1998.3-f8 & 2001.97-f8 James d'Entremont Fonds
james [Jacques] [Jim]


Institution Name :
 

 

Les Archives Père Clarence d’Entremont

Title and statement of responsibility area :
 

 

James d`Entremont fonds

Date(s) of creation:
 

 

1915 – 1956

Physical description area:
 

 

8 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch:
 

 

Jacques Gilbert d'Entremont, known as James G.  
and called "Jim", was born 16 October 1871 at  
West Pubnico, Nova Scotia. He was the son of  
Nicolas d'Entremont and Anne Vitaline Amirault,  
and the brother of H. Léander d'Entremont.  
James left school at the age of 16 to fish on
the Grand Banks off Newfoundland. In 1895 he  
married Hélène Elisabeth-Anne d'Entremont,  
known as Lizy-Anne, and they had nine children.  
In 1912, James was named Fishery Overseer for
the County of Yarmouth. He died 16 June 1956.
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Custodial history:
 

 

In 2001, the Archives received a collection
history:  from the Parish of West Pubnico that had been bequeathed to them by historian H. Léander
d'Entremont. The records of his nephew, Père
Clarence d'Entremont, were transferred to the
Archives in 1998.
Records relating to the d'Entremont family were
also received from the Chancellery of Yarmouth.  
The James d'Entremont fonds were found in these
accessions.
Records were given by Elise d’Entremont in 2010 regarding the James d’Entremont fonds.
 

Scope and content:
 

 

Fonds consist of eleven series:
A-Biography,
B-Speeches and Conference,
C-Royal Commission Petition,
D-Ford Insurance Papers,
E-Religious Enrollments,
F-La Coopérative Commerciale Acadienne Ltée.,
G-West Pubnico Credit Union,
H-West Pubnico Board of Trade,
I -Correspondence,
J -Ledgers
K-Personal.
 

Source of supplied title proper:
 

 

Title based on contents of fonds.

Finding aids:
 

 

Box lists available.

General note:
 

 

Microfilm copies available (2001.97-13). The
James d'Entremont family history is available in
the file containing his fonds. A Declaration of
Ownership for a ship of 1873 was removed to the
Port of Pubnico fonds.
 

Retrieval code:
 

 

2001.97-f8
1998.3-f11-G#  P1634 (photo)
(1998.3)
2010.83
 

Provenance :
 

 

d'Entremont, James G., 1871-1956.

Subject Headings :
 

 

Fisheries  
Acadians

Topical:
 

 

Royal Commissions  
Speeches  
Insurance
Pubnico (Yarmouth Co., N.S.)

Revised February 28, 2011

 

Institution Name:

 

Les Archives Père Clarence d`Entremont

Title:

 

Biography

Date(s) of creation:

 

1937 and unknown

Physical description: 

 

0.15 of textual record

Photograph

Scope and content:

 

Series forms part of the James d'Entremont fonds and consists of one file. A biography and a page of information entitled "Brief outline of my official life in the “fishing service" by James d'Entremont.  Also a photo of Jim (James) d’Entremont when he worked for the fisheries department.
  

Source of supplied title: 

 

Titled based on contents of series.

Retrieval code:

 

2001.97-f8-A# 1

1998.3-f11-G  P1634 (copy of photo)


Institution Name:

 

Les Archives Père Clarence d`Entremont

Title:

 

La Co-opérative Commerciale Acadienne, Limitée

Date(s) of creation:

 

1923 - 1938

Physical description: 

 

.25 cm of textual record

Scope and content:

 

Series forms part of the James d'Entremont fonds and consists of 
1 file.  There is correspondence and a certificate of shares from La Co-opérative Commerciale Acadienne, Limitée.  Also included is a certificate of shares from Le Petit Courrier Limited.

Source of supplied title: 

 

Title based on contents of series.

Retrieval code:

 

2001.97-f8-F#1

2010.83


Institution Name:

 

Les Archives Père Clarence d`Entremont

Title:

 

Correspondence

Date(s) of creation:

 

1914, 1917, 1928, 1938, 1945, 1951

Physical description: 

 

.5 cm of textual record

Scope and content:

 

Series forms part of the James d’Entremont fonds and consists of 1 file. The correspondence includes Pubnico’s tercentenary, his registration as a chauffeur, and other materials. As a Fisheries Inspector, there are some letters concerning the Nova Scotia Fisheries Exhibition. Also a document outlining all the ships from early 1721 to 1900, with the ship’s name, the tonnage, and some of the owners.

Source of supplied title: 

 

Titled based on contents of series. 

