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nurse's uniform

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Dates
1956
1953
circa 1953-1956
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
995002010 a-v
Description
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…
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Accession Number
995002010 a-v
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nurse's Uniform
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
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
22
Part Names
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
Provenance
Worn by donor as nursing student at Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1956
Maker
Bland
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1956
1953
circa 1953-1956
Date Remarks
Graduation date
Material
fabric: white; red
plastic: white
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Maker's tag to inside collar: "MADE BY // BLAND // MONTREAL // 32"; the letter "G" denoting graduate written on collar; owner's tag: "Marilyn Wilmot"
Permanent Location
(a) Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet A
(b) Storage Room 0007
0007 ?
(c-v) Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-4
Condition Remarks
#1: Cotton yellowed slightly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Photo
Reference Comments
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;
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surgical operating cap

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Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Collection
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
012005003
Description
Green cotton wedge type cap with two cotton tape ties; made of sturdy green cotton, without manufacturer's label.
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Accession Number
012005003
Collection
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Nursing Staff, Hospital
Textiles
Clothing
Description
Green cotton wedge type cap with two cotton tape ties; made of sturdy green cotton, without manufacturer's label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services.
Dates
1950
1960
circa 1950-1960
Material
fabric: green
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007 Closet H
Length
29.5 cm
Width
12.5 cm
Depth
0.4 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Shows wear
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Book
File
Reference Comments
"Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services," 2013; donor file
Research Facts
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.
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