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ASPLER, Minna = Holocaust memoirs, Poland.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn290
Collection
ASPLER, Minna = Holocaust memoirs, Poland.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
14 sound elements.
Fonds No.
P0189
Scope and Content
14 cassette tapes copied from Minna Aspler of interviews done by her son in 1981, with accompanying notes. Autobiographical recollections and Holocaust testimony. Warsaw Ghetto, Poland, and German camp. Life in hiding as Christian during the war.
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
ASPLER, Minna = Holocaust memoirs, Poland.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
14 sound elements.
Scope and Content
14 cassette tapes copied from Minna Aspler of interviews done by her son in 1981, with accompanying notes. Autobiographical recollections and Holocaust testimony. Warsaw Ghetto, Poland, and German camp. Life in hiding as Christian during the war.
Date
1981.
Fonds No.
P0189
History Biographical
Minna Aspler was born in Russia circa 1911 or 1914 and moved to Warsaw with her family at the age of 9 or 12. She was in the Warsaw Ghetto and escaped to go into hiding as a Christian. She came to Canada after surviving World War II.
Custodial History
Donated by Minna Aspler in May 2003.
Notes
P03/07.3 interview cassettes with Minna Aspler, done in the late 1980s by Eiran Harris.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Memoirs, Nathan Reich

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn17225
Collection
Nathan Reich Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual material
Fonds No.
1160
Scope and Content
Consists of a transcript of a memoir of the early childhood of Dr. Nathan Reich.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Nathan Reich Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual material
Scope and Content
Consists of a transcript of a memoir of the early childhood of Dr. Nathan Reich.
Date
ca1991
Fonds No.
1160
Storage Location
7-6C, SC2
Creator
Reich, Dr. Nathan
History Biographical
Dr. Nathan Reich was born in Terszow, Austrio-Hungarian empire in 1900 to a traditionally religious Hassidic family. Despite family obligations, Dr. Reich continued his secular education after attending a traditional cheder. He moved to Canada in the 1920s and the US in 1932 where he eventually became an economist and professor of some reknown, being named Research Director of the Joint Distribution Committee in 1945.
Language
English
Name Access
Reich, Dr. Nathan, 1909-19??
Subjects
Personal narratives - Shtetls
Personal narratives - Montreal
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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PEREZ, Iris = Bulgarian Jewish Memoirs.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn311
Collection
PEREZ, Iris = Bulgarian Jewish Memoirs.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.01 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0211
Scope and Content
2 handwritten stories (in French) "Les plantes de ma mère" and "Ile de Chypre, Famagusta, 20 aout 1960, notes de voyage." Also the outline for a projected book of memoirs (some of the contents have been written down by the donor in Bulgarian (Cyrillic alphabet) or in Spanish.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
PEREZ, Iris = Bulgarian Jewish Memoirs.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.01 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
2 handwritten stories (in French) "Les plantes de ma mère" and "Ile de Chypre, Famagusta, 20 aout 1960, notes de voyage." Also the outline for a projected book of memoirs (some of the contents have been written down by the donor in Bulgarian (Cyrillic alphabet) or in Spanish.
Date
2003 circa.
Fonds No.
P0211
History Biographical
Iris Perez was born and lived in Sofia, Bulgaria, before emigrating to Israel, where she lived on a kibbutz, and then Colombia, South America. She now resides in Montreal and speaks French, although her writing is usually done in Spanish or Bulgarian. She has taken writing classes and would like to publish more of her work.
Custodial History
The collection was donated by Iris Perez on January 11, 2007.
Notes
P07/01.French, Spanish and Bulgarian.Pertains to Sephardic Jews of Eastern European descent, a minority in the Montreal Jewish community. Mrs. Perez was published in Sarah Arditti Ascher's collection of writings by Sephardic Jewish seniors in Montreal.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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SOIL, Sophie : Poetic memoirs of a child survivor

