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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028004
Description
Roundish (pumpkin) shaped dance card, tan-coloured; three cards tied together with black string through a hole at the top of each card; on front at top is printed "Hallowe'en Dance // Nurses K.G.H."; next is a cartoon drawing of a leprechaun (?) and pumpkin [see accession sheet for detailed sketch …
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Accession Number
996028004
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Dancing -- ephemera
Description
Roundish (pumpkin) shaped dance card, tan-coloured; three cards tied together with black string
through a hole at the top of each card; on front at top is printed "Hallowe'en Dance // Nurses
K.G.H."; next is a cartoon drawing of a leprechaun (?) and pumpkin [see accession sheet for detailed sketch of cover; Note: Item is missing (4 Feb. 2010).
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
Jackson Press
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Date of the dance was Nov. 3, 1925
Material
paper: tan
fabric: black
Inscriptions
Dance card cover is printed on top with "Hallowe'en Dance // Nurses K.G.H." and on the bottom,
"November 3rd, 1925"; card 1, reverse: at top is printed "PROGRAMME"; below are listed 7 dances;
card 2, front: at top is printed "ENGAGEMENTS"; below are listed numbers 1-7 with space for writing
names; all spaes filled in with ink (presumably in Valleau's handwriting); names include J.
Whalen (three dances), R. Powlie, Morley, Davy, and R. Powlie again; card 2, reverse: at top is
printed "PROGRAMME"; below are listed dances 8-14; card 3, front: at top is printed "ENGAGEMENTS";
below are listed numbers 8, 9(a)(b), 10-14 with a break for "SUPPER" between the 9th and 10th
dances; Valleau has written "Serve" beside 9(a); dance partners are 10. J. Whalen, 11. Slade, 12.
Guess, 13. J. Whalen, 14. J. Whalen; card 3, reverse: at top is printed "PATRONESSES"; below are
four names indluding "MISS A. BAILLIE"; below is printed "COMMITTEE" with four names listed; at
bottom is printed "THE JACKSON PRESS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 1013; June 12, 1997
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 7.5 cm. x Width 7.9 cm. x Depth 1.5 mm.
Condition Remarks
The three paper cards are moderately creased at the top where they have been bent; no stains,
tears, or other creases; string is tightly knotted and frayed at the ends
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"KGH Nursing Alumni Memorabilia" compiled by Marilyn Boston; oral history of Nora Valleau compiled
by Rona Rustige; Queen's University Archives folder N207: Social and Other Functions; see also KGH
Nursing Alumnae papers at Queen's University Archives (for dance programs for Hallowe'en, 1926 &
1938) and graduation - 1927, 1939, 1940, 1941; CD #1
Research Facts
The annual Hallowe'en party was a popular event for the nurses; it was held in Grant Hall and the
classroom in the basement of the residence (only after 1928)
Exhibit History
In Valleau Student Days case in the Nursing Exhibit at the Museum; March 16, 2001; Nursing Exhibit at the Museum; March 16, 2001
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Dates
1927
circa 1927
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028005
Description
Black rectangular-shaped dance card with gold lettering; at top is printed "Hallowe'en Frolic // Nurses K.G.H."; next is a cartoon drawing of a pumpkin and a leprechaun; on the bottom is printed "Monday, October 31st // 1927"; program is made of two sheets of paper, one black and one cream, folded …
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Accession Number
996028005
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Dancing -- ephemera
Description
Black rectangular-shaped dance card with gold lettering; at top is printed "Hallowe'en Frolic //
Nurses K.G.H."; next is a cartoon drawing of a pumpkin and a leprechaun; on the bottom is printed
"Monday, October 31st // 1927"; program is made of two sheets of paper, one black and one cream,
folded in half and strung together through two holes along the folded spine; black paper is the
cover, cream paper sits inside and lists dances [see accession sheet for detailed sketch of cover]
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
Jackson Press
Dates
1927
circa 1927
Date Remarks
Date of the dance was 1927
Material
paper: black; cream
fabric: yellow
Inscriptions
On the cover is printed in gold lettering, "Hallowe'en Frolic // Nurses K.G.H."; on the bottom
is printed "Monday, October 31st // 1927"; cover, reverse: in the centre are printed in gold
letters, "PATRONESSES"; three names listed below including Miss Ann Baillie; also printed are
"COMMITTEE" with four names below; on the bottom is printed: "THE JACKSON PRESS"; inside cream
page on the top left is printed, "PROGRAMME" with 14 dances and supper listed below; inside
cream page top right is printed "ENGAGEMENTS" with 14 spaces for listing names; names written in
ink, presumably by Valleau, include Clark White, Johnson, Angus Monk, M. Stewart, G. Clanton, Dr.
