Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
One-piece short-sleeved white cotton nurse's uniform dress with tucked bodice (a); two patch pockets on the skirt; tailored collar; red fabric cross on right sleeve with letters "KGH" in white; white belt (b) buttoned in front with shank buttons (c-d); dress buttoned all the way down the front in r…
One-piece short-sleeved white cotton nurse's uniform dress with tucked bodice (a); two patch pockets on the skirt; tailored collar; red fabric cross on right sleeve with letters "KGH" in white; white belt (b) buttoned in front with shank buttons (c-d); dress buttoned all the way down the front in removable shank buttons (e-l); all buttons affixed with metal split rings (m-v).
Number Of Parts
a - dress - Size:
b - belt - Size: Length 93.4 cm x Width 5.3 cm
c-l - buttons - Size: Depth 0.8 cm x Diam.1.1 cm
m-v - split rings - Size: Diam. 1.4 cm
Worn by donor as nursing student at Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1956
Maker's tag to inside collar: "MADE BY // BLAND // MONTREAL // 32"; the letter "G" denoting graduate written on collar; owner's tag: "Marilyn Wilmot"
(a) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet A
(b) Storage Room 0007
(c-v) Storage Room 0010
#1: Cotton yellowed slightly
Marilyn Boston; reference book compiled: "Information Re Kingston General Hospital Nursing Uniforms" to document the collection of uniforms; further references are noted within; numerous photos available
at Queen's University Archives, see Museum's Index;
Green cotton wedge type cap with two cotton tape ties; made of sturdy green cotton, without manufacturer's label.
Number Of Parts
Used at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services.
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet H
Unit Of Measure
"Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services," 2013; donor file
J. F. Hartz Hospital and Physicians Equipment and Supplies 1960 catalogue pg 262, same as model 6H-863-G surgeon's cap, green
The hospital was founded in 1919. The Ontario Shores Centre 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.