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Dowsers -- Maine

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

Adam Lewis, interviewed by Nathan Lowrey

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1741 Adam Lewis, interviewed by Nathan Lowrey for AY 125, spring 1984, Yarmouth, Maine. 14 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr. w/cat. Lewis talks about his experiences and theories on water dowsing. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1853 1/2 hour.

Dates: 1984

Albert Bean, Sr., interviewed by Mark LaPlante

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1734 Albert Bean, Sr., interviewed by Mark LaPlante for AY 125, spring 1984, Bangor, Maine. 11 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr. w/ cat. Bean talks about his dowsing experiences; dowsing as a medical tool to diagnose illnesses. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1850 1/2 hour.

Dates: 1984

Allen Faloon, interviewed by Deanna Webb

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1785 Allen Faloon, interviewed by Deanna Webb for AY 125, spring 1984, Hermon, Maine. 34 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ cat. Faloon talks about his experiences with dowsing over the last forty years. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1873 1 hour.

Dates: 1984

Anonymous, interviewed by Mark LaPlante

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1735 Anonymous, interviewed by Mark LaPlante for AY 125, spring 1984, Bangor, Maine. 9 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr. w/ cat. Interview an anonymous woman about past life regression; dowsing with a pendulum; premonitions; and her experiences under hypnosis. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1850 1/2 hour.

Dates: 1984

Blanche Parent, interviewed by Don Cyr

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Abstract 2369 Blanche Parent, interviewed by Don Cyr for AY 425, fall 1994, Van Buren, Maine. 50 pp. Tape: 1 w/ transcript. Parent describes the Catholic Church in Lille, Maine; her childhood; the history of Lille; the Daughters of Wisdom (an order of nuns); dowsing for buried treasure; dowsing; music; outbreak of plague; and various people she has known. Also include: table of contents and Xeroxed photographs. Text: 47 pp. of transcript, table of contents, interviewer’s journal, copies of...
Dates: 1984

Carl Heilsberg, interviewed by Sara Flipse

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1748 Carl Heilsberg, interviewed by Sara Flipse for AY 125, spring 1984, Marshfield, Maine. 12 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr. w/ cat. Heilsberg talks about his experiences with dowsing; information about Mr. Buford Grant, a dowser in Camden, Maine. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1858 1/2 hour.

Dates: 1984

Carol Bombard, interviewed by Jane Collins

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1727 Carol Bombard, interviewed by Jane Collins for AY 125, spring 1984, Orono, Maine. 10 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr. w/ cat. Bombard talks about her experiences with dowsing or water witching; how she learned and how she practices it. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1844 1/2 hour.

Dates: 1984

Catherine Fox, interviewed by Rebecca S. Griffan

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3473 Catherine Fox, interviewed by Rebecca S. Griffin, summer 2008. Fox talks about dowsing and her uncle Percy who was a dowser. Only clips of audio available. Recording: mfc_na3473_audio001

Dates: 1984

Charles Heath, interviewed by Gifford Stevens

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1349 Charles Heath, interviewed by Gifford Stevens, Maine Folklife Survey, July 1, 1980, Hodgdon, Maine. 17 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ cat. Heath talks about techniques and materials used in dowsing; and dowsing stories; 4 slides. Slides: S 0226 - S 0229. Two images missing. Recording: T 1474 1 hour.

Dates: 1984

Charlie Washington, interviewed by Matthew Day

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1756 Charlie Washington, interviewed by Matthew Day for AY 125, spring 1984, UMaine, Orono, Maine. 12 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ cat. Washington talks about his one experience with dowsing. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1862.

