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Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1946]
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm and 20 x 25 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Upper Canada lodge of B'nai Brith was started by Phil Givens and Leon Weinstein, with Phil serving as the first and founding president
Scope and Content
File consists of four photographs of the first meeting of the Upper Canada lodge of B'nai Brith. Identified in the photographs are Lon Enchin, Phil Givens, Louis Herman, Cyril Houser, Harold Mador, Signey Midanik, J.Irving Oelbaum, Bobbie Rotenberg, Sidney Roth, Arthur Siggner, Morris Vigoda, and Leon Weinstein.
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Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
31 May 1951
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm and 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Phil Givens greeting "Miss Israel" arriving at the airport. She flew to Canada in order to attend the B'nai Brith Carnival.
Notes
Photograph is by The Telegram (Toronto).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1958]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens and others observing as the winning number of a raffle is selected. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Alderman Clifton, Gus Ryder, Mack Dolgy, Marilyn Bell, Phil Givens, and Max Shector.
Notes
Photograph is by The Telegram (Toronto)
Physical Condition
Creases and small rips are evident
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
16 Aug. 1964
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm and 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Phil Givens and others attending a B'nai Brith convention at the Seaway Towers in Toronto. Identified in one of the photographs are (left to right): Phil Givens, D. Lou Harris, Harry Frank, [?], and Harey Pachter.
Notes
Photographs are by Willy Lobel
Physical Condition
Small rips are evident on one of the photographs
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
19 Jan. 1965
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens addressing the audience at a B'nai Brith Ambassador's Ball held at the King Edward Hotel in Toronto. Identified in the photograph are Phil Givens and Nat Hurwich.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
Aug. 1965
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of the summer edition of the Metro Toronto B'nai Brith News (Volume 5, Number 1). The prominent headline reads "Mayor Philip Givens to be Honoured by B'nai Brith." The story offers a precis of his career thus far, and offers details as to the planned tribute.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1965
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens addressing the audience at a B'nai B'rtih event being held at Grossinger's Resort in New York State.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
Aug. 1965
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records and other material (1 vol.)
Scope and Content
File consists of a scrapbook documenting Phil Givens' B'nai Brith / State of Israel Bond Organization 1965 tribute. Included are: the text of several press releases; event tickets; flyers and posters; the text of the tributary scroll; and photographs of the event itself.
Notes
Scrapbook also contains photographs and ephemera
Subjects
Scrapbooks
Physical Condition
The paper on which the textual items and photographs are glued is acidic (browning and brittle)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
9
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
10 Jan. 1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens attending a B'nai Brith Ambassador's Ball at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Included with the photograph is a signed letter from Ruth Goldsmith, the Publicity Director of State of Israel Bonds.
Notes
Photograph is by Graphic Artists Photographers (Toronto)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
10
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Dec. 1967
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 8 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Phil Givens presenting an award to Justice Dalton Wells. Identified in the photographs are: Phil Givens, Justice Dalton Wells, Louis Herman, and Miriam Herman. One of the photographs has been marked-up with a felt-tip marker, most likely for further processing work.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm mounted on boards 13 x 18 cm and 14 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Phil Givens meeting with President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi and other Israeli officials at a B'nai Brith event.
Name Access
Ben-Zvi, Itzhak, 1884-1963
Subjects
Presidents--Israel
Physical Condition
One of the photographs is ripped, and is peeling away from the backboard.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Nov. 1973
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens meeting with Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and other officials at a B'nai Brith event. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Phil Givens, Shmul Avnat (Israel Consul), and Yitzhak Rabin.
Notes
Photograph is by Leo Hausman of The Studio (1720 Avenue Rd. Toronto)
Name Access
Rabin, Yitzhak, 1922-1995
Subjects
Prime ministers--Israel
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1973
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of four photographs of Phil Givens attending a League for Human Rights of B'nai Brith dinner function. Identified in the photographs are: Phil Givens, Barney Danson (MP), Mayor David Crombie, and Allan Grossman (MPP).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
14
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr. 1986
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Min and Phil Givens attending the 40th anniversary dinner at the Upper Canada Lodge of B'nai Brith.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1971-1973
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of textual records documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. Included are: letters of congratulation, official messages to various Jewish groups in Toronto, correspondence regarding the Masada Pilgrimage and the Mecciabiah games, meeting minutes, and a copy of the Letters Patent of Incorporation for the Canadian Zionist Federation.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. The correspondence concerns relations with other Zionist organizations, travel plans, budgeting, employment, Jewish education, and the Canadian Government's policy vis-à-vis Israel.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. The correspondence concerns relations with other Zionist organizations, budgeting, the PLO and Israel, and the United Nations' & Canadian Government's policies vis-à-vis Zionism.
