SNJM Archival Fonds

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SNJM Archival Fonds

The SNJM Central Archives Department keeps the archival fonds of the SNJM General Administration, Provincial Administrations, residences, educational institutions and other ministries of the SNJM Provinces of Quebec and Ontario. It also preserves the personal archives of the Quebec and Ontario members of the Congregation, as well as some fonds of individuals who have links with the congregation.

The SNJM archives illustrate the life of the sisters and their work from 1843 to today. The archives are organized under five groups of fonds :

FP   Private Fonds
G    General Administration
L     SNJM Missions 
P     SNJM Provinces 
S     Sisters


The descriptions of 78 archival fonds maintained by the SNJM Central Archives Department are available on the Réseau de diffusion des archives du Québec website.


Types of documents

The SNJM archival and historical heritage includes many types of documents :

– Approximately 450 lineal meters of textual documents;
– More than 10,000 photographs;
– Approximately 2,400 maps and plans;
– A reference library of almost 1000 volumes;
– Works of art;
– A variety of artifacts.