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nurse's walking out jacket

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Dates
1963
1973
circa 1963-1973
Collection
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
012005001
Description
Single-breasted box style nurse’s ‘walking out’ cream wool jacket with a notched collar; three 2.1 cm white plastic button closure; full cream polyester lining; gold twisted piping over 1.0 cm green grosgrain ribbon along all edges including pockets; ladies size 8; machine-embroidered Ontario Hospi…
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Accession Number
012005001
Collection
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Single-breasted box style nurse’s ‘walking out’ cream wool jacket with a notched collar; three 2.1 cm white plastic button closure; full cream polyester lining; gold twisted piping over 1.0 cm green grosgrain ribbon along all edges including pockets; ladies size 8; machine-embroidered Ontario Hospital of Whitby crest on right waist pocket and initials HBC on left breast pocket; sleeves from shoulder to cuff at finger press line 60.0 cm; bust is 98.0 cm; centre back at neck to hem is 71.2 cm.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Hazel Bentley Pritchard; donated by Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services.
Maker
Richardson's Toronto
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1963
1973
circa 1963-1973
Date Remarks
Data based on donor remarks
Material
fabric: cream, yellow, green
plastic: white
Inscriptions
Embroidered on breast pocket: "HBC"; embroidered on right waist pocket: "O.H.W."; printed onto sewn in label on centre back: "MADE TO ORDER BY // RICHARDSON'S // 546 YONGE STREET // TORONTO ONTARIO".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet-B
Dimension Notes
Length 71.2 cm x Width 1.03 m x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Person
Reference Comments
"Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services," 2013; donor information
Research Facts
Hazel Bentley Pritchard is a graduate of the Ontario Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1968.
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services is located in Whitby, Ontario. The hospital was founded in 1919. The OSC still operates today as a mental health facility (2013). The hospital was the site on treed farmland by the shores of Lake Ontario provided patients fresh air, sunshine, space to walk and an opportunity to heal. The hospital provides a range of specialized assessment and treatment services for those living with complex and serious mental illnesses.
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uniform collar

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Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028079
Description
A stiffly starched white cotton collar with rounded edges and tabs that cross over at the front; inner collar band is stitched to the larger outer collar; buttonhole at back of inner band; Valleau's name written in (faded) ink on inner band; tabs have holes as well
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Accession Number
996028079
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A stiffly starched white cotton collar with rounded edges and tabs that cross over at the front;
inner collar band is stitched to the larger outer collar; buttonhole at back of inner band; Valleau's
name written in (faded) ink on inner band; tabs have holes as well
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
JHH (?)
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau attended KGH School of Nursing 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
Inside collar: "N JHH NORA VALLEAU"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-4
Dimension Notes
Width 6.5 cm. x Depth 1.0 mm. x Diam. : 54.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Fabric is in excellent condition with the exception of the front tabs, which are literally disintegrating;
small brown speck on outside surface at back 1 cm from bottom edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see also Valleau Collection 996.028.080
(collar); from KGH Nursing Collection: 996.026.001c (replica, 1935); 995.002 collars: .016f-g
(1939), .005f (replica, 1924), .008h (c. 1939), .006d (c. 1939), .002h (replica, 1900), .070, .003d
(replica, 1906), and .004d (replica, 1924); CD #3
Research Facts
Collar sat loosely on dress and was fastened at the back with a stud; the softer rounded shape was
a modification from earlier high-necked "minister" style collars; the new collar was more practical
to wear; this style used into the 1940's
Exhibit History
On exhibit at Museum, Jan. 22, 2001-June 9, 2008.
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uniform collar

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact565
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
996028080
Description
A stiffly-starched white cotton collar with rounded edges and tabs that cross over at the front; inner collar band is stitched to the larger outer collar; buttonhole at back of inner band is attached to a small tab sewn onto the inner band
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Accession Number
996028080
Collection
Nora Valleau Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A stiffly-starched white cotton collar with rounded edges and tabs that cross over at the front;
inner collar band is stitched to the larger outer collar; buttonhole at back of inner band is attached
to a small tab sewn onto the inner band
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned and used by Nora Valleau, 1928 KGH Nursing Graduate
Maker
JHH (?)
Dates
1925
1928
circa 1925-1928
Date Remarks
Worn with KGH nursing uniforms; Valleau attended KGH School of Nursing 1925-1928
Material
fabric: white
Inscriptions
"270"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C6-4
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: restored Room 1016, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Dimension Notes
Width 6.5 cm. x Depth 1.0 mm. x Diam. : 54.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Collar is in pristine condition with the exception of several brownish specks on the outside surface
of the left side of the collar 10.5 cm from front, left side; brown stain on front left tab;
two brown stains on inside, right tab
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; see also Valleau Collection 996.028.079
(collar); from KGH Nursing Collection: 996.026.001c (replica, 1935); 995.002 collars: .016f-g
(1939), .005r (replica, 1924), .008h (c. 1939), .006d (c. 1939), .002h (replica, 1900), .070, .003d
(replica, 1906), and .004d (replica, 1924); CD #4
Research Facts
Collar sat loosely on dress and was fastened at the back with a stud; the softer rounded shape was
a modification from earlier high-necked "minister" style collars; the new collar was more practical
to wear; this style used into the 1940's
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Nursing case at Museum, Nov. 21 1997
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