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black velvet ribbon

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Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997032003 a-c
Description
Two pieces of black velvet ribbon (a-b) with rough cut ends stored with straight pins on a ball of white cotton crochet thread (c) with a cardboard centre.
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Accession Number
997032003 a-c
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Two pieces of black velvet ribbon (a-b) with rough cut ends stored with straight pins on a ball of white cotton crochet thread (c) with a cardboard centre.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - ribbon - Size: Length 39.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm
b - ribbon - Size: Length 41.1 cm x Width 1.5 cm
c - spool - Size: Length 4.4 cm x Diam 5.5 cm
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel; donated to the museum by her son Stephen Rockel.
Dates
1939
1945
circa 1939-1945
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: black; white
cardboard: TAN
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-3
Temporary Location
On Display: “For Service to Humanity”, Nursing Gallery: Restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov 2008.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Remarks in donor file; CD #3
Research Facts
Gladys (Millar) Rockel graduated from Kitchener Waterloo Nursing College, Class of 1939; nursing positions in Pontiac, MI (1940), Grand Rapids, MI (1941), and Toronto, Ont. (1942); worked in private practice with her husband, Dr. Rockel; upon graduation, nurses' caps had a length of black velvet ribbon pinned to the top edge; removable for laundering.
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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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infant undershirt

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Dates
1930
1935
circa 1930-1935
Collection
Kit Wheeler Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008042001
Description
One piece cream pure wool short sleeved infant undershirt with two pairs of attached fabric ties; machine stitched trim around neckline and all edges.
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Accession Number
008042001
Collection
Kit Wheeler Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
Description
One piece cream pure wool short sleeved infant undershirt with two pairs of attached fabric ties; machine stitched trim around neckline and all edges.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by owner as an infant.
Maker
Coldavoyd
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1935
circa 1930-1935
Date Remarks
Donor remarks
Material
fabric: cream
Inscriptions
Woven in fabric label: "Coldavoyd // P. W. PURE WOOL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Box 17
Temporary Location
Exhibit: "For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston Genral Hospital" Nov 13 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 25.0 cm x Width 21.5 cm x Depth 0.03 cm
Condition Remarks
Back has eight minor pin holes.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Kit Wheeler; CD #1.
Research Facts
Donor wore this wool undershirt as an infant in England in 1934.
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Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
997032004
Description
Cream silk lady's full-length foundation slip with princess seaming; cut on the bias; thin adjustable straps and narrow, plain lace at neckline.
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Accession Number
997032004
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Cream silk lady's full-length foundation slip with princess seaming; cut on the bias; thin adjustable straps and narrow, plain lace at neckline.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel; donated to the museum by her son Stephen Rockel.
Dates
1935
1945
circa 1935-1945
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
fabric: cream
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-V2 Box 1
Temporary Location
On Display: “For Service to Humanity”, Nursing Gallery: Restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 1.06 m x Width 63.1 cm
Condition Remarks
Severe fold creases; marks from long-term storage.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Steve Rockel; CD #3
Research Facts
Gladys (Millar) Rockel graduated from Kitchener Waterloo Nursing College, Class of 1939; nursing positions in Pontiac, MI (1940), Grand Rapids, MI (1941), and Toronto, Ont. (1942); worked in private practice with her husband, Dr. Rockel.
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Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Accession Number
004014020
Description
White cotton gathered nurse's apron overwraps around at back waist; 8.0 cm. waistband with row of raised mini dots on inside of band possibly for keeping blouse tucked in; two pairs of 43.0 cm white twill ties at waist for closure; 10.7 cm hem on the front; skirt length 94.9 cm; hem width 2.13 m.
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Accession Number
004014020
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White cotton gathered nurse's apron overwraps around at back waist; 8.0 cm. waistband with row of raised mini dots on inside of band possibly for keeping blouse tucked in; two pairs of 43.0 cm white twill ties at waist for closure; 10.7 cm hem on the front; skirt length 94.9 cm; hem width 2.13 m.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Linda Reason, Manager, Clinical Support Services, Mental Health Services site of the Providence Continuing Care Centre; remaining artifacts from the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital Historical Collection
Dates
1930
1950
circa 1930-1950
Date Remarks
Donor information
Material
fabric: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet I
Dimension Notes
Length 94.9 cm x Width 1.20 m x Depth 0.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new; except for area on bottom by back opening has a series of spatters of brown dots and one 1.2 cm. brown stain
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor's remarks; CD #7
Research Facts
Apron is part of a student nurse's uniform. Kingston Psychiatric Hospital originally founded as Rockwood Asylum in 1857; became Ontario Hospital - Kingston in 1920; became Kingston Psychiatric Hospital in 1965; as part of the reform of mental health care in Ontario, facility was renamed the Providence Continuing Care Centre in March 2001.
