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25th Reunion of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1932 [photograph]

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Dates
1957
circa 1957
Collection
Mona Winterburn Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Accession Number
009009006
Description
Monochrome photograph of twenty-five nurses celebrating their 25th anniversary after graduating from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1932; the women are looking towards the camera for a group photo in a large room; women are lined up into three rows with the first row of women si…
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Accession Number
009009006
Collection
Mona Winterburn Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Nurses
Photography
Description
Monochrome photograph of twenty-five nurses celebrating their 25th anniversary after graduating from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1932; the women are looking towards the camera for a group photo in a large room; women are lined up into three rows with the first row of women sitting and the second and third row standing; each nurse is dressed in casual attire; mounted in a wide cream coloured and designed frame with brown cardstock; handwritten names of the ladies on the front; dates of the reunion and the photographers details on lower front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Photograph was originally owned by Mona Winterburn's aunt, Mary Benedict.
Maker
H. Lightfoot
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1957
circa 1957
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: cream, brown
ink: black, grey
Inscriptions
On the front: "25TH ANNIVERSARY K.G.H. 1932 - 1957 // H. Lightfoot // Kingston; on the back: "Front Row - L - R - Emma Smith -- Miss Gill Miss Wilson Miss Acton Miss Armery - Miss Livine // Miss [illegible] // 2nd Row - Lori McMaster - Elsie [illegible] - Muriel Keyes - Gertrude [illegible] - Adele [illegible] - Irene Campbell // [illegible name] - Gladys O'Day // 3rd Row: Norma Clark - Helen Spafford - Billie Seager - Ailene Toland - Kelen Akroyd - Mahel Johnson // Geraldine Fraser - Isabelle Hendrick."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-4-2
Length
30.3 cm
Width
35.2 cm
Depth
0.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 30.3 cm X Width 35.2 cm X Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
The frame is slightly warped throughout and three of the corners are bent
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
There were forty-two students in Class of 1932: using the class list the names that are not legible are listed here:
"Front Row - L - R - Emma Smith -- Miss Gill Miss Wilson Miss Acton Miss Armery - Miss Livine // Miss DERBYSHIRE // 2nd Row - Lori McMaster - Elsie DAVIS - Muriel Keyes - Gertrude RANSOM - Adele BENEDICT - Irene Campbell // CORDELIA HUTSON - Gladys O'Day // 3rd Row: Norma Clark - Helen Spafford - Billie Seager - Ailene Toland - Kelen Akroyd - Mahel Johnson // Geraldine Fraser - Isabelle Hendrick"
The first official graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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35th Reunion of St. Michael's Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1946 [photograph]

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Dates
1981
circa 1981
Collection
Susanne Martel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Accession Number
005019009
Description
A colour photograph of members of the St. Michael's Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1946.
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Accession Number
005019009
Collection
Susanne Martel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- portraits
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Photography
Description
A colour photograph of members of the St. Michael's Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1946.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's mother, Mary Pillar (married name McAlpine), a 1946 graduate of the St. Michael's Hospital School of Nursing, in Toronto.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1981
circa 1981
Date Remarks
Written on artefact
Material
paper: multicolored
Inscriptions
"June / 81 // Reunion" written in pen on the back of the photograph.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box 4
Length
11.2 cm
Width
8.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 11.2 cm x Width 8.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Some discoloration and slight damage around the edges.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
"The St. Michael's Story," St. Michael's Hospital, http://www.stmichaelshospital.com/about/history.php, accessed July 13th, 2020.
Research Facts
St. Michael's Hospital School of Nursing is an urban Roman Catholic hospital based nursing school in Toronto. It was founded in 1892 by the Sisters of St. Joseph to care for the poor, Beginning with 26 beds, by 1912 there were 300 beds and a five room operating suite. "Between 1892 and 1974, St. Michael's School of Nursing graduated 81 classes, totalling 5,177 graduates. The school was closed in 1974 when nursing education was moved into the province's community college system." Their motto, "Quod Minimis Mihi Fecisti," means "You Did It For Me." The reunion was the 35th anniversary and took place in 1981.
