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ABELLA, Irving.

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Collection
ABELLA, Irving.
Niveau de description
Fonds
Collation
0.1 metres of textual records.
No du fonds
P0002
Portée et contenu
The fonds contains articles by Abella on Anti-Semitism, the Canadian labour movement, Israel, Canadian Jewish history, refugees, None is Too Many. Typescript A Coat of Many Colours. Typescript The Line Must be Drawn Somewhere - Canada and Jewish Refugees, 1933-1939. C.V. contains bibliography 1969-…
Archives / Généalogie
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Collection
ABELLA, Irving.
Niveau de description
Fonds
Collation
0.1 metres of textual records.
Portée et contenu
The fonds contains articles by Abella on Anti-Semitism, the Canadian labour movement, Israel, Canadian Jewish history, refugees, None is Too Many. Typescript A Coat of Many Colours. Typescript The Line Must be Drawn Somewhere - Canada and Jewish Refugees, 1933-1939. C.V. contains bibliography 1969-1981.
Dates ultimes
1969-1991.
No du fonds
P0002
Notice biographique / histoire administrative
Born in 1940, Dr. Irving Abella is a professor in the Department of History at York University, a labour historian, director of the New Israel Fund, and editor of Middle East Focus. He was the chairman of the Holocaust Documentation Project as well as of the Canadian Jewish Congress International Affairs Committee; past chairman of Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives Committee (1980-1992); CJC president 1992-1995. Holder of numerous academic honours and fellowships.
Notes
Archives Dept. Records DA 11.2.Fonds consists mostly press clippings and copies.
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Dépôt d'archives
Canadian Jewish Archives
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ALTER FAMILY = Shanghai Jewish Community.

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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…
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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
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