Maunce, W. Blair, Fr. Elliot
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Dimension Notes
Length 12.0 cm. x Width 6.1 cm. x Depth 1.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Slight fading of black paper on programme cover; no tears, creases or stains; string is only
slightly frayed at ends
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"KGH Nursing Alumni Memorabilia" compiled by Marilyn Boston; oral history of Nora Valleau compiled
by Rona Rustige; Queen's University Archives folder N207: Social and Other Functions; see also KGH
Nursing Alumnae papers at Queen's University Archives (for dance programs for Hallowe'en, 1926 &
1938) and graduation - 1927, 1939, 1940, 1941; CD #9
Research Facts
The annual Hallowe'en party was a popular event for the nurses; it was held in Grant Hall and the
classroom in the basement of the residence (only after 1928)
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Dates
1928
circa 1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028006
Description
Cream-coloured, rectangular, paper dance card with red lettering; made from one piece of heavy paper folded in half with dances listed inside; cover reads "Nurses' Dance // K.G.H. // Graduation Class of 1928"; middle of cover displays KGH crest (anchor and crown with snake entwined around two stick…
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Accession Number
996028006
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Description
Cream-coloured, rectangular, paper dance card with red lettering; made from one piece of heavy paper folded in half with dances listed inside; cover reads "Nurses' Dance // K.G.H. // Graduation Class of 1928"; middle of cover displays KGH crest (anchor and crown with snake entwined around two sticks and banner at the top reading, "KINGSTON HOSPITAL")
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
Jackson Press
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Date Remarks
Date of Valleau's graduation
Material
paper: cream
Inscriptions
Cover of program reads "Nurses' Dance // K.G.H. // Graduation Class of 1928"; bottom reads "Wednesday, May 16th, 1928"; inside left at the top reads "PROGRAMME", with 15 dances listed below; inside and pencil and include Sid W., Bob Bell, Ken McQueene, Dick Caulfield, Norman McAuley, and Jack Dunlop; the reverse reads "PATRONESSES" with three names below including Miss Ann Baillie; the bottom reads, "The Jackson Press"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box 5
Dimension Notes
Length 6.6 cm. x Width 11.1 cm. x Depth 1.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Light smudge on cover located 5.5 cm from top and 5 mm from the right side; darker smudge located inside program on right side 5.4 mm from the top and 2 mm from the right side; some light fraying along the outside fold of the program running from the bottom of the program up for 5.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
"KGH Nursing Alumni Memorabilia" compiled by Marilyn Boston; oral history of Nora Valleau compiled by Rona Rustige
Research Facts
Place card of basket of flowers (996.028.007) found inside dance program; Valleau presented with a thimble by Ann Baillie at the same dinner (all graduates received the same gift)
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Nursing case in Museum, Nov. 21 1997
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Dates
1928
circa 1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028103
Description
Dance card made up from a single piece of heavy orange paper with black printing; folded in half and cut into a crest shape; the front of the card has a design of a silhouette of a witch flying on a broom in front of a full moon; the inside and back have printed and written words.
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Accession Number
996028103
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Dancing -- ephemera
Description
Dance card made up from a single piece of heavy orange paper with black printing; folded in half and cut into a crest shape; the front of the card has a design of a silhouette of a witch flying on a broom in front of a full moon; the inside and back have printed and written words.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Miss Nora M. Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing graduate.