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Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Collection
The Gloria (Barwell) Kay Nurses’ Cap Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
011001001
Description
White polyester nurse's cap; laying flat on the crown with small front crown gathers attached to double folded stiff linen textured paper; band width 6.2 cm; double folded stiff paper band.
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Accession Number
011001001
Collection
The Gloria (Barwell) Kay Nurses’ Cap Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
White polyester nurse's cap; laying flat on the crown with small front crown gathers attached to double folded stiff linen textured paper; band width 6.2 cm; double folded stiff paper band.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Miss V. Beryl Seeman, graduated Winnipeg General Hospital School of Nursing Class 1935.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1930
1940
circa 1930-1940
Date Remarks
Date based on date of graduation
Material
fabric: white
paper: white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet D
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 19.5 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Clean and freshly starched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit “Symbol of a Profession: One Hundred Years of Nurses’ Caps”, 2001; donor information
Research Facts
The Winnipeg General Hospital (Manitoba) was founded in 1875. The School of Nursing was founded in 1887 and changed to the Health Sciences Centre in 1973. V. Beryl Seeman is a graduate of the Winnipeg General Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1935.
The evolution in the design of nurses’ caps reflects the history of nursing in Canada. Each model has characteristics that distinguish it from the others and provides information – sometimes contradictory – on the image that each institution wanted to impart: submission and authority, domestic and professional service. Until the 1970s, trained nurses were instantly recognized by their caps. Each nursing school and hospital had its own cap design and means of indicating the level of training. There is no standard model for nurses’ caps. Even caps that may appear similar have subtle differences. Today this symbol of knowledge and caring has all but disappeared. Gloria (Barwell) Kay (1923-2007), a retired nurse, believed that the caps should be preserved, and in 1974 began a collection of caps, which nurses all across Canada sent to her. Gloria’s cap collection covered the years 1895-1983 and represents every province in Canada. In 2001 she donated 167 caps to the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Canada. Fourteen caps were donated to the Museum of Health Care in 2011 from her estate. Original inventory number: 83-E
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Dates
1937
1947
circa 1937-1947
Collection
The Gloria (Barwell) Kay Nurses’ Cap Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
011001002
Description
White cotton nurse's cap attached with a 0.5cm black velvet band; band placed 1.2 cm from outside edge (from topmost part of brim); brim is folded 6.4 cm from top with a further 5.2 cm forming part of the crown; brim is all flat to the head with no “wings” and no pleats in the crown; front gatherin…
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Accession Number
011001002
Collection
The Gloria (Barwell) Kay Nurses’ Cap Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
White cotton nurse's cap attached with a 0.5cm black velvet band; band placed 1.2 cm from outside edge (from topmost part of brim); brim is folded 6.4 cm from top with a further 5.2 cm forming part of the crown; brim is all flat to the head with no “wings” and no pleats in the crown; front gathering of the crown forms a broad fan above the brim about 2.7 cm to 4 cm high because brim folds down side of the head; two folds develop to make crown look squarish.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to Phyllis C. (Steward) Leard, graduated Saskatoon City Hospital School of Nursing Class 1942.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1937
1947
circa 1937-1947
Date Remarks
Date based on date of graduation
Material
fabric: white, black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet B
Dimension Notes
Length 16.8 cm x Width 13.3 cm x Depth 8.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Clean and freshly starched
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Reference Comments
Canadian Museum of Civilization exhibit “Symbol of a Profession: One Hundred Years of Nurses’ Caps”, 2001; donor information
Research Facts
The Saskatoon City Hospital (Saskatchewan) was in founded in 1905 and the first school of nursing class graduated in 1909. The last graduating class was in 1969. Phyllis C. (Steward) Leard is a graduate of the Saskatoon City Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1942. The evolution in the design of nurses’ caps reflects the history of nursing in Canada. Each model has characteristics that distinguish it from the others and provides information – sometimes contradictory – on the image that each institution wanted to impart: submission and authority, domestic and professional service. Until the 1970s, trained nurses were instantly recognized by their caps. Each nursing school and hospital had its own cap design and means of indicating the level of training. There is no standard model for nurses’ caps. Even caps that may appear similar have subtle differences. Today this symbol of knowledge and caring has all but disappeared. Gloria (Barwell) Kay (1923-2007), a retired nurse, believed that the caps should be preserved, and in 1974 began a collection of caps, which nurses all across Canada sent to her. Gloria’s cap collection covered the years 1895-1983 and represents every province in Canada. In 2001 she donated 167 caps to the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Canada. Fourteen caps were donated to the Museum of Health Care in 2011 from her estate. Original inventory number: 112-B
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Dates
1938
1969
circa 1938-1969
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002061
Description
Cotton cap worn by graduate nurses; cap has been starched, folded and pinned with 9 straight pins; the outside edge of cap has a band of black velvet sewn on.
