0.645 metres of textual records. - 41 magnetic tracks.
Scope and Content
Manuscripts. Published essays and articles. Poems. Correspondence. Documentation and research for books. Magazines. Clippings. Cassettes of interviews.
Michel Solomon was born in Galatz, Rumania, in 1909. After studying law he became a journalist, and was posted to London just before World War II. After serving in the British army, he returned to Rumania in 1946, was arrested for his political views, and spent 17 years in prison camps there and in Siberia. He was released in 1964 and arrived in Canada a year later. He was a correspondent for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, editor of a journal on the Middle East, and a prolific author and poet. His published books include Mon Calvaire Roumain, Le Struma, and Magadan. He died in 1994.
P83/8, P83/9, P83/15.English, French and Rumanian.Books in CJC library.Mostly copies.