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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
Source
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.
Name Access
Primrose Club (Toronto, Ont.)
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
Ben-Gurion visit to Toronto file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Ben-Gurion visit to Toronto file
Level
Item
Fonds
51
Series
9
File
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr. 1967
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 25 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Phil Givens meeting with former Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion during a visit to Toronto.
Notes
Photograph is by Graphic Artists Photographers (Toronto)
Name Access
Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973
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
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
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
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1946]
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm and 20 x 25 cm
Admin History/Bio
The Upper Canada lodge of B'nai Brith was started by Phil Givens and Leon Weinstein, with Phil serving as the first and founding president
Scope and Content
File consists of four photographs of the first meeting of the Upper Canada lodge of B'nai Brith. Identified in the photographs are Lon Enchin, Phil Givens, Louis Herman, Cyril Houser, Harold Mador, Signey Midanik, J.Irving Oelbaum, Bobbie Rotenberg, Sidney Roth, Arthur Siggner, Morris Vigoda, and Leon Weinstein.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Inaugural meeting of Upper Canada Lodge B'nai B'rith file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Inaugural meeting of Upper Canada Lodge B'nai B'rith file
Level
Item
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1946]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of inaugural members of the Upper Canada Lodge B'nai Brith. Identified in the photograph are back row (left to right): Arthur Siggner, Harold Mador, Bobbie Rotenberg, [?], Signey Midanik, Sidney Roth, Morris Vigoda, Cyril Houser; front row (left to right): Leon Weinstein, Lon Enchin, [?], Phil Givens, and Arthir Siggner's brother.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is in the public domain and permission for use is not required. Please credit the Ontario Jewish Archives as the source of the photograph.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
31 May 1951
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm and 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Phil Givens greeting "Miss Israel" arriving at the airport. She flew to Canada in order to attend the B'nai Brith Carnival.
Notes
Photograph is by The Telegram (Toronto).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
3
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1958]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens and others observing as the winning number of a raffle is selected. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Alderman Clifton, Gus Ryder, Mack Dolgy, Marilyn Bell, Phil Givens, and Max Shector.
Notes
Photograph is by The Telegram (Toronto)
Physical Condition
Creases and small rips are evident
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
4
Material Format
graphic material
Date
16 Aug. 1964
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm and 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Phil Givens and others attending a B'nai Brith convention at the Seaway Towers in Toronto. Identified in one of the photographs are (left to right): Phil Givens, D. Lou Harris, Harry Frank, [?], and Harey Pachter.
Notes
Photographs are by Willy Lobel
Physical Condition
Small rips are evident on one of the photographs
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
19 Jan. 1965
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens addressing the audience at a B'nai Brith Ambassador's Ball held at the King Edward Hotel in Toronto. Identified in the photograph are Phil Givens and Nat Hurwich.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
Aug. 1965
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of the summer edition of the Metro Toronto B'nai Brith News (Volume 5, Number 1). The prominent headline reads "Mayor Philip Givens to be Honoured by B'nai Brith." The story offers a precis of his career thus far, and offers details as to the planned tribute.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
Aug. 1965
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records and other material (1 vol.)
Scope and Content
File consists of a scrapbook documenting Phil Givens' B'nai Brith / State of Israel Bond Organization 1965 tribute. Included are: the text of several press releases; event tickets; flyers and posters; the text of the tributary scroll; and photographs of the event itself.
Notes
Scrapbook also contains photographs and ephemera
Subjects
Scrapbooks
Physical Condition
The paper on which the textual items and photographs are glued is acidic (browning and brittle)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
B'nai B'rith tribute scrapbook file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
B'nai B'rith tribute scrapbook file
Level
Item
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Aug. 1965
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Phil Givens at the helm of a ship.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1965
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens addressing the audience at a B'nai B'rtih event being held at Grossinger's Resort in New York State.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
9
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
10 Jan. 1966
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens attending a B'nai Brith Ambassador's Ball at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Included with the photograph is a signed letter from Ruth Goldsmith, the Publicity Director of State of Israel Bonds.
Notes
Photograph is by Graphic Artists Photographers (Toronto)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
10
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Dec. 1967
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 8 x 8 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Phil Givens presenting an award to Justice Dalton Wells. Identified in the photographs are: Phil Givens, Justice Dalton Wells, Louis Herman, and Miriam Herman. One of the photographs has been marked-up with a felt-tip marker, most likely for further processing work.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm mounted on boards 13 x 18 cm and 14 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of two photographs of Phil Givens meeting with President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi and other Israeli officials at a B'nai Brith event.
Name Access
Ben-Zvi, Itzhak, 1884-1963
Subjects
Presidents--Israel
Physical Condition
One of the photographs is ripped, and is peeling away from the backboard.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Unidentified B'nai B'rith event file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Unidentified B'nai B'rith event file
Level
Item
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[196-]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm mounted on board 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Phil Givens shaking hands with Israeli President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi.
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
The photograph is ripped, and is peeling away from the backboard.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
12
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Nov. 1973
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens meeting with Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and other officials at a B'nai Brith event. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Phil Givens, Shmul Avnat (Israel Consul), and Yitzhak Rabin.
