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military service medals

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Dates
1914
1935
circa 1914-1935
Collection
Anne Baillie Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Nursing
Awards
Classification
Military Medicine
Nursing
Achievement awards
Accession Number
992055001 a-c
Description
(a) Five military medals attached with ribbons to a flat metal bar in (b) a shadow box with (c) an engraved plaque; the medals from left to right are: (1) a silver / gold metal medal on a red and blue striped ribbon; the medal has a round central section with four four-sided pieces coming out to fo…
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Accession Number
992055001 a-c
Collection
Anne Baillie Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Nursing
Awards
Classification
Military Medicine
Nursing
Achievement awards
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- medals
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Medicine -- nursing
Awards and Prizes
MM= Numismatics -- military
Description
(a) Five military medals attached with ribbons to a flat metal bar in (b) a shadow box with (c) an engraved plaque; the medals from left to right are: (1) a silver / gold metal medal on a red and blue striped ribbon; the medal has a round central section with four four-sided pieces coming out to form an X-shape with straight outer edges; the front has a raised portrait of King George V in the centre and red enamel pieces inset into the four side pieces; the back has raised lettering in the centre and four sides; (2) the medal is on a red, white and blue striped ribbon and is made of gold metal in the shape of a four-pointed star, with a crown on the upper point; the front has a raised design of two crossed swords with a round wreath on top and a banner with dates in the centre; the back is engraved with lettering; (3) the medal is on a blue, black, white and mustard-striped ribbon and is made of dark grey / silver metal; the medal is round with raised design on the front of the side profile of King George V's head; there is raised lettering at the outer edges; the back has a raised design of a man on horseback and dates at the upper edges; the medal is attached at the top to a short, thin bar, through which the ribbon is looped; the bottom edge of the medal is engraved with letters; (4) the medal is on a purple, light blue, green, yellow and orange-striped ribbon and is made of gold-coloured metal; the medal is round with a raised design on the front side of a winged woman in a robe; the back of the medal has raised lettering; the bottom edge is engraved; this medal also has a small pin attached to the ribbon; this pin is in the shape of a cluster of oak leaves, as a raised design on the top side; (5) the last medal, on the far right, is on a blue, white and burgundy ribbon and is made of dark grey/silver metal; this medal is round with a raised design on the front of the side profiles of the head and shoulders of King George V and Queen Mary; there is raised lettering at the outer edges; the back of the medal has raised lettering and dates in the centre and a thin geometric design along the outer edges; the bar with the medals is mounted onto a flat rectangular-shaped piece of wood that fits into the back of (b) a shadow box designed to display them; the shadow box has a rectangular wooden frame and a flat clear glass front; a thin, engraved rectangular-shaped metal plaque (c) was attached to the frame; this identifies the owner/recipient of the medals..
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - medals - Size: Length 18.5 cm x Width 9.2 cm x Depth 0.6 cm
b - box - Size: Length 22.9 cm x Width 15.4 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
c - plaque - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Width 2.5 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
Provenance
Originally presented to Ann Baillie
Dates
1914
1935
circa 1914-1935
Date Remarks
Medals dates
Material
metal: silver; yellow; dark grey
glass: clear
fabric: red; blue; mustard; black; purple; yellow; green; orange; light blue; white; burgundy
wood: brown
enamel: red
Inscriptions
(a)The back of medal (1) reads, "FAITH // HOPE // CHARITY // 1883" on the four side pieces; the centre has the letters G R I // V"; the front of medal (2) has the raised dates, "1914-15" on the centre banner; the back is engraved, "N. SISTER // A. BAILLIE. // CAN.A.M.C."; (3) the raised lettering on the outer edges of the front of the medal reads, "GEORGIVS V BRITT. OMN: REX ET IND: IMP:"; the back has the raised dates, "1914 // 1918"; the outer bottom edge is engraved, "N. SISTER A. BAILLIE"; the back of medal (4) reads, "THE GREAT // WAR FOR // CIVILIZATION // 1914–1919 // ........."; the outer bottom edge is engraved, "N. SISTER A. BAILLIE"; the raised lettering on the outer edges of the front of medal (5) reads, "GEORGE . V. AND. QUEEN . MARY MAY . VI . MCMXXXV"; the back of the medal has the raised letters "GRI" in the centre and the dates "MAY 6 // 1910" and "MAY 6 // 1935" on either side of the central letters; (b) none; (c) the plaque reads, "1914–18 DECORATIONS AND MEDALS // N/S ANN BAILLIE R.R.C. // SUPERINTENDENT OF NURSES // KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL // 1924 1942"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-10
Temporary Location
On-site exhibit: "Trench Menders: Health Care in the First World War," 25 Feb, 2015.
Condition Remarks
(a) The medals show minor wear and some tarnish, but no corrosion; the ribbons show only minor wear and fading; (b) the shadow box has been opened to take the medals out for display, but is complete and shows only minor wear; (c) the plaque shows some tarnish, but no corrosion; it is fully legible
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Medals for Lt. N/S (Nursing Sister) Ann Baillie left to right: Royal Red Cross Class 2 (ARRC) awarded on 1 January 1918; 1914-1915 Star; British War Medal 1914-1920; Victory Medal 1914-1919 with an oak leaf cluster indicating a Mention-in-Dispatches; George V Silver Jubiliee medal 1935. The oakleaf pin attached to medal (4) is a reproduction purchased in October 1995.
Exhibit History
On display in Nursing Exhibit in the Hall of Honour, Kingston General Hospital, Sept. 1995 to Jan. 19, 2001
On display at the Museum January 22, 2001
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nurse's uniform

