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bobby barrettes

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Dates
1957
1969
circa 1960-1969
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
996028015 a-f
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with five white bobby barrettes clipped vertically onto lower half; illustration of nurse in top left corner.
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Accession Number
996028015 a-f
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with five white bobby barrettes clipped vertically onto lower half; illustration of nurse in top left corner.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 13.0 cm. x Width 10.0 cm.
b-f - bobby barrettes (x5) - Size: Length 5.7 cm. x Width 3.0 mm. x Depth 5.0 mm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1928 Graduate
Maker
Gaylord Products
Site Made (City)
St. Hyacinthe
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1957
1969
circa 1960-1969
Date Remarks
Date approximation based on appearance of nurse on package and copyright date of Gayla Bobby Barrettes.
Material
paper: blue; white; pink; brown; black
metal: white
Inscriptions
On package at centre top: "WHITE // BOBBY // BARRETTES // BLANCHES"; at top right, "No. 430 // 29¢ // by // Gayla ®"; along bottom: "Gaylord Products of Canada, Ltd. -- St. Hyacinthe, Que."; store sticker reads, "List Price .29 // TOP DISCOUNT // STORES // Your Cost .26"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
No signs of damage except some slight creasing of the bottom corners of the package
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Reference Comments
"Listing of the Nora Valleau Collection"
Library of Congress. Copyright Office, "Catalog of Copyright Entries: Third series," 1959, pg. 34. https://books.google.ca/books?id=qD0hAQAAIAAJ&dq=gayla+bobby+barrettes&source=gbs_navlinks_s
Research Facts
Barrettes also known as 'bobby pins'; used by Nora Valleau to secure her nurse's cap.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007-June 9, 2008.
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bobby barrettes

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact501
Dates
1960
1969
circa 1960-1969
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
996028016 a-e
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with four white bobby barrettes clipped vertically onto lower half; image of nurse in top left corner; one pin is missing.
  1 image  
Accession Number
996028016 a-e
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with four white bobby barrettes clipped vertically onto lower half; image of nurse in top left corner; one pin is missing.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 13.0 cm. x Width 10.0 cm.
b-e - bobby barrettes (x5) - Size: Length 5.7 cm. x Width 3.0 mm. x Depth 5.0 mm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
Gaylord Products
Site Made (City)
St. Hyacinthe
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1960
1969
circa 1960-1969
Date Remarks
Date approximation based on appearance of nurse on package
Material
paper: blue; white; pink; brown; black
metal: white
Inscriptions
On package at centre top: "WHITE // BOBBY // BARRETTES // BLANCHES"; at top right, "No. 430 // 29¢ // by // Gayla ®[crown symbol above "Gayla"]; along bottom: "Gaylord Products of Canada, Ltd. -- St. Hyacinthe, Que."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
Missing one pin; glue residue on package surface 2.4 cm from top and 2.7 cm from right side (left over from store sticker); slight creasing on bottom corners
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
"Listing of the Nora Valleau Collection"
Research Facts
Barrettes also known as 'bobby pins'; used by Nora Valleau to secure her nurse's cap; same package as 996.028.015
Images
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