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George Scully, Susan Scully, and Gordon Winslow, interviewed by Susan Scully


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


0375 George Scully, Susan Scully, and Gordon Winslow, interviewed by Susan Scully for CP 180, November 1964. Recording features material recorded at the Scully home in Cape Elizabeth, Maine (first 16:40 minutes of mfc_na0375_t0251_01 and 35:45 on in mfc_na0375_t0251_02) and the home of Gordon Winslow (who is S.S.’s stepfather; a bunch of people are also present and participate in the conversation) in Needham, Massachusetts (16:45 on in mfc_na0375_t0251_01 and first 35:40 of mfc_na0375_t0251_02). There The Scullys and G. Winslow talk about a wide range of topics and genres but is primarily anecdotes and reminiscences about Maine local characters; children's games, rhymes, and lore; local sayings; stories relating to coastal Maine; deer hunting stories; “the lumberman’s kiss” (kissing an ax); fishermen in South Port, Maine, and others. Paper documentation describes the Boothbay Harbor region, gives brief sketches of informants, describes the collecting setting, presents texts of material collected, and gives abstracts of material recorded on tape. Also included: personal correspondence. Text: 44 pp. paper with brief catalog, personal correspondence. Recording: T 0251.1 - T0251.2 / PM 0037 - PM 0038 1 1/2 hours

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