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[Bookplate for Phileas Vercheres de Boucherville]
[Bookplate for Phileas Vercheres de Boucherville]
Title[Bookplate for Phileas Vercheres de Boucherville]
Date Created[not after 1890]
Sort Date1890
DescriptionBlack text on blue paper, with a brown discoloration on the left side.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 8 x 4.1 cm
Subject - GeographicChambly (Québec)
Personal NamesVercheres de Boucherville, Phileas
TypeStill Image
NotesPhileas Vercheres de Boucherville, also known as Phileas Vercheres Boucher de Boucherville, was a doctor in Montreal in the 19th century. He was officially licensed on Feb 22, 1845. In 1850 he travelled to California with the gold rush, returning in 1852. In 1865 he published the story of his travels in the Soirees canadiennes, under the title 'Memories of a trip in California' [Souvenirs d'un voyage en Californie]. He died in 1890.
1) Gay, Daniel. Les noirs du Québec, 1629-1900. Québec: Les editions du Septentrion, 2004. P. 272.
2) Hall, Archibald, ed. British American Medical and Physical Journal, vol. 3. Montreal: John C. Becket, 1847-1848. P. 218.
3) Thomas, Jean-Pierre. Le parcours initiatique dans les recits de voyage canadiens-francais au XIXe siècle (1850-1900). Master's thesis, University of Sherbrooke, 1998.
4) ArticlesLaPatrie1890s.
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P V473
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_V473
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Morley Binder. BP MUR CAN P V473
Date Available2014
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranscriptA Phileas Vercheres de Boucherville. Chambly No 28
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