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50 year reunion Hamilton General Hospital Nurses Training School Class of 1946 [photograph]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15407
Dates
1996
circa 1996
Category
Archival
Archival, photograph
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Photograph
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Accession Number
010051004
Description
Wood framed rectangular colour nurses alumna 50 year reunion photograph of Hamilton General Hospital Nurses Training School Class of 1946; photograph depicts 26 women arranged in two rows with the front row seated on two couches; nurses are in front of large burgundy curtain; clear glass glaze at f…
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Accession Number
010051004
Category
Archival
Archival, photograph
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Archival, Images
Archival, Photograph
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Archival
Schools, Nursing
Schools, Nursing -- pictorial works
Nurses
Nurses -- portraits
Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Wood framed rectangular colour nurses alumna 50 year reunion photograph of Hamilton General Hospital Nurses Training School Class of 1946; photograph depicts 26 women arranged in two rows with the front row seated on two couches; nurses are in front of large burgundy curtain; clear glass glaze at front and moulded wooden frame painted black with silver coloured trim; photograph mounted inside frame with black card paper with gold coloured border; thick light brown cardboard backing secured with grey metal brad nails and staples; grey metal mounting wire stretched horizontally across back and attached with grey metal eye screws.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donor is son of original owner: Verna Mae Sproule (1 May 1922 – 2003), Hamilton General Hospital Training School Class 1946. Miss Sproule worked at Kingston General Hospital as scrub nurse for Dr. Bingham.
Site Made (City)
Hamilton
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1996
circa 1996
Date Remarks
Donor file suggests this was the 50 year reunion
Material
paper: tan, black
ink: gold
glass: clear
wood: brown
paint: black, silver
metal: grey
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-1
Length
28.6 cm
Width
23.4 cm
Depth
1.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor scratching and chipping of paint all over frame; minor scratching of backing board, especially around nails and staples; minor adhesive residue on glaze near top proper right corner.
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Documents
Website
Reference Comments
Donor file 010.051
“Hamilton General Hospital.” History of Health Care in Hamilton, McMaster University, 2020.
Research Facts
This is an Alumna reunion of the Hamilton General Hospital Training School Class of 1946. Verna Mae Sproule (1 May 1922 – 2003), the mother of the artifact donor, was a member of the graduating class; Sproule also briefly worked at Kingston General Hospital as a scrub nurse for Dr. Bingham. The donor indicates that this was likely the 50 year reunion.
The Hamilton General Hospital training school for nurses was an apprenticeship style program that began in 1890; the program was initially two years, but was expanded to a three-year program led by the head nurse and physicians; it involved formal instruction and on the job training; the Hamilton General Hospital School of Nursing discontinued in 1973 when Mohawk College took over the program.
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1886 - 1936 Golden Jubilee [commemorative event program]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10882
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Ephemera
Nursing
Accession Number
001043012
Description
A program from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing's Golden Jubilee; consists of a standard letter sized piece of paper, folded 3 ways; beige colour; contains information on the entire four day event.
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Accession Number
001043012
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Ephemera
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Description
A program from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing's Golden Jubilee; consists of a standard letter sized piece of paper, folded 3 ways; beige colour; contains information on the entire four day event.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used during the Golden Jubilee celebration; donated to the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association by Bessie (Leonard) Tudhope.
Maker
Hanson & Edgar. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
The program is dated.
Material
paper: cream
Inscriptions
"1886 - 1936 // GOLDEN // JUBILEE // KINGSTON // GENERAL HOSPITAL // SCHOOL OF NURSING // KINGSTON, ONTARIO // JUNE 22ND-23RD-24TH-25TH // 1936" printed on the cover "This is our program. // Keep it until June (?illeg.) // thought you would like to read it." hand-written at the top
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box 8
Length
21.5 cm
Width
9.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 9.3 cm
Condition Remarks
The card is worn and has some creases on it.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Website
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
The Golden Jubilee took place from June 22nd until the 25th in 1936.