Name Access
Canadian Zionist Federation
Munazzamat al-Tahrir al-Filastiniyah
United Nations
Subjects
Arab-Israeli conflict
Canada--Foreign relations
Zionism
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
5
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
9-18 Feb. 1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
19 photographs : b&w ; 18 x 12 and 12 x 18
Scope and Content
File consists of textual records and photographs documenting the Canadian Zionist Federation's 4th National Convention. Included are: various invitations to banquets, workshops, and addresses; flyers; photographs of Phil Givens addressing the audience; and photographs of the venues, participants, and groups offering musical entertainment. Identified in the photographs are Phil Givens, Teddy Kollek, Sydney Harris, Aryeh L. Dulzin, Samuel Shainhouse, and Yitzhak Rabin.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. Included is correspondence with other Jewish organizations, federal ministries and officials, and members of the public. Some topics include: staffing, budgeting, Jewish teacher training, CZF committee composition, the United Nations, and Aliyah programming.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. Included is correspondence with other Jewish organizations, Israeli officials, Canadian federal ministries and officials, and members of the public. Some topics include: staffing, budgeting, Jewish teacher training, and the Daoud affair.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
22 Feb. 1978
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w and col. ; 9 x 12 cm and 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Max Shecter was born on July 7, 1923 to Joseph and Helen Shecter. He was married to Florence Fox and they had three children named: Trudy, Debbie and Barry. Max Shecter was the Secretary -Treasurer for Toronto Bedding Company Limited. He was an active member of the Toronto Jewish Community and was affiliated with the following organizations: Beth Sholom Congregation, United Synagogues of America, B'nai Brith, Israel Bond Organization, Joint Community Relations Committee, Canadian Jewish Congress, Zionist Organization of Canada and United Jewish Appeal's Furniture division.. Max Shecter was honoured with a Beth Sholom Israel Bond Dinner for dedicated leadership and by Upper Canada Lodge, B'nai Brith in 1959.
Scope and Content
File consists of four photographs of Phil Givens attending the opening of the Canadian Zionist Federation Convention in Jerusalem, Israel. Identified in the b&w photographs are Phil Givens and Archimandrite Daniel, Guaridan and Superior of The Holy Sepulchre. Identified in the colour photograph are (left to right): Max Shecter, Flores Shector, Mrs. Lee, Debbie Shecter (front), Phil Givens, Sandra Shopsero, Barry Shector, and Ambassador Ted Lee.
Access Restriction
B&w photographs are by Zaki A. Zaarour, Associated Press Photographer
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai Brith sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai Brith sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1946]-1986
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records (1 vol.)
22 photographs : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of textual records, photographs and a scrapbook documenting Phil Givens tenure as founding president and member of the Upper Canada Lodge of B’nai B’rith. Included are: a B’nai Brith newspaper, a Phil Givens tribute scrapbook, and numerous photographs of various official functions.
Notes
Photographers and photography studios are identified on the photographs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and other textual records documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. Included is correspondence with other Jewish organizations, Israeli officials, and members of the public. Topics include: congress planning, budgeting and finances, program development, and the 30th anniversary of Israel. Also included is an official report delivered at the CZF's National Executive Meeting.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
10
Material Format
textual record
Date
1979
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and other textual records documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. Included is correspondence with other Jewish organizations, MP's, and members of the public. Also included is an official report delivered at the CZF's National Executive Meeting.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
20 Apr. 1980
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm + identification key
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Min and Phil Givens attending a Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration at the Shaarei Shomayim Synagogue. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Min Givens, Phil Givens, Roy McMurtry, Louis Moses, and Abba Gefen (Israel Consul).
