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Martin K. Levinson fonds

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Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
21cm of textual records, photographs
Fonds No.
I0158
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of business files, personal files and photographs. BOX 1 - Series: Martin K. Levinson Fonds - Business and Personal Files Office Manual of Martin K. Levinson and Company - in small brown plastic binder; Business - Financial Report, Annual Report, Agreements and Receipts - file incl…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
21cm of textual records, photographs
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of business files, personal files and photographs. BOX 1 - Series: Martin K. Levinson Fonds - Business and Personal Files Office Manual of Martin K. Levinson and Company - in small brown plastic binder; Business - Financial Report, Annual Report, Agreements and Receipts - file includes: May 7, 1979 "Review" newsletter, the "Ottawa Board fo Trade 1962 Annual Report", "Financial Statements of the Jewish Community Centre of Ottawa for the year ended August 31, 1963", three indentures and agreements, and several receipts; Personal - Life Insurance Policies - file includes: the "Manufacturers Life Insurance Company's Record and Summary of Life Insurance Policies," Mutual Life Assurance Company of Canada documentation for Martin and Elizabeth Levinson, and "Canada Life Assurance Company" documentation for Martin Levinson -1945-1984 (with gaps); Personal - Life Insurance Policies, Birth Certificate and Income Tax Forms - file includes: Last Will and Testament and a Codicil, as well as clippings regarding the merger of Levinson's accounting firm with Peat Marwick Mitchell; Personal, Speeches, Handwriting Analyses and Biographies - file includes the following speeches and autobiographical writings: "Working in Ottawa, the 1920s and 30s," "The Great Depression Through the Eyes of One Who Experienced It," "Ramot Shapira Dinner, September 18, 1983," "Martin K.Levinson, Commerce 1930," A few words Addressed to Jonathan Pasher on the Occasion of his Bar Mitzvah, June 25,1993," "A SHort Guide for the Ba'Al Tefillah to Leading the Week-day Congregational Services," and the eulogy delivered by Rabbi Howard Finklestein at Martin Levinson's funeral - 1996; Newspaper clippings - various dates; Personal, Community Events - file includes: Beth Shalom West Cash Flow Statement - 1984, Ottawa Jewish Community Centre Yield on Investments -1993, various campaign donation receipts, Diamond Jubilee 1952 invitations and program, and a Hillel Academy 30th Anniversary Program - 1979; Personal, Certificates - file includes: Scroll of Honor presented to Martin Levinson by the Ottawa Talmud Torah Board -1979, Life Subscription to Readers Digest, a Certificate stating that 5 trees planted in honour of Mr. and Mrs. Levinson's 25th Wedding Anniversary bythe Molly Sachs Chapter of the Hadassah - 1962, Mrs. Martin Levinson's "Founding Member" certificate from the Ottawa Hebrew Free Loan Association - 1964, a Citation awarded to Martin Levinson in recognition of outstanding Community Service - 1966, a Certificate Commemorating Martin Levinson's 50 years Membership of Congregation Beth Shalom, and Ulpan Certificates for Mr. and Mrs. Levinson; Personal Correspondence - Margolis Letters - file includes: 3 letters addressed to Martin Levinson - 1939-1940; Personal - Passports and Vaccination Certificate - file includes: personal cards including health card, SIN, and various membership cards, passports dating from 1977-1982, 1981-1986, 1986-1991, 1991-1996, 1996-2001, and a vaccination certificate dated 1919; Mariage Certificate (Photocopy); Personal - Correspondence 1939-1970 - file includes multiple correspondences with multiple recipients; Personal - Correspondence 1970-1996 - file includes multiple correspondences with multiple recipients; Letter - to Mr. Daniel Kimmell dealing with issues surrounding the sale of Beth Shalom Cemetery plots and Levinson's concern regarding the illegal refunds on plots and Beth Shalom accounting errors - two pages - June 9, 1985; Personal - Education - file includes: Martin Levinson's Ottawa Public School Class Record 1919-1920, and Montreal Tramways Company Scholar's Certificate (1-1146) - 1929-1930; Personal - Sophie Levinson's Will - Abraham Levinson's Cheques and Short Term Note - file includes: english transation of Sophie's will made in 1998; Elizabeth Levinson - Birth Certificate, Life Insurance Policy, Certificates, Eulogy - file includes: Article "The Earliest Jews in Winnepeg 1874-1882" by A.J. Arnold -1974; Will, Notarial Certificate - Martin K. Levinson - January, 1997; Martin K. Levinson’s Licentiate in Accountancy Certificate from McGill University (1-1140) - May 31, 1932; Martin K. Levinson’s “A Gift Forever” Certificate from the Ottawa Jewish Community Endowment and Bequest Foundation (1-1144) - 1979; OVERSIZED DOCUMENTS BOX 4: Martin K. Levinson’s Bachelor's of Commerce diploma from McGill University (1-1139) - May 29, 1930; Martin K. Levinson’s Certificate from The Society of Chartered Accountants of the Province of Quebec (1-1141) - June 22, 1932; A Certificate for Martin K. Levinson's placement on the Board of Trade for the City of Ottawa (1-1142) - April 9, 1945; Martin K. Levinson’s “Fellow of the Institute” Certificate from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (1-1143) - March 12, 1965; Martin K. Levinson’s “Life Member” Certificate from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (1-1145) – September 6, 1983; OVERSIZED DOCUMENTS BOX 5: (See note 2) Mariage Certificate - 1936;
Date
1909 - 1996
Fonds No.
I0158
History Biographical
Martin K. Levinson was born in Ottawa on March 31, 1909 and died in Jerusalem, June 18, 1996. He was the son of Sophia and Abraham Levinson. Martin attended McGill University in Montreal at a time when it was difficult for Jews to obtain entrance. He graduated in 1930 and remained in Montreal until he completed his final exams to become a chartered accountant in 1932. In 1933 Martin opened his own accounting firm in Ottawa - Martin K. Levinson & Company. He also became manager of his father’s movie theater, the Rialto, in 1936. He was approached by Peat Marwick Mitchell in 1964 and subsequently become a managing partner of their first Ottawa office. “He was also the first Jewish partner in Canada and the only Orthodox Jew in the senior level of their organization.” He trained other noted Ottawa Jewish accountants Milton Kimmel, Morris Agulnick, Joe Ages and Issie Landau. Martin retired in 1974. Martin K. Levinson married Elizabeth Freidgut of Regina, Saskatchewan on December 13, 1936, in Regina. Both took an active role in the Jewish Community of Ottawa and often traveled to Israel. Elizabeth died in January, 1989.
Notes
1. Donated by Sylvia Pasher on July 29th, October 19th and 26th, 1998. 2. Original Marriage certificate located in Oversized Documents Box 5 -- this dox does not exist within the vault, as of August 22, 2013. 3. Photographs numbered 1-501 to 1-533 are described individually in the database. 4. Photographs 1-1150 and 1-1151 are located in the numbered photographs boxes and are described individually in the database. 5. Sylvia Pasher donated her brownie dress, tie, belt and bloomers and are temporarily placed with her father’s collection. Mrs. Newman was her leader (brown owl) for meetings at the JCC on Chapel St. 6. Martin K. Levinson's office was at 45 Rideau Street.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Mr. B. Berman, an early Jewish settler, he arrived in Ottawa in 1892. He was the grandfather of Martin Levinson