The first official graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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1931 Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing 50 Year Class Reunion [class reunion booklet]

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Dates
1981
circa 1981
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Nursing
Commemorative
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Nursing
Commemorative
Ephemera
Accession Number
001043014 a-b
Description
A homemade booklet done for the 1931 Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing 50 Year Class Reunion; made out of red construction paper with photocopied photographs glued to it; the booklet (a) has 12 photocopied pages held in it with white and red string; the pages have pictures of different nu…
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Accession Number
001043014 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Nursing
Commemorative
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Nursing
Commemorative
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Education, Nursing
Anniversaries and Special Events -- pamphlet
Description
A homemade booklet done for the 1931 Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing 50 Year Class Reunion; made out of red construction paper with photocopied photographs glued to it; the booklet (a) has 12 photocopied pages held in it with white and red string; the pages have pictures of different nurses glued to it with information about there current whereabouts on some of them; there is a photocopied photograph of the nurses' home on the cover and a hand-drawn Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing symbol (white cross with KGH written across it); there is another handmade nursing symbol (b) that has come unattached.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - booklet - Size: Length 23.0 cm x Width 15.2 cm
b - symbol - Size: Diameter 5.3 cm
Provenance
Belonged to Ruth Wallace of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing the Class of 1931; used at the class of 1931's 50 year reunion (1981); donated to the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association by Ruth's daughter Barbara Earl Gilbert in 1963.
Maker
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1931
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1981
circa 1981
Date Remarks
The year 1981 is printed on the booklet.
Material
paper: red, white
fabric: red, white
ink: black
Inscriptions
"1931 1981 // 50th Reunion" printed in marker at the top of the cover; "NEW NURSES' HOME, KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL" printed under the picture on the cover.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box 8
Condition Remarks
Some wear on the paper; the Kingston General Hospital (KGH) symbol should be attached.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Website
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
Possibly a template for a booklet that would have been distributed.
The first graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal.
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Abbie Judson R.N. 1923 [Registered Nurse certificate]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14967
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Collection
Judy Horsey Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
Accession Number
999022003
Description
One piece tan paper folded in half with decorative green border and red paper seal on a registered nurse certificate used to certify Abbie Judson as a Registered Nurse; includes: Province of Ontario coat of arms at the top center, which consists of a bear, moose and deer surrounding a shield with a…
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Accession Number
999022003
Collection
Judy Horsey Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurses
Nursing
Licensure, Nursing
Description
One piece tan paper folded in half with decorative green border and red paper seal on a registered nurse certificate used to certify Abbie Judson as a Registered Nurse; includes: Province of Ontario coat of arms at the top center, which consists of a bear, moose and deer surrounding a shield with a cross and three golden maple leafs; at the bottom left corner is a red paper seal belonging to the Secretary for the Province of Ontario; above the seal is the certificate number; at the bottom of the certificate, there are two hand written signatures, one from the Provincial Secretary and one from the Inspector of Training Schools; these signatures authorize the power of the certificate; surrounding the content is a green border with an intricate design.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Originally owned by Abbie Judson, a graduate from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1922. She is also the aunt of the donor, Judy Horsey.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1923
circa 1923
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: tan, red
ink: black, green, red
Inscriptions
On the front: "Province of Ontario // This is to Certify that // - Abbie Judson - // having duly complied with the provisions of the Act respecting // The Registration of Nurses and the regulations thereunder has this day been duly // registered in the Department of the Provincial Secretary and while so registered // may be designated and use the title // - Registered Nurse - // Given under our hands and Seal of Office of the Provincial Secretary // at the City of Toronto in the Province of Ontario this twenty-fifth day of // April - in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty-three // H.C. Nixon // Provincial Secretary // S. Macpherson [illeg.] Reg N. // Inspector of Training Schools // certificate No. 23.550"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-4-3
Length
37.6 cm
Width
26.4 cm
Depth
0.01 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measured open; Length 37.6 cm x Width 26.4 cm X Depth 0.01 cm
Condition Remarks
Folded in the middle, leaving a large crease; small rip at the bottom and center of the certificate at the crease; the left side of the certificate is wrinkling, possibly due to water damage
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Timeline
Reference Comments
Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. https://rnao.ca/sites/rnao-ca/files/RNAOs_Proud_Past.pdf
Research Facts
The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario, by 1935, was instrumental in developing standards for nursing education and practice. The association protected the title “registered nurse” by making it mandatory to be registered. Nurses had to graduate from nursing school and subsequently be examined again in order to become registered nurses in Ontario. Examinations for the Registered Nurse Certificate began in 1923.
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About the Anne Baillie Residence [presentation speech]

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Dates
1992
circa 1992
Collection
McQueen Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Nursing
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Nursing
Ephemera
Accession Number
997014001 a-b
Description
A typed speech written single sided on two pieces of white letterhead paper.
