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1880s-style reproduction nurse's uniform

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004014001 a-b
Description
A reproduction of a nurse's uniform consisting of: (a) a long flared style skirt of striped cotton ticking fabric, button up at back; b) eight-button ladies' fitted shirtwaist top with long fitted sleeves and a high neck; self fabric pleated peplum; pleated contrasting ruffles at neck and wrist; m…
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Accession Number
004014001 a-b
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A reproduction of a nurse's uniform consisting of: (a) a long flared style skirt of striped cotton ticking fabric, button up at back; b) eight-button ladies' fitted shirtwaist top with long fitted sleeves and a high neck; self fabric pleated peplum; pleated contrasting ruffles at neck and wrist; machine made buttonholes and plastic buttons.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - skirt
b - top
Provenance
Linda Reason, Manager, Clinical Support Services, Mental Health Services site of the Providence Continuing Care Centre; remaining artifacts from the Kingston Psychiatric Hospita Collection
Material
fabric: blue; white
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V-3
Dimension Notes
a - skirt - Size: Length 96.0 cm x Width 100.0 cm
b - top - Size: Length 64.0 cm x Width 80.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Parts of item are badly faded and the material is stained in places.
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Photo
Research Facts
The donor describes the artifact as a student's uniform that had previously been collected by staff of the former Kingston Psychiatric Hospital, which institution was transferred to the Providence Continuing Care Centre in March 2001.
Exhibit History
On display, Providence Continuing Care Centre: "Rockwood Asylum: Refuge and Renewal 1878-1905," Feb. 13, 2007 to 24 Nov 2016, case 3.
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1890s-style reproduction nurse's uniform

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002018 a-d
Description
A reproduction uniform consisting of a white bodice with high puffed sleeve; red cross on right upper sleeve; long tailored red undersleeve; long white skirt with plain red band around bottom; white bib; cap with lace edging and black band
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Accession Number
995002018 a-d
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A reproduction uniform consisting of a white bodice with high puffed sleeve; red cross on right upper sleeve; long tailored red
undersleeve; long white skirt with plain red band around bottom; white bib; cap with lace
edging and black band
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
a - bodice - Size:
b - skirt - Size:
c - bib - Size:
d - cap - Size:
Material
fabric: white; red
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, Closet G
(b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 5
(c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14
(d) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet C
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; white cotton has yellowed markedly with age
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document
the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #2; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students in the 1890s until around 1906. Slight modifications were made to this uniform during this period.
Exhibit History
(a) 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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1890s-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002002 a-j
Description
White cotton bodice with high puffed sleeves; red cross to right sleeve; long red under-sleeve; long white cotton skirt with red band to bottom; long white apron worn over top skirt; white starched bib worn over bodice; starched cuffs, belt and collar finished traditional uniform; together with cap…
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Accession Number
995002002 a-j
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White cotton bodice with high puffed sleeves; red cross to right sleeve; long red under-sleeve; long
white cotton skirt with red band to bottom; long white apron worn over top skirt; white starched bib
worn over bodice; starched cuffs, belt and collar finished traditional uniform; together with
cap, and scissors on a cord hanging from the waist
Number Of Parts
10
Part Names
a - bodice - Size:
b - skirt - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - bib - Size:
e - cuff - Size:
f - cuff - Size:
g - belt - Size:
h - collar - Size:
i - cap - Size:
j - scissors - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
Each piece has date "1900" written in black marker to interior collar or waist; together with
two black "X"'s sewn beside
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, Closet G; (b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 5; (c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 9; (d) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14; (e,f) Storage Room 0007, BOX 16; (g) Storage Room 0007, BOX 15;
(h) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-5;
(i) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-2;
(j) Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; white cotton has yellowed slightly with age
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document
the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #2; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students in the 1890s until around 1906. Slight modifications were made to this uniform during this period.
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1906-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002003 a-f
Description
White cotton long-sleeved one-piece dress; floor length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around skirt bottom; bib and long apron cover dress; stiff collar fastened at back with studs; stiffly starched belt; stiff winged pleated cap.
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Accession Number
995002003 a-f
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White cotton long-sleeved one-piece dress; floor length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around skirt bottom; bib and long apron cover dress; stiff collar fastened at back with studs; stiffly starched belt; stiff winged pleated cap.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - dress - Size:
b - bib - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - collar - Size:
e - belt - Size:
f - cap - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
Individual pieces marked with "1906" and some with two blue "X"'s
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, BOX 4; (b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14; (c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 8; (d) Storage Room 0007, BOX 2; (e) Storage Room 0007, BOX 15;
(f) Storage Room 0007 0010-C5-4
0007 Closet C
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase East, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good; white cotton slightly yellowed
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; Paul Robertson; reference book compiled: "Information Re Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for Kingston General Hospital School of Nurse's Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing students around 1906. This uniform style was in use (with modifications) until around 1924.
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1924-style reproduction nurse's uniform and accessories

