The Harry Collins Scholarship was created in 1968 by his widow to enable a young Zionist from Ontario to spend a full year of study in Jerusalem at the Machon - Institute for Jewish Youth Leadership from Abroad The scholarship was avialable to Young Judaeans until 1974 and was administered by the Charitable Fund of the Zionist Organization of Canada.
Scope and Content
The file consists of a biography of Harry Collins, letters of application for the scholarship and lists of people nominated for the scholarship, notices of award winners and general correspondence.
The file consists of correspondence with Mr. Robert Belenger, Secretary of the Office of the Prime Minister of Canada, Hon. Robert Stanfield, Hon. Thomas Douglas and A. B. Patterson MP concerning the resolutions adopted at a rally of Toronto Jewish Organizations held on October 28, 1967.
The file consists of photographs taken at the art exhibition held during the 38th national convention in Toronto. Mr. Dov Safrai, director of the Safrai Art Gallery of Jerusalem supervised the exhibition of art that featured artists such as Yitzhak Pugatch, Yona Mach, Yossi Stern, Ruth Schloss, Isadore Ashhiem and Abraham Goldberg.
The file consists of general correspondence. The file includes correspondence regarding the Shalom television programme, Schlichim of Canadian Young Judaea, Rabbi Reuven Slonim, requests for information regarding a screening of the film "Hester Street" and memoranda concerning the 1972 national convention.