Fonds 1767 - John Albert Sherman fonds

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Reference code

UTA 1767

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John Albert Sherman fonds

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  • 1915-1984 (Creation)

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3.02 m of textual and graphic records and artifacts (20 boxes)

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Student and professor of dentistry at the University of Toronto; involved in the founding of Alpha Omega fraternity for Jewish Students.

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Fonds consists of 3 accessions:

B1984-0031: Material on inventions of dental equipment; the International College of Dentists and the American College of Dentists; awards, certificates, and honours; etc. Note that official records of Alpha Omega are at Canadian Jewish Congress Archives in Toronto. (10 boxes, 1917-1981)

B1985-0003: Biographical material, correspondence, diaries, photographs and other records documenting John and Etta Sherman's activities with regards to the University of Toronto, professional dentistry associations and Jewish organizations in Canada and Israel. (9 boxes, 1915-1984)

B1986-0005: Correspondence and photograph concerning the awarding of the achievement medal of the Alpha Omega Fraternity to Albert Einstein; correspondence and publication regarding Einstein's efforts on behalf of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. (1 box, 1950-1954, 1979)

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B1984-0031

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B1985-0003

Accession

B1986-0005

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