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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
997037445
Description
File box, which is hollow and rectangular in shape; the top of the box is attached by a pivot screw on both sides; the top folds over the box bottom; there are four circular moulds in bottom of box.
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Accession Number
997037445
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Description
File box, which is hollow and rectangular in shape; the top of the box is attached by a pivot screw on both sides; the top folds over the box bottom; there are four circular moulds in bottom of box.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C. H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Material
metal: red; silver; white; black
Inscriptions
Label on box reads, "INDEX"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-9
Dimension Notes
Length 13.0 cm x Width 8.0 cm x Depth 9.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Staining on exterior of box
Copy Type
Original
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identification name plate

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Dates
1927
circa 1927
Collection
Queenie Cooke Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
996023003
Description
Name pin, which consists of a piece of three-layered plastic (black, white and red); the white centre of the plastic is visible through engraved letters into the black front; the back of the plastic is red; the back has a manufacturer's stamp on it as well as an attached metal pin and clasp which a…
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Accession Number
996023003
Collection
Queenie Cooke Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Hospital Administration
Description
Name pin, which consists of a piece of three-layered plastic (black, white and red); the white centre
of the plastic is visible through engraved letters into the black front; the back of the plastic
is red; the back has a manufacturer's stamp on it as well as an attached metal pin and clasp
which allows the pin to be attached to clothing
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated by Pat Daniels, the nephew of the original owner, Queenie Cooke, 1927 KGH Nursing graduate
Maker
P.M. Industries
Site Made (City)
Belleville
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1927
circa 1927
Date Remarks
Miss Cooke began working at the Belleville General Hospital after she graduated
Material
metal: yellow
plastic: black; red; white
Inscriptions
The front of the pin is engraved, "MISS Q. COOKE, REG. N. // ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISOR."; the back
of the pin reads, "P.M. // INDUSTRIES // Belleville, Ont."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 7.7 cm. x Width: 2.6 cm. x Depth: 0.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
The front of the pin shows minor wear in the plastic; the pin and clasp at the back work
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
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identification name plate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12336
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Collection
Helen G. Hughes Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
998004006
Description
Gold metal rectangular name pin with black lettering; clasp pin closure on reverse.
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Accession Number
998004006
Collection
Helen G. Hughes Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Hospital Administration
Description
Gold metal rectangular name pin with black lettering; clasp pin closure on reverse.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Worn by Helen Hughes.
Maker
Reeves Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Attleboro
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1960
circa 1960
Date Remarks
Based on date of promotion.
Material
metal: yellow
ink: black
Inscriptions
Etched on front of pin: "MISS H. G. HUGHES // DIRECTOR OF NURSING"; stamped into metal on back of pin: "MFG, BY REEVES CO. INC., ATTLEBORO, MASS".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 1.2 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Elizabeth Black; CD #2.
Research Facts
Helen Hughes graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1931. She spent her entire career at the hospital, retiring from the position of Director of Nursing.
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identification name plate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9202
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
996028106
Description
Name tag, which consists of a rectangular, flat, solid metal bar; the front surface is shiny and smooth, with white engraved letters running down its length; the back surface has a pin with a clasp running down its length
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Accession Number
996028106
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Hospital Administration
Clothing
Description
Name tag, which consists of a rectangular, flat, solid metal bar; the front surface is shiny and smooth, with white engraved letters running down its length; the back surface has a pin with a clasp running down its length
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate; received after her death
Maker
Reeves Co. Inc.
Site Made (City)
Attleboro
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1928
circa 1928
Date Remarks
Date of graduation
Material
metal: silver; white
Inscriptions
Raised metal letters appear on the back, reading: "MFG. BY REEVES CO. INC., ATTLEBORO, MASS."; on the front, the white accented engraved letters read, "MISS N. VALLEAU, R.N."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Dimension Notes
Length 5.7 cm x Width 0.9 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
Condition Remarks
There were minor signs of plate wear, but no corrosion; the pin and name tag were structurally sound and all parts moved freely.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Oral History Transcript for Nora Valleau" by Rona Rustige; CD #6
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Dates
1946
circa 1946
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
997037520 a-b
Description
(a) Round-headed metal key, tapering to a narrow neck, a groove down one side and the key cutting along the length of the other; a circular hole is stamped in the head of the key; (b) a cotton string attaches a flat paper card to the key; the tag is rectangular with the top two corners cut across t…
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Accession Number
997037520 a-b
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Description
(a) Round-headed metal key, tapering to a narrow neck, a groove down one side and the key cutting along the length of the other; a circular hole is stamped in the head of the key; (b) a cotton string attaches a flat paper card to the key; the tag is rectangular with the top two corners cut across the diagonal; the string is attached to the card via a cardboard reinforced hole.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - key - Size: Length 3.4 cm x Width 1.9 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
b - tag - Size: Length 10.7 cm x Width 5.3 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Dr. H.G. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario
Maker
Excelsior Hardware Co.