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Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
B&W; pearl : Mounted on a cardboard frame
Fonds No.
I0158; OJA 1-093
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
B&W; pearl : Mounted on a cardboard frame
Date
c. pre-1900
Fonds No.
I0158
Item No.
OJA 1-093
Physical Condition
Some marks on photograph
Acquisition Source
Martin Levinson
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Images
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The marriage certificate of Martin and Elizabeth Levinson

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Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Fonds No.
I0158; OJA 1-1005
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Date
October, 2011
Fonds No.
I0158
Item No.
OJA 1-1005
Notes
1. Photograph only shows front English page, back page is inscribed in Hebrew.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Martin K. Levinson’s Bachelors of Commerce diploma from McGill University

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Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Fonds No.
I0158; OJA 1-1139
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Date
May 29, 1930
Fonds No.
I0158
Item No.
OJA 1-1139
Storage Location
Oversized Documents Box 4
Conservation
Diploma is cockled slightly and has detached from its original backing (now discarded) with fragments of the acidic backing still adhered to diploma's verso. Would benefit from cleaning, removal of backing fragments, and flattening.
Notes
1. Certificate is stored in Oversized Documents Box 4 within the special collections area of the vault.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Martin K. Levinson’s Licentiate in Accountancy Certificate from McGill University

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Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Fonds No.
I0158; OJA 1-1140
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Date
May 31, 1932
Fonds No.
I0158
Item No.
OJA 1-1140
Storage Location
vault
Conservation
Certificate is mounted on acidic backing, would benefit from surface cleaning and removal from backing.
Notes
1. Certificate is stored in Oversized Documents Box 5 within the special collections area of the vault.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Martin K. Levinson’s Certificate from The Society of Chartered Accountants of the Province of Quebec

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Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Fonds No.
I0158; OJA 1-1141
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Date
June 22, 1932
Fonds No.
I0158
Item No.
OJA 1-1141
Storage Location
Oversized Documents Box 4
Conservation
Certificate is mounted on acidic backing, would benefit from surface cleaning and removal from backing.
Notes
1. Certificate is stored in Oversized Documents Box 4 within the special collections area of the vault.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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A Certificate for Martin K. Levinson's placement on the Board of Trade for the City of Ottawa

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Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Fonds No.
I0158; OJA 1-1142
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Date
April 9, 1945
Fonds No.
I0158
Item No.
OJA 1-1142
Storage Location
Oversized Documents Box 4
Conservation
Certificate would benefit from surface cleaning
Notes
1. Certificate is stored in Oversized Documents Box 4 within the special collections area of the vault.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Martin K. Levinson’s “Fellow of the Institute” Certificate from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario

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Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Fonds No.
I0158; OJA 1-1143
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Date
March 12, 1965
Fonds No.
I0158
Item No.
OJA 1-1143
Storage Location
Oversized Documents Box 4
Conservation
Certificate is mounted on acidic backing, would benefit from surface cleaning and removal from backing.
Notes
1. Certificate is stored in Oversized Documents Box 4 within the special collections area of the vault.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Martin K. Levinson’s “A Gift Forever” Certificate from the Ottawa Jewish Community Endowment and Bequest Foundation

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn86682
Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Colour
Fonds No.
I0158; OJA 1-1144
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Colour
Date
1979
Fonds No.
I0158
Item No.
OJA 1-1144
Storage Location
vault
Notes
1. Certificate is stored in Oversized Documents Box 5 within the special collections area of the vault.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
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Martin K. Levinson’s “Life Member” Certificate from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn86688
Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Fonds No.
I0158; OJA 1-1145
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
Martin K. Levinson fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
Colour
Date
September 6, 1983
Fonds No.
I0158
Item No.
OJA 1-1145
Storage Location
Oversized Documents Box 4
Conservation
Certificate would benefit from surface cleaning.
Notes
1. Certificate is stored in Oversized Documents Box 4 within the special collections area of the vault.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Ottawa Jewish Archives
Images
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