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Hallie Harriman and Charlotte Hobbs, interviewed by Patricia Chandler


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This is an arbitrary collection of accessions created in June 2014 containing interviews that focus on hunting, trapping, poaching, and recreational fishing. There are 123 series in NAFOH that relate to the topic, but 18 belong solely to this collection.


  • Creation: 1959-2008

Conditions Governing Access

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From the Collection: 18 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


0069 Hallie Harriman and Charlotte Hobbs, interviewed by Patricia Chandler for CP 180, fall 1964, Lovell, Maine; Newton Center and Rutland, Massachusetts. Harriman was recorded in North Lovell, Maine, December 17, 1964 (first 15 minutes of audio). Harriman (caretaker of estate called Westways on Kezar) tells local stories (a murder, a field discovered plowed following a storm, mysteries, premonitions, etc.). Also present Rodney Littlefield. Hobbs was recorded at a Ladies Club meeting in the summer of 1963. Hobbs talks about schools; schoolhouses; the history of Lovell. Accession includes handwritten abstracts of collected stories, brief remarks about the collecting region and informants, a tape recording and a transcript of the tape. Paper informants include: Robert Chandler, Beulah Holden, Mertice Barker, Gladys Littlefield, Francis Gilman, Harriette Gilman. The paper deals with about local stories; place name lore; mysterious events; hunting stories; legend of Frye’s Leap; Saco River curse; jokes. Text: 64 pp. paper, transcript, handwritten abstract. Recording: T 0222 / PM 0060 / CD 0827 1 hour

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States