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Abraham Shnitka fonds
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- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of the fonds.
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Dates of creation area
1910- 1959 (Creation)
- Shnitka, Abraham
Physical description area
20 cm of textual records. -- 6 photographs
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of materials created by Abraham Shnitka of Calgary from 1910- 1959. The fonds consists of these series: 1. Franklin Press (ca. 1915- ca.1935). The series consists of pamphlets, handbills, publications and other materials published by or relating to Franklin Press. Most of the materials relate to meetings of Jewish and Zionist Organizations in Western Canada. 2. King's (Queen's) Printer (1935- 1957) The series consists of publications, brochures and other materials related to Abraham Shnitka's operations of the King's Printers' of Alberta. 3. Miscellaneous (1910- 1959) The series consists of correspondence, photographs, and other materials.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Theodor Shnitka in 2002.
A portion of the material was donated to JAHSENA as a scrapbook. For preservation reasons the scrapbook was dismantled and the materials placed in an oversized acid-free box in the same approximate order.
Language of material
- The material is in English, Yiddish, and Hebrew.
Script of material
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Restrictions on access
Due to the fragile nature of some of the material, restrictions may apply. Please contact the archivist for further details.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Preliminary inventory available in accession register.
Further accruals are expected but not scheduled.
JAHSENA also holds the records of Abraham Shnitka's son, Dr. Theodor Shnitka. Additional material may be found in the First Century of Jewish Life Editorial Committee fonds held by JAHSENA.<br><br>Record No. SHN.02.1<br><br>
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- Shnitka, Abraham (Subject)