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academic achievement medal

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Dates
1929
circa 1929
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Awards
Nursing
Classification
Achievement awards
Nursing
Accession Number
995002048
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
995002048
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Awards
Nursing
Classification
Achievement awards
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Numismatics
Nursing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
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
Mrs. Aletha (Hatton) Clendenning; Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1929.
Maker
Smith Bros. Jewelers Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1929
circa 1929
Date Remarks
Original owner was in the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1929.
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: white; blue; red
Inscriptions
Engraved on front: "KINGSTON // HOSPITAL // FOR GOD AND HUMANITY"
Engraved: "A. V. Hatton"; stamped: "S. Bs 14k"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Length
4.0 cm
Width
2.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 4.0 cm. x Width: 2.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Pin shows slight tarnishing
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
"For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase West, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
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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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achievement medal

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Dates
1949
circa 1949
Collection
Joyce Anita Hawkins Collection
Category
Awards
Nursing
Classification
Academic Awards
Nursing
Accession Number
008025001
Description
Sterling silver achievement medal consists of enameled design with crest made of silver 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 letterin…
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Accession Number
008025001
Collection
Joyce Anita Hawkins Collection
Category
Awards
Nursing
Classification
Academic Awards
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nursing
Numismatics
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Sterling silver achievement medal consists of enameled design with crest made of silver 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 anchorapplied to decorative silver cutout applied to silver bar with pin clasp closure; inscription on reverse.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Awarded to donor, Joyce Anita Hawkins.
Maker
Kinnear D'Esterre
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1949
circa 1949
Date Remarks
Graduation date.
Material
metal: silver, blue, burgundy
Inscriptions
On front: "KINGSTON HOSPITAL // FOR GOD AND HUMANITY"; on reverse: "J. A. H. // 1949 //STERLING".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Temporary Location
Exhibit: "For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital" Nov 13, 2008.
Length
4.6 cm
Width
2.7 cm
Depth
0.8 cm
Dimension Notes
Length 4.6 cm x Width 2.7 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Website
Reference Comments
Joyce A. Hawkins Whittingham
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
This second place award was for the outstanding student at the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing. Annual awards started in 1910 and ended at the closing of the KGH School of Nursing in 1974.
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
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The Alchymist [print]

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Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
002050174
Description
Black and white print on paper, depicts an older bearded man, wearing dark-coloured robes and a hat, sitting in front of a stove and blowing air onto the embers.
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Accession Number
002050174
Author
Wm. Baillie
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Art
Alchemy -- pictorial works
Description
Black and white print on paper, depicts an older bearded man, wearing dark-coloured robes and a hat, sitting in front of a stove and blowing air onto the embers.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. John Ferguson.
Maker
Wm. Baillie
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed on the front: "Teniers Pinx.t He's in Belief of Chymistry, so bold, The Alcymist, if his Dream last, he'll turn the Age to Gold. Wbaillie Sculp."; handwritten on the back : "presented by // John Ferguson Esq M.D // 1917".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-7 Binder A, p. 11b
Dimension Notes
Length 20.2 cm x Width 24.2 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Stable: Paper looks in good condition, slight darkening in thte lower right corner; the backing paper however has darkened noticeably, especially around the edges, there are losses at both lower corners and in the upper right corner, there are also small losses on each edge; the back is very soiled, there are darkened uniform adhesive lines showing through the backing card.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
File
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Prev. #AMP273; L203; CD #UHN
Research Facts
Etched from a painting by Teniers; date accepted by the Academy of Medicine: 1917.
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bobby barrettes

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Dates
1957
1969
circa 1957-1969
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
996028015 a-f
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with five white bobby 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
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with five white bobby 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 barrettes (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.
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 barrettes

