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Dates
1955
circa 1955
Collection
Pauline Swain Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
Accession Number
005018009
Description
A 10-carat gold Kingston General Hospital class ring; the face of the ring has the KGH (Kingston General Hospital) logo, but it is very worn.
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Accession Number
005018009
Collection
Pauline Swain Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
A 10-carat gold Kingston General Hospital class ring; the face of the ring has the KGH (Kingston General Hospital) logo, but it is very worn.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's mother-in-law, Pauline Swain (nee Kreiner) a 1955 graduate of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing.
Maker
Birks
Dates
1955
circa 1955
Date Remarks
The owner graduated in 1955.
Material
metal; yellow
Inscriptions
"BIRKS // 10K" engraved on the inside face of the ring; "Paulie" engraved on the inner face of the ring
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Depth
1.5 cm
Diameter
1.9 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Depth 1.5 cm x Diameter: 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
The face of the ring is almost entirely worn off.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
Pauline Swain was born in October 1932 and died in December 2004.
The first graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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Dates
1942
circa 1942
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
Accession Number
005036011
Description
Gold class ring with oval face depicting the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing emblem, and a tiny enameled red cross in the centre bottom.
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Accession Number
005036011
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Gold class ring with oval face depicting the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing emblem, and a tiny enameled red cross in the centre bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Vivian Gladys Aldridge.
Maker
S. B. Ltd.
Dates
1942
circa 1942
Date Remarks
Written on artifact
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: red
Inscriptions
Molded into gold: "19 // KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL // 42".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Length
1.5 cm
Width
1.5 cm
Depth
1.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 1.5 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Writing and enamel on front of ring worn down.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
Vivian Gladys Aldridge graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1942; was the Head Nurse of Connell 3 at the Kingston General Hospital during the 1960's.
The first graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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Dates
1933
circa 1933
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
Accession Number
005036024
Description
Gold class ring with oval face depicting the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing emblem, and a tiny enameled red cross in the centre bottom.
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Accession Number
005036024
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
Gold class ring with oval face depicting the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing emblem, and a tiny enameled red cross in the centre bottom.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Ora E. Vincent.
Maker
Kinnear d' Esterre
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
circa 1933
Date Remarks
Written on artifact.
Material
metal: yellow
enamel: red
Inscriptions
On face of ring: "19 // Kingston General Hospital // 33"; engraved inside ring: "O. E. V. // K & D. E. 10K".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Length
1.6 cm
Width
2.0 cm
Depth
1.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 1.6 cm x Width 2.0 cm x Depth 1.8 cm
Condition Remarks
Minor scuffing on gold.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
Received by Ora Vincent upon her graduation from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1933. Ora Vincent spent her entire nursing career at the Kingston General Hospital.
The first graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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class ring and graduation pin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10978
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Collection
Jean (Graham) Howard Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
Accession Number
999026002 a-c
Description
A Kingston General Hospital nursing class ring and graduation pin in a case; the ring (a) consists of a gold band with a crest at the front; the crest is a raised design of the Kingston General Hospital (K.G.H.) crest -- a crown, an anchor, a snake and two sticks; the pin (b) is made out of gold me…
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Accession Number
999026002 a-c
Collection
Jean (Graham) Howard Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
A Kingston General Hospital nursing class ring and graduation pin in a case; the ring (a) consists of a gold band with a crest at the front; the crest is a raised design of the Kingston General Hospital (K.G.H.) crest -- a crown, an anchor, a snake and two sticks; the pin (b) is made out of gold metal with white enamel and is in the shape of a cross; "KGH" is printed in gold going horizontally across it; the back of the pin has a straight pin and clasp; the case is made out of gold metal and is semi-rectangular with angled corners; the base is covered with a tight white fabric and the lid is made out of purple velvet and white fabric.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - ring - Size: Depth 1.6 cm x Diameter 2.0 cm
b - pin - Size: Depth 0.5 cm x Diameter 1.8 cm
c - case - Size: Depth 8.0 cm x Width 5.8 cm x Depth 3.0 cm
Provenance
Jean (Graham) Howard received these items when she graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1936; the donor was the executor of her will.
Maker
K & D
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1936
circa 1936
Date Remarks
The pin and ring are marked 1936.
Material
metal: yellow
fabric: white; purple
Inscriptions
"KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL" printed on the face of the ring; "E. J. G" engraved on the back of the ring; "K G H" printed on the face of the pin; "J.E.G. // 1936 // K&D // ON" engraved on the back of the pin.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase West, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
The band on the ring is snapped in one place.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Website
Reference Comments
Jean Lister
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
Jean (Graham) Howard was a graduate of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing class of '36; the initials on the ring appear to be backwards (should be J.E.G.)
The first graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings to commemorate their graduation from the school.
Exhibit History
KGH Nursing Alumnae 2006 Special Exhibit @ Museum of Health Care: April 19, 2006-May 30, 2007
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commemorative cufflink