Retrieval code:

 

2001.97-f8-I# 1

2010.83


Institution Name:

 

Les Archives Père Clarence d`Entremont

Title:

 

Ford Insurance Papers

Date(s) of creation:

 

1914 – 1916

Physical description: 

 

1.5 cm of textual record

Scope and content:

 

Series forms part of the James d’Entremont fonds and consists of one file.  There are 2 copies of Lloyd’s Fire Policy and 2 cover letters.  Other correspondence is with the Provincial Secretary related to fire insurance. 

Source of supplied title: 

 

Title based on contents of series.

Retrieval code:

 

2001.97-f8-D# 1
1998.3
2010.83


Institution Name:

 

Les Archives Père Clarence d`Entremont

Title:

 

Ledgers

Date(s) of creation:

 

1904 - 1965

Physical description: 

 

2 cm of textual record

Scope and content:

 

Series forms part of the James d’Entremont fonds and consists of 1 file.  A ledger for the Red Cap Diner and the Petit Courrier along with other accounts including the Credit Union Ltd. and the estate of H. Léander d‘Entremont.  The earlier years are records of clients buying different items. 

Source of supplied title: 

 

Titled based on contents of series. 

Retrieval code:

 

2001.97-f8-J#
2010.83


Institution Name:

 

Les Archives Père Clarence d`Entremont

Title:

 

Personal

Date(s) of creation:

 

1916, 1940, 1945, 1949 - 1951

Physical description: 

 

1 cm of textual record

Scope and content:

 

Series forms part of the James d’Entremont fonds and consists of 1 file.  Included are some receipts, an old age security pension form, Income tax assessment and newspaper clippings.

Source of supplied title: 

 

Titled based on contents of series. 

Retrieval code:

 

2001.97-f8-K# 1

2010.83


Institution Name:
 

 

Les Archives Père Clarence d`Entremont

Title and statement of responsibility area:
 

 

Religious enrollment
 

Date(s) of creation:
 

 

1956

Physical description area: 

 

1.3 cm of material

Scope and content:
 

 

Series forms part of the James d’Entremont fonds and consists of one file. Three religious enrollments given to James d’Entremont in 1956.

Source of supplied title proper: 

 

Title based on contents of series.
 

Retrieval code:
 

 

2001.97-f8-E# 1
(1998.3)


              Institution Name:

 

Les Archives Père Clarence d`Entremont

Title:

 

Royal Commission Petition

Date(s) of creation:

 

1927 – 1932

       Physical description: 

 

0.01 cm of textual record

Scope and content:

 

Series forms part of the James d’Entremont fonds and consists of one file.  A letter written to the member of Parliament pertaining to the fishermen in Nova Scotia trying to find work in the United States.  Also a notice from the Royal Commission about a public sitting in Yarmouth for those interested from Salmon River, Digby County to and including the Pubnicos. 

Source of supplied title: 

 

Titled based on contents of series.

Retrieval code:

 

2001.97-f8-C# 1


Institution Name:
 

 

Les Archives Père Clarence d`Entremont

Title and statement of responsibility area:
 

 

Speeches and conferences
 

Date(s) of creation:
 

 

1930 – 1932

Physical description area: 

 

0.5 cm of textual records

Scope and content:
 

 

Series forms part of the James d’Entremont fonds and consists of one file. Speeches made by James d’Entremont to various conferences relating to the Fisheries.  A history of Abbott’s Harbor also written by d’Entremont.  Examples of other documents relating to fishing:  steps to be taken to build a breakwater in East Pubnico and a motion to carry on with the lobster fishery with size limit, throughout the whole year, except the shedding season. 
 

Source of supplied title proper: 

 

Title based on contents of series.
 

Retrieval code:
 

 

2001.97-f8-B# 1


Institution Name:

 

Les Archives Père Clarence d`Entremont

Title:

 

West Pubnico Board of Trade

Date(s) of creation:

 

1948

Physical description: 

 

.15 cm of textual record

Scope and content:

 

Series forms part of the James d’Entremont fonds and consists of 1 file.  It includes a pamphlet of the itinerary for the November 24th, 1948 Inaugural Banquet in West Pubnico.  Also 2 pages of songs to sing at the Inaugural banquet.

Source of supplied title: 

 

Titled based on contents of series. 

Retrieval code:

 

2001.97-f8-H# 1

2010.83


Institution Name:

 

Les Archives Père Clarence d`Entremont

Title:

 

West Pubnico Credit Union

Date(s) of creation:

 

1940 - 1943

Physical description: 

 

.25 cm of textual record

Scope and content:

 

Series forms part of the James d’Entremont fonds and consists of 1 file- minutes of the meetings and a credit committee report.

Source of supplied title: 

 

Titled based on contents of series.

Retrieval code:

 

2001.97-f8-G# 1

2010.83