Dates: 1984

Clarence Grover, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks

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Abstract 1037 Clarence Grover, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks, April 10, 1976, Eddington, Maine. Grover talks about knowing the people who drove the stage along the Airline (now route 9); getting married in 1930; how the Airline used to go over Chick Hill; poaching; working in his father’s mill; the first automobile; working to build the road around Chick Hill; working in a lumber camp; songs sung in the camp and at home; the Grange Hall in Amherst; his father; people who owned stills...
Dates: 1984

Clarence Grover, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks

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Abstract 1037 Clarence Grover, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks, April 10, 1976, Eddington, Maine. Grover talks about knowing the people who drove the stage along the Airline (now route 9); getting married in 1930; how the Airline used to go over Chick Hill; poaching; working in his father’s mill; the first automobile; working to build the road around Chick Hill; working in a lumber camp; songs sung in the camp and at home; the Grange Hall in Amherst; his father; people who owned stills...
Dates: 1959-2008

Clarence Grover, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks

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Abstract 1037 Clarence Grover, interviewed by Jack Beard and Joan Brooks, April 10, 1976, Eddington, Maine. Grover talks about knowing the people who drove the stage along the Airline (now route 9); getting married in 1930; how the Airline used to go over Chick Hill; poaching; working in his father’s mill; the first automobile; working to build the road around Chick Hill; working in a lumber camp; songs sung in the camp and at home; the Grange Hall in Amherst; his father; people who owned stills...
Dates: 1976

Clark Brink, interviewed by Christopher MacGregor

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1560 Clark Brink, interviewed by Christopher MacGregor for AY 125, fall 1981, Old Town, Maine. 26 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ cat. Brink talks about dowsing. Text: 23 pp. catalog. Recording: T 1661 1 hour.

Dates: 1984

Dale Kitchen, interviewed by Mark LaPlante

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1738 Dale Kitchen, interviewed by Mark LaPlante for AY 125, spring 1984, Costigan, Maine. 14 pp. Tape: 3/4 hr. w/ cat. Kitchen talks about dowsing; how he traced a vein; the magnetism of his body and how it affects him. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1852 3/4 hour.

Dates: 1984

Dana Hashey, interviewed by Patrice Mutchnick

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1731 Dana Hashey, interviewed by Patrice Mutchnick for AY 125, spring 1984, Orono, Maine. 46 pp. Tape: 2 hrs. w/ cat. Hashey talks about his experiences as a dowser, how he got started, how to do it, and why it works; dowsing as a way of healing. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1848.

Dates: 1984

Daniel LaPoint, interviewed by Jane Collins and Patrice Mutchnick

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1729 Daniel LaPoint, interviewed by Jane Collins and Patrice Mutchnick for AY 125, spring 1984, Orono, Maine. 40 pp. Tape: 1 hr. audio; 1 hr. video, both w/ cats. LaPoint talks about dowsing techniques, theories, and experiences; his psychic abilities and its connection with dowsing. Video tapes demonstrate the various tools used for dowsing, including L-rods, Y-rods, aura meter, and pendulum. Text: catalogs. Recordings: T 1846 60 min./ V 0045 - V 0046 (Beta?) 60 min.

Dates: 1984

David Harding, interviewed by Matthew Day

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1753 David Harding, interviewed by Matthew Day for AY 125, spring 1984, Bar Harbor, Maine. 13 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr w/ cat. Harding talks about his experiences with dowsing; parapsychology; looking for ghosts in haunted houses; performing "psychometry." Text: catalog. Recording: T 1860 1/2 hour.

Dates: 1984

Doris Clifford, interviewed by William Waters

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1759 Doris Clifford, interviewed by William Waters for AY 125, spring 1984, Lincoln, Maine. 29 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ cat. Clifford talks about her experiences with dowsing and supernatural occurrences such as spiritualist messengers and E.S.P. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1865 1 hour.

Dates: 1984

Dowsing and Dowsers Collection

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Identifier: MF095
Scope and Contents A series of interviews and supplemental manuscript material on dowsing or water witching, most conducted as part of a class project in Edward D. “Sandy” Ives’ Oral History and Folklore: Fieldwork (AY 125) course at the University of Maine in 1984. Other accessions were added to the series because of their focus on dowsing. Dowsers discuss techniques and materials; uses of dowsing in archaeology learning to dowse; beliefs about dowsing; dowsing as a way of healing; locating ley lines; and...
Dates: 1984

Dr. William Forbes, interviewed by Nathan Lowrey

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1740 Dr. William Forbes, interviewed by Nathan Lowrey for AY 125, spring 1984, Presque Isle, Maine. 19 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ cat. Dr. Forbes talks about his contacts with water dowsing as a well driller and as a geologist. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1853 1 hour.