Site Made (City)
Stamford
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1946
circa 1946
Date Remarks
Date on tag
Material
metal: silver
paper: tan
cardboard: russet
Inscriptions
(a) Embossed on head of key: "THE EXCELSIOR HARDWARE CO // STAMFORD // CONN."; embossed on reverse side: "6K1"; (b) printed tag has, "GB PD 90877 // Cambridge Instrument Co., Inc // Ossining, N.Y. // Customer's No. // S.O. No 151390 // M.O. No. 12059 // Customer Dr. H. Godfrey Bird // Ontario, Canada // Inspected by W.T. // Date JAN 17 1946 // Tested by M. Anderson // Date 1–16–46 // C.I.CO. FORM NO. 61 25M–1–44 // Scr. #0 – 180916"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-6
Condition Remarks
(a) Minor signs of wear; one 2-mm diameter spot of inactive corrosion; (b) tag is creased but intact; minor signs of wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Research Facts
Found with 997.037.502; key does not match with any lock on this accession
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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
992059001 a-b
Description
Black mailing box has paper label stating manufacturer and receiver; enclosed: 1) clinical supplies // 2) 10 Reducing Recorders; postage paid was 6-cent permit No. 6236 Montreal
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Accession Number
992059001 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Postal Service
Product Packaging
Description
Black mailing box has paper label stating manufacturer and receiver; enclosed: 1) clinical supplies // 2) 10 Reducing Recorders; postage paid was 6-cent permit No. 6236 Montreal
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - top - Size: Length 17.9 cm. x Width 10.3 cm. x Depth 5.3 cm.
b - base - Size: Length 17.4 cm. x Width 10.0 cm. x Depth 5.1 cm.
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Material
pasteboard: black; white; turquoise
Inscriptions
Printed on paper label: SMITH-KLINE & FRENCH // INTER-AMERICAN CORP. // 300 LAURENTIAN BLVD. // MONTREAL 9 // Contents Sample - Fragile // (mailed to): CLIFFORD W. BENNETT, M.D. // 197 QUEEN ST., // KINGSTON, ONT. 06*
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D7-7
Condition Remarks
2004: cardboard box is torn
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Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
000003102
Description
Large black case iron crest-shaped padlock with silver metal U-lock at the top which is hinged at the right side; the front of the padlock has a brass key plate attached by a pivot at the top that allows it to move to the right or left and cover or uncover the keyhole; the back of the padlock is fl…
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Accession Number
000003102
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Mental Health -- hospital
Household Articles
Description
Large black case iron crest-shaped padlock with silver metal U-lock at the top which is hinged at the right side; the front of the padlock has a brass key plate attached by a pivot at the top that allows it to move to the right or left and cover or uncover the keyhole; the back of the padlock is flat.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital; used on the front door of Rockwood.
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Material
metal: silver; black; yellow
Inscriptions
The front of the key plate has an anchor and rope design as well as the words, "SECURE // TUMBLER // LOCK" stamped into the metal.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 10.4 cm x Width 15.1 cm x Depth 2.5 cm (closed)
Condition Remarks
The padlock shows some wear, especially on the front of the key plate; the U-lock and key plate show no corrosion, but there is a very small spot visible at the bottom of the cast iron padlock; (2): some wear on the bolt; latch is worn and tarnished; spotty wear points on body of lock.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, retired Kingston Psychiatric Hospital nurse; originally came with a paper label that read, "Early Type // Hospital Padlock" (not saved)
Research Facts
This padlock was for the front door of Rockwood Aslyum in Kingston, Ontario.
