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Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
State of Israel Bonds sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-6; File 6
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
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1972
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w. ; 21 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Min and Phil Givens attending a State of Israel Bond dinner. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Min Givens, Phil Givens, Julie Robinson Belafonte, and Harry Belafonte.
Notes
Photograph is by Leo Hausman of The Studio (Toronto)
Name Access
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-
Hausman, Leo, 1912-1982
Subjects
Singers
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 7
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
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1976
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w. ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens addressing the participants at a State of Israel Bonds event.
Notes
Photograph is by Leo Hausman of The Studio (Toronto)
Name Access
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-
Hausman, Leo, 1912-1982
Subjects
Speeches, addresses, etc
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 8
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
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
6 Jun.1976
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w. ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of three photographs of Min and Phil Givens attending a State of Israel Bonds event. Identified in the photographs are Min and Phil Givens, as well as Roy McMurtry, Abraham Lieff, George Cohon, and John Bassett.
Notes
Photograph is by Leo Hausman of The Studio (Toronto)
Name Access
Hausman, Leo, 1912-1982
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 9
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
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
11 Oct. 1977
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w. ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens and Yigal Allon (Deputy Prime Minister of Israel) conversing at a State of Israel Bonds dinner.
Notes
Photograph is by Leo Hausman of The Studio (Toronto)
Name Access
Allon, Yigal, 1918-1980
Hausman, Leo, 1912-1982
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
State of Israel Bonds sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
State of Israel Bonds sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
9-6
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[196-]-1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
12 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of textual records and photographs documenting Phil Givens’ relationship with State of Israel Bonds.
Notes
Photographers and photography studios are identified on the photographs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
United Jewish Welfare Fund / United Jewish Appeal sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-7; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
United Jewish Welfare Fund / United Jewish Appeal sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-7
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1943]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of two copies of a newspaper clipping discussing Phil Givens' and Ruth Tobias' election as co-chairs of a University of Toronto campaign in support of the United Jewish Welfare Fund.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
United Jewish Welfare Fund / United Jewish Appeal sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-7; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
United Jewish Welfare Fund / United Jewish Appeal sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-7
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[Dec. 1967?]
Physical Description
18 photographs : b&w and col. ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of 18 photographs documenting Phil Givens' participation in a UJA mission to Israel. Included are photographs of him arriving at the Lod airport, meeting with David Ben-Gurion at the Sde Boher kibbutz, visiting the Negev desert and the Western Wall, and touring installations.
Notes
Many of the photographs are by Zev Radovan (Jerusalem, Israel)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
United Jewish Welfare Fund / United Jewish Appeal sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-7; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
United Jewish Welfare Fund / United Jewish Appeal sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-7
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
24 May 1970
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens participating in a Young Men / Young Women’s Hebrew Association Walkathon along Bathurst Street in Toronto.
Notes
Photograph is by Graphic Artists Photographers (Toronto)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
United Jewish Welfare Fund / United Jewish Appeal sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-7; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
United Jewish Welfare Fund / United Jewish Appeal sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-7
File
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1970
Physical Description
16 photographs : b&w ; 15 x 11 and 11 x 15 cm on mounts 20 x 18 cm
2 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm and 15 x 11 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 photographs documenting what may be an UJA Mission to Israel. Included are images of Phil Givens inspecting tanks, touring facilities, visiting border regions, and trying on military apparel. Also identified in the photographs are Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tanenbaum.
Notes
Photographs are by Graphic Artists Photographers (Toronto) and The Airport Photographers Lod, Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
United Jewish Welfare Fund / United Jewish Appeal sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-7; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
United Jewish Welfare Fund / United Jewish Appeal sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-7
File
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir at a UJA event.
Notes
Photograph is by Graphic Artists Photographers (Toronto)
Name Access
Meir, Golda, 1898-1978
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
United Jewish Welfare Fund / United Jewish Appeal sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
United Jewish Welfare Fund / United Jewish Appeal sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
9-7
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1943]-1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
38 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 25 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of newspaper clippings and photographs documenting Phil Givens’ participation in United Jewish Welfare Fund / United Jewish Appeal events and activities both in Canada and in Israel.
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
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1973-1984
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of speeches and correspondence documenting Phil Givens’ interactions with a wide range of Jewish organizations both in Canada and abroad.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1950]
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm and 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of three photographs of Phil Givens attending an event at the Pride of Israel Synagogue. Also identified in one of the photographs is Paul Rubin.
Name Access
Pride of Israel Synagogue (Toronto, Ont.)