Notes
Photograph is by Leo Hausman of The Studio (1720 Avenue Rd. Toronto)
Name Access
Hausman, Leo, 1912-1982
Rabin, Yitzhak, 1922-1995
Subjects
Politicians
Prime ministers--Israel
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1973
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of four photographs of Phil Givens attending a League for Human Rights of B'nai Brith dinner function. Identified in the photographs are: Phil Givens, Barney Danson (MP), Mayor David Crombie, and Allan Grossman (MPP).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-1; File 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
B'nai B'rith sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-1
File
14
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr. 1986
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Min and Phil Givens attending the 40th anniversary dinner at the Upper Canada Lodge of B'nai Brith.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
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
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1950-1983
Physical Description
64 photographs : b&w and col. ; 25 x 20 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
File consists of 64 photographs taken from a CNF Tribute album documenting Phil Givens' career - primarily as President of the CZF - but also as Judge, Mayor, MP, and MPP.
Notes
The photographs have been removed from the album and have been placed in Melinex and transferred to an acid free folder for conservation purposes.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Canadian Zionist Federation - Tribute album file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Canadian Zionist Federation - Tribute album file
Level
Item
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1968
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w ; 21 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a photograph of Phil Givens (left) conversing with Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau (centre) and Mayor William Dennison during a visit to Toronto's New City Hall during the 1968 federal election.
Name Access
Canada. Prime Minister (1968-1979 : Trudeau)
Subjects
Prime ministers--Canada
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1971-1973
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of textual records documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. Included are: letters of congratulation, official messages to various Jewish groups in Toronto, correspondence regarding the Masada Pilgrimage and the Mecciabiah games, meeting minutes, and a copy of the Letters Patent of Incorporation for the Canadian Zionist Federation.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. The correspondence concerns relations with other Zionist organizations, travel plans, budgeting, employment, Jewish education, and the Canadian Government's policy vis-à-vis Israel.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. The correspondence concerns relations with other Zionist organizations, budgeting, the PLO and Israel, and the United Nations' & Canadian Government's policies vis-à-vis Zionism.
Name Access
Canadian Zionist Federation
Munazzamat al-Tahrir al-Filastiniyah
United Nations
Subjects
Arab-Israeli conflict
Canada--Foreign relations
Zionism
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
5
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
9-18 Feb. 1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
19 photographs : b&w ; 18 x 12 and 12 x 18
Scope and Content
File consists of textual records and photographs documenting the Canadian Zionist Federation's 4th National Convention. Included are: various invitations to banquets, workshops, and addresses; flyers; photographs of Phil Givens addressing the audience; and photographs of the venues, participants, and groups offering musical entertainment. Identified in the photographs are Phil Givens, Teddy Kollek, Sydney Harris, Aryeh L. Dulzin, Samuel Shainhouse, and Yitzhak Rabin.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. Included is correspondence with other Jewish organizations, federal ministries and officials, and members of the public. Some topics include: staffing, budgeting, Jewish teacher training, CZF committee composition, the United Nations, and Aliyah programming.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. Included is correspondence with other Jewish organizations, Israeli officials, Canadian federal ministries and officials, and members of the public. Some topics include: staffing, budgeting, Jewish teacher training, and the Daoud affair.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
22 Feb. 1978
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w and col. ; 9 x 12 cm and 18 x 13 cm
Admin History/Bio
Max Shecter was born on July 7, 1923 to Joseph and Helen Shecter. He was married to Florence Fox and they had three children named: Trudy, Debbie and Barry. Max Shecter was the Secretary -Treasurer for Toronto Bedding Company Limited. He was an active member of the Toronto Jewish Community and was affiliated with the following organizations: Beth Sholom Congregation, United Synagogues of America, B'nai Brith, Israel Bond Organization, Joint Community Relations Committee, Canadian Jewish Congress, Zionist Organization of Canada and United Jewish Appeal's Furniture division.. Max Shecter was honoured with a Beth Sholom Israel Bond Dinner for dedicated leadership and by Upper Canada Lodge, B'nai Brith in 1959.
Scope and Content
File consists of four photographs of Phil Givens attending the opening of the Canadian Zionist Federation Convention in Jerusalem, Israel. Identified in the b&w photographs are Phil Givens and Archimandrite Daniel, Guaridan and Superior of The Holy Sepulchre. Identified in the colour photograph are (left to right): Max Shecter, Flores Shector, Mrs. Lee, Debbie Shecter (front), Phil Givens, Sandra Shopsero, Barry Shector, and Ambassador Ted Lee.
Access Restriction
B&w photographs are by Zaki A. Zaarour, Associated Press Photographer
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and other textual records documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. Included is correspondence with other Jewish organizations, Israeli officials, and members of the public. Topics include: congress planning, budgeting and finances, program development, and the 30th anniversary of Israel. Also included is an official report delivered at the CZF's National Executive Meeting.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
10
Material Format
textual record
Date
1979
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and other textual records documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. Included is correspondence with other Jewish organizations, MP's, and members of the public. Also included is an official report delivered at the CZF's National Executive Meeting.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
20 Apr. 1980
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm + identification key
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Min and Phil Givens attending a Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration at the Shaarei Shomayim Synagogue. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Min Givens, Phil Givens, Roy McMurtry, Louis Moses, and Abba Gefen (Israel Consul).
