JOSEPH, Anne = Illustrated A. Joseph historical articles, transcriptions of Clarence de Sola writings.
0.02 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
11 articles written by Anne Joseph, most of them with photographic illustrations. Inlcudes biographies of: David David (1764-1824), David Salisbury Franks, (1740-1793), Aaron Hart (1724-1800), Moses Judah Hays (1789-1861), Henry Joseph (1775-1832), Jacob Henry Joseph (1814-1907), Levy Solomons (172…
11 articles written by Anne Joseph, most of them with photographic illustrations. Inlcudes biographies of: David David (1764-1824), David Salisbury Franks, (1740-1793), Aaron Hart (1724-1800), Moses Judah Hays (1789-1861), Henry Joseph (1775-1832), Jacob Henry Joseph (1814-1907), Levy Solomons (1729-1792). Clarence de Sola's 1886 biography of Abraham de Sola (1825-1882) and David Aaron de Sola (1796-1860) and history of the De Sola family, transcribed by A. J. in 2006 from his notes, with added illustrations and photocopies of the original handwritten notes. Also article about Stanley Diamond and various family trees of Quebec Jewish families, De Sola, Joseph, etc. Addition 2008: Includes Henry Joseph prayerbook records; Montefiore and Annette Joseph Bible records; marriage settlement dated 25 July 1882 between Montefiore Joseph and Annette Pinto; a copy of a two-page letter dated 3 October 1882 from Henry Pinto in London to his son-in-law Montefiore Joseph and his daughter Annette (Pinto) Joseph in Montreal; a sketch of Tiddlewinks, the summer home of Montefiore and Annette Joseph; notes about the Hart and Judah families by Lewis A. Hart, including annotated transcription and additional material, such as a family tree and two-page biography of Lewis Hart; reconciliation of conflicting dates of birth recorded for the family of Aaron and Dorothea (Judah) Hart; an illustrated biography of Abraham Joseph (November 14, 1815-March 20, 1886) written in June 2008; and an article based on a presentation in Quebec City on May 21, 2008, for the Voices from the Crossroads series to mark the 400th anniversary of the founding of Quebec City.
History / Biographical
Anne Joseph, who was born in 1935 in Portsmouth, England, has lived in Montreal since 1959. Throughout her working life in both medical research and business, Anne was heavily involved in research and writing. She developed an interest in early Quebec Jewish history through her husband, William K. Joseph. Her book Heritage of a Patriarch on nine of Canada's earliest Jewish families was published by Editions du Septentrion in 1995, and she has also had many articles published in England, France and Canada. Anne has worked as a volunteer in many organizations. She was a founding member of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Montreal in 1995 and has served on its executive from the beginning. She is also editor of the Society's journal, Montreal Forum.
The collection was donnated by Anne Joseph on June 7, 2007. Addition was made on July 4, 2008.
P07/20 and P08/14.Contains information and illustrations not found elsewhere in this Archives.