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Accession Number
997014001 a-b
Collection
McQueen Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Nursing
Ephemera
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Commemorative
Nursing
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events -- ephemera
Commemorative and Association Items -- ephemera
Communication -- ephemera
Description
A typed speech written single sided on two pieces of white letterhead paper.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - paper - Size: Length 28.0 cm x 21.5 cm
b - paper - Size: Length 28.0 cm x 21.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Mrs. Hannah McQueen.
Maker
K. E. McQueen
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1992
circa 1992
Date Remarks
Printed on document.
Material
paper: white
ink: black, red, blue
Inscriptions
Printed on letterhead: "K. E. MCQUEEN, M.D., C.M., M.C.F.P."; handwritten in ink on first page: "July 24 / 92; printed in ink on first page (a): "Mr. Chairman, Dr. Angus, Miss Burkinshaw, Ladies and Gentlemen: // I have been asked to speak to you about the Anne Baillie Residence. // Well named - The Ann Baillie Residence. Ann Baillie was a truly wonderful // person, dearly loved by all the students and we were very fortunate to have // her as our Superintendent of Nurses. // We were also very fortunate to be in the School of Nursing at K. G. H. // when there was so many changes for the improvement and better conditions // in the hospital and School of Nursing. // We were the first class of 1928 to occupy the New Nurse's Residence and // to have a Class Room of which we were very proud. We watched with excitement // and interest of the erection of the Ann Baillie Residence. Of cours, there // was the noise, dust which we endured when we were on night duty. // Our class were not all together, we were separated some at George Street // Residence. We were moved from one location to another, Doran, Watkins, and // finally to Nickle. Well I remember those stairs at Watkins to the 3rd floor. // There were about 35 students in our class, through the discomfort of many // changes, we were young, cheerful, happy and we built up comradship (sp). We helped // one another and worked hard from 7 AM to 7 PM with 2 hours off if your work was // completed. As a Probie we were off duty at 4:30 PM. // To begin our day, every morning before 7AM we assembled in the long // corridor between Douglas and Empire. There was a great deal of noisy chattereing // between us. Then precisely at 7AM someone would say "Here she comes" and all at // once we would form a straight line at attention. There was complete silence // and we would all say Good Morning Miss Baillie. We had prayers and given // the assignemtns of the day before going on duty. // Then came moving day to the new residence. We previously asked Miss Baillie // if we could have our closest friends rooms near one another and the request was // granted. // At the Ann Baillie Residence we had a beautiful sun room, very spacious, // bright, cheerful, painted a soft green. It was restful and relaxing. The // bookcases were empty, but it wasn't long until they were filled by generous // people. I think Mrs. Etherington had something to do with donating the books. // There was a piano and we were very fortunate to have a very talented nurse // who gave freely of her time to play for us such selections as Canadian Cappers // and to play for sing songs, etc. // There was a lounge room and the Class Room. The Class Room was very well // equiped (sp) with a hosptial bed. After instructing us in bed making, Miss Acton // our nursing instructor and well I can remember - asked me to come up and make up // the bed before all the class. I just about dropped thru the floor. A great // deal of emphasis was put on how to make a bed properly and Mitre the corners // just so. // We were taught by the Doctors, W.T. Connell, McGegor, MacCullum, Austin, Bogart, // Gibson, Ehterington, Matheson, J. C. Connell and other Doctors who gave their time."; handwritten: "In conclusion those of us who resided at the Anne Baille // had many memories, of this Anne Baillie Residence of over 60 yrs."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-3 Box 16
Condition Remarks
Both pages are creased down the centre but have no tears or holes.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Hannah McQueen graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1928.
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academic achievement medal

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact668
Dates
1929
circa 1929
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Awards
Nursing
Classification
Achievement awards
Nursing
Accession Number
995002048
Description
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing gold academic achievement medal, which consists of a decorative crest on a gold bar with a pin at the back; the crest is made of gold and enamel and has a central crest with a snake and rod at the left, a cross in the centre and an arrow at the right; the…
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Accession Number
995002048
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Awards
Nursing
Classification
Achievement awards
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Numismatics
Nursing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing gold academic achievement medal, which consists of a decorative crest on a gold bar with a pin at the back; the crest is made of gold and enamel and has a central crest with a snake and rod at the left, a cross in the centre and an arrow at the right; the top section has what appears to be two tents and a canoe; there are banners with lettering on them around the crest; the outside edges of the crest have decorative points and the top of the crest has a crown and anchor; this crest is attached to a thin flat gold bar that has a pin and clasp on the back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Mrs. Aletha (Hatton) Clendenning; Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1929.
