The Research Center Archives
Centre de Recherche Father Clarence d’Entremont
The Archives (Centre de Recherche Père Clarence d’Entremont) is located on the second floor of the Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos et Centre de recherche annex. The archives houses primarily the private collection of local historian Father Clarence-J. d’Entremont, as well as other collections.
Amongst the collections found in the research center are over 6000 library books and periodicals (historical and genealogical), genealogies, land grants, deeds, microfilms, maps, photographs, church records, etc.
You will find a genealogical gold mine that is very useful in retracing Acadian history and informing the public of why this proud people are so close to their roots. Note that the database now includes more than 102,000 entries.
ARCHIVES HOURS OF OPERATION:
Open Thursdays from 9 am – 4:30 pm
(any other weekday by appointment)
Research fee: $5.00 per day for non-members
(free for members of the Société Historique de Pubnico-Ouest)
Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos et Centre de recherche
(#898 Highway 335)
P.O. Box 92
West Pubnico, Yarmouth County
Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone: (902) 762-3380, Fax: (902) 762-0726