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Fonds F0113 - Allan Sangster fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0113
Allan Sangster fonds.
- 1952-1967 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1 m of textual records and other material.
Name of creator
Canadian music broadcaster. Born in 1903 in Wabigoon, Ontario. Educated in engineering at the University of Toronto. Worked for several years as a professional photographer. Wrote short stories and radio plays, many of which were published or broadcast. From 1952 to 1967, wrote scripts for and narrated the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio series The Music of.... Died 1967.
Donated by Mrs. Lamont Tilden in 1969.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of manuscripts of radio scripts for the series The Music of...; research material, including A. Sangster's notes on hundreds of musical recordings, chiefly classical; audio reels of some programs in the series, interviews and miscellaneous musical selections.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
File level inventory available at repository.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of the fonds.
Includes 23 sound recordings.
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Sangster, Allan, 1903-1967 (Subject)