Notes
Photograph is by Leo Hausman of The Studio (Toronto)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
12
Material Format
textual record
Date
1980
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and other textual records documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. The correspondence is mostly with other Jewish organizations and officials. Also included are two CZF reports: one submitted to the Fifth National Convention (Mar.1980) and one to the National Executive Meeting (Nov. 1980).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
13
Material Format
textual record
Date
1982-1984
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and other textual records documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. The correspondence is mostly with other Jewish organizations and officials. Also included are records related to the CZF's operating budget, meeting minutes, and routine correspondence regarding Givens' retirement as President of the CZF.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1950-1983
Physical Description
64 photographs : b&w and col. ; 25 x 20 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of 64 photographs taken from a CNF Tribute album documenting Phil Givens' career - primarily as President of the CZF - but also as Judge, Mayor, MP, and MPP.
Notes
The photographs have been removed from the album and have been placed in Melinex and transferred to an acid free folder for conservation purposes.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
14
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr. 1984
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 20 cm
Admin History/Bio
Max Shecter was born on July 7, 1923 to Joseph and Helen Shecter. He was married to Florence Fox and they had three children named: Trudy, Debbie and Barry. Max Shecter was the Secretary -Treasurer for Toronto Bedding Company Limited. He was an active member of the Toronto Jewish Community and was affiliated with the following organizations: Beth Sholom Congregation, United Synagogues of America, B'nai Brith, Israel Bond Organization, Joint Community Relations Committee, Canadian Jewish Congress, Zionist Organization of Canada and United Jewish Appeal's Furniture division.. Max Shecter was honoured with a Beth Sholom Israel Bond Dinner for dedicated leadership and by Upper Canada Lodge, B'nai Brith in 1959.
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens' retirement party at the Bonaventure Hotel in Montreal. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Min Givens, Phil Givens, and Max Shecter.
Notes
Photograph is by Howard Kay Photography (Montreal)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
15
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
31 Mar. 1985
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
31 photographs : col. ; 10 x 15 cm and 15 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Max Shecter was born on July 7, 1923 to Joseph and Helen Shecter. He was married to Florence Fox and they had three children named: Trudy, Debbie and Barry. Max Shecter was the Secretary -Treasurer for Toronto Bedding Company Limited. He was an active member of the Toronto Jewish Community and was affiliated with the following organizations: Beth Sholom Congregation, United Synagogues of America, B'nai Brith, Israel Bond Organization, Joint Community Relations Committee, Canadian Jewish Congress, Zionist Organization of Canada and United Jewish Appeal's Furniture division.. Max Shecter was honoured with a Beth Sholom Israel Bond Dinner for dedicated leadership and by Upper Canada Lodge, B'nai Brith in 1959. Erwin Schild was born March 9th 1920 in Germany, the Son of Herman and Hetti. He arrived in Canada from Great Britain on July 15, 1940 aboard the S.S. Sobiesky and was interned with nearly 3,000 other wartime refugees. He was eventually ordained by Yeshivah Torath Chaim, Toronto, and served as Rabbi of the Adath Israel Congregation from 1947 to 1989. He married Laura Saxe and together they have three children: Herman, Hedy, and Naomi. He has written about his experiences in "World Through My Window" and "The very narrow bridge: a memoir of an uncertain passage." In 2001 he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.
Scope and Content
File consists of textual records and photographs documenting Phil Givens’ retirement dinner. Included are a community tribute booklet, communal certificate, tribute dinner programme, and 31 photographs of the ceremony. Identified in the photographs are Min and Phil Givens, Art Eggleton, Max Shecter, Roy McMurty, Pat and Herb Alpert, Mirial Small, Cecily and David Peters, Irving Matlow, Alex Grossman, Florence Cooper, Joe Garfinkel, Sam Seetner, Syd Cooper, Cantor J. Cooper (Beth Tzedec), and Rabbi Erwin Schild (Adath Israel).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1950-1985
Physical Description
11 cm of textual records
121 photographs : b&w and col. ; 25 x 20 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of textual and graphic records documenting Phil Givens’ activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. Included are correspondence files, official reports, photographs of conventions and celebrations, and a tribute photograph album presented to Phil Givens upon his retirement.
