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Dates
1990
1993
circa 1990-1993
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
Accession Number
009046016
Description
Paper single paged typed double spaced autobiography written by Evelyn McLaurin, outlining her experience and role at the Royal Ottawa Sanitorium from 1924 until 1959; includes history of tuberculosis, nurses salaries and life in a TB sanatorium; one staple in top corner with the majoriey of hte pa…
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Accession Number
009046016
Author
Evelyn McLaurin
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Tuberculosis
Hospitals
Nurses
Description
Paper single paged typed double spaced autobiography written by Evelyn McLaurin, outlining her experience and role at the Royal Ottawa Sanitorium from 1924 until 1959; includes history of tuberculosis, nurses salaries and life in a TB sanatorium; one staple in top corner with the majoriey of hte pages loose; printed in black ink; x13 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Effie A. Curry.
Maker
Evelyn McLaurin
Dates
1990
1993
circa 1990-1993
Date Remarks
Estimate time of writing
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Page 1: "I, Evelyn McLaurin was requested to write down my // remembrances of my life with and in the Royal Ottawa Sana- // torium. I am in my 93rd year and this is my story"; Page 6: "Early History of Tuberculosis - Lecture by Miss M. Stewart // (This lecture was given in 1925 and it is taken from the // notes I made then)"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg 8 a
Length
28 cm
Width
21.5 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Only the first 6 pages are stapled--the rest are left loose; each page suffers from multiple stains, though the information is still legible; edges of the papers are worn
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1924
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
009046006 a-c
Description
Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses enameled class pin (a) with raised clover shaped navy and gold design with institute name over white cross with gold bird detail in centre of cross; reverse has graduates initials, manufacturer's name engraved and closure clasp; in original black paper box …
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Accession Number
009046006 a-c
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses enameled class pin (a) with raised clover shaped navy and gold design with institute name over white cross with gold bird detail in centre of cross; reverse has graduates initials, manufacturer's name engraved and closure clasp; in original black paper box (b) with lid (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - pin - Size: Length 3.1 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
b - box - Size: Length 6.2 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 2.3 cm
c - lid - Size: Length 6.6 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
Provenance
Owned by Effie A. Curry
Maker
Birks
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1924
Date Remarks
Date engraved on pin
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: white, blue
paper: black
Inscriptions
Embossed on blue enamel: "LADY // STANLEY // INSTITUTE // OTTAWA"; engraved on back of pin: "#372 // E. A. CURRY // 1924 // BIRKS // 14K"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Condition Remarks
Blue enamel is chipped on left side; white enamel is chipped on right side; back of pin is tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses; Wikipedia; CD #4
Research Facts
Effie A. Curry (Class of 1924) and her twin sister, Elizabeth L. Curry (Class of 1925) graduated from the Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses, Ottawa. Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses was the first nursing school in Ottawa, Ontario, located on Rideau Street. It was founded by Lady Stanley, wife of Frederic Stanley, Governor General of Canada from 1888-1893.
Images
Less detail
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
009046001 a-b
Description
Clear textured empty glass mouth wash flask (a); with metal screw cap (b); front has a smooth triangular area with embossed fleur d'lis symbol and product name.
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Accession Number
009046001 a-b
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Mouthwashes
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- anti-bacterial, oral -- container
Description
Clear textured empty glass mouth wash flask (a); with metal screw cap (b); front has a smooth triangular area with embossed fleur d'lis symbol and product name.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - flask - Size: Length 12.9 cm x Width 8.9 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
b - screw cap - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Diam 2.4 cm
Provenance
Owned by family members of John Anderson
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Embossed onto glass: GLYCO- // THYMOLINE // A 2137"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-7 Box 3 Row C
Condition Remarks
Screw cap (b) has minor rust
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Glyco-Thymoline" Web site; CD #4
Research Facts
Glyco-Thymoline is the original unique natural formula, an alkaline cleansing solution consisting of natural ingredients primarily used as a mouthwash and gargle. Can be used as a spray, rinse or gargle, diluted or full srength, as often as desired; used as part of an oral hygiene program or also for personal hygiene as it gives a refreshing clean feeling and is gentle enough to use on baby's skin. Natural ingredients include: eucalyptol, menthol, pine oil, thymol, 4% alcohol, glycercin and other ingredients.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1929
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
009046005 a-c
Description
Ottawa Civic Hospital Nursing graduation pin (a); with central raised design surrounded by laurel wreath; on reverse graduates and manufacturer's name engraved and closure clasp; contained in original blue paper box (b) with lid (c).
