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Board of Jewish Education fonds
Board of directors and executive committee series
Board of License and Review sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 48; Series 1-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Board of directors and executive committee series
Board of License and Review sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
48
Series
1-6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1963-1983
Physical Description
16 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Originally established in 1966 as an arms-length board sponsored by the BJE, the purpose of the Board of License and Review was to review and clarify the licensing, assessment of credentials, and salary categories of teachers in the Toronto area. The board could also periodically recommend to the BJE new regulations to improve the standards for Jewish education in Toronto. The board's membership consisted of the dean of the Midrasha, the president of the Midrasha and/or the president of the BJE, the chairman of the Jewish Teachers' Alliance, and the chairman of the Principals Council.
The need for the board arose due to dissatisfaction with the system in use since 1949 for appealing the BJE's categorization of teachers. In the previous system, a teacher's appeal was heard by a joint committee of the bureau and the Teachers' Alliance. If this committee could not reach an agreement, the appeal would be decided by the Personnel Committee of the bureau.
The need for an arms-length board to hear classification appeals diminished during the 1970s, as standards for the training of teachers became better established and the categorization of teachers was more explicitly defined through the collective agreements between the BJE and the teachers' bargaining units. By the 1980s, the Board of License and Review had become a standing committee of the BJE consisting of professionals and laypeople. Members of the Board of License and Review are appointed by the chairman of the BJE and its decisions are reported periodically to the BJE.
Scope and Content
The sub-series documents the board's work in reviewing teacher classifications and appeals, and implementing the regulations established by the BJE for teacher classification. The sub-series consists of correspondence with teachers, school officials and union representatives as well as memoranda, meeting minutes and reports.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Board of directors and executive committee series
Fiscal Committee sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 48; Series 1-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Board of directors and executive committee series
Fiscal Committee sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
48
Series
1-1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1950-1999
Physical Description
102 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
From 1949 to 1968, the Budget and Finance Committee was the standing committee responsible for financial matters of the board and affiliated schools. The committee's work involved reviewing the budgets of affiliated schools on an ongoing basis, calculating the subsidies to be granted to schools, and also developing the budget for the BJE itself. Following the reorganization of the bureau as the Board of Jewish Education, in 1968, the Fiscal Committee was one of two permanent committees of the board. The functions of the committee include receiving school budgets and reviewing them as a check on the spending of subsidized schools, negotiating teachers' contracts with teachers' unions, reviewing areas for possible savings for schools, establishing tuition fee assessment guidelines and determining the actual tuition levied in all subsidized schools, regulating and enforcing a uniform salary scale for teachers in subsidized schools, and periodically recommending policies to the BJE board on fiscal management.
The formulae used to determine school subsidies have changed several times over the decades, as the Fiscal Committee sought to balance the financial needs of the schools against the ever-increasing costs to the UJWF and its successors of supporting the school system. Initially, subsidies were simply calculated based on the gap between a school's budget and the money raised by the school through tuition fees and other forms of fundraising. In the late 1950s, the BJE attempted to cut costs by eliminating building maintenance from the budget items eligible for subsidization, but this resulted in many schools developing large deficits by the early- to mid-1960s. This, in turn, led to special fundraising programs sponsored by the UJWF to assist the schools in eliminating those deficits. In the 1970s, following the recommendations of the UJWF Study Committee on Jewish Education, efforts were made to develop a funding formula based on budget models for different categories of schools. Since the schools and BJE were unable to reach a consensus on these models, the actual school budgets of 1977-1978 were used as a base for calculating future budgets, with changes calculated based on the rate of inflation, changes in enrollment and school staffing, and other factors. Budgets submitted by the schools were assessed against these calculations. Further changes to the formulae were made in the 1980s and 1990s, with a shift towards calculating the grants to schools as tuition subsidies in support of families unable to pay the full cost of their children's education, with full tuition calculated as the per capita cost of the school's operations.
Scope and Content
The sub-series documents the work of the Fiscal Committee in reviewing school budgets and working with the schools on new funding formulae. The sub-series includes meeting minutes and reports of both the Fiscal Committee and its predecessor, the Budget and Finance Committee, correspondence with schools and memoranda. The sub-series also includes records of the "Fiscal Forums", organized by the Fiscal Committee in the early 1990s to work with affiliated schools to address funding reductions caused by shortfalls in the annual UJA fundraising campaigns, and of the Mandate Sub-Committee, formed in 1997 to evaluate new school funding models, including school voucher and tuition loan systems.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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Board of Jewish Education fonds
Board of directors and executive committee series
Educational Services Committee sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 48; Series 1-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Board of directors and executive committee series
Educational Services Committee sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
48
Series
1-2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1969-1998
Physical Description
23 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The Pedagogic Committee was established in 1969 as one of the two standing committees of the Board of Jewish Education. The committee had twenty-four members: eight members from the BJE, eight nominated by the CJC and appointed by the UJWF, and eight from the community-at-large. The first chairman of the Pedagogic Committee was Meyer W. Gasner. For the first few years of its existence, there was some uncertainty as to the role of the committee and it rarely met. Over time, the committee took on responsibility for advising the BJE Board of Directors and affiliated schools on such matters as teacher training and professional development, teacher certification standards, interschool activities, the establishment of a media centre, and the principal's role in subsidized evening schools. Some of these responsibilities had previously been carried out by the bureau's School Committee.
