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Various, interviewed by Gilberte M. Snowman


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.


  • 1959-2008

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From the Collection: 18 items

Language of Materials




0359 Various, interviewed by Gilberte M. Snowman for CP 180, fall 1962, Caribou and Lille, Maine. Informants include Gladys Whittier, Mrs. Louis Cote, Albert Montieth, Mrs. Ezra Smith, Ina Fergeson, James Davidson, Guelda Michaud, Ray Whittier, Dan Hersey, Gilbert Michaud, and Lillian Michaud. Folklore materials collected for a class project. Accession consists of a tape of an interview with Gilbert Michaud, in French, handwritten pages of folklore materials, catalog of tape contents, biographical sketches of the other informants, and words and musical notation of song “Chanson du Loup Garou” sung by Gilbert Michaud. G. Whittier, Cote, Montieth, Smith, Fergeson, Davidson, Guelda Michaud, R. Whittier, Hersey, Gilbert Michaud, and L. Michaud talk about devil stories; ghost stories; forerunners; blood stoppers; buried treasure; Märchen; local character Papineau Pelletier; poems and limerick; jokes and tall tales as told by and about Churchill Greenlaw, including stories about bears, hunting, fishing, strong women. Also included: sheet music with French lyrics. Most of the manuscript is in English with very few of the stories written in French. Text: 70 pp. paper w/ brief catalog and partial transcript. Recording: T 0248 / PM 0017 1/2 hour French

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