Skip to main content

Various, interviewed by Jennie Gray


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

For digitized items free from access restrictions, we are working to upload this material (pdfs, mp3s, jpgs) for public access but it is an ongoing project. If you don’t find what you are looking for here, contact Special Collections (


From the Collection: 18 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


0151 Various, interviewed by Jennie Gray for CP 180, fall 1963, Columbia Falls, Deblois, and Harrington, Maine. Informants include Clyde Merritt, Clyde Gray, Adelia Merritt, Newell Torrey, Harry Stevens, Frances Wakefield, Mrs. Robert Gray, and Robert Gray. Paper deals with place names; anecdotes of Fred Davies; headless ghost; devil; folk songs; Rayme Dyer, strong man; wart cure; healer; blood-stopper; forerunner; Jake the Jew story; jokes; Wilbur Day, poacher. Text: 92 pp. paper

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