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Corthell Hall, Gorham Campus Illustrated by Libby Barrett

Special Collections

Special Collections, part of the University Libraries, collects and preserves rare materials, including books, manuscripts, photographs, and artifacts.

Russell's New Map of Portland, Me. From the Latest Surveys. 1869
Russell’s New Map of Portland, Me. From the Latest Surveys. 1869

Osher Map Library & Smith Center for Cartographic Education

With nearly half a million cartographic items, the collections housed within the Osher Map Library & Smith Center for Cartographic Education are global in scope and date back to 1475.

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Members of Club Jacques Cartier outside of their clubhouse, c. 1920s.

Franco-American Collection

This Collection preserves and promotes the culture and heritage of Maine’s Franco-American population. Their focus is on Lewiston-Auburn and other areas of Maine, with additional regional materials providing a link to the wider contexts of French North America.

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Glickman Family Library, 314 Forest Ave, Portland ME 04103, 207-780-4270
Gorham Library, 120 Bailey Hall, Gorham ME 04038, 207-780-5345
Lewiston-Auburn Campus, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston ME 04240, 207-753-6540