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Dates
1996
circa 1996
Collection
Margaret Emily Kirkpatrick Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
996026001 a-e
Description
Reproduction of a 1935 Kingston General Hospital probationer nurse's uniform; the uniform consists of (a) a dress made of light blue and white vertically-striped cloth with five plastic snaps at the neck and a strip of white cloth with five snaps down from the neck to the lower back; the dress has …
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Accession Number
996026001 a-e
Collection
Margaret Emily Kirkpatrick Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Reproduction of a 1935 Kingston General Hospital probationer nurse's uniform; the uniform consists
of (a) a dress made of light blue and white vertically-striped cloth with five plastic snaps at the
neck and a strip of white cloth with five snaps down from the neck to the lower back; the dress has
long sleeves and hangs to above-the-knee level; (b) apron of white cloth made to be worn around the
waist over (a); the apron has a waistband and a skirt that hangs down below the knees; (c) collar
made of white cloth formed into a circular shape with a neck hole in the centre; there are five
snaps on the collar which allow it to be attached to the neck of (a); (d-e) identical cuffs made of
rectangular cloth with a button at one end and a buttonhole at the other end; this allows the cuffs
to be fastened into a circular shape around the wrist; the cuffs were made to go at the end of the
sleeves of (a)
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - dress - Size: Length 79.0 cm. x Width 52.0 cm.
b - apron (unfolded) - Size: Length 139.2 cm. x Width 67.3 cm.
c - collar - Size: Length 33.8 cm. x Width 23.7 cm.
d - cuff - Size: Length 22.6 cm. x Width 15.1 cm.
e - cuff - Size: Length 22.7 cm. x Width 15.2 cm.
Provenance
Uniform made by Margaret Emily Kirkpatrick, 1935 KGH Nursing graduate
Maker
Margaret Kirkpatrick
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1996
circa 1996
Date Remarks
Uniform replica made shortly before it was donated
Material
fabric: white
plastic: clear; white
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, BOX 12; (b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 5; (c) BOX 2; (d,e) Storage Room 0007, BOX 16
Temporary Location
(d,e) To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase East, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
The uniform is unworn and thus the cloth is in excellent condition; (a) the dress has four yellowish-brown
stains made by an iron; (b) the apron has five yellowish-brown stains made by an iron;
(c) there are six small yellowish-brown stains on the cloth, made by an iron
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Information about the uniform provided by the maker and donor, Margaret Kirkpatrick; CD #2.
Research Facts
Reproduction of 1935 KGH Probationer Nurse's uniform, worn by probationary nurses for six months;
the original uniform dress would have been made with cloth having a navy blue and white stripe
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Obstetrical Nursing 2nd Rev Ed [textbook]

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Dates
1932
Collection
Margaret Emily Kirkpatrick Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996026003
Description
Hardbound fabric covered book with illustrations describing obstetrical nursing; divided into chapters covering topics such as anatomy and physiology, development of the baby, expectant mother, birth, care of the baby; title stamped in gold ink on spine; signed by original owner on inside front cov…
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Accession Number
996026003
Author
Carolyn Conant Van Blarcom
Collection
Margaret Emily Kirkpatrick Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Obstetrical Nursing
Textbooks
Description
Hardbound fabric covered book with illustrations describing obstetrical nursing; divided into chapters covering topics such as anatomy and physiology, development of the baby, expectant mother, birth, care of the baby; title stamped in gold ink on spine; signed by original owner on inside front cover; 575 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Margaret Kirkpatrick
Maker
The Macmillan Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1932
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream
fabric: blue
ink: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed in book: "OBSTETRICAL // NURSING // BY // CAROLYN CONANT VAN BLARCOM, R.N. // SECOND EDITION, REVISED // New York // THE MACMILLAN COMPANY // 1932; hand-written on inside front cover: "Margaret E. Kirkpatrick // Kingston General Hospital '35"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 21.9 cm x Width 14.8 cm x Depth 3.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover shows wear from use
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Margaret Kirkpatrick; CD #3
Research Facts
Margaret Kirkpatrick is a graduate of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1935
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A Textbook of Chemistry 3rd Ed [textbook]

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Dates
1931
Collection
Margaret Emily Kirkpatrick Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996026002
Description
Hardbound textbook describing the elementary foundation principles of chemistry; book wrapped in fabric; plain cover; 290 pages.
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Accession Number
996026002
Author
Stella Goostray and Walter G. Karr
Collection
Margaret Emily Kirkpatrick Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Chemistry
Textbooks
Description
Hardbound textbook describing the elementary foundation principles of chemistry; book wrapped in fabric; plain cover; 290 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and donated by Margaret Kirkpatrick
Maker
The Macmillan Company
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1931
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, yellow
fabric: black
Inscriptions
Stamped on the spine: "A // TEXTBOOK // OF // CHEMISTRY // GOOSTRAY // AND // KARR // THIRD // EDITION // MACMILLAN"; handwritten on the front page: "Margaret E. Kirkpatrick. // Kingston General Hospital. // Sept, 1932."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Temporary Location
On Display: “For Service to Humanity”, Nursing Gallery: Restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov 2008
Dimension Notes
Length 19.2 cm x Width 13.2 cm x Depth 2.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Shows minor wear along pages
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
File
JPG
Reference Comments
Remarks in donor file; CD #2
Research Facts
Margaret Kirkpatrick graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1935
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