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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
002001058
Description
Comb made of blue translucent sliver-flake plastic; has 48 teeth, two missing and two broken; comb is rectangular with a thickened extension of the spine flanking the teeth at either end.
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Accession Number
002001058
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- comb
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Personnel -- personal belongings
Description
Comb made of blue translucent sliver-flake plastic; has 48 teeth, two missing and two broken; comb is rectangular with a thickened extension of the spine flanking the teeth at either end.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Maker
Lutralite
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
plastic: blue with silver flakes
Inscriptions
"LUTRALITE" molded into the plastic; "MADE IN CANADA" molded into plastic on reverse.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 11.8 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Deposits of dirt between teeth; four teeth broken
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
Images
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
002001060
Description
Comb made of pink plastic; appears to be a broken piece of a larger comb; spine of comb is curved inwards.
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Accession Number
002001060
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- comb
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Personnel -- personal belongings
Description
Comb made of pink plastic; appears to be a broken piece of a larger comb; spine of comb is curved inwards.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
plastic: pink
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Dimension Notes
Length 6.3 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Advanced deterioration of plastic; deformed and blistered with extensive dirt deposits; comb is broken.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #5
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Commemorative Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps quilt

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8095
Dates
1940
1945
1940-1945
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
1981.16.1
Description
The white part of the quilt is quilted in a diamond and maple leaf pattern; the border has the RCAMC colours of purple, blue, and gold; the RCAMC crest is embroidered in the centre of the quilt in the same colours as above.
Accession Number
1981.16.1
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Medicine -- textile
Military Personnel -- doctor
Military Personnel -- personal belongings
Household Articles
Description
The white part of the quilt is quilted in a diamond and maple leaf pattern; the border has the RCAMC colours of purple, blue, and gold; the RCAMC crest is embroidered in the centre of the quilt in the same colours as above.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Agnes Harvie; the items belonged to her husband, Dr. Robert Morley Harvie, and were used during his term in the RCAMC, WW II.
Maker
Canadian Red Cross Women's Group
Site Made (City)
Midland
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1945
1940-1945
Date Remarks
Second World War
Material
fabric: white; purple; blue; yellow
Inscriptions
"Col. R.M. Harvie" is written in India ink on the back of the quilt.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 11
Length
204.5 cm
Width
162.0 cm
Dimension Notes
(Crest) Length 26.25 cm x Width 21.25 cm
Condition Remarks
Edges worn and repaired; appears to have been through many washings.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Donor correspondence.
Research Facts
This quilt was sent to Dr. Harvie in England during WW II by the Canadian Red Cross Women's Group of Midland, Ont.; the group did the quilting and embroidery; this was a knitting and sewing group formed to supply socks and pyjamas for overseas hospitals.
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embroidered panel

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11211
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Collection
Mrs. Helen Glasgow James Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Military Medicine
Accession Number
005023001
Description
A rectangular embroidered panel; made on white fabric; has an 8-line poem printed on it with what appears to me Mexican scenes including a man in a sombrero with a donkey and a horse and wagon; there is a green floral pattern border.
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Accession Number
005023001
Collection
Mrs. Helen Glasgow James Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Nursing Care
Military Personnel
War
Art
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- textile
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- First World War -- World War One -- WW1 -- WWI
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Personnel -- patient
Military Personnel -- personal belongings
Description
A rectangular embroidered panel; made on white fabric; has an 8-line poem printed on it with what appears to me Mexican scenes including a man in a sombrero with a donkey and a horse and wagon; there is a green floral pattern border.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Was given to the donor by Mrs. Helen Glasgow James (KGH Nursing 1910); Glasgow received it from a soldier who she cared for in World War I who made it while he was recovering (he is believed to have died).
