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40000 Medical Words 8th Rev Ed [dictionary]

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Dates
1924
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996028185
Description
Softbound leatherette covered book; describing 40,000 words with their definition and pronounciation; arranged alphabetically; title stamped in gold ink on front cover and spine; signed by original owner inside front cover.
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Accession Number
996028185
Author
George M. Gould
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Dictionaries, Medical
Description
Softbound leatherette covered book; describing 40,000 words with their definition and pronounciation; arranged alphabetically; title stamped in gold ink on front cover and spine; signed by original owner inside front cover.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Nora Valleau
Maker
P. Blakiston's Son & co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1924
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream
leatherette: black
ink: black, yellow
Inscriptions
Printed in book: "A POCKET // MEDICAL DICTIONARY // GIVING THE // PRONOUNCIATION AND DEFINITION // OF THE // PRINCIPAL WORDS USED IN MEDICINE AND // THE COLLATERAL SCIENCES // GEORGE M. GOULD, A.M., M.D. // EIGHTH EDITION REVISED // 40, 000 WORDS // PHILADELPHIA // P. BLAKISTON'S SON & CO. // 1012 WALNUT STREET"; hand-written inside front cover: "Nora Valleau // General Hospital // Kingston, [Illeg.] // "Training School for Nurses""
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 16.1 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 3.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Nora Valleau; CD #3
Research Facts
Nora Valleau, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1928
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annual certificate

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Dates
1951
circa 1951
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996028154
Description
Annual certificate under the Nurses Act; a rectangular piece of paper; the certificate is printed with the crest of the province of Ontario, a space for the registrant's signature, the registrant's name and address, registration number, date of issue and validation, and the printed signature of the…
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Accession Number
996028154
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Licensure, Nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Annual certificate under the Nurses Act; a rectangular piece of paper; the certificate is printed with the crest of the province of Ontario, a space for the registrant's signature, the registrant's name and address, registration number, date of issue and validation, and the printed signature of the director of Nurses Registration; an attached printed receipt is also included, and the reverse is printed with an application for renewal of registration and re-registration instructions.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate; received after her death
Maker
The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1951
circa 1951
Date Remarks
Date on certificate
Material
paper: orange
ink: black; red
Inscriptions
See attached photocopy
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Dimension Notes
Length 15.7 cm x Width 7.3 cm
Condition Remarks
The certificate has a tear 0.4 cm long in the centre of the bottom edge; the two proper left corners are creased; a crease runs vertically through the centre; there are four light brown stains on the receipt portion of the certificate.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Oral History Transcript for Nora Valleau" by Rona Rustige; CD #9
Research Facts
Accessions 996.028.153-.183 were all stored together.
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028097
Description
A white starched cotton apron with two button holes on each end of the waistband and wide hem; single-ply material except at waist and hem; single-stitched along hem and top seam of waistband; doublestitched on bottom seam of waistband; no stitching along sides; apron falls to approximately midcalf
Accession Number
996028097
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A white starched cotton apron with two button holes on each end of the waistband and wide hem; single-ply
material except at waist and hem; single-stitched along hem and top seam of waistband; doublestitched
on bottom seam of waistband; no stitching along sides; apron falls to approximately midcalf
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau was at KGH 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
Name tag: "Nora Valleau"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 8
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 80.0 cm. x Width 74.0 cm. x Depth 1.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Fabric is in excellent condition with the exception of several pale grey marks (dirt?) along both
the inside and outside of the lower hem
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see Valleau Collection, 996.028.095-.098
(aprons) and .069-.097 (additional clothing accessories, including belts, cuffs, collars and bibs);
from the KGH Nursing Collection (aprons), 995.002: .002c (replica, 1900), .017c (replica,
1886), .015b-c (Lillian Lord's uniform, c. 1919), .016d-e (1939), .005b (replica, 1924), .008b
(1939), .006c (1939), .007c (replica, 1939), .001c (replica, 1886), .003c (replica, 1906), .004c
(replica, 1924); and 996.026.001b (replica, 1935 "Probie")
Research Facts
Starched aprons were worn with bibs to cover most of the uniform; worn from 1886-1967 with little
change other than a shortening of the hemline
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007.
