About Us

The ETRC’s mission is to act as a resource centre for the study of the Eastern Townships of Quebec. In addition to facilitating knowledge transfer, its mission includes partnering with community stakeholders to collect, share and disseminate Eastern Townships archival resources.

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The ETRC is a bilingual, not-for-profit, incorporated organization with Bishop’s University as its parent organization. It is administered by a Board of Directors consisting of Bishop’s professors and librarians, representatives from other higher education institutions in the area, and members of the local community.

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The ETRC was originally founded in 1982 by faculty members at Bishop’s University to further multidisciplinary research on the Eastern Townships through funding regional and community-based research projects, disseminating scholarly work in its own journal-Journal of the Eastern Townships Studies / Revue d’études des Cantons-de-l’Est (JETS/RECE), holding conferences and speaker forums, preserving archival collections and organizing exhibitions. Its original name Eastern Townships Research Centre reflected this academic oriented focus.

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Eastern Townships Resource Centre
Bishop’s University
2600 College Street
Sherbrooke, Quebec
J1M 1Z7

Fabian Will, Executive Director
819-822-9600, ext. 2647
etrc@ubishops.ca

Vicky Martineau, Archivist
819-822-9600, ext. 2261
etrc2@ubishops.ca

Cheryl Gosselin, JETS Editor-in-Chief
819-822-9600, ext. 2559
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Christopher Kirkey, JETS Editor-in-Chief
518-564-2086
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