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BATSHAW, Justice Harry

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Collection
BATSHAW, Justice Harry
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
object
sound recording
Physical Description
Env. 62 photographs. - Env. 0.08 metres of textual records. - 7 medals. - 1 sound element.
Fonds No.
P0257
Scope and Content
Documents include a scrapbook of fragile newclippings and publicity about the United Palestine Appeal of 1940-1941; two bound volumes of Canadan Zionist, vols 7 and 8 (1939-1941); two scrapbook folders of photocopies, one of congratulatory letters from when Harry Batshaw became a judge in 1950, and…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
BATSHAW, Justice Harry
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
object
sound recording
Physical Description
Env. 62 photographs. - Env. 0.08 metres of textual records. - 7 medals. - 1 sound element.
Scope and Content
Documents include a scrapbook of fragile newclippings and publicity about the United Palestine Appeal of 1940-1941; two bound volumes of Canadan Zionist, vols 7 and 8 (1939-1941); two scrapbook folders of photocopies, one of congratulatory letters from when Harry Batshaw became a judge in 1950, and one of newsclippings dating from this time (These photocopies are additions to the materials already at CJ Archives in Harry Batshaw's box, ZB collection). There is an album of photographs and documents about events such as the Negev dinner honouring Harry Batshaw, and other events (JNF, Allience Israelite Universelle, Harry Batshaw Foundation, etc). The dinner photos include pictures of family members who attended. A second photo album contains mostly family photos and portraits. Among the regular sized and smaller photographs, both loose and in albums, there are several portraits of Harry Batshaw taken at various times, including in judge's robes; picture of Harry with son Lewis (aged around 9), both wearing military-style uniforms, in front of their Westmount house; picture of son Lewis Batshaw on a boat at the Lord Reading Yacht Club and a small picture of him circa 1942 (aged around 8) holding a fish at the family's country home on Lake Connolly; family pictures in album including at Yacht Club and Lake Connolly. Two large photos: group photo of the Workman's Circle of Montreal, 1940 with Harry's father identified in the group; composite photo of Jewish judges in Canada at time of Canada's Centennial in 1967. Two large rolled JNF certificates, one with several Montreal signatures. One large rolled certificate from Hebrew University of Jerusalem. One of the loose documents in the family album is the marriage certificate for Harry Batshaw and Anne Tarshis, 1928. Other loose documents in the collection include ephemera from a royal visit to Canada and materials pertaining to the Allience Israelite Universelle and other topics. Objects: 1956 Negev Dinner commemorative certificate for Harry Bartshaw, with photo and map of land, wax seal, ribbon; in wooden-cover book inside a box. 7 medals for various commemorative honours, in an open box; two are of the same type in large and small versions, René Cassin Human Rights award, Coronation of Queen Elizabeth, Canada's 1967 Centennial. One interview of Harry Batshaw on audiocassette speaking about his brother Manny, 14 minutes 30 seconds (a digital copy was made from the tape on Feb 1, 2017.)
Date
1939-2007.
Fonds No.
P0257
History Biographical
Born in 1902, Harry Batshaw was a lawyer and a judge. He was educated at McGill University and at the Sorbonne, appointed King's Counsel in 1940 and made a Judge of the Quebec Superior Court in 1950. He was the first Jew to be appointed to a Superior Court in Canada. He was very active in Jewish community issues: notably he was honorary vice-president of the Zionist Organization of Canada; secretary of the Baron de Hirsch Institute; president of Canadian Young Judea; and co­chairman of the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews. He helped found Amitiés culturelles Canada-Français-Israël. He died in 1984.
Custodial History
The collection was donated Sept. 9, 2016. by son Lewis Batshaw and daughter-in-law Huguette Batshaw
Notes
Alpha-numeric designations: P16/13, MCAT, PCAT.Associated material: See also Harry Batshaw collection P0007 (in CJC collection, series ZB).
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Interview transcripts with the Judge Harry Batshaw

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Collection
David Jay Bercuson Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1004; 5.2; 00180
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
David Jay Bercuson Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1980]
Fonds No.
1004
Series No.
5.2
File No.
00180
Storage Location
4-2C
Container 2
Language
English
Notes
Restricted access.
Subjects
Bercuson, David Jay
Mahal (Organization)
Zionism - Canada
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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The Secret Army - Taped interviews with Judge Harry Batshaw and Lazarus Phillips

