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Dates
1924
1957
circa 1924-1957
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
992018001 a-b
Description
Pine box has walnut side; cast bronze design is nailed on to bookends; a: missing 3 nails; cast design is of KGH insignia; burnished in some areas to highlight bronze
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Accession Number
992018001 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Household Articles
Interior Design and Furnishings -- office equipment
Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Pine box has walnut side; cast bronze design is nailed on to bookends; a: missing 3
nails; cast design is of KGH insignia; burnished in some areas to highlight bronze
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bookend, left - Size: Length 19.0 cm. x Width 17.0 cm. x Depth 9.5 cm.
b - bookend, right - Size: Length 19.0 cm. x Width 17.0 cm. x Depth 9.5 cm.
Maker
Kinnear D'Esterre
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1924
1957
circa 1924-1957
Material
wood: brown
metal: brown
Inscriptions
On two paper labels on each bookend: DIAMOND // MERCHANTS // Kinnear D'Esterre //
KINGSTON
Inscription in cast design: 1924-1957
KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL
LOUISE D. ACTON
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C4-1
Condition Remarks
#2: The bookends showed minor signs of wear in the form of small scratches, and slight wear in the top corners of both pieces; both bookends were dusty; the top proper right nail and bottom proper left nail holding the plaque to bookend (a) were missing; the bottom proper left nail was loose, and the plaque was loose as a result; the proper right screw at the base of bookend (a) had developed a green patina; this had occurred with the same screw on bookend (b); the sticker on the back of bookend (b) was torn; #3: nails loose.
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Images
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Dates
1952
Collection
Pauline Swain Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
005018015
Description
Information business letter from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing to accepted nursing student Pauline Kreiner providing details for date of arrival to the school and what documents to bring with her, signed by Director of Nursing, Louise B. Acton; single sheet of letterhead tan paper…
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Accession Number
005018015
Collection
Pauline Swain Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Information business letter from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing to accepted nursing student Pauline Kreiner providing details for date of arrival to the school and what documents to bring with her, signed by Director of Nursing, Louise B. Acton; single sheet of letterhead tan paper with letterhead in blue ink and text in black ink; previously folded in half and then thirds.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's mother-in-law, Pauline Swain (nee Kreiner) a 1955 graduate of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing.
Maker
Kingston General Hospital
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
ppaer: tan
ink: black, blue
Inscriptions
On letter: "Kingston General Hospital // August 25th 1952 // Miss Pauline Kreiner // Ontario Hospital // Brockville, Ontario // Dear Miss Kreiner: // Will you please report at the Ann Baillie Nurse's Home, at the corner of George and O'Kill Streets, // on Monday, September 8th between the hours of 11 and 12 A.M. // or 1:30 and 5 P.M. // Trunks will be delivered at the rear door // of the residence. // Please bring any certificates you have // received since sending in your application with you. Also // bring your government birth certificate if it is not already // on file. // Your books will cost approximately $32.00. // You will pay for these when you register. // Yours sincerely, // Louise D. Acton // Director of Nursing"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Assorted Binder A pg 23 a
Length
28.0 cm
Width
21.6 cm
Copy Type
original
Research Facts
Pauline Swain October 1932 - December 2004
Images
Less detail
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Collection
Helen G. Hughes Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
998004005
Description
Framed letter congratulating Helen Hughes on her retirement (a), in a wood frame with a glass panel (b).
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Accession Number
998004005
Collection
Helen G. Hughes Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Commemorative and Association Items
Correspondence
Description
Framed letter congratulating Helen Hughes on her retirement (a), in a wood frame with a glass panel (b).
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - letter - Size: Length 50.0 cm x Width 35.0 cm
b - frame - Size: Length 53.0 cm x Width 36.8 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Provenance
Owned by Helen Hughes.
Maker
Simpsons
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1965
circa 1965
Date Remarks
Printed on artifact
Material
paper: yellow
ink: brown
wood: brown
glass: clear
Inscriptions
Printed on a sticker on the back of the frame: "Simpsons // ORDER NO // 18 / 65".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-1
Condition Remarks
Some fading of letter, frame in excellent condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2.
Research Facts
Helen Hughes graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1931. She spent her entire career at the hospital, retiring from the position of Director of Nursing. Presented to Miss Hughes at her retirement from the Kingston General Hospital.