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact751
Dates
1912
circa 1912
Collection
Miss Norma Crozier Collection
Category
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Accession Number
992022002
Description
One sterling cuff link; monogrammed "NC"; slant style.
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Accession Number
992022002
Collection
Miss Norma Crozier Collection
Category
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Nursing
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
One sterling cuff link; monogrammed "NC"; slant style.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Envelope states: "Kingston General Hospital Nurses from Miss Norma Crozier class of '12 1 class pin // 1 sterling cuff link, monogrammed"
Dates
1912
circa 1912
Date Remarks
Norma Crozier graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1912
Material
sterling silver: white
Inscriptions
"NC"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Length
2.0 cm
Width
1.7 cm
Depth
1.0 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length: 2.0 cm. x Width: 1.7 cm. x Depth: 1.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
tarnished; slight dent in button of cuff
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
The first official graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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commemorative cufflinks

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10904
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
Accession Number
001043034 a-b
Description
A pair of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation cufflinks; each cufflink consists of two octagonal pieces of metal with a black trim connected with a pin; one of the octagons on each cufflink initials shallowly engraved on it.
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Accession Number
001043034 a-b
Collection
Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A pair of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation cufflinks; each cufflink consists of two octagonal pieces of metal with a black trim connected with a pin; one of the octagons on each cufflink initials shallowly engraved on it.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cufflink - Size (laid flat): Length 2.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - cufflink - Size (laid flat): Length 2.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Mabel McColl received these cufflinks when she graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing in 1935; donated to the alumnae by her daughter Kaye Wilson.
Dates
1935
circa 1935
Date Remarks
Mabel McColl graduated in 1935.
Material
metal: grey, black
Inscriptions
"M. K. M." engraved on each cufflink (for Mabel Kathleen McColl).
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Temporary Location
To exhibit: "For Service to Humanity", Nursing Gallery: Showcase West, Museum of Health Care, 13 Nov. 2008.
Condition Remarks
Some tarnishing on the metal.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Website
Reference Comments
Kaye Wilson
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
The first graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
Exhibit History
KGH Nursing Alumnae 2006 Special Exhibit @ Museum of Health Care: April 19, 2006-May 30, 2007
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commemorative cufflinks

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11158
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Collection
Joan Stewart Prichard Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Communication
Nursing
Accession Number
005015002 a-b
Description
A pair of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation cufflinks; each cufflink consists of two octagonal pieces of metal with a black trim and a black inner circle, connected with a pin; one of the octagons on each cufflink has initials shallowly engraved on it.
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Accession Number
005015002 a-b
Collection
Joan Stewart Prichard Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Communication
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A pair of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation cufflinks; each cufflink consists of two octagonal pieces of metal with a black trim and a black inner circle, connected with a pin; one of the octagons on each cufflink has initials shallowly engraved on it.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cufflink (laid flat) - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - cufflink (laid flat) - Size: Length 2.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Owned by the donor's mother, Joan Stewart Prichard, a graduate of the Kingston General School of Nursing Class of 1947.
Dates
1947
circa 1947
Date Remarks
Joan Steward Prichard graduated in 1947.
Material
metal: grey, black
Inscriptions
"J A S" engraved artistically on the cufflinks
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
Metal is tarnished.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
The first graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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commemorative cufflinks

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact11193
Dates
1955
circa 1955
Collection
Pauline Swain Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
Accession Number
005018010 a-b
Description
A pair of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation cufflinks; each cufflink consists of two octagonal pieces of metal with a black trim and a black inner circle, connected with a pin; one of the octagons on each cufflink has initials shallowly engraved on it.
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Accession Number
005018010 a-b
Collection
Pauline Swain Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
A pair of Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing graduation cufflinks; each cufflink consists of two octagonal pieces of metal with a black trim and a black inner circle, connected with a pin; one of the octagons on each cufflink has initials shallowly engraved on it.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cufflink - Size (laid flat): Length 2.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - cufflink - Size (laid flat): Length 2.7 cm x Width 1.5 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
Provenance
Belonged to the donor's mother-in-law, Pauline Swain (née Kreiner) a 1955 graduate of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing.
Dates
1955
circa 1955
Date Remarks
The owner graduated in 1955.
Material
metal: grey, black
Inscriptions
"P K" engraved artistically on the cufflinks
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-2
Condition Remarks
Some slight tarnishing.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
Pauline Swain was born in October 1932 and died in December 2004.
The first graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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commemorative cufflinks

