Fonds F013 - Fonds Yves Robillard

Baldwin Mills students Hand-drawn Baldwin's Mills map

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Fonds Yves Robillard

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  • 1850 [reproduction]-2011 (Creation)

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  • 74 cm of textual records
  • 18 photographs: col. and b&w
  • 8 maps
  • 5 audio cassettes
  • 1 CD

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Yves Robillard was born 1939 in Farnham. Following his interest in history and culture, he obtained degrees from the Université de Montréal and the Université de Paris X. Robillard went on to become a professor at the Université du Québec à Montréal, where he taught from 1969 to 1998, and played an important role in “counter-culture” and avant-garde art in Quebec. His interest in Baldwin Mills began in 2002 when he began to research some of the early settlers of the area. Robillard died in 2012.

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Fonds presents historical research by Yves Robillard on Coaticook, Baldwin Mills, and surrounding areas. It consists largely of research notes, interview notes, research articles, and newspaper articles. The fonds is composed of the following series: People, Families, Baldwin Mills, Research subjects, Works by Yves Robillard, Audio cassettes, Art works and photographs of Mont Pinacle, and Maps.

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File names have been retained from the original names used by Yves Robillard.

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  • English
  • French

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Most of the documents are in English, some in French.

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No further accruals are expected.

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  • French

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