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graduation certificate

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11187
Dates
1955
Collection
Pauline Swain Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
005018004 a-b
Description
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing vellum graduation certificate (b) made out to Pauline Margaret Kreiner tucked in a clear plastic pocket of a folded leather case (a) with a pair of interior plastic pockets for certificate; graduates name printed in gold on case flap; secured by a metal s…
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Accession Number
005018004 a-b
Collection
Pauline Swain Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing vellum graduation certificate (b) made out to Pauline Margaret Kreiner tucked in a clear plastic pocket of a folded leather case (a) with a pair of interior plastic pockets for certificate; graduates name printed in gold on case flap; secured by a metal snap; signatures includes the Superintendent of Nursing School Louise D. Acton.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - case - Length 18.5 cm x Width 12.2 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
b - diploma - Length 17.0 cm x Width 11.0 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's mother-in-law, Pauline Swain (nee Kreiner) a 1955 graduate of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing.
Maker
Kingston General Hospital
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1955
Date Remarks
Graduation date
Material
leather: black
veullum: cream
plastic: transparent
ink: black, gold
metal: black
Inscriptions
On certificate: "Kingston General Hospital // KINGSTON, ONTARIO // School of Nursing // Pauline Margaret Kreiner // has satisfactorily completed a three years' course of instruction and // practice in this institution, has passed all the required // examinations, and is qualified to nurse Medical, // Surgical, Obstetrical, Children's Diseases and // Contagious Cases. // June 6th, 1955 // Louise D. Acton // Superintendent of Nursing School"; printed in gold on case flap: "Pauline Margaret Kreiner"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-1-5 Box 22
Condition Remarks
Leather slightly stiff and slightly deformed
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Pauline Swain October 1932 - December 2004
Images
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graduation class pin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12354
Dates
1967
1971
circa 1967-1971
Collection
Christine Brown Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008040015
Description
Gold over sterling graduation class pin for a nurse's uniform cap consists of two pieces joined by a fine gold chain, the main piece is a modified design to imitate the Kingston General Hospital maltese cross design and the smaller piece has the graduation year; pin clasp closure on both parts.
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Accession Number
008040015
Collection
Christine Brown Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Anniversaries and Special Events
Commemorative and Association Items
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Gold over sterling graduation class pin for a nurse's uniform cap consists of two pieces joined by a fine gold chain, the main piece is a modified design to imitate the Kingston General Hospital maltese cross design and the smaller piece has the graduation year; pin clasp closure on both parts.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by donor.
Maker
Kinnear D'Esterre
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1967
1971
circa 1967-1971
Date Remarks
Donor's graduation date.
Material
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Embossed on front: "K G H // 71"; Imprinted on back: "K d'E // STERLING".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet C
Temporary Location
Exhibit: "For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital" Nov 13, 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 6.5 cm x Width 1.0 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Research Facts
Donor received this cap during nurse's training at Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1971. Local jeweler and diamond merchant, Kinnear d'Esterre created custom jewellery.
Images
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Dates
1860
circa 1860
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
Accession Number
996001345
Description
Blake rectangular light aqua glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with a flat top and squared edges; there is a ring low on the neck, near the base; a printed paper label attached to the front panel which lists product information; the bottle inside contains medication …
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Accession Number
996001345
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, General
MeSH Heading
Liniments
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
Blake rectangular light aqua glass bottle with long cylindrical neck and a tooled, flanged lip with a flat top and squared edges; there is a ring low on the neck, near the base; a printed paper label attached to the front panel which lists product information; the bottle inside contains medication remains and is sealed with a cork in the neck; all four panels are recessed; the two side panels are flat and undecorated; the back panel has embossed lettering on it.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M.Chiong for his patent medicine collection, from Scott Jordan (Ottawa) in Sept. 1993.
Maker
The Catarrhozone Co.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1860
circa 1860
Date Remarks
Bottle likely made between 1860 and 1880
Material
glass: light aqua
paper: off-white; red
cork: beige
Inscriptions
Back embossed, "NERVILINE // PREPARED BY // THE CATARRHOZONE CO. // KINGSTON ONT."; front label [listed]"; doses listed; information listed in English and French
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 3 Row A
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.2 cm. x Width: 5.1 cm. x Depth: 2.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The bottle has no chips, cracks or wear; the inside has medication remains, but the outside is clean; the paper label has minor wear and some water staining; the printing is legible; the cork is broken at the top
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Photo
Reference Comments
"Bottles" by Michael Polak, pp. 19 & 21; "Canadian Bottle and Stoneware Collector" (magazine) issue No. 16, April/May/June 1996, p. 27; there are three binders of information on the Polson Co. (Catarrhozone Co.) with Dr. Chiong's written records; a photograph (b & w) has been taken
Exhibit History
To display in Museum: Potions, Pills and Prescriptions; May 1, 2000 - 28 Jan 2017.
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