1998.3-f16 Sylvain Pothier Fonds

Institution name :



Les Archives Père Clarence d`Entremont

Title and statement of responsibility area:



Sylvain Pothier fonds

Date(s) of creation:




Physical description area:



9 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch:



Sylvain Pothier was born at
Sainte-Anne-du-Ruisseau, Nova Scotia, the son of
Leon (à Pierre) and Rosalie (Thibeaudeau)
He was adopted by Michel Surette (à
Paul-François) when he was a child. He became a
carpenter at
Sainte-Anne-du-Ruisseau. Pothier also operated
the Acadian Factory, a carpentry shop which
produced sashes, doors, windows and moldings.
Pothier married Françoise Bourque and the couple
had nine children.


Custodial history:



Records were first passed to Père Clarence
d'Entremont by Archie d'Entremont, who lived in
Michel Surette's home. The records were then
donated to the Societé with the Père Clarence

d'Entremont Collection in 1998.


Scope and content:



Fonds consists of day book of the Acadian
Factory. Includes notations of occasional odd
jobs and shoe repairs. Also includes an account
book for a general store at Lower Eel Brook
(1897-1914), which includes accounts for a store
on Morris Island (1898-1900), and an account
book for a general store at Upper Eel Brook
(1898-1908). Both account books are only partly



Source of supplied title proper:



Title based on contents of fonds.




Records are in English.

General note:



Title based on contents of fonds.

Retrieval code:




Part II Access Points :




Provenance :



Pothier, Sylvain - 1860-1910

Subject Headings :







Woodworking industry
Sainte-Anne du Ruisseau (Yarmouth County, N.S.)


Biography of Silvain Pothier online