Title: Franco-Manitoban Society / Société franco-manitobaine
Extent: 2 audio tape reels. -- 1 audio cassette
Administrative History: The Franco-Manitoban Society/Société
franco-manitobaine (SFM) was established in 1968. Committed to the
defence of Franco-Manitoban community it has its roots in the Association
de l'éducation des Canadiens-francais du Manitoba, which was organized
in 1916. The SFM is concerned with the demands and the legal controversies
surrounding the recognition of the Francophone community's linguistic
Custodial History: The fonds was donated to the
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections in 1982
by Arthur Millward of St. John's College, University of Manitoba.
Scope and Content: The fonds consists of recordings
of proceedings of a symposium held by the Franco-Manitoban Society,
St. John's College, Winnipeg, January 17-18, 1975. The symposium
held January 17-18, 1975 was sponsored by St. John's College, University
of Manitoba. Robert Painchaud, who spoke at the January 1975 symposium,
was a historian and professor at the University of Winnipeg. Painchaud
spoke about the history of Franco-Manitobans, and their image, and
identity. Another speaker at the symposium was Father Laval Cloutier,
principal of the College de St. Boniface, who spoke about bilingual
education in Manitoba.
Source of Supplied Title: Title based on provenance
Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this
Finding Aid: Finding aid is currently unavailable.