Notes
Photograph is by Leo Hausman of The Studio (Toronto)
Name Access
Gefen, Abba
Hausman, Leo, 1912-1982
McMurtry, Roy
Moses, Louis
Shaarei Shomayim Congregation (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
12
Material Format
textual record
Date
1980
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and other textual records documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. The correspondence is mostly with other Jewish organizations and officials. Also included are two CZF reports: one submitted to the Fifth National Convention (Mar.1980) and one to the National Executive Meeting (Nov. 1980).
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
13
Material Format
textual record
Date
1982-1984
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and other textual records documenting Phil Givens' activities as President of the Canadian Zionist Federation. The correspondence is mostly with other Jewish organizations and officials. Also included are records related to the CZF's operating budget, meeting minutes, and routine correspondence regarding Givens' retirement as President of the CZF.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
14
Material Format
graphic material
Date
Apr. 1984
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 20 cm
Admin History/Bio
Max Shecter was born on July 7, 1923 to Joseph and Helen Shecter. He was married to Florence Fox and they had three children named: Trudy, Debbie and Barry. Max Shecter was the Secretary -Treasurer for Toronto Bedding Company Limited. He was an active member of the Toronto Jewish Community and was affiliated with the following organizations: Beth Sholom Congregation, United Synagogues of America, B'nai Brith, Israel Bond Organization, Joint Community Relations Committee, Canadian Jewish Congress, Zionist Organization of Canada and United Jewish Appeal's Furniture division.. Max Shecter was honoured with a Beth Sholom Israel Bond Dinner for dedicated leadership and by Upper Canada Lodge, B'nai Brith in 1959.
Scope and Content
File consists of one photograph of Phil Givens' retirement party at the Bonaventure Hotel in Montreal. Identified in the photograph are (left to right): Min Givens, Phil Givens, and Max Shecter.
Notes
Photograph is by Howard Kay Photography (Montreal)
Places
Montréal (Québec)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-2; File 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Canadian Zionist Federation sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
51
Series
9-2
File
15
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
31 Mar. 1985
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
31 photographs : col. ; 10 x 15 cm and 15 x 10 cm
Admin History/Bio
Max Shecter was born on July 7, 1923 to Joseph and Helen Shecter. He was married to Florence Fox and they had three children named: Trudy, Debbie and Barry. Max Shecter was the Secretary -Treasurer for Toronto Bedding Company Limited. He was an active member of the Toronto Jewish Community and was affiliated with the following organizations: Beth Sholom Congregation, United Synagogues of America, B'nai Brith, Israel Bond Organization, Joint Community Relations Committee, Canadian Jewish Congress, Zionist Organization of Canada and United Jewish Appeal's Furniture division.. Max Shecter was honoured with a Beth Sholom Israel Bond Dinner for dedicated leadership and by Upper Canada Lodge, B'nai Brith in 1959. Erwin Schild was born March 9th 1920 in Germany, the Son of Herman and Hetti. He arrived in Canada from Great Britain on July 15, 1940 aboard the S.S. Sobiesky and was interned with nearly 3,000 other wartime refugees. He was eventually ordained by Yeshivah Torath Chaim, Toronto, and served as Rabbi of the Adath Israel Congregation from 1947 to 1989. He married Laura Saxe and together they have three children: Herman, Hedy, and Naomi. He has written about his experiences in "World Through My Window" and "The very narrow bridge: a memoir of an uncertain passage." In 2001 he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.
Scope and Content
File consists of textual records and photographs documenting Phil Givens’ retirement dinner. Included are a community tribute booklet, communal certificate, tribute dinner programme, and 31 photographs of the ceremony. Identified in the photographs are Min and Phil Givens, Art Eggleton, Max Shecter, Roy McMurty, Pat and Herb Alpert, Mirial Small, Cecily and David Peters, Irving Matlow, Alex Grossman, Florence Cooper, Joe Garfinkel, Sam Seetner, Syd Cooper, Cantor J. Cooper (Beth Tzedec), and Rabbi Erwin Schild (Adath Israel).
Name Access
Alpert, Herb
Alpert, Herb
Cooper, J.
Cooper, Florence
Cooper, Syd
Eggleton, Art
Garfinkel, Joe
Grossman, Alex
Matlow, Irving
McMurty, Roy
Peters, Cecily
Peters, David
Schecter, Max
Schild, Erwin, 1920-
Seetner, Sam
Small, Mirial
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 51; Series 9-3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Philip Givens fonds
Jewish communal series
Jewish National Fund sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
51
Series
9-3
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1965-1979
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
68 photographs : b&w and col. : 25 x 20 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of textual records and photographs documenting Phil Givens’ relationship with the Jewish National Fund. Included are communal certificates, a Negev tribute dinner programme & commemorative album, and photographs of Givens at various JNF events.
Notes
Photographers and photography studios are identified on the photographs.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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