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75975
Collection
SOIL, Sophie : Poetic memoirs of a child survivor
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Env. 0.25 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0248
Scope and Content
The donation consists of three typescript memoirs in prose poetry style: Bygone Daughters of a Lesser Fate: a poetic memoir, Ashes Left to Linger: a poetic search for closure, and Yesterday Runs Always Though It: Poetic reminiscences of my life and times, all authored by Sophie Soil. These poetic m…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
SOIL, Sophie : Poetic memoirs of a child survivor
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
Env. 0.25 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
The donation consists of three typescript memoirs in prose poetry style: Bygone Daughters of a Lesser Fate: a poetic memoir, Ashes Left to Linger: a poetic search for closure, and Yesterday Runs Always Though It: Poetic reminiscences of my life and times, all authored by Sophie Soil. These poetic memoirs written by a child survivor illustrate the effects of war and post-traumatic stress on family relationships and the construction of memories. While the first two memoirs exist in printed form, the third, Yesterday Runs Always Though It: poetic reminiscences of my life and times is not yet published.
Date
2010.
Fonds No.
P0248
History Biographical
Sophie Soil was born in 1935, in Iasi, Romania. After surviving the Holocaust and the Communist takeover, her family immigrated to Canada from Romania in 1948, following more than a year of being displaced persons in Hungary and Austria. She has been writing for more than twenty years. Mrs. Soil is an artist/ craftperson and is a widely-published poet in various books, magazine and periodicals. She has won many prizes for her work, among them two Pushcart nominations. She has two chapbooks published by Passion Among the Cacti Press and and two full collections published by Publish America. Her personal chronologies are written in freeform verse poignantly spinning autobiographical tales of her sometimes harsh and inconceivable childhood spent in those war-torn years and through the catastrophe that was the Holocaust. Mrs. Soil also holds herbalist and master herbalist degrees, and is a writer of alternative health material. She lives in Toronto with her husband of 61 years. (Source: author's bio., 2014)
Custodial History
The collection was donated by Sophie Soil on December 4, 2014
Notes
Alpha-numeric designations :P14/21 and ZB.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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DUCHOW, Rebecca Briansky = Memoirs of a Polish childhood, Grajewo.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn298
Collection
DUCHOW, Rebecca Briansky = Memoirs of a Polish childhood, Grajewo.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
Env. 209 textual records. - 1 disc.
Fonds No.
P0197
Scope and Content
209-page unpublished typescript with illustrations, titled Kawiarnia Brianski Memoirs of a Childhood in Grajewo, Poland, 1919-1929. Also a diskette containing the text.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
DUCHOW, Rebecca Briansky = Memoirs of a Polish childhood, Grajewo.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
Env. 209 textual records. - 1 disc.
Scope and Content
209-page unpublished typescript with illustrations, titled Kawiarnia Brianski Memoirs of a Childhood in Grajewo, Poland, 1919-1929. Also a diskette containing the text.
Date
2003.
Fonds No.
P0197
History Biographical
Rebecca Brianski Duchow is the older sister of artist Rita Briansky. Born in Poland, she immigrated to Montreal with her parents and two younger sisters in 1929.
Custodial History
This memoir was originally submitted to the Holocaust Memoir Project of MIGS and was forward to CJC Archives by committee member Mesh Butovsky (deceased 2010), co-editor of the Holocaust testimony series.
Notes
P03/19.English.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Draft typescript English translation, "Wrenching Times in Ukraine: Memoirs of a Jewish Minister"

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn80248
Collection
Abraham Revutsky Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 files of textual material and floppy disk
Fonds No.
1362; 00001
Scope and Content
Translation of of Abraham Revutsky's "Wrenching Times in the Ukraine: Memoirs of a Jewish Minister" (originally publised in 1924). This copy is noted as an incomplete typescript.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Abraham Revutsky Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 files of textual material and floppy disk
Scope and Content
Translation of of Abraham Revutsky's "Wrenching Times in the Ukraine: Memoirs of a Jewish Minister" (originally publised in 1924). This copy is noted as an incomplete typescript.
Date
1998
Fonds No.
1362
File No.
00001
Storage Location
Ctn. 001
1-2G
Creator
Sam Revutsky
Moishe Kantorowitz
Language
English
Name Access
Revutsky, Sam
Kantorowitz, Moishe
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Genealogy and Memoir Collection

