2021.035.013
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Naiman Pulver fonds

Fonds / Archival Collection
IdentifierRA067
Extent & Medium3 documents
57 photographs : prints
Administrative/Biographical HistoryNaiman Pulver was born in Iasi, Romania on December 26, 1912, to Marcu and Sophia Pulver. The family's name was originally Heinrich, but changed to Pulver before 1914. Naiman Pulver married Anuta Bercovitch in Iasi, Romania in 1936. They had two children, Molly, born 1946 and Vicky, born 1951.

Naiman Pulver worked in a dentist’s office until 1941, when he was fired. He was conscripted into forced labour. His brother did not survive the Holocaust. In 1947, Pulver and his wife and daughter left Romania for Belgium, then immigrated to Barbados and Venezuela. The family immigrated to Canada in 1956, living in Montreal and Hamilton. In Canada, Pulver sold auto parts to auto repair shops. Naiman and Anuta are buried in Hamilton, Ontario. His daughter, Molly, lives in BC.
Scope & ContentFonds consists of textual and photographic records related to the life, wartime experiences and migration of Naiman Pulver, who survived the Holocaust in Romania with his wife and daughter. Fonds is arranged into two series based on form: Pulver documents and Pulver family photographs.
Archival HistoryAccession number 2021.035
Immediate Source of Acquisition or TransferItems in fonds were in the possession of Naiman Pulver's daughter, Dr. Molly Pulver Ungar, prior to their donation to the VHEC.
AccrualsNo further accruals are expected.
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Rules or ConventionsISAD(G) informed by Rules for Archival Description
Archivist's NoteDescription created in 2022 by Ryan Cheuk Him Sun with assistance from Shyla Seller and Michaela Sawyer.
Date of Description2022

Collection Contents

Fonds consists of textual and photographic records related to the life, wartime experiences and migration of Naiman Pulver, who survived the Holocaust in Romania with his wife and daughter. Fonds is arranged into two series based on form: Pulver documents and Pulver family photographs.