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Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1
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Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
Series
Fonds
2
Series
1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[192-?]-1995
Physical Description
10 cm of textual records
43 photographs
2 postcards
Scope and Content
Series consists of records documenting Ben Dunkelman’s family, private life, and such hobbies as yachting and travel. Included are photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, invitations, certificates, speeches, a travel diary, a passport, and a scrapbook. The series is made up of two sub-series: 1. David and Rose Dunkelman (including biographies of those in the Dunkelman family) and 2. Theodora Dunkelman (Ben Dunkelman’s sister).
Name Access
Dunkelman, David, 1883-1978 (subject)
Dunkelman, Rose, 1889-1949 (subject)
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Archival Descriptions
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Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; Item 1
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Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
Item
Fonds
2
Series
1
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[198-?]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm
Scope and Content
Item is a formal portrait of Ben Dunkelman.
Notes
Photograph is by Leo Hausman.
Name Access
Hausman, Leo, 1912-1982
Subjects
Portraits
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
Item is in good condition.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
textual record
Date
[1951?], 24 July 1976
Physical Description
12 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 13 cm
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of records documenting the founding and 25th anniversary of the Island Yacht Club. Included is the founding meeting agenda and constitution and a speech delivered by founding member Leo Perkell at the 25th anniversary celebration. Also included are 12 photographs of the first outing and club party at the site of the Island Yacht Club. Identified is: Ben Dunkleman, Yael Dunkelman, and Marion Levinter.
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Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1952
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a United States patent for an infant's walking aid. The patent includes a certificate, along with diagrams and a description of the invention.
Related Material
See fonds 2, series 3 for information on Dunkelman's other enterprises.
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Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
17 Sept. 1963
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of an eight-page story Dunkelman wrote about hunting a leopard in Africa.
Physical Condition
Record is hard to read in places due to erratic handwriting and the use of tape to attach parts of the script.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
2 Aug. 1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains one letter Dunkelman wrote to Vintage Grand Touring Automobiles about rust repairs to his Fiat.
Physical Condition
Record is in good condition, but fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter Dunkelman wrote to the Registrar of Shipping in Toronto about his boat, Kittiwake III.
Physical Condition
Record is in good condition, but fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1948
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a photocopy of a letter composer Leonard Bernstein wrote to Ben Dunkelman while the latter was in Israel.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
1948-1949, 1958
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains early personal correspondence Dunkelman kept during and just after the Arab-Israeli War of 1948-1949.
Physical Condition
Some records are fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of one letter from Carl Goldenberg to Ben Dunkelman, congratulating Dunkelman on his marriage.
Physical Condition
Record is stained but readable.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter from Chaim Weizmann to David Dunkelman in connection with the Dedication of the Institute of Physics and Physical Chemistry.
Name Access
Weizmann, Chaim, 1874-1952
Subjects
Presidents--Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 10
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
10
Material Format
textual record
Date
[194-]-[196-]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of Ben Dunkleman's personal correspondence with various people including, David Ben-Gurion, Theodore Kollek, Chaim Herzog and Chaim Laskov. The correspondence relates to such topics as Ben and Yael Dunkelman's marriage, the death of Rose Dunkelman, and New Year celebrations.
Name Access
Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973
Herzog, Chaim, 1918-1997
Subjects
Presidents--Israel
Prime ministers--Israel
Physical Condition
Records are fragile but in good condition.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 11
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
11
Material Format
textual record
Date
1961-1962
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence between Ben Dunkelman and Yaacov Herzog, Israel's ambassador to Canada.
Subjects
Diplomats--Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
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Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 12
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
12
Material Format
textual record
Date
1973-1974
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence from Professor I. Dostrovsky at The Weizmann Institute of Science to Ben Dunkelman. Dostrovsky discusses in detail the Institute's promotion policy, along with mentioning the names of some professors or scientists who have been promoted. He also informs Dunkelman about research the Institute has undertaken.
