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academic achievement medal

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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
KGH Nursing Alumnae 2006 Special Exhibit @ Museum of Health Care: April 19, 2006-May 30, 2007
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air force medical officer's cap

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1973.13.1
Description
Cap has a cloth top with a cloth band and patent leather visor with a gold leaf design of beads and thread; air force crest on front.
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Accession Number
1973.13.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- textile
Military Medicine -- air force
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- doctor
Military Uniform -- doctor
Military Uniform -- insignia
Description
Cap has a cloth top with a cloth band and patent leather visor with a gold leaf design of beads and thread; air force crest on front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. A.D. Kelly of Toronto.
Maker
Bates Hatter
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Material
fabric: blue-grey; black; yellow; green; red
leather: black
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
On circular label inside: "BATES Hatter, 21 Jermun [?] Street, St. JAMES LONDON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet K
Dimension Notes
Depth 11.0 cm x Diam. 25.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
This cap was worn by Dr. Kelly when he served as chief medical liaison officer with the RAF during World War II.
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Dates
2002
circa 2002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Commemorative
Accession Number
005002009
Description
A round metal pin commemorating the 50h anniversary of the KGH Auxiliary gift shop and cafe; the pin is white with black writing and a large red fifty in the center.
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Accession Number
005002009
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Commemorative
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Hospitals, Teaching
Hospital Volunteers
Anniversaries and Special Events
MM= Clothing -- accessory
Description
A round metal pin commemorating the 50h anniversary of the KGH Auxiliary gift shop and cafe; the pin is white with black writing and a large red fifty in the center.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
A souvenir of the 50th anniversary of the Auxilary gift shop/ cafe.
Dates
2002
circa 2002
Date Remarks
"2002" is printed on the pin as the 50th anniversary of the gift shop/cafe.
Material
metal: white; silver; red
Inscriptions
"Auxiliary // Gift Shop & Cafe // Fifty Years // 1952-2002"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-7
Dimension Notes
Depth 0.7 cm x Diam. 5.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #7
Exhibit History
Hall of Honour: The Inspiring Past - A Beacon for the Future: Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary, 1905-2005.
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baby booties and toque

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10738
Dates
1991
circa 1991
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
005002003 a-c
Description
Two baby booties - one appears to be for the left foot (a) and one for the right foot (b) - and a dome-shaped toque (c) with a roll at the bottom; all pieces are hand-knit from pink, white and blue wool.
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Accession Number
005002003 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Description
Two baby booties - one appears to be for the left foot (a) and one for the right foot (b) - and a dome-shaped toque (c) with a roll at the bottom; all pieces are hand-knit from pink, white and blue wool.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - left bootie - Size: Length 9.3 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - right bootie - Size: 9.4 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
c - toque - Size: Length 8.8 cm x Diam. 6.0 cm
Provenance
Made and donated to museum by the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary.
Maker
KGH Auxiliary
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1991
circa 1991
Material
fabric: white; blue; pink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet J Box 9
Condition Remarks
#1: Like new
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
These were made as part of the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary's "Hugs" program, formerly the Needy Baby Program.
Exhibit History
Exhibit in the Hall of Honour, KGH, "The Inspiring Past—a Beacon for the Future: Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary 1905–2005"; March 2005-June 2011.
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baby booties and toque

