- Library: Franco-American Collection (USM)
- Library Type: Special
- Town: Lewiston
- County: Androscoggin
- Description of Collection:
One of the largest collections of material relating to Franco-Americans in Maine and the North-Eastern United States. The Collection has several thousand rare books, photographs, newspapers, manuscripts, recordings and artifacts covering many aspects of Franco-American life.
Highlights of the Collection include information on life in Lewiston's textile mills; records and photos from local snowshoe clubs and fraternal organizations; an extensive music collection; French recipes; and oral history interviews from the 1970s.
- Circulation/Access Policy:
- No circulation. Reprints and copies available on request. In exceptional cases items may be loaned to other archives.
- Number of Collection Items:
- More than 250
- Books, Manuscripts, Pamphlets, Microfilm, Microfiche, LPs, CDs, Cassettes, VHS, DVDs, 3-D Objects, Art Works, Photographs, Maps, Other
- Catalog Web Address (if available):
- Search Tips:
- Searchable Finding aid available on our website; limited selection of books cataloged via URSUS. Contact staff for more information.
- Library Contact Name: James Myall
- Library Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org