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Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 41
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
41
Material Format
multiple media
Date
[191-]-[ca. 1989]
Physical Description
29 cm of textual records and other material
Admin History/Bio
Maurice "Moishe" Berg (1913-1993) was a Toronto businessman who devoted much of his life to Jewish communal work and particularly to Zionist work. He was born on July 29th, 1913 in Russia to Rachel and Jacob Hochberg. He came to Canada in 1920, with his mother, two brothers, and one sister.
Berg was educated in Toronto and became president of Maple Leaf Press, a printing and office furniture company that was founded in 1945. He was also an active member and leader of Canadian Young Judaea and past president of Ajalon Lodge. He became president of the Central Region of Young Judaea, and later, national president. He was also chairman of the Regional Young Judaea Committee and chairman of the Biluim Committee. Berg was instrumental in starting up Camp Shalom. He also served on the Board of Directors of the YM & YWHA and was active with many other Jewish groups and organizations. He was affliliated with Adath Sholom Congregation. Maurice Berg died on February 27th, 1993.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of records related to the personal and professional life of Maurice Berg and his involvement with various Zionist organizations. These organizations include Ajalon Lodge and Canadian Young Judaea. The records include scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, certificates, programmes, ephemera, clippings, bulletins, and an award certificate.
Notes
Includes 111 photographs : b&w and col., 3 scrapbooks, 1 album of philatelic records, and 1 artifact (Artifact #291).
Name Access
Berg, Maurice, 1913-1993
Subjects
Zionism
Physical Condition
Good.
Related Material
See also photo #4627, 4628, and 4650
See also fonds 2 : 6 : 62 : Item 1
See also fonds 28-1 : 4 : 12
See also fonds 28-1 : 7 : 22
Arrangement
The fonds has been arranged and described as 21 files and 1 item by the archivist. The original order was maintained where it was discernible. The scrapbooks were kept intact though some were taken out of their original physical enclosure where possible for conservation purposes. The records have been placed in acid-free folders
Creator
Berg, Maurice, 1913-1993
Accession Number
1988-11-14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 41; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
Item
Fonds
41
Item
1
Material Format
object
Date
1954
Physical Description
1 trophy : silver and brass, mounted on black plastic ; 15 x 15 cm circumference
Admin History/Bio
Ajalon Lodge was originally established in 1927 as a Young Judaea Club. In September 1935, it officially became a Lodge of the Zionist Order Habonim. The Lodge was very involved in raising money for Israel (mostly through the UJA), promoting Zionism, and recruiting new members for the Zionist Organization of Canada. Many members fought in the Second World War. The wives of some of the members formed the Ajalon Ladies Auxiliary in 1944. Maurice Berg became a member of Ajalon Lodge in January, 1933.
Scope and Content
Item is an Ajalon Lodge award given to Maurice Berg in 1954. The award consists of a silver cup with two handles mounted on a black plastic stand. A gold plaque is mounted on the stand with a description of the award which reads: "Ajalon Award 25th Anniversary 1954 Maurice Berg".
Notes
Artifact #291.
Subjects
Awards
Physical Condition
In poor condition.
Tarnished and scratched.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1935
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of one diary that belonged to Maurice Berg detailing his experience in the Weston Sanitorium and those who visited him there.
Subjects
Diaries
Physical Condition
The diary has no cover.
Fragile condition.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1935-1965
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of programmes from various conventions and conferences including: the Eleventh National Convention of the Federation of Young Judaea of Canada; the Canadian Young Judaea Central Region Semi-Annual Convention; and the Central Ontario Regional Conference of Camp Shalom and the Service of Dedication of its chapel. This file also includes a programme from the Third Annual Musicale of the Young Judaea Leadership Club, as well as a Speakers' catalogue from the Zionist Organization of Canada, Central Division.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
3
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
1936-1950
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of membership cards belonging to Maurice Berg for Ajalon Lodge, the Gil Zimmerman Baby Minding Association, and as a registered delegate at the Eleventh National Convention of the Federation of Young Judaea of Canada.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
4
Material Format
philatelic record
Date
[ca. 1950]
Physical Description
1 album of philatelic records
Scope and Content
This file consists of one album of Jewish National Fund stamps which may have been collected and assembled by Maurice Berg.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1951
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of the Canadian Young Judaea budget for 1951-1952.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
6
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[193-?]-1977
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records and graphic material (1 scrapbook)
Scope and Content
This file consists of one scrapbook compiled by Maurice Berg of photographs, clippings, and certificates from the Jewish National Fund of Canada, Ajalon Lodge, Camp Shalom, and other Zionist organizations.
