The French Institute is home to the following resources and archival collections. Researchers are encouraged to revisit this page, as this page is routinely updated.
Library Collection - Find books, journals, and media owned by the French Institute here.
Music Collection - Recorded and printed music
Theses & Dissertations
Theses & Dissertations (collection in process)
The French Institute follows the academic calendar of Assumption University. Exceptions to our regular hours may be found here.
Librarian/Archivist of the French Institute
508-767-7000 ext. 7495
For reasons of preservation, French Institute collection materials do not circulate; however, non-rare materials are allowed to circulate through the d’Alzon Library or inter-library loan with the director’s permission.
It should be noted that the Institute’s collection includes a number of Franco-American newspapers from the New England region. Most consist of bound copies and nearly all have been microfilmed. To preserve the bound volumes, the Institute encourages scholars to consult the microfilm copies whenever they are available, for example, at the American Antiquarian Society or the Boston Public Library.