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10752
Dates
1991
circa 1991
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
Accession Number
005002017 a-c
Description
Two baby booties - one appears to be for the left foot (a) and one for the right foot (b) - and a dome-shaped toque (c) with a roll at the bottom; booties each have a piece of yarn as a tie around the ankle; all pieces are hand-knit from pink wool.
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Accession Number
005002017 a-c
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Pediatrics
Home Health Care
Classification
Pediatrics
Paediatrics
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Description
Two baby booties - one appears to be for the left foot (a) and one for the right foot (b) - and a dome-shaped toque (c) with a roll at the bottom; booties each have a piece of yarn as a tie around the ankle; all pieces are hand-knit from pink wool.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - left bootie - Size: Length 7.6 cm x Width 7.7 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
b - right bootie - Size: Length 8.0 cm x Width 7.5 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
c - toque - Size: Length 9.5 cm x Diam. 5.7 cm
Provenance
Made and donated to museum by the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary
Maker
KGH Auxiliary
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1991
circa 1991
Material
fabric: pink
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet J Box 9
Condition Remarks
#1: Like new
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #4
Research Facts
These were made as part of the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary's "Hugs" program, formerly the Needy Baby Program.
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Dates
2004
circa 2004
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Communication
Accession Number
005002002
Description
A circular badge; the badge is white with the KGH Auxiliary red cross in the center; the badge is made from heavy embroidered fabric.
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Accession Number
005002002
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Communication
MeSH Heading
Hospital Volunteers
Textiles
Clothing
Description
A circular badge; the badge is white with the KGH Auxiliary red cross in the center; the badge is made from heavy embroidered fabric.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
2004
circa 2004
Date Remarks
Modern
Material
fabric: white; red; black
Inscriptions
"KINGSTON GENERAL-HOSPITAL // AUXILIARY" printed in thread around the badge; "K G H A" printed on the cross in white letters with a letter on each arm of the cross
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Dimension Notes
Depth 0.3 cm.x Diam. 7.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Exhibit History
Exhibit in the Hall of Honour, KGH, "The Inspiring Past—a Beacon for the Future: Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary 1905–2005"; March 2005-June 2011.
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Dates
1900
circa 1900
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military
Military Uniform Accessories
Classification
Military
Military Uniform Accessories
Accession Number
1969.7.5
Description
A dark brown, cylindrical piece of solid wood; there are small indentations in the middle of each end. Deaccessioned.
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Accession Number
1969.7.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military
Military Uniform Accessories
Classification
Military
Military Uniform Accessories
MeSH Heading
Clothing
War
Description
A dark brown, cylindrical piece of solid wood; there are small indentations in the middle of each end. Deaccessioned.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. D.S. MacLennan of Brampton, Ont.; belonged to Dr. James Stirling; presented by his grandson.
Dates
1900
circa 1900
Date Remarks
Date is uncertain
Material
wood: dark brown
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-6
Dimension Notes
Length 37.6 cm x Diam. 1.7 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Dr. James Stirling was a graduate of the University of Glasgow; he began practising in Vancleek (?) Hill, Ontario.
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bobby pin barrettes

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Dates
1957
1969
circa 1957-1969
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Personal Care
Classification
Personal Care
Hair Care Objects
Accession Number
996028015 a-f
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with five white bobby pin barrettes clipped vertically onto lower half; illustration of nurse in top left corner.
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Accession Number
996028015 a-f
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Personal Care
Classification
Personal Care
Hair Care Objects
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with five white bobby pin barrettes clipped vertically onto lower half; illustration of nurse in top left corner.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 13.0 cm. x Width 10.0 cm.
b-f - bobby pins (x5) - Size: Length 5.7 cm. x Width 3.0 mm. x Depth 5.0 mm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1928 Graduate.
Maker
Gaylord Products
Site Made (City)
St. Hyacinthe
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1957
1969
circa 1957-1969
Date Remarks
Date approximation based on appearance of nurse on package and copyright date of Gayla Bobby Barrettes.
Material
paper: blue; white; pink; brown; black
metal: white
Inscriptions
On package at centre top: "WHITE // BOBBY // BARRETTES // BLANCHES"; at top right, "No. 430 // 29¢ // by // Gayla ®"; along bottom: "Gaylord Products of Canada, Ltd. -- St. Hyacinthe, Que."; store sticker reads, "List Price .29 // TOP DISCOUNT // STORES // Your Cost .26"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
No signs of damage except some slight creasing of the bottom corners of the package
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Book
Reference Comments
"Listing of the Nora Valleau Collection"
Library of Congress. Copyright Office, "Catalog of Copyright Entries: Third series," 1959, pg. 34. https://books.google.ca/books?id=qD0hAQAAIAAJ&dq=gayla+bobby+barrettes&source=gbs_navlinks_s
Research Facts
Barrettes also known as 'bobby pins'; used by Nora Valleau to secure her nurse's cap to her hair.
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007-June 9, 2008.
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bobby pin barrettes