In 1975, the UJWF Study Committee on Jewish Education recommended that the Pedagogic Committee be replaced with a new Management and Academic Affairs Committee. This new committee would deal with personnel practices, reports from school consultants on affiliated schools, seek input from schools on how the BJE could better meet their needs, and deal with general problems relating to the quality and standards of Jewish education. In the 1980s, the main function of the Management and Academic Affairs Committee was to undertake reviews of major educational programs and concerns affecting all affiliated schools. One of its projects at the time was an intensive review of the proposal to shift grade nine into the high schools.
In the later 1980s, the Management and Academic Affairs Committee, like the earlier Pedagogic Committee, met infrequently. The 1991 BJE Strategic Planning Committee report called for the creation of a Department of Educational Services, overseen by an Educational Services Committee, which would assume the responsibilities of the Management and Academic Affairs Committee and would coordinate the formal and informal educational services of the BJE. The new committee began meeting in March 1993. Its stated goals were to review the BJE's services to affiliated schools and assess their quality, determine unmet needs of the schools, propose and initiate actions to expand services or create new services, and promote BJE services to the schools.
In 1998, in response to the recommendations of the Commission on Jewish Education, the Educational Services Committee was restructured as the Jewish Educational Services Committee, with the expanded responsibility of coordinating all curriculum-based Jewish education in the community receiving financial support from UJA Federation.
Scope and Content
The sub-series documents the meetings and some of the projects of the Pedagogic Committee, the Management and Academic Affairs Committee, and the Educational Services Committee. The records include committee minutes and reports, correspondence and memoranda. The files are arranged chronologically.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Board of directors and executive committee series
Committees on affiliation requirements sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
48
Series
1-3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1979-1996
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
One of the first actions taken by the Bureau of Jewish Education Board of Directors was to work with the schools to define the requirements for affiliation with, and financial support from, the bureau. Reviewing affiliation requirements and applications for affiliation from schools were the primary duties of the bureau's School Committee. These requirements were occasionally reviewed and updated by the board during the 1950s and 1960s. In general, the requirements stipulate that the school should be open to all Jewish students; that the schools comply with government and BJE standards for teacher qualifications and general studies curriculum; that it not be a profit-making venture; that it have a stable and adequate administrative structure, and have been in existence for at least a year; that it cooperate with the BJE on fiscal and administrative matters, and allow visits from BJE school consultants; and that the schools should strive to enhance students' knowledge and appreciation of Judaism and their understanding and concern for the welfare of the state of Israel.
The UJWF Study Committee on Jewish Education report of 1975 included a large number of recommendations for revisions to the affiliation requirements. Rather than simply reviewing and implementing these recommendations, the BJE board appointed an Affiliation Requirements Sub-Committee in the late 1970s to conduct a further study of the current affiliation requirements and possible revisions. This committee reported to the board in 1980. After this date, an affiliation requirements committee (under various names) remained a component of the board's committee structure, although it did not meet on a regular basis. Affiliation requirements were again reviewed and revised in the mid-1980s, and then in the mid-1990s, in response to the inquiries of the Jewish Federation of Greater Toronto's Commission on Jewish Education. As of 2006, the BJE Affiliation and Compliance Committee is responsible for considering revisions to requirements, applications for affiliation from new schools, and monitoring schools' compliance with these requirements.
Scope and Content
The sub-series documents the work of the School Committee, the Affiliation Requirements Sub-Committee (also known as the Affiliation Requirements Committee), and its successors, the Affiliation and Funding Requirements Sub-Committee, and Affiliations Criteria Sub-Committee. The sub-series includes meeting minutes, copies of the affiliation requirements for different time periods, reports from the committees to the board on proposed revisions to the affiliation requirements, and recommendations from the committees to the board on applications for affiliation. The files are arranged chronologically.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Board of directors and executive committee series
Guidance and Counselling Steering Committee sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
48
Series
1-4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1971-1986
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The BJE's guidance and counselling services for students began with a pilot project organized by the UJWF, Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), and Jewish Family and Child Services (JF&CS) in the mid- to late-1960s. JVS was then contracted to provide these services in some of the affiliated day schools. Studies of the program were carried out by the UJWF in the early 1970s, and again by its successor, the Toronto Jewish Congress (TJC) in the late 1970s; the second study was prompted by some schools starting their own student counselling programs, staffed by in-house personnel. The BJE's Guidance and Counselling Steering Committee (also known as the Guidance and Counselling Advisory Committee) -- a joint committee with representatives from the BJE and JVS -- met on an irregular basis during the 1970s to review the program's operations. Following the recommendations of the TJC study, the BJE Guidance and Counselling Steering Committee took on a more active role in supervising guidance serices during the 1980s.
