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ROY, GABRIELLE, 1909-1983

Gabrielle Roy and Marcel Carbotte fonds. - undated, [1860?], [1910]-1989. - 2.6 m of textual record and other material.

Biographical Sketch

Manitoba-born writer Gabrielle Roy (1909-1983) made her mark in French and English Canada and abroad through her works, which were translated into a number of languages. In 1947, she married Dr. Marcel Carbotte (1914-1989), who graduated from the medical faculty of the Université Laval in 1941 and later specialized in obstetrics and gynecology (1955). After Dr. Carbotte's death in 1990, the Fonds Gabrielle-Roy Inc. gave the Literary Manuscript Collection of the National Library of Canada all records belonging to Gabrielle Roy and Marcel Carbotte which Dr. Carbotte had kept after his wife's death.

Scope and Content

The Gabrielle Roy and Marcel Carbotte fonds contains biographical information on Gabrielle Roy, her personal and business correspondence and a collection of over 2 000 postcards; also included are manuscripts and proofs of her published works, records pertaining to the death of Gabrielle Roy, her family files, memorabilia, photographic records (nearly 2 000 photographic proofs, negatives and slides) and audio-visual records.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: acquired from Fonds Gabrielle-Roy Inc. [1990-17, 1993-11]

Language: material in the fonds is in French.

Restrictions: Researchers wishing to consult the Gabrielle Roy and Marcel Carbotte fonds must request a letter of reference from Fonds Gabrielle-Roy Inc. c/o Professeur François Ricard, 451 Stuart Ave., Montréal, Quebec H2V 3H1.

Finding Aid: finding aid available.

Related Records Different Fonds: the Gabrielle Roy fonds0082 [1982-11].

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