Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

ABBEY, Monroe.

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Collection
ABBEY, Monroe.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.1 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0001
Scope and Content
Press clippings. Minutes. Press releases on his activities concerning Canadian Jewish Congress. Biographical information and testaments. Short history of Krystalnacht
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
ABBEY, Monroe.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.1 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Press clippings. Minutes. Press releases on his activities concerning Canadian Jewish Congress. Biographical information and testaments. Short history of Krystalnacht
Date
1942-1989.
Fonds No.
P0001
History Biographical
Born in 1904, Monroe Abbey was a barrister/solicitor by profession. He was honourary president of Canadian Jewish Congress, Combined Jewish Appeal, Baron de Hirsch Institute as well as being governor, director or member of many Canadian Jewish and non-Jewish organizations (Jewish Immigrant Aid Services, Zionist Organization of Canada, United Jewish Refugee and World Relief Agencies). He died in 1993.
Notes
Canadian Jewish Congress photos and documents; other Jewish organizations.The fonds consists mostly of press clippings and copies.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
Images
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