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Florence Nightingale letter to Louise Darche

Letter written to Louise Darche from Florence Nightingale. Louise Darche was the superintendent of The New York City Training School for Nurses from 1888-1898. The two met when Miss Darche travelled to London in 1893. In the letter Florence Nightingale references Henry Bonham Carter, her first cousin and Secretary of the Nightingale Fund. The photograph (RG 946.02.02.02) was also referenced in the letter and was sent by Mr. Bonham Carter to Miss Darche.

Nightingale, Florence

Toronto Sun donation

Colour photograph taken at "SUNdays" at Woodbine racetrack. In the photograph Sam Lima, Vice-President of the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association; Joyce Bailey; Ted Medland; Paul Godfrey, Toronto Sun publisher; Gina Godfrey; and Jack Kenny, President of the Ontario Jockey Club. They are all holding a cheque for $135, 000 for The Wellesley Hospital.

Bill 102 - An act respecting the Toronto General Hospital and The Wellesley Hospital

A photocopy of Bill 102 - an act respecting the Toronto General Hospital and The Wellesley Hospital. The act separated the two hospitals (which had amalgamated in 1948), leaving The Wellesley an independent institution once again. The first reading of the bill was March 11, the second March 21, and the final March 24.

Dorothy Eden speeches, 1973

Cassette tape of Dorothy Eden reading two of her speeches given in 1973. The first is a speech given during a celebration of her career at The Wellesley on August 1, 1973. The second speech was originally given August 8, 1973 at the School's graduation exercises. It is unclear as to when the tape was recorded.

Eden, Dorothy

Soup bowl with lid

White and blue china soup bowl with attached plate and separate lid. Blue line and flower pattern around rim of plate, bowl and lid. The Wellesley Hospital coat of arms on one side of lid and bowl. Small handles on either side of bowl embellished with gold.

Theodore Haviland Limoges

Small coffee spoon

One of 6 Small silver coffee spoons with The Wellesley Hospital coat of arms soldered to end of handle. The spoons given to The Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing class of 1931 alumnus Mary Stanton Sheen in appreciation for her packing of boxes to be sent over seas by the Alumnae Association during World War II.

Birks Ellis Ltd.

Small coffee spoon

One of 6 Small silver coffee spoons with The Wellesley Hospital coat of arms soldered to end of handle. The spoons given to The Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing class of 1931 alumnus Mary Stanton Sheen in appreciation for her packing of boxes to be sent over seas by the Alumnae Association during World War II.

Birks Ellis Ltd.

Small coffee spoon

One of 6 Small silver coffee spoons with The Wellesley Hospital coat of arms soldered to end of handle. The spoons given to The Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing class of 1931 alumnus Mary Stanton Sheen in appreciation for her packing of boxes to be sent over seas by the Alumnae Association during World War II.

Birks Ellis Ltd.

Ceramic tile from fireplace in wooden case

Green bordered ceramic tile that is sectioned into 4 quarters. Each smaller square has a different plant or flower on it - shamrock, thistle, rose, and a leaves. Tile is supposed to represent flora of the British Isles - shamrock = Irelend; Rose = England; thistle = Scotland; and the leaves.
Tiles were used around the fireplaces in the original hospital rooms in Wellesley's "Homewood" building. This tile was been placed in a finished wood box of sorts with green felt backing.

Becton Dickinson "Admiral" Portable Blood Samples Case

"Admiral" Nickel Silver Portable Blood Samples Case manufactured by Becton Dickinson Co. Metal case contains glass syringe, 2 needles, 5 glass vials with cork stoppers, and a tube for sharps attached to case. A red felt carrier with black stitching on edges and "BD" on snap closure was with case.

Becton, Dickinson and Company

Graduating class of 1929

Formal posed photograph of the graduating class of 1927 from the Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing. The photographs was taken outside and the women are pictured seated and standing holding bouquets of roses. There are also baskets of roses on the ground in front of them. Names of graduates are listed on the photograph's matting.

Fagan

Graduating class of 1931

Formal posed photograph of the graduating class of 1931 from the Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing. The photographs was taken outside and the women are pictured seated and standing holding bouquets of roses. There are also baskets of roses and other flowers on the ground in front of them. Names of graduates are listed on the matting underneath the photograph.

Fagan

Cut sheet for Wellesley World newsletter photographs

Cut sheet from the Wellesley World newsletter. Paper reads as follows:
Cut line to go with pictures of sisters, under News from the department - -
Nursing:
Who Says Sisters Don't Like Each Other?
Two sister teams who had a fine time together at the recent Wellesley graduation garden party are (above) Donna Vaughan who proudly displays her graduation diploma to her sister Heather, a first year student [RG 946.03.04.01.48.21] and (below) Heather Scott, class of '66, getting a congratulatory kiss from her sister Judy, who graduated from Wellesley in 1962 [RG 946.03.04.01.48.20]

Corsage pinning

Photograph features 5 members of the Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing class of 1967 having their corsages pinned on by 5 members of the class of 1968. From left to right are Linda Judson, Suzanne Northover, Margaret Allan, Phyllis Todd, Margaret Walker, Anne Crook, Sandra Evans, Sharon Mueller, Susan Alcock, and Heather Knapp.

Nicholls, Roy

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