2 photographs : b&w (1 negative) ; 12 x 8 cm and 13 x 10 cm
Harry J. Pollock (1920- ) was the first president of Temple Sinai and is an advertising executive, writer and teacher. He developed an interest in the work of James Joyce and established the James Joyce Society in Toronto in 1964. Pollock has written and staged several plays that were adaptations of Joyce's works, including 'Yes, I will yes,' 'Night boat from Dublin,' and 'Giacomo de Trieste,'. Pollock has delivered talks at Joyce symposia in Canada, Ireland and Italy, as well as co-editing proceedings from some of these Joyce conferences. He has also written a novel ('Gabriel,') and some poetry. In addition, Pollock has written and produced several television programmes and radio documentaries. In 1969 Pollock became a Fellow of Stong College, York University and offered college tutorials on Joyce and creative writing there until 1995. He received an honourary D.Litt in 1995 from York University. He also served as the curator of the Anglo-Irish collection at McMaster University in Hamilton, 1970-1972.
Scope and Content
The item is a portrait of Harry Pollock.
Associated material note: See Fonds 0381 at the York University Archives and Special Collections for his research about James Joyce.
Joyce, James, 1882-1941
Pollock, Harry J., 1920- (subject)
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.
See accession 1990-1-5 item 5029 for a group portrait with Harry Pollock.