Series consists of the records of internal JIAS Toronto committees. The records include minutes, correspondence, reports, memoranda, and immigrant lists. JIAS's committee work gives evidence of the breadth of its mandate in representing and serving Jewish immigrants. Committees represented include the Applications Committee, Management Committee, Arrangements Committee, Case Committee, Educational Committee, Reclaims Committee, Council of Organizations, Study Committee on JIAS Services, Co-ordinating Committee on Immigrant Services, Farm and Establishment Committee, Manny Kraicer Scholarship Committee, and Program Development Committee. A block of "Local Committee" files pertains to JIAS's annual regional conferences, and includes minutes, agendas and correspondence, of the Board of Directors, Nominations Committee, Arrangements Committee, and Case Committee. The block of files titled simply “Committee minutes” contains assorted minutes of general membership meetings, special (ad hoc) meetings, officers' meetings, and meetings of the Management Committee, the Council of Organizations, the Building Committee, the Ladies' Auxiliary, the Membership Committee, the Nominations and Arrangements Committee, the Personnel Committee, the Housing Committee, the Planning Committee, the Publicity Committee, the Committee on the JIAS 30th Anniversary, the Editorial Committee, and the Reclaims Committee.
The series is arranged in alphabetical-chronological order with the successive yearly files of committees' records maintained consecutively.
Records in off-site storage; advance notice required to view.
Partially closed. Researchers must receive permission from the OJA Director prior to accessing some of the records.
This series was created by the archivist from records originally part of series MG2 I1a K2 "Immigration Files - Administration, Projects." In the JIAS office, files were maintained in a central registry system of random numbers (these original numbers remain on the files).