Indians of North America
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Maine/Maritimes Folklore Collection/CP 180
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...
Peter Paul / Nicholas Smith Collection
Biographical Note During the mid-20th century, Malecite ethnographer, Dr. Peter Lewis Paul (1902-1989) worked with Dr. Nicholas N. Smith (1926-2022), a white man and ethnographer, to preserve the language, tradition, and "tribal lore" of the Wabanaki community in and around the Woodstock Reserve, New Brunswick, Canada. In 1963, the two men canoed from Meductic, New Brunswick, Canada, to Indian Island, Maine by rediscovering and documenting the Old Meductic Trail. Paul was born on the Woodstock Reserve and was...
Faculty Records. Professor Robinson (Brian S.) Research Journals
Identifier: UA RG 0011-052
Content Description Research journals of the late Brian Robinson, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology and Climate Change Institute, who died in 2016. Journal 1 includes research on the: Mackowski; Wapanucket; Table Land, Manchester, Morrill Point Mound; Godfrey Cemetery; Loring Site; Sunkhaze Ridge; Penobscot Nation Museum; Lawry collection, Waterville; Table Land, Clyde Berry; Henry Parson's archive, Kennebunk. Some of this research is from Robinson's time spent at Brown University. ...
Nicholas N. Smith Papers
Identifier: SpC MS 1788
Papers and publications relating to Native Americans in the Northeast.
Walter Brown Smith Journals
Identifier: SpC MS 0470
Collection of personal journals of one of the founders and first curator of the Abbe Museum at Acadia National park. Materials are related to geology and archaeology and include some correspondence, original illustrations of Native American artifacts, books, and pamphlets used by Walter B. Smith. Archaeological journals have been transcribed and indexed.
Thoreau Fellowship Records
Identifier: SpC MS 0499
Included are manuscripts of writings, publications, pamphlets, reprints, and photos.