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bandage scissors

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Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
996028102
Description
Chrome-plated metal bandage scissors with angled blades; lower blade has flat, rounded end that extends out longer than the top blade; Valleas last name and first initial have been engraved in capital letters on side of lower blade
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Accession Number
996028102
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
MM= Cutting Tool -- scissors -- shears -- bandage
Description
Chrome-plated metal bandage scissors with angled blades; lower blade has flat, rounded end that extends
out longer than the top blade; Valleas last name and first initial have been engraved in
capital letters on side of lower blade
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
Stevens
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"STEVENS // GERMANY" "N. VALLEAU" "4"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-5
Temporary Location
On exhibit: "For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital," Nov. 13, 2008 (in restored room 1016).
Dimension Notes
Length 17.8 cm. x Width 5.4 cm. x Depth 7.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Chromium plating has been rubbed off on 20-30% of surface; areas of heavier use show more wear:
inside blades, around the screw, inside finger holes; blades are slightly loose; actual rust marks
evident on inside blades around the screw
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Oral History Transcript for Nora Valleau" by Rona Rustige; "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms"
by Marilyn Boston; see 995.002.001f (scissors, used for replica of a uniform from 1886); CD #1
Research Facts
Valleau purchased the bandage scissors for $1.25; the scissors were required for every nurse and
they were instructed to purchase them by Ann Baillie; KGH nurses always used scissors as part of
their uniforms; earlier varieties were longer with straight blades and filigree design work; these
earlier scissors hung from a black ribbon tied around the belt
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Museum, Jan. 22, 2001-June 9, 2008.
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028081 a-e
Description
A wide white cotton belt with two buttonholes at each end; belt fastened with two loose buttons that pass through a hole from each end, then is pinned from behind; buttons are circular; one is plain white, the other has a pearl-like finish; metal pins are silver, straight on inside and wavy on the …
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Accession Number
996028081 a-e
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A wide white cotton belt with two buttonholes at each end; belt fastened with two loose buttons
that pass through a hole from each end, then is pinned from behind; buttons are circular; one is
plain white, the other has a pearl-like finish; metal pins are silver, straight on inside and wavy
on the other side; belt is single-stitched on all edges; no starch; two-ply material
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - belt - Size: Length 68.6 cm. x Width 8.9 cm. x Depth 2.0 mm.
b - button (white) - Size: x Depth 2.0 mm. x Diameter4.0 cm.
c - button (pearl) - Size: x Depth 3.0 cm. x Diameter3.8 cm.
d-e - pin (x2) - Size: Length 2.0 cm. x Width 4.0 mm. x Depth 2.0 mm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau attended KGH School of Nursing 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white
plastic: white
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V1-4 Box 6
Condition Remarks
Belt is in pristine condition; pearl-finished button has a 1 cm-long chip along one side; reverse
of this button reveals three pink stains on the edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see also Valleau Collection 996.028.082-.088
(belts); from KGH Nursing Collection: 995.002 belts: .017d (replica, 1886), .016h-j (1939),
.009b (1938-1960's), .010b (1938-1960's), .005e (replica, 1924), .008d (1939), .006e (1939), .007d
(replica, 1939), .001a (replica, 1886), .002g (replica, 1900), .003e (replica, 1906), and .004e (replica, 1924); CD #4
Research Facts
The first KGH Nursing School belts were red; belts changed to white in 1900; separate belt eliminated
in 1967; width of belt varies only slightly in all that time -- usually around three inches
(7.5 cm); 1938 graduation uniform had a two inch belt (5 cm)
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028082
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared, the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material; a small piece of material remains on inside squared edge, evidence of a tag that was once sewn there
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Accession Number
996028082
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared,
the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material; a small piece of material
remains on inside squared edge, evidence of a tag that was once sewn there
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau attended KGH School of Nursing 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
The letter "N" appears on inside end in black ink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 15
Dimension Notes
Length 79.0 cm. x Width 6.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Fabric is in excellent condition with the exception of a large (pale) brown stain on inside at centre;
stain measures 4 cm long
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see also Valleau Collection 996.028.081-.088
(belts); from KGH Nursing Collection: 995.002 belts: .017d (replica, 1886), .016h-j (1939),
.009b (1938-1960's), .010b (1938-1960's), .005e (replica, 1924), .008d (1939), .006e (1939), .007d
(replica, 1939), .001a (replica, 1886), .002g (replica, 1900), .003e (replica, 1906), and .004e (replica, 1924); CD #4
Research Facts
The first KGH Nursing School belts were red; belts changed to white in 1900; separate belt eliminated
in 1967; width of belt varies only slightly in all that time -- usually around three inches
(7.5 cm); 1938 graduation uniform had a two inch belt (5 cm)
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028083
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared, the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material
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Accession Number
996028083
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared,
the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau attended KGH School of Nursing 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
The letter "N" appears on inside end in black ink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 15
Dimension Notes
Length 80.3 cm. x Width 6.4 cm.