Maker
Unknown Soldier
Site Made (Country)
France or England
Dates
1914
1918
circa 1914-1918
Date Remarks
Made in World War I
Material
fabric: white
fabric: green, brown, orange, blue
Inscriptions
"There is no friend like an old friend. // Who has shared our morning days, No greeting like his welcome, // No homage like his praise. // Fame is the scentless sunflower // With gaudy crown of gold, // But friendship is the breathing rose // With sweets in every fold." embroidered on the panel
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-7
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase West, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 38.8 cm x Width 28.2 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Some discoloration on the material from acid in the frame; the edges have been bent to fit its frame and are very stiff and somewhat brittle.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
Wikipedia: "Oliver Wendell Holmes"; CD #1
Research Facts
Mrs. Glasgow served as a Canadian nursing sister in France during World War I and is believed to have flown with wounded soldiers returning to England; the poem was written by former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
002001057
Description
Muff; cylindrical, plush, lined with a black satin-type fabric; outer surface is of black faux fur; hole for hands extends through length of muff; in the upper surface there is a zippered pocket with a metal ball-chain type of pull; on the upper corner of the muff is a loop of rope or string that s…
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Accession Number
002001057
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Personnel -- personal belongings
Description
Muff; cylindrical, plush, lined with a black satin-type fabric; outer surface is of black faux fur; hole for hands extends through length of muff; in the upper surface there is a zippered pocket with a metal ball-chain type of pull; on the upper corner of the muff is a loop of rope or string that secures to the wearer's wrist; the pocket is lined with a gauzy liner of white cotton fabric.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
fabric: white; black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
"MESH // LOK" stamped vertically in the body of the zipper
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-4
Dimension Notes
Length 38.0 cm x Width 15.0 cm x Depth 9.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Some threadbare patches along seams at either end between the fur and the lining; fabric around zipper is fraying slightly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Images
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Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Nursing
Accession Number
002001030
Description
Chair, consisting of six oblong pieces of wood fixed together at pivot points consisting of brass rivets and bushings; four of the wood pieces are attached to a metal assembly consisting of metal strips crossing in a scissor-like configuration, secured to the wood at each end by hinged brackets; th…
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Accession Number
002001030
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Personnel -- personal belongings
Description
Chair, consisting of six oblong pieces of wood fixed together at pivot points consisting of brass rivets and bushings; four of the wood pieces are attached to a metal assembly consisting of metal strips crossing in a scissor-like configuration, secured to the wood at each end by hinged brackets; the back rest consists of a square piece of heavy canvas, secured to two of the wood pieces by brass rivets. Deaccessioned.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Based on provenance; marked on artifact
Material
wood: brown
metal: yellow; black, rust
fabric: green
Inscriptions
"M. Hartrick" written in ink on one of the legs; "M. Hartrick" written in ink on canvas back; "[broad arrow] // K N [illeg.] // 1943" stamped on wood of leg.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-8
Dimension Notes
Length 59.0 cm x Width 17.5 cm x Depth 6.1 cm (folded)
Condition Remarks
The chair still folds, quite freely; however, it has quite extensive use-related soiling, gouges to the wooden parts, and some mild corrosion of the steel parts where the paing has flecked away; it is also missing the seat.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
"War Dress Regulations," Canadian Army, 1943; CD #6
Research Facts
Part of RCAMC field issue.
Images
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
002001056 a-c
Description
Two hand mirrors enclosed in a waxed paper envelope; mirrors are rectangular with bevelled edges.
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Accession Number
002001056 a-c
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
Equipment and Supplies
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Personnel -- personal belongings
Description
Two hand mirrors enclosed in a waxed paper envelope; mirrors are rectangular with bevelled edges.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - mirror - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
b - mirror - Size: Length 7.8 cm x Width 4.9 cm x Depth 0.2 cm
c - paper - Size: Length 9.8 cm x Width 6.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
glass: mirrored
paper: yellow/ translucent
Inscriptions
None
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C3-10
Condition Remarks
The mirrors are somewhat dirty; backings are scratched and show some sort of adhesive residue; the paper envelope is badly torn and yellowed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
Doug Hildebrand; War Dress Regulations, 1943; CD #2
Research Facts
Found in handbag, part of personal effects.
