None is too many, Halifax, Nova Scotia

None is too many, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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  • Melvin Charney (architect)
  • Melvin Charney (archive creator)


None is too many, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Dates of creation


Level of archival description


Extent and Medium

  • 0.02 l.m.of textual records
  • 9 drawings

Scope and Content

The project series document Melvin Charney's proposal "None is too many" for the design competition commissioned by the Canadian Jewish Congress to commemorate the MS St. Louis, at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It includes textual records, and sketches.

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Material in this series was likely kept in it's original order when it was first processed upon it's arrival at CCA.


Halifax Nova Scotia Canada

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0015:025:012
    • Title: Notes, press clippings, and sketches, None is too many, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    • Dates of creation: 2002, 2009-2010
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0


    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)


    Assorted documents in English, including notes, press clippings, and sketches related to Melvin Charney's competition entry for None is too many, the memorial monument to MS St. Louis at Pier 21 in Halifax.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 0.02 l.m.of textual records
    • 9 drawings


    sheet (smallest): 21,4 × 13,7 cm (8 7/16 × 5 3/8 in.) sheet (largest): 27,7 × 21,4 cm (10 7/8 × 8 7/16 in.)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney


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