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AY125/ANT325/ANT425/AY197/198 Oral History and Folklore: Fieldwork

Identifier: MF130

Scope and Contents

Student papers on a wide variety of folklore and oral history topics, most focused on Maine traditions.


  • 1970-2014

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 (

Conditions Governing Use

Rights assessment remains the responsibility of the researcher. Some known restrictions on material.


322 items (digital)

1 box (half sized)

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Existence and Location of Originals

For those items processed before 2012, the originals are located at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress: AFC 2012/047

Materials Specific Details

Audio files are the primary source material. Transcriptions are the transcriber's best effort to convert audio to text, but should be considered secondary to the audio.


Student work done in Edward D "Sandy" Ives' (later taught by other professors) field work course Oral History and Folklore: Fieldwork (the call numbers changed over the years) at the University of Maine that was not related to special projects such as Argyle Boom. Also included is work done for special topics courses (AY197, AY198) which tended to be advanced field work.

Guide to AY125/ANT325/ANT425/AY197/198 Oral History and Folklore: Fieldwork
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Katrina Wynn
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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