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Sam Maltin Fonds

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Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.2m of multiple media
Fonds No.
1139
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of newspaper clippings and typescripts written or collected by Sam Maltin over the course of his journalism career, with a special focus on the situation of black athletes in professional sports, including Jackie Robinson. It also includes professional correspondence (incoming), …
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Material Format
multiple media
Physical Description
0.2m of multiple media
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of newspaper clippings and typescripts written or collected by Sam Maltin over the course of his journalism career, with a special focus on the situation of black athletes in professional sports, including Jackie Robinson. It also includes professional correspondence (incoming), letters received from Jackie Robinson and his wife Rachel (1948-1949), as well as black and white photographs and negatives from both his professional and personal life.
Date
1937-1998 (predominant 1940-1949)
Fonds No.
1139
Storage Location
JPL
Creator
Maltin, Sam
Conservation
Photographs and negatives, found among the textual material were placed into acid-free envelopes.
History Biographical
Sam Maltin was a Montreal-based sports journalist and bridge columnist. Over the course of his career, which spanned approximately two decades, he worked for several newspapers including the Montreal Herald, the Montreal Gazette, the Montreal Star, the Toronto Tribune, and the Pittsburgh Courier. In addition to writing, Sam worked as a theatre actor as a member of the New Theatre Group of Montreal between 1936 and 1942. Sam became an insurance salesman in the late-1950's, but continued to write articles into the 1960's. Other positions he held include President of the Northmount Home and School Association (ca. 1959), Chairman of the Traffic Safety Committee of the Quebec Federation of Protestant Home and School Associations (ca. 1961), Zone Two Director of the Canadian Bridge Federation (1970-1974), and editor of the Bridge Digest (1971-1973). Throughout his life, Sam Maltin was actively involved in issues concerning the Black community of Montreal, as well as the segregation of black athletes in professional sports. Most notably, he and his wife Belle became close friends with Jackie Robinson and his wife Rachel ("Rae") during Jackie's stay in Montreal as a player in the Montreal Royals during the 1946 season.
Language
English
Custodial History
The material was donated to the JPL by Sam Maltin's wife, Belle, around 1989.
Arrangement
The fonds was received "unsorted" and had been organized by JPL-A staff sometime following its arrival. As there was no discernable original order, and a large portion of related material had been artifically split among several folders, the fonds was rearranged by McGill practicum student Gina Gönczi on March 22, 2010.
Notes
Title based on the content of the fonds.
Access Restriction
Privacy restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright restrictions may apply
Name Access
Maltin, Sam
Subjects
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972
Journalists, Jewish
Sports
Baseball
Black community
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Interior snapshot of Sam Maltin and Jackie Robinson seated in conversation.

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Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.3 x 9.6cm
Fonds No.
1139; 1139_0001
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
Item
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.3 x 9.6cm
Date
[ca. 1946]
Fonds No.
1139
Item No.
1139_0001
Storage Location
JPL
Notes
Inscribed verso: Tribune Staff Photo / by / Helene Wasser / 72 Tecumseth St. EL. 0275 - Toronto
Subjects
Maltin, Sam
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972
Sports
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Jackie Robinson Clippings

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Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual materials
Fonds No.
1139; 00001
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of textual materials
Date
1945-1998 (predominant 1945-1947)
Fonds No.
1139
File No.
00001
Storage Location
6-5E
Ctn.001
Creator
Maltin, Sam
Language
English
Name Access
Maltin, Sam
Subjects
Sports
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972
Baseball
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Typescripts

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Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1139; 00002
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1139
File No.
00002
Storage Location
6-5E
Ctn.001
Creator
Maltin, Sam
Language
English
Notes
Untitled and mostly undated typescripts, some with handwritten annotations. Includes "The Pen Is-", as well as typescripts about Alaska, the Laurentian Mountains, the National Physical Fitness Act, and what appears to be a transcript of a talk given by Lorne Greene.
Name Access
Maltin, Sam
Subjects
Greene, Lorne, 1915-1987
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Jackie Robinson Correspondence

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Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
11 sheets of paper
5 envelopes
1 b&w photograph
Fonds No.
1139; 00003
Scope and Content
Correspondence received from the Robinsons (written mostly by Jackie's wife, Rachel ("Rae"). Also included is a black and white snapshot of a little boy, presumably Jackie Robinson Jr.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Physical Description
11 sheets of paper
5 envelopes
1 b&w photograph
Scope and Content
Correspondence received from the Robinsons (written mostly by Jackie's wife, Rachel ("Rae"). Also included is a black and white snapshot of a little boy, presumably Jackie Robinson Jr.
Date
1946-1948 (mostly undated)
Fonds No.
1139
File No.
00003
Storage Location
6-4F
Ctn.001
Creator
Robinson, Jackie
Robinson, Rachel
Name Access
Maltin, Sam
Subjects
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972
Sports
Baseball
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Jackie Robinson Material

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Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of texual records
Fonds No.
1139; 00004
Scope and Content
2 published items relating to Jackie Robinson: Time Magazine Jackie Robinson cover story (September 22, 1947) and Jackie Robinson Hall of Fame SCLC Dinner programme (July 20, 1962)
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 file of texual records
Scope and Content
2 published items relating to Jackie Robinson: Time Magazine Jackie Robinson cover story (September 22, 1947) and Jackie Robinson Hall of Fame SCLC Dinner programme (July 20, 1962)
Date
[1947 and 1962]
Fonds No.
1139
File No.
00004
Storage Location
6-5E
Ctn.001
Creator
Maltin, Sam
Language
English
Name Access
Maltin, Sam
Subjects
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972
Sports
Baseball
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Jackie Robinson Photograph

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Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph
Fonds No.
1139; 00005
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
graphic material
Physical Description
1 photograph
Date
[ca. 1946]
Fonds No.
1139
File No.
00005
Storage Location
6-5E
Ctn.001
Creator
Unknown
Physical Condition
Some creasing and scratches on surface.
Conservation
The photograph was placed in an acid-free envelope.
Subjects
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972
Baseball
Sports
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Typescripts on Jackie Robinson

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Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1139; 00006
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1946-1950]
Fonds No.
1139
File No.
00006
Storage Location
6-5E
Ctn.001
Creator
Maltin, Sam
Language
English
Notes
Undated typescripts with handwritten annotations.
Name Access
Maltin, Sam
Subjects
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972
Sports
Baseball
Journalists, Jewish
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Jackie Robinson's Unforgettable Season of Baseball in Montreal

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Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 book
Fonds No.
1139; 00007
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Physical Description
1 book
Date
1996
Publication
Montreal: Editions Images
Fonds No.
1139
File No.
00007
Storage Location
6-5E
Ctn.001
Creator
Jedwab, Jack
Language
English
Subjects
Baseball
Sports
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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Sports-related Typescripts

https://www.cjhn.ca/en/permalink/cjhn31197
Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Fonds No.
1139; 00008
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Collection
Sam Maltin Fonds
Description Level
File
Material Format
textual record
Date
ca. 1946-1950
Fonds No.
1139
File No.
00008
Storage Location
6-5E
Ctn.001
Creator
Maltin, Sam
Language
English
Notes
Undated typescripts with handwritten annotations, with an emphasis on Black athletes in professional sports.
Name Access
Maltin, Sam
Subjects
Sports
Baseball
Journalists, Jewish
Hockey
Football
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Jewish Public Library Archives
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