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John Keenlysides Congregation Emanu-El collection

  • CA JMABC A.2012.017, A.2013.018
  • Collection
  • 1862-1864

Fonds consists of material documenting early BC Jewish history. Fonds is arranged into two series: Congregation Emanu-El manuscripts; and Letters from Abraham Blackman to his brother Morris, Jewish merchants in colonial British Columbia.

Keenlyside, John

Leonard Frank Photos studio fonds

  • CA JMABC A.1985.001
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1944]

The fonds consists of records from three distinct sources: the Leonard Frank Photos studio, the Frank family , and the Landauer family. The records of Leonard Frank Photos studio constitute those that remained after the closure of the business in 1983. They consist of photographs and textual records. The photographs cover many significant events and developments in British Columbia's history. Their major subject areas include logging, lumbering, mining, shipping, fishing and transportation; the construction of bridges and buildings in the Vancouver area; famous people; aboriginal peoples; and scenic views of mountainous, coastal, and urban areas. The photographs were taken by Leonard Frank and Otto Landauer. The textual records consist of photographic FindingAids, business correspondence, financial records, and historical and reference material. The records of the Frank family consist of the personal papers of Leonard and Bernard Frank. The records of the Landauer family consist of the personal papers of Otto Landauer and members of his family.

Frank, Leonard

Morris Soskin and Rose Hyams collection

  • CA JMABC A.2014.007
  • Collection
  • 1911, 1920-1967, predominantly 1921

The fonds consists of two series of love-letters written between Morris Soskin and Rose Hyams. These letters were written in 1921 between Vancouver (where Morris lived) and Montreal (where Rose lived). The fonds also includes a series of records created by the Soskin and Coleman families between 1921 and 1967. The fonds is predominantly correspondence but also includes newspaper and magazine clippings, postcards, photographs, and dried flowers.

Soskin (family)

Vancouver Jewish Community Fund and Council fonds

  • CA JMABC A.1999.003
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1982

The fonds consists of administrative files generated by Morris Saltzman and predecessors of the Jewish Community Fund and Council such as: minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, fundraising campaign files, and files of organizations who received funding; as well as census cards (potential donor information) and individual donations cards. Fonds also includes 4 photographs and 1 over-sized scrapbook.

The fonds is arranged into 7 series: Organizations; Administrative matters; Financial matters; Fundraising campaigns; Census cards: potential donors card catalogue; Individual donations card catalogue; and Photographs and scrapbooks.

Vancouver Jewish Community Fund and Council

Tracy Ames collection

  • CA JMABC A.2001.001
  • Collection
  • 1916-1987

The fonds consist of correspondence, minutes, applications for funding, distribution lists, and draft material relating to the video. The fonds is arranged into 2 series: Photographs and sound recordings; and Research files.

Ames, Tracy

Dr. Morris Levine fonds

  • CA JMABC A.2009.018
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1989

The fonds consists mainly of poetry that Dr. Morris Levine wrote over the years. Also intermixed with the poetry is some general correspondence, family correspondence, some work records, and a partial draft of a personal memoir.

The fonds is arranged into one series: Poems. All files are kept in their original order and do not appear to follow any chronological or alphabetical order. All files are simply titled ‘Poems’.

Levine, Morris, Dr.

Chelm Cultural Club fonds

  • CA JMABC A.2011.020
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1990

Fonds is arranged into two series: Series 1 - Chelm Cultural Club film file; Series 2 - Chelm Cultural Club administrative files and publicity.

Chelm Cultural Club

Vancouver B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation fonds

  • CA JMABC A.2001.002
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1998

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records (including minutes, reports, and financial statements), correspondence with representatives of other organizations, and publicity materials (including newsletters, flyers, and posters). It also includes reference material (e.g. magazine and newspaper clippings, pamphlets, press releases) on topics relevant to Jewish life such as conflicts in the Middle East, as well as anti-Semitism and the persecution of Jews around the world. While the fonds consists largely of textual records, there is also a small number of photographs as well as a few unique items (such as buttons and stickers).

The fonds is arranged into 6 series: Finances, Publicity, Administration, Relationship with other organizations, Reference and resources, and Programming and outreach.

Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life

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