Rubin, Paul
Places
Toronto (Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1966
Physical Description
2 photographs : col. ; 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Phil Givens attending a PTA convention of Hebrew Day Schools. Also identified in the photographs is David Rotenberg.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1966
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 25 cm and 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Phil Givens attending a Russian Israeli Exhibition at the Beth Tzedec Synagogue. Included is a photograph of Phil and Min Givens meeting noted Canadian historian Pierre Berton.
Notes
One of the photographs is by Graphic Artists Photographers (Toronto)
Physical Condition
One of the photographs has been creased in numerous places
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1967
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of four photographs of Min and Phil Givens attending a performance of the Israel National Youth Symphony. Identified in the photographs are Min and Phil Givens, Danny Kaye (guest Conductor), Kelly Wortsman, and Conductor Seiji Ozawa.
Notes
Photographs are by Robert J. Bridge (Port Credit)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1969]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens holding his Human Relations Award, presented to him by the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): [?], Phil Givens, Lt. Col. G. Allan Burton, and George M. Parke.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens attending a Beth Shalom Brotherhood dinner. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Phil Givens, Senator Paul Martin, and the 19th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Honourable John Keiller MacKay.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Physical Condition
The bottom left corner of the photograph has been creased.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1972
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil and Min Givens meeting with Israeli President Itzhak Ben-Zvi during the World Zionist Congress in Jerusalem.
Notes
Photograph is by K. Weiss (Jerusalem)
Name Access
Ben-Zvi, Itzhak, 1884-1963
Subjects
Presidents--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.
Physical Condition
Some minor creasing.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1973
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm and 13 x 18 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: 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 a memorial in honour of Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion. Identified in the photographs are Phil Givens and Max Shecter.
Notes
Photographs are by Jacob El-Baz (Toronto) and Benyas-Kaufman Photographers Inc. (Michigan, USA)
Name Access
Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973
Shaarei Shomayim Congregation (Toronto, Ont.)
Subjects
Prime ministers--Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
10
Material Format
multiple media
graphic material
Date
Jun. 1975
Physical Description
1 presentation piece : b&w ; 42 x 30 cm
3 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of three photographs of Phil Givens attending a conference focusing on tourism to Israel. Identified in the photographs are Phil Givens, Yitzhak Rabin, Moshe Kol, Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut, and Amnon Gilao. Also included is a presentation piece given to Phil Givens in remembrance of the conference.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
12
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
Oct. 1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of a newsclipping and photograph documenting Phil Givens' attendance at a Toronto Zionist Council event honouring Simha Erlich (Israeli Finance Minister).
Notes
Photograph is by Famous Studios (Toronto)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
25 Oct. 1978
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Palestine Lodge was a Jewish Masonic lodge located in Toronto. It was instituted as Palestine Lodge No. 559 G.R.C. in June of 1920.
Scope and Content
File consists of one groupshot of the attendees at a Palestine Lodge meeting. Phil Givens is present in the front row, 5th from the right. It is unclear if he was a visitor or a member.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
11
Material Format
textual record
Date
12 Oct.1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of one certificate given to Phil Givens certifying that he was a sponsor of the ZOC's Youth Centre in the Jerusalem Forest.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
15
Material Format
graphic material
Date
20 Sept.1979
Physical Description
5 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of five photographs of Phil Givens attending a Weizmann Institute event honouring Danny Kaye. Identified in the photographs are Phil Givens, Danny Kaye, Murray Koffler, James F. Kay, Sam Shopsowitz, Paul Godfrey, and Cardinal Carter.
Notes
Photographs are by Leo Hausman of The Studio (Toronto)
Name Access
Hausman, Leo, 1912-1982
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
14
Material Format
graphic material
Date
11 Sept. 1979
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens attending a dinner hosted by Canadian Friends of Bar-Ilan University. Identified in the photograph are (left to right, foreground): Rabbi Gedalga Felder, Phil Givens, and Lew Moses.
Notes
Photograph is by Leo Hausman of The Studio (Toronto)
Name Access
Hausman, Leo, 1912-1982
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
16
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1982
Physical Description
3 photographs : col. ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of three photographs of Phil Givens attending the opening of the Toronto branch of the Bank Leumi Le-Israel. Identified in the photographs are Phil Givens, Roger Hall (manager), and Moshe Rosen (President)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
17
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1984
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens conversing with President Yitzhak Navon at an event held at the Beth Tzedec Synagogue.
