Fonds A.1999.013 - Altman family collection

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Altman family collection

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  • Textual record

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Fonds

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CA JHS A.1999.013

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  • 1904-2001 (Creation)
    Creator
    Altman (family)

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ca. 81 cm of textual records

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(ca. 1943 - ca. 2001)

Biographical history

Hy and Bess Altman were active in a variety of Jewish organizations in Vancouver from the 1970s to the end of the 1990s. They also raised money for Israeli institutions and won recognitions for doing so.

Custodial history

The fonds was donated to the Jewish Historical Society of BC by Bess Altman in 1999.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of community publications, community ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and musical scores. The fonds is arranged into 3 series: Community publications; Altman family files; and Music collection which consists of scores of both Jewish and general popular songs that bear the name of Sari Corbin.

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  • English

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Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia / Nemetz Jewish Community Archives

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Final

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created November 29, 2011

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  • English

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