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Title:
Henry and Marcia Goldberg fonds

Date(s):
1907-1976

Physical Description:
12.5 cm of textual records. -- 19 photographs

History:
Abraham Henry Goldberg, 1885-1975, was born in Russia and moved to St. Paul, Minnesota, USA with his family in 1894. In 1907 he came to Edmonton before settling in Calgary, Alberta in 1921. In 1911, in association with J.M. Sternberg, he organized the Northern Grain Company and worked there for over fifty years. He was the president of the Calgary Hebrew School for twenty-five years and a founder and life trustee of the Calgary Jewish community building. He married Marcia Calmenson in 1912 and they had two daughters, Mozah (Zemans) and Muriel (Ginsberg). Marcia, an active member of the Hadassah Organization of Canada, served as president of the Calgary chapter and vice-president of the Dominion Hadassah. She also participated in the National Council of Jewish Women of Canada.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of the Goldbergs' speeches, personal correspondence, certificates and records from organizations to which they belonged, programs, invitations, menus and newsclippings. Includes photographs of the Goldberg family and Jewish groups in Calgary, Banff and Edmonton.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Marcia Goldberg, 1976-1977.

Language:
The material is in English.

Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

View finding aid / scanned documents:
http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/goldberg.cfm

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-434, NA-3368

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