Fonds UAA-2019-056 - Albert Lafrance fonds

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Albert Lafrance fonds

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UAA-2019-056

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  • 1923-2015 (Creation)

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63.5 cm of records

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Albert Lafrance a dirigé la Chorale Saint-Jean de 1963 à 1978. Durant ce temps, il a crée la première chorale [au Collège Saint-Jean] à voix mixtes qui inclut des jeunes femmes inscrites au Programme en éducation. Sous ça direction, la Chorale a participé aux 3e Choralies internationales à Edmonton. Il a également été directeur de la chorale Les Montéchos durant les années 1970s et a été président de l'Alliance chorale canadienne régionale de l'Alberta. De plus, il a joué un rôle important dans l'organisation des 3e Choralies qui a eu lien en Alberta en 1973.

Albert Lafrance directed the Chorale Saint-Jean from 1963 to 1978. During this time, he created the first mixed voice choir [at Collège Saint-Jean], which included young women from the education program. Under his direction, the Chorale participated in the 3rd Choralies internationales in Edmonton. He also directed the choir Les Montéchos in the 1970s and was president of the Alberta chapter of the Alliance chorale canadienne. Furthermore, he played an important role in organizing the 3rd Choralies internationales which took place in Alberta in 1973.

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Ce fonds fut acquis par les Archives de l'Université de l'Alberta (UAA) de la part des Archives Saint-Jean, anciennement situé au Campus Saint-Jean de l'Université de l'Alberta. Le but principal des Archives Saint-Jean était de préserver le matériel archivistique qui avait déjà été acquis au fil des ans par l'ancien IRFOC (Institut de recherche francophone de l’ouest canadien) et ensuite par l’ancien IPFOC (Institut pour le patrimoine de la francophonie de l’ouest canadien).

This fonds was acquired by the University of Alberta Archives in 2019 from the Archives Saint-Jean that was previously housed at the University of Alberta’s Campus Saint-Jean. The Archives Saint-Jean’s main goal was to preserve archival materials that had already been acquired by the IRFOC (Institut de recherche francophone de l’ouest canadien) and subsequently by IPFOC (Institut pour le patrimoine de la francophonie de l’ouest canadien).

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Ce fonds contient des documents et rapports financiers, des budgets, de la correspondence, des programmes de concerts et d'évènements, des catalogues d'inventaire, des filières audio (MP3), des horaires, des bulletins d'information, des pièces de musique, des coordonnées, des procès-verbaux et ordres du jour, des rapports de projet, des extraits de journaux, des dépliants, des cartes géographiques, des photos, et des pièces de théâtre.

This fonds contains dfinancial documents and reports, budgets, correspondence, concert and event programmes, inventory catalogues, audio files (MP3), schedules, information bulletins, sheet music, contact information, meeting minutes and agendas, project reports, journal clippings, pamphlets, maps, photos, and theatrical play manuscripts.

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Created by M.Fraser on 8 Jan. 2020
Updated by L. Fagnan on 11 Dec. 2020

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