Scope and Content
The sub-series documents the meetings of the Guidance and Counselling Steering Committee, and BJE's involvement with evaluations of the program. The records include memoranda, correspondence with schools and JVS, committee meeting minutes and reports.
Related Material
Records relating to the UJWF and TJC study committees and the original UJWF pilot project can be found in series 4, "Subject files."
Source
Archival Descriptions
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Board of Jewish Education fonds
Board of directors and executive committee series
Strategic Planning Committee sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 48; Series 1-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Board of directors and executive committee series
Strategic Planning Committee sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
48
Series
1-5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1988-1991
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The BJE Strategic Planning Commitee began meeting in August 1988 as the ad-hoc Think Tank Planning Committee, with the goal of planning a weekend "think tank" session of BJE professional staff, lay people, and representatives of affiliated schools to review the role and functions of the BJE. The group's deliberations led to an expansion of this mandate, to include developing a mission statement, as well as goals and objectives for the board. The committee consisted of Martin Sable (chair), Sandra Brown, Sheila Freeman, Henry Koschitzky, and Howard Nathan, with Harold Malitzky, associate director, and Rabbi Irwin Witty, executive director, as staff members.
The BJE received a grant from the Toronto Jewish Congress (TJC) to finance the preparation of a strategic plan, and, early in 1989, hired Gary Sandor of ARA Consultants to assist the Strategic Planning Committee in defining the purpose of the committee, developing a work plan, and gathering data for the project. In April-May 1989, Sandor interviewed key informants and distributed questionnaires to over 200 stakeholders in the community: presidents of teachers federations; the chair of the parents council; school presidents, administrators and principals; presidents of synagogues which sponsor schools; BJE board members and TJC Executive Committee members. In May 1989, the committee sponsored the Community Leadership Forum, involving over fifty participants from the BJE, affiliated schools, and the TJC Executive Committee, to discuss the major themes which had been identified so far by the committee. This was followed by an interim report by Sandor, in June 1989, summarizing the work so far on the strategic plan and the outcomes of the forum. The forum and the report identified three major themes for the planning committee to focus on: clearly defining the BJE's mandate, clarifying its major responsibilities, and taking a leadership position in the community.
By May 1990, the committee had developed a mission statement, objectives and an action plan for the BJE, which were presented to the BJE board and approved in principle. The final report of the committee was presented to the board in January 1991, and in February 1991, the report was presented to the TJC Executive Committee for approval. Implementation of the committee's recommendations began in 1993. In addition to developing the mission statement, objectives and action plan for the BJE, the major recommendations of the committee were to revise the board's committee structure; more clearly define the composition of the board, the representation of different stakeholder groups on the board, and the responsibilities of board members; and, to increase the interaction of lay committees and professional staff by more clearly defining staff responsibilities for supporting board committees. The key features of the committee restructuring were the re-establishment of a BJE Executive Committee and the creation of a Department of Education Services, reporting to an Educational Services Committee. All working committees of the board were to report to either the Educational Services Committee or the Fiscal Committee. This reorganization led to a structure similar to that originally envisioned in the BJE reorganization of 1968, when the two standing committees of the board were the Pedagaogic Committee and the Fiscal Committee.
Scope and Content
The series documents the work of the committee and its consultant, Gary Sandor, in gathering information from the community on perceptions of the BJE and areas for improvement, and in drafting the mission statement, goals, action plan, and proposed restructuring of the BJE board. The records in the series include committee minutes and reports, memoranda and correspondence, copies of the consultant's reports, and records relating to the Community Leadership Forum.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Personal correspondence and writings sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Personal correspondence and writings sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
48
Series
2-1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1969-1993
Physical Description
72 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
The sub-series consists of Dr. Joseph Diamond's and Rabbi Irwin Witty's personal correpondence, filed with their executive director records, the text of public talks and of commentaries made on Zelda Young's "Jewish hour" radio programme, broadcast every Sunday on the CHIN (Toronto) radio station. The topics of these commentaries varied widely, including Talmudic commentaries, Israeli and Diaspora Jewish politics, as well as matters relating to Jewish education in Toronto and elsewhere. Although much of the personal correspondence is routine in nature, some of the letters include discussions of Jewish education and activities of the BJE.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Government aid to schools sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Government aid to schools sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
48
Series
2-2
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1974-1998
Physical Description
37 cm of textual records
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 16 cm
Scope and Content
The sub-series consists of records and reference materials relating to BJE applications for school and program funding to the federal and provincial governments, and to the North York Public School Board. The projects and programs include heritage and French language programs, and professional development projects for teachers. The sub-series includes records relating to BJE and CJC efforts to lobby the provincial government to extend funding of schools to include private schools. The sub-series includes a photograph of Rabbi Witty and Bernard Shoub accepting a Government of Canada cheque for a BJE project.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Director of school finances series
Chronological correspondence and memoranda sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 48; Series 3-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Director of school finances series
Chronological correspondence and memoranda sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
48
Series
3-1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1979-1998
Physical Description
1 m of textual records
Scope and Content
The records in this sub-series include correspondence, memoranda, committee reports and minutes, primarily of the BJE Fiscal Committee, its sub-committees, and the Association of Jewish Day School Administrators. Rather than being filed by committee name or by record form -- such as correspondence -- these records have all been filed together by creation date, with separate files for each month. While this form of organization means that there is duplication of materials between this sub-series and the series and sub-series for those committees, this sub-series documents the major activities and decision-making in which the director was involved, in the order those activities occurred.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Director of school finances series
