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

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

Maine/Maritimes Folklore Collection/CP 180

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

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