Robert and Shirley French Collection


A substantial collection of twentieth-century U.S. road maps and books. It is accessed through the online catalog of road maps, in Osgood.

Collection Donor

Robert E. French was professor of geography at University of Southern Maine, retiring in 1995. He built up his collection in part to assist his teaching. He served as guest curator for the OML exhibition Road Maps: The American Way (2001).

Date Of Donation: January 01 ,2009