Notes
At the time of the earlier letter, Dostrovsky was acting president of the Institute.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 13
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
13
Material Format
textual record
Date
1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence between Ben Dunkelman and Fred Johnson. Ben and Yael Dunkelman met Johnson while living in Tel-Aviv in 1949.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 14
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
14
Material Format
textual record
Date
1975-1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence between Ben Dunkelman and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on such topics as the Arab boycott.
Name Access
Rabin, Yitzhak, 1922-1995
Subjects
Arab countries--Foreign economic relations--Israel
Prime ministers--Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 15
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
15
Material Format
textual record
Date
1975-1979
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence between Ben Dunkelman and Chaim (Vivian) Herzog, ambassador to the United Nations.
Name Access
Herzog, Chaim, 1918-1997
Subjects
Presidents--Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 16
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
16
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a letter from Dunkelman to Health and Welfare Canada in connection with a retirement pension application.
Physical Condition
Record is fragile but in good condition.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 17
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
17
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter Dunkelman wrote to Paul Kenney, a Florida comptroller, to inform him of a change of address.
Physical Condition
Record is fragile but in good condition.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 18
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
18
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence between Ben Dunkelman and Shirley Gold, who wrote on behalf of the Rose Dunkelman Chapter of Hadassah in Niagara Falls, Ontario, inviting Ben to be the chapter's guest speaker at its upcoming 35th anniversary.
Notes
For more information about Rose Dunkelman, please see the Rose Dunkelman Fonds.
Physical Condition
Records are fragile but in good condition.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 19
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
19
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1985]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence and one newsletter excerpt in connection with The Weizmann Institute of Science electing Ben Dunkelman as its Governor Emeritus at the 36th Annual General Meeting in Rehovot. The File contains one letter and one copy, as well as an excerpt from "Issue No. 17", which pertains to research at the Institute.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 20
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
20
Material Format
textual record
Date
[1995?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence in connection with the military and with the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin in 1995. The file also contains an invitation to an independence day celebration in Israel.
Name Access
Rabin, Yitzhak, 1922-1995
Subjects
Prime ministers--Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 21
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
21
Material Format
textual record
Date
1995
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of one fax transmission from Ben Dunkelman to "The Secretary of the President" to decline an invitation. In addition, the file contains an empty envelope addressed to Dunkelman.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 22
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
22
Material Format
textual record
Date
1953-1975
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains a letter and a diary related to two trips Dunkelman made to Israel.
Physical Condition
The diary is fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 23
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
23
Material Format
textual record
Date
1931-1940
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Dunkelman received this passport in 1931 and over the next nine years used it to travel to such places as Palestine--when he went to work for a year on a kibbutz--Italy and the United States.
Scope and Content
File consists of one Canadian passport.
Physical Condition
Passport is in good condition.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 24
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
24
Material Format
textual record
Date
1947-[195-?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Major Ben Dunkelman was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) for his courage leading soldiers under his command while fighting in Germany in 1945.
Scope and Content
File consists of excerpts from the book, Canadian Jews in World War II: Part I: Decorations. The excerpts include an account of Dunkelman's heroic actions in the Second World War, along with a typewritten reproduction of this account.
Notes
Canadian Jews in World War II: Part I: Decorations was published by the Canadian Jewish Congress in 1947.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 25
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
25
Material Format
textual record
Date
1969-1970
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence, a card and notes related to Dunkelman receiving the Fighter's Decoration of the State of Israel on 18 January 1970. Dunkelman received the award along with other Canadian volunteers in the Arab-Israeli War.
Subjects
Military decorations
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 26
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
26
Material Format
textual record
Date
1976
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence, notes and a newspaper clipping in connection with a reception on 9 December 1976 held in honour of Ben Dunkelman and the publication of his book, Dual Allegiance.