Images
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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
002001053
Description
Laundry bag; a rectangular bag sewn from cotton fabric with ornate printwork; opening of bag is secured by a drawstring; design of prints is vertical columns, alternating floral and geometric motifs for each colum; on one side of the bag is attached a piece of cotton upon which is embroidered the n…
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Accession Number
002001053
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Laundering
Equipment and Supplies
Textiles
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- textile
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Personnel -- personal belongings
Description
Laundry bag; a rectangular bag sewn from cotton fabric with ornate printwork; opening of bag is secured by a drawstring; design of prints is vertical columns, alternating floral and geometric motifs for each colum; on one side of the bag is attached a piece of cotton upon which is embroidered the name of the owner.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
fabric: white; beige; pink; green; blue; red
Inscriptions
"MIRIAM E. HARTRICK" embroidered on patch sewn to bag
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 11
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 75.3 cm x Width 65.7 cm x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Extensive staining of fabrics from prolonged contact with soiled clothing; storage-related creasing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Images
Less detail
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
002001052
Description
Strap; a long, thin piece of leather; one end folded over and fastened on itself with a rivet to hold a buckle-type fastener; other end is pierced with a line of holes for adjustment of the closure.
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Accession Number
002001052
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- uniform -- World War II
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Personnel -- personal belongings
Description
Strap; a long, thin piece of leather; one end folded over and fastened on itself with a rivet to hold a buckle-type fastener; other end is pierced with a line of holes for adjustment of the closure.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Based on provenance
Material
leather: brown; black
metal: silver
ink: black
Inscriptions
"M. Hartrick" written in ink on smooth side of leather.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C7-5
Dimension Notes
Length 125.7 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 0.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Leather shows some abrasion on rough side; still quite supple.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
History Television documentary; CD #6
Research Facts
Worn over shoulder and hip, like a bandolier, as part of dress/walking-out uniform.
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military footlocker

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact9229
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
Accession Number
002001015 a-e
Description
Barracks box, constructed of half-inch planks secured with screws and nails; brass hinge runs full length of back of box, brass rails protect the sides of the lid; brass fitting for padlock at front contains three lengths of leather strapping, used to secure the box structurally during shipping; tw…
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Accession Number
002001015 a-e
Collection
Lt. N/S Nursing Sister Miriam Hartrick Collection
Category
Military Medicine
Classification
Military Medicine
MeSH Heading
Military Medicine
Military Medicine -- army
Military Medicine -- army -- R. C. A. M. C.
Military Medicine -- nursing
Military Medicine -- Nursing Sisters
Military Medicine -- Second World War -- World War Two -- WW2 -- WWII
Military Personnel -- nurse
Military Medicine -- equipment and supplies
Military Personnel -- personal belongings
Description
Barracks box, constructed of half-inch planks secured with screws and nails; brass hinge runs full length of back of box, brass rails protect the sides of the lid; brass fitting for padlock at front contains three lengths of leather strapping, used to secure the box structurally during shipping; two of these are long, like belts, with buckles and one is shorter with a loop at each end; these straps have black steel buckle-type fittings.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - lid - Size: Length 61.5 cm x Width 37.5 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
b - box - Size: Length 61.5 cm x Width 37.0 cm x Depth 23.2 cm
c - belt - Size: Length 230.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm
d - belt - Size: Length 230.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm
e - strap - Size: Length 43.5 cm x Width 4.0 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Lieut. (N/S) Miriam Hartrick during W W II.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1943
circa 1943
Date Remarks
Date on item
Material
wood: brown; green
leather: brown
metal: yellow; green; black
Inscriptions
"M.E. HARTRICK // LIEUT N/S // [illeg.] FT" painted on lid of box; "U/ 92" painted on each side of box; "DM & S LTD ["TD" superscripted]" stamped on straps; "DM & S Ltd. 1943" on straps
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-N2-3
Condition Remarks
Use-related surface damage and wear over entire surface; spotty green staining; lid has become separated from box; leather straps show extensive mould growth along their entire length.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Doug Hildebrand, Curator, Military Communications & Electronics Museum; CD #6
Research Facts
Custom-made for owner; blacked-out area on lid conceals shipping destination--this would have been written on and then blacked out after reaching its destination.
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