Showing 5 results

archival descriptions
J. Lewis Sangster fonds
NWMA IH 2011.30 · Fonds · 1904-1950

This fonds consists of photographs and postcards taken or collected by J. Lewis Sangster during his time spent in New Westminster, during his time traveling and during his time spent overseas during World War I. Sangster developed a large number of the photographs himself, in a small cellar in his home that was converted into a darkroom. The fonds has been divided into three series based on content: Sangster Family, Military, and New Westminster Subjects. Included in the Military series, there is a collection of Canadian Official postcards published by the British newspaper The Daily Mirror, which Sangster collected during his time serving in World War I. The family series consists of photographs taken by Sangster of his family members, as well as pictures that Sangster received from extended family members.

Sangster, J. Lewis
Sangster family
NWMA IH 2011.30-A · Series · 1905-1950
Part of J. Lewis Sangster fonds

Series consists of negatives and prints relating to the Sangster’s family life. This includes photographs of Sangster residences, his immediate family, and extended family.

Sangster, J. Lewis
Military
NWMA IH 2011.30-B · Series · 1915-1940
Part of J. Lewis Sangster fonds

Series consists of negatives, prints and postcards from J. Lewis Sangster’s time serving in World War I. These include photographs that were taken by J. Lewis Sangster himself, as well as postcards that he had collected and/or sent during his time overseas. There are also photographs of J. Lewis Sangster’s son Ross during WWII.

Sangster, J. Lewis
New Westminster subjects
NWMA IH 2011.30-C · Series · 1905-1940
Part of J. Lewis Sangster fonds

Series consists of negatives, prints and postcards from J. Lewis Sangster’s time spent growing up and living in New Westminster.

Sangster, J. Lewis
Personal items
NWMA IH 2011.30-D · Series · 1907-1945
Part of J. Lewis Sangster fonds

Series consists of small personal items belonging to J. Lewis Sangster, which he collected during his time living in New Westminster, pertaining to New Westminster, his military service, his travels and correspondence. Items include newspaper clippings, tickets, membership cards, postcards, business cards and commemorative ephemera.

Sangster, J. Lewis