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Accession Number: 74-013

Title

St. Regis Mission fonds. -- Microfilmed 16 Mar. 1966. -- 1 microfilm reel.

Biography / History

St. Regis mission was established by the Jesuits for the Iroquois in 1755 in the lower St. Lawrence Valley, Quebec. Today, St. Regis is a reserve mission of Valleyfield parish, located on the St. Regis Reserve, Valleyfield, Quebec.

Custodial History

The fonds was microfilmed by the Archives of Ontario and the microfilm was purchased by the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of microfilm copies of letters of priests once in charge of St. Regis Mission, including incoming and outgoing correspondence, written in French between 1767 and 1891.

Notes

Title based on the organization which created the fonds.

The microfilm was purchased from the Archives of Ontario.

The correspondence is written in French.

The original letters are located at the Archives of the Diocese of Valleyfield, Valleyfield, Quebec.

Restrictions: No copies to be made without written permission of resident priest of St. Regis Mission, Diocese of Valleyfield.

Associated material located at the National Archives of Canada (MG 17).

Microfilm. Set 8.

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