Related Material
See fonds 2, series 6 for material related to Dunkelman's book Dual Allegiance.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 27
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
27
Material Format
textual record
Date
1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence and cards related to the Israel Bond Award Dinner held in honour of Ben Dunkelman on 10 November 1977. Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin addressed the dinner.
Name Access
Rabin, Yitzhak, 1922-1995
Subjects
Dinners and dining
Prime ministers--Israel
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 28
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
28
Material Format
textual record
Date
1990
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence between Dunkelman and Yohanan Peltz, chairman of the 7th Brigade Benevolent Fund. Peltz invites Dunkelman to a 7th Brigade reunion as a guest of honour.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 29
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
29
Material Format
textual record
Date
1976-1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence between Dunkelman and Lawrence Tapper, an archivist at the Public Archives of Canada (now Library and Archives Canada) in connection with the records of the Jewish War Veterans of Canada. In addition, the file contains a contract between Dunkelman and the National Archives for the donation of his records to the institution.
Physical Condition
Records are fragile but in good condition.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 30
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
30
Material Format
textual record
Date
1976-1990
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence between Dunkelman and National Archives archivist Lawrence Tapper relating to Dunkelman's papers at the Archives. The file also contains a list of files from the National Archives Dunkelman collection.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 31
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
31
Material Format
textual record
Date
1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence and an agreement between Ben Dunkelman and the Military (I.D.F.) & Defence Establishment Archives in Israel to allow the Archives to hold some of Dunkelman's papers. Attached to the agreement is an inventory list.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 32
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
32
Material Format
textual record
Date
1979
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter to Dunkelman from Z. Ostfeld, Acting Director of the Military (I.D.F.) & Defence Establishment Archives in Israel. The letter relates to research on the participation of Jews in foreign armies.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 33
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
33
Material Format
textual record
Date
1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter from Ben Dunkelman to Frederick A. Praeger in connection with the book "Strategy" by B.H. Liddell Hart. Enclosed with the letter is a courier form and an envelope. Dunkelman used Liddell Hart's book Strategy when researching Dual Allegiance.
Related Material
See fonds 2, series 6 for material related to Dunkelman's book, Dual Allegiance.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1; File 34
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1
File
34
Material Format
textual record
Date
1977
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains one letter from Irwin Ziff, National Executive Director of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America. The letter congratulates Dunkelman on being chosen as the National Commander of the Jewish War Veterans of Canada.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[192-?]-1991
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records
3 photographs
Admin History/Bio
Rose and David Dunkelman, Benjamin Dunkelman's parents, were staunch supporters of Toronto's Zionist community. David was a leader of the Zionist Organization of Canada for more than 50 years, while Rose was publisher and first managing editor of the Jewish Standard, a Toronto-based Zionist magazine she founded with her husband. In addition, she was the first vice-president of the Hadassah Organization of Canada and president of the Hadassah Organization of Ontario. Both fervently supported Zionist projects.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of photographs, clippings, obituaries, correspondence and biographical information in connection with Rose, David and Ben Dunkelman. The sub-series contains a pamphlet from the Toronto Zionist Council in 1957 celebrating the council’s 50th anniversary and praising Rose Dunkelman. There are also copies of articles about Rose Dunkelman by H.M. Kaiserman and Meyer W. Weisgal.
Name Access
Dunkelman, Rose, 1889-1949
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[192-?]-1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of a Mourner's Kaddish for David Dunkelman, Ben's father, who died in 1978. The file includes a 2-page speech about David Dunkelman's business success, and refers to Rose Dunkelman's role in assisting David with Tip Top Tailors. The file also contains a photograph of David Dunkelman and four other men (likely all businessmen) walking along a boardwalk, likely in Atlantic City. Identified in the photo is (left to right): [Samuel Posluns?], Louis Gelber, Percy Hermant, [unidentified], and David Dunkelman.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-?]-[194-?]
