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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022001
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); …
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Accession Number
015022001
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); metal braces on either side of leg made up of three sections with pivoting join above knee area; height adjustment made possible by holes in bottom sections of braces; pins at bottom to insert in shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 87.0 cm Diameter: 16.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear, abrasions and soiling, especially in areas of contact with body
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J. E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920); diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him by J. E. Hanger Ltd. and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J. E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier offering support for his progress.
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022002
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); …
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Accession Number
015022002
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Full-length metal leg brace with leather collar at top, and leather-covered steel strap with buckle below the knee area; zipper closure on front of leather collar, with adjustable brown cotton lacing on either side; two bands of leather-covered steel attached on back of collar (for added support); metal braces on either side of leg made up of three sections with pivoting joint above knee area; height adjustment made possible by holes in bottom sections of braces; pins at bottom to insert in shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 87.0 cm Diameter: 19.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear, abrasions and soiling, especially in areas of contact with body; cloudy appearance on front of leather collar
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J. E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920); he was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him by J.E. Hanger Ltd. and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J. E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier offering his support for his progress.
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022004
Description
Half-size leg brace worn below the knee; steel brace with dark brown leather collar at top; approximately 2/3 of collar has steel beneath the leather; leather strap with metal buckle; pin at bottom of brace for insertion into shoe.
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Accession Number
015022004
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
Half-size leg brace worn below the knee; steel brace with dark brown leather collar at top; approximately 2/3 of collar has steel beneath the leather; leather strap with metal buckle; pin at bottom of brace for insertion into shoe.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Height: 44.0 cm Diameter: 14.0 cm
Condition Remarks
shows wear
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J.E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Accompanied donation of leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920), but only full-length leg braces were listed on hospital receipts; Gordon was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J.E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier.
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002001027
Description
Belt, made of leather with brass fittings; one end is folded over and stitched to a pad of leather that fits behind the buckle to protect clothing; buckle consists of two halves: one has a circular shape with a rectangular hole; fitting is decorated with brass oak leaves and acorns; buckle is decor…
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Accession Number
002001027
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
Description
Belt, made of leather with brass fittings; one end is folded over and stitched to a pad of leather that fits behind the buckle to protect clothing; buckle consists of two halves: one has a circular shape with a rectangular hole; fitting is decorated with brass oak leaves and acorns; buckle is decorated with another wreath of leaves; other half of buckle has a smaller circle decorated with lion and crown; this piece attaches to the belt with a fitting of folded over leather that allows adjustment for length.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Maker
W. Scully, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance and the materials
Material
metal: yellow; green
leather: brown
Inscriptions
Stamped into the underside of the buckle: "SCULLY, LTD. // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-5
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase West, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 85.0 cm x Width 3.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The belt shows some stiffening from age and disuse; heavy deposits of corrosion where brass and leather meet
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Doug Hildebrand, Curator, Military Communications & Electronics Museum; "War Dress Regulations," Canadian Army, 1943; CD #6
Research Facts
Leather was being eliminated from Allied Forces kits during early World War II
Exhibit History
On loan for exhibit, "Uni-Forming . . . Wearing the Uniform" at the Musee Beaulne, Coaticook, Quebec, Jan. 2008-30 Oct. 2008.
Images
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Dates
1960
1965
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
015022003
Description
heavy canvas strap with steel plate on one side; steel brace with hinged section attached to plate possibly for attachment to leg brace; leather strap and metal clasp.
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Accession Number
015022003
Collection
Glencross Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
Braces
External Fixation Devices
Orthotic Devices
Poliomyelitis, Bulbar
Rehabilitation
Description
heavy canvas strap with steel plate on one side; steel brace with hinged section attached to plate possibly for attachment to leg brace; leather strap and metal clasp.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gordon Glencross
Maker
J. E. Hanger Ltd.?
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1965
Date Remarks
Dates confirmed by receipts from Alexandra Hospital, Montreal
Material
metal: silver
leather: brown
fabric: beige
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-F1-2
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Diameter: 31.0 cm Height: 30.0 cm
Condition Remarks
worn
Reference Types
Documents; Internet
Reference Comments
Original documents (receipts, letter, biography supplied by family); Internet (J.E. Hanger Ltd.)
