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military uniform buttons

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Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
Lt. N/S Mary (Mackeigan) Barrett Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
013002004 a-b
Description
Pair of embossed 11.2 cm diameter brass shank style Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps regimental buttons used as a cufflink for a pair of starched white cotton nursing sister's uniform cuffs
Accession Number
013002004 a-b
Collection
Lt. N/S Mary (Mackeigan) Barrett Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Uniform -- nurse
Military Uniform -- insignia
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Pair of embossed 11.2 cm diameter brass shank style Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps regimental buttons used as a cufflink for a pair of starched white cotton nursing sister's uniform cuffs
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a-b button - Size: Depth 1.5 cm x Diam 11.2 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Lt. N/S Mary (Mae) MacKeigan RCAMC 1943-45; donated to museum by daughter Mary Joan Barrett.
Maker
Wm. Scully, Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Date Remarks
Worn during WWII military service
Material
metal: gold
Inscriptions
Stamped under button: "WM. SCULLY, LTD // MONTREAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-3
Condition Remarks
One shank is bent, show minor wear
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
www.williamscully.ca
Research Facts
Wm. Scully Ltd. is a manufacturing wholesaler operating in Montreal since 1877 that supplies the Government and Units across Canada for over 135 years. William Scully Ltd. supplied equipment for troops going to the Boer War, and, to date, we have made and supplied a wider range of uniform dress items than any firm in the Commonwealth. In 2014 they are still in business.
Lt. N/S Mary (Mae) MacKeigan served in th Royal Candian Army Medical Corps and wore these buttons on her uniform during her service in the Second World War
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radioactive material container

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Collection
Kingston Regional Cancer Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Radiotherapy
Accession Number
998006006 a-b
Description
Lead radioactive material container which consists of a container and fitted lid; (a) the container is hollow and cylindrical with a flat closed bottom and a round open top; the outside of the container is painted yellow and there is a plastic label with printed information on the outside front; (b…
Accession Number
998006006 a-b
Collection
Kingston Regional Cancer Centre Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Radiotherapy
MeSH Heading
Radiation Protection
Description
Lead radioactive material container which consists of a container and fitted lid; (a) the container is hollow and cylindrical with a flat closed bottom and a round open top; the outside of the container is painted yellow and there is a plastic label with printed information on the outside front; (b) a round lid with a flat closed top fits onto the container
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - container - Length 8.0 cm. x Diameter4.7 cm.
b - lid - Size: x Width 2.1 cm. x Diameter4.7 cm.
Maker
Charles E. Frosst & Co., Radiopharmaceutical Division
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
metal: grey
paint: yellow
plastic: pink; clear
Inscriptions
(a) The label on the front of the container reads, "CAUTION // RADIOACTIVE // MATERIAL // [symbol see accession sheet] // CHARLES S. FROSST & CO. // DIOPHARMACEUTICAL DIVISION // FROSST ["atom" symbol - see accession sheet] // KIRKLAND (MONTREAL) CANADA" in English and French; (b) the lid has the word, "Frosst" in raised letters on the outside top
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F3-9 Row B
Condition Remarks
The metal shows only minor wear and no corrosion; the paint has several chips in it; the plastic label has a very small missing section in the lower right corner, but is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
Kingston Regional Cancer Centre - Radium exhibit, May 12, 1998
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