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Anecdotes of Lord Nelson; or Leaves From Memory's Log [book]

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Dates
1843
1845
circa 1843-1845
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
012014007 a-c
Description
Blue pocket-size hardcover book (a) with bevelled edges on the front and back covers and contains two brown fabric bookmarks (b-c).; first chapter has a literary review dated Sept. 22 ,1843 and the last is a stanza written by a ‘Lady of 18 years: written on board the steam ship Britannia, June 13, …
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Accession Number
012014007 a-c
Author
G. S. Parsons. Lieut., R.N.
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Literature
Description
Blue pocket-size hardcover book (a) with bevelled edges on the front and back covers and contains two brown fabric bookmarks (b-c).; first chapter has a literary review dated Sept. 22 ,1843 and the last is a stanza written by a ‘Lady of 18 years: written on board the steam ship Britannia, June 13, 1844’; 264 pages followed by lists of other published works by Milner & Sowerby with prices in English pounds.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – book – Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b – smaller bookmark – Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 4.1 cm
c – larger boomark – Size: Length 9.6 cm x Width 3.7 cm
Provenance
Donated by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909.
Maker
Milner & Sowerby
Site Made (City)
Halifax
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1843
1845
circa 1843-1845
Date Remarks
Dates noted inside
Material
paper: brown, blue
fabric: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
Raised lettering on spine: "THE COTTAGE // LIBRARY // MILNER & SOWERBY"; title page: "ANECDOTES // OF // LORD // NELSON; OR, // LEAVES FROM MEMORY’S LOG. // BY // G. S. PARSONS. // LIEUT., R. N. // LONDON: // MILNER AND SOWERBY, // 44, PATERNOSTER ROW.”; handwritten in pencil on first page: "Annie E. Green // Oak Leaf. // 1897"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005
Condition Remarks
Spine is detached from binding; book cover is quite worn especially along edges and shows rippling; surface dirt and grime; the ink has worn off some of the spine text; pages are worn and quite discoloured; several pages show signs of discolouration from being in contact with the fabric bookmarks (first page, vii); bookmarks are frayed at ends
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor information; CD #6
Research Facts
Lt. N/ S Green (nursing sister in military service) carried this book throughout her service during the World War 1914-1918 and found comfort in reading from it to patients.
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drawstring medical bag

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14119
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
012014001
Description
Square tan cotton drawstring medical bag with red fabric cross sewn on middle front with black drawstring; interior of bag has two open pockets sewn into bottom seam; cream fabric label sewn on interior of bag at opening with black ink.
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Accession Number
012014001
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
House Calls
Nursing Services
MM= Medical Case -- bag
Description
Square tan cotton drawstring medical bag with red fabric cross sewn on middle front with black drawstring; interior of bag has two open pockets sewn into bottom seam; cream fabric label sewn on interior of bag at opening with black ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great-aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909; items were used during military service in World War 1.
Maker
St. Andrews Church
Site Made (City)
Winnipeg
Site Made (State)
Manitoba
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Date Remarks
Bag was created for overseas troops during 1914-1918
Material
fabric: tan, red, cream, black
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "ST. ANDREW'S CHURCH // WIN[illeg.]"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet M
Dimension Notes
Length 42.0 cm x Width 41.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Several minor brown stains particularly above red cross and on side seam and back of bag; slight fraying on left of cross and on middle back of bag; small holes in fabric above and below cross; general fading of fabrics; interior of bag along drawstring seam is dirty and discoloured black and is frayed; interior label is discoloured and text has worn away
Copy Type
Original
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hypodermic syringe kit

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Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
012014002 a-c
Description
Silver metallic rectangular lighter style case (a) containing syringe applicator (b) and Luer-Lok needle tip (c); kit is incomplete; discoloured cotton swab in lid of case; case contains two layered inset holders for syringes and needles with eight circles of varying sizes cut out for objects to re…
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Accession Number
012014002 a-c
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
Silver metallic rectangular lighter style case (a) containing syringe applicator (b) and Luer-Lok needle tip (c); kit is incomplete; discoloured cotton swab in lid of case; case contains two layered inset holders for syringes and needles with eight circles of varying sizes cut out for objects to rest inside.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – case – Size: Length 8.3 cm x Width 4.1 cm x Depth 1.6 cm
b – syringe applicator (not extended) – Size: Length 7.4 cm x Diam 1.2 cm
c – needle tip – Size: Length 2.5 cm x Diam 0.6 cm
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great-aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909; items were used during military service in World War 1.
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
Used during WW1 service
Material
metal: silver
fabric: brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Condition Remarks
Metal case is worn and shows various abrasions; several accretions on exterior and interior of case; grime throughout
Copy Type
Original
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hypodermic syringe kit

