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Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes

Our Collections

 Browse Images

Browse some of our images through Maine Memory Network.

 A Student's Guide to the Archives

This guide provides subject-based collection browsing and classroom-focused information.


About the Collection

The Acadian Archives/Archives Acadiennes collects manuscripts and documents (and copies thereof) pertaining to the history and culture of the Franco-Americans and Acadians of the Upper St John Valley. Audio-visual documentation and manuscript materials include: textual records; maps, plans, drawings, diagrams; photographs, slides, films; paintings, pictorial and graphic works; microfilms, sound recordings, videotapes, and machine readable records.


Highlighted Collections

 Aroostook Oral History Project  Marc Chassé Oral Histories  Marcella Violette Scrapbooks


About the Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes

The Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes was established at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in 1989 through a general funding appropriation by the 114th Maine State Legislature during its first regular session of 1989. It is a repository and resource center, offering on-site consultation regarding archival collections and information about regional folklore, history, and folklife.


Visiting the Archives

Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and by appointment
Telephone: 207-834-7535
Fax: 207-834-7535
Email: acadian@maine.edu