School audited financial statements sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 48; Series 3-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Director of school finances series
School audited financial statements sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
48
Series
3-2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949-1999
Physical Description
45 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
The series consists of copies of audited financial statements from BJE affiliated schools. Receiving and reviewing these statements was one component of the director of school finances' work. Copies of the reports were shared with members of the BJE Fiscal Committee, and were kept on file by the director for future reference and comparison.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Constitution Committee series
Constitutional development records sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 67; Series 4-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
United Jewish Welfare Fund fonds
Constitution Committee series
Constitutional development records sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
67
Series
4-1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1948-1985
Physical Description
8 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of reports, correspondence, by-laws, draft by-laws, and earlier constitutions all documenting efforts to examine the need for, and present recommended changes to, the UJWF constitution.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
National Executive Council series
Presidents sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 38; Series 2-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
National Executive Council series
Presidents sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
38
Series
2-1
Material Format
textual record
Date
[193-?]-1987
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of speeches, reports and correspondence generated by various presidents of the National Council of Jewish Women of Canada. It includes Irene Samuel's handwritten speeches and reports from the 1930s. Samuel, the first president of the National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, was involved in the formation of council's Canadian division.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
National Executive Council series
Administration sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 38; Series 2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
National Executive Council series
Administration sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
38
Series
2-2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-1988
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of one-time publications and communications produced by the administrative function of the National Excecutive Council for use by executive, as well as general, members of the National Council of Jewish Women of Canada. These publications document council's history, functions and goals.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Presidents sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Presidents sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
38
Series
7-1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[1947?]-1989
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records
16 photographs
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists predominantly of correspondence, photographs, lists, and newsletters which were generated by past Toronto Section presidents.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Executive sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Executive sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
38
Series
7-2
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1932-2002
Physical Description
25 cm of textual records
61 photographs
Admin History/Bio
Toronto Section's executive was composed of the president and all other elected officers, plus branch and committee chairmen. They were responsible for planning and carrying out council's programs and activities.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of sets of Toronto Section's annual reports and exectuive meeting minutes, as well as executive and branch lists, photographs, and annual meeting programs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Board of Directors sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Board of Directors sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
38
Series
7-3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1955-1999
Physical Description
30 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Toronto Section's Board of Directors was responsible for ensuring the section's awareness of and subscription to national programs and policies.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of a fairly complete set of Board of Directors meeting minutes from 1955 to 1979. It also includes two folders of minutes from meetings held betweeen 1980 and 1995.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Communication Portfolio sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Communication Portfolio sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
38
Series
7-4
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
sound recording
Date
1951-1997
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records
1 audio cassette
345 photographs : (342 slides)
Admin History/Bio
Toronto Section's executive historically incorporated five or six vice-presidents, each in charge of a portfolio made up of a group of related committees. The Communication portfolio was responsible for Toronto Section's public relations and publicity.
Scope and Content
This sub-series includes copies of the Toronto Section's Bulletin (1951-1975), and Council Communiques (1975-1988). It also contains parts of scrapbooks, slide shows, and audio-visual presentations created between the late 1970s and the mid-1980s in an effort to document and advertise the section's activities.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Membership Portfolio sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Membership Portfolio sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
38
Series
7-5
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1957-1987
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records
22 photographs
Admin History/Bio
Toronto Section's executive historically incorporated five or six vice-presidents, each in charge of a portfolio made up of a group of related committees. The membership portfolio was responsible for the recruitment and retention of members.
Scope and Content
Sub-series documents the activities of the membership portfolio and its various committees, predominantly from the 1970s and 1980s. It consists of publicity material, resource handbooks, by-laws and photographs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Education Portfolio sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Education Portfolio sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
38
Series
7-6
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1936-1996
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records
225 photographs : (130 negatives and 14 slides)
Admin History/Bio
Toronto Section's executive historically incorporated five or six vice-presidents, each in charge of a portfolio made up of a group of related committees. The education portfolio oversaw workshops and speakers, and engaged in research and social action projects. This portfolio often organized programs and activities in conjunction with the membership and service portfolios.