Condition Remarks
Fabric is in pristine condition with the exception of several small specks of colour scattered over
surface
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see also Valleau Collection 996.028.081-.088
(belts); from KGH Nursing Collection: 995.002 belts: .017d (replica, 1886), .016h-j (1939),
.009b (1938-1960's), .010b (1938-1960's), .005e (replica, 1924), .008d (1939), .006e (1939), .007d
(replica, 1939), .001a (replica, 1886), .002g (replica, 1900), .003e (replica, 1906), and .004e (replica, 1924); CD #4
Research Facts
The first KGH Nursing School belts were red; belts changed to white in 1900; separate belt eliminated
in 1967; width of belt varies only slightly in all that time -- usually around three inches
(7.5 cm); 1938 graduation uniform had a two inch belt (5 cm)
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028084
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared, the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material
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Accession Number
996028084
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared,
the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau attended KGH School of Nursing 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
The letter "N" appears on inside end in black ink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 15
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 79.5 cm. x Width 6.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Fabric is in excellent condition with the exception of yellowish speckled stain along bottom outside
edge 22.7 cm from the squared end of the belt
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see also Valleau Collection 996.028.081-.088
(belts); from KGH Nursing Collection: 995.002 belts: .017d (replica, 1886), .016h-j (1939),
.009b (1938-1960's), .010b (1938-1960's), .005e (replica, 1924), .008d (1939), .006e (1939), .007d
(replica, 1939), .001a (replica, 1886), .002g (replica, 1900), .003e (replica, 1906), and .004e (replica, 1924); CD #4
Research Facts
The first KGH Nursing School belts were red; belts changed to white in 1900; separate belt eliminated
in 1967; width of belt varies only slightly in all that time -- usually around three inches
(7.5 cm); 1938 graduation uniform had a two inch belt (5 cm)
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028086
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared, the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material
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Accession Number
996028086
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A stiffly-starched, wide, white cotton belt with one buttonhole at each end; one end is squared,
the other is V-shaped; single-stitched along all edges; two-ply material
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau attended KGH School of Nursing 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
The letter "N" appears on inside end in black ink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 15
Dimension Notes
Length 77.7 cm. x Width 7.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Fabric is in excellent condition with the exception of some black ink marks measuring 5.5 cm by
1.6 cm located 18.5 cm from the pointed end of the belt; also a yellow stain on inside belt edge
39.2 cm from pointed end
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see also Valleau Collection 996.028.081-.088
(belts); from KGH Nursing Collection: 995.002 belts: .017d (replica, 1886), .016h-j (1939),
.009b (1938-1960's), .010b (1938-1960's), .005e (replica, 1924), .008d (1939), .006e (1939), .007d
(replica, 1939), .001a (replica, 1886), .002g (replica, 1900), .003e (replica, 1906), and .004e (replica, 1924); CD #4; CD #2.
Research Facts
The first KGH Nursing School belts were red; belts changed to white in 1900; separate belt eliminated
in 1967; width of belt varies only slightly in all that time -- usually around three inches
(7.5 cm); 1938 graduation uniform had a two inch belt (5 cm)
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certificate of registration as a registered nurse in Ontario

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Dates
1969
circa 1969
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996028177
Description
Certificate of registration as a registered nurse in Ontario, a rectangular piece of paper with certificate number, date, registration number, registrant's name, address and space for her signature, and printed signature of the director of the college; the seal of the College of Nurses of Ontario i…
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Accession Number
996028177
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Licensure, Nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Certificate of registration as a registered nurse in Ontario, a rectangular piece of paper with certificate number, date, registration number, registrant's name, address and space for her signature, and printed signature of the director of the college; the seal of the College of Nurses of Ontario is printed in the background.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate; received after her death
Maker
College of Nurses of Ontario
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Date on certificate
Material
paper: green; red
ink: black; red; blue
Inscriptions
See attached photocopy
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box #7
Dimension Notes
Length 8.9 cm x Width 6.6 cm
Condition Remarks
No tears or creases; paper is slightly yellowed
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Oral History Transcript for Nora Valleau" by Rona Rustige; CD #9
Research Facts
Accessions 996.028.153-.183 were all stored together.
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