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height and weight table

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Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
997001183
Description
Height / weight table consists of a narrow folded length of printed paper-covered cloth with a scale in feet and inches that runs from 5 feet to 6 feet, 6 inches; every inch has a maximum (in red) and a minimum (in blue) weight listed for the height
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Accession Number
997001183
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Body Weight -- standards
Body Height -- standards
Description
Height / weight table consists of a narrow folded length of printed paper-covered cloth with a scale in feet and inches that runs from 5 feet to 6 feet, 6 inches; every inch has a maximum (in red) and a minimum (in blue) weight listed for the height
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collected by Dr. A. A. Travill for the Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Maker
Great-West Life Assurance Company
Material
fabric: light beige
paper: off-white
Inscriptions
The front of the table reads, "TABLE OF WEIGHTS AND HEIGHTS. -- Issued by The GREAT-WEST LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY. // Every applicant must be measured, including shoes. Every applicant must be weighed when the weight approaches either the minimum or the maximum. // KEY. // RED FIGURES, // MAXIMUM; // BLUE, // MINIMUM // FIVE FEET // 1 // 93 // 139 // 2 // 101 // 151 // 3 // 106 // 160 // 4 // 111 // 167 // 5 // 114 // 170 // 6 // 116 // 174 // 7 // 118 // 178 // 8 // 124 // 186 // 9 // 130 // 194 // 10 // 135 // 203 // 11 // 139 // 209 // SIX FEET // 142 // 214 // 1 // 147 // 220 // 2 // 151 // 226 // 3 // 153 // 230 // 4 // 156 // 234 // 5 // 157 // 236 // 6"; the back of the table reads, "Tack this up in some convenient place so the lower border will be exactly five feet from the floor"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-5
Dimension Notes
Length 45.5 cm x Width 3.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The paper covering shows a great deal of wear, especially at the fold lines; some staining is also visible; all marks are fully legible; there are no tears or missing sections in the table; #2: cardboard bent and ripped
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Previous number #275; Faculty of Medicine Collection 1984 Inventory
Images
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Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
997001998 a-b
Description
A notecard (a) in an envelope (b), addressed to Dr. T. Tweddell from Betty Houston and Lillian Gill.
Accession Number
997001998 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Faculty of Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
A notecard (a) in an envelope (b), addressed to Dr. T. Tweddell from Betty Houston and Lillian Gill.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - notecard - Size: Length 8.2 cm x Width 5.8 cm
b - envelope - Size: Length 9.2 cm x Width 6.3 cm
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
Likely written to congratulate Dr Tweddell on having graduated from the Faculty of Medicine.
Material
card: cream
paper: cream
ink: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-2 Box 2
Condition Remarks
The envelope (b) has been torn open at the left-hand edge, which is jagged, and glue stains on the back of the envelope are visible.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Mr T.N. Tweddell registered as a student of Queen's University in the Faculty of Medicine in 1930; he graduated in 1936; he subsequently served during World War II as a medical officer in the 11th Canadian Field Surgical Unit; after the war, he practised medicine in Kingston.
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