The archives of the Society of the
Priests of Saint Sulpice of the Canadian Province reflect the religious
and civic roles of the Society and its members since 1657 until today.
More specifically, these records reflect activities that manifest
themselves in multiple aspects of religious, social, educational,
economic and cultural development within Ville-Marie (Montreal). This
archival patrimony is composed of about one kilometer of handwritten
and printed textual records, more than 75,000 iconographic documents,
about 8000 maps and plans, sound and film recordings. They include an
intangible patrimony of customs and activities.
Research in situ
Some archives of significant interest to the history of Montreal are
available online through the website of the Réseau de diffusion des archives
. At the tab "On search of archives of Quebec” (À la recherche des archives du
), detailed or summary descriptions of these
sources can be retrieved.
In addition, a significant portion of the archives is available on
microfilm in various organizations, including: Bibliothèque et
Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ), Bibliothèque et
Archives du Canada (BAC), Service des archives de l'Université
de Montréal and Service des archives de la Ville de