Scope and Content
This sub-series comprises photographs, reports, programs and brochures generated by the portfolio and predominantly covers the late 1970s through to the early 1980s.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Ways and Means Portfolio sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Ways and Means Portfolio sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
38
Series
7-8
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1963-1985
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records
144 photographs : (92 negatives)
Admin History/Bio
Toronto Section's executive historically incorporated five or six vice-presidents, each in charge of a portfolio made up of a group of related committees. The Ways and Means Portfolio was Toronto Section's fundraising arm.
Scope and Content
Sub-series contains publicity materials, photographs, invitations and programs from various fundraising events, including the popular Angel's Ball.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Finance Portfolio sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Finance Portfolio sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
38
Series
7-9
Material Format
textual record
Date
1964-1983
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Toronto Section's executive historically incorporated five or six vice-presidents, each in charge of a portfolio made up of a group of related committees. The Finance Portfolio was headed by Toronto Section's treasurer.
Scope and Content
Sub-series includes a selection of Toronto Section financial statements and budgets.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
House Committee sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
House Committee sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
38
Series
7-10
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
architectural drawing
Date
1961-[198-?]
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
37 photographs
2 artistic drawings : 52 x 53 cm or smaller
13 architectural drawings : 92 x 60 cm or smaller
Admin History/Bio
Toronto Section's executive historically incorporated five or six vice-presidents, each in charge of a portfolio made up of a group of related committees. In 1963, Toronto Section moved to a new Council House at 4700 Bathurst Street.
Scope and Content
Sub-series includes drawings, photographs, minutes, contracts and correspondence relating to the builiding's construction and later renovations.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Service Portfolio sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Service Portfolio sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
38
Series
7-11
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
object
Date
1936-1995
Physical Description
25 cm of textual records
921 photographs : b&w and col. (288 negatives and 25 slides)
1 object
Admin History/Bio
Toronto Section's executive historically incorporated five or six vice-presidents, each in charge of a portfolio made up of a group of related committees. The service portfolio has been a cornerstone of Toronto Section throughout its existence. This portfolio's early progressive programs included the Jewish Girls' Club and Camp Camperdown, and later evolved into a blood donor drive, ESL programs, nursery, and aid to seniors and the disabled. In the 1960s they began to operate as a clearing-house for Jewish commmunity volunteers.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of photographs, program materials, reports and newsletters which document the Service Portfolio's activities.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Toronto Section archival material sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 38; Series 7-13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
National Council of Jewish Women of Canada fonds
Toronto Section series
Toronto Section archival material sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
38
Series
7-13
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1908-1996
Physical Description
30 cm of textual records
290 photographs : (37 negatives)
Admin History/Bio
The National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, Toronto Section celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1997. These files, organized chronologically by year, were likley assembled in conjunction with a commemmorative exhibit and book produced by the centennial committee.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of programs from anniversary celebrations, photographs of early Council House buildings, bulletins, handwritten correspondence, telegrams and newsclippings. Of note is a series of letters from Ida Siegal which she wrote upon making several cross-country trips for the NCJW between 1931 amd 1936.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 48; Series 2-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Board of Jewish Education fonds
Executive director series
Teacher files sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
48
Series
2-4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1936-1983
Physical Description
1.2 m of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The BJE was responsible for recruiting, hiring and dismissing teachers and principals at the request of the various schools, for setting codes of practice, and for establishing salary scales in accordance with provincial standards. As such, it was the responsibility of the executive director to perform these tasks and maintain the appropriate files. The executive director worked closely with the Jewish Teacher’s Alliance, which represented the teachers, specifically when dealing with salary, pension and discipline issues. The Personnel Committee was often consulted on matters of importance and for making procedural and other decisions on topics such as personnel budgeting, grievances or other problem cases, and when dealing with the Jewish Teacher’s Alliance. Any teacher appointed to a school had to be made in consultation with and approved by the BJE. This procedure had been in place since the BJE’s founding in 1950 until the late 1970s or early 1980s.
Scope and Content
The series contains teacher personnel records, organized alphabetically by the teacher's name. The files include resumes and teacher applications; employment records indicating affiliated school, salary, days absent and other administrative information; BJE questionnaires; information on work visas and related government requirements; correspondence to and from the BJE Executive Director regarding performance, special citations or awards, and school placements; letters of reference from past employers; and on occasion, grievance letters to the UJWF, BJE Executive Director and BJE Personnel Committee.
There are also several files documenting the recruitment of Israeli teachers for schools in Toronto, which include applications and resumes, correspondence between the BJE Executive Director and the Jewish schools in Toronto, as well as representatives of the Jewish Agency and other organizations in Israel.
