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1998 Ice Storm Oral History Project
Scope and Contents
Personal stories, narratives, and anecdotes about the great January 1998 ice storm.
Argyle Boom Collection
Scope and Contents The Argyle Boom Collection consists of approximately seventy-five hours of tape recorded interviews (now digitized). The interviews deal with Argyle Boom, which was one of several locations at which logs that had been cut upriver and floated or “driven” down the Penobscot River were sorted before being sent on to the lumber mills in Old Town, Orono, Veazie, Bangor, and Brewer, Maine, from approximately 1900 to 1930. The material includes interviews with people who had worked on the boom and...
Edward D. “Sandy” Ives Collection: Research Record Group 1
Scope and Contents MF167.1 consists of interviews conducted by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives on Prince Edward Island between 1969 and 1970, as part of his work to document the folk songs of Prince Edward Island, specifically the songs “made by” Joe Scott, Larry Doyle, and Larry Gorman. Material included in this collection served as source material for Ives’ later publications, Lawrence Doyle: The Farmer-Poet of Prince Edward Island (1971); Larry Gorman: The Man Who...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1970
Edward D. “Sandy” Ives Collection: Research Record Group 2
Scope and Contents Material collected by Maine Folklife Center (MFC) and Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History (NAFOH) founder Edward D. “Sandy” Ives or about him (for the latter, also see NA1636, NA2290, NA2301, NA2312, NA2390, NA2539). This record group includes Ives’s other interviews, folklore collections, and miscellaneous accessions include several that focus on moose poacher George Magoon (George Magood and the Down East Game War: History, Folklore, and the Law. Urbana: University...
Dates: 1971 - 1999
Edward D. Ives Papers
Scope and Contents The Maine Folklife Center founder, Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, was prolific in his work. Due to the volume of material, his work has been divided between two collections, this one and MF 167 (previously all under MF 027). This collection contains the materials that were given to the center both upon Ives’s retirement and his death. MF 167 consists of fieldwork from 1955 to 1999 done by Ives and a variety of interviews which he conducted. Thus far, all of the material listed here has been...
Dates: 1999, 2006
Machias River Project
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of twenty interviews totaling approximately thirty-two hours conducted by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives in 1986 with men who worked in the woods and on the river-drives along the Machias River.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1986
Academic Affairs. Dean, College Of Liberal Arts And Sciences. Maine Folklife Center (University Of Maine) Records
Identifier: UA RG 0006-003-022
Scope and Contents The records mainly contains textual information created by the University of Maine's Maine Folklife Center, but there are also photographic material, audio recording on vinyl records, CDs, and cassettes, and also computer disks containing programming material. The record series Administrative Records contains copies of various departmental reports and policies, fund raising information, Board of Advisors meeting material, and publicity material. Also, includes information...
Dates: 1820-2016; Majority of material found within 1957-2012
Miramichi Folksong Festival Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection includes a series of interviews relating to the Miramichi Folksong Festival and recordings of various years of the festival.
Scope and Contents Ten interviews totaling 23 hours conducted for a course at University of Maine taught by Edward D. "Sandy" Ives in 1976 about a pulpwood operation at Little Musquash Lake run by Grover Morrison. This project included the publication of Northeast Folklore: Suthin, XVIII. These interviews were the basis of “Suthin”: It’s the Opposite of Nothin’: An Oral History of Grover Morrison’s Wood’s Operation at Little Musquash Lake, 1945-1947 (Northeast Folklore XVIII: 1977 ). Collection includes the...
- Names: Ives, Edward D. X
- Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History 8
- Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives 1
- Oral histories 8
- Folklore 6
- Folk music 3
- Log driving -- Maine 2
- Lumbermen 2
- Argyle (Me.) 1
- Authors, American -- Manuscripts -- Maine 1
- Bangor (Me.) 1
- Booms (Log transportation) 1
- Booms (Log transportation) -- Maine -- Penobscot River 1
- Brewer (Me.) 1
- Brochures 1
- Clippings 1
- Correspondence 1
- Folk art 1
- Folk dance music -- United States 1
- Folk tales 1
- Folklorists' writings 1
- Indians of North America -- Folklore 1
- Logging -- History 1 + ∧ less
- MacDougall, Pauleena 2
- Cazden, Norman, 1914-1980 1
- Creighton, Helen, 1899-1989 1
- Ireland, Florence 1
- Maine Folklife Center 1
- Taylor, David Alan, 1951- 1
- Wilson, James Reginald 1 + ∧ less