The Center for French Colonial Studies has been incorporated as not-for-profit educational institution under the laws of the States of Illinois. Its board of Directors includes business persons, historians, educators, government officials and interested lay persons.

Membership is open to any individual or organization with an interest in French history in America. The Center welcomes membership from all persons, including those not engaged in research themselves, but who wish to support the purposes of the Center. Membership includes invitations to all meetings of the Center, voting rights in selecting membership for the Board of Directors, a subscription to Le Journal, and a discount on publications of the Center.


All dues and gifts are tax-deductible. Membership year: January through December. See below.

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Student $25

Individual $35

Household $50