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Sam Hershenkopf Collection
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Holiday Card

Hand-drawn holiday card addressed to Sam Hershenkopf by the Canadian National Revolver Club, for which Hershenkopf was Secretary Treasurer. The card includes an illustration of a man, presumably Hershenkopf, as Santa, pictured with various “Hershenkoph” firearms and accessories. The card also includes multiple signatures.

Newspaper Clippings, Rifle & Pistol Competitions

File consists of newspaper articles about shooting competitions, awards, and firearm associations that feature Sam Hershenkopf. Many of the clippings include photographs of Hershenkopf. File also includes clippings from Spanish- and French-language newspapers discussing the 1954 international shooting competition in Caracas, Venezuela. Hershenkopf participated in the competition for team Canada.


File consists of photographs of or including Sam Hershenkopf, often with firearms or at different firearm association events or competitions. Some photographs appear to be professionally-taken, posed portraits, while others are candid or group shots of Hershenkopf. File includes several duplicate photographs. Some photographs have inscriptions on the back or dates inscribed on the front corners.

Sam Hershenkopf Collection

  • CA JPL-A 1232
  • Fonds
  • [195-]-[197-]

Consists of newspaper clippings, photographs and a large card all dealing with Mr. Hershenkopf's participation and leadership in gun associations and competitions.

Hershenkopf, Sam, 1914-2000


Photographs of rifle events, social gatherings, and travel, many including Sam Herschenkopf. Many of the photographs have inscriptions on the back with dates, names, or additional details. Some photograph inscriptions include notes to Hershenkopf written by other individuals.