Notes
Photographers and photography studios are identified on the photographs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-3; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-3
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1965-1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of two 35 x 46 cm certificates presented to Phil Givens by the Jewish National Fund commemorating the planting of trees in the B’nai B’rith Martyrs Forest and the establishment of a Nachla in Israel.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-3; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-3
File
2
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1968
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
54 photographs + identification key
Scope and Content
File consists of one programme booklet, containing best wishes and messages from Pierre Elliot Trudeau, the City of Toronto, the JNF, family, friends, and local businesses. Also included are 54 photographs of the dinner, programme notes, and messages of congratulations.
Notes
The photographs and programme notes have been removed from the album and have been placed in Melinex (when necessary) and transferred to an acid free folder for conservation purposes.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-3; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-3
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Dec. 1971
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Min and Phil Givens attending a Negev dinner, possibly in honour of Eric Exton. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Eric Exton, Esther Exton, Phil Givens, and Min Givens.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-3; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-3
File
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
3 Feb. 1974
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Phil Givens attending the JNF Negev dinner in honour of Dr. Maurice Fox. Identified in one of the photographs are (left to right): A. Moses, Dennis Frankenburg, Mrs. Moses, Leslie Raphael, Mrs. Raphael, Dr. Maurice Fox, and Phil Givens. Identified in the other photograph are (left to right): Dennis Frankenburg, Leslie Raphael, Dr. Maurice Fox, and Phil Givens.
Physical Condition
Some cracks in the emulsion are evident.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-3; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-3
File
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1976
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 12 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens addressing the audience at the JNF's 75th Anniversary celebration.
Notes
Photograph is by Benyas-Kaufman Photographers
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-3; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-3
File
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Nov. 1979
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Min and Phil Givens attending a JNF Negev dinner for Murray Koffler. Identified in the photograph are (clockwise from Phil and Min Givens): Marv Mandell, Harriett Dennis, David Dennis, Nat Silver, Lil Silver, Charlie Kent, and George Cohen.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-3; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-3
File
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1979
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w. ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Min and Phil Givens attending the JNF Negev dinner held for W. Harris Gulko in Montreal. Identified in the photographs are Min and Phil Givens, and W. Harris Gulko.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-3; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund Sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-3
File
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[197-]
Physical Description
7 photographs : col. ; 9 x 13 cm and 13 x 9 cm
Admin History/Bio
Joseph Tanenbaum was born on September 25, 1906 in Poland to parents Chippa Sarah and Abraham. The family moved to Canada. Joe became a bridge builder and industrialist, eventually taking over the family business--Runnymede Steel Construction. Two of the company's major accomplishments were the Burlington Skywayand and the Hamer Bridge in St. Catharines. He was a founder of the YW-YMHA, director of Israeli Bonds, an active member of UJA, B'nai Brith, New Mount Sinai, Jewish Home for the Aged and Baycrest Hospital, Canadian Friends of Yeshiva University, Ner Israel Rabbinical College and Talmud Torah.
Scope and Content
File consists of seven photographs of the JNF's Negev dinner for Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tanenbaum. Identified in the photographs are Min, Phil, Eleanor, and Michael Givens, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tanenbaum, Lou Moses, and Nathan Hurwich.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
9-3
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1965-1979
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
68 photographs : b&w and col. : 25 x 20 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of textual records and photographs documenting Phil Givens’ relationship with the Jewish National Fund. Included are communal certificates, a Negev tribute dinner programme & commemorative album, and photographs of Givens at various JNF events.
Notes
Photographers and photography studios are identified on the photographs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Keren Hayesod sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-4; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Keren Hayesod sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-4
File
1
Material Format
object
Date
1960
Physical Description
1 medallion : copper ; 6 cm in diam.
Scope and Content
File consists of one copper medallion given to Phil Givens by Keren Hayesod. The medallion has raised Hebrew lettering and a "KH" on one side, with Phil Givens' name engraved on the other side.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Keren Hayesod sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-4; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Keren Hayesod sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-4
File
2
Material Format
object
Date
1970
Physical Description
1 coin : brass ; 5 cm in diam.