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Accession Number
009046005 a-c
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Ottawa Civic Hospital Nursing graduation pin (a); with central raised design surrounded by laurel wreath; on reverse graduates and manufacturer's name engraved and closure clasp; contained in original blue paper box (b) with lid (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - pin - Size: Diam 2.9 cm x Depth 0.9 cm
b - box - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Width 4.4 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
c - lid - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Elizabeth L. Curry
Maker
Birks
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1929
Date Remarks
Date embossed onto pin
Material
metal: yellow
paper: blue
Inscriptions
Embossed on front: "OTTAWA // CIVIC // HOSPITAL // 1924"; engraved on reverse: "3 // E. L. Curry // BIRKS // 14K"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Condition Remarks
Pin (a) has minor tarnishing in identations
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses; Wikipedia; CD #4
Research Facts
Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses was the first nursing school in Ottawa, Ontario, located on Rideau Street. It was founded by Lady Stanley, wife of Frederic Stanley, Governor General of Canada from 1888-1893. Effie A. Curry (Class of 1924) and her twin sister Elizabeth l. Curry (Class of 1925) graduated from the Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses, Ottawa.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1925
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
009046004 a-c
Description
Gold graduation class ring (a) with a raised design of Ottawa Civic Hospital & Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses crest, including a nursing lamp with crown above; contained in original brown paper box (b) with lid (c).
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Accession Number
009046004 a-c
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Gold graduation class ring (a) with a raised design of Ottawa Civic Hospital & Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses crest, including a nursing lamp with crown above; contained in original brown paper box (b) with lid (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - ring - Size: Length 1.9 cm x Diam 1.6 cm
b - box - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Width 2.9 cm x Depth 2.5 cm
c - lid - Size: Length 3.6 cm x Width 3.0 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
Provenance
Owned by Elizabeth L. Curry
Maker
Birks
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
Date Remarks
Date engraved on ring
Material
metal: yellow
paper: brown
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
Engraved into ring: "E. L. Curry // BIRKS // [Illeg.] // 10 . 6. 25 ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
Band of ring (a) is bent and dented
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses; Wikipedia; CD #4
Research Facts
Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses was the first nursing school in Ottawa, Ontario, located on Rideau Street. It was founded by Lady Stanley, wife of Frederic Stanley, Governor General of Canada from 1888-1893. Effie A. Curry (Class of 1924) and her twin sister Elizabeth l. Curry (Class of 1925) graduated from the Lady Stanley Institute for Trained Nurses, Ottawa.
Images
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Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
009046002
Description
Clear glass pharamceutical liquid measure with a footed base, pouring spout and hand-etched measurement markings.
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Accession Number
009046002
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
MM= Chemical Apparatus -- container -- flask
Description
Clear glass pharamceutical liquid measure with a footed base, pouring spout and hand-etched measurement markings.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by family members of John Anderson
Material
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Etched onto glass: "6M"; 60 // 10"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 8.4 cm x Diam. 4.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Edges and etching shows minor wear from use
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
Images
Less detail

ophthalmoscope; otoscope

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10704
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
Accession Number
004012002 a-k
Description
A combination otoscope and ophthalmoscope in a case; the device consists of a beige cylindrical handle (a) which is used to hold the batteries (not present) with a round screw on metal base (b); the handle tapers at the top to a metal tip which is the attachment point for the heads (c) the otoscope…
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Accession Number
004012002 a-k
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Ophthalmology
MeSH Heading
MM= Ophthalmoscopy -- ophthalmoscope
Description
A combination otoscope and ophthalmoscope in a case; the device consists of a beige cylindrical handle (a) which is used to hold the batteries (not present) with a round screw on metal base (b); the handle tapers at the top to a metal tip which is the attachment point for the heads (c) the otoscope head is metal with a small lightbulb on it mounted between two rings; the smaller ring has a lens in it and is meant to be looked through; the larger ring is used to hold one of five conical attachments of slightly different size (d-h) that would be inserted into the ear or nostril; there is also a tiny replacement bulb (i); the ophthalmoscope head (j) is black and gray and has a rotating dial; the case (k) is made from blue plastic on the outside and black on the inside with fitted compartments for storing the pieces; the device is meant to be stored with the otoscope attached and has a separate compartment for the ophthalmoscope head.
Number Of Parts
11
Part Names
a - handle - Size: Length 16.0 cm x Diam.3.8 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.3 cm x Diam.4.3 cm
c - otoscope head - Length 8.3 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 3.1 cm
d - 2mm cone - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam.3.4 cm
e - 4mm cone - Size: Length 3.8 cm x Diam.3.4 cm
f - 3mm cone - Size: Length 3.9cm x Diam.3.4 cm
g - 5mm cone - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Diam.3.4 cm
h - 2mm cone - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam.3.4 cm
i - lightbulb - Size: Length 1.7 cm x Diam.0.5 cm
j - ophthalmoscope head - Size: Length 8.3 cm x Width 4.2 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
k - case - Size: 25.3 cm Width 10.1 cm x Depth 5.2 cm
Provenance
Owned by Dr. Anderson of Kingston, Ontario.
Maker
Bausch & Lomb Inc.
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Date Remarks
See 994006012: this artifact in the museum collection, which is in an identical case, is from this period.