Research Facts
Accompanied donation of leg braces made for Gordon John Glencross (b. 1920), but unclear how this piece was used in conjunction with the leg braces; Gordon was diagnosed with polio in 1959 and hospitalized at the Alexandra Hospital in Montreal, Quebec from Aug. 15, 1959 - May 13, 1960; the leg braces were made for him and paid for on Jan. 20, 1960; he continued his rehabilitation at the Occupational Therapy & Rehabilitation Centre at 1031 Ottawa Street, Montreal (see envelope with receipts) until June 1961; Gordon was an employee of The Bell Telephone Company of Canada.
J.E. Hanger Ltd. has been in business manufacturing orthotics and prostheses in Montreal since 1952; included with the hospital receipts was a letter from another patient, Raymond Trépannier.
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Dates
1924
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
009046006 a-c
Description
Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses enameled class pin (a) with raised clover shaped navy and gold design with institute name over white cross with gold bird detail in centre of cross; reverse has graduates initials, manufacturer's name engraved and closure clasp; in original black paper box …
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Accession Number
009046006 a-c
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses enameled class pin (a) with raised clover shaped navy and gold design with institute name over white cross with gold bird detail in centre of cross; reverse has graduates initials, manufacturer's name engraved and closure clasp; in original black paper box (b) with lid (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - pin - Size: Length 3.1 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - box - Size: Length 6.2 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
c - lid - Size: Length 6.6 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Provenance
Owned by Effie A. Curry
Maker
Birks
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1924
Date Remarks
Date engraved on pin
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: white, blue
paper: black
Inscriptions
Embossed on blue enamel: "LADY // STANLEY // INSTITUTE // OTTAWA"; engraved on back of pin: "#372 // E. A. CURRY // 1924 // BIRKS // 14K"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Condition Remarks
Blue enamel is chipped on left side; white enamel is chipped on right side; back of pin is tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses; Wikipedia; CD #4
Research Facts
Effie A. Curry (Class of 1924) and her twin sister, Elizabeth L. Curry (Class of 1925) graduated from the Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses, Ottawa. Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses was the first nursing school in Ottawa, Ontario, located on Rideau Street. It was founded by Lady Stanley, wife of Frederic Stanley, Governor General of Canada from 1888-1893.
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Dates
1938
1939
circa 1938-1939
Collection
Glenys Isabella (Bradford) Wilson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
009020001 a-b
Description
Brown wooden crutches (a, b) with moon-shaped armpiece and a fixed handpiece with two wood pieces coming together on bottom; two faint red paint lines around both crutches at the bottom
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Accession Number
009020001 a-b
Collection
Glenys Isabella (Bradford) Wilson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Crutches
Description
Brown wooden crutches (a, b) with moon-shaped armpiece and a fixed handpiece with two wood pieces coming together on bottom; two faint red paint lines around both crutches at the bottom
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - crutch - Size: Length 1.22 m x Width 19.2 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
b - crutch - Size: Length 1.22 m x Width 18.3 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by donor's sister, Glenys Isabella (Bradford) Wilson when she was 12 years old; she jumped out of a hay mow and landed on a nail;
Site Made (City)
Lachute
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1938
1939
circa 1938-1939
Date Remarks
Based on donor's remarks
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown, yellow
paint: red
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-A3
Condition Remarks
Wood is worn on both crutches, scratches all over both crutches
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Linda Flemming; CD #1
Research Facts
Crutches made by donor's father; they were a farming family; crutch owner graduated from Queen's University School of Nursing in a split year of 1948-1949
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disposable isolation gown

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12273
Dates
2000
2007
circa 2000-2007
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008001002
Description
Lightweight disposable translucent yellow long-sleeved non-woven non-sterile isolation gown with elasticized cuffs and self-fabric ties at neck and waist; universal size.
