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Hertz Kalles

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn17219
Collection
Hertz Kalles Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
3 files textual material
Fonds No.
1072
Scope and Content
Consists of three folders of correspondence, essays and clippings as well as a programme for the JPL Annual General Meeting of 1968.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Hertz Kalles Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
3 files textual material
Scope and Content
Consists of three folders of correspondence, essays and clippings as well as a programme for the JPL Annual General Meeting of 1968.
Responsibility
Kalles, Hertz
Date
1930-1986
Fonds No.
1072
Storage Location
JPL
History Biographical
Hertz Kalles was a longtime active member of the Jewish Public Library as well as a former president. Mr. Kalles operated a bookstore, which served the Jewish community especially as well as others. He was also a respected Yiddishist.
Language
English; Yiddish
Acquisition Source
Kalles, Hertz
Name Access
Kalles, Hertz
Subjects
Jewish Public Library (Montreal, Quebec)
Writers, Yiddish
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Correspondence.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn89692
Collection
Hebrew Free Loan Association Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records.
Fonds No.
1394; 1; 00078
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Hebrew Free Loan Association Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records.
Date
1919-1941
Fonds No.
1394
Series No.
1
File No.
00078
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Hebrew Free Loan
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
One letter from 1961.
Subjects
Hebrew Free Loan Association (Montreal)
Correspondence
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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J.I. Segal Fund for Jewish Culture

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn18142
Collection
J.I. Segal Fund for Jewish Culture Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.38 linear metre textual records
Fonds No.
1244
Scope and Content
Consists of committee documents, agendas and minutes from the members of the J.I. Segal Cultural fund committee.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
J.I. Segal Fund for Jewish Culture Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.38 linear metre textual records
Scope and Content
Consists of committee documents, agendas and minutes from the members of the J.I. Segal Cultural fund committee.
Date
1967-1986
Fonds No.
1244
Storage Location
JPL
History Biographical
The J.I. Segal Fund was established on the 6th of December 1967, on the initiative of Dr. Hirsch and Dora Rosenfeld. The purpose of the Fund is to award annual prizes for literature for a book of Jewish content, published in Yiddish, Hebrew, English or French. Other prizes have been awarded for excellence in education, theatre or Jewish culture in Canada in general. In 2008, the Jewish Public Library celebrated the 40th anniversary of the J.I. Segal Awards. The awards are now handed out every two years.
Language
English; Yiddish
Subjects
Segal, J.I., 1896-1954
Jewish Public Library (Montreal, Quebec) - Programming - J.I. Segal Cultural Awards
Jewish Public Library (Montreal, Quebec)
Rosenfeld, Dvora (Kofsky)
Rosenfeld, Dr. Hirsch
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Henry Rabin Fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn80223
Collection
Henry Rabin Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.3 linear metres of textual records
Fonds No.
1157
Scope and Content
Consists of mainly ephemera that documents Mr. Rabin's involvement in various community organizations and Yiddish culture; specifically, the Labour Zionist Alliance, the Jewish Public Library, Habonim, and more.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Henry Rabin Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.3 linear metres of textual records
Scope and Content
Consists of mainly ephemera that documents Mr. Rabin's involvement in various community organizations and Yiddish culture; specifically, the Labour Zionist Alliance, the Jewish Public Library, Habonim, and more.
Date
1950-1983
Fonds No.
1157
Storage Location
2-1E
Ctn. 001
History Biographical
Henry Rabin was a longtime member and leader in the Labour Zionist Alliance as well as an invaluable volunteer at the Jewish Public Library. Through his work at the JPL, Rabin organized and recorded a collection of Yiddish talking books, which are now available digitally through the Yiddish Book Centre.
Language
English
Yiddish
Subjects
Rabin, Henry
Jewish Public Library (Montreal, Quebec)
Labour Zionist Alliance (Montreal, Quebec)
Yiddish
Music.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Biographies Collection

