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Various, interviewed by Doris Stackpole


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

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


0361 Various, interviewed by Doris Stackpole for CP 180, spring 1962, Bridgewater, Maine. Informants include: Nall Bradbury, Mood Tompkins, Howard Lewis, Frank McKeen, Stanley Finnemore, and Charles Finnemore. Accession includes a description of Bridgewater, Maine, where material was collected; biographical sketches of informants. Bradbury, Tompkins, Lewis, McKeen, S. Finnemore, and C. Finnemore talk about devil stories; witch stories; forerunners; Indian superstitions; tall tales about corn popping in the field, hunting, farming; jokes about religion; origin of the name of Sugar Hill; skipping rhymes; the words to ballads including “I Had but Fifty Cents,” “The Blind Beggar’s Daughter,” “Sir James, the Rose,” “There was a Little Girl,” “The Brooklyn Theater Fire,” “Dear Italian Girl,” “The Road to Dundee,” “The Bold Fisherman,” “Fuller and Warren,” “The Miramichi Fire,” “Old Erin’s Shore,” “After the Ball,” “Lumberman’s Alphabet.” Also included: a tape of S. Finnemore singing “Sir Neil and Glengyle,” “The Soldier’s Letter,” “The Bright Silver Light o’ the Moon,” and “Sir James, the Rose.” Text: 86 pp. paper w/ brief catalog and partial transcript. Recording: T 0248 / PM 0018 / CD 0008 1/2 hour. RESTRICTED

Restricted Content

As of February 3, 2021, Fogler Library Special Collections will refrain from publicly posting all Wabanaki related materials in the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History collection until we have input from the Penobscot Nation, based on the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Penobscot Nation and the University of Maine System, University of Maine (Orono).

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