ANIMALS // (WITH ILLUSTRATIONS) // SIXTH EDITION // DESCRIBING THE PREVENTION, DIAGNOSIS AND // TREATMENT OF THE COMMON DISEASES // OF LIVESTOCK AND PETS. // By GEORGE W. BELL, D.V.D., V.S. // For over Forty Years one of // Canada's Leading Veterinarians. // DOSAGE - Dr. Bell's Veterinary Wonder, page 40."; back: "NIP DISEASE IN THE BUD // CHILLS // COUGHS // SCOURS ..."; etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E
Dimension Notes
Length: 18.7 cm. x Width: 12.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very age/sun discoloured; some creases, stains and tears, none of which are major -- yet
Copy Type
Original
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