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Collection
David Jay Bercuson Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
sound recording
Physical Description
1 audio cassette (120 min.)
Fonds No.
1004; 5.2; 00293
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
David Jay Bercuson Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
sound recording
Physical Description
1 audio cassette (120 min.)
Date
[1979]
Fonds No.
1004
Series No.
5.2
File No.
00293
Storage Location
4-2D
Container 2
Language
English
Notes
Taped interview with subject for David Bercuson's 1983 book The Secret Army.
Subjects
Bercuson, David Jay
Mahal (Organization)
Zionism - Canada
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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JPL correspondence with Judges Chambers, Superior Court (Justice Harry Batshaw)

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Collection
Jewish Public Library Historical Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file containing textual records
Fonds No.
1000A; 7; 00601
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jewish Public Library Historical Collection
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file containing textual records
Date
1964
Fonds No.
1000A
Series No.
7
File No.
00601
Storage Location
CTN.054
12-2B
Language
English
Yiddish
Related Material
Jewish Public Library Fonds
Subjects
Jewish Public Library (Montreal, Quebec)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Testimonial Dinner Paying Tribute to The Honourable Harry Batshaw, The Canadian Friends of the Alliance Israelite Universelle, May 3, 1983

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn77624
Collection
GOLD, Alan
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0245; MC 33-17-29
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
GOLD, Alan
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1983
Fonds No.
P0245
File No.
MC 33-17-29
Subjects
Testimonial Dinner Paying Tribute to The Honourable Harry Batshaw, The Canadian Friends of the Alliance Israelite Universelle, May 3, 1983
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Group portrait of Les Chanteurs du Quebec, with Judge Harry Batshaw (centre) and Fernand Graton (right), concert in Beth El Synagogue.

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Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 25 x 20 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 002052
Scope and Content
Concert sponsored by Canada-Israel Association.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w; 25 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
Concert sponsored by Canada-Israel Association.
Responsibility
Federal Photos, Montreal.
Date
October 29, 1969
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
002052
Notes
"Federal Photos" stamp on verso.
Certain people in photograph identified on verso.
Subjects
Beth El Congregation
Concerts.
Les Chanteurs du Quebec.
Batshaw, Harry.
Graton, Fernand, 1921-
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Interior group snapshot, Seated at table is Judge Harry Batshaw [left] with René Cassin gesturing and unidentified man at right with arms crossed.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn74650
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 22.6 cm
Fonds No.
1255; 019111
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 22.6 cm
Responsibility
Canadian Jewish News
Date
1975
Fonds No.
1255
Item No.
019111
Storage Location
JPL
Subjects
Canadian Jewish News
Batshaw, Harry.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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ABRAMSKY, Harry / KANTOROVITCH, Harry

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Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Material Format
textual record
File Date
1947-1950
Notes
This file concerns two or more families.
Record Source
JIAS Montreal Immigrant Case Files 1922-1951
Fonds No.
I0037
Series No.
CA
File No.
97-23699
Restrictions
Due to privacy laws, access to further information about this record is restricted. You may contact CJCCCNA to learn more.
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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HARRIS, Harry

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Collection
HEBREW SICK BENEFIT ASSOCIATION
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
HEBREW SICK BENEFIT ASSOCIATION
Material Format
textual record
Spouse
Leah Solomon
Age of Spouse
36
Religion of Spouse
Jewish
Membership Date
February 8, 1925
Place of Birth
Romania
Place of Residence
Montreal
Address in Canada
1343 St. Lawrence
Age at Time of Membership
40
Occupation
Manufacturer
Notes
In good health: Yes; Free of chronic illness: Yes; Contracted tuberculosis: No. [Translator's comments: Candidate's signature in English.]
Record Source
Hebrew Sick Benefit Association Membership Form
Fonds No.
I0017
File No.
MB 16-04-03
Item No.
4-2534
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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GRYNSTEIN, Harry & Abraham / MIKELBERG, Harry

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Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Material Format
textual record
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Material Format
textual record
File Date
1946-1951
Notes
This file concerns two or more families.
Record Source
JIAS Montreal Immigrant Case Files 1922-1951
Fonds No.
I0037
Series No.
CA
File No.
93-22689
Restrictions
Due to privacy laws, access to further information about this record is restricted. You may contact CJCCCNA to learn more.
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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