Tardieu on Saving Haiti’s Archives and Libraries

"...But Patrick Tardieu, the 58-year-old curator of Haiti’s oldest library, the Bibliothèque Haitienne des Pères du Saint Esprit, says there is another need almost as important: preserving the country’s memory. The library houses an extensive collection of rare books relating to Haiti’s early history. That’s why Tardieu, who left Haiti for Montreal three days after … Continue reading Tardieu on Saving Haiti’s Archives and Libraries

CONF: Haiti’s Archives in the Balance

Haiti's Archives in the Balance Conference featuring Haitian archivist Patrick Tardieu, Haitian historian Jean Casimir, Duke faculty Ian Baucom, Laurent Dubois, Deborah Jenson, and Deborah Jakubs and Digital Library of the Caribbean coordinator, Brooke Wooldridge. Sponsored by the Duke University Center for French and Francophone Studies. Date: Monday, February 15, 2010 Time:  12:00pm-4:00pm Location:  Perkins … Continue reading CONF: Haiti’s Archives in the Balance

Patrick Tardieu Joins John Carter Brown Library

"Patrick Tardieu, the chief conservator at Haiti’s oldest library — the Bibliotheque Haitienne des Peres du Saint-Esprit in Port-au-Prince — is the John Carter Brown Library’s newest visiting scholar. Tardieu arrived in Providence Monday morning after a two-week stay with family in Montreal, where he sought refuge after the earthquake in Haiti..." Read more: The … Continue reading Patrick Tardieu Joins John Carter Brown Library