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Alfred Vigue Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF196
Scope and Contents A photo collection of the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Acadia National Park from 1934-1935.
Dates: Event: 1934-1935

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

 Collection
Identifier: MF130
Scope and Contents Student papers on a wide variety of folklore and oral history topics, most focused on Maine traditions.
Dates: 1970-2014

Dinsmore Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF072
Scope and Contents A collection of Dinsmore / Rich family genealogy materials including over three hundred photos pertaining to outdoor life, women, and family gatherings.
Dates: 1997-1998

Discovery Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF161
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of 6 archive boxes full of notes, recordings, photos, videos, CD ROMs and computer databases, collected between 1995 and 2007. Some of these materials are unlabeled and will require some research to identify the contents.

700 photos, some digital but most are not
200 slides, not scanned
75 hours of cassette tapes
25 hours of minidisc tape


Dates: Majority of material found within 1995-2007

Lincoln County Project/Leighton Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF030
Scope and Contents The Lincoln County Project Collection includes the tape recorded interviews, copy prints of photos from the Joseph Leighton Collection, and paper documents pertaining to the exhibit and the tapes. Copy prints of images from the E. Joseph (“Joe”) Leighton Photograph Collection are found in the Northeast Archives as P01922 - P02238.
Dates: 1978-1979

Academic Affairs. Dean, College Of Liberal Arts And Sciences. Maine Folklife Center (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
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 regarding...
Dates: 1820-2016; Majority of material found within 1957-2012

Maine/Maritimes Folklore Collection/CP 180

 Collection
Identifier: MF076
Scope and Contents This collection consists of student papers. The early items are largely miscellaneous gatherings of individual items: jokes, tall tales, ghost stories, traditional medicine, popular beliefs and superstitions, legends, local character yarns, etc. and only occasionally include tape recordings. Later accessions reflect the trend in the field of folklore to emphasize context over items gathered for their own sake. Thus they are more apt to consist of life histories with an emphasis on life styles...
Dates: 1957-1975

Slide Series Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MF212
Scope and Contents A series of slides related to Maine, USA primarily as well a Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, Canada. The contents cover landscapes, architecture, folk art, and local occupations. It seems likely that many of these, especially Box 1, were used in lectures.
Dates: 1950s-1980s

Marion Whitney Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0870-sc
Overview The papers of a Maine author. Included are photocopies of her stories and poems written when she was a student at the Prince School in Boston, newspaper clippings of reviews of her books, issues of The Millinocket Journal (1953, 1956, 1962 and 1963) containing articles by her and reviews of her books, the summer 1953 issue of The pine cone: a panorama of Maine with a review of her book Katahdin fantasies, 3 photographs of her, newspaper clippings of stories about her, and issues of the Katahdin...
Dates: 1953-1975