1998.3-f15 Dr. Albert Charles Poirier Fonds

Institution name :



Les Archives Père Clarence d’Entremont

Title and statement of responsibility area:



Dr. Albert Charles Poirier fonds

Date(s) of creation:




Physical description area:



20 cm of textual records

ca. 300 photographs : b&w and colour slides


Biographical sketch:



Dr. Albert Charles Poirier (1904 - 1977) was the son of  
Charles Poirier and Henrietta Robichaud. He  
lived at various times in Cambridge and North  
Falmouth, Massachusetts. He was a member of the  
Order of the Good Time (l’Ordre de Bon Temps,  

Port-Royal, Nova Scotia).


Custodial history:



These records were a part of the Père Clarence  
d`Entremont accession. 
Records were collected  
by Père Clarence d'Entremont and donated to the  
Société in 1998. Père Clarence was Secretary of  
the New England Group of the Acadian Historical  
Society at the time Dr. Poirier was creating  
these records.


Scope and content:



Fonds consists of three scrapbooks and two  
slide carousels filled with slides depicting  
various images associated with l'Ile  
Sainte-Croix or St. Croix Island and Samuel de  
Champlain. These were created by Dr. Poirier in  
an effort to have the island designated a  
heritage site. Cards are available that  
correspond with the slides used in  
presentations to various groups about the  
Island. The scrapbooks contain correspondence,  
newspaper clippings, photographs and short  
histories. The dedication of the establishment  
of Saint Croix Island as a national monument  
took place 30 June 1968 by the United States  
National Park Service and the Calais Chamber of  


Source of supplied title proper:



Title based on contents of fonds.




Records are in English and French.

General note:




Retrieval code:




Part II Access Points :




Provenance :



Poirier, Albert Charles, Dr., fl. 1967-1976

Subject Headings :







Saint Croix Island (Me.)  
Historic Sites