Fonds PR2731 - Juliette Pilon fonds

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Juliette Pilon fonds

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    • [before 1994] (Creation)

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    0.04 m of textual records

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    Biographical history

    Juliette Pilon was born January 20, 1915 in Legal, Alberta to Armand and Flory Pilon. Although she attended school only eight years, Juliette Pilon was a writer, renowned painter and musician.

    In 2005, she published A Matter of Compulsion: the Story of Flory and Armand. The book describes Juliette Pilon's life growing up in Legal and Cold Lake with a French Canadian father and English mother. Juliette was married twice and had two daughters, Charmaine and Donlea. Charmaine was the editor of her novel.

    She died in Victoria, British Columbia in 2006.

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    The fonds consists of a draft of A Matter of Compulsion: The Story of Flory and Armand. The manuscript describes Juliette Pilon's life growing up in Legal and Cold Lake with a French Canadian father, and English mother. She completed the draft in 1994.

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    In 1994, Juliette Pilon donated the material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta.


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        The material is in English.

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        Access Conditions: None

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        Includes accession PR1994.0356,

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        Information for the biographical sketch sourced from the fonds and from the cover of the novel, printed at Trafford Publishing in 2005.

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