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nurse's surgical gown

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Operating Room Nurse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
003027001
Description
A white one-piece knee-length nurse's surgical gown with a round collar, short sleeves and a pocket on the right side; cinched at the waist by a double-thickness fabric belt which is part of the dress; skirt has a wide hem.
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Accession Number
003027001
Collection
Operating Room Nurse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Nursing Staff, Hospital
Textiles
Clothing
Description
A white one-piece knee-length nurse's surgical gown with a round collar, short sleeves and a pocket on the right side; cinched at the waist by a double-thickness fabric belt which is part of the dress; skirt has a wide hem.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Found in collection; possibly came from a donor in Cornwall (Cornwall was written on the Canada Post stamp on the envelope the material came in).
Maker
LacMac
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
It was used in the early 1940s.
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
"Made by Lac-Mac // London.Can // Size 40" printed on a tag in the collar.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet G
Dimension Notes
Length 112..0 cm x Width 78.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Some staining; the stitching around the pocket is coming loose.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #8; CD #7
Research Facts
Used by an operating room nurse in the early 1940s. The dress is meant to be pulled on over the head.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Doreen (Appleton) Mainse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004028002
Description
Knee-length short-sleeved cotton probationary nurse's uniform dress with a blue and white vertical stripe pattern; buttons to waist.
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Accession Number
004028002
Collection
Doreen (Appleton) Mainse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Knee-length short-sleeved cotton probationary nurse's uniform dress with a blue and white vertical stripe pattern; buttons to waist.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Doreen Appleton Mainse in 1952.
Maker
LacMac
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
fabric: blue, white
Inscriptions
"DOREEN APPLETON" printed on a tag in the collar; "MADE BY // Lac-Mac // LONDON, CANADA" printed on a tag in the collar
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet A
Dimension Notes
Length 111.0 cm x Width 68.0
Condition Remarks
#1: Slightly yellowed; some staining around the waist.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Doreen Appleton Mainse; CD #8
Research Facts
Doreen Appleton (maiden name) attended Queen's Nursing Science School from 1951-1952, KGH Nursing School from 1952-1955, and Queen's again from 1955-1956; she worked at Ongwanada Sanitarium in the summer of 1956, and at Public Health in Napanee and at schools etc. in the late 1950s; she worked part time during the 1960s at KGH and did not work from the late 1960s until 1977 when she returned part time to KGH; she also worked at the Fraser Armstrong Patient Center from 1979-1992, and at a doctor's office until she retired in 1996; this type of uniform was used in the first year of nursing and was usually referred to as a "probie".
Exhibit History
On loan for exhibit, "Uni-Forming . . . Wearing the Uniform" at the Musee Beaulne, Coaticook, Quebec, Jan. 2008-30 Oct. 2008.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1953
1955
circa 1953-1955
Collection
Doreen (Appleton) Mainse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004028007
Description
White cotton nurse's uniform dress with short sleeves and a red cross patch to left sleeve; skirt to mid-calf; buttoned from neck to waist.
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Accession Number
004028007
Collection
Doreen (Appleton) Mainse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White cotton nurse's uniform dress with short sleeves and a red cross patch to left sleeve; skirt to mid-calf; buttoned from neck to waist.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Doreen Appleton Mainse in 1952.
Maker
LacMac
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1953
1955
circa 1953-1955
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
fabric: white, red
Inscriptions
"DOREEN APPLETON" printed on a tag in the collar; "MADE BY // Lac-Mac // LONDON, CANADA" printed on a tag in the collar
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet A
Dimension Notes
Length 111.0 cm x Width 68.0
Condition Remarks
#1: Slightly yellowed with some staining; there is a rip on the chest.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Doreen Appleton Mainse; CD #9
Research Facts
Doreen Appleton (maiden name) attended Queen's Nursing Science School from 1951-1952, KGH Nursing School from 1952-1955, and Queen's again from 1955-1956; she worked at Ongwanada Sanitarium in the summer of 1956, and at Public Health in Napanee and at schools etc. in the late 1950s; she worked part time during the 1960s at KGH and did not work from the late 1960s until 1977 when she returned part time to KGH; she also worked at the Fraser Armstrong Patient Center from 1979-1992, and at a doctor's office until she retired in 1996; this type of uniform was used by nurses in their second and third year.
Images
Less detail
Dates
1953
1955
circa 1953-1955
Collection
Doreen (Appleton) Mainse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004028008
Description
White cotton nurse's uniform dress with short sleeves and a red cross patch to left sleeve; skirt to mid-calf; buttoned from neck to waist.
  5 images  
Accession Number
004028008
Collection
Doreen (Appleton) Mainse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
White cotton nurse's uniform dress with short sleeves and a red cross patch to left sleeve; skirt to mid-calf; buttoned from neck to waist.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Doreen Appleton Mainse in 1952.
Maker
LacMac
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1953
1955
circa 1953-1955
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
fabric: white, red
Inscriptions
"DOREEN APPLETON" printed on a tag in the collar; "MADE BY // Lac-Mac // LONDON, CANADA" printed on a tag in the collar
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet A
Dimension Notes
Length 111.0 cm x Width 68.0
Condition Remarks
#1: Slightly yellowed with some staining.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Doreen Appleton Mainse; CD #9
Research Facts
Doreen Appleton (maiden name) attended Queen's Nursing Science School from 1951-1952, KGH Nursing School from 1952-1955, and Queen's again from 1955-1956; she worked at Ongwanada Sanitarium in the summer of 1956, and at Public Health in Napanee and at schools etc. in the late 1950s; she worked part time during the 1960s at KGH and did not work from the late 1960s until 1977 when she returned part time to KGH; she also worked at the Fraser Armstrong Patient Center from 1979-1992, and at a doctor's office until she retired in 1996; this type of uniform was used by nurses in their second and third year.
Images
Less detail

probationary nurse's uniform

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10811
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Collection
Doreen (Appleton) Mainse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004028001
Description
A cotton probationary nurse's uniform; the outfit has blue and white vertical stripes and consists of a skirt bottom with a button up top with short sleeves.
  5 images  
Accession Number
004028001
Collection
Doreen (Appleton) Mainse Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A cotton probationary nurse's uniform; the outfit has blue and white vertical stripes and consists of a skirt bottom with a button up top with short sleeves.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by Doreen Appleton Mainse in 1952.
Maker
LacMac
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1952
circa 1952
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
fabric: blue, white
Inscriptions
"DOREEN APPLETON" printed on a tag in the collar; "MADE BY // Lac-Mac // LONDON, CANADA" printed on a tag in the collar
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
BOX 12
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase East, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Length 111.0 cm x Width 68.0
Condition Remarks
Slightly yellowed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Doreen Appleton Mainse; CD #8
Research Facts
Doreen Appleton (maiden name) attended Queen's Nursing Science School from 1951-1952, KGH Nursing School from 1952-1955, and Queen's again from 1955-1956; she worked at Ongwanada Sanitarium in the summer of 1956, and at Public Health in Napanee and at schools etc. in the late 1950s; she worked part time during the 1960s at KGH and did not work from the late 1960s until 1977 when she returned part time to KGH; she also worked at the Fraser Armstrong Patient Center from 1979-1992, and at a doctor's office until she retired in 1996; this type of uniform was used in the first year of nursing and was usually referred to as a "probie".
Exhibit History
On exhibit at the Museum of Health Care in the East Gallery, small cases #1 and #2 - May 30, 2007.
Images
Less detail