Surrey Archives

Detailed Record

Accession Number:
2000.0007.0007 A-R
Collection:
Human History
Title
Nurse Uniform, Royal Columbian Hospital
Object Name
Nurse Uniform c. 1959
Date
1956 to 1959
Materials:
Cotton Wool Metal Plastic
Description:
Royal Columbian Nurse's Uniform consisting of a white long-sleeved dress, white cotton apron, cap, bib, removable cuffs, removable starched collar, name tag with “K. Murphy” printed in black letters, metal pin with “RCH”, black velvet ribbon worn on hat, blue and red wool cape. Set also includes extra buttons in a cardboard tube. This uniform was worn by Surrey resident Kathleen Moore (nee Murphy), who trained to be a registered nurse at the Royal Columbian Hospital from 1956-59 when she was 19 years old. She was in class 59A. She later worked as a registered nurse in Vancouver.
Associations:
Moore, Kathleen, Ms. ; Royal Columbian Hospital ; New Westminster
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