Fonds F2677 - Benjamin Roginsky fonds

Identity area

Reference code

CA ACU GBA F2677

Title

Benjamin Roginsky fonds

Date(s)

  • [ca. 1900-2000] (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

12.5 cm of textual records. -- ca. 150 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Benjamin Roginsky, 1916-2002, was born and educated in Calgary, Alberta and served in the Second World War. He studied at the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto and later operated Western Furniture Exchange in Calgary. He was also an accomplished artist. Roginsky did not marry.

Repository

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of estate of Benjamin Roginsky, 2003.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The fonds consists of photographs of Jewish communities in Rumsey and Calgary; Western Furniture Exchange; and artworks completed by Ben Roginsky.

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Accruals

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Conditions governing access

No restrictions on access.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

The material is in English.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

No finding aid, but many of the photos have been digitized.

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Notes area

Note

Title based on contents of records.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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