Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F1684 - Herbert Sawley and Myrle Mugleston fonds
ACU GBA F1684
Herbert Sawley and Myrle Mugleston fonds
- 1916-1943 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
49 photographs. -- 1 cm of textual records
Name of creator
Herbert Sawley, [?- ca. 1949], served as a captain in the 89th Battalion during the First World War. During the Second World War he was a member of the Veterans Guard and was posted to guard prisoner of war camps at Ozada, Kananaskis, Medicine Hat, and Lethbridge, Alberta and Ucluelet and Bamfield, British Columbia. He married Myrle Ennis who trained as a nurse at Calgary's Holy Cross Hospital, graduating in 1929. She worked at a number of institutions including the Radium and X-ray Institute in Calgary. She married Harold T. Mugleston after Herbert's death.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Myrle Mugleston and her estate, 1972-1988.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of officers of the 89th Battalion, POW camps at Ozada and Ucluelet, and nurses training and graduating class. Includes POW sketches from Kananaskis camp and Myrle's nursing certificates.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
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Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid, but some of the photos have been digitized.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
Military History has a collection of Herbert's artifacts.
Link added to Archives Photographs on March 22, 2018.
Place access points
Name access points
- Mugleston, Myrle (Subject)
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Thursday, March 22, 2018