Franco American Collections Consortium

Franco American Collections Consortium is a collaboration of universities, archives, and centers that maintain vital collections of books, documents, photos, oral histories, art, maps and artifacts related to French-Canadian and Acadian heritage communities. We collaborate to unite resources, create educational materials, provide leadership, and promote Franco American literacy among researchers, academics, the general public, and Franco Americans themselves.

Mission & Vision
Franco American Collections Consortium works together to make accessible the history and culture of Franco Americans in the Northeast and beyond.  Together, we keep Franco American history and culture alive.

Consortium  Institutions
Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes, University of Maine at Fort Kent
Canadian-American Center, University of Maine
Franco American Programs, University of Maine
Franco-American Collection, University of Southern Maine
French Institute/Institut français, Assumption University
Msgr. Wilfrid H. Paradis Archives and Special Collections, Saint Anselm College

Advisory Board
Keith Chevalier - Saint Anselm College (Advisory Board Chair, 2022-2023)
Jacob Albert, MLIS - UMaine
Kate Bradley, MLIS, MA - Assumption University
Leslie Choquette, PhD - Assumption University
Anna Faherty, MLIS, MA -  University of Southern Maine
Patrick Lacroix, PhD - University of Maine at Fort Kent
Zach Newell, MLIS, MA - University of Southern Maine
Susan Pinette, PhD - UMaine
Matthew Revitt, MSc - UMaine
Mary Rice-DeFosse, PhD - Bates College
Frédéric Rondeau, PhD - UMaine

Franco American Digital Archives/Portail franco-américain
Franco-American Newspapers
Franco-American Studies Resource Guide, Maine Department of Education
Franco American Library/Bibliothèque franco-américaine

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