Accession Number
008001002
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Nursing Staff, Hospital
Textiles
Clothing
Description
Lightweight disposable translucent yellow long-sleeved non-woven non-sterile isolation gown with elasticized cuffs and self-fabric ties at neck and waist; universal size.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Providence Care Mental Health Services.
Maker
AMG MedPro
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2000
2007
circa 2000-2007
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
fabric: yellow, white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on tag at neckline: "AMG // MedPro // Defence // REORDER / EXIGER: // 018-300"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 13
Dimension Notes
Length 1.74 m x Width 67.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Never used, still folded from original packaging.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
AMG Medical Supplies website
Research Facts
Disposable isolation gown made of spun-bonded polypropylene reduces the risk of cross-infection; strong durable fabric holds up under vigorous activity; with tunnel elastic cuffs; latex-free; designed for basic protection in isolation situations; low linting, mildew resistant and non-allergenic; package of 10 gowns per bag. Copy of manufacturers iem description in file.
Exhibit History
On exhibit: Listerism: Antisepsis and the Roots of Modern Surgery," Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada; Ottawa, 30 May 2013.
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disposable isolation gown

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12274
Dates
2000
2007
circa 2000-2007
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008001003
Description
Lightweight disposable translucent yellow long-sleeved non-woven non-sterile isolation gown with elasticized cuffs and self-fabric ties at neck and waist; universal size.
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Accession Number
008001003
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Nursing Staff, Hospital
Textiles
Clothing
Description
Lightweight disposable translucent yellow long-sleeved non-woven non-sterile isolation gown with elasticized cuffs and self-fabric ties at neck and waist; universal size.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Providence Care Mental Health Services
Maker
AMG MedPro
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2000
2007
circa 2000-2007
Date Remarks
Donor remarks.
Material
fabric: yellow, white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Typed on tag secured to neckline: "AMG // MedPro // Defence // REORDER/ EXIGER: // 018-300".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 4
Dimension Notes
Length 1.74 m x Width 67.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Never used, still folded from original packaging.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
AMG Medical Supplies website; CD #7
Research Facts
Disposable isolation gown made of spun-bonded polypropylene reduces the risk of cross-infection; strong durable fabric holds up under vigorous activity; with tunnel elastic cuffs; latex-free; designed for basic protection in isolation situations; low linting, mildew resistant and non-allergenic; package of 10 gowns per bag. This gown is one of seven in original packaging.
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disposable isolation gown

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12275
Dates
2000
2007
circa 2000-2007
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008001004
Description
Lightweight disposable translucent yellow long-sleeved non-woven non-sterile isolation gown with elasticized cuffs and self-fabric ties at neck and waist; universal size.
Accession Number
008001004
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Nursing Staff, Hospital
Textiles
Clothing
Description
Lightweight disposable translucent yellow long-sleeved non-woven non-sterile isolation gown with elasticized cuffs and self-fabric ties at neck and waist; universal size.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Providence Care Mental Health Services.
Maker
AMG MedPro
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
2000
2007
circa 2000-2007
Date Remarks
Donor remarks.
Material
fabric: yellow, white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Typed on tag secured to neckline: "AMG // MedPro // Defence // REORDER/ EXIGER: // 018-300".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 13
Dimension Notes
Length 1.74 m x Width 67.5 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Never used, still folded from original packaging.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
Reference Comments
AMG Medical Supplies website
Research Facts
Disposable isolation gown made of spun-bonded polypropylene reduces the risk of cross-infection; strong durable fabric holds up under vigorous activity; with tunnel elastic cuffs; latex-free; designed for basic protection in isolation situations; low linting, mildew resistant and non-allergenic; package of 10 gowns per bag. This gown is one of seven in original packaging.
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