Sous-fonds SF04 - Lorne and Edith Pierce collection. Henri Beaudet sous-fonds

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Lorne and Edith Pierce collection. Henri Beaudet sous-fonds

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    Beaude, Henri

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73 p.

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Henri d'Arles ( 9 September 1870 - 9 July 1930 ) was a historian, an essayist, literary critic and a Roman Catholic. Born Henri Beaudet, a native of Princeville, Quebec, he studied at the Petit Seminaire de Quebec, entered the Dominican order in 1889 and received his ordination the following year in St. Hyacinthe .
He participated in various literary societies of the time and was quickly recognized as a prominent literary figure. He frequented the circle of intellectuals and nationalists and traditionalists involved in the National Agenda of Lionel Groulx. Naturalized as an American in 1924 , he worked to ensure the survival of French-speaking Americans. Besides his political views, he took great interest in the Acadian history and helped to renew the historiography Canada, particularly in criticizing the work of Thomas Chapais . As a biographer, he wrote on the lives of Conan , Louis Frechette , Edmond de Nevers , Henri Lacordaire and John Henry Newman. He died in Rome on 9 July 1930 .

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Sous-fonds consists of a typescript for "Louis Frenchette".The typescript is signed Henri d'Arles (pseudonym).

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Gift of Lorne and Edith Pierce


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  • Shelf: 2001.1