Material
plastic: blue; black; gray; beige
metal: silver; black
Inscriptions
"BAUSCH & LOMB" on the inside of the case's lid; "BAUSCH // & LOMB // OPT. CO. // U.S.A." is engraved on the top of the handle; "Arc-Vue" is engraved on the otoscope head; "MAY OPHTHALMOSCOPE" is engraved on the ophthalmoscope head; the cones each have "BAUSCH & LOMB OPT. CO. U.S.A." on them as well as individual sizes from 2mm to 5 mm (d-g) and "NASAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E4-5
Condition Remarks
Some slight wear on the handle and case.
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
94006012; CD #3
Images
Less detail
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Accession Number
009046007
Description
Small monochrome portrait of a nurse in a nurse's unform, which includes a white dress, apron, collar and cap with a black stripe on it; graduation class pin at collar; mounted in one piece of heavy grey cardstock folded into thirds with shorter section ending in a point with cream paper affixed in…
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Accession Number
009046007
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Portraits
Nursing
Nurses
Description
Small monochrome portrait of a nurse in a nurse's unform, which includes a white dress, apron, collar and cap with a black stripe on it; graduation class pin at collar; mounted in one piece of heavy grey cardstock folded into thirds with shorter section ending in a point with cream paper affixed in centre portion with four grey photo corners that image is tucked into; front has embossed design of two flowers in a triangle.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Effie A. Curry.
Maker
Pittaway
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1920
1930
circa 1920-1930
Material
paper: grey, cream
ink: black, grey
Inscriptions
Under image: "Portrait by Pittaway, Ottawa, Can."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A pg.26 b
Length
21.6 cm
Width
14.2 cm
Depth
0.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Image perhaps slightly faded due to its age, but it has been very well preserved and the cardstock is certainly in excellent condition
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1925
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Accession Number
009046008
Description
Monochrome photograph of two nurses with one nurse, named Elizabeth Curry standing on the left side of the chair while the other seated nurse, Effie Curry; both wearing graduation nurse's uniforms of white dress, apron, bib, collars, cuff, cap, stocking and shoes; mounted on one long piece of heavy…
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Accession Number
009046008
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurses
Nursing
Description
Monochrome photograph of two nurses with one nurse, named Elizabeth Curry standing on the left side of the chair while the other seated nurse, Effie Curry; both wearing graduation nurse's uniforms of white dress, apron, bib, collars, cuff, cap, stocking and shoes; mounted on one long piece of heavy brown cardstock folded into thirds with the centre section having two heavy cards affixed include the top piece having decorative border with photo corners for the image to be tucked into; front includes embossed circle with flower; can be used as a standing mount when flaps tucked into place.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Effie A. Curry.
Maker
Jarvis Studio
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
1930
circa 1920-1930
Material
paper: brown
ink: black, grey
Inscriptions
On photograph: "Jarvis // Studio. OTTAWA"; on handwritten note: "Circa late 1920's // Effie Amanda Curry sitting // Elizabeth Lana Curry standing // Effie graduated in nursing // from Lady Stanley Institute // Elizabeth graduated from Ottawa // Civic Hospital in 1925 (1st // graduating class)"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg.25 b
Length
28.1 cm
Width
18.7 cm
Depth
0.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Image minor evenly faded; the first cardstock in which the photograph is kept in is slightly worn; main and foldable dark brown cardstock reveals worn out edges and a few water stains throughout
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail
Dates
1925
1930
circa 1920-1930
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
Accession Number
009046009
Description
Monochrome photograph of a nurse standing wearing graduation nurse's uniform of white dress, apron, bib, collars, cuff, cap, stocking and shoes;holding ribboned black rectangualr case that woudl hold graduation certificate; also has graduation class pin on bib; mounted on one long piece of heavy br…
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Accession Number
009046009
Collection
Dr. John Anderson Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurses
Nursing
Description
Monochrome photograph of a nurse standing wearing graduation nurse's uniform of white dress, apron, bib, collars, cuff, cap, stocking and shoes;holding ribboned black rectangualr case that woudl hold graduation certificate; also has graduation class pin on bib; mounted on one long piece of heavy brown cardstock folded into thirds with the centre section having two heavy cards affixed include the top piece having decorative border with photo corners for the image to be tucked into; front includes embossed circle with flower; can be used as a standing mount when flaps tucked into place.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Effie A. Curry
Maker
Jarvis Studio
Site Made (City)
Ottawa
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1925
1930
circa 1920-1930
Material
paper: brown, cream
ink: black, grey
Inscriptions
On front of photograph: "Jarvis // Studio. OTTAWA"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A pg. 25 a
Length
28.1 cm
Width
18.7 cm
Depth
0.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Image is slightly and evenly faded; there are also a few smudge marks on the front cover and on the inside of the front cover; additionally, the light to medium brown cardstock, on which the photos is pasted on, is begging to come off the larger cardstock
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail

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