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Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002004 a-h
Description
White long-sleeved cotton dress; ankle length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around bottom; starched bib; long apron; starched collar, belt and cuffs; cap with pleated high crown and small wings brought further to back
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Accession Number
995002004 a-h
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White long-sleeved cotton dress; ankle length; red cross to right sleeve; red band around bottom; starched bib; long apron; starched collar, belt and cuffs; cap with pleated high
crown and small wings brought further to back
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - dress - Size:
b - bib - Size:
c - apron - Size:
d - collar - Size:
e - belt - Size:
f - cuff - Size:
g - cuff - Size:
h - cap - Size:
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: white; red; blue
Inscriptions
Individual pieces marked with "1924" (marker)and two yellow "X"'s (sewn)
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007, BOX 4
(b) Storage Room 0007, BOX 14
(c) Storage Room 0007, BOX 9
(d) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-4;
(e) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet I
(f,g) Storage Room 0007, BOX 16
(h) Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-1
Temporary Location
(b): To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008
Condition Remarks
Overall condition good; cape slightly worn, particularly at collar
Copy Type
Replica
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; reference book compiled: "Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available
at Queen's Archives, see Museum's Index; CD #9; CD #2; CD #7.
Research Facts
Reproduction uniform made for KGH Nurses' Alumnae to represent uniforms that were first worn by KGH Nursing School students around 1924. This uniform was in use (with modifications) until around 1939.
Exhibit History
(b) - On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007-June 9, 2008; (d) on loan for exhibit, "Uni-Forming . . . Wearing the Uniform" at the Musee Beaulne, Coaticook, Quebec, Jan. 2008-30 Oct. 2008.
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Dates
1996
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
001043028
Description
White knee-length commemorative apron with ties at the waist and an adjustable neck strap; red text and images of a nurse's cap and pin at centre front.
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Accession Number
001043028
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White knee-length commemorative apron with ties at the waist and an adjustable neck strap; red text and images of a nurse's cap and pin at centre front.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Helen Mahood and donated to Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae by Shelly Mahood.
Site Made (Country)
India
Dates
1996
Date Remarks
The event took place in June 1996.
Material
fabric: white; red
plastic: white
Inscriptions
"KGH NURSES' ALUMNAE // 100TH ANNIVERSARY // SCHOOL OF NURSING" printed on the front; "MADE IN INDIA" on a tag on the apron.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet M
Dimension Notes
Length 77.7 cm x Width 50.3 cm
Condition Remarks
#1: Like new.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston; CD #8
Research Facts
Worn at the Kingston General Hospital Nurses' Alumnae 100th anniversary celebration by Helen Mahood in June 1996. Helen Mahood graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1938; Shelly Redston Mahood graduated in 1955.
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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028097
Description
A white starched cotton apron with two button holes on each end of the waistband and wide hem; single-ply material except at waist and hem; single-stitched along hem and top seam of waistband; doublestitched on bottom seam of waistband; no stitching along sides; apron falls to approximately midcalf
Accession Number
996028097
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A white starched cotton apron with two button holes on each end of the waistband and wide hem; single-ply
material except at waist and hem; single-stitched along hem and top seam of waistband; doublestitched
on bottom seam of waistband; no stitching along sides; apron falls to approximately midcalf
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau was at KGH 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white; red
Inscriptions
Name tag: "Nora Valleau"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 8
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 80.0 cm. x Width 74.0 cm. x Depth 1.0 mm.
Condition Remarks
Fabric is in excellent condition with the exception of several pale grey marks (dirt?) along both
the inside and outside of the lower hem
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see Valleau Collection, 996.028.095-.098
(aprons) and .069-.097 (additional clothing accessories, including belts, cuffs, collars and bibs);
from the KGH Nursing Collection (aprons), 995.002: .002c (replica, 1900), .017c (replica,
1886), .015b-c (Lillian Lord's uniform, c. 1919), .016d-e (1939), .005b (replica, 1924), .008b
(1939), .006c (1939), .007c (replica, 1939), .001c (replica, 1886), .003c (replica, 1906), .004c
(replica, 1924); and 996.026.001b (replica, 1935 "Probie")
Research Facts
Starched aprons were worn with bibs to cover most of the uniform; worn from 1886-1967 with little
change other than a shortening of the hemline
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007.
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badge - fabric

