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Katahdin, Mount (Me.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Harold Jacobsen Dyer Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1653

Papers include articles, publications, etc.; materials and photographs pertaining to Baxter State Park and Mount Katahdin; and miscellaneous personal and professional papers. Also contains information about Dyer's years as a student at the University of Maine.

Dates: 1939-1995; Majority of material found within 1940-1947

"Life in the Woods for a Fortnight" Journal

Identifier: SpC MS 1673-sc
Abstract Journal of Henry Ingersoll Bowditch recording a trip he took from Aug. 9 to Aug. 25, 1856, from Bangor, Maine, to Moosehead Lake, then down the West Branch of the Penobscot River to Mount Katahdin. Accompanying Bowditch were John W. Browne, a lawyer; Bowditch's son, Nathaniel Bowditch; and his nephews E. Francis Bowditch, Henry Bowditch and Charles P. Bowditch. A letter, June 14, 1856, to Henry Bowditch from James C. White, accompanying the journal, describes the journey and its arrangements...
Dates: 1856

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...
Dates: 1957-1975

Marion Whitney Smith Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0870-sc
Abstract The papers of a Maine author. Included are photocopies of her stories and poems written when she was a student at the Prince School in Boston, newspaper clippings of reviews of her books, issues of The Millinocket Journal (1953, 1956, 1962 and 1963) containing articles by her and reviews of her books, the summer 1953 issue of The pine cone: a panorama of Maine with a review of her book Katahdin fantasies, 3 photographs of her, newspaper clippings of stories about her, and issues of the...
Dates: 1953-1975