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nurse's uniform

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Dates
1956
1953
circa 1953-1956
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
995002010 a-v
Description
One-piece short-sleeved white cotton nurse's uniform dress with tucked bodice (a); two patch pockets on the skirt; tailored collar; red fabric cross on right sleeve with letters "KGH" in white; white belt (b) buttoned in front with shank buttons (c-d); dress buttoned all the way down the front in r…
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Accession Number
995002010 a-v
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurse's Uniform
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
One-piece short-sleeved white cotton nurse's uniform dress with tucked bodice (a); two patch pockets on the skirt; tailored collar; red fabric cross on right sleeve with letters "KGH" in white; white belt (b) buttoned in front with shank buttons (c-d); dress buttoned all the way down the front in removable shank buttons (e-l); all buttons affixed with metal split rings (m-v).
Number Of Parts
22
Part Names
a - dress - Size:
b - belt - Size: Length 93.4 cm x Width 5.3 cm
c-l - buttons - Size: Depth 0.8 cm x Diam.1.1 cm
m-v - split rings - Size: Diam. 1.4 cm
Provenance
Worn by donor as nursing student at Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1956
Maker
Bland
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1956
1953
circa 1953-1956
Date Remarks
Graduation date
Material
fabric: white; red
plastic: white
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Maker's tag to inside collar: "MADE BY // BLAND // MONTREAL // 32"; the letter "G" denoting graduate written on collar; owner's tag: "Marilyn Wilmot"
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet A
(b) Storage Room 0007
0007 ?
(c-v) Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-4
Condition Remarks
#1: Cotton yellowed slightly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; reference book compiled: "Information Re Kingston General Hospital Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available
at Queen's University Archives, see Museum's Index;
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sample medicine case

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Dates
1962
circa 1962
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
993004291 a-e
Description
Pfizer medicine sample case, which consists of (a) a plastic case with a top and bottom flap that snap together and two side flaps which fold under them; inside the bottom of the case is a piece of heavy plastic divided into five sections that allow it to hold five cylindrical vials; the case has f…
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Accession Number
993004291 a-e
Collection
Dr. C. M. Bracken Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Drug Packaging
MM= Drug Case -- conventional medicine
Description
Pfizer medicine sample case, which consists of (a) a plastic case with a top and bottom flap that
snap together and two side flaps which fold under them; inside the bottom of the case is a piece
of heavy plastic divided into five sections that allow it to hold five cylindrical vials; the case
has four plastic vials which are cylindrical in shape and have a round open top with a round cap
that fits inside; each vial has a paper label with printed manufacturer's information and medication
inside it; (b) this vial has Penicillin G tablets; (c-e) these vials have Terramycin tablets
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - case (closed) - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Width 7.1 cm. x Depth 2.7 cm.
b-e - vial x 4 - Size: Length 5.3 cm. x Diameter1.9 cm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. C.M. Bracken, 1923 Queen's Meds. graduate, who practiced medicine from 1923
to 1963
Maker
Pfizer Canada
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1962
circa 1962
Date Remarks
Vial (c) has an expiration date of Jan. 1962
Material
metal: yellow
plastic: blue; clear
paper: white; off-white
Inscriptions
(a) the word "Pfizer" is stamped into the outside top flap; (b) label reads "Complimentary // 6
tablets 71414 // Reg. T.M. // PENTIDS-600 // Penicillin G // Tablets U.S.P. // Lot: // 1A64995 //
Exp. Date: // Jan. 1966"; (c-e) Labels all read: "PFIZER // Pr // Crystalline // Terramycin //
Hydrochloride // Brand of // Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride // CAPSULES // 250 MG // OF TERRAMYCIN
(OXYTETRACYCLINE) // PER CAPSULE // PFIZER CANADA // MONTREAL // Directions ...."; (c & d) are both
"LOT 702-51013 // EXP JAN - 1963"; (e) is "LOT 56-02-1034 // EXP JAN - 1963"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A6-6
Condition Remarks
(a) the plastic is complete and untorn; (b-e) the vials are complete and undamaged; the paper labels
are fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Research Facts
Although vials c-e all claim to hold Terramycin capsules, each has a different kind of medication
(unknown) inside
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