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Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
012014004 a-q
Description
Hypodermic syringe kit in wooden box consists of: ten silver metal needle tips (a-j) silver metal rod (k) silver metal screw (l) two silver wires (m-n) transparent glass syringe applicator (o) all inside wooden box (p) with lid (q) and with cotton padding; needle tips are of varying lengths and siz…
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Accession Number
012014004 a-q
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
Hypodermic syringe kit in wooden box consists of: ten silver metal needle tips (a-j) silver metal rod (k) silver metal screw (l) two silver wires (m-n) transparent glass syringe applicator (o) all inside wooden box (p) with lid (q) and with cotton padding; needle tips are of varying lengths and sizes with Luer-Lok style ends to attach to applicator; one wire piece has a loop at one end while the other wire is straight for cleaning needles.
Number Of Parts
17
Part Names
a-d – needle tip – Size: Length 2.0 cm x Diam 0.5 cm
e-g – needle tip – Size: Length 3.0 cm x Diam 0.6 cm
h – needle tip – Size: Length 3.3 cm x Diam 0.6 cm
i – needle tip – Size: Length 2.2 cm x Diam 0.7 cm
j – needle tip – Size: Length 3.5 cm x Diam 0.5 cm
k – metal rod– Size: Length 6.6 cm x Diam 0.2 cm
l – metal screw– Size: Length 1.8 cm x Diam 0.2 cm
m – wire – Size: Length 5.0 cm
n – looped wire – Size: Length 3.1 cm
o – glass syringe applicator (unopened)– Size: Length 7.9 cm x Diam 1.3 cm
p – wooden box – Size: Length 3.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 11.0 cm
q – wooden box lid – Size: Length 3.5 cm x Width 0.4 cm x Depth 10.7 cm
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great-aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909; items were used during military service in World War 1.
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
Objects used in WW1 military service
Material
wood: tan
metal: silver
glass: transparent
paper: cream
fabric: cream
ink: red
Inscriptions
Engraved on glass syringer applicator: "Germany"; engraved on square needle tip: "YALE RUSTLESS"; marks written in pencil on end of wooden box: "2.65"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-2
Condition Remarks
The once red engraved markings on the glass syringe applicator are faded and flaking; wooden box is discoloured with adhesive tape stuck to bottom; cotton padding and tissue paper are discoloured
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
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nurse's chatelaine set

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14127
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
Accession Number
012014009 a-e
Description
Black leather rectangular case for nurse's chatelaine set with foldable interior and exterior flaps and metal hook on double straps (a); contains one thumb forceps (b), haemostatic forceps (c), and one sterling flat depressor (d), sterling probe with eye (e).
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Accession Number
012014009 a-e
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
General Surgery
MeSH Heading
Hemostasis, Surgical -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- hemostat
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- thumb
Description
Black leather rectangular case for nurse's chatelaine set with foldable interior and exterior flaps and metal hook on double straps (a); contains one thumb forceps (b), haemostatic forceps (c), and one sterling flat depressor (d), sterling probe with eye (e).
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a – case – Size: Length 30.2 cm x Width 7.6 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b – thumb forceps – Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 1.0 cm
c – haemostatic forceps – Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 1.0 cm
d – depressor – Size: Length 12.6 cm x Width 1.6 cm x Depth 0.1 cm
e – probe – Size: Length 12.3 cm x Width 0.3 cm
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great-aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909; items were used during military service in World War I.
Maker
Arnold & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
Based on similar object in 1915 catalogue
Material
leather: black
metal: silver, sterling
ink: gold
Inscriptions
Printed on interior of bottom flap in gold: "BY APPOINTMENT // ARNOLD & SONS // WEST SMITHFIELD LONDON"; owner's intials carved into interior of top flap: "A. E. G."; engraved on file: "ARNOLD & SONS, LONDON"; intials "LM" carved onto handle (b); engraved on (c): "ARNOLD & SONS // LONDON" with image of an arrow and "H" directly beside
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-4
Condition Remarks
Leather case metal hook with minor corrosion, instruemtns with minor surface discolouration
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1909
1910
circa 1909-1910
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
012014005
Description
Black and white photograph affixed to thick tan cardstock depciting two nurses in graduating uniforms with red fabric cross on right sleeve; white sticker label with black ink are attached to backing with details of the nurse plus handwritten in pencil same information.
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Accession Number
012014005
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Nurses -- portraits
Schools, Nursing -- pictorial works
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Black and white photograph affixed to thick tan cardstock depciting two nurses in graduating uniforms with red fabric cross on right sleeve; white sticker label with black ink are attached to backing with details of the nurse plus handwritten in pencil same information.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, a nursing graduate from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909.
Dates
1909
1910
circa 1909-1910
Date Remarks
Graduation dates
Material
paper: tan, white
ink: brown, black
graphite: grey
Inscriptions
Written in pencil on backing: "With much love // from // [illeg.] Annie & Josie // Annie E. Green // Josie Green // Graduates of // Kingston General // Hospital"; written in black ink on white sticker label on backing: "GREEN, ANNIE E // GREEN, JOSIE // GRADUATES OF KINGSTON GENERAL // HOSPITAL 0/0 BROCK GREEN, SR."; written in black ink on white sticker label attached to plastic slipcover: "GREEN, ANNIE E. (NURSING SISTER // IN W. W. I) // GREEN, JOSIE // BOTH GRADUATES OF KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Dimension Notes
Length 17.6 cm x Width 12.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Cardstock backing is discoloured and worn particularly along edges; minor surface grime
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Kingston General Hosptial School of Nursing graduation list; CD #6
Research Facts
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing existed from 1886-1974 and was a hospital-based training school. Anne graduated with a class of ten students in 1909 and Josie graduated in 1910 with eleven students.
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pocket hypodermic syringe case

