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Bas-St-Laurent and Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Location: Rimouski
Year of inauguration: 1979

ON THE NAVIGATORS' ROUTE
All about history, from the beginnings of the seigneurial system to the present

Challenge for road safety organized by the Chambre de commerce de Rimouski.

Challenge for road safety organized by the Chambre de commerce
de Rimouski
, May 2, 1953.
J.-Gérard Lacombe fonds (P24, S3, SS7, D157, P1).

Located in Rimouski, the Bas-Saint-Laurent and Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine archives centre covers a territory with an area of more than 42,850 square kilometres. Another archives centre is located in Gaspé where the Gaspé public archives are preserved and made available to the public.

It is part of the network of 10 Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) archives centres located throughout Québec. Dedicated to the preservation and development of the region's public and private archives, it offers researchers and the public a consultation room and efficient personnel to guide them in the use of the wide range of materials the centre holds.

Every year, it welcomes hundreds of patrons, essentially from the educational and professional sectors. They use the centre's services for research concerning the history of their families, localities or regions.

A group photo of the people at the Diamond wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Adhémar St-Laurent.

Diamond wedding anniversary
of Mr. and Mrs. Adhémar St-Laurent,
of Rimouski-Est, July 20, 1958.
J.-Gérard Lacombe fonds
(P24, S6, SS2, D44, P1).

The collections of the Bas-Saint-Laurent and Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine archives centre include:

  • two linear kilometres of written materials , of which approximately one-quarter is private in origin and three-quarters are public;
  • almost 92,000 photographic materials;
  • 1200 cartographic materials;
  • 14,000 architectural, engineering and technical drawings;
  • close to 300 hours of visual and sound recordings.

The private archives preserved there provide eloquent testimony of more than 300 years of history and, in particular, provide ample information about the early days of the seigneurial system in the Bas-Saint-Laurent. They also cover art and culture, provincial and federal politics, education, the cooperative movement, the fishing industry and the Amerindian presence.

For their part, the public archives document State interventions in the fields of regional development, culture, employment, public security and justice, transportation and agriculture. Since 2010, the public archives concerning Gaspésie have been preserved in the region where they were created, at the Gaspé archives centre.

 

Certified private archives services

  • Musée de la Gaspésie
  • Société historique de la Côte-du-Sud
  • Centre d'archives régional des îles

 

Contact information

Gabrielle Pellerin.

Gabrielle Pellerin, war godmother, 1917.
Gabrielle Pellerin fonds (P29).

Bas-Saint-Laurent
and Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine archives centre

Édifice Louis-Joseph-Moreault
337, rue Moreault Rimouski (Québec)  G5L 1P4

Opening hours
Monday through Friday
From 8:30 am to 12 noon
and from 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Telephone: 418 727-3500 or 1 800 363-9028
Fax: 418 727-3739
E-mail: archives.rimouski@banq.qc.ca

Gaspé archives centre
80, boulevard de Gaspé
Gaspé (Québec) G4X 1A9
E-mail: archives.gaspe@banq.qc.ca

Opening hours
Monday through Thursday
From 8:30 am to 12 noon
and from 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Telephone: 1 800 363-9028, extension 6573

Our partners

Catalogue des bibliothèques du Québec. RFN. RDAQ. Les Amis de BAnQ. Fondation de BAnQ.