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KUENEMAN FAMILY

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Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
CJC0001; ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1836-1909
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Series No.
ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Notes
Pre-1900/ Genealogy record. File characteristics: Relates to material outside Montreal.
Name Access
KUENEMAN FAMILY
Subjects
KUENEMAN FAMILY
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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JUDAH, Family

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn63380
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
CJC0001; ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1735 to [190-]
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Series No.
ZB (General Documentation: Personalia)
Notes
Pre-1900/ Genealogy of Judah family. File characteristics: Clippings and correspondence. Photocopies. Relates to material outside Montreal.
Name Access
JUDAH, Family
Subjects
Family JUDAH
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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THE JOSEPH AND WOLFF FAMILY COLLECTION .

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn320
Collection
THE JOSEPH AND WOLFF FAMILY COLLECTION .
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
Env. 0.6 metres of textual records. - Artefacts.
Fonds No.
P0220
Scope and Content
The collection is divided into five series. The first series contains a copy of Abraham Joseph's diary from the 18th century, transcripts of the diary by Annette Wolff, and original pre-1900 materials pertaining to Abraham Joseph and other members of his family. The second series consists in large …
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
THE JOSEPH AND WOLFF FAMILY COLLECTION .
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
Env. 0.6 metres of textual records. - Artefacts.
Scope and Content
The collection is divided into five series. The first series contains a copy of Abraham Joseph's diary from the 18th century, transcripts of the diary by Annette Wolff, and original pre-1900 materials pertaining to Abraham Joseph and other members of his family. The second series consists in large part of correspondence between Martin Wolff and Irene Joseph Wolff, before and after their marriage, and letters to their daughters. The third series consists primarily of correspondence between the Wolff sisters. The fourth series contains correspondence from Annette Wolff to her family and friends, letters received from soldiers during World War II, and documents and memorabilia relating to her education, employment, and travels. The fifth series consists of Wolff and Joseph family photographs. The last series is composed of sound elements. It contains 7 cassette tapes, each 90 minutes in duration, of interviews of Annette Wolff by Eiran
Date
1828-2005.
Fonds No.
P0220
History Biographical
The Joseph family was one of the earliest Jewish families to settle in Quebec. Irene Joseph (1885 1940), a writer and community worker, married Martin Wolff, (1881 1948) engineer and historian, and they had six daughters. The lives and thoughts of all these individuals are reflected in this fonds. The earliest portions of the fonds contains considerable information about the life of Abraham Joseph (1815-1886), a successful businessman involved in numerous commercial enterprises, including leadership roles in the Quebec Board of Trade and the Banque Nationale. The greater part of this portion of the fonds is connected to Abraham Joseph's diaries, which are a valuable early record of Jewish life and material culture in Quebec. Much of the material in the later series of the fonds documents the life of the Wolff family in Montreal and Quebec in the early 20th century until the late 1940s, and includes information about quotidian life and religious and social customs as practiced by a middle-class Jewish family of that era. Though observant Jews, the Wolff family members mixed with and were accepted by the larger community, making this fonds a source of information on many aspects of Canadian society as well as that of Great Britain. The fonds includes a special emphasis on the work and writings of Annette Wolff, who took on the role of family historian. The Joseph and Wolff family fonds contains material of potential interest to historians, students of Jewish life in Canada and women's studies, social scientists, psychologists, journalists, and authors.
Custodial History
The majority of this fonds was donated in increments, over a period of several years, by sisters Annette Wolff, Rosetta Wolff Elkin, and Esther Wolff Blaustein, with the greatest part of the collection coming from Annette Wolff. A small percentage of the material was donated by Rachel Wolff Esar, and a few files were deposited much earlier by Martin Wolff.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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EVELYN MILLER AND A. DE SOLA PAPERS.

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Collection
EVELYN MILLER AND A. DE SOLA PAPERS.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
8 microfilms. - Env. 0.12 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0198
Scope and Content
Files of Evelyn Miller papers catalogued and deaccessioned by McGill University Archives including copies of Shearith Israel early minutes, Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue documents, Canadian Jewish Historical Society documents, copies of de Sola family microfilms. A. de Sola finding aid.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
EVELYN MILLER AND A. DE SOLA PAPERS.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
8 microfilms. - Env. 0.12 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Files of Evelyn Miller papers catalogued and deaccessioned by McGill University Archives including copies of Shearith Israel early minutes, Shaar Hashomayim Synagogue documents, Canadian Jewish Historical Society documents, copies of de Sola family microfilms. A. de Sola finding aid.
Date
1770S copies-1985.
Fonds No.
P0198
History Biographical
Evelyn Miller was a member of the CJC Archives committee and a founding member of the Canadian Jewish Historical Society. She devoted much effort to collecting information about early Montreal Jewish history and documented location of archives about it. Abraham de Sola was an important figure in Victorian Montreal, from the mid 1800s until his death. He taught at McGill in addition to being spiritual leader of the Shearith Israel and prolific author on religious Jewish subjects.
Custodial History
This collection was donated by McGill University Archives and the estate of Evelyn Miller on February 1st, 2005.
Notes
P05/03, ZB.Abraham de Sola material is valuable and much requested by researchers here. This fills out our holdings, as does the synagogue material. Cross references with McGill Collections and our synagogue holdings.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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