Fonds MS-2-204 - Jewish Endowment Fund for Dalhousie fonds

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Jewish Endowment Fund for Dalhousie fonds

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  • 1936-1945 (Creation)

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2.5 cm of textual records (13 folders)

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The Jewish Endowment Fund for Dalhousie was chaired by Dr. Morris Jacobson. The committee raised money to provide scholarships for Jewish students at Dalhousie and also administered the Cape Breton Hebrew Regional Scholarship and the Jewish Prize in Pathology.

Custodial history

Fonds donated by Mrs. Sarah Heinish of Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1973.

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Fonds consists of correspondence to and from donors (1936-1945), student lists, and miscellaneous papers and receipts. Most of the donor correspondence relates to requests for donations, in particular for the Cape Breton Regional Scholarship and the Hebrew Prize in Pathology.

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  • English

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Jewish Endowment Fund for Dalhousie fonds, MS-2-204, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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