Maker
The Jackson Press
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Date Remarks
Dated Friday, Nov. 2, 1928
Material
paper: orange; black
Inscriptions
The outside front of the card reads, "Hallowe'en Frolic // NURSES K.G.H. // Friday, November 2nd // 1928" in printing and "N. Valleau" handwritten in ink; the inside front has the programme listed; the inside back has 16 engagements handwritten in ink; the outside back reads, "PATRONESSES // MRS. HAROLD DAVIS // MRS. FRASER ARMSTRONG // MISS ANNIE BAILLIE // COMMITTEE // MISS HATTON // MISS BLACK // MISS KINGSTON // MISS MACDONALD // The Jackson Press, Kingston, Ont." in printing.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Temporary Location
6 March 2017: missing
Dimension Notes
Length 8.1 cm x Width 10.0 cm x Depth 0.1 cm (folded)
Condition Remarks
The paper is complete, with no tears or missing sections; the outer front and back show some minor staining; the outer front has a spot stain at the upper right corner; all printing and writing is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Oral history transcript for Nora Valleau; Queen's University Archives Folder N207—Social and Other Functions; "KGH Nursing Alumni Memorabilia," by Marilyn Boston; KGH Alumnae papers at Queen's University Archives for dance programs for Halloween 1926, 1938; Graduation 1927, 1939, 1940, 1941; CD #9.
Research Facts
The annual Hallowe'en party was a popular event for the nurses; it was held in Grant Hall and the classroom in the basement of the residence (only after 1928).
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dinner program

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Dates
1936
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028019
Description
Cream-coloured paper program made from two sheets of folded paper to create a front and back cover of thicker paper and two pages of thinner paper inside; cover exhibits an illustration of nurses entering into KGH from across Canada and the United States; inside lists the menu on one page and the p…
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Accession Number
996028019
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Description
Cream-coloured paper program made from two sheets of folded paper to create a front and back cover
of thicker paper and two pages of thinner paper inside; cover exhibits an illustration of nurses
entering into KGH from across Canada and the United States; inside lists the menu on one page and
the program on the second page, including toasts and songs; KGH song printed on reverse of the
second page; program joined with red and white string; dinner celebrates KGH School of Nursing
Golden Jubilee
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
The Jackson Press
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
Date Remarks
Jubilee held in June of 1936; date printed on cover of program
Material
paper: cream
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
The cover reads, "1886 [KGH Crest] 1936 // GOLDEN JUBILEE // KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF
NURSING // Drawn by - M.A. Thompson" (see accession sheet for detailed sketch)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Dimension Notes
Length 17.8 cm. x Width 25.5 cm. x Depth 1.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Top right corner of cover is creased; 1.5 mm pink stain on cover 12.9 cm from top and 2.3 cm from
left side of cover; some surface tearing of the paper on reverse of front cover where tape was
removed, 1.6 cm from top and 7.5 cm from left side; surface tearing of paper on cover of first inside
page 6.1 cm from top and 7.6 cm from right side; red stain on same page 6.1 cm from bottom and
2.1 cm from right side; surface dirt in several spots on back cover
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"KGH Nursing Alumni Memorabilia" by Marilyn Boston; see also: from KGH Nursing Memorabilia at Queen's University Archives: original newspaper clippings for the 50th Anniversary Celebration;
original newspaper clippings regarding the beginning of the school in 1886; program for the 50th Anniversary activities; also see, "Oral History Transcript of N. Valleau" compiled by R. Rustige; CD #2
Research Facts
N. Valleau attended the Golden Jubilee in 1936, just 8 years after graduating; at this time, she was working as a private duty nurse in Kingston; by 1936, over 800 nurses had graduated from the
program; a tag on the inside of the front cover states that over 400 nurses attended the dinner, which was held in Grant Hall; the dinner was catered by Hunts of Toronto
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dinner program

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Dates
1946
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028020
Description
Dinner program from the KGH School of Nursing Diamond Jubilee; made from one piece of paper folded in three to create a large centre with two flaps to close over the front; cover depicts two silhouettes of nurses dressed in uniforms from 1946 and 1886; centre piece can be seen underneath as the top…
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Accession Number
996028020
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Description
Dinner program from the KGH School of Nursing Diamond Jubilee; made from one piece of paper folded
in three to create a large centre with two flaps to close over the front; cover depicts two silhouettes
of nurses dressed in uniforms from 1946 and 1886; centre piece can be seen underneath as
the top corner of each flap has been folded back and printed with a date: 1946 on the left and
1886 on the right; dimensions are given for folded program
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
The Jackson Press
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1946
Date Remarks
Diamond Jubilee held June 3rd, 1946; date printed on cover of program
Material
paper: cream
Inscriptions
On cover, "1946 1886 // R. NOBLE"; inside in the centre is printed: "KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL
SCHOOL OF NURSING // DIAMOND JUBILEE // Grant Hall, Queen's University, June 3rd, 1946"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm. x Width 21.7 cm. x Depth 1.5 mm.