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Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
012014003 a-d
Description
Burgundy wool felt slipcase (a) for silver metallic lighter style syringe kit (b) with syringe applicator (c) and glass cyclindrical tube with cork stopper (d); slipcase has metallic button snap and black seam; kit is incomplete; interior of case consists of two layers of inset holders with 8 circl…
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Accession Number
012014003 a-d
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Syringes
Injections -- instrumentation
Description
Burgundy wool felt slipcase (a) for silver metallic lighter style syringe kit (b) with syringe applicator (c) and glass cyclindrical tube with cork stopper (d); slipcase has metallic button snap and black seam; kit is incomplete; interior of case consists of two layers of inset holders with 8 circles of varying sizes cut out for needles to rest in; cotton ball is inside lid of metallic case; glass tube has label with black ink wrapped around it
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a – slipcase – Size: Length 9.6 cm x Width 5.6 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
b – metal case – Size: Length 8.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm x Depth 1.7 cm
c – syringe applicator (not extended)– Size: Length 6.8 cm x Diam 1.1 cm
d – glass tube – Size: Length 7.6 cm x Diam 0.5 cm
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great-aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909; items were used during military service in World War 1.
Maker
Parke, Davis & Co.
Dates
1905
1915
circa 1905-1915
Date Remarks
Used during WW1 service
Material
fabric: burgundy
metal: silver
glass: clear
cork: brown
paper: cream
ink: red, black
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Engraved on syringe applicator: "PARKE DAVIS & CO."; printed on vial label: "[illeg.] PODERMATIC TABLETS // NO. 13 C317261 // [illeg.] hine suplhate, 1-4 gr. // [illeg.] RKE, DAVIS & CO."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D5-5
Condition Remarks
Slipcase has surface dust and grime particularly near case opening; surface of slipcase button is worn; metal case has several abrasions; grime on interior of metal case; paper label on glass tube is torn and partially missing; cork is worn around edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Parke-Davis," Wikipedia. October 31 2013. July 21 2014; CD #6.
Research Facts
Parke, Davis & Co. was founded in Detroit 1866; was once America's oldest and largest drug maker; the name Parke, Davis & Company was formally adopted in 1871
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Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
012014008
Description
Silver metal tweezers with slight hourglass-shaped handles; the ends cross in the centre
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Accession Number
012014008
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Hair Removal -- instrumentation
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- tweezers
Description
Silver metal tweezers with slight hourglass-shaped handles; the ends cross in the centre
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great-aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909; items were used during military service in World War 1.
Site Made (City)
Dixon
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Eembossed on handle: "DIXON // U.S.A."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F1-2
Dimension Notes
Length 16.4 cm x Width 1.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Surface accretions and grime; rust througout
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
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Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
012014006
Description
Wooden toiletry box covered in shatteed pink silk covered over green cardboard box with flap lid with button snap closure.
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Accession Number
012014006
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
Household Articles
Description
Wooden toiletry box covered in shatteed pink silk covered over green cardboard box with flap lid with button snap closure.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Donated to the museum by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great-aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909; items were used during military service in World War 1.
Maker
Rigaud
Site Made (City)
Paris
Site Made (Country)
France
Dates
1910
1920
circa 1910-1920
Date Remarks
Rigaud began producing toiletries with the Mary Garden brand name in 1910
Material
paper: green
fabric: pink
metal: brass
tape: cream
ink: gold
Inscriptions
Printed on underside of lid: "MARY GARDEN // RIGAUD_PARIS."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Dimension Notes
Length 5.5 cm x Width 12.0 cm x Depth 5.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Silk is extremely frayed, shattered and sections are missing; silk and tape are very discoloured particularly along the front and bottom panels; surface dirt throughout particularly along interior edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Vintage Mary Garden Perfumes and Toiletries," Ebay. August 4 2008. July 22 2014; CD #6.
Research Facts
The Mary Garden line of cosmetics and toiletries bears the name and picture of a famous Scottish soprano opera singer.
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