Access Restriction
Closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing the records.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Thelma Harris Rose Family fonds
Harris family series
Samuel Aaron and Rose Harris sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 115; Series 1-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Thelma Harris Rose Family fonds
Harris family series
Samuel Aaron and Rose Harris sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
115
Series
1-2
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
object
Date
1888-[ca. 1980]
Physical Description
388 photographs : b&w, sepia and col. (138 negatives) ; 22 x 28 cm or smaller
1 folder of textual records
1 pressed flower
Admin History/Bio
Samuel Aaron Harris was the son of Samuel and Sarah Harris (née Ruben). Rose Harris (née Geldzaeler) was the daughter of Mark and Yetta Geldzaeler (née Shumer).
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of photographs and ephemera related to Samuel Aaron Harris and Rose Harris (née Geldzaeler), their children Sydney and Thelma, and their extended family and friends. Images include family trips, snapshots, and studio portraits. Also included is a wedding announcement for Samuel Aaron and Rose as well as a pressed section of Rose's wedding bouquet.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Thelma Harris Rose Family fonds
Harris family series
Sydney and Enid Harris sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 115; Series 1-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Thelma Harris Rose Family fonds
Harris family series
Sydney and Enid Harris sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
115
Series
1-3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1934-2004
Physical Description
55 photographs : b&w and col. (1 negative) ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Admin History/Bio
Sydney Harris was the son of Samuel Aaron and Rose Harris (née Geldzaeler). Enid Harris (née Perlman) was the daughter of Louis and Emma Perlman (née Gruber).
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of photographs of Sydney Harris, his wife Enid Harris (née Perlman) and their children Mark and David. Of note is a photograph of Sydney Harris with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Accession Number
2018-8-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Thelma Harris Rose Family fonds
Geldzaeler family series
Frances Geldzaeler Ramm sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 115; Series 2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Thelma Harris Rose Family fonds
Geldzaeler family series
Frances Geldzaeler Ramm sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
115
Series
2-2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1929-[ca. 2000]
Physical Description
6 photographs : b&w and col. ; 17 x 21 cm or smaller
Admin History/Bio
Frances Ramm (née Geldzaeler) was the daughter of Mark and Yetta Geldzaeler (née Shumer). She was married to Simon Ramm and was the younger sister to Rose Harris (née Geldzaeler).
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of one file of photographs documenting the family of Frances Ramm (née Geldzaeler).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Oral history program sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Oral history program sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
61
Series
2-1
Material Format
sound recording
textual record
Date
1982
Physical Description
13 audio cassettes
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The oral history program was one part of the archives program. The interviewers were Molly Willer, Gay Lokash and Frances Gotkin, volunteers working under the direction of the Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee.
Scope and Content
This sub-series consists of twelve oral histories of various past and present members of the Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. in Toronto and the signed release forms. The interviewees include Judge Joe Addison, Harvey Blackstein, Lou Borsook, Bert Godfrey, Mrs. Sara Godfrey, Stan Kivy, Jack Oelbaum, Abe Posluns, Harry Pullen, Anne Roher, Max Swartz, Alex Winick and Lou Zimmerman. The interviewees discuss different aspects of their association with the "Y", including the history and structure of the organization, the various sports teams and clubs, social events and other reminiscences.
The recordings are in cassette format and are located in three separate file folders. The signed release forms are located in a fourth file folder.
Accession Number
1984-7-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 61; Series 2-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Jewish Community Centre of Toronto fonds
Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee series
Photograph collection sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
61
Series
2-2
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
[ca. 1920]-1993
Physical Description
1866 photographs : b&w, sepia and col. (199 negatives) ; 35 x 28 or smaller
3 cm of textual records
1 drawing
Custodial History
Most of the photographs were in the custody of Ted Winick, who sat on the Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee. They were donated to the OJA in 1982 and 1984.
Scope and Content
This sub-series contains photographs collected by the Jewish Community Centre Archives Committee. The photographs document the executive and general membership, special events, sporting groups and teams, and Y.M.-Y.W.H.A. owned camps and properties, including the construction and completion program of the northern branch. There are also a small amount of textual records and an architectural drawing, which has been kept in the file with the accompanying graphic images.
Arrangement of the photographs has been imposed by the archivist, as no original order existed when the records were acquired. The photos have been arranged into alphabetical files by function, where one exists, otherwise they have been grouped together by subject, event or individual. This approach was taken so that images pertaining to certain subjects or events could be easily accessed by the researcher. The images have been described at the file and item levels.
Accession Number
1984-7-2
1982-12-2
2004-5-13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Political cartoons sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Political cartoons sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
4-9
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
[1963?]-1985, predominant 1963-[1965?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
14 drawings : black india ink and pencil ; 29 x 30 cm
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence and political cartoon drawings documenting Mayor Phil Givens' 1964 election campaign and term in office.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
City of Toronto Council sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
City of Toronto Council sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
4-2
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
[196-]-1984
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
109 photographs ; b&w and col. (99 contact sheet) ; 26 x 21 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of photographs, speeches and correspondence that document Mayor Phil Givens' role on the City of Toronto Council.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 4-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
City of Toronto Mayor series
Henry Moore sculpture and artwork sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
4-5
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1966-1987
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
33 photographs : b&w and col. (2 slides) ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence and photographs documenting Mayor Phil Givens' controversial decision to acquire Henry Moore's bronze sculpture "the Archer".
