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JIAS National : Jewish Immigrant Aid Services Canada

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Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Description Level
Series
Material Format
textual record
sound recording
moving images
Physical Description
8 metres of textual records. - 123 sound elements. - 9 videodiscs.
Fonds No.
I0037; T
Scope and Content
The first part of this series consists of 18 boxes of records sent from the JIAS National Office in Toronto by then-Director Barbara Held. It includes minutes, studies, and other post-1984 records up to the 1990s. including some case files. The collection includes 97 CDs with audio recordings in WA…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
JEWISH IMMIGRANT AID SERVICES (JIAS)
Description Level
Series
Material Format
textual record
sound recording
moving images
Physical Description
8 metres of textual records. - 123 sound elements. - 9 videodiscs.
Scope and Content
The first part of this series consists of 18 boxes of records sent from the JIAS National Office in Toronto by then-Director Barbara Held. It includes minutes, studies, and other post-1984 records up to the 1990s. including some case files. The collection includes 97 CDs with audio recordings in WAV and CDA format of Board meeting minutes 2002-2006, a total of approximately 97 hours of meetings. There are 26 audio-cassette recordings of meetings and conferences from 1995-1999, adding up to approximately 32.5 hours of material, and 3 videotapes (approximately 5.5 hours), of conferences about Russian Jewish immigration and events with new immigrants Box lists were furnished with the material. Addition 2010: The second part of this series consists of 6 boxes of JIAS National and Western Region (Winnipeg) records transferred from the Ontario Jewish Archives in Toronto; 3 boxes contain Winnipeg administrative records, three have National Office materials such as correspondence, reports and newsletters. In additon, there is one oversize box containing a United Israel Appeal scrapbook from 1951. A detailed contents list was provided with the material. Addition 2014: 6 JIAS National videotapes (approximartely 9.5 hours) pertaining to the QND Evaluation Focus Group were transferred from the Jewish Public Library of Montreal in January 2014 and are housed with the videotapes from this series
Date
1951-2006c.
Fonds No.
I0037
Series No.
T
Custodial History
The collection was donated by JIAS National, in Toronto, the first part in April and the second part in August 2009. An addition was made by the Ontario Jewish Archives on April 22, 2010
Notes
Alpha-numeric designations: P09/12, P09/12add, and P10/07.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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