Title:Michael Caminetsky papers, 1869-1970
Creator/Contributor:Caminetsky, Michael, 1850-1892, creator
Creator/Contributor:Western Jewish History Center, 060.
Creator/Contributor:Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1971.007.
Creator/Contributor:Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
Creator/Contributor:Online Archive of California
The collection consists primarily of personal and legal documents from Michael Caminetsky's life in Imperial Russia, including
his Russian language army registration (1876), his family's merchant license (1869), a death certificate for a family member
(possibly a brother), a passport from 1872, a subpoena to bear witness on behalf of "Citizen Keisel Verman" (1873), a promissory
note (1774), a certificate from the Czar granting permission to travel within Russia, a birth certificate for Caminetsky's
son, a circumcision document for Itsco Aaron (1874), a certificate of Caminetsky's partnership in a bakery business with Volka
Pinchus Ruvinovitch (1881). Also contains a copy of a genealogy that was compiled by Leon Cam, his grandson, in 1970, and
a few letters exchanged during World War I between Frank, Sam, and Max Rodin (Michael Caminetsky's granddaughter Gertrude
married into the Rodin family).
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Caminetsky, Michael -- 1850-1892 -- Archives
Russia. -- Armii︠a︡ -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc
Draft -- Russia
Jews, Russian -- Manitoba -- Winnipeg
Jews -- Russia
Jewish merchants -- Manitoba -- Winnipeg
Manitoba -- Genealogy
Formerly: Western Jewish History Center Collection Number 060.
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1971.007.
Michael Caminetsky papers, BANC MSS 2010/560, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University
of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Michael Caminetsky was born in Russia. In 1882, he immigrated to and settled in Winnipeg, Canada. He was a founder of two
synagogues in Winnipeg: Shaarey Zedek (1890) and Rosh Pina (1892).
Materials in Russian and English.
1 folder and 1 oversize folder.
BANC MSS 2010/560
BANC MSS 2010/560 oversize folder 1