Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

ANCTIL, Pierre.

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Collection
ANCTIL, Pierre.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
5.97 metres of textual records. - 7 videos. - 11 sound elements. - 1 compact disc (CD-ROM).
Fonds No.
P0003
Scope and Content
Selected typescripts from his works on French-Canadian-Jewish relations. Clippings of book reviews and ecumenism. C.V. contains bibliography to 2000. Complete typescript of Le Rendez-vous Manqué. Predominant language of material is French.Added in 1998: Video of Silent Witness. Centre justice et fo…
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
ANCTIL, Pierre.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
5.97 metres of textual records. - 7 videos. - 11 sound elements. - 1 compact disc (CD-ROM).
Scope and Content
Selected typescripts from his works on French-Canadian-Jewish relations. Clippings of book reviews and ecumenism. C.V. contains bibliography to 2000. Complete typescript of Le Rendez-vous Manqué. Predominant language of material is French.Added in 1998: Video of Silent Witness. Centre justice et foi: Soirée Relations du 20/11/95 Rapport Comm. à la Soc. Québécoise (video). 2 tapes of interview with Sylvia Segal Lustgarten (1988). The Family in Canada; Yiddish du Mein (tape, e/y, 1986). Dialogue Qc (2 tapes, part II & III). Dialogue St-Urbain (2 tapes, Sept. 1989 & June 1998). "Simply Speaking" interview with P. Anctil (1998). "Radio Noon" interview with Jack Wolofsky & P. Anctil (1998). "L'oiseau de Minerve" interview with P. Anctil (1998, f). Interview with Sholem Shtern (1988). Manuscript of Tur Malka; Flâneries sur les cimes de l'histoire juive Montréalaise (1997, f). Correspondence about the publication of Tur Malka. Manuscript of Le mouvement ouvrier juif au Canada; 1904-1920 translation of S. Belkin's book on labour movement in Canada (1997, f). Manuscript of Shulamis; Une enfance juive à Montréal translation of Shulamis Yelin's book about her youth in Montreal (1998, f). CD-ROM of interview for Labour Zionist Alliance (circa 1998). Manuscript of Le Montréal juif d'autrefois/ translation of I. Medresh's memoir (1997, f)Added in 2000: Papers related to the book Le Rendez-vous Manqué. Notes on classes given on Jewish Montreal at McGill, 1988-1991. Personal papers (newspapers clipping, research papers, correspondence, etc.), 1982-1988. Manuscript of H. Wolofsky Mayne Lebns Rayze (2000, f)Added in 2001: 1 box of documents pertaining to Dialogue St-Urbain (PA was co-president.) Also 5 videotapes, mostly interviews with Pierre Anctil on Jewish cultural topics/ Rendez-vous Théatral/ Theatrical Encounter, 1992, Michel Tremblay & Dora Wasserman; Pierre au Point sur L'antisémitisme; 50ième anniversaire de la liberation de Auschwitz, Pierre Anctil interview à RDI, 1995; Steinberg, émission sur les Juifs Hassidiques, Fev. 1998; Entreview de Pierre avec Louise-Josée Mondoux, 1990. Manuscript of the translation of Elberg. 1 book signe by Sam Bronfman, 1941. Manuscript of the second volume of Medresh.Added in 2004: 2 binders of annotated typescript of translation to French of Fuks Lexicon of Canadian Jewish Writers, 1981. Also introduction to translated volume.Added in 2008: Notes pertaining to the translation various books from Yiddish to French: Medresh, Claim Leib Fuks, Wolofsky. Material pertaining to book promotions, Christian-Jewish dialogue, intercultural programs. Research notes and correspondence relating to publications and articles.Addition 2009: 2 course sylabbi from University of Ottawa Canadian Jewish studies courses taught by P.A., one file on the dissolution of Dialogue St-Urbain and one file on the Association of Canadian Jewish Studies, in which P.A. is a board member. 8 additional files totalling 8 cm. added July 18, re: publishing project with Ghitta Caiserman, Sholem Shtern translations, Harry Joshua Stern, and Belkin archives.
Date
1983-2009.
Fonds No.
P0003
History Biographical
Born in Quebec City in 1952, Pierre Anctil is an anthropologist by profession as well as being a Yiddish scholar, translator of J.I. Segal's poetry and several Yiddish memorialists published in Montreal; authority on Canadian ethnic minorities, and author of several books about Jews in Quebec. He was on staff of l'Institut québécois de recherche sur la culture (1980-1988). As well, he was a lecturer on Quebec Jewish history at McGill University, and was on staff of McGill University French-Canada Studies Program (1988-1991) and Dept. of Jewish Studies (1988-1991). He was on staff of the Ministère de l'Education (1991-1993) and Ministère des Relations avec les citoyens et de l'Immigration (1993-2004). He was then attached to the Musee Pointe-à-Callière (1999-2000) and he was the Director of the Institute of Canadian Studies at the University of Ottawa (2004-2008.) He is currently on a Killam Fellowship for a research project on Montreal Yiddish poet Jacob-Isaac Segal (2008-2010).
Custodial History
The collection was donated by Pierre Anctil on Feb. 23, 1988. Addtions were made to the collection in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2008 and 2009.
Notes
Alpha-numeric designations :P88/14, P88/30, P99/02, P00/02, P01/05, P01/07, P04/14, P08/12, P08/18, and P09/03.Language :French, English and Yiddish.Restrictions :Correspondence file.Related groups of records :Taped interviews.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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