Names, Geographical -- Maine
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of a printed bookmark with the Lord's Prayer in Abenaki on the front and some regional Indian place-names on the reverse. The bookmark was printed by The Pejepscot Press and the the place-names compiled by Sheldon Christian.
Charles Gillis, Mrs. Malcom (Elizabeth R.) Barto, Georgia Stacey, Walter Driscoll, and Rena Farnsworth, interviewed by Mary Gillis
0160 Charles Gillis, Mrs. Malcom (Elizabeth R.) Barto, Georgia Stacey, Walter Driscoll, and Rena Farnsworth, interviewed by Mary Gillis for CP 180, fall 1964, North Windham, East Lowell, and Lambert Lake, Maine. Paper deals with hunting stories; buried alive; anecdotes; ghosts; haunted houses; buried treasure; local stories; place names; forerunner. Text: 42 pp. paper
Final typescript draft of The dictionary of Maine place-names, by Phillip R. Rutherford. Includes editor's corrections.
The collection contains correspondence, writings, speeches and research files of Fannie Hardy Eckstorm. Eckstorm's journals, notebooks and research material on ballads, Indian languages and legends and Indian place names in Maine are also included.
Herb Morse, Vernon Lovejoy, Horace Davenport, Marian Davenport, and Danny Newcomb, interviewed by Anita Hassell
0157 Various, interviewed by Braley Gray for CP 180, spring 1964, Old Town and Deer Isle, Maine; Marblehead, Massachusetts. Thomas Mossey of Old Town, Maine; Ruth Gray of Old Town, Maine; Roger Kimball Stone of Marblehead, Mass.; Waldo Cookson, Old Town, Maine; Earl Whitmore, Old Town, Maine; and Morris Noyes, Old Town, Maine. Paper deals with tall tales; animal tales; hunting stories; "smart" answers; dialect stories; place names; jokes. Text: 30 pp. paper
0151 Various, interviewed by Jennie Gray for CP 180, fall 1963, Columbia Falls, Deblois, and Harrington, Maine. Informants include Clyde Merritt, Clyde Gray, Adelia Merritt, Newell Torrey, Harry Stevens, Frances Wakefield, Mrs. Robert Gray, and Robert Gray. Paper deals with place names; anecdotes of Fred Davies; headless ghost; devil; folk songs; Rayme Dyer, strong man; wart cure; healer; blood-stopper; forerunner; Jake the Jew story; jokes; Wilbur Day, poacher. Text: 92 pp. paper
0399 Various, interviewed by Nancy Thibodeau for CP 180, spring 1965, UMaine, Orono and Portland, Maine. Informants include Janice Wyman, Mary Ellen Willard, Janet Salter, Nancy Thibodeau, Margaret MacAvoy, Pamela Webb, Meredith Ring, Catherine Runyan, Judith Rich, Sandra Urquhart, Jane Hannon, Hildreth Urquhart, Ida Urquhart, and Meredith Ring. Paper deals with wish rituals; place names; hunting stories; witchcraft; local characters; jokes and riddles. Text: 36 pp. paper
0163 By Paul Goodine for CP 180, spring 1965, Skowhegan, Maine and Grand Falls, New Brunswick. Informants include Ambrose Goodine and Margaret (Whelan) Goodine, Skowhegan, Maine; Alan Banister, York Harbor, Maine; and Karl Turner, Eastport, Maine. Paper deals with tall tales; poaching stories; local character: Ike Goodine; lumbering stories; legends; Boone Island; place names; riddles; jokes. Text: 43 pp. paper