Notes
Photographers and photography studios are identified on the photographs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Metropolitan Toronto Police Board of Commissioners series
Metropolitan Toronto Police Board of Commissioners sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
5-1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1977-[198-]
Physical Description
13 cm of textual records
4 photographs : b&w and col. ; 28 x 21 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of textual records and photographs that document Phil Givens’ activities as the Chairman of the Toronto Police Board of Commissioners. Included are photographs of the Metropolitan Board of Commissioners of Police and Givens’ swearing-in ceremony, messages of congratulation, correspondence, speeches, and internal reports.
Notes
Photographers and photography studios are identified on the photographs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Metropolitan Toronto Police Board of Commissioners series
Publicity sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Metropolitan Toronto Police Board of Commissioners series
Publicity sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
5-2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[197-]-[198-]
Physical Description
5 photographs : b&w and col. ; 26 x 20 cm and 20 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of five photographs produced to promote Phil Givens’ appointment as the chairman of the Metropolitan Toronto Police Commission.
Repro Restriction
Photographers and photography studios are identified on the photographs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Metropolitan Toronto Police Board of Commissioners series
Official engagements sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 5-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Metropolitan Toronto Police Board of Commissioners series
Official engagements sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
5-3
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
moving images
Date
1978-[198-]
Physical Description
42 photographs : b&w and col. ; 20 x 26 cm or smaller and other material
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of textual records, photographs, and moving images that document Phil Givens’ interaction, in his official capacity as chairman, with celebrities, other government officials, and members of the public.
Notes
Includes 1 folder of textual records, 2 DVDs and 2 videocassettes.
Photographers and photography studios are identified on the photographs.
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
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
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
multiple media
Date
[ca.1950] - 1988
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
34 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 25 cm or smaller
1 presentation piece : b&w ; 42 x 30 cm
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of textual records, photographs, and a presentation piece documenting Phil Givens’ interaction with a wide range of Jewish organizations in Canada, America, and Israel. Included are speeches and correspondence, as well as photographs of Givens attending various events.
Notes
Photographers and photography studios are identified on the photographs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Board of Directors and Executive Committee sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 14; Series 5-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Board of Directors and Executive Committee sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
14
Series
5-1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-1984
Physical Description
11 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The Men's Service Group's board of directors was responsible for the management of all of the MSG's activities and programs. The MSG's executive committee was responsible for carrying out the MSG's business in the interim between the meetings of the board of directors. All decisions of the executive committee were subject to the board's approval. The board of directors met at least three times each year and had between fifty and seventy-five members. The executive committee met at least six times per year and was made up of MSG's elected officers, committee chairmen, and other members of the board of directors. The officers of the Men's Service Group consisted of a president, four vice-presidents, a secretary, and a treasurer. The president presided over all meetings of both the board of directors and the executive committee.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of textual records documenting the activities of the MSG's board of directors and executive committee. Included are meeting notices, agendas, and minutes, slate of officers lists, reports, speeches, annual reports, and invitations.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Annual and general meetings sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 14; Series 5-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Annual and general meetings sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
14
Series
5-2
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1958-1987
Physical Description
10 cm of textual records
1 photograph
Admin History/Bio
The Men's Service held at least two general meetings each year. The first meeting was typically held in the spring and consisted of the installation of the elected officers and Board of Directors, the presentation of the annual report, and any other necessary business. In 1962, after the MSG established its "Man of the Year" award, the spring meeting often included the presentation of this award as well as other honours and awards. Other meetings were usually held in the fall and winter and often had varied agendas.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of textual and graphic material documenting the planning and implementation of the Men's Service Group's annual and general meetings as well as the selection of award recipients who were honoured at these meetings. Included are invitations, agendas, meeting minutes, meeting notices, programs, speeches, reports, lists, correspondence, financial reports, flyers, a press release, a photograph, and a dinner menu.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Committees sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 14; Series 5-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Committees sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
14
Series
5-3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1958-1982
Physical Description
4 folders of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of textual records documenting various committees of the Men's Service Group. Included are meeting notices, agendas, and minutes, lists, job descriptions, reports and correspondence.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Fundraising sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 14; Series 5-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Fundraising sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
14
Series
5-4
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1963-1981
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
2 posters
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of textual and graphic material documenting the MSG's fundraising activities. Included are meeting notices, agendas and minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, lists, flyers, posters, programs, cards, and a certificate.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Honour Roll sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 14; Series 5-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Honour Roll sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
14
Series
5-7
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1963-2005
Physical Description
44 cm of textual records
1 photograph
Admin History/Bio
The Men's Service Group's Honour Roll publication was first issued in 1964 and continues to be published annually. It was primarily conceived of as a fundraising project to raise funds for equipment and research at Baycrest. Individuals and organizations that give donations are honoured in the publication. The Honour Roll also acts as a public relations tool, informing the public about the activities and new developments at Baycrest. As such, it contains articles describing the programs, events, recipients of the "Man of the Year" award, and other important individuals and initiatives at Baycrest.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of textual records documenting the MSG's planning, fundraising, and publication of the Honour Roll. Included are meeting notices and minutes, reports, correspondence, an invitation, a photograph, and issues of the Honour Roll.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Programs and events sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 14; Series 5-8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care fonds
Men's Service Group series
Programs and events sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
14
Series
5-8
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1957-1982
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records
3 photographs
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of textual records and graphic material documenting the MSG's programs and events. Included are meeting notices, agendas and minutes, reports, invitations, correspondence, programs, flyers, press releases, articles, lists, and photographs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Associations sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
4
Series
1-1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1961-1995
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
1 photograph
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell was a member of the pharmaceutical fraternity Rho Pi Phi and the Rotary Club, a non sectarian businessman’s association.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence and publications from the international pharmaceutical fraternity Rho Pi Phi and from its Toronto alumni chapter, Rokeach. In addition, there are publications from Nu Chapter, the University of Toronto student chapter. As well, the sub-series includes correspondence and publications from the Rotary Club.
