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Dates
1945
1948
circa 1945-1948
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
995002111
Description
A single-breasted ladies' wool jacket with off-white twisted piping along the lapels, cuffs, and top of pockets; a non-woven machine stitched Kingston General Hospital crest affixed to left breast pocket; closed by three plastic buttons.
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Accession Number
995002111
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 single-breasted ladies' wool jacket with off-white twisted piping along the lapels, cuffs, and top of pockets; a non-woven machine stitched Kingston General Hospital crest affixed to left breast pocket; closed by three plastic buttons.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Phyllis Joynt Gould.
Maker
Richardson's
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1945
1948
circa 1945-1948
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
fabric: red
plastic: white
Inscriptions
Stitched on crest: "GENERAL HOSPITAL // KINGSTON"; printed on fabric tag: "MADE TO MEASURE // BY // Richardson's // 546 YONGE / TORONTO ONTARIO"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet
Dimension Notes
Length 64.0 cm x Width 58.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Trim faded; brown stains on buttons and left pocket.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; CD #2.
Research Facts
Red wool jackets (blazers) were worn by Kingston General Hospital nursing student graduates during informal off-duty hours when a nursing uniform was not appropriate; these were were purchased voluntarily, generally when students entered their third year of study and it was considered to be a rite of passage; the blazer tradition continued until circa 1970; Phyllis Joynt Gould was from the Class of 1948.
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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
004014012
Description
A single-breasted ladies' wool jacket with off-white twisted piping along the lapels, cuffs, and top of pockets; a non-woven, machine-stitched Ontario Hospital crest affixed to left breast pocket; three plastic button closure.
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Accession Number
004014012
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 single-breasted ladies' wool jacket with off-white twisted piping along the lapels, cuffs, and top of pockets; a non-woven, machine-stitched Ontario Hospital crest affixed to left breast pocket; three plastic button closure.
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Richardson's
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
fabric: blue
plastic: pearl
Inscriptions
Stitched on crest: "ONTARIO HOSPITAL // KINGSTON"; printed on fabric tag inside neckline: "MADE TO MEASURE // BY // Richardson's // 546 YONGE / TORONTO ONTARIO".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet
Dimension Notes
Length 64.0 cm x Width 58.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Images
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Dates
1945
1947
circa 1945-1947
Collection
Joan Stewart Prichard Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
005015019
Description
A single-breasted ladies' woollen jacket with off-white twisted piping along the lapels, cuffs, and top of pockets; a non-woven machine stitched Kingston General Hospital crest affixed to left breast pocket; three plastic buttons on front of jacket.
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Accession Number
005015019
Collection
Joan Stewart Prichard Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A single-breasted ladies' woollen jacket with off-white twisted piping along the lapels, cuffs, and top of pockets; a non-woven machine stitched Kingston General Hospital crest affixed to left breast pocket; three plastic buttons on front of jacket.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Joan Prichard.
Maker
Richardson's
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1945
1947
circa 1945-1947
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
fabric: red
plastic: pearl
Inscriptions
Stitched on crest: "GENERAL HOSPITAL // KINGSTON"; Printed on fabric tag: "MADE TO MEASURE // BY // Richardson's // 546 YONGE / TORONTO ONTARIO".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet
Dimension Notes
Length 64.0 cm x Width 58.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Trim faded; dark stain on right arm.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
"Information Re KGH Nursing Uniforms" by Marilyn Boston; CD #2
Research Facts
Red wool jackets (blazers) were worn by Kingston General Hospital nursing student graduates during informal off-duty hours when a nursing uniform was not appropriate; these were were purchased voluntarily, generally when students entered their third year of study and it was considered to be a rite of passage; the blazer tradition continued until circa 1970. Joan Prichard was from the Class of 1947. Donor was daughter.
Images
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Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Collection
Yvonne Metcalfe Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
Accession Number
008017001
Description
A single-breasted ladies' cream wool jacket with blue twisted piping along the lapels, cuffs, and top of pockets; a non-woven machine stitched Ontario Hospital crest on left breast pocket; closed by three plastic buttons.
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Accession Number
008017001
Collection
Yvonne Metcalfe Collection
Category
Patient Care Artifacts
Classification
Patient Care
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
A single-breasted ladies' cream wool jacket with blue twisted piping along the lapels, cuffs, and top of pockets; a non-woven machine stitched Ontario Hospital crest on left breast pocket; closed by three plastic buttons.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Yvonne Metcalfe.
Maker
Richardson's
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1950
circa 1940-1950
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks.
Material
fabric: cream
plastic: cream
Inscriptions
Stitched on crest: "ONTARIO HOSPITAL // KINGSTON"; printed on fabric tag: "MADE TO MEASURE // BY // Richardson's // 546 YONGE / TORONTO ONTARIO".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet
Dimension Notes
Length 64.0 cm x Width 58.0 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Research Facts
Yvonne Metcalfe worked at the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital with her fellow nurse, Connie Cox. Ms. Metcalfe died in 2008 aafter a long illness. Ms. Cox donated her friend's nursing memorabilia on her behalf.
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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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