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12 records – page 1 of 1.
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Level
Fonds
ID
Fonds 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Level
Fonds
Fonds
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
[191-]-1978
Physical Description
13 cm of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Paul Edell (1882-1966) was the owner of a Toronto printing business and a prominent member of Shomrai Shabbos Congregation.
Edell was born in Poland and emigrated to Toronto in 1910. He married Molly Weinreb in 1915 and they had 5 children: David, Sol, Ethel, Connie and Sara. When he arrived in Canada he found work as a clerk and salesman. He later apprenticed as a printer and in 1921, he opened his own business, Royal Printing, at 113 Elizabeth Street in Toronto. Edell continued to work at the business until his retirement in the 1960s. His customers included many Jewish businesses, institutions and organizations. Edell was also involved in a number of community activities, mostly centered around religious matters. He served as president of Shomrai Shabbos Congregation for many year and was also involved in the maintenance of the Jones Avenue cemetery. He passed away in 1966.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of records related to Paul Edell's business and community activities. Included is business and synagogue correspondence, property documents, certificates and a ledger book.
Name Access
Edell, Paul, 1882-1966
Royal Printing
Shomrai Shabbos
Subjects
Businesspeople
Immigrants--Canada
Synagogues
Physical Condition
Ledger book is in poor condition and requires conservation work.
Related Material
For records related to Paul Edell's son, please see the Solomon Edell fonds 4.
For further records on the Edell and Weinreb families, see accession 2012-10-9.
Creator
Edell, Paul, 1882-
Accession Number
2002-12-2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Business records series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 5; Series 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Business records series
Level
Series
Fonds
5
Series
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
[191-]-[194-]
Physical Description
8 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Series consists of correspondence and a ledger book relating to Paul Edell's business, Royal Printing. The ledger covers the years 1925 to 1932 and contains a list of customers and details about their printing jobs. Also included is Royal Printing stationery as well as samples of stationery that he printed for his customers.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Business records series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 5; Series 1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Business records series
Level
File
Fonds
5
Series
1
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1920
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence relating to the purchase of money orders and drafts.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Business records series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 5; Series 1; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Business records series
Level
File
Fonds
5
Series
1
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
[191-]-[194-]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of stationery, ink blotters, and envelopes.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Business records series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 5; Series 1; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Business records series
Level
File
Fonds
5
Series
1
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1921
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
C. M. Herlick was Paul Edell's attorney.
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter from C. M. Herlick regarding the purchase of 113 Elizabeth Street by Paul Edell.
Places
Elizabeth Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Business records series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 5; Series 1; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Business records series
Level
File
Fonds
5
Series
1
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
1925-1932
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a ledger containing customer names, printing jobs, prices and dates.
Physical Condition
The binding of the ledger is torn.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Community activities series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 5; Series 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Community activities series
Level
Series
Fonds
5
Series
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
1919-1978
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Series consists of correspondence and a certificate relating to some of Paul Edell’s community activities including Shomrai Shabbos and the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Community activities series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 5; Series 2; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Community activities series
Level
File
Fonds
5
Series
2
File
5
Material Format
textual record
Date
1919, 1963, 1978
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of dues statements from Shomrai Shabbos and a cheque made out to the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Community activities series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 5; Series 2; File 6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Community activities series
Level
File
Fonds
5
Series
2
File
6
Material Format
textual record
Date
1941
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
Item consists of a petition sent by the members of Machziki Hadas to the president requesting that a general meeting be convened. Paul Edell was one of the members who signed the petition.
Places
Teraulay Street (Toronto, Ont.)
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Community activities series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 5; Series 2; File 7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Community activities series
Level
File
Fonds
5
Series
2
File
7
Material Format
textual record
Date
1964
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter from the synagogue appointing Paul Edell as Honourary President.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Community activities series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 5; Series 2; File 8
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Community activities series
Level
File
Fonds
5
Series
2
File
8
Material Format
textual record
Date
1960-1962
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Admin History/Bio
Shomrai Shabbos was a member organization of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations and Paul Edell was the delegate representing the synagogue at the convention of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations.
Scope and Content
File consists of correspondence relating to the 1962 annual convention of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Community activities series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 5; Series 2; File 9
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Paul Edell fonds
Community activities series
Level
File
Fonds
5
Series
2
File
9
Material Format
textual record
Date
1938
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a certificate honouring Paul Edell for his fundraising efforts on behalf of the Yeshiva College Talmud Torah.
Physical Condition
Certificate is torn.
Source
Archival Descriptions
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