Admin History/Bio
Keren Hayesod is the central fundraising organization for the State of Israel. It operates in Canada under the name United Israel Appeal.
Scope and Content
File consists of one brass coin given to Givens' as a memento of his visit to Israel as part of the Keren Hayesod Toronto Top Leadership Study Mission in 1970. The coin has a raised emblem on one side and an engraving of Jerusalem on the other side.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Keren Hayesod sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Keren Hayesod sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
9-4
Material Format
object
Date
1960,1970
Physical Description
1 medallion
1 coin
Admin History/Bio
Keren Hayesod is the central fundraising organization for the State of Israel. It operates in Canada under the name United Israel Appeal.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of a medallion and a coin given to Phil Givens by Keren Hayesod.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Rho Pi Phi fraternity sub-seires
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-5; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Rho Pi Phi fraternity sub-seires
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-5
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Mar. 1965
Physical Description
5 photographs : b&w : 21 x 25 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of five photographs of Min and Phil Givens attending a dinner hosted by the Nu chapter of the Rho Pi Phi pharmacy fraternity.
Notes
One of the photographs is by Select Snapshot Services
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Rho Pi Phi fraternity sub-seires
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-5; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Rho Pi Phi fraternity sub-seires
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-5
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
20 Feb. 1966
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w : 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil and Min Givens attending the Rokeah Chapter's Fifteenth Annual Grand Ball, held at the New Murray House, Steeles Avenue West.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Rho Pi Phi fraternity sub-seires
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-5; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Rho Pi Phi fraternity sub-seires
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-5
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w : 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens attending a Rho Pi Phi event. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Phil Givens and Isadore Rothbart (pharmacist - Rothbart Drug Stores)
Notes
Photograph is by Select Snapshot Services
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Rho Pi Phi fraternity sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Rho Pi Phi fraternity sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
9-5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]-1966
Physical Description
7 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 25 or smaller
Admin History/Bio
The International Pharmaceutical Fraternity (Rho Pi Phi) was founded in 1919 at the University of Boston; the Nu student Chapter at the University of Toronto and the Rokeah Pharmacist Club (both started as Jewish organizations) were both founded in 1926, enjoying a close working relationship. The Rokeah club merged with International Pharmaceutical Fraternity's Nu Chapter in 1963, producing the Rokeah Chapter of the Rho Pi Phi.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of photographs documenting Phil Givens’ interactions with the Rho Pi Phi Pharmaceutical fraternity.
Related Material
fonds 4 and fonds 37; accession 1979-11-20; photographs #559 and #3507; vertical File: Rokeah Chapter of Rho Pi Phi International Pharmacy Fraternity
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
State of Israel Bonds sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-6; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
State of Israel Bonds sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-6
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
13 Sept. 1964
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w : 20 x 25 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Primrose Club was founded in Toronto in 1907 as the Cosmopolitan Club, an elite Jewish men's social club. In 1959, the club's building at 41 Willcocks Street was expropriated by the University of Toronto (and currently houses the university's Faculty Club), and the club subsequently moved to a new building at Russell Road & St. Clair, designed by Kaplan & Sprachman. It has since been demolished and a condominium has been put up in its place by Ken Rotenberg, a Toronto developer.
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens attending a luncheon at the Primrose Club (Willcocks Ave, Toronto). Identified in the photograph are (left to right): John Bassett, Phil Givens, and George Hees.
Notes
Photograph is by Willy Lobel
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
State of Israel Bonds sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-6; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
State of Israel Bonds sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-6
File
2
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
28 Nov. 1965
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 19 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens attending a State of Israel Bond event. Also included is a letter from Harry J. Halperin, Executive Director of State of Israel Bonds.
Notes
Photograph is by Leo Hausman
Physical Condition
Minor creasing is evident
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
State of Israel Bonds sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-6; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
State of Israel Bonds sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-6
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1966
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm
Admin History/Bio
Hadassah is a Jewish women's philanthropic organization, founded in 1917
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens attending a Hadassah / State of Israel Bond tribute to Betty Zweig. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Phil Givens, Betty Zweig, [?], [?], and Morris Zweig.
Notes
Photograph is by Graphic Artists Photographers, Toronto
Physical Condition
Minor scratches.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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