Title and statement of responsibility area
Pierre Perret collection
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- Textual record
- Graphic material
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CA ON00093 2008/25
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
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Physical description area
1 file of textual records
5 photographs : col. ; 45 x 32 cm
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Name of creator
Pierre Perret is semi-retired and operates a small memorabilia shop in Orbec, a city in Normandy, France.
Colonel Georges Rousseau received the original documents from Pierre Perret, a resident of Orbec, Normandy, France. Mr. Perret bought these documents on Ebay.
Scope and content
Collection consists of reproductions of late eighteenth-century documents that belonged to the heirs of Madame DesBoisrenard and related to the lands near the village of Vimy, France and the present-day Canadian National Vimy Memorial. Documents include a surveyor's map of the lands with a report, and legal documents listing the various pieces of land with their limits, names of tenants and rents in money and goods collected from the properties.
Immediate source of acquisition
Collection received in 2006 from Colonel Georges Rousseau, the Defence Attaché to France.
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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
No further accruals are expected.
The compact disk consisting of electronic images of the original documents has been withdrawn from circulation. Researchers must use the textual copies.
The photographs are stored in the Oversize Documents section. Smaller reproductions are kept with the fonds.
The documents were scanned in 2008.
This is a bilingual fonds.