Fonds P011 - Estelle Olivier fonds

Épouse d'Arbre

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Estelle Olivier fonds

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  • 1969-[1989?] (Creation)

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8 textual records.

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Artist and poet Estelle Poulin was born in Sherbrooke in 1925 to Joseph Albert Poulin and Laurentine Bisson. She studied nursing and worked in various institutions and organizations. She married Irénée Olivier. Eventually, she was employed at the library of the Université de Sherbrooke and worked with the sick. In 1969, she decided to devote herself to literature and the visual arts. Since then, she has published many illustrated books of poetry and completed more than 500 paintings. In 1972, she was awarded the Prix Juge Lemay of the Société Saint-Jean-Baptiste du diocèse de Sherbrooke. She passed away in Sherbrooke on 3 August 2012 at the age of 87.

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The fonds contains source material on the artistic activities of Estelle Olivier from 1969 to 1992 in Sherbrooke. It consists of illustrated poems and songs, a short biographical sketch, and a bibliography of Olivier's works.

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The documents were donated in 1992 by Estelle Olivier.
The documents are in French.

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28 janvier, 2016

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