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Accession Number
995002061
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Cotton cap worn by graduate nurses; cap has been starched, folded and pinned with 9 straight pins; the outside edge of cap has a band of black velvet sewn on.
Number Of Parts
1
Dates
1938
1969
circa 1938-1969
Material
fabric: white; black
Inscriptions
"GRAD" is written in black at back and bottom of cap
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet C
Temporary Location
On exhibit 100TH Anniversary of Public Health Canada, Ottawa L-2019-7 27 Nov – 2 Dec 2019.
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 19.0 cm. x Depth: 10.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Holes have been put into the starched cotton by the straight pins, but no corrosion is evident; the word "Grad" has been permanently marked onto the cloth; the cotton cloth has no tears or abrasions
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Reference Comments
Marilyn Boston
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Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010011003 a-c
Description
Felted short grey moleskin wool nurse's cape (a) with grey satin / polyester lining; fastens with two grey wool tabs (b, c) attached by two grey and white mother of pearl 2.4 cm buttons on each shaped tab at the chest; mandarin collar; fastens with three hook and eyes down the front; two piece cons…
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Accession Number
010011003 a-c
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Felted short grey moleskin wool nurse's cape (a) with grey satin / polyester lining; fastens with two grey wool tabs (b, c) attached by two grey and white mother of pearl 2.4 cm buttons on each shaped tab at the chest; mandarin collar; fastens with three hook and eyes down the front; two piece construction with center back seam and with shoulder darts for shaping; length from center back to hem 79.3 cm; hem width 3.13 m.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – cape– Size: Length 79.3 cm x Width 1.36 m x Depth 1.1 cm
b – tab – Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
c – tab – Size: Length 15.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Owned and used by Alice Goff; donated to museum by daughter's friend Ann Geddes
Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Date Remarks
Date based of date of graduation
Material
fabric: grey
metal: black
mother of pearl: grey, white
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet X
Condition Remarks
Small minor moth hole near right shoulder
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
donor information; CD #7
Research Facts
Alice Goff is a graduate of the Royal Victoria Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1926
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Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
010011004
Description
Long navy wool unlined nurse's cape with pair of internal thin wool straps fastened at shoulder seams one with buttonhole and other with 2.0 cm black plastic button; fastens with two 3.2 cm black plastic buttons with fabric cord loops at the chest; flat standard collar with grey fabric along edge; …
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Accession Number
010011004
Collection
Canadian Nurse's Association Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Long navy wool unlined nurse's cape with pair of internal thin wool straps fastened at shoulder seams one with buttonhole and other with 2.0 cm black plastic button; fastens with two 3.2 cm black plastic buttons with fabric cord loops at the chest; flat standard collar with grey fabric along edge; two slit openings with flaps at hip to allow arms access to exterior; one piece construction with shoulder darts for shaping; length from center back to hem 79.3 cm; hem width 3.13 m.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Alice Goff; donated to museum by daughter's friend Ann Geddes.
Dates
1921
1931
circa 1921-1931
Date Remarks
Date based on date of graduation
Material
fabric: blue, grey
plastic: black
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet B
Dimension Notes
Length 79.3 cm x Width 1.39 m x Depth 1.2 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor information; CD #7
Research Facts
Alice Goff is a graduate of the Royal Victoria Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1926.
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