Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

CRYSTAL, Arch = Volunteerism: State of Israel Bonds and ORT.

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Collection
CRYSTAL, Arch = Volunteerism: State of Israel Bonds and ORT.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
4 photographs. - 0.01 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0234
Scope and Content
The collection includes 3 original newspaper clippings regarding Crystal's appointment as Executive Director of Montreal's Oganization for Rehabilitation through Training as well as photocopies of articles from The Suburban and Canadian Jewish News. Also included are 13 letters of thanks and 1 lett…
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
CRYSTAL, Arch = Volunteerism: State of Israel Bonds and ORT.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
4 photographs. - 0.01 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
The collection includes 3 original newspaper clippings regarding Crystal's appointment as Executive Director of Montreal's Oganization for Rehabilitation through Training as well as photocopies of articles from The Suburban and Canadian Jewish News. Also included are 13 letters of thanks and 1 letter from Saul E. Levine urging Peter Shaanan to do all possible to keep Crystal at State of Israel Bonds in 1982. Other documents include an original copy of the ORT Reporter mentioning Crystal's 5th anniversary of appointment, an original copy of the Mazon news with "A Sad Farewell" written upon his death and an original certificate of honour from Congregation Chevra Kadisha B'nai Jacob-Beit Hazikaron. The collection also includes four original photographs of Arch Crystal.
Fonds No.
P0234
History Biographical
Arch Crystal was born in Montreal on May 4, 1919. After studying both science and real estate Arch Crystal founded Crystal Realtors Inc. in the mid-1950s with his brother Sam. Soon after, he was appointed to the executive of Hampstead's municipal and recreational organization, where he served the community for 14 years. In 1969 he began working for Israel Bonds, leaving there in 1983 to become the executive director of Montreal's Organization for Rehabilitation Through Training (ORT) until his retirement in 1994. Crystal remained active in the community until his death on February 4, 2010.
Custodial History
Donated by Helen Kossy through Joe King.
Notes
P10/08.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
Images
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