Collectie AB - Collection Alain Bussières

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Collection Alain Bussières

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CA ON00402 AB



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  • 1953-2017 (Vervaardig)
    Bussières, Alain
    Hearst, ON

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0.25 m of textual documents. The collection contains two boxes including textual documents and objects.

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Alain Bussières was born in Charny, Quebec, on April 28, 1952. His family moved to Cochrane Ontario, in 1959. He completed his secondary school studies at Le Collège de Hearst and then enrolled at the University of Ottawa, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and a Bachelor degree in Education. In 1975, he married Hélène Thiffault. The couple had four children: Martin, Guylaine, Marc-André, and Marie-Josée. After having taught a few years in Iroquois Falls, he continued his teaching career in Embrun. As a teacher and a collector, he assembled archival records related to the history of the railway and the geography of Northern Ontario. Alain Bussières passed away on April 26, 2017.

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Bereik en inhoud

The collection contains textual records related to Northern Ontario railway networks, including an incomplete serie of schedules of the Canadian National (CN) passenger train, which ran through Northern Ontario between 1953 and 1989 and of VIA Rail’s schedule from 1987 to 1997. An incomplete collection of the magazine Branchline, student yearbooks from Iroquois Falls High School, newspaper clippings, a map and flyers about the tourist attractions of Northern Ontario are also part of the collection.


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Directe bron van verwerving

The collection, a donation from Alain Bussières, was acquired between 2015 and 2017.


The documents, once acquired, were organized by the archivist.

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  • Engels
  • Frans

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No restriction imposed by the donor.

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Copyright Act applies. Reproduction permitted depending on the condition of the documents.


A research tool is available. A detailed list of the articles dealing with Northern Ontario railways and published in Branchline magazine of the Collection Alain Bussières, is available.

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No further accruals expected.

Algemene aantekening

Several publications relating to Northern Ontario were also part of the Collection Alain Bussières. These books were added to the Collection d’ouvrages en histoire régionale of the Archives Centre. Some documents were not kept.

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  • Engels
  • Frans

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