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Dates
1957
1969
circa 1957-1969
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
996028016 a-e
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with four white bobby 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
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A white and blue rectangular paper package with four white bobby 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 barrettes (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.
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Dates
1967
1992
circa 1967-1992
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
995002075 a-ad
Description
Cardboard card with 30 grey bobby pins attached; each bobby pin is made of a single strip of metal folded in half with a space at the fold; the bottom half is flat and the top half goes through to the front; 1 button is 1.9 cm in diameter with a plastic front; 1 button is slightly wavy; both ends …
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Accession Number
995002075 a-ad
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Hygiene -- instrumentation
Household Articles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Cardboard card with 30 grey bobby pins attached; each bobby pin is made of a single strip of metal folded in half with a space at the fold; the bottom half is flat and the top half goes through to the front; 1 button is 1.9 cm in diameter with a plastic front; 1 button is slightly wavy; both ends have been dipped in plastic to reduce sharpness; the top end is also bent up in a 45 deg angle
Number Of Parts
30
Part Names
a-ad - bobby pins - Size: Length 5.3 cm. x Width 1.0 mm.
Maker
Tip-Top
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1967
1992
circa 1967-1992
Date Remarks
Based on the use of the Tip-Top logo, trademarked in 1967 and expired in 1992.
Material
metal: grey
paper: white
ink: orange, burgundy, black
Inscriptions
Card has a price sticker from Wight's Drugs for $ .53 (53 cents)
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
The bobby pins are unused and uncorroded
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Websites
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
Justia Trademarks, "TIP-TOP TT - Trademark Details," https://trademarks.justia.com/722/81/tip-top-tt-72281646.html
"Carl Renstrom," Omaha Innovators, Diane Snider, Stories by DCHS Board Members, Volunteers and Staff © 2009 The Douglas County Historical Society. http://douglascohistory.net/Education_Innovators_Renstrom.htm
Research Facts
Bobby pins were used by nurses to secure their caps to their hair.
Carl W. Renstrom was an Omaha, Nebraska businessman; the creator of Tip-Top Products Company. He began selling hair products made of metal in 1936, and was a success. During the Second World War, he re-tooled his machines to create military wire reels, barbed wire throws, and land mine crates, After the war, he converted to plastics, selling the company to Rayette Co. (later Faberge) in 1964 for twenty-five million dollars.
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Dates
1912
circa 1912
Collection
Miss Norma Crozier Collection
Category
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Commemorative
Accession Number
992022001
Description
Circular nurses' class pin; red enamel cross on right hand with silver quarter moon shape surrounding cross on left side
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Accession Number
992022001
Collection
Miss Norma Crozier Collection
Category
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Commemorative
MeSH Heading
Schools, Nursing
Anniversaries and Special Events
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Circular nurses' class pin; red enamel cross on right hand with silver quarter moon
shape surrounding cross on left side
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Envelope states: "Kingston General Hospital Nurses from Miss Nora Crozier class of '12 1 class pin // 1 sterling cuff link, monogrammed"
Dates
1912
circa 1912
Date Remarks
inscribed
Material
sterling silver: white
enamel: red
Inscriptions
Front inscription: K //G // H // 1912; stamped on back of pin: STERLING // RN
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase West, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Depth
0.4 cm
Diameter
1.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Depth: 0.4 cm. x Diameter: 1.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
tarnished
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (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.
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Dates
1972
Collection
Sharon Martin Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
Accession Number
003023001 a-b
Description
Class ring (a) made of 10k gold; the outside front of the ring has the Kingston General Hospital crest complete with a red enamelled cross and the date 1972 in raised numbers; the case (b) is white plastic with blue foam.
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Accession Number
003023001 a-b
Collection
Sharon Martin Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Class ring (a) made of 10k gold; the outside front of the ring has the Kingston General Hospital crest complete with a red enamelled cross and the date 1972 in raised numbers; the case (b) is white plastic with blue foam.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - ring - Size: Depth 1.6 x Diam. 1.7 cm
b - case - Size: Length 4.5 cm x Width 4.3 cm x Depth 3.5 cm
Provenance
Found by the donor in the bathroom of her Barrie Street apartment after she, herself, graduated from KGH Nursing School in 1973; several enquires failed to turn up an owner.
Dates
1972
Date Remarks
1972 is printed on the ring.
Material
metal: yellow, red
plastic: white
foam: blue
Inscriptions
"KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL" printed in a circle on the face of the ring; "19 // 72" printed on either side of the face
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
The case has some wear.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Sharon Martin; CD #5
Research Facts
The donor was a 1973 KGH Nursing School Grad.
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Dates
1955
circa 1955
Collection
Pauline Swain Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
Accession Number
005018009
Description
A 10-carat gold Kingston General Hospital class ring; the face of the ring has the KGH logo, but it is very worn.
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Accession Number
005018009
Collection
Pauline Swain Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
A 10-carat gold Kingston General Hospital class ring; the face of the ring has the KGH logo, but it is very worn.
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
Birks
Dates
1955
circa 1955
Date Remarks
The owner graduated in 1955.
Material
metal; yellow
Inscriptions
"BIRKS // 10K" engraved on the inside face of the ring
"Paulie" engraved on the inner face of the ring
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Dimension Notes
Depth 1.5 cm x Diam. 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The face of the ring is almost entirely worn off.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Research Facts
Pauline Swain was born in October 1932 and died in December 2004.
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