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1998 Ice Storm Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: MF101
Scope and Contents

Personal stories, narratives, and anecdotes about the great January 1998 ice storm.

Dates: 1998

Argyle Boom Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF003
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...
Dates: 1973-1975

Edward D. “Sandy” Ives Collection: Research Record Group 1

 Record Group
Identifier: MF167-1
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

 Record Group
Identifier: MF167-2
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

 Collection
Identifier: MF027
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

 Collection
Identifier: MF033
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

Miramichi Folksong Festival Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF102
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a series of interviews relating to the Miramichi Folksong Festival and recordings of various years of the festival.

Dates: 1950s-1980s

"Suthin" Project

 Collection
Identifier: MF058
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...
Dates: 1976