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letter of recommendation

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Dates
"Aug. 28, 1942"
circa Aug. 28, 1942
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028021
Description
A one-page typewritten letter dated August 28th, 1942, on KGH letterhead; the letter is three sentences long and is a recommendation for Valleau by Bruce H. Hopkins, M.D.
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Accession Number
996028021
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- correspondence
Description
A one-page typewritten letter dated August 28th, 1942, on KGH letterhead; the letter is three sentences
long and is a recommendation for Valleau by Bruce H. Hopkins, M.D.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
Bruce H. Hopkins
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
"Aug. 28, 1942"
circa Aug. 28, 1942
Date Remarks
Letter is dated in top right-hand corner
Material
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Printed in top left corner, "R. FRASER ARMSTRONG // SUPERINTENDENT"; top centre: "Kingston General
Hospital [over KGH crest]"; right side: "Kingston, Ont. August 28th 1942 [the '2' underlined]";
signed, "Bruce H. Hopkins, M.D."; on reverse: "J C 7 1/9 [cursive, with J and C connected]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm. x Width 18.5 cm.
Condition Remarks
Letter has four fold lines; staple holes evident at both top corners; left side is worn and exhibits
small (longest is 5 mm) tears in four spots along lower edge; four faint pencil marks at top left
corner; pencil marks on reverse (not erased)
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Oral History Transcript of N. Valleau" compiled by R. Rustige; see also: letter of recommendation
from 1942 (996.028.022); letters of recommendation from 1934 (996.028.023-.025); CD #2
Research Facts
This is one of five letters of recommendation included in the Valleau Collection; this letter and
one other date from August 1942 (the other three date from September, 1934); Valleau joined the
Kingston Nursing Registry when in formed in 1942; these letters may be part of the registration
process
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letter of recommendation

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Dates
"Aug. 27, 1942"
Aug. 27, 1942
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028022
Description
A one-page handwritten letter of recommendation dated Aug. 27, 1942, written on letterhead from the office of Dr. H.A. Boyce; the letter is addressed "To Whom it May Concern" and is signed by Dr. Boyce; the letter is four sentences long and was written in black ink
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Accession Number
996028022
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- correspondence
Description
A one-page handwritten letter of recommendation dated Aug. 27, 1942, written on letterhead from the
office of Dr. H.A. Boyce; the letter is addressed "To Whom it May Concern" and is signed by Dr.
Boyce; the letter is four sentences long and was written in black ink
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
H.A. Boyce, M.D.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
"Aug. 27, 1942"
Aug. 27, 1942
Date Remarks
Date is marked on letter
Material
paper: cream
Inscriptions
At top centre, "DR. H.A. BOYCE // 146 WELLINGTON STREET // KINGSTON, ONT."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm. x Width 27.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Five folding creases running horizontally from left to right edges; multiple staple holes in top
left corner; two staple holes in top right corner; two staple holes in centre 9 cm and 10 cm from
the bottom
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Oral History Transcript of N. Valleau" compiled by R. Rustige; see also: letter of recommendation
from 1942 (996.028.021); letters of recommendation from 1934 (996.028.023-.025); CD #2
Research Facts
This is one of five letters of recommendation included in the Valleau Collection; this letter and
one other date from August 1942 (the other three date from September, 1934); Valleau joined the
Kingston Nursing Registry when in formed in 1942; these letters may be part of the registration
process
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letter of recommendation

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Dates
"Sep. 1, 1934"
Sep. 1, 1934
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028023 a-b
Description
A one-page typewritten letter of recommendation on letterhead, with its envelope; typed on September first, 1934, the letter is three sentences long and signed by J.F. Sparks; two spelling mistakes have been corrected with black ink; they are "garduate" (graduate) and "concsientious" (conscientious)
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Accession Number
996028023 a-b
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- correspondence
Description
A one-page typewritten letter of recommendation on letterhead, with its envelope; typed on September
first, 1934, the letter is three sentences long and signed by J.F. Sparks; two spelling mistakes
have been corrected with black ink; they are "garduate" (graduate) and "concsientious" (conscientious)
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - letter - Size: Length 13.9 cm. x Width 21.5 cm.
b - envelope - Size: Length 15.3 cm. x Width 9.0 cm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
John F. Sparks
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
"Sep. 1, 1934"
Sep. 1, 1934
Date Remarks
Date is written on letter
Material
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Printed at top centre, "John F. Sparks, B.A., M.D. // 100 WELLINGTON ST // Kingston, Ont."; envelope:
back flap printed with same letterhead and on the front is typed "Miss Nora Valleau."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Condition Remarks
Two folding creases on letter extending horizontally from left to right; six staple holes in letter
extending in a straight row 2.8 cm from right side and from the bottom up at 5 mm, 13.5 cm, 16.8
cm; envelope in good condition, no creases; some slight discolouration along left side
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Oral History Transcript of N. Valleau" compiled by R. Rustige; see also: letters of recommendation
from 1942 (996.028.021-.022); additional letters of recommendation from 1934 (996.028.024-.025);
also see "Kingston General Hospital" by Margaret Angus; CD #2
Research Facts
At this time (1932-1937) Ms. Valleau worked in Kingston as a private duty nurse; this was a period
of high unemployment in the country
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letter of recommendation

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Dates
"Sep. 1, 1934"
Sep. 1, 1934
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028024 a-b
Description
A one-page typewritten letter of recommendation, with its envelope; dated September first, 1934, and signed by H.A. Boyce, M.D.
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Accession Number
996028024 a-b
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- correspondence
Description
A one-page typewritten letter of recommendation, with its envelope; dated September first, 1934,
and signed by H.A. Boyce, M.D.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - letter - Size: Length 21.4 cm. x Width 28.0 cm.
b - envelope - Size: Length 16.7 cm. x Width 9.3 cm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
H.A. Boyce, M.D.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
"Sep. 1, 1934"
Sep. 1, 1934
Date Remarks
Date is written on letter
Material
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Signed "H.A. Boyce, M.D., M.R.C.P. (Lond.)"; envelope: on back flap, "Box 67 // KINGSTON, ONT."; on
the front: "Miss Nora Valleau, Reg. N., // Kingston, Ontario" (typewritten)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Condition Remarks
Five fold lines on letter, two vertical and three horizontal; 12 staple holes, four on the left:
1.3 cm from left side and 9 cm, 10.2 cm, 16.4 cm, 17.6 cm from bottom; 8 staple holes on right:
four at 5.3 cm from right side and four at 8.1 cm from right and 9.1 cm, 10.2 cm, 16.4 cm and 17.6
cm from bottom; slight discolouration of envelope along edges; top left corner has crease; 6 bumps
on reverse of envelope - almost perforations
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Oral History Transcript of N. Valleau" compiled by R. Rustige; see also: letters of recommendation
from 1942 (996.028.021-.022); additional letters of recommendation from 1934 (996.028.023, .025)
also see "Kingston General Hospital" by Margaret Angus; CD #2
Research Facts
At this time (1932-1937) Ms. Valleau worked in Kingston as a private duty nurse; this was a period
of high unemployment in the country; Dr. Boyce would write Valleau a second letter of recommendation
in August of 1942
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