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Dates
1957
1969
circa 1957-1969
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Personal Care
Classification
Personal Care
Hair Care Objects
Accession Number
996028016 a-e
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with four white bobby pin barrettes clipped vertically onto lower half; illustration of nurse in top left corner; one pin is missing.
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Accession Number
996028016 a-e
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Personal Care
Classification
Personal Care
Hair Care Objects
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with four white bobby pin barrettes clipped vertically onto lower half; illustration of nurse in top left corner; one pin is missing.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - package - Size: Length 13.0 cm. x Width 10.0 cm.
b-e - bobby pins (x5) - Size: Length 5.7 cm. x Width 3.0 mm. x Depth 5.0 mm.
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1928.
Maker
Gaylord Products
Site Made (City)
St. Hyacinthe
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1957
1969
circa 1957-1969
Date Remarks
Date approximation based on appearance of nurse on package and copyright date of Gayla Bobby Barettes.
Material
paper: blue; white; pink; brown; black
metal: white
Inscriptions
On package at centre top: "WHITE // BOBBY // BARRETTES // BLANCHES"; at top right, "No. 430 // 29¢ // by // Gayla ®[crown symbol above "Gayla"]; along bottom: "Gaylord Products of Canada, Ltd. -- St. Hyacinthe, Que."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
Missing one pin; glue residue on package surface 2.4 cm from top and 2.7 cm from right side (left over from store sticker); slight creasing on bottom corners
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
"Listing of the Nora Valleau Collection"
Library of Congress. Copyright Office, "Catalog of Copyright Entries: Third series," 1959, pg. 34. https://books.google.ca/books?id=qD0hAQAAIAAJ&dq=gayla+bobby+barrettes&source=gbs_navlinks_s
Research Facts
Barrettes also known as 'bobby pins'; used by Nora Valleau to secure her nurse's cap to her hair.
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Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Collection
Ernest Lloyd Hanna Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Home Health Care
Accession Number
012011004 a-b
Description
Single piece molded rubber work boot for a left foot (a) with attached felt insole and metal grommets for a shoelace (b).
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Accession Number
012011004 a-b
Collection
Ernest Lloyd Hanna Collection
Category
Home Health Care
Classification
Home Health Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Shoes
Description
Single piece molded rubber work boot for a left foot (a) with attached felt insole and metal grommets for a shoelace (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a – boot – Size: Length 31.1 cm x Width 9.5 cm x Depth 16.0 cm
b – shoelace – Size: Length 82.8 cm x Width 0.6 cm
Provenance
Owned by Ernest Lloyd Hanna; donated to museum by granddaughter Tanya Garofalo.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1920
1960
circa 1920-1960
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
rubber: black, red
fabric: tan, grey, black
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Round green stamp on interior of ankle of three concentric circles, the second of which contains some illegible text and the innermost circle contains what looks like either "ED" or a crown; "MADE IN ENGLAND MADE IN ENGLAND // D 22 2241" molded into sole
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V1-3
Condition Remarks
Boot has some ground-in dirt that could not be removed; fabric is frayed at the ankle and discoloured on the inside; sole of the boot shows signs of wear; shoelace is frayed in several places
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
Reference Comments
Tanya Garofalo; arrived on leg prosthesis 012011001 a-b.
Research Facts
Ernest Lloyd Hanna was born in 1888 and lost his left leg following an accident on his farm in Lyn, Ontario at age 35. He continued to work on his farm with a prosthetic leg and cane for balance; used the same two prosthetic legs until his death in 1969.
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