Fonds P995 - Eastern Townships Research Centre Special Media collection

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Eastern Townships Research Centre Special Media collection

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CA E001 P995

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  • [191-?]-2004 (Creation)

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18 l.m.of textual records. - 4 artefacts. - 56 audio tape cassettes. - 20 photographs. - 2 videos. - 1 engineering and technical drawing. - 24 compact discs (including 3714 photographs : 13.68GB). - 2 VHS tapes. - 96 digital recording tapes. - 1 slide.

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Founded in 1982 by Bishop's University faculty, the Eastern Townships Research Centre (ETRC) is a non-profit organization located at Bishop's University. Its mission is to further multidisciplinary research into the history and culture of the Eastern Townships region of Quebec, and to preserve the archival heritage of the English-speaking community. It sponsors research on the Eastern Townships region by Bishop's University faculty and librarians, in such fields as geography, history, business, sociology, education, psychology, art and architectural history, environmental studies, and women's studies. The ETRC's principal objectives is the dissemination of research findings. This is accomplished through its bilingual publications and the sponsoring of lectures and conferences.

The Archives Department of the ETRC is devoted to the preservation and promotion of the region's rich and colourful heritage for the purpose of research and teaching. It acquires, processes, preserves, and gives access to archival fonds and collections that illustrate the development of the Eastern Townships English-speaking community. The Archives Department has been accredited since 1991 by the ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec.

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The collection contains source material on various topics related to the Eastern Townships in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries such as towns, military, settlement, agriculture, life, artitst and oral histories. It consists of audio tape cassettes, videos, artefacts, textual records, photographs, and an engineering and technical drawing.

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The collection consists of special media items donated individually.

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28 janvier, 2016

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