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn33767
Collection
Biographies Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
10cm of textual records
Fonds No.
1193
Scope and Content
The collection consists of 14 files of biographies and C.V.s arranged alphabetically. Many biographies are those of authors and speakers who appeared at the Jewish Public Library. Some documents are hand written, others typed or printed and provided by publishers or agents. A handwritten index is i…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Biographies Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
10cm of textual records
Scope and Content
The collection consists of 14 files of biographies and C.V.s arranged alphabetically. Many biographies are those of authors and speakers who appeared at the Jewish Public Library. Some documents are hand written, others typed or printed and provided by publishers or agents. A handwritten index is included. Notable biographies include Aharon Appelfeld, Mordechai Richler and Irving Layton.
Fonds No.
1193
Storage Location
JPL
3-3F
Language
English
French
Yiddish
Name Access
Richler, Mordecai
Layton, Irving
Appelfeld, Aharon
Subjects
Jewish Public Library (Montreal, Quebec) - Events
Richler, Mordecai
Appelfeld, Aharon
Layton, Irving
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Leib Zuker Fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn68944
Collection
Leib Zuker Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.25m textual records
Fonds No.
1275
Scope and Content
Consists of records documenting Zuker's speeches and writings as well as some correspondence.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Leib Zuker Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.25m textual records
Scope and Content
Consists of records documenting Zuker's speeches and writings as well as some correspondence.
Fonds No.
1275
Storage Location
JPL
History Biographical
Leib Zuker was born in Poland in 1887 and came to Montreal as a young boy in 1904. Zuker's father was a smith and Zuker was referred to as being largely self-educated. Zuker is best remembered for his enormous contributions and involvement in the Montreal Jewish community. He was intrical in the founding of the Jewish Public Library as well as being part of several other community and national organizations such as the Labour Zionist Movement in Canada, the Canadian Jewish Congress, Jewish Immigrant Aid Services and the Jewish Community Council. In 1959, in recognition for outstanding services to the Jewish Peretz School, that institution named the new school building the L. Zuker Building.
Language
Yiddish
English
Name Access
Zuker, Leib, ca1887-1965
Subjects
Yiddish
Education - Jews
Jewish Peretz Schools
Jewish Public Library (Montreal, Quebec)
Canadian Jewish Congress
Labour Zionist Alliance (Montreal, Quebec)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Joseph Danielack Fonds

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn18089
Collection
Joseph Danielack Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.7 m textual records
Fonds No.
1085
Scope and Content
Consists of both professional and personal papers divided into four series: Literary Activities, Professional Activities, Biography and Correspondence.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Joseph Danielack Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
0.7 m textual records
Scope and Content
Consists of both professional and personal papers divided into four series: Literary Activities, Professional Activities, Biography and Correspondence.
Fonds No.
1085
Storage Location
JPL
History Biographical
Born in Radzyn, Poland in 1900. Received a traditional Jewish education, as well as secular, and chose teaching as his profession. Danielack's first position was in an orphanage in Mezritch where he taught Yiddish and was the cultural director. He was also very active in regional Jewish press in Poland and directed the Yiddish newspaper, "Mezritsher Vokhnblat." In 1922 he came to Canada with a large group of orphans. He stayed with that group in Georgetown, Ontario at a farm school. Lived in Toronto until 1947 where he taught at the Peretz school, wrote and directed children's plays. Danielack also edited for both the "Yidisher Journal" in Toronto and the "Keneder Adler" in Montreal. Became Executive Director of the Jewish Public Library in Montreal in 1947, where he worked with devotion and great enthusiasm. Danielack died on June 10, 1951.
Language
Yiddish; English
Notes
Listing translated from the original Yiddish listing.
Name Access
Danielack, Joseph, 1900-1951
Subjects
Orphans
Mezritch (Poland)
Writers, Yiddish
Plays
Playwriting
Education - Jews
Jewish Public Library (Montreal, Quebec)
Radzyn (Poland)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Correspondence regarding operations and publicity.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn89679
Collection
Hebrew Free Loan Association Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records.
Fonds No.
1394; 1; 00065
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Hebrew Free Loan Association Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records.
Date
1941-1971
Fonds No.
1394
Series No.
1
File No.
00065
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Hebrew Free Loan
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
Includes minimal pieces of operational material as well.
Subjects
Hebrew Free Loan Association (Montreal)
Correspondence
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Correspondence, 1991-1994, 2001.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn89683
Collection
Hebrew Free Loan Association Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records.
Fonds No.
1394; 1; 00069
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Hebrew Free Loan Association Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records.
Date
1991-1994
Fonds No.
1394
Series No.
1
File No.
00069
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Hebrew Free Loan
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Notes
1 letter from 2001.
Subjects
Hebrew Free Loan Association (Montreal)
Correspondence
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Correspondence with Public Archives Canada.

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn89690
Collection
Hebrew Free Loan Association Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records.
Fonds No.
1394; 1; 00076
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Hebrew Free Loan Association Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual records.
Date
1978
Fonds No.
1394
Series No.
1
File No.
00076
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Hebrew Free Loan
Physical Condition
Good
Language
English
Subjects
Hebrew Free Loan Association (Montreal)
Correspondence
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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