Subjects
Scrapbooks
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
7
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1928-1945
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 12 x 18 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of five photographs of Maurice Berg with members of clubs he was associated with including the Balfour Social and Athletic Club, Canadian Young Judaea Senior Board, and the Ten Club.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
8
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1935-1936
Physical Description
11 photographs : b&w ; 7 x 10 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of small photographs of Maurice Berg, staff, and visitors at the Weston Sanitorium. The illness Berg was suffering from is unknown but may have been tuberculosis.
Notes
Some details of Berg's experience in the hospital can be found in his diary from 1935, File 1.
Physical Condition
One photograph is torn in two pieces.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
9
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[193-?]-[194-?]
Physical Description
3 photographs : b&w ; 15 x 12 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of two photographs of soldiers in uniform with other men and one photograph of Maurice Berg holding a flag with another man sitting on a rock in a lake. The first names of some of these men were printed on one of the photographs (Syd, Wm. Z., Hugh K. and Dave S.).
Physical Condition
One of the photographs is torn along the bottom.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
10
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1950]-1965
Physical Description
4 photographs : b&w ; 18 x 13 cm
Scope and Content
This file consists of two portraits of Maurice Berg dressed in a suit and holding a pipe as a young and older man and two photographs of Berg inside and outside of Maple Leaf Press, the printing and office furniture company in Toronto of which he was President.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
11
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-]-1972
Physical Description
6 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs of Maurice Berg and others at various camps or camp related events. These include a Camps Association seminar with Dr. George Liban and camp and program directors; Canadian Young Judaea meetings; and events at Camp Shalom, Camp Biluim, and Camp Solelim.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
12
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
1965-1970
Physical Description
1 book
5 photographs : b&w and col. ; 13 x 18 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of one book entitled Ajalon Lodge : a chronicle of achievements, 1929-1979, published to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Ajalon Lodge. It contains a history of the Lodge, photographs, and articles by members about Lodge activities.
This file also consists of photographs of Maurice Berg and members of Ajalon Lodge. The events include the Ajalon Executive, including Ben Marks, Mark Zimmerman, and Willie Zimmerman among others, at their March 1965 anniversary; an Ajalon party for John Devor in 1966; and Ajalon dinners. There is also a photograph of Ajalon presidents taken in 1970.
Notes
Some of the photographs in this fonds have been included in the book. See book for identifications.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
13
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[195-?]-1973
Physical Description
22 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs of Maurice Berg and others at Zionist conventions and meetings. These include the Zionist Order Habonim, the T.Z.C. installation meeting, and "Caravan 73" Israel Pavillion. Some of the individuals are identified on the verso of some of these photographs, including Maurice Berg, Mark Burke, David Peters, Mrs. M. Burke, Amnon Gi-Lad, and Moshe Kol.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
14
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1955, 1975
Physical Description
20 photographs : b&w and col. ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of photographs of Maurice Berg with members of Ajalon Lodge on a tour of Israel in 1955 and the Program Commitee for the Zionist Organization of Canada Convention in Jerusalem in 1975.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
15
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[191-]-1987
Physical Description
38 photographs : b&w and col. (1 negative) ; 11 x 18 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of the family photographs of Maurice Berg. Some of the individuals that have been identified on the verso include: The Rotems; Berg's neice and nephew, Ronnie and Shira; Robin, David, and Samuel; and Miriam, Dalit, Amit, and Ori Flomin.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
16
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
31 Jan. 1960
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records and graphic material (1 album)
Scope and Content
This file consists of an album entitled, "This is your life", a testimonial reception held by Canadian Young Judaea in honour of Maurice Berg. The album contains certificates, an invitation, photographs, correspondence, clippings, a script of reception proceedings, guest lists, and guest book signatures.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
17
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
1964
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
37 photographs : b&w and col. ; 9 x 13 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
This file consists of materials from an album pertaining to Koved Night, a night in honour of Maruice Berg for his years of dedicated service to Zionism by Ajalon Lodge, held on 2 June 1964. The records include correspondence, clippings, guest book signatures, and photographs.
Arrangement
The records have been taken out of the album by the archivist for conservation purposes but the original order of the records in the album has been maintained in the file
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
18
Material Format
textual record
Date
[192-?]-1950
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of personal and professional correspondence to and from Maurice Berg from various individuals and Zionist organizations, predominantly Canadian Young Judaea.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 19
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
19
Material Format
textual record
Date
1951-[198-?]
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of personal and professional correspondence to and from Maurice Berg from various individuals and Zionist organizations, predominantly Canadian Young Judaea.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 20
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
20
Material Format
textual record
Date
1950-[198-?]
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of clippings and bulletins pertaining to Maurice Berg and Zionist organizations.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
ID
Fonds 41; File 21
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Maurice Berg fonds
Level
File
Fonds
41
File
21
Material Format
textual record
Date
[198-?]
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of two photocopies of Maurice Berg's family tree.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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