File 2004 03 56 - Letters written by Jean Vanier about his work with L’Arche communities

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CA ON00389 F5-8-2004 03 56

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Letters written by Jean Vanier about his work with L’Arche communities

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  • 1972 - 1979 (Creation)

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0.75 cm of textual records.

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(1968-1993)

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Madeleine Séguin was the Secretary of the Faith and Sharing Federation from the movement’s inception in 1968 to 1993. She was also Secretary and Treasurer of the North American Committee from 1972-1993.

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File consists of correspondence and monographs written by Jean Vanier on his trips to L'Arche communities in India, Haiti, Honduras, Toronto and France. The letters are bundled by year and include correspondence written in or about the following locations:

1972: Calcutta, Quebec
1973: Canada, Bangalore
1974: United States, Canada
1975: Brasil, Bangalore, Haiti, Côte d’Ivoire, Honduras
1976: India, Côte d’Ivoire, Paris
1977: Calcutta, France, Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso
1979: India

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  • English
  • French

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Title based on contents of the file. Original reference FP 134/FP 164. The letters have been written in either French or English.

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