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 14 x 20 cm and 19 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
File contains two portraits of David Dunkelman.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Personal series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Personal series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains three obituaries for Rose Dunkelman, Ben Dunkelman's mother. The articles come from The Telegram, The Jewish Standard, and The Toronto Daily Star.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1950
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains two photocopied newspaper articles about Rose Dunkelman's burial in Israel following her death in 1949.
Related Material
See fonds 39 for Rose Dunkelman's fonds.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1958
Physical Description
1 folder of one textual record
Scope and Content
File contains one photocopied cover article from the Ontario Zionist Digest in connection with a memorial plaque and painting unveiled in honour of Rose Dunkelman.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1931-1991
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains two articles and one cover page from The Jewish Standard relating to the Zionist activities of Rose and David Dunkelman.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
1949-1955
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains writings and correspondence mainly paying tribute to Rose Dunkelman and her Zionist work.
Physical Condition
Some records are fragile.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
1957
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a booklet entitled "Golden Jubilee Dinner: 1907-1957", a celebration held on 16 December 1957 by the Toronto Zionist Council. The booklet includes a tribute to Rose Dunkelman.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-1; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
David and Rose Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-1
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
[195-?]-1996
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
The file emphasizes the importance of the Dunkelman family to Ontario's Jewish community. Ben was a distinguished soldier, a successful businessman and a Zionist; David was founder of Tip Top Tailors and a Zionist leader; and Rose was a Zionist leader, publisher of the Jewish Standard and heavily involved in Hadassah and Youth Aliyah.
Scope and Content
File contains biographical information about Benjamin Dunkelman, including entries for himself and his parents Rose and David Dunkelman in the New Encyclopedia of Zionism and Israel, edited by Geoffrey Wigoder.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series sub-series
Level
Sub-series
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series sub-series
Level
Sub-series
Fonds
2
Series
1-2
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date
[192-?]-Nov. 1953
Physical Description
3 folders of textual records
26 photographs
2 postcards
Admin History/Bio
Theodora Dunkelman, one of Ben Dunkelman’s three sisters, was an actress who obtained her bachelor's degree in fine arts and drama from the Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1946. She died in 1947.
Custodial History
Ben Dunkelman acquired some of his sister's records after her death.
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of four files of photographs, clippings, brochures and documents. It includes a scrapbook containing clippings and brochures about Theodora Dunkelman’s acting performances and her sister Zelda’s marriage to Morton Harrison Wilner. Other clippings in a separate folder refer to the Theodora Dunkelman Training Workshops which were established in her honour in 1950 at Hadassim, the Canadian Hadassah’s Children’s Village in Israel. A final folder contains Theodora Dunkelman’s bachelor’s degree.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-2; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-2
File
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[192-?], Nov. 1953
Physical Description
26 photographs : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm or smaller
2 postcards : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
File consists of graphic material relating to Theodora Dunkelman. The majority of the images are of Theodora as a young girl during a family trip to Florida. Also included are photographs taken at Camp Modin and of Theo with her father, David Dunkelman. Finally, file includes a post card of a sulphuric acid plant in Haifa and a boat.
Physical Condition
One photograph is torn.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-2; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-2
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1950
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains one clipping from The Canadian Zionist related to the creation of The Theodora Dunkelman Training Workshops at Hadassim, the Canadian Hadassah's Children's Village in Israel.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 2; Series 1-2; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Benjamin Dunkelman fonds
Personal series
Theodora Dunkelman sub-series
Level
File
Fonds
2
Series
1-2
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1939-[194-]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of one scrapbook made up of programs and newspaper clippings relating chiefly to Theodora Dunkelman's performance in various theatre productions at Hart House. The scrapbook also includes clippings in connection with the marriage of Theo's sister Zelda Dunkelman to Morton Wilner. Of note is a document describing the family's grief after Theo's untimely death, as well as invitations to the installation of the Alpha Nu Chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Phi fraternity.
Subjects
Scrapbooks
Source
Archival Descriptions
287 records – page 1 of 6.

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