Jeanne Lapointe fonds. - 1946-1990. - 15 cm of textual record and graphic material.
Jeanne Lapointe, a professor at Université Laval, has acted as a literary critic, teacher and mentor for a number of Quebec writers, including Anne Hébert, Marie-Claire Blais and Gabrielle Roy. She played a significant role in the drafting of the Parent Report (Rapport de la Commission royale d'enquête sur l'enseignement dans la province de Québec, 1965-66).
The Jeanne Lapointe fonds consists of manuscripts, correspondence and original drawings. The correspondence, covering the period from 1946 to 1984, contains letters exchanged with some Quebec writers, including Marie-Claire Blais and Gabrielle Roy (ten letters) and those close to them (Mary Meigs, Barbara Deming); the fonds also includes correspondence received by Jeanne Lapointe (167 letters and some texts, written between 1946 and 1990) and a typescript of Alexandre Chenevert, caissier by Gabrielle Roy, annotated by Jeanne Lapointe and Gabrielle Roy.
Immediate Source of Acquisition: the records in the Jeanne Lapointe fonds were deeded to the National Library in 1991. [1990-16]
Language: material in the fonds is in French.
Restrictions: some restrictions.
Finding Aid: finding aid available.