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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...
Scope and Contents Molly Spotted Elk (b. 1903) was the stage name of Mary Alice "Molliedellis" Nelson, a Penobscot Indian woman from Maine who entered the world of vaudeville and entertainment at a young age. In the late 1920s she starred in a motion picture, “The Silent Enemy” filmed in northern Canada. She became a dancer on the Paris stage and married a French journalist, but was forced to flee the country during the German occupation in World War II. This collection consists of three accessions. NA 1116,...
Dates: 1977; 1999
Identifier: UA RG 0011-023
Scope and Contents The record group contains papers of William P. Randel. Although Randel was a English professor at the University of Maine, most of the material relates to Randels' writing career particuarly draft manuscripts, both published and unpublished written by Randel. The record series Miscellaneous Manuscripts, Talks & Research Notes contains draft manuscripts on a range of subjects related to literature and history. Also, in many cases the folders include research and submissions to...
Dates: Publication: 1800-1992; Majority of material found within 1940-1990