Dates: 1984

Duane Bunker, interviewed by Nathan Lowrey

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1743 Duane Bunker, interviewed by Nathan Lowrey for AY 125, spring 1984, Penobscot, Maine. 13 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr. w/ cat. Bunker talks about water dowsing; Paul Eastman, a prominent dowser in the area. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1854 1/2 hour.

Dates: 1984

Edward Ames, interviewed by Mark LaPlante

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1733 Edward Ames, interviewed by Mark LaPlante AY 125, spring 1984, Bangor, Maine. 7 pp. Tape: Video, 1/4 hr. w/ cat. Ames demonstrates dowsing techniques and teaching others to do it. Text: catalog. Recordings: V 0044 20 min.

Dates: 1984

Eileen Farrell, interviewed by Deanna Webb

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1787 Eileen Farrell, interviewd Deanna Webb for AY 125, spring 1984, UMaine, Orono, Maine. 7 pp. Tape: 1/4 hr. w/ cat. Farrell talks about her experiences with dowsing and how she learned to do it. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1874 1/4 hour.

Dates: 1984

Erling Skorpen, interviewed by Patrice Mutchnick

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1730 Erling Skorpen, interviewed by Patrice Mutchnick for AY 125, spring 1984, Orono, Maine. 12 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr. w/ cat. Skorpen talks about his experiences with dowsing a well on his property; theories behind why it works. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1847 1/2 hour.

Dates: 1984

George Gallagher, interviewed by Anne Bergwall

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1766 George Gallagher, interviewed by Anne Bergwall for AY 125, spring 1984, Caribou, Maine. 26 pp. Tape: 1 hr. w/ cat. G. Gallagher talks about his experiences with dowsing and the use of brass, "L" rods and coat hanger as dowsing devices. Text: catalog. Recording: C 0168 1 hour. Photos: P 5990- P 5991.

Dates: 1984

George Knox, interviewed by Joan Brooks

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Abstract 1039 George Knox, interviewed by Joan Brooks, May 7, 1976, Holden, Maine. Knox talks about moving to Eddington, Maine, in 1902; raising their own meat; Frank Davis, a local market hunter; the route the old Airline r oad took; peddling in Bangor; trapping; poaching; Cal Graves; moose meat; going to dances; card games; what weddings were like; Halloween pranks; dowsing; weather lore; working in the woods; camp songs; men who made up songs in the area; working as a river driver; working for...
Dates: 1984

George Knox, interviewed by Joan Brooks

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Abstract 1039 George Knox, interviewed by Joan Brooks, May 7, 1976, Holden, Maine. Knox talks about moving to Eddington, Maine, in 1902; raising their own meat; Frank Davis, a local market hunter; the route the old Airline road took; peddling in Bangor; trapping; poaching; Cal Graves; moose meat; going to dances; card games; what weddings were like; Halloween pranks; dowsing; weather lore; working in the woods; camp songs; men who made up songs in the area; working as a river driver; working for...
Dates: 1959-2008

George Knox, interviewed by Joan Brooks

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Abstract 1039 George Knox, interviewed by Joan Brooks, May 7, 1976, Holden, Maine. Knox talks about moving to Eddington, Maine, in 1902; raising their own meat; Frank Davis, a local market hunter; the route the old Airline road took; peddling in Bangor; trapping; poaching; Cal Graves; moose meat; going to dances; card games; what weddings were like; Halloween pranks; dowsing; weather lore; working in the woods; camp songs; men who made up songs in the area; working as a river driver; working for...
Dates: 1976

George "Pete" Sawyer, interviewed by Nathan Lowrey

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1739 George "Pete" Sawyer, interviewed by Nathan Lowrey for AY 125, spring 1984, Ashland, Maine. 9 pp. Tape: 1/2 hr. w/ cat. Sawyer talks about his contact with water dowsing. Text: catalog. Recording: T 1853 1/2 hour.

Dates: 1984