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Various, interviewed by Mabel Small


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


0364 Various, interviewed by Mabel Small for CP 180, fall 1963, Machias, East Machias, Starboard Creek, and Buck’s Harbor, Maine. Informants include Vassar Quimby, Carroll Armstrong, John Hayward, Florence Libby, Theresa Dunbar, and Capt. Nelson Proctor. Paper deals with ghost; forerunner; table tipping; devil; jokes; anecdotes: Pat & Mike; Wilbur Day and George Magoon, poachers; tall tale; stories of Capt. Nelson Proctor; songs; poem. Text: 70 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