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Paradis Archives & Special Collections

The Msgr. Wilfrid H. Paradis Archives and Special Collections contain the records of Saint Anselm College (Manchester, New Hampshire) as well as the historical records of Saint Anselm Abbey. The Special Collections include the: the Lavalliere Franco-American Collections (ACA/Lambert Franco-American Collection and the Franco-American Archives); the New England Collection; the Rare Book Collection; and the O’Rourke Saint Anselm Collection of the Institute for Saint Anselm Studies.

Using the materials

This catalog of finding aids (guides to the archival collections) is a work-in-progress and is not a complete list of our collections. If you are looking for specific, please contact Please note that administrative collections may have access restrictions placed upon them.

For details about how to access and use our collections, please review this information.

Search for catalogued materials in the Special Collections through advanced search in the Geisel Library catalog.