Fonds C 9
33 centimetres of textual records
ca. 1525 photographs
Fonds consists of materials created and received by Yvonne Leroux Davis and Fred Davis relating to their involvement with the Dionne quintuplets. The textual records consist of correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, medical records of the quintuplets, publicity materials including interview scripts and notes, and publications. Also included are drawings made by the Dionne quintuplets. The largest portion of the fonds consists of photographs of the quintuplets.
Fredrick Robson (Fred) Davis (1896?-1963) was the first and official photographer of the Dionne quintuplets.
Yvonne Mary Blanche Leroux (1912- 1981) was the first nurse of the Dionne quintuplets.
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The Archives has a microfilm copy of the Dr. Allan Roy Dafoe Papers (F 1359), the originals of which are held by the North Bay Area Museum and Archives. Consult the appropriate inventory for access to these materials.
Fonds formerly known as the Davis- Leroux Collection.
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