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5. Franco-American Historical Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: 5

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Omer E. Boivin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-010
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of French-language newspapers and clippings pertaining to prominent members of the Fall River community, Franco-American organizations, and medical associations. The collection also contains notes, correspondence, and speeches from the various organizations of which Dr. Boivin was a member; programs for conferences and celebrations from The French Cultural Association and The St. Anne School; and a black and white photograph of the Lafayette Monument on...
Dates: 1935-1977

Franco-American Civic League (Fall River, Mass.) records

 Collection
Identifier: MC-011
Scope and Contents The Franco-American Civic League (Fall River, Massachusetts) Historical Collection is divided into six series. Series I consists of FACL administrative and subject files assembled by Lucienne Dionne. Administrative files include the league’s bylaws and constitution, correspondence, press releases and special event programs and tickets. Subject files cover individuals and organizations of interest to members of the French Canadian community of Fall River. Series II consists of...
Dates: 1870 - 1993

Les Dames Richelieu de Fall River records

 Collection
Identifier: MC-091
Scope and Contents Collection consists of various documents belonging to the organization throughout their existence, as well as related groups with which they interacted. There are financial records, newsletters, magazines, awards, historical write-ups, manuals, mailings, newspaper clippings, and papers from the organization’s district congress.
Dates: 1987-2001; Majority of material found within 1990 - 1995

French-Canadian Oral History Project interviews

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32922777022572]
Identifier: MC-106
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 26 videotaped and one audiocassette taped oral history interviews of French-Canadian immigrants living in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. This project was the culmination of an upper-level independent study French course taken under the supervision of Dr. Melvin B. Yoken, professor of French at UMass Dartmouth. The subjects were French-Canadian immigrants who settled in New England. Most interviews were conducted in the summer and fall of 2002 by undergraduate...
Dates: 1993 - 2003

Club Richelieu-Fall River records

 Collection
Identifier: MC-135
Scope and Contents Collection includes statutes and by-laws, minutes, administrative records, correspondence, financial records and receipts, scholarship records, publications, records of programs and events, and artifacts and ephemera.
Dates: 1954-1992

Calumet Club (Fall River, Mass.) records

 Collection
Identifier: MC-137
Scope and Contents The collection includes the club constitution and by-laws, secretary's minutes, correspondence, photographs, treasurer's books, and dues collector's books.
Dates: 1908-2006, bulk, 1910-1974; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1974

La Fédération Catholique Franco-Américaine de Fall River records

 Collection
Identifier: MC-138
Scope and Contents The collection includes the constitution and manifesto of the Fédération, the secretary's records, a list of the members of the 1969-1970 Bureau of Direction, scholarship records, correspondence, banquet programs, newspapers and news clippings, a French translation of the Order of the Mass, and French Christmas Music.
Dates: 1926-1976

Association Culturelle Française de Fall River records

 Collection
Identifier: MC-139
Scope and Contents The collection includes the secretary's records, correspondence, financial records, newspapers and clippings, banquet programs, and French holiday music.
Dates: 1971-2007

Melvin B. Yoken Franco-American culture collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC-140
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of items documenting the French Canadian Community of New England, such as newspapers, flyers, programs, calendars, and notes on the history of French Canadian immigration, all collected by retired UMD professor of Foreign Languages (French) Melvin B. Yoken. Also included in the collection is a series of recordings made at events organized by the Friends of the Fall River Public Library. Prof. Yoken was involved in this organization. See MC 106 for a student oral...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1938 - 2006