Maker
Smith Bros. Jewelers Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1929
circa 1929
Date Remarks
Original owner was in the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1929.
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: white; blue; red
Inscriptions
Engraved on front: "KINGSTON // HOSPITAL // FOR GOD AND HUMANITY" Engraved: "A. V. Hatton"; stamped: "S. Bs 14k"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Length
4.0 cm
Width
2.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 4.0 cm. x Width: 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Pin shows slight tarnishing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
The first graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal.
Exhibit History
"For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase West, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
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academic achievement medal

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact724
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Awards
Classification
Achievement awards
Nursing
Accession Number
995002104
Description
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing gold academic achievement medal, which consists of a decorative crest on a gold bar with a pin at the back; the crest is made of gold and enamel and has a central crest with a snake and rod at the left, a cross in the centre and an arrow at the right; the…
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Accession Number
995002104
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Awards
Classification
Achievement awards
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Nursing
Numismatics
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing gold academic achievement medal, which consists of a decorative crest on a gold bar with a pin at the back; the crest is made of gold and enamel and has a central crest with a snake and rod at the left, a cross in the centre and an arrow at the right; the top section has what appears to be two tents and a canoe; there are banners with lettering on them around the crest; the outside edges of the crest have decorative points and the top of the crest has a crown and anchor; this crest is attached to a thin flat gold bar that has a pin and clasp on the back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Ellen Priscilla Dodd, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1931.
Maker
Smith Bros. Jewelers Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1931
circa 1931
Date Remarks
Owner was of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1931
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: red; blue; white
Inscriptions
The front of the crest reads, "KINGSTON HOSPITAL // FOR GOD AND HUMANITY"; the back of the pin has the name, "E.P. Dodd" engraved on the bar and "S. B. LTD // 14 k" stamped at the bottom of the crest.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Length
4.4 cm
Width
2.6 cm
Depth
0.8 cm
Dimension Notes
Length: 4.4 cm. x Width: 2.6 cm. x Depth: 0.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
The pin shows only very minor wear and tarnish; the enamel is complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
The first graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal.
Exhibit History
Kingston General Hospital Nursing Alumnae 2006 Special Exhibit @ Museum of Health Care: April 19, 2006-May 30, 2007
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academic achievement medal

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Dates
1949
circa 1949
Collection
Joyce Anita Hawkins Collection
Category
Awards
Nursing
Classification
Academic Awards
Nursing
Accession Number
008025001
Description
Sterling silver achievement medal consists of enameled design with crest made of silver and enamel and has a central crest with a snake and rod at the left, a cross in the centre and an arrow at the right; the top section has what appears to be two tents and a canoe; there are banners with letterin…
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Accession Number
008025001
Collection
Joyce Anita Hawkins Collection
Category
Awards
Nursing
Classification
Academic Awards
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nursing
Numismatics
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Sterling silver achievement medal consists of enameled design with crest made of silver and enamel and has a central crest with a snake and rod at the left, a cross in the centre and an arrow at the right; the top section has what appears to be two tents and a canoe; there are banners with lettering on them around the crest; the outside edges of the crest have decorative points and the top of the crest has a crown and anchorapplied to decorative silver cutout applied to silver bar with pin clasp closure; inscription on reverse.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Awarded to donor, Joyce Anita Hawkins.
Maker
Kinnear D'Esterre
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1949
circa 1949
Date Remarks
Graduation date.
Material
metal: silver, blue, burgundy
Inscriptions
On front: "KINGSTON HOSPITAL // FOR GOD AND HUMANITY"; on reverse: "J. A. H. // 1949 //STERLING".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Temporary Location
Exhibit: "For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital" Nov 13, 2008.
Length
4.6 cm
Width
2.7 cm
Depth
0.8 cm
Dimension Notes
Length 4.6 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Website
Reference Comments
Joyce A. Hawkins Whittingham
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
This second place award was for the outstanding student at the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing. Annual awards started in 1910 and ended at the closing of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1974.
The first graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal
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