Passer en-tête et de la navigation

2 notices – page 1 de 1.

ABBEY, Monroe.

https://www.cjhn.ca/fr/permalink/cjhn109
Collection
ABBEY, Monroe.
Niveau de description
Fonds
Collation
0.1 metres of textual records.
No du fonds
P0001
Portée et contenu
Press clippings. Minutes. Press releases on his activities concerning Canadian Jewish Congress. Biographical information and testaments. Short history of Krystalnacht
Archives / Généalogie
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
ABBEY, Monroe.
Niveau de description
Fonds
Collation
0.1 metres of textual records.
Portée et contenu
Press clippings. Minutes. Press releases on his activities concerning Canadian Jewish Congress. Biographical information and testaments. Short history of Krystalnacht
Dates ultimes
1942-1989.
No du fonds
P0001
Notice biographique / histoire administrative
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.
Archives / Généalogie
Archival Descriptions
Dépôt d'archives
Canadian Jewish Archives
Images
Moins de détails

ALTER FAMILY = Shanghai Jewish Community.

https://www.cjhn.ca/fr/permalink/cjhn303
Collection
ALTER FAMILY = Shanghai Jewish Community.
Niveau de description
Fonds
Collation
Env. 0.03 metres of textual records. - Env. 438 photographs.
No du fonds
P0203
Portée et contenu
This collection has rare images of the Jewish population of Shanghai during and after World War II, as well as immigration documents of visual and historical interest, and also documents from various Montreal Protestant Schools & Jewish neighborhoods. It consists primarily of photographs of a Russi…
Archives / Généalogie
Archival Descriptions
  1 image  
Collection
ALTER FAMILY = Shanghai Jewish Community.
Niveau de description
Fonds
Collation
Env. 0.03 metres of textual records. - Env. 438 photographs.
Portée et contenu
This collection has rare images of the Jewish population of Shanghai during and after World War II, as well as immigration documents of visual and historical interest, and also documents from various Montreal Protestant Schools & Jewish neighborhoods. It consists primarily of photographs of a Russian Jewish family and their friends, mostly other refugee Jews in China, between 1938-1952. There are also photos taken in France before the war and in Montreal and USA after the family's immigration to Canada. Most of the Shanghai photos are in albums. The identity documents include a passport, and school documents for the father in Lille, France, and the daughter Isabelle in Shanghai & Montreal.
Dates ultimes
1920-1975c.
No du fonds
P0203
Notice biographique / histoire administrative
Isabelle Alter was born in Shanghai in 1940, the only daughter of Isaac and Maria (nee Gloos) Alter. The Alters left Russia for Shanghai c.1938 after Isaac had studied chemistry and tanning in France. He taught science in China. Isabelle came to Montreal in 1952, later studied physiological psychology. She moved to New York to complete her studies and eventually became a Freudian analyst. She died in 1995. Her mother was a dress designer in China. The family came to Canada after the revolution had made life in Shanghai too risky. Maria Alter became Maria Levitan after her second marriage. Isaac Alter died in (circa) 1954 and Maria in (circa) 1994.
Histoire de la conservation
The collection was donated on July 13, 2005 by Ruth Portner, a close friend of Isabelle Alter
Notes
Physical condition :Some documents are in fragile condition. One photo album was disassembled due to water damage.Alpha-numeric designations :P05/10.Language :Mostly English, with some Russian, Yiddish, and Chinese.Related groups of records :Mrs. Portner donated poems and other writings by Isabelle Alter at McGill University to McGill's Rare Book Department. She donated architectual drawings by Bruno Levitan, Isabelle's stepfather's family, to the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal.
Archives / Généalogie
Archival Descriptions
Dépôt d'archives
Canadian Jewish Archives
Images
Moins de détails
Back to Top