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JACOBS, Samuel William.

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Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.62 metres of textual records. - Env. 50 photographs. - Env. 5 artefacts.
Fonds No.
P0093
Scope and Content
Correspondence 1880-1980. House of Commons pass 1929, 1936. Buckingham Palace certificate 1937. Travel permit 1917. Certificates, bank books, accounting records, contracts, entries in various year books. House of Commons Debates. Flyers, articles, reports, book chapters, reviews, lecture text, broa…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.62 metres of textual records. - Env. 50 photographs. - Env. 5 artefacts.
Scope and Content
Correspondence 1880-1980. House of Commons pass 1929, 1936. Buckingham Palace certificate 1937. Travel permit 1917. Certificates, bank books, accounting records, contracts, entries in various year books. House of Commons Debates. Flyers, articles, reports, book chapters, reviews, lecture text, broadcasts. Protestant School Board report. Baron de Hirsch Institute minutes. Clippings (e/f/y). Son M. Jacobs' camp report and school certificate. Also contains artefacts (JIAS commemorative chalice, desk ornament, cigarette case, walking stick) and photos of S.W. Jacobs, family - home.
Date
1880-1984.
Fonds No.
P0093
History Biographical
Born in Lancaster, Ontario in 1871, S.W. Jacobs' family was one of the earliest to come to Canada from Eastern Europe, arriving in the mid-1800s. Educated at McGill and Laval Universities, he became a lawyer and an expert on Canada's legal code and its railway law. From 1917 until his death he was also Liberal member of Parliament for Cartier. He was President of the Baron de Hirsch Institute from 1912-1914, of the Canadian Jewish Congress from 1934-1938, and life governor of the Montreal General Hospital, Notre Dame Hospital, Mount Sinai Sanatorium, the Young Men's Hebrew Association and the Hebrew Free Loan Association. He was also involved with the Jewish Immigrant Aid Services and the Montreal Hebrew Orphans' Home, and was the Canadian director of the Jewish Colonization Association. Jacobs was renowned for defending Jewish interests, combating anti-Semitism, and promoting increased Jewish immigration to Canada. He was also very active in the Quebec school question. As a lawyer he was famous for such incidents as having murderer Harry K. Thaw extradited to the United States, as well as for winning the Plamondon libel case in 1913. As an MP, Jacobs was involved in removing certain discriminatory acts that were anti-Jewish and is known for his amendment respecting the status of Jews in Quebec's constitutional law. S.W. Jacobs, called "the wit of Parliament," established the Jewish Times in 1897 with his friend Lyon Cohen - the first Canadian Jewish periodical. He died in 1938.
Custodial History
The documents in this collection (2 boxes) were purchased at auction for CJC in 1971. The contents are documented in an inventory list produced by the Montreal Book Auctions Ltd., 1971.
Notes
MC 16.For this collection, S1 and S2 refers to Box numbers 1 and 2. These are no series.English, French, and Yiddish.Photos Stored in PC1-Box4, Photo-personalia file, and overside photos.A preliminary inventory of the document section of this collection at the time of its purchase by CJC in 1971 can be found in the Montreal Book Auctions Ltd. catalogue for July 8, 1971 (copy in collection, photocopy in Accessions file).
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Purchase of S. W Jacobs Papers

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Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093; MC 16-001-001
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1971
Fonds No.
P0093
File No.
MC 16-001-001
Subjects
Purchase of S. W Jacobs Papers
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Biographies of S. W. Jacobs

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Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093; MC 16-001-002
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093
File No.
MC 16-001-002
Subjects
Biographies of S. W. Jacobs
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Correspondence: Letters to wife Amy

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Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093; MC 16-001-003
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
1915-1938
Fonds No.
P0093
File No.
MC 16-001-003
Subjects
Correspondence: Letters to wife Amy
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Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Correspondence: Letters to wife Amy, not dated

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Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093; MC 16-001-004
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093
File No.
MC 16-001-004
Subjects
Correspondence: Letters to wife Amy, not dated
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Correspondence: Letters from son Michael

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Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093; MC 16-001-005
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093
File No.
MC 16-001-005
Subjects
Correspondence: Letters from son Michael
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Correspondence: Letters from daughter Ann

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Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093; MC 16-001-006
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093
File No.
MC 16-001-006
Subjects
Correspondence: Letters from daughter Ann
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Correspondence: Letters from daughter Eleanor

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Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093; MC 16-001-007
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093
File No.
MC 16-001-007
Subjects
Correspondence: Letters from daughter Eleanor
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Correspondence: Letters from daughter Deborah

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Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093; MC 16-001-008
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093
File No.
MC 16-001-008
Subjects
Correspondence: Letters from daughter Deborah
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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Correspondence: Letters from the children no signature

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Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093; MC 16-001-009
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
JACOBS, Samuel William
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
P0093
File No.
MC 16-001-009
Subjects
Correspondence: Letters from the children no signature
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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