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SPIER, Jack.

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Collection
SPIER, Jack.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.3 metres of textual records. - 5 artefacts.
Fonds No.
P0144
Scope and Content
Biographical data and exhibition information on approximately 425 Canadian Jewish artists, filed on index cards. One 4-piece sculpture (wood, cloth, mechanical parts) of a Klezmer musical band, and 1 individual sculpture of a fiddler, stored in artifact collection.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
SPIER, Jack.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.3 metres of textual records. - 5 artefacts.
Scope and Content
Biographical data and exhibition information on approximately 425 Canadian Jewish artists, filed on index cards. One 4-piece sculpture (wood, cloth, mechanical parts) of a Klezmer musical band, and 1 individual sculpture of a fiddler, stored in artifact collection.
Fonds No.
P0144
History Biographical
Jack Spier was born in 1912. He was a philatelist by profession. For many years Jack Spier collected information on Canadian Jewish artists in the hopes of eventually publishing a directory on this subject. After his death, this information was further organized by his daughter, Susan Spier. Jack Spier also created automated musical sculptures as a hobby. He died in 1986 in Montreal.
Notes
P88/03/08, P88/07/07, P89/07/12, P90/06/20.There are computerized listings for the artist files.General Canadian Jewish Congress documentation collection files (ZB) on individual artists.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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