Name Access
Navon, Yitshak, 1921-2015
Subjects
Presidents--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
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-8; File 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Other Jewish organizations sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-8
File
18
Material Format
graphic material
Date
4 Dec. 1988
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens attending a Shaarei Shomayim Brotherhood event. Identified in the photograph are Phil Givens, Ben Stark, and Sam Sable.
Notes
Photograph is by L.E. Kernerman (Toronto)
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
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1953
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Phil Givens visiting with the Canadian Team at the Maccabiah Games in Israel. Identified in the photographs are Phil Givens and Alex Fisher.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-]
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm
Admin History/Bio
Ayala Ben Tovim Fleg Zacks Abramov (1912-) was born in Jerusalem and educated in Israel, Paris and London. She was active in Zionist circles after the Second World War, facilitating her meeting her second husband, Sam Zacks (1904-1970). He was born in Kingston Ontario, Canada, and was a financier, Zionist and art collector. Together they amassed a very large collection which they leant / bequeathed to various Canadian and Israeli institutions. After Sam Zacks’ death, Ayala married Zalman Abramov, an Israeli lawyer and politician, and moved to Israel permanently in 1982.
Scope and Content
File consists of three photographs of Phil Givens conversing in the home of prominent Canadian art collector and philanthropist Ayala Zacks.
Notes
Photographs are by F. Schlesinger (Jerusalem)
Name Access
Zacks, Ayala
Related Material
AGO: Sam and Ayala Zacks Fonds CA OTAG SC042 Finding Aid available at: http://www.ago.net/assets/files/pdf/special_collections/SC042.pdf
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Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Oct. 1965
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Min Givens at an unidentified event. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Min Givens, Lorne Greene (of "Bonanza" fame), [?], Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut, and Elizabeth Plaut.
Notes
Photograph is by Gilbert A. Milne & Co. Limited (Toronto)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
27 Nov. 1965
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 12 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 and Min Givens attending an event at the Primrose club.
Physical Condition
Photograph has many stress and crease marks
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr. 1967
Physical Description
5 photographs : b&w and col. ; 25 x 20 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of five photographs of David Ben-Gurion's visit to Toronto. Identified in the photographs are Phil Givens, David Ben-Gurion, and Rabbi Stuart Rosenberg.
Notes
Photographs are by Graphic Artists Photographers (Toronto)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
6
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1967?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens meeting with Levi Eshkol during an Israel independence event.
Name Access
Eshkol, Levi, 1895-1969
Subjects
Prime ministers--Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
May 1968
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Phil and Min Givens attending a Yom Haatzmaut celebration. Identified in the photographs are Phil and Min Givens, Abba Gefen (Israel consul in Toronto), and Abraham Lieff.
Notes
Photographs are by H.M Walters (Toronto)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens attending an unspecified Jewish event. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Phil Givens, Sam Shopsowitz (playing the accordion) and Leon Weinstein (playing the violin).
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
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Admin History/Bio
Jospeh Singer (born March 23rd 1890, died Nov. 22 1967) was the son of Samuel and Rosie Singer. He was a Toronto city councilor, lawyer and prominent figure in Toronto's Jewish community, serving as vice-president of the Federated Jewish Philanthropies in Toronto, and president of the Jewish Political Association. He represented Ward 3 and 4 during his time as a Toronto alderman (first being elected in 1920), and was also elected to the Toronto Board of Control in 1923. He also tried his hand at provincial and federal politics, running in the 1923 provincial election and the 1925 federal election, but was unsuccessful. He had one son, Vernon, a Reeve of North York Township, and one daughter, Doris.
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens shaking hands with Jospeh Singer.
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
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
10
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1970
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm
Admin History/Bio
Sol Kanee was a prominent Winnipeg-based lawyer and Jewish leader. Sol was born June 1st, 1909 to Samuel and Rose Kanee. He attended school to become a lawyer, practicing until the outbreak of the Second World War. He served with the Canadian Army Artillery for 5 years during the war, retiring with the rank of major. In the 1970's he was elected the vice president of the Canadian Jewish Congress, served on the board of governors of the Bank of Canada, and was chairman of the Federal Business Development Bank. Due to his many accomplishments, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1977. He and his wife Florence had one son, Stephen.
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens shaking hands with Sol Kanee.
Notes
Photograph is by Paul Smith Photography (Toronto)
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Physical Condition
A long crack in the upper right side of the photograph is evident
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
11 May 1978
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens posing at an unidentified Jewish event. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): [? - wife of Israel consul], Larry Grossman (MPP), Phil Givens, [? - Israel consul]
Access Restriction
Photograph is by Leo Hausman of The Studio (Toronto)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[197-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens talking with Golda Meir, the fourth Prime Minister of the State of Israel.
