Franco-American Collection

Location and Hours

Hours:

The Collection is generally open Monday-Thursday, from 9am-4pm, but is occasionally closed to accommodate the Coordinator's schedule, especially during the mornings.  It is also open Tuesday evenings from 5pm-7:30pm.  Call (207-753-6545) or e-mail (janet.roberts@maine.edu) if you wish to make an appointment or to confirm that it will be open for your visit.

Location:

The Collection is part of the University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn College, and is located in room 171 of the campus at 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston:

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From the Turnpike (I-95); COMING FROM THE SOUTH, take exit 80 (formerly Exit 13). Take a left at the light and then take your first right, headed for Lisbon Falls. Turn left at the second stoplight (Maine Public Broadcasting will be on your left) onto Westminster Street. USM's Lewiston-Auburn Campus is towards the top of the hill on the right, after Ryder Truck.

From the Turnpike (I-95); COMING FROM THE NORTH, take exit 80 (formerly exit 13). Bear right coming off the exit and then take your first right, headed for Lisbon Falls. Turn left at the second stoplight (Maine Public Broadcasting will be on your left) onto Westminster Street. USM's Lewiston-Auburn Campus is towards the top of the hill on the right, after Ryder Truck.

From Intown Lewiston; Take Canal Street to Lisbon Street toward Lisbon Falls. (Route 196).After going under the Maine Turnpike Underpass, turn left at the second stoplight onto Westminster Street. USM's Lewiston-Auburn Campus is towards the top of the hill on the right, after Ryder Truck.

From Brunswick; Take Route 196 to Lewiston. Turn right at the light onto Westminster Street (Across the street from the Tire Warehouse). USM's Lewiston-Auburn Campus is towards the top of the hill on the right, after Ryder Truck.

 



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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