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Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
992025001 a-b
Description
Machine-made embroidered cotton RNA badge to be applied to sleeve; hospital insignia is in three colours -- red, gold, green; separated smaller crescent-shaped upper portion of badge is red letters & gold borders
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Accession Number
992025001 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Archives / Kingston General Hospital Archives Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Nursing Staff, Hospital
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Machine-made embroidered cotton RNA badge to be applied to sleeve; hospital insignia
is in three colours -- red, gold, green; separated smaller crescent-shaped upper
portion of badge is red letters & gold borders
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - small - Size: Length 7.5 cm. x Width 1.2 cm.
b - large - Size: Length 11.0 cm. x Width 7.5 cm.
Date Remarks
modern - c. 1970?
Material
fabric: red; green; yellow
Inscriptions
Lettering reads: a: REGISTERED; b: KINGSTON GENERAL // HOSPITAL // NURSING ASSISTANT
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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candy striper's hat

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Dates
1976
circa 1976
Collection
Heather Blyth Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
002016001
Description
A candy striper's hat; made from a single piece of white and pink striped material with a single white band going across the front; the hat has a flap which extends back from the front to cover the head and attaches to the sides with buttons; the back of the head would remain uncovered.
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Accession Number
002016001
Collection
Heather Blyth Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Hospital Volunteers
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A candy striper's hat; made from a single piece of white and pink striped material with a single white band going across the front; the hat has a flap which extends back from the front to cover the head and attaches to the sides with buttons; the back of the head would remain uncovered.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Heather Blyth.
Maker
KGH Women's Aid
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1976
circa 1976
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: white; pink
plastic: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 8
Dimension Notes
Length 30.5 cm x Width 14.3 cm (laid flat)
Condition Remarks
#1: Like new
Reference Types
Book
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
"A Short History of the Women's Aid of the Kingston General Hospital 1905-1968," by Mary I. Campbell, KGH, Kingston, Ontario, Canada; Heather Blyth; CD #2.
Research Facts
"Candy-stripers", named for the appearence of their uniforms, were usually teenage girls who volunteered in the hospital and performed a variety of duties; this hat was owned and used by Heather Blyth from around 1976 until 1981.
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commemorative badge

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Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
003044002
Description
Navy wool pocket with white embroidery with initials for the Ontario Hospital Kingston; not previously sewn on a jacket with raw cut edges.
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Accession Number
003044002
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Nursing Staff, Hospital
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Navy wool pocket with white embroidery with initials for the Ontario Hospital Kingston; not previously sewn on a jacket with raw cut edges.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
It was owned by the Nursing Alumnae of Kingston Psychiatric Hospital; it may have been specially made; it was probably part of a blazer.
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1970
1930-1970
Date Remarks
The Ontario Hospitals name was used roughly between this time period.
Material
fabric: blue; black, white
Inscriptions
"O H // KINGSTON"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Dimension Notes
Length 17.6 cm x Width 14.3 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor fraying around the edges
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
The "O H" stands for Ontario Hospitals
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