Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 2 of 2

Bowdoin College Folklore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MF006
Scope and Contents Students from Bowdoin college investigated topics and wrote papers related to the folklore and folklife of Maine communities, including beliefs of fishermen, cookery, farm life, Prohibition and rum-running, mill work, Bath Iron Works, lobstering, quilting, folk medicine, ghosts,lighthouse keeping, boat building, lumbering, ship building, carpentry, hunting, and storytelling.
Dates: 1980

Dell Turner/John T. Meader Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF131
Scope and Contents A series of interviews conducted by John T. Meader with and about his grandfather, Dell Turner. Topics covered in the interviews include Dell's life, woods cooking, lumber camps, farming, and fishing stories.
Dates: 1980-1982

Filtered By

  • Subject: Folklore X
  • Subject: Fishing -- Maine X
  • Subject: Lumbering X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Boatbuilding 1
Community organizations -- Maine 1
Cookery -- Maine 1
Farmers 1
Farmers -- Maine 1