Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

FREIFELD, Sidney.

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Collection
FREIFELD, Sidney.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.05 metres of textual records. - 2 photographs.
Fonds No.
P0158
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of documents, 1 photo. Correspondence (mostly with editors), typescripts, published articles (newspaper and journals) about politics, Israel, other Jewish communities, also book reviews. 1 folder of information about the security council. Some articles including photocopies. Addi…
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
FREIFELD, Sidney.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.05 metres of textual records. - 2 photographs.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of documents, 1 photo. Correspondence (mostly with editors), typescripts, published articles (newspaper and journals) about politics, Israel, other Jewish communities, also book reviews. 1 folder of information about the security council. Some articles including photocopies. Addition: The fonds consists of 17 documents, 1 photo. Correspondence, published articles, minutes of Standing Committee External Affairs (undated), photo is of United Nations 1968 Security Council.
Date
1942-1994c.
Fonds No.
P0158
History Biographical
Diplomat and journalist Sidney Freifeld was born in Toronto, on Sept. 2, 1910. After attending the London School of Economics,1932-1935, Freifeld worked for the International Institute of Agriculture, Rome 1935-1938, was correspondent, New York Herald Tribune and The Times (London), Rome 1936-1938, correspondent, Toronto Star, N.Y. 1938-1939. He was member of the professional staff, American Jewish Committee, N.Y. 1939-1941. U.S. Office of War Information, N.Y. 1941-1942. Wartime Information Board Canada N.Y. 1942-1945. Dept. of External Affairs 1946-1975. Ambassador to Colombia and Ecuador 1970-1975. He is the author of Undiplomatic Notes: Tales From the Canadian Foreign Service, 1990. He died on June 23, 1995.
Custodial History
Donated by Ms. Rivka Freifeld, daughter of Sidney, in April 1997. Addition: further documents were donated at R. Freifeld's request by Vernon Turner, former diplomat, Ottawa.
Notes
P97/06.English.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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