Fonds MG117 - Albert Andrew Munster fonds

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Albert Andrew Munster fonds

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CA BU MG117

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  • [193-]-[195-] (Creation)
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    Munster, Albert Andrew

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  • 5 cm of textual records
  • 7 photographs
  • 1 16 mm film
  • 1 DVD

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(1891-1981)

Biographical history

Lieut.-Col. Albert Andrew Munster was a trustee of the university from 1944 to 1973, a member of the Executive Committee of Corporation of Bishop's University from 1944 to 1970 and Vice-President of Corporation from 1947 to 1966. Active in Sherbrooke industrial life (Canadian Silk Products) and community enterprise he also chaired the committee which supervised the building of the present Sherbrooke Hospital. He received a DCL from Bishop's University 1949. A.A. Munster died in Sherbrooke in 1981 at the age of 90. Residence building Munster Hall was erected and named in his honour in 1966. He was married to Natalie M. Seemeyer, and was father to James, Harry and Nancy (Mrs. Lawrence McDonough, Bishop's Class of 1952). Harry Munster was married Molly Colvil, was father to Barbara Lee, Andy, John, Elizabeth Clark, and to Cynthia Munster Hewitt. Harry passed away in British Columbia in 2011.

Custodial history

Cynthia (Munster) Hewitt, inherited the fonds from her father John Henry (Harry) Munster (1924-2011), father of A.A. Munster.

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  • "Albert & Natalie Munster 16 mm Home Movies": a 16 mm. home movie (transferred onto DVD), a detailed index is included, scenes of growing up in the Eastern Townships, particularly Sherbrooke and Lennoxville, during the 1930's into the mid-1950's. Family members filmed in these home movies: Albert and Natalie Munster. Their children: Nancy, Jim and Harry Nancy's children:
    Mark, as a baby. Harry's children: Elizabeth, Andrew and Cynthia.
  • correspondence
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  • photographs

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Cynthia Munster Hewitt

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      • 16 mm film is available on DVD
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