Fonds MG 4128 - Yvan Lamonde Fonds

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Yvan Lamonde Fonds

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CA MUA MG 4128

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5.02 m of textual records
36 photographs
15 diplomas/certificates
1 graphic material (card)
1 audio-cassette
3 audio compact disks
3 VHS tapes
2 DVDs
10 data compact disks
1 floppy

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Born in 1944, Yvan Lamonde was educated in Quebec. He received his B.A. degree from Joliette and the University of Montreal in 1964 and a M.A. in philosophy from the University of Montreal in 1967. He attended Laval University and graduated with a M.A. in history in 1969 and a PhD in 1978. His doctoral study was entitled L’enseignement de la philosophie au Québec (1665-1920). He began teaching at McGill University in 1972 as a faculty lecturer. In 1978 be became an assistant professor and in 1980 an associate professor. In 1993 he became a full professor and in 2009 a professor emeritus in the French Language and Literature Department. He served as the Director of the French Canadian Studies program from 1980-1985. He has written many publications on Quebec cultural and intellectual history. He won the Governor General’s Literary award for Louis-Antoine Dessaulles, 1818-1895: un seigneur libéral et anti-clerical in 1995. He was also a major contributor for the three volumes of the Histoire du livre et de l’imprimé au Canada.

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The fonds was acquired directly from Yvan Lamonde in eight accessions over the period from 1989 to 2015.

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The fonds documents Yvan Lamonde’s research activities as a student and professor chiefly through research notes, correspondence and journals, his participation in national and international colloquia and cultural organizations through minutes and correspondence, as well as his publishing activities through contracts, correspondence and book reviews. There is also some personal correspondence and photographs.

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Material mainly in French with some material in English.

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Depositor’s copyright to the records transferred to the McGill University Archives.

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1989-0013; 2001-0103; 2005-0002; 2007-0113; 2008-0078; 2009-0052; 2014-0036; 2015-0091

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