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A new archival fonds is now available in the Drouin Miscellaneous Collections, one of the 15 tools offered to GenealogyQuebec.com subscribers.
Roland-Maynard Fonds – Archives and historical photos
The Roland-Maynard Fonds is an archive containing some 8,190 photos and documents of historical and genealogical significance.
The Drouin Miscellaneous Collections tool is also home to a variety of historical documents and archives such as old newspapers, judicial and municipal archives, digitized photos, and more! A true goldmine for those with a passion for history.
Drouin Institute blog
In case you missed it, here is Marielle Côté-Gendreau’s most recent article, which deals with the the impact of the calendar on the first names of your ancestors: From Pascal to Noël: The impact of the calendar on your ancestors’ names
Genealogy and history fans should find plenty to read on the Drouin Institute’s blog. Here are some of our best articles:
- Understanding the linguistic variation in your ancestors’ names
- French-Canadian “dit names” and nicknames
- What your ancestors can tell you about your life expectancy
- The first French-Canadian centenarians in Quebec
- Quebec mortality rate under the French regime
- What is Genealogy Quebec?
- Genealogy Quebec user guide
- Establishing your ancestry and finding your ancestors using Genealogy Quebec
- Detailed guides for every Genealogy Quebec section
- What is the PRDH-IGD?
The Drouin team