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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;
Images
Less detail
Dates
1977
1987
circa 1977-1987
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010042018
Description
Narrow empty cylindrical orange metal tube with white plastic cap with printed label for "Redoxon" or "Vitamin C / Orange flavour". text printed in red and white ink; cap is not removable; expiry date and lot number are stamped on the bottom.
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Accession Number
010042018
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Vitamins
Vitamin C
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Narrow empty cylindrical orange metal tube with white plastic cap with printed label for "Redoxon" or "Vitamin C / Orange flavour". text printed in red and white ink; cap is not removable; expiry date and lot number are stamped on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by donor’s great aunt, Connie Cox (20 Aug 1939- 5 June 2010), while working at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital for over 35 years. Ontario Hospital Kingston Nursing School, Grad 1962.
Maker
Hoffman-La Roche Limited
Site Made (City)
Vaudreuil
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1977
1987
circa 1977-1987
Date Remarks
Date based on expiry date stamped on container
Material
ink: orange, red, white
plastic: white
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd./Ltée // Vaudreuil, Québec J7V 6B3 // 10 Effervescent tablets // Ascorbic Acid Tablets U.S.P. // Vitamin C / Orange flavour // Redoxon® // Each effervescent tablet contains: // 1 g crystalline vitamin C // Dissolve effervescent tablet in 1/2 glass of cold water // Dosage: 1 tablet daily, or as directed by the physician // Note: For therapeutic use only // Keep the tube lightly closed in a dry place // Store at 15-30º C // Desiccant in the cap harmless if injested // See bottom of tube for lot number and expiry date // ®Reg. Trade Mark / Marque déposée // 00 0638 6 CDN 34 71 // Made in Switzerland / Fabriqué en Suisse // ROCHE®" ; printed on bottom: "EXP JL 87 // LOT 6737"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row C
Length
10.0 cm
Diameter
3.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
https://web.archive.org/web/2018*/http://www.roche.com/med-cor-2004-07-19
Research Facts
Redoxon Vitamin C was invented in 1934, the first synthetically produced vitamin to be mass produced.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1977
1987
circa 1977-1987
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
010042019
Description
Narrow empty cylindrical orange metal tube with white plastic cap with printed label for "Redoxon" or "Vitamin C / Orange flavour". text printed in red and white ink; cap is not removable; expiry date and lot number are stamped on the bottom.
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Accession Number
010042019
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Vitamins
Vitamin C
Pharmacy
Drug Packaging
Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Narrow empty cylindrical orange metal tube with white plastic cap with printed label for "Redoxon" or "Vitamin C / Orange flavour". text printed in red and white ink; cap is not removable; expiry date and lot number are stamped on the bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by donor’s great aunt, Connie Cox (20 Aug 1939- 5 June 2010), while working at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital for over 35 years. Ontario Hospital Kingston Nursing School, Grad 1962.
Maker
Hoffman-La Roche Limited
Site Made (City)
Vaudreuil
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1977
1987
circa 1977-1987
Date Remarks
Date based on expiry date printed on container
Material
ink: orange, red, white
plastic: white
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. / Ltée // Vaudreuil, Québec J7V 6B3 // 10 Effervescent tablets // Ascorbic Acid Tablets U.S.P. // Vitamin C / Orange flavour // Redoxon® // Each effervescent tablet contains: // 1 g crystalline vitamin C // Dissolve effervescent tablet in 1/2 glass of cold water // Dosage: 1 tablet daily, or as directed by the physician // Note: For therapeutic use only // Keep the tube lightly closed in a dry place // Store at 15-30º C // Desiccant in the cap harmless if injested // See bottom of tube for lot number and expiry date // ®Reg. Trade Mark / Marque déposée // 00 0638 6 CDN 34 71 // Made in Switzerland / Fabriqué en Suisse // ROCHE®"; printed on bottom: "EXP JL 87 // LOT 6737"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-4 Row C
Length
10.0 cm
Diameter
3.5 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor surface staining on lid
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
https://web.archive.org/web/2018*/http://www.roche.com/med-cor-2004-07-19
Research Facts
Redoxon Vitamin C was invented in 1934, the first synthetically produced vitamin to be mass produced.
Images
Less detail