Condition Remarks
On left flap a grey smudge mark 7.3 cm from the bottom and 5 cm from the left side; both corners
of the folded-back tops on the flaps have creases; top corner on left side has also been creased
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"KGH Nursing Alumni Memorabilia" by Marilyn Boston; see also: from KGH Nursing Memorabilia at
Queen's University Archives: original newspaper clippings for the Diamond Jubilee; also, "Oral
History Transcript of N. Valleau" compiled by R. Rustige; CD #2
Research Facts
At this time, Nora Valleau was engaged in private duty nursing in the Kingston area; in 1946 the
KGH Nurses' Alumni Association started its newsletter; the dinner was held on June 3rd, 1946
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Dates
1928
circa 1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028050
Description
A standard letter-size envelope in cream paper, opened along the top; postmarked in green ink on top right corner; no stamp -- printed postage (2c); addressed to Valleau and sent by the Inspector of training schools for nurses; on reverse is logo for Province of Ontario: stag and moose flanking a s…
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Accession Number
996028050
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- correspondence
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
A standard letter-size envelope in cream paper, opened along the top; postmarked in green ink on
top right corner; no stamp -- printed postage (2c); addressed to Valleau and sent by the Inspector
of training schools for nurses; on reverse is logo for Province of Ontario: stag and moose flanking
a shield and topped by a bear
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Date Remarks
Postmark is dated Dec. 12, 1928 @ 3:45 P.M.
Material
paper: cream
Inscriptions
On front, stamped in green: "HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY // TORONTO ONT"; next to this also stamped in green:
"CANADA // LICENSE // No. 16 // 2 CENTS 2 // METER // 4102 // POSTAGE"; in typed letters: "Miss
Nora M. Valleau, // Codrington, Ontario"; reverse, printed in blue: "ONTARIO // DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
// INSPECTOR OF TRAINING SCHOOLS // FOR NURSES"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Dimension Notes
Length 24.2 cm. x Width 10.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Ink stamp on reverse of envelope has soaked through to the front to leave a grey stain 8.7 cm from
left side and 1 cm from bottom; stain measures 2 cm in diameter; top edge has several small tears
due to rough opening of the envelope; glue used on reverse to keep paper edges together is now
turning brown and staining the paper it touches
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.028.028 (Notice of Passing); and 996.028.052-.059 (RN Exams); CD #2
Research Facts
The envelope contained Valleau's notice of having successfully passed the exam for Nurse Registration
(996.028.028)
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fallout shelter notice

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Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028111
Description
Fallout shelter notice, which consists of a rectangular paper notice with red and black printing on both sides.
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Accession Number
996028111
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Radioactive Fallout
Description
Fallout shelter notice, which consists of a rectangular paper notice with red and black printing on both sides.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate; received after her death
Maker
City of Kingston
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Based on development of nuclear weapons
Material
paper: brown
ink: red; black
Inscriptions
The black and red printing on the front of the notice reads, "CANADA POSTAGE PAID // 3c. // Permit No. 129 KINGSTON // "OCCUPANT" // 63 Traymoor N Pt 81 38 x 92 354 Z P-167 L 905 B 3300 V242 // IMPORTANT [underlined] // HANG THIS CARD IN A CONSPICUOUS PLACE IN YOUR HOME."; the reverse reads: "E.M.O. // CITY OF KINGSTON - COUNTY OF FRONTENAC // PUBLIC FALLOUT SHELTER // In the event of nuclear attack the public fallout shelter for this residence is located at: QUEENS UNIVERSITY ADELAIDE HALL // All residents without an approved private shelter should go there as soon as warning of fallout in this area is received over the radio. // EMERGENCY SUPPLIES // Residents should take with them: 1. All available food in the home. 2. A supply of fresh water. 3. A portable battery radio. 4. A supply of blankets. 5. A supply of fresh clothing. 6. A supply of special medicines if needed (insulin, etc.) 7. Such other essential [underlined] items as may be required. // SHELTER PERIOD // Your emergency government, through the RADEF system, will keep a close watch on the rate of decay of fallout in this area. // YOUR RADIO WILL TELL YOU WHEN IT IS SAFE TO LEAVE [entire sentence underlined]."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 13.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The notice had yellowed heavily; there were water stains along the proper left side and top corner; there was a tear in the paper, in the middle of the top edge, 2.3 cm long, and another below and to the right of this, 2.0 cm long; there were seven more creases along this top edge, and the bottom proper right corner was creased; there were three blue smudges in the lower right quadrant of the reverse side.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Oral History Transcript for Nora Valleau" by Rona Rustige; CD #6
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graduation announcement

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Dates
1928
circa 1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028026 a-b
Description
One piece of rectangular-shaped paper folded in half to create a square card; cream-coloured thick paper with black script printed on the cover; inside lists names of all nurses graduating in 1928; envelope is included
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Accession Number
996028026 a-b
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Education, Nursing -- ephemera
Description
One piece of rectangular-shaped paper folded in half to create a square card; cream-coloured thick
paper with black script printed on the cover; inside lists names of all nurses graduating in 1928;
envelope is included
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - card - Size: Length 14.8 cm. x Width 17.1 cm. x Depth 1.0 mm.
b - envelope - Size: Length 15.5 cm. x Width 9.4 cm. x Depth 1.0 mm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Date Remarks
Announcement is dated May 15, 1928
Material
paper: cream
Inscriptions
On cover, "The Governors of // The Kingston General Hospital // announce // The Commencement Exercises
// of the School of Nursing // to be held in // Grant Hall, Queen's University // on Tuesday
evening, May the fifteenth // nineteen hundred and twenty-eight // at eight o'clock"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Condition Remarks
Announcement has one fold mark running horizontally through the middle; envelope has small black
dot on front 4.9 cm from the right side and 6 mm from the bottom; a grey smudge appears on the reverse
4.8 cm from the right side and 2.9 cm from the bottom
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Photo
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Ms. Valleau donated a number of artifacts relating to her graduation in 1928; please see: dance
card (996.028.006); sterling thimble (996.028.009); graduation photo of Valleau (996.028.017); 1928
yearbook (996.028.018); graduation uniform (996.028.066); photograph of 1928 graduating class (996.
028.063); 1928 School of Nursing Certificate for N. Valleau (996.028.063); CD #2
Research Facts
Ms. Valleau graduated along with 34 other nurses
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graduation congratulations

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Dates
1928
circa 1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996028027
Description
A one-page, pale pink paper card with thin gold trim; in the top left corner there is an illustration of a butterfly on a small bouquet of pink, blue and red flowers with green leaves against a black circular background; a second bouquet of only three flowers against a circular black background app…
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Accession Number
996028027
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Education, Nursing -- ephemera
Description
A one-page, pale pink paper card with thin gold trim; in the top left corner there is an illustration
of a butterfly on a small bouquet of pink, blue and red flowers with green leaves against a
black circular background; a second bouquet of only three flowers against a circular black background
appears in the right corner; card is printed with a poem in black lettering
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
Rust Craft
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Date Remarks
The card refers to Valleau's graduation in May of 1928
Material
paper: pale pink
Inscriptions
"CONGRATULATIONS // TO YOU // May this joy that comes to // you // Be like a sunny ray // That never
fades or dims its // light, // But shines through every // day."; signed in ink as "B Bailne"
(?); reverse, at bottom, "10742 HANDPAINTED // RUSTCRAFT BOSTON U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Dimension Notes
Length 12.5 cm. x Width 9.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Surface exhibits some grime; top right corner has had a small (2 mm) portion folded forward; reverse
has a partially rubbed-out pencil mark (?) on top left corner
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Photo
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Ms. Valleau donated a number of artifacts relating to her graduation in 1928; please see: dance
card (996.028.006); sterling thimble (996.028.009); graduation photo of Valleau (996.028.017); 1928
yearbook (996.028.018); graduation uniform (996.028.066); photograph of 1928 graduating class (996.
028.063); 1928 School of Nursing Certificate for N. Valleau (996.028.063); graduation announcement (996.028.026a,b); CD #2
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