Name Access
Meir, Golda, 1898-1978
Subjects
Prime ministers--Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[197-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm
Admin History/Bio
Janice Gross Stein was born in 1943 and is a prominent Toronto-based academic and professor, having been (since 2000) the Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management in the Department of Political Science and the Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a member of the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario. 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 one photograph of Phil Givens attending an unidentified Jewish communal event. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Rabbi Erwin Schild, Phil Givens, noted academic Janice Stein, and John Roberts (MP),
Name Access
Roberts, John, 1933-2007
Schild, Erwin, 1920-
Stein, Janice Gross
Subjects
College teachers
Rabbis
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
National politics series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 7; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
National politics series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
7
File
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[between 1968 and 1971]
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens (waving) attending the launch of a new Toronto fireboat in Collingwood, Ontario. Also in attendance is Toronto Mayor William Dennison (first on the left). Givens was most likely there as a representative of the federal government.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
National politics series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 7; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
National politics series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
7
File
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[1968?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil and Min Givens attending an event thrown by the Italian community in Toronto. Phil was most likely in attendance in his capacity as an MP. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): [?], John Yaremko (MPP), Mrs. Yaremko, [?], Phil Givens, and Min Givens.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Level
File
Fonds
51
File
11
Material Format
textual record
Date
Jan.-Apr. 1965
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records (1 vol.)
Scope and Content
File consists of one scrapbook documenting Phil Givens’ tenure as the City of Toronto Mayor. The scrapbook is made up entirely of newspaper clippings, including news coverage, editorials, editorial cartoons, and columns pertaining almost exclusively to Givens’ time as Mayor.
Subjects
Scrapbooks
Physical Condition
The clippings have been glued or taped onto highly acidic paper. The paper pages are browning and brittle, as are the clippings themselves. Some of the adhesive tape is failing.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Level
File
Fonds
51
File
12
Material Format
textual record
Date
Jun.-Sept.1965
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records (1 vol.)
Scope and Content
File consists of one scrapbook documenting Phil Givens’ tenure as the City of Toronto Mayor. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings (including news coverage, editorials, editorial cartoons, and columns), an issue of “Canadian Weekly,” and ephemera pertaining almost exclusively to Givens’ time as Mayor.
Subjects
Scrapbooks
Physical Condition
The clippings have been glued or taped onto highly acidic paper. The paper pages are browning and brittle, as are the clippings themselves. Some of the adhesive tape is failing.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Level
File
Fonds
51
File
13
Material Format
textual record
Date
Oct.-Dec.1965
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records (1 vol.)
Scope and Content
File consists of one scrapbook documenting Phil Givens’ tenure as the City of Toronto Mayor. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, including news coverage, editorials, editorial cartoons, and columns pertaining almost exclusively to Givens’ time as Mayor.
Subjects
Scrapbooks
Physical Condition
The clippings have been glued or taped onto highly acidic paper. The paper pages are browning and brittle, as are the clippings themselves. Some of the adhesive tape is failing.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; File 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Level
File
Fonds
51
File
14
Material Format
textual record
Date
Jan.-Jul.1966
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records (1 vol.)
Scope and Content
File consists of one scrapbook documenting Phil Givens’ tenure as the City of Toronto Mayor. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, including news coverage, editorials, editorial cartoons, and columns pertaining almost exclusively to Givens’ time as Mayor.
Subjects
Scrapbooks
Physical Condition
The clippings have been glued or taped onto highly acidic paper. The paper pages are browning and brittle, as are the clippings themselves. Some of the adhesive tape is failing.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Level
File
Fonds
51
File
10
Material Format
textual record
Date
Nov. 1963-Dec. 1964
Physical Description
8 cm of textual records (1 vol.)
Scope and Content
File consists of one scrapbook documenting Phil Givens’ tenure as the City of Toronto Mayor. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, including news coverage, editorials, editorial cartoons, and columns pertaining almost exclusively to Givens’ campaign for, and time as, mayor. Also included are letters of congratulation for his December 1964 election victory.
Subjects
Scrapbooks
Physical Condition
The clippings have been glued or taped onto highly acidic paper. The paper pages are browning and brittle, as are the clippings themselves. Some of the adhesive tape is failing.
Source
Archival Descriptions
442 records – page 1 of 9.

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