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn75472
Collection
Genealogy and Memoir Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.3 linear metres textual records
Fonds No.
1348
Scope and Content
The collection consists of self or non-published books detailing family lineages, personal and family memoirs, as well as reproduced photographs, diaries, and letters in certain cases.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Genealogy and Memoir Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.3 linear metres textual records
Scope and Content
The collection consists of self or non-published books detailing family lineages, personal and family memoirs, as well as reproduced photographs, diaries, and letters in certain cases.
Date
c.1940-2013
Fonds No.
1348
Storage Location
JPL
7-1E
History Biographical
This collection was created by JPL Archives staff in 2014 as a means of organizing and promoting the increasing amount of single volume donations of family trees or memoirs.
Language
English
Custodial History
All volumes were donated by various families. See item descriptions for more information.
Subjects
Genealogy
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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D. Rohold, memoir

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn17224
Collection
D. Rohold Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual material
Fonds No.
1164
Scope and Content
Consists of a memoir written by a "D. Rohold" recounting his early childhood in Palestine, beginning in 1902, his being placed in an orphanage, surviving World War I and his struggle to get an education in England and Canada.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
D. Rohold Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual material
Scope and Content
Consists of a memoir written by a "D. Rohold" recounting his early childhood in Palestine, beginning in 1902, his being placed in an orphanage, surviving World War I and his struggle to get an education in England and Canada.
Parallel Title
Recollection of Early Palestine: 1902-1942
Date
1942
Fonds No.
1164
Storage Location
7-6C, SC2
Creator
Rohold, D.
Language
English
Subjects
Palestine - Jews
Orphans
Palestine - Emigration and immigration
Personal narratives
World War, 1914-1918
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Jussi Brainin Memoir Collection

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn38198
Collection
Jussi Brainin Memoir Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
6 volumes of bound material
Fonds No.
1262
Scope and Content
Consists of six volumes of writings and the memoirs of Jussi Brainin.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Jussi Brainin Memoir Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
6 volumes of bound material
Scope and Content
Consists of six volumes of writings and the memoirs of Jussi Brainin.
Parallel Title
My A, B, C, Trilogy
Other Title Information
Writings 1988-2002
Date
c2008
Fonds No.
1262
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Brainin, Jussi
History Biographical
Jussi Brainin was born in Vienna, Austria on August 11, 1919, the only child of Sigmund and Margaret (nee Beck) Brainin. Jussi's father was originally from Liady, Russia (now in Belarus). Jussi was educated in secular schools at entered university first in 1937 at the Technical College for Textiles and then from 1937-1938 at the Huddersfield Technical Academy in Textile Technology and Chemistry in the UK. His studies ended with the outbreak of the war. Brainin was interned as an enemy alien on the Isle of Man shortly after his marriage to Liesl Kelsen. However from 1940-1946 he served in the British Army, first in the Pioneer Corps, next the Royal Engineers and then with the Intelligence Corps. In 1947, Brainin emigrated to Montreal with his family and continued to work in the insurance field. He continued his involvement with writing and journalism however and in 1956 travelled to Hungary as a freelance journalist. Brainin also had an interest in politics and social organizations, standing for a time as the honorary consul for Austria and also running as the NDP candidate in 1968, losing out to Pierre Elliot Trudeau in the election. Brainin passed away on the 22nd of August, 2008 at the age of 89.
Language
English
Access Restriction
Limited access.
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright restricted.
Name Access
Brainin, Jussi
Subjects
Austria -- Jews.
Personal narratives
Internment camps
Prisoners of war
Journalists, Jewish
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Committee to Aid Jewish Schools in Poland

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn17205
Collection
Committee to Aid Jewish Schools in Poland Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual material
Fonds No.
1198
Scope and Content
Consists of two letters in Yiddish.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Committee to Aid Jewish Schools in Poland Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file textual material
Scope and Content
Consists of two letters in Yiddish.
Parallel Title
Correspondence, 1932-1933
Fonds No.
1198
Storage Location
7-5C, SC1
Language
Yiddish
Subjects
Committee to Aid Jewish Schools in Poland
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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