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Various, interviewed by Margaret 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

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From the Collection: 18 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


0392 Various, interviewed by Margaret Small for CP 180, April 1967, Bangor, Maine; St. John River Valley near Mactaquac, New Brunswick. Grace Holmes McCarthy, Elizabeth Simmons, Daisy Leek, and Elsie Diamond Smith, Joe Perkins, and John Nelson. McCarthy, Simmons, Leek, and Smith, recorded in Bangor, Maine, April 21, 1967, (several Canadian mixed blood families are represented) talk about folk medicine, specifically Negro and Indian folk medicine; tell two tall hunting tales; a “Pat and Mike” story; Negro folk cures and superstitions. Perkins (mfc_na0375_t0251.1_01) tells three tall tales in Orono, Maine, April 29, 1967. Nelson (born 1896) talks about Indian remedies, recorded on Indian Island, Old Town, Maine, May 2, 1967. Also included is a brief report of her activities and a log of tape contents. Text: 16 pp. catalog and transcript. Recording: mfc_na0375_na0392_t0251_01, mfc_na0375_na0392_t0251_02, mfc_na0392_na0403_na0420_t0252_01, mfc_na0392_na0403_na0420_t0252_02, 201 minutes. 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