Hunting -- Maine
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Students from Bowdoin college investigated topics and wrote papers related to the folklore and folklife of Maine communities, including beliefs of fishermen, cookery, farm life, Prohibition and rum-running, mill work, Bath Iron Works, lobstering, quilting, folk medicine, ghosts,lighthouse keeping, boat building, lumbering, ship building, carpentry, hunting, and storytelling.
1937 Charles Dowling, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, 1986, Bangor, Maine. 4 pp. Tape: 1 hr. Dowling describes his experiences on the Machias River drives and working in the woods. Also some talk of hunting and fishing. Text: 1 pp. brief index, no transcript found. Recording: T 1944 1 hour.
3025 Chris Wickett and Lawrence Hurd, interviewed by Fern Stearns and Bill Stearns, March 3, 2002, location unknown. Also present Tom Cornish. Interview was conducted to gleen information about the history of the 11,485-acre Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Text: transcript, 18 pp. Recording: C 2085.
3024 David Spruce and Edmund Libby, interviewed by Bill Stearns and Fern Stearns, undated, Milford, Maine. Also present Tom Cornish and Pam Wells. Interview was conducted to gleen information about the history of the 11,485-acre Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Text: transcript, 42 pp. Recording: C 2083 and C 2084.
2370 Ella Thompson, interviewed by Chris Keenan for AY 425, fall 1994, Brewer, Maine. 20 pp. Tape: 1 w/ transcript. Two interviews with Thompson of Cherryfield, Maine about poaching. No tape for first interview. RESTRICTED: no depositors form. Text: 14 pp. transcript. Recording: C 1419 (second interview only).
1285 Frank S. Dowling, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, August 1979, Jacksonville, Maine. 18 pp. Tape: 2 hrs. w/ cat. Dowling, 90, talks about George Magoon and Wilbur Day; labor conditions along the Machias River; getting old; his own life and childhood. Text: catalog. Recording: mfc_na1285_t1356_01, mfc_na1285_t1356_02 [T 1356]. 2 hours
2670 H. Linwood Carville, interviewed by Linwood L. Carville, January 25, 1996 in York, Maine. H. Carville talks about the family farm; wood; animals; winter; siblings; born July 5, 1904; corn; beans; chores; butchering and preserving; school; games; summer; potatoes; hay and grain; vegetables; other foods; doctor; mail; work as mechanic; holidays; toys; hunting; neighbors. Text: 3 pp. index, 19 pp. transcript. Recording: mfc_na2670_c1961_01, mfc_na2670_c1961_02 63 minutes
0678 Harold Day, interviewed by Edward D. “Sandy” Ives, July 24, 1971, Wesley, Maine. Day discusses old times around Wesley; stories of George Magoon and Wilbur Day, poachers. Text: 68 pp. transcript with brief catalog. Recording: mfc_na0678_na0679_t0386_01, mfc_na0678_na0679_t0386_02, mfc_na0678_t0385_01, mfc_na0678_t0385_02 [T 0385 - T 0386]. 1 hour
0735 Student paper, by William Graves, fall 1972, Mars Hill, Maine. Paper deals with beliefs and superstitions about hunting. Text: 49 pp. paper.
3026 Jim Martin, interviewed by Fern Stearns, March 14, 2002, Milford, Maine. Also present Bill Stearns and Pam Wells. Interview was conducted to gleen information about the history of the 11,485-acre Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Text: transcript, 22 pp. Recording: C 2026.
2424 Norman Davis, interviewed by Scott Davis for AY 425, February 1996, Eustis, Maine. 67 pp. Tape: 2 w/ transcript. Davis talks about hunting; hunting camp; moose hunt; deer hunt at Third St. John Pond, Indian Pond; hunting techniques and signs; deer behavior. Text: transcript. Recording: C 1469 and C 1470.
1656 Student paper, by Adam Jenkins for AY 122, spring 1983, Bangor, Maine. 20 pp. ms. Paper on Everett Cornelius and his many hunting experiences and stories. Text: 20 pp. paper.
1439 By Edward Poole AY 13 (Bowdoin College), fall 1980, Merrymeeting Bay, Maine. 21 pp. ms. Paper titled "Merrymeeting Bay: Its Folk History and Duck Hunting Tradition." Text: 21 pp. paper
1474 Independent paper, by Eric Kangas for AY 122, spring 1981, Rockland, Maine. 12 pp. ms. Paper on big buck hunting stories. Text: 12 pp. paper.
1448 Student paper, by Michael Sheehan for AY 13 (Bowdoin College), fall 1980, Brunswick, Maine. 23 pp. ms. George, Potholm, Richardson talk about hunting in Maine. Text: 23 pp. paper.
2805 By Shannon T. Staples for Native American Folklore (ANT 490) taught by Pauleena MacDougall, summer 2000. Paper titled “The Teachings of Gluskabe: Penobscot Culture Reflected in Folktales.” Research paper on the role of Gluskabe tales; role of animism in Penobscot life; hunting and fishing tales; importance Penobscot River; birch-bark canoes; use of tobacco; elders and children; and Gluskabe’s departure. Text: 23 pp. paper.