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Fabrique de la Paroisse de Notre-Dame de Montréal fonds
circa 1823 - 1981
Fonds documents the architectural and technical drawings from the Fabrique de Notre-Dame de Montréal relating primarily to the initial construction and subsequent additions and renovations of Notre-Dame de Montréal. The majority of the drawings were executed by the architect of Notre-Dame, James O'Donnell, although also represented are Alfred Préfontaine, Bourgeau et Leprohon, François-Xavier Berlinguet, Napoléon Bourassa, Patrick Charles Keely, Henri Bouriché, Ozias Leduc, Eugène Saint-Jean, Pellisier & McCrudden, Paul M. Lemieux, Perrault et Mesnard, Théophile Fahrland, Bouthillette Parizeau et associés, Gascon Vigneault Dumais & Associés, and unknown architects.
Additionally, the fonds includes drawings relating to St. Patrick's Church, four cemeteries, the Orphelinat Catholique, and a residence at 1098 Rue St-Denis, all in Montréal, Québec, by Perrault, Saint-Jean, Bourgeau et Leprohon and Pierre-Louis Morin.
Material in the fonds was produced between 1823 and 1981. Fonds contains 5 series: Notre-Dame de Montréal; St. Patrick's Church; Cemeteries; Orphelinat Catholique; Propriete 1098 Rue St-Denis.
The material in this fonds is arranged into five series, each containing records related to a different architectural project and/or building:
AP099.S1: Notre-Dame de Montréal
AP099.S2: St. Patrick's Church
AP099.S4: Orphelinat Catholique
AP099.S5: Propriete 1098 Rue St-Denis
Fabrique de la paroisse Notre-Dame de Montréal commissioned Henri-Maurice Perrault to design the Nouveau Cimetière Catholique à la Côte Saint-Luc (Côte-Saint-Luc, Québec) (1854 ?) (Pinard, 1991, pp. 103-104) and the Cimetière Notre-Dame des Neiges (Montréal, Québec) (1854 ?) (Pinard, 1991, pp. 104-105). They commissioned Dr. Duval to design the Notre-Dame de Montréal Church organ (1885) (Maurault, 1997, pp. 80-82) and Perrault et Mesnard to design the Chapelle du Sacré-Coeur of Notre-Dame de Montréal Church (9 July 1888) (Maurault, 1997, p. 86).
Maurault, O. (1957). La paroisse: Histoire de l'église Notre-Dame de Montréal. Thérien et Frères.
Pinard, G. (1991). Montréal, son histoire, son architecture, vol. 4 Méridien.
The documents were conserved by the churchwardens of the Fabrique, in the church, until they were deposited at the CCA in 1996.
Fonds de la Fabrique Notre-Dame de Montréal, en dépôt au CCA/
Fonds de la Fabrique Notre-Dame de Montréal, on deposit at the CCA
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