Franco-American Collection

HUM 460: Franco-American Community and Archive Work

Collection Coordinator James Myall will be teaching HUM 460: Franco-American Community and Archive Work in the Spring 2014 semester at USM.

HUM 460 is an "active learning" course which emphasizes students' connections to their local communities, and allows them to pursue self-guided projects within the framework of a supportive class environment.  The course is desiged to have students working with the Franco-American Collection at USM LAC, but it is also possible for students to take the class from a distance and work with their local historical society, university archive, museum, or public library.  The course will make use of Adobe Connect software which allows for live, face-to-face meetings online.

The course includes an introduction to Franco-American history, so in-depth knowledge of the subject is not essential.  

The course has been approved by the State Department of Education for content area in secondary English eduction.

For more information, contact Collection Coordinator James Myall at 207-753-6545 or jmyall@usm.maine.edu 

Download a flyer for this course (PDF).

Giving to the Collection

Researchers working at the Franco-American Collection.

The operation of the Franco-American Collection, its educational programs and the preservation of its materials are dependent on your generosity. 

Find out more about giving to the Collection through the University of Southern Maine. 

Under "Gift Details," click on "Gifts to specific...".  In the pop-up box, click the first box "Other..." then "Continue." That will take you back to the main form but now you will be able to write in "Franco-American Collection" to direct your donation correctly.

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