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12357
Dates
1963
circa 1963
Collection
Marjorie (Norman) Hurtubise Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
Accession Number
008048001 a-c
Description
Pair of sterling and enamel oval cufflinks (a-b) consists of two oval disks joined by flattened silver loop; face of one disk has a separately applied enameled design for the Kingston General Hospital while the attached companion disk has an enamel insert of three slanted bars of two red and white;…
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Accession Number
008048001 a-c
Collection
Marjorie (Norman) Hurtubise Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Nursing
Classification
Commemorative
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
Description
Pair of sterling and enamel oval cufflinks (a-b) consists of two oval disks joined by flattened silver loop; face of one disk has a separately applied enameled design for the Kingston General Hospital while the attached companion disk has an enamel insert of three slanted bars of two red and white; in original presentation box (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a-b - cufflinks - Size: Length 2.6 cm x Width 1.7 cm x Depth 2.0 cm
Provenance
Owned by Marjorie (Norman) Hurtubise.
Maker
Kinnear D'Esterre
Site Made (City)
Kingston
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1963
circa 1963
Date Remarks
Graduation date.
Material
metal: silver, red, white
fabric: white
paper: blue
ink: yellow, blue
Inscriptions
On front: "KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL"; on reverse: "STERLING // Kd'E"; inside case: "DIAMOND // MERCHANTS // Kinnear D'Esterre // Kingston".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Temporary Location
Exhibit: "For Service to Humanity: Nursing Education at Kingston General Hospital" Nov 13, 2008.
Condition Remarks
Like new; minor tarnish on reverse.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Website
Reference Comments
Marjorie (Norman) Hurtubise
Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, "KGH School of Nursing," (https://kingstonhsc.ca/kgh-school-nursing)
Research Facts
Cufflinks were given as graduation gifts from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing.
The first graduating class of the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was in 1888; the school was created in order to educate nurses as the demand for them increased, as well as providing a labour force to the hospital. When the first nurses graduated, they were given a certificate of completion, twenty five dollars, and a nursing medal. Over the years, nurses were sometimes given pins and/or rings or other memorabilia to commemorate their graduation from the school.
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commemorative pin

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact10911
Dates
1962
1987
circa 1962-1987
Collection
Auxiliary Archives Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Commemorative
Commemorative Award
Accession Number
002026002 a-b
Description
An honour roll pin from the Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario in a case; the pin (a) has a red cross in the centre with a white trim around each arm of the cross, and a gold wreath encircling most of the cross; beneath the cross is a smooth area that looks as if it may have been used for …
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Accession Number
002026002 a-b
Collection
Auxiliary Archives Collection
Category
Commemorative and Communication Artifacts
Classification
Commemorative
Commemorative Award
MeSH Heading
Schools, Nursing
MM= Clothing -- accessory -- nursing
MM= Commemorative and Association Items
Description
An honour roll pin from the Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario in a case; the pin (a) has a red cross in the centre with a white trim around each arm of the cross, and a gold wreath encircling most of the cross; beneath the cross is a smooth area that looks as if it may have been used for engraving a name or date, but was never used; the case (b) is square and has a burgundy plastic base and a clear top; there is amber coloured foam inside the case.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - pin - Size: Depth 0.6 cm x Diameter 2.5 cm
b - case - Size: Length 4.0 cm x Width 3.8 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Provenance
They appear to have never been used; came from the Auxiliary Archives.
Maker
LG Balfour Co.
Site Made (City)
Attleboro
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1962
1987
circa 1962-1987
Date Remarks
The association adopted the name "Hospital Auxiliaries Association" in 1962, and to "Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario" in 1987.
Material
metal: red, white, yellow
plastic: burgundy, clear
foam: amber
Inscriptions
"H // A // A//" on the cross (one on each arm, excluding the bottom one); "BALFOUR" engraved on the back of the cross; "J. A. BALFOUR CO" on the base of the case
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-C5-1
Condition Remarks
The metal appears to be tarnished a bit.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Timeline
Reference Comments
The Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario, “Highlights of our History”. http://www.haao.com/pdfs/History%20Highlights%20of%20HAAO.pdf
Research Facts
The Hospital Auxiliaries Association of Ontario is a provincial body encompassing all of the local auxiliaries, including Kingston General Hospital; they formed in 1910 and are still in existence.
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