Fonds 1232 - Sam Hershenkopf Collection

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Sam Hershenkopf Collection

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CA JPL-A 1232

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  • [195-]-[197-] (Creation)
    Hershenkopf, Sam, 1914-2000

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Physical description

0.01m of textual records ; 0.01m of graphic materials ; ca. 71 photographs : b&w, col. ; 3 photographs : negative

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Biographical history

Canadian pistol champion and active in numerous rifle and pistol clubs such as Province of Quebec Rifle Association, Canadian Civilian Association of Marksmen and the Canadian National Railways Revolver Club. By trade, Mr. Hershenkopf was a shoemaker. Also active in the Maccabiah games.

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Scope and content

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

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  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

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  • Latin

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Collection contains images of recreational firearms.

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This description was created by archival practicum student Suzanne Ngsee on February 6th, 2024.

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