Name Access
Rho Pi Phi
Rokeach
Nu Chapter
University of Toronto, School of Pharmacy
Rotary Club
Subjects
Greek letter societies
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Charities sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Charities sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
4
Series
1-2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957-1997
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell made charitable donations to a large number of Jewish organizations mainly ones located in Canada, Israel and the United States.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence, receipts and certificates from Canadian, American and Israeli educational, religious and welfare organizations and institutions that received charitable donations from the Edell family.
Subjects
Charities
Education
Israel
Religion
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Community activities sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Community activities sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
4
Series
1-3
Material Format
textual record
object
Date
1968-1995
Physical Description
3 folders of textual records
1 plaque
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell was involved in a variety of religious, educational and cultural organizations. Not only did he make financial donations to organizations, but he also became personally involved and organized specific projects. As well, representatives of foreign institutions would stay at his home when they came to Toronto on speaking engagements or fundraising missions.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of awards that relate to Sol Edell’s fundraising efforts on behalf of “Yeshiva Hatalmid” and for hosting speakers and fundraisers who were visiting Toronto. Also included is a day book listing community meetings as well as family events. As well, there is correspondence relating to an item loaned to the Baycrest Heritage Museum, and a plaque.
Name Access
Yeshiva Hatalmid
Baycrest Heritage Museum
Subjects
Education
Fund raising
Religion
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Education and extracurricular activities sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Education and extracurricular activities sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
4
Series
1-4
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
object
Date
1921-1999
Physical Description
4 folders of textual records
1 photograph
4 badges
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell attended Harbord Collegiate and was an honours student winning awards in several extra curricular activities. His children and grandchildren also excelled scholastically while attending a variety various Jewish parochial schools in Toronto such as the Associated Hebrew Day Schools, Eitz Chaim, Netivot Hatorah and Yeshivat Bnei Akiva Or Chaim Ulpanat Orot.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of material relating to the educational and recreational activities of the Edell family. There are newspaper clippings relating to Sol Edell’s participation in the Harbord Collegiate’s First Aid team and a University of Toronto graduation photograph. Sub-series includes correspondence, notices and booklets from his sisters’ and children’s elementary, high school and university graduation commencement exercises. In addition, sub-series consists of correspondence with the Associated Hebrew Day Schools relating to a scholarship awarded in memory of Sol Edell's grandfather, Rabbi Yosef Weinreb.
Name Access
Harbord Collegiate
First Aid team
Rabbi Yosef Weinreb Scholarship
University of Toronto
Subjects
Education
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 4; Series 1-5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Solomon Edell fonds
Personal series
Life cycle and family events sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
4
Series
1-5
Material Format
multiple media
Date
[ca. 1900]-2000
Physical Description
37 cm of textual records and other material
Admin History/Bio
Sol Edell had a large family and a large circle of friends and aquaintenances. Consequently, he was invited to many circumcisions, weddings and Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. He also set up several memorial funds in memory of his sister and wives.There are also documents in this sub-series that relate to family members.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence, receipts, diplomas, photographs and films documenting various family celebrations, vacations and home life. There is a selection of invitations, cards and benchers sent by the Edell, Weinstock and Hoffman families as well as ones that they received from family and friends. In addition, there are newspaper clippings and notices of the deaths of Edell family members and friends as well as correspondence and receipts relating to memorial funds set up in their memory. The sub-series also contains films of family and friends taken at home, on vacation and at family celebrations.
Notes
Physical description note: includes 10 photographs, 7 film reels, and 1 audio reel.
Name Access
Hoffman family
Weinstock family
Edell, Dolly
Edell, Celia
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