Exhibit History
On display “History of Psychiatry” at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa L-2018-2; 20 March 2018 – 31 Dec 2019
On display, Providence Continuing Care Centre: "Rockwood Asylum: Refuge and Renewal 1878–1905" from Feb. 13, 2007 to 24 Nov 2016. In case 1 of exhibit "Asylum: The Story of Kingston Psychiatric Hospital," Dec. 5, 2000; On display in Bracken wing Feb. 12, 2004-Feb. 2005
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Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
002050414 a-b
Description
Two piece cardboard postal box (a) with lid (b); two United States one and two cent postage stamps with blurred cancellation marks; pre-printed manufacturers paper mailing address label handwritten to addressee.
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Accession Number
002050414 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- biography
Postal Service
Description
Two piece cardboard postal box (a) with lid (b); two United States one and two cent postage stamps with blurred cancellation marks; pre-printed manufacturers paper mailing address label handwritten to addressee.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – box – Size: Length 20.3 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b – lid – Size: Length 20.6 cm x Width 6.2 cm x Depth 1.4 cm
Provenance
Belonged to Dr. Weston L. Herriman; Academy of Medicine
Dates
1890
1900
circa 1890-1900
Date Remarks
Stamp dates
Material
paper: brown, beige
ink: red, green black
Inscriptions
Handwritten on label: "W. L. HERRIMAN, M.D. // Lindsay, // Ontario. // Box 278 Canada"; printed on label: "FROM KNAUTH BROTHERS, // 3-5-7 W. 29th St., NEW YORK."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-3 Box G
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Research Facts
Dr. Weston Herriman was one of the first nine students who graduated in 1855 from the newly formed School of Medicine at the Church of Scotland affiliated University of Queen's College (1854, Kingston, Ontario). The nine senior students had transferred from the Anglican Upper Canada School of Medicine, Toronto to the new school at Queen's.
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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
000003088
Description
Skeleton key, which consists of a solid piece of plated metal with a cylindrical central section that has a flat, rounded triangular top with a hole through the metal near the top; about halfway down the central section there is a round band around the outer edges; below this is the unlocking mecha…
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Accession Number
000003088
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Mental Health -- hospital
Description
Skeleton key, which consists of a solid piece of plated metal with a cylindrical central section that has a flat, rounded triangular top with a hole through the metal near the top; about halfway down the central section there is a round band around the outer edges; below this is the unlocking mechanism; this is made of flattened metal going off to one side and is square with three notches and two grooves in the metal.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital, for the Westwood Building.
Material
metal: silver; dark grey
Inscriptions
On one side of the handle is stamped into the metal: "B635"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 8.2 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 0.7 cm
Condition Remarks
The key shows wear and loss of plating, but no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, retired KPH nurse; CD #4
Research Facts
This was a key for the old Westwood Building at KPH
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Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
Accession Number
000003101
Description
Large metal skeleton key, which consists of a single piece of metal with a solid cylindrical central section that has an oval loop handle at one end; the other end of the cylindrical section is flat and round; there is a rectangular-shaped pair of teeth coming off to one side just before the outer …
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Accession Number
000003101
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Hospital Administration
Classification
Hospital Administration
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Mental Health -- hospital
Description
Large metal skeleton key, which consists of a single piece of metal with a solid cylindrical central section that has an oval loop handle at one end; the other end of the cylindrical section is flat and round; there is a rectangular-shaped pair of teeth coming off to one side just before the outer end of the cylindrical piece; the teeth are close together and each has one rounded and two straight notches cut out from its inner edge, in mirror image to each other.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital
Dates
1870
1900
circa 1870-1900
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-6
Dimension Notes
Length 14.6 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
The metal shows minor wear; no corrosion is visible.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Connie Cox, retired Kingston Psychiatric Hospital nurse; originally came with a paper label that read, "Original key of // Front Door of Hospital" (not saved)
Research Facts
This key was for the front door of Rockwood Asylum in Kingston, Ontario.
Exhibit History
On display “History of Psychiatry” at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Ottawa L-2018-2; 20 March 2018 – 31 Dec 2019
On display, Providence Continuing Care Centre: "Rockwood Asylum: Refuge and Renewal 1878–1905" from Feb. 13, 2007 - 24 Nov 2016. In case 1 of exhibit "Asylum: The Story of Kingston Psychiatric Hospital," Dec. 5, 2000
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