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Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.

Isaac Sambrook in uniform, with child, [ca. 1914]
Isaac Sambrook in uniform, with child, [ca. 1914]
NB-50-62

Isaac Sambrook photographs

Isaac Sambrook's photographs, which date from about 1910 to 1918, are rich in views of Banff, including hotels, drugstores, the Cave and Basin hotsprings, and Brett hospital; Rocky Mountains scenery and wildlife; and the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in which he served during the First World War. A brief biography of Sambrook is in the Archives Main Catalogue.

You may view all the currently digitized Sambrook photographs (about 100) in date order.

You may search the Sambrook photographs by subjects, places, people or dates by using the Archives Photographs search screen. Always enter Sambrook in the 'Photographer/Illustrator' box to limit your findings to this photographer, then refine your search by entering search terms in the other boxes on the screen. Several examples are given below:

  • Enter Sambrook in the 'Photographer/Illustrator' box AND Banff in the 'Keywords/Phrase' box to find photographs of the buildings and activities in Banff.
  • Enter Sambrook in the 'Photographer/Illustrator' box AND Patricia in the 'Keywords/Phrase' box to find photographs of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.
  • Enter Sambrook in the 'Photographer/Illustrator' box AND Basin in the 'Keywords/Phrase' box to find photographs of the Cave and Basin hot pool.
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