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Priests of Saint-Sulpice: apprehended heritage disaster

News - August 19th, 2020
Photo: Jean-François Nadeau/Le Devoir
Photo: Jean-François Nadeau/Le Devoir

The Sulpicians, these ancient lords of the island of Montreal, have accumulated cultural treasures since 1657, but have just dismissed all the professionals supposed to watch over their rich collections which touch on the origins of Quebec and Canada.

Archivists, curators, technicians, persons in charge of the maintenance of real estate: what remained of the specialized personnel to ensure the conservation of the rich archives and the patrimonial assets of the priests of Saint-Sulpice, the former all-powerful lords of the